To Provide Professional Engineering and Planning Services at the Gallia-Meigs Regional Airport, Gallipolis, Ohio


The Gallia-Meigs Regional Airport, Gallipolis, Ohio through the Gallia County Commissioners, anticipates receipt of funds from the United States of America, through the Federal Aviation Administration; Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT), Office of Aviation, State of Ohio or other sources, for improvements at the Gallia-Meigs Regional Airport. It is anticipated that the proposed project will be accomplished over a period of up to five years beginning with Calendar Year 2018. The proposed improve­ments shall consist of the following general project descriptions:

Provide land acquisition assistance, including, but not limited to, negotiations, settlements and other related tasks in connection with acquiring parcels necessary to implement the Gallia-Meigs Regional Airport, Airport Layout Plan.

Prepare professional services, drawings, specifications, contract bid documents, planning, design and engineering cost estimates, construction testing and supervision for the below projects:

Qualified design professionals interested in being considered for this work are invited to submit a Statement of Qualifications to provide professional engineering and planning services required for the completion of the above projects that are within the guidelines of state and federal standards. Interested firms shall submit 4 copies of the Statement of Qualifications, including a one page Statement of Interest in performing the proposed services, in an 8 ½” x 11" bound format containing no more than 30 pages, not including separation/index pages and Statement of Interest Page or cover. Strong emphasis will be given to the following criteria:

  1. Capability to perform all aspects of the projects listed above
  2. Qualifications and range of experience of firm; Professional background and caliber of key personnel
  3. Capability to meet schedules or deadlines
  4. Quality of projects previously undertaken and capability to complete projects without having major cost escalations or overruns
  5. Qualifications and experience of sub-consultants regularly engaged by the consultant under consideration
  6. Ability to furnish qualified inspectors for construction inspection
  7. Familiarity with the airport and proposed projects
  8. Degree of interest shown in undertaking the projects
  9. Familiarity with Local, State of Ohio, ODOT, Office of Aviation and FAA regulations
  10. Letters of recommendation and/or references

A preliminary review of the qualifications of the firms will be undertaken. Additional information and/or a personal interview may be requested of the top ranked firms after the initial evaluation. All consultant selections will be done in accordance with the latest version of the Advisory Circular 150/5100-14E, "Architectural, Engineering and Planning Consultant Services for Airport Grant Projects" The firm with the best quali­fications will be invited to negotiate a contract for some or all of the above work. If an agreement is reached, a contract will be entered into by both parties for some or all of the above work. If no agreement is reached, the next highest ranking firm will be invited to negotiate, until a mutually agreeable contract has been established. Negotiation for subsequent services shall occur at the time those services are needed.

The Gallia County Commissioners will afford minority and women owned businesses equal opportunity to submit qualifications and will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, religion or national origin.

Anyone having questions related to this request for qualifications should contact the Gallia County Commissioners Office at (740) 446-4374. Deadline for receipt of qualifications is 4:00 PM, Wednesday 6/27/2018. Please forward 4 copies of the State­ment of Qualifications to:

Karen Sprague, Gallia County Administrator

Gallia County Board of Commissioners

18 Locust St.

Gallipolis, Ohio 45631

Gallia County Commissioners