RFP | Legal Services


HLC is issuing this Request for Proposals (RFP) for qualified legal services firms to provide services on an as-needed basis during the calendar year 2023, with the option for HLC to renew services for a period of three (3) years (through December 31, 2025).

Legal services (representation and advice) are sought and may be used, on an as-needed basis, in the following practice areas:
1. General operations and administration
2. Real estate
3. Employment
4. Construction and Maintenance Liability and Environmental Law matters

Deadline: Thursday, April 13, 2023 4:00 p.m. CST by email.

Read the full RFP here.

RFP | Prequalified Contractors


To further HLCโ€™s organizational purposes, HeartLands Conservancy (HLC) intends to pre-qualify firms to provide the following services and/or technical assistance for potential future projects:

  • Environmental/Natural Resource Planning & Engineering
  • Forestry (including GIS mapping, policy, urban forestry planning, and management)
  • Wetland Restoration
  • Landscape Architecture
  • Arborist
  • Horticulture
  • Botany & Ecological Services
  • Wildlife Biologist (Midwest, Southern Illinois)
  • Stream Restoration/Stabilization and Erosion Control
  • Water Quality/Stormwater Best Management Practices Engineering and/or construction
  • Stormwater Modeling
  • Site Development/Construction Management
  • Site Surveying
  • Urban Design & Placemaking
  • Bike & Pedestrian, Trail Transportation Engineering
  • Community engagement/Facilitation
  • Sign Fabrication (Interpretive, site wayfinding, regulatory, directional, etc.)
  • Legal Services (under a separate RFP)

This pre-qualification process will determine the list of firms that will be eligible for the award of contracts/sub-contracts for the period beginning May 1, 2023 and ending December 31, 2025. HLC reserves the right to receive Statement of Qualifications and to pre-qualify firms after April 4, 2023.

Deadline: Tuesday, April 18, 2023 6:00 p.m. CST by email.ย 

Read the full RFP here.