Legal Notices

REQUEST FOR PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERING SERVICES TOWN OF CHESAPEAKE The Town of Chesapeake is accepting Statement of Qualifications from qualified professional engineering consulting firms detailing the firm’s qualifications, technical expertise, management and staffing capabilities, references, and related prior experience for a wastewater system improvements project. The total cost of such project is anticipated to cost $250,000 or more. Professional services may include, but are not limited to: Assist the Town with identifying needed improvements to the existing sanitary and storm water systems. The proposed work may consist of field reconnaissance of the Town’s sewer systems (storm and sanitary), which may include but not be limited to dye testing, smoke testing, and tv inspection of storm and/or sanitary sewer lines not previously rehabilitated in the prior project. The goal of this project is to help alleviate storm water problems within the Town, separate any remaining cross-connections of the storm and sanitary sewer systems, as well as further reduce I/I and unpermitted CSO events associated with the sanitary sewer system. As such, the scope of work for the proposed improvements has yet to be determined in detail. Procurement of said services will be in accordance with Chapter 5G-1-3 of the WV Code. Interested firms must submit (2) copies of all requested information by July 15, 2021 to Linda Goins City Manager, Town of Chesapeake, 12404 MacCorkle Ave. Chesapeake, WV 25315. Attention is directed to the fact that the proposed project(s) may be undertaken with a variety of Federal and State funds and that all work will be performed in accordance with the regulations issued by such agencies and the State of West Virginia pertaining thereto. The selected firm will be required to comply with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Executive Order 11246, Section 109 of the Housing and Urban Development Act of 1974, Section 3 of the Housing and Urban Development Act of 1968, Conflict of Interest Statement and Access to Records provisions and all other requirements as they relate to HUD-funded projects. The Town of Chesapeake shall evaluate the statements of qualifications and performance data and other material submitted by interested firms and select a minimum of three firms which, in their opinion, are best qualified to perform the desired services. Interviews with each firm selected shall be conducted, which may include discussions regarding anticipated concepts and proposed methods of approach. The Town shall rank, in order of preference, these three professional firms deemed to be the most highly qualified to provide the services required, and shall commence scope of services and price negotiations with the highest qualified professional firm for engineering services. Should the Town of Chesapeake be unable to negotiate a satisfactory contract with the professional firm considered to be the most qualified, at a fee determined to be fair and reasonable, price negotiations with the firm of second choice shall commence. Failing accord with the second most qualified professional firm, the committee shall undertake price negotiations with the third most qualified professional firm. Should the (agency/owner) be unable to negotiate a satisfactory contract with any of the selected professional firms, it shall select additional professional firms in order of their competence and qualifications and it shall continue negotiations in accordance with these procedures until an agreement is reached. The Town of Chesapeake will afford full opportunity to women-owned and minority business enterprises to submit a show of interest in response to this request and will not discriminate against any interested firm or individual on the grounds of race, creed, color, sex, age, handicap, or national origin in the award of this contract. LC-111703 06-09,16;2021