RFP/RFQ/Bids

RFQP SCHEDULE REVISED AND RESPONSE DEADLINE EXTENDED:
Deadline to submit Proposals: 1:00 p.m., May 16, 2022
**JOB WALK OPTIONAL** - See below for clarification
Opening of Proposal Responses: 2:00 p.m. May 18, 2022
 

REQUEST FOR STATEMENTS OF QUALIFICATIONS & REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS FOR DISTRICT WIDE WASTE MANAGEMENT, RECYCLING & DISPOSAL SERVICES RFQP NO: 21-22-FS-06

 

NOTICE TO PROPOSERS

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Bassett Unified School District, of Los Angeles County, California, (“District”), through its Governing Board will receive Statements of Qualifications and Proposals (“Responses”) for an award pertaining to Waste Management, Recycling & Disposal Services. The Waste Management, Recycling & Disposal Services award will consist of trash disposal services for various sites throughout the District, for an initial three (3) year term beginning in the 2022/2023 school year to 2024/25. Upon mutual agreement between the District and vendor, the award may be renewed for up to two (2) additional one-year increments (total of five (5) years from the District’s Board of Trustees award.

 

All Responses must be received by 1:00 p.m., PST May 16, 2022. Firms may submit their Responses through mail addressed to the Bassett Unified School District Purchasing Department, 904 N. Willow Ave., La Puente, CA 91746 or through electronic mail addressed to the District’s designated email address [email protected]. All Responses (whether sent by mail or through electronic mail) must be received by this date. If a Firm chooses to mail their Response, it is the Firm’s responsibility to ensure their Response is received by the District’s Purchasing Department PRIOR to the due date and time noted. Any Response that is received after the due date and time noted will be returned to the Firm unopened.

 

All Response shall be on the forms provided with the Request for Statements of Qualifications/Request for Proposals (“RFQP”). All Responses must conform and be responsive to all pertinent Contract Documents.

 

Job walk Optional Job Walk. Any Contractor bidding on the Project who would like to visit the sites must setup a meeting with Elmer Gomez at [email protected] or contact by phone at (626) 931-3036. Visits must not be disruptive to the educational process. See attached Aerial Maps for specific site location included in the proposal packet.

 

The RFQP may be downloaded from the District website https://bit.ly/3LeMeEB Select RFQ # 21-22-FS-06. Waste Management Recycling & Disposal Services Proposal.

 

All questions must reference this RFQP number and sent via email to: Elizabeth Ruiz, Interim Buyer: [email protected] Firms shall be subject to disqualification for contacting others inside the District for information regarding this RFQP.

 

Final date for all questions from Firms must be received via email by 4:00 p.m., PST Monday, May 9, 2022. Any inquiries received after the date and time noted will not receive a response.

 

QUALIFICATIONS: Firms submitting Responses to the RFQP should have had successful prior experience of at least five (5) years in providing refuse collection hauling and disposal service under contract with public agencies (with at least one being a school district) of similar-sized commercial operation.

 

The District reserves the right to reject any and all Proposals and/or waive any irregularity in any Proposal received. The District will evaluate proposals based on multiple criteria including but not limited to price. From the Proposals received from Firms, the District may, at its discretion, interview some or all the Firms. A selection may then be recommended for approval. Pursuant to Public Resource Code 40059; the District reserves the right to award the contract to other than the lowest priced Proposal.

REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL ~Architectural Services for District construction, maintenance, repair or related projects as needed and to support the District’s Measure V and BB Bond Program

 

The Bassett Unified School District is requesting submission of statement of qualifications from qualified firms, partnerships, corporations, associations, persons, or professional organizations to perform Architectural Services for District construction, maintenance, repair or related projects as needed and to support the District’s Measure V and BB Bond Program.

 

Questions regarding this RFQ must be submitted in writing and directed only to Elizabeth Ruiz at [email protected]  All questions must be submitted by 5:00 PM on March 18, 2022. The District may respond to questions presented via addenda to this RFQ. Firms are NOT to contact any other District personnel directly with inquiries regarding this RFQ.

 

Interested Firms are invited to submit a Response to the District via email in .pdf format to Elizabeth Ruiz at [email protected]  in accordance with this RFQ no later than 5:00 PM on April 1, 2022.

 

Please find the RFQ form below.

 

Section 2.9 of the Request for Statement of Qualifications for Architectural Services (“RFQ”) states “Services Offered. Provide a comprehensive description of design services offered by the Firm. The description should include the following:” However, section 2.9 does not identify the criteria to follow. Could you please provide the criteria?

 

Firms should provide the following information as set forth in 2.9.1-2.9.3 below, in response to Section 2.9:

Services Offered. Provide a comprehensive description of the design services offered by Firm. The description should include the following:
      • The Firm’s philosophy and general approach in performing services for clients.
      • How the Firm intends to work with the District’s administration officials to perform the Services.
      • How the Firm will respond to the unique challenges of the District’s educational program requirements.

REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL ~ Construction management services for District construction, maintenance, repair or related projects as needed and to support the District's Measure V and BB Bond Program

 

The Bassett Unified School District is requesting submission of statement of qualifications from qualified firms, partnerships, corporations, associations, persons, or professional organizations to perform construction management services for District construction, maintenance, repair or related projects as needed and to support the District’s Measure V and BB Bond Program.

 

Questions regarding this RFQ may be directed to Elizabeth Rojas via email only at [email protected]. All questions must be submitted by 5:00 PM on February 22, 2022. Firms are directed to not contact any other person with inquiries regarding this RFQ.

 

Interested Firms are invited to submit a Response to Elizabeth Rojas via email only at [email protected]. All Responses must be received by 5:00 PM on March 4, 2022.

