PORT ORCHARD SOIL REMEDIAITON
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Port of Bremerton is seeking statements of qualifications for Consultants or Engineering professional services for soil remediation activities for properties located in the City of Port Orchard, WA.
BACKGROUND: The Port of Bremerton (Port) is a junior taxing district in the state of Washington, organized in 1913 under provisions of the laws of the State, codified at RCW 53.04.010 et seq. It is governed by a three-person elected Board of Commissioners. The Board of Commissioners appoints the Chief Executive Officer who is responsible for the Port's day-to-day operations.
The Port owns two marina waterfront properties with existing commercial structures, located at 521 and 525 Bay Street, Port Orchard, Washinton. The Port is interested in receiving proposals for conducting hazardous substance and/or petroleum mitigation and soils remediation at these two properties.
REQUEST FOR QUALIFICIATIONS (RFQ): A Request for Qualifications is the method of procurement used when elements such as experience, past performance, resources, method of approach, and other criteria are considered in addition to cost. The Port will review submitted proposals in accordance with the evaluation criteria set forth herein. After receiving proposals but prior to award of contract, the Port may engage in discussions with responsible submitters and allow or negotiate proposal revisions. Contents of proposals are not publicly disclosed until after contract award.
The Port hereby solicits interest from firms with expertise in conducting hazardous substance and/or petroleum mitigation and remediation including, but not limited to: Washington State Department of Ecology Voluntary Cleanup Program remediations and clean-ups pursuant to the Model Toxics Control Act (MTCA) guidelines. The Port reserves the right to amend terms of this Request for Qualifications (RFQ) to circulate various addenda, or to withdraw the RFQ at any time, regardless of how much time and effort consultants have spent on their responses.
PROJECT DISCRIPTON: The Work to be performed by the CONSULTANT shall include all necessary activities as identified in Attachment A: SCOPE OF SERVICES TO BE PROVIDED.
RFQ REQUIREMENTS: Submittal information to include:
RFQ SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS: Submit proposals via email to the Port's Contract Coordinator, Taylor Korizon at email@example.com. Place in the subject "Port of Bremerton- Port Orchard Soil Remediation." Proposals are due by end of day, April 20, 2022.
Port Point of Contact for the RFQ project is:
James Weaver, Director of Marine Facilities
firstname.lastname@example.org (primary) or 360-813-0829 (secondary)
Port Point of Contact for this RFQ submission is:
Taylor Korizon, Contract Coordinator
email@example.com (primary) or 360-813-0816 (secondary)
CONTRACT ISSUES: The successful contractor will be required to execute an A&E Professional Services Contract Agreement with the Port. Among other requirements, professional services contracts are subject to the following:
Any contracts awarded under this request for qualifications are expected to be funded in part by United States Federal and Washington State agency or department funds. The proposed contract will be under and subject to Executive Order 11246 of 24, September 1965, as amended (Affirmative Action to Ensure Equal Opportunity).
SELECTION PROCESS AND TIMELINE: Professional services will be procured using the Qualification-Based-Selection (QBS) process as outlined in RCW 39.80. QBS is a competitive procurement process in which consulting firms submit qualifications and/or a non-cost proposals to the Port based on the criteria listed. Price is not used in the selection criteria. The Port assess the expertise of competing firms and selects the most highly qualified firm to negotiate the project scope and associated fee.
Following this RFQ process, the Port will select two or three most highly qualified candidates for an interview. The Port will select the most highly qualified firm based on selection criteria and interviw. Once selected, a Professional Services contract scope, and fair and reasonable fee will be negotiated.
If the Port is unable to negotiate a satisfactory contract with the selected firm within thirty days, negotations with that firm may terminate at the Port's discretion and the Port may select another firm.
SELECTION CRITERIA: Proposals will be evaluated by a Port evaluation committee, which shall have solve power and discretion to determine the qualifications, responsibiliy, and capabilities of the submitters in relation to the project. The Port will award a contract to the most highly qualified consultant using the following criteria:
TERMS AND CONDITIONS: