Federal Legislative and Regulatory Representation

The Northern California Power Agency (NCPA) is soliciting proposals from an individual or a firm (“Consultant”) to advise and assist NCPA and its members in developing and executing effective federal legislative and regulatory strategies to protect and advance the interests of NCPA and its members relative to federal legislative and regulatory matters.

NCPA is a nonprofit California joint powers agency established in 1968 to construct and operate renewable and low-emitting generating facilities and assist in meeting the wholesale energy needs of its 15 members: the Cities of Alameda, Biggs, Gridley, Healdsburg, Lodi, Lompoc, Palo Alto, Redding, Roseville, Santa Clara, and Ukiah, Plumas-Sierra Rural Electric Cooperative, Port of Oakland, San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART), and Truckee Donner Public Utility District—collectively serving nearly 700,000 electric consumers in Central and Northern California.

ADDENDUM 1

Version Dated: December 7, 2016

The deadline to submit a response has been extended and the revised timeline for is as follows:

RFQ Issued...............................................November 16, 2016
Deadline for questions, clarifications...................November 30, 2016
Proposals Due............................................December 21, 2016
Finalists notified.......................................January 10, 2017
Finalists interviews.....................................February 3, 2017
Selected Respondent(s) Notified..........................February 9, 2017
Contract Finalized.......................................March 8, 2017
NCPA Commission Approval of Contract.....................March 23, 2017
Work Commences...........................................April 2, 2017

ADDENDUM 2
Version Dated: December 14, 2016

Notwithstanding Section 6.1 of the RFP (insurance requirements), respondents are not required to carry professional liability/umbrella coverage specified in Section 4.3 of the Sample Consulting Services Agreement (Attachment C to the RFP).

All proposals shall be submitted to:

Northern California Power Agency

ATTN: Carrie Pollo

651 Commerce Drive

Roseville, CA 95678

Email: carrie.pollo@ncpa.com

NCPA, in its sole discretion, may reject any late or incomplete response. Responses to this RFP are due to NCPA with the appropriate attachments by electronic mail no later than 4:00 p.m. (PST) on December 14, 2016. A hard copy of the response is not required; however, Respondents may also send a hard copy of the response and/or other supporting documents to NCPA no later than 4:00 p.m. (PST) on December 14, 2016.

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