Bid Number: 23-13
Bid Title: 23-13 RFQ Design of Fountian Community Complex Fire Station
Category: Professional Services
Status: Awarded
Additional Status Information: Awarded 04/02/2023
Bid Recipient: Behar Peteranecz $600,000.00


The Bay County Board of County Commissioners is seeking statements of qualifications from firms to provide professional Architectural and Engineering services for a new Fire Station located at the Fountain Community Complex located at 12421 Highway 20, Youngstown, Parcel 02858-000-000 Project M0169. 

This project may be reimbursed by the Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) from HUD and the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (FDEO). Respondents will comply with the Federal Regulations Contract Requirements shown at Exhibit 3. 

The County shall hire an Architectural/Engineering Firm or Individual to conduct Phase I (design) of this project, which includes the preliminary engineering designs and calculations, surveys, permitting, and notices. Construction activities will be approved at a later date through a subsequent ITB but, are not approved at this time.  Phase I work shall be completed in accordance with all applicable federal, state, and local laws, regulations and codes.


SEALED SUBMITTALS for RFQ NO: 23-13 Architectural Services for Fountain Community Complex Fire Station Project M0169 will be received by the BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF BAY COUNTY, FLORIDA at the Purchasing Department, 840 West 11th Street, Suite 2500, Panama City, Florida 32401 up until 2:00 pm (CST) Tuesday. February 21, 2023   Submittals will be publicly opened immediately following the deadline. It is the sole responsibility of the Respondent to ensure that the Submittal is received on time.

Each Submittal shall be delivered to the Board of County Commissioners Purchasing Department, at 840 W. 11th Street, Suite 2500, Panama City, Florida 32401, no later than the Submittal deadline.  

Special Accommodation:  Any person requiring a special accommodation at a Pre-Submittal Conference or Submittal opening because of a disability should call the Purchasing Department at (850) 248-8270 at least five (5) workdays prior to the Submittal opening. For Hearing Impaired, Dial 1-800-955-8771 (TOO), and 1-800-955-8770 (Voice).  SOLICITATION DOCUMENTS

Electronic versions of the solicitation documents are available via the Purchasing Department's Web Page 

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Solicitation documents may also be obtained from the Bay County Purchasing Department, 840 West 11th Street, Suite 2500, Panama City, FL 32401. 

For those projects with separate plans, blueprints, or other materials that cannot be accessed through the internet, the Purchasing Department will make a good faith effort to ensure that all registered respondents (those who have been registered as receiving a solicitation package) receive the documents.

Publication Date/Time:
1/20/2023 12:00 PM
Publication Information:
Bay Bullet 01/20/2023
Closing Date/Time:
2/28/2023 2:00 PM
Submittal Information:
One Original Bid Package
Contact Person:
The County Purchasing Department will be the only point of contact for this RFQ. Under no circumstances may a Respondent contact any County Commissioner, County Administrator, or County employee concerning this RFQ until after award. Any such contact may result in disqualification as per Bay County Code Section 2-124.

Respondents shall submit all questions, in writing, to the Purchasing Department at or FAX to (850) 248-8276. All questions shall be submitted no later than 5:00 pm (CST) on Tuesday, January 31, 2023 .

Business Hours:
8 am to 5 pm Monday - Friday
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All firms, to include sub-consultants, shall be State of Florida licensed professionals. Architect and/or Engineering firms shall be Florida licensed firms. Architects shall hold a Florida Professional Architect license. Engineers shall hold a Florida Professional Engineer’s license. Surveyors shall hold a Professional Land Surveyor’s License.

All professional services to be provided under the awarded contract shall be performed by Professionals licensed to practice in the State of Florida and in strict compliance with the Consultant’s Competitive Negotiation Act, 287.055 F.S. (CCNA). Consultants providing services under this contract shall at all times be knowledgeable of the limiting thresholds of the CCNA statutes and shall ensure that full compliance therewith is maintained at all times.

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