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Requests for Proposals (RFPs)

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ARCHITECTURAL / ENGINEERING SERVICES. Detroit Lakes is interested in receiving proposals from architects that possess qualifications to provide full A/E design and construction services for a proposed new Detroit Lakes Police Department Facility. Interested firms must submit their proposal by 2 p.m. on Friday, April 5. The complete RFP can be found at: If you have questions, please contact Kelcey Klemm, City Administrator at or (218) 846-7123.

ASSESSMENT SERVICES. New Richmond is seeking proposals from qualified assessment firms/individuals to provide annual assessment services for the City of New Richmond, Wisconsin, located in St. Croix County, for the 2020, 2021, and 2022 assessment rolls. The city is seeking a firm/individual to serve as its statutory assessor. The scope of work is to provide annual maintenance work in a competent, timely, efficient, cost-effective and customer service-oriented manner. The city will conduct a full revaluation for assessment year 2020. To receive a copy of the full RFP and specific scope of work, please visit the City’s website at and click on Advertisements for Bids. If you have any questions related to the RFP please contact Mike Darrow, City Administrator at or (715) 243-0401. The deadline to submit proposals is 12 p.m. on April 8.

COMMUNICATIONS. Minnehaha Creek Watershed District seeks a qualified communications consultant to develop a three-year strategic communications and engagement plan to help it achieve its strategic priorities, solidify support for its focused/responsive approach, and reinforce its brand. The plan will use communications strategies for conveying relevant messages to key audiences across multiple platforms, and engagement activities that involve and inform key stakeholders in its work. The strategic communications and engagement plan is envisioned as a framework for the implementation of work by all MCWD staff in addition to communications. A complete copy of the RFP can be found on the District's website at Proposals are due at 4:30 p.m., April 5, 2019. If you have questions regarding the RFP please contact Telly Mamayek at, (952) 641-4508.

COMPREHENSIVE PLAN UPDATE. The township of Thomson is seeking a well-qualified consultant with considerable experience in community design, land use planning, economic analysis, and citizen involvement and participation to assist the Planning and Zoning Commission and Town staff with a substantial update of the Town’s Comprehensive Plan. Request for Proposal documents may be retrieved by visiting the Town of Thomson website at: or by contacting Daniel Stangle, Zoning Official at or (218) 879-9719. Proposals must be received by 4 p.m., Wednesday, April 10, at the Thomson Town Hall, 25 E. Harney Road, P.O. Box 92, Esko, MN 55733.

CORRIDOR STUDY. The Mankato Area Planning Organization is pleased to announce the release of a Request for Proposal (RFP) for a Warren Street Corridor Study. The project purpose is the development and delivery of a Study to generate and evaluate alternatives for management of existing and future traffic flow (including pedestrian, bicyclist, personal auto, and transit) along the identified segment of Warren Street in Mankato. The RFP is available at the MAPO website (, by email request at, or available in person at the Intergovernmental Center (IGC) located at 10 Civic Center Plaza, Mankato, MN 56001. Any inquiries regarding this notice should be directed to Charles Androsky, MAPO transportation planner by email at or by phone at (507) 387-8389. Proposals must be sent to the below address by 4:30 p.m. on March 29.

ENGINEERING SERVICES. Little Canada is soliciting proposals from professional engineering firms interested in providing consulting engineering and related technical services for the City of Little Canada. The City seeks to select the best-qualified and most suitable engineering firm through the RFP process. The ideal firm should have extensive experience and expertise in municipal engineering; including public water and sewer systems, stormwater management, public infrastructure design and engineering, preparation of feasibility reports, preparation of assessment rolls, design review for private construction projects, plat review, and conducting public hearings and informational meetings. Proposals are due no later than Friday, April 5 at 4:30 p.m. See city website for the full RFP document:

ENGINEERING SERVICES. Stillwater is accepting proposals from qualified firms to provide engineering services in the development of ADA Transition Plan. Detailed information concerning the city’s needs is outlined in the RFP posted on the city’s website Proposals are due no later than March 22 at 4 p.m. Questions pertaining to the RFP, project and the selection process should be directed to Shawn Sanders, City Engineer at or (651) 430-8835.

FIRE TRUCK. Milaca is soliciting proposals for a fire tanker-pumper truck in accordance with the Bid Specifications & Contractor Information packet posted on the City of Milaca’s website at, under the Public Notice section of the website. Bid responses are due by 9 a.m. on April 15, 2019. Bids should be submitted to City of Milaca, ATTN: City Manager, 255 1st St. East, Milaca, MN 56353 in a sealed envelope with “BID ON FIRE TRUCK” written on the outside of the envelope. Questions relating to the RFP, please contact Tammy Pfaff, City Manager at (320) 983-3141 or email

FLEET OPERATIONS. Bloomington is seeking written proposals from qualified vendors/companies for Fleet Operations Evaluation throughout the City of Bloomington. Copies of this Request for Proposals are available from the City’s Purchasing Office; to receive a copy of the RFP, email Due Date: not later than 11 a.m., Tuesday, April 9.

