Sbona Tower Roof A/E RFQ

Sbona Tower Roof A/E RFQ


Request for Qualifications from Architects/Engineers

to Assist the Housing Authority in

Preparation of Plans, Specifications & Contract Documents

for Main Roof Replacement at Sbona Tower


The Housing Authority of the City of Middletown extends an invitation to architects/engineers to submit a statement of their qualifications to the Authority.  The architect’s/engineer’s qualifications should indicate the ability to perform work required in a timely and sufficient manner.  The architect/engineer must be licensed to perform services in the State of Connecticut.


The services being required by the Housing Authority will include but shall not be limited to preliminary studies, schematic design, preparation and design of construction documents, work write-ups, cost estimates, evaluation of construction bids, inspection of materials and workmanship during construction, and post completion documents for the site improvements project scheduled to be completed at Sbona Tower, a 12 story hi-rise.  The project will include but is not limited to: the removal and installation of current flat roof system, associated decking, flashing and repairs to exterior siding/trim.


The entire procurement procedure and contract award will be subject to U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, and any and all applicable Federal/State Laws and Regulations.  The architect/engineer selected shall comply with:  a) the Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Requirements adopted by the Authority in compliance with said order, and b) Section 3 of the Housing and Urban Development Act of 1968 and the regulations issued thereunder.


Profiles of the firm’s principals, staff and facilities must be submitted along with a list of completed projects, especially projects completed with H.U.D. funds.  The architect/engineer should specify any work performed under the Comprehensive Grant Program and/or the Comprehensive Improvements Assistance Program.  A certified statement that the architect/engineer is not debarred, suspended or otherwise prohibited from professional practice by any Federal, State or local agency must also be submitted.  In addition, the following insurance will be required:


  1. Professional Liability including Errors and Omissions,
  2. Comprehensive General Liability,
  3. Automobile Liability,
  4. Valuable Papers Destruction policy,
  5. Workers’ Compensation and Employer Liability policy.


The Architect/Engineer should have previous experience in providing professional services to public housing authorities and must display evidence of knowledge of H.U.D. regulations.  Completed current federal GSA Form 330 must be submitted.


Evaluation Criteria:

  1. Firm’s qualifications – history and resource capability to perform required services in a timely manner (20 Points).
  2. Evaluation of staff personnel (20 Points).
  3. H.U.D. experience, including the Comprehensive Grant Program and/or the Capital Fund Program (25 Points).
  4. Other experience (20 Points).
  5. Overall response to RFQ (15 Points).


All interested firms shall submit proposals to:


Sbona Tower Roof Replacement Qualifications

Middletown Housing Authority

40 Broad Street

Middletown, CT 06457


By February 26, 2019 on or before 4:30 PM


Further information may be obtained by calling the Housing Authority at (860) 346-8671 ext. 112



The Housing Authority of the City of Middletown is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer and conducts its business in accordance with all Federal, State and Local laws, regulations and guidelines. Section 3, Small, Minority, Women Business Enterprises and Disabled are encouraged to participate in this process.