The St. Louis County Port Authority (the “Port”), a political subdivision established under Chapter 68 RSMO, is seeking proposals for qualified legal-services firms to provide outside counsel services, including legal advice, representation, and expertise on various projects and areas of operations on an as needed basis. The Port’s operations focus on promoting economic development in St. Louis County and include real estate redevelopment, community development, and the administration of the Port’s grant program. The St. Louis Economic Development Partnership (the “Partnership”) currently is under contract, to provide full accounting support and day-to-day legal support for the Port.
To further its organizational purposes, the Port requires legal advice, representation, and expertise on various projects and areas of operations (the “Services”). The Port issues this Request for Proposals (the “RFP”) for qualified legal-services firms to provide the Services on an as needed basis during fiscal year 2024 (ending September 30, 2024), 2025 (ending September 30, 2025), and 2026 (ending September 30, 2026). The contract issued pursuant to this RFP may include a period of up to three (3) years.
Scope of Services
The selected individuals and/or firms should also have the capacity to provide all necessary legal support services to facilitate the effective and efficient operation of the Port. Preference will be given to firms with experience working with community groups, knowledge and experience with the Port’s historic and existing programs, or experience with the development of real estate investments and assets.
See the full RFP here.
Submission of Proposals
To be considered, proposals must be received no later than Thursday, October 26, 2023, at 3 PM CST. Proposals received after the deadline identified above will not be considered.
Questions and electronic proposals should be sent by email to [email protected].
St. Louis County Port Authority
c/o St. Louis Economic Development Partnership
Attn: Erika Castillo
7733 Forsyth Blvd., Suite 2200
St. Louis, Missouri 63105