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CITY OF ALBUQUERQUE NOTICE OF REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS FROM ARCHITECTURAL CONSULTANTS FOR AUSTRALIA AT ABQ BIOPARK ZOO Project No. 7303.94 PROPOSALS DUE: WEDNESDAY, JULY 11, 2018 Proposals from professional ARCHITECTURAL firms or persons to provide professional services for the above project will be received until 3:00 p.m. on the date shown above, at the Selection Advisory Committee Office, Capital Implementation Program (CIP) Division Office, One Civic Plaza, 7th Floor, Room 7057, Albuquerque/Bernalillo County Government Center, Albuquerque, NM 87102. No proposals will be accepted after the time specified. Request for proposals online at http://www.cabq.gov/municipaldevelopmen/ architects-engineers-and-developers/ cip-selection-advisory-committee/request-for-proposals Project Description: The City of Albuquerque is seeking responses to this request for proposals from qualified architects to perform services for design and construction oversight for the renovation of the Australian exhibit. This project will encompass an upgrade (to include demo, refurbishment or rebuild) of multiple structures and sub-building, exhibits, holding areas, training walls, roofs and space utilization. The area is approximately 18 years old and the thematic concept will benefit the guest experience, as well as keeper and animal welfare. Nationwide experience in zoo facility design is required. The approximate construction cost is $8 million. The selected firm must have sufficient resources to complete and oversee a project of this size and scope. All basic services will be required under the selected design professional firm; these include programming, schematic design, design development, construction documents, and construction administration. Previous project team experience for multiple projects in the design of zoo animal and aquatic exhibits and guest areas is required. Specific team design experience in environmental systems, life support systems and temperature control for zoo animals and both fresh water and salt water aquatic exhibits is required. Respondents to the Notice of Request for Proposals must attend a MANDATORY pre-submittal meeting on WEDNESDAY, JUNE 27, 2018 @ 10:30AM at ABQ Bio Park Zoo Library, 903 10th., Ave., S.W. Albuquerque, New Mexico 87102, at which time and place additional information will be presented and project related questions will be addressed. Responses from firms or persons who have not attended this meeting will not be accepted and shall be deemed non-responsive. Approximate Construction Cost $8,000,000.00 City Project Manager Jerry Francis Telephone 505-768-3083 Department: Department of Municipal Development Proposal Format: Respondents shall provide six (6) copies of their proposal. Interviews may be held from a "short list" of respondents determined by the Selection Advisory Committee. Short listed respondents will be required to make a presentation to the Selection Advisory Committee addressing project related items selected by the Committee. If interviews are not held, the proposal will be the basis for recommending firms or persons to the Mayor to provide professional services for the project. The format for the proposal plus the point value of each category that will be evaluated by the Selection Advisory Committee shall be as follows: Points I. General Information 5 II. Project Team Members 20 III.Respondent Experience 30 IV. Technical Approach 25 V. Cost Control 15 VI. Quality and Content of Proposal 5 (Reserved for Committee Use Only) Proposals shall be bound and limited to a maximum of fifteen (15) pages (single sided) excluding the introductory letter, any applicable agreement and insurance certificates, the title page, the table of contents, dividers between categories, and the front and back cover/binder pages. All other 8 " x 11" pages shall be numbered. Any 17" x 11" pages shall be numbered as two pages. Drawings on 24" x 36" sheets shall be numbered as four pages. Respondents must also provide a disc of their proposal in PDF format. Your proposal should be as clear and concise as you can make it and still provide the Selection Advisory Committee with information addressing the requirements in each of the first five categories stipulated above (you do not respond to Category VI). Proposals longer than the specified page limitation will be rejected and will not be evaluated. The individual signing the proposal and any other submitted document on behalf of a legal entity shall be a New Mexico registered professional Architect. If any significant text detailing any aspect of the current project, prior consultant projects or the consulting firm is found on any page not normally counted as part of the maximum page limitation, that page may be considered to be part of the respondent's proposal and may be counted as part of the maximum page limitation, as determined by the Administrator. Selection of qualified professional firms and/or persons will be pursuant to the provisions of Section 14-7-2-1 et seq, of the Revised Ordinances of Albuquerque, New Mexico, 1994. The Selection Advisory Committee meeting to determine recommended selections will be held at least two weeks after receipt of the proposals. For exact time and place call the Capital Implementation Program Office at 768.3821 after Anyone submitting a proposal in response to this notice must agree to enter into the Standard Agreement that applies to the project and to meet the insurance requirements described in that Agreement. All proposals submitted will contain a completed Pay Equity Worksheet PE10-249 and shall contain a fully completed and executed "Agreement and Insurance Certification" form. At least one copy of the respondent's proposal must contain the required Agreement and Insurance Certification form containing an original notary seal. Proposals not containing this form shall be non-responsive and shall not be considered for evaluation. A copy of the Standard Agreement that shall be used for the project and the "Agreement and Insurance Certification" form may be obtained from the Capital Implementation Program Office at the address given above. For those projects which are federally funded, the selected firm and/or persons will be required to comply with the applicable federal requirements including those relating to Equal Opportunity in Employment. Basic Services compensation for those firms and persons who are selected to provide services for the listed project will be negotiated in accordance with Section 14-7-1 et seq, of the Revised Ordinances of Albuquerque, New Mexico, 1994, entitled "Compensation for Services of Consulting Engineers, Architects and Landscape Architects." Responses received pursuant to this advertisement may constitute public records of the City of Albuquerque subject to disclosure to any interested party under the Inspection of Public Records Act (Section 14-2-1 through 14-2-3 N.M.S.A. (1978)). A responding firm and/or person submitting a response believed to contain "trade secrets" within the meaning of Section 30-16-24 N.M.S.A. (1978) should clearly designate the response as such by printing the words "TRADE SECRET" on the top portion of the front cover of their response. The responding firm and/or person may restrict distribution of their response to only those individuals involved in review and analysis of responses. The City of Albuquerque will attempt to restrict distribution of a designated response as directed by the submitting party. Journal: June 13, 20, 2018 Left-red    Print Legal   Email-red   Published on: Wed June 13, 2018