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Requests for Proposals

Following is a listing of active Requests for Proposals (RFPs), Requests for Qualifications (RFQs) and program nominations being solicited by the Department of Community Planning and Economic Development (CPED).

General Conditions are terms and conditions that the City expects all of its Contractors to meet. By proposing, the proposer agrees to be bound by these requirements unless otherwise noted in the Proposal. The proposer may suggest alternative language to any section. Some negotiation is possible to accommodate the proposer’s suggestions.

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Employment and Training

  • Public Comment Period: Minneapolis Workforce Development Board 2016 Local Unified Plan 
    The Minneapolis Workforce Development Board posts its 2016 & 2017 Local Plan for Public Comment.

    The public comment period is open for 30 days beginning Friday, May 13 and closing Monday, June 13.
    Please send any comments to Matthew Courtney.

    The plan will also have a regional component which will be posted on the Greater Metropolitan Workforce Council website.

    Each local Workforce Development Board is required to submit a plan which needs to align with the strategic vision set by the Governor, address the local needs of the workforce and business communities and comply with planning requirements as determined by the State of Minnesota’s Department of Employment and Economic Development, the U.S. Department of Labor and applicable federal and state statutes.

    The plan itself covers a range of topics including strategic, program and system operations.

       •  Minneapolis WIOA Local Plan 2016 (pdf)

    The regional plan for the Minneapolis-St Paul workforce development boards is posted on the Greater Metropolitan Workforce Council website. The Regional WIOA plan will be submitted as a component of the local plan. We invite you to read the plan here and submit comments to Maureen Ramirez
  • Request for Proposals: City of Minneapolis Higher Education Career Advisors Project (HECAP)
    The City of Minneapolis Employment and Training announces a competitive Request for Proposals (RFP) for employment service agencies to provide career advising services to Minneapolis high school students. Services will be targeted to youth living in/or attending school in North Minneapolis or the Cedar Riverside area. Services are open to all Minneapolis high school aged youth and there are no income guidelines for program eligibility.
    1. Requirements:
      Agencies responding to this RFP:

      a. Must be on the Minneapolis Employment and Training’s Eligible Providers List for 2016-2020.
      b. Must provide career advising services to high school age youth.
    2. Deadline:
      Proposals must be received no later than 4:00 p.m. on Monday May 23, 2016.
    3. Requests for Clarification:
      All questions must be submitted in writing (via email only) no later than April 28, 2016 to Tammy Dickinson.  Tammy Dickinson is the only individual who will respond to questions about the RFP. This contact person cannot vary the terms of this RFP.

      Minneapolis Higher Education Career Advisors Project (HECAP) Request for Proposals


Questions regarding this RFP must be submitted in writing to Jimmy Loyd no later than Friday, May 20th by 4:00 p.m.

Snelling Yard Questions and Answers (pdf)
Snelling Yard Question Supportive Documentation Powerline study
Snelling Yard Question Supportive Documentation Xcel Cost Estimate

  • The City of Minneapolis is seeking proposals to purchase and develop a parcel of land that the City owns at 205 Park Avenue South.  The easterly two-thirds of the block has been improved with the City-owned Mill Quarter Parking Ramp and the St. Anthony Mills Apartments. The 205 Park parcel is the undeveloped Park Avenue frontage from Washington Avenue to Second Street South.  This parcel benefits from significant public and private investments in the immediate vicinity as well as being centrally located near the downtown core in a highly visible Washington Avenue location.  Proposals are due no later than 4:00 p.m. CST on Friday, June 10.

    205 Park Avenue South RFP

    Project staff from the City of Minneapolis Department of Community Planning and Economic Development (CPED) will hold an optional pre-proposal meeting on Tuesday, May 3, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. at the Crown Roller Mill Building office to discuss the RFP and answer questions (105 Fifth Avenue South, Suite 200, Minneapolis).Questions regarding the RFP must be submitted in writing to Emily Stern no later than Friday, May 13, 2016 by 4:00 p.m. Questions will be answered and posted on the CPED website by Tuesday, May 24, 2016.For further information about this RFP email Emily Stern

    205 Park pre-proposal meeting presentation (pdf)
    Pre-proposal meeting attendees (pdf) 
    RFP Questions & Answers (pdf)

Housing Development

CPED RFP Archive


Last updated Jun 9, 2016