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Public Utility District No.1 of Jefferson County On-call Cultural Resource Firm Request for Qualifications

Public Utility District No. 1 of Jefferson County
On-call Cultural Resource Firm
JPUD RFQ No. 2022-006

In accordance with RCW 39.80, Public Utility District No. 1 of Jefferson County (JPUD) is soliciting
qualifications from cultural resource firms for services anticipated over the next two years starting in
2022. Services required by JPUD may include both historic preservation and cultural resources. JPUD
reserves the right to extend this contract on an annual basis up to an additional two years.

JPUD is located on the Olympic Peninsula and our 9 group A and 4 group B water systems spans
throughout eastern Jefferson County. JPUD also owns or manages 16 large on-site septic systems. JPUD
has a water operating revenue of approximately $2,700,000 and approximately 4,700 water customers
and 360 septic customers.

PUD No. 1 of Jefferson County is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and an RUS

Project Description:
The ideal consulting team would exhibit the following:
· Strong cultural resources expertise;
· Strong knowledge of Section 106 and Executive Order 21-02, as it relates to capital projects;
· A proven track record in preparing high quality cultural resources studies; and
· A proven history in completing work that is accepted by state, federal and tribal agencies.

Evaluation Criteria:
Submittals will be evaluated and ranked based on the following criteria:
1. The project team’s experience with state, federal, and tribal cultural consultations for
capital projects.
2. The experience of the proposed project manager and individuals who will be working on
the on-call projects.
3. The firms approach to communicating with clients.
4. Past performance examples and references.

Submittals should include the following information, in addition to the RFQ requirements listed: Firm
name, phone and webpage; Name of principal-in-charge and project manager; and employees assigned
to this project. Please submit ONE (1) hard copy and an electronic copy of your proposal to PUD No. 1 of
Jefferson County, Attn: Kara Rogers, 310 Four Corners Road, Port Townsend, WA 98368 no later than
3:00pm on October 12, 2022. Email submittals are accepted and should be sent to If your firm does an email submittal, then a hard copy of your submission is not

Any questions regarding this proposal should be directed to Samantha Harper, P.E. (360) 385-8351.
Any firm failing to submit information in accordance with the procedures set forth in the Request for
Qualifications may not be considered responsive and may therefore be subject to disqualification by the

The Request for Qualifications can be found on Public Utility District No. 1 of Jefferson County
website at then click on RFQ 22-006 On-Call Cultural
Resource Firms.

Closing Date: 
Wednesday, October 12, 2022
Jefferson County PUD
Point of Contact: