REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS STATEMENTS AND PROPOSAL
FOR AGREEMENT DCFA #482-WSA
PROJECT DELIVERY - PERMIT SUPPORT SERVICES
The District of Columbia Water and Sewer Authority (DC Water) is inviting qualified firms to submit Statements of Qualification and Technical Proposals (RFQ/P) to provide permit coordination services and develop an open architecture Permit Management System (PMS).
This RFQ/P seeks to retain the services of qualified consultants to process and acquire permits related to the implementation of the Capital Improvement Program (CIP) projects in the Water, Sanitary Sewer, Combined Sewer and Stormwater Service Areas. The CIP in these Service Areas consists of planning, design and construction of linear and vertical infrastructure including piping, pumping, storage and other appurtenance structures like hydrants, valves, inflatable dams, diversion structures, and manholes. The goal of the CIP is to deliver projects with the appropriate permits per scope, schedule and budget. The strategy for achieving this goal includes developing a standard operating procedure and tracking process for all kinds of permits related to the CIP projects the extent and complexity of which varies from project to project. To support this task, the Proposer is expected to develop a Permits Management software to serve as a central, user-friendly database in order to manage, track and report on all permits and their data, from required activities to renewal dates.
During the course of the Agreement period, the Permit Support Services Consultant (PSSC) shall be fully responsible and accountable to various stakeholders including the Chief Engineer, DC Water executive team, Director of Engineering and Technical Services and the Director’s designee/s.
It is anticipated that the services to be provided pursuant to this solicitation may be required for up to five years, from contract execution date. The initial contract period will be three years with two renewal periods, of one year each to be exercised at the discretion of DC Water. DC Water reserves the right to commence, close, reduce or extend Proposer services at any time in response to changing needs.
The agreement resulting from this request for qualifications statements and technical proposal submissions will be subject to a Fair Share Objective for Minority and Women Business Enterprises participation in this work of 28% and 4%, respectively. The program requirements are fully defined in the EPA’s Participation by Disadvantaged Enterprises in Procurement under EPA Financial Assistance Agreements, May 27, 2008.
Interested firms should contact the A/E Coordinator, Ms. Senail Manley, by e-mail – Senail.Manley@dcwater.com, to obtain a more detailed Request for Qualifications Statements. Request must refer to DCFA #482-WSA for more information.