Public Notice
Kittitas County, Ellensburg, WA

Notice of request for qualifications to update the current Kittitas County Hazard Mitigation Plan of 2012 in combination with the 2014 Community Rating System Update.



Hazard Mitigation Plan and Community Rating System Update


The Kittitas County Flood Control Zone District is requesting Statements of Qualifications from interested and qualified Hazard Mitigation Planning Professionals to update the current Kittitas County Hazard Mitigation Plan of 2012 in combination with the 2014 Community Rating System Update.

All submissions must be received by 5:00 PM November 16, 2017.

The complete Request for Qualifications may be viewed online at or contact Public Works at 509-962-7523.

Qualification documents may be submitted until 5:00 pm on November 16, 2017 to Kittitas County Public Works at 411 North Ruby Street, Suite 1, Ellensburg, WA  98926.

More information is online at

For more information, contact Public Works

Kittitas County shall evaluate statements of qualifications and performance data submitted by firms regarding the proposed project. Following the evaluation, the county may invite one or more firms to meet with county officials to discuss the project and the relative benefits of various methods of providing the desired services. The county then selects from among those firms the one "most highly qualified" to provide the required services. County procedures and guidelines are to include a plan to ensure that women, minority, and veteran-owned firms have the maximum opportunity to compete for the contract. The level of firm participation should be consistent with their availability within the relevant professional community.

After choosing the most qualified firm, the county then negotiates with that firm for a contract at a price the county determines is fair and reasonable, considering the estimated value of the services to be rendered, as well as the scope and complexity of the project. If a satisfactory contract cannot be negotiated, the county formally terminates the negotiations with that firm and attempts to negotiate a contract with the next most qualified firm. The process continues until an agreement is reached or the search is terminated.

In emergency situations, the process outlined above for procuring services maybe dispensed with upon a finding by the county that an emergency requires the immediate execution of the work involved.

All submittals shall become the property of Kittitas County.

Kittitas County reserves the right to reject all submittals and re-advertise if necessary.


Daily Record: 10/26/2017; 11/2/2017; 11/9/2017
Daily Journal of Commerce: 10/26/2017; 11/2/2017; 11/9/2017

Posted: 10/26/2017, Closes: 11/16/2017 5:00:00 PM