GUILFORD COUNTY SCHOOLS Advertisement Request for Qualifications Architectural/Engineering Services The Guilford County Board of Education seeks to select individuals or firms experienced in the design of public-school facilities Sarnafil Metal Roof Retrofit Design System to provide architectural/engineering services for proposed project. Two (2) originals and one (1) electronic copy in Adobe PDF format of the RFQ submission shall be delivered to the address shown below no later than 2:00 pm EST, Tuesday, July 9, 2019. The Board may determine in its sole and absolute discretion whether to accept any responses that are not received by the date and time set forth in this paragraph. RFQ submissions may not be submitted via facsimile machine or electronic mail. Respondents should allow sufficient mail delivery time to ensure timely receipt. Failure to provide all requested information or otherwise comply with these provisions may disqualify a response. Firms should submit their response to: Cynthia Bryant, Purchasing Agent RFQ 6128 Architectural/Engineering Services Guilford County Schools 501 W. Washington Street Greensboro, NC 27401 GCS will retain, and is under no obligation to return, all materials submitted in response to this RFQ. Please make specific reference in the response and in any accompanying cover letter or document to any legitimately and appropriately confidential or proprietary materials contained in the response and mark the material accordingly. Bid document, forms, addenda's and information will be available through the GCS website at , RFQ quote number 6128. All questions or requests for information regarding this RFQ shall be submitted in writing by email to Cynthia Bryant . All responses to questions or requests will be posted online at . Responses will be given only for questions submitted in writing prior to 5:00 pm EST, Thursday, June 19, 2019. PRE-BID CONFERENCE A Mandatory pre-bid conference will be held on, Thursday, June 13, 2019, 9:AM at the Guilford County Schools Maintenance Department 3920 Naco Road Greensboro NC. Each Vendor interested in participating on this bid opportunity is required to attend. All vendors must sign in upon arrival. The purpose of the pre-bid conference is to discuss the requirements of the RFQ and to acquaint perspective bidders with the conditions and requirements of the task to be performed. The Guilford County Board of Education is committed to providing equal opportunities for participation in all aspects of Guilford County Schools contracting. The Board of Education actively seeks to identify qualified minority, handicapped, and women-owned business enterprises and has adopted a verifiable goal of 12.46% percent for participation by minority and women-owned business enterprises, and such business enterprises are encouraged to submit their qualifications. After review of the submitted qualifications, selected firms may be requested to make a formal proposal and presentation. The Guilford County Board of Education awards public contracts without regard to race, religion, color, creed, national origin, sex, age or handicapped condition as defined by North Carolina General Statutes, Section 168A-3. GCS reserves the right to accept or reject any or all bids presented, and the right to waive any informalities or irregularities. GUILFORD COUNTY SCHOOLS Shayla Parker Director of Purchasing