Expertise for Communities


  • Thursday, April 21, 2022 4:34 PM | Anne McKinnon (Administrator)

    The Town of Barnstable is seeking a consultant or team to lead a planning and design process to evaluate the existing Downtown Hyannis traffic network and streetscape, engage the community for input and feedback, and create an urban design and transportation plan for Downtown Hyannis that:

    • Addresses congestion that can increase as residential density is increased
    • Places more of an emphasis on pedestrians
    • Enhances the public realm through placemaking in support of economic development
    • Employs traffic calming to enhance safety
    • Encourages multi-modal transportation

    Proposals are due May 11 at 2:00 pm. The link to the RFP is below.

  • Wednesday, April 20, 2022 10:15 AM | Anne McKinnon (Administrator)

    The Norwottuck Network, a 501(c)3 organization, is hiring a consultant to present evidence-based data to project the nature and volume of resultant economic activity for the state and surrounding trail communities if the entire 104± mile Mass. Central Rail Trail is fully completed. Not to exceed $100,000.

    Deadline for questions is June 8 at 5:00 p.m.

    NN Letterhead 2022 ECONOMIC RFP 4-19-22.pdf  

  • Wednesday, April 13, 2022 10:02 AM | Anne McKinnon (Administrator)

    Boston Transportation Department needs a consultant for planning, engineering analysis, concept design, construction plans, specifications, estimates, and construction management services for Terrace Street & Parker Street Improvements.

    RFP available from City’s Supplier Portal at portal (Bid Event EV00010491).

  • Thursday, April 07, 2022 5:51 PM | Anne McKinnon (Administrator)

    Barnstable County is soliciting proposals from  Planning Consultants to undertake the development, preparation, and submission of the Barnstable County HOME Consortiums HOME-ARP Allocation Plan (Allocation Plan). The Allocation Plan shall conform to United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) HOME Investments Partnership Program (HOME) and HOME Investment Partnerships American Rescue Plan Program (HOME-ARP) regulations. $75,000.

    RFP available at

  • Thursday, April 07, 2022 5:43 PM | Anne McKinnon (Administrator)

    The City of Somerville is seeking a consultant to lead a cultural planning process that will engage local arts and cultural organizations, their leaders, and supporters, as well as residents across all neighborhoods, to explore ways to strengthen and improve access to its tremendous cultural assets.

    RFP can be obtained at

    RFP 22-51 Consultant for Cultural Planning FINAL.pdf

  • Wednesday, March 30, 2022 8:46 AM | Anne McKinnon (Administrator)

    Millis, through the Economic Development and Planning Director, seeks consultant for Strategic Plan for Town-owned properties.  Consultant 2wil analyze and create a plan for the use or disposal of 35 properties owned by the Town of Millis. Plan will place each property into one of 4 categories a)  recreation b) water quality/habitat protection c) municipal use d) low value to Town.

    Contact Robert Weiss or 508-906-3742

  • Wednesday, March 30, 2022 8:39 AM | Anne McKinnon (Administrator)

    The City of Chelsea is undertaking an Economic Development Plan and Market Analysis for West Chelsea.

    Bid documents available at

  • Friday, March 25, 2022 1:08 PM | Anne McKinnon (Administrator)

    The Town of Bolton seeks proposals for technical assistance for the update of Bolton's Master Plan to guide equitable and sustainable development through the year 2040. The last Master Plan was done in 2006.

    A non-mandatory pre-proposal conference will be held on Wed., April 13,  at 10:00 AM via Zoom at Meeting ID 865 7022 5598, with a passcode of 004017 and accessed via phone at (929) 436-2866.

    Master Plan RFP_03.24.22 FINAL.pdf

  • Friday, March 25, 2022 12:47 PM | Anne McKinnon (Administrator)

    Town of Dighton invites proposals from consultants for a feasibility study to connect the future 2-mile DCR Sweets Knoll Rail-Trail to the fabric of Dighton and part of the Taunton River Trails network. Mandatory briefing May 17, 2022 at 3:00 PM at Dighton's Old Town Hall, 1111 Somerset Ave., Dighton

    The Trails Committee seeks  professional services from experienced planning, urban design, transportation, or engineering firms to develop a plan for a connection that will address safety and access between the Sweets Knoll Rail-Trail and Taunton River Trails network, identify community goals & priorities, conduct an alternatives analysis of the route & intersection redesigns, and an implementation plan.  Approx. $40,000; must be complete by June 30, 2023.

    Dighton Trails Feasibility Study RFQ March 2022.docx

  • Friday, March 04, 2022 9:16 AM | Anne McKinnon (Administrator)

    The City of Northampton is seeking proposals for a new Historic Preservation Plan as an element of our Sustainable Northampton Comprehensive Plan.  Expected budget is $70.000.

    For a copy of the RFP, contact or 413-587-1265.

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