Rev. 2018-09-12
CITY OF TAMPA, FLORIDA - RFQ
c/o Contract Administration Department
306 East Jackson Street #280A4N
Tampa, Florida 33602
20-D-00007; Streetcar Extension and Modernization Design Transportation
and Stormwater Services Department
PUBLIC ANNOUNCEMENT IN COMPLIANCE WITH REQUIREMENTS OF SECTION 287.055, FLORIDA STATUTES (CONSULTANTS’
COMPETITIVE NEGOTIATION ACT) APPLICABLE LAW, EXECUTIVE ORDERS, RULES, REGULATIONS, AND THE CITY’S STANDARD
PROCEDURES. A NOTICE OF INTENT TO AWARD SHALL BE POSTED, IF AT ALL, ON THE CITY’S WEBSITE ACCESSIBLE BY UTILIZING THIS
WEBSITE LINK: www.tampagov.net/contract-administration/programs/architectural-engineering-construction-and-related-rfqs
The City of Tampa Transportation and Stormwater Services
Department desires to obtain Professional Architectural and
Engineering services to provide final construction plans for the
Streetcar Extension and Modernization Project. The services will
include preliminary engineering for the preferred alternative with an
option for final design, post-design and owner’s representative
services.
Services may include but not be limited to: project management;
interagency and rail coordination; public involvement; cost
estimating; scheduling; surveying and subsurface utilities exploration
(SUE); traffic analysis; roadway, drainage and traffic control plans
(TCP); utilities coordination; environmental permitting; signing and
pavement markings; signalization; lighting; landscape architecture;
cultural resources; geotechnical; structural, mechanical and
electrical engineering; track and system engineering (including
traction power/electrification); safety and security compliance; vehicle
design and coordination; urban planning; site civil and architectural
development for expansion of vehicle maintenance and storage
facility; and, post-design services.
The project will require coordination with CSX Corp. for modifications
to existing railroad tracks and addition of cantilever gates, signals
and communications for the proposed railroad grade crossings, and
coordination with FDOT for modifications to the BUS-41 (Tampa
Street and Florida Avenue) corridors.
The City may elect to pursue an alternative contracting method for
delivery of this project (GC/CM or Design Build (DB)). If the City
pursues GC/CM contracting, final design services will include those
described above, and additional coordination with the GC/CM for cost
estimating, constructability reviews, and development of
specifications. If the City pursues DB project delivery, final design
services will include development of 30% plans and Design Criteria
Package; development of a DB request for proposals; support
services for the City’s review of DB proposals and negotiation of a
DB contract. Services may also include ongoing Owner’s
Representative services during final construction and certification.
The estimated fees are $4,400,000 for surveying and preliminary
engineering services and $6,400,000 for optional final design
services, for an estimated total contract value of $10,800,000.
A Pre-Submission Conference for this project will be held at 3:00PM
Tuesday November 12, 2019, at 315 E Kennedy Blvd in the 3rd Floor
City Council Chambers. Attendance is not mandatory.
Background information on the Streetcar Extension and
Modernization Project is posted at: https://www.tampagov.net/
capital_projects/studies/streetcar_extension_study .
Additional material may be found at demandstar.com and at:
www.tampagov.net/contract-administration/programs/architectural-
engineering-construction-and-related-rfqs .
Questions may be directed to Jim Greiner, P.E., Contract
Administration, City of Tampa, (813) 274-8598, or E-Mail
jim.greiner@tampagov.net.
An individual or entity (“Firm”) responding to this RFQ must provide
evidence of any required licenses, certificates, or registrations with
its submission or within 10 days thereof in order to be considered.
The City shall own all ideas, documents, plans, and materials
developed as a result of this solicitation and Firm is informed same
shall be subject to reuse in accordance with Section 287.055(10),
Florida Statutes. Firm (i) confirms it has read and is familiar with
Section 119.071(3), Florida Statutes regarding certain building
plans, blueprints, schematic drawings, which depict the internal
layout and structural elements of a building, facility, or other
structure owned or operated by the City or other agency that are per
said section exempt from Section 119.07(1), Florida Statutes and
Section 24(a), Art. I of the Florida Constitution (“Exempt Plans”) and
(ii) agrees Firm shall remain in compliance with same, including
maintaining the exempt status of such Exempt Plans for so long as
they are held by Firm or otherwise in its possession. The City may
cancel, withdraw, or modify this RFQ at any time and reserves the
right to reject any or all responses and to waive irregularities,
formalities, and informalities as it determines in the City’s best
interest.
Firms desiring to provide these services to the City must submit a
single electronic file in searchable PDF format, Smaller than 3MB, that
includes the attached RFQ Transmittal Memorandum completed as
appropriate, a Letter of Interest addressed to Brad L, Baird, P.E.,
Chairman, and referring to this RFQ by number, together with a
Statement of Qualifications and any supplemental material allowing
evaluation for further consideration (short-listing) based upon the
following criteria/point system: successful comparable experience
delivering projects under the Federal Transit Administration’s (FTA’s)
Capital Investment Grant (CIG) New Starts/Small Starts Funding
Program (30); Successful comparable experience with providing design
and owner’s representative services for modern streetcar systems and
maintenance facilities (35); Experience with design and coordination of
streetcar at-grade rail crossings (10); Workload and availability (5);
Past performance/Low amount of City work (5); Standard Form #330
(or #254) (5); Planned W/MBE-SLBE Solicitation & Utilization, Form
MBD 10 & 20 (10 pts).
The PDF file must be E-Mailed to
ContractAdministration@tampagov.net
BEFORE 2 P.M., Thursday,
December 05, 2019. As a courtesy, the City will endeavor provide an
email acknowledgement usually sent within a few days after
submission receipt (submissions received on the day of the deadline
may not be acknowledged before the deadline or at all). It is Firm’s
responsibility to confirm its submission (PDF file) has been received.
* With submittal or within 10 days thereafter, Firm must provide a signed copy of the complete agreement between all JV/PN members indicating
respective roles, responsibilities, and levels of participation.
RFQ TRANSMITTAL MEMORANDUM
FOR A SUBMITTAL TO THE CITY OF TAMPA, FLORIDA
TRANSMITTAL DATE:
RFQ
N
O
.
&
TITLE
:
Brad L. Baird, P. E., Chairman
Selection & Certification
Committee
(CCNA)
c/o Contract Administration Department via ContractAdministration@tampagov.net
306 East Jackson Street, 4th Floor North, Tampa, Florida 33602
SUBMITTER
(“Firm”)
NAME
:
FEDERAL
TAX
ID#:
FIRM
TYPE:
Individual/Sole Proprietor Joint Venture (JV)* Partnership (PN)* Corporation
Limited Liability Company Other:
FIRM CONTACT NAME:
EMAIL
:
PHONE
:
CERTIFICATIONS:
Firm is licensed, permitted, and certified as required to do business in Florida: Yes | No
License/registration/certification no(s):
P
e
r
§287.133
, Fla
.
Sta
t
.
, i
ndividuals or entities
(including
those
meeting the §287.133
, Fla. Stat.
definition of
“affiliate”) placed on the convicted vendor list (“List”) following a conviction for public entity crimes may not
submit a bid, proposal, or reply (“Response”) on a contract to provide any goods or services to a public
entity, may not submit a Response on a contract with a public entity for the repair or construction of a public
building or public work, may not submit a Response for leases of real property to a public entity, and may not be
awarded or perform work as a contractor, supplier, subcontractor, or consultant under a contract with any public
entity; and may not transact business with any public entity in excess of the threshold amount provided in
§287.017, Fla. Stat. for CATEGORY TWO for a period of 36 months from the date of placement on the List.
Neither Firm nor its affiliates have been placed on the List: Yes | No
Firm’s
own initial application for employment has criminal history screening practices similar
to th
ose
contained
in Chapter 12, Article VI, Tampa Code (responses, whether “Yes” or “No”, are for informational purposes only
and will not be used as a basis for award or denial, or for any protest): Yes | No
Firm
shall comply with all applicable governmental
rules
&
regulations
,
including
City's Ethics Code
(
Sec
.
