The City of Plattsburgh is seeking proposals from qualified consultants to assist the City to prepare a variety of New York State Climate Smart Communities actions. These actions will provide the City with a base understanding and a plan for addressing its impact on the climate and local environment while accomplishing several action items of the New York State Climate Smart Communities program. The City of Plattsburgh, through completing certain actions, will start the process of becoming an NYS-certified Climate Smart Community (CSC). For this project, the City will concentrate on CSC actions addressing: Government Operations Greenhouse Gas Inventory, Government Operations Climate Action Plan, Fleet
Inventory, and Fleet Efficiency Policy.
Goals: The city will set goals to reduce energy use, reduce greenhouse gas emissions and reduce
government operating costs. In so doing, the city will take its crucial first step in the process of
local climate action.
Tasks: Completion of tasks, specific to NYS Climate Smart Communities Pledge Elements #2 and
#3, will guide progress to ensure consideration of a sufficiently broad analysis of the climate issues
Desired Outcomes: To institute sustainability practices that translate into savings for city operations and to taxpayers. To attract businesses to the city that are concerned with environmental sustainability.
RFP Issued: Thursday, June 16, 2022
Deadline to Submit Questions: Thursday, June 30, 2022
Responses to questions will be posted on the City’s website: Thursday, July 7, 2022
RFP Responses Due: Thursday, July 14, 2022
Consultant Selected and Notified: Thursday, August 5, 2022 (est.)
Submissions must be received by 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, July 14, 2022.