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Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport

Design Services for Long Term Airport Development
Request for Qualifications for Professional Services


Solicitation No.: RFQ 8910-01233

Request for Qualifications: The City of New Orleans (the "City”) by and through the New Orleans Aviation Board ("NOAB”) desires to obtain Design Services for Long-Term Airport Development. As provided below, and incident to Federal Aviation Administration ("FAA”) Advisory Circular 150/5100-14D as may be amended from time to time, City Charter Section 6-308(5) and Executive Order MJL 10-05, the City by and though the NOAB requests qualifications from experienced firms to provide the needed services.

Description: NOAB desires to engage a qualified, experienced Architectural/Engineering firm to provide the full range of professional services for the Long-Term Airport Development project at Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport. The project will be funded through a combination of the Federal Aviation Administration Airport Improvement Program (AIP), Passenger Facility Charge (PFC) Program, State of Louisiana, the Airport, Local governments, and other participating agencies. Services required may include, but may not be limited to planning, programming, design, permitting, bidding, construction administration, inspection, and project closeout services.

Copies of the solicitation and related information are available on the City’s purchasing website at Questions can be addressed to:

Pre-Submittal Conference: A non-mandatory pre-submittal conference concerning this RFQ will be held on Thursday, January 5, 2012 at 9:00 AM at the Hilton New Orleans Airport, 901 Airline Drive, Kenner, LA 70062. Airport Staff will be available at this meeting to answer questions about this RFQ. Attendance at this pre-submittal conference is STRONGLY ENCOURAGED.

DBE Participation: The NOAB has set a federal Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) participation goal of at least 32.60%for this contract.

Submittal Delivery: Applicants shall submit the following to the Department of Finance/Bureau of Purchasing, Attention: Chief Procurement Officer (CPO), City Hall, 1300 Perdido St., Room 4W07, New Orleans, LA 70112 not later than January 20, 2012, 4:00 PM.

Offeror shall provide one (1) original plus ten (10) hard copies of the qualification statement in a sealed envelope, marked Design Services for Long-Term Airport Development and one (1) digitally signed qualification statement in Microsoft Word format or as a PDF file, marked Design Services for Long-Term Airport Development.

For additional information contact the City of New Orleans Purchasing Bureau at or call (504) 658-1550.

Mary Kay Kleinpeter-Zamora
Chief Procurement Officer

Advertising Dates: December 27 and 30, 2011, January 5, 2012

Responses are due by 4:00 p.m., January 20, 2012.

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