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RFQ Security Master Plan

Solicitation ID: 303-2-02115

Status: Awarded

Contact Name: Michelle Jordan

Contact Number: 512-463-0209

Contact Email: michelle.jordan@tfc.texas.gov

Response Due Time: 3:00 PM

Agency/Texas SmartBuy Member Number: 303

Days Solicited: 21+ Days for Solicitation Notice

Solicitation Posting Date: 11/18/2022

Response Due Date: 12/27/2022

Last Modified: 3/23/2023 8:11 am

Solicitation Description:

SCOPE: In accordance with the provisions of Texas Government Code, Chapter 2254, Subchapter A, Professional Services, and Rules and Procedures adopted by the Texas Facilities Commission (TFC), TFC is requesting submittal of qualifications for a prime professional architectural/engineering (A/E) firm to perform a security assessment and draft a Security Master Plan for the Texas Facilities Commission. The developed Security Master Plan will address long-term system compatibility, communication infrastructure, address product obsolescence and on-site security systems for TFC property managed properties.

CONTRACT TERM: It is the intention of TFC to award a Contract for full prime professional architectural/engineering (A/E) services for the term of the project. Services undertaken pursuant to this RFQ will be required to commence within thirty (30) calendar days of delivery of a Notice to Proceed. The Project associated with the services requested in this solicitation is anticipated to be one-hundred twenty (120) calendar days.


1) Develop a Security Master Plan that ensures a safe, secure, and high-quality work environment for state government.


1) Phase 1: Perform a security assessment of TFC Properties in Austin, TX which includes, but is not limited to:

a) Identify and Prioritize Vulnerabilities: Physical, Network, Cybersecurity, Building Security, and Environmental Vulnerabilities through analysis, audit reports, vendor data, field data, industry standards and best practices, information security test and evaluation procedures.

b) Make recommendations on how to address vulnerabilities and threats issues including improvements to mitigate risk for camera placements, parking, security systems topology, badge readers, access control systems.

c) Recommendations for future growth.

2) Phase 2: Develop and Deliver a Security Master Plan. Services shall include, but not be limited to, the following:

a) Detailed design and documentation of security specifications, to include:

i) Risk-based threat and vulnerability assessments.

ii) Security integration and engineering technology.

iii) Suspicious threat detection.

iv) Planning and training for emergency operations.

b) Coordinate with third party subconsultants, if applicable, throughout design and drafting.

c) Weekly meetings with detailed reports with project manager.

d) Provide final reports or updates to executive leadership, as required.

e) Project closeout.

3) A/E services shall be offered with the understanding of full compliance with non-discrimination requirements of the State of Texas by the A/E. 

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS: TFC reserves the right to change the dates shown below.


Issue RFQ - 11/18/2022

Mandatory Pre-Submittal Conference - 12/01/2022 2:00 PM


Mandatory Pre-Submittal Conference - 12/02/2022 11:15 AM

Deadline for Submission of Questions - 12/07/2022 12:00 PM NOON

Deadline for Submission of Qualifications & HSP -  12/27/2022 3:00 PM

Notification to Interview - 01/11/2023

If Interviews are NOT required by TFC

Expected Contract Start Date - 01/16/2023

If Interviews ARE required by TFC

Interviews of Short-Listed firms -  01/16/2023

Expected Contract Start Date-  01/27/2023

Class/Item Code(s): 90666-Planning, Site (Installation And Project)
90678-Security Systems
Intruder And Smoke Detection - Architectural
91893-Security/Safety Consulting
92533-Engineer Services, Professional
92591-Video Design And Engineering Services
92584-Security Systems
Intruder And Smoke Detection/Engineering

Contractor Name Mailing Address Value Per Contractor Contractor Hub Status Award Date Award Status
Reliance Architecture, LLC 12 Chisholm Trail, Suite 200, Round Rock, TX 78681 99530.00 HUB CERTIFIED 3/23/2023 Full Award