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Doing business with Fresno COG

Request for Proposals and Calls for Projects

The Fresno COG relies heavily on outside consultants and other vendors to help accomplish the overall mission and objectives of the Association. Please check back often as announcements for Request for Proposals are posted regularly to this page.

Freeway Service Patrol Request for Proposal

Deadline for Proposal Submittal is April 24, 2017

The Fresno Council of Governments, as the Metropolitan Planning Organization for Fresno County, is advertising this Request for Proposal (RFP) to contract for specified services from towing companies for Beats 1, 2, 3 and 4 of the Freeway Service Patrol (FSP) along Freeways SR-41, SR-99, SR-168, and SR-180 within the Fresno Metropolitan Area.  The purpose of the FSP is to promote smooth traffic flow during peak commute periods by providing for the rapid removal of disabled vehicles and vehicles involved in minor accidents.  You are invited to submit a proposal to provide FSP services as described in this RFP.  View and download the RFP HERE


Please email questions to Suzanne Martinez at smartinez@fresnocog.orgDeadline for questions is April 5th.  All questions and answers will be posted on the website.


Employment Opportunities

Regional Planner - Environmental and Land Use Focused (Assistant, Associate or Senior level) - OPEN UNTIL FILLED

See Job Description and Details HERE


Regional Planner - Transportation Project Program Focused (Assistant, Associate or Senior level) - OPEN UNTIL FILLED

See Job Description and Details HERE


Other Notices:

Public Notice:  Disadvantaged Business Enterprises   more

The Fresno Council of Governments, in accordance with 49 CFR Part 26, adopts a triennial disadvantaged business enterprise (DBE) goal to apply  in Fresno COG awarded contracts funded with federal or state grants. On June 28, 2012 in public hearing, the Fresno COG Policy Board adopted Resolution 2012-16   setting the 2012/13 – 2014/15 DBE goal.  On June 27, 2013, in public hearing, the Fresno COG Policy Board will adopt Resolution 2013-08 updating the three year goal.  Fresno COG will accept comments on the DBE program for 45 days from this notice. If you have any questions regarding this process, please contact Les Beshears, Finance Director at 559 233-4148.


Consultant Database Information Sheet

Each year we request certain information from consultants when compiling a bidders list. However, providing this information to us is optional on your part.

Fresno COG maintains and race neutral DBE program in compliance with 49 CFR Part 26. Recently the Federal Highway Administration and State Department of Transportation issues revised guidance concerning our DBE program pursuant to a Disparity Study that found six groups presumed to be disadvantaged are underutilized as defined by the Code of Federal Regulations 49 CFR part 26. The six underutilized groups are African American, Asian Pacific American, Native American, Women, Hispanic males and Subcontinent Asian males (Indian).

We have added a field to our database for NAICS CODE per new federal regulations. If your code is anything other than #541 - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, please fill in the field. Otherwise we will assume it's #541.


Sign up or correct your NAICS CODE with this pdf form (includes explanations)


OR ~ use this automatic submittal form (need to view pdf file to determine correct code first)


Sign up to be added to the Fresno COG Consultant database


New Fresno COG comment/question email address

If you are unsure of whom to contact at Fresno COG regarding programs, projects or COG meetings, you may email staff at Your communication will be routed to the appropriate staff member and responded to promptly.

2017 FSP RFP.pdf842.99 KB



Fresno COG

(559) 233-4148

Fax: (559) 233-9645


Office Hours:

Monday - Thursday 7:30 a.m - 5:30 p.m

Closed for lunch from 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.



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Closed for lunch from 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

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