Bidding Opportunity
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Fencing Projects on Open Space Lands

Due Date: 01/25/2021 2:00 pm
Bidding Number: SOQ #7200-21
Bidding Categories: Parks and Open Space
Other Comments:

BACKGROUND:

The Boulder County Parks and Open Space Department (BCPOS) is soliciting proposals from qualified contractors for fencing installation projects on Boulder County Open Space Lands across various terrains on the Plains and mountain range. The purpose of this solicitation is to prepare a pre-qualified list of fencing Contractors to work on a project-by-project basis installing or repairing fencing. It is anticipated that qualified contractors will be asked on an as-needed basis to visit Boulder County sites and submit competitive quotes for projects.

The selected contractor(s) will be required to enter into a Continuing Services Contract, for the current year with an option to renew, in writing, for four (4) additional years. The Contractor acknowledges that a Contract does not constitute a guarantee that Contractor will receive any Projects or Work of any kind under this Contract, if selected, and in such event, Contractor would not receive any payment from County. Solicitations will be evaluated based on previous experience and familiarity of fencing products.

CONTRACT LANGUAGE:

The County is seeking qualified contractors to retain for future projects of the discipline as described above.

The successful proposers will be required to enter into a Contract for Services beginning in January 2021 and meet all insurance requirements as required prior to any work beginning. The County retains the right to select more than one contractor. The selected contractor(s) will be required to enter into a Continuing Services Contract, for the current year with an option to renew, in writing, for four (4) additional years. The Contractor acknowledges that a Contract does not constitute a guarantee that Contractor will receive any Projects or Work of any kind under this Contract, if selected, and in such event, Contractor would not receive any payment from County. Projects will be awarded, on a Project-by-Project basis. Each Project will include a separate Scope of Work and proposals will be solicited from the approved contractor list compiled from this solicitation.

Proposers should list the Boulder County and Colorado professional and/or contractor licenses held by the company and the key personnel who will be assigned to County awarded projects. Proposers are to provide the license number and explain if held by an individual or the company. All workers shall be certified by the County and/or the State of Colorado for these types of projects, if required. Proof of certification must be submitted for each worker in the submittal package.

The evaluation of the qualifications shall be based on the requirements described in this SOQ. All properly submitted qualifications will be reviewed, evaluated, and selected by the Evaluation Committee.

Qualification submittal information must include information regarding company fees, in detail and including personnel hourly rates, equipment, meetings, reports, administrative costs, mileage, travel, and/or other cost information relevant to do business with the County.

Boulder County reserves the right to reject submittals that do not include evidence of prior experience and current capabilities, including manpower and equipment, necessary to provide the required services and to successfully complete this type of work.

All proposers are instructed to thoroughly review all the stated insurance requirements for this Project, the insurance requirements stated are the minimum and standard for Boulder County Government, for this Project. All hired contractors are required to meet the insurance requirements, as stated, for contracted services as part of the Boulder County contracting process. Owner/Sole Proprietors/Officer are not Exempt from the county’s insurance requirements and coverage limits. Please refer to the Insurance Requirements in this SOQ.

Additionally, the Contractor is aware all insurance requirements, as stated, are required to be active for the duration of the contract, or as otherwise stated, whether Projects or Work are awarded from the County.

PRE-PROPOSAL MEETING:

A Pre-proposal meeting will NOT be held for this Project.

ATTACHMENTS:

The following documents are part of this SOQ:

  1. Attachment A: Sample Contract

WRITTEN INQUIRIES:

All inquiries regarding this SOQ will be submitted via email to the Boulder County Purchasing Office at purchasing@bouldercounty.org on or before 2:00 p.m. Friday, January 15, 2021. A response from the county to all inquiries will be posted and sent via email no later than Wednesday, January 20, 2021.

Please do not contact any other county department or personnel with questions or for information regarding this solicitation.

SUBMITTAL INSTRUCTIONS:

Submittals are due at the email box only, listed below, for time and date recording on or before 2:00 p.m. Mountain Time on Monday, January 25, 2021.

SOQ #7200-21

The attached addendum supersedes the original Information and Specifications regarding SOQ # 7200-21 where it adds to, deletes from, clarifies or otherwise modifies. All other conditions and any previous addendums shall remain unchanged.

Please note: Due to COVID-19, BIDS will only be accepted electronically by emailing purchasing@bouldercounty.org.

SOQ #7200-21 Addendum 1