Request for Proposal – Loxley Transit Hub

TOWN OF LOXLEY, AL REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS (RFQ)

Proposals will be received by the Town of Loxley of Baldwin County, Alabama, in the Town of Loxley offices, 1089 S. Hickory St. Loxley, Alabama, until 11:00 A.M. Thursday, June 2, 2021, and then publicly opened thereafter, for furnishing professional services required by the Town of Loxley and described as follows:

Professional Architectural Services for Landscape and Design of a new Loxley Transit Hub FTA/ESMPO 5307 Funded Project

The Town of Loxley is accepting proposals from qualified firms to provide professional landscape architectural services for a Federal Transportation (FTA)/Eastern Shore Metropolitan Planning Organization (ESMPO) 5307 Funded Grant administered through Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT). This project will entail the design, letting, project management and construction oversight of a new transit hub. The Town of Loxley will be the project manager.

Questions or comments pertaining to this proposal must be presented in writing to PO Box 9, Loxley, AL 36551 to the attention of Robert Davis, Superintendent of Utilities, or emailed to Robert Davis at rdavis@townofloxley.org, Seventy-two (72) hours prior to the proposal opening or may be forever waived.

The Request for Qualifications (RFQ) documents can be obtained at LOXLEY TOWN HALL, 1089 S. HICKORY ST., LOXLEY, AL 36551 or the Town of Loxley’s website at www.townofloxley.org. All proposals must be submitted as Three (3) copies in hardcopy format and One (1) PDF on disk or USB drive

Courier or hand delivery:  Town of Loxley                         USPS: Town of Loxley
Superintendent of Utilities     Superintendent of Utilities
1089 S. Hickory St.                   PO Box 9
Loxley, Al 36551                        Loxley, Al 36551

The Town of Loxley is an Equal Opportunity Employer and requires that all contractors comply with the Equal Employment Opportunity laws and the provisions of the Contract Documents in this regard. The Town also encourages and supports the utilization of Minority Business Enterprises on this and all public proposals.

Failure to observe the instructions contained herein will constitute grounds for rejection of your proposal. The Town reserves the right to accept or reject all proposals or any portion thereof whichever is in the best interest of the Town of Loxley.

The company that is awarded the Landscape Architect Contract must have Workman’s Compensation Insurance on all of its employees if work is done on City premises. General Liability Insurance must be maintained to hold the City harmless in the event of an accident. Awarded Landscape Architect must submit to the Town, Proof of Workman’s Compensation Insurance if work is done on Town premises and General Liability Insurance specifying coverage. The Disadvantage Business Enterprise (DBI) Goal is 1.9%. All current or potential government vendors are required to be registered in the System for Award Management (SAM) to be awarded government contracts.

No proposals will be considered unless the Landscape Architect firm, whether resident or non-resident of Alabama, is properly qualified to submit a proposal for this type of work in accordance with all applicable laws of the State of Alabama, including, where applicable, possessing a Certificate of Authorization issued by the State Board of Licensure for the State of Alabama under the CODE OF ALABAMA, Section 34-11, and further, certifies that it has the professional, technical, and administrative personnel with the specific experience and training necessary to provide the services as may be required by the Town. The winning bidder will also need to abide by all State of Alabama Procurement Policies which include Bid Protest Procedures. All FTA clauses and certifications shall be signed and certified. Furthermore, the Engineering firm will meet all current licensing and certifications necessary to perform the scope of work. In addition, the awarded Consultant if non-resident of the State, and if a corporation, shall show evidence of having qualified with the Secretary of State to do business in the State of Alabama, http://sos.alabama.gov/business-entities.

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