Criterial Architect Services for the New Fort Ord Courthouse RFP-FS-2021-19

Update: December 23, 2021
Attachment 2, Standard Agreement (revised 12/23/2021)

Update: November 23, 2021
Notice of Intent to Award

Update: November 16, 2021
Notice of Shortlist for Interviews

Update: November 12, 2021
Addendum 02
Attachment 2, Standard Agreement (revised 11/10/2021)

Update: October 29, 2021
Addendum 01
Attachment 2, Standard Agreement (revised 10/29/2021)

Update: October 27, 2021
Answers to Submitted Questions

The Judicial Council, through this Request for Proposal (“RFP”) is soliciting Proposals from Firms, (“Firm(s)”) to provide Criteria Architect services necessary to support site selection and acquisition, perform the architectural programming, compile the performance criteria documents, and ensure criteria compliance throughout the New Fort Ord 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 Tuesday, October 12, 2021 at 08:30 AM Pacific Time. The pre-proposal conference will be held via meeting platform Cisco Webex:
Host/Moderator –  Jagan Singh
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Questions regarding the RFP should be submitted in writing to the Judicial Council via no later than 5:00 PM Pacific Time on Tuesday, October 19, 2021.

Proposals must be received no later than 5:00 PM Pacific Time on Thursday, November 4, 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:
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RFP-FS-2021-19-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)