Design Professional Selections
[30 Pa.B. 1307]
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 408-59--Addition to and Renovation of Science Buildings, Kutztown University, Kutztown, Berks County, PA. Construction Cost: $9,176,000. The scope of work includes, but is not limited to, upgrade/replace existing HVAC, plumbing and electrical systems in both the Boehm Science Building and the Grim Science Building. Both buildings must be brought up to compliance with all current codes and standards. Utility, power and data to be provided to lab and classroom spaces. Also included are expansion of the first floor of the Grim Science Building and an addition to the Boehm Science Building.
Project No. DGS 508-39--Life Safety Code Upgrades, Mayview State Hospital, Bridgeville, Allegheny County, PA. Construction Cost: $1,500,000. The scope of work includes, but is not limited to, renovation/upgrade of Bengs Building to include partitioning and the electrical, plumbing and HVAC systems. Also included is a fire detection/alarm system in five buildings.
Project No. DGS 509-30--Replace Electrical Cables, Norristown State Hospital, Norristown, Montgomery County, PA. Construction Cost: $1,000,000. The scope of work includes, but is not limited to, replacement of feeders and the Germantown Pike Pole Line. The project also includes the rebuilding/replacing of main substation switchgear and the replacement of obsolete distribution panels and transformers.
Project No. DGS 509-31--Life Safety Code Upgrades, Norristown Hospital, Norristown, Montgomery County, PA. Construction Cost: $1,548,000. The scope of work includes, but is not limited to, code improvements including construction of exiting stair towers, new smoke partition doors, patient sleeping area partitions and smoke doors. Also included are renovations to the mechanical and electrical systems. Work to be accomplished in Buildings 1, 9, 10, 12 and 51.
Project No. DGS 552-29--Upgrade Electrical Service, Polk Center, Polk, Venango County, PA. Construction Cost: $500,000. The scope of work includes, but is not limited to, upgrade the existing 2,400 volt system to a 4,160 volt system; replacement of equipment not compatible with the new 4,160 volt system and upgrade building substations to accept the new system.
Project No. DGS 553-32--Install Particulate Emissions Collection System, Selinsgrove Center, Selinsgrove, Snyder County, PA. Construction Cost: $1,000,000. The scope of work includes, but is not limited to, installation of emissions control devices on the existing boiler plant. Consideration should be given to a device other than the conventional baghouse. Must be completed and operational by December 31, 2001.
Project No. DGS 572-23--Security Systems Upgrade, State Correctional Institution, Huntingdon, Smithfield Township, Huntingdon County, PA. Construction Cost: $7,950,000. The scope of work includes, but is not limited to, construction of a new 14`-0 perimeter fence; repair/upgrade existing fences; lighting; new cell block locking system for ''A'' through ''D'' Block and perimeter intrusion system. Included are CCTV System, Sally Port renovation and security windows for Housing Unit ''E.''
Project No. DGS 657-16--New Welcome Center, Tioga County, PA. Construction Cost: $5,966,000. The scope of work includes, but is not limited to, construction of an approximately 7,000 square foot building, including water supply and sewage systems; electric power; telephone service; area/highway lighting; landscaping; trash collection area; storage/maintenance building; picnic and other miscellaneous facilities.
Project No. DGS 980-6--Installation of Fire Protection Systems, Railroad Museum of PA, Strasburg, Lancaster County, PA. Construction Cost: $150,000. The scope of work includes, but is not limited to, installation of a fire suppression system. Consideration should be given to a pre-action, dry-pipe water suppression system.
Project No. DGS 1101-24--Campus Security System, Lincoln University, Chester County, PA. Construction Cost: $1,042,500. The scope of work includes, but is not limited to, replacement/upgrade of emergency fire alarm and security systems. System to include wiring, detectors, emergency lighting, enunciators, panels and related batteries and generators in 12 residential, 6 academic and 5 support/administrative buildings. Provide a central monitoring/control panel. Upgrade/install door locking system and associated security devices.
Requirements and Information
A Project Program, prepared by the Using Agency, is available for the following projects: DGS 408-59, DGS 508-39, DGS 509-30, DGS 509-31, DGS 552-29, DGS 553-32, DGS 572-23, DGS 657-16, DGS 980-6 and DGS 1101-24. Copies of the Project Programs 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.
Instructions for Filing Application
Professionals will not be considered by the Committee until all of the following requirements are met.
(a) Signed Form 150-ASP must be filed with the Department of General Services. The signature on Form 150-ASP must be an original signature. Consultants listed on the requesting professional firm's application, Form 150-ASP shall be deemed to be designated Key Consultants. Form 150-ASP, Application For Specific Project, 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. The Form 150-ASP can be downloaded from the Department's Internet Home Page at http://www.dgs.state.pa.us. In addition, the Form 150-ASP can be obtained by E-mail by addressing a request to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
(b) The requesting professional firm shall obtain from each consultant listed in Question 9, page 4 of the requesting professional firm's application (Form 150-ASP) 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-ASP) 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-ASP) for the specific project. The signature on the letter of certification must be an original signature.
(c) The requesting professional firm must submit six copies of Form 150-ASP, Application for Specific Project, for each project herein advertised in which the firm is interested and qualified to perform. At least one of the six copies submitted must contain all 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 relevant projects described in Question 12, Pages 7 through 9 of the application (Form 150-ASP). The requesting professional firm or joint venture firm must be the Professional of Record for the projects described in Question 12, Pages 7 through 9 of the application (Form 150-ASP). 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. Color Xerox copies are acceptable, however, renderings and brochures will not be accepted in lieu of photographs. The photographs shall be attached to each copy of the application, (Form 150-ASP). The pages of each copy of Form 150-ASP must be stapled with photographs and consultant's letters of certification followed by the resumes of Key Personnel (listed in Question 10 and/or 11 on Pages 5 and/or 6) included as the last section of the application. Do not bind the application (Form 150-ASP) in any way to any other documentation. Do not bind the application (Form 150-ASP) in a binder of any type.
(d) A complete project submission, which consists of documents described in paragraphs (a), (b) and (c), must be received on or before the close of business (5 p.m.) Friday, March 24, 2000, 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 Form 150-ASP. Applications submitted on any other form are unacceptable and will not be considered by the Committee.
(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 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 pursuant to Act 57 of May 15, 1998.
GARY E. CROWELL,
[Pa.B. Doc. No. 00-390. Filed for public inspection March 3, 2000, 9:00 a.m.]
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