Department of Health, Departmental  

  • DOH 7082910 - Hillsborough CHD - Administrative Facility

    Notice of Bid/Request for Proposal


    REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS (RFQ): The State of Florida, Department of Health, Division of Administration, Bureau of General Services, Office of Design and Construction requests qualifications from licensed general contractors who wish to compete for Construction Management (CM) at Risk services (i.e., the Negotiated Fee-Guaranteed Maximum Price (GMP) Construction Contracting Method, as defined by subsection 60D-5.002(12), Florida Administrative Code (F.A.C.), on the following project. The selection will be made in accordance with Section 255.29(3), F.S., and the procedures and criteria of the DMS Department of Real Estate Development and Management.

    Applications being sent via the U.S. Mail or via overnight express service shall be sent to: Project Manager, Steve Tenace, Senior Architect, Florida Department of Health, Office of Design and Construction, 4052 Bald Cypress Way, BIN #B06, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-1734, (850)245-4444, ext. 3133, Fax: (850)412-1422.

    PROJECT NUMBER: DOH 70829100







    RESPONSE DUE DATE: July 10, 2009, 4:00 p.m. (EDT)

    Any Responses received after the due date and time will be deemed non-responsive and will not receive further consideration.

    INSTRUCTIONS: Firms interested in being considered for this project must submit three (3) printed copies of their submittals with a table of contents and tabbed sections in the following order:

    1.     Letter of interest detailing the firm’s qualification to meet the above referenced selection criteria.

    2.     A current Experience Questionnaire and Contractor’s Financial Statement, DOH Form DBC5085 (current edition is mandatory) is available on the DMS Vendor Bid System website.

    3.     Resumes of proposed staff and staff organizations.

    4.     Examples of project reporting manuals, schedules, past experience and examples of similar projects completed by the firm (include name and phone number of client and architect for each project).

    5.     Letters of reference from prior clients received within the last five years.

    6.     Copies of the firm’s current Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation Contracting License.

    7.     If a business entity, the applicant must be registered with the Florida Department of State to operate in the State of Florida at the time of application. A certificate of authority must be submitted with the application.

    8.     All future notices regarding this solicitation and results of selection will be posted on the DMS Vendor Bid System at:

    All applicants are urged to limit their submittal content to fifty (50) pages, excluding front and back covers and any section dividers; however, this fifty page limit is not a mandatory requirement. All proposal information submitted becomes the property of the Department of Health, will be placed on file, and not returned. Applications which do not comply with the instructions set forth above and/or do not include the qualification data or proper forms required will be declared non-responsive and will not be further evaluated.

    DOCUMENT DELIVERY: Responses are to be submitted to the project manager and addressed to:

            Steve Tenace, Senior Architect

            Office of Design and Construction

            Department of Health

            4052 Bald Cypress Way, Bin #B-06

            Tallahassee, Florida 32399

     The time/date stamp/clock in the Department shall serve as the official authority to determine timeliness of the responses. Late responses will be declared non-responsive and will not be further evaluated. Unsealed and/or unsigned responses received by telegram, facsimile transmission or other similar means are not acceptable, and will be declared non-responsive and will not be further evaluated. Submittals that do not comply with the requirements or instructions of this solicitation document will be declared non-responsive and will not be further evaluated.

    EVALUATION: All proposals submitted shall become the property of the Department of Health. Proposals that do not comply with the above instructions and/or do not include the required qualification data will be declared non-responsive and will not be further evaluated. Proposals submitted by qualified firms shall be evaluated in accordance with Section 287.055, Florida Statutes.

    SHORTLIST SELECTION PROCESS AND INTERVIEWS: From the proposals received, the department Selection Committee shall shortlist a minimum of three (3) firms and may require presentation by no less than three firms regarding their qualifications, approach to the project and ability to furnish the required services. Selection of finalists for interview will be made on the basis of specific experience and ability, financial capability, scheduling and cost control ability, office staff, on-site staff, information systems, and distance to site. Each invitee will be notified by facsimile transmission of the date and time of its interview/presentation.

    POSTING OF RESULTS: Results of the short listing evaluation will be posted on the DMS Vendor Bid System at within 48 hours after the committee’s recommendation is approved. In the event that this information cannot be posted within this time frame, then the successful firms will be notified of the results by e-mail, fax, or postal mail. The responding firms must submit their contact information for the firms submitting office, including an email address and fax number for notices should they required. All future announcements, results and information about the selection for this project will be posted on the DMS Vendor Bid System at http://vbs.dms.state.

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