Notice of Bid/Request for Proposal

Florida School for the Deaf and the Blind


The Florida School for the Deaf and the Blind (FSDB) announces that professional services are required for the project listed below.


PROJECT NAME: Engineering Project Management

PROJECT LOCATION: The Florida School for the Deaf and the Blind, 207 N. San Marco Ave., St. Augustine, FL 32084-2799.

SERVICES TO BE PROVIDED: To provide engineering and professional permitting assistance to replace 270 linear feet of bulkhead. To provide engineering /design for the best long term solution for shoreline stabilization via the installation of a new bulkhead structure that is properly engineered for the site conditions. The structure should be designed by a qualified marine structural engineer and should be designed to minimize required demolition to the existing bulkhead. Authorization from the Florida Department of Environmental Protection and/or the United States Army Corps of Engineers may be required prior to wall replacement.



PHONE NUMBER: (904)827-2380

RESPONSE DUE DATE: Monday October 16, 2006, no later than 3:00 p.m.


Firms interested in being considered for this project must submit one (1) original and four (4) copies of their application with table of contents and tabbed sections containing the following information:

1.     Letter of interest which indicates the firm’s qualifications, related experience, the firm’s

        abilities to do the work and other pertinent data.

2.     Current Professional Qualifications Supplement (PQS) Form DBC5112.

3.     A copy of firm’s current Florida Professional Registration License Renewal.

4.     For Corporations only: If the firm offering services is a corporation, it must be properly

        chartered with the Department of State to operate in Florida and must provide a copy of

        the firm’s current Florida Corporate Charter.

5.     Completed SF-254.

6.     Completed SF-255.

Firms must be properly registered at the time of application to practice their profession in the State of Florida. Representative samples of related work may be submitted in a separate binder. Applications that do not comply with these instructions or those that do not include the requested data may not be considered. All information received will be maintained with the project file and will not be returned.

Applications are to be sent or delivered to the Florida School for the Deaf and the Blind, Attn.: Mr. John Connor, Purchasing Director, RFQ-06-03, 207 N. San Marco Ave., Building #28 Stores/Receiving, St. Augustine, FL 32084-2799.

Applicants will be short-listed on Monday, October 23, 2006. Following the short-list selection, a pre-interview workshop will be held on Wednesday, November 1, 2006, for all short-listed firms. Interviews will be conducted on Tuesday November 14, 2006. A final selection will be made after the interviews have taken place. Selections will be made in accordance with Chapter 287.055, Florida Statutes. The selected firm will be given official notice of selection results by FAX and/or mail.

The results of the short-list and final selection will be posted at FSDB, 207 N. San Marco Ave., Building #28 Stores/Receiving, St. Augustine, FL and can be viewed during regular working days between the hours of 7:00 a.m. through 4:00 p.m., beginning 24 hours after the selection. Any protests of the selection must be made within 72 hours of the posting. Failure to file a protest within 72 hours (not including Saturday, Sunday, or a legal holiday) after posting shall constitute a waiver of proceedings under Chapter 120, Florida Statutes. Final selection results will also be posted in the FAW.