 

Please find the RFQ form below.

 

Brief Background Given During Pre-Response Meeting

The Bassett Unified School District services approximately 3, 125 students across its eight (8) campuses.  These campuses include 1-Child Development, 2-K-5 Schools, 2-K-8 Schools, 1-Middle School, 1-High School, and 1-Continuation High School.  The district currently has Nearly $10M remaining from Measure V and has yet to issue any bonds from Measure BB ($50M).  There will be a need to update the existing Facilities Needs Assessment to identify future projects.  Currently, there is no existing Project Labor Agreement in place with the district.

 

Who is your legal counsel for construction?

The district works with Orbach Huff & Henderson LLP for construction and facilities related matters.

 

List of projects for the future to complete.

The district is currently working on two projects.  The first project is an installation of a new HVAC system in its high school gymnasium.  The second project is the renovation of the current swimming pool at Bassett High School.  The district is in the initial stage of identifying a firm to conduct a district wide HVAC/Ventilation assessment to be used for upgrading its HVAC systems.

 

Any ADA upgrades?

Any ADA upgrades will be associated with specific facilities projects as required by law and/or DSA.

 

Any kitchen upgrades to meet the universal meals program?

There are no plans for work in any of the kitchens.

 

Delivery method for project?

The district is open to all delivery method options made available to them at the time of each project.

 

RFQ CM for the pool project- How many firms will be selected?

The district is looking to select 3-4 CM firms to be approved and used as needed per project.  The approved CM firms will be used as part of any current or future projects tied to both Bond and Non-Bond projects.

 

Will the outreach services be supported by the CM?

The district may include, as part of contracted services, the need for a CM to assist with outreach services to the community.

 

Enrollment trend question- it is stable, declining enrollment?

As most school districts in California, the Bassett Unified School District has had declining enrollment for several years and projects the trend to continue.

 

Will the district be moving forward with a RFQ for Architectural Services?

Yes, the district will be placing an RFQ for architectural services shortly.

 

Other school districts that we have prequalified with and/or worked with have accepted our SBE (micro) certification in lieu of a financial statement.  Would this be acceptable for 2.1.5.3 “Provide a statement of the Firm’s financial resources”?

Yes

 

During the Pre-Response Meeting, it was mentioned that the District will be releasing an RFP for Architectural Services soon.  If we decided to pursue the Construction Management RFP, will we be precluded from submitting a response to the Architectural Services RFP?

Submittal of an RFQ for CM services will not preclude anyone for submitting and future RFQ for Architectural Services.

 

2.1.4.1. Include resumes of key personnel who would be performing Services for the District.  Can the district please provide a list of key personnel they would like us to include resumes for?

The District would prefer to see the resumes of personnel that would be assigned to work directly with the District.

 

Which project delivery methods is the District currently utilizing (LLB, DBB, DB, CMMP, CMAR)?

The District has currently been utilizing the Design Bid Build (DBB) model.

 

 

REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL ~ Districtwide Ventilation/HVAC Equipment Upgrades, Energy Services, Energy Audit, Implementation and Reporting Services
 
The Bassett Unified School District is currently seeking proposals for the following services: “Districtwide Ventilation/HVAC Equipment Upgrades, Energy Services, Energy Audit, Implementation and Reporting Services.”  Proposals are to be submitted via email to [email protected] no later than 4:00 p.m. PT on December 20, 2021.  Questions related to the RFQ/P should be submitted to [email protected] no later than 4:00 p.m. PT on December 3, 2021.  Below you will find a link to the district’s website as well as a link to the RFQ/RFP (RFQ/P # 2021-FS-03).
 
Please find the RFP form below.
 
RFA Questions:
 
  1. What is the estimated cost of this project?
    • The District has not conducted any formal cost analysis, but believes the project may run somewhere around $7,000,000.00.

  2. What type of license does this bid require?
    • The District recommends B and/or C-20 license.

  3. Will the District provide an inventory of the HVAC units in the district in each school?
    • The District has a total of 242 units, please refer to Equipment Type and Tonnage.pdf document for detailed information.

  4. Will the District provide SCE Bills for each school?
    • Six Edison consumption documents are attached for your review.


  5. Will the District conduct a site walk for vendors prior to the RFQ/P due date?
    • The District will not conduct any site walks.

  6. We have many projects completed under the AB4217 requirements. Do the energy performance contracting service projects need to have been completed in California, or may a mix of CA AB4217 and out-of-state EPC contracts be provided as a testament to our capabilities?
    • The District will accept energy performance contracting service projects completed in California, and out-of-state EPC contracts also.


  7. We just want to clarify, the district has requested an electronic version of our response, would you prefer that to be delivered, by email or on a memory stick, with our (5) five bond hardcopies, and (1) one unbound copy?
    • All proposals must be submitted to the District Office by December 20th at 4:00 p.m. and must to include one digital copy via flash drive and one hard copy, hand delivered or mailed. Email submittals will not be accepted. It is the proposer’s sole responsibility to ensure proper delivery and timely receipt of all proposals if submitted by mail.

  8. What is the square footage per site?
    • Please refer to the Square Footage District wide.pdf document for details.


  9. Does the District have any PLA?
    • Currently, the District does not have a Project Labor Agreement.
 
The Bassett Unified School District is currently seeking proposals for legal services within several areas of K-12 Education.  Proposals are to be submitted via email to [email protected] no later than 4:30 p.m. PT on October 4, 2021.  Questions related to the RFQ/RFP should be submitted to [email protected] no later than 4:30 p.m. PT on September 24, 2021.  Below you will find a link to the district’s website as well as a link to the RFQ/RFP (RFQ/RFP #21-22-01).

Please find the RFP form below.