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REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS FOR INSPECTING BUILDING

 

OFFICIAL NOTICE

PUBLISHED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF NEIGHBORHOOD SERVICES

OF THE CITY OF MILWAUKEE

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS FOR

INSPECTING BUILDINGS TO DETERMINE

THE PRESENCE OF ASBESTOS CONTAINING OR OTHER

HAZARDOUS MATERIALS PRIOR TO DEMOLITION/DECONSTRUCTION OF THE

STRUCTURES

                                                           THE COMMISSIONER OF THE DEPARTMENT OF NEIGHBORHOOD SERVICES OF THE CITY OF

MILWAUKEE will receive sealed proposals for performing all work necessary for and incidental to

the inspection of structures prior to demolition and/or deconstruction to determine the presence

of asbestos containing or other hazardous materials until 9:00 a.m. central time on WEDNESDAY,

DECEMBER 20, 2017. Any proposals received after that time may be rejected and returned

unopened. Names of those submitting proposals along with the name of the contractor selected

will be made available to the public.

Award will be made to the most qualified, responsive and responsible contractor as outlined in

the Request for Proposals.

CONTRACT DOCUMENTS

All proposals shall be held open for a period of 60 days subsequent to the opening of proposals

and no proposal may be withdrawn without the written consent of the Commissioner. IN THE

EVENT THE COMMISSIONER DURING THE SIXTY DAYS FOLLOWING PROPOSAL

OPENING, TAKES NO ACTION RELATIVE TO THE PROPOSAL OR PROPOSALS

RECEIVED, THEN THE PROPOSAL OR PROPOSALS SHALL BECOME NULL AND VOID

WITHOUT RECOURSE OF ANY KIND BY EITHER THE CONTRACTOR OR

COMMISSIONER, ACTING ON BEHALF OF THE CITY.

COPIES OF THE CONTRACT DOCUMENTS MAY BE OBTAINED ELECTRONICALLY AT

http://city.milwaukee.gov/Demobids

PRINTED COPIES MAY BE PURCHASED IN PERSON AT THE DEPARTMENT OF NEIGHBORHOOD

SERVICES AT THE ADDRESS SHOWN BELOW. THE COST IS $.20 PER PAGE.

The Commissioner reserves the right to reject any and all proposals at any time, if it is in the best

interests of the City, and to waive any informalities in the proposals.

Attention is called to the fact that: (a) the successful proposer will not discriminate against any

qualified employee or qualified applicant for employment because of sex, race, religion, color,

national origin or ancestry, age, disability, lawful source of income, marital status, sexual orientation,

gender identity or expression, past or present membership in the military service, familial status, or

based upon affiliation with, or perceived affiliation with any of these categories as provided by

Section 109-9 of the Milwaukee Code of Ordinance This provision must be included in all

subcontracts. (b) Contractor agrees that they will comply with all applicable requirements of the

Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, 42 U.S.C. 12101 et seq. (c) both parties understand that the

City is bound by the Wisconsin Public Records Law, and as such all of the terms of this Agreement

are subject to and conditioned on the provisions of Wis. Stat. Section 19.21, et seq. Contractor

acknowledges that it is obligated to assist the City in retaining and producing records that are

subject to Wisconsin Public Records Law, and that the failure to do so shall constitute a material

breach of this Agreement, and that the Contractor must defend and hold the City harmless from

liability under that law. Except as otherwise authorized, those records shall be maintained for a

period of seven (7) years after receipt of final payment under this Agreement.

Successful proposer will be required to complete an Affidavit of Compliance/Disclosure of

Participation in or Profits Derived from Slavery by Contractors before contract can be executed, if

the company was established in or before 1865.

Small Business Enterprise (SBE) requirement for this Professional Services contracted project is 18% of the

contract base bid.

For a complete listing of City of Milwaukee certified SBE firms please contact the

Office of Small Business Development at 414-286-5534. More information can be

found at www.milwaukee.gov/osbd

This request for proposals includes a Local Business (LBE) incentive in accordance with Chapter

365 Milwaukee Code of Ordinances.

IT IS YOUR RESPONSIBILITY AS A BIDDER TO FAMILIARIZE YOURSELF WITH THIS ORDINANCE

PRIOR TO SUBMITTING YOUR PROPOSAL.

DEPARTMENT OF NEIGHBORHOOD SERVICES

OF THE CITY OF MILWAUKEE

841 NORTH BROADWAY, ROOM 105

MILWAUKEE, WISCONSIN 53202-3650

November 27, 2017

November 28, 2017