Proposals due: August 25, 2016
@ 4:00 pm
The City of Forest Grove (City), Oregon, is issuing a Request for Proposals (RFP) from qualified design firms (Proposer) with demonstrated experience in ADA Inventorying related to barriers to those with disabilities within the public right-of-way (PROW) and preparing ADA PROW Transition Plans to meet Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. To be considered, interested parties must submit their Proposals in accordance with the requirements set forth in the Request for Proposals (RFP).
The RFP will be used to select the Proposer to provide professional services for the inventory of a selected portion of the City’s PROW and preparing the ADA PROW Transition Plan. Responses to this RFP will be reviewed, scored, and ranked according to the criteria and process defined in this RFP. The Proposer selected for contract negotiations will be the firm selected as the most qualified through the evaluation process.
The Request for Proposals can be downloaded from the City website at, or a printed copy can be obtained at the address listed below, or by contacting the Rich Blackmun, Project Manager at 503-992-3192, Monday through Friday, between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. For questions or clarifications regarding this RFP, contact Rich Blackmun, at or 503-992- 3192.
There will be no pre-proposal meeting for this RFP.
Proposals shall be submitted in sealed envelopes and received at the City of Forest Grove Engineering Department, no later than 4:00 p.m. PST, Thursday, August 25, 2016, addressed to the attention of Rich Blackmun, 1928 Council Street, Forest Grove, OR 97116. The outside of the envelope shall plainly identify the Project: “ADA PROW TRANSITION PLAN,” along with the name and address of the Proposer. Faxed or electronic (e-mail) responses will not be accepted. Responses received after the designated closing date and time will not be opened or reviewed.
The City may reject any response not in compliance with all prescribed solicitation procedures and requirements and other applicable law, and may reject any or all responses in whole or in part when the cancellation or rejection is in the best interest of the City, and at no cost to the City.
Paul Downey,
Director of Administrative Services
Published Aug. 5, 2016.