November 29, 2023

***RFP Clarification – 11/30/2023***

Respondents do not need a Missouri certified engineer. As long as the firm has a certified/professional geologist or engineer on staff that is either certified in Missouri or has Missouri reciprocity, requirements will be met.


The Marion Ralls Regional Port Authority (MRRPA) is requesting proposals for qualified environmental professional services to execute an EPA Brownfields Assessment Coalition Project. Services required include cooperative agreement oversite, community outreach services, site work, and planning.

The Coalition anticipates the selected Respondent will achieve the following goals outlined within the Brownfields Assessment Program:

  • Work with the Coalition, coalition members, and the EPA to finalize the list of sites to be assessed based on need and financial availability/grant capacity.
  • Complete thorough Phase I and Phase II assessments on the selected parcels to determine the scope and extent of contamination of each site.
  • Develop cost-effective and efficient scenarios for cleanup and remediation, as necessary, for the sites.
  • Perform area wide planning activities including educational site visits, public meetings and summary of site redevelopment profiles including implementation strategies for development and how to utilize available resources.

Submissions should include:

  • Cover Letter describing the Respondent’s general understanding of the scope of work and any key issues associated with performing the required services.
  • Resumes of primary personnel assuming responsibilities for this project.
  • Detailed description of Respondent’s approach to the scope of work and relevant experience, not to exceed 15 pages.
  • Cost proposal including rate schedule in a separate, sealed envelope.

Interested parties should contact Maria Kuhns, MRRPA Executive Director at or 573-221-1033 for the complete RFP including submission specifics, further scope of work, and selection criteria. Submissions are due Monday, January 8, 2024 by 5 pm.


RFP for QEP MRRPA Brownfield Coalition Grant