REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATION (RFQ) FOR CONTINUING PROFESSIONAL PLANNING AND LANDSCAPE ARCHITECT SERVICES FOR THE CITY OF SEBASTIAN

CITY OF SEBASTIANREQUEST FOR QUALIFICATION (RFQ)
FOR CONTINUING PROFESSIONAL PLANNING
AND LANDSCAPE ARCHITECT SERVICES
FOR THE CITY OF SEBASTIAN

1. INVITATION
In accordance with section 287.055 of Florida statutes “consultants competitive negotiations act” (CCNA) the City of Sebastian hereby invites interested and qualified professional planners and landscape architects to present their qualifications for providing continuing professional services for the city as may be required.

Six (6) copies of the document must be submitted in a sealed envelope or package, clearly marked on both the outside and inside as:

REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATION (RFQ)
FOR CONTINUING PROFESSIONAL PLANNING
AND LANDSCAPE ARCHITECT SERVICES
FOR THE CITY OF SEBASTIAN
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(The above label must also appear on outside of any overnight or express mail envelope or package.) The time and date for receipt of proposals will be scrupulously observed.  The City will not be responsible for late deliveries. Documents received after the specified date and time shall be stamped with date and time received and returned unopened.

The City reserves the right to select up to three (3) firms to provide these services should this be determined to be in the City’s best interest.  Any resulting contracts will be for three years with renewal for an additional two years upon mutual consent of the parties.  Qualifications presented in accordance with the requested format will be accepted by the City Manager’s Office, City Of Sebastian, 1225 Main Street, Sebastian, Florida 32958 until 2 pm on Friday December 1, 2017.  Interested parties must send an email to rmoyer@cityofsebastian.org by Monday, November 13, 2017 of their intent and to be eligible to receive any addendums related to this RFQ.

Qualified parties interested in responding to this Request for Qualifications may pick up or request a general information package containing a prescribed general format and details relevant to this RFQ from the City Manager’s Office at Sebastian City Hall, 1225 Main Street, Sebastian, Florida  32958, telephone 772-589-5330 / 772-388-8203 / jtarbell@cityofsebastian.org (Jean Tarbell, Administrative Assistant to the City Manager).

Attention is directed to F.S. Section 287.133 (2) (A) “Public Entity Crime” which prohibits certain persons or affiliates who have been convicted of a public entity crime from responding to this invitation.  A form is included in the information package for execution and submission with a response to this RFQ.  A Drug Free Workplace Form is also included in the information package for execution and submission with a response to this RFQ.  Failure to execute and submit the requisite forms with a response to this RFQ will subject the response to disqualification.

Questions concerning this RFQ should be directed by email to Lisa Frazier, Community Development Director/CRA Manager, lfrazier@cityofsebastian.org by Monday, November 20, 2017.  Parties interested in submitting a response to this RFQ agree to not contact or “lobby” City Council Members or any employee or agent of the City at any time during the solicitation period and selection process with the exception of directing questions / requests for clarification through the Project Manager. Any other contact with the City in this matter will be considered inappropriate and subject to rejection / disqualification.  The City reserves the right to reject any or all responses, waive any informality or irregularity on any response if considered non-substantial by the City, and/or to cancel this invitation at will.  Responses received after the date and time stipulated herein will be considered late and therefore disqualified.

By:  Joe Griffin
City Manager