ADVERTISEMENT FOR REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS

BSP Engineers, Inc. will receive sub-consultant Statement of Qualifications (SOQ) at the office of BSP

Engineers, Inc. until 2:00 p.m., on the 25th day of September, 2019, at 15 W. Central Ave., Temple, TX 76501.

SOQs received after the closing time will be returned unopened.

SOQs will be accepted for the following professional services:

Professional Land Surveying, Geotechnical Engineering, Environmental Services, Structural Engineering, and

Electrical Engineering.

Prospective firms may submit for one or more of the above services. Separate SOQs will be required for each

professional service.

This contract is subject to the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) "fair share policy", which includes

EPA-approved "fair share goals" for Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) and Women Business Enterprise

(WBE) firms in the Construction, Supplies, Equipment, and Services procurement categories. EPA's policy

requires that applicants and prime contractors make a good faith effort to award a fair share of contracts,

subcontracts, and procurements to Small Minority and Women-Owned Business Enterprises. Although EPA's

policy does not mandate that the fair share goals be achieved, it does require applicants and prime contractors

to demonstrate use of the six affirmative steps. The current fair share goals for the State of Texas are as

follows:

CATEGORY MBE WBE

EQUIPMENT 16.28% 11.45%

SERVICES 20.14% 13.66%

SUPPLIES 25.34% 8.82%

CONSTRUCTION 19.44% 9.17%

Prime consultants are required to comply with EPA's good faith effort policy when awarding sub-agreements for

construction, supplies, equipment, and services. A complete version of Texas Water Development Board

(TWDB) Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Program, is available at:

http://www.twdb.texas.gov/financial/programs/DBE/

TWDB REQUIREMENTS:

This contract is to be funded through a loan obtained from the TWDB as part of the Drinking Water State

Revolving Fund. There are a number of special provisions for this funding that prospective consultants, by

submitting an SOQ, acknowledge understanding of the following:

A contract is contingent upon release of funds from the TWDB.

Any contract or contracts awarded under this Request for Qualifications are expected to be funded in part by

financial assistance from the TWDB. Neither the State of Texas nor any of its departments, agencies, or

employees are or will be a party to this Invitation for Statements of Qualifications or any resulting contract.

Equal Opportunity in Employment - All qualified Applicants will receive consideration for employment without

regard to race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, or handicap. The consultant shall carry out applicable

requirements of 40 CFR Part 33 in the award and administration of contracts awarded under TWDB financial

assistance agreements. Failure by the consultant to carry out these requirements is a material breach, which

may result in the termination of the awarded financial assistance.

The project will consist of the following:

The rehabilitation of the City of Granger’s wastewater treatment facility, lift station, and collection system

components.

Please direct questions to Scott Murrah at (254)774-9611. Questions submitted after 5pm on Friday,

September 20th, 2019 will not be answered.

BSP reserves the right to reject any or all SOQs or to waive any informality in the RFQ process.

SOQs may be held by BSP for a period not to exceed sixty (60) days from the date of the SOQ submittal for the

purpose of reviewing the SOQs and investigating the consultant’s qualifications prior to the contract award.

Small and minority firms are encouraged to submit SOQs for this project.


ADVERTISEMENT FOR REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS

BSP Engineers, Inc. will receive sub-consultant Statement of Qualifications (SOQ) at the office of BSP

Engineers, Inc. until 2:00 p.m., on the 25th day of September 2019, at 15 W. Central Ave., Temple, TX 76501.

SOQs received after the closing time will be returned unopened.

SOQs will be accepted for the following professional services:

Professional Land Surveying, Geotechnical Engineering, Environmental Services, Structural Engineering,

Architectural Services and Electrical Engineering.

Prospective firms may submit for one or more of the above services. Separate SOQs will be required for each

professional service.

This contract is subject to the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) "fair share policy", which includes

EPA-approved "fair share goals" for Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) and Women Business Enterprise

(WBE) firms in the Construction, Supplies, Equipment, and Services procurement categories. EPA's policy

requires that applicants and prime contractors make a good faith effort to award a fair share of contracts,

subcontracts, and procurements to Small Minority and Women-Owned Business Enterprises. Although EPA's

policy does not mandate that the fair share goals be achieved, it does require applicants and prime contractors

to demonstrate use of the six affirmative steps. The current fair share goals for the State of Texas are as

follows:

CATEGORY MBE WBE

EQUIPMENT 16.28% 11.45%

SERVICES 20.14% 13.66%

SUPPLIES 25.34% 8.82%

CONSTRUCTION 19.44% 9.17%

Prime consultants are required to comply with EPA's good faith effort policy when awarding sub-agreements for

construction, supplies, equipment, and services. A complete version of Texas Water Development Board

(TWDB) Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Program, is available at:

http://www.twdb.texas.gov/financial/programs/DBE/

TWDB REQUIREMENTS:

This contract is to be funded through a loan obtained from the TWDB as part of the Drinking Water State

Revolving Fund. There are a number of special provisions for this funding that prospective consultants, by

submitting an SOQ, acknowledge understanding of the following:

A contract is contingent upon release of funds from the TWDB.

Any contract or contracts awarded under this Request for Qualifications are expected to be funded in part by

financial assistance from the TWDB. Neither the State of Texas nor any of its departments, agencies, or

employees are or will be a party to this Invitation for Statements of Qualifications or any resulting contract.

Equal Opportunity in Employment - All qualified Applicants will receive consideration for employment without

regard to race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, or handicap. The consultant shall carry out applicable

requirements of 40 CFR Part 33 in the award and administration of contracts awarded under TWDB financial

assistance agreements. Failure by the consultant to carry out these requirements is a material breach, which

may result in the termination of the awarded financial assistance.

The project will consist of the following:

The replacement of the City of Rosebud’s wastewater treatment plant and replacement of water meters.

Please direct questions to Scott Murrah at (254)774-9611. Questions submitted after 5pm on Friday,

September 20th, 2019 will not be answered.

BSP reserves the right to reject any or all SOQs or to waive any informality in the RFQ process.

SOQs may be held by BSP for a period not to exceed sixty (60) days from the date of the SOQ submittal for the

purpose of reviewing the SOQs and investigating the consultant’s qualifications prior to the contract award.

Small and minority firms are encouraged to submit SOQs for this project.