April 30, 2004
REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS TO PERFORM AIRPORT CONSULTING SERVICES
· Prepare necessary applications and documentation for Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) AIP grant funding.
· Anticipated Projects:
o Construction of airport service/emergency access road
o Design and construct seal coat and precision marking for Runway 14/32
o Land acquisition to protect encroachment
o Design and construction of apron drainage improvements
o Environmental assessment
o Design and construction of new aircraft hangar facilities
o Design and construction of 1,000-foot extension to Runway 14/32 and overlay existing surface
o Design and construction of taxiway extension to Runway 14/32, including runway exit taxiways, and runup pads
o Design and construction of airport maintenance facility and crash, fire, and rescue facility
o Design and construction of airport terminal area facilities, taxiway, and core area improvements
o Rehabilitation of airport control tower building
o Obstacle evaluation/removal
· Provide miscellaneous airport planning, engineering, and consulting support services as may be required from time to time by the County. These consultant services may include representing the County in all discussions with the FAA regarding the work program, grant requirements, and project documentation.
A statement of your firm's interest and qualifications regarding these projects is herein solicited.
The Statement of Interest and Qualifications should include detailed information regarding the consultant's interest; qualifications; current relevant experience with the planning, design, and engineering of airports and airfield facilities and airfield improvement projects funded by FAA Airport Improvement Program (AIP) grants; and resumes of key personnel. Selection criteria contained in the FAA Advisory Circular 150/5100-14, as amended, will be considered in the following order of importance:
1. Understanding of the project
2. Recent experience with similar projects and with the Federal Aviation Administration
3. Interest shown
5. Ability to meet schedules and keep work within a budget
6. Qualifications of project manager and technicians assigned to the project
7. Familiarity with the project and location
8. Current workload
Please note that this request is for a Statement of Interest and Qualifications; a detailed cost proposal is not being requested at this time. Final project costs will be determined through negotiations with the selected firm. If project cost negotiations with the selected firm are unsuccessful, the County reserves the right to enter into negotiations with other firm(s).
Consultant submittals shall be brief and concise, containing no more than 30 pages of material. Submittals in excess of 30 pages shall be considered to be nonresponsive.
The County assumes no obligation in the solicitation of this general statement of interest and qualifications and all costs of responding to this solicitation shall be borne by the interested consultants.
Time is of the essence, therefore, the County will evaluate all pertinent information and will endeavor to select the firm with which it will work from those firms submitting statements. If a selection cannot be made on the basis of the qualifications statements alone, the most qualified firms may be contacted for additional information and, if warranted, detailed interviews.
This project is subject to the provisions of Executive Order 11246 (Affirmative Action to Ensure Equal Employment Opportunity) and to the provisions of Department of Transportation Regulations 49 CFR Part 23 (Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Participation). DBE firms are encouraged to submit.
this request and the proposed projects should be directed to Ms. Mary Hansen,
Airport Manager for
Three (3) copies of the Statement of Interest and Qualifications should be submitted to: Mary Hansen, Airport Manager, Yuba County Airport, 1364 Sky Harbor Drive, Marysville, California 95901), no later than 5:00 p.m., PDT, on May 31, 2004.