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City Notices

RFP Administration TAP

Posted: Tue Oct 25 2016 9:33 AM

*Amendment applications due no later than November 18, 2016 by 4:00pm at 300 Pecan St. Blanco, TX 78606


RFP for Administration/Professional Services


The City of Blanco is seeking to enter into a professional services contract with a competent professional administration/management firm/consultant to assist the City in the overall management of its recent TxDOT Transportation Alternatives Program grant. The following outlines the request for proposals.


I.        Scope of Work – The professional administration/management firm/consultant to be hired is to provide contract‑related management services to the City of Blanco, including but not limited to the following areas:

  • Project Management
  • Grant Administration
  • Financial Management
  • Environmental Review
  • Real Property Acquisition/ URA
  • Construction Management
  • Fair Housing/Equal Opportunity
  • Housing rehabilitation/affordable housing (if applicable)
  • Audit/Contract Close-out Assistance


              Please specify actual tasks to be performed under each of these categories. A copy of the project description for sewer system improvements is attached.


    II.       Statement of Qualifications ‑ The City is seeking to contract with a competent professional administration/management firm/consultant that has had experience in grants/contracts administration. Specifically, it is seeking those consultant(s) or firm(s) with the following qualifications:

  • Related experience in managing federally‑funded local public works construction projects
  • Related Experience / Background with specific project type
  • Consultant/Firm is not debarred or suspended from the Excluded Parties List System (EPLS) in the System for Award Management (SAM).


              As such, please provide within your proposal a list of referrals from past local government clients, as well as resumes of all employees who will or may be assigned to provide technical assistance to the City on this project if your firm is awarded this management services contract.


    III.      Proposed Cost of Services ‑ Please provide your cost proposal to accomplish the scope of work by category outlined above and for any additional activities required. The proposed budget must include all costs that are necessary to successfully complete this project. Please note that the City of Blanco will not use lowest/best bid as the sole basis for entering into this contract.


              If the cost of proposed professional administration services will exceed $50,000, then profit (either % or actual cost) must be identified and negotiated as a separate element of the price of the contract. To comply, the bidder must disclose and certify in its proposal the percentage of profit being used.


    IV.      Evaluation Criteria ‑ The proposal received will be evaluated and ranked according to the following criteria:













Work Performance




Capacity to Perform




Proposed Cost












V.       Deadline for Submission ‑ The proposals received will be received no later than 4:00 pm on November 10th, 2016 at the following address: 300 Pecan Street, P.O. Box 750, Blanco, TX 78606.