Statements of Qualifications and Fee Proposals from Qualified Environmental Professionals to Conduct Brownfields Site Assessments

Southwest Regional Planning Commission (VT)

Due Date: 9-9-22

Southwest Region Planning Commission requests Expressions of Interest, Statements of Qualifications, and Proposed Professional Cost Rates and Fees from Qualified Environmental  Professionals for Brownfield site assessment services for Mixed Hazardous Substances Brownfield sites.


Wayfinding Master Plan
Town of Northfield, VT

Due Date: 9-2-22

The Town of Northfield is seeking bids from qualified consultants to develop a wayfinding master plan for the Northfield Town Forest.  The project includes the development of a comprehensive map of the Town Forest trail network and Norwich University Shaw Outdoor Center, boundaries and connections to surrounding parcels, trail markers and other wayfinding signage, kiosks, pedestrian- and vehicle-oriented directional signs.

A complete copy of the request for bids is on the Town’s web site at www.northfield-vt.gov.   Questions regarding the request for bids shall be directed to Town Manager, Jeff Schulz at jschulz@northfield.vt.us  or 802-485-9822.     One (1) electronic Adobe (PDF) file shall be received on/before 4:00pm on September 2, 2022 and emailed to jschulz@northfield.vt.us.    In addition, five (5) hard copy proposals shall be received by the Town by 4:00 PM on September 2, 2022 at attention  Town Manager 51 South Main Street Northfield, VT 05663.


InvestNH Housing Opportunity Planning Grant Program Consultant List
New Hampshire Housing

Due Date: 9-19-22

NH Housing is preparing a list of consultants qualified to perform work for municipalities that receive InvestNH Housing Opportunity Grants. Consultants that are deemed sufficiently qualified to perform these grant-funded projects will be included in a listing of consultants.


Municipal Guide to Housing Development Under RSA79-E: Community Revitalization Tax Relief Incentive
New Hampshire Housing

Due Date: 9-2-22

New Hampshire Housing seeks a consultant to create a guide for municipalities interested in utilizing the various tools in the Community Revitalization Tax Relief Incentive (RSA 79-E) for the purposes of advancing housing supply, affordability, and diversity of housing stock.


Vulnerability Assessment & Climate Adaptation Strategies
City of Bath, ME

Due Date: 8-25-22

The City of Bath is seeking proposals from qualified and experienced providers of environmental planning services, with a specific background in conducting vulnerability assessments and developing climate adaptation plan policies.


Climate Resiliency Zoning Project

City of Portland, ME

Due Date: 8-23-22

The City of Portland, Maine is seeking a consultant to develop a package of climate resiliency zoning tools. This work will build off the city’s climate action plan, and include research, outreach, drafting, and a formal review and adoption process.

In late 2020, the Portland City Council adopted One Climate Future, the City’s climate action plan.  One Climate Future capitalized on foundational work around climate change from the City’s comprehensive plan, Portland’s Plan 2030, and proposed, among many recommendations, an approach to zoning for climate resiliency. As One Climate Future states, “If we choose to develop flood- and inundation-prone areas, our cit[y] would likely face higher rates of property damage; greater risk to health and safety; higher costs to repair and maintain city infrastructure; and more strain on city resources.  We have the opportunity now to guide future development to reduce that risk from coastal flooding.”  One Climate Future also makes a case for the city-wide risks associated with higher intensity rainstorms and high heat.

The objective of the Climate Resiliency Zoning Project is to develop and integrate resiliency tools within the City of Portland’s land use code. The scope will build off the work of One Climate Future’s Resilience Memorandum, which suggested a set of zoning strategies that would operate at different geographies: a resiliency overlay in areas of likely flooding that would focus on adapting to risks from sea level rise and storm surge, and a city-wide set of land use standards that would focus on resilience in the face of higher intensity rainstorms and heat.

For more information and to access the RFP for the Climate Resiliency Zoning Project, visit the City of Portland's website at www.portlandmaine.gov or email jrl@portlandmaine.gov.


Planning Services to Modernize Zoning and Subdivision Bylaws
Tow of Waitsfield, VT

Due Date: 8-5-22

Waitsfield, Vermont seeks a qualified consultant to assist its Planning Commission and Planning and Zoning Administrator in drafting amendments to the Town’s zoning and subdivision regulations to promote housing and walkable development in and adjacent to the Town’s villages.


Master Plan Update
Town of Conway, NH

Due Date: 9-9-22

The Town of Conway is seeking qualifications/proposals from consultants to update the Town's Master Plan.


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