Cities reserve the right to reject any and all bids. All times listed are Central Standard Time unless otherwise noted.
ACCOUNTING SERVICES. Afton is requesting proposals to provide qualified accounting services on a contracted basis. All accounting services have been provided by a contracted accountant who is retiring. Deadline for the proposals is Feb. 5, 2019 at 4 p.m. Proposal information may be found on the city’s website at www.ci.afton.mn.us on the Home Page listed under City of Afton Documents as “RFP for Professional Accounting Services”. Questions may be directed to Ron Moorse, City Administrator, at (651) 436-8957 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
AGENT OF RECORD/INSURANCE BROKER. The City of Bloomington is seeking proposals from qualified insurance vendors to act as the Agent of Record/Insurance Broker for the City (Broker). The City is requesting insurance consulting and brokerage services to assist in the acquisition of property and casualty insurance coverages. Copies of this Request for Proposals are available from the City’s Purchasing Office; to receive a copy of the RFP, email Purchasing@BloomingtonMN.gov. Interested vendors should submit four (4) printed copies and one (1) electronic copy (flash drive with Microsoft Word or Adobe Acrobat format preferred) of the Proposal not later than 11:00 A.M., Wednesday, Jan. 23. Proposals must be submitted to Heather Forcier Boettcher, Purchasing Agent at 1800 West Old Shakopee Road, Bloomington, Minnesota 55431.
AIRPORT SERVICES. Worthington is requesting a Statement of Qualifications from consulting engineering/planning firms to provide engineering and planning services for federally funded airport projects to be undertaken within the next five years. Services may include airport planning, and basic and certain special services for preliminary, design, and construction phases of improvement projects. To obtain the complete Request for a Statement of Qualifications please contact Dwayne Haffield, City of Worthington, P. O. Box 279, Worthington, MN 56187 or email email@example.com. Statement of Qualifications are to be submitted no later than Feb. 22, 2019.
AIRPORT SERVICES. Cambridge is requesting Statements of Qualifications from qualified consultants for professional engineering services for the Cambridge Municipal Airport ("Airport"). Professional, technical, and advisory services are needed for projects identified in the Airport's Capital Improvement Plan ("CIP"). For complete information visit http://ci.cambridge.mn.us/cambridge/departments/administration/request-for-bids-or-proposals.
AUDIT SERVICES. LeRoy is soliciting proposals from qualified certified public accountant firms licensed to practice in the State of Minnesota to audit its financial statements for the fiscal year ending Dec. 31, 2018, with the option to audit its financial statements for the foreseeable future, in addition to performing other financial audits and reviews as required by Minnesota State Statutes. A full copy of the RFP can be obtained by contacting Patty White, City Clerk-Treasurer, PO Box 359, LeRoy, MN 55951, (507) 324-5707, firstname.lastname@example.org. The deadline to submit a proposal is no later than 4 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 30. Proposals will be reviewed at the Feb. 4, 2019, city council meeting.
BANKING SERVICES, PURCHASING CARD SERVICES, MERCHANT CARD SERVICES, AND FINANCIAL CUSTODY SERVICES. The City of Bloomington (the “City”), the Housing and Redevelopment Authority in and for the City of Bloomington (the “HRA”) and The Port Authority of the City of Bloomington (the “Port” or “Port Authority”) are currently seeking proposals from qualified banks (banks, trust companies or national banking associations) located and/or authorized to do business in the State of Minnesota, to provide banking, purchasing card services, merchant card processing, and investment custody services. This Request for Proposals (RFP) describes the services involved and the process for selecting the firm to be awarded a contract. Copies of this RFP are available from the City’s Purchasing Office; to receive a copy of the RFP, email Purchasing@BloomingtonMN.gov. Interested vendors should submit six (6) printed copies and one (1) electronic copy (flash drive with Microsoft Word or Adobe Acrobat format preferred) of the Proposal not later than 11:00 A.M., Wednesday, Jan. 23. Electronic copy of the Proposal shall be in put together into one (1) complete document in its entirety.
BENEFITS. Lakeville has issued a Request for Proposal (RFP) for a Benefits Consultant/Agent/Broker of record. Proposals are due to the City no later than 10 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. 31. For additional information, questions and to request a copy of the RFP, email email@example.com.
