CITY OF TAMPA, FLORIDA - RFQ
ontract Administration Department
306 East Jackson Street #280A4N
Tampa, Florida 33602
20-C-00032; Water Main Improvements Design-Build
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:
The City of Tampa desires to obtain Professional Design-Build
Services for the construction of various water mains throughout the
City of Tampa Water Department service area.
The project includes but is not limited to design and construction of,
and performing public relations for, various non-contiguous water
main replacement projects throughout the City’s water service area
(see linked Design Criteria Package).
Services will also include coordination and scheduling during the
permitting and design phase, cost estimating, construction
engineering and inspection (CEI), public relations, administering
subcontracts and all related work required for a completed project.
Services will be provided under a contract for a negotiated
guaranteed maximum price with appropriate Public Construction
The contract is expected to be performed over a five year period
with a budget of $50 million.
A Pre-Submission Conference for this project will not be conducted.
Additional material may be found at demandstar.com and at:
Questions may be directed to Jim Greiner, P.E., Contract
Administration, City of Tampa, (813) 274-8598, or E-Mail
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
Firms desiring to provide these services to the City must submit a
single electronic file in searchable PDF format, Smaller than 5MB, 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 Project
Experience, (30); Successful Comparable Urban Water Main Project
Experience (25); Workload and availability (5); Past performance/Low
amount of City work (5); Standard Form #A305 or similar outline( with
financial info. provided in a separate PDF)(5); Workforce Development
Plan (10); WMBE/SLBE Solicitation and Utilization Plan, Form MBD 10
& 20 (20 pts).
The PDF file must be E-Mailed to
ContractAdministration@tampagov.net BEFORE 2 P.M., April 23,
. 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.