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Department for this solicitation: Procurement
Date Prepared: 09/07/23 Types: RFA
Advertisement Type:
Solicitation/Project#: DGS C-0143-0001 Phase 1 Solicitation/Project Title: Cowans Gap SP - Rehabilitate Cowans Gap Dam
Description: This Project includes: PROFESSIONAL SELECTIONS.  PROJECT TITLE:  Cowans Gap State Park – Rehabilitate Cowans Gap Dam  BRIEF DESCRIPTION: The scope of work includes, but is not limited to, bringing Cowans Gap Dam up to current PADEP Dam Safety standards & providing additional improvements for the operation & maintenance of the dam.
APPLICATION DUE DATE THURSDAY, OCTOBER 12, AT 4:30 P.M. All applicants must be registered to view/download Project Documents & have a Current, Active Vendor Number. To register click the following link:  Register
All Applicants are required to create a user profile within e-Builder. Please click on the link below to create a user profile and view the documents:  e-builder Professional Selections Link
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The Department of General Services Capital Programs & the Bureau of Diversity, Inclusion and Small Business Opportunities identified this procurement as eligible for the setting of Small Diverse Business (SDB) and/or Veteran Business Enterprise (VBE) participation goals. Applicants must agree to meet SDB & VBE Participation Goals in full or demonstrate that they have made Good Faith Efforts to meet Goals. Refer to the project e-builder solicitation folder for SDB/VBE participation instruction.
The Goals for SDB participation: 14%
The Goals for VBE participation: 3%
ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS OF SHORT-LISTED FIRMS:  Provide detailed resumes for key design & management personnel with current contact information; the firm’s approach to project, including descriptions of tasks & scope of services, & explanation of how the approach provides value & may be different from others; a detailed description from the firm’s portfolio of a project that best illustrates the firm’s ability to translate design intentions into solutions that meet the client’s needs/expectations & explaining how the final design translated into a meaningful, synthesized solution; an organizational chart & detailed work plan, identifying key personnel roles of the firm & consultants,  including a work plan identifying roles, disciplines & responsibilities, including percent of time assigned to the project during design & construction & on/off-site participation of each individual; provide a description of your plan to manage quality for design phase, including a description of your quality management organization, activities to control quality for each deliverable, ensure interdisciplinary coordination & constructability throughout design phase; description of relevant projects completed by lead design professional, listing key personnel for each example; an assessment of key project issues & risks, including an assessment of schedule, budget, municipal approvals,  & other major issues that could be encountered & how they would be handled; identification of special investigations, studies or testing that might be anticipated; a description of how diversity will be accomplished within the team & confirmation of diverse & small business percentage commitments; evidence the firm is fiscally stable (credit ratings, financial audits, etc.); a list of professional liability claims and/or legal actions within the last ten years including bankruptcies, ownership changes & a non-binding fee proposal.
APPLICATIONS FOR THIS PROJECT WILL ONLY BE ACCEPTED ELECTRONICALLY THROUGH AN E-BUILDER BIDDING PORTAL. Technical support is available at or by phone at 1-888-288-5717.  Due to technical limitations, public selections must be viewed using a Windows PC. At this time, mobile devices are not supported. Interested parties may also watch the live selection process in the Capital Programs Arsenal Building, 1801 Herr Street, Harrisburg, PA 17103
The online professional selections can be viewed by clicking the following link: Professional Selections Web Conference
Phone Conference ID: 103 860 540#
Toll-free: 1 267-332-8737
To view a list of recommended firms & selection results click the link below:
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Department Information
Department/Agency: Conservation & Natural Resources Delivery Location:
County: Fulton Duration: 0
Contact Information
First Name: Heather Last Name: Price
Phone Number:
717-346-0496 Email:
Solicitation Information
Bids must be received by the purchasing agency on the Solicitation Due Date no later than the Solicitation Due Time as set forth in the solicitation. Any conflict between the dates and/or times contained in the solicitation itself or its attachments and this advertisement shall be resolved in favor of the solicitation.

Solicitation Start Date: 09/07/23
Solicitation Due Date: 10/12/23 Solicitation Due Time: 4:30 PM
Solicitation Opening Date: 11/16/23 Solicitation Opening Time: 10:00 AM
Opening Location: 1800 Herr St  Harrisburg  Pa 17103
No. of Addendums: 0
Amended Date: 09/07/23

      This procurement has SDB or VBE goals set.
Related Solicitation Files

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