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2020

March 10, 2020

CITY OF TROUP, TEXAS
Wastewater System Improvement Project
Request for Qualifications
Engineering Services

PUBLIC NOTICE

The CITY OF TROUP, TEXAS requests the submission of Statements of Qualifications (SOQ) with respect to possible loan and/or loan forgiveness funding through the Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) to provide for planning, design, and construction management phase services associated with the design and construction of various water system improvement projects.  This Request for Qualifications (RFQ) solicits information that will enable the City to determine the highest qualified Engineering Firm that may provide professional engineering services for the planning, design and construction management of a project, or projects that may be funded through the TWDB.

Firms and/or individuals should have past experience with federally funded programs.  Please submit a proposal of services and/or a statement of qualifications to:

Gene Cottle, City Manager
City of Troup
PO Box 637
Troup, TX 75789-0637

Submittals for these services shall be received by the City of Troup no later than 10:00 am on Wednesday, April 15, 2020, which is at least 30 (Thirty) days after this publication.   The City reserves the right to reject any or all qualification statements received in response to this public notice. The City reserves the right to short list respondents and base final selection rankings on personal interviews.  The City reserves the right to conduct new project planning, design, and construction management phase engineering services selection procedures for this or future projects.

State and Federal requirements are be applicable to this Project, including requirements regarding procurement, cost and pricing data, solicitation of Minority and Women’s Business Enterprises (MWBE) and Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO).  Documentation of applicable efforts may be required.

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) businesses. 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.

Small, Minority, and Women Business Enterprises (SMWBE) are encouraged to submit qualification statements for consideration as are Small Business in a Rural Area (SBRA).

The City of Troup is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

Download the Request for Qualifications for Engineering Services here.


 

March 10, 2020

CITY OF TROUP, TEXAS
FINANCIAL ADVISOR
REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS
AND
STATEMENT OF QUALIFICATIONS

PUBLIC NOTICE

To provide advice and professional recommendations to the City of Troup, Texas (“the City”) for capital financing and provide assistance with possible loan, grant or disadvantaged funding through the Texas Water Development Board (“TWDB”).

The City is soliciting Request for Proposals (“RFP”) and Statement of Qualifications from interested qualified professionals to provide:  strategic financial planning; analysis of market conditions; recommended investments of bond proceeds; and provide recommendations to the City for financing through programs established by TWDB, including through its DWSRF, CWSRF, DFund, SWIFT, and EDAP programs.

Submittals for these services shall be received by the City of Troup no later than 10:00 am on Wednesday, April 15, 2020, which is at least 30 (Thirty) days after this publication.   The City reserves the right to accept or reject any or all proposals for any reason it finds to be in the best interest of the City.

Firms and/or individuals should have past experience with federally funded programs.  Please submit a proposal of services and/or a statement of qualifications to:

Gene Cottle, City Manager
City of Troup
PO Box 637
Troup, TX 75789-0637

State and Federal requirements are be applicable to this Project, including requirements regarding procurement, cost and pricing data, solicitation of Minority and Women’s Business Enterprises (MWBE) and Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO).  Documentation of applicable efforts may be required.

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) businesses. 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.

Small, Minority, and Women Business Enterprises (SMWBE) are encouraged to submit qualification statements for consideration as are Small Business in a Rural Area (SBRA).

The City of Troup is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

Download the Financial Advisor Request for Proposals and Statement of Qualifications here.


 

March 10, 2020

CITY OF TROUP, TEXAS
BOND COUNSEL
REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS
AND
STATEMENTS OF QUALIFICATIONS

PUBLIC NOTICE

To provide assistance with respect to possible loan and/or loan forgiveness funding through the Texas Water Development Board (the “TWDB”) and to provide objective legal opinion with respect to the validity of any evidences of indebtedness (the “Obligations”) issued by the City of Troup, Texas (the “City”) for capital financing.

The City is soliciting proposals and statements of qualifications from interested qualified professionals to provide the following services: assist in obtaining loan and/or loan forgiveness funding and to provide legal opinion with respect to validity of any Obligations issued by the City for capital financing or refinancing; preparation of resolution or ordinance authorizing and securing the Obligations (the “Ordinance”) and/or authorizing any loan forgiveness agreements as necessary.

Submittals for these services shall be received by the City of Troup no later than 10:00 am on Wednesday, April 15, 2020, which is at least 30 (Thirty) days after this publication. The City reserves the right to accept or reject any or all proposals for any reason it finds to be in the best interests of the City.

Firms and/or individuals should have past experience with federally funded programs.  Please submit a proposal of services and/or a statement of qualifications to:

Gene Cottle, City Manager
City of Troup
PO Box 637
Troup, TX 75789-0637

State and Federal requirements are be applicable to this Project, including requirements regarding procurement, cost and pricing data, solicitation of Minority and Women’s Business Enterprises (MWBE) and Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO).  Documentation of applicable efforts may be required.

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) businesses. 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.

The City of Troup is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

Download Request for Proposal and Statement of Qualifications for Bond Counsel here.


 

February 4 2020

TO ALL INTERESTED AGENCIES AND PUBLIC GROUPS:

The Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) issued a Categorical Exclusion from a full environmental review on February 3, 2020, for the City of Troup, Wastewater Plant Rehabilitation Project, Smith and Cherokee Counties, Texas, Clean Water State Revolving Fund (TWDB Project No. 73869). The full text and map for the Categorical Exclusion are available at (http://www.twdb.texas.gov/financial/reports/environmental_findings/doc/TWDB_EF_73869.pdf). Comments regarding this determination may be submitted to the Director of Regional Water Project Development, Texas Water Development Board, P.O. Box 13231, Austin, Texas 78711-3231.