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Classifieds 03-07-2013

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NOTICE TO BIDDER(S)

Shelby County Government is soliciting proposals from consultants or consultant teams for the provision of professional services indicated below. Interested parties must download the solicitation directly from the County's website, unless otherwise indicated in the solicitation invitation. Please visit the County's website at www.shelbycountytn.gov. All solicitations are listed under "Purchasing Bids."

REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL DUE THURSDAY MARCH 28, 2013 AT 4:00 PM

RFP #13-003-57 GREENWAYS AND GREEN INFRASTRUCTURE, HEALTH IMPACT ASSESSMENT

Shelby County is an equal opportunity affirmative action employer, drug-free with policies of non-discrimination on the basis of race, sex, religion, color, national or ethnic origin, age, disability or military service.

THE RIGHT TO REJECT ANY AND ALL BIDS IS RESERVED

By order of

MARK H. LUTTRELL, JR.,

SHELBY COUNTY MAYOR

SHELBY COUNTY GOVERNMENT

 


 

LEGAL NOTICE

REQUEST FOR STATEMENT OF QUALIFICATIONS

to provide consulting engineering services

Airside Electrical Vaults (1 - 4) Seismic Retrofit

Memphis International Airport

Memphis, Tennessee

MSCAA Project No. 13-1360-00

Statements of Qualifications for furnishing Consulting Engineering Services, as hereinafter set forth, will be received by Staff Services Division, Memphis-Shelby County Airport Authority (MSCAA), 3505 Tchulahoma Road, Memphis, Tennessee, 38118, until 2:00 PM local time on Thursday, March 21, 2013. Use the above address for all means of delivery. A complete Information Package with submittal instructions, additional data, selection criteria and response format may be found on our website (www.mscaa.com) on or after March 5, 2013.

The scope of work generally consists of the design for a Seismic Retrofit to the structure and internal utilities of Airside Electrical Vaults 1 thru 4. These retrofits are necessary to maintain a level of serviceability following a 2,475 year earthquake event. The project includes structural/seismic design, architectural design, limited electrical design, and construction support services. The design shall include provisions for the buildings and airfield electrical control equipment inside to remain fully functional during construction. This is a compressed-schedule project with construction bids to be received in early August 2013. Speed and efficiency are paramount to the success of the project, and the design schedule must accommodate that deadline.

The MSCAA, in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, 42 U.S.C. 2000d to 2000d-4a and Title 49, Part 26, Code of Federal Regulations, Department of Transportation, Subtitle A, Office of the Secretary, Part 21, Nondiscrimination in Federally Assisted Programs of the Department of Transportation issued pursuant to such Act, hereby notifies all Proposers that it will affirmatively ensure that in any contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement, Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBEs) will be afforded full opportunity to submit proposals in response to this invitation and will not be discriminated against on the grounds of age, race, sex, color, national origin or disability in its hiring and employment practices, or in admission to, access to, or operation of its programs, services and activities. The DBE participation goal for this contract is 35% in accordance with the requirements of the Information Package.

This project will be funded with state grants. A Notice to Proceed for Design will be issued once funding is established. The MSCAA reserves the right to reject any and all responses to this solicitation, and is under no obligation to award this project to any of the firms or teams of firms responding to this request.

MEMPHIS-SHELBY COUNTY AIRPORT AUTHORITY

Larry D. Cox, President & CEO

 


 

NOTICE TO BIDDER(S)

Shelby County Government is soliciting written proposals, on a competitive basis from qualified companies or professionals for the services indicated below. Interested parties must download the solicitation directly from the County's website, unless otherwise indicated in the solicitation invitation. Please visit the County's website at www.shelbycountytn.gov. All solicitations are listed under "Purchasing Bids."

REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL DUE WEDNESDAY MARCH 27, 2013 AT 4:00 PM

RFP #13-002-44 MID-SOUTH REGIONAL HOUSEHOLD TRAVEL SURVEY, FREIGHT SURVEY, TRANSIT ON-BOARD SURVEY AND TRAVEL DEMAND MODEL UPDATE

Shelby County is an equal opportunity affirmative action employer, drug-free with policies of non-discrimination on the basis of race, sex, religion, color, national or ethnic origin, age, disability or military service.

THE RIGHT TO REJECT ANY AND ALL BIDS IS RESERVED

By order of

MARK H. LUTTRELL, JR., SHELBY COUNTY MAYOR

SHELBY COUNTY GOVERNMENT

 


 

MEMPHIS AREA TRANSIT AUTHORITY (MATA)

PROPOSED POLICIES IN ACCORDANCE WITH TITLE VI OF THE CIVIL RIGHTS ACT OF 1964

In response to recent changes made by the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) on the Title VI Requirements and Guidelines for FTA Recipients, MATA seeks public comment on the following proposed policies regarding major service changes and the corresponding impacts on fixed-route services:

• Title VI Major Service Change Policy

• Title VI Disparate Impact Policy

• Disproportionate Burden Policy

Comments will be accepted from the public on the proposed policies stated below up until Monday, March 25, 2013 at 3:00 p.m.

Copies of the proposed policies may be obtained at the North End Terminal, American Way Transit Center, and Airways Transit Center. They may also be viewed or downloaded from MATA's website at www.matatransit.com.

