New York

Defense contractor with billions in sales got millions in pandemic loans intended for small businesses

Atlantic Diving Supply grew to become a major defense contractor in the years after 9/11 A page from the PPP loan application that people have to fill out for financial support due to the continuing outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is pictured on a desk in New York U.S., May 7, 2020. A military equipment supplier that has been ...

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UNICEF and faith groups release new guidance on how to support communities in times of COVID-19

Guidance advises faith leaders and communities on how to practice faith safely, fight misinformation, and support children and vulnerable populations NEW YORK – UNICEF, in collaboration with Religions for Peace (RfP) and Joint Learning Initiative on Faith and Local Communities (JLI), has released a series of guidance documents to advise religious leaders and faith communities on how to address challenges brought ...

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SPECIAL REPORT: ISLIP EXPLORES OUTSOURCING ATLANTIQUE MARINA OPERATIONS

Town of Islip’s recent decision to relinquish direct operation of Atlantique Marina has shocked boat owners, prompting substantial opposition from some. The town released a request for proposal (RFP) on their website, including a list of criteria for those interested in bidding, with a deadline of Aug. 13. Boat owners who have frequented Atlantique for many summers were upset to ...

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Dairy Promotion Order Advisory Board Announces Research RFP

The New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets today announced that the Dairy Promotion Order (DPO) Advisory Board has issued a Requests for Proposals (RFP) for dairy research projects, as part of its $15 million fund. The RFP solicits innovative research projects that focus on increasing consumer demand for New York-produced fluid milk and dairy products and further ensuring ...

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New York Doubles Down On Offshore Wind and Sets Renewables RFP Record

In a move that further bolsters the state of New York’s status as a trailblazer in America’s energy transformation, on July 21, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced the largest combined renewable energy solicitations in U.S. history. New York is seeking up to 4,000 megawatts (MW) of offshore wind and onshore renewable energy capacity to help meet the resource goals established under ...

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Carbon reduction a key factor in New York RFP

Winning projects will involve port collaborations, NYSERDA chief says Reducing the carbon footprint of offshore wind projects and development partnerships will be the keys to success in New York’s second round of solicitations, the IPF virtual event heard today.  NYSERDA acting chief executive Doreen Harris said that, following the call to supply up to 2.5GW in offshore wind earlier this ...

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New York announces 4 GW renewables solicitation with 2.5 GW offshore wind

NY Governor’s Office. Dive Brief: New York is seeking 4,000 MW of renewable energy capacity, including 2,500 MW of offshore wind, in the largest-ever call for green energy in United States history.The offshore wind solicitation follows a 2019 request for proposals (RFP) which resulted in nearly 1,700 MW being awarded. Officials say the new solicitation could bring New York halfway to its ...

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NYCEDC Seeks Community Partner For La Marqueta Public Market

The partner will independently plan, produce, and execute marketing activities and cultural programming at and on behalf of La Marqueta. NYCEDC on behalf of the City of New York, is seeking qualified proposals from community organizations, consultants, agencies or companies with experience in event planning and execution, marketing, branding, public relations, food and beverage sales and marketing, and/or community outreach ...

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Lake Oswego continues discussion on public-private partnership for new wastewater plant

Staff will return before City Council in September with an Intergovernmental Agreement with Portland. The Lake Oswego City Council showed interest in continuing to investigate the construction of a new wastewater treatment plant, which would be owned by the city through a public-private partnership (P3). The current wastewater treatment plant was built in 1965 and needs to either be rebuilt ...

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New Funding Opportunity for Queens Community-Based Organizations: Help New Yorkers Seek Care and Support without Fear

The overlap between the areas of our city most affected by the COVID-19 pandemic and the neighborhoods with the largest immigrant populations is glaring. Even though immigrants are more likely to be serving as essential workers — 500,000 have been serving on the frontlines of the crisis in New York City — many lack adequate access to resources and experience ...

