The Rogue Valley Council of Governments, Central Point, Oregon (RVCOG), through this Request for Qualifications (RFQ), is seeking a qualified environmental consulting and/or planning firm to provide assistance with: (a) securing United States Environmental Protection Agency (U.S. EPA) and potentially other federal or state grants for the assessment, cleanup, or redevelopment of brownfields properties within the coalition areas of Medford, Central Point, and Grants Pass Urban Growth Boundaries (UGB), and Jackson County’s White City Urban Containment Boundary (UCB), portions of Josephine County (under consideration) and (b) implementation of environmental assessment, remedial planning, community outreach, and other environmental or planning components of grants for which funding is secured. The initial focus for the contract will be securing a U.S. EPA assessment grant as part of the U.S. EPA’s annual Brownfields Grant Competition, for which it is anticipated grant applications will be due on/or around December 9, 2020. This solicitation is being issued in part to comply with Federal procurement standards outlined in CFR §31.36 that are applicable to hiring of consulting firms to assist communities with grants awarded by the U.S. EPA.

August 7th, 2020 – Proposal (Click on link)

Updates

Answers to Questions Received (Click on link).  Posted 8/19/20

New Updates 8/24/20

Answers to additional Questions received on August 17th, 2020 (click on link).  Posted on 8/24/20.