RFP: Land Acquisition Design and Support

RFP Solicitation Number: DEV ENG 2019-08-RFP

RFP Submission Deadline: October 4, 2019 at 2:00pm

The City of Grand Forks is seeking a proponent to provide Land Acquisition Services for the design and implementation of a process for acquiring up to 124 properties within the City of Grand Forks, Regional District of Kootenay Boundary, and City of Greenwood. Properties to be acquired include: 79 properties with dwellings as of 2018, 1 commercial property, 21 vacant properties and 23 partial properties. Most properties with dwellings are within the North Ruckle neighbourhood, which is designated to be restored to floodplain. The balance of properties is required for flood protection and drainage works or isolated sites of floodplain restoration in high risk locations.

The City requires the proponent to prepare a design for the land acquisition program that makes best use of available funds and local government resources and enables a fair and equitable agreement with property owners. Once the land acquisition program design is complete the team will assist the City and other local governments as required in delivery of the program. Legal work for completion of property transactions is not in scope of this RFP.

Note that no addenda or further information will be posted to this notice. Please monitor the corresponding page on BC Bid directly.

DEV ENG 2019-08-RFP – Land Acquisition Design and Support Download

DEV ENG 2019-08-RFP – Request for Background Information Download

RFP INQUIRIES

All inquiries about this RFP should be directed to:
Dolores Sheets – dsheets@grandforks.ca
Graham Watt – gwatt@grandforks.ca

250-442-8266

RFQ: Winter Sand

RFQ Submission Deadline: September 18, 2019 at 2:00pm

The intent of this Request for Quotation (‘RFQ’) is for qualified Proponents to provide the City of Grand Forks with quotations for the supply of Winter Sand; as specified in the RFQ document.

PW2019-04-RFQ – Winter Sand Download

RFQ INQUIRIES

All inquiries about this RFQ should be directed to:
Rosemary Dykhuizen – Engineering Technologist

250-442-8266

EOI – Security Contractor

EXPRESSION OF INTEREST

SECURITY CONTRACTOR

 

The City of Grand Forks is seeking Expressions of Interest for the provision of security services for a one-year period on a contract basis.

 

The Security Contractor shall provide:

  • City Patrols:  to observe, record and report activities that are suspicious in nature, including documenting the activity and calling the RCMP to respond as required.
  • Block Watch: Organize and coordinate the Block Watch program on behalf of the City.
  • Security Alarm Response: Respond to after hours security alarm call-outs for City facilities. The Contractor will be listed as first responder on the call list.
  • Bylaw Offence Observations:   During the course of patrols, observe and report any activities which could be a municipal bylaw infraction to the municipal bylaw enforcement office.
  • Reporting: A monthly report on the service provided including observations and actions relative to inappropriate and suspicious activities for that period and/or other reports as necessary.
  • With appropriate communication and people skills, attempt to resolve any inappropriate activity where the attendance of the RCMP is not warranted.

 

Proposals shall be submitted via e-mail to: corporate@grandforks.ca

Further information may be found at: https://www.grandforks.ca/bids-tender-opportunities/

CLOSING DATE – 2:00pm – Thursday, May 9, 2019.  Proposals received after the deadline will not be accepted.

DATED THIS 15th DAY OF APRIL, 2019

Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

RFP – Marketing Strategy Coordinator

UPDATE: Feb 27, 2019 – “THE CLOSING DATE HAS BEEN EXTENDED TO 2:00pm TUESDAY, MARCH 12, 2019.”

 

REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL FOR A
MARKETING STRATEGY – MARKETING COORDINATOR

The City of Grand Forks has received approved funding from the Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resources Operations and Rural Development of the Province of B.C. – Rural Dividend Program, for a Marketing Strategy-Marketing Coordinator aimed at bolstering the economic health of the City of Grand Forks and Area D of the Regional District of Kootenay Boundary.

This work will focus on strategies related to the economic revitalization of the business community and will require market research, community consultation and strategy development. It must include a focus (but not be limited to) on the development of a “Shop Local” campaign and culture, the development of a brand, marketing plan and all related strategies required to execute the plan. There is also funding available for a Marketing contractual position which may be responsible for the development of this work or may provide input into this work.

Compensation to be negotiated dependent upon qualifications and scope of the project.

Full description of general scope of services, deliverables and criteria can be found at: Request for Proposal Marketing City of Grand Forks Area D

Questions must be directed to: jennifer@boundarycf.ca
Submission via email only to: dheinrich@grandforks.ca

CLOSING DATE – 2:00 PM – Thursday, February 28th, 2019
DATED THIS 8th DAY OF FEBRUARY 2019

Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. Thank-you for your interest.

 

EOI – Events Manager

EXPRESSION OF INTEREST & PRE-QUALIFICATION FOR AN
EVENTS MANAGER

The City of Grand Forks has approved funding from the Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resources Operations and Rural Development – Rural Dividend Program, for an Events Manager dedicated to providing an events service for the City of Grand Forks and surrounding Area D of the Regional District of Kootenay Boundary for up to a two-year period on a contract basis.

The major objective is to plan, develop and provide a series of new events as well as to work with existing groups on events already within the City and Area D. The successful proponent requires high-level, ongoing communication with the local business community and key region stakeholders and must have a strong knowledge of the local business climate. This is a demanding and diverse role that includes a mix of administrative tasks, budgets, communication, events creation, coordination and organization, and would work in concert with a newly developed marketing strategy for the area.

Compensation to be negotiated dependent upon qualifications.

Full description of core responsibilities and qualifications can be found at: Expression of Interest Events Manager
Submission via email only to: dheinrich@grandforks.ca

CLOSING DATE – 2:00 PM – Thursday, February 28th, 2019
DATED THIS 13th DAY OF FEBRUARY 2019

Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. Thank-you for your interest.

RFQ – Electrical Transformers

RFQ Submission Deadline: October 18, 2018 at 2:00pm

The intent of this Request for Quotation (“RFQ”) is for qualified Proponents to provide the City of Grand Forks with quotations for the supply electrical transformers as specified in the RFQ document below.

 ELEC2018-02-RFQ 2018 Grand Forks Transformers Addendum 1

 ELEC2018-02-RFQ 2018 Grand Forks Transformers

RFP INQUIRIES

All inquiries should be directed to:
David Reid – Manager of Operations

250-442-8266

email