REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS
ARCHITECTURAL AND ENGINEERING SERVICES
The City of Cleveland, an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer, seeks to retain the services of a professional architectural firm to provide services related to the construction of a new park on Candies Lane. The park will consist of a 100’ x 32’ pavilion with restrooms, 160’ x 280’ fishing pond, playground and surfacing, and parking area.
Scope of Services
Provide preliminary and final architectural and engineering services for construction of new park. Scope not to include construction supervision but will include response to all RFIs. Park is partially funded by the TDEC LPRF grant and all work must be in accordance with guidelines and procedures as specified. Pre-bid and pre-construction meeting will be required in scope.
Consultant Selection Procedure
A qualification-based selection process will be utilized. Proposals submitted by the deadline will be reviewed and evaluated on the following criteria (relative weight):
- Qualification and competence of firm. Provide firm biography and history of firm’s business. (35%)
- Staff experience in type of service being sought. List recent experience in similar projects and provide name, address and telephone number of primary contract person(s) (35%)
- Capability of firm to perform desired service within acceptable time frame. Discuss availability of key personnel and past performance record. List other major projects and staff responsibilities that may be performed concurrently. (30%)
The firm selected as well as the overall most qualified will then be expected to negotiate fair/reasonable fees and enter into a formal contract. If negotiations fail, then the selection committee will negotiate with the next most qualified firm until a satisfactory agreement has been reached.
The selection committee holds the ability to conduct interviews based on scoring as Phase II Evaluation.
Statement of qualifications are to be submitted electronically by email to the City of Cleveland Purchasing Division by 3:00 P.M., local time, October 5, 2022, to the attention of Kristi Powers, . Qualifications shall indicate the scope of services to be completed by any sub-consultants.
Any project questions should be directed to Patti Petitt, Parks & Recreation Director, 423-593-6901, .