REQUEST FOR QUOTES – TRANSIT SECURITY SERVICES MID MON VALLEY TRANSIT AUTHORITY, CHARLEROI, PA
The Mid Mon Valley Transit Authority (MMVTA), 1300 McKean Avenue, Charleroi, PA, 15022, firstname.lastname@example.org, will be accepting sealed quotes at their offices at the above address until no later than May 19, 2023, by 4:00 PM for the provision transit security services. Request for Quotes documents are available by contacting the MMVTA at the information noted above.
The MMVTA will award an agreement, if at all, through the competitive process set forth in the RFQ. Individuals/Firms will be required to comply with all regulations applicable to a federally and state-funded procurement. The MMVTA reserves the right to postpone, accept or reject any or all proposals as the MMVTA deems to be in its own best interest subject to the rules and regulations of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the U.S. Department of Transportation.
All proposals will remain open for a period of ninety (90) days from the date of opening.
Any person or business on the Comptroller General’s list of ineligible bidders and /or those who have been prohibited from doing business in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania or it’s agencies/subdivisions, is not an eligible proposer.
The MMVTA will afford Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBE’s) full opportunity to respond and will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, or national origin in the review of specifications or agreement award.
MMVTA must receive information only from interest agencies/businesses who possess certifications in Act 120 (Municipal Police Training), Act 235 (Lethal Weapon Training), and The Private Detective Act of 1953. Also, Act 34 background checks on all prospective individuals who would perform work for the Authority will be performed by the Contractor.
Certified Small Businesses who are prequalified are encouraged to bid on this project. Small Businesses who are not prequalified are encouraged to become certified as a small business.
The Mid Mon Valley Transit Authority (MMVTA) has established a Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) program in accordance with regulations of the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT), 49 CFR Part 26. The MMVTA has received Federal financial assistance from the Department of Transportation, and as a condition of receiving this assistance, the MMVTA has signed an assurance that it will comply with 49 CFR Part 26.
It is the policy of the MMVTA to ensure that DBEs as defined in Part 26, have an equal opportunity to receive and participate in DOT–assisted contracts. It is also our policy:
Nancy Basile, MMVTA’s Manager of Finance & Grant Programs, has been delegated as the DBE Liaison Officer. In that capacity, Nancy Basile is responsible for implementing all aspects of the DBE program. Implementation of the DBE program is accorded the same priority as compliance with all other legal obligations incurred by the MMVTA in its financial assistance agreements with the Department of Transportation.
The MMVTA has disseminated this policy statement to the Board of Directors and all of the components of our organization. We have distributed this statement to DBE and non-DBE business communities that perform work for us on DOT-assisted contracts by publishing in the following newspapers of local circulation: The New Pittsburgh Courier, Pittsburgh, PA; The Mon Valley Independent, Monessen, PA; The Tribune-Review, Greensburg, PA; and The Observer-Reporter, Washington, PA.
DBE GOALS & PROJECTED PROJECTS
MMVTA has proposed a 1.5% DBE goal for FFY 2023, 2024 and 2025. This is required by the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) for Department of Transportation assisted contracts pursuant to Federal Regulations 49 CFR, Part 26.
The proposed goal and its rationale are available for review during normal business hours, for 30 calendar days following the date of notice by contacting Nancy Basile, DBE Liaison Officer MMVTA, 1300 McKean Ave., Charleroi, PA 15022, 724-489-0880 or email@example.com. PROPOSED GOAL & RATIONALE AVAILABLE UNTIL: MAY 31, 2022
Written comments on the goals will be accepted for 45 calendar days after publication of this notice. PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD ENDS: JUNE 15, 2022
Comments should be directed to the MMVTA DBE Liaison Officer at the contact
Firms interested in contracting opportunities are encouraged to use the Vendor List Registration Form below.
Provision of Public Fixed Route Services & Transit Vehicle Maintenance;
Provision of Transit On-Board & General Transit Security Services;
Engineering & Design Services (Multi-Modal Hub);
Construction Services (Multi-Modal Hub);
Fare Collection System;
Facility Improvements (cabinetry/miscellaneous); and
Office Equipment (computers & related equipment).
All parties interested in doing business with MMVTA are encouraged to submit the Vendor Request Form to the MMVTA to be included on the Vendor List. DBE Vendors which are not certified, are urged to do so. Information can be obtained by visiting https://paucp.dbesystem.com/.
All parties interested in doing business with MMVTA are encouraged to submit the Vendor Request Form to the MMVTA to be included on the Vendor List.
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