NOTICE TO SIGNAGE
FABRICATORS AND INSTALLERS
The University of Central Florida, on behalf of its Board of Trustees, announces that Professional Services in the disciplines of signage fabrication and installation, specializing in large scale signage wayfinding projects, will be required for the project listed below:
Project No.: UCF-TBD
Project and Location: Wayfinding Signage Main Campus, University of Central Florida, Orlando, Florida.
The projects consist of the fabrication and installation of wayfinding signage for the main UCF campus.
“Best Value” to the University will determine the firm selected. There will be one (1) contract for the fabrication and installation of the proposed campus signage.
FORM OF PROPOSALS
It is the University’s intention to have professionals in the disciplines of signage fabrication and installation to submit proposals. The selected firm must have the capacity of providing removal of existing signage, signage fabrication and installation services as a single entity or by jointly venturing with another firm (under one (1) contract).
The selected fabricator and installer will be responsible for the removal of existing signage, signage fabrication and installation of the proposed Wayfinding signage project. The selection process will be a two (2) step process. The first step will determine the firms most qualified for the project and the second step will determine the selected firm based on best value. Blanket professional liability insurance for the signage fabricator and installer will be required for this project in the amount of $1,000,000 and will be provided as a part of Basic Services.
Five (5) bound copies of the required proposal data shall be submitted to: Mrs. Gina Seabrook, Facilities Planning, 4000 Central Florida Blvd., Post Office Box 163020, Orlando, FL 32816-3020. Submittals must be received by 5:00 p.m. (Local Time), Friday, October 29, 2010. Facsimile (FAX) submittals are not acceptable and will not be considered. Late submissions will not be accepted.
The selection committee members have elected not to meet with proposed firms. Please do not contact the selection committee.
INSTRUCTIONS FOR SIGNAGE FABRICATORS AND INSTALLERS
Signage fabricators and installers firms desiring to apply for consideration must include a letter of application and should have attached:
1. The most recent version of the Florida Board of Education “Professional Qualifications Supplement” (PQS) dated 7/03, completed by the applicant. Do not alter the PQS form.
2. A copy of the firm’s current Professional Registration Certificates from the appropriate governing board. An applicant must be properly registered at the time of application to practice its profession in the State of Florida. If the applicant is a corporation, it must be chartered by the Florida Department of State to operate in Florida.
3. Review the Selection Criteria Requirements and the Appendix to be found on the Facilities Planning website and completely respond to the submission requirements.
Applications that do not comply with all instructions may be disqualified. Application materials will not be returned.
Selection of finalist for interviews will be made on the basis of the qualifications of firms submitting, including experience and ability; ability to self perform; past experience; bonding capacity; cost estimating; qualification of the firm's personnel, staff and consultants; and ability to include minority business enterprise participation. Finalists will be provided with a description of the final interview topics. The Selection Committee may reject all proposals and stop the selection process at any time.
The plans and specifications for Florida Board of Education projects are subject to reuse in accordance with the provisions of Section 287.055, Florida Statutes. As required by Section 287.133, Florida Statutes, a consultant may not submit a proposal for this project if it is on the convicted vendor list for a public entity crime committed within the past 36 months. The selected consultant must warrant that it will neither utilize the services of, nor contract with, any supplier, subcontractor, or consultant in excess of $15,000.00 in connection with this project for a period of 36 months from the date of placement on the convicted vendor list.
Carefully review the Agreement between Owner and Construction Manager and General Condition’s documents. Submitting a proposal for this project constitutes complete agreement with and acceptance of the terms and conditions contained within these documents. These documents can be found on our website at www.fp.ucf.edu with the advertisement. Please note that the University of Central Florida will not compensate for lodging, food, or travel associated with this project.
INSTRUCTIONS FOR SIGNAGE FABRICATORS AND INSTALLERS
All applicants must be licensed to practice as general contractors in the State of Florida at the time of application. Corporations must be registered to operate in the State of Florida by the Department of State, Division of Corporations, at the time of application. As required by Section 287.133, Florida Statutes, a construction management firm may not submit a proposal for this project if it is on the convicted vendor list for a public entity crime committed within the past 36 months. The selected signage fabrication and in stallion firm must warrant that it will neither utilize the services of, nor contract with, any supplier, subcontractor, or consultant in excess of $15,000.00 in connection with this project for a period of 36 months from the date of their being placed on the convicted vendor list.
SIGNAGE FABRICATOR AND INSTALLER CONTRACT
The contract for signage fabrication and installation services will be based on the Final and Best Price (FBP) presented at the final presentation. Failure to negotiate an acceptable FBP within the time provided in the agreement may result in the termination of the signage fabricator and installer contract.
Project Fact Sheet contains the selection criteria and appendix, which is the primary basis for determining the shortlist. The Project Fact Sheet, Professional Qualifications Supplement forms, descriptive project information, selection criteria and appendix information may be obtained by contacting: Ms. Gina Seabrook, University of Central Florida, (407)823-2166, Fax: (407)823-5141, email: email@example.com or the Facilities Planning Web site: www.fp.ucf.edu under the heading advertisements.