Bid Title: Legal Services for the City of Nampa
Category: General Government
Status: Closed


The City of Nampa invites interested legal firms to submit written proposals to provide legal services to the City as listed herein under the Scope of Work.

The City encourages proposals that outline various legal service delivery and compensation model options. In general, the City seeks the services of a law firm that will work directly with the Mayor and the City in providing the services listed in this request. The City is considering a three (3) year contract with the right to extend the term of this contract for two (2) additional one-year terms after review of the services, and satisfactory negotiation of terms. 

The City of Nampa, Idaho (“City”) hereby solicits proposals from law firms (“Applicants”) to be legal counsel for our city. The successful applicant will serve as legal counsel to the Mayor and the City Council as set forth in Idaho Code 50-204 and 50-206.  The successful proposer will also represent City departments, including various boards, committees, and commissions. Note that the City currently contracts prosecution services separately through the Canyon County Prosecutor’s Office. This RFP applies to general legal services.

Nampa is the largest full-service city in Idaho.  It is comprised of  various departments, including: airport, building, clerk’s office, code compliance, economic and community development, engineering, environmental compliance, facilities, Family Justice Center, finance, fire, fleet, human resources, information technology, library, Mayor’s office, parks and recreation (including operations of two golf courses), planning and zoning, police, public works, streets, wastewater, and waterworks. Currently, the City also has contractual agreements with the Venue Management company for the Idaho and Civic Centers, and a contract with the Food and Beverage vendor for those facilities.

Please reference the attached RFP for complete information.

Publication Date/Time:
7/21/2020 4:40 PM
Publication Information:
RFP for Services
Closing Date/Time:
8/19/2020 5:00 PM
Submittal Information:
Proposals must be submitted by 5:00 PM on August 19, 2020
Addendum Date/Time:
5:00 p.m. August 5, 2020
Pre-bid Meeting:
2:00 p.m. August 5, 2020
Contact Person:
Rick Hogaboam
[email protected]
Download Available:
Business Hours:
M-F 8:00 AM to 5 PM
The City seeks a dedicated, experienced, knowledgeable attorney(s) to serve as legal advisor to the Mayor, City Council and the City Departments. He/she must be able to support the City and staff through the delivery of quality legal services that will be consistent with the City's core values and mission statement as noted in Exhibit A. At the direction of the Mayor, the City Attorney will engage with the City’s professional staff and director/division supervisors in an effort to resolve the needs that emerge within the daily workings of the city.

The Applicant must be an attorney licensed to practice law in the State of Idaho. A strong generalist background in municipal law, with an emphasis on contractual management and land use issues, will be necessary.

The successful proposer will have to demonstrate the ability to quickly familiarize himself/herself with existing City ordinances and policies. The attorney is expected to proactively educate, inform, and guide the Mayor, Council, commission members, and City staff on impending legal and legislative changes. He/she must also ensure compliance with state and federal laws, and make modifications to existing ordinances, as necessary.
Questions must be submitted by 5:00 PM on July 28, 2020
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