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SOLID WASTE CONTRACT NEGOTIATION

Bid Information


Bid Alert No: 00002390149

Bid Title: SOLID WASTE CONTRACT NEGOTIATION

Agency Bid No. Title: 788

Received Date: 10/30/2020

Close Date: 11/18/2020

Purchase Type: Term: 12/31/2021 - Option to Renew

Delivery Point: Clark County, Washington

Delivery Date: Not Stated

Specifications

Specifications include, but are not limited to: Task 1: Contract Negotiation and Finalization Support The purpose of this task is to provide County staff technical and experience-based support during contract negotiations with the existing service provider to extend the term and update business arrangements related to the provision of solid waste transfer, transport and disposal and recyclables processing. If negotiations are not successful for an extension, the work may shift to providing support in issuing an RFP (Task 4). Consultant services:A. Facilitate and support discussions and meetings associated with contract negotiations, including: a.A preliminary meeting with negotiation team to provide up-to-date background information.b. Negotiation meetings with existing owner/operator. c. Debrief meetings and planning meetings with negotiation team.d. Manage timelines and schedules for efficient and timely progress on reaching agreement on key principles. It is anticipated that negotiations with the existing service provider may extend over a three month to eighteen-month period, however, it is hoped that the consultant can compress this timeline.B. Provide analysis on and assist staff in evaluating proposed contract modifications and evaluating opportunities and limitations against the goals set by the County. C. Assist in defining and resolving outstanding issues. Additional information: Consultant services do not include legal advice nor refining detailed agreement language. Task 2: Stakeholder Engagement The purpose of this task is to ensure all public agency stakeholders can effectively provide input on the final contract outcomes and are appropriately informed during the negotiation process. Primary stakeholders include, but are not limited to, jurisdictions that sign on to the final contract via interlocal agreements, County leadership, and Clark County Council. Consultant services:A. Facilitate 1-2 stakeholder meetings during the negotiations process in order to gather input, clarify desired outcomes, and accomplish other requirements that support buy-in for results of negotiations. B. Additional communication with stakeholder group(s) as necessary throughout project. C. Assist County staff in keeping primary stakeholders appropriately updated as negotiations progress. D. Attend a presentation to Clark County Council to assist County staff in providing an overview of the negotiation outcomes, the negotiation process, as well as answer any questions. Additional information: All meetings discussed in this scope of work are, at this time, expected to be through virtual platforms or phone calls. If necessary, in-person meetings are available following strict COVID-19 recommendations and meeting individuals health needs. Task 3: On-call hourly technical assistance as neededThe purpose of this task is to address any consultant support needed throughout the project not clearly stated above. Consultant services:A. Additional meeting attendance or assisting in presentations to stakeholders. B. Research on specific items as directed.C. Other tasks outside the fixed scope of tasks 1 and 2.

Product Code: 91874

Agency Information


Issuing Agency: County of Clark

State: Washington

Agency Type: State and Local

Contact: 1300 Franklin Street, 6th Floor, Suite 650, Vancouver, Washington, 98660

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