Notice Regarding Statements of Qualifications and Proposals

The Spokane River Regional Toxics Task Force (SRRTTF) is soliciting Statements of Qualifications and Proposals from qualified technical consultants to assist the Task Force as an independent community technical advisor.  The goal of the Task Force is to develop a comprehensive plan to bring the Spokane River into compliance with applicable water quality standards for PCBs and Dioxins.  This is a multi-phased, multi-year program.

Click Here to download the Request for Qualifications and Proposal packet.

Relevant data and references for this project can be found at the Spokane Regional Toxics Task Force website, see the “References and Information” tab. 

Questions regarding the RFP process will be accepted until November 20, 2012 by Adriane Borgias at ABOR461@ecy.wa.gov. Questions regarding Department of Ecology public information should be directed to KAJO461@ecy.wa.gov.

Submittals are due by 4:00 p.m. November 27, 2012 to the Washington Department of Ecology, Eastern Regional Office, 4601 North Monroe Street, Spokane Washington, 99205

SRRTTF Request for Qualifications and Proposal Packet

1. RFQ Transmittal Memo
2. Request for Qualifications and Proposals
3. Attachment A to the RFQ
4. SRRTTF First Draft Work Plan, Adopted 10-24-2012
5. SRRTTF Work Plan Milestone Schedule 10-24-2012

Click Here for additional background information and data.

Questions regarding the RFP process will be accepted until November 20, 2012 by Adriane Borgias at ABOR461@ecy.wa.gov. Questions regarding Department of Ecology public information should be directed to KAJO461@ecy.wa.gov.

Submittals are due by 4:00 p.m. November 27, 2012 to the Washington Department of Ecology, Eastern Regional Office, 4601 North Monroe Street, Spokane Washington, 99205

October 24, 2012 Spokane River Regional Task Force Meeting

Spokane River Regional Task Force Meeting Announcement

Date: October 24, 2012
Time: 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Location: Liberty Lake
22510 E. Mission Avenue
Liberty Lake, WA 99019
Click here for a map.

Call In Number: 800-704-9804;
Participant Code: 34863442#

Please note, the conference call in number will remain open until 15 minutes until after the meeting begins. It will continue to remain open as long as there are callers on the line. If you wish to join the meeting by phone late, please notify Adriane Borgias (abor461@ecy.wa.gov) ahead of time.

Meeting Documents
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SRRTTF Meeting Summary 10-24-12
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SRRTTF Draft Agenda 10-24-12
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Request For Proposals R3 10-15-12
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RFP Attachment A R2
  SRRTTF Work Plan 10-10-12
  SRRTTF Work Plan Milestone Schedule 10-17-12
  SRRTTF Logos & Letterhead Options 10-17-12
  SRRTTF Fact Sheet 10-15-12 (v2)
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PCBs in Products Resolution Draft 10-05-2012 (v1)
  NACWA TSCA Letter 09-26-2012 (v1)
  WEF TSCA Letter 09-26-2012 (v2)
–  Spokane River Fish Samples 2012 – Updated 10-15-12
–  PCBs in Products Resolution & Letter – to Suzanne E. Goss, NACWA President
–  PCBs in Products Resolution & Letter – to Ken Kirk, NACWA Executive Director
–  PCBs in Products Resolution & Letter – to Jeff Eger, WEF Executive Director
–  PCBs in Products Resolution & Letter – to Cordell W. Samuels, WEF President

October 10, 2012 Technical Track Work Group Meeting

Spokane River Regional Task Force

Technical Track Work Group Meeting
Date: October 10, 2012
Time: 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 pm

Location: Washington Department of Ecology
N. 4601 Monroe St.
Spokane, WA 99205
Click here for a map.

Meeting Documents
   SRRTTF Technical Track Work Group Meeting Notes
–   SRRTTF Technical Track Work Group Meeting Draft Agenda
  
Request for Qualifications R2 Draft 10-05-12
  
RFQ Attachment A R2 Draft 10-05-12
  
SRRTTF Work Plan Draft 10-05-12
  
SRRTTF Work Plan Milestone Schedule 10-05-12
   SRRTTF Definition of Measurable Progress Draft 10-05-12

September 26, 2012 Spokane River Regional Task Force Meeting

Spokane River Regional Task Force Meeting Announcement

Date: September 26, 2012
Time: 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Location: Washington Department of Ecology
N. 4601 Monroe St.
Spokane, WA 99205
Click here for a map.

Call In Number: 800-704-9804;
Participant Code: 34863442#

Please note, the conference call in number will remain open until 15 minutes until after the meeting begins. It will continue to remain open as long as there are callers on the line. If you wish to join the meeting by phone late, please notify Adriane Borgias (abor461@ecy.wa.gov) ahead of time.

Meeting Documents
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SRRTTF Meeting Summary 9-26-12
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SRRTTF Meeting Summary 9-26-12 Appendix A (Resources Responses)
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SRRTTF Draft Agenda 9-26-12
  Request for Qualifications R1 DRAFT 9-19-12
  RFQ Attachment A R1 DRAFT 9-19-12
  SRRTTF Work Plan DRAFT 9-19-12 (pdf version)
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SRRTTF Work Plan DRAFT 9-19-12 (word version)
  SRRTTF Letterhead DRAFT 9-19-12
  ECOS Resolution 12-9 PCBs in products – Approved 8-28-12
–  PCBs in Products Resolution Draft 09-18-2012
  NACWA TSCA Letter of Support DRAFT 9-26-12
  WEF TSCA Letter of Support DRAFT 9-26-12
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Spokane FY13 Toxics Sampling Summary for SRRTTF TWG 9-7-12

September 5, 2012 Technical Track Work Group Meeting

Spokane River Regional Task Force

Technical Track Work Group Meeting
Date: September 5, 2012
Time: 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 pm

Location: Washington Department of Ecology
N. 4601 Monroe St.
Spokane, WA 99205
Click here for a map.

