Presentation on theme: "Forest Service and A/E Services"— Presentation transcript:
1 Forest Service and A/E Services David Culp, RA, LEED APRegional ArchitectSouthern RegionForest Service and A/E Services
2 The National Forest System 193 million acres of land155 National Forests20 National Grasslands50% of US drinking watermi of System Roadsmi of TrailsRecreation Sites
3 Forest Service Organization National Forest SystemResearchState & Private Forestry
4 The Weeks Act of 191135 percent of the nation’s population lives in the Southeastthe Southern Region is the fastest growing part of the country.31% of the members of Congress3300 Employees13.3 million acres of National Forest System lands in the South,Large State and Private Forestry is integral to the Region’s overall program delivery.
5 The Southern Region35 percent of the nation’s population lives in the Southeastthe Southern Region is the fastest growing part of the country.31% of the members of Congress3300 Employees13.3 million acres of National Forest System lands in the South,Large State and Private Forestry is integral to the Region’s overall program delivery.
6 NFS Organization Chief Forester of the United States Regional Forester Forest SupervisorDistrict RangerNational Forest SystemRegionForestDistrictStaff
15 Recreation Construction Currently advertized, this project is to demolish two existing buildings and existing site construction and to construct a new combined toilet and concession building and new plaza at Brasstown Bald, Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forests near Blairsville, GA
21 Green Building Codes: ASHRAE 189.1-2009 Joint Venture between USGBC, ASHRAE, and IESNAAlternative Compliance Path for the new IGCCWritten in enforceable code languageOverlay to existing building codes (IBC, IPC, IMC, IFGC, IFC) and ASHRAE 90.1
22 Construction & Maintenance Project Types Projects Funded through Normal AppropriationsFacility ConstructionFacility & Site MaintenanceRoad MaintenanceBridge Maintenance and ConstructionEnvironmental RemediationAppropriations are subject to the will of Congress
23 Brooks Act Procedures–Contracts All FirmsReceive QualificationsEliminateNon-responsiveRate FirmsRank FirmsTop-Ranked Firms in Each Category (Min. 3)Interview FirmsRate FirmsRank FirmsTop-Ranked Firms in Each Category (Max. 3)Negotiate PricingAward Contract
24 Brooks Act Procedures–Task Orders Fee < $150,000:Consult qualifications on file with FSIssue RFP to most qualifiedNegotiate PricingAwardFee ≥ $150,000Issue RFP to all firms for qualificationsRequest Pricing from most qualified firmNegotiate PricingAward
25 Brooks Act Fee Limitation Maximum Design Fee of 6% of the Government’s Estimated Cost of ConstructionDoes not include Planning, Pre-design, Investigative, or Construction Services
26 Forest Service and A/E Services Questions and Answer SessionForest Service and A/E Services