REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS
EAST ASCENSION CONSOLIDATED GRAVITY DRAINAGE DISTRICT #1 REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS FOR PROFESSIONAL SERVICES FOR ENVIRONMENTAL WETLAND PERMITTING CONSULTANTS
Project No.: EAD/WPC/052417
The East Ascension Consolidated Gravity Drainage District #1 hereby issues a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) to provide consulting assistance to EACGDD#1 for Environmental Wetland Permitting. Qualifications will be received by the Ascension Parish Government at the Ascension Parish Government Purchasing Office, 615 E. Worthey Street, Gonzales, Louisiana 70737 (mailing address PO Box 2392, Gonzales, LA 70707-2392) until, July 6, 2017, at 4:00 p.m. local time.
The Consulting Firm must be licensed in the State of Louisiana and authorized under Louisiana Statues to perform the professional services sought by this Request for Qualifications (RFQ). Firms will be evaluated based upon professional qualifications, specialized experience and technical competence in similar projects within the past five years, capacity and past performance on contracts with governmental agencies and private industry. A short list of qualified firms will be developed, and oral interviews may be requested at the discretion of the District.
Information pertaining to the scope of work, required form of the submittal (APG – 1001) and selection criteria and corresponding point system can be found on the Ascension Parish’s web site at www.ascensionparish.net under “Consultant Contract Services.” Questions regarding the RFQ should be directed to Mr. Bill Roux, DPW Director & East Ascension Drainage District Manager, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Attention is called particularly to the requirement for conditions of employment to be observed and minimum wage rates to be paid under the Contract, Section 3, Segregated Facilities, Executive Order 11246, and all applicable laws and regulations of the Federal Government and State of Louisiana and bonding and insurance requirements. East Ascension Consolidated Gravity Drainage District #1 is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We encourage all small and minority-owned firms, women’s business enterprises, and Section 3 businesses to apply. A Section 3 business is defined as a business within the project boundary and/or commits to hiring Section 3 residents from the project area.
The submittal documents must be delivered in a sealed envelope or box that is clearly identified on the outside as “Statement of Qualifications for Providing Professional Engineering Services for Assistance in Developing a Floodplain Management Plan”. Provide six (6) originals of the submittal documents.
Specifications may be obtained at the Ascension Parish Government, Purchasing Department located at 615 E. Worthey Street, Gonzales, Louisiana. Electronic Bids are accepted at Central Bidding. Central Bidding can be accessed at http://www.centralauctionhouse.com. “Official” Bid Documents are available at Central Bidding. For questions related to the electronic bidding process, please call Central Bidding at 225-810-4814.”
The Parish of Ascension reserves the right to disqualify any Bid, response to a Request for Qualifications, or Request for Proposals if it is determined that the submitting business entity is not in good standing with the Louisiana Secretary of State or is not authorized to do business in the State of Louisiana.
Ascension Parish Government reserves the right to reject any and all proposals for just cause.
ASCENSION PARISH GOVERNMENT
KENNY MATASSA, PARISH PRESIDENT