14 Elm Street PO Box 10 | Fort Loramie, Ohio 45845

Request for Qualifications for Engineering Services

Fort Loramie Industrial Park Expansion Project

Economic Development Administration, FY 2021 American Rescue Plan Act Economic
Adjustment Assistance Project
Village of Fort Loramie, Shelby County, Ohio
The Village of Fort Loramie, Ohio is requesting Qualifications for infrastructure project development assistance concerning the FY 2021 American Rescue Plan Act Economic Adjustment Assistance. The Village wishes to contract with an engineering firm or individual for overall engineering assistance throughout the FY2021 program period. This assistance could include Application Preparation, Preliminary Engineering, Project Design and Plan Preparation, Project Bidding, and Construction Management/Administration for the Fort Loramie Industrial Park Expansion Project.

The Village would like to provide for open competition for engineering services, whereby, at a minimum, competitors' qualifications are evaluated, and once a firm or individual is tentatively selected, fair and reasonable compensation is negotiated.

We are, therefore, inviting interested individuals and firms located within a reasonable distance to the village to submit evidence of their engineering qualifications, and related information, as follows:

  • General background of firm or individual; number of years in operation providing municipal engineering services; other services provided including any which might represent a conflict of interest.
  • Engineering staff resumes, including experience with federally funded infrastructure grants; also indicate which staff would most likely be involved in engineering services to the Village.
  • Experience in providing professional community development services to clients in the immediate area of Fort Loramie, and/or of similar sizes, location, and characteristics.
  • Professional references for firm or individual and staff who would most likely be involved.

Statements of qualifications are limited to 8 pages. Please submit a PDF version of qualifications and related information to the email address below on or before January 3, 2022 at 1:00 PM.

Mr. Tony Schmitmeyer, Village Administrator, tschmitmeyer@fortloramie.com

It is our intent to give reasonable consideration to at least three (3) firms and/or individuals based on their qualifications so as to have one or several alternative consultants which could be asked to enter into negotiations, if negotiations with the preferred engineering firm or individual are not satisfactory.

Thank you for your interest.

Storm Sewer Upgrades

Bids for the Storm Sewer Upgrades project will be received by the Village of Fort Loramie at the Council Chambers, 14 Elm Street, Fort Loramie, Ohio 45845, until Thursday, May 20, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. local time. At that time the Bids received will be publicly opened and read.

The Project includes the following Work: The replacement of an existing storm sewer system in the core of Fort Loramie.

Information and Bidding Documents for the Project can be found and downloaded at the following website: choiceoneengineering.com/projects-out-for-bid. All official notifications, addenda, and other Bidding Documents will be offered through the designated website. Neither Owner nor Engineer will be responsible for Bidding Documents, including addenda, if any, obtained from sources other than the Issuing Office of Choice One.

The project will be awarded contingent upon OPWC approval which is expected on or around July 1, 2021. Work may not begin until after this date.

All contractors and subcontractors involved with the project will, to the extent practicable, use Ohio products, materials, services, and labor in the implementation of their project. Additionally, contractor compliance with the Equal Employment Opportunity requirements of Ohio Administrative Code Chapter 123, the Governor’s Executive Order of 1972, and Governor’s Executive Order 84-9 shall be required.

DOMESTIC STEEL USE REQUIREMENTS AS SPECIFIED IN SECTION 153.011 OF THE REVISED CODE APPLY TO THIS PROJECT. COPIES OF SECTION 153.011 OF THE REVISED CODE CAN BE OBTAINED FROM ANY OF THE OFFICES OF THE DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES.

Bidder must comply with the prevailing wage rates on Public Improvements in Shelby County and the Village of Fort Loramie, Ohio as determined by the Ohio Bureau of Employment Services, Wage and Hour Division, (614) 644-2239.

For all further requirements regarding bid submittal, qualifications, procedures, and contract award, refer to the Instructions to Bidders that are included in the Bidding Documents.

Owner: Village of Fort Loramie
By: Tony Schmitmeyer
Title: Village Administrator
Date: April 29, 2021