Partnership for Alternative Medical Response Unit

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24-11647-C Professional Services Additional Files

Dear Proposer:

The City of Berkeley is soliciting written proposals from qualified firms or individuals to staff and deploy an alternative 911 emergency medical response unit comprised of a nurse practitioner and a Berkeley Fire Department Paramedic for a six (6)-month pilot.  As a Request for Proposal (RFP) 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, March 21, 2024. Proposals are to be sent via email with the “Specification No. #24-11647-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 - #24-11647-C and Partnership for Alternative Medical Response Unit.” The corresponding pricing proposal shall be submitted as a separate document with the filename saved as “Pricing #24-11647-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.

For questions concerning the anticipated work, or scope of the project, please contact Julie Haslam, Emergency Medical Services Nurse, via email at no later than February 15, 2024. 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 ( 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, Emergency Medical Services Nurse, via email at