Items Types:
Business and Financial Services
For Meeting of:
February 29, 2016
District: 1 From:
Contract ID: Document Number:
Exhibits: Yes On File (City Clerk) : Yes Draft Only: No
Grant Received by City?: No

Request for Qualification Statements for Professional Engineering Services of Econlockhatchee (Econ) Trail Roadway Expansion Project, RQS16-0094


A Request for Qualification Statements (RQS) for the subject project was issued on November 10, 2015.  Six (6) firms responded to this solicitation and the Consultants' Qualifications Board certified all six (6) firms on December 17, 2015.  On January 7, 2016, the Advisory Committee shortlisted the top-ranked three (3) firms for formal interviews and oral presentations.  After final presentations, the Advisory Committee met to generate a ranking of the firms as follows:


Dewberry Engineers, Inc.


Parsons Brinckerhoff, Inc.


Kimley-Horn and Associates, Inc.

 The members of the Advisory Committee are as follows:

Bill Burns

Project Manager II, CIID (Chair)

Jim Hunt

Deputy Public Works Director – City Engineer

Howard Elkin

Streets / Drainge Asst. Division Mgr.

Frank Consoli

Traffic Operations Engineer

Dawn Chin Shue

Contract Compliance Investigator III, MBE Office

Dewberry Engineers, Inc. has agreed to meet or exceed the City of Orlando’s M/WBE combined goals of 24%.  Dewberry Engineers, Inc. MWBE Participation Plan is as follows:

Subconsultants MBE/WBE % Scope of Work
Landscape Designs, LLC MBE 4% Landscape and Irrigation
Nadic Engineering Services, Inc. MBE 6% Geotechnical Investigations
Pegasus Engineering LLC MBE 10% Traffic Engineer of Record, Public Involvement, Utility Coordination, Signalization /Signing and Pavement Markings
Total MBE Participation 20%
Buchheit Associates, Inc. Surveyors & Mappers WBE 6% Survey Support
Total WBE Participation 6%

Fiscal & Efficiency Data:

The ranking of the Respondents for these professional services has no fiscal impact.

Recommended Action:

Approval of the Advisory Committee's ranking and approval for City staff to proceed with negotiations with the top ranked firm, Dewberry, Inc.   Should negotiations with the top ranked firm prove unsuccessful, approve negotiations with successively ranked firms until a successful agreement is reached.

Agenda Item attachment(s) on file in the City Clerks Office.

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Contact: David Billingsley
Approved By:

Department Date and Time
Budget Outside Routing Approval 2/17/2016 11:11 AM
City Clerk 2/18/2016 10:18 AM

Name: Description: Type:
1st_Mtg_Minutes_Scanned.pdf 1st Mtg Backup Material
2nd_Committee_Minutes.pdf 2nd Mtg Backup Material
MBE_Bid_Summary.pdf MBE Bid Summary Backup Material

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