Professional Engineering Services at DTCC Stanton Campus

Agency: State Government of Delaware
State: Delaware
Level of Government: State & Local
  • C - Architect and Engineering Services - Construction
  • R - Professional, Administrative and Management Support Services
Opps ID: NBD10705946324382597
Posted Date: Jan 4, 2019
Due Date: Feb 6, 2019
Source: Members Only
Bid Solicitation Details
Bid Status Details
Professional Engineering Services at DTCC Stanton Campus,
Contract Specific Message:

Non-mandatory pre-bid meeting
Solicitation Ad Date 1/14/2018
Deadline for Bid Responses 2/6/2019 at 2:00 p.m. Local Time
Supporting Documents ? RFP - Professional Services
Contact Information

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I. Overview
II. Scope of Services
III. Required Information
IV. Professional Services RFP Administrative Information
V. Terms and Conditions
VI. RFP Miscellaneous Information
VII. Attachments
I. Overview
Delaware Technical Community College, seeks professional services to provide
architectural design, engineering, and contract management services for engineering
professional services at the Stanton Campus of Delaware Technical Community
College in Newark, Delaware. This request for proposals (“RFP”) is issued pursuant to
29 Del. C. §§ 6981 and 6982.
The proposed schedule of events subject to the RFP is outlined below:
Public Notice
Deadline for Questions
Response to Questions Posted by:
January 14, 2019
January 25, 2019
January 31, 2019
Deadline for Receipt of Proposals
February 6, 2019
Estimated Notification of Award
March 8, 2019
Each proposal must be accompanied by a transmittal letter which briefly summarizes the
proposing firm’s interest in providing the required professional services. The transmittal letter
must also clearly state and justify any exceptions to the requirements of the RFP which the
applicant may have taken in presenting the proposal. (Applicant exceptions must also be
recorded on Attachment 3).
6982(a) Version: July 7, 2017
Delaware Technical Community College
Delaware Technical Community College reserves the right to deny any and all exceptions
taken to the RFP requirements.
An optional pre-bid meeting has been scheduled for J.anuary 23, 2019
This is n o t a mandatory meeting. The Meeting will take place at 10:00 am in
the Campus Director’s Office, Stanton Campus, Newark, Delaware.
II. Scope of Services
See Appendix B.
III. Required Information
The following information shall be provided in each proposal in the order listed below. Failure
to respond to any request for information within this proposal may result in rejection of the
proposal at the sole discretion of the State.
A. Minimum Requirements
1. Provide Delaware license(s) and/or certification(s) necessary to perform services as
identified in the scope of work.
Prior to the execution of an award document, the successful Vendor shall either furnish
the Agency with proof of State of Delaware Business Licensure or initiate the process
of application where required.
2. Vendor shall provide responses to the Request for Proposal (RFP) scope of work and
clearly identify capabilities as presented in the General Evaluation Requirements
3. Complete all appropriate attachments and forms as identified within the RFP.
4. Proof of insurance and amount of insurance shall be furnished to the Agency prior to
the start of the contract period and shall be no less than the requirements in this RFP.
B. General Evaluation Requirements
1. Understanding of the project
a. State your firms understanding of the project and the issues surrounding the successful
delivery. (15 points)
2. Experience
a. Demonstrate the firms experience related to design and construction of public
school/higher education projects with an emphasis on demonstrated ability in the State of
Delaware Technical Community College
Delaware. Include a minimum of three (3) client references. (15 points)
b. Demonstrate the firms experience with projects of the type identified in the Scope of
Work. (15 points)
3. Expertise
a. Provide an organizational chart identifying key staff and key consultants (5 points)
b. Provide resumes for key staff and consultants identifying relevant experience,
education, registrations, etc. (5 points)
4. Defined approach
a. Defined approach the firm/team will take on the project (20 points)
b. Knowledge of site and project requirements (15 points)
5. Geographic location relative to project site. (10 points)
Total points 100
IV. Professional Services RFP Administrative Information
A. RFP Issuance
1. Public Notice
Public notice has been provided in accordance with 29 Del. C. §6981.
2. Obtaining Copies of the RFP
This RFP is available in electronic form through the State of Delaware Procurement
website at . Paper copies of this RFP will not be available.
3. RFP Designated Contact
All requests, questions, or other communications about this RFP shall be made in
writing to Delaware Technical Community College. Address all communications to
the person listed below; communications made to other Delaware Technical
Community College personnel or attempting to ask questions by phone or in person
will not be allowed or recognized as valid and may disqualify the vendor. Vendors
should rely only on written statements issued by the RFP designated contact.
Mark DeVore, P.E., Collegewide Director of Facilities
100 Campus Drive
Office of the President
Dover, Delaware 19904
(302) 857-1654
To ensure that written requests are received and answered in a timely manner,
electronic mail (e-mail) correspondence is acceptable, but other forms of delivery,
