2016 RFI - Comprehensive Economic Development Strategic Plan
Request For Information: Comprehensive Econocmic Development Strategic Plan (CEDSP)
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Closes: 5/11/2016 at 4:00 p.m. CST No late submittals will be accepted!
Responses to this RFI are to be submitted electronically no later than 4:00 p.m. CST on May 11, 2016. All responses shall be delivered via e-mail directly to DQuinn@FriscoEDC.com.
The City of Frisco email limit is 10MB. If files are larger than 10MB, the vendor may mail or drop off a flash drive or DVD containing the information prior to the deadline to the attention of:
Dave Quinn, CEcD
6801 Gaylord Parkway, Suite 400
Frisco, TX 75033
Submit questions to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
All questions and answers will be posted on this page, www.FriscoEDC.com/BIDS
|Issue RFI to market||Thursday, April 28, 2016|
|Deadline to submit questions||Friday, May 6, 2016|
|Deadline to submit RFI||Wednesday, May 11, 2016|
|Score RFI submissions||Tuesday, May 17, 2016|
|Issue RFP to selected service providers||Monday, May 23, 2016|
|Deadline to submit RFP||Friday, June 10, 2016|
|Score and shortlist RFP submissions||Monday, June 20, 2016|
|Presentations by shortlisted service providers (no later than)||Thursday, June 30, 2016|
|Selection of service provider||Friday, July 8, 2016|
|Begin project with scope and sync up meeting by||Friday, July 15, 2016|
|Present FINAL Report of CEDS||Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2016|
|What data subscriptions are available for the consulting firm to access for this planning project?
||The FEDC currently has subscriptions to the following services: Avention, Costar and Xcelligent
|How many other firms was this RFI sent to for response?
||Emails sent out to 12 firms. The RFI posted online at FriscoEDC.com/bids and the City of Frisco's bid page, www.FriscoTexas.gov/bids. Circulated through the City's DemandStar account and pushed out through IEDC.|
|What date will answers be provided to submitted questions?||We will work to answer questions as soon as possible. We will post a final list of answers to questions by Close of Business on May 9, 2016.|
|Can companies from outside U.S. send in a response for this RFI?
||Open to any vendor to respond, but it is necessary for the company to show understanding the U.S. market and economic development industry.
|Is the consultant expected to come in person for meetings?||Yes. The consultant will be expected on site for several meetings throughout the project.|
|Can consultant perform the tasks (related to RFP) outside of the U.S.?
||Yes. However, it is important for the company to show understanding of information is relevant to the U.S. market and economic development industry.
|Can RFI proposals be submitted via email?
Yes. All responses to this RFI should be submitted by email to Dave Quiin - email@example.com by the deadline:
|Can you please post a link to the 2010 CEDS for the Frisco Economic Development Corporation so that previous work can be reviewed?||Please click on the link to view the
2010 Frisco EDC CEDS.
|Is there an annual document that showcases results against prior CEDS?||Please click here to view the
Frisco EDC's Five-Year Project Summary 2011 - 2015
|Has the Frisco EDC established a timeline for evaluating and awarding the project and for launching / completion of the project?||Please see timeline for Frisco EDC CEDSP above.
|Please provide information on the budget available for the CEDSP so that we may scale the scope of the project appropriately?||The budget has not yet been set for this project; however, the Frisco EDC Board of Directors understands the value of strategic planning and has committed to providing the necessary resources to successfully complete the project.|