DEPARTMENT OF GENERAL SERVICES
Design Professional Selections
[28 Pa.B. 566]
The Selections Committee for the Department of General Services will meet to consider selections of Design Professionals for the following projects:
Project No. DGS 182-12--Flood Control Project, Hazel Dyke between State Drive Bridge and Lincoln Avenue Bridge, City of Lebanon, Lebanon County, PA. Construction Cost: $1,200,000. The scope of work includes, but is not limited to, reinforced concrete channel on Hazel Dyke beginning at State Drive and continue downstream to tie into existing channel at Lincoln Avenue (500 feet).
Project No. DGS 403-72--Utility/Infrastructure Renovations, Cheyney University, Delaware County, PA. Construction Cost: $5,161,882. The scope of work includes, but is not limited to, renovation/retrofit of electrical distribution systems including primary and secondary distribution and transfer switch replacement, service selection switch replacement, sub-metering, distribution panel replacements, disconnect and breaker replacement. Also included are renovations/retrofit of the steam, condensate, water, water storage, distribution and sewer systems. In addition, restoration/retrofit of heat dissipation, elimination and recovery systems.
Project No. DGS 509-29--Reconstruction or Replacement of Boilers to Meet Emissions Requirements and Upgrade Steam Distribution System, Norristown State Hospital, Norristown, Montgomery County, PA. Construction Cost: $3,270,000. The scope of work includes, but is not limited to, renovation of Boiler Plant to meet EPA and DEP standards. Project also includes upgrading feed water system, water treatment system and electrical system; replacement of steam/condensate lines, valves and renovation of Boiler Plant Structure. Life cycle cost analysis to be done for alternative fuel use and/or major retrofit for emission control.
Project No. DGS 552-28--Installation of Integrated and Updated Fire Alarm System for Entire Facility, Polk Center, Polk, Venango County, PA. Construction Cost: $1,200,000. The scope of work includes, but is not limited to, upgrade of existing fire alarm system to meet NFPA Code, including alarm devices, smoke and heat detectors, wiring, duct detectors, fire doors and sprinkler systems.
Project No. DGS 655-8--Conversion of Theatre into a Performing Arts Center, Warner Theatre, Erie, Erie County, PA. Construction Cost: $8,250,000. The scope of work includes, but is not limited to, restoration of the auditorium and lobby; replace deteriorated building systems, including HVAC, electrical and plumbing; bring building into ADA compliance, including elevator; expand stage, stage support areas and theatrical equipment systems; provide dressing room facilities; modification of fire protection system and exterior envelope.
Project No. DGS 999-6--Development, Phase II, Commonwealth Conservation Center, Harrisburg, Dauphin County, PA. Construction Cost: $1,040,000. The scope of work includes, but is not limited to, renovation of the mechanical, electrical and other support systems which includes new HVAC system, exhaust systems, fume hoods, plumbing, electrical, fire and security and ADA compliance. The Center is a specialized laboratory which treats historical and archaeological artifacts that require very specialized environmental conditions (temperature/humidity). (See Special Note under Requirements and Information section regarding Design Expertise.)
Project No. DGS 1103-60--Sports Center Expansion, University of Pittsburgh, Bradford Campus, Bradford, McKean County, PA. Construction Cost: $5,833,000. The scope of work includes, but is not limited to, an approximately 60,000 GSF addition to allow for expansion of academic/administrative programs including health, physical and recreational education, intramural recreation and intercollegiate athletics. Interior renovation of existing building (23,000 GSF) appropriate for academic/administrative/related ancillary programs including ADA and energy efficient HVAC and electrical systems. The addition shall be connected/compatible with University data/video/voice systems. Also, site work including parking lots, basketball courts, soccer-intramural-softball-baseball fields, site and field lighting. (See Special Note under Requirements and Information section regarding Design Expertise.)
Project No. DGS 1570-6--Expansion of Support Facilities, State Correctional Institution, Greensburg, Westmoreland County, PA. Construction Cost: $3,458,000. The scope of work includes, but is not limited to, construction of an approximately 15,000 sq. ft. gymnasium including weight/exercise room, visiting team locker room, office space and restrooms for staff and inmates. Existing gymnasium converted into two floors; first floor will be inmate dining and second floor for offices and a chapel. Existing inmate dining area to be used for expanded food preparation area and staff dining. Interior court yard to be enclosed and used as additional treatment rooms, in-patient area and offices.
Requirements and Information
Firms applying for Project No. DGS 999-6 must show experience in designing environmental systems for museums and for conservation laboratories. The firm should also have experience in dealing with the specialized needs of laboratory facilities (scientific labs, conservation labs or hospitals).
