REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Mono County is soliciting proposals from qualified consultants to complete the following project: Main Street Character Inventory & Design Guidelines for Highway 395 Scenic Byway Corridor Communities – An inventory of Main Street character for the central business districts of June Lake, Lee Vining, and Walker/Coleville located near or adjacent to Highway 395 in Mono County, update of design guidelines for June Lake and Walker/Coleville main streets, and community gateway sign locations/relocations and improvements along the corridor. The inventory, design guidelines, sign plan are a part of Mono County’s application for designation as a National Scenic Byway. The complete RFP can be found at http://bids.monocounty.ca.gov To be considered, three signed copies of the consultant’s proposal must be submitted to Mono County Community Development Department by 5 p.m. on Wednesday, March 12, 2014. Digital proposals may be emailed to hdebethizy [at] mono [dot] ca [dot] gov provided the required three hard copies are received by 5 p.m. on Thursday, March 13, 2014, but the County assumes no responsibility for formatting or transmission errors. Due to its remote location, overnight delivery to Mammoth Lakes by USPS, UPS, FedEx, and other carriers is actually scheduled as a two-day delivery. Address submittals to Scott Burns, Community Development Director, Mono County Community Development Department, 437 Old Mammoth Rd, Suite P., PO Box 347, Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546. Issuance by the County of this RFP or performance by the County of any act described herein does not commit the County to award a contract, to pay any costs incurred in preparation for this request, or to procure or contract for services. Federal Highway Administration Funds are being utilized in this project. The County has set a Disadvantaged Business Enterprise goal of 0% for the project, and consultants must meet that goal or document a good-faith effort to have met the goal (see 23 CFR § 172.5(b), 49 CFR, Part 26). The successful consultant will be required to comply with mandatory federal contract provisions. The County reserves the right to accept or reject any or all submittals received as a result of this request or to modify or cancel in part or in its entirety the RFP if it is in the best interests of the County to do so. Direct all questions regarding this project in writing prior to the opening of bids to deBethizy at the above address.