RFQ for Professional Cybersecurity Consulting Services


Request for Qualifications
Professional Cybersecurity Consulting Services

Public Utility District No. 1 of Whatcom County (“District”) hereby solicits Statement of Qualifications (“SOQ”) from engineering and/or consulting firms, who offer cybersecurity  services and would desire to provide such services for the District, as may be needed.

The purpose of this Request for Qualifications (RFQ) is to assist the District in selecting the most qualified firm(s) that may be utilized to assist District staff with cybersecurity matters related to the District’s electric and water utility operations.

Firms desiring consideration may request the SOQ submittal requirements document by contacting the District’s project manager for this solicitation at the following:

Public Utility District No. 1 of Whatcom County
P.O. Box 2308/1705 Trigg Road
Ferndale, Washington  98248
Phone:       360-384-4288  ext.17
Attn:  Alec Strand, Project Manager

Or, interested firms may obtain a pdf document of the SOQ submittal requirements electronically on the District’s website: www.pudwhatcom.org.

The deadline for submittal of a Statement of Qualifications in response to this solicitation is 2:00 PM (PDT), April 22, 2016.

The District anticipates the need for services beginning this calendar year 2016 and continuing for the next five (5) years.

The District reserves the right to select a firm or firms directly from the Statement of Qualifications submitted and to proceed directly to scope and contract negotiations with one or more firm(s) determined to be most qualified.  The District is committed to a program of equal opportunity.  Minority and women owned businesses are encouraged to submit.  This is not a Request for Proposal.

Stephan Jilk
General Manager