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ENGINEERING SERVICES WANTED

Applications for Engineering Services for the following projects will be accepted until 4:00 p.m., Thursday, August 16, 2007. (Your attention is called to the 4:00 p.m. deadline -- exceptions WILL NOT be made). APPLICATIONS SHALL BE SUBMITTED ON STANDARD FORM LE-1, (REVISED APRIL 2000 EDITION). COPIES OF THE APPLICATION ARE AVAILABLE FROM THE OFFICE OF FACILITY PLANNING AND CONTROL. THE APPLICATION CONSISTS OF SIX(6) PAGES. TWO ADDITIONAL 8-1/2 x 11 INCH SHEETS OF PAPER MAY BE ATTACHED. THESE SHALL INCLUDE ANY CONTINUATIONS OF ANSWERS TO QUESTIONS ON THE APPLICATION, ADDITIONAL INFORMATION, ETC. APPLICATIONS IN ANY OTHER FORMAT WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED. APPLICATIONS WITH MORE THAN A TOTAL OF EIGHT (8) 8-1/2 x 11 INCH SHEETS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED. SUBMITTALS SHALL NOT BE BOUND, BUT MAY BE STAPLED. EIGHT (8) COPIES OF EACH APPLICATION MUST BE SUBMITTED, ONE OF WHICH MUST BE A SIGNED ORIGINAL AND SEVEN (7) COPIES (PHOTOCOPIES ACCEPTABLE). THESE FORMS ARE AVAILABLE AT THE SELECTION BOARD OFFICE AND ON THE FACILITY PLANNING & CONTROL WEBSITE LOCATED AT doa.louisiana.gov/fpc/fpc.htm.

1. Hurricane Katrina Repairs to New Orleans City Park Potable Water, Sanitary Sewer and Storm Drainage Systems - New Orleans City Park, Project No. 01-107-05B-13, Part Z9.
This project consists of developing simultaneously multiple bid packages to repair potable water, sanitary sewer and storm drainage utilities damaged by Hurricane Katrina. No damage survey is available to develop the bid documents. The designer may have testing done as needed. Additional testing may be included in the scope of the bid packages. No completed detailed site utilities drawings are available. The designer may have to develop as built drawings to bid the work. An understanding of what meets replacement/repair and cleaning of utility system components criteria is required. The design phases will be combined to expedite bidding. The project is not to be construed as normal design for construction type project. It is a design for repair project. The repair work will be monitored daily by a representative of the Designer. Funding for this project is provided by the Federal Emergency Management Agency and their participation and overisght may be expected in all phases of the project. The designer shall prepare and submit all required drawings to Facility Planning and Control in the format specified in the "Instructions to Designers for AutoCAD Drawings Submittal". The funds available for construction are approximately $2,000,000.00 with a fee of approximately $214,541.00. Contract design time is 145 consecutive calendar days; including 48 days of review time. Thereafter, liquidated damages in the amount of $400.00 per day will be assessed. Further information is available from Mr. Regis Bergeron - Facility Planning & Control, P. O. Box 94095, Baton Rouge, LA 70802 (225) 342-0820.

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2. North Campus Plant, University of New Orleans, New Orleans, LA, Project No. 19-603-07-05, Part 01.
This project consists of a new 11,000 square foot multistory building to house a new chiller plant and equipment to serve the North Campus. It will be located on the north side of the campus where Warehouse Builing 16 is currently located. Included are chillers and cooling towers designed to serve a load of 2,000 tons with space for a 1,000 ton expansion. The building will include space for future boilers or other hot water generation equipment and support spaces including office space. Fan coil units will also be part of this project. Demolition of the 11,000 square foot Warehouse Building 16 will be part of this contract. The designer shall prepare and submit all required drawings to Facility Planning and Control in the format specified in the "Instructions to Designers for AutoCAD Drawings Submittal". The funds available for construction are approximately $1,900,000.00 with a fee of approximately $170,502.00. Contract design time is 270 consecutive calendar days; including 90 days of review time. Thereafter, liquidated damages in the amount of $200.00 per day will be assessed. Further information is available from Mr. Jim Howell - Louisiana State University, 3810 West LakeshoreDrive # 109, Baton Rouge, LA 70808 (225) 578-2264.

