Public Info RFQ 21-18-42001 Professional Planning Services for Cecil Airport Master Plan
REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS
No.: 21-18-42001
PROFESSIONAL PLANNING SERVICES FOR CECIL AIRPORT MASTER PLAN UPDATE
for the
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 RFQ.

Statements of Qualifications will be received by the Jacksonville Aviation Authority (JAA or the Authority) until Tuesday, April 13, 2021 at 2:00 PM (local time) to provide Professional Planning Services for the Cecil Airport and Spaceport Master Plan Update.  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 firm’s qualifications in relation to JAA’s specific needs for the project contemplated herein. 
It is JAA’s intent to award a single contract following the selection of the best qualified Respondent and subsequent negotiations; however, JAA reserves the right to make multiple awards.  

A pre-submission conference will not be held for this solicitation; nevertheless, respondents will be expected to have fully familiarize themselves with the contemplated scope of work. All questions must be submitted in writing and addressed to the JAA Procurement Department, Attn:  Samantha Smid, and may be transmitted via e-mail to samantha.smid@flyjacksonville.com on or before Thursday, March 25, 2021 at 5:00 PM (local time).

JAA has established a Disadvantaged Business Enterprise or DBE program goal of 15%, which shall be considered as one of several specified selection criteria.

JAA will receive Statements of Qualifications electronically via DemandStar.com until 2:00 PM (local time) on Tuesday, April 13, 2021. 

HAND DELIVERED, MAILED, FAXED OR EMAILED SUBMISSIONS 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 4.

All Statement of Qualifications shall be submitted in strict accordance with RFQ No. 21-18-42001, which may be obtained on March 12, 2021 from www.flyjacksonville.com, click on bid opportunities. Subject to JAA's discretion to waive minor irregularities, Responses received after the opening date and time will be rejected.

JAA, in accordance with the provisions of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (78 Stat. 252, 42 U.S.C. ?? 2000d to 2000d-4) and the 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.