2
-
522, Tampa Code). The City's Charter & Ethics Code prohibit any City employee from receiving any substantial
benefit or profit out of any award or obligation entered into with the City, or from having any direct or indirect
financial interest in effecting any such award or obligation. If Firm is successful, it shall ensure no City employee
receives any such benefit or interest as a result of such award (See Sec.2-514(d),Tampa Code): Yes | No
Firm is
not in arrears
and is
in d
efault
upon any obligation to the City
of Tampa
:
Yes |
No
Firm agrees that i
f the City
of Tampa
determines
Firm has participated in any collusive, deceptive, or
fraudulent
practices with regard to this submittal, in addition to any other remedy it may exercise, the City will have the
right to debar Firm and deem invalid any contract let under such circumstances: Yes | No
D
ata or
material
Firm
asserts to be exempted from public disclosure under Chapter
119, Fla
.
Stat
.,
is
submitted
in a separate, single electronic searchable PDF file labeled with the above RFQ number and the phrase
“Confidential Material”, which identifies the data/material to be protected, states the reasons the date/material is
exempt from public disclosure, and the specific Florida statute allowing such exemption (if “No” or otherwise,
then Firm waives any possible or claimed exemption upon submission, effective at opening): Yes | No
FAILURE TO COMPLETE THE ABOVE MAY RESULT IN
FIRM
S
SUBMITTAL
BEING DECLARED NON
-
RESPONSIVE
Authorized Signature (wet):
[SEAL] Printed Name:
Title: Sole Prop Pres Sr VP Gen Ptnr LLC Auth.Mbr/Mgr
Other _______________________ (attach proof of authority)
STATE OF
COUNTY OF
The forgoing instrument was sworn (or affirmed) before me this ____ day of ________________________, 20____ by
_________________________________________________ either in his/her individual capacity or where Firm is an entity as
the ____________________________________ of __________________________________________, on behalf of such
entity. He/She is personally known to me or produced a/n _____________ state driver’s license as identification.
[NOTARY SEAL]
Printed Name: Notary Public, State of
My Commission Expires: Commission No:
Rev.2018-09-12
20-D-00007; Streetcar Extension and Modernization Design
Points Pursuant to Designated Industry Category:______________
(Refer to MBD Form 70 and Form 50-GFE Outreach)
Evaluation Criteria
Point Values
A.
Underutilized WMBE Firms participating as the
Prime Contractor (City of Tampa Certified Only)
10
B.
City of Tampa Certified SLBE firms participating
as the Prime Contractor, which include City of
Tampa Certified WMBE/SLBE sub-(contractor,
consultant) participation
5 - 7
C.
Non-City of Tampa Certified WMBE/SLBE Prime
Contractor with meaningful sub-(contractor,
consultant) participation by City Certified
Underutilized WMBE and/or SLBE firms
1 - 7
D.
* External agency WMBE/SLBE/DBE
certifications recognized by City of Tampa for
designated RFP, RFQ, RFI solicitations
0 5
NOTE: The maximum points available for WMBE and/or SLBE participation will not exceed ten (10)
Points are determined as follows (Requires Form 50-GFE):
A. A maximum of ten (10) rating points may be awarded when the Proposer is a City of Tampa
Certified WMBE firm deemed underutilized within the Industry category established by the RFP.
B. A maximum of seven (7) rating points may be awarded when the Proposer is a City of Tampa
certified SLBE with meaningful participation by City certified WMBE/SLBE sub-
contractors/consultants.
C. One to Seven (1-7) rating points may be awarded when the Proposer is not a City of Tampa
certified WMBE/SLBE prime contractor but utilizes either Underutilized WMBE and/or SLBE
certified firm(s) as sub-contractors/consultants and assigned to perform meaningful segments of
the contractual services detailed herein and documented on the enclosed MBD Form 10-20.
D. A maximum of five (5) “discretionary” rating points may be awarded when the Proposer provides
WMBE/SLBE participation from an external agency recognized by the City. Discretionary points
may be awarded for ancillary participation (see definition). The point values for ancillary
participation may be subordinate to weighted values outlined in categories A, B and C above.
NOTE: *WMBE participation is narrowly-tailored (per policy) to target underutilization of affected
groups in specific trade/industry categories. Any WMBE/SLBE achievement that was not
designated on MBD Form 70 is considered ancillary. Ancillary participation may be counted with
overall participation and credited to your rating points when underutilization criteria are met.
The maximum number of points available for WMBE and/or SLBE participation will not exceed a total
of ten (10) points.
