• San Rafael City Schools Request for Qualifications and Proposals Lease-back Construction Services

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    March 23, 2021
    San Rafael City Schools (“District”) is seeking proposals from qualified persons, firms, partnerships, or corporations to provide design review, constructability review, value engineering, scheduling, estimating, critical path pre-ordering of equipment, and construction services for the development and construction of the Bahia Vista Elementary School HVAC Upgrades and Davidson Middle School HVAC Upgrades (“Project”), in accordance with the lease-leaseback structure set forth in Education Code section 17406 et seq.

    The Request for Qualifications and Proposals (“RFQ/P”), which includes instructions for its completion, is available beginning Friday March 19, 2021, for review and may be downloaded from the District’s website at https://www.srcsbondprogram.org/domain/16 (use the “Doing Business with Us” tab). Respondents to this RFQ/P shall submit a completed Statement of Qualifications (“SOQ”) along with the Proposal (collectively “RFQ/P Packet”). Respondents must transmit their RFQP Packet by email attachment in pdf format conforming to the requirements of this RFQ/P to:
    Dan Zaich – Senior Director of Capital Improvements, Sustainable Design & Construction at
    San Rafael City Schools

    Phyllis Silverstein – Office Manager at Van Pelt Construction Services phyllis.silverstein@vpcsonline.com

    ALL RESPONSES ARE DUE BY 2:00:00 P.M. ON FRIDAY, APRIL 2, 2021. Oral, telegraphic, facsimile, telephone or any medium other than electronic delivery via email of the RFQ/P Packets will not be accepted. RFQ/P Packets received after this date and time will not be opened and an email stating that the RFQ/P Packet was not timely be sent to the Respondent in such instances. Time of receipt will be determined by the time-stamp present on the email received by Dan Zaich. The District reserves the right to waive any informalities or irregularities in the RFQ/P Packets. The District also reserves the right to reject any and all RFQ/P Packets and to negotiate contract terms with one or more Respondents.

    A mandatory informational meeting and site walk will be conducted on FRIDAY, MARCH 26, 2021. Meeting will be held between the hours of 10:00 A.M.- 12:30 P.M. The meeting will begin at 10:00 A.M. at Davidson Middle School, 280 Woodland Ave. San Rafael, CA 94901 and then proceed to Bahia Vista Elementary School, 125 Bahia Way, San Rafael, CA 94901. Respondents will meet a representative of the construction management firm in front of Davidson Middle School and must sign in to be considered as having attended. All respondents must follow protocols including mask wearing and social distancing at all times during the walks
    Questions regarding this RFQ/P shall be submitted to Dan Zaich (dzaich@srcs.org) & cc’d to Phyllis Silverstein (Phyllis.silverstein@vpcsonline.com). Questions must be submitted via email on or by 4:00 P.M. ON TUESDAY, MARCH 30, 2021.

    After evaluation and scoring, a short list of firms will be notified for interviews to be held virtually beginning at 9:00 AM on WEDNESDAY, APRIL 7, 2021.

    All Respondents must have already been prequalified by the District in accordance with Public Contract Code, § 20111.6. Respondents are required to identify mechanical, electrical subcontractors (“MEP subcontractors”), but identified MEP subcontractors are also subject to the prequalification requirements as required by Public Contract Code section 20111.6.

    The District reserves the right to change the dates on the schedule without prior notice.
    Dan Zaich, Senior Director of Capital Improvements, Sustainable Design & Construction
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