City of Bellingham - Mitigation Banking and Natural Resource Design 07/12/22




Proposals due : July 12, 2022 @ 11:00 am


RFQ # 23B-2022

The City of Bellingham (City) is seeking written statements of qualifications from consulting firms with expertise in mitigation banking and natural resource design.


The City of Bellingham (“City”) is issuing this request for qualifications (RFQ) (Invitation No. 23B-2022) from consulting firms interested in providing professional planning and design services for the Bellingham Mitigation Bank Certification and Operations (MB0100) project.

Bellingham Mitigation Bank Certification and Operations project creates a new mitigation bank by building on previous foundational efforts. Following early termination of the prior consultant contract, the City is interested in completing the required Mitigation Banking Instrument (MBI) and supporting documents, receiving certification for up to three bank sites, obtaining associated permits, implementing mitigation site construction, and receiving guidance and/or services for bank operation.

Services, including professional engineering services, and construction engineering and/or administration, may be added/removed from the contract contingent upon funding availability and project needs. This project is funded through various City of Bellingham funds.


All proposals shall be received no later than 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday 12 July. Late or misdirected proposals will not be considered. Proposals shall be sent or delivered to the City of Bellingham, Purchasing Office, 2221 Pacific Street, Bellingham, WA 98229. Phone: (360) 778-7750. The Request for Qualifications and supporting documents for bid 23B-2022 are available for download on-line at .

Persons with disabilities may request this information be prepared and supplied in alternate forms by calling (360) 778-7750.

The City of Bellingham, in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, 78 Stat. 252, 42 U.S.C. 2000d to 2000d-4 and Title 49, Code of Federal Regulations, Department of Transportation, subtitle A, Office of the Secretary, Part 21, nondiscrimination in federally assisted programs of the Department of Transportation issued pursuant to such Act, hereby notifies all bidders that it will affirmatively insure that in any contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement, disadvantaged business enterprises as defined at 49 CFR Part 26 will be afforded full opportunity to submit bids in response to this invitation and will not be discriminated against on the grounds of race, color, national origin or sex in consideration for an award.

Published May 31, 2022.

To publish a Bid or Subbid please contact our local procurement team at

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