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D E N V E R I N T E R N A T I O N A L A I R P O R T

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS

Quality Assurance Inspection and Special Inspection Services

CONTRACT NO. 201628929

Denver, Colorado August 15, 2016

Description: The Department of Aviation for the City and County of Denver is requesting proposals for the purposes of selecting a firm to provide inspection and Special inspection Construction Services. This contract will provide quality assurance inspection and Special inspection personnel for use on airport projects. The successful proposer will need to demonstrate the ability to provide both full time and seasonal personnel that will work on projects through definition, design, construction and close out. This includes but is not limited to providing qualified personnel for Special Inspections, Lead Inspectors and Inspector personnel. In addition to providing day to day quality assurance inspections as part of several construction management teams and further described below, the Consultant is to be “an approved agency” and be able to provide “qualified persons” to perform Special Inspections as referenced in Chapter 17, Section 1704 of the International Building Code (IBC), and as amended by the latest City and County of Denver Building Permit Policy. As “an approved agency” or Special Inspection Agency the Consultant will also provide material testing services not provided by the DEN material testing laboratory.

Documents Available: Request for Proposal (RFP) documents will be available on the DIA Contract Procurement website at http://business.flydenver.com/bizops/rfp.asp beginning August 15, 2016.

Proposals Due: International Airport Office not later than 2:00 PM, LOCAL TIME, Tuesday, September 20, 2016. Proposals received after this time will be rejected by the City and returned to the Proposer unopened. Proposals shall be valid for 90 days after the deadline for delivering the proposal.

Pre-Proposal Conference: A Pre-Proposal Conference will be held at 10:00 AM, LOCAL TIME, Thursday, August 25, 2016, in the DIA South Campus at 7128 North Trussville Street, Unit A, Denver, CO 80249 (F.K.A. 27301 E. 71st Ave, Unit #2).

Minority Business Enterprise and Women Business Enterprise Participation: Professional design and construction services contracts made and entered into by the City and County of Denver are subject to Article III, Divisions 1 and 3 of Chapter 28 of the Denver Revised Municipal Code, (D.R.M.C.) and all Minority Business Enterprise and Women Business Enterprise Utilization and Equal Employment Opportunity Rules and Regulations adopted by the Director of the Division of Small Business Opportunity (DSBO).

Article III, Divisions 1 and 3 of Chapter 28 of the D.R.M.C. directs the Director of the Division of Small Business Opportunity to establish a project goal for expenditures on professional design and construction services work contracted by the City and County of Denver. The specific goal for this project is 30% Minority Business Enterprise and Women Business Enterprise (M/WBE).

Project goals must be met with certified participants as set forth in Section 28-65, D.R.M.C. or through the demonstration of a sufficient good faith effort under Section 28-67, D.R.M.C. For compliance with good faith effort requirements under Section 28-67 (b) (2) a. the proposer must solicit the interest of 100% of the firms certified as MBEs and WBEs in the scopes of work of the contract.

The Director of the Division of Small Business Opportunity urges all participants in City professional design and construction services projects to assist in achieving these goals.

Published in: The Daily Journal

August 15-17, 2016