RFQ NO: PC22-049
PROFESSIONAL SERVICES FOR PANAMA CITY FOR SEA LEVEL VULNERABILITY ASSESSMENT
The City of Panama City, Florida (the “City”), through the City’s Disaster Recovery Services, seeks qualifications from experienced and qualified architects and/or engineers to provide Professional Services for PC22-049 SEA LEVEL VULNERABILITY ASSESSMENT. The scope of the project will include, but is not limited to, Project Management, Public Engagement, Vulnerability Assessment Report, Adaption Plan, & Analysis Reports (the “Project”), as is more fully described in Section 2, “RFQ Scope of Services” for the Request for Qualifications (“RFQ”) documents. This RFQ is issued pursuant to Section 287.055 of the Florida Statutes, the “Consultants Competitive Negotiation Act” (“CCNA”). All references to Florida Statutes, City of Panama City and Panama City Codes, and other laws/regulations will be interpreted to include “as amended from time to time.”
RFQ documents may be obtained from the City of Panama City, webpage at www.panamacity.gov/bids.aspx.
Please submit bids in person at the Purchasing Division, via U. S. Mail or courier service at room 238, on the 2nd floor of City Hall, 501 Harrison Ave, Panama City Florida 32401.You may also submit bids electronically through the City’s Bonfire Portal at https://www.panamacity.bonfirehub.com.
Bids submitted in person, or via mail must be plainly marked, “BID NO. PC22-049 SEA LEVEL VULNERABILITY ASSESSMENT”. All bids must be received by 2:00 p.m., CT, on Tuesday, November 1, 2022, at which time the bids will be taken to the Mayor’s Conference Room at City Hall, 501 Harrison Avenue, Upper Level, Panama City, Florida 32401, and opened at 2:15 p.m. CT and read aloud. Please review all documents pertaining to this request before submitting requested information. The City’s preference is that bid submissions be submitted through the City’s Bonfire Portal but will continue to accept paper submissions.
It is the sole responsibility of Proposers to ensure the receipt of all addenda. Therefore, it is recommended that firms periodically check the Panama City webpage for updates through the issuance of addenda.
The Purchasing Division has scheduled a Voluntary Pre-Qualification Conference, on September 28, 2022, at 2:00 p.m. CT, at City Hall, 501 Harrison Avenue, Lower Level, Room 10, Panama City, FL 32401. Attendance is strongly encouraged, but not required. Use of personal protective equipment (such as masks) by those in attendance is recommended but not mandatory. At the discretion of the City, attendance may be offered via Video Conference.
Panama City reserves the right to accept any Qualifications deemed to be in the best interest of the City, to waive any minor irregularities, scrivener’s errors, minor omissions, minor deviations, and/or technicalities in any Qualifications, or to reject any or all Qualifications and to re-advertise for new Qualifications, in accordance with the applicable sections of the Florida Statutes, the City Charter and City Code, and this RFQ. The responsibility for submitting a Qualification before the stated time and date is solely and strictly that of the Proposer. The City is not responsible for any delayed, late, lost, misdelivered, or non-delivered Qualifications, no matter the cause.
PROPOSERS ARE ADVISED THAT QUALIFICATIONS SUBMITTED WITH IRREGULARITIES, DEFICIENCIES, AND/OR TECHNICALITIES THAT DEVIATE FROM THE MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS, EXPERIENCE, AND SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS OF A REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS (“RFQ”), REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS (“RFP”), INVITATION TO BID (“ITB”), INVITATION FOR BIDS (“IFB”), INVITATION TO QUOTE (“ITQ”), REQUESTS FOR LETTERS OF INTEREST (“RFLI”), AND REQUEST FOR SPONSORSHIPS (“RFS”) SHALL RESULT IN A NON-RESPONSIVE DETERMINATION. ONLY MINOR IRREGULARITIES, DEFICIENCIES, AND TECHNICALITIES MAY BE ALLOWED TO BE TIMELY CURED BY PROPOSERS AT THE SOLE DISCRETION OF THE CITY. MATERIAL IRREGULARITIES, DEFICIENCIES, AND TECHNICALITIES CANNOT BE CURED BY THE PROPOSER, AND ARE NOT WAIVABLE BY THE CITY.