May 01, 2018
CITY OF ATLANTA
HARTSFIELD-JACKSON ATLANTA INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL
FC-8284, GREEN ACRES ATL ENERGY PARK AT HARTSFIELD-JACKSON ATLANTA INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
MIGUEL SOUTHWELL AVIATION GENERAL MANAGER
DEPARTMENT OF AVIATION
ADAM L. SMITH, ESQ., CPPO, CPPB, CPPM, CPP CHIEF PROCUREMENT OFFICER
DEPARTMENT OF PROCUREMENT
Directions to Technical Support Campus 1255 South Loop Road, College Park, Georgia 30337
404-530-5500 (main) From Downtown Atlanta:
Take I-75/I-85 South Continue on I-75 at the I-75/I-85 Split Exit 238B I-285 West Stay in right lane and follow signs for Loop Road Bypassing exit for I-285 West, continue on Loop Road through traffic light The Tech Campus is the second building on the left (grey stone w/ blue awning)
From East Atlanta:
Take I-285 South Get off I-285 at the I-75 exit. Follow signs to I-285 West/Clark Howell Hwy/ Loop Rd. Exit at Loop Rd. The Tech Campus is the second building on the left (grey stone w/ blue awning)
From South of Atlanta: (I-75)
Take I-75 North Exit 238B - I-285 West Keep to the right and exit at Clark Howell Hwy / Loop Rd Follow signs for Loop Road, go through traffic light The Tech Campus is the second building on the left (grey stone w/ blue awning)
From Southwest of Atlanta: (I-85)
I-85 North Exit 68 - I-285 Bypass, follow to I-285 East Exit 59 Loop Road / Clark Howell Hwy /Airport Cargo Follow signs for Loop Road Bypass exit for I-285 West, staying in two right lanes to Loop Road Continue through traffic light The Tech Campus is the second building on the left (grey stone w/ blue awning)
From West of Atlanta:
From I-20, take I-285 South Exit 59 Loop Road / Clark Howell Hwy /Airport Cargo Follow signs for Loop Road Bypass exit for I-285 West, staying in two right lanes to Loop Road Continue through traffic light The Tech Campus is the second building on the left (grey stone w/ blue awning)
From the Airport:
Take Airport Blvd toward I-85 North, stay in the right lane Exit Right onto North Inner Loop Rd. Continue on N Inner Loop Rd, crossing over Aviation Blvd, and road then becomes South
Inner Loop Road. Stay on S Inner Loop Rd until you see the Road Closed signs. The Tech Campus is the second building on the left (grey stone w/ blue awning)
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TABLE OF CONTENTS
PART 1: INFORMATION AND INSTRUCTIONS TO RESPONDENTS
PART 2: CONTENTS OF PROPOSALS/REQUIRED SUBMITTALS
PART 3: EVALUATION OF PROPOSALS
PART 4: SUBMITTAL FORMS
Form 1: Illegal Immigration Reform and Enforcement Act Forms
Form 2: Disclosure Form and Questionnaire
Form 3: Not Applicable
Form 4: Respondent / Bidder Financial Disclosure
Form 5: Acknowledgement of Insurance and Bonding Requirements
Form 6: Not-Applicable
Form 7: Acknowledgement of Addenda
Form 8: Respondent Contact Directory
Form 9: Client Reference
PART 5: Ground Lease Agreement
Exhibit A: Legal Description
Exhibit B: Legislation
Exhibit C: Design and Construction Requirements
Attachment 1: Scheduling Requirements
Attachment 2: Quality Control Requirements
Attachment 3: Ground Lease Administration Form
Exhibit D: Insurance and Bonding Requirement
Exhibit E: Program Requirements
Exhibit F: Operation and Maintenance Requirements
Exhibit G: Airport Security Requirements
Exhibit H: Reserved
Exhibit I: Milestones and Liquidated Damages
Appendix A: Office of Contract Compliance Requirements
Appendix B: Illegal Immigration Reform and Enforcement Act Forms
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Part 1; Information and Instructions to Respondents
1. Sustainability Project Being Procured: This Request for Proposals (RFP) from qualified
respondents (Respondent or Respondents) by the City of Atlanta (City), on behalf of its Department of Aviation (DOA), seeks a Proponent to lease up to thirty (30) acres of land from the City to design, construct, finance, operate and maintain a facility capable of repurposing/reprocessing/recycling at least ninety (90) percent of domestic Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) generated at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) and chipped yard trimmings from the City Department of Public Works which will be delivered by the City to Green Acres ATL Energy Park (the ATL Energy Park) as defined in the procurement documents and the Ground Lease. A more detailed description of the ATL Energy Park sought in this procurement is set forth in Exhibit EBackground and Program Requirements, attached to the Ground Lease Agreement.; FC-8284, Green Acres ATL Energy Park, included in this RFP at Part 5 (Ground Lease).1 As indicated more fully within the terms of the Ground Lease, final approval of items such as the ATL Energy Park concept and rental terms and conditions are contingent upon consent and approval of the City and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).
The relationship between the City and the successful Respondent shall begin on the Effective Date (as defined in the Ground Lease) and is anticipated to exist for 30 years thereafter, unless earlier cancelled or terminated in accordance with the Ground Lease terms.
2. General Information: The Airport is owned by the City and is operated by the Department of Aviation (DOA). It is located 10 miles south of downtown Atlanta on 4,750 acres. In 2013, the total passenger traffic serviced at the Airport was over 95 million.
The Airport is recognized as the worlds busiest passenger facility and the most efficient Airport in the world. Over 95 million passengers pass through the Airport annually generating an estimated $32.5 billion dollar impact for the Metro-Atlanta economy. More-over, the Airport is the largest employer in the State of Georgia with over 58,000 airline, ground transportation, concessionaire, security, Federal Government, City of Atlanta, and Airport tenant employees.
The Airports access to the world has been a key driver in many Fortune 500 companies choosing Atlanta as their headquarters. In addition, 80% of the United States population is located within a two-hour flight from Atlanta. Hartsfield-Jackson averages 250,000 daily passengers with domestic departures to over 150 U. S. destinations and 75 International destinations in 50 different countries.
3. Method of Source Selection: This procurement is being conducted in accordance with all applicable provisions of the City of Atlantas Code of Ordinances, including its Procurement
1 All capitalized terms contained in the Ground Lease are incorporated into this RFP.
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and Real Estate Code. The particular method of source selection for the sustainability Project sought in this RFP is Code Section 2-1189; Competitive Sealed Proposals. By submitting a Proposal concerning this procurement, a Respondent acknowledges that it is familiar with all laws applicable to this procurement, including, but not limited to, the Citys Code of Ordinances and Charter, which laws are incorporated into this RFP by reference.
4. Minimum Qualifications; Authority to Transact Business in Georgia: To be eligible to
participate in this procurement, Respondent must meet the following minimum qualifications:
4.1. Each Respondent shall engage a General Contractor licensed in the State of Georgia.
4.2. Each Respondent shall engage a design Firm(s) inclusive of a State of Georgia
Registered Engineer who will be required to seal and sign the final construction drawings and specifications.
4.3. Each Respondent must be able to demonstrate a minimum of two (2) successful
project experiences establishing facilities and processes which repurposed/reprocessed/recycled at least ten (10) thousand tons of Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) per year without the use of incineration.
5. No Offer by City; Firm Offer by Respondent: This procurement does not constitute an
offer by City to enter into a Ground Lease and cannot be accepted by any Respondent to form a Ground Lease. This procurement is only an invitation for offers from interested Respondent and no offer shall bind the City. A Respondents offer is a firm offer and may not be withdrawn except under the rules specified in the Citys Code of Ordinances and other Applicable Law.
6. Proposal Deadline: Your response to this RFP must be received by the Citys Department
of Procurement, 55 Trinity Avenue, S.W., City Hall, Suite 1900, Atlanta, Georgia 30303-0307 no later than 2:00 p.m., EST (as verified by the Bureau of National Standards) on Wednesday, August 19, 2015. Any Proposal received after this time will not be considered and will be rejected and returned.
7. Pre-Proposal Conference: Attendance at the pre-proposal conference is not mandatory; however, it is recommended that each Respondent attend the Pre-Proposal Conference which is scheduled for Tuesday, July 28, 2015, at 2:00 P.M., at the Hartsfield-Jackson Technical Support Campus, 1255 South Loop Road, College Park, Georgia 30337. Each Respondent is solely responsible for being fully informed regarding all existing and expected conditions and matters which might affect the cost or performance of the Ground Lease. Any failure to fully investigate the subject matter of this RFP and the Ground Lease site shall not relieve any Respondent from the responsibility of properly evaluating the dif