REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS FOR INSPECTING BUILDING
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
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.
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and no proposal may be withdrawn without the written consent of the Commissioner.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
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