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    Plans are to contract a reputable engineering firm for design services for federally and locally funded projects related to the water system improvements. This project may include Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds in compliance with CFR 200 for Procurement. This procurement action may also lead to additional project contracts and/or contract addendums for a Preliminary Engineering Report (PER), design and construction administration services, for State and federally funded projects. This is not a request for retainer services. Immediate plans call for services to assist Madison County with design services. The complete RFQ can be found here: Request for Qualifications (RFQ): Madison Co Water Project.

    All contracts are subject to Federal and State contract provisions prescribed by the Georgia Department of Community Affairs. This project is covered under the requirements of Section 3 of the HUD Act of 1968, as amended and Section 3 Business Concerns are encouraged to apply.

    Madison County also abides by the following laws as they pertain to HUD Assisted Projects: Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964; Section 109 of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974, Title 1; Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1968 (Fair Housing Act); Section 104(b)(2) of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974; Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 as amended; Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA); and the Architectural Barriers Act of 1968.

    Interested parties should request copies of the Statement of Qualifications Form and Section 3 Solicitation Package prior to preparing and submitting their qualifications. Submissions should be received no later than 5:00 PM on January 11, 2021. Qualifications received after the above date and time may not be considered. Madison County reserves the right to accept or reject any and all submissions and to waive informalities in the proposal process. Questions, Statement of Qualifications, and Section 3 Certification form requests (i.e., request for Section 3 preference), and qualifications packages (4 copies) should be submitted to the name and address listed below:

    Mrs. Lydia Joffray
    Project Specialist
    Northeast Georgia Regional Commission
    305 Research Drive
    Athens, GA 30605-2795
    (706) 369-5650 or ljoffray@negrc.org

    Full RFQ: Madison Co Water Project

    Engineering Statement of Qualifications Form

    Section 3 Self Certification Form

    This post will be periodically updated to reflect any questions received and answers provided.

    Q: Do you anticipate extending the bid due date?

    A: Not at this time.


    Q: What additional details are you willing to provide, if any, beyond what is stated in bid documents concerning how you will identify the winning bid?

    A: The winning bid will be determined following the State of Georgia Procurement Guidelines.


    Q: Was this bid posted to the nationwide free bid notification website at www.mygovwatch.com/free?

    A: No.


    Q: Other than your own website, where was this bid posted? This bid was posted according to the Georgia Procurement guidelines to the Georgia Procurement Registry.

    A: It is posted to the Madison County government website. 12 firms were also mailed information about the RFQ, according to Georgia CDBG Procurement guidelines.


    Q: Is there a proposed budget for this project?

    A: The budget will be determined based upon information generated in a Preliminary Engineering Report.