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This is a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) to provide Engineering Services for the George County Board of Supervisors-County Morgue Replacement Project funded through the Coronavirus Local Fiscal Recovery Fund established by the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) of 2021 for the stated purpose of improving Public Health and Safety Response due to increasing county-wide demand for postmortem services.
This ARPA appropriation will be utilized for the purpose of replacing the County’s current morgue by constructing a 1,200 SF approximate facility to accommodate a American Mortuary Model #0810 freezer/cooler unit (or equivalent), designed for efficient work spaces (office, storage, restrooms, and reception), designed to include a covered outdoor portico/eave carport, and a planned parking lot with safe road access/entrance on County owned property.
Interested individuals or firms may submit a written/paper RFQ to the George County Chancery Clerks Office, 355 Cox Street, Lucedale, MS 39452; no later than 10 a.m. CST on Monday, February 07, 2022.  Those desiring consideration should submit one original RFQ letter and four copies. The authorized signee may be a hand-written blue ink signature.
   Applicants also have the option of submitting their proposals electronically through When submitting an electronic bid, the bid must be submitted in “PDF” format and shall contain the same information and forms as required for the written/paper RFQ. When submitting a bid electronically, the authorized signature may be a hand-written blue ink signature or be an electronic signature.
The proposals will be reviewed at the February 07, 2022 Board of Supervisors meeting. The contract will be awarded to the candidate whose RFQ packet is determined to be the most advantageous to the County.  Major factors for consideration will be: the individual or firm’s capacity to complete design work in a timely manner, experience designing facilities and buildings for public use, provide contract-related management for contractor and subcontractors, understanding of the County Coroner’s daily building needs, experience with County’s business and billing processes; along with a full understanding of requirements from the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) and management through the U.S. Department of Treasury.
Factors to be considered in evaluating RFQ and their relative importance are set forth below. The engineer shall perform all necessary services to properly carry out the activities of the project in accordance with all federal appropriation requirements through ARPA.  The project includes the following activities:
A.  Prepare final plans and specifications for the project;
B.  Prepare and distribute construction bid packets (ensuring that all federal and ARPA requirements are met in contract preparation);
C.  Assist in bid opening and prepare bid tabulation to meet County, federal, and ARPA requirements;
D. Conduct pre-construction conference with contractor(s) and County, documenting files with minutes of meeting;
E. Conduct work-in-progress inspections giving quarterly reports to the Board approving any and all partial payment requests. 
            Those individuals or firms desiring consideration should submit RFQ by the time and date stated above and must include the following:
1.  Qualifications - List of qualifications of each staff person to be assigned to the project.
2.  Experience - Information regarding the experience of the firm.  Information shall include types of project activities undertaken.
3.  Capacity for Performance - Identify the numbers and titles of staff available to be assigned to provide services.  Also include the estimated time required to accomplish each phase of the project.
The RFQ will be reviewed by a Selection Committee appointed by the Board of Supervisors using the above criteria.  This committee will make a recommendation to the full Board. All proposals will be rated on the following system to determine the best respondent: Qualifications-30, Experience-30, Capacity-40,      Total: 100 Points. 
Negotiations will be conducted to determine a mutually satisfactory contract first with the offeror receiving the highest number of points.  Contractual awards will be made to the qualified offeror whose proposal is most advantageous to George County.
The George County Board of Supervisors reserves the right to reject any and all proposals. George County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Started: 13-Jan-2022 12:00:00 AM
Ends: 07-Feb-2022 10:00:00 AM ( 15d, 12h+ )
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