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Bid Title: Request for Qualifications - Affordable Housing Impact Mitigation - Standards and Fees Update
Category: Professional Services
Status: Closed

Affordable Housing Impact Mitigation - Standards and Fees Update 
Request for Qualifications 
April 14, 2021  

1. ISSUING ENTITY: San Miguel County, Colorado Planning Department, Kaye Simonson,  AICP, Planning Director 

2. PROJECT PURPOSE: San Miguel County, Colorado is issuing this Request for  Qualifications (RFQ) for the purpose of selecting a qualified and experienced consultant to  analyze current Land Use Code requirements and propose amendments for affordable  housing impact mitigation, including:  
  • requirements to provide affordable housing for commercial, lodging, industrial,  residential subdivisions, multi-family development, and other uses;  
  • employee generation rates for each type of use, which are used to calculate housing  impact mitigation requirements; and 
  • impact fees for all development not otherwise required to provide affordable housing, i.e.  single-family and two-family dwellings. 

3. SCOPE OF WORK: The selected consultant will conduct an analysis of San Miguel  County’s existing employee housing mitigation requirements and prepare a report with  recommendations to update LUC Section 5-1303. The study should: 
  • Evaluate the employee generation rate to determine if it is still accurate. ? Determine if other uses not included in the Land Use Code should be included, and if so,  what their employee generation rate would be. 
  • Evaluate the mitigation rate (currently 15% for commercial, hotel and ski area  development and one of every three lots/units for residential subdivisions and multi family development) and determine if that rate should be increased. 
  • Evaluate and update the Employee Housing Impact Fee/Mitigation. Such fee should  employ a formula or methodology that is easy to calculate and is readily adjustable in  future years. 

  • RFQ Issued: April 14, 2021 
  • Questions: May 7, 2021 
  • Submission Deadline: May 14, 2021 
  • Review RFQ responses and select finalists: May 19-21, 2021 
  • Interviews: May 24-28, 2021 or as may be arranged (via Zoom) 
  • Selection of Contractor: June 4, 2021 
  • Commencement of Work: July 1, 2021 or as agreed upon

5. INQUIRIES: Additional information or clarifications about this RFQ can be obtained by  contacting Kaye Simonson, Planning Director, . Questions  must be submitted in writing by Friday, May 7, 2021. 

  • Submission Deadline: May 14, 2021 
  • Submissions shall be transmitted electronically. Submissions may be emailed to  . Thumb drives may be mailed to San Miguel County  Planning Department, PO Box 548, Telluride, CO 81435, or delivered to 333 West Colorado  Avenue, 3rd floor, Telluride, CO 81435 (call first for in-person drop-off). 

Please see the attached complete bid packet for further details. 
Publication Date/Time:
4/14/2021 12:00 AM
Closing Date/Time:
5/14/2021 11:59 PM
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