RSQ - Request for Qualifications for Engineering Services, Ritzville WA
CITY OF RITZVILLE
REQUEST FOR STATEMENTS OF QUALIFICATIONS
For ENGINEERING SERVICES
The City of Ritzville, pursuant to (Chapter 61, Laws of 1981) is inviting statements of qualifications from consulting engineering firms to provide engineering services related to water, wastewater, streets, sidewalks and storm drainage systems. Services may include engineering planning, reports, project designs, funding applications and assistance, construction administration and inspection, environmental reviews, rate studies and other work as directed.
Projects may be funded (or partially funded) by agencies and programs such as the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program with federal funds provided by the US Department of Housing and Urban Development, the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund Program (DWSRF), USDA-Rural Development, Washington State Department of Ecology, Washington State Transportation Improvement Board (TIB), and other state and federal funding programs. As a result, a number of state and federal equal opportunity and affirmative action requirements will apply to this selection process and the City’s projects.
Submittals will be evaluated and ranked based on the following criteria:
- 1) Specialized engineering services qualification for the City’s streets, sewer system, water system, and other infrastructure improvements.
- 2) Funding program experience and success.
- 3) Firm & Employees experience.
- 4) Immediate availability to begin work right away.
- 5) Familiarity with Ritzville.
An engineering firm will be considered for selection based on review by a city selection committee and will be used as a source from which to select one or more qualified firms. The City reserves the right to reject any and all submittals. The City of Ritzville is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and will not be discriminated against on the grounds of race, color, national origin, or sex in consideration for an award. Disadvantaged, Minority- and Women-owned businesses are encouraged to submit statements of qualification.
Questions regarding this solicitation should be directed to Gary Cook, Mayor, (509) 659-1930. Three copies of Statements, not exceeding 10 double sided pages shall be submitted to Mayor, Gary Cook, City of Ritzville, 216 East Main St, Ritzville, WA 99169 no later than March 8, 2018 in an envelope labeled “Engineering Services”.