NOTICE

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS TAZEWELL COUNTY, VIRGINIA Professional Services The Tazewell County Board of Supervisors is requesting Proposals for services from qualified engineering consultants with extensive environmental engineering experience in providing FEMA flood study services. This study will examine the flood plain along Clear Fork for approximately 3.1 miles and the flood plain along Lynn Hollow for approximately 2.8 miles. Both sites are located in Tazewell County, Virginia. All work done shall be in accordance with FEMA Flood Insurance Study (FIS) requirements. The Scope of these services are as follows but are not limited to: * Identify study area in conjunction with Tazewell County personnel. * Identify all potential flood sources in study area. * Conduct necessary gathering of information in preparation of further analyses. * Conduct hydrologic analysis. * Conduct hydraulic analysis. * Conduct wave height analysis. * Determine boundaries of the 100 and 500 year floodplains, as well as the floodway from analysis results. * Production of FIS mapping and report for submission to FEMA. * Additional assistance with FEMA after submission. As part of the Proposal, please provide the following: * Proposed Project Timeline * Estimated Cost of Project Please submit proposals to the County Administration Offices on the second floor at 108 East Main Street Tazewell, Virginia 24651 before 2:00 PM on April 30, 2015. Tazewell County reserves the right to reject all proposals, waive informalities, and contract with the applicant whose quote is in the best interests of Tazewell County. Please direct inquiries to Matthew Anderson, Tazewell County Engineer at manderson@tazewellcounty.org or (276) 385-1217. All respondents must conform to the Federal Equal Employment Opportunity requirements and upon request, supply documentation of compliance. All respondents are required to provide Certificate of Liability Insurance including Professional Liability Insurance. Tazewell County is an Equal Opportunity Employer and will not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age or handicap. Minority and female owned firms are encouraged to participate. Patricia Green, Deputy County Administrator