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Baymen ask Town to make fishery health a priority

The first public comments delivered in-person at an Oyster Bay Town Board meeting since the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic in March was by two resident baymen who asked the Town Board to make the health and sustainability of local waters a high priority. After written comments submitted beforehand were noted by Town Clerk Richard LaMarca, two Oyster Bay’s longtime ...

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BOARD OF CONTRACT AND PURCHASE AGENDA – July 21, 2020

CITY OF CRANSTONBOARD OF CONTRACT AND PURCHASEAGENDA There will be a meeting of the Board of Contract and Purchase on July 21, 2020 at 5:30 p.m. Pursuant to City Council Ordinance, the following advertises the agenda for that meeting. All matters listed are subject to a vote and/or final action by the Board unless otherwise noted. This is a virtual ...

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REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS LEWIS COUNTY DRIVEWAY REPAIR OF FIVE (5) 911 TOWER SITES

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS LEWIS COUNTY DRIVEWAY REPAIR OF FIVE (5) 911 TOWER SITES Lewis County Board of Legislators is seeking proposals for interested and qualified vendors to provide driveway repair at five (5) of the County�s 911 Tower sites listed in section 2.2 of the RFP which may be found on the Lewis County Website at www.lewiscounty.org. In addition, the vendor ...

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Onyx Plans Smart Office Campus in White Plains

Onyx Equities has issued an RFP to create Westpark, one of the first smart office campuses in the nation. The firm’s DJ Venn said the plan is to transform the two-building campus at 1111 and 1129 Westchester Ave. in White Plains, NY to meet the accelerating technological demands of 21st century businesses. “With heightened interest by companies—and employees—seeking to relocate to the ...

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Albany Seeks Consultant To Provide Racial Bias Audit Services

Copies of the RFP are available at the Department of Law, 24 Eagle Street, Room 106, Albany, NY 12207, or by clicking on the link below. July 10 2020 The City of Albany is requesting proposals from qualified consultants to provide Racial Bias Audit Services to the City of Albany. This request for proposals may not be the same as ...

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COMMON COUNCIL MEETS FOR FIRST TIME IN MONTHS IN PERSON

The City of Little Falls Common Council meets in person for the first time in months. The Little Falls Common Council met in person for the first time in several months on Tuesday night. After approval of the monthly reports, Resolution #31 was unanimously passed, re-appointing Trang Camardello to the Little Falls Housing Authority. Resolution #32 dealt with authorizing an ...

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Ossining Extends Deadline- Request for Proposal for Parking Study

The Village is Ossining has released a Request for Proposals for a Mobility and Parking Management Study. Candidates are asked to carefully examine the Request for Proposal guidelines, which can be found at https://www.villageofossining.org/sites/g/files/vyhlif4821/f/uploads/parking_study_rfp_2020_revision.pdf. Responses are due to the office of the Village Clerk by 10AM on Monday, July 27th, 2020 (deadline has been extended from July 13th). Please email maddi@villageofossining.org with any ...

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Onyx Equities to Transform Westpark Campus into Smart Office Campus

WHITE PLAINS, NY — Onyx Equities has issued an RFP to create one of the first smart office campuses in the nation. WestPark, as it is known, comprises two Gold LEED, trophy Class-A headquarters buildings on 25.6 acres, located at 1111 and 1129 Westchester Avenue in White Plains, New York. The buildings are available for lease, and are acknowledged as the ...

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Creating A Bidding Strategy For Your New Business

Founder and CEO of The Bid Lab, a bid consulting firm. When starting a new business, it can feel like you are doing everything in your power to keep a dozen plates spinning at once. With so much to do, adding a bidding strategy to your never-ending list of to-dos may feel overwhelming. But, I can assure you that this is ...

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WestPark Associates plans high-tech retrofit at Westchester Avenue site

WestPark Associates NY LLP, has issued a request for proposals seeking services for retrofitting its properties at 1111 and 1129 Westchester Ave. in White Plains into a “smart office campus.” There are two buildings built in 1984 that contain about 373,000 square feet on the 25-acre site. The objective is to make sure the property meets what WestPark describes as ...

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