Failure to Complete, Sign and Submit Both Forms 10 & 20 SHALL render the Bid or Proposal Non-Responsive
Page 1 of 4DMI Solicited/Utilized Schedules
City of Tampa Schedule of All Solicited Sub-(Contractors/Consultants/Suppliers)
(FORM MBD-10)
Contract No.: Contract Name:
Company Name: Address:
Federal ID: Phone: Fax: Email:
Check applicable box(es). Detailed Instructions for completing this form are on page 2 of 4.
[ ] No Firms were contacted or solicited for this contract.
[ ] No Firms were contacted because:
[ ] See attached list of additional Firms solicited and all supplemental information (List must comply to this form)
Note: Form MBD-10 must list ALL subcontractors solicited including Non-minority/small businesses
NIGP Code Categories: Buildings = 909, General = 912, Heavy = 913, Trades = 914, Architects = 906, Engineers & Surveyors = 925, Supplier = 912-77
S = SLBE
W=WMBE
O = Neither
Company Name
Address
Phone, Fax, Email
Type of Ownership
(F=Female M=Male)
BF BM = African Am.
HF HM = Hispanic
AF AM = Asian Am.
NF NM = Native Am.
CF CM = Caucasian
Trade or
Services
NIGP Code
(listed
above)
Contact
Method
L=Letter
F=Fax
E=Email
P=Phone
Quote
or
Response
Received
Y/N
Federal ID
It is hereby certified that the information provided is an accurate and true account of contacts and solicitations for subcontracting
opportunities on this contract.
Signed: Name/Title: Date:
Failure to Complete, Sign and Submit Both Forms 10 & 20 SHALL render the Bid or Proposal Non-Responsive
Forms must be included with Bid / Proposal
MB
D 10 rev./effective 02/2016
Page 2 of 4DMI Solicited/Utilized
Instructions for completing The Sub-(Contractors/Consultants/ Suppliers) Solicited Form
(Form MBD-10)
This form must be submitted with all bids or proposals. All subcontractors (regardless of ownership or size) solicited
and subcontractors from whom unsolicited quotations were received must be included on this form. The instructions that
follow correspond to the headings on the form required to be completed. Note: Ability or desire to self-perform all work
shall not exempt the prime from Good Faith Efforts to achieve participation.
Contract No. This is the number assigned by the City of Tampa for the bid or proposal.
Contract Name. This is the name of the contract assigned by the City of Tampa for the bid or proposal.
Contractor Name. The name of your business and/or doing business as (dba) if applicable.
Address. The physical address of your business.
Federal ID. FIN. A number assigned to your business for tax reporting purposes.
Phone. Telephone number to contact business.
Fax. Fax number for business.
Email. Provide email address for electronic correspondence.
No Firms were contacted or solicited for this contract. Checking the box indicates that a pre-determined
Subcontract Goal or Participation Plan Requirement was not set by the City resulting in your business not using
subcontractors and will self-perform all work. If during the performance of the contract you employ
subcontractors, the City must pre-approve subcontractors. Use of the “Sub-(Contractors/Consultants/Suppliers)
Payments” form (MBD Form-30) must be submitted with every pay application and invoice. Note: Certified
SLBE or WMBE firms bidding as Primes are not exempt from outreach and solicitation of subcontractors.
No Firms were contacted because. Provide brief explanation why no firms were contacted or solicited.
See attached documents. Check box, if after you have completed the DMI Form in its entirety, you need more
space to list additional firms and/or if you have supplemental information/documentation relating to the form. All
DMI data not submitted on the MBD Form-10 must be in the same format and have all requested data from MBD
Form-10 included.
The following instructions are for information of any and all subcontractors solicited.
“S” = SLBE, “W” = WMBE. Enter “S” for firms Certified by the City as Small Local Business Enterprises and/or
W” for firms Certified by the City as either Women/Minority Business Enterprise; “O” = Non-certified others.
Federal ID. FIN. A number assigned to a business for tax reporting purposes. This information is critical in proper
identification and payment of the contractor/subcontractor.
Company Name, Address, Phone & Fax. Provide company information for verification of payments.
Type of Ownership. Indicate the Ethnicity and Gender of the owner of the subcontracting business.
Trade, Services, or Materials indicate the trade, service, or materials provided by the subcontractor. NIGP codes
aka “National Institute of Governmental Purchasingare listed at top section of document.
