Consolidated School Corporation

Notice of Request for Qualifications for Progressive Design-Build Contract

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December 22, 2021 @ 8:00 am – January 17, 2022 @ 2:00 pm America/Indiana/Indianapolis Timezone
2021-12-22T08:00:00-05:00
2022-01-17T14:00:00-05:00

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This document is published in local newspapers on December 22, 2021

NOTICE OF

REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS

FOR

PROGRESSIVE DESIGN-BUILD CONTRACT

Notice is hereby given that New Albany Floyd County Consolidated School Corporation, Floyd County, Indiana (the “School Corporation”), requests any design-builder (as defined in Indiana Code Section 5-30-1-4, as amended) which is interested in being considered by the School Corporation as a potential design-builder with respect to the design, construction and equipping of the 2022 New Albany High School Natatorium Renovation Project (the “Project”), located at:

New Albany High School

1020 Vincennes Street | New Albany, IN 47150

all as described in more detail in the Request for Qualifications, dated November 22, 2021 (the “RFQ”) to submit Verified Statements of Qualification and Proposals as set forth in Indiana Code Section 5-30-5-1(c), as amended.

All responses to the RFQ, in the form of a Verified Statement of Qualifications (a “VSQ”) shall be received until 2:00 PM, Eastern Standard Time on Wednesday, January 12, 2022 at the Facilities Offices of New Albany Floyd County Consolidated School Corporation, 2813 Grant Line Road, New Albany, IN 47150, Attention: Bill Wiseheart, Director of Facilities.

Design-Builders may submit responses electronically via e-mail to bwiseheart@nafcs.org  with a copy to dan@therawlinsgroup.com

Each response to the RFQ must be in accordance with the RFQ, all of which is incorporated herein by reference, and all of the provisions of Indiana Code 5-30, as amended and as applicable to the RFQ and the RFQ process, and must be submitted by a person or entity satisfying the definition of a design-builder or team, each as defined in Indiana Code 5-30-1, as amended (each a “Design-Builder”)

For a copy of the RFQ, contact the School Corporation’s Design Criteria Developer (the “DCD”):

Daniel D. Rawlins, RA, DBIA

The Rawlins Group, LLC

6706 Marmont Circle

Indianapolis, Indiana 46220

e-mail:              dan@therawlinsgroup.com

telephone:         (317) 441-7905.

As of the date of publication of this notice, all communications between the School Corporation and any prospective Design-Builder is to be through the School Corporation’s Design Criteria Developer.

A Pre-Submittal Conference will not be conducted for this project.  Any Design-Builder with questions about the project and the RFQ process should contact the School Corporation’s Design Criteria Developer.

The RFQ contains, but is not limited to, the following: (a) A description of the Project, including the size and function of the facilities that are the subject of the Project, the approximate budget and the anticipated schedule, (b) A description of the selection process, including the process for communications between the potential Design-Builders and the School Corporation, including, but not limited to the New Albany Floyd County Consolidated School Corporation Technical Review Committee (the “TRC”) and any agent of either the School Corporation or the TRC, the schedule for the selection process, the TRC procedure and a description of submission requirements; (c) The general qualifications for prospective Design-Builders, including appropriate experience with similar projects, team experience with design-build, organizational resources and depth of the Design-Builder, the prospective Design-Builder’s history of contracting with or hiring minority business enterprises and women’s business enterprises, the prospective Design-Builder’s litigation and disputes history and the prospective Design-Builder’s experience in dealing with bonding authorities; (d) The Project specification qualifications for prospective Design-Builder, including: The prospective Design-Builder’s experience with the facilities or building types that are the subject of the Project, the prospective Design-Builder’s performance record, including quality, schedule and cost of each project, the prospective Design-Builder’s proposed team composition, including the team’s past experience in working together, the prospective Design-Builder’s proposed key project personnel and the prospective Design-Builder’s client references; and (e) A description of the qualifications statement evaluation process, which includes: An established rating system that complies with Indiana Code Section 5-30-5-4, as amended and Indiana Code Section 5-30-5-5, as amended.

All of the information set forth in the RFQ as described in the paragraph above are incorporated into this notice by reference.  In addition to the foregoing information, the response submitted by prospective Design-Builders must include all of the information required by Indiana Code Section 5-30-5-3, as amended.

After reviewing and evaluating all of the responses to the RFQ received by the date and time set forth above, the TRC shall identify and recommend to the Board the Design-Builder that is Highly Qualified and provides the Best Value proposal to the taxpayers of the School Corporation.  The TRC or the School Corporation reserves the right to reject for any reason and for no reason at all any and all responses received to the RFQ and to be the sole judge of the value and merit of the responses offered.  The School Corporation reserves the right to terminate for any reason and for no reason at all this Project prior to awarding the design-build contract,

Dated:  November 22, 2021

NEW ALBANY FLOYD COUNTY

CONSOLIDATED SCHOOL CORPORATION

FLOYD COUNTY, INDIANA

By: Bill Wiseheart

Director of Facilities

[TO BE PUBLISHED ONE (1) TIME, ON December 22, 2021 IN AT LEAST ONE (1) NEWSPAPER PUBLISHED OR OF GENERAL CIRCULATION IN THE SCHOOL CORPORATION]