REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS
Proposal Number: 21-06-42001
PROFESSIONAL WILDLIFE CONSULTANT SERVICES
JACKSONVILLE AVIATION AUTHORITY
In response to recent directives regarding COVID-19 – also known as Coronavirus – and its unforeseen impact upon the Jacksonville Aviation Authority (JAA) and its traveling public, JAA has instituted an electronic solicitation process which, as described herein, will be used for this solicitation.
Statements of Qualifications will be received by the Jacksonville Aviation Authority (JAA or the Authority) until the Official Solicitation Due Date and Time of December 9, 2020, at 2:00 PM (local time) for Professional Wildlife Consultant Services for the Jacksonville Aviation Authority’s Airport System, which includes: (i) Jacksonville International Airport; (ii) Cecil Airport; (iii) Jacksonville Executive at Craig Airport; and (iv) Herlong Recreational Airport. These services shall be rendered in full compliance with the administrative and technical requirements of the Federal Aviation Administration, the Consultant’s Competitive Negotiation Act (CCNA) and the Florida Department of Transportation. It is JAA’s intent to award a contract based on its evaluation of each Proposer’s qualifications in relation to JAA’s specific needs for the project contemplated in RFQ No. 21-06-42001.
It is also JAA’s intent to award a minimum of one contract; however, JAA reserves the right to award up to three different consultant contracts if, in its sole opinion, it is most advantageous to do so as outlined in RFQ No. 21-06-42001. Following selection of the best qualified consultant(s) and subsequent negotiations, JAA and the consultant(s) shall finalize the detailed scope of services required and a fee schedule appropriate for those services.
A virtual pre-submission conference will be held on November 18, 2020, at 10:00 AM (local time) via WebEx telephone conference. Join by phone call: (408-418-9388) Access Code: 1329253860
JAA will receive Statements of Qualifications electronically via DemandStar.com until 2:00 PM (local time) on December 9,2020.
HAND DELIVERED, MAILED, FAXED OR EMAILED PROPOSALS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.
To register with DemandStar.com, visit: https://www.demandstar.com/registration
For information on how to navigate DemandStar.com, please see Appendix “2”:
• Statements of Qualifications shall be submitted on the forms provided and may be manually, electronically or digitally signed by the individual authorized to legally bind the company.
• Subject to JAA's discretion to waive minor irregularities, Statements of Qualifications received after the opening date and time will be rejected.
All Statements of Interest shall be submitted in strict accordance with RFQ No. 21-06-42001, which may be obtained on November 6, 2020 from www.flyjacksonville.com (click on “Bid Opportunities”) or DemandStar.com.
JAA, in accordance with the provisions of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (78 Stat. 252, 42 U.S.C. ?? 2000d to2000d-4) and related regulations, hereby notifies all those who may potentially respond to this solicitation that any contract resulting from this advertisement will be awarded fairly. Disadvantaged business enterprises will be afforded a full and fair opportunity to submit a response to this solicitation and will not be discriminated against on the grounds of race, color, or national origin in consideration for an award.