Sealed Proposals, in copies of six (6), for the Request for Proposals (RFP) for Design and Inspection Services for Capping of Area A/B at the Central Solid Waste Management Center (CSWMC), Contract No. S-19-812-CS for the Delaware Solid Waste Authority shall be delivered to the Delaware Solid Waste Authority (DSWA)’s Administrative Office, 1128 South Bradford Street, Dover, Delaware, 19904, no later than 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, January 14, 2020. DSWA may extend the time and place of the due date for Proposals by providing at least two (2) calendar days notice by certified mail, fax, or email to any Proposers who DSWA has recorded as having received a copy of the RFP. If the Proposal is sent by mail, or other personal delivery system, the sealed envelope containing the Proposal shall be enclosed in a separate envelope plainly marked on the outside with the notation, “Proposal Enclosed.” Proposals delivered by any means other than mail or personal delivery shall be rejected.
The Work under this contract is for engineering design, construction inspection, and certification report preparation services. At a minimum, the services include but are not limited to:
1. Existing site evaluation, including topographic and utility surveys.
2. Design work including design of a Subtitle D Landfill Cap for Area A/B and any required modification to ancillary features
3. Preparation of construction bid documents (including bid table) with an estimated construction schedule/timeline.
4. Preparation of permit applications including all fees and associated permitting tasks.
5. Bid evaluation, construction cost estimate and recommendation for award of construction contract.
6. Services during construction including but not limited to submittal review, answering requests for information, running bi-weekly progress meetings, generating meeting notes, and construction schedule management.
7. Preparation of a final certification report documenting the construction of the Area A/B final cap, suitable for submission to environmental regulatory agencies for approval.
8. Final as-built drawing files in AutoCAD 2014 or later.
9. Preparation of a Post-Closure Maintenance Plan.
Additional requirements and description of work are set forth in the RFP as are the criteria for evaluation and determination of the successful proposal. DSWA may award the contract to the proposer submitting the most responsive proposal which serves the best interests of DSWA and the citizens of the state of Delaware, and not necessarily at the lowest cost.
Every Proposal prepared in response to this RFP shall be prepared by the PROPOSER with the expressed understanding that any and all claims to reimbursement for the cost and expense of its preparation are waived. No PROPOSER may withdraw the Proposal within ninety (90) days after the Proposal due date. The submittal of a Proposal in response to this Notice shall constitute an agreement of the Proposer to all of the terms and conditions in this Notice and the RFP.
A copy of the RFP for Contract S-194-812-CS may be obtained at no cost from DSWA’s Dover Administrative Office, located at 1128 South Bradford Street, Dover, DE, 19904, on or after Tuesday, October 29, 2019 between the hours of 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. DSWA will not be responsible for full or partial sets of the RFP, including any addenda, obtained from any sources other than stated above nor shall PROPOSER rely on such other sources or information.
A non-mandatory Pre-Proposal Meeting has been scheduled for Tuesday, November 19, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. at the Central Solid Waste Management Center located at 1107 Willow Grove Road in Sandtown near Felton, Delaware, 19943.
The PROPOSER must submit, with its Proposal, documentation indicating it is licensed to conduct business in the State of Delaware and PROPOSER must meet and comply with all state, local, and federal laws, regulations, ordinances, and requirements in the scope of their Work and comply with any and all licensing requirements. PROPOSER shall provide a copy of its Certificate of Authorization (COA) to practice engineering in the State of Delaware from the Delaware Association of Professional Engineers (DAPE). All work shall be supervised by a Delaware Registered Professional Engineer.
The Delaware Solid Waste Authority reserves the right to accept or reject any or all Proposals which in its judgment is in the best interest of DSWA, and all PROPOSERS are notified that such acceptance or rejection shall be without liability on the part of DSWA for any action brought by any PROPOSER because of such acceptance or rejection. Likewise, DSWA reserves the right to waive any requirement or irregularity of the RFP process without liability on the part of DSWA. The submittal of a proposal in response to this Notice shall constitute an agreement of the PROPOSER to all the provisions set forth in this Notice and the RFP.
Six copies of the Proposal shall be submitted to DSWA. The Proposals shall be sealed, marked, and addressed as follows:
Delaware Solid Waste Authority
1128 S. Bradford Street
Dover, Delaware 19904
Attn: EmmaLee Vecere, E.I.T.
Proposal for: Design and Inspection Services for Capping of Area A/B at CSWMC S-19-812-CS
Telephone: (302) 739-5361
Fax: (302) 739-4287
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