£40m added to resilience funds as Government bids to help businesses survive

The Scottish Govenrment is making a further £40 million available to help businesses survive the coronavirus crisis (PA) Financial schemes aimed at helping businesses survive the Covid-19 crisis have been topped up with an additional £40 million of Scottish Government cash. Economy Secretary Fiona Hyslop said £30 million is being injected into the Pivotal Enterprise Resilience Fund to help small ...

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State begins bid process in case more PPE, testing, tracing supplies are needed

SALT LAKE CITY (KUTV) — If there’s a second coronavirus wave, Utah says it will be ready — at least with PPE, testing, and tracing.KUTV https://kutv.com/news/coronavirus/state-begins-bid-process-in-case-more-ppe-testing-tracing-supplies-are-needed?jwsource=cl That’s because the state is beginning the request for proposal process, also known as RFP, to look for services and supplies to the lowest qualified bidder. No-bid contracts in the early days of the pandemic, ...

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USAF Releases B-52 Engine Replacement RFP, Award Expected July 2021

The Air Force on May 19 issued its request for proposals on the B-52 Commercial Engine Replacement Program, calling for responses by July and a contract award expected in June 2021. GE Aviation, Raytheon Technologies’ Pratt & Whitney unit, and Rolls-Royce have all said they will compete. The service, in the RFP, confirmed it wants to buy a total of ...

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Osaka RFP could be further delayed due to coronavirus

The regional authorities in Osaka have suggested that the prefecture’s RFP process has been placed on the back-burner while it deals with the immediate issue of the coronavirus pandemic. Meanwhile, despite the COVID-19 virus, Nagasaki prefecture has said it still plans to hold its RFP this spring. The mayor of Osaka, Ichiro Matsui, has acknowledged that the prefecture’s request-for-proposal (RFP) ...

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The RFP Tool Revolution is Happening—Just Very, Very Slowly

There’s a growing number of legal-focused RFP solutions on the market, but corporate attorneys who struggled to use more general solutions in the past may be reluctant to engage with such tools even as their companies are looking for ways to save money. There are plenty of reasons for law firm and legal departments to use legal industry-specific request for ...

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Marijuana Businesses: Application Process Eased In County Areas

Businesses seeking to open in unincorporated Riverside County no longer have to go through a ranking process. The level of interest in submitting applications to the county to open cannabis businesses had slackened, according to Supervisor Perez. RIVERSIDE COUNTY, CA — As a stimulus measure, Riverside County supervisors Tuesday approved easing the application process for individuals and businesses seeking to ...

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IR2.0 Concept

One of two companies to respond to Wakayama’s RFP assessment call in April, Suncity Group has grand plans for a Japanese integrated resort with its IR2.0 concept. It was August 2019 when Suncity Group first unveiled its concept for an integrated resort in the Japanese prefecture of Wakayama, located on the southernmost point of the Kansai region’s Honshū island. The ...

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First look: Floyd Casey development to include houses, shops, trails

WACO, Texas (KWTX) The old Floyd Casey Stadium site is going to be turned into a mixed-use, mixed-income housing and retail community, according to plans released by the developer Tuesday. (Photo courtesy of Turner-Behringer Real Estate) “We believe in this project,” said Sarah Roberts, founding principal at KSR Advantage, on behalf of Turner-Behringer Real Estate. “Our vision is that this project ...

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Norfolk County seeks value-added or opportunistic real estate

Norfolk County Retirement System, Canton, Mass., is looking to allocate up to $20 million to a U.S. value-added or opportunistic real estate investment vehicle. Wainwright Investment Counsel, investment consultant to the $1 billion pension fund, is assisting with the search. Funds that invest in overseas real estate, core or development properties, land or REITs will not be considered. The RFP ...

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Legal notices for week of May 20

Request for Proposals –Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) FY2020The Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority (“IHCDA”) released today three Request for Proposals (RFPs) for the Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG). These RFPs, grant applications and other documentation can be found on the IHCDA Public Notices’ page here: https://www.in.gov/ihcda/4053.htm.Applicant’s proposal must be submitted electronically via e-mail and received by the IHCDA no later ...