Meeting Documents
–   SRRTTF Technical Track Work Group Meeting Notes
–   SRRTTF Work Plan DRAFT 9-4-12
   SRRTTF Technical Track Work Group Meeting Draft Agenda
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 Request for Qualifications – Discussion DRAFT
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 Attachment B: Evaluation Criteria and Weighting – Discussion DRAFT
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Spokane Riverkeeper and Lands Council letter to Ecology about Toxics Sampling
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  Report: Human Health Water Quality Criteria for PCBs – Fikslin (2005)

August 22, 2012 Spokane River Regional Task Force Meeting

August 8, 2012

Spokane River Regional Task Force Meeting Announcement

Date: August 22, 2012
Time: 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 pm and 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Location: Water Resource Center, Spokane County Regional Water Reclamation Facility
1004 North Freya St.
Spokane, WA 99202
Click here for a map.

Meeting Documents

SRRTTF Meeting Notes (Revised) 082212

SRRTTF Draft Agenda 8-22-12

Sensing Interviews Results PPT 8-22-12 (with notes)

ECOS Draft Resoultion on PCBs in Products

Business Entity Discussion

Background Information:
SRRTTF Business Entity Structure Concept (Accepted by Task Force on May 22, 2012)

Documents for Task Force consideration and approval:

Business Entity Draft Articles of Incorporation 8-8-2012

Business Entity Draft Bylaws 8-8-2012

Note: The Business Entity documents have been posted on the SRRTTF website and available for review by the Task Force since July 19, 2012. Comments have been received and incorporated into the attached drafts. If you have further questions or concerns about these documents, please contact Adriane Borgias by Tuesday, August 14th so they may be addressed at the upcoming SRRTTF meeting.

Spokane River Toxics Workshop Report to Task Force

Work Group Report Out 082212 01

Work Group Report Out 082212 02

Task Force Work Plan

SRRTTF Work Plan Objectives Concept R3 08-08-12

SRRTTF Technical Advisor Concept R1 08-08-12

The Task Force Work Plan documents were developed from the recommendations and findings of the Spokane River Toxics Workshop that was held June 5-6, 2012. They are foundational documents to be used in the development of a Request for Proposal for a Technical Advisor.  Please review prior to the Task Force meeting and be prepared to respond and/or provide comment.

Plan for Ecology’s Fiscal Year 2013 Toxics Sampling in the Spokane River

Handout on FY13 sampling for SRRTTF Meeting on 8-23-12

August 8, 2012 Technical Track Work Group Meeting

Spokane River Regional Task Force

Technical Track Work Group Meeting

Date: August 8, 2012
Time: 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 pm

Location: Washington Department of Ecology
N. 4601 Monroe St.
Spokane, WA 99205
Click here for a map.

Meeting Documents

SRRTTF Technical Track Work Group Meeting Notes

SRRTTF Technical Track Work Group Draft Agenda: August 8, 2012

SRRTTF Technical Advisor Concept R1

SRRTTF Work Plan Objectives Concept R3

SRSP SRRTTF Work Plan Dev Concept D2 08-07-12

Request to Proceed 080312

Work Group Report Out 082212 01

Work Group Report Out 082212 02

Spokane River Toxics Workshop June 5-6, 2012

The Spokane River Regional Toxics Task Force Invites you to attend the SPOKANE RIVER TOXICS WORKSHOP #1,  June 5th & 6th , 2012, Gonzaga University School of Law, Moot Court Auditorium

Workshop Purpose:
This workshop is intended to bring together a group of stakeholders, regulators, and technical experts to begin the effort to identify and quantify the sources of PCBs and Dioxins in the Spokane River, to build a common body of knowledge about previous study work on the Spokane River, and to begin the development of a work plan for the reduction of toxics in the Spokane River.

Who Should Attend?: All members of the SRRTTF, all interested stakeholders, regulatory staff from the Department of Ecology and the US EPA, and consultants/technical experts who may wish to compete on future work for the SRRTTF.

Registration: Advance registration is required by Tuesday, May 29, 2012. The registration cost is $55.00 and covers two days of lunches, refreshments at breaks, and administration costs. Registration after May 29th or at the door is $65.00.

Please register using your credit card at

http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/243975

For registrations that must be made by check, please follow the instructions on the Brown Paper Ticket website. Registration fees are tax deductible. 

Workshop Contact: TPoitevint@LibertyLake.org

Click Here to download a brochure.

Click here to go to the workshop website, hosted by the Center for Justice.

February 28th, 2012 Spokane River Regional Toxics Task Force Meeting

The Spokane River Regional Toxics Task Force is scheduled for:

Date: February 28th, 2012

Time: 9:00 am to 12:00 pm

Location: Liberty Lake Sewer and Water District (driving directions)

Call In Number: 800-704-9804

Participant Code: 34863442#

February 28th Meeting Minutes

Meeting Materials
Toxics Task Force Agenda, February 28th

Technical Track Purpose Statement
Conceptual Models
Workshop Purpose Statement
Technical Work Group Report
Task Force Member Data Collection Survey

RFP Coordinator/Facilitator
Ruckelshaus Center Overview