Request for Proposal (RFP) for Grant Application Assistance (Environmental Consulting)

Scope of Project

Dakota County (County) and Dakota County Community Development Agency (CDA), through this Request for Proposal (RFP), are seeking a qualified environmental consulting firm to provide grant application assistance to obtain federal funding to further the County and CDA efforts with brownfield redevelopment throughout the County. 

We are requesting two approaches in response to this RFP from qualified environmental consulting firms:

1.       A qualified consultant will provide grant application assistance and coalition formation for the US EPA Community-wide Assessment grant for Hazardous Substances Brownfields and Petroleum Brownfields as part of the US EPA Brownfields Grant Competition for Fiscal Year 2019.

2.      A qualified consultant will provide grant application assistance and coalition formation; and environmental inventory enhancements, community involvement; and grant implementation related to the United States Environmental Protection Agency (US EPA) brownfield grant, including but not limited to the application for the US EPA Community-wide Assessment grants for Hazardous Substances Brownfields and Petroleum Brownfields as part of the US EPA Brownfields Grant Competition for Fiscal Year 2019.

REQUEST FOR  PROPOSAL: U.S. EPA Brownfield Assessment Grant and Implementation Services

The timeline for completion of this Request for Proposals is outlined below.

September 12, 2018                  Formal announcement date for RFP
September 24, 2018                  Deadline for submittal of proposals
October 1, 2018                         Proposal evaluation is completed (anticipated)
October 2 – 4, 2018                   Interviews by invitation (anticipated)
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ctober 5, 2018                         Contract awarded (anticipated)

Questions related to this RFP should be submitted in writing to Lisa Alfson (lalfson@dakotacda.state.mn.us) and Cathy Undem (Cathy.Undem@co.dakota.mn.us).