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Sealed bids will be received by the Shelby County Government in the Department of Housing, 1075 Mullins Station Road, Memphis, Tennessee 38134 until 9:30 a.m. on Monday November 5, 2012 as shown below:


SEALED BID SBI-000189 DUE: Monday November 5, 2012

Rehabilitation of Owner-Occupied Housing Units throughout Shelby County some of which may require the use of lead based paint safe work practices and techniques, and

Detailed specifications for items above may be obtained in the Shelby County Department of Housing at the aforementioned address. All bids will be opened and publicly read by the Shelby County Government at the time mentioned above at the Department of Housing, 1075 Mullins Station Road Memphis, TN 38134, (901) 222-7600.

As a condition precedent to bidding, each bidder must apply and qualify for a Vendor Number and Equal Opportunity Compliance Eligibility Number prior to the submitting your response. Your EOC number must be displayed on the outside of your envelope for each bid submission.

As a condition precedent to being awarded jobs involving Lead Based Paint, contractors must be certified through EPA as an RRP contractor and/or show proof of application to EPA for said certification and be certified through the State of Tennessee as a Lead Based Paint Firm. Proof of licensing at time of bid submission is required by the Shelby County Department of Housing.

The label, which is attached to the specifications shall be completely filled out and attached to the bid submission envelope. You must display your current E.O.C. Eligibility Number or your Locally Owned Small Business (LOSB) Number on the outside of your envelope and a copy of all licenses and insurance policies must be included in your submitted bid package. Unless the label is completely filled out and your current E.O.C. Eligibility Number is noted thereon your bid may be returned to you unopened. Should your label be lost or misplaced, please note the appropriate information in the lower left-hand corner of your envelope. The Department of Housing encourages participation from WBE, MBE, LOSB, and Section 3 Contractors under these rehabilitation programs.

The Shelby County Government reserves the right to reject any or all bids and to waive any informalities therein.

By order of



Jim Vazquez, Administrator


The Town of Collierville Purchasing Division is requesting statements of qualifications on the following items:

RFSOQ # 2012-015 "Engineering Consultant – Environmental, Survey, Design and CEI Services for TDOT Enhancement Grant – Collierville Center Connect"

Complete proposal packages are available from the Purchasing Division, 500 Poplar View Parkway, Collierville, TN 38017, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. by facsimile request at 901-457-2258; or by email request at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . The following information must be included in the request for a copy of any RFSOQ: *Vendor Number, Contact Name, Company Name and Address, Telephone and Fax Number, RFSOQ Number, and RFSOQ Due Date.

*The Vendor Number may be obtained by accessing the Town's vendor registration site and registering as a Town of Collierville vendor at http://tocpurchasing. collierville.com/bso. If you have any questions regarding the Vendor Number, please call the Purchasing Division at (901) 457-2254.

Please Note: As a part of doing business with the Town of Collierville, Tennessee, each individual, company or organization is required to obtain a Vendor Number to reference when requesting a copy of any bid. The Vendor will also be required to reference its Vendor Number on the Bid Response Form.

Deadline for statements of qualifications, submitted to the Finance Department, 500 Poplar View Parkway, Collierville, TN 38017, is FRIDAY, November 16, 2012 2:00:00 p.m. (local time). The names of submitting proposers will be publicly read aloud at this time in the Board Chambers at 500 Poplar View Parkway, Collierville, Tennessee.

Proposal packages must be sealed and clearly marked on outside: RFSOQ# 2012-015 "Engineering Consultant – Environmental, Survey, Design and CEI Services for TDOT Enhancement Grant – Collierville Center Connect"

The Town of Collierville reserves the right to reject any and all proposals, accept proposals in part or whole, waive defects, informalities or minor irregularities in proposals or proposal process and to make proposals awards, as deemed, to be in its best interest.

The Town is not responsible for delays occasioned by the U.S. Postal Service or any other means of delivery employed by the proposer. Similarly, the Town is not responsible for, and will not open, any proposal responses that are received later than the date and time stated above.



