Public Safety Building - Designer Selection - Request for Qualification

Designer Selection Request for Qualification
Westminster Public Safety Programming
Town of Westminster, MA

The Town of Westminster is seeking proposals from qualified, experienced architectural firms to develop department programming for the Town’s Police, Fire and EMS services. The scope of the project will be limited to department interviews and data collection to establish the appropriate special requirements for each of the departments. This initial scope is not intended to produce schematic design layout for any particular site(s). Qualification will be received at the office of the Town Administrator, Westminster Town Hall, 11 South St. Westminster, MA until October 09, 2018 at 11:00AM, and at that time and place opened and recorded. This solicitation is being conducted in accordance with the provisions of Massachusetts General Laws Chapter 7C, §§ 44-57, the designer selection law, and any resulting contract will be strictly awarded in accordance with the requirements of the solicitation. A quality-based selection process will be used to select the Architect. The Board of Selectmen have appointed a Selection Committee to evaluate qualifications and experience and recommend an award. The fee for services is to be negotiated with the chosen Architect. The selected firm may be retained through completion of design, bidding and construction phases pending additional funding authorization, without solicitation for up to 12 months. A briefing session will be held at the Public Safety Building at 7 South St. on October 02, 2018 at 10:00. A tour of the existing facility will take place at that time.

Specifications, Terms and Conditions and Forms may be obtained via the Town’s website at, on the Board of Selectmen’s page here. Questions and clarifications shall be submitted in writing no later than October 04, 2018 at 11:00AM to Anthony DiLuzio ( Proposers shall examine all information and materials contained in and with this solicitation. Failure to do so shall be at the proposer’s risk. The Town of Westminster reserves the right to waive any informalities or irregularities in the proposals received, or to reject any and all proposals, wholly or in part.