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Hudson considers proposed ADA architect

HUDSON — The Common Council discussed the hiring of an Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) architect at its May 11 informal meeting. Two resolutions were introduced related to ADA projects. The first resolution considered would retain Dirtworks Landscape Architecture as the city’s ADA architect. The second resolution would allocate an initial $6,000 for project costs. On Oct. 23, 2019, the ...

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Lowest Bid For New City Trail Is $111,700

The City of Summerville is looking to spend $111,700 to extend its walking trail.The Georgia Department of Community Affairs gave the city $120,720 to complete the project that extends the walking trail from the Summerville Depot and into J.R. “Dick” Dowdy Park.The city must decide between two bids. Exceller Construction out of Marietta submitted a construction bid for $111,700. The ...

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LA Metro replaces agency-built app with Transit

Dive Brief: The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LA Metro) selected Transit as its official mobile app partner, replacing the agency’s Go Metro LACMTA app. The Transit app will offer LA Metro riders real-time bus and train schedule information; step-by-step navigation and trip planning; personalized service alerts; and accessibility tools for those in-need, among other features. “Transit does a great job of taking ...

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Board eases requirements to apply for cannabis business permits

As a stimulus measure, Riverside County supervisors today approved easing the application process for individuals and businesses seeking to establish cannabis retail outlets and cultivation sites in unincorporated communities. “We're keeping the same criteria as before, looking at each project to ensure it meets the requirements of the county," Transportation & Land Management Agency Director Juan Perez told the Board ...

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Going Places Network looking for a new owner and operator for the PI Loop

https://www.wagmtv.com/content/news/Going-Places-Network-looking-for-a-new-owner-and-operator-for-the-PI-Loop-570599671.html?jwsource=cl Presque Isle, ME: The Going Places Network (GPN) is looking for a new owner and operator for the PI Loop. According to GPN, a Request for Proposal (RFP) will be released soon. According to the GPN co-chairs, Jamie Chandler and LeRae Kinney, the PI Loop was created to provide community members, a sustainable, dependable, all inclusive, alternative public busing ...

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North Baltimore’s historic Boulevard Theatre is up for redevelopment

The historic Boulevard Theatre in Oakenshawe could get a new life in the near future. An RFP was issued this week by a subsidiary of the nonprofit Central Baltimore Future Fund, which acquired the theater at 3302 Greenmount Ave. in 2016 for $1.2 million, state records show. Bids are due Sept. 15 and Sarah Keogh, executive director of the group, ...

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Education Symposium Request for Proposals

Educate Maine is accepting proposals for presentations at its annual Education Symposium, to be held December 4 in Portland. The deadline for submissions is June 1. The symposium brings together more than 350 business, policy and education leaders to hear from education experts, learn from one another and to honor talented Maine educators. The agenda includes a morning plenary followed ...

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Foundation Requests for Proposals for Covid-19 Relief (May 13- May 18)

Here are notable new requests for proposals (RFPs) specifically for the Covid-19 outbreak, compiled by the Chronicle: Art Bridges Foundation The Art Bridges Foundation has committed $5 million to its Bridge Ahead Initiative, which will make grants to museums struggling to remain in touch with their audiences while closed because of the pandemic, and to help them prepare to safely reopen in the ...

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CITY OF MILTON Request for Proposals Strategic Planning Services

RFP NUMBER 20-CM01 Sealed Bids Due Date: Electronic submission via: www.cityofmiltonga.us To be publicly announced at approximately 2:10PM at the City of Milton City Hall located at 2006 Heritage Walk, Milton, GA 30004. The City reserves the right to reject any and all proposals. The City of Milton is requesting proposals from interested parties for a public private partnership. The request ...

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New Government Global Tariff Announced as UK Bids Farewell to Europe

Any Brexit Extension Looks Very Unlikely as Britain Moves to No Deal UK – Passing through the veil of smoke and mirrors which is inherent in almost any government pronouncement is often particularly tricky, and so it is with the announcement today of its post Brexit UK Global Tariff (UKGT), the eagerly awaited ‘Most Favoured Nation ‘ (MFN) document. One interpretation of ...

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