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Request for Proposals: 325 Blake Road

The Minnehaha Creek Watershed District is seeking a qualified consultant team to provide landscape architecture and engineering design services for the 325 Blake Road Regional Stormwater and Greenway and Cottageville Park Phase II Riparian Restoration project. The project involves design, cost analysis, plans and specifications, interpretive planning, permitting, public engagement, and construction oversight for the construction of stormwater facilities, open space amenities, stream and riparian restoration and a trail network on four parcels -– a large project site at 325 Blake Road N and three accompanying parcels bordering the creek.

Request for Proposals document

Read the full Request for Proposals document here. 

Information from 9/17/2020 informational meeting

How to apply

Responses to the RFP should be submitted no later than 4:00 pm on October 19, 2020.

The District requests that all responses be submitted digitally through the District’s DropBox file request link:

Full submittal requirements are detailed in the Request for Proposals document.


  • Submit RFP Questions: September 14, 2020 at 4:00 pm (answers will be reviewed at informational meeting)
  • Mandatory RFP informational meeting: September 17, 2020 at 1:00 pm (via WebEx)
  • Deadline for receipt of proposals: October 19, 2020 at 4:00 pm
  • Interviews: October 27 and 28, 2020 (anticipated via WebEx)
  • Consultant’s comparable projects tour: October 29 and 30, 2020 (optional and at the discretion of the District Board of Managers and staff; anticipated in-person)
  • Award recommendation: November 5, 2020
  • Scope adjustments: November 10-13, 2020
  • Consultant selection: November 19, 2020 (District Board of Managers meeting)


Primary: Michael Hayman
Project Planning Manager, MCWD
(952) 471-8226

Secondary: Gabriel Sherman
Planner-Project Manager, MCWD
(952) 641-4510