Request for Qualifications
Information for Architects and Engineers
The Waldo County Technical Center Cooperative Board wishes to procure architectural/engineering services to conduct feasibility and planning studies, analyzing existing facilities and site, and review programmatic and educational needs, all to identify possible options for addressing needs at the Waldo County Technical Center in Waldo Maine for the foreseeable future.
The scopes of this project includes but is not limited to the development of best options for current and future building needs and usage, and reviewing options including renovation, new construction, and any combination thereof. The selected firm or firms may be required to coordinate this work or additional work with other consultants contracted by the Owner.
The selected firm(s) will work closely with the Waldo County Technical Center to review options for addressing the needs of the school, as part of a long range planning effort. The School Department may consider additional contracted services, including but not limited to preparing project presentations for Voter Approval via Referendum, design development, preparation of bid documents, and construction administration.
Interested firms should submit one electronic copy of a Letter of Interest with a Statement of Qualifications which includes the firm's response to each of the following criteria.
It is the intent of the Board to hold interviews December 20th or 21st of 2023.
Firms responding will be screened and interviewed on the basis of qualifications only. Project fees and specific design solutions for this project will not be discussed at the interview. Specific program information will not be available before the screening of qualification packages. The selection committee will rank all firms and negotiate fees with the highest ranked firm.
The standard procurement process of design services for public improvements is a Qualification Based Selection (QBS) process per statute, described briefly here.
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