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A market survey is being conducted to determine if there are adequate 8(a), HUBZone, or Small Business firms to set aside the proposed contract for 100% 8(a), HUBZone, or Small Business Set-Aside. All interested 8(a), HUBZone, or Small Business concerns will notify this office in writing: Attn: Code 0213FM of their intention to submit a proposal on the proposed contracts as Prime no later then 03 October 2000. This notification/submittal must include (1) Identification of firm as 8(a), HUBZone, and/or Small Business; (2) Resumes indicating the qualifications of key personnel of multi-disciplinary teams who would be responsible for the preparation of land and facility planning studies. Include each team member's name, firm, office location, proposed team assignment, % time to be spent on this team, highest education level/discipline (example MA, Urban and Regional Planning), states of professional registration or other professional certification, number of years of professional experience and number of years with the firm. Also, for project managers and team leaders, identify the number of teams (planning/design, consultants and joint venture partners) they have managed over the past (3) three years. (3) a) Descriptions of recent experience (within the past (3) three years) of planning/design team members individually AND collectively as a total team (A-E, client, outside agencies) in performing a) regional planning studies; b) visioning sessions to refine planning objectives; c) facility planning studies using the Navy Shore Facilities Planning System (assets analysis, facility planning, project documentation); d) Master Planning and site design using GIS, CADD, or other type computer-assisted planning systems; e) landscape architectural plans; f) economic analyses for projects; and g) related planning studies and services. (4) a) description of capacity of the firm and project teams to accomplish multiple, large and small projects simultaneously; b) ability to sustain the loss of key personnel while accomplishing the work within required time limits; and c) ability of the firm to ensure timely response to requests for on-site support. 5. Past performance ratings by Government agencies and private industry with respect to work quality, performance, and compliance with schedules and cost control. The contract shall be for professional planning services necessary for all projects and studies for activities primarily under the responsibility of the Commander, Naval Reserve Force COMNAVRESFOR) and other clients as deemed necessary. The primary work required under the contract shall include the application of sound land and facility planning principles, processes, and applicable regulations in the development and refinement of various planning components, such as: technical reports and studies; site investigation and selection; land use compatibility plans; project programming; and architectural/engineering consultation for housing and community facilities projects. More specifically, this could include, but is not limited to, Regional Shore Infrastructure Plans and related visioning sessions; Installation Master Plans; Basic Facility Requirements studies; existing facilities assets evaluations; military construction project planning documentation (facility studies, economic analysis, etc.); budgetary cost estimates; Capital Improvement Plans; Base Exterior Architecture Plans; landscape and site sustainability studies; and special studies in support of various plans. Knowledge of the Naval Facilities Engineering Command's shore facilities planning system, the Navy's environmental planning system, and operational issues specific to the development of Naval activities is also required. The selected firm must have proven competency in web-based technology and the electronic integration of graphic, narrative, pictorial, and tabular data. The demonstrated ability in electronic integration and visualization technology support is necessary for the electronic planning applications that have been developed for Navy Shore Facility planning (facility and environmental) and master planning components of Navy Regional Commanders, major claimant activities, Marine Corps, Navy Reserves, and other federal activities. The prime/team may be required to integrate these Navy Shore Facility planning and master planning components with NAVFAC's electronic planning and management applications, such as a Regional Shore Infrastructure Plan or other activity/regional planning management models which utilize graphic, narrative, pictorial, and tabular data. The contract will provide comprehensive planning support for the Southern Division, Naval Facilities Engineering Command, Charleston, SC in the following states: AL, AR, CO, FL, GA, IL, IN, IA, KS, KY, LA, MI, MN, MS, MO, NC, ND, NE, OH, OK, SC, SD, TN, TX, WI, WY and the Bahamas Islands. The firm/team may also, on occasion, be tasked to provide the services described herein at government activities outside the SODIV AOR. These actions will be decided on a case-by-case basis as approved by the contracting officer. It is anticipated that most work will be in the SODIV AOR. For consideration, provide ONE submittal package. The submittal package must be received in this office not later than 4:00 P.M. EASTERN TIME on Tuesday, 03 October, 2000. Submittals received after this date and time may not be considered. Label lower right corner of outside mailing envelope with "A-E Services, 00-R-0434". This is NOT a request for proposal. Site visits will not be arranged during advertisement period. EXPRESS MAIL ADDRESS IS 2155 EAGLE DRIVE, NORTH CHARLESTON, SC 29406. Address all responses to ATTN: Code 0213FM. Contact Ms. Frances J. Mitchell (843) 820-5749.