phone: (212) 312-3969
fax: (212) 312-3918
PIN#6307-0002 - Due: 11/14/2019 4:00 PM
NYCEDC plans to select a consultant on the basis of factors stated in the RFP which include, but are not limited to: the approach and quality of the proposal, experience of key staff identified in the proposal, experience and quality of any subcontractors proposed, demonstrated successful experience in performing services similar to those encompassed in the RFP, the proposed fee and the quality of the plan for M/WBE participation. These services are expected to be funded with grant funding provided by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).
It is the policy of NYCEDC to comply with all federal, state and City laws and regulations which prohibit unlawful discrimination because of race, creed, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status and other protected category and to take affirmative action in working with contracting parties to ensure certified Minority and Women-owned Business Enterprises (MWBEs) share in the economic opportunities generated by NYCEDC’s projects and initiatives. Please refer to the Equal Employment and Affirmative Compliance for Construction Contracts Addendum in the RFP.
This project has Minority and Women Owned Business Enterprise (“M/WBE”) participation goals, and all respondents will be required to submit a M/WBE Narrative Form with their response. To learn more about NYCEDC’s M/WBE program, visit http://www.edc.nyc/opportunitymwdbe. For the list of companies who have been certified with the New York City Department of Small Business Services as M/WBE, please go to the www.nyc.gov/buycertified.
NYCEDC established the Kick Start Loan programs for Minority, Women and Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (M/W/DBE) interested in working on public projects. Kick Start Loans facilitates financing for short-term mobilization needs such as insurance, payroll, supplies and equipment. Bidders, sub-contractors and sub-consultants are strongly encouraged to visit the NYCEDC website at www.nycedc.com/opportunitymwdbe to learn more about the program.
An optional pre-proposal session will be held on Monday, October 21, 2019 at 10:00 am at NYCEDC. Those who wish to attend should RSVP by email to METCMRFP@edc.nyc on or before October 17, 2019.
Respondents may submit questions and/or request clarifications from NYCEDC no later than 5:00 p.m. on Friday, October 25, 2019. Questions regarding the subject matter of this RFP should be directed to METCMRFP@edc.nyc. For all questions that do not pertain to the subject matter of this RFP please contact NYCEDC’s Contracts Hotline at (212) 312-3969. Answers to all questions will be posted by Wednesday, November 6, 2019, to www.edc.nyc/rfps.
Detailed submission guidelines and requirements are outlined in the RFP, available as of Tuesday, October 15, 2019. The RFP is available for in-person pick-up between 9:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, from NYCEDC, One Liberty Plaza, 14th Floor, New York, NY. To download a copy of the solicitation documents please visit www.edc.nyc/rfps. RESPONSES ARE DUE NO LATER THAN 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, November 14, 2019. Please submit five (5) sets in hard copy and one (1) USB flash drives in electronic copy of your proposal to: NYCEDC, One Liberty Plaza, 14th Floor, New York, NY 10006, Attention: Maryann Catalano, Chief Contracting Officer, Contracts.