RFP – Bids

INVITATION FOR INFORMAL BIDS FOR A SERVICE CONTRACT FROM PENDER SOIL AND WATER CONSERVATION DISTRICT FOR HURRICANE MATTHEW DISASTER RECOVERY DEBRIS REMOVAL

INVITATION FOR INFORMAL BIDS FOR A SERVICE CONTRACT FROM PENDER SOIL AND WATER CONSERVATION DISTRICT FOR HURRICANE MATTHEW DISASTER RECOVERY DEBRIS REMOVAL

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT THE PENDER SOIL AND WATER CONSERVATION DISTRICT IS SOLICITING CONTRACTORS AND PROFESSIONAL FIRMS TO PERFORM THE REMOVAL OF STREAM DEBRIS IN SEVERAL LOCATIONS IN PENDER COUNTY. THIS BID PACKET IS CONSIDERED PENDER SOIL AND WATER CONSERVATION DISTRICT. THIS PLANNED WORK AREAS ARE REFERENCED ON THE ATTACHED PROJECT MAPS. THERE WILL BE NO GROUP SITE SHOWING FOR THESE PROJECTS. THE CONTRACTORS BIDDING ARE REQUIRED TO MAKE A MANDATORY SITE VISIT TO THE AREAS TO DETERMINE THEIR BID PRICE AND WILL BE REQUIRED TO SIGN A STATEMENT.

Please click HERE for the full Bid document and HERE for the Incremental Effects of Large Woody Debris Removal on Physical Aquatic Habitat document.

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Incremental Effects of Large Woody Debris Removal on Physical Aquatic Habitat

Request for Qualifications (RFQ) – Engineering Services for Well Sites and Waterline

GENERAL

The Rocky Point/Topsail Water & Sewer District (RPTWSD) and Pender County Utilities (PCU) are seeking an engineering firm experienced with drinking water well design and water infrastructure. The engineering firm will provide design, permitting and construction administration/construction observation of drinking water well infrastructure and related water infrastructure utilities associated with the creation of up to three (3) water supply wells planned for the Hampstead area in Eastern Pender County. RPTWSD will be working with a contract hydrogeologist for test well installation, pump test and wellfield design. The successful engineering professional services firm will work with RPTWSD’s contract hydrogeologist and design a well, wellhead, and associated piping to connect the new well to the existing water system. Proposed well sites have received preliminary approval from the DEQ Wilmington Regional Office.
Water design experience shall include Pee Dee aquifer well and wellhead design. Water main design and permitting also required. Prompt delivery and demonstrated accuracy on project cost estimates by the project team are important factors in selection. This project has a very aggressive fast-track schedule, and thus the consultant shall have personnel and resources available to meet that schedule.

SUBMISSION OF QUALIFICATIONS STATEMENT

Firms are invited to submit a Qualifications Statement to the RPTWSD by no later than 3:00 PM on October 25, 2019. Qualifications received after this deadline will not be considered. Firms shall submit an electronic proposal as specified in the RFQ. Firms submitting Qualifications are encouraged to carefully check them for conformance to the requirements stated herein. Qualifications that do not meet ALL of the below listed requirements or are sent to any address other than that shown below, will be disqualified. No exception will be granted. Statements of Qualifications shall be submitted to:

Kenny Keel, Director
Pender County Utilities / RPTWSD
kkeel@pendercountync.gov

EVALUATION

Firms submitting Qualifications to perform drinking water well design and related water infrastructure will be evaluated based upon the firm’s experience, proposed personnel experience, personnel knowledge and familiarity with projects in the typical scope of work. In addition, knowledge of and experience in well design in the Pee Dee aquifer will be a significant consideration. This scope is defined in the General section of this Request for Qualifications, and submittal shall show previous project experience and references. Subs associated with electrical, SCADA or other design must be listed in the Statement of Qualifications.
Additional criteria that may be used to select an engineer may include:

  1. Experience working with Hydrogeologists for well design, construction, performance, and data interpretation.
  2. Demonstrated ability to deliver projects on-time within a tight schedule, and commitment to meet the project schedule.
  3. Knowledge of well water treatment requirements (understanding the current drinking water source [surface water treated at PCU Water Plant] and potential issues with blending with new well sources).
  4. Knowledge of SCADA/Controls (integration of wells and associated controls into the existing RPTWSD system). Distribution system currently uses Mission Communications system.
  5. The engineering firm should have electrical and mechanical capabilities for ancillary design components associated with wells or will list the specific subs that will be used as well as their firm’s experience, proposed personnel experience, personnel knowledge and familiarity with projects in the typical scope of work
  6. Water pipeline modeling for the design of water transmission mains, proven history of pipeline designed, sizing, and routing. Water main design should be limited to short runs to connect the wells to the existing distribution system, as all sites are within a few hundred feet of existing water mains.
  7. Local regulatory experience.

