MOREHEAD UTILITY PLANT BOARD
REQUEST FOR STATEMENT OF QUALIFICATIONS
Morehead Utility Plant Board
will accept statements of qualifications from experienced firms for the planning and implementation of a water storage tank rehabilitation and management program for five storage tanks. The initial project scope includes the removal of the existing coating system, application of a new coating system to industry standards (including logos), addition of new manways, replacement of vent screens, replacement of overflow screens, repair or replacement of sight gauges, repair any structural deficiencies found, repair or installation of internal mixing systems, installation of interior ladders to tanks that do not have them, replacement of some exterior ladder systems, foundation work, and improvements to tank safety features. Once initial work is complete, an ongoing asset management program is to include annual ROV inspections, washout cleanings every five years, repair of any coating system failures, repair of structural failures, exterior cleaning as needed and coordination with third parties wishing to lease space on the storage tanks. Firms wishing to be considered should send their statement of qualification to Morehead Utility Plant Board, 135 South Wilson Ave, Morehead, KY 40351. All documents must be sealed and marked on the outside "Request for Qualifications, Water Storage Tank Rehabilitation and Management Program". Questions concerning this Request for Proposals should be addressed to the General Manager,
Holly McGrath-Rosas, Morehead Utility Plant Board,
606-784-5538. Proposals must be received by 3:30 p.m. local time on April 5, 2018.
Statements should include a description of the firm’s capability and experience in the field of water storage tank rehabilitation and management, resumes of individuals to be assigned to the project, a listing of similar projects along with reference information, and a description of the firm’s familiarity with the project and the ability to provide responsive service to the Morehead Utility Plant Board. Firms responding to this request will be ranked according to the information submitted. Qualification Statements will be evaluated and ranked using the following criteria:
Technical Approach/Understanding of Problem 25 pts
Familiarity with Local Area 35 pts
Corporate Experience and Experience of Proposed Personnel 25 pts
Ability to Perform Work within Time Limitations 15 pts
A proposal review committee comprised of representatives from the Morehead Utility Plant Board will meet and rank all received proposals within three weeks of the proposal deadline. The Morehead Utility Plant Board will enter into negotiations with the highest ranked firm to execute a service agreement. If the parties are unable to negotiate a satisfactory agreement, the second highest ranked firm will be contacted. Once a firm has been selected, all unsuccessful firms will be notified
The Morehead Utility Plant Board reserves the right to reject any and all responses, to waive any technicalities, and to negotiate with the respondent who most nearly meets the project requirements. The Morehead Utility Plant Board is not responsible or liable for any costs incurred by the consultants replying to this request. The Morehead Utility Plant Board is an equal opportunity employer and encourages responses from all qualified firms. Kentucky Relay Service for the hearing and speech impaired:
1-800-648-6056. Attention is particularly called to the requirements as to conditions of employment to be observed under the contract, Section 3, Segregated Facility, Section 109, Title VI, and EO 11246. Local, minority and female-owned firms are encouraged to respond.
Published: March 23, 27, 2018