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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 Board of Dental Examiners of Alabama is requesting qualifications from design professionals licensed in the State of Alabama to provide Architectural services for Building Interior Renovations located at 2229 Rocky Ridge Road, Birmingham, Alabama. The contract will be awarded to one professional firm and the services will be compensated utilizing the Division of Construction Management fee schedule for professional services.

Project General Description and Scope: The scope of work shall include but is not limited to the design of systems and required infrastructure that are typically associated with existing building renovations including office renovations, and elevator installation projects. The renovation program requirements include renovation of existing offices to construct a board room on the first floor, installation of an elevator to serve two floors, and other renovations to existing offices.

The estimated construction budget for this project is $ 200,000. The work will be a single project.

Qualifications:Applicants should have design experience with projects of similar size and scope. The firm shall include a professional architect registered in the State of Alabama. The Board of Dental Examiners of Alabama will select the most qualified design professional as outlined in the Manual of Procedures, 2001 edition, provided by the Division of Construction Management. Recognizing the composition of Alabama’s citizenship, the Board of Dental Examiners of Alabama encourages proposals from professionals that represent Alabama firms with diversity in their staffing, proposed project team, and associated professionals and consultants.

All applicable State of Alabama Division of Construction Management documents and procedures, as well as any other applicable requirements from funding sources, shall be utilized on this project. §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 $5,000.00. 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. Commissioning firms should review and adhere to these guidelines as appropriate to their project type.

Proposal Evaluation Criteria: Selection by the Board of Dental Examiners of Alabama shall be based on factors which may include, among others, the following:

A. The design team has demonstrated experience and competence on projects of similar size and scope within the last five years.
B. The design team has demonstrated ability to provide comprehensive services from project inception to construction completion.
C. The design team has previous experience with State of Alabama projects and familiarity with the Division of Construction Management’s process and procedures.
D. The design team’s location and availability to visit and monitor the project site to manage the project in a timely manner, maintain project schedule, and provide effective construction management for the duration of the project.

This request for qualifications is not an offer to contract but seeks the submission of qualifications from qualified, professional respondents that may form the basis for the negotiation of a contractor agreement. The Board of Dental Examiners of Alabama reserves the right to award a contract to one or more selected entities, reject any or all proposals and solicit additional proposals, through the RFQ process, if that is determined to be in the best interest of the State of Alabama.

Response: Interested professionals should submit a letter of interest, statements of qualification utilizing GSA Standard Form 330 for the design firm and all consultants, signed, dated, and notarized Disclosure Statement plus any other relevant information for similar projects ongoing or completed within the past five years. Information for similar relevant project shall include project description, project budget, project location, project timeline including start date and contract completion, scope of work, owner’s name and contact information, plus any other relevant information.

Proposals must be delivered no later than 4:00 p.m., Central Time on Tuesday, December 11, 2018.

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

Mr. Bradley W. Edmonds, Executive Director
C/O Dan Woods, Project Architect
Department of Finance
Division of Construction Management

Physical Address:
RSA Plaza Building
770 Washington Avenue, Suite 444
Montgomery, AL 36104

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 301150
Montgomery, Alabama 36130-1150

Questions and or information related to delivery of qualifications shall be directed to Dan Woods via email at dan.woods@bc.alabama.gov .