Contact Method L=letter, F=fax, E=Email, P=Phone. Indicate with letter the method(s) of soliciting for bid.
Quote or Resp. (response) Rec’d (received) Y/N. Indicate “Y” Yes if you received a quotation or if you received
a response to your solicitation. Indicate “N” No if you received no response to your solicitation from the
subcontractor. Must keep records: log, ledger, documentation, etc. that can validate/verify.
If additional information is required or you have questions, please contact the Equal Business Opportunity Program -
Minority and Small Business Development Office at (813) 274-5522.
Failure to Complete, Sign and Submit Both Forms 10 & 20 SHALL render the Bid or Proposal Non-Responsive
Page 3 of 4DMI Solicited/Utilized Schedules
City of Tampa Schedule of All To-Be-Utilized Sub-(Contractors/Consultants/Suppliers)
(FORM MBD-20)
Contract No.: Contract Name:
Company Name: Address:
Federal ID: Phone: Fax: Email:
Check applicable box(es). Detailed Instructions for completing this form are on page 4 of 4.
[ ] See attached list of additional Firms Utilized and all supplemental information (List must comply to this form)
Note: Form MBD-20 must list ALL subcontractors To-Be-Utilized including Non-minority/small businesses
[ ] No Subcontracting/consulting (of any kind) will be performed on this contract.
[ ] No Firms are listed to be utilized because:
NIGP Code General Categories: Buildings = 909, General = 912, Heavy = 913, Trades = 914, Architects = 906, Engineers & Surveyors = 925, Supplier = 912-77
Enter “S” for firms Certified as Small Local Business Enterprises, “W” for firms Certified as Women/Minority Business Enterprise, “O” for Other Non-Certified
S = SLBE
W=WMBE
O =Neither
Company Name
Address
Phone, Fax, Email
Type of Ownership
(F=Female M=Male)
BF BM = African Am.
HF HM = Hispanic Am.
AF AM = Asian Am.
NF NM = Native Am.
CF CM = Caucasian
Trade,
Services,
or Materials
NIGP Code
Listed
above
$ Amount
of Quote.
Letter of
Intent (LOI)
if available
Percent
of
Scope or
Contract
%
Federal ID
Total ALL Subcontract / Supplier Utilization $____________________
Total SLBE Utilization $ _____________________________________
Total WMBE Utilization $ ____________________________________
Percent SLBE Utilization of Total Bid/Proposal Amt. _____% Percent WMBE Utilization of Total Bid/Proposal Amt. _____%
It is hereby certified that the following information is a true and accurate account of utilization for sub-contracting opportunities on this Contract.
Signed: Name/Title: Date:
Failure to Complete, Sign and Submit Both Forms 10 & 20 SHALL render the Bid or Proposal Non-Responsive
Forms must be included with Bid / Proposal
MBD 20 rev./effective 02/2016
Page 4 of 4 DMI Solicited/Utilized
Instructions for completing The Sub-(Contractors/Consultants/ Suppliers) to be Utilized Form
(Form MBD-20)
This form must be submitted with all bids or proposals. All subcontractors (regardless of ownership or size) projected
to be utilized must be included on this form. Note: Ability or desire to self-perform all work shall not exempt the prime
from Good Faith Efforts to achieve participation.
Contract No. This is the number assigned by the City of Tampa for the bid or proposal.
Contract Name. This is the name of the contract assigned by the City of Tampa for the bid or proposal.
Contractor Name. The name of your business and/or doing business as (dba) if applicable.
Address. The physical address of your business.
Federal ID. FIN. A number assigned to your business for tax reporting purposes.
Phone. Telephone number to contact business.
Fax. Fax number for business.
Email. Provide email address for electronic correspondence.
No Subcontracting/consulting (of any kind) will be performed on this contract. Checking box indicates your
business will not use subcontractors when no Subcontract Goal or Participation Plan Requirement was set by the
City, but will self-perform all work. When subcontractors are utilized during the performance of the contract, the
“Sub-(Contractors/Consultants/Suppliers) Payments” form (MBD Form-30) must be submitted with every pay
application and invoice. Note: certified SLBE or WMBE firms bidding as Primes are not exempt from outreach
and solicitation of subcontractors, including completion and submitting Form-10 and Form-20.
