RFQ NO. 18027
DATE RFQ CLOSES: April 5, 2018 TIME: 10:00 AM
Notice is hereby given that submittals will be received by the City of Bellevue, Washington, for:

IDIQ Quality Assurance Materials
Testing and Inspection Services
RFQ # 18027

by filing with the Service First Desk / 1st Floor, 450 110th Avenue NE, the 5th day of April 2018 at 10:00 AM at which time such submittals will be received and evaluated for submission to the City Council at a future Council meeting.
Submittals received later than 10:00 AM, April 5, 2018, may not be considered.
The City of Bellevue (City) is seeking submittals to provide Quality Assurance Materials Testing and Inspection Services for Capital Investment Plan (CIP) projects. The selected firm(s) shall provide its services as requested by the City on an Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) task order basis throughout the duration of the Contract. The below listed CIP projects may be funded wholly or in part by the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and/or by a Transportation Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (TIFIA) loan. As stated in the WSDOT Local Agency Guidelines (LAG) Manual, all consultant costs must comply with the contract cost principles and procedures found in the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) at 48 C.F.R. Part 31. WSDOTs Consultant Services Office (CSO) must approve the Consultants direct labor rates, indirect cost rate computations, and fixed fee prior to contract execution.
The following is a list of the high profile and time sensitive proposed federally funded construction projects over the next 4 years that will require Quality Assurance Materials Testing and Inspection assistance during this timeframe;
Spring Blvd. Zone 1A and Zone 2
Mountains to Sound Greenway Trail
124th Ave NE: NE 8th St. to NE 12th St.
124th Ave NE: NE 12th St. to NE Spring Blvd.
124th Ave NE: Ichigo Way to Northup Way
NE Spring Blvd: Zone 4 and 130th Ave NE to 132nd Ave NE
130th Ave NE: Bel-Red Rd. to NE 20th St.
Richards Rd. Lk Hills Connector Resurfacing ADA Improvements
Bel-Red Road Resurfacing and ADA Improvements
King Countywide Non-Motorized Program
Sherwood Elementary and Interlake High School Non-Motorized Safety Improvements
Depending on the scope of each individual project, the type of work to be performed on these projects may consist of traffic control, roadway excavation and embankment, precast concrete girder bridges, storm systems, water systems, sewer systems, soldier pile retaining walls, gravity block retaining walls, cast-in-place concrete retaining walls, structural earth retaining walls, joint utility trench installation by others, sidewalks, planter strips and landscaping, irrigation, cement concrete pavement, new HMA, street lighting, traffic signals, safety railings, and urban design features.
Work contemplated to be performed under this contract is as follows:
Overall quality assurance materials testing and inspection services in accordance with all WSDOT LAG Manual requirements, Project Contract Documents, and WSDOT and AASHTO Specifications by supplementing City forces as needed, including but not limited to:
On-Site Testing and Inspection of Construction Materials
Non-Destructive Examination and Testing of Concrete, Welding, Structural Steel and other construction materials/structures
Sampling and testing of Mineral Aggregates for acceptance
Project Construction Materials Documentation and Certification services.
Construction contract compliance for federally funded projects
Inspection documentation for federally funded projects
The City may award multiple IDIQ contracts from this RFQ. Each awarded contract is expected to provide the entire scope of services outlined in this RFQ. Work on IDIQ contracts will be on an as-needed basis, and the City does not guarantee any minimum work.
The term of the IDIQ Contract(s) resulting from this RFQ will be approximately four years with an anticipated not to exceed total value of $2,000,000, unless terminated earlier in accordance with the Citys contractual policies. The City may, in its sole discretion, extend the Contract(s) for additional time and money, prior to the expiration of the term of the Contract.
The IDIQ Consultant will be authorized to perform Work under an Agreement by issuance of a written Task Order executed by the City and Consultant. Each Task Order will identify the Scope of Work to be performed, the period of performance, and the not-to exceed amount(s). Consultant will not be entitled to any reimbursement for its time or costs associated with the development and negotiation for each Task Order.
All services that are contracted through this RFQ will be in accordance with the WSDOT Local Agency Guidelines (LAG) Manual and with pertaining FHWA regulations and requirements. The Professional Services Agreement with the successful consultant firm will conform to all requirements outlined in the WSDOT Local Agency Guideline (LAG) manual, Using Consultants chapter.
UDBE Participation
Each task order may be subjected to Underutilized Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (UDBE) goal. Consultants must have the ability to meet the UDBE goal. If applicable, the selected consultant will be required to submit a UDBE Participation Plan for approval .
The City of Bellevue encourages disadvantaged, small, minority, veteran and women-owned consultant firms to respond to this RFQ.
All information and documents pertinent to this project are available on the Shared Procurement Portal Partner cooperative which uses a shared website (www.sharedprocurementportal.com ) to advertise solicitations. This RFQ is made available through the Citys online vendor roster system Public Purchase and all Proposers are required to apply on this roster system. Any Proposer not approved on the roster before the proposal due date may, at the Citys discretion, be considered non-responsive. To apply to the roster, before the due date, go to: www.publicpurchase.com and select Go to Register under the Free Registration.
The City of Bellevue reserves the right to reject any and all submittals and to waive irregularities and informalities in the RFQ process. No consultant may withdraw their submittal for a period of sixty (60) days after the date and time set for the opening thereof.
The successful bidder must comply with the City of Bellevue equal opportunity requirements. The City of Bellevue is committed to a program of equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, national origin, pregnancy, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation (including gender identity), or the presence of any sensory, physical, or mental disabilities.
The City of Bellevue in accordance with the Rehabilitation Act (Section 504) and the American with Disabilities Act (ADA), commits to nondiscrimination on the basis of disability in all of its programs and activities. This material can be made available in an alternate format by emailing Kelli Hoel at khoel@bellevuewa.gov or by calling collect (425) 478-4378.
The City of Bellevue is also committed to complying with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, that provides no person in the United States shall, on the ground of race, color, or national origin, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any program or activity receiving federal financial assistance.
The City of Bellevue in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, 78 Stat. 252, 42 USC 2000d to 2000d-4 and Title 49, Code of Federal Regulations, Department of Transportation, Subtitle A, Office of the Secretary, Part 21, Nondiscrimination in Federally-Assisted Programs of the Department of Transportation issued pursuant to such Act, hereby notifies all Consultants that it will affirmatively ensure that in any contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement, disadvantaged business enterprises as defined at 49 CFR Part 26 will be afforded full opportunity to submit submittals in response to this invitation and will not be discriminated against on the grounds of race, color, national origin, or sex in consideration for an award.
Dated this 6th day of March, 2018
Amanda Lanier
Procurement Supervisor
Published: Seattle Times: March 8th, 2018, March 15th, 2018, and March 22nd, 2018
Seattle Daily Journal of Commerce: March 8th 2018, March 15th 2018, and March 22nd 2018
PostedMarch 08, 2018