DEPARTMENT OF GENERAL SERVICES
Design Professional Selections
[28 Pa.B. 5625]
The Selections Committee for the Department of General Services (Department) will meet to consider selections of Design Professionals for the following projects:
Project No. DGS 412-47--Renovation of Franklin Science Center, Shippensburg University, Shippensburg, Cumberland County, PA. Construction Cost: $4,167,000. The scope of work includes, but is not limited to, modernization to support multi-media teaching technology, flexibility of work stations, state of the art teaching/research laboratories and CATV infrastructure; correction of safety, health and regulatory deficiencies; sinkhole remediation; ADA compliance and life cycle renewal/replacement of building systems.
Project No. DGS 1104-55 Phase 1--Renovations to Kresge Hall, Renovation of 4th and 6th Floors, Temple University, Main Campus, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, PA. Construction Cost: $4,736,260. The scope of work includes, but is not limited to, renovation of the 4th and 6th floors (8,100 sq. ft. each) which will include removal of existing wet teaching labs and provide mechanical, electrical and architectural upgrades to convert space into state of the art classrooms and laboratories.
Project No. DGS 1573-2-7--Bake Shop and Expand Kitchen/Dining Facility, State Correctional Institution, Smithfield, Huntingdon County, PA. Construction Cost: $2,310,000. The scope of work includes, but is not limited to, construction of a large scale institutional bakery production area separate from the food preparation area. The expansion of the kitchen/dining facility includes construction of approximately 8,000 sq. ft. of kitchen/production space, dining room service, increased work area, security and improvement of traffic flow in the inmate dining room.
The following project advertisement replaces in its entirety the project advertisement for Project No. DGS 577-27, which was advertised for Design Professional Selections in the October 31, 1998 issue of the Pennsylvania Bulletin, and will have the deadline date as stated in paragraph (d).
Project No. DGS 577-27-28--Construction of a Level 2 Housing Unit--Upgrade Perimeter Security, State Correctional Institution, Graterford, Montgomery County, PA. Construction Cost: $9,667,773. The scope of work includes, but is not limited to, construction of an approximately 40,000 sq. ft. building to include 50 double rooms and four dormitories. Also included in the L-2 Unit are dayrooms, offices, toilet rooms, support areas and program areas. Provide a l4`0" fence (approximately 1,200 feet) around unit. Upgrade perimeter security to include lighting on both sides of perimeter, electrified fence inside the perimeter, a closed circuit television system to monitor alarms or provide random viewing from the central control room.
Requirements and Information
A Project Program, prepared by the Using Agency, for the above advertised projects may be available and can be obtained upon request to the Selections Committee, Department of General Services, Room 104, 18th and Herr Streets, Harrisburg, PA 17125, (717) 783-8468.
Instructions for Filing Application
Professionals will not be considered by the Committee until all of the following requirements are met.
(a) Signed Revised 1994 Form 150, not more than 1 year old as of the deadline date stated in paragraph (d), must be filed with the Department for the requesting professional firm and the designated key consultants listed on the requesting professional firm's application (Form 150-S). All signatures on Form 150 must be original signatures. Consultants listed on the requesting professional firm's application (Form 150-S) shall be deemed to be designated key consultants. If these documents are not on file with the Department, the requesting professional firm must submit them with the firm's application (Form l50-S). A photocopy of Form 150 without an original signature of a principal of the firm is not acceptable. Revised 1994 Form 150, Architect/Engineer Questionnaire, may be obtained upon request to the Selections Committee, Department of General Services, Room 104, 18th and Herr Streets, Harrisburg, PA 17125, (717) 783-8468.
(b) The requesting professional firm shall obtain from each consultant listed in the requesting professional firm's application (Form 150-S) a signed letter of certification on the consultant's letterhead, attesting to the firm's consent to participate in the requesting professional firm's application (Form 150-S) for the specific project. Signed letters of certification from consultants are required and constitute a part of the requesting professional firm's application (Form 150-S) for the specific project. All signatures on letters of certification must be original signatures.
(c) The requesting professional firm must submit six signed copies of Revised 1994 Form 150-S, Specific Project Form, for each project herein advertised in which the firm is interested and qualified to perform. All signatures on Form 150-S must be original signatures. For architectural projects and, when appropriate, for engineering projects, the Professional shall supply photographs showing a maximum of two different views of each of the three projects described in Question 14, Page 5 of the application (Form 150-S). The requesting professional firm or Joint Venture members must be the Professional of Record for the projects described in Question 14, Page 5 of the application (Form 150-S). It is not acceptable to list work performed by key consultants. The identification and appropriate supportive information concerning each photograph shall include the name, project title, location and the name of the Professional of Record. Renderings and brochures will not be accepted in lieu of photographs. The photographs shall be attached to each copy of the application, (Form 150-S). The pages of each copy of revised 1994 Form 150-S must be stapled with photographs and consultant's letters of certification followed by photocopies of licenses of registered professionals included as the last section of the application. Do not bind the application (Form 150-S) in any way to any other documentation. Do not bind the application (Form 150-S) in a binder of any type. Revised 1994 Form 150-S may be obtained upon request to the Selections Committee, Department of General Services, Room 104, 18th and Herr Streets, Harrisburg, PA 17125, (717) 783-8468.
(d) A complete project submission, which consists of documents described in paragraphs (a), (b) and (c) above, must be received on or before the close of business (5 p.m.) Wednesday, November 18, 1998, and addressed to the Selections Committee, Department of General Services, Room 104, 18th and Herr Streets, Harrisburg, PA 17125. Fax applications are not acceptable.
Project submissions must be made on the current 1994 forms. Outdated forms are not acceptable.
(e) The Selections Committee may at its discretion establish interviews with any or all of the Professionals who have requested consideration for appointment as designer for the above projects. If an interview is required, the Professional will be notified by the Committee as to the date, time and location.
(f) Additional information, in writing, may be requested by the Committee as required. Additional services--indoor air quality assessment program and hazardous materials.
The Professional firm selected to design a project will be expected to perform and administer, when required by the Department as Additional Services, an Indoor Air Quality Assessment Program during Building or Renovation Commissioning and the sampling, testing, inspection and monitoring for removal of any asbestos, other hazardous waste or contaminants encountered during project design or construction, unless otherwise stated in the Scope.
The professional agrees to comply with the terms of the Agreement and specifically as it relates to the Professional Liability Insurance and the General Liability Insurance Requirements.
The Selections Committee encourages responses from small firms, minority firms, women-owned firms and firms who have not previously performed State work, and will consider Joint Ventures, which will enable them to participate in this program.
All applications submitted are subject to review by the Selections Committee. The Selections Committee disclaims any liability whatsoever as to its review of the applications submitted and in formulating its recommendations for selection. All recommendations for selection made by the Committee shall be final under the act of July 22, 1975 (P. L. 75, No. 45).
GARY E. CROWELL,
[Pa.B. Doc. No. 98-1844. Filed for public inspection November 6, 1998, 9:00 a.m.]
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