Request for Qualification Statements

REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATION STATEMENTS: THE CONFEDERATED TRIBES OF THE WARM SPRINGS RESERVATION OF OREGONFOR ENGINEERING SERVICES FOR ROAD REMOVAL, REROUTE AND STREAM RESTORATION RFQ #Q9787-V11-4097 WARM SPRINGS, OR The Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs (CTWS) is accepting qualification statements from licensed Civil Engineering Firms registered and licensed to practice in the state of Oregon with demonstrated experience and expertise to assist the CTWS with a road removal and stream restoration project on the Warm Springs Reservation. The Tribal Environmental Office (TEO) of the Water & Soil Dept is responsible for monitoring the Reservation’s waters, implementing water quality standards and best management practice to insure optimal water quality and for numerous other beneficial uses. The EPA and BIA will fund the elements of this restoration strategy. The Upper Warm Springs River Watershed Assessment identified a number of roads that were impeding fish passage, water quality and wildlife habitat. The TEO Program’s intent is to enhance fish and wildlife populations for ensuring a sustainable, harvestable resource for the Tribal Membership. Firm must have prior successful experience in working with watersheds and restoration projects specific to the Pacific Northwest; and have an understanding of all applicable regulations, laws, and policies that pertain; and to federally funded projects. The project is subject to Indian Preference considerations. Evaluation Criteria for this project in order of importance: Experience and professional qualifications; Specialized experience and technical competence; Philosophical Approach and Methodology to the project; Experience and Background specific to work required; Past Performance in terms of cost control, quality of work and compliance with performance schedules; Example Design Review exercise; Capacity to handle this project in relation to firm’s current workload; Compliance with Indian Preference requirements; and Completeness of the responses to requested submittal contents. RFQ packets may be obtained by contacting Elizabeth A. Chase, Purchasing / Contracting Mgr., P.O. Box 1169, 1233 Veterans St, Warm Springs, OR 97761. By phone: (541) 553-3254 or e-mail, libby.chase@wstribes.org. RFQ packets will only be made available until September 21, 2016. Published Sept. 9, 2016. BT15860012

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Publication: Construction

Section: Bids

Start Date: 09/09/2016

End Date: 09/09/2016

Owner: Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs