(NA) Confederated Salish Kootenai Tribes (CSKT) : Environmental Professional (QEP) with the capacity to provide environmental consulting services for the CSKT Brownfields Community-Wide Assessment (CWA) grant, funded by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The firm selected under this RFP would serve the Tribal Response Program (TRP) under multiple funding sources to promote TRP goals and redevelopment on the Reservation. Example funding sources the firm would provide contracted services to include an EPA Brownfields Assessment Grant, Montana DNRC reclamation funding, and EPA funding under the 128(a) Program. Consistency of service would benefit individual brownfields sites and the Program. The selected firm will coordinate, manage, direct and oversee environmental projects under this CWA, advise the CSKT Brownfields Program on strategies for executing the CWA, and provide regulatory and reporting support for the grant. The contract period will run for approximately three (3) years, contingent on availability of funds. This is an Indian Preference bid. Tribal contractors who wish to receive Indian Preference must obtain certification from the Indian Preference Office as a legitimate Indian-owned business prior to bid submission. This certification must be included with your RFP response. Verification of enrollment with a Tribe does not substitute for an Indian Preference Certificate. The selection of the successful contractor and bid award complies with the CSKT Indian Preference Ordinance 101A, as adopted. It is the sole responsibility of the contractor/bidder to obtain and provide proof of the Indian Preference certificate from the Indian Preference Office available at https://csktribes.org/index.php/employment/indian-preference-office. Please note: the successful contractor is required to pay a 3% fee to the Indian Preference Office on all contracts over $25,000. For more information on Indian Preference certification, contact Melinda Charlo, (406) 675-2700 ext. 1045. All proposals will become the property of the CSKT Division of Environmental Protection Offices. The Tribes reserve the right to accept, reject, or negotiate any element of any proposal received, and the right to refuse any or all bids.
Agency contact for this bid is MaryRose Morigeau (406) 675-2700 ext. 7215 MaryRose.Morigeau@ cskt.org.
*Bid specifications not available for past bids.