The City of Olympia often hires consultants to assist on individual projects. Current Requests for Proposals (RFPs), Requests for Qualifications (RFQs) and Requests for Quotations (RFQs) are listed on this page. If you are interested in being considered for a specific project, download the RFP/RFQ.

Sample Professional Services Agreement (PSA): Download a sample PSA PDF  

Current RFP/RFQs:

RFP/RFQ Deadline

Downtown Mural Request for Proposal (RFP)

The Parking Business Improvement Area (PBIA) is asking artists with skills in arts administration and youth empowerment to submit proposals to create a mural project in Downtown Olympia. Copy of the RFP for Review and Reference.

Deadline extended to January 31, 2016,
5:00 p.m. 

Water Street Redevelopment Area - RFP

Request for Letters of Interest and Qualifications for Predevelopment Activities

The City seeks letters of interest and qualifications for predevelopment activities in the Water Street Redevelopment Area. Based on feedback from potential development interests and a detailed review of the opportunities for consolidation of property in the Area, the City has revised it approach to soliciting partners. The City is committed to promoting high quality downtown redevelopment and is looking for a partner to make it happen. The Water Street Redevelopment Area consists of 1.09 acres of public and privately owned property adjacent to the City's waterfront.

The description of the desired development form included in the previously issued RFP have not changed. The RFP's description of the site itself remains valid and should be considered for this response.  The official copy of the RFP and all addendums are available on the Builders Exchange website at www.bxwa.com. You must be registered at Builders Exchange to receive notices of changes, addendums, etc.

The submission deadline for this "Request for Letters of Interest" is no later than 4:00 p.m., Tuesday, December 15, 2015.

Copy of the RFP for Review and Reference. NOTICE: The official copy of the RFP and all addendums will be available on the Builders Exchange website at www.bxwa.com no later than Tuesday, August 4, 2015. You must be registered at Builders Exchange to receive notices of changes, addendums, etc.

Auxiliary Material

About Olympia
Addendum Request for Letters of Interest
Addendum Adjusted RFP Deadline
Exhibit A Phase I and Phase II Environmental Characterization
Exhibit A.1 Environmental Site Assessment Dated 2/12/2015
Exhibit B Parcel-specific Taxable Value Information
Exhibit C Map of City-owned Property
Information Brochure of RFP for Water Street Redevelopment Area
2014 Thurston County Market Overview
2014 Thurston Economic vitality Index             

No later than 4:00 p.m., Tuesday, December 15, 2015


2012-2014 RFP/RFQ Selection Results

The City of Olympia is pleased to announce the selection:

RFP/RFQ     status selected firms
2012 On-Call Sewer Televison (CCTV) Inspection and Assessment Services Selected Everson's Econo-Vac
Downtown Tree and Sidewalk Evaluation Services Completed ArborPro
AMR (Automated Meter Reading System) Project      Selected Itron, Inc.
Relocation and Right-of-Way Acquisition Services Selected Epic Land Solutions
West Bay Drive Sidewalk Project Structural Engineering Services Selected Skillings Connolly, Inc.
2012 Annual Contract for Residential STEP System Pumping and Cleaning  Selected A-Advanced Septic 
2015-2020 Water System Plan Update Selected HDR
Collection Agency Services Selected Alliance One
Olympia City Hall Microphone System Enhancement Selected AVI-SPL
Landscaping and Grounds Maintenance Services Selected Northwest Landscaping Services
Phase II Environmental Site Assessment Isthmus Parcels Selected Pioneer Technologies
Credit Card Capable Parking Meters Selected IPS
Building Condition Assessments  Selected Meng Analysis
Engineering Design Services for State Avenue Overlay Project Selected     Skillings Connolly, Inc.
18th Avenue Improvements Mitigation Sites Monitoring Selected Skillings Connolly, Inc.
Development of Mixed Use Housing Project, WDFW Property     RFQ/RFP Canceled No selection will be made; project canceled
Parklets Selection/Evaluation Process N/A
2014-2019 Waste Resources Plan Update Services  Selected     Cascadia Consulting Group, Inc.
West Olympia Access - Interchange Justificaton Report   Selected Parametrix
Landscape Irrigation System Auditor 2014 - 2015 Selected     Stenn Design 
2014 General Office Supply Services Selected Crains Office Supply
2014 On-Call Consultant Services  Selected Various.
Material Testing Services  Selected  Mayes Testing Engineers, Inc 
Olympia Fleet Management System Services  Selected Mercury Associates, Inc.
West Bay Environmental Restoration Assessment  Selected Coast and Harbor Engineering 
Graphic Design for Interpretative Signage and Yard Signs   Selected  Sea Reach Ltd.
Log Cabin Reservior - Engineering & Design Services Selected Gray & Osborne Inc.
Boulevard and Morse-Merryman Roundabout - Geotechnical and Environmental Services Selected Landau Associates
Urban Forest Strategic Plan Consultant  Selected Terra Firma
Non-Discretionary Investment Advisory Services Selected Government Portfolio Advisors
Landscape Professionals/Consultant(s) for Go Green Program Selected  Grass Doctor, Mint Landscapes, Taproot Ecological Landscapes, Total Lawn Care
Community Planning and Development System  Selected Paladin Data Systems