Request for Proposals – Asbestos and Lead Abatement Services
Request for Proposal
Asbestos and Lead Abatement Services
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the City of Los Banos is requesting proposals from qualified firms for the asbestos and lead abatement services of a city-owned building located at 535 J Street.
All qualified firms interested in providing these services are invited to submit their proposal. The proposals will be evaluated and ranked according to the criteria provided in Exhibit B, “Proposal Evaluation,” of this Request for Proposal (RFP).
It shall be the firm’s responsibility to check the City of Los Banos’ website (www.losbanos.org) to obtain any addenda that may be issued.
The firm’s attention is directed to Exhibit A, “Submittal Requirements.”
Submit three (3) hard copies and one (1) electronic copy in PDF format on a USB flash drive of the firm’s proposal. The hard copies and USB flash drive shall be mailed or submitted to the City of Los Banos, 520 J Street, Los Banos, CA 93635, prior to 2:00 P.M. PST on February 9, 2024. Proposals shall be submitted in a sealed package clearly marked “ASBESTOS AND LEAD ABATEMENT SERVICES” and addressed as follows:
City of Los Banos
Attention: City Clerk
520 J Street
Los Banos, CA 93635
No late submittals will be accepted. The City may conduct interviews of the top-ranking firms in order to make a final selection. The successful firm will be recommended to the City Council for authorization to enter into a Professional Services Agreement for the asbestos and lead abatement services for 535 J Street.
Failure to comply with the requirements set forth in this Request for Proposal may result in disqualification. Proposals and/or modifications received subsequent to the hour and date specified above will not be considered. Submitted proposals may be withdrawn at any time prior to the submission time specified in this Request for Proposal, provided notification is received in writing before the submittal deadline. Proposals cannot be changed or withdrawn after the submittal deadline. No handwritten notations or corrections will be allowed. The responding firm is solely responsible for all costs related to the preparation of the proposal.
The City of Los Banos reserves the right to reject all proposals and to waive any minor informalities or irregularities contained in this proposal. Acceptance of any proposal submitted pursuant to this Request for Proposal shall not constitute any implied intent to enter into a contract.
The contract award, if any, will be made to the firm who, in the City’s sole discretion, is best able to perform the required services in a manner most beneficial to the City. The completed Fee Schedule in Exhibit D shall be submitted with the proposal in its own separately sealed envelope.
The City intends to follow, but will not be bound by, the following selection timeline:
- Release of Advertisement of RFP 01/26/2024
- Mandatory Site-Walk 10:00 A.M. 01/31/2024
- Deadline to Submit Questions/Clarifications 5:00 P.M. 02/05/2024
- Addendum/Questions/Clarifications Posted 5:00 P.M. 02/07/2024
- Deadline for Proposal Submittal 2:00 P.M. 02/09/2024
- Award Date 02/21/2024
The mandatory site-walk, on January 31, 2024 at 10:00 A.M., will be a requirement for a firm to submit a proposal. Any questions with regard to submissions, process, or proposals can be emailed to Stacy Souza Elms, Community & Economic Development Director at email@example.com. Questions shall be submitted before 5:00 P.M. PST on February 5, 2024. Any response to a request for clarification, questions and answers will be posted to the City’s website at www.losbanos.org no later than 5:00 P.M. PST on February 7, 2024 and if necessary, shall become a part of the proposal as an addendum.
The Request for Proposal can be viewed and/or obtained from the City of Los Banos website at www.losbanos.org.
No oral questions or inquiries about the RFP shall be accepted.