Master Consultant Request for Statement of Qualifications (SOQ) - SOQ # 06
The South Florida Regional Planning Council (SFRPC), on behalf of the Southeast Florida Regional Partnership (Partnership), is the fiscal agent for this project. The consultant team will work closely with the RPCs, the Project Management Team (RPC Executive Directors, Project Director, Program Manager, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Point of Contact), the Executive Committee, and Partnership and Consortium members, additional staff and the public in all phases of the process described more specifically in the HUD-approved work plan for development of the "Regional Vision and Blueprint for Economic Prosperity" (RVB).
The project involves planning efforts to evaluate and integrate housing, land use, economic and workforce development, transportation, education, equity, and infrastructure investments into a RVB promoting economic prosperity and livability that will result in a vibrant and resilient economy, socially inclusive and equitable communities, and environmental sustainability. The consultant team will work closely with the Project Director, Program Manager and other members of the Project Management Team, the Executive Committee, and Partnership and Consortium members to lead community engagement, coordinate with stakeholders, compile data on existing conditions, conduct needs assessments, conduct scenario planning, define a vision, and draft a final plan for the seven-county Southeast Florida Region comprised of Indian River, St Lucie, Martin, Palm Beach, Broward, Miami, and Monroe counties. The planning process and development of the RVB are expected to be completed within approximately three years. A key requirement of the selected consultant(s) will be to assist in coordination efforts with the various stakeholders to ensure effective implementation of the HUD-approved work plan. This project will conclude on or before February 21, 2014. The SOQ is available to all interested applicants and contains all specifications and instructions for submittal. Interested applicants must fully respond to and comply with the specifications and instructions contained in the SOQ. A copy of the SOQ and accompanying materials is available at http://www.sfrpc.com/Regional%20Partnership/Related%20Documents.htm