Request for Proposals for Arts and Culture Strategic Plan Updated July 21, 2017
Posted by: Coronado Arts 3 years, 4 months ago


Request for Proposals Submitted Questions Responses

(July 21, 2017) The City of Coronado received questions from potential applicants about the Request for Proposals for a professional cultural planning firm to provide expert assistance in the development of an Arts and Culture Strategic Plan for the City of Coronado.  Click here to review questions submitted and the City's responses.

Applicants have the option of sending their proposal via standard mail or personal delivery. Applicants are solely responsible for ensuring their proposals are received by the City by the submittal deadline. Proposals must be received by no later than 3 p.m., Pacific Standard Time, Monday, July 31, 2017, at the following address:
City of Coronado
Office of City Clerk
1825 Strand Way
Coronado, Ca 92118

One (1) original and four (4) printed copies plus a digital version (thumb drive) of the proposal must be submitted. A representative authorized to bind the company must sign the original copy. Proposals submitted by email are not acceptable and will not be considered. Proposals are to be submitted in sealed packages with the name of the consultant and RFP title clearly marked on the outside of the package.
Failure to comply with the requirements set forth in this RFP may result in disqualification. Proposals and/or modifications received after the hour and date specified above will not be considered. Submitted proposals may be withdrawn at any time prior to the submission time specified in the RFP, provided notification is received in writing before the submittal deadline. Proposals cannot be changed or withdrawn after the submittal deadline. No handwritten notations or corrections will be allowed.

The City reserves the right to reject all proposals and to waive any minor informalities or irregularities contained in any proposal. Acceptance of any proposal submitted pursuant to this RFP shall not constitute any implied intent to enter into a contract.

The contract award, if any, will be made to the applicant who, in the City’s sole discretion, is able to perform the required services in a manner most beneficial to the City of Coronado.

Direct all inquiries regarding this proposal to:
Kelly Purvis, City of Coronado Contract Arts Administrator
Phone: 619.522.2633
Direct Cell: 619.341.0137

CORONADO, CA (June 13, 2017) The City of Coronado invites the submission of proposals for a professional cultural planning firm to provide expert assistance in the development of an Arts and Culture Strategic Plan for the City of Coronado. Coronado seeks a professional consultant to provide the expertise in developing a roadmap for the future of Arts and Culture for the City of Coronado. Click here for the Request for Proposals and supporting documents.

The resulting City of Coronado Arts and Culture Strategic Plan will provide optimal benefits to future planning efforts of the City of Coronado, the Cultural Arts Commission, as well as identified Arts Partners, individual organizations, businesses and Coronado’s creative community in supporting the arts. The plan will identify strategies and tools to support its implementation; energize the community to continue to support the arts both financially and through volunteer leadership; enhance Coronado’s climate for local artists, arts-related businesses and creative economic development; and coordinate cultural planning with other City planning efforts.

The selected consultant will contract with the City of Coronado under the supervision of the City Manager and the Cultural Arts Commission. The deadline for submitting proposals is July 31, 2017.  The projected date for contract commencement is October 2017.

Please direct all correspondence pertaining to this proposal to the Contract Arts Administrator Kelly Purvis at the City of Coronado, 1825 Strand Way, Coronado, CA 92118.  If you have any questions, please contact the Contract Arts Administrator at 619.522.2633 or

About the Coronado Cultural Arts Commission: The Coronado Cultural Arts Commission was established by the Coronado City Council in 2011. It is a seven-member commission charged with providing recommendations and taking action to "foster the development and enjoyment of performing, visual, cultural, and other arts in Coronado.” For more information: The Commission meets on the first Thursday of each month at 4:30 p.m. in the Council Chambers at City Hall. The meetings are open and the public is invited to attend. Agendas and Minutes of current and previous meetings are posted and available on the City’s website:

Request for Proposals and Supporting Documents Package