Notice of Request for Statement of Qualifications for

Notice of Request for Statements of Qualifications for Engineering Services The Monumental Public Service District is requesting proposals from qualified engineering firms to provide engineering consulting services for various tasks related to the upgrade of the PSD’s water lines. Professional services will include but not be limited to: 1.) Preliminary Engineering; 2.) Design and preparation of construction plans and specifications; 3.) Preparation of bidding and contract documents; 4.) Participation in the evaluation of bids received; 5.) Construction engineering and resident project inspection. Procurement of said services shall be in accordance with the WV State Code §5G 1-3. All consultants interested in being considered for this project must submit five (5) copies each of: (1) Letter of Interest; (2) Statement of Qualifications and Experience of staff persons who will be in charge of the project; and (3) References. Additionally, proposals must include the experience of the firm with state and federal grant and loan programs and the experience in engineering and construction management of these types of projects. The objective of the competitive process is to objectively select the firm who will provide the highest quality of service for the specified project. Accordingly, technical qualifications and experience will be weighed heavily. The firms judged most qualified will be invited to be interviewed by the Monumental PSD. Please submit six (6) copies of all requested information to the Monumental PSD, 862 Husky Highway, Suite One, Fairmont, WV 26554, no later than 2:00 p.m. on the 15th day of January 2015. Attention is directed to the fact that the proposed project is to be undertaken through various state and federal government grants and loans, and that all work will be performed in accordance with the regulation issued by those agencies. 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, any other agency-specific requirements, and all other requirements as they relate to HUD-funded projects. Each firm must fully comply with the requirements, terms, and conditions as set forth in the contract documents to achieve Minority-owned/Women-owned Business Enterprise (MBE/WBE) participation during the performance of this contract. The firm commits itself to the program for MBE/WBE participation and all other requirements, terms, and conditions of the bid conditions by submitting a properly signed bid. The firm agrees to make “good faith efforts” to subcontract a portion of the total value of the contract to Minority/Women-owned businesses. This shall be done in compliance with the six (6) affirmative steps as outlined in 40 CFR 33.240. Failure to demonstrate positive efforts to do so may lead to rejection of bids. For the purpose of this program, the term “subcontractor” includes all construction, modification, and service work contracted for/by the firm in the execution of the work under this contract. The Monumental PSD will afford full opportunity to disadvantaged business enterprises to submit a show of interest in response to this invitation 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 contract award. This contract will be awarded to the responsible firm whose proposal is judged most competitive and determined to be most advantageous to the Monumental PSD. Additional information may be obtained by contacting the PSD at (304) 363-1700. Times: January 2, 9, 2014