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Bid Title: RFP for Economic Development Consultant DRI-Durkee Street
Category: Community Development Office
Status: Closed


Scope of Work:

Task #1 Preparation of a development prospectus describing the opportunity at Durkee Street

Task #2:  Preliminary Identification of and outreach to potential developers to build market interest.

Task #3:  Development and issuance of an RFEI requesting that developers provide a plan for development consistent with community goals expressed through the DRI process and past planning processes.  The Consultant will work with the City to develop the RFEI which should include but is not limited to:
1. Introduction
2. Scoring Rubric/Matrix
3. Relevant Company Experience
4.  Personnel
5. Resources
6. References

Task #4:  Develop and issuance of an RFP requesting that a short list of developers provide a proposed acquisition price and financing plan, along with a more detailed development plan.

Task #5:  Management of a selection process, culminating in negotiation and agreement with a developer, with associated public input.

Task #6:  Development coordination with regard to public infrastructure needs (such as public parking replacement, open space approvals, consideration for parking needs of existing businesses, etc.) over the course of site construction.

Publication Date/Time:
3/23/2018 12:00 AM
Closing Date/Time:
6/14/2018 4:00 PM
Contact Person:
Matthew Miller
Director of Community Development
City of Plattsburgh
41 City Hall Place
Plattsburgh, NY 12901
(518) 536-7510 office
(518) 314-9870 cell
(518) 561-7367 fax
Consultants should review the City’s previous planning efforts, which are available at to be sure that their responses are informed by the DRI Strategic Investment Plan, previously completed planning efforts, and the Local Waterfront Revitalization Plan (LWRP). The LWRP is being developed through funding provided by the NYS Department of State under Title 11 of the Environmental Protection Fund.
Consultants shall review the City’s Parking Study and Self-Assessment Final Report to ensure that their responses address parking concerns and the needs of the residents, businesses, and visitors Downtown.
Consultants will be required to complete the scope of work outlined in this RFP. If, based on the their knowledge and experience, the Consultant believes the required scope of work should be changed in any way, the suggested changes should be outlined in the Letter of Interest as described in the Submission Instructions section of the RFP.
Please do not reproduce or recreate this scope of work in the Letter of Interest; only modifications to what is requested will be required and considered as part of the Consultant evaluations. A sequenced plan with costs specified for each task should be included.
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