Opportunities for Services


The California State Auditor is requesting Statements of Qualifications from firms pursuant to Government Code section 4525. You are invited to review and respond to this Request for Qualifications (RFQ) No. 18-01 (HTML) (PDF).

The California State Auditor is extending the deadline for submissions of Statements of Qualifications by one week to 11:59pm (Pacific Standard Time) on April 26, 2018. Text deleted has been struck through and new text has been underlined for clarity. All other provisions of this RFQ, as clarified by responses to questions provided publically online, remain unchanged (HTML) (PDF).

The California State Auditor solicits qualified firms who will be able to perform professional consultation services in sustainability policy planning and management for the purposes of evaluating the sustainability policy of the California High Speed Rail Authority (Authority), specifically pertaining to the environmental outcomes of the policy. This expertise will assist the State Auditor's evaluation of the efficiency and efficacy of the policies and practices employed by the Authority as requested by the Joint Legislative Audit Committee.

Questions were due April 12, 2017. All Questions and Answers are posted.

The Key Action Dates for this RFQ are below. If the California State Auditor finds it necessary to change any of these dates, it will be accomplished by addendum.

Action Time Date
Release RFQ April 5, 2018
Questions Due 4:00 p.m. April 12, 2018
Responses to Questions Posted to our Website 4:00 p.m. April 17, 2018
Submissions Due 11:59 p.m. April 26, 2018
April 19, 2018
Evaluation Period April 27 – May 2, 2018
April 20-25, 2018
Interview Period May 3-9, 2018
April 26 – May 2, 2018
Selection May 11, 2018
May 4, 2018
Contract Award and Execution May 15, 2018
May 8, 2018
Contract Work Begins May 17, 2018
May 10, 2018
Final Report Due 4:00 p.m. June 22, 2018
June 15, 2018
Contract Term Ends December 31, 2018

Prospective Contractors requiring clarification or further information on the intent or content of this RFQ shall submit questions in writing to Ms. Ana Clark.

Ana Clark
Fiscal and Business Services Manager
California State Auditor's Office
621 Capitol Mall, Suite 1200
Sacramento, CA 95814
E-mail: proposals@auditor.ca.gov

Please note that no verbal information given will be binding upon the California State Auditor unless such information is issued in writing as an official addendum.

*If you would like an alternate format please email proposals@auditor.ca.gov