REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS FOR UTILITY SERVICE APPRAISALS
The City of Wolfforth, Texas (City) requests the submission of qualifications statements, which will lead to the possible award of contracts to provide services for a project involving a public water system.
Scope of Work
Services to be provided by Appraisal Service: professional appraisal services associated with a determining a valuation for a public water system.
Guidelines for Content of Qualification Statements
DO NOT INCLUDE COST INFORMATION with the qualification statement. Responses that include cost or pricing information will be rejected and will not be considered by the City.
Detailed instructions on preparation of the qualification statement must be obtained from the City. For more information on preparing and submitting the qualification statement, contact Debra Perkey, City Secretary, at (806) 855-4120 or email@example.com. This information should be requested as soon as possible in order to allow time to prepare the document and comply with the procedures.
Three (3) copies of the qualifications statement must be filed with the City by 10:00 a.m. on Monday, October 1, 2018, at the City Hall, 302 Main Street, Wolfforth, TX 79382.
Minimum Qualifications and Selection Criteria
The City will evaluate the proposals to determine which firm has the best qualifications.
Contract Terms and Negotiation Schedule
Consultants for Appraisal Services are expected to negotiate an agreement for services which is acceptable to the City. If an acceptable contract cannot be negotiated, the City may formally end negotiations and begin negotiating with the next highest qualified person or firm.
Contracts are contingent upon release of funds from the TWDB. Any contract awarded under the Requests for Qualifications (RFQs) are expected to be funded in part by a loan from the TWDB. Neither the State of Texas nor any of its departments, agencies, or employees are or will be a party to the RFQs, or any resulting contract. These RFQs are issued in accordance with Section 2254 of the Texas Government Code (Professional Services Act) and Title 40 Code of Federal Regulations, Part 31 (Uniform Administrative Requirements for Grants and Cooperative Agreements to State and Local Governments).
Contracts include goals for Minority and Women’s Business Enterprise participation. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has approved the following Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) & Women Business Enterprise (WBE) “fair share goals” for the TWDB State Revolving Fund programs. EPA policy does NOT mandate that the fair share goals be achieved but does mandate that a documented good faith effort be made toward achieving the goals.
CONSTRUCTION 19.44% 9.17%
SUPPLIES 25.34% 8.82%
EQUIPMENT 16.28% 11.45%
SERVICES 20.41% 13.66%
Prime contractors are required to comply with EPA’s good faith effort policy when awarding sub-agreements for construction, supplies, equipment, and services. A complete version of TWDB document, “Guidance for Utilization of Small, Minority, and Women-Owned Businesses in Procurement”, is available at: www.twdb.texas.gov/financial/instructions/doc/TWDB-0210.pdf
The City is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, handicap or national origin. Small, minority, and women-owned business enterprises are encouraged to submit proposals.