Ahtna-RDI JV, Inc.

Ahtna RDI, JV, LLC (ARJV), a small business located in Anchorage, Alaska, protests the award of a contract to IT Objects, LLC (ITO), a small business concern located in Herndon, Virginia, under request for proposals (RFP) No. 1305M319RNFFS0008, issued by the Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), for information technology services including software development and systems administration, ...

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Chester charter RFP process likely to be updated

Chester High School. MEDIA COURTHOUSE — Common Pleas Court Judge Barry Dozor denied a motion Monday to suspend a request for proposal process that could bring more charter schools into the Chester Upland School District, but indicated some tweaks should be made to the timeline and language. The daylong hearing included testimony from Receiver Dr. Juan Baughn, Superintendent Dr. Carol D. ...

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RFP NDOT

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS The State of Nebraska, Department of Transportation (NDOT) is issuing this Request for Proposal (RFP) #R307-20, for the purpose of selecting a qualified contractor to provide District One – Nebraska City Truck Inspection and Weight Station Janitorial Services for NDOT. Copies of RFP #R307-20 may be obtained from the Nebraska Department of Transportation at: http://dot.nebraska.gov/business-center/business-opp/procure-service-opp/ A Pre-Proposal Conference/Site Visit ...

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Wakayama Announces IR Implementation Policy

The Wakayama prefecture has announced its implementation policy for an integrated resort bid. The policy sets out objectives for a wellness and sports-focused IR that aims to revitalise the local economy, attracting visitors from within Japan and abroad, creating “significant economic and employment effects.” It calls on potential private operators to prioritise the waterfront location, hot springs, food culture and ...

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Woolworths names Society as PR agency of record

Woolworths has appointed Society Marketing Communications as its public relations and influencer management agency of record. The appointment follows a three-stage Request For Proposal (RFP) process that occurred at the end of 2020. The incumbent on the account, WPP AUNZ’s BCW, has been contacted for comment. Society will support Woolworths’ public relations team across seasonal campaign activity, product launches, community ...

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Power sector regulator to embrace AI, machine learning to boost functioning

The CERC will be the first such quasi-judicial regulatory body to embrace AI and machine learning (ML) The CERC floated a request for proposal (RFP) in December 2020 to select a consultant working in the domain of AI. The apex power sector regulator, the Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC), is planning to set up an artificial intelligence (AI)-based regulatory expert system tool ...

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LACERA to hire StepStone as new real estate consultant

Los Angeles County Employees Retirement Association (LACERA) is planning to hire StepStone Group Real Estate as its new real estate consultant. The $58.5bn pension fund, which issued a request for proposal (RFP) last year, said in a meeting document that it is recommending the hiring of StepStone due to the consultant’s investment style and attractive fee discount. Seven firms responded to ...

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Louisville Gas & Electric and Kentucky Utilities issue RFP for electric power generation

Louisville Gas and Electric Company and Kentucky Utilities Company are seeking sources of additional generation capacity to meet a potential energy shortfall that will be created by the expected retirements of several coal-fired electric plants. The companies issue a request for proposals last week seeking from 300 to 900 megawatts beginning in 2025 to 2028. Proposals must be for at ...

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Project Arrow Reaches Supplier RFP Point in Development of All-Canadian EV

An all-Canadian effort to design, develop, and built a new electric vehicle has reached a major step in the process. Project Arrow, a joint project lead by Canadian trade group the Automotive Parts Manufacturer’s Association, has launched a formal RFP process for suppliers wanting to be a part of it. The APMA says that the all-Canadian effort has the interest ...

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Here’s Why Resolute Forest Products (NYSE:RFP) Is Weighed Down By Its Debt Load

David Iben put it well when he said, ‘Volatility is not a risk we care about. What we care about is avoiding the permanent loss of capital.’ So it might be obvious that you need to consider debt, when you think about how risky any given stock is, because too much debt can sink a company. Importantly, Resolute Forest Products Inc. (NYSE:RFP) ...

