Request for Qualifications - Professional Design Services

Dated June 9, 2022
Project Owner: McKinley Memorial Library Board of Trustees Project
Name: Feasibility Study Project Location: 40 North Main Street, Niles, Ohio 44446
Delivery Method: General Contractor per the Ohio Revised Code (anticipated and subject to change in the Owner’s sole discretion)
Deadline to Submit Qualifications: 12:00 p.m. local time June 30, 2022

The McKinley Memorial Library Board of Trustees (the “Owner”), is soliciting Statements of Qualifications (“SOQs”) from qualified individuals or firms to provide design professional services for its Feasibility Study (the “Project”). The Owner reserves the right to add additional scope and services if further improvements are identified and funds are available. The Owner, in its sole discretion, may enter into an agreement with the selected architect to provide the architect of record services for implementation of the feasibility study or may engage in a separate design professional procurement process for such services. The Owner anticipates that it will use a general contractor for the construction of the Project and statutory competitive bidding as required by law.

Qualifications received may be retained in a file maintained by the Owner for design professional qualifications, unless the firm specifically requests not to be included in this file. The file may be used for projects or design needs for which design fees are estimated to be less than $50,000. Each firm is requested to provide annual updates to the qualifications to keep them current.

Submittals: Interested individuals or firms must submit 3 hard copies and 1 electronic copy in PDF format on CD-DVD or flash drive, of their SOQs, enclosed in a sealed envelope. The envelope shall be plainly marked on the outside "MCKINLEY MEMORIAL LIBRARY FEASIBILITY STUDY DESIGN PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS." SOQs must be delivered to the following address, before the submittal deadline above: McKinley Memorial Library ATTN: Michelle Alleman, Library Director 40 North Main Street Niles, Ohio 44446 Hand deliveries to this location may be made Monday to Thursday between 9 a.m. and 7 p.m. and Friday to Saturday between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. and must be made before the deadline. However, Respondents are responsible for confirming current operating hours. 2 17705151v5 The Owner reserves the right to waive any defect or technicality in any SOQ received or to eliminate any firm that submits an incomplete or inadequate SOQ or that is not responsive to the requirements of this RFQ.

Please see attached file.