Louisiana

LCG seeking proposals for the redevelopment of sites near Buchanan garage

LCG has re-issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) for two undeveloped parcels adjacent to the Buchanan Garage. The Lafayette Downtown Development Authority says that the previous RFP issued in 2018 included the garage, however, the Parish Council recently voted to allocate $3.5 million to renovate the garage. The site in this RFP is comprised of two parcels totaling approximately 0.9 ...

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Federal officials making changes to some oil-lease terms

NEW ORLEANS — A federal oil lease sale in November will be the first in a decade to offer 10-year leases at some depths. Since 2010, leases in depths of 800 to 1600 meters (about a half-mile to nearly a mile) have run for seven years, with a three-year extension available for companies that have started a well on their ...

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The Louisiana State Bond Commission is seeking RFP for Municipal Advisory Services

Publication for Dept. of TreasuryThe Louisiana State Bond Commission (the State) gives public notice of a request for proposals from interested [municipal advisory firms or qualified firms] to enter into a contract for the following services:The RFP is available for downloading from the Treasury website athttp://www.treasury.la.govunder the State Bond Commission tab. All written inquiries and/or clarifications regarding the meaning or ...

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The New Orleans Board of Liquidation, City Debt is seeking Request for Proposals (RFPs): Bond Counsel; Financial Advisor; and Independent Auditor Services.

The New Orleans Board of Liquidation, City Debt, is advertising the following Request for Proposals (RFPs): Bond Counsel; Financial Advisor; and Independent Auditor Services. Responses are due 4PM CDT, Wednesday, October 21, 2020. RFPs’ are available on the Board’s website http://bolcd.com/BondRatingsAndSales.aspx?tab=1. REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS Source: https://www.bondbuyer.com/legal-notices/request-for-proposals-rfps-bond-counsel-financial-advisor-and-independent-auditor-services

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Shreveport, Louisiana contract impasse and MRF closure pauses multiple recycling programs

The city could become one of the nation’s largest to lose curbside recycling service following failed negotiations with Pratt Industries and Republic Services. “Shreveport-Bossier Skyline” by Shreveport-Bossier Convention and Tourist Bureau is licensed under CC BY 2.0 Shreveport, Louisiana, may soon be one of the largest cities in the United States to lose curbside recycling service in recent years. So far, no one ...

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LDH INTENDS TO ISSUE NEW RFP FOR MANAGED CARE ORGANIZATIONS

Previous request is now more than 2 years oldBATON ROUGE The Louisiana Department of Health has requested to withdraw its intent to award contracts to four managed care organizations (MCOs).If the Commissioner of Administration approves this request, LDH will develop and issue a new Request for Proposals (RFP) for the procurement of state contracts with MCOs to manage health care ...

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Louisiana Will Issue New Medicaid Managed Care RFP, Ends Protest

The new request for proposal will focus on contracting with Medicaid managed care organizations that will help improve the state’s health rankings, the department indicated. Louisiana Department of Health will issue a new request for proposals (RFP) for Medicaid managed care organization contracts, ending a bitter legal battle over the 2019 RFP process, the department announced. “Now that the current RFP ...

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Louisiana health department to redo Medicaid contract search

Courtney Phillips, Louisiana’s new Secretary of the Department of Health, speaks Monday, April 20, 2020 during Gov. John Bel Edwards’ regular press conference to update Louisiana’s status during the novel coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak, at the Governor’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness in Baton Rouge. BATON ROUGE, La. — Louisiana’s health department will seek new bids for multibillion-dollar Medicaid ...

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Lafayette NAACP pushes back against LCG requests for rec center proposals

The Lafayette Parish NAACP is pushing back against the recent request for proposals sent out by the Guillory administration. In a release, the NAACP unit #6060 is recommending all churches, organizations, non-profits and community-based organization not turn in a Request for Proposal (RFP) to the Lafayette Consolidated Government (LCG) to operate parks on the Northside of Lafayette. “By turning in ...

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LCG sends out request for proposals for private entities to run rec centers

LAFAYETTE, La. — Lafayette Consolidated Government sent out a request for proposals today that could effectively privatize four north side Lafayette rec centers being closed for budgetary reasons. The document, which can be found in its entirety below, is asking for proposals to operate and maintain the Domingue Recreation Center, George Bowles Activity Center, Heymann Park Recreation Center and J. ...

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Letter to editor on New Orleans’ COVID-19 feeding initiative

The City of New Orleans, on June 1, released a Request for Proposals for a city-wide feeding program, “COVID-19 Mass Feeding Initiative.” The stated goals of the RFP are utilizing local restaurants, commercial kitchens, and their employees while providing nutritious meals to our fellow citizens who have contracted COVID and are out-of-work, families with children, senior citizens, and adults who ...

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CITY OF NEW ORLEANS ANNOUNCES MASS FEEDING PROGRAM

NEW ORLEANS — The City of New Orleans has announced the mobilization of the Mass Feeding Program, a cost-sharing collaboration with the Federal Emergency Management Agency totaling $18 million to fulfill a basic human need as part of our response to the COVID-19 pandemic. This first-of-its-kind program will provide meals to a range of vulnerable residents, including high-risk health adults, ...

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SWEPCO gets Louisiana’s nod for 810 MW wind buy, plans 200-MW solar RfP

The Trent Mesa wind farm in Texas. Photo: Business Wire. The Louisiana Public Service Commission (LPSC) has approved Southwestern Electric Power Co’s (SWEPCO’s) plan to buy into a 1,485-MW wind project portfolio in Oklahoma that will supply electricity to the utility’s clients in several states. The subsidiary of utility American Electric Power Company Inc (NYSE:AEP) wants to acquire 54.5% stakes ...

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Grants available for community organizations who are helping

Louisiana Healthcare Connections announced today a new grant program focused on supporting community-based organizations in addressing the social and healthcare needs of families and individuals affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. The COVID-19 Recovery Grants Program is a new addition to the health plan’s Community Health Grants program, which has awarded more than $150,000 to organizations statewide since its launch in 2018. The ...

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