Items Types:
Business and Financial Services
For Meeting of:
February 29, 2016
District: 3,5 From:
Contract ID: Document Number:
Exhibits: Yes On File (City Clerk) : Yes Draft Only: No
Grant Received by City?: Yes

Advisory Committee Ranking of Request for Qualification Statements for Construction, Engineering and Inspection Services for Colonial Drive Overpass Project, RQS16-0001


A Request for Qualification Statements (RQS) for the subject project was issued on October 27, 2015.  Three (3) firms responded to this solicitation and the Consultants' Qualifications Board certified all three (3) firms on December 8, 2015.  On January 14, 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:


DRMP, Inc.


CDM Smith, Inc.


Target Engineering Group, Inc.

 The members of the Advisory Committee are as follows:

Frank Consoli

Traffic Operations Engineer (Chair)

Jim Hunt

Deputy Public Works Director – City Engineer

Howard Elkin

Streets / Drainage Asst. Division Mgr.

Richard Allen

City Surveyor

Byron Raysor

Contract Compliance Investigator III, MBE Office

 The City of Orlando is receiving U.S. Department of Transportation (“USDOT”) funding from the Florida Department of Transportation (“Department”) for the services solicited in the Request for Qualification Statements (DOT Financial Management Number: 434915-1-68-01).  It is the policy of USDOT, the Department, and the City that all applicants, including but not limited to DBEs, have an equal opportunity to participate in the performance of federally financed contracts and subcontracts. To achieve this goal, DBEs are encouraged to compete for procurement contracts and shall have full access to these opportunities.  Pursuant to the funding requirements of the Department’s grant, disadvantaged business enterprise (“DBE”) utilization shall be in compliance with applicable laws and regulations. The Department has established a DBE program in accordance with such federal laws and regulations.  The City shall participate in the Department’s DBE race neutral program for this solicitation.

DRMP, Inc. has listed the following DBE firms to be utilized on this project:

Civil/Site Engineering, Inc.



Elipsis Engineering & Consulting, LLC


Material Testing

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, DRMP, 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 10:23 AM
City Clerk 2/18/2016 10:08 AM

Name: Description: Type:
1st_Mtg_Minutes_CEI_Colonial.pdf 1st Mtg Backup Material
2nd_Mtg_Colonial_CEI.pdf 2nd Mtg Backup Material
Summary_of_DBE_Participation_Plans.pdf DBE Participation Plans Backup Material

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