Solicitation Type: RFP
Issued by: Tualatin Valley Water District
Publish Date: Oct 1, 2021 12:00AM
Proposals Due Date: Oct 21, 2021 2:00PM (Pacific Standard Time) add to calendar
Status: awarded
Posted: Sep 29, 2021





Watershed protection, monitoring, and outreach plan

 Tualatin Valley Water District (TVWD) and the cities of Hillsboro, Wilsonville, Sherwood, Beaverton, and Tigard, collectively known as the Willamette Intake Facilities (WIF) Commission, are seeking proposals from firms with qualified project staff to provide assistance with the development of the WIF Commission’s Watershed Protection, Monitoring, and Outreach Plan for the mid-Willamette River and Willamette Basin (Project). This Project is under the management of TVWD (Managing Agency) for WIF Commission activities and operations.

Proposals for consulting services to assist with the Project for the Managing Agency on behalf of the WIF Commission will be electronically accepted by Heather Speight, Procurement and Contract Administrator, via Equity Hub’s Bid Locker at (Bid Locker) until 2:00 p.m. local time, on October 21, 2021 (Deadline). Before Proposers can submit their proposal, they will need to sign up with Bid Locker at  There is no cost to register. Any proposals received after the specified time will not be considered.

The WIF Commission is undertaking this Project in support of its Mission, Vision, Values, and Goals strategic plan, adopted by the WIF Commission Board in July of 2021. This Project generally includes the following major elements:

·        Identification of Watershed History, Characteristics, and Stakeholders

  • Data and Risk Analysis
  • Local and Regional Stakeholder Outreach
  • Outreach, Partnership, and Branding Opportunities
  • Financial Opportunities
  • Monitoring Technology and Case Studies
  • Development of Watershed Protection, Monitoring, and Outreach Plan

The proposed schedule for selecting and contracting with a Consultant is provided below.  These dates are approximate and the Managing Agency reserves the right to change them.

Issue Request for Proposal (RFP): October 1, 2021

Deadline for Questions: October 15, 2021

Proposal Submission Due Date: October 21, 2021, 2:00 p.m.

Interview Notification of Shortlist: November 3, 2021

Interviews: November 16, 2021

Consultant Selection: November 17, 2021

RFP documents may be obtained either from Bid Locker or in electronic or hard copy format by contacting:

Contractor’s Plan Center, Inc.

5468 SE International Drive

Milwaukie, OR 97222

Phone: (503) 650-0148

Fax: (503) 650-8273


Proposals are due to Bid Locker by the Deadline and will not be publicly opened.  Any proposals received via email, fax, in hard copy, or after this date and time will not be accepted.

The Managing Agency reserves the right to cancel this RFP, reject any and all proposals not in compliance with all prescribed public contracting procedures and requirements, including Proposer responsibility under ORS 279C.375 (3) (b), and may reject for good cause any and all proposals upon the Managing Agency’s finding that it is in the WIF Commission’s or the public’s best interest to do so. The Managing Agency reserves the right to waive informalities and to negotiate a contract with the highest scored proposer.

Proposers will be responsible for the cost of obtaining the Solicitation documents, including any shipping charges. Proposers will also be responsible for signing a confidentiality agreement prior to obtaining the documents. Return of the documents is not required, and the amount paid for the documents is nonrefundable.

For more information regarding this Project, please contact Christina Walters at



This project has the following solicitation documents.

Bid Document File Size Notes
120,554 Notice of Intent to Award

You will need to:

  • Unchecked Be logged into Bid Locker
  • Unchecked Be registered with Tualatin Valley Water District

Please note: plan centers are not allowed to download these documents for redistribution.

For Questions or Additional Information, Contact:

Name: Heather Speight
Email: Heather.Speight@TVWD.Org

Interested Parties

Interested Parties

These are the vendors who have expressed interest in this solicitation:

Business When
Geosyntec Consultants Oct 18, 2021
IMS Oct 4, 2021

Solicitation Change History

Changes to This Listing:

The following bid documents were added:
202110001 - Addendum 1.pdf
Oct 19, 2021

About Tualatin Valley Water District

About our District

TVWD serves about 215,500 customers in parts of Washington County, Oregon. Our service area covers more than 44 square miles including portions of Beaverton, Hillsboro, Tigard, and unincorporated Washington County. TVWD is a special district, established to provide drinking water, and is governed by an elected Board of Commissioners.

Our Mission: To provide our community quality water and customer service
Our Vision: Delivering the best water, service, value
Our Values: Reliability, Integrity, Stewardship, Excellence, Safety