Master Plan Update



The City of Beloit, Kansas (“Sponsor”), is hereby soliciting statements of qualifications and experience from qualified airport planning consultants for planning and environmental projects at the Moritz Municipal Airport. Projects may be subject to future receipt of Federal funding under the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Airport Improvement Program, as administered by the Kansas Department of Transportation (KDOT). These projects may include the following:


  1. Development of an Airport Layout Plan (ALP) and Narrative or Master Plan.

  2. Preparation of a Certificate of Title, including an Exhibit “A” Property Map.

  3. Perform Aeronautical Surveys as needed.

  4. Assistance with required environmental actions and documentation.


The required services include, but are not limited to, airport planning, environmental, and necessary incidental services. The consultant should provide the name(s) of preferred firm(s) for any work which is likely to be sub-consulted. Sub-consultant changes can occur with Sponsor approval. At the Sponsor’s discretion, this selection can be retained for projects initiated within five years or until all projects are complete. Projects other than those listed above will require a new solicitation except as allowed in FAA Advisory Circular 150/5100-14E paragraph 2.7.2 (4).


The projects and estimated costs shown above are identified in the Airport’s Capital Improvement Program (CIP) prepared by Alfred Benesch & Company for the City of Beloit, Kansas.  This document is available for review upon request.


A qualification based selection process conforming to FAA Advisory Circular 150/5100-14E will be utilized to select the most qualified firm. Selection criteria will include, but may not be limited to:


  • Recent experience in airport projects

  • Capability to perform all aspects of project

  • Ability to meet schedules within budget

  • Knowledge of FAA/KDOT regulations, policies and procedures

  • Knowledge of FAA AIP planning and environmental standards

  • Knowledge of FAA AGIS Surveys

  • Quality of previous airport projects undertaken

  • Personnel experience and qualifications

  • Familiarity with, and proximity to the project

  • An implemented Affirmative Action Program


Fees will be negotiated for projects as federal funds become available. Consultants shall not include fee or cost information when responding to this solicitation. Prospective consultants are advised that applied overhead rates must be in accordance with the cost principles established within Federal Regulation 48 CFR Part 31, Contract Cost Principles and Procedures. After selection, the successful firm will be required to submit a copy of their current overhead rate audit certification or KDOT pre-approval.


This contract is subject to all applicable Federal Provisions, which include, but are not limited to:


  • Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964

  • Section 520 of the Airport and Airway Improvement Act of 1982

  • DOT Regulation 49 CFR Part 20 – Lobbying and Influencing Federal Employees

  • DOT Regulation 49 CFR Part 26 – Disadvantaged Business Enterprises Participation

  • DOT Regulation 49 CFR Part 30 – Foreign Trade Restriction Clause

  • DOT Regulation 2 CFR Part 180 and 1200 –  Government Debarment and Suspension

  • DOT Regulation 2 CFR 200 Appendix II, including Access to Records and Reports, Breach of Contract Terms, Rights to Inventions, and Termination of Contract


Airport consultants should submit three copies of their statement of qualifications and experience along with references to the following address, no later than 2:00 PM on December 13, 2017.  The consultant should also provide an affidavit of compliance with the federal work authorization program and a copy of the firm’s E-Verify Memorandum of Understanding. Questions regarding this solicitation can be directed to Jason Rabe at 785-738-3551,


Jason Rabe,

  City Manager

  Beloit, KS  67420

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