GOVERNMENTAL RELATIONS AND EXECUTIVE SERVICES. The MN Association of Small Cities (MAOSC) is requesting proposals to support their governmental relations and executive director responsibilities for the association. You can find a copy of the RFP on the MAOSC website or request one by emailing Direct any inquiries to Mayor Mary McComber, MAOSC President, City of Oak Park Heights, 14168 Oak Park Boulevard North, Oak Park Heights, MN 55082-3007; Applications are due 4 p.m. March 26 with scheduled interviews set for Friday, April 12.

HOUSING STUDY. The Crow Wing County Housing and Redevelopment Authority (HRA) is soliciting proposals for a comprehensive workforce housing study and needs analysis for the cities in Crow Wing County. The results of this workforce housing study and needs analysis will help decision makers, stakeholders, and community members develop a meaningful sense of the availability and needs for workforce housing as well as an understanding of key housing issues. The report is intended to offer community leaders and stakeholders a basis for formulating community-specific workforce housing priorities, policy alternatives, and strategies. Contact for a copy of the RFP. Proposals must be received at the HRA office on or before 4 p.m., Thursday, May 2.

HOUSING STUDY SERVICES. Grand Marais seeks a qualified partner to assist with a project for the community to collect housing data and identify housing solutions. A copy of the request may be obtained on the City’s website, by contacting City Hall, (218) 387-1848, or emailing Mike Roth, City Administrator, at Proposals will be accepted until March 29 at 1 p.m.

HOUSING STUDY AND NEEDS ANALYSIS. The Grand Rapids HRA, together with the Itasca County HRA, is accepting proposals from qualified firms to prepare a comprehensive Housing Study and Needs Analysis for the City of Grand Rapids and surrounding area in Itasca County. The RFP is available by email request to Diane Larson, Executive Director, at, or by phone request at (218) 326-7978. Proposals must be received by 4 p.m. on Friday, March 22.

ICE RINK. Bloomington will receive sealed bids until 11 a.m., Tuesday, April 9, at the office of the Purchasing Agent at 1800 West Old Shakopee Road, Bloomington, MN for the Bloomington Ice Garden Remodel. The scope of work for this Project shall include, but not be limited to: Existing locker room remodeling, ADA ramps,vestibule addition. A non-mandatory pre-bid meeting will be held at 1:15 p.m., Tuesday, March 19, in the Multipurpose Room at the Bloomington Ice Garden, 3600 W 98th Street, Bloomington, MN 55431. Complete digital project bidding documents are available at You may download the digital plan documents for $15 by inputting Quest project # 6086745 on the website’s Project Search page.

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY. Minnehaha Creek Watershed District is seeking qualifications for an IT Consultant to help the District develop and implement a comprehensive technology update. Desired services include: 1) identification of systems/software to support the organization’s identified business functions and processes, 2) testing, selection and implementation of the systems, 3) phasing of the implementation, 4) integration of systems, 5) implementation and sustainment budget planning, and 6) user/staff training. A complete copy of the RFQ can be found on the District’s website at Statements of qualifications(SOQ) are due at 4 p.m., March 26. If you have questions regarding the RFQ please contact Cathy Reynolds at or (952) 641-4503.

LEGAL SERVICES. North Oaks is accepting proposals from qualified firms for municipal attorney services. Detailed information can be found in an RFP posted on the City of North Oaks web site or by contacting City Administrator Mike Robertson at either or (651) 792-7750. Questions should only be directed to City Administrator Robertson and not to any city councilmembers. Proposals are due no later than 4 p.m., Friday, April 19.

LEGAL SERVICES. Truman is accepting proposals for contracted legal services from firms or individuals experienced in municipal law. Proposals will be received for a City Attorney for general municipal representation of civil matters. More information can be found on the city website. Questions regarding this request should be directed to the City Administrator, Bethanie Ekstrom, 101 E. Ciro Street, P.O. Box 398 Truman, MN 56088, via email or by phone (507) 776-7951.

MAINTENANCE. Blaine will be receiving quotes for replacing the wash bay system as its Public Works Facility. The building is located at 1801-101st Avenue NE, Blaine, MN 55449. Quote forms may be reviewed at the Public Works Building or at (eBidDoc #6120935). Work to begin as soon as possible and be completed by Aug. 1, 2019. Questions may be directed to Chris Moneta, at or (763) 785-6165.

VISIONING & COMPREHENSIVE PLAN UPDATE. Monticello is seeking a consulting firm(s) with considerable experience in scenario-based strategic planning, community design, land use planning, economic analysis, and community engagement to prepare a Community Vision and update the city’s Comprehensive Plan. The RFP can be found on the city's website at: or by contacting Angela Schumann, community development director at or (763) 271-3224. Proposals are due by 4 p.m. on April 1.

WEB DESIGN. Minnehaha Creek Watershed District is seeking proposals for a contractor to design a new website for the District. The redesigned website will reflect MCWD's identity as a leader in implementing high-impact water quality projects and policy change to integrate land use and water planning. MCWD desires a website that is visually compelling, easy to navigate, accessible to all users, and easy to administer and maintain. A complete copy of the RFP can be found on the District's website at Proposals are due at 4:30 p.m., April 11. If you have questions regarding the RFP please contact Sarah Bhimani at or (952) 641-1520.

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