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Submission Cut-off, Monday, April 7, 2014

NOTICE

DESIGN PROFESSIONAL SELECTIONS

FOR

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 251-59 PHASE 1 – Water Supply and Sewer Treatment System Upgrades, Roadside Rest Area, Site 3, Brush Creek Twp., Fulton County, PA.  Construction Cost:  $500,000.  The scope of work includes, but is not limited to, demolish the existing underground water supply vault and utilities and relocate the entire water supply system and utilities above ground into a new building to be constructed as part of this project.  Provide composite shelter buildings to house the existing chlorine tank and composite sampler, to include heat, lighting, ventilation.  Replace approximately 300 feet of existing sewer pipe.

PROJECT NO. DGS 514-28 PHASE 1 – Renovate Fire Alarm and Suppression Systems, Warren State Hospital, Conewango Twp., Warren County, PA.  Construction Cost:  $2,500,000.  The scope of work includes, but is not limited to, install and/or replace existing building fire alarm and life safety systems for the campus of patient buildings and other buildings at Warren State Hospital, to be in compliance with current fire codes.  Where necessary and required by code install fire suppression systems in patient occupied buildings.

PROJECT NO. DGS 514-29 PHASE 1 – Install Modernized roof System, Warren State Hospital, Conewango Twp., Warren County, PA.  Construction Cost:  $600,000.  The scope of work includes, but is not limited to, all roof replacement work shall include the removal and disposal of deteriorated roofing systems, down to structural deck and all other defective accessories, such as flashings, copings and miscellaneous metal associated with the existing roof coverings.  Patch and repair concrete, gypsum and wood roof decks to make acceptable to the roof manufacturer.  Furnish and install new modernized roof systems that include flat, low slope and steep slope roofs.  New modernized roofing systems shall include a fully adhered singly ply 60 mil TPO membrane and flashing roofing systems or heavy weight asphalt/fiberglass shingle systems or concealed fastener metal roofing systems. 

PROJECT NO. DGS 515-30 PHASE 1 – Install Modernized Roof System, Wernersville State Hospital, S. Heidelberg Twp., Berks County, PA.  Construction Cost:  $725,000.  The scope of work includes, but is not limited to, all roof replacement work shall include the removal and disposal of deteriorated roofing systems, down to structural deck and all other defective accessories, such as flashings, copings and miscellaneous metal associated with the existing roof coverings.  Patch and repair concrete, gypsum and wood roof decks to make acceptable to the roof manufacturer.  Furnish and install new modernized roof systems that include flat, low slope and steep slope roofs.  New modernized roofing systems shall include a fully adhered singly ply 60 mil TPO membrane and flashing roofing systems or heavy weight asphalt/fiberglass shingle systems or concealed fastener metal roofing systems. 

PROJECT NO. DGS 553-39 PHASE 1 – Abatement of Hazardous Material Selinsgrove Center, Selinsgrove, Snyder County, PA.  Construction Cost:  $164,000.  The scope of work includes, but is not limited to, prepare the building for demolition through abatement of all hazardous materials.  The building is a one story brick building with a walkout basement and attic space.  It has a concrete structure and shingle roof and is approximately 10,000 square feet per floor. 

PROJECT NO. DGS 553-42 PHASE 1 –Purchase and Install Packaged Boiler(s), Selinsgrove Center, Penn Twp., Snyder County, PA.  Construction Cost:  $800,000.  The scope of work includes, but is not limited to, prepare site design plans and specify, permit, procure and install two (2) new EA, 650 H.P., dual fuel (natural gas, #2 oil) capable steam package boilers with high efficiency, low NOx, burners, to be situated within in a new weatherproof and concrete slab on grade.  Demolition and removal of two (2) existing, out-of-service, fabricated steel emission control devices and associated equipment which are both located immediately behind the central boiler plant coal to make sufficient space available for siting of new building, the two (2) EA, new 650 HP steam package boilers and related equipment.  Specify, furnish and install new feed water pumps, boiler chemical water treatment equipment, individual metal roof stacks, de-aeration tank, condensate return tank and oxygen trim system, new electrical service to the boiler, new natural gas lines to the boiler, new diesel fuel oil delivery, return lines and new water, steam lines and condensate return lines.  Design, specify, procure and install a complete aboveground storage tank system that shall consist of two (2) new 29,000 gallon capacity UL-142 approved, horizontally mounted, steel, double walled, aboveground storage tank systems.

