20 W Emma Street Rockford, Washington 99030

Town of Rockford

TOWN OF ROCKFORD
MUNICIPAL ENGINEERING SERVICES
REQUEST FOR STATEMENT OF QUALIFICATIONS

The Town of Rockford (pursuant to RCW 39.80) is inviting Statements of Qualifications (SOQ) from firms interested in providing professional municipal engineering services during the 2023-2025 calendar years. The Town will be selecting a consulting engineering firm for various municipal engineering services for water and wastewater system improvement planning and design, storm drainage improvement planning and design, street and sidewalk projects, grant and loan applications, comprehensive plans, municipal planning, traffic studies, capital facilities plans, land surveying and GIS mapping, geotechnical design, rate studies, technical reports, cost estimates, environmental reviews, funding applications, surveys, plans, specifications, services during construction, and funding administration. Professional municipal services may include those funded by TIB, STBG, TAP, USDA, WSDOT SRTS and Ped/Bike, CERB, CDBG, DWSRF, PWB, LID, Ecology, SRF/Centennial Clean Water, SIED, and federal stimulus funds.

SOQs shall be limited to twenty (20) pages excluding a one-page cover letter and front and back covers (if used). Selection criteria will include experience in providing municipal engineering services; qualifications of key personnel; firm experience with plans, specifications, cost estimates, and environmental/permitting processes; familiarity with the Town of Rockford and/or experience with municipalities of similar size; experience with state and federal funding programs and regulatory agencies; previous performance on public projects; and references.

Five (5) copies of the SOQ must be received at Rockford Town Hall, 20 W Emma Street, PO Box 49, Rockford, WA 99030, no later than 4:00 pm PST, February 3, 2023.

The SOQ and any questions regarding this solicitation should be directed to Heidi Johnson, Clerk/Treasurer, at townclerk@rockfordwa.com or call (509) 291-4716. The most highly rated firm will be selected for negotiation of a professional services contract. Interviews may be held at the Town’s discretion.

The Town, 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 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 statements of qualifications 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.

Qualified disadvantaged, minority- and women-owned firms are encouraged to submit a Statement of Qualifications. State and federal equal opportunity and affirmative action requirements will apply to the selection process, consultant agreement and conduct of the project. The Town of Rockford is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.

The Town reserves the right to select the consultant based upon written qualifications only, or to advertise or retain other consultants on individual projects independent of the firms selected from this solicitation.