ADVERTISEMENT FOR A/E REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS
Pursuant to 2001-956, Gadsden State
Community College seeks proposals from qualified professionals licensed in the
State of Alabama to provide architectural and/or engineering services for three
specific projects at Gadsden State Community College which include construction
of a new science building at the East Broad Campus, renovation of Allen Hall at
the Wallace Drive Campus (the East Broad and Wallace Drive campuses are both in
Gadsden), and an addition to the Cheaha Career Center at the Ayers Campus in
Qualifications: Gadsden State Community College will select
the most qualified design professional as outlined in the Manual of Procedures,
2001 Edition, prepared by the Alabama Building Commission. Applicants must
demonstrate successful experience in delivering fully integrated facilities in a
functional, economical and effective manner. Applicants must provide documented
success in construction cost management, thorough, accurate and timely services
and document production.
Recognizing the composition of Alabama’s citizenship, Gadsden
State Community College encourages proposals from design professionals that
represent Alabama firms with diversity in their staffing, proposed project team
and associated design professionals and consultants.
All applicable State of Alabama Building Commission documents and procedures, as
well as any other applicable requirements from funding sources, shall be
utilized on this project. Act 2001-955 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 $5000.
Act 2011-535 (Alabama Immigration Law) imposes conditions on the award of State
contracts. Those requirements are effective 1 January 2012 for contracts
receiving State funds. Proposers 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. For additional information on this subject, please refer to the
Alabama Building Commission’s bulletins.
Project General Description: Construction, renovation and
addition projects varying in size and complexity and duration on three campuses.
Project Scope: Construction of new Science
Building at East Broad Campus (Gadsden, AL), renovation of Allen Hall at Wallace
Drive Campus (Gadsden, AL), and addition to Cheaha Career Center at Ayers Campus
(Anniston, AL). Estimated construction cost is $21,400,000. Total project cost
Response: Interested professionals should submit an original
proposal in USB–CD form along with one hard copy. Proposals must include a
letter of interest, a completed GSA Standard Form 330, and a State of Alabama
Disclosure Statement along with any other relevant information to the following:
Gadsden State Community College
ATTN: Kim Carter
1001 George Wallace Drive
Gadsden, AL 35903
Proposals must be clearly marked “Architectural and Engineering Services Submittal” and must be received no later than 9:00 AM, April 10, 2017.
This request for proposals is not an offer to contract but seeks the submission
of proposals from qualified, professional respondents that may form the basis
for the negotiation of a contract or agreement. At least three A/E firms will be
selected for project services from those submitting proposals for further and
more detailed evaluation and review by a committee of representatives from the
College. Gadsden State Community College reserves the right to reject any or all
proposals and to solicit additional proposals, through the RFP process, if that
is determined to be in the best interests of the State of Alabama.