Request for Qualifications (RFQ): Consultant Services for Engineering, Environmental, and Permitting Assistance for Coastal Projects

The State Coastal Conservancy (Conservancy) is seeking qualifications from engineering and environmental services firms in order to contract for as-needed  technical assistance in order to facilitate the development and implementation of a variety of coastal projects. The initial contract amount will be for $150,000. The selected Firm will help to determine the feasibility and scope of individual projects, provide conceptual environmentally sensitive design alternatives, and objective, “third-party” analyses on complex and controversial technical issues that often arise in the course of Conservancy project development or implementation. More specific examples of the type of technical assistance that could be requested are provided in the full RFQ here.

Please note that responses are due Friday, March 31 by 5 pm.

The RFQ can be downloaded here. 

Questions regarding this RFQ can be submitted to and will be answered at least weekly.

To receive weekly updates on question and answers regarding responding to this RFQ, please send an email to requesting to be included on the Interested Contractor list for the consultant retainer contract.

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