Submission Cut-off, Thursday, February 14, 2013
DESIGN PROFESSIONAL SELECTIONS
DEPARTMENT OF GENERAL SERVICES
The Selections Committee for the Department of General Services will meet to consider selection of Design Professionals for the following projects:
STATEWIDE SURVEYOR SERVICES - The Department of General Services (DGS) is seeking land surveyors for Surveyor Services in connection with the design and construction of various Commonwealth civil engineering, building, and flood protection projects, as well as real property acquisitions and dispositions throughout the Commonwealth.
PLEASE NOTE: If your firm has received notification that your firm was selected for the previously advertised Statewide Surveyor Services for the Commonwealth, you need not apply again.
PROJECT NO. DGS A 199-83, PHASE 1 –Fairview State Fish Hatchery, Biosecurity Measures, Fairview Twp., Erie County, PA. Construction Cost: $504,000. The scope of work includes, but is not limited to, additional isolated raceways at the hatchery are required to handle brood fish for Steelhead egg production; thus, the need for the new facilities. In order to do so the hatchery must be partially isolated during fish propagation and rearing. This will be accomplished by providing certain new facilities on site for that purpose.
PROJECT NO. DGS A 199-84, PHASE 1 – Rehabilitation of Tamarack Lake, Dam A and Dam B, West Meade Twp., Crawford County, PA. Construction Cost: $9,000,000. The scope of work includes, but is not limited to, the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission is requesting that the Department of General Services procure Professional Engineering, Design and Construction related services for the Rehabilitation of Tamarack Lake Dam A and Dam B (Project). The Project shall consist of all required efforts to complete a rehabilitation design and obtain all permits and authorizations for the Project in accordance with current dam safety regulations and engineering standards of practice. Such permits and authorizations include, but are limited to Title 25 PA Code, Chapters 93, 102 and 105. The services shall be overseen by a Professional Engineer that is well versed in the aspects of Dam Safety and has overseen similar dam rehabilitation projects as reference throughout 25 PA Code, Chapter 105.
PROJECT NO. DGS 235-1, PHASE 1 – Addition/Renovations to Butler Headquarters Building, Troop “D” Butler Headquarters, Butler Township, Butler County, PA. Construction Cost: $3,610,000. The scope of work includes, but is not limited to, construct a new two story addition approximately 7,000 sq. ft., renovate the existing facility and out buildings. Comply with ADA mandates and install new whole house generator. Create parking for 65 state owned vehicles and 60 personal vehicles.
PROJECT NO. DGS 304-13, PHASE 1 – Replace Roof on Elder Hall, Training Academy – Elizabethtown, Mount Joy Twp., Lancaster County, PA. Construction Cost: $1,760,000. The scope of work includes, but is not limited to, replacement of roof on Elder Hall. The sloped roof is constructed with lightweight concrete planks, one-ply base sheet, and covered by one layer of flat inter locking terra cotta tiles. Department of Corrections prefers the new roofing material to be durable long lasting tile made of a composite material which closely resembles the existing roof. The roof is comprised of approximately 23 separate sections with a total area of 132,500 sq. ft.
PROJECT NO. DGS 700-46, PHASE 3 – Rehabilitation of the Original Farm Show Complex, Repair and Remediation of Water Penetration, Maclay Street End, Harrisburg, Dauphin County, PA. Construction Cost: $750,000. The scope of work includes, but is not limited to, stabilizing all interior/exterior brickwork and masonry extending from the ground floor to the roof parapet, replacing all window, flashing and roofing material where necessary, to alleviate water penetrations into the newly remodeled Maclay Street end of the Complex, including the Keystone conference Center and preserving the historic significance of the decorative features of the exterior of the south wall.
PROJECT NO. DGS 800-292, PHASE 1 – Capital Renewal, Phase II – Eastern Region, Luerssen Building Renovations, Berks Campus, The Pennsylvania State University,
Berks County, PA. Construction Cost: $9,100,000. The scope of work includes, but is not limited to, construction of new academic facility building with badly needed Science facilities and general academic classroom space. Upgrades to the following: ADA to the existing toilet rooms, fire alarm system, elevator, mechanical, electrical, plumbing systems and structural system for seismic forces.
