REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL GENERAL CONTRACTING Cement Production Plant Environmental Impact Study in Frederick County, Maryland Page Table of Contents 21. PROJECT SUMMARY 3 a. Introduction 3 b. Project History 3 c. Project Objectives 3d. Project Schedule 4 e.

Maps of Project Site 5 – 62. SCOPE OF WORK AND EXPECTED DELIVERABLES 73. PROPOSAL SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS 8 a. Letter of Intent 8 b. Statement of Experience 8 c. Company Qualifications 8d.

References 9 e. Team Qualifications 9 f. Project Understanding 9 g. Approach 9 h. Schedule 9 i. Compensation 94.

SELECTION AND EVALUATION CRITERIA 105. PROPOSAL SUBMISSION AND SCHEDULE 11 a. Process Schedule 11 b. RFP Contact 116. PRE-PROPOSAL ACTIVITIES 12 a. Pre-Bid Meeting 12 b.

Questions and Clarifications 127. SUPPLIER LIST 13 Supplier List found using Google. com and searching under “Environmental Consultants”. 1. PROJECT SUMMARY a. Introduction General Contracting is planning on building a cement production plant in the town of Middletown, in Frederick County, Maryland.

As part of the process an environmental impact study must be undertaken before the county can issue a permit to begin construction. b. Project History General Contracting has been producing building materials since 1964. It produces cement, gravel, and asphalt for construction contractors in the Pennsylvania, Maryland, and Virginia area. It is the number one producer of building materials in this region. c. Project Objectives General Contracting is planning on expanding its current cement production facilities in Maryland by building a new facility in Middletown, in Frederick County.

The cement production plant will double the total current production in Maryland by increasing output by 2400 cubic yards of cement per week. The new cement production plant will run from the hours of 8: 00 am to 5: 00 pm and will close for 1 hour for lunch at 12: 00 pm on Monday through Saturday. On Sunday the plant will be closed. During each day that the plant is operating it will produce 400 cubic yards of cement. The production of cement will produce some effects to the environment which must be analyzed for negative impacts.

On any given day there will be approximately 20 full time employees running the plant, including management. Approximately 100 cement trucks will come in and out of the plant during the day with an estimated weight of 5 tons each. d. Project Schedule Develop Plans for 01/01/2004 – 09/30/2005 Cement Production Plant Procure and Develop 10/01/2005 – 02/28/2006 Environmental Study Apply for and Receive 03/01/2006 – 05/31/2006 County Permits Construction of Plant 06/01/2006 – 12/31/2006 Begin Production of Cement 01/01/2007 e. Maps of Project Site Map center is UTM 18 281018 E 4369108 N (WGS 84/NAD 83) Middletown quadrangle Projection is UTM Zone 18 NAD 83 Datum 2. SCOPE OF WORK AND EXPECTED DELIVERABLES The environmental impact study must be submitted following the rules, regulations, and format prescribed by County of Frederick Building Permits Division and the State of Maryland Building Permits Division.

The environmental impact study must be completed in a 3 month time frame, beginning on 01/01/2006 and ending on 02/28/2006. The environmental impact study will describe the current existing environmental conditions of Middletown, Maryland by the cement production plant. These will include: o Air Qualityo Water Qualityo Noise Quality The environmental impact study will describe the anticipated environmental impact to Middletown, Maryland by the cement production plant. These will include: o Air Qualityo Water Qualityo Noise Quality The environmental impact study will provide recommended mitigation’s for the environmental impacts to Middletown, Maryland by the cement production plant.

These will include: o Air Qualityo Water Qualityo Noise Quality The environmental impact study will provide costs for the recommended mitigation’s for the environmental impacts to Middletown, Maryland by the cement production plant. 3. PROPOSAL SUBMISSION AND Schedule. Letter of Intent: The company is required to provide Guerra General Contracting with a letter of intent to bid on this Request for Proposal. The letter of intent should be addressed to and received no later than 10/10/2005: Project Manager General Contracting 396 Glenbrook DriveMiddletown, MD 21769 The letter of intent must be signed by an officer of the company. The letter must contain a commitment to provide the services described with the personnel specified in the team qualifications section. b.

Statement of Experience: The company is required to provide evidence of experience in environmental impact studies. Provide a list of at least 3 projects, with brief descriptions, which show the company’s ability to complete projects of this type. Provide copies of at least 3 environmental impact studies previously submitted to the County of Frederick Building Permits Division and the State of Maryland Building Permits Division. c. Company Qualifications: Supply a brief history of your company. This should include the company’s size, areas of expertise, and any other pertinent information. d.

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Provide a list of a minimum of 3 references of past clients on similar projects. Include the following: o Names Addresses Phone Numbers E-mail Addresses. Team Qualifications: List the team that will be working on this project. Describe who will perform the various tasks, the amount of their involvement and responsibilities, and give their qualifications. Include the resumes of the team that will be working on this project. f. Project Understanding: Restate your understanding of the project scope. g. Approach: Describe the approach that your company will take to meet the Guerra General Contracting needs. An outline of the anticipated scope of tasks should be included. h. Schedule: Please provide Guerra General Contracting with a specific timeline for the completion of the environmental impact study given your proposed staffing and the scope of the project. i. Costs: Include a specific schedule for each task to be performed. Include an overall budget for the entire project which is broken down by task. After selection, an actual cost, plus fixed-fee contract will be negotiated to provide these services. 4. SELECTION AND EVALUATION A CRITERIA The contract will be awarded by Guerra General Contracting based on a recommendation made by a team of evaluators. Proposals will be evaluated on the following criteria: o Company and team experience with environmental impact studies. Ability to provide studies of similar complexity for others is essential. o Company’s ability to submit a minimum of 3 references of similar projects. o Company’s ability to submit resumes for each member of the project team. o Company’s understanding of and the approach to the project as demonstrated in the proposal. o Proposed timeline and costs for the work required. o Quality of the proposal in terms of content, organization, and presentation. 5. PROPOSAL SCHEDULE RFP Distribution to Companies 10/01/2005 Deadline for Letter of Intent 10/07/2005 @ 2: 00 pm Project Manager General Contracting 396 Glenbrook DriveMiddletown, MD 21769 Mandatory Pre-Bid Meeting 10/10/2005 @ 10: 00 am General Contracting 396 Glenbrook Drive Middletown, MD 21769 Deadline for Proposal Submission 11/14/2005 @ 2: 00 pm Contract Award 12/12/20056.

PRE-PROPOSAL ACTIVITIES a. Pre-Bid Meeting mandatory pre-bid meeting will be held on 10/10/2005 at 10: 00 am.

The purpose of the meeting is to visit the project site and discuss project requirements. b. Questions and Clarifications All questions shall be submitted in writing to Enrique Guerra, the Project Manager. Project Manager 396 Glenbrook Drive Middletown, MD 217697. SUPPLIER LIST Stephens Environmental Consulting, Inc 229 Lake Drive Newark, Delaware 19702 Alfred P.

PicardiConsulting Environmental Scientist 327 Rosslare Drive Arnold, Maryland 21012 Indoor Environment Communications 12339 Carroll Avenue Rockville, Maryland 20852 BARCO Enterprises, Inc.

11200 Pulaski Highway White Marsh, Maryland 21162 Engineering Consulting Services, Ltd. 1340-P C harwood Court Hanover, Maryland 21076 Sussex Occupational & Environmental Health Consultants 24 Ancient Oak Drive Lewes, Delaware 19958 Enviro Trac 8229 Cloverleaf Drive Millersville, Maryland 21108 Supplier List found using Google.

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