CITY OF VANCOUVER, WASHINGTON
REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS
ON-CALL PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERING SERVICES - TRANSPORTATION
The City of Vancouver (City) is seeking qualification statements from qualified, licensed engineering firms for on-call professional engineering and other related professional services. Projects under this solicitation will be federal, state and locally funded and as such all rules, regulations, statutes and policies whatsoever required by the funding source must be followed including but not limited to Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) goals and the requirements thereof.
Request for Qualifications packets may be examined at Vancouver City Hall, Customer Service Desk, 1st floor lobby, 415 W. 6th Street, Vancouver, Washington 98660. Request for Qualifications packets may be obtained from the City of Vancouver website at https://vancouver.procureware.com. These are available for viewing, downloading and printing at your own equipment free of charge.
Technical questions regarding this project may be directed to the Project Manager, Ryan Miles at (360) 487-7708 or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org. Procurement related questions may be addressed to Scott Cramer, Senior Procurement Specialist at (360) 487-8426 or via e-mail at email@example.com. All questions must be submitted by Tuesday May 1st, 2018
Sealed responses will be received by the Procurement Services Manager of the City of Vancouver, Washington up to the hour of 3:00 p.m., Wednesday, May 9th, 2018 . Responses delivered later will not be accepted. The City of Vancouver is not responsible for delays in delivery.
All responses to this request that are mailed through the United States Postal Service shall be addressed to the Procurement Services Manager, City of Vancouver, P.O. Box 1995, Vancouver, Washington 98668-1995. Please be advised that USPS deliveries requiring a signature may not be delivered in a timely manner as our receiving point is not staffed at all times and may not be available to sign at the time of delivery. Hand-delivered responses or responses not sent through the USPS, shall be delivered to the Vancouver City Hall, Customer Service Desk, 1st floor lobby, City of Vancouver, 415 W. 6th Street, Vancouver, Washington 98660. The United States Postal Service will NOT deliver to the street address.
All responses shall be placed in a sealed envelope, which is clearly marked "RFQu #14-18 ON-CALL PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERING SERVICES - TRANSPORTATION" . Responses by FAX or e-mail will not be accepted.
The City of Vancouver in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, 78 Stat. 252,
42 U.S.C. 2000d to 2000d-4 and Title 49, Code of Federal Regulations, Department of Transportation, subtitle A, Office of the Secretary, Part 21, nondiscrimination in federally assisted programs of the Department of Transportation issued pursuant to such Act, hereby notifies all bidders that it will affirmatively ensure that in any contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement, disadvantaged business enterprises, as defined in 49 CFR part 26, will be afforded full opportunity to submit qualification statements in response to this invitation and will not be discriminated against on the grounds of race, color, national origin or sex in consideration for an award.
The City of Vancouver is committed to providing equal opportunities to State of Washington certified Minority, Disadvantaged and Women's Business Enterprises in contracting activities.
The City of Vancouver reserves the right to cancel this request or reject any and all responses submitted or to waive any minor formalities of this call if the best interest of the City would be served.
No respondent may withdraw their response after the hour set for the opening thereof, unless the award of contract is delayed for a period exceeding ninety (90) days.
Scott W. Cramer
Senior Procurement Specialist
April 13, 20 604354