Government Contract | Pennsylvania

Bid Information

Bid Alert No: 00000539869


Agency Bid No. Title: Not Stated

Received Date: 04/11/2016

Close Date: 04/29/2016

Purchase Type: Not Stated

Delivery Point: Reading, Pennsylvania

Delivery Date: Not Stated


Specifications include, but are not limited to: SCOPE OF SERVICESThe consultant on behalf of the City of Reading will prepare the Environmental Review Records for theCitys CDBG, ESG, and HOME activities in accordance with each programs regulations.In addition, the consultant is required to review the attached City of Readings Environmental ReviewRecords procedures and to revise the document accordingly.INFORMATION REQUIRED WITH PROPOSALSA. Cover PageThe following information should be included under the title Request for Proposals for EnvironmentalReview Services:1. Name of firm2. Firm address3. Firm telephone number4. Firm federal tax identification number5. Name, title address, telephone number, fax number, and email address of contact personauthorized to contractually obligate the Proposer on behalf of the firm.B. Contents of ProposalPlease letter and number your responses exactly as the questions are presented herein.Interested firms are invited to submit proposals that contain the following information:1. Introduction (transmittal letter)By signing the letter and/or offer, the Proposer certifies that the signor is authorized to bind the Proposer.The proposal must include:a. A brief statement of the firms understanding of the scope of the work to be performed;b. A confirmation that the firm meets the appropriate licensing requirements to practice in the Stateof Pennsylvania and the City of Reading;c. A confirmation that the firm has not had a record of substandard work within the last five years;d. A confirmation that the firm has not engaged in any unethical practices within the last five years;e. A confirmation that, if awarded the contract, the Proposer acknowledges its completeresponsibility for the entire contract, including payment of any and all charges resulting from the contract;f. Any other information that the Proposer feels appropriate;g. The signature of an individual who is authorized to make offers of this nature in the name of thefirm submitting the proposal.CD ERR RFP 820162. Background, Experience and Personnela. Describe Proposers firm by providing its full legal name, date of establishment, type of entity andbusiness expertise, short history, current firm ownership structure and any recent or materially significantproposed change in ownership.b. Describe any prior engagements in which Proposers firm assisted a governmental entity indealings with HUD Environmental Review requirements.c. Describe any issue the characteristics of which would be uniquely relevant in evaluating theexperience of Proposers firm to handle the proposed project.d. Describe Proposers firms presence in and commitment to the City of Reading.e. Provide current information on professional errors and omissions coverage carried by Proposersfirm, including amount of coverage.f. Provide evidence of adequate financial stability through certified financial statements, including abalance sheet and income statement. The City reserves the right to request any additional information toassure itself of a Proposers financial status.3. Minimum Qualificationsa. Firm should have a working knowledge of requirements of NEPA, 24 CFR Part 58, and otherfederal laws and authorities, including the National Historic Preservation Act, Executive Order 11988(Floodplain Management), Executive Order 11990 (Wetland Protection), Clean Air Act, 24 CFR Part 51,Executive Order 12898 (Environmental Justice), Coastal Zone Management Act of 1972, Coastal BarrierResources Act of 1982, Endangered Species Act of 1973, and Wild and Scenic Rivers Act of 1968.b. Firm should demonstrate experience in working with state or local governments in the area ofenvironmental clearances for federal (HUD) projects (provide a list of completed environmental reviewscompleted in accordance with 24 CFR Part 58).c. Provide two completed Environmental Assessments;d. Provide a description of local, state, or regional experience.e. Describe the firms understanding of environmental issues and 24 CFR Part 58.4. Teama. Identify the members of the staff who would be assigned to act for Proposers firm in keymanagement and field positions providing the services described in the Proposal, and the functions to beperformed by each.b. Include resumes or curriculum vitae of each such staff member, including name, position,telephone number, fax number, email address, education, and years and type of experience. Describe,for each such person, the relevant transactions on which they have worked. (NEPA-related and CFR Part58 experience)CD ERR RFP 92016c. Estimate the number of persons to be assigned to this project, indicating the number working inReading and the number working elsewhere.5. Approacha. Clearly describe the approach and methodologies to be employed in the performance of theScope of Services.b. Present innovative concepts, if any, not discussed in the Scope of Work for consideration.6. Project ScheduleProvide a tentative project timeline for each level of environmental review, reflecting milestones anddurations for each task to be completed to successfully implement the proposed solution. A final scheduleof these tasks will be mutually agreed upon after a firm is selected.7. Minority and Woman Enterprise Participation and Participation By Labor Surplus Area AndSection 3 Firms.If the individual, firm or organization qualifies under any of these five categories, the individual, firm ororganization shall set forth the basis so that the City of Reading can determine which categories (s) areapplicable. Minority owned business firm Woman owned business firm Labor surplus area business firm Section 3 business firm

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Product Codes: 92533, 92696, 92652, 92683

Agency Information

Issuing Agency: City of Reading

State: Pennsylvania

Agency Type: State and Local

Contact: Tammi Reinhart 815 Washington St., Room 2-45, Reading, Pennsylvania, 19601

Phone: 610-655-6207

Fax: 610-655-6427




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