Fresno Council of Governments (Fresno COG) is requesting qualification submittals from affordable housing, real-estate economics, land-use, urban design, architecture, urban and regional planning, engineering, public outreach, and related consultants and organizations for the purposes of providing ongoing and as-needed consulting services in support of the Regional Early Action Planning program for the eight-county San Joaquin Valley. Fresno COG has been designated as the lead fiscal agency for the eight-county REAP planning effort. To date, funding applications for the region have been submitted and awarded to the San Joaquin Valley, and the San Joaquin Valley Regional Early Action Committee for Housing (SJV REAP Committee) has been established. The SJV REAP Committee consist of 24 members of the San Joaquin Valley regional planning agencies, cities, counties and community members and will help guide the REAP effort. The San Joaquin Valley Regional Planning Agencies’ Directors’ Committee will also advise the REAP program implementation process.
Deadline for submitting questions – November 20, 2020
Deadline for Qualifications Submittal – December 1, 2020 at 5 pm (Pacific Standard Time)
Kern COG seeks a qualified consultant to prepare an environmental document for the 2022 Regional Transportation Plan (RTP) containing a Sustainable Communities Strategy (SCS) and the Alternative Planning strategy (APS), if necessary; and preparation of a Health Impact Assessment to address the requirements of AB 441 and any other new requirements. The environmental document will incorporate the existing 2021 Federal Transportation Improvement Program for the 2023 cycle. The Environmental Impact Report (EIR), supplemental document or subsequent document, hereinafter referred to as environmental document, must conform to the requirements of the California Environmental Quality Act, the current federal surface transportation act, the federal Clean Air Act, and the California Clean Air Act. The RTP Environmental Document is prepared as a program-level document that analyzes the effects of proposed actions for all modes of transportation, as well as other issues and concerns such as transportation control measures and demand management, congestion management, and intelligent transportation systems.
Last Day to Submit Written Questions – November 26, 2020
Deadline for Proposal Submittal – December 4, 2020
- Request for Proposals – November 3, 2020
- Written Questions – December 1, 2020
- “In light of the pandemic and soon to be coming “stay at home” order…would Kern COG consider electronic only submittals?” – YES
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