Dover/Kent County MPO seeks RFP for Strategic Contract

Date Posted: Wednesday, February 21st, 2018


The Dover / Kent County Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) is seeking priced proposals from qualified consultants to undertake a variety of “on-call” assignments in support of the MPO’s strategic planning initiative that will result in the implementation of a transportation, land use, and economic development strategy for Kent County.

Interested parties are asked to submit a priced proposal in writing to state their interests and qualifications. Proposals should include one (1) original and five (5) copies, and be sent to the Dover / Kent County MPO via U.S. mail at P.O. Box 383, Dover, Delaware 19903, by 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, March 21, 2018. 

Questions about the project should be directed in writing by noon Wednesday, March 7, 2018, to Cathy Samardza, Executive Secretary, by e-mail at


Sealed proposal envelopes shall carry a clear notation in the lower left quadrant, “Consulting Services – Land Use Strategic Planning, Bid #18-001.”

FAX proposals cannot be accepted.

Pursuant to Delaware state law, no contract will be awarded to any vendor unless, before or in conjunction with the actual award of the contract, such vendor has submitted proof satisfactory to the MPO, to the awarding agency, or the designated representative of the MPO or the awarding agency, as the case may be, that it and each and every subcontractor named by it in its bid, if any, will at the time it submits such proof have valid and effective licenses required by the State, and the political subdivisions, if any, in which the project is located, and the United States government, in order for each of them (i) to do business therein; (ii) to comply with all tax laws thereof; and (iii) to perform the labor and/or supply the material involved in the performance of the contract.

Awards, if any, will be made in conjunction with the Delaware Code, Subchapter 2, Chapter 69, Title 29.

Minority and Women-owned Business Enterprises (MWBE) will be afforded full opportunity to submit proposals, and will not be subject to discrimination on the basis of race, color, nation origin, sex, religion, age, disability, or sexual orientation in the consideration of this award.

Mailing address:

Dover / Kent County MPO

Box 383

Dover, Delaware 19903

The full request for proposal is available here: MPO RFP For Strategic Contract