PROJECT NO. DGS 574-28 PHASE 1 – Replace Roofs on Administration, Laundry, Storeroom and Kitchen Buildings, and Housing Units A, M, K and F Blocks, State Correctional Institution-Muncy, Clinton Twp., Lycoming County, PA.  Construction Cost:  $1,840,000.  The scope of work includes, but is not limited to, Administration Building #1, F-Block, Storage Building #35, and Front Gate Building #7 all have existing slate roofs to be replaced with the GAF Grand Slate Shingle.  The Administration Building also requires new gutters and restoration work to fascia, soffit, and copula to be replaced with the GAF Grand Slate Shingle.  Laundry Building #17, Storage Buildings #16, #21, #26, #37 and #47 all have existing asphalt shingles.  DOC prefer the replacement with GAF Grand Slate Line Shingle.  Kitchen Building #18 and Education Building #15 and EPDM Rubber Roofs to be with TOP Roof.  P-Block Infirmary is an EPDM Rubber Roof to be replaced with the GAF Grand Slate Shingle.  Storage Buildings #23, #24, #43 and #44 are all standing seam on corrugated steel roof to be repaired and seal coated.

PROJECT NO. DGS 576-8 PHASE 1 – Control Center Renovation, State Correctional Institution-Chester, Chester Twp., Delaware County, PA.  Construction Cost:  $1,089,000.  The scope of work includes, but is not limited to, modify the control room operational area to function more efficiently and comply with DOC policies and procedures.  Modification and expansion of the Central Control Room and modification of the sallyport area to separate visitor and staff entrance and processing areas.

PROJECT NO. DGS 800-298 PHASE 1 – Kostos Building Renewal, The Pennsylvania State University, Hazleton Campus, Luzerne County, PA.  Construction Cost:  $11,600,000.  The scope of work includes, but is not limited to, four story building has served as the campus’ primary classroom building.  In addition to housing the campus’ Engineering, Biology, Physics, and Chemistry labs, the building contains ten general purpose classrooms, including the campus’ largest lecture hall.  Fourteen faculty offices are located throughout the building, often in spaces not initially intended or that purpose.  Complete renewal of the building in order to meet current and future programmatic need at the campus.  Existing laboratory and classroom spaces with be “right-sized”, new group spaces will be added, faculty offices will be relocated and faculty research areas will be updated. 

PROJECT NO. DGS 800-299 PHASE 1 – Student Union and Dining Building at Brandywine, The Pennsylvania State University, Brandywine Campus, Media, Delaware County, PA.  Construction Cost:  $10,000,000.  The scope of work includes, but is not limited to, build a new student union.  Currently, the campus is comprised of commuter students with an enrollment of approximately 1,600 students.  The student union is anticipated to include a 400 seat dining area, main kitchen, and serving space to support the food service need of the new student housing and a campus with an enrollment of 2,000 students.  The new facility will also include lounges, Student affairs, student organization offices, recreational spaces for activities, meeting rooms, administrative offices and a multi-purpose room that can hold up to 150 people for special events.


 

REQUIREMENTS AND INFORMATION

NOTE – PROJECT PROGRAM

A Project Program, prepared by the Using Agency, is available for the following projects:  Statewide Surveyor Services, DGS 251-59 Phase 1, DGS 514-28 Phase 1, DGS 514-29 Phase 1, DGS 515-30 Phase 1, DGS 553-39 Phase 1, DGS 553-42 Phase 1, DGS 574-28 Phase 1, DGS 576-8 Phase 1, DGS 800-298 Phase 1 and DGS 800-299 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:  nspade@pa.gov

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:  nspade@pa.gov


(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, April 7, 2014, 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).