Regional Office Replacement: Tyler Nature Center, Smith County, Texas


NOTICE TO OFFERORS
TPWD is requesting Qualifications and other Solicitation Documents for Design-Build services to
perform all Work required for the following Project:
Project Name: Regional Office Replacement
Project Location: 126484_nto (003)
Project Number: 126484
Statements of Qualifications will be received by the Contracting Branch, Infrastructure Division, Texas
Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD), 4200 Smith School Road, Austin, Texas 78744, until 2:00
p.m., January 24, 2019
The Project Budget for Phase 1 work is $10 million. The Project Budget for Phase 2 work is $4
million. The design-build effort for the Phase 2 work will be added by contract modification if such
funding becomes available.
TPWD is using a two-step process for award of a Design-Build Contract:
Step 1, Request for Qualifications (RFQ), will result in Owner qualifying a maximum of five (5)
Offerors who will be invited to participate in Step 2.
Step 2 will consist of Request for Additional Information as determined by Owner. Although this
Request for Qualifications generally describes the criteria in Step 2, only short-listed Offerors shall
submit a response to Step 2 criteria.
Oral interviews will be held after Step 2, to allow offerors the opportunity to highlight the
strengths and unique aspects of their responses and provide answers to clarification questions TPWD
may have regarding the responses.
PRE-SUBMITTAL MEETING. A Pre-Submittal Meeting will be held on January 9, 2019 at 10:00 AM
at Tyler Nature Center, 11942 FM 848 Tyler, TX 75707 at the Nature Center. Although the
pre-submittal meeting is not mandatory, Offerors are strongly encouraged to attend as important
information regarding Response requirements and the Project will be discussed.
SITE VISIT. A tour of the Site will be conducted immediately following the Pre-Submittal Meeting.
For additional information regarding this RFQ, you may contact Kim Shelton, CTPM, CTCM, Contracting
Program Supervisor directly at 512/389-4695 or by email at kim.shelton@tpwd.texas.gov .
HISTORICALLY UNDERUTILIZED BUSINESS SUBCONTRCTING PLAN (HSP)
Step 1: An HSP is not required in Step 1 of this RFQ. Additional information is found in the
RFQ, in section 1.11.
Step 2: In Step 2, the top ranked firms (short-listed firms) will be required to submit
additional information to the Owner, including HSP Phase 1 documents.
Notice to Offerors – D-B (122018)
Project No. 126484
Tyler Nature Center
Regional Office Replacement
NOTICE TO OFFERORS
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HB1295 CERTIFICATE OF INTERESTED PARTIES: In accordance with 2252.908 of the
Government Code, the awarded Contractor(s) must use the Texas Ethics Commissions Application to
enter the required information on Form 1295. Awarded Contractor(s) shall print a copy of the
completed form, which will include a certification of filing that will contain a unique certification
number. An authorized agent of the business entity must sign the printed copy of the form and have
the form notarized. The completed Form 1295 with the certification of filing must be submitted to the
Owner within ten (10) calendar days following Notice of Intent to Award.
Additional information can be found at:
https://www.ethics.state.tx.us/whatsnew/elf_info_form1295.htm.
PROTEST PROCEDURES
Any Actual or prospective Offeror who is aggrieved in connection with this solicitation, evaluation, or
award of any contract resulting from this solicitation may formally protest as provided in TPWD’s rules
at TAC, Title 31, Part 2, Chapter 51, Subchapter L, Rule 51.350, located at
http://texreg.sos.state.tx.us/public/readtac$ext.TacPage?sl=R&app=9&p_dir=&p_rloc=&p_tloc=&p_
ploc=&pg=1&p_tac=&ti=31&pt=2&ch=51&rl=350
REQUEST FOR SOLICITATION DOCUMENTS
Solicitation Documents and all addenda are obtained through the Owner’s website at:
https://tpwd.texas.gov/business/bidops/current_bid_opportunities/construction/.
Solicitation Documents may also be obtained at the Comptroller’s website under Electronic State
Business Daily (ESBD) at http://www.txsmartbuy.com/sp.
To request a CD of the Request for Qualifications document (available at no charge) call 512/389-4442
or email your request to contracting@tpwd.texas.gov.

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