Request for Proposal Official Community Plan & Zoning Bylaw Review & Re-write
By Christine, July 29th, 2019
The Town of Watson Lake is requesting submission of Proposals from qualified Consultants to undertake a comprehensive review and rewrite of the Town’s Official Community Plan (OCP) and Zoning Bylaw. The successful Consultant(s) or team(s) will have proven experience in the development of policies in areas including land use planning, community engagement, community stewardship, and sustainable community development.
The Mayor, Council, and Administration of the Town have identified the comprehensive review and rewrite of the OCP and Zoning Bylaws as a priority for 2019 with the goal of adoption no later than July 21st, 2020.
The comprehensive review and rewrite of the OCP and Zoning Bylaw will help the Town achieve its goals for continued sustainable community improvements. This review will also ensure commonality between the Town of Watson Lake’s OCP, zoning bylaw, Watson Lake community development plan, and any other applicable community plans. This project will have a significant public consultation and engagement process that reaffirms community values, and determine community objectives.
The Town is requesting proposals from experienced consultants to be conceptually sound, thorough, and reflective of the community’s strategic vision for the next 10 years.
This RFP document outlines the overall scope of the project, requirements of services, and elements of the Proposal. It also provides the evaluation criteria by which all submissions will be evaluated.
Water Treatment & Utility Operator
Watson Lake Hydro Potential in Kaska Territory
- Assess hydro potential in the Watson Lake area
- Identified 3 preferred hydro scheme that can fulfill part or all of Watson Lake energy demand
- Feasibility study commissioned by the Town of Watson Lake, Yukon Electric and the Liard First Nation