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Northern Illinois University
RFP #31102RLC

Request for Proposal: Federal Transportation Consultant

Award Info
Published Tuesday May 21, 2002
Awarded to:
Vendor:  Daley Policy Group, Washington, DC
Amount:  $135,000
Terms:   One-time transaction
Number of Unsuccessful, Responsive Respondents: 1
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
First published Tuesday, February 19, 2002
Sealed responses will be accepted at the address below until 2:00 PM, Monday, March 11, 2002:
Lowden Hall, Room 107
Northern Illinois University
DeKalb, IL 60115-2870

for federal transportation consultant services (Request # 31102RLC).

The University is seeking to employ a transportation consultant for a period of approximately one year, ending June 30, 2003, to undertake a broad scope of activity, including:

  1. Work with NIU staff to develop and draft federal/state transportation-related initiatives, as directed
  2. In cooperation with NIU staff, develop a strategy to address tranportation issues affecting NIU and its west campus area at the federal/state levels
  3. Meet with University personnel in Washington, DC, or at University properties in Illinois or in DeKalb County regarding transportation matters, as directed
  4. Attend meetings with representatives of other entities (i.e., IL DOT, DeKalb County, City of DeKalb) with which NIU has formed transportation-related coalitions
  5. Attend and assist NIU staff in preparing testimony for congressional committee hearings and meetings with members of the Illinois Congressional delegation and US/IL DOT on transportation issues affecting NIU, as directed
  6. Meet with legislative staff regarding transportation matters for NIU, as directed
  7. Other services regarding federal/state transportation issues as may be prescribed by NIU.

All personnel providing services must have 10 years federal transportation consultant experience and provide evidence of demonstrated success in drafting and advocacy of congressional and agency initiatives. Preference will be given to applicants with knowledge and previous experience for the DeKalb County region. Principal personnel to be assigned must have significant experience representing clients before members of both major political parties. Principal personnel assigned to provide services must be physically present as needed at the U.S. Capitol and in Washington, DC, when matters concerning NIU west campus transportation issues are scheduled or otherwise expected to be heard or acted upon.(Submitted by Kathe Shinham, State Purchasing Officer.)

For additional information, contact:
Susan Doubler
Phone: (815) 753-1675

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