BUILDING INSPECTION SERVICES. Clear Lake is requesting proposals to provide building official/inspector duties and related services to the City. Full RFP can be obtained by emailing City Clerk/Treasurer Kari Mechtel at firstname.lastname@example.org Proposals due no later than 3 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 14.
CIVIC REBRANDING. The City of Marshall is seeking proposals for a qualified consulting firm with experience in market research (both quantitative and qualitative), message/positioning development, and community identity/branding including development of brand identity framework; creative concepts; brand voice; and brand guidelines; recommendations for brand rollout and implementation. A copy of the full RFP with scope of services and submittal instructions may be found at: https://ci.marshall.mn.us/main/index.php/public-notices/533-rfp-for-market-research-and-civic-rebranding-project. Submissions are due Wednesday, Jan. 30. Questions may be directed to Lauren Deutz, Convention Visitors Bureau Director, at email@example.com.
CONSTRUCTION. Blaine will be receiving sealed bids for the furnishing of work and materials for the construction of an Activity/Senior Center at 9150 Central Avenue NE. Bids will be opened on Feb. 5, 2019, at 2 p.m. at Blaine City Hall with award by City Council on Feb. 21. Plans and specifications may be examined/requested through the office of the Assistant City Manager or at QuestCDN.com (eBidDoc #6086786). It is the city’s intent to begin construction by March/April 2019 with all work to be completed by Dec. 1, 2019. Questions may be directed to Robert Therres, Assistant City Manager, at firstname.lastname@example.org or (763) 785-6123.
ECONOMIC RECOVERY. St. Cloud is seeking proposals for full-time professional services of an “Economic Recovery Coordinator” to implement a 2-year economic recovery strategy. This strategy includes promotion of local industry and workforce assets, aggressive business retention expansion and recruitment, repurpose existing industrial infrastructure, and mitigation of unemployment. The Request for Proposals (RFP) including project description, scope of work and deliverables, project schedule, submission requirements, evaluation criteria and inquiry contact is available at: www.ci.stcloud.mn.us/1614/Economic-Recovery-Coordinator---Contract. Initial proposals will be reviewed as early as Dec. 10 but RFP will remain open until satisfactory candidate is selected.
FIRE SERVICES. Dayton is seeking proposals from qualified firms to conduct a fire service future needs study, providing comprehensive analysis and recommendations to City staff and the City Council. Dayton is looking for expertise in evaluating its existing fire service delivery structure, recommendations on capital equipment capacity and future needs. Proposals should be submitted by pdf in a format suitable for emailing and for printing copies. This may be emailed to email@example.com and must be received no later than 4 p.m. on Friday Feb. 8, 2019 to be considered. You may find a full copy of the RFP by visiting www.cityofdaytonmn.com under announcements.
LONG RANGE TRANSPORTATION PLAN UPDATE. Notice is hereby given that the Mankato/North Mankato Area Planning Organization (MAPO) has released a Request for Proposal (RFP) to solicit responses from qualified firms for the purposes of producing a comprehensive update to the MAPO’s Long Range Transportation Plan (LRTP). The firm selected must have experience and expertise in long range transportation planning, including (but not limited to) project management, public involvement, data collection and analysis, financial resources, and a clear understanding of the MPO planning process and federal and state requirements. The Request for Proposal is available on the MAPO’s website, www.mnmapo.org, by email request at firstname.lastname@example.org, 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 email@example.com or by phone at (507) 387-8389. Proposals must be sent to the above address by 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 19.
REBRANDING MARKET RESEARCH. The City of Marshall is seeking a qualified consulting firm to conduct a branding identity study including research, evaluation, and suggested strategies for rebranding. The study will provide insights regarding current perceptions of the City of Marshall and help it best position for economic growth, new resident attraction, and loyalty to a unified brand. A copy of the full RFP with scope of services and submittal instructions may be found at: https://ci.marshall.mn.us/main/index.php/public-notices/533-rfp-for-market-research-and-civic-rebranding-project. Submissions are due Wednesday, Jan. 30. Questions may be directed to Lauren Deutz, Convention Visitors Bureau Director, at firstname.lastname@example.org.