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Municipal Engineering Services, Zillah WA


The City of Zillah is inviting Statements of Qualifications (SOQ) from firms interested in providing professional municipal engineering services during the 2021-2023 calendar years. The City will be selecting a consulting engineering firm for various municipal engineering services for water, sewer, drainage, and street projects, comprehensive plans, municipal planning, traffic studies, capital facilities plans, rate studies, technical reports, cost estimates, environmental reviews, funding applications, surveys, plans, specifications, services during construction, and funding administration. Professional municipal services may include those funded by TIB, STBG, TAP, USDA, WSDOT SRTS and Ped/Bike, CERB, CDBG, DWSRF, PWB, LID, Ecology, SRF/Centennial Clean Water, SIED, and federal stimulus funds.

The City may submit grant application(s) to the Washington State Department of Commerce Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program and/or applications to other agencies/programs for funding to complete a study and/or construction project(s). Should CDBG grant funds be secured, cost plus percentage of construction cost consultant agreements will not be allowed. State and federal equal opportunity and affirmative action requirements will apply to the selection process, consultant agreement and conduct of the project.
SOQs shall be limited to thirty (30) pages excluding a one-page cover letter and front and back covers (if used). Selection criteria will include experience in providing municipal engineering services; qualifications of key personnel; firm experience with plans, specifications, cost estimates, and environmental/permitting processes; familiarity with the City of Zillah and/or experience with municipalities of similar size; experience with state and federal funding programs and regulatory agencies; previous performance on public projects; and references.

Three (3) copies of the SOQ must be received at City of Zillah City Hall, 503 First Avenue, Zillah, WA 98953, no later than 10:00 a.m., November 6, 2020. The SOQ and any questions regarding this solicitation should be directed to Sharon Bounds, City Administrator, at, or call at (509) 829-5151. The most highly rated firm will be selected for negotiation of a professional services contract. Interviews may be held at the City’s discretion.

The City, in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, 78 Stat. 252, 42 U.S.C. 2000d to 2000d-4 and Title 49, Code of Federal Regulations, Department of Transportation, Subtitle A, Office of the Secretary, Part 21, Nondiscrimination in Federally-assisted programs of the Department of Transportation issued pursuant to such Act, hereby notifies all consultants that it will affirmatively ensure that in any contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement, disadvantaged business enterprises as defined at 49 CFR Part 26 will be afforded full opportunity to submit statements of qualifications in response to this invitation and will not be discriminated against on the grounds of race, color, national origin, or sex in consideration for an award.

Qualified disadvantaged, minority- and women-owned firms are encouraged to submit a Statement of Qualifications. The City of Zillah is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.

Closing Date: 
Friday, November 6, 2020