NOTICE TO PROFESSIONAL CONSULTANTS – DUVAL COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS OFFICE OF FACILITIES DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION/OFDC RFQ-003-11 Request for Qualifications (RFQ)
For Professional Services – Continuing Services Contract for Architectural and Engineering Services/Publish Date – January 14, 2011. The Office of Facilities Design and Construction announces that Professional Architect/Engineering services are required for continuing contracts for Architectural & Engineering Services for Duval County Public Schools. This will be a multiple year contract to one or more firms for an initial period of one year with an option to renew for two additional one-year periods. The firm(s) selected under a continuing contract will be responsible for assigned projects having estimated costs not exceeding the threshold amount of $2,000,000 (Construction) or $200,000 (Planning/Study) provided for in Section 287.055, Florida Statutes. Duval County Public Schools reserves the right to negotiate and award multiple projects to the firm(s) selected for continuing contract services. Some of the assigned projects may exceed the construction threshold amount provided in Section 287.017, Florida Statutes for Category Five ($250,000) or Category Two ($25,000) for planning or study activity. The selected firm(s) shall be required to execute the Duval County School Board standard form of agreement. Applicants are advised that all plans, drawings and specifications for these projects become property of the Owner. Applications are to be sent to: Duval County Public Schools, Office of Facilities Design and Construction, 1701 Prudential Drive – 5th Floor, Jacksonville, FL 32207-8182.
PROJECT MANAGER: Tony Gimenez
PHONE NO.: (904)390-2279
RESPONSE DUE DATE: RFQs ARE DUE ON OR BEFORE FEBRUARY 15, 2011 AND WILL BE ACCEPTED UNTIL 4:30 P.M. MBE GOALS: If multiple contracts are awarded, at least one within each engineering discipline should be “Sheltered”, awarded to a certified MBE. The remaining firms should have an overall participation goal of 10%; based on the availability of MBEs for this project.
Information on the selection process can be found at: http://www.duvalschools.org/static/aboutdcps/departments/facilities/downloads/SelectionofArchitectEngineer.doc.