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Pre-proposals due by Aug. 30: Massachusetts Department of Fish and Game In-Lieu Fee Program seeks pre-proposals for aquatic resource restoration

Published July 30, 2019

CONCORD, Mass. – The Massachusetts Department of Fish and Game (DFG) In-Lieu Fee (ILF) Program is seeking pre-proposals for aquatic resource restoration, enhancement and/or preservation projects.


Eligible applicants include Massachusetts cities, towns, academic institutions, certified 501 (c)(3) non-profit organizations, and other public entities. See the Request for Pre-Proposals (RFP) document for additional details on eligibility as well as available funding and priorities for each of the ILF Program Service Areas.


The RFP document includes a pre-proposal application form. Pre-proposals will be reviewed and evaluated by the Massachusetts DFG, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, and the Massachusetts ILF Program Interagency Review Team to determine eligibility for ILF funds and to identify and prioritize projects to bring forward to a full proposal stage.


The Massachusetts ILF Program RFP [Bid #. BD-20-1046-COM-COMl-42155] is available on the Massachusetts CommBuys website: https://www.commbuys.com/bso/exte1nal/publicBids.sdo and on the ILF Program website at https://www.mass.gov/in-lieu-fee-program.


Pre-proposals should be submitted by email to the Massachusetts ILF Program Administrator, Aisling O' Shea by 5 p.m. on Aug. 30, 2019. Contact the ILF Program Administrator with any questions you may have at (617) 626-1605 or by email to aisling.o'shea@state.ma.us.


The Corps of Engineers public notice, with more specifics on the Massachusetts Department of Fish and Game In-Lieu Fee Program (file # NAE-2007-02926), can be viewed on the Corps website at www.nae.usace.army.mil/Missions/Regulatory/PublicNotices.aspx.

Tim Dugan

Release no. 19-067