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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 Historical Commission requests qualifications from qualified design professionals to provide architectural and/or engineering services under an Open-End Agreement for various projects at the Alabama Historical Commission’s Historic Sites. The Open-End Agreement will be awarded to one architectural firm and the services will be contracted under both fees and hourly rates in accordance with the Manual of Procedures of the Alabama Building Commission.

Proposed Scope of Work: The scope of work includes full architectural and/or engineering services for various projects throughout the state of Alabama. The projects will vary in size, complexity, and duration. The work may include, but is not limited to, roof replacements, exterior and interior building restoration, and construction of storage facilities. The term of the agreement will be for two (2) years with an option to renew for one (1) additional year.

Qualifications: The Applicants shall demonstrate experience with preservation, rehabilitation, restoration, and reconstruction of historic buildings in accordance with the Secretary of the Interior's Standards for Treatment of Historic Properties; experience with full project management from project inception through completion of construction; and knowledge of and experience with the Alabama Building Commission procedures for design and construction projects. The Applicants and consultants shall hold current professional licenses and be registered in the State of Alabama. Applicants will be selected on the basis of experience and qualifications of the firm and consultants with structures equivalent to the scope of these projects; capability and ability to perform the work in a timely manner; and range of services provided by proposed team.

Recognizing the composition of Alabama’s citizenship, the Alabama Historical Commission 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.

§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.

In compliance with Act 2016-312, the contractor must certify that it is not currently engaged in, and will not engage in, the boycott of a person or an entity based in or doing business with a jurisdiction with which this state can enjoy open trade.

Response: Interested professionals shall submit a letter of interest, statement of qualification utilizing GSA Standard Form 330 for the primary firm and all proposed consultants, information for similar relevant projects including the project description, project budget, scope of work, photographs (before and after), Owner’s name and contact information, plus any other relevant information.

Proposals must be received no later than 4:00 p.m. on November 16, 2018.

Supply six (6) copies of all required proposal information to:

Eleanor Cunningham, Director of Historic Sites
Historic Sites Division
Alabama Historical Commission
468 South Perry Street
Montgomery, AL 36130-0900 (U. S. Mail) or 36104 (Overnight Delivery)