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    1. 1. SPECIAL CONSIDERATIONS FOR BIDDING OR ACQUIRING STATE CONSTRUCTION WORK John White State Engineer Office of State Engineer
    2. 2. DECENTRALIZED PURCHASING <ul><li>All Agencies of the State Make their own Construction Procurements with OSE oversight </li></ul>
    3. 3. SMALL PURCHASES - ≤ $50,000 <ul><li>Competition Required </li></ul><ul><ul><li>≤ $2,500.00 - None </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>$2,500.01 - $10,000.00 - 3 Written Quotations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>$10,000.01 and above - Advertisement in SCBO </li></ul></ul>
    4. 4. SENATE BILL 697 PENDING IN GENERAL ASSEMBLY –CONSTRUCTION SMALL PURCHASES ≤$100,000 <ul><li>Required Competition for Construction Services </li></ul><ul><ul><li>≤ $10,000.00 - None </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>$10,000.01 - $100,000.00 - 3 Written Quotations </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Required Competition for Architect-Engineer Services </li></ul><ul><ul><li>≤ $100,000.00 – None </li></ul></ul>
    5. 5. SOURCE SELECTION METHODS ABOVE $50,000 <ul><li>Construction Services: Includes Design-Bid-Build, Construction Management at Risk & Design-Build </li></ul><ul><ul><li>COMPETITIVE SEALED BIDS </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>COMPETITIVE SEALED PROPOSALS </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>SOLE SOURCE </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>EMERGENCY </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>UNDER SPECIAL CIRCUMSTANCES, OSE MAY APPROVE: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>COMPETITIVE BEST VALUE BIDDING </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>COMPETITIVE FIXED PRICE BIDDING </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Architect-Engineer Services </li></ul><ul><ul><li>QUALIFICATION BASED SELECTION </li></ul></ul>
    6. 6. CONTRACTOR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS <ul><li>Contracts in excess of $5,000 require a Commercial Contractor’s License </li></ul><ul><li>Your Contractor’s License will determine the Type Work you can Perform and the Maximum dollar amount you can contract to perform under a single contract </li></ul>
    7. 7. SOUTH CAROLINA CONTRACTOR'S LICENSING BOARD <ul><li>Street Address </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Synergy Business Park; </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Kingstree Building </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>110 Centerview Drive, </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Licensing Suite 201 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Columbia, S.C. 29210 </li></ul></ul>
    8. 8. SOUTH CAROLINA CONTRACTOR'S LICENSING BOARD <ul><li>Mailing Address </li></ul><ul><ul><li>PO Box 11329 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Columbia, S.C. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>29211-1329 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>General/Mechanical Telephone: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Licensing: (803) 896-4501 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Complaints: (803) 896-4470 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Administration: (803) 896-4634 </li></ul></ul>
    9. 9. VENDORS MARKETING STRATEGY <ul><li>DETERMINE WHAT YOUR TARGET CONTRACT IS </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Small or Large </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Direct Contracts with Agency </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Subcontracts with General Contractors </li></ul></ul><ul><li>DETERMINE YOUR TARGET AGENCIES AND/OR GENERAL CONTRACTORS </li></ul>
    10. 10. IS IT MORE THAN $10,000? <ul><li>Unless and until S697 passes, It must be advertised in South Carolina Business Opportunities (SCBO). </li></ul><ul><li>Mary Lynn Fowler @ 803-737-0686 or email her at mlfowler@mmo.sc.gov. </li></ul>
    11. 11. IDENTIFYING POTENTIAL PRIME BIDDER’S ON LARGER PROJECTS <ul><li>Is there pre-bid meeting? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Consider attending the meeting </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>If it is mandatory that all bidders attend the meeting, look for an addendum listing attendees </li></ul></ul><ul><li>If there is not a pre-bid meeting or the meeting is not mandatory, ask the agency for a list of plan holders </li></ul>
    12. 12. SOLICITATIONS FOR CM @ RISK OR DESIGN-BUILDER <ul><li>Watch the selection process – Agency will post a Notice of Intent to Award </li></ul><ul><li>Contact the selected Construction Manager or Design-Builder and introduce your company </li></ul>
    13. 13. SAMPLE ADVERTISEMENT THINGS TO LOOK FOR
