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Bid Title: Malibu Lagoon State Beach Coastal Geomorphology and Hydrology Study
Category: Professional Consulting
Status: Closed


The City is seeking a qualified firm to develop a coastal geomorphology and hydrology model, and to prepare a study of sediment erosion and water resource management alternatives that will increase public land managers’ understanding and potential responses to the hydrology/sedimentation/geomorphic processes affecting Malibu Lagoon State Beach and the surrounding coastline. The model will provide new capabilities to evaluate the effectiveness of various alternative management actions for coastal resources at Malibu Lagoon State Beach.

The selected firm will also prepare a Coastal Geomorphology and Hydrology Study. The primary objective to be served by the model and study is to develop management alternatives to address coastal erosion, sediment deposition, and beach nourishment at Malibu Lagoon State Beach and the nearby coastline.

Publication Date/Time:
7/19/2019 12:00 AM
Closing Date/Time:
9/5/2019 4:00 PM
Submittal Information:
Submit six (6) printed and bound copies and one (1) electronic copy.
Contact Person:
Tracey Rossine, Administrative Analyst
Business Hours:
7:30 AM-5:30 PM
Minimum qualifications include:
• A working knowledge of the requirements of the California Coastal Act related to the preparation of LCP’s
• Experience with coastal geomorphology modeling to assess coastal erosion, sediment deposition and beach nourishment, including the ability to evaluate and recommend best available science
• Experience in assessing sea level rise and the effects of sea level rise in Southern California
• Experience in coastal geomorphology/engineering/hydrology

• A working knowledge of the City’s coastal development patterns and geography
• A working knowledge of local, state and federal laws that could be relevant to adaptation strategies
• Demonstrated experience in communicating highly technical information about shoreline dynamics, such as hydrology, sedimentation, and geomorphology, effectively to the public
• Demonstrated experience in conducting public workshops and community engagement
• A project principal who holds a current license as a Civil Engineer issued by the California Department of Consumer Affairs, Board of Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors, and Geologists
• Ecological and biological expertise, particularly with endangered species (fish and birds)
Special Requirements:
No reimbursement will be made by the City for costs incurred in the preparation of the response to this Request for Proposals. Submitted materials will not be returned and become the property of the City of Malibu.
All questions should be directed by email only to and must be received by Thursday, August 29, 2019.
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