Section 1 – Introduction
The City of Sanger Fire Department (“City”) is accepting proposals from qualified consultants (“Proposers”) to research, write and produce a Strategic Plan for the Fire Department. The intent of the City is to hire a qualified consultant that can offer the highest service at the lowest overall cost to the City.
The Strategic Plan is intended to guide the City by (a) reviewing current conditions with an analysis of existing strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats (SWOT); (b) suggesting organizational improvements over five (5) years; (c) establishing realistic strategic initiatives; (d) reviewing the Fire Department’s existing mission statement, vision and values; (e) engaging the community and collecting both internal and external stakeholder input including labor, management, staff and the City Council as part of the planning process; (f) developing draft and final versions of the Strategic Plan; (g) presenting the final Strategic Plan to the City Council.
The Fire Department provides fire and emergency medical services to the City of Sanger and portions of the unincorporated areas of Fresno County. The Fire Department operates out of one station and encompasses approximately six square miles of the City with an estimated population of 26,600 people. The Department also provides first-in advanced life support ambulances to approximately 80 square miles of eastern Fresno County with an estimated population of 10,000 people. The Fire Department provides fire suppression, emergency medical, Paramedic ambulance transport, fire prevention/community risk reduction and public education services to a predominately suburban community with areas that are rural in nature.
Section 2 – Proposal Submission
Release Request for Proposal November 29, 2023
Deadline for Proposer Questions December 22, 2023 at 5:00pm PST
Proposals Due January 12, 2024 at 5:00pm PST
City Council Presentation Late Winter 2024 (target date)
The City will endeavor to administer the proposal process in accordance with the terms and dates outlined, however, the City reserves the right to modify the activities, timeline or any other aspect of the process at any time, as deemed necessary.
All inquiries related to this RFP are to be directed, in writing, to Chief Tarascou at . All inquiries must be received by 5:00 pm PST, December 22, 2023. Inquiries will be answered via email. Information obtained from any other source is not official and should not be relied upon by Proposer.
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