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REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS FOR PLAN: Charlestown

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REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS FOR PLAN: Charlestown

Contact: Ted Schwartzberg, 617-918-4230, Ted.Schwartzberg@boston.gov

The Boston Redevelopment Authority d/b/a Boston Planning & Development Agency (“BPDA”) is pleased to issue this Request for Proposals (“RFP”) for consulting services to assist in the development of a neighborhood plan for Boston’s Charlestown neighborhood (hereinafter, “PLAN: Charlestown.”) The BPDA is requesting proposals from respondents that have prior experience in mixed-used neighborhood planning processes. The budget for PLAN: Charlestown is One Hundred Ninety Thousand Dollars ($190,000.00). The PLAN: Charlestown process is anticipated to last twelve (12) months. RFP Availability: This RFP will be available starting at 9:00 A.M. on July 12, 2021 through download from the BPDA’s website http://www.bostonplans.org. Click on ”Work with Us,” and click the ”Procurement” page for PLAN: Charlestown. The RFP will also be available from the Office of the Secretary, Boston Planning & Development Agency, One City Hall Square, Room 910, Boston, MA 02201-1007. Pre-Submission Respondent Conference: All respondents are invited to attend a pre-submission conference on July 26, 2021 at 1:00 P.M. using the following link: https://bit.ly/charlestownrfpconference

Attendance at the pre-submission conference is not required, but attendance is encouraged. Proposal Submission Deadline: All responses to this RFP must be returned no later than 12:00 P.M. (noon) on August 6, 2021 to: Teresa Polhemus, Secretary, Boston Planning & Development Agency, One City Hall Square, Room 910, Boston, MA 02201-1007. Fee proposals must be submitted under separate cover and in a sealed envelope. Absolutely no responses will be accepted after the due date and time. Rule for Award: The resulting contract will be awarded to the responsive and responsible respondent meeting the quality requirements, satisfying the minimum threshold criteria and submitting the most advantageous proposal, taking into consideration the comparative evaluation criteria, and the fee proposal. Respondents meeting the minimum threshold criteria and quality requirements will be interviewed as part of the evaluation process. The BPDA reserves the right to reject any or all bids and to waive any minor informalities. The award of this contract is subject to approval by the Boston Redevelopment Authority Board and is contingent on availability of funds.

Michelle R Goldberg, Budget Director/Interim Procurement Officer