State System Design Professional Services Contracting Presentation

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State System of Higher Education
Supplier Fair
Dixon University Center
Design Professional Services Contracting
Robert F. Unger
Director of Construction Management
October 10, 2014
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Purpose of this Session
For architects, engineers, and other professional
firms:
…to better understand State System and
University organization, projects, and contract
opportunities
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Act 188 of 1982, Enabling Legislation
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System considered a “State-affiliated” organization
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Authorized to execute and administer contracts for
construction, repair, renovation, and maintenance
projects, except capital projects
Must comply with Commonwealth statutes
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The Universities
14 universities:
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110,000 Students
almost 900 buildings
Universities…
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have professional facilities and contracting staffs
operate “independently”
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At the Office of the Chancellor
Assistant Vice Chancellor
for Facilities, provides:
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project funding policies
and approvals
other facilities functions
Construction Support Office, provides:
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policy, guidance, and oversight of facilities procurement
coordination, advice, and assistance to universities
administration of centrally-held open-end contracts
review of contract disputes (bid protests, claims)
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Project Funding Sources
1) Commonwealth Funded
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Commonwealth Capital projects (for E&G facilities)
2) University Funded
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University capital projects
University auxiliary facilities (self-supporting activities)
Smaller renovation/maintenance projects
3) Special Projects
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student housing
others
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What does this mean for firms?
Department of General Services (DGS)
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advertises for design firms for Commonwealth-funded
projects
Universities
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advertise for design firms for university-funded projects
advertise for and hold open-end professional contracts
System/CSO
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advertises for and holds open-end professional contracts
for use by universities
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What about upcoming RFPs?
DGS RFPs for PASSHE projects:
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in FY14/15 – 5 or 6 projected
University RFPs:
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in 2015 – RFPs for open-end contracts at Lock Haven
and Shippensburg
a few RFPs for single projects and/or master planning
System/CSO:
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awarded 40 open-end contracts in 2011, and will issue
an RFP for new contracts in 2016
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What about CM and Commissioning?
Department of General Services:
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open AFQs for CM and Commissioning
uses their own firms/contracts
for projects they administer
Universities:
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typically do not procure CM and
Commissioning services;
utilize System/CSO contracts
System/CSO holds open-end contracts:
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26 open-end CM contracts awarded in 2013
6 open-end Commissioning contracts, and will issue an RFP
in 2015 for new contracts
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Professional Selections
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Governed by Section 905
of the Commonwealth
Procurement Code
Form 150 is the basis
of proposals
Selection is based on
professional qualifications;
fee negotiated after selection is made
DGS uses the Commonwealth Selections Committee
CSO and Universities use internal staff for selection
committees
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SB and SDB Considerations
DGS:
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encourages SDB participation on design teams
has an SB set-aside program for design services
System and Universities:
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encourage SDB participation on design teams
do not have an SB set-aside program for design services
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Web Sites and Contacts
PASSHE CSO web page:
http://www.passhe.edu/inside/anf/Fac/Procurement/Pages/d
efault.aspx
PASSHE eProcurement Exchange:
https://www.ebidexchange.com/Default.aspx?cid=82810cea
-bc7a-4b3c-a173-0933695fbe73
Bob Unger
[email protected]
717-720-4131
Dot Latin
[email protected]
717-720-4113

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