New York

Select Board seeks proposals for a new cell tower on Bolton Road

The Select Board is working on a request for proposals for a cell tower to be located at the Bolton Road water tank but will need to find a source of technical expertise to proceed with the project. Assistant Town Administrator Marie Sobalvarro presented the draft at the board’s Jan. 19 meeting. The draft RFP sets four evaluation criteria for ...

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GE Sues Siemens Over Dominion Data Leak

General Electric (GE) has filed suit seeking major monetary damages from Siemens Energy in a Virginia federal court, alleging “willful and malicious misappropriation of GE trade secrets” as they competed to be suppliers to Dominion Energy Virginia. Dominion is not a named defendant, but an employee (reportedly now gone) is accused of sharing GE’s data with Siemens. A copy of ...

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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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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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Affordable Housing To Be Built At The Site of Former 19-Century School Building

Flatbush District #1 School Building in 1931. The city is looking to develop the former site of P.S. 90 at the corner of Church and Bedford avenues in Flatbush into affordable housing and community space.  The New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) released a Request For Qualifications (RFQ) yesterday to establish a group of “Qualified Applicants” that will be invited to ...

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Letters to the Editor

Lefferts Boulevard Bridge Dear Editor: Kew Gardens community organizations are partnering with the Mutual Housing Association of New York (MHANY), a not-for-profit housing and commercial property development organization, to submit a unique response to an MTA request for proposal (RFP). The RFP calls for managing the 14 stores that are at the heart of this community’s main shopping area and are situated ...

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Sununu Criticizes ACLU-NH, Others Who Filed Lawsuit for Older Foster Care Youths

Today, Governor Chris Sununu issued the following statement after the ACLU-NH, NHLA and DRC-NH announced a class action lawsuit in conjunction with a New York special interest group against the State of New Hampshire: “This lawsuit is led by Children’s Rights Incorporated – a special interest group, backed by Wall Street law firms, which preys on child protection programs across the country. While ...

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NYSE to delist Chinese telco giants on US executive order

China Mobile Ltd., China Telecom Corp Ltd., China Unicom Hong Kong Ltd will be suspended from trading between Jan. 7 and Jan. 11, and proceedings to delist them have started, according to a statement by the exchange. The New York Stock Exchange said it will delist three Chinese corporations to comply with a U.S. executive order that imposed restrictions on companies identified as affiliated ...

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Request for Proposals Recreation Master Plan

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS RECREATION MASTER PLAN RFP #21-042 Sealed proposals will be received by the City of Albany, Procurement Division, 222 Pine Avenue, Suite 260, Albany, Georgia, 31701, until 5:00 p.m., January 29, 2021 for a qualified firm/team with considerable experience in citizen involvement/participation, visioning, planning, design and market analysis to develop the New Recreation Master Plan. Pre-proposal conference on ...

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New York City HPD Calls for Proposals to Build 100% Affordable Housing on Staten Island

The New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) has released a Request for Proposals (RFP) seeking plans to build 100 percent affordable housing in Stapleton on the North Shore of Staten Island. The City-owned site provides over 100,000 square feet of land for affordable housing, community amenities and other improvements as part of the island’s mixed-use development. Courtesy of John Bartelstone As the HPD outlines, ...

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Affordable Housing Coming To North Shore Of Staten Island

Stapleton Site A on Staten Island’s North Shore The Department of Housing Preservation and Development has released a request for affordable housing proposals for the north shore of Staten Island. The RFP would use 108,000 square feet of land owned by the city for a mixed-use development with 100-percent affordable housing and community amenities and services. “Today marks an important step in implementing our Stapleton ...

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NYC Seeks Partner to Vet Proptech Tools for Its Real Estate

NEW YORK CITY’S DEPUTY MAYOR OF HOUSING AND DEVELOPMENT VICKI BEEN SPEAKING AT THE MIPIM PROPTECH CONFERENCE.  One of the biggest property owners in the tri-state area wants to add more proptech to its real estate. New York City released a request for proposal (RFP) last week to partner with a company to vet and recommend proptech startups that the city could ...

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City of Buffalo seeks redevelopment of Mohawk Ramp

The Mohawk Ramp at 477 Washington St. City officials are asking for ideas about how to redevelop the Mohawk Ramp in downtown Buffalo into a project, that would bring commercial space and apartments to what is now a big parking garage. The city has issued a request for proposals from a “qualified developer or team” to buy and rehab the ...

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The Alzheimer’s Drug Discovery Foundation and The Association for Frontotemporal Degeneration Invite Proposals for 2021 Treat FTD Fund

Partnership Plays Major Role in the Battle against Brain Diseases NEW YORK — The Association for Frontotemporal Degeneration (AFTD) and the Alzheimer’s Drug Discovery Foundation (ADDF) issued a joint request for proposals (RFP) targeting novel research to advance and accelerate ways to diagnose and treat frontotemporal degeneration (FTD) — the most common dementia for people under 60. Funding for this RFP is being ...

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EPA Goal Implementation Team (GIT) RFP now open for 12 Scopes of Work!

Posted in: Chesