RFPs and RFQs

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RFP 21-20-006 ENVIRONMENTAL CONSULTING SERVICES (NEPA/CEQA) - California Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD)

HCD is seeking proposals for on-call, as needed, Environmental Consulting services from qualified environmental consulting firms that have a demonstrated experience with preparing documents and providing technical assistance in compliance with NEPA, 24 CFR Part 58, 24 Code of Federal Regulations part 51 (Environmental Criteria and Standards) (24 CFR Part 51), and the California Environmental Quality Act (Pub. Resources Code 21000 et seq.) (CEQA).

To effectively meet the needs of HCD and its requirements under NEPA and other related environmental regulations, it is expected that the selected Contractor will maintain a current and thorough understanding of NEPA and CEQA; be able to understand and articulate the requirements for each unique project and a range of federal funding sources and the nuances between NEPA and CEQA and HCD and HUD policies; work under tight timelines or on short notice in a cost-effective manner; assist in communicating with local, Tribal, State, and Federal agencies and partners; and prepare reports and administrative records that are adequate and legally defensible.

Agreement Term: Upon approval by the Department of General Services (DGS) through twelve months, with the option for HCD to extend the Agreement, for up to two additional years. Any permitted amendment(s) would continue the services outlined in the original Scope of Work, as described in this RFP.

Agreement Amount, Year 1: TBD

Optional Year 2: TBD

Optional Year 3: TBD



Provide professional geological/civil engineering services to perform necessary work activities to assist the State move the Former Mercury Cleaners project site toward regulatory closure. The project site has been impacted by chlorinated hydrocarbons and petroleum solvents. For background information consult State Water Board Internet-accessible database system GeoTracker, case #T10000003411. In compliance with Central Valley Regional Water Quality Control Board requirements, there is a robust network of groundwater and soil vapor monitoring wells and a soil vapor extraction (SVE) system in operation since 2016. The site’s source area has been treated with electrical resistance heating and enhanced reductive dechlorination. DGS desires assistance to provide integrative consultation, logistics, and investigation planning services, to coordinate and conduct groundwater monitoring events for the existing well network as required by Order No R5-2021-0802, to operate and maintain the existing SVE system in accordance with requirements by the Water Board.

All work shall be performed under and approved by a design professional, or contractor, licensed in the State of California.

The estimated cost of contract is approximately $380,000.00 per year. The estimated duration of this contract could extent over five (5) years.

Interested firms may view the RFQ on the California eProcure website (California State Contracts Register – CSCR). Website link to the California eProcure website.

  • Click on Get Public Procurement Information.
  • Click on See Current Bids.
  • In the Department field, enter 7760 for the Department of General Services, then click Search.
  • Locate the desired RFQ by searching for project title and/or reference/ad number detailed in the ad.

All technical questions should be directed to Daniel O’Brien, Manager of Environmental Services, at 916-376-1603, or  daniel.obrien@dgs.ca.gov.

All contract related questions and questions regarding the submission of RFQs should be directed to Therese Dominguez, Contracts Analyst at 279-799-3820, or  therese.dominguez@dgs.ca.gov.

Hard copy Statements of Qualifications (SOQs) must be submitted by the deadline at the location below.
Additional information for submitting SOQs electronically on DGS’ Box.com is contained in the RFQ document.

Hard Copy Submittal Deadline: Thursday, September 8, 2022, at 5:00 P.M.

Address for Submission:

Department of General Services
Real Estate Services Division
Project Management & Development Branch
Attn.: Therese Dominguez, Contracts Analyst
707 3rd Street, 4th Floor
West Sacramento, CA 95605


RFP - Napa County - Airport Services In the Preparation of an update to the Napa County Airport Land Use Compatibility Plan (ALUCP)

Release Date: August 17, 2022
Closing Date: September 28, 2022 at 4:00 pm

The Napa County Airport Land Use Commission (ALUC) is requesting proposals from qualified consulting and/or aviation firms to prepare an update to the Airport Land Use Compatibility Plan (ALUCP) and associated California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) documentation.

This Request for Proposals (RFP) describes the project, outlines proposal requirements, lists the criteria that will be used to evaluate the proposals, and provides the selection schedule. Through this RFP and contract negotiation process, the consultant may suggest modifications and innovative approaches to the scope of work outlined in Attachment A to this RFP. Five (5) printed copies plus one (1) electronic file (pdf) of the technical proposal along with one (1) cost proposal, using the enclosed format, should be delivered to the below physical address, or submitted to the link provided:

ALUCP Staff Liaison
1195 Third Street
Suite 210
Napa, CA 94559

Link: https://pbes.cloud/index.php/s/H3DjqdDLPzRNKX2

Any and all proposals received after the deadline will be considered non-responsive. No emailed, or faxed proposals will be accepted.


RFQ - UC Davis Medical Center New Vendor Information

The form should be completed including required attachments and emailed to hs-vendormaintenance@ucdavis.edu


RFQ - UCLA Non-Project Specific California Environmental Regulatory Compliance Program YR 2022-2027 - Project # 6743441

An Addendum was issued on 8/9/22 – for an Updated RFQ and addendum information, please visit: http://www.capitalprograms.ucla.edu/Contracts/RFQProjects

The University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA or University) requests a written response to the Request for Qualifications (RFQ) for consideration in selecting an environmental consultant (Consultant) to provide consulting services on UCLA‘s existing and future California environmental regulatory compliance programs. The selected consultant will perform work under a Professional Services Agreement (PSA) with the University, with authorizations for specific assignments from Environment, Health, and Safety (EH&S), executed as necessary over the term of the agreement, which may be up to five years. The scope of services will vary according to the specific requirements of each assigned task, with appropriate fees negotiated under UCLA policy at the time of each authorization. Aggregate fees are anticipated in the range of $500,000 to $1,000,000 over the term of the PSA. However, the selection of any consultant for this project does not guarantee that fees of that value will be expended.

Familiarity with a full range of project types undertaken by UCLA is critical; previous experience in public university settings is preferred. Consulting services shall include water quality and special study monitoring, total maximum daily load (TMDL) planning and implementation, compliance reporting, and long-term strategic planning. Other as-needed stormwater services may include regulatory review, engineering feasibility assessment, design, and support with geographic information system (GIS) technologies. Other as-needed compliance services may include assistance with campus air, domestic and industrial wastewater, above- and underground storage tanks, and hazardous materials compliance programs.

The complete RFQ packet will be available at:
http://www.capitalprograms.ucla.edu/Contracts/RFQProjects on Wednesday, July 20, 2022. Responses to the RFQ are due by 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, August 18, 2022. A screening committee will determine a shortlist of firms; further steps in the selection process will be at the selection committee‘s discretion.

Every effort will ensure that all persons have equal access to contracts and other business opportunities with the University within limits imposed by law or University policy. Each candidate firm may be required to show evidence of its equal employment opportunity policy.

Peter E. Hendrickson, AIA
Associate Vice-Chancellor
Design and Construction
UCLA Capital Programs
1060 Veteran Avenue | Box 951365
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1365

For questions related to this RFQ, please contact:
Eric Bingham
UCLA Facilities Management- DPM
Associate Project Manager
E: ebingham@fm.ucla.edu

RFP - The San Dieguito River Park - Opportunities for two trail segments of the Coast to Crest Trail

JPA has new RFP opportunities to design two trail segments of the Coast to Crest Trail (East San Pasqual and Lake Sutherland). A pre-proposal meeting is scheduled for both segments on Thursday, August 4th. Proposals are due September 9, 2022. Please visit the San Dieguito River Park RFP page for details. We're looking forward to seeing consultant teams submit proposals for this exciting opportunity.

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RFP - City of San Carlos - City-retained Arborist


City-retained Arborist

  • Department: Community Development
  • Category: Call for Bids - Consultant Services
  • Start Date: 07/11/2022
  • Close Date:07/29/2022 5:00 PM
  • Question Cut-Off Date: 07/29/2022 05:00 PM

The Planning Division of the City of San Carlos is seeking qualifications from experienced individual arborist consultants, arborist firms, or consultant teams, also referred as City-retained Arborist(s) throughout the RFP, with demonstrated experience in reviewing Protected tree removal/pruning permits and tree protection plans both in conjunction with or without development applications. The development applications could range from, but not limited to, new single-family homes to large commercial, or mixed-use projects. In particular, consultants with appropriate certification, demonstrated experience and expertise in tree identification, tree protection measures, tree maintenance, landscaping, and sustainability are encouraged to apply. The consultant(s) is expected to become very well versed with the City’s Protected Tree Ordinance (Ordinance) to help in its effective implementation.

Supporting Materials: City-retained Arborist RFP

Interested individuals or firms shall submit one electronic copy, via email, by Friday, July 29, 2022, by 5 p.m. to amardesich@cityofsancarlos.org

If you have any questions concerning this request for proposals, please contact Andrea Mardesich at amardesich@cityofsancarlos.org or (650)-802-4263.


The City of Marina invites proposals from qualified firms to provide services to prepare a comprehensive update to the City’s General Plan, accompanying zoning ordinance and maps, and related environmental review in conformance with the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) necessary for approval of the General Plan.

The Proposer’s team for this project should be multi-disciplinary and shall include expertise in all appropriate areas of General Plan and zoning ordinance development as outlined in the State of California 2017 General Plan Guidelines.

The services to be performed by the successful respondent are described in the Request for Proposal in the Project Scope of Work Section. Copies of the Request for Proposal will be available at the City’s website: https://cityofmarina.org/Bids.aspx?CatID=30

Qualified firms that would like to be considered will need to submit a response to this Request for Proposals (RFP) no later than Monday, August 17, 2022, at 3:00 p.m. Responses must be sent electronically per the requirements outlined in the Submittal Requirements section.

For further information and questions concerning this RFP, please contact Guido Persicone, AICP, Community Development Director at gpersicone@cityofmarina.org. All requests for information and responses to questions will be posted on the City’s website: https://cityofmarina.org/Bids.aspx?CatID=30. Please check the City’s website for the latest information and queries concerning this RFP.

Link to City Bids page: https://cityofmarina.org/bids.aspx?bidID=86


RFP - Advance Planning Division of the City of San Carlos

Northeast Area Specific Plan

Department: Community Development
Category: Call for Bids - Consultant Services
Start Date: 05/25/2022 4:00 PM
Close Date: 06/24/2022 5:00 PM
Question Cut-Off Date: 06/03/2022

The Advance Planning Division of the City of San Carlos is seeking proposals from multi-disciplinary consulting firms or teams to develop the Northeast Area Specific Plan and to prepare amendments to the City’s 2030 General Plan and General Plan EIR.

Consulting firms or teams should have demonstrated experience in preparing specific area plans especially for areas that are primarily industrial but may be adding new uses; addressing environmental factors such as flooding and possible hazardous substance remediation; and conducting extensive community engagement. The City is on a trajectory to exceed the industrial, commercial, and office build-out approved in the 2030 General Plan; therefore, proposing firms must also demonstrate experience in preparing both citywide and area-specific General Plan and EIR amendments.

Supporting Materials:
Northeast Area Specific Plan RFP

Interested firms or teams shall submit one electronic copy, via email, by Friday, June 24, 2022, by 5 p.m. to lporras@cityofsancarlos.org

If you have any questions concerning this request for proposals, please contact Lisa Porras at lporras@cityofsancarlos.org or (650)-802-4264.

Pre-Proposal Conference - June 2, 2022

The City is holding an optional pre-proposal conference call on Thursday, June 2, 2022 from 11:00AM-Noon, to respond to proposers’ questions. The meeting information, including the link to the Zoom meeting, can be found in the RFP.

Link to original RFP

RFQ - UCSF - On-Call Environmental Services

The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) – Real Estate is seeking Statements of Qualifications from qualified firms and/or sole practitioners to provide on-call professional environmental planning consulting services for UCSF. With this Request for Qualifications (RFQ), UCSF seeks statements of qualifications to assist the University with environmental planning services in support of various planning initiatives and capital projects.

The project work is comprised of environmental planning and environmental review for individual projects or plans at any of UCSF’s main campus sites such as Parnassus Heights, Mission Bay, and Mount Zion; at smaller owned or leased sites; and at affiliated sites such as Zuckerberg San Francisco General, and UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Oakland. Work includes but is not necessarily limited to the following:

  • Preparing environmental analyses and documents pursuant to the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), such as Environmental Impact Reports (EIRs), Negative Declarations, and Categorical Exemptions.
  • Mitigation monitoring
  • Project planning pertaining to environmental aspects of a project or plan, including but not necessarily limited to topics such as historical resources evaluations, archaeological resource evaluations, biological resources evaluations and surveys, air quality/health risk analyses, and greenhouse gas emissions analysis.
  • Campus data analysis

The RFQ Packet is available. Firms are required to register as a supplier and complete the registration form at https://app.buildingconnected.com/public/55b2899376365309004aefcc. Firms can obtain the RFQ Packet from the issuing office through the online bidding system, Building Connected.

Responses MUST be received no later than Wednesday, May 25, 2022 at 12:00 pm in order to be considered.

If you have any questions, please contact Diane Wong at diane.wong@ucsf.edu or Beatrix (Trixie) Balais at beatrix.balais@ucsf.edu.

RFP - University of California San Diego – Ecological Reserve Management

The University of California San Diego (UC San Diego) invites qualified bidders to prepare and submit proposals to provide management and maintenance services for the University‘s Ecological Reserve. The selected Ecological Reserve Management contractor will complete maintenance, monitoring and reporting tasks required by the existing 2019 Habitat Management Plan, of which the primary goal is to ensure the long-term success of the Ecological Reserve by preserving its habitat function and value. The maintenance and monitoring period under this contract will be 3 years, with the option to renew for two (2) one-year terms. More detail on the scope of work can be found in the RFP.

To view and respond to the RFP, register for a supplier account through CalUsource at www.calusource.net and type UCSD into the search field to filter the results by current bid opportunities at UC San Diego. More information on using the CalUsource platform can be found here: https://ipps.ucsd.edu/supplier-resources/bid-contract/index.html

RFQ - UCLA Non-Project Specific Environmental Consulting Services

Project #: 907062
Submittals due: Thursday, May 12, 2022

UCLA requests a written response to this Request for Qualifications (RFQ) to select one or more Environmental Consultants to provide environmental consulting services for proposed projects on the UCLA campus and at off-campus University-owned locations; prepare amendments to the campus's existing Long Range Development Plan (LRDP) and potentially develop a new LRDP.

The complete RFQ packet will be available at: http://www.capitalprograms.ucla.edu/Contracts/RFQProjects on Wednesday, April 20, 2022.
Responses to the RFQ are due by 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, May 12, 2022. A screening committee will determine a shortlist of firms; further steps in the selection process will be at the selection committee's discretion.


RFQ - City of Calabasas - On-call Environmental Review and Planning Support Services

The City of Calabasas is requesting qualifications from environmental consulting firms that can provide a broad range of on-call environmental review and planning support services. Primarily the City is seeking firms to provide environmental review services that include preparation and/or review of CEQA-related environmental documents (Initial Studies, Negative Declarations, Mitigated Negative Declarations, and Environmental Impact Reports) along with associated technical studies, environmental peer review services, and other expert environmental review and reporting work. The City is also requesting a successful firm to provide (less frequently) planning support services to help augment staffing on an as-needed basis.

A copy of the detailed RFQ with instructions may be obtained from the City‘s website at https://www.cityofcalabasas.com/home/showpublisheddocument/23618.

Five (5) copies of the SOQ shall be submitted to Mari Hernandez, City Clerk at 100 Civic Center Way, Calabasas, CA 91302 no later than 4:00pm on Friday April 29, 2022. Questions can be sent to Glenn Michitsch, Senior Planner at gmichitsch@cityofcalabasas.com.


RFP - City of San Fernando - Climate Action and Resilience Plan

The City of San Fernando Community Development Department is requesting proposals from qualified firms to prepare the City‘s first Climate Action and Resilience Plan (CARP) and associated environmental document pursuant to the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA). The CARP will provide a roadmap that outline specific activities that the City will undertake to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and to adapt to climate change. The CARP must provide an inventory of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and a vulnerability assessment, outline actions to mitigate climate change through GHG reductions, and identify strategies and funding sources to adapt to the effects of climate change.

The CARP will be completed in two phases. The Phase 1 involves data collection and analysis of Greenhouse Gas Emission Inventory and a Vulnerability Assessment. Phase 2 will be completion of the CARP that will build upon the information gathered in Phase I. Phase 2 will focus on identifying specific activities that the City can achieve with the greatest emission reductions in the most cost effective manner, and include strategies for climate adaptation and resilience.

Proposals shall be submitted via email to Kanika Kith, Director of Community Development at kkith@sfcity.org and the subject line of the email shall read, City of San Fernando RFP – Climate Action and Resilience Plan. Proposals must be received no later than Monday, April 11, 2022 at 5:00 p.m. All proposals received after that time will not be accepted.

A copy of the RFP may be obtained from the City‘s website at: https://ci.san-fernando.ca.us/rfps-rfqs-nibs-nois

RFP - County of San Luis Obispo RFP #1657 - Environmental Impact Report for Eden’s Dream, LLC Minor Use Permit

The County of San Luis Obispo is soliciting proposals for RFP #1657 - Environmental Impact Report for Eden’s Dream, LLC Minor Use Permit. Proposals are due by 3:00 p.m. PST on March 28, 2022.

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