Seeking Proposals for Resilience Planning Process — Phase II

The Southwestern Commission is seeking the professional planning services of a qualified consultant to explore approaches to Resilience Planning for the 7-County Region (Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Jackson, Macon, and Swain Counties in North Carolina). 

The Southwest region is vulnerable to multiple hazards, and Phase II of this Resilience Planning effort is the continuation of a comprehensive effort to explore hazards and community assets, assess vulnerability and risk, and identify options to build resilience by prioritizing and planning for future events. 

Phase I of this project included the identification of hazards and community assets necessary for subsequent assessments, planning, and action, which will be explored in Phase II.


Proposals must be received by the Commission by 5:00 PM on May 5, 2023. Late proposals will not be considered.  

Proposer shall submit one electronic version of the proposal, including any supporting documentation, to the following:

Becca Scott, Director of Community and Economic Development
[email protected]

The subject line must clearly state: Proposal Attached – RFP for Resilience Planning Services

Questions regarding this proposal can be directed to Becca Scott.