REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS FOR APPRAISAL AND REVIEW APPRAISAL SERVICES, RIGHT-OF-WAY NEGOTIATOR, ACCOUNTANT SERVICES, LEGAL SERVICES AND BOND COUNSEL SERVICES
The Raleigh County Airport Authority is in the process of obtaining professional services necessary to complete acreage development at the Raleigh County Airport Industrial Park. These services include appraiser, review appraiser, right-of-way negotiator, accountant, project attorney and bond counsel.
The selected professionals will work closely with all project team members including the Project Engineer, Raleigh County Airport Authority, New River Gorge Regional Development Authority, and Region I Planning & Development Council.
The selected Accountant will provide accounting services to prepare Rule 42 Exhibit to accompany the application for Certificate of Convenience and Necessity to the West Virginia Public Service Commission as well as any other services needed in relation to the project.
The Project Attorney is an integrate part of the project team and will provide general legal services as necessary during the development and construction of the project. Areas of practice include obtaining Certificate of Convenience from the West Virginia Public Service Commission, title work as necessary to obtain construction right-of-ways and parcels, and review of all contract and related documents as necessary.
Procurement of said services shall be in accordance with 2 CFR 200.320 (d). Contracts are to be awarded on familiarity with and expertise on this type of project, as well as on a fixed fee basis for services. All those interested in being considered for this must submit a proposal detailing qualifications and staffing capabilities, related prior work experience, fee schedule and ability to complete work as needed on this project in a timely manner.
Contracts will be awarded to the responsible firm whose proposal is most advantageous to the project, with price and other factors considered including familiarity and expertise with this type of project.
If interested in providing any of these services, please submit one (1) original, three (3) copies, and one (1) digital format submission of all requested information to:
Raleigh County Airport Authority
RFP Professional Services
176 Airport Circle-Room 105
Beaver, WV 25813-9475
Proposals will be accepted until 4:00 p.m. on Monday, December 9, 2019. If you have any questions regarding the project please contact Jina Belcher, Deputy Director of New River Gorge Regional Development Authority, at (304) 254-8115.
Attention is directed to the fact that the proposed project may be undertaken through funding sources including but not limited to HUD/Community Development Block Grant, Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC), the Economic Development Administration (EDA), the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection (WV DEP), the West Virginia Infrastructure and Jobs Development Council, and the State Revolving Loan Fund.
The Raleigh County Airport Authority will afford full opportunity for minority business enterprises to submit a show of interest in response to this invitation and will not discriminate against any interested firm or individual on the grounds of race, color, creed, sex, age, handicap or national origin in the contract award.
The Raleigh County Airport Authority reserves the right to accept or reject any and/or all proposals. The Raleigh County Airport Authority also reserves the right to negotiate the fee for services.
Tom Cochran, Manager – Raleigh County Airport Authority