PROJECT NO. DGS A 960-119, PHASE 1 – Installation of New 100% Back-Up Emergency Generators, Pennsylvania Soldiers’ & Sailors’ Home, Erie, Erie County, PA. Construction Cost: $392,600. The scope of work includes, but is not limited to, the Personal Care Unit Building, Nursing Care Unit Building and the Dementia/Alzheimer’s Unit Building. Remove the generators that just support life safety equipment in the Personal Care Unit Building and install one new generator (minimum of 400KW), transfer equipment and associated wiring and conduit with the intent of 100% on-site stand-by back-up service. Install a second generator (minimum 300-350KW), transfer equipment and associated wiring and conduit, which will supply 100% on-site, stand-by back-up service for the Nursing Care Unit and the Dementia/Alzheimer’s Unit Buildings. Pervious design supplied back-up power to life safety systems and critical care systems.
PROJECT NO. DGS 1101-50, PHASE 1 – Renovate and Expand Azikiwe-Nkrumah Hall, Lincoln University, Lower Oxford Twp., Chester County, PA. Construction Cost: $5,100,000. The scope of work includes, but is not limited to, provide a building that would be in compliance with local, State, Federal and ADA codes. The building would have an efficient HVAC system, electrical service with back up generations for certain parts of the operation. The Public Safety operation includes an office for the Chief of Police, two captain offices, a support person, copy room, conference room, command center, evidence lock-up, retention room, training/classroom area, men’s and women’s locker and shower rooms, firearm range, K-9 facility, exercise area, small vehicle storage with charging capabilities, hold area (3 cells), weapon lock-up, equipment storage. A need for a welcome/reception center for students and parents, information desk/reception, bus stop. The building does not currently have an elevator.
PROJECT NO. DGS 1103-74, PHASE 1 – Renovations to Chevron Science Center, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, PA. Construction Cost: $4,167,000. The scope of work includes, but is not limited to, renovations of research laboratories on various floors and their support spaces and provides new HVAC, electrical and fire protection distribution in the Chevron Science Center. The labs and their infrastructure are original to the 1973 building and are in need of updating.
PROJECT NO. DGS 1579-8, PHASE 1 – Construct Addition to Dietary Building, State Correctional Institution – Cambridge Springs, Cambridge Twp., Crawford County, PA. Construction Cost: $1,840,000. The scope of work includes, but is not limited to, new construction of a dining room and a dish handling area, and renovation of existing food production, storage, and dining room areas. The project will include either new or relocation of the existing walk-in freezer and refrigeration units, ovens, etc. The project will include a new roof on the dietary building (food production and storage, and dining room).
REQUIREMENTS AND INFORMATION
NOTE – PROJECT PROGRAM
A Project Program, prepared by the Using Agency, is available for the following projects: Statewide Surveyor Services, A 199-83 Phase 1, A 199-84 Phase 1, DGS 235-1 Phase 1, DGS 304-13 Phase 1, DGS 700-46 Phase 3, DGS 800-292 Phase 1, A 960-119 Phase 1, DGS 1101-50 Phase 1, DGS 1103-74 Phase 1 and 1579-8 PHASE 1. Project Programs are available on this Web Site by clicking on the project number in the above advertisement. Copies of the Project Programs may be obtained upon request to the Selections Committee, Department of General Services, 3rd Floor Arsenal Building, 18th & Herr Streets, Harrisburg, PA 17125 telephone (717) 783-8468, or via e-mail by addressing a request to: firstname.lastname@example.org
INSTRUCTIONS FOR FILING APPLICATION (Please note, FORM ASP-150 has been updated 11/2012 to reflect changes relative to the implementation of the Small Diverse Business Initiative. Design Firms submitting ASP-150 Applications for the projects advertised above must utilize the 11/2012 update form, older versions will not be accepted by the Department) updated 11/14/2012
Professionals will not be considered by the Committee until all of the following requirements are met:
(a) Signed Form 150-ASP must be filed with the Department of General Services. The signature on Form 150-ASP must be an original signature. The firm’s Vendor Registration number should be listed on Page 1 adjacent their firm name. Vendor Registration web address is www.pasuppplierportal.state.pa.us or by calling 717-346-2676 (Harrisburg area) or 877-435-7363 (toll free). Consultants listed on the requesting professional firm's application, Form 150-ASP shall be deemed to be designated Key Consultants. Form 150-ASP, Application For Specific Project, may be obtained upon request to the Selections Committee, Department of General Services, 3rd Floor Arsenal Building, 18th & Herr Streets, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania 17125. Telephone: (717) 783-8468. The Form 150-ASP can also be downloaded from this Web Site. In addition, the Form 150-ASP can be obtained via e-mail by addressing a request to: email@example.com
(b) Under question 9, page 4 of the requesting professional firm's application (Form 150-ASP), the requesting professional firm shall state, following the consultant’s name, whether the consultant is a Commonwealth Verified Small Diverse Business. Also, the requesting professional firm shall obtain from each consultant listed, a signed letter of certification on the consultant's letterhead, attesting to the firm's consent to participate in the requesting professional firm's application (Form 150-ASP) for the specific project. Signed letters of certification from consultants are required and constitute a part of the requesting professional firm's application (Form 150-ASP) for the specific project. The signature on the letter of certification must be an original signature.
(c) The requesting professional firm must submit six (6) copies of Form 150-ASP, Application for Specific Project, for each project herein advertised in which the firm is interested and qualified to perform. At least one of the six (6) copies submitted must contain all original signatures. For architectural projects and, when appropriate, for engineering projects, the Professional shall supply photographs showing a maximum of two different views of each of the three relevant projects described in Question 12, Pages 7 through 9 of the application (Form 150-ASP). The requesting professional firm or joint venture firm must be the Professional of Record for the projects described in Question 12, Pages 7 through 9 of the application (Form 150-ASP). It is not acceptable to list work performed by Key Consultants. The identification and appropriate supportive information concerning each photograph shall include the name, project title, location, and the name of the Professional of Record. Color photo copies are acceptable, however, renderings and brochures will not be accepted in lieu of photographs. The photographs shall be attached to each copy of the application, (Form 150-ASP). The pages of each copy of Form 150-ASP must be stapled with photographs and consultant's letters of certification followed by the resume(s) of Key Personnel (listed in Question 10 and/or 11 on Pages 5 and/or 6) included as the last section of the application.
DO NOT BIND THE APPLICATION (FORM 150-ASP) IN ANY WAY TO ANY OTHER DOCUMENTATION. DO NOT BIND THE APPLICATION (FORM 150-ASP) IN A BINDER OF ANY TYPE.
(d) A complete project submission, which consists of documents described in paragraphs (a), (b) and (c) above, must be received on or before the close of business (5:00 p.m.), Thursday, February 14, 2013, and addressed to the Selections Committee, Department of General Services, 3rd Floor Arsenal Building, 18th & Herr Streets, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania 17125. FAX APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTABLE.
Note: Project submissions must be made on the Form 150-ASP. Applications submitted on any other form are unacceptable and will not be considered by the Committee.
(e) The Selections Committee may at its discretion establish interviews with any or all of the Professionals who have requested consideration for appointment as designer for the above projects. If an interview is required, the Professional will be notified by the Committee as to the date, time and location.
(f) Additional information, in writing, may be requested by the Committee as required.
(g) The terms of the Professional’s contract and the fee to be paid to the appointed design professional will be negotiated by the Department for each project.
ADDITIONAL SERVICES - INDOOR AIR QUALITY ASSESSMENT PROGRAM AND HAZARDOUS MATERIALS
The Professional firm selected to design a project will be expected to perform and administer, when required by the Department as Additional Services, an Indoor Air Quality Assessment Program during Building or Renovation Commissioning and the sampling, testing, inspection and monitoring for removal of any asbestos, other hazardous waste or contaminants encountered during project design or construction, unless otherwise stated in the Scope.
SMALL DIVERSE BUSINESS CONSIDERATION IN PROFESSIONAL SELECTIONS
The Department of General Services encourages the participation of Small Minority Business Enterprises, Small Women Business Enterprises, Small Veteran Business Enterprises and Small Service‐Disabled Veteran Business Enterprises (collectively referred to as “Small Diverse Businesses” as defined under Title 4 of The Pennsylvania Code, Chapter 58) in Commonwealth Design Professional Agreements.
Therefore, the Selections Committee on behalf of the Department of General Services will consider participation of Small Diverse Businesses (SDB) as either the prime professional, or as a subcontracting consultant, as a factor in the final selection of Design Professionals on Commonwealth projects.
Firms wishing to participate in Commonwealth Design Professional Agreements should specify whether the professional or consultants being proposed on the projects are currently recognized as SDB’s by the Department of General Services, Bureau of Small Business Opportunities. If the proposing firm is itself a current SDB, the firm should state that fact in its proposal.
In order to identify SDB’s the Department of General Services Small Diverse Design Businesses database can be accessed by clicking HERE
All applications submitted are subject to review by the Selections Committee. The Selections Committee disclaims any liability whatsoever as to its review of the applications submitted and in formulating its recommendations for selection. All recommendations for selection made by the Committee shall be final pursuant to the Commonwealth Procurement Code, 62 Pa. C.S § 101 et seq., as amended (Act 57 of May 15, 1998).