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ADVERTISEMENT FOR A/E REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS

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Pursuant to §41-16-72 of the Code of Alabama, as amended, the Alabama Building Renovation Finance Authority requests submittals from qualified design professionals to provide design, engineering, and contract administration for services for the following project:

Folsom Elevator Modernization, located at: 64 North Union Street, Montgomery, AL 36106. The contract shall be awarded to one architectural firm and the services will be contracted per the Manual of Procedures for the Alabama Building Commission.

Proposed Scope of Work:The scope of Work for professional design services shall include but not be limited to the four (4) 7-stop elevators, one (1) 8-stop elevator, and associated work. Associated work to include but not be limited to replacement/upgrade of controls, cab and interior, hoisting machinery, electronics and other components necessary to conform to current codes and safety standards. Accommodations for future controlled access to be included in the scope. All manual doors to be made automatic. Building to be occupied during work and scheduling must accommodate.

Qualifications:The design A/E team shall have the following qualifications and experience:
• An experienced team with extensive prior knowledge of elevator replacement and/or repair of similar size and complexity, and phasing of work.
• An experienced Elevator Consultant, licensed in the State of Alabama, to evaluate and report existing conditions, recommend a practical solution with estimates, coordinate with Design team and prepare contract documents related to elevator as required, and provide periodic construction observations and final inspections of the work.
• Each Project Team member, including Consultants, to demonstrate knowledge, and extensive field experience in Elevator Modernization projects equal or greater size and complexity in the last 5 years.
• Must have design professionals licensed and currently registered to practice in the State of Alabama.
• Previous experience working on State of Alabama Projects and familiarity with the Division of Construction Management’s procedures.
• The design team’s location and availability to visit and monitor the project site to manage project in a timely manner, maintain project schedule, and provide effective construction management.

 Recognizing the composition of Alabama’s citizenship, the Alabama Building Renovation Finance Authority encourages submissions from design professionals that represent Alabama firms with diversity in their staffing and proposed project team, including but not limited to, associated design professionals and consultants.

 §41-16-82 of the Code of Alabama requires a disclosure statement to be completed and filed with all proposals, bids, contracts, or grant proposals submitted to the State of Alabama in excess of $5,000. The form is available online at http://www.ago.state.al.us/File-AL-Vendor-Disclosure-Statement.or-Disclosure-Statement.

§31-13 of the Code of Alabama, (Alabama Immigration Law) imposes conditions on the award of state contracts. Firms must agree to fully comply with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, as amended by the Immigration Act of 1990, and the Beason-Hammon Alabama Taxpayer and Citizen Protection Act. Architects and Engineers should review and adhere to these guidelines as appropriate to their project type.

Response: Interested firms shall submit the following: 1.) Letter of Interest; 2.) Statement of Qualification utilizing the GSA Standard Form 330 for the lead design firm and all consultants along with information for similar relevant projects ongoing or completed within the last 5 years. Information for similar relevant projects shall include project description, project budget, project location, project timeline including design start and construction contract completion, scope of work, Owner’s name and contact information, plus any other relevant information; 3.) Signed and completed Disclosure Statement.

Proposals must be received no later than 4:00 PM (Central Standard Time) on December 20, 2017.

Submit five (5) copies of the required proposal information to:

Katie Williams
Division of Construction Management
State of Alabama Department of Finance

Physical Address:
RSA Plaza Building
770 Washington Avenue, Suite 470
Montgomery, AL 36104

Mailing Address:
Post Office Box 301150
Montgomery, Alabama 36130-1150

For questions and additional information, contact Katie Williams via email at
katie.williams@bc.alabama.gov.