NOTICE TO PROPOSERS
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the City of Weston, Florida, will be accepting sealed proposals for:
PRE-QUALIFICATION OF GENERAL CONTRACTORS FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF
WESTON COMMUNITY CENTER
REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS (“RFQ”) NO. 2019-09
The City of Weston, “CITY”, is requesting proposals from certified general contractors licensed by the
State of Florida to pre-qualify for the purposes of bidding on the construction of the new Weston
Community Center. The Scope of the Work includes, but is not limited to, the construction of a new
34,355 square feet Weston Community Center building and an outdoor tiered concert seating and plaza
of hardscape and recreational amenities. The majority of the building’s floor space is on the first floor.
Construction is expected to begin in Summer of 2020.
Proposers are advised that the CITY has NOT authorized the use of CITY’s seal by individuals or entities
responding to the City’s RFQ, and that any such use by unauthorized persons or entities constitutes a
second-degree misdemeanor pursuant to Section 165.043, Florida Statutes.
Proposers shall have been in continuous practice under the same corporate entity for a minimum of the
immediate past ten (10) years from the date this RFQ is issued; Proposers shall be certified general
contractors licensed by the State of Florida; Proposers shall have a resident office in Florida and shall
comply with all federal, state and local laws, rules, practices and regulations.
The Proposer’s experience and performance on comparable contracts performing as the general
contractor with a successful record of the construction of at least three (3) similar facilities in Florida
within the immediate past ten (10) years from the date this RFQ is issued.
Proposers shall possess the required bonding capacity to provide for 100% Payment and Performance
Security for the Project. The early preliminary estimate for bonding purpose is approximately
PROPOSAL SUBMITTAL DEADLINE
Submittals shall be received by the Procurement Manager until 11:00 a.m., local time on September
30, 2019 (the “Proposal Submittal Deadline”) at City of Weston, City Hall, located at 17200 Royal Palm
Boulevard, Weston, Florida. The official clock at the City Hall reception desk shall govern. Submittals
received after this time shall be returned unopened. The sealed submittals will be publicly opened at
the City of Weston, City Hall after the Proposal Submittal Deadline. Award of a proposal will be made
at a City Commission meeting.
AVAILABILITY OF RFQ DOCUMENTS
Interested parties may purchase a copy of RFQ No. 2019-09 for Pre-Qualification of General
Contractors for the Construction of the Weston Community Center, at the Weston City Hall, 17200
Royal Palm Boulevard, Weston, Florida 33326, 8:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m., Monday through Thursday and
8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. on Friday, upon payment of a $25.00 non-refundable fee for each RFQ document.
Payment shall be made by check, Visa, Master Card or American Express. No cash payments will be
accepted. Proposal documents are available for electronic download from Demand Star at
http://www.demandstar.com and from BidSync at http://www.bidsync.com. This RFQ may also be
examined at Weston City Hall, at the referenced address. (8:00 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Monday through
Thursday and 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. on Friday.)
NON-MANDATORY PRE-PROPOSAL CONFERENCE
A non-mandatory pre-proposal conference shall be held at 2:00 p.m. local time, on September 16,
2019, at the City of Weston City Hall, Commission Chambers located at 17200 Royal Palm Boulevard,
Weston, FL 33326.
Any questions concerning this Notice to Proposers shall be submitted in writing to the Procurement
Manager, Martha Perez-Garviso at firstname.lastname@example.org, with “RFQ No. 2019-09 Pre-
Qualification of General Contractors for the Construction of the Weston Community Center” in the
subject line or via fax at: 954-385-2010 by 4:00 p.m., local time at least five business days prior to the
CONE OF SILENCE
A cone of silence is imposed upon publication of this Notice to Proposers. The cone of silence prohibits
communications with the following individuals pertaining to this RFQ:
Daniel J. Stermer, Mayor;
Margaret Brown, Commissioner;
Thomas M. Kallman, Commissioner;
Bryon L. Jaffe, Commissioner; and
Mary Molina-Macfie, Commissioner
Reddy Chitepu, Director of Public Works, Selection Committee Member;
Bryan Cahen, Director of Budget, Selection Committee Member;
Bryan Beard, Recreation Superintendent, Selection Committee Member;
Denise Barrett-Miller, Director of Communications, Alternate Selection Committee Member;
Cindy Tao, Accounting Manager, Financial Reviewer; and
Any member of the Protest Committee, if and when established.
The details of the CITY’s Cone of Silence are set forth in Section 32.10 of the CITY Code.
The Selection Committee shall convene at a publicly noticed meeting and review submissions, rank and
evaluate the proposals and provide a recommendation to the City Manager.
The City Commission reserves the right to reject any and all proposals, to waive any informality in a
proposal and to make awards in the best interests of the CITY.
City of Weston
Published: August 30, 2019