Collier County
FL

Action Item
9235

Recommendation to approve the selection committee’s ranking for Request for Professional Services (“RPS”) No. 19-7634, “Heritage Bay Government Center Design,” and authorize staff to begin contract negotiations with the top-ranked company, Stantec Consulting Services Inc., so that staff can bring a contract back to the Board at a subsequent meeting.

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Category:16.C Consent Agenda-Public Utilities Department

Executive Summary

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

 

Recommendation to approve the selection committee’s ranking for Request for Professional Services (“RPS”) No. 19-7634, “Heritage Bay Government Center Design,” and authorize staff to begin contract negotiations with the top-ranked firm, Stantec Consulting Services Inc., so that staff can bring a contract back to the Board at a subsequent meeting.

 

 

OBJECTIVETo obtain professional design services for the Heritage Bay Government Center Project. This solicitation is for design, permitting and construction administration services for the planned satellite government campus within the Heritage Bay Planned Unit Development (PUD) in accordance with the approved Collier County Master Plan.

CONSIDERATIONSThe Facilities Management Division is coordinating with Collier County Constitutional Offices, Emergency Medical Services team and other County divisions and stakeholders to develop a satellite campus that provides the necessary services for the expanding population in the area.  

The project will be constructed on 6.33 acres of Collier County owned property located approximately one quarter mile north of the intersection of 951 and Immokalee Road and immediately north of the Naples Community Hospital (NCH) Northeast Facility and west of Heritage Bay Vistas (see Attachment A: Location Map).

On August 12, 2019, the Procurement Services Division issued a notice for RPS No. 19-7634, Heritage Bay Government Center Design. The County notified 18,127 firms, 118 interested companies downloaded the solicitation documents, and staff received five proposals by the September 12, 2019, submission deadline. The County determined that all five firms are responsive and responsible. The selection committee met on September 18, 2019 and, as described in step 1 of the solicitation documents, scored each of the proposals and shortlisted the following top four firms to move on to step 2, oral presentations: Parker/Mudgett/Smith Architects, Inc., MK Architecture LLC, BSSW Architects, Inc. and Stantec Consulting Services Inc.

On October 7, 2019, the selection committee reconvened for the step 2 oral presentations, where each firm presented, resulting in the following ranking:

 

Company Name

City

County

State

Final Ranking

Responsive/Responsible

Stantec Consulting Services Inc.

Naples

Collier

FL

1

Yes/Yes

Parker/Mudgett/Smith Architects, Inc.

Fort Myers

Lee

FL

2

Yes/Yes

BSSW Architects, Inc.

Naples

Collier

FL

3

Yes/Yes

MK Architecture LLC

Fort Myers

Lee

FL

4

Yes/Yes

Straughn Trout Architects, LLC.

Lakeland

Polk

FL

Not Ranked

Yes/Yes

 

Staff is recommending negotiations with the top ranked firm, Stantec Consulting Services Inc.

FISCAL IMPACT:  Phase 1 (Government Service Center) of this project is funded by the Collier County Tax Collector’s Office. Phase 2 (EMS Station) of the project has secured funding through the infrastructure sales tax program and will be funded by Project 55211 in accordance with the previously approved FY 2020 budget.

 

LEGAL CONSIDERATIONSThis item is approved as to form and legality, and requires majority vote for Board approval. -SRT

GROWTH MANAGEMENT IMPACTThere is no Growth Management impact.

RECOMMENDATIONTo approve the selection committee’s ranking for RPS No. 19-7634, “Heritage Bay Government Center Design,” authorize staff to begin negotiating with the top ranked firm, Stantec Consulting Services Inc., and in the event that an agreement cannot be reached with that firm, to continue negotiating with the second ranked firm, so that a proposed agreement can be brought to the Board for consideration at a subsequent meeting.

Prepared by:  Tony Barone, Senior Project Manager, Facilities Management Division

 

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