Submission Cut-off, Monday, November 18, 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 116-5 PHASE 1 – Repair and Repave Roads, Ricketts Glen State Park, Fairmount Twp., Luzerne County, PA. Construction Cost: $2,800,000. The scope of work includes, but is not limited to, seeking engineering consultant for Engineering Services to prepare plans, specifications, and cost estimates to rehabilitate approximately 5 miles of paved roadway in Ricketts Glen State Park. Prepare road foundation subbase, asphalt paving, pothole patching, crack sealing and asphalt patching.
PROJECT NO. DGS 145-7 PHASE 1 – Rehabilitate Organized Group Camps, Laurel Hill State Park, Somerset, Somerset County, PA. Construction Cost: $3,200,000. The scope of work includes, but is not limited to, rehabilitate and upgrade seven historic organized group camps including water, sewer, utility upgrades, mess hall rehabilitation, roof replacement, parking, trails, masonry work and window and door replacements. The Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) era group camps constructed in the 1930s have remained extremely popular with large organized groups. The Laurel Hill State Park Complex is in the heart of the Laurel Highlands and the popular group camps severe a large diversity of groups from across Pennsylvania. With the addition of event/conference areas and camping cottage development in two of the camps, we will broaden the parks usage and increase revenue.
PROJECT NO. DGS 197-8 PHASE 1 – Replace or Rehabilitate Forest Fire Lookout Towers, Multiple Forest Districts and State Parks, Multiple Townships, Multiple Counties, Statewide, PA. Construction Cost: $4,800,000. The scope of work includes, but is not limited to, design of repair/rehab/replacement/removal of steel tower truss members, housing cabins, stairs concrete foundations. Provide specs and determine the scope of painting tower steel truss members. Design of utility upgrade to site and security fence improvements. Design of access road and parking improvements. Provide erosion and sedimentation control plan as required.
PROJECT NO. DGS 251-56 PHASE 1 – Renovate and Expand Office Facility, Montgomery District 6-0, King of Prussia, Montgomery County, PA. Construction Cost: $1,200,000. The scope of work includes, but is not limited to, renovations and improvement to the District 6-0 Engineering Office, including HVAC upgrades, lighting upgrades, restroom renovation and fire panel upgrades. Carpeting, energy improvement measures, fire panel replacement and handrail replacement.
PROJECT NO. DGS 251-58 PHASE 1 – Construction of a New County Maintenance Facility, Carbon District 5-2, Lehighton, Carbon County, PA. Construction Cost: $11,000,000. The scope of work includes, but is not limited to, design and construct a new PennDOT Carbon County Maintenance Garage/Office totaling approximately 40,000 square feet on existing nearby PennDOT owned site. If existing site is unusable, Penn DOT request DGS to acquire property favorable for the project. New Facility to include: general office space; garage mechanics bays; garage office; weld shop; lunch/break rooms; restrooms; conference room; date closet; file storage, adequate parking, general storage buildings, personnel building, truck wash, de-icing manufacturing building, and other ancillary out buildings. Emergency generator need to provide power to entire facility including all existing buildings at the stockpile. Parking design to accommodate for additional staff/visitors based on conference room sizing.
PROJECT NO. DGS 374-4 PHASE 1 – Replace Roofs on Various Buildings, State Correctional Institution – Somerset, Brothers Valley Twp., Somerset County, PA. Construction Cost: $2,240,000. The scope of work includes, but is not limited to, replacement of roof on various buildings. A prioritized list of buildings will be developed by DOC in coordination with the design professional. The roof replacement work will be within the secure perimeter and all activity must adhere to DOC security policy.
REQUIREMENTS AND INFORMATION
NOTE – PROJECT PROGRAM
A Project Program, prepared by the Using Agency, is available for the following projects: Statewide Surveyor Services, DGS 116-5 Phase 1, DGS 145-7 Phase 1, DGS 197-8 Phase 1, DGS 251-56 Phase 1, DGS 251-58 Phase 1 and DGS 374-4 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: email@example.com
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)
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: firstname.lastname@example.org
(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.), Monday, November 18, 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).