such as postal and courier services can also be used.
4. Organizations Ineligible to Bid
Any individual, business, organization, corporation, consortium, partnership, joint
venture, or any other entity including subcontractors currently debarred or suspended
Delaware Technical Community College
is ineligible to bid. Any entity ineligible to conduct business in the State of Delaware
for any reason is ineligible to respond to the RFP.
5. Exclusions
The Proposal Evaluation Team reserves the right to refuse to consider any proposal
from a vendor who:
a. Has been convicted for commission of a criminal offense as an incident to
obtaining or attempting to obtain a public or private contract or subcontract, or in
the performance of the contract or subcontract:
b. Has been convicted under State or Federal statutes of embezzlement, theft,
forgery, bribery, falsification or destruction of records, receiving stolen property, or
other offense indicating a lack of business integrity or business honesty that
currently and seriously affects responsibility as a State contractor:
c. Has been convicted or has had a civil judgment entered for a violation under State
or Federal antitrust statutes:
d. Has violated contract provisions such as;
1) Knowing failure without good cause to perform in accordance with the
specifications or within the time limit provided in the contract; or
2) Failure to perform or unsatisfactory performance in accordance with terms of
one or more contracts;
e. Has violated ethical standards set out in law or regulation; and
f. Any other cause listed in regulations of the State of Delaware determined to be
serious and compelling as to affect responsibility as a State contractor, including
suspension or debarment by another governmental entity for a cause listed in the
B. RFP Submissions
1. Acknowledgement of Understanding of Terms
By submitting a bid, each vendor shall be deemed to acknowledge that it has carefully
read all sections of this RFP, including all forms, schedules and exhibits hereto, and
has fully informed itself as to all existing conditions and limitations.
2. Proposals
To be considered, all proposals must be submitted in writing and respond to the items
outlined in this RFP. Delaware Tech reserves the right to reject any non-responsive
or non-conforming proposals. Each proposal must be submitted with six (6) paper
copies and one (1) electronic copy on CD or DVD media disk, or USB memory drive.
Please provide a separate electronic pricing file from the rest of the RFP proposal
responses. All properly sealed and marked proposals are to be sent to Delaware
Technical Community College and received no later than 2:00 PM (Local Time)
February 6, 2019
The Proposals may be delivered by Express Delivery (e.g., FedEx, UPS, etc.), US
Mail, or by hand to:
Mark DeVore, P.E., Collegewide Director of Facilities
100 Campus Drive
Office of the President
Dover, Delaware 19904
Delaware Technical Community College
Vendors are directed to clearly print “BID ENCLOSED” and “CONTRACT NO.
DTCC19C900405-ENG on the outside of the bid submission package.
Any proposal received after the Deadline for Receipt of Proposals date shall
not be considered and shall be returned unopened. The proposing vendor bears
the risk of delays in delivery. The contents of any proposal shall not be disclosed
as to be made available to competing entities during the negotiation process.
Upon receipt of vendor proposals, each vendor shall be presumed to be
thoroughly familiar with all specifications and requirements of this RFP. The failure
or omission to examine any form, instrument or document shall in no way relieve
vendors from any obligation in respect to this RFP.
3. Proposal Modifications
Any changes, amendments or modifications to a proposal must be made in writing,
submitted in the same manner as the original response and conspicuously labeled as
a change, amendment or modification to a previously submitted proposal. Changes,
amendments or modifications to proposals shall not be accepted or considered after
the hour and date specified as the deadline for submission of proposals.
4. Proposal Costs and Expenses
Delaware Technical Community College will not pay any costs incurred by any
Vendor associated with any aspect of responding to this solicitation, including proposal
preparation, printing or delivery, attendance at vendor’s conference, system
demonstrations or negotiation process.
5. Proposal Expiration Date
Prices quoted in the proposal shall remain fixed and binding on the bidder at least
through December 31, 2020. Delaware Technical Community College reserves the
right to ask for an extension of time if needed.
6. Late Proposals
Proposals received after the specified date and time will not be accepted or
considered. To guard against premature opening, sealed proposals shall be
submitted, plainly marked with the proposal title, vendor name, and time and date of
the proposal opening. Evaluation of the proposals is expected to begin shortly after
the proposal due date. To document compliance with the deadline, the proposal will
be date and time stamped upon receipt.
7. Proposal Opening
Delaware Technical Community College will receive proposals until the date and time
shown in this RFP. Proposals will be opened in the presence of Delaware
Technical Community College personnel. Any unopened proposals will be
returned to the submitting Vendor.
8. Non-Conforming Proposals
Non-conforming proposals will not be considered. Non-conforming proposals are
defined as those that do not meet the requirements of this RFP. The determination of
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