RFQ 2020-06

The West Coast Inland Navigation District is seeking proposals from individuals, firms, teams or consultants; hereafter called “Proposer(s)” to secure design services for a new operations center. Proposers with design experience of government buildings, office buildings, or public facilities shall provide Architectural and Engineering services for design, schematic design, design development, construction design, and permitting documentation necessary to complete construction of a facility of approximately 4,500 sq/ft, to be located at 910 Gulf Coast Blvd, Venice, FL 34285. The District will select the Proposer most qualified to perform the services described, and which meets all relevant selection criteria. A mandatory pre-proposal meeting will be held on July 21, 2020, at 1:00 p.m. in the District office located at 200 E. Miami Ave, Venice, FL 34285. A conference call option will be available upon advanced request. This meeting is designed to provide Proposers with the opportunity to ask questions about the selection process and the desired design elements. Proposals must be received no later than 2:00 p.m. on August 10, 2020.   Please Note: Hard-copy RFP packets will not be mailed or faxed.  Electronic copy of this RFP can be downloaded from the District website or by contacting Jeff Devine at 941-485-9402 or


RFQ 2020-05

Pre-qualifying of Vendors for Removal of Derelict and Abandoned Vessel

Sealed Responses will be received by the WEST COAST INLAND NAVIGATION DISTRICT (District), as specified on the cover sheet of this “Request for Qualifications”, and opened immediately thereafter by the Executive Director or designee.

Any question regarding this solicitation should be directed to the Contact listed on the cover page of this solicitation, or by calling the DISTRICT at  (941) 485-9402.



WCIND is seeking professional services in the areas of Environmental Engineering and Consultant services including services related to bathymetric surveys, permitting, construction inspection, review and analysis of plans, specifications and record drawings, and performance of feasibility studies.  Additional services may include operational analysis, modeling, and plan evaluation. PROPOSAL DUE DATE:  Ongoing,  at 200 East Miami Avenue, Venice, FL 34285. For details on required information please contact WCIND at 200 East Miami Avenue, Venice, FL 34285, by telephone at (941) 485-9402, or by emailing Parties interested in being evaluated for services, should submit two (2) bound proposals.

Proposals should include the following information where eligible or available:

Background/Summary information on Entity, Qualifications/experience relating to permitting and feasibility assessments, Qualifications/experience relating to survey and construction services, Disclosures, Financials or other evidence of fiscal responsibility, Key Personnel/Organizational Chart/Resumes, References, Past Contracts, Extent of Services available, Fee Schedule, List of Publications

Firms will be evaluated on the following criteria:

  • Qualifications & Experience
  • Permitting and feasibility assessment qualifications
  • Survey and construction services qualifications
  • Key Personnel
  • Extent of Services Available

All submissions will be reviewed by District staff.  Those firms that receive a minimum qualifying score will be eligible to enter into a continuing services contract for Environmental Consultant/Engineering Services with the West Coast Inland Navigation District.

Upcoming Projects:

Coquina Access channel (Manatee County) on hold