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Solicitation Details - E13-WASD-06 This Solicitation is expired.

Title  :   CONSENT DECREE CAPACITY MANAGEMENT, OPERATION, AND MAINTENANCE PROGRAMS
 
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Announcement  Info  :   **PLEASE BE ADVISED THAT THE SUBMITTAL DATE NOTED IN THIS NOTICE TO PROFESSIONAL CONSULTANTS IS DUE TO A SYSTEM REQUIREMENT AND IS NOT THE ACTUAL SUBMITTAL DATE FOR THIS SOLICITATION. THE ACTUAL SUBMITTAL DATE IS TO BE DETERMINED (TDB) AND WILL BE ISSUED VIA ADDENDUM. The County Mayor, Miami-Dade County (County), pursuant to Section 287.055, Florida Statutes, Sections 2-8.1 and 2-10.4 of the County Code, Implementing Order 3-34, and Administrative Order (A.O.) 3-39, announces that professional engineering services will be required for the Miami-Dade Water and Sewer Department (WASD) for consulting services relating to Consent Decree’s Capacity Management, Operation and Maintenance Programs. Proposers are advised that in accordance with language set forth in ISD Project Number E13-WASD-01R, no firms that are either a prime or subconsultant under the E13-WASD-01R contract award may participate on this solicitation. Upon the Board of County Commissioners awarding E13-WASD-01R, an Addendum for this NTPC will be issued stating the proposal submission deadline. WASD is the primary provider of water and wastewater services to Miami-Dade County serving a population of almost 2.3 million, making it among the largest water/wastewater utilities in the United States. At the May 21, 2013, Board of County Commissioners meeting, the Board approved the Consent Decree (CD) negotiated with the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) and the State of Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP). The CD outlines the activities to be undertaken to reduce Sanitary Sewer Overflows (SSO’s), exceedances of treated effluent limitations, and to ensure proper management, operation and maintenance practices. All capital improvement projects must be completed on or before fifteen (15) years from the date of lodging of the CD with the United States District Court. Many program requirements are required to be delivered within a certain time after the CD’s “effective date” which is defined as the date the Court enters the CD or six (6) months after the date of lodging (June 6, 2013), whichever occurs first. WASD has developed and continues to develop programs that are consistent with the EPA guidance Manual on CMOM. WASD recognizes the need for a CMOM consultant which will work closely with WASD to review, modify and develop these programs as required by the CD. The Consultant shall be familiar with and comply with the requirements of the CD which is available for review at WASD’s website at: http://www.miamidade.gov/water/wastewater-improvement-projects.asp. The Consultant shall work closely with WASD to review, modify and develop the following plans and programs as required by the CD: 1. Sewer Overflow Response Plan; 2. Information Management System Program; 3. Implementation of a Geographic Information System (GIS); 4. Sewer System Asset Management Program; 5. Gravity Sewer System Operation and Maintenance Program; 6. Pump Station Operations and Preventative Maintenance Program; 7. Force main Operations, Preventative Maintenance and Assessment/Rehabilitation Program; 8. Force main Criticality Assessment and Prioritization Program; 9. Force main Rehabilitation and Replacement Program; 10. Wastewater Treatment Plant Operations and Maintenance Program; and 11. The CMOM Programs will take into consideration the vulnerability of the facilities to climate change impacts, such as sea level rise, storm surge, wind, and flooding. The Consultant shall ensure that the programs and plans are consistent with EPA Region IV guidance and are completed and submitted within the specific deadlines of the CD. One (1) qualified consultant will be retained with one (1) non-exclusive Professional Services Agreement (PSA) with a maximum compensation of sixteen million five hundred thousand dollars ($16,500,000) inclusive of contingencies for an effective term of five (5) years with one (1) five (5) year option to renew. Note that no minimum amount of work or compensation is guaranteed under this agreement. Furthermore, the five (5) year option to renew is based solely on the approval of the County Mayor or County Mayor’s designee. Experience and Qualifications: 1. The Prime Consultant must be an engineering firm experienced in all phases of wastewater engineering with particular expertise on the operation and maintenance of wastewater treatment plants and collection and transmission systems. 2. The Prime Consultant should have at least one (1) successful CMOM program which they planned, implemented and managed for a major utility of similar size within the past ten (10) years from the date of solicitation. For projects which the Prime Consultant has served as the CMOM consultant, the Consultant shall provide the name and contact information for a Utility Executive with the Utility they served as the CMOM consultant who can confirm their role. The descriptions shall include the client (i.e., municipality or agency), key project staff, the project name, a summary of the work performed, the contract amount, the schedule (to include start and completion dates), the specific role of the prime firm, the achievements (e.g., programs delivered on schedule, innovative information management systems implemented, new technology utilized), and a client reference and contact information. 3 The Consultant’s team should demonstrate their successful experience with assessment, implementation, and integration of information systems, in particular with WASD’s enterprise portfolio. The current portfolio includes: i. ESRI ArcGIS 10 – Geographic Information Systems ii. Infor EAM - Asset Management System iii. Proliance – Project Control and Tracking System iv. PeopleSoft – Enterprise Resource Planning 4. The Consultant’s team should also be familiar with developing and implementing ESRI ArcGIS for water/wastewater utilities; be knowledgeable with ESRI geometric networks, and automatic GIS integration with hydraulic computer modeling software; and experience collecting utility asset information such as coordinate location (GPS), and other pertinent measurements. 5. The Prime Consultant shall provide a list of members of the proposed CMOM Team, identifying the overall Program Manager(s), and the team leaders for key deliverables and the specific role each one of them will perform. 6. The Subconsultants shall have at least one (1) program or project that is relevant to this scope of work within the past ten (10) years from the date of this solicitation specific to their proposed responsibilities. The descriptions shall include the client (i.e., municipality or agency), key project staff, a summary of the work performed, the contract amount, the schedule (to include start and completion dates), the specific role of the Sub- Consultant firm, the project’s achievements, and client reference and contact information. The expertise must be met by a qualified individual(s) of the prime firm and subconsultants. The experience must be demonstrated by direct or substantial involvement of the individual(s) in a supervisory capacity at the Project Manager level or above. The determination of the individual’s qualifications and compliance with the experience and qualifications shall be at the sole discretion of the County. The Competitive Selection Committee may negatively evaluate proposals from firms they determine have failed to meet the above experience and qualification(s). Information regarding the experience and qualification(s), for the prime and A&E sub-consultants, must be included in ISD’s Experience & Qualification Compliance Verification Chart.
 
Technical  Certification  :   6.01 WATER AND SANITARY SEWER SYSTEMS - WATER DISTRIBUTION AND SANITARY SEWAGE COLLECTION AND TRANSMISSION SYSTEMS (PRIME) 6.02 WATER AND SANITARY SEWER SYSTEMS - MAJOR WATER AND SANITARY SEWAGE PUMPING FACILITIES (PRIME) 6.03 WATER AND SANITARY SEWER SYSTEMS - WATER AND SANITARY SEWAGE TREATMENT PLANTS (PRIME) 15.01 Surveying and Mapping – Land Surveying
 
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99999 ARCHITECTS AND ENGINEERS - PRE-QUALIFIED
 
 
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