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Bid Title: Request for Proposals for Coastal Vulnerability Assessment
Category: Professional Consulting
Status: Open

Description:

The City of Malibu is interested in contracting with a highly qualified consulting firm experienced in sea-level rise (SLR) analysis and technical assessments to assist with the comprehensive updating of the City’s certified Local Coastal Program (LCP). The updating of the LCP will occur in two phases. The first phase, which is the focus of this RFP, addresses the vulnerability of the City’s coastline to sea level rise. This will be accomplished by conducting a vulnerability assessment and identifying a range of possible sea level rise adaptation strategies. The outcome will be a draft regulatory and adaptive strategies outline that will have been discussed in a Planning Commission public workshop. In addition, a summary report including options evaluation and recommendations based on Planning Commission workshop results will be created. These documents will be the basis for the development of draft Local Coastal Program policies in the second phase of the LCP update. 

Publication Date/Time:
6/20/2019 12:00 AM
Closing Date/Time:
7/19/2019 3:30 PM
Contact Person:
Tracey Rossine, Administrative Analyst
trossine@malibucity.org
Business Hours:
7:30 AM-5:30 PM
Fax Number:
310-456-3356
Qualifications:
- A working knowledge of the requirements of the California Coastal Act related to the preparation of Local Coastal Programs (LCP’s);
- Experience with hydrodynamic modeling to assess SLR and the effects of SLR, including the ability to evaluate and recommend best available science (experience with and understanding of CoSMoS 3.0);
- Experience in coastal engineering (for plan level feasibility and as necessary for comprehension of modeling; no actual detailed engineering designs needed);
- Experience in economic and fiscal impacts analysis, including as it relates to the effects of SLR and impacts to recreational assets;
- Ability to evaluate the impacts of SLR based on modeling and develop vulnerability and risk assessments;
- A working knowledge of the City’s coastal development patterns and geography;
- A working knowledge of local, State and federal laws that could be relevant to adaptation strategies;
- Demonstrated experience in communicating highly technical information about sea level rise and climate change effectively to the public
- Demonstrated experience in conducting public workshops and community engagement.
- Demonstrated experience in preparing and/or updating LCP’s in compliance with the CCC’s sea level rise policy guidance and certified by the CCC.
Miscellaneous:
All questions regarding the RFP must be submitted in writing. Please send all questions in writing via email or fax to:

Tracey Rossine
Administrative Analyst
trossine@malibucity.org
Fax: 310-456-3356

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