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Why hire a consultant? To supplement staff time and expertise, ensure objectivity or credibility, benefit from a variety of skills, and meet deadlines or legal requirements.


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APA's listing of consulting firms that provide planning expertise in general planning as well as specialty areas.


Choosing a Consultant


This is a revised and edited excerpt from Selecting and Retaining a Planning Consultant: RFPs, RFQs, Contracts, and Project Management by Eric Damian Kelly, FAICP. It is Planning Advisory Service Report No. 443, published by the American Planning Association in February 1993.


Better RFPs, Please


One consultant suggests how to bring the request-for-proposals process into the 21st century.


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COMING THIS SUMMER: Search for RFPs and RFQs, manage your online information, and access the world’s largest organization of planning professionals. Most APA members are qualified to make purchasing decisions.