Request for Proposals – Comprehensive Plan Update


The City of Alexandria (pop. 13,575) is calling for and requesting proposals from planning consultants to assist the City in completing a comprehensive revision of its 2007 Comprehensive Plan, (adopted by the City in June, 2007 and updated via implementation and amendment, most recently in October, 2017).  Such a Comprehensive Plan revision, using the existing Plan as a guide, includes but is not limited to the following: statements of policies, goals, standards; a land use plan, including proposed densities for development; a community facilities plan; a transportation plan; and recommendations for Plan execution and implementation as authorized by State Statute. The Plan must be completed and proposed for adoption by the Planning Commission and City Council by October 31, 2018.

The successful firm must have a recognized track record in community development while working closely with elected and appointed officials as well as City staff.  Potential consultants may be requested to interview with City staff and/or boards.

Interested parties should send a statement of qualifications, with a listing of experience, scope of services, fee structure (specify which individuals will do the work and the budget per person), references and resumes to:

Michael J. Weber, Community Development Director
City of Alexandria
704 Broadway
Alexandria, MN 56308

Phone:  (320) 759-3626
FAX:   (320) 763-3511
Email:  [email protected]

Submission deadline for proposals is January 31, 2018 at 12:01 P.M., CST. The City will make a selection on or before February 28, 2018.

The City of Alexandria reserves the right to waive irregularities in proposals, to reject any or all proposals with or without cause and to award the proposal that it determines to be in the best interest of the City.

by City of Alexandria

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