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Bid Title: Biosolids Evaluation and Planning Study
Category: Engineering Services
Status: Open

Description:

The selected consultant will work closely with the Town of Windsor project staff to perform the work necessary to evaluate the Town’s current methods of biosolids treatment and disposal and compare to a minimum of three alternatives. The evaluation should consider capital costs, operation and maintenance costs including additional staff if necessary and sustainability.

If it is determined that the current methods are not the most efficient or cost effective compared to the alternatives then the study should conclude with a recommendation of the preferred alternative.

The services shown above are not to be considered the final scope of work. The final scope of work will be determined between the selected consultant and the Town of Windsor.


Publication Date/Time:
5/16/2018 12:00 AM
Closing Date/Time:
7/6/2018 2:00 PM
Submittal Information:
Proposals will be accepted by the office of the Town Engineer, 301 Walnut Street, Windsor, Colorado
Bid Opening Information:
The Town of Windsor, Colorado
Contact Person:
The Town of Windsor, Colorado invites firms to submit a proposal for consulting engineering design services for a Biosolids Evaluation and Planning Study.

Proposals will be accepted by the office of the Town Engineer, 301 Walnut Street, Windsor, Colorado 80550 until 2:00 P.M., Mountain Standard Time, Friday, July 6, 2018. Interviews will be scheduled for Tuesday, July 17, 2018. Questions regarding this proposal should go to Dennis Markham, Wastewater Services Superintendent at 970-686-2144.

Qualifications:
Written proposals shall include the following:

• Qualifications of your firm and the staff proposed to perform the work on this project. This should include resumes of staff and any recommendation/commendation letters received for past projects.
• A list of similar projects completed in the last five years. Include approach to investigation, analysis, and recommendations.
• References from at least three other similar projects that were completed within the last five years and that involved the staff proposed for this project. As part of the reference check process, the Town of Windsor may choose to visit one or more of the listed projects.
• A list of critical issues that the consultant considers to be of importance for the project.
• Provide a scope of work for the project. After selection, the scope of work will be revised with Town staff to determine the final scope of work for the project.
• Provide a project schedule and timeline. After selection, the schedule will be revised with Town staff to determine the final schedule and timeline for the project.
• A list of work intended for subconsultants or persons outside of the firm. The proposal should name the subconsultants, if known at the time of the proposal submittal.
• The proposal should be limited to 50 pages excluding covers, dividers, and resumes.
• Three (3) copies of the proposal and any supporting documents are required.

Special Requirements:
SELECTION PROCESS:

An evaluation/selection committee comprised of Town of Windsor Wastewater and Engineering staff and/or other Town officials will review and evaluate the proposals and select the consultant based on the following criteria:
Scope of Proposal:
• Firm’s understanding of the project goals.
• Formulation of a successful approach to project.
• Analysis of most significant problems.
• Discussion of solutions and design alternatives.
• Overall presentation of proposal.
Project Team:
• Abilities and Qualifications of project team.
• Team’s experience on similar projects.
• Commitment of team to project.
• Sub-consultants qualifications and experience.
Availability:
• Can the work be completed in the required time frame?
• Can target dates be met?
• Are other qualified personnel available if necessary to meet project schedule?

References will be evaluated based on the following criteria:
Overall Performance:
• Would you hire this professional again? Did they have the skills necessary for this project?
Timetable:
• Was the Scope of Work completed within the specified time?
Completeness:
• Was the firm responsive to client needs? Were problems anticipated and/or resolved quickly and effectively?
Budget:
• Was the Scope of Work completed within the project budget?
Knowledge:
• Was the project functional upon completion and did it operate properly? Were problems corrected quickly and effectively?

Miscellaneous:
It is understood that the Town of Windsor reserves the right to reject any or all proposals, to further negotiate with the successful consultant, and to waive any informalities and minor irregularities in proposals received, and to accept the proposal that is deemed to be in the best interests of the Town of Windsor.
The firm submitting the successful proposal must be capable of providing adequate and knowledgeable personnel to fulfill the requirements of the contract. Include resumes for personnel that will be involved in the project. Also include any work intended for sub-consultants or persons outside of the firm.
All work shall be coordinated with the Wastewater Services Superintendent, Dennis Markham or designated representatives.
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