RFQ NO: PC21-067
PROFESSIONAL SERVICES FOR ENVIRONMENTAL REVIEW OF PANAMA CITY HUD-CDBG-DR, CDBG-MIT, AND CDBG-CV FUNDED PROJECTS
The City of Panama City, Florida (the “City”), through the City’s Project Management Office (“PMO”), seeks Proposals from experienced and qualified Environmental Consulting firms to provide Professional Services for the environmental review of current, anticipated, and upon request, future Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR), Community Development Block Grant Mitigation (CDBG-MIT), and Community Development Block Grant Corona Virus (CDBG-CV) funded projects. The scope of the project will include environmental reviews as required by the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, development of an Environmental Review Record as is more fully described in Section 2, “RFQ Scope of Services” for the RFQ documents. This RFQ is issued pursuant to Section 287.055 of the Florida Statutes, the “Consultants Competitive Negotiation Act” (“CCNA”). All references to Florida Statutes, City of Panama City and Panama City Codes, and other laws/regulations will be interpreted to include “as amended from time to time.” Request for Qualifications (RFQ) documents may be obtained from the City of Panama City, webpage at www.pcgov.org/bids.aspx.
Completed Proposals must be delivered to the Purchasing Division, City Hall, 501 Harrison Avenue, Room 238, Panama City, Florida 32401 by 2:00 PM CT, on October 20, 2021, (“Proposal Submission Due Date"). Any Proposals received after the Proposal Submission Due Date or delivered to a different address, department, or location will not be considered.
It is the sole responsibility of Proposers to ensure the receipt of all addenda. Therefore, it is recommended that firms periodically check the Panama City webpage for updates through the issuance of addenda.
The Purchasing Division has scheduled a Voluntary Pre-Proposal Conference, on September 29, 2021, at 2:00 PM CT, at 501 Harrison Avenue, Lower Level, Room 10, Panama City, FL 32401. Attendance is strongly encouraged, but not required. Use of personal protective equipment (such as masks) by those in attendance is recommended but not mandatory. At the discretion of the City, attendance may be offered via Video Conference.
Panama City reserves the right to accept any Proposals deemed to be in the best interest of the City, to waive any minor irregularities, scrivener’s errors, minor omissions, minor deviations, and/or technicalities in any Proposals, or to reject any or all Proposals and to re-advertise for new Proposals, in accordance with the applicable sections of the Florida Statutes, the City Charter and City Code, and this RFQ. The responsibility for submitting a Proposal before the stated time and date is solely and strictly that of the Proposer. The City is not responsible for any delayed, late, lost, misdelivered, or non-delivered Proposals, no matter the cause.
PROPOSERS ARE ADVISED THAT PROPOSALS SUBMITTED WITH IRREGULARITIES, DEFICIENCIES, AND/OR TECHNICALITIES THAT DEVIATE FROM THE MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS, EXPERIENCE, AND SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS OF A REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS (“RFQ”), REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS (“RFP”), INVITATION TO BID (“ITB”), INVITATION FOR BIDS (“IFB”), INVITATION TO QUOTE (“ITQ”), REQUESTS FOR LETTERS OF INTEREST (“RFLI”), AND REQUEST FOR SPONSORSHIPS (“RFS”) SHALL RESULT IN A NON-RESPONSIVE DETERMINATION. ONLY MINOR IRREGULARITIES, DEFICIENCIES, AND TECHNICALITIES MAY BE ALLOWED TO BE TIMELY CURED BY PROPOSERS AT THE SOLE DISCRETION OF THE CITY. MATERIAL IRREGULARITIES, DEFICIENCIES, AND TECHNICALITIES CANNOT BE CURED BY THE PROPOSER, AND ARE NOT WAIVABLE BY THE CITY.