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May 10, 2023

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Last updated
June 15, 2023

The Hillsborough County City-County Planning Commission is seeking applicants for placement on the agency’s Approved Consultant Service Provider List through 9/30/2024. The Planning Commission uses the list to select consultants for forthcoming projects.

2022 – 2024 Approved Providers

The Planning Commission is seeking qualified applicants to provide various consultant services, such as General Planning, Facilitation, Management Training, Graphic Design, Public Engagement, Government Liaison, and Computer Technical Support. Service providers who have experience working with governmental planning projects in the Tampa Bay area, as well as women and minority-owned firms, are encouraged to respond. The Planning Commission is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants may submit an application at any time.

To respond to this RFQ, submit the following required items to Melissa Zornitta, AICP, Executive Director, Planning Commission at [email protected]  or you can mail a hard copy to 601 E Kennedy Boulevard, 18th Floor, Tampa, FL 33602.


  1. A letter of interest
  2. Completed Consultant Service Provider Information Form
  3. Three client references
  4. W-9 form
  5. Documentation addressing the following:

1/ How the consultant is qualified and able to assist the Planning Commission in the respective consultation area (e.g. planning projects such as land use studies, community or neighborhood plans, training, graphic design, mediation and facilitation); 2/ Performance on similar projects (e.g. on schedule, within cost limit, originality of approach, handling special circumstances, sensitivity to local issues); 3/ Capacity to respond to requests for assistance in a timely fashion; 4/ The qualifications of individuals who will be performing consulting services; 5/ Potential conflicts of interest (e.g., other clients, investments, existing relationships with other local government boards, commissions, authorities, etc.); 6/ Examples of past, products or portfolios of examples; 7/ Hourly rates for consultant services.