City of Rancho Santa Margarita

NOTICE INVITING REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS FOR RFP No. PW091319 – PROFESSIONAL CONSULTANT SERVICES FOR STORM DRAIN MASTER PLAN PROJECT

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that The City of Rancho Santa Margarita invites qualified Consultants to submit proposals to provide professional services to prepare a new Storm Drain Master Plan. The County of Orange prepared a Master Plan of Drainage in the 1970s prior to development within the City. This project will not be a revision to the previous document but instead a completely new document.

The project will include the complete mapping of the City storm drain system and production of storm drain GIS layers, complete hydrology model, and an analysis of the existing system with recommendations for future Capital Improvement projects in keeping with Low Impact Development and National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System considerations and downstream capacity restrictions.

Addenda to this RFP, if issued, will be sent to all prospective Consultants the City has specifically e-mailed a copy of the RFP to and will be posted on the City’s website at: http://www.cityofrsm.org/171/Bids-Request-For-Proposals. It shall be the Consultant’s responsibility to check the City’s website to obtain any addenda that may be issued.

To be considered responsive, proposers must submit a written proposal in accordance with the requirements, specifications, conditions and provisions described in the attached RFP.

PROPOSALS ARE DUE BEFORE 10:00 a.m. on October 14, 2019

Submit one (1) printed original (marked original), three (3) hard copies (marked copy) and one (1) electronic copy in PDF format on a CD/DVD or flash drive of the Consultant’s proposal. The Proposal must be submitted in a sealed envelope or box bearing the name of the Proposer, marked RFP No. PW091319 and submitted only to the following address:

 

City of Rancho Santa Margarita

RFP No. PW091319

Attn: Brendan Dugan, P.E.

Public Works Director/City Engineer

22112 El Paseo

Rancho Santa Margarita CA 92688

 

Proposals received after the time and date specified above may be considered nonresponsive and may not be returned. All products used or developed in the preparation of the Consultant’s proposal or the execution of any contract resulting from this RFP will be the property of the City.

Any proposals received prior to the time and date specified above may be withdrawn or modified by written request of the Consultant.  To be considered, however, the modified Proposal must be received prior to the submittal deadline.

Unsigned proposals or proposals signed by an individual not authorized to bind the prospective Consultant will be considered nonresponsive and rejected.

This RFP does not commit the City to award an agreement, to pay any costs incurred in the preparation of a proposal for this request, or to procure or contract for services.  The City reserves the right to accept or reject any or all proposals received as a result of this request, to negotiate with any qualified Consultant, or to modify or cancel in part or in its entirety the RFP if it is in the best interests of the City to do so. Furthermore, an award of a professional services agreement may not be made based solely on price.

The prospective Consultant is advised that should this RFP result in recommendation for award of a professional service agreement, the agreement will not be in force until it is approved and fully executed by the City.

The anticipated and tentative consultant selection schedule is as follows:

Request for Proposal Posting/Mailing: September 13, 2019
Written Question Deadline: October 2, 2019 (10:00 a.m.)
Questions Answered/Addendum Issued: October 7, 2019
Submittal Deadline: October 14, 2019 (10:00 a.m.)
Tentative First Interview (if necessary): Week of October 21, 2019
Tentative City Council Award and Effective Date: November 13, 2019

 

If you have any questions regarding this RFP, please submit them in writing by emailing them to bdugan@cityofrsm.org and tnguyen@cityofrsm.org by the deadline noted in this RFP.  No oral question or inquiry about this RFP shall be accepted.  Thank you for your interest in doing business with the City of Rancho Santa Margarita.

 

Dated this 10th day of September 2019.                        City of Rancho Santa Margarita, California

 

BY _____________________________

Published:  Coto De Caza News                                   Amy Diaz, City Clerk

September 13, 2019                                                      22112 El Paseo

September 20, 2019                                                      Rancho Santa Margarita, CA 92688