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: Comprehensive Park and Outdoor Recreation Plan

The Park, Recreation, and Forestry Department of the City of De Pere is soliciting proposals to revise and update their Comprehensive Park and Outdoor Recreation Plan. 

Proposals will be accepted until March 3, 2023, at 3:00 pm. For a copy of the RFP, contact Marty Kosobucki at 920-339-4065 or at

Request for Proposals: Zoning Code Rewrite/Reform Project

The City of Eau Claire, WI (pop. 70,000) is seeking a qualified and experienced consultant firm to rewrite its 100 year old zoning and related set of development codes. The last major update was in 1990 and the code has become outdated and cumbersome to implement for staff, development community, and general public. The new ordinance must reflect the goals and values of the City and improve the form and function of the built environment, while being understandable and enforceable. Proposals will be judged by the scope of work and criteria found in this RFP – click on link).

Deadline for submission: 2:00 PM CDT, February 27, 2023

Request for Proposals: Comprehensive Plan

The City of Worthington, Minnesota (the “City”) is seeking proposals from qualified multi-disciplinary firms to prepare an updated Comprehensive Plan. The City seeks firms with expert knowledge of planning in diverse communities and small cities. Responses are due no later than February 23, 2023 at 4:00 p.m.

The City seeks development of a stream-lined plan with achievable goals. Engaging residents will be a key component of this process and the City seeks innovative ways to engage minority residents. Primary topics of the plan will include Land Use/Zoning, Housing, Transportation, Parks, Public buildings and Recreation, Economic Development, Natural Resource Management, and Utilities.

The RFP is available on the City’s website at:

Proposals are to be submitted by Thursday, February 23, 2023 at 4:00 p.m.

Contact: Matt Selof, Director of Community Development

Request for Proposals: Downtown Master Plan

The City of West Fargo, North Dakota (the "City") is seeking proposals from multi-disciplinary firms to lead a planning process for the development of a master plan for the City's downtown area, "The Downtown Yards."

The City intends to partner with a qualified multi-disciplinary consultant team to produce a Downtown Master Plan that will build upon the vision and goals of the City's Comprehensive Plan; define and respond to current conditions and issues; enhance downtown's sense of place; and guide public and private investment over the next five to ten years. The plan will focus on placemaking, as well as business/economic development, parking, and infill development.

The RFP is available for download on the City's website at:

Digital proposals are to be submitted at or before 11:00 A.M., February 6, 2023 CST.

Project contact: Aaron Nelson,

Request for Proposals: Comprehensive Plan Update

The City of Onalaska, WI seeks qualified proposals from a multi-disciplinary consulting team or firms in the development of a new 2025-2045 Comprehensive Plan. The City invites consultants to submit an RFP no later than February 13, 2023 at 4:00 PM. The City is expecting proposers to provide their own ideas and insights and is open to new and original ways to complete and update the Comprehensive Plan, such as the creation of webpage, digital story board, media and/or a traditional written plan that satisfies the requirements of the Wisconsin’s “Smart Growth” Comprehensive Planning legislation. Responses to this RFP to include innovative ideas for an effective full rewrite of the Comprehensive Plan.


Katie Aspenson, AICP
Planning Manager

Comprehensive Plan Update RFP

Request for Proposals: Finding Home Study

Otter Tail County, Minnesota hereby announces that it is issuing a Request for Qualifications for Consultant Services For “Finding Home” Study. The purpose of this Request for Qualifications (RFQ) is to select a qualified partner to conduct a study on the experiences of people attempting to find affordable housing in Otter Tail County. Otter Tail County seeks to better understand the process of how individuals and families find/do not find housing in the county as well as understand the various organizations that they may contact in the process. Ultimately, the county is seeking this information so that it can serve individuals and families better and identify strategies to better connect people with housing opportunities.

Interest parties must review the RFQ in the link below and complete the form attached to the RFQ.

RFQ Finding Home Study 2023

Interested parties must return the RFQ by 4:00 p.m., January 31, 2023 via electronic mail to

Questions regarding this RFQ may be directed to Lynne Penke Valdes, Deputy Administrator, or by calling 218-998-8049.

Request for Proposals: Zoning and Subdivision Code Update

The City of Becker, Minnesota is seeking qualified, professional planning services to participate in a complete rewrite of the City’s zoning (Chapter 11) and subdivision (Chapter 12) regulations. The City intends to partner with a qualified consultant, or team of consultants, to join with City Staff in conducting a public process to develop new land use, development, subdivision, and zoning regulations for the City of Becker. Submittals must be sent to City of Becker, Community Development Director Jacob Sanders, at PO Box 250, Becker, MN 55308 by 4:30 PM on February 10th, 2023. Proposals must be placed in an envelope, box, or similar container securely sealed therein and labeled: “Proposal to Rewrite the City of Becker’s Zoning / Subdivision Code”.

Questions must be submitted to Jacob Sanders via or (763) 200-4242 by 4:30 PM on January 20th, 2023.

More information can be found in the complete RFP located on the city’s website at


Jacob Sanders, Community Development Director
City of Becker
PO Box 250
Becker, MN 55308

Request for Proposals: TOD Implementation Planning

The City of St. Louis Park Community Development Department is requesting proposals from qualified consultants to assist the city in updating station area plans for three METRO Green Line Extension light rail transit (LRT) stations: Beltline Boulevard Station, Wooddale Avenue Station, and Louisiana Avenue Station; as well as developing a new small area plan to guide the development of the West Excelsior Boulevard corridor.

Proposals must be received by 4:00 p.m. Thursday, January 19, 2023; a contract is expected to be awarded on February 1, 2023, with a target completion of October 2023.

As a fully-developed first-ring suburb, new development in St. Louis Park primarily takes the form of infill development and redevelopment in key areas of the community. The METRO Green Line Extension light rail transit corridor is a key infill and redevelopment focus area in the 2040 Comprehensive Plan. The city’s objective for the three station areas has been to foster and facilitate transit-supportive redevelopment using transit-oriented development (TOD) best practices and planning principles. The city seeks a consultant team that will conduct an inclusive engagement process and will be able to deliver updated plans and guidelines that will result in equitable development and aid the city in fostering sustainable development; multi-modal transportation (particularly walking, biking and transit); a variety of housing options; and neighborhood-scale commercial development.

The RFP is available at


Laura Chamberlain, Senior Planner
City of St. Louis Park

Request for Proposals: Housing Study

Winona County in partnership with the cities of Winona, Goodview, Lewiston, and St. Charles seeks proposals from qualified consultants to lead a planning process for the development of a comprehensive Winona County Housing Study. This study will result in a report that will help inform future strategic decision-making for economic development and for the 2024 Winona County Comprehensive Plan. Proposals are due no later than 4:30pm CST on January 20, 2023 (EXTENDED DEADLINE).

The RFP can be found here:


Dusty Liston, Winona County EDA, CEDA