October 25, 2012

The City of Memphis is requesting qualifications for professional services involving engineering analysis, design, and construction inspection for SEGMENT 5 of the Main Street to Main Street Multi Modal Connector Project (M2M). M2M is a partnership among the states of Tennessee and Arkansas and the municipalities of Memphis, Tennessee, West Memphis Arkansas, and the Counties of Shelby in Tennessee and Crittenden in Arkansas. The purpose of the M2M is to establish a twelve mile regional multimodal corridor that will increase and improve alternative transportation options in the Memphis metro area.

To undertake and complete the engineering services for the SEGMENT 5 PROJECT of the M2M, the City Of Memphis, seeks to retain the services of a professional engineering consulting firm to provide various engineering services related to the following ;

1. Crittenden Connection:  Connecting to existing roads on the Crittenden County side, creating the Western approach approximately 500 feet beyond the end of the Harahan Bridge Approach.

2. Traversing Mississippi River Floodway: Resurface/re-designate existing roads for bike/pedestrian use.

3. Trail Construction: Construction of approximately 3300 linear feet of trail across the Mississippi River Floodway within interstate right-of-way connecting to existing roads

4. West Memphis Connection: Connecting from existing roads to U.S. Highway 70 (Broadway) west to the intersection of Martin Luther King Boulevard/ South Loop.

The project will construct a 3,300 foot trail section and use the existing roadways to connect to the Harahan Bridge, creating a bicycle/ pedestrian route from the South Bluffs of Memphis, Tennessee to West Memphis, Arkansas.  The work required includes but is not limited to trail design and construction, re-surfacing of existing roads, fencing, lighting, and miscellaneous security and emergency provisions for safe use of the trail for non-motorized traffic. Lighting, security measures and emergency response protocol will be developed in consultation and cooperation with the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department and Union Pacific Railroad. All design elements will have to meet requirements of State of Arkansas Highway Department, the U. S. Department of Transportation Federal Highway Division engineering requirements. In addition they must be approved by the City of Memphis Division of Engineering, City of West Memphis Public Works Department and Crittenden County Arkansas. Other requirements for permits and review requirements will be the responsibility of the selected consultant.

Segment 5 - Dacus Lake Road / I-55 South Service Road to MLK Dr. / South Loop Road consists of the following sub-segments:

A. Dacus Lake Road / I-55 S Service Road to Bridgeport Road

B. Bridgeport Road to I-55 under the UP Railroad

C. Service Road at UP Railroad to Service Road at E. Broadway

D. Service Road at E. Broadway to MLK Drive / South Loop Rd



Firms may request consideration by submitting 7 copies of a statement of qualifications no later than 4:00 pm CDT, ­November 16, 2012 to:

The City of Memphis

C/O Mike Carpenter

125 N. Main Street, City Hall, Suite 308

Memphis, TN    38103

Late submittals will not be accepted

The letter of interest and qualifications shall indicate the scope of services to be completed by any sub-consultants.  Sufficient information on qualifications should be attached so that the factors that will be considered in evaluation, listed below, can be properly judged

The factors that will be considered in evaluation of submittals are:

a. Past construction experience on similar projects specific to working in the Mississippi River Floodway.

b. Past experience working with Federal Highway Administration and/or the Arkansas State Highway Department on federal aid projects

c. Qualification and availability of staff.

d. Demonstrated ability to meet schedules without compromising sound engineering practice.

e. Evaluations on prior projects if available.

f. Size of previous projects.

g. Strength of Equal Business Opportunity submission

Submittals will be reviewed by a Consultant Evaluation Committee who will make recommendations to the City Engineer of several firms who would make viable candidates from which to make a selection or invite more detailed proposals and/or presentations. All submitters will be advised when a selection has been made.

Persons with questions or comments concerning this Request for qualifications should contact Mike Carpenter, Project Manager, Main Street to Main Street, at 901.636.6596. Questions can also be submitted in writing via email to Michael. ­This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. at least five calendar days prior to the submission deadline. Faxed or mailed questions may not be received in time for a response.

Evaluations will be conducted within established guidelines regarding equal employment opportunity and nondiscriminatory action based upon the grounds of race, color, sex, creed or national origin. Interested certified Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) firms as well as other minority/women-owned firms are encouraged to respond to all advertisements by City of Memphis.

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