How To Submit an RFP/RFQ

Email the site administrator to submit your RFP/RFQ for review with the following:

  • a paragraph (or two) summarizing the RFP/RFQ along with a website link to the complete documentation
  • a submission deadline
  • a contact name and number. 

There is no charge for advertising RFPs/RFQs on the website or in APA Minnesota's electronic newsletter, where it will also be listed provided the submission deadline is prior to the issuance of the next newsletter.

Current RFPs/RFQs

Request for Proposals: Zoning Code Update

The City of Hudson, WI is looking for a firm to assist the city with updating its zoning code along with other associated chapters (signs, fences, subdivisions, etc.). The existing zoning code was last comprehensively updated and adopted in 1993 but has since undergone periodic updates and amendments.

The update to the zoning code would take an in-depth analysis of the code to modernize it to fit the goals and objectives of the City’s comprehensive plan. Some overarching goals for the update include:

  • Making the code easier to understand and administer
  • Allow for greater flexibility in quality infill development
  • Introduce form-based concepts in certain areas if appropriate
  • Integrate consistent design standards into the zoning code
  • Allow for a greater mix of compatible land uses

For more information regarding this RFP, please refer to the official document here.


Deadline for submissions is 4:00 p.m. on May 20, 2022.


Any questions, please contact Tiffany Weiss, Associate City Planner at or 715-716-5749.

Request for Proposals: Comprehensive Plan Update

The City of Hermantown is seeking proposals from qualified planning firms/consultants to develop a new and uniquely formatted community-wide comprehensive plan. The area to be considered in this comprehensive plan update will include the City’s corporate boundary area. The comprehensive plan will serve as the guiding document for growth and development regarding land use, zoning, utility construction, economic development, traffic management, recreation, capital budgeting, provision of municipal services and facilities, housing, and community engagement.

Additional information about the City’s comprehensive plan can be found here. A link to the RFP document can be found here.


RFPs should be submitted no later than May 13, 2022 at 2:00 p.m.


For more information, please visit or contact Eric Johnson Community Development Director at 5105 Maple Grove Road, Hermantown, MN 55811; by telephone at 218.729.3618; or by email at 

Request for Proposals: Conceptual Programming and Partnership Study

Friends of the Falls invites proposals for a conceptual programming and partnership report and recommendations for The Falls Initiative, a precedent-setting riverfront initiative in downtown Minneapolis focused on restoring a story disrupted at Owamniyomi, St. Anthony Falls.

The selected Consultant(s) will work closely with the Leadership Team to understand the priorities of the seated Native Partnership Council, co-create goals and objectives for programming, gather relevant information, identify and engage interested parties, define strategies, establish a preliminary understanding of functional requirements, evaluate programming and partnership opportunities, and prepare a report and recommendations for a conceptual programming mix.

The budget for this work is up to $100,000 inclusive of fees and expenses for the five-month engagement.

The RFP pdf is available for download here, and is listed and available on our procurement web page, here.


Proposals due by April 25, 2022 at 3 PM (Minneapolis Time)


Kjersti Duval - 612-836-8266

Request for Proposals: Redevelopment Feasibility Study

The City of Medina, in partnership with Hennepin County Housing and Economic Development, is seeking a qualified consultant to conduct a market analysis and redevelopment study focused in Uptown Hamel. Uptown Hamel is the City’s “downtown” area with a mix of residential, business, and institutional uses.  

Uptown Hamel has been a priority in the City’s planning over the past 15 years.  Significant investments have been made in street, utility, sidewalk, and lighting improvements using with Tax Increment Financing (TIF) and property owner assessments. The intent of project is to identify actions for the City and property owners to support improvements and development in Uptown Hamel.  

The project consultant will have three primary deliverables:   

  • Conduct a market study analyzing the current conditions and projected demand for different uses in Uptown Hamel.   
  • Complete a redevelopment feasibility analysis considering potential commercial/retail, professional office, mixed use and housing development.    
  • Create an action plan to be used by City staff and property owners to realize redevelopment and infill opportunities desired by community.     

The RFP and more information are available here: RFP UPTOWN HAMEL     


Questions submitted by email are due by April 27th.     

Proposals are due by May 2, 2022 at 8:00 AM.   


Dusty Finke, Planning Director, at 763-473-8846 or via e-mail at

Request for Proposals: Facility Needs Study

The City of New Prague is seeking proposals for a facility needs study for all City facilities in New Prague, MN. Current facilities range from new/recently remodeled to over 100 years old and the City would like assistance in reviewing space needs across the City as New Prague continues to grow. 

Link to RFP

For more information, please visit or contact Joshua Tetzlaff, City Administrator at 118 Central Avenue N, New Prague, MN, 56071; by telephone at 952.758.4401; or by email at

RFPs should be submitted no later than April 29 at 4:00 p.m.

Request for Proposals: Updated Downtown Plan

The Grand Rapids Economic Development Authority (GREDA) seeks the services of a qualified multi-discipline consultant or consultant team who will be responsible for providing services that result in an updated downtown master plan. The selected consultant team will have considerable experience in developing downtown plans, particularly for communities of a size and standing similar to Grand Rapids, and possess significant urban planning, civil engineering and public engagement capabilities. The consultant team should also possess a depth of experience in community and economic development as well as analysis of market conditions. 

The project consultant will prepare a comprehensive downtown plan that translates the priorities of the community into specific, attainable, development and redevelopment goals for the downtown that focus on establishing/strengthening the downtown as the physical and social heart of the community. The downtown plan will go beyond the concept stage to create redevelopment strategies tailored to the specific needs and conditions in Grand Rapids.

The RFP and more information is available here: RFP Link  


Proposals are due by April 15, 2022 at 4:00 PM


Rob Mattei, Director of Community Development, at