REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS
ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT STRATEGY
Notice is hereby given that the Santa Rosa County Board of County Commissioners is calling for and requesting qualifications for professional consulting services to create a countywide Economic Development Strategic Plan. The completed strategic plan will indicate where best to allocate Economic Development resources and how to generate local business expansion and new business growth, while maintaining a focus on the aerospace/defense and the commercial sector as an economic development strategy.
All proposals shall be considered in accordance with the Florida Competitive Consultant Negotiations Act (F.S. 287.055).
All qualifications must be in writing and delivered by hand, overnight courier service, or U.S. Mail to the Santa Rosa County Procurement Department, 6495 Caroline Street, Suite J, Milton, Florida 32570, and must be received by 10:00 a.m. CST, July 20, 2017, at which time will be publicly opened. Secondary delivery location shall be to Suite M at the above address. E-mailed bid responses will be rejected. Only bids received by the aforestated time, date and location will be considered. All bids shall be sealed and clearly labeled, “RFQ# 17-048 ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT STRATEGY”. Please provide the original proposal, labeled “ORIGINAL”, and FOUR (4) copies labeled “COPY” (5 total complete packages) along with one (1) electronic file in OCR (readable) PDF format.
Specifications may be secured by download from the Santa Rosa County Website: www.santarosa.fl.gov (keyword BIDS).
Questions concerning this bid should be directed to Shannon Ogletree – Director, Economic Development Office, at [email protected] or 850-981-2070 prior to 4:30 p.m., July 13 2017.
The Board of County Commissioners reserves the right to accept or reject any and all proposals in whole or in part and to waive all informalities and to award the proposal that it determines to be in the best interest of Santa Rosa County.
Santa Rosa County Board of County Commissioners encourages all segments of the business community to participate in its procurement opportunities, including small businesses, minority/women owned businesses, and disadvantaged business enterprises. The Board does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, disability, sex, or age in the administration of contracts.
By order of the Board of County Commissioners of Santa Rosa County, Florida