RFQ for Architectural Services

Ritzville Library District #2



Ritzville Library District #2 (RLD2) is requesting statements of qualifications from Architectural/Engineering firms to provide professional services for the following project:

Project Description

The project consists of renovations to the Ritzville Carnegie Library including, but not limited to, preparation of design drawings, contract documents, and construction administration to install an elevator and relocate an existing stairwell, selected restrooms, and selected storage rooms.  This building is a recognized historic building and all work must follow the Secretary of the Interior’s Standards for the Rehabilitation of Historic Properties.  Other projects, such as window replacement, electrical upgrades, and similar projects may be included in the scope of work.  Project is to be completed by spring of 2017.

Project Location

The project is located at 302 W. Main Ave., Ritzville WA 99169. 


Submittals should include the following information: Firm name, address, phone and fax numbers; Name of Principal-in-Charge, Project Manager and actual Designers; Number or employees proposed to work on project.

Submittals will be evaluated and ranked based on the following criteria:

  • Qualifications of Key personnel
  • Relevant Firm Experience
  • Firm and actual designers experience
  • Familiarity with relevant codes and standards including Secretary of the Interior’s Standards for the Rehabilitation of Historic Properties
  • Past performance/references
  • Familiarity with Adams County and Geographic Proximity

Please submit THREE copies of your Statement of Qualifications to Kylie Fullmer, Library Director, Ritzville Library District #2, 302 W. Main Ave., Ritzville, WA 99169 by October 23, 2015 .  No submittals will be accepted after that date.  Any questions should be directed to Kylie Fullmer at (509) 659-1222 or kylief@ritzvillelibrary.com.

The selection process shall follow the requirements set forth in Chapter 39.80 RCW.

RLD2 encourages Disadvantaged, Minority, and Women-owned consultant firms to respond.

Following initial evaluation of submittals, RLD2 may conduct an interview with the most qualified firms to determine final selection.  RLD2 assumes no obligation of any kind for expenses incurred by any respondent to this solicitation.

Made possible with funding from the Institute of Museum and Library Services through the Washington State Library, Office of the Secretary of State.