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3. Hurricane Katrina Repairs to New Orleans City Park Electrical Utilities - New Orleans City Park - New Orleans, LA, Project No. 01-107-05B-13, Part Z2.
This project consists of developing simultaneously multiple bid packages to repair electrical services and street lighting damaged by Hurricane Katrina. A damage survey is available to develop the bid documents. The designer may have additional testing done as needed. Additional testing may be included in the scope of the bid packages. No complete detailed site electrical drawing is available. The designer may have to develop as built drawings to bid the work. An understanding of what meets replacement/repair and cleaning of electrical system components criteria is essential. The design phases will be combined to expedite bidding. This project is not to be construed as normal design for construction type project. It is a designed for repair project. The repair work will be monitored daily by a representative of the Designer. Funding for this project is provided by the Federal Emergency Management Agency and their participation and oversight may be expected in all phases of the project. The designer shall prepare and submit all required drawings to Facility Planning and Control in the format specified in the "Instructions to Designers for AutoCAD Drawings Submittal". The funds available for construction are approximately $1,000,000.00 with a fee of approximately $108,452.00. Contract design time is 90 consecutive calendar days; including 30 days of review time. Thereafter, liquidated damages in the amount of $250.00 per day will be assessed. Further information is available from Mr. Regis Bergeron - Facility Planning & Control, P. O. Box 94095, Baton Rouge, LA 70802 (225) 342-0820.

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4. Site Improvement, Drainage and Security Lighting, Southern University Shreveport, Shreveport, LA, Project No. 19-618-01B-01, Part 01.
This project consists of subsurface drainage to eliminate standing water and the installation of lighting standards and security lighting fixtures for University parking lots. A detailed program, Schematic Design and Topographic Survey will be provided. Design services for this project will be limited to the Design Development, Construction Documents, Bidding and Contract, Construction and Construction Close Out Phases (85%) according to the Louisiana Capital Improvement Projects Procedure Manual for Design and Construction, 2006 Edition plus verfication of existing design (5%). The fee has been adjusted to account for this. The designer will be provided with the completed Program Completion Phase and Schematic Design Phase documentation The designer shall prepare and submit all required drawings to Facility Planning and Control in the format specified in the "Instructions to Designers for AutoCAD Drawings Submittal". The funds available for construction are approximately $650,000.00 with a fee of approximately $43,023.00. Contract design time is 180 consecutive calendar days; including 60 days of review time. Thereafter, liquidated damages in the amount of $100.00 per day will be assessed. Further information is available from Mr. Endas Vincent - Southern University, P. O. Box 9887, Baton Rouge, LA 70813.

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5. Prescott Library Transformer Replacement - LA Tech University, Ruston, LA, Project No. 01-107-06B-11, Item 2, Part 09.
Project will replace the obsolete 2400 volt transformer at Prescott Library and convert to the current 13.8KV standard. The conversion to 13.8KV will require installation of new feeders to the building. The new feeders will allow an adjustment of the campus distribution load and will allow electrical redundancy to the building. The designer shall prepare and submit all required drawings to Facility Planning and Control in the format specified in the "Instructions to Designers for AutoCAD Drawings Submittal". The funds available for construction are approximately $370,000.00 with a fee of approximately $37,881.00. Contract design time is 120 consecutive calendar days; including 30 days of review time. Thereafter, liquidated damages in the amount of $100.00 per day will be assessed. Further information is available from Mr. Douglas Lee - University of Louisiana System, 1201 N. Third Street, 7th Floor, Baton Rouge, LA 70802 (225) 342-6950.

