Stage 1 Water Restrictions

City Notices

RFQ Engineering 2017 CDBG

Posted: Tue Oct 25 2016 9:34 AM

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

Request for Qualifications (RFQ) for Engineering Services


The City of Blanco is seeking to enter into an engineering services contract with a state‑registered engineer. The following outlines this request for qualifications.


 I.       Scope of Work ‑ The engineering contract will encompass all CDBG Grant project‑related engineering services to the City of Blanco, including but not limited to the following:


  • Preparation of the engineering portion of the CDBG Grant Application, including preliminary plans and specifications;
  • Preparation of final design plans and specifications;
  • Preparation of the bid packet;
  • Conduct all field testing and inspections (interim and final); and
  • Other special services.


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


 II.      Statement of Qualifications ‑ The City of Blanco is seeking to contract with a competent engineering firm, registered to practice in the State of Texas, that has had experience in the following areas:


  • Municipal construction including but not limited to waterworks, projects;
  • Registered and in good standing as a professional engineer per the Texas Engineering Practice Act
  • Federally‑funded construction projects; and
  • Projects located in this general region of the state


          As such, please provide within your proposal a list of past local government clients, as well as resumes of all engineers that will or may be assigned to this project if you receive the engineering services contract award.


          Also, please provide a copy of your current certificate of insurance for professional liability.





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












Work Performance




Capacity to Perform









IV.      For this RFQ, Respondent’s qualifications will be evaluated and the most qualified Respondent will be selected, subject to negotiation of fair and reasonable compensation.


  • Upon the award of this contract, profit (either %/actual cost) must be identified and negotiated as a separate element of the price for any contract with estimated value of $50,000 or more. To comply, the bidder must disclose and certify in its proposal the percentage of profit being used.


    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, Blanco, TX 78606.