REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS:
ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT SERVICES
Qualifications due: April 22, 2016
@ 11:00 am
Sealed proposals will be received up to the hour of 11:00 a.m. on April 22, 2016 by Kevin A Cronin, Community Development Director, City Hall, 1095 Duane Street, Astoria, Oregon 97103 for economic development services for the following project:
ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT SERVICES FOR FIVE YEAR ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT STRATEGY
The City of Astoria is seeking statements of qualifications from qualified professional economic development consultants for technical analysis, planning, and strategic services for the City’s first Five Year Economic Development Strategy. The project includes technical assistance with creating an Economic Opportunities Analysis (EOA) and developing an inventory of key business sectors to grow, expand, retain, and attract, create a “batch” strategy of traded sector or knowledge based industries, an entrepreneurial/economic gardening strategy to support startup and first phase businesses, a review of current technical assistance and financial tools, and an overall action plan to achieve each strategy.
Request for Qualifications packets may be obtained from the Community Development Department, Astoria City Hall, 1095 Duane St, Astoria, Oregon, (503) 338-5183. All consultants who intend to submit a qualification package under this RFQ must register with the Community Development Department.
Qualification submittals received after the above specified time will not be considered. Electronic submittals will not be accepted. The carrier, including the United States Postal Service, is considered an agent of the proposer.
Kevin Cronin, AICP, Director
Community Development Department
City of Astoria, Oregon
Published Apr. 12, 2016.