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Request for Proposals for Lobbying Services

The City of Homer, Alaska, is soliciting proposals from experienced and qualified professionals who are interested in entering into a contract to work collaboratively with the City Council, Mayor, City Manager, and key staff members to represent the City as a State Lobbyist for the 2011 session of the Alaska Legislature.

Sealed proposals will be received at the Office of the City Clerk, City Hall, City of Homer, 491 E. Pioneer Avenue, Homer, Alaska, until 4 p.m., January 13, 2011. The time of receipt will be determined by the City Clerk’s time stamp. Proposals received after the time fixed for the receipt of proposals shall not be considered.

The project will require contractor to furnish all labor, materials, equipment, tools, supervision, communications, reproduction, and facilities necessary to perform the desired services. The work includes, but is not limited to the following:

In accordance with standards and criteria of the City of Homer, assist the City in furthering its legislative agenda and securing state funding. The City’s legislative agenda will include, but not be limited to:

  1. revisions to state statute to allow Homer to capture a greater share of state fisheries tax revenue commensurate with Homer’s prominence in the state as a commercial fishing port;
  2. state funding for capital projects identified as priorities by the Homer City Council; and
  3. other legislative priorities identified by Council.