Requests for proposals
- evaluation and award of integrated project delivery contracts
(1)An agency shall prepare and, where it has not published a notice of request for qualifications pursuant to section 32-1-1805 (1), publish a notice of request for proposals for each IPD contract that may contain the following elements and such other elements as may be requested by the agency:
(a)The procedures to be followed for submitting proposals;
(b)The criteria for evaluation of a proposal, which criteria may provide for selection of a proposal on a basis other than solely the lowest costs estimates submitted;
(c)The procedures for making awards;
(d)Required performance standards as defined by the participating entity;
(e)A description of the drawings, specifications, or other submittals to be provided with the proposal, with guidance as to the form and the acceptable level of completion of the drawings, specifications, or submittals;
(f)Relevant budget considerations or, for an IPD contract that includes operation or maintenance services, the life-cycle cost analysis for the contract;
(g)The proposed project scheduling; and
(h)The stipend, if any, to be paid to participating entities responding to the request for proposals who appear on the agency’s short list pursuant to section 32-1-1805 (2) but whose proposals are not selected for award of the IPD contract.
(2)After obtaining and evaluating proposals according to the criteria and procedures set forth in the request for proposals in accordance with the requirements of subsection (1) of this section, an agency may accept the proposal that, in its estimation, represents the best value to the agency. Acceptance of a proposal shall be by written notice to the participating entity that submitted the accepted proposal.
(3)With respect to performance under each IPD contract, the participating entity shall comply with all laws applicable to public projects.
(4)Notwithstanding any other provision of law, a participating entity selected for award of an IPD contract is not required to be licensed or registered to provide professional services as defined in section 24-30-1402 (6), C.R.S., if the person or firm actually performing any such professional services on behalf of the participating entity is appropriately licensed or registered and if the participating entity otherwise complies with applicable state licensing laws and requirements related to such professional services.
Section 32-1-1806 — Requests for proposals - evaluation and award of integrated project delivery contracts,
https://leg.colorado.gov/sites/default/files/images/olls/crs2023-title-32.pdf (accessed Oct. 20, 2023).