Thursday, October 17, 2019
Request for Proposals (RFP)
For Construction Manager at Risk (CMAR) Services for Rabun County Jail Addition and Sheriff's
The Rabun County Government (the Client) requests Proposals from Construction Management at Risk (CMAR)firms for the construction of an addition to the Rabun County Jail with a Sheriffs Administration Building. Upon completion of a review of proposals received, the Client anticipates awarding a contract for pre-construction services, and, at the Client's discretion, a subsequent contract for construction of the project.
The Client requires construction of an addition to the existing Rabun County Jail to include the following: Inmate Housing -48 beds, Medical Unit, Special Management Cells, Housing Control Tower, Future Inmate Housing Expansion (shelled in), 6,000 SF attached Sheriff's Administration Building.
The Client is considering the services of a Construction Manager at Risk (CMAR) firm to manage the construction, provide technical review during the pre-construction period, and provide cost evaluation assistance to the architectural team. The CMAR will assume responsibility for project construction cost by issuing a guaranteed maximum price (GMP). The GMP will be a contractual obligation. The CMAR will also develop an overall final project schedule, which will be a contractual obligation. In addition, the CMAR will be responsible for methods of construction, safety, and the scheduling and coordination of the work of all construction and miscellaneous contracts required for completion of the project within its established budget and schedule. The project is currently in the Schematic Design Phase. The successful CMAR will be expected to work closely with the Architect, Precision Planning, Inc. to develop final design documents and separate bid packages if required.
The CMAR will be responsible for pricing, value engineering, and maintainability and constructability issues. When the design documents for the project have been developed in sufficient detail, the CMAR, with the support and assistance of the Architect, will commit to a Guaranteed Maximum Price (GMP) for all construction and site development. If the Client requests multiple bid packages, construction wHI commence with the issuance of the first bid package while remaining bid packages are being finalized. The CMAR shall competitively select construction subcontracts and other work appropriate for competitive selection using cost and other factors. The successful CMAR may perform work with his own forces, but shall not be eligible toenter into contract or subcontract for any of the construction or other services of any nature on the project without the specific approval of the Client.
In selecting a firm, the Client will place emphasis on experience of the firm and assigned personnel in CMAR contracts for jail/correctional/public safety facilities, including detailed knowledge of the detention equipment industry. Emphasis will also be placed on firms having depth, knowledge, and resources in principles of contracting, scheduling, contract coordination and compliance, budget control, familiarity with State and local laws, ordinances and codes as demonstrated by prior experience, and strategies for encouraged participation by local companies and laborers.
All written Proposals shall utilize the attached forms. Electronic PDF of the completed package shall be prepared and e-mailed to Liz Hudson, AlA at Precision Planning, Inc. at email@example.com. In addition, three (3)hard copies of the completed package shall be prepared and delivered in sealed envelopes to the attention of:
Mr. Darrin Giles, County Administrator
Rabun County Government
25 Courthouse Square, Suite 201
Clayton, GA 30525
Receipt of all Addenda to this RFP, if any, must be acknowledged on the proposal form. All Addenda shallbecome part of the requirements of this RFP. Failure to acknowledge receipt of an Addendum may result inrejection of the Proposal. Any cost incurred by respondents in preparing or submitting Proposals for the project shall be the respondents' sole responsibility. It shall be the respondents' responsibility to ensuredelivery of the Proposal to the receptionist's desk at the designated office by the designated time. Late Proposals will not be opened and may be returned or destroyed.
Proposals are due no later than November 7, 2019 at 2:00pm. Late submittals will not be accepted.
Firms are not allowed to communicate with any Client staff or elected officials regarding this procurement. Any unauthorized contact shall disqualify the firm from further consideration.
All questions regarding this project should be directed to Liz Hudson, AlA at Precision Planning, Inc. by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org. All responses, inquiries, or correspondence relating to this RFP will become the propertyof the Client when received and shall be regarded as public record. All information received in response to this RFP, including copyrighted material, is deemed public information and will be made available for public viewing and copying after the time for receipt of proposals has passed, and the award has been made, with the following four exceptions: (1) bona fide trade secrets meeting confidentiality requirements that have been properly marked, separated, and documented; (2) matters involving individual safety as determined by the Client; (3) any company financial information requested by the Client to determine vendor responsibility, unless prior written consent has been given by the offeror; and (4) other constitutional protections.
The Client reserves the right to:
1. Refuse any or all submittals received.
2. Cancel or modify this RFP at any time.
3. Reject any and all submittals or responses at any time.
4. Request further documentation or information, and to discuss an RFP submittal for any purpose inorder to answer questions or to provide clarification.