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Bid Number: 2022AR07
Category: Laurens County
Status: Closed






The Laurens County Conunissioners is seeking a qualified aviation consulting firm to provide professional on-call engineering, architectural, and construction inspection/administration services, including, but not limited to, geotechnical/subsurface investigations and topographic surveying, preliminary and final design, and bidding, at the W.H. Bud Barron airport in, Georgia.

It is the intent of Laurens County to enter into a Master Agreement with a consultant for the upcoming five (5) year period. The selected consultant will negotiate and enter into individual work authorizations/task orders for services based on the scope of work, with Laurens County on an assignment-by-assignment basis during the term of the Master Agreement.

The services are limited to projects that Laurens County expects to initiate within five years of the effective date of the Master Agreement. A list of the anticipated projects for the five-year period is attached. It is noted that some services may not be required. Laurens County reserves the right to initiate additional procurement actions for projects and work items included in the initial procurement.

The selection of the consultant will comply with 49 USC 47107(a) (17), 2 CFR 5200.320, and FAA Advisory Circular 150/5100-14 Architectural, Engineering, and Planning Consultant Services for Airport Grant Projects, and applicable Georgia statutes and laws, as amended. Responding firms/teams must possess a current prequalification by the Georgia Department of Transportation in Area Classes No. 2.09 Aviation.

The consultant and any subconsultants proposed shall not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, or sex in the performance of this contract. Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) utilization is required for federally funded projects over $250,000. The DBE goal for FY23 is 9.19 %. Proposed DBE firms are to be certified by the Georgia Uniform Certification Program. The consultant shall carry out applicable requirements of 49 CFR Part 26 in the award and administration ofall Federally-assisted contracts. Failure by the Consultant to carry out these requirements is a material breach of the contract, which may result in the termination of the contract or such other remedy as Laurens County deems appropriate

Laurens County reserves the right to reject any submissions to this RFQ request clarification, or waive informalities/technicalities Ift hey are deemed in the best interest of Laurens County. Laurens County is not liable for any costs incurred by the consultant in the preparation or presentation of a response to this request.

Publication Date/Time:
7/12/2022 3:00 PM
Closing Date/Time:
8/12/2022 10:00 AM
Contact Person:
Bryan Rogers, County Administrator
Laurens County Board of Commissioners
117 East Jackson Street, Suite B
Dublin, GA 31021
Business Hours:
8am - 5pm
Evaluation Criteria

The following criteria shall be used to select the consultant:

1. Capability to perfonn all or most aspects of the project and recent experience in airport projects comparable to the proposed tasks.
2. Key personnel's professional qualifications and experience and availability for the proposed project; their reputation and professional integrity and competence; and their knowledge of FAA and State regulations, policies, and procedures.
3. Capability to meet schedules or deadlines.
4. Quality of projects previously undertaken and capability to complete projects without having major cost escalations or overruns.
5. Qualifications and experience of sub-consultants regularly engaged by the consultant under consideration.
6. Capability of a branch office that will do the work to perform independently of the home office, or conversely, its capability to obtain necessary support from the home office.
7. Ability to furnish qualified inspectors for construction inspection.
8. Understanding of the projects' potential challenges and the sponsor's special concerns.
9. Degree of interest shown in undertaking the project and familiarity with and proximity to the geographic location of the airport.
10. Capability to incorporate and blend aesthetic and architectural concepts with the project design while accomplishing the basic requirements that transportation facilities be functional, safe, and efficient.
11. In meeting the Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) contract goal, evidence documenting the consultant met the DBE goal, or by documenting that it made adequate good faith efforts to meet the DBE goal.
12. Capability to conduct a Value Engineering (VE) study for projects that are particularly complex or have unique features.

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