RFP

On-Call Planning, Environmental and Traffic Engineering Services RFP

Submission Deadline
March 20, 2017 at 4:00 pm

New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) is seeking a consultant team to provide on-call planning, environmental assessment and traffic engineering consultant services for various properties located within the five boroughs.  Environmental assessment work will be completed in accordance with Federal (NEPA), State (SEQR), and City (CEQR) environmental quality review procedures and industry accepted methods and standards.

NYCEDC plans to select a consultant on the basis of factors stated in the RFP which include, but are not limited to: the quality of the proposal, experience of key staff identified in the proposal, experience and quality of any subcontractors proposed, demonstrated successful experience in performing services similar to those encompassed in the RFP, and the proposed fee.

It is the policy of NYCEDC to comply with all federal, state and City laws and regulations which prohibit unlawful discrimination because of race, creed, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status and other protected category and to take affirmative action in working with contracting parties to ensure certified Minority and Women-owned Business Enterprises (MWBEs) share in the economic opportunities generated by NYCEDC’s projects and initiatives. Please refer to the Equal Employment and Affirmative Compliance for Non-Construction Contracts Addendum in the RFP.

Respondents may submit questions and/or request clarifications from NYCEDC no later than 5:00 pm on Thursday, February 23, 2017. Questions regarding the subject matter of this RFP should be directed to oncallplanning2017@edc.nyc. For all questions that do not pertain to the subject matter of this RFP, please contact NYCEDC’s Contracts Hotline at (212) 312-3969. Answers to all questions will be posted by Monday, March 6, 2017, on this page.

Detailed submission guidelines and requirements are outlined in this RFP, available as of Thursday, February 9, 2017 In addition to being able to download the document above, the RFP is available for in-person pick-up between 9:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, from NYCEDC, 110 William Street, 4th floor Mailroom Bid Desk, New York, NY (between Fulton & John streets). Responses are due no later than 4:00 pm on Monday, March 20, 2017. Please submit four (4) hardcopies and one (1) digital copy on CD or USB flash drive of your proposal to:

NYCEDC, 110 William Street, 4th floor Mailroom Bid Desk, New York, NY  10038
Attention: Maryann Catalano, Senior Vice President, Contracts.

Optional Informational Session

Please find date, time and location listed below. Those who wish to attend should RSVP by email to oncallplanning2017@edc.nyc by 5:00 pm on Tuesday, February 21, 2017.

DATE:
Wednesday, February 22, 2017
TIME:
3:00 pm
LOCATION:
NYCEDC 110 William Street NY NY 10038 6th Floor reception

This project has Minority and Women Owned Business Enterprise (“M/WBE”) participation goals, and all respondents will be required to submit a M/WBE Narrative Form with their response. To learn more about NYCEDC’s M/WBE program, visit http://www.nycedc.com/opportunitymwdbe. For the list of companies who have been certified with the New York City Department of Small Business Services as M/WBE, please go to the www.nyc.gov/buycertified.

NYCEDC established the Kick Start Loan programs for Minority, Women and Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (M/W/DBE) interested in working on public  projects.   Kick Start Loans facilitates financing for short-term mobilization needs such as insurance, payroll, supplies and equipment. Bidders, sub-contractors and sub-consultants are strongly encouraged to visit the NYCEDC website at www.nycedc.com/opportunitymwdbe to learn more about the program.