    14. 14. <ul><li>Project Name: STATE LIBRARY PLAZA WATERPROOFING </li></ul><ul><li>Project Number: F03-9857-SG </li></ul><ul><li>Location: Columbia, SC </li></ul><ul><li>Applicable SCBO Notes: 2, 4, & 5 </li></ul><ul><li>Bid Security Required: Yes </li></ul><ul><li>Performance Bond Required: Yes </li></ul><ul><li>Payment Bond Required: Yes </li></ul><ul><li>Description of Project: Waterproof the Plaza Deck for the SC State Library using an IRMA roof system with pavers as ballast. Contractor may be subject to performance appraisal at close of project. </li></ul>
    15. 15. <ul><li>Construction Cost Range: $100.000-$200,000 </li></ul><ul><li>Architect/Engineer: RTD Associates, P.A. </li></ul><ul><li>A/E Contact: Frank Burns, P.E. </li></ul><ul><li>A/E Address: 3816 Sardis Church Rd., Ste. 102, Monroe, NC 28110 </li></ul><ul><li>A/E Telephone: (704) 882-7517 </li></ul><ul><li>A/E Fax: (704) 882-7530 </li></ul><ul><li>A/E E-mail: frank.burns@rtdassociates.com </li></ul><ul><li>Plans On File At: </li></ul><ul><li>AGC: Columbia </li></ul><ul><li>Dodge: Columbia </li></ul><ul><li>Plans May Be Obtained From: A/E </li></ul><ul><li>Plan Deposit: $30.00, Non-refundable </li></ul>
    16. 16. <ul><li>Pre-Bid Conf./Site Visit: Non-mandatory </li></ul><ul><li>Pre-Bid Date/Time: 11/18/09 – 1:00pm </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Place: Senate Street Bldg., 1430 Senate St., Conf. Rm. 217, Columbia, SC </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Agency/Owner: State Budget & Control Board </li></ul><ul><li>Name & Title of Agency Coordinator: Saied Darvish, Project Manager </li></ul><ul><li>Address: 915 Main St., Columbia, SC 29201 </li></ul><ul><li>Telephone: (803) 734-6776 </li></ul><ul><li>Fax: (803) 734-6815 </li></ul><ul><li>E-mail: SDarvish@gs.sc.gov </li></ul><ul><li>Bid Closing Date/Time: 12/8/09 – 2:00pm </li></ul><ul><li>Place: Construction & Planning, Rm. 225, 915 Main St., Columbia, SC </li></ul><ul><li>Hand Deliver/Mail Bids To: Construction & Planning, 915 Main St., Colum-bia, SC, Attn: Saied Darvish </li></ul>
    17. 17. BID BONDS DESIGN-BID-BUILD CONTRACTS OVER $50,000 <ul><li>5% payment security </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Surety Bond </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Certified Cashier’s Check </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Surety Company </li></ul><ul><ul><li>''Best Rating'' of ''A'‘ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>''Best Financial Strength Category&quot; of ''Class V,” and in no case less than five (5) times the contract amount </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>In the case of a construction contract under $100,000, the agency may, upon written justification and with the approval of the Office of the State Engineer, allow the use of a &quot;B+&quot; &quot; rated bond </li></ul></ul>
    18. 18. PERFORMANCE & PAYMENT BONDS CONTRACTS OVER $50,000 <ul><li>100% Performance Bond </li></ul><ul><li>100% Payment Bond </li></ul><ul><li>Surety Company </li></ul><ul><ul><li>''Best Rating'' of ''A'‘ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>''Best Financial Strength Category&quot; of ''Class V,” and in no case less than five (5) times the contract amount </li></ul></ul>
    19. 19. SBA SURETY BOND GUARANTEE PROGRAM <ul><li>Provides guarantees on bonds up to a maximum of $2 million </li></ul><ul><li>Small and emerging contractors who cannot obtain surety bonds through regular commercial channels </li></ul><ul><li>Guarantees 70 percent to 90 percent of losses incurred by surety companies, in the event of a contractor's default </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.sba.gov/aboutsba/sbaprograms/osg/index.html </li></ul>
    20. 20. ADVANTAGES FOR IN-STATE BIDDERS FOR CONSTRUCTION WORK? <ul><li>NO resident bidder preference for construction contractors </li></ul>
    21. 21. ADDITIONAL ADVANTAGES TO SMALL MINORITY CONTRACTORS? <ul><li>Contractor that awards sub-contract to SC certified minority business eligible for SC tax credit </li></ul><ul><ul><li>credit of 4% of payments made to the minority subcontractor up to $50,000 annually </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The credit may be claimed for 10 consecutive years beginning with the taxable year in which the contractor first claims the credit. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.sctax.org/Forms+and+Instructions/taxCredits/default.htm </li></ul></ul>
    22. 22. Assistance Available to You <ul><li>We Are Always Willing To Help </li></ul><ul><li>Call Us @ 737-0600 </li></ul><ul><li>Web Site </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.mmo.sc.gov/MMO/ose/MMO-ose-index.phtm </li></ul></ul>

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