Groton-Dunstable Regional School District
344 Main Street, Groton, Massacchusetts 01450
Designer Request For Services (“RFS”)
Florence Roche Elementary School – Groton, Massachusetts
The Groton-Dunstable Regional School District (“Owner”) is seeking the services of a qualified “Designer” within the meaning of M.G.L. Chapter 7C, Section 44 to provide professional design and construction administration services for the Florence Roche School Feasibility Study project, as further defined in the Request For Services, located in Groton, Massachusetts. Selection of a Designer will be made by the Designer Selection Panel of the Massachusetts School Building Authority (“MSBA”) in accordance with the MSBA’s Designer Selection Procedures.
The Owner is seeking design services to conduct a Feasibility Study which will include the development and evaluation of potential alternative solutions and continue through the Schematic Design Phase of the preferred alternative initially. Subject to the approval of a Project by the MSBA and further subject to adequate funding authorized by the Owner, the contract between the Owner and the Designer may be amended to include continued designer services through design development, construction contract documents, bidding, award of construction contract(s), construction administration, final closeout and warranty period of the potential Project. A potential Project may include a renovation of the existing school, a renovation of and addition to the existing school and/or new construction.
The duration of the Feasibility/Schematic Study is estimated from September 2019 through April 2021. The estimated construction budget for a potential Project may range from $56 million to $64 million depending upon the solution that is agreed upon by the Owner and the MSBA and that is ultimately approved by a vote of the MSBA’s Board of Directors. The Fee for Basic Services will be negotiated. The selected designer will be required to execute the standard MSBA Designer contract.
Categories of designers’ consultants shall include: Architecture, Educational Programming, Civil Engineering, Landscape Architecture, Structural Engineering, Fire Protection Engineering, Plumbing Engineering, HVAC Engineering, Electrical/LightingData/Communications, Environmental Permitting, Geotechnical Engineering, Geoenvironmental Engineering, Hazardous Materials, Cost Estimating, Kitchen/Food Service Consultant, Acoustical Consultant, Specifications Consultant, Library/MediaTechnology Consultant, Audio Visual Consultant, Theatrical Consultant, Sustainable/Green Design/Renewable Energy Consultant, Code Consultant, Accessibility Consultant, Traffic Consultant, Furniture, Fixtures and Equipment Consultant, Site Surveying, Security Consultant, and Door Hardware Consultant
The RFS will be available on or after July 24, 2019 between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. through the Groton-Dunstable Regional School Department Office, Ms. Sherry Kersey, Director of Business & Finance, Groton-Dunstable Regional School District, 344 Main Street, Groton, MA 01450. Tel 978-448-5505. Email requests are preferred via firstname.lastname@example.org
A briefing session will occur on July 31, 2019 - 10:00 AM at the Florence Roche School, 342 Main Street, Groton, MA 01450
Submission of applications are to be submitted no later than August 21, 2019 – 2:00PM to the Groton-Dunstable Regional School District Office, Ms. Sherry Kersey, Director of Business & Finance, Groton-Dunstable Regional School District, 344 Main Street, Groton, MA 01450
Applications submitted by fax or by electronic mail will not be considered.