Criteria Architect Services for the New Lakeport Courthouse, RFP-FS-2021-11-AL

Update: November 3, 2021
Attachment 2, Standard Agreement [Revised 10/29/2021]

Update: September 23, 2021
Notice of Intent to Award

Update: September 17, 2021
Notice of Shortlist for Interviews

Update: August 23, 2021
Questions and Answers

Update: August 16, 2021
Addendum 3
Attachment 2, Standard Agreement [Revised with Addendum 3]

Update: August 16, 2021
Addendum 2

Update: August 5, 2021
Addendum 1

The Judicial Council, through this Request for Proposal (“RFP”) is soliciting Proposals from Firms, (“Firm(s)”) to provide Criteria Architect services necessary to support, perform the architectural programming, compile the performance criteria documents, and ensure criteria compliance throughout the New Lakeport Courthouse Project (“Project”). The responsible party shall be an architect, or a registered professional engineer licensed to practice in California. All work shall be performed under and approved by a licensed professional. Firm team shall comprise of all disciplines necessary to effectively perform the required services. The selected team shall be experienced with designs of similar size, complexity, and nature.

The Criteria Architect that is selected will enter into a Standard Agreement ("Agreement") with the Judicial Council for the Courthouse. The Judicial Council anticipates the Agreement will be issued to a single Criteria Architect under this RFP.

A pre-proposal conference will be held on Friday, August 13, 2021 at 3:00 PM Pacific Time. The pre-proposal conference will be held via video conference using Cisco Webex.
Meeting number (access code): 1453 74 5986
Meeting password: 5PXthfJjr86

Questions regarding the RFP should be submitted in writing to the Judicial Council via no later than 5:00 PM Pacific Time on Wednesday, August 18, 2021.

Proposals must be received no later than 5:00 PM Pacific Time on Tuesday, September 7, 2021.

Only electronic proposals will be accepted.  Proposals must be emailed no more than three (3) days in advance of the proposal due date to the following email addresses:
For Non-Cost Proposal email to:
For Cost Proposal email to:

Further details regarding this solicitation and work requirements are set forth in the RFP Number:  RFP-FS-2021-11-AL , Criteria Architect services for the New Lakeport Courthouse and the related documents listed below. All Attachments are posted to the RFP webpage as separate documents.

RFP-FS-2021-11-AL  Request for Proposal

Attachment 1, Administrative Rules Governing Request for Proposals
Attachment 2, Standard Agreement
Attachment 3, Consultant Personnel Billing Rates
Attachment 4, Proposer’s Acceptance of Terms and Conditions
Attachment 5, General Certifications Form
Attachment 6, Darfur Contracting Act Certification
Attachment 7, Architect-Engineer Qualifications (Standard Form 330)
Attachment 8A, Payee Data Record (STD 204)
Attachment 8B, Payee Data Record Supplement (STD 205)
Attachment 9, DVBE Participation Form
Attachment 10, Form for Submission of Questions
Attachment 11, Iran Contracting Act Certification (for solicitations of $1,000,000 or more)
Attachment 12, Unruh Civil Rights Act and California Fair Employment and Housing Act Certification (for solicitations of $100,000 or more)