Public Notice

The City of McMechen, West Virginia is in the process of obtaining an engineering firm to provide planning, design and construction phase engineering services for Sanitary System Improvements Project. Professional services will include: 1) planning and design of sanitary sewer system improvements; 2) preparation of bidding and contract documents; 3) participation and evaluation of bids received; and 4) monitoring and inspecting of construction activities for conformance with plans and specifications. Procurement of said services shall be in accordance with 24 CFR Part 85.35 and 85.36 and West Virginia State Code.
Qualified candidates/firms interested in being considered for this project must submit five (5) copies of each of the following: 1) letter of interest: 2) resumes detailing credentials and qualifications of the firm’s principals and key support personnel; 3) an illustrative list of projects recently completed by the firm; and 4) references. Please submit all requested information to the City of McMechen, 47 Ninth Street, McMechen, WV 26040. Proposals will be accepted until 3:00 p.m., April 16, 2015.

The purpose of the competitive process is to objectively select an individual firm who will provide the highest quality service at a realistic fee. Accordingly, technical qualifications and related prior experience will be weighted heavily. Selected candidates will be interviewed, and the candidate judged most qualified will be asked to prepare a proposal including fixed fees for said services.

The City also reserves the right to reject any and all proposals. Contracts will be contingent upon the City receiving the necessary funding for these projects.

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, Access to Records Provisions and Executive Order 11625.

The selected firm will also be required to comply with West Virginia State laws as they relate to the Department of Environmental Protection and Bureau of Public Health, including, but not restricted to the Minority /Womens Business Enterprise Six Affirmative Steps.

The City will afford full opportunity for minority business enterprises and women 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 award of this Contract.

Additional information concerning this project can be obtained by contacting Mayor Gregg Wolfe at the City of McMechen at (304) 232-3140.
Int. March 30, 2015
Int. April 6, 2015
N.R. March 30, 2015
N.R. April 6, 2015