2022 Operations & Maintenance Environmental Monitoring & Approvals
Revised December 3, 2021
Manager, Procurement Services
Tel: (604) 590-7274
REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS
The City of Surrey (the “City”) requires assistance from qualified and experienced environmental consultants (the “Consultant”) to manage the environmental permitting process and environmental site monitoring for the 2022 Operations & Maintenance (the “O&M”) Program, as well as providing on-call environmental services for emergency works throughout the year and conducting stream assessments, as required by City staff.
The Consultant is to conduct the following activities:
- Ground truth and complete stream habitat assessments for the sites on the 2022 O&M list and determine environmental permitting needs.
- Acquire necessary environmental permits (i.e., Notifications/Change Approvals/Authorizations) for the proposed work sites.
- Provide guidance and environmental monitoring services to City crews when works are underway, including Erosion and Sediment Control (“ESC”) measures.
- Obtain required licenses/permits and conduct aquatic salvages, as needed.
- Prepare reports to Fisheries and Oceans Canada (“DFO”), Ministry of Forests Lands and Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development (“FLNRORD”) and the City regarding works undertaken.
- Conduct follow-up visits where necessary.
- Be available to O&M crews throughout 2022 for consultation on emergency construction works.
- Prepare and submit up to three water licence approval packages to FLNRORD.
- Update the Beaver Management Plan, as the current plan expires in June 2022, and provide on-call environmental services to assist with management of beaver dams throughout the City.
- Update the Bridgeview Management Plan, and provide on-call environmental services to assist with management of stormwater in this neighbourhood as needed.
- Develop/deliver classroom training for O&M crews prior to the start of the instream works window to become familiar with the sensitivities associated with various watercourses and legislative requirements for working in and about streams and fish habitat.
If the City determines that an amendment is required to this RFP, the City Representative will issue a written addendum by posting it on the BC Bid Website at www.bcbid.gov.bc.ca and the City Website at www.surrey.ca (collectively, the “Websites”), and upon posting, any addenda will form part of this RFP. It is the responsibility of Proponents to check the Websites for addenda. The only way this RFP may be added to, or amended in any way, is by a formal written addendum. No other communication, whether written or oral, from any person will affect or modify the terms of this RFP or may be relied upon by any Proponent. By delivery of a Proposal the Proponent is deemed to have received, accepted and understood the entire RFP, including any and all addenda.
All inquiries related to this RFP should be directed in writing to the contact person named above.