Requests for Bids, Proposals, and Qualifications

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The City of Blanco requests the submission of qualifications statements, which will lead to the possible award of a contract to provide services for a project involving Texas Water Development Board funding for infrastructure improvements.

Scope of Work
The services to be obtained for the Engineer require: A full description of the services to be obtained for the Engineering and Administration, Bond Counsel, and Financial Advisor is available on the City’s website.

Guidelines for Content of Qualification Statements
DO NOT INCLUDE COST INFORMATION with the qualification statement. Responses that include cost or pricing information will be rejected and will not be considered by the City. Detailed instructions on preparation of the qualification statement must be obtained from the City. For more information on preparing and submitting the qualification statement, contact , City Administrator, at 300 Pecan Street, Blanco, Tx 78606 . This information should be requested as soon as possible in order to allow time to prepare the document and comply with the procedures.

Submittal Deadline
Three copies of the qualifications statement must be filed with the City by: July 25, 2024 at 4:00 pm.

Minimum Qualifications and Selection Criteria
The City will evaluate the responsive proposals to determine which firm has the best qualifications based on the selection criteria.

Contract Terms and Negotiation Schedule
The consultant for Bond Counsel, Financial Advisor, Engineering and Rate Consultant services is expected to negotiate an agreement for services that are acceptable to the City. If an acceptable contract cannot be negotiated, the City may formally end negotiations and begin negotiating with the next highest qualified person or firm.

This contract is contingent upon release of funds from the Texas Water Development Board (TWDB). Any contract or contracts awarded under this Invitation for Bid (IFB) or Request for Qualifications (RFQ) are expected to be funded in part by a loan from the TWDB. Neither the State of Texas nor any of its departments, agencies, or employees are or will be a party to this IFB, RFQ, or any resulting contract. RFQ's are issued in accordance with Section 2254 of the Texas Government Code (Professional Services Act).

This contract is subject to the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Program, which includes EPA-approved fair share goals toward procurement of Minority and Women-owned Business Enterprise (M/WBE) firms. EPA rules require that applicants and prime contractors make a good faith effort to award a fair share of contracts, subcontracts, and procurements to M/WBEs through demonstration of the six affirmative steps. For more details of the DBE Program and the current, applicable fair share goals, please visit

The City of Blanco is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, handicap or national origin. Small, minority, and women-owned business enterprises are encouraged to submit proposals.