SCHEDULE

  1. Anticipated Notice to Proceed by November 19, 2019.
  2. New production wells, wellheads, and waterlines shall have preliminary design within 45 days of Notice to Proceed.
  3. Project shall have all permits within 105 days of Notice to Proceed. Construction bidding will be concurrent with permit approvals. Emergency permitting consideration by NCDEQ is anticipated.
  4. Construction contracts planned for two phases:
    1. Well installation
    2. Wellhead and Water Main construction
  1. Construction substantial completion and operation of first well by May 1, 2020.
  2. Construction substantial completion and operation of second well by May 22, 2020.
  3. Construction substantial completion and operation of third well (if a third is constructed) by June 26, 2020.

REQUIREMENTS

Qualifying Statements shall include:

  1. Firm name, address, telephone number, fax number, email address, web address, and contact person(s)
  2. Year in which the firm was established and any former names under which the firm operated.
  3. Qualifications and experience of personnel who would be performing design services for the project(s) by providing:
    1. A list of design projects demonstrating experience/understanding of the experience described in the General section above. Project information shall include:
      1. a summary of the scope of work and deliverables,
      2. the owner of the project, and
      3. the name, number and email of a reference for the project.
  1. SOQ submittal is limited to 15 printed pages maximum, including cover sheet.

The following criteria will be deemed necessary for selection:

  • The firm must meet the following insurance requirements.
    • General Liability $1,000,000 per occurrence/$2,000,000 aggregate. RPTWSD must be additional insured
    • Workers Compensation $500,000/$500,000/$500,000
    • Auto Liability Insurance $1,000,000 per occurrence combined single limits applicable to claims due to bodily injury and/or property damage
    • Professional Liability not less than $1,000,000 per loss.
  • Any firm wishing to be considered must be properly registered with the Office of the Secretary of State of NC and the NC Board of Examiners for Engineers & Surveyors.

NOTIFICATION

The selected firm will be notified by telephone and/or email.
The RPTWSD reserves the right to reject any and all submissions.
Any questions concerning this advertisement should be directed to Kenny Keel, Director, Pender County Utilities, at kkeel@pendercountync.gov or (910) 259-0212 by October 23, 2019 at 2:00pm.

Please see the PDF below for the original document or click here for a printable version.

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Request for Qualifications (RFQ) – Hydrogeologist / Well Construction Services

GENERAL

The Rocky Point/Topsail Water & Sewer District (RPTWSD) and Pender County Utilities (PCU) are seeking the services of a North Carolina Licensed Hydrogeologist and Well Drilling Company. The county is currently evaluating the potential for groundwater production for Public Water Supply purposed in the Hampstead area. The firm will work with Pender County Utilities staff, design engineers, and others as required for the purpose of constructing at least two high volume, public water supply wells planned for the Hampstead area in Eastern Pender County. The work will include test well installation, pump test and wellfield design. The wells will connect to the existing RPTWSD water system. Proposed well sites have received preliminary approval from the DEQ Wilmington Regional Office.
Required experience shall include Pee Dee aquifer well construction. Prompt delivery and demonstrated accuracy on project cost estimates by the firm are important factors in selection. This project has a very aggressive fast-track schedule, and thus the company shall have personnel and resources available to meet that schedule.

