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Bid Number: Parks and Rec Master Plan RFQ
Bid Title: Parks and Recreation Master Plan RFQ
Category: Bids and RFPs
Status: Closed

The City of Garden City, Kansas (City) is seeking a qualified firm/individual to prepare a Parks and Recreation Master Plan. This Master Plan will drive City long-range planning, direct decision-making, and resources toward a clearly defined vision for its future, including development and redevelopment of the parks, facilities, open space, and recreation system, over the next ten (10) years. The planning process will consist of the following components: needs assessment, visioning, identifying and evaluating community needs, priorities, opportunities, and creating a phased implementation and financial plan. The firm selected by the governing body will create a document which summarizes the planning process, data collected, the analysis of forecasted needs, and implementation strategies for review and approval by the governing body.
Publication Date/Time:
2/16/2021 8:00 AM
Publication Information:
Closing Date/Time:
3/16/2021 10:00 AM
Submittal Information:
Submit to Aaron Stewart at
Addendum Date/Time:
Contact Person:
Statement of Qualification (SOQ) Requirements
The ideal firm shall have experience performing master and strategic planning as detailed in the Scope of Services. The qualifications and commitment of key personnel that would be assigned to this community are critically important in the selection of a firm. Please provide the following in your proposal in the following sequence:

Cover Letter – on the proposer’s letterhead, include an introduction including the name, phone number, and email address of the person(s) authorized to represent the company regarding all matters related to the proposal.

Project Team Organizations

a. An executive summary and an organizational chart identifying team members and their areas of responsibility.
b. Key personnel qualifications.
Information regarding the firm’s ability to meet project schedules and availability to city staff.

Three (3) references (past or current). Firms shall provide contact information for at least three municipal, county, or other government or private sector client references specifying entity name, address, services provided, contact person, and telephone number.

Qualifications and relevant project experiences as outlined in the Scope of Services.

The City will evaluate all RFQ submittals and will select the firm deemed most qualified and may enter a contract for Parks and Recreation Master Planning. In making the determination, the City may schedule one-on-one interviews with the firms, if deemed necessary.
The City reserves the right to request further documentation or information and to discuss an RFQ submittal for any purpose to answer questions or to provide clarification.
The City reserves the right to reject all RFQ submittals and to conduct studies and other investigations, as necessary, to evaluate the RFQ submittal and complete interviews with the firms as part of the evaluation phase.
Your RFQ submittal may not be changed, amended, or modified after such time as the City declares, in writing, that a particular stage or phase of its review of the responses has been completed or closed.

Please see the full Request for Qualifications at the following link:

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