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6. Mechanical & Electrical Permanent Repairs - Hurricane Katrina, Kiefer Lakefront Arena - University of New Orleans, New Orleans, LA, Project No. 01-107-05B-13, Part Z1.
This project shall include, but not be limited to, repair and commissioning of the HVAC ductwork, air handlers, fan coils, hoist equipment, power distribution, lighting, sound equipment and the scoreboard. The basic intent of this project is to get all existing mechanical and electrical systems in operation so the environmental remediation and permanent repairs can be scheduled. Funding for this project is provided, in part, by the Federal Emergency Management Agency and their participation and oversight may be expected in all phases of this project. The designer shall prepare and submit all required drawings to Facility Planning and Control in the format specified in the "Instructions to Designers for AutoCAD Drawings Submittal". The funds available for construction are approximately $318,600.00 with a fee of approximately $33,044.00. Contract design time is 45 consecutive calendar days; including 15 days of review time. Thereafter, liquidated damages in the amount of $100.00 per day will be assessed. Further information is available from Mr. Jim Howell - Louisiana State University, 3810 West Lakeshore Drive # 109, Baton Rouge, LA 70808 (225) 578-2264.

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GENERAL REQUIREMENTS APPLICABLE TO ALL PROJECTS:
Applicants are advised that design time ends when the Documents are "complete, coordinated and ready for bid" as stated in to Article 3.3.1 4) of the Capital Improvements Projects Procedure Manual for Design and Construction. Documents will be considered to be "complete, coordinated and ready for bid" only if the advertisement for bid can be issued with no further corrections to the Documents. Design time will not necessarily end at the receipt of the initial Construction Documents Phase submittal by Facility Planning and Control. Any re-submittals required to complete the documents will be included in the design time.

In addition to the statutory requirements, professional liability insurance covering the work involved will be required in an amount specified in the following schedule. This will be required at the time the designer's contract is signed. Proof of coverage will be required at that time.
SCHEDULE
LIMITS OF PROFESSIONAL LIABILITY

Construction Cost Limit of Liability
$0 to $1,000,000 $500,000
$1,000,000 to $10,000,000 $1,000,000
$10,000,000 to $20,000,000 $1,500,000
$20,000,000 to $50,000,000 $3,000,000
Over $50,000,000 To be determined

Applicant firms should be familiar with the above stated requirements prior to application. The firm(s) selected for the project(s) will be required to sign the state's standard Contract Between Owner and Designer. When these projects are financed either partially or entirely with Bonds, the award of the contract is contingent upon the sale of bonds or the issuance of a line of credit by the State Bond Commission. The State shall incur no obligation to the engineer until the Contract Between Owner and Designer is fully executed.

THE SMALL ENTREPRENEURSHIP PROGRAM: Applicants may be qualified to participate in the Small Entrepreneurship Program (The Hudson Initiative) and are encouraged to consider participation. Information is available on the Facility Planning & Control website at: http://www.doa.louisiana.gov/fpc/fpc.htm

Firms will be expected to have all the expertise necessary to provide all engineering services required by the Louisiana Capital Improvement Projects Procedure Manual for Design and Construction for the projects for which they are applying. Unless indicated otherwise in the project description, there will be no additional fee for consultants.

Facility Planning and Control is a participant in the Small Entrepreneurship Program (the Hudson Initiative) and bidders are encouraged to consider participation. Information is available from the Office of Facility Planning and Control or on its website at www.doa.louisiana.gov/fpc/fpc.htm.

ANY PERSON REQUIRING SPECIAL ACCOMMODATIONS SHALL NOTIFY FACILITY PLANNING AND CONTROL OF THE TYPE(S) OF ACCOMMODATION REQUIRED NOT LESS THAT SEVEN (7) DAYS BEFORE THE SELECTION BOARD MEETING.

Applications shall be delivered or mailed or emailed to :
LOUISIANA ENGINEERING SELECTION BOARD
c/o FACILITY PLANNING AND CONTROL

Deliver : 1201 North Third Street
Claiborne Office Building
Seventh Floor, Suite 7-160
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
         Mail : Post Office Box 94095
Baton Rouge, LA 70804-9095

The tentative meeting date for the Louisiana Engineering Selection Board is Friday, August 24, 2007 at 10:00 AM at The Claiborne Bldg., 1201 N. Third Street, Room 7-152 Baton Rouge, LA 70802.

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