No Firms listed To-Be-Utilized. Check box; provide brief explanation why no firms were retained when a goal
or participation plan requirement was set on the contract. Note: mandatory compliance with Good Faith Effort
outreach (GFECP) requirements applies (MBD Form-50) and supporting documentation must accompany the bid.
See attached documents. Check box, if after completing the DMI Form in its entirety, you need more space to
list additional firms and/or if you have supplemental information/documentation relating to the
scope/value/percent utilization of subcontractors. Reproduce copies of MBD-20 and attach. All data not
submitted on duplicate forms must be in the same format and content as specified in these instructions.
The following instructions are for information of Any and All subcontractors To Be Utilized.
Federal ID. FIN. A number assigned to a business for tax reporting purposes. This information is critical in
proper identification of the subcontractor.
“S” = SLBE, “W” = WMBE. Enter “S” for firms Certified by the City as Small Local Business Enterprises
and/or “W” for firms Certified by the City as Women/Minority Business Enterprise; “O” = Non-certified others.
Company Name, Address, Phone & Fax. Provide company information for verification of payments.
Type of Ownership. Indicate the Ethnicity and Gender of the owner of the subcontracting business.
Trade, Services, or Materials (NIGP code if Known) Indicate the trade, service, or material provided by the
subcontractor. Abbreviated list of NIGP is available at http:/www.tampagov.net/mbd “Information Resources”.
Amount of Quote, Letters of Intent (required for both SLBEs and WMBEs).
Percent of Work/Contract. Indicate the percent of the total contract price the subcontract(s) represent. For
CCNA only (i.e. Consultant A/E Services) you must indicate subcontracts as percent of total scope/contract.
Total Subcontract/Supplier Utilization. Provide total dollar amount of all subcontractors/suppliers projected
to be used for the contract. (Dollar amounts may be optional in CCNA depending on solicitation format).
Total SLBE Utilization. Provide total dollar amount for all projected SLBE subcontractors/Suppliers used for
this contract. (Dollar amounts may be optional in CCNA proposals depending on the solicitation format).
Total WMBE Utilization. Provide total dollar amount for all projected WMBE subcontractors/Suppliers used for
this contract. (Dollar amounts may be optional in CCNA proposals depending on the solicitation format).
Percent SLBE Utilization. Total amount allocated to SLBEs divided by the total bid/proposal amount.
Percent WMBE Utilization. Total amount allocated to WMBEs divided by the total bid/proposal amount.
If additional information is required or you have questions, please contact the Equal Business Opportunity Program -
Minority and Small Business Development Office at (813) 274-5522.
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Procurement Guidelines
To Implement
Minority & Small Business Participation
Underutilized WMBE Primes by Industry Category
Construction
Construction‐
Related
Professional NonProfessional Goods
AL PROCUREMENT
Black Asian Black Black Black
Hispanic Native Am. Hispanic Asian Hispanic
Native Am.
Woman
Asian Native Am. Asian
FORM
Woman
Native Am. Native Am.
Woman Woman
Underutilized WMBE SubContractors / SubConsultants
Construction
Construction‐
Related
Professional NonProfessional Goods
Black Black Black Black Black
Asian Hispanic Asian Asian
SUB WORK
Native Am.
Asian Native Am. Native Am.
Woman Native Am.
Woman
Woman
Policy
The Guidelines apply to formal procurements and solicitations. WMBE participation will be narrowlytailored.
Index
▪Black = Black/AfricanAmerican Business Enterprise
Hispanic = Hispanic Business Enterprise
▪Asian = Asian Business Enterprise
▪Native Am. = Native American Business Enterprise
▪Woman = Woman Business Enterprise (Caucasian)
Industry Categories
Construction is defined as: new construction, renovation, restoration, maintenance of public improvements and underground utilities.
ConstructionRelated Services are defined as: architecture, professional engineering, landscape architecture, design build, construction
management services, or registered surveying and mapping.
Professional Services
are defined as: attorney, accountant, medical doctor, veterinarian, miscellaneous consultant, etc.
NonProfessional Services are defined as: lawn maintenance, painting, janitorial, printing, hauling, security guard, etc.
Goods are defined as: all supplies, materials, pipes, equipment, machinery, appliances, and other commodities.
MBD Form70
October 2012 (RFP)
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