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REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS (RFQ) FOR ENGINEERING SERVICES FOR THE TOWN OF BRONSON FOR A FFY 2021-2022 COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT TO REPLACE RESIDENTIAL WATER METERS

The Town of Bronson, Florida is requesting proposals from qualified individuals or firms to provide engineering services for a State of Florida Small Cities Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) project under the combined Federal Fiscal Year 2021 and Federal Fiscal Year 2022 application cycle, and if funds are not awarded under the combined FFY 2021 and FFY 2022 application cycle, then the selected engineering firm will be utilized for a project in a supplemental cycle and/or FFY 2023 application cycle.

Engineering services may include preliminary engineering, topographic surveying, testing, engineering design, cost estimating, permitting, contractor bidding coordination, construction administration, and resident observation.

Additional information concerning the proposed services being requested and the ranking criteria to be used to evaluate the proposals may be obtained from Ms. Sue Beaudet, Town Manager, Town of Bronson, 650 Oak Street, Bronson, Florida 32621.  Telephone:  352.486.2354.  Fax:  352.486.6262.  Email:  townmanager@townofbronson.org.

Proposals will be considered on an equal competitive basis.  Proposals for services will be evaluated in accordance with the requirements of Florida Statutes 287.055, the Consultants’ Competitive Negotiation Act, using the following scoring criteria:

Engineering Services:

  1. Knowledge of State & Federal Rules Governing the CDBG Program as well as Other Grant Programs:  30 points
  2. Experience with Projects Funded through CDBG, USDA, FDEP and other Grant Programs: 30 points
  3. Experience with Municipal Engineering Projects: 10 points
  4. Management and Staffing: 10 points
  5. Approach to Task: 10 points
  6. Ability to Become Quickly Familiar with Local Conditions:  10 points

Engineering fees will be negotiated after ranking, in compliance with the Florida Consultants’ Competitive Negotiation Act.

In compliance with the Florida Sunshine Amendment and Code of Ethics, the Town of Bronson strictly enforces open and fair competition in its RFQ’s.  In accordance with Section 287.133, Florida Statutes, a person or affiliate who has been placed on the convicted vendor list following conviction for a public entity crime may not submit a proposal on a contract to provide services to a public entity.  A public entity crimes statement is required.

An original and nine (9) copies of sealed proposals marked “RFQ for Consulting Engineering/CDBG Services” must be received by 4:30 PM on Friday, March 3, 2023 at the Town of Bronson Town Hall, 650 Oak Street, Bronson, Florida 32621.  Qualified proposals will be opened, evaluated, and selected in accordance with CDBG requirements at the regular Town Council meeting on Monday, March 6, 2023 at 6:00 PM.

The Town of Bronson, Florida reserves the right to reject any or all proposals and to waive any minor informalities or minor irregularities in the proposal process, all things being considered equal. 

THE TOWN OF BRONSON SUPPORTS EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYMENT,
FAIR HOUSING AND PROVIDING HANDICAP ACCESS.

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS (RFP) FOR GRANT ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES FOR THE TOWN OF BRONSON FOR A FFY 2021-2022 COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT TO REPLACE RESIDENTIAL WATER METERS

The Town of Bronson, Florida is requesting proposals from qualified individuals or firms to provide grant administrative services for a State of Florida Small Cities Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) project under the combined Federal Fiscal Year 2021 and Federal Fiscal Year 2022 application cycle, and if funds are not awarded under the combined FFY 2021 and FFY 2022 application cycle, then the selected grant administration firm will be utilized for a project in a supplemental cycle and/or FFY 2023 application cycle.

Grant administrative services will include complete management and reporting for the project with separate tracking for each funding source.  A scope of work outlining the tasks to be performed in managing the CDBG and a proposed cost must be included in the proposal.

Additional information concerning the proposed services being requested and the ranking criteria to be used to evaluate the proposals may be obtained from Ms. Sue Beaudet, Town Manager, Town of Bronson, 650 Oak Street, Bronson, Florida 32621.  Telephone:  352.486.2354.  Fax:  352.486.6262.  Email:  townmanager@townofbronson.org.

Proposals will be considered on an equal competitive basis.  Proposals for services will be evaluated in accordance with the requirements of Florida Statutes 287.055, the Consultants’ Competitive Negotiation Act, using the following scoring criteria:

Grant Administrative Services:

  1. The years of experience of the consultant’s staff with administering CDBG grants funded through the State of Florida Department of Community Affairs and/or the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity: 20 points
  2. The number of years of experience of the firm’s management group with the State of Florida Community Development Block Grant Program: 20 points
  3. The firm’s approach to meeting local project needs including an outline of the tasks to be performed and the thoroughness of the approach presented: 20 points
  4. Number of favorable client reference letters dated calendar year 2018 or later provided from other communities. Please note, only one (1) letter per community will be accepted:  20 points
  5. The quality of the response from the client references provided from other communities: 15 points
  6. Fee or proposed fee basis:  5 points

Grant administrative fees will be negotiated after ranking, in compliance with the Florida Consultants’ Competitive Negotiation Act.

In compliance with the Florida Sunshine Amendment and Code of Ethics, the Town of Bronson strictly enforces open and fair competition in its RFQ’s.  In accordance with Section 287.133, Florida Statutes, a person or affiliate who has been placed on the convicted vendor list following conviction for a public entity crime may not submit a proposal on a contract to provide services to a public entity.  A public entity crimes statement is required.

An original and nine (9) copies of sealed proposals marked “RFP for Grant Administrative/CDBG Services” must be received by 4:30 PM on Friday, March 3, 2023 at the Town of Bronson Town Hall, 650 Oak Street, Bronson, Florida 32621.  Qualified proposals will be opened, evaluated, and selected in accordance with CDBG requirements at the regular Town Council meeting on Monday, March 6, 2023 at 6:00 PM.

The Town of Bronson, Florida reserves the right to reject any or all proposals and to waive any minor informalities or minor irregularities in the proposal process, all things being considered equal. 

THE TOWN OF BRONSON SUPPORTS EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYMENT,
FAIR HOUSING AND PROVIDING HANDICAP ACCESS.