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Here’s what could be built on the Queen of Apostles Pewaukee property while preserving St. Mary’s Church

The village of Pewaukee received four responses to a request for proposal regarding St. Mary’s Church and its surrounding lands. Several different visions of what could happen to the Queen of Apostles property, which includes St. Mary’s Church, have emerged, according to the village of Pewaukee. Village Administrator Scott Gosse said the village received four responses to a request for proposal that ...

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GSA kicks starts 2021 with an acquisition potpourri

When it comes to federal procurement, the General Services Administration takes no off days. While the GSA’s Federal Acquisition Service employees will never be mistaken for elite athletes — where this concept of no days off comes from — they aren’t wasting any time setting up 2021 to be a busy year for contractors and for new governmentwide acquisition contracts. ...

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Richen Management, LLC

Richen Management, LLC, a small company of Dover-Foxcroft, Maine, protests the rejection of its proposal by the Administrative Office of the United States Courts (AOUSC) under request for proposals (RFP) No. NDAL-2020-01 for janitorial services. The protester contends that, although its proposal was received late, the agency should have nevertheless considered the proposal for award. We deny the protest. View ...

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What’s happening at tonight’s assembly meeting?

When the Sitka Assembly meets tonight (1-12-20), it will consider whether to issue a new “request for proposals” seeking bids to build a privately-run marine haulout at the Gary Paxton Industrial Park.  Sitkans began calling for the city to build a haulout after Halibut Point Marine, which operates Sitka’s lone large vessel haulout, announced it would be closing the operation ...

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TransLink to study transition to electric-battery ferries for SeaBus

The Burrard Chinook, TransLink’s newest SeaBus ferry vessel, arriving in Vancouver on May 19, 2019. (Western Stevedoring/Instagram) The electrification of the SeaBus fleet is being considered to help meet TransLink’s objective of achieving its 2050 targets of reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 80% and utilizing 100% renewable energy for all vehicles and facilities across the entire transit network. The transit authority is currently seeking ...

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Legal Notice ***NYS Parks Business Opportunity***

LEGAL NOTICE ***NYS PARKS BUSINESS OPPORTUNITY*** The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation requests proposals (“RFP”) for the development and operation of a concession for an E-commerce website with exclusively licensed merchandise, RFP number X001408. Proposals are welcomed for a private sector partner to develop and operate an e-commerce website to be the sole online source ...

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How city of Philadelphia plans to measure its digital divide

The City of Philadelphia has issued a request for proposal (RFP) to rapidly quantify the number of households that are without Internet connectivity or relying on unstable, low-bandwidth options. The RFP, issued with non-profit the Mayor’s Fund for Philadelphia, seeks to enable the city to benchmark its progress on closing the digital divide and inform the next phase of policy, programme and ...

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VIDEO: Nagasaki Vice-Governor Ken Hirata extended interview on RFP process, Nagasaki IR likely US$3.2 billion to US$4.2 billion

Nagasaki Vice-Governor Ken Hirata has outlined candidate operator partners in an integrated resort have estimated the capital investment in a Nagasaki IR to be between US$3.2 billion to US$4.2 billion, while the winning bid will need to demonstrate support for the entire Kyushu region. Details of Nagasaki’s operator expectations were offered by Hirata in an exclusive video interview with Inside Asian ...

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How Whitehall has reshaped its approach to procurement

IPA chief executive Nick Smallwood Whitehall’s measures to avoid low-ball bidding will not increase the risk of price fixing, two authors of the Construction Playbook have said. As previously reported, the new guidance for government procurement includes a provision designed to prevent jobs being awarded to low-ball bidders with clients being obliged to refer any bid that is more than 10 ...

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Milton looks to bring riverfront shopping, dining, living district to Blackwater River

Milton officials hope to transform the Quinn Street Marina area of Milton into a multi-million dollar Blackwater riverfront entertainment district with dining and residences, a walking pathway, public beach space and a new marina. As for now, the Quinn Street Marina area of Milton is a quiet, relatively undisturbed part of the city, containing an old, out-of-date marina, a few empty lots and ...

