Beardy’s & Okemasis’ Cree Nation requires the services of a Strategic Planning Consultant. The Strategic Planning Consultant will be responsible for facilitating Strategic Planning Sessions with elected leadership and drafting a Strategic Plan document.
The Strategic Planning Consultant will work directly with the Councillor in charge of Governance.
Awarding of Contract:
The contract will be awarded February 11, 2019.
The successful applicant must be available to facilitate a strategic planning session and deliver a final copy of the strategic plan by March 31, 2019.
Only the successful contractor will be contacted.
Information to Bidders
The nation will pay 50% of the cost upon awarding of contract and will retain the remaining 50% until the final document is received.
Reservation of Rights:
Beardy’s & Okemasis’ Cree Nation reserves the following rights, to be exercised in its sole, absolute and unfettered discretion;
to delete, revise, modify or amend any part of this RFP;
to cancel, terminate or suspend this RFP at any time and for any reason;
to reissue this RFP at any time and for any reason;
to seek clarification of the contents of any response;
The Beardy’s & Okemasis’ Cree Nation has embarked on a tourism strategy that includes the development of a multi-use trail system that will link the community to tourism-based businesses and experiences, the Carlton Trail will be designated as part of the Great Trail (formerly the Trans-Canada Trail) network and will be approximately 20km in length.
At this point in time, we require a trail design study to ensure we are selecting appropriate lands for development and to adhere to industry standards for trail design and construction. In order to ensure a fair and transparent process, proposals are requested from qualified firms.
Proposal Submission Deadline: February 15, 2019 (noon)
Proposal should include:
Project Identification Number (RFP 001.19)
Methodology for community engagement and inclusion in the design study.
Company profile including a statement of qualifications and key personnel who will be assigned to the project.
Proposed project methodology and the division of roles and responsibilities between the firm and the client; work schedule with milestones and timelines.
Relevant experience in engaging Indigenous communities and organizations in trail design processes including recent project examples and references.
The basis for pricing their services.
Proposals can be submitted to the Beardy’s & Okemasis’ Cree Nation via email: firstname.lastname@example.org, via fax: (306) 467-4404 or by dropping off your proposal at the front desk of the Band Office. A selection committee will determine the best submission and will award a contract to the winning applicant.
Background information listing experience in construction, sign making, and landscaping
Any certificates / education / qualifications of applicant
Detailed contact information
Proposed materials list
Project budget and installation costs
Proof of General Liability Insurance: $1,000,000.00
East entrance: full sign site with landscaping (figure 1)
West / South entrances: sign and x2 flags (figure 2)
2 flags only, all 3 sites: BOCN + Treaty 6
Sign dimensions: 3.5 metres wide by 2 metres tall (see figure 1)
x6, 6 metre (or best fit) commercial grade flag poles
1 large tipi (18 feet)
1 small tipi (halved) (12 feet)
All materials must be weather proof, UVA/UVB resistant, durable, cleanable (especially from vandalism)
All submitted bids must be sealed. Proposals can be submitted to Jasna Gamble-Eyahpaise at the Beardy’s & Okemasis’ Cree Nation Band Office.
A selection committee will determine the best submission, and will award a contract to the winning applicant on February 1, 2019. All applicants must make themselves available for the selection process on February 1st.