Notice of Request for Qualifications for 5th Street Bicycle & Pedestrian Project

PROJECT NAME: RFQ – 5th Street Bicycle & Pedestrian Project

DUE DATE:     November 2, 2020 2:00 PM

 PURPOSE:     The City of Mukilteo is requesting qualifications (RFQ) from qualified professionals or firms to provide professional services for the public outreach, design, engineering and permitting of the 5th Street Bicycle & Pedestrian Project, with the option for grant application support and / or construction management and inspection services. The project will provide pedestrians and bicyclists new intuitive access modes on 5th Street/Mukilteo Blvd.

The consultant will be expected to work with the public to refine a design approach, obtain permits, and prepare contract plans, specifications, and estimates (PS&E) of the proposed improvements.

This project will be designed using Sound Transit Access grant funding. It is likely that Sound Transit Access grant funds will be used for construction.

 SUBMITTAL: If interested in responding to this RFQ, submit an email to Connie Bowers, Assistant City Engineer, at cbowers@mukilteowa.gov, no later than 2:00 pm on November 2nd, 2020 indicating your interest in the project. Emails shall include: firm name; contact information; a link to your website; a list of any firms which you may be teaming with links to their websites. Email attachments shall include: a cover letter that briefly describes your interest in the project (limited to one page, minimum 10-point font); the firms expected approach to the project (limited to 2 pages, minimum 10-point font); a list, with a short description, of at least three projects which closely relate to the above described project, including references (limited to 3 pages, minimum 10-point font); key personnel expected to be assigned to this project; availability, resumes, and references (limited to 4 pages, minimum 10-point font).

For your records, the City will provide a confirmation email confirming receipt of your interest in the proposal. Emails received after 2:00 pm on November 2nd, 2020, and all hard/paper copy submittals will be disregarded.

Copies of the full RFQ  can be downloaded or obtained by calling 425-535-0072 or emailing mlawler@mukilteowa.gov.

The City of Mukilteo reserves the right to reject any and all responses to this RFQ and to waive any informality in the interests of the City.

The City of Mukilteo in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, 78 Stat. 252, 42 U.S.C 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 bidders that it will affirmatively insure 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 bids 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.

The City of Mukilteo encourages disadvantaged, minority, and women-owned consultant firms to respond.

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