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Nagasaki Launches its RFP Process

Nagasaki prefecture has launched its Request for Proposal (RFP) last Thursday, including the publication of recruitment guidelines for a Kyushu/Nagasaki IR operator. Under the RFP process, the prefecture will accept applications from operators for initial screening until January 28, and questions from participants regarding the requirements will be accepted until January 15. The operator selection schedule has set March 1 ...

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Rockaway Residents Voice Opposition to New Vendor Selected for Boardwalk Concessions

Popular Boardwalk restaurants like Caracas Arepa Bar, Rippers, and Low Tide Bar fear they may be pushed out Rockaway Beach Rockaway residents are pushing back against the NYC Parks Department’s decision to handover a concessions contract along the Rockaway Beach Boardwalk to the team behind Brooklyn Bazaar. The Concessions — which include the burger joint Rippers at Beach 86th, Low Tide Bar ...

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Fiscal Court discusses appointments, Lakeview Park

A screenshot from the Franklin County Fiscal Court’s Jan. 8 meeting. The Franklin County Fiscal Court on Friday saw ample discussion of both appointments to county boards and a potential reimagining of Lakeview Park. The Lakeview Park work session was held to discuss a request for proposals (RFP) that the court is sending out to develop a master plan/feasibility study for ...

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City looks for partner to run assistance program

Hot Springs City Hall is shown on May 26. – Photo by Richard Rasmussen of The Sentinel-Record Today is the deadline to respond to the city’s request for proposals to administer $126,825 in federal funds the Hot Springs Board of Directors allocated for rent and utility assistance. The RFP the city issued last month solicited proposals from nonprofit groups interested ...

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Sullivan County moves ahead with broadband initiative

Sullivan boradband map MONTICELLO – The Sullivan Broadband Local development Corporation is making headway in the creation of a system to fill in the many gaps in broadband internet service throughout the county. The LDC hopes to select a company through an RFP process to develop the point-to-point system, said chairman and County Legislator Michael Brooks. “You have the equipment ...

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Loopio’s Annual Trends Report Reveals State of RFP Management in 2021

Loopio’s research of 650+ RFP response teams shows a 6% decrease in RFP revenue, despite response volume remaining steady. TORONTO, JANUARY 11, 2021: Loopio, the leader in Request For Proposal (RFP) response software, announced today the release of their second annual RFP Response Trends & Benchmarks Report. This in-depth research project offers the industry’s most comprehensive view of the RFP response ...

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New Renderings and Details Emerge as Jersey City’s Bayfront Moves Forward

The future of Bayfront, Jersey City. Rendering courtesy Jersey City Redevelopment Agency. Construction will soon begin along the banks of the Hackensack River, as work on the first phase of an endeavor to transform a 95-acre parcel into one of the East Coast’s largest mixed-income developments is slated to start. Late last year, the Jersey City Redevelopment Agency (JCRA) put ...

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City of Cornwall Council Meeting Notes from the Chamber – January 11, 2021

City Council received a delegation from the Eastern Ontario Agri-Food Network (EOAN), an update from Eastern Ontario Health Unit (EOHU)’s Dr. Paul regarding a vaccine rollout plan for Cornwall, and discussed parking for the Downtown BIA and Le Village BIA. Delegation by Eastern Ontario Agri-Food Network (EOAN) by Tom Manley: ·        The EOAN is requesting $35,000 of funding to help continue ...

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Chamber: Efforts to increase rural broadband

The Vanderburgh County Commissioners awarded a Rural Broadband Request for Proposal (RFP) to Watch Communications. The wireless solution proposed by Watch will focus in the northern portion of Vanderburgh County, which is the first priority area to be addressed. According to the proposal, most residents in Priority Area A who choose to engage with Watch should be served with internet ...

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Councilman questions RFP process

With every infrastructure construction project (roads, sewers, etc.), there is an engineering design contract and an engineering inspection contract. Beachwood has always given both contracts to the same firm without allowing other firms to be considered or compete for them. Without other proposals to compare against, this firm basically tells the city what they believe they should be compensated for ...

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