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NG20-20 Transportation Policies

The Municipality of North Grenville is issuing a request for proposal (RFP) seeking a qualified consultant to complete a number of traffic and transportation related studies and to create policies/strategies to support the multi-modal movement of goods, residents and visitors throughout the Municipality.

The successful consultant will review and create strategies, policies and procedures related to goods movement (ie. Truck routes), road safety, and municipal speed limits. Additionally, the successful consultant will complete a comprehensive review and update of the existing traffic calming policy to ensure compliance with industry standards and guidelines.

The details of this RFP have been posted to Merx here: https://www.merx.com/solicitations/open-bids/Transportation-Policies/0000178827

Please note that the closing of this RFP will be Friday, July 24th, 2020 at 12:00 PM (noon) EST.

The Municipality of North Grenville encourages competition among suppliers in order to maximize savings for taxpayers. The purchasing process is transparent and equitable ensuring fairness among bidders.

Purchasing Procedures

There are a variety of purchasing procedures in place to ensure openness and accountability. The Municipality is also aware of the regulations set out in the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act as it pertains to any purchases or business transactions the Municipality is involved in.

Quotations – The Municipality will seek three verbal quotations for items under $2,000 and three written quotations for items ranging from $2,000 to $10,000.

Tenders – The Municipality will issue a tender for items $10,000 and over.

Requests for Proposals – The Municipal may seek a Request for Proposal (RFP) for an item of any dollar value, which may include professional and consulting services.

Additional details for each purchasing process, including advertising and evaluation criteria, are available in the Municipality’s Procurement Policy.