RFP

Green Infrastructure Request for Proposals for the Provision of Civil Engineering Design Services

Submission Deadline
April 13, 2017 at 4:00 pm

New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) is seeking up to nine design consultants or consultant teams to provide design services for green infrastructure in the Brooklyn Coney Island Wastewater Treatment Plant tributary areas CI-004 and CI-005. The purpose of this project is to support New York City Department of Environmental Protection’s (NYCDEP) Green Infrastructure Program and to deliver green infrastructure capital projects. These capital projects, primarily Right of Way Bioswales (ROWB), are to be implemented in target areas in order to comply with state and federal regulations regarding water quality attainment and mitigation of CSOs, and in connection with replacement projects that will defer consent order capital obligations of “grey” infrastructure projects that would otherwise cost several hundred million dollars.

NYCEDC plans to select consultants 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 5:00pm on March 28, 2017. Questions regarding the subject matter of this RFP should be directed to GreenInfrastructure@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 April 6, 2017, on this page.

Detailed submission guidelines and requirements are outlined in this RFP, available as of March 13, 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 4:00pm on April 13, 2017. Please submit five (5) copies and either a USB or CD is NEEDED of your proposal to:

NYCEDC, 110 William Street, 4th floor Mailroom Bid Desk, New York, NY  10038
Attention: Maryann Catalano, Chief Procurement Officer, Contracts.

Optional Info Session

Please find date, time and location listed below. Those who wish to attend should RSVP by email to GreenInfrastructure@edc.nyc by 5:00pm on March 16, 2017.

DATE:
March 20, 2017
TIME:
2:00pm
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 an M/WBE Participation Proposal 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 construction projects.   Kick Start Loans facilitates financing for short-term mobilization needs such as insurance, labor, supplies and equipment. Bidders/subcontractors are strongly encouraged to visit the NYCEDC website at www.nycedc.com/opportunitymwdbe to learn more about the program.