Firms applying for Project No. DGS 1103-60 shall have demonstrated experience in the design of university athletic and recreation facilities of similar scope.
A Project Program, prepared by the Using Agency, for the above advertised projects may be available and can be obtained upon request to the Selections Committee, Department of General Services, Room 104, 18th & Herr Streets, Harrisburg, PA 17125, (717) 783-8468.
Instructions for Filing Application
Professionals will not be considered by the Committee until all of the following requirements are met.
(a) Signed Revised 1994 Form 150, not more than 1 year old as of the deadline date stated in paragraph (d) as follows, must be filed with the Department of General Services for the requesting professional firm and the designated key consultants listed on the requesting professional firm's application (Form 150-S). All signatures on Form 150 must be original signatures. Consultants listed on the requesting professional firm's application (Form 150-S) shall be deemed to be designated key consultants. If these documents are not on file with the Department, the requesting professional firm must submit them with firm's application (Form l50-S). A photocopy of Form 150 without an original signature of a principal of the firm is not acceptable. Revised 1994 Form 150, Architect/Engineer Questionnaire, may be obtained upon request to the Selections Committee, Department of General Services, Room 104, 18th & Herr Streets, Harrisburg, PA 17125, (717) 783-8468.
(b) The requesting professional firm shall obtain from each consultant listed in the requesting professional firm's application (Form 150-S) a signed letter of certification on the consultant's letterhead, attesting to the firm's consent to participate in the requesting professional firm's application (Form 150-S) for the specific project. Signed letters of certification from consultants are required and constitute a part of the requesting professional firm's application (Form 150-S) for the specific project. All signatures on letters of certification must be original signatures.
(c) The requesting professional firm must submit six signed copies of Revised 1994 Form 150-S, Specific Project Form, for each project herein advertised in which the firm is interested and qualified to perform. All signatures on Form 150-S must be original signatures. For architectural projects and, when appropriate, for engineering projects, the Professional shall supply photographs showing a maximum of two different views of each of the three projects described in Question 14, Page 5 of the application (Form 150-S). The requesting professional firm or Joint Venture members must be the Professional of Record for the projects described in Question 14, Page 5 of the application (Form 150-S). It is not acceptable to list work performed by key consultants. The identification and appropriate supportive information concerning each photograph shall include the name, project title, location and the name of the Professional of Record. Renderings and brochures will not be accepted in lieu of photographs. The photographs shall be attached to each copy of the application, (Form 150-S). The pages of each copy of revised 1994 Form 150-S must be stapled with photographs and consultant's letters of certification followed by photocopies of licenses of registered professionals included as the last section of the application. Do not bind the application (Form 150-S) in any way to any other documentation. Do not bind the application (Form 150-S) in a binder of any type. Revised 1994 Form 150-S may be obtained upon request to the Selections Committee, Department of General Services, Room 104, 18th and Herr Streets, Harrisburg, PA 17125. (717) 783-8468.
(d) A complete project submission, which consists of documents described in paragraphs (a), (b) and (c) above, must be received on or before the close of business (5 p.m.) Thursday, February 19, 1998, and addressed to the Selections Committee, Department of General Services, Room 104, 18th & Herr Streets, Harrisburg, PA 17125. Fax applications are not acceptable.
Project submissions must be made on the current 1994 forms. Outdated forms are not acceptable.
(e) The Selections Committee may at its discretion establish interviews with any or all of the Professionals who have requested consideration for appointment as designer for the above projects. If an interview is required, the Professional will be notified by the Committee as to the date, time and location.
(f) Additional information, in writing, may be requested by the Committee as required.
Additional services--indoor air quality assessment program and hazardous materials
The Professional firm selected to design a project will be expected to perform and administer, when required by the Department as Additional Services, an Indoor Air Quality Assessment Program during Building or Renovation Commissioning and the sampling, testing, inspection and monitoring for removal of any asbestos, other hazardous waste or contaminants encountered during project design or construction, unless otherwise stated in the Scope.
The professional agrees to comply with the terms of the Agreement and specifically as it relates to the Professional Liability Insurance and the General Liability Insurance Requirements.
The Selections Committee encourages responses from small firms, minority firms, women-owned firms and firms who have not previously performed State work, and will consider Joint Ventures, which will enable them to participate in this program.
All applications submitted are subject to review by the Selections Committee. The Selections Committee disclaims any liability whatsoever as to its review of the applications submitted and in formulating its recommendations for selection. All recommendations for selection made by the Committee shall be final under the act of July 22, 1975 (P. L. 75, No. 45).
GARY E. CROWELL,
[Pa.B. Doc. No. 98-182. Filed for public inspection January 30, 1998, 9:00 a.m.]
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