Click the links below for additional details on current and past bidding opportunities with the Highlands Water Protection and Planning Council.

  • Open RFPs/RFQs

    Economic Sustainability Plan for the Highlands Region
    posted Tuesday, September 10, 2019

    The Highlands Council is soliciting proposals to develop an Economic Sustainability Plan for the Highlands Region. The plan will include an economic profile, identification of key industries and sectors, strategies and policies to secure future economic growth, and an implementation action plan for the ensuing 10 years. Proposals must be submitted no later than 5:00 p.m. Monday, November 4, 2019.

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  • RFP Appendices

    All vendors will be required to complete a series of disclosure forms that are included as appendices A-D in each RFP, once a contract has been awarded. For convenience, these appendices are also provided here as a separate document.

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  • Closed Requests

    The following RFPs are CLOSED. Proposals are NOT being accepted for these projects. The documents are provided here for reference only.

    Geographic Information System Services

    To provide a range of GIS Services for a period of three years.  (CLOSED: Thursday July 18, 2019.)


    Highlands Trail Map and Signage

    To map the Highlands Trail and design and implement an associated signage program. (CLOSED: April 26, 2019)


    Interactive Environmental Resource Inventory ("ERI")

    To develop an Interactive Environmental Resource Inventory ("ERI"). (CLOSED: Friday, March 1, 2019)

    Regional Municipal Zoning GIS Layer

    To develop a Regional Municipal Zoning GIS Layer. (CLOSED: February 1, 2019.)

    Annual Audit

    To conduct a program audit for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2016 and with the option of conducting such audits for each of the four subsequent fiscal years.(CLOSED: Friday, June 10, 2016)

    Highlands Regional Master Plan (RMP) Monitoring Program Recommendation Report (MPRR)

    To aid in the development of a Highlands Regional Master Plan (RMP) Monitoring Program Recommendation Report (MPRR). Tasks include: compilation of appropriate indicators and milestones; facilitation of Stakeholder and Technical Advisory Committee meetings and public outreach sessions; development (with Council staff) of the MPRR and a proposed science and research agenda to update and enhance the knowledge base that supports the RMP.  (CLOSED: March 7, 2014)

    Fiscal Impact Assessment of the Highlands Water Protection and Planning Act

    To complete a Fiscal Impact Assessment of the Highlands Act and associated Regional Master Plan that will inform a Regional Master Plan Monitoring Report, which the Council intends to prepare.(CLOSED: February 7, 2014)

    Web Based Public Comment Portal in support of the Highlands Regional Master Plan Recommendation Report

    To develop a web-based platform for collecting, managing, and analyzing public comments regarding the upcoming update of the Regional Master Plan. (CLOSED: October 25, 2013)

    Fiscal Analysis of Potential Municipal TDR Receiving Zones

    To develop a method of fiscal analysis that provides a municipality with an understanding of the fiscal and local economic impacts of being a potential TDR receiving zone, a potential Highlands Center Designation, and/or a potential Highlands Redevelopment Area. (CLOSED: July 12, 2013)

    Highlands Region Functional Ecosystem Valuation Model and Forest Conservation Guidance

    To assist in addressing the Highlands Regional Master Plan (RMP) Forest Resource Management and Sustainability and Critical Habitat Conservation Management programs in Chapter 5, Part 1 of the RMP, and enhance and provide program specific requirements for maintaining, restoring and enhancing the natural resources of the Highlands Region. (CLOSED: June 17, 2013)

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