Requests for Proposals
Following is a listing of active Requests for Proposals (RFPs), Requests for Qualifications (RFQs) and program nominations being solicited by the Department of Community Planning and Economic Development (CPED).
General Conditions are terms and conditions that the City expects all of its Contractors to meet. By proposing, the proposer agrees to be bound by these requirements unless otherwise noted in the Proposal. The proposer may suggest alternative language to any section. Some negotiation is possible to accommodate the proposer’s suggestions.
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Employment and Training
- Minneapolis Employment and Training Application to U.S. Department of Labor TechHire Partnership Grant
The City of Minneapolis Employment and Training is the lead applicant in a metropolitan-wide grant proposal to the U.S. Department of Labor TechHire Partnership Grant opportunity (CFDA #17.268). The proposal will improve career pathways for youth and young adults between the ages of 17-29 in the high-growth Information Technology sector.
In advance of the March 11, 2016 application deadline, Minneapolis Employment and Training seeks to select partners to serve as Workforce Intermediary, Employment Service Providers and Training Providers. Eligibility requirements and guidelines for these application opportunities can be found in the solicitations:
- TechHire Workforce Intermediary RFP (pdf)
- TechHire Employment Service Provider RFI (pdf)
- TechHire Training Partner RFI (pdf)
- Questions and Responses to TechHire Solicitations (pdf)
- Addendum to Questions and Responses to TechHire Solicitations (pdf)
Please check this site regularly for updates to these opportunities.
- The City of Minneapolis Department of Community Planning and Economic Development (CPED) is seeking proposals focused on creative and innovative ways to enhance the commercial vitality of commercial corridors, commercial nodes, activity centers, and Light Rail Transit station areas. Healthy business districts play a crucial role in the vibrancy of Minneapolis neighborhoods and are critical to the overall health of the local economy. CPED issued the 2016 Façade Improvement Program RFP on Thursday, January 21, 2016. Proposals are due on Thursday, February 25, 2016 by 4:00 p.m. For more information contact Rebecca Parrell, 612-673-5018.
- CPED is seeking applications for gap financing assistance for commercial development projects in neighborhood business districts (map of eligible areas) through the Great Streets program . Open application period
- Request for Proposals for the Redevelopment of 54th and Riverview Road
Questions and Answers (pdf)
The City of Minneapolis is seeking development proposals for an affordable family housing development to be constructed on vacant land owned by the City located at 54th and Riverview Road in South Minneapolis. The development site includes properties located at 5348, 5364, and 5368 Riverview Road and 5118 E. 54th Street located at the southeastern edge of the City adjacent to and east of the Light Rail Transit (LRT) Blue Line running along MN State Highway 55. This corridor is very important to the City in that it provides direct access from downtown Minneapolis to the Veteran’s Medical Center at the most southern border of the City of Minneapolis.
The City’s ultimate objective is to create an affordable family housing development that contributes to the vibrancy of multi-family transit oriented development along this major transit corridor.
- 54th & Riverview RFP Document (pdf)
- Exhibit A-1 Map of City w/site identified (doc)
- Exhibit A-2 Site Survey (pdf)
- Exhibit B Development Objectives (doc)
- Exhibit C Nokomis East Light Rail Transit Station Area Plan (pdf)
- Exhibit D-1 Environmental Report (pdf)
- Exhibit D-2 Environmental Report (pdf)
- Exhibit D-3 Environmental Report (pdf)
- Exhibit E CPED Offer to Puchase (doc)
- Exhibit F - MN Housing Common Application
- Exhibit G Consent for Release of Response Data (doc)
- Exhibit H Proposal Evaluation & Self Scoring Worksheet (xls)
- Exhibit I Request for SUBP Goals Form - Construction (doc)
- Exhibit I-1 SUBP - Scope of Services (xls)
- Exhibit I-2 AAP Workbook (doc)
- Exhibit J MN Statutes - Chapter 13 Government Data Practices (pdf)
- Exhibit J-1 MN Government Data Practices Act (pdf)
- Exhibit K City Policy, Procedures and Other Pertinent Documents:
- HOME 2015 Adjusted Income and Rent Limits (pdf)
- City of Minneapolis Unified Housing Policy (pdf)
- Construction Process Guide and Checklist and Minneapolis Construction Management AgreemenT (pdf)
- Zoning Code
- Green Communities Intended Methods and Compliance Workbook
- 2015 Minnesota Overlay & Guide to the 2011 Green Communities Criteria
- Minnesota Housing Community Impact Fund Program Procedural Manual
- Twin Cities Green Products and Services Directory
Proposals are due to City offices no later than 4:00 p.m. local time on Friday, February 12, 2016. Proposals received after the deadline will not be accepted.
Prospective responders may direct questions in writing to:
Ms Theresa Cunningham
Minneapolis Community Planning & Economic Development
105 Fifth Avenue South, Suite 200
Minneapolis, MN 55401
The department contact person is the only individual who can be contacted about the project by proposers before the proposal deadline and cannot vary the terms of the RFP. The site may be toured on your own. No appointment is needed.
For further information about this RFP email Theresa Cunningham.
- CPED is a suballocator of Low-Income Housing Tax Credits (LIHTC) for the state. Tax credits are offered through an annual RFP process pursuant to the Qualified Allocation Plan. Proposals are due annually.
- Affordable Housing Trust Fund Program funds are used to provide gap financing (the difference between conventional financing and project costs) for affordable and mixed-income rental housing production and preservation projects. Proposals are due annually.
- CPED seeks nominations for projects to include in its new Higher Density Corridor Housing Initiative . The program provides a new funding source for public acquisition of sites for multifamily housing development on or near community, commercial and transit corridors. Open application period.
Last updated Feb 4, 2016