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Facilitated SWOT RFP
The City of Blue Ash is seeking professional assistance to conduct a series of four or five facilitated discussions (SWOT or similar) to gather information from various focus groups in advance of further efforts in updating the City’s Comprehensive Plan. The consultant will work with City Staff to records and understand the results of the discussions throughout the process.
The focus groups may include:
This is one element of the Compressive Planning process. The remainder of the process will rely in part on the results of this exercise. The selected consultant will work with City staff to refine the process and timing of the discussions to ensure success.
The consultant will be expected to be familiar with documents (provided by the City) that may be pertinent to the discussions, including:
The 2003 Comprehensive Plan is available in .pdf format on the City’s website: http://www.blueashadvance.com/files/uploaded/BA_Master_Plan_2003.pdf
The Comprehensive Plan
The Comprehensive Plan was last updated in 2003 and is used as a guide by the City as it makes periodic decisions related to both private and public growth and development. This is a regular update without any other specific impetus. As with any community that cares about its future, Blue Ash hopes to evaluate its past and plan for its future in the context of past and current practices and with a good understanding of the preferences of its constituents.
The Proposal should include the following: