The following RFPs are CLOSED. Proposals are NOT being accepted for these projects. The documents are provided here for reference only.
Closed, Not Yet Awarded
Request for Proposals (RFP)
Develop a Guidance Document and Scope of Services for Municipal Land Use Plan and Environmental Sustainability Master Plan Elements, Including a Municipal Climate Change Related Hazard Vulnerability Assessment
The Highlands Council is soliciting proposals from consultants with varied expertise in municipal land use and master planning, climate change, and climate change hazard vulnerability assessments, to develop a guidance document that will assist its municipalities in gaining full compliance with Section 19, subsections b(2) (f), (g) and (h) of the New Jersey Municipal Land Use Law (MLUL), P.L.1975, c.291 (C.40:55D-28). The subsections require that communities incorporate smart growth, storm resiliency, environmental sustainability, electric vehicle charging infrastructure planning, and climate change related hazard vulnerability assessments into the land use plan element of the municipal master plan.
RFP Issued: July 19, 2021
Question & Answer Cut-off Date: August 19, 2021
Submittal Deadline: 5 p.m. September 20, 2021
Closed & Awarded
RFP: to Conduct Annual Audit
To conduct a financial audit for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2021 and with the option of conducting such audits for each of the four subsequent fiscal years. (CLOSED: Friday, June 4, 2021).
RFQ: Special Counsel for Highlands Act Litigation to Serve for a Three-year Period
Seeking Special Counsel to handle Highlands Act Litigation. (CLOSED:March 19, 2021).
RFP: Real Estate Analysis and Development of Municipal Average Value
To perform a real estate analysis for the Highlands Region as part of the Highlands Region Transfer of Development Rights (“TDR”) program. (CLOSED: February 19, 2021).
Evaluation and Field Test of the Draft Highlands Region Functional Ecosystem Valuation Model
To conduct a thorough review and field test of the draft Highlands Region Functional Ecosystem Valuation Model and Forest Conservation Guidance. (CLOSED: December 20, 2019)
Economic Sustainability Plan for the Highlands Region
To develop an Economic Sustainability Plan for the Highlands Region. (CLOSED: November 4, 2019)
Geographic Information System Services
To provide a range of GIS Services for a period of three years. (CLOSED: Thursday July 18, 2019.)
Highlands Trail Map and Signage
To map the Highlands Trail and design and implement an associated signage program. (CLOSED: April 26, 2019)
Interactive Environmental Resource Inventory ("ERI")
To develop an Interactive Environmental Resource Inventory ("ERI"). (CLOSED: Friday, March 1, 2019)
Regional Municipal Zoning GIS Layer
To develop a Regional Municipal Zoning GIS Layer. (CLOSED: February 1, 2019.)
To conduct a program audit for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2016 and with the option of conducting such audits for each of the four subsequent fiscal years.(CLOSED: Friday, June 10, 2016)
Highlands Regional Master Plan (RMP) Monitoring Program Recommendation Report (MPRR)
To aid in the development of a Highlands Regional Master Plan (RMP) Monitoring Program Recommendation Report (MPRR). Tasks include: compilation of appropriate indicators and milestones; facilitation of Stakeholder and Technical Advisory Committee meetings and public outreach sessions; development (with Council staff) of the MPRR and a proposed science and research agenda to update and enhance the knowledge base that supports the RMP. (CLOSED: March 7, 2014)
Fiscal Impact Assessment of the Highlands Water Protection and Planning Act
To complete a Fiscal Impact Assessment of the Highlands Act and associated Regional Master Plan that will inform a Regional Master Plan Monitoring Report, which the Council intends to prepare.(CLOSED: February 7, 2014)
Web Based Public Comment Portal in support of the Highlands Regional Master Plan Recommendation Report
To develop a web-based platform for collecting, managing, and analyzing public comments regarding the upcoming update of the Regional Master Plan. (CLOSED: October 25, 2013)
Fiscal Analysis of Potential Municipal TDR Receiving Zones
To develop a method of fiscal analysis that provides a municipality with an understanding of the fiscal and local economic impacts of being a potential TDR receiving zone, a potential Highlands Center Designation, and/or a potential Highlands Redevelopment Area. (CLOSED: July 12, 2013)
Highlands Region Functional Ecosystem Valuation Model and Forest Conservation Guidance
To assist in addressing the Highlands Regional Master Plan (RMP) Forest Resource Management and Sustainability and Critical Habitat Conservation Management programs in Chapter 5, Part 1 of the RMP, and enhance and provide program specific requirements for maintaining, restoring and enhancing the natural resources of the Highlands Region. (CLOSED: June 17, 2013)