The Fort Bend Central Appraisal District, hereinafter referred to as the “District” or “Appraisal District”, is soliciting proposals from responsive and responsible firms to provide a complete turnkey Digital Aerial Oblique and Orthogonal Imagery with Advanced Measuring Software and Change Detection Solutions encompassing all of Fort Bend County, Texas. The purpose of this project is to assist the District in meeting its statutory requirement of physically inspecting and appraising all parcels within the limits of Fort Bend County. The primary focus of each inspection and appraisal is to ensure that each property within Fort Bend County is accurate for Ad Valorem purposes. The oblique aerial imagery will also assist the District in the identification of un-permitted improvements and the defense of assessments during appeals with the Appraisal Review Board. The District also wishes to install a fully tested and proven software application for the District’s use of the digital georeferenced oblique aerial imagery that is fully compatible with District’s computer network and software and meets the business requirements of the District.
The District anticipates awarding a contract by August 15, 2022, for an initial two (2) year term, with an option to extend the contract with the same contractual terms and conditions for an additional two years, at the District’s sole discretion. The District will then have another option to extend the contract with the same contractual terms and conditions for an additional. Two years, at the District’s sole discretion. In total, there will be two (2) two-year options to review for a total of a six (6) year period from the execution date of the first contract, at the District’s sole discretion. Contract options in the six-year period will be subject to appropriation of funds in the District’s fiscal budget and subject to contract ratification by the District’s Board of Directors.
Proposals are to be submitted on the accompanying RFP Forms in accordance with this invitation and the accompanying Instructions to Vendors. Proposals not submitted on the accompanying RFP Forms will not be considered and will be rejected.