Request for Qualifications

Historic Architectural Consultant Services
Carson Block Building
Located in Eureka, CA

RFQ # 02 - 101

Date of Issue: March 20, 2014

Proposal Due Date: April 18, 2014


The Northern California Indian Development Council (“Owner”) is soliciting Statements of Qualifications for the selection of a Architectural firm for Historic Architectural Services for the Carson Block Building Restoration (“Project”), in accordance with the terms, conditions, and requirements set forth in this Request for Pre-Qualifications. The Project is located at the Owner’s building: 241 F Street, Eureka, California, 95501.

Original sealed Pre-Qualifications must be received by 5:00 PM (PST) on April 18, 2014; there will be no exceptions. Pre-Qualifications that are faxed, e-mailed or received after the deadline will be deemed nonresponsive, regardless of the date of postmark. Pre-Qualifications can be hand-delivered or sent via USPS or courier service.

All Requests for information are to be in writing via email, no responses will be relayed verbally. Questions regarding this RFQ should be submitted in writing to Kathie Hamilton Gentry at Answers to questions posed will be posted in writing at for all potential bidders to read. Please check this webpage often to see if there are any responses to questions that will assist you in the development of your bid. The last day to submit questions is Wednesday, March 31, 2014 and questions will be answered no later than Thursday, April 3, 2014.

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1. It has been brought to our attention that we made an error on the RFQ. Under section III Rules of Preparation and Inquiries (page 3)the date questions are due was written incorrectly. Inadvertently, we put Wednesday, March 31, 2014 when it should have read Monday. We will be extending the date for questions until Wednesday, April 2, 2014 at 5:00 to accommodate those that saw Wednesday and assumed they had a few more days. Sorry for any inconvenience. We will still post answers to all questions by 5:00 p.m. on Thursday April 3, 2014. 


2. Who was the previous consultant?

Page and Turnbull developed the Historic Structures Report. Fisher and Associates is the Architect of record and CYS Engineering Consultants are the Engineers.


3. Is there a budget?

The budget for this phase of the project is $7.5M. That includes the seismic retrofit and the historic rehabilitation.