Oral and/or written comments will also be received at the Board meeting on March 25, 2013 at 3:30 p.m.; however, the public is encouraged to submit their comments in writing ahead of time to allow sufficient time for review. All written comments must be addressed to the MATA Board of Commissioners. They may be mailed to MATA, at 1370 Levee Road, Memphis, TN 38108; faxed to 901-722-7123 or may be sent via e-mail to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . MATA's Board of Commissioners will review and consider the comments at the March 25, 2013 Board meeting. If approved, the proposed policies will be effective immediately.

TITLE VI MAJOR SERVICE CHANGE POLICY

MATA proposes to establish this Major Service Change Policy in compliance with applicable federal requirements (Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, 49 CFR Section 21 and FTA Circular 4702.1B).

FTA requires that recipients of FTA funding prepare and submit service equity analyses for proposed major service changes. The purpose of this policy is to establish a threshold that defines a major service change and a definition of an adverse effect caused by a major service change.

An adverse effect is defined as a geographical or time-based reduction in service which includes, but is not limited to, span of service changes, frequency changes, route segment elimination, re-routing, or route elimination.

A major service change is defined by MATA as meeting one of the following criteria:

1. The establishment of new fixed-route bus or rail service;

2. The elimination of fixed-route bus or rail service without alternative service or a replacement route within 3/4 miles of the existing service;

3. A reduction of service for an existing route or set of routes serving a similar transit market or service area, with net decreases of more than 25% in route configuration (route directional miles), or 25% of daily revenue service hours and 1,000 annual revenue hours;

4. A major modification of an existing route or set of routes serving a similar transit market or service area, with net increases or decreases of more than 25% in route configuration (route directional miles), or 25% of daily revenue service hours and 1,000 annual revenue hours, or rerouting an existing route, or system wide restructuring of transit service greater than 5% of total revenue service hours.

The following service changes are exempt:

1. Minor frequency adjustments of less than 15 minutes;

2. Temporary route detours caused by road construction, maintenance, closures, emergencies, labor strikes, fuel shortages, or safety concerns;

3. Seasonal service changes;

4. Route number or branch letter designation changes;

5. Any temporary service addition, change or discontinuation of a demonstration route with less than 12 months of operation;

6. Changes on special service routes such as sporting events, special events, or service contracted with other cities or agencies;

7. Any service change that does not meet the conditions of a major service change defined above.

MATA shall consider the degree of adverse effects, and analyze those effects, when planning major service changes.

TITLE VI DISPARATE IMPACT POLICY

MATA proposes to establish this Disparate Impact Policy in compliance with applicable federal requirements (Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, 49 CFR Section 21 and FTA Circular 4702.1B).

FTA Circular 4702.1B requires that recipients of FTA funding prepare and submit service equity analyses for proposed major service changes (defined in MATA's Major Service Change Policy). The purpose of this policy is to establish a threshold which identifies when the adverse effects (defined in MATA's Major Service Change Policy) of a major service change are borne disproportionately by minority populations. For the purpose of this policy, minority population is defined as any readily identifiable group of minority persons who live in geographical proximity, and if circumstances warrant, geographically dispersed/transient populations (such as migrant workers or Native Americans) who will be similarly affected by a proposed program, policy, or activity. The Disparate Impact threshold is described as follows: Should the impact of any major service change require a minority population to bear adverse effects greater than 20% than those adverse effects borne by the non-minority population, that impact will be considered a disparate impact.

Should a proposed major service change result in disparate impact, MATA will consider modifying the proposed change to avoid, minimize, or mitigate the disparate impact of the change. If MATA finds potential disparate impacts and then modifies the proposed changes in order to avoid, minimize, or mitigate potential disparate impacts, MATA will reanalyze the proposed changes in order to determine whether the modifications actually removed the potential disparate impacts of the changes. If MATA chooses not to alter the proposed changes, the agency may implement the service change if there is substantial legitimate justification for the change and the agency can show that there are no alternatives that would have less impact on the minority population and would still accomplish the agency's legitimate program goals.

DISPROPORTIONATE BURDEN POLICY

MATA proposes to establish this Disproportionate Burden Policy in compliance with applicable federal requirements (Executive Order 12898 and FTA Circular 4702.1B).

FTA Circular 4702.1B requires that recipients of FTA funding prepare and submit service equity analyses for proposed major service changes (defined in MATA's Major Service Change Policy). The purpose of this policy is to establish a threshold which identifies when the adverse effects (defined in MATA's Major Service Change Policy) of a major service change are borne disproportionately by low-income populations. For purposes of this policy, low-income population is defined as any readily identifiable group or households who are at or below 150% of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Poverty Guidelines.

This disproportionate burden threshold is described as follows: Should the burden of any major service change require a low-income population to bear adverse effects greater than 20% than those adverse effects borne by the non-low income population, that impact will be considered a disproportionate burden.

Should a proposed major service change result in a disproportionate burden, MATA will consider modifying the proposed change to avoid, minimize or mitigate the disproportionate burden of the change. If MATA finds potential disproportionate burdens and then modifies the proposed changes in order to avoid, minimize, or mitigate potential disproportionate burdens, MATA will reanalyze the proposed changes in order to determine whether the modifications actually removed the potential disproportionate burden of the changes. If MATA chooses not to alter the proposed changes, the agency may implement the service change if there is substantial legitimate justification for the change and the agency can show that there are no alternatives that would have less impact on the low-income population and would still accomplish the agency's legitimate program goals.

MATA does not discriminate in its programs, facilities, or employment. EOE/Affirmative Action/Drug Free Workplace/ADA/ADEA/Title VI/Title VII

William Hudson, Jr., President/General Manager

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