SUBMISSION OF QUALIFICATIONS STATEMENT

Firms are invited to submit a Qualifications Statement to the RPTWSD by no later than 5:00 PM on October 21, 2019. Qualifications received after this deadline will not be considered. Firms shall submit an electronic proposal as specified in the RFQ. Statements of Qualifications shall be submitted to:
Kenny Keel, Director
Pender County Utilities / RPTWSD kkeel@pendercountync.gov

EVALUATION

Firms submitting Qualifications to perform drinking water well construction and Hydrogeologist services will be evaluated based upon the firm’s experience, proposed personnel experience, personnel knowledge and familiarity with projects in the typical scope of work. In addition, knowledge of existing well construction in the Pee Dee aquifer will be a significant consideration. This scope is defined in the General section of this Request for Qualifications, and submittal shall show previous project experience and references.
Subcontractors associated with any part of the work must be listed in the Statement of Qualifications.

SCHEDULE

  1. Anticipated Notice to Proceed by November 19, 2019.
  2. Two test wells constructed and evaluated by December 9, 2019.
  3. Third test well constructed and evaluated by December 20, 2019.
  4. Production well construction completion and operation of first well by May 1, 2020.
  5. Production well construction and operation of second well by May 22, 2020.
  6. Production well construction and operation of third well (if a third is designed & constructed) by June 26, 2020.

REQUIREMENTS

Qualification Statements shall include the following minimum requirements:
Corporate geologist license in the State of NC (firm or subcontract firm).
Professional geologist license in the State of NC (firm or subcontract firm personnel).
North Carolina Public Utility Contractor license in the State of NC.
North Carolina Level A Well Drilling license.
Demonstrate hydrogeological experience and knowledge.
Demonstrate knowledge of public water supply well location testing, high volume well design, and construction.
Demonstrate knowledge of aquifer systems’ production and water quality under Eastern Pender County.
Demonstrate the ability to site and construct high volume water supply wells.
Demonstrate the ability to deliver projects on-time within a tight schedule, and commitment to meet the project schedule.
Be in good standing with the NCDEQ-PWS.
11. Provide support to staff and contract engineering personnel for permitting, field data collection, aquifer testing, and wellfield/distribution system design and construction.
12. Provide at least three references for municipal well projects completed in Southeastern NC.

The following criteria will be deemed necessary for selection:

  • The firm must meet the following insurance requirements.
  • General Liability $1,000,000 per occurrence/$2,000,000 aggregate. RPTWSD must be additional insured
  • Workers Compensation $500,000/$500,000/$500,000
  • Auto Liability Insurance $1,000,000 per occurrence combined single limits applicable to claims due to bodily injury and/or property damage
  • Professional Liability not less than $1,000,000 per loss.
  • Any firm wishing to be considered must be properly registered with the Office of the Secretary of State of NC.

NOTIFICATION

The selected firm will be notified by telephone and/or email.
The RPTWSD reserves the right to reject any and all submissions.
Any questions concerning this advertisement should be directed to Kenny Keel, Director, Pender County Utilities, at kkeel@pendercountync.gov or (910) 259-0212 by October 17, 2019 at 2:00pm.

Please see original document below or click here for a printable version.

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REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS (RFQ) – DESIGN SERVICES FOR SPACE NEEDS STUDY FOR PENDER COUNTY HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES DEPARTMENT

REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS (RFQ)
DESIGN SERVICES FOR SPACE NEEDS STUDY FOR PENDER COUNTY HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES DEPARTMENT

The County of Pender is requesting qualifications from interested firms to provide an assessment of current and future space needs as well as design (Architectural/Engineering) services for a new Health and Human Services building.

The focus of the study is to develop current as well as future space needs for a combined Health Department and Social Services Department building. Both departments suffer from overcrowded conditions, costly building repairs, and minimal storage space. In addition, the County desires to have all divisions for the Health and Human Services Department within one consolidated building.

Please click here  to view the full RFQ document. Submit questions to Carolyn Moser, Health and Human Services Director, at 910-259-1499 or cmoser@pendercountync.gov or to Wes Stewart, Social Services Director, at 910-259-1300 or wstewart@pendercountync.gov. RFQ’s must be received by Carolyn Moser on or before 5:00pm , Friday, August 15th, 2019 via hand delivery or postal delivery at 803 S. Walker Street, Burgaw, NC 28425 or in a PDF file to cmoser@pendercountync.gov.

Addendum: RFQ Health and Human Services – 7/30/19

The RFQ for Health and Human Services will fall under the Mini Brooks Act. Therefore, please disregard bullet point I. page 2 under submission requirements.

REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS (RFQ)

Updated April 4, 2019 – Request for Proposals for Banking Services

Please note Pender County has extended the due date for Responses to the RFP for Banking Services to 5:00pm on Wednesday April 17, 2019.

Attached are all Questions and Answers, including a Word version of the RFP for your convenience.

Word versions of both documents are located here:

Banking Services RFP with Extended Date

RFP Ques & Ans

Thank you for your interest in Pender County!

 

Click here for a preview of the RFP package and here to see a preview of Questions and Answers sheet before downloading them.

Invitation for Proposals – Roadside and Expanded Shoulder Mowing Services

Pender County is soliciting proposals for Roadside and Expanded Shoulder Area Mowing Services for the Pender Commerce Park located on Hwy. 421 opposite Cowpen Landing Rd. A contract for these mowing services will be awarded to the lowest responsive, responsible bidder. Bidding packets are available at the office of Pender County Facilities and Fleet Services (Attn: Deanna Lanier) located at 210 South Bennett Street, Burgaw, NC 28425 or emailed upon request.

The sealed proposals must be delivered or mailed to the office of Pender County Facilities and Fleet Services (Attn: Deanna Lanier) located at 210 South Bennett Street, Burgaw, NC 28425. Sealed proposals on the appropriate bid forms will be received by 3:00p.m. on Friday, March 29th.

This contract will be informally bid and awarded in accordance with North Carolina G.S.143-129. There will not be a public bid opening.

A pre-bid meeting will be held Wednesday, March 20, 2019 at 11 am at the entrance of Pender Commerce Park (adjacent to Empire Distributors) at the intersection of US Highway 421 and Corporate Drive.

Questions concerning the proposals may be directed to Chad McEwen at (910) 259-0228. Questions regarding the scope of work should be directed to Joe Camperlengo at (910) 471-2251. Pender County reserves the right to accept or reject any or all proposals.

Please see the full PDF below or click the link here to view a larger, printable version of the PDF.

PCP Roadside Expanded Shoulders Mowing RFP_2019

Advertisement for Bids – Central Renovation and Repair of Pender County’s Hampstead Annex Auditorium

ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS

Pender County Facilities and Fleet Services, 210 S. Bennett Street, Burgaw, North Carolina 28425 will receive sealed bids from North Carolina Licensed General Contractors, for the Commercial Renovation and Repair of the Pender County Hampstead Annex Auditorium, Hampstead, North Carolina.

Bids will be due on Friday, March 15, 2019, no later than 3:00 p.m.  Deliver bids to Mr. Allen Vann, Director – Pender County Facilities and Fleet Services, 210 S. Bennett Street, Burgaw, NC 28425.  Single Prime Lump Sum Bids for General Construction Work will be considered.

Complete plans, specifications, and contract documents can be obtained electronically through the office of Allen Vann by calling 910-259-1228; email:  avann@pendercountync.gov; or on the Pender County Website under “Open RFPs and Bids – Commercial Renovation and Repair, Hampstead Annex Auditorium.”

A mandatory pre-bid meeting will be held at the Pender County Government Hampstead Annex building at 15060 Highway 17, Hampstead, NC on Wednesday, March 6, 2019 at 10:00 am.  The meeting will address project scope, description, issues, bidding procedures and forms, and answer specific questions.  A walk-through of the auditorium will take place following the pre-bid meeting.  Prime bidders are required to attend.

Pender County encourages all businesses, including minority, and/or women owned businesses to respond to all Invitation for Bid requests.  In addition, if subcontracts are let, the awarded contractor must ensure that the necessary affirmative steps are taken:

  1. Place qualified small, minority, and woman-owned businesses on solicitations lists;
  2. Assure that such businesses are solicited when they are potential sources;
  3. Divide total requirement, when economically feasible, into smaller tasks or quantities to permit maximum participation by such businesses;
  4. Establish delivery schedules, where requirements permits, which encourage such businesses to respond;
  5. Use service and assistance from such organization as SBA, minority business development agency of the Dept. of Commerce;

Bids may not be withdrawn for (60) days after bid due date.

The Owner reserves the right to reject each and every bid and to waive informalities in bidding.

Allen Vann, Director – Pender County Facilities and Fleet Services
Burgaw, North Carolina 28425

Please see the document below or click here to view it full size.

Hampstead Annex Auditorium Repair RFP - Complete Bid Package - 022019
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