The Gadsden County Board of County Commissioners is seeking professional consultant services for Construction Engineering Inspection on County Road 159 LAP from SR 12 (Havana Highway) to the Florida State Line. FPID No. 429671-2-58-01 & 429671-2-68-01. Consideration will be given to only those firms that are qualified pursuant to law and that have been prequalified by the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) in accordance with Rule Chapter 14-75, Florida Administrative Code to perform the indicated Type(s) of Work.
Work Types: 10.1-Rdwy Construction Engineering Inspection
Response Deadline: May 24, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. local time
Selection Date: May 29, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. local time
CONSULTANT ELIGIBILITY: It is a basic tenet of the County’s contracting program that contractors are procured in a fair, open, and competitive manner. By submitting a Proposal, the Consultants certifies that they are in compliance with FDOT Directive No. 375-030-006. This directive is available on FDOT’s Web Site. In addition to the restrictions identified in Directive No. 375-030-006, please be advised of the following prohibition: A consultant firm or its affiliate who was the Designer or Engineer of Record is precluded from bidding on the same project.
FEDERAL DEBARMENT: This project is federally funded with assistance from the Florida Department of Transportation and the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA). By submitting a Proposal, the Consultant certifies that no principal (which includes officers, directors, or executives) is presently suspended, proposed for debarment, declared ineligible or voluntarily excluded from participation on this transaction by any Federal Department or Agency.
SELECTION PRODECURE: This project is covered by the selection process detailed in the Rule Chapter 14-75, Florida Administrative Code. Selection will be made directly from Proposals for this project. After ranking of the Consultants, the contract fee will be negotiated in accordance with Section 287.055, Florida Statutes.
Note: The final selection date and time is provided in this advertisement. Any other meetings will be noticed on the County’s Web Site. All public meetings will be held at the Gadsden County Board of Commissioner, 9 E Jefferson Street, Lower Level, Butler Building, Quincy, FL 32351. Changes to meeting dates and times will be updated on the County’s Web Site. In order to ensure a fair, competitive, and open process, once a project is advertised for Proposals, all communications between interested firms and the County must be directed in writing to Mr. Curtis Young, Gadsden County Interim Public Works Director, (850) 875-8672 or firstname.lastname@example.org
RESPONSE PROCEDURE: Qualified consultants are encouraged to submit the original and three (3) copies of their Proposal to the Gadsden County Board of County Commissioners, 5-B E. Jefferson Street, Second Floor, Room 204, Quincy, FL 32351 by the response deadline, May 24, 2013 at 10:00 a.m., E.T.).
Letters of Response should at a minimum, include the following information:
a. Project Name/DOT Financial Management Number.
b. Consultant’s name and address.
c. Proposed responsible office for consultant
d. Contact person, phone number and Internet Email Address.
e. Statement regarding previous experience of consultant or sub-consultants in advertised type of work.
f. Proposed key personnel and their proposed roles including any and all CTQP certifications for inspectors.
g. Sub-consultant(s) that may be used for the project.
h. Indication as to whether the prime firm and/or sub-consultants are disadvantages business enterprises (DBE).
i. Certification Regarding Debarment, Suspension, Ineligibility and Voluntary Exclusion
j. Certification Regarding Lobbying
k. Truth in Negotiation Certification
l. DBE Participation Statement
m. Bid Opportunity List
a. The outside of the envelope should be marked with “Sealed Proposal - County Road 159 LAP Engineering Inspector RFP# 13-04.”
The Gadsden County Board of County Commissioners reserves the right to reject any and all proposals deemed in the best interest of the County. EEO/AA
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NOTICE UNDER FICTITIOUS
Pursuant to Section 865.09, Florida Statutes
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that James Larry Ganus, desiring to engage in business under the fictitious name of:
J & L Sales Co
Located at: 2174 Frank Smith Rd.
Quincy, FL 32352
In the County of: Gadsden
In the city of: Quincy
State of: Florida
Intends to register the said name with the Division of Corporations of the Florida Department of State, Tallahassee, Florida.
Dated at Havana, Florida, this 24th day of April, 2013.