REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL/QUALIFICATIONS for FOSTER CITY PARKS MASTER PLAN CONSULTANT

Agency: City of Foster City
State: California
Type of Government: State & Local
NAICS Category:
  • 541310 - Architectural Services
  • 541330 - Engineering Services
  • 541611 - Administrative Management and General Management Consulting Services
Posted Date: Jan 4, 2024
Due Date: Feb 2, 2024
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REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL/QUALIFICATIONS for FOSTER CITY PARKS MASTER PLAN CONSULTANT
Bid/RFP Status:
Open - accepting bids and proposals
Bid/RFP Due Date:
Friday, February 2, 2024 - 2:00pm
Bid/RFP Reference Number:
CIP 301-682

The City of Foster City requests pricing/proposals from qualified consulting firms to develop a Parks Master Plan. Pricing is to include professional services for development, review, and presentation of the plan as well as project management.

TENTATIVE SCHEDULE

Request for Proposal/Qualifications Issued: January 4, 2024
Questions due to City: January 26, 2024
Proposals Due: February 2, 2024 by 2 PM
Interviews: February 19-22, 2024
Final deliberations: March 4-8, 2024
Submit to City Council for Approval: April 1, 2024

For questions regarding this RFP/Q, contact Frank Fanara, Parks Manager at ffanara@fostercity.org or Derek Schweigart, Director of Parks and Recreation at dschweigart@fostercity.org .

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Parks and Recreation Department
650 Shell Boulevard
Foster City, CA 94404
SUBJECT:
Request for Proposal: CIP 301-682 FOSTER CITY PARKS MASTER PLAN (FNA PARKS
SYSTEM MASTER PLAN) CONSULTANT
All those interested and qualified are invited to submit a proposal to develop a comprehensive Plan
that re-envisions the City’s Parks System, as outlined in the scope of work that is outlined and
delineated on the enclosed Request for Proposal (RFP).
PROPOSAL SUBMITTAL DEADLINE: FRIDAY, February 2, 2024, at 2:00 PM
RETURN PROPOSAL TO:
City of Foster City
Parks and Recreation Department
Attn: Derek Schweigart, Director
650 Shell Boulevard
Foster City, CA 94404
The City will evaluate qualifications and references and may conduct interviews with the proposers to
provide an opportunity for proposers to demonstrate their qualifications for the services.
Schedule
Release date:
Deadline for Questions
Proposals due:
Interviews:
Final deliberations:
Submit to City Council for Approval:
January 4, 2024
January 26, 2024
February 2, 2024
February 19-22, 2024
March 4-8, 2024
April 1, 2024
The City reserves the right to make changes to any of the foregoing dates in the Schedule or any
other dates identified in the Request for Proposal, as may be necessary.
Request for Proposal
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CITY OF FOSTER CITY
REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL
CIP 301-682 FOSTER CITY PARKS MASTER PLAN CONSULTANT
PROPOSAL SUBMITTAL DEADLINE: FRIDAY, February 2, 2024, at 2:00 PM
RETURN PROPOSAL TO:
City of Foster City
Parks and Recreation Department
Attn: Derek Schweigart, Director
650 Shell Boulevard
Foster City, CA 94404
Request for Proposal
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SECTION
INDEX
I. INTRODUCTION
II. GENERAL INFORMATION
III. PROPOSAL REQUIREMENTS
IV. PROPOSAL SUBMITTAL REQUIREMENTS
V. CONSULTANT SELECTION PROCESS
VI. DRAFT SCOPE OF SERVICES AND SCHEDULE OF PERFORMANCE AND MANAGEMENT
AND PROJECT CONTROLS
VII. STANDARD PROFESSIONAL SERVICES AGREEMENT AND INSURANCE REQUIREMENTS
ATTACHMENTS
A. DRAFT SCOPE OF SERVICES
B. STANDARD PROFESSIONAL SERVICES AGREEMENT AND SAMPLE INSURANCE
REQUIREMENTS
C. COVID-19 AMENDMENT/ATTACHMENT
Request for Proposal
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REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL
PROFESSIONAL DESIGN SERVICES FOR
CIP 301-682 FOSTER CITY PARKS MASTER PLAN CONSULTANT
SECTION I. INTRODUCTION
The City of Foster City (CITY) is seeking a qualified consulting firm to provide professional design
services for CIP 301-682 Foster City Parks Master Plan. To that end, the CITY invites qualified
consulting firms to submit proposals.
Consultants shall examine all information in this Request for Proposal (RFP), including the
attachments.
The deadline for submitting questions about the proposal is Friday, January 26, 2024, at 5:00 pm.
The CITY will consider proposals received on or before the proposal submittal deadline of Friday,
February 2, 2024, at 2:00 pm.
SECTION II. GENERAL INFORMATION
The City is seeking an experienced consulting firm to submit proposals to develop a
comprehensive Plan that re-envisions the City’s Parks System. Consultant shall provide a proposal
for professional design services for Foster City Parks Master Plan as described in Attachment
A: Draft Scope of Services, Part II Description of Required Services.
Staff anticipates recommending approval for the award of the agreement for professional design
services for CIP 301-682 Foster City Parks Master Plan at a City Council meeting in April 2024.
Consultant shall bear all costs and assume all liability associated with developing and/or
submitting proposals. CITY shall bear no costs and/or assume no liability for developing and/or
submitting proposals.
Consultants should be aware that any proposal submitted may be subject to a request for records
and produced to a member of the public, if requested, in accordance with the California Public
Records Act.
SECTION III. PROPOSAL REQUIREMENTS
To demonstrate the qualifications and experience necessary to perform the professional design
services for the project, as described in Attachment A, Draft Scope of Services, Consultant shall
submit a proposal that includes the information described in this section.
Request for Proposal
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If Consultants have questions regarding the proposal, submit questions to Derek Schweigart,
Director of Parks and Recreation at dschweigart@fostercity.org on or before Friday, January 26,
2024, at 5:00 pm.
The proposal shall be comprised of:
Part 1 is comprised of electronic copy of document containing sections A, B, C, D, E, F, G,
and H described below.
Part 2 is comprised of hard copy of document containing section J, Consultant Fee
Schedule and Reimbursable Expenses.
The proposal should be concise and address qualifications and experience. Consultant shall not
include superfluous information or analytical work that would otherwise be performed during
the course of work in the proposal. The body of the proposal, excluding appendices, should not
exceed 15 pages. As an appendix, provide resumes for the proposed team members. Proposals
should be bound with tabs identifying each section herein specified.
PART 1
A. Cover Letter
Consultant shall provide a cover letter. The person who signs the cover letter shall be
authorized to contractually bind the Consultant. The cover letter shall include the following:
1) A statement that all the information in the Request for Proposal was examined.
2) A statement that the proposal is binding for a 90-calendar day period.
3) The name, title, address, email, and telephone number of the individual to whom
correspondence and other communications should be directed during the consultant
selection process.
4) The name, title, address, email, and telephone number of the individual who will negotiate
the consulting agreement with CITY, if selected, and is authorized to contractually bind the
firm.
B. Executive Summary
Consultant shall provide an executive summary. The executive summary shall include a
statement that Consultant reviewed the Draft Scope of Services and is able to provide the
required professional services. The summary shall briefly summarize those Consultant
qualifications and experience, contained in the proposal, which best highlights its ability to
successfully deliver the work.
C. Project Approach
A summary presentation of the proposed approach for performing the services, describing
how the firm would be organized and an approach structured to ensure:
Request for Proposal
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