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Partnership for Alternative Medical Response Unit

Due Date:
Spec # Type Post Date Documents
23-11609-C Professional Services Additional Files

Dear Proposer:

The City of Berkeley is soliciting written proposals from qualified firms to staff the City of Berkeley response unit with a qualified nurse practitioner to partner with a Berkeley Fire Department (BPD) paramedic connecting 911 system users with healthcare resources specific to their healthcare needs.  As a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) this is not an invitation to bid.

The project scope, content of proposal, and vendor selection process are summarized in the RFQ (attached). Proposals must be received no later than 2:00 pm, on Thursday, June 22, 2023. Proposals are to be sent via email with the “Specification No. 23-11609-C and Partnership for Alternative Medical Response Unit” clearly indicated in the subject line of the email. Please submit one (1) PDF of the technical Proposal with the filename saved as, “Proposal - #23-11609-C and Partnership for Alternative Medical Response Unit.” Corresponding pricing proposal shall be submitted as a separate document with the filename saved as “Pricing - 23-11609-C and Partnership for Alternative Medical Response Unit.”


 Email Proposals to:

City of Berkeley

Finance Department/General Services Division


Proposals will not be accepted after the date and time stated above. Incomplete proposal or proposals that do not conform to the requirements specified herein will not be considered. Issuance of the RFQ does not obligate the City to award a contract, nor is the City liable for any costs incurred by the proposer in the preparation and submittal of proposals for the subject work. The City retains the right to award all or parts of this contract to several bidders, to not select any bidders, and/or to re-solicit proposals. The act of submitting a proposal is a declaration that the proposer has read the RFQ and understands all the requirements and conditions.

The City of Berkeley is hosting a mandatory pre-bid conference at 10:00AM on May 30, 2023 via Zoom. Response will not be accepted from firms or individuals who do not attend. Please use the following Zoom link to attend.

Join Zoom Meeting: https://us06web.zoom.us/j/7874497161?pwd=S1hEU0RwVVdoaHUyOS9ZQ1NWOURCQT09

Meeting ID: 787 449 7161   Passcode: 7Ng1f9    One tap mobile +13126266799,,7874497161#,,,,*862810# US (Chicago) +16465588656,,7874497161#,,,,*862810# US (New York)

For questions concerning the anticipated work, or scope of the project, please contact Julie Haslam, EMS CQI RN, via email at Jhaslam@berkeleyca.gov no later than June 07,2023. Answers to questions will not be provided by telephone or email. Answers to all questions or any addenda will be posted on the City of Berkeley’s site at Bid & Proposal Opportunities | City of Berkeley (berkeleyca.gov). It is the vendor’s responsibility to check this site.  For general questions concerning the submittal process, contact purchasing at 510-981-7320.

We look forward to receiving and reviewing your proposal.


Julie Haslam, EMS CQI RN, via email at Jhaslam@berkeleyca.gov