Calcasieu Parish, LA RFQ & Technical Approach Proposals

Calcasieu Parish, LA RFQ & Technical Approach Proposals

Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana

Calcasieu Parish is located in the heart of southwest Louisiana 250 miles from New Orleans, 170 miles from Houston and 320 miles from Dallas. It is 1,086 square miles in area with a population of 183,577 persons.

The Calcasieu Parish Police Jury is soliciting written qualifications and technical approach proposals from qualified consultants/consultant teams. The Police Jury and staff have identified four critical tasks to be accomplished during the project prioritized as follows:

(1) Rewrite of the current Subdivision Regulations to incorporate all recent studies/plans and address critical issues;

(2) Prepare a comprehensive master plan for the unincorporated area of Calcasieu Parish;

(3) Perform an audit of the current development codes for Calcasieu Parish and establish a framework for the preparation of a Unified Development Code (UDC); and

(4) Prepare certain aesthetic control ordinances that can be adopted during the master plan process and made a part of the UDC framework.

The timeframe for accomplishing all work to be performed is 18 months from a notice to proceed which will be determined during contract negotiations with the selected consultant/consultant team.

The complete RFQ & Technical Approach Proposal document (including submittal requirements) may be retrieved from the Calcasieu Parish Police Jury website ( The Police Jury's project manager will assist in the selection process and the overall plan development. Respondents to this RFQ shall restrict all contact and questions to the individual named below. Questions concerning terms, conditions and technical specifications shall be directed in writing to:

Karen B. Fernandez, AICP
Project Manager
Email: [email protected]
Fernandez Plans, LLC
137 North Telemachus Street
New Orleans, LA 70119

To facilitate the clarification of requirements, consultants must submit a non-binding statement of interest and any inquiries via email to the project manager no later than 5 PM, Central Standard Time, Wednesday, July 18, 2007. Written responses will be returned via email immediately prior to a pre-submittal tele-conference scheduled for Monday, July 23, 2007, 2 PM CST. Consultants should dial 1-800-610-4500 (1-702-851-3339 outside the United States and Canada) and reference ID #3370701 to participate in this pre-submittal tele-conference.

Responses are due on or before 5 PM, Central Standard Time, Wednesday, August 1, 2007.

Related Link: Calcasieu Parish Police Jury – RFQ - Subdivision Regulations, Comprehensive Master Plan & Developmen

For more information contact:

Karen Fernandez
Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana
137 North Telemachus Street
New Orleans
Louisiana 70119
United States

Phone: 504-483-7801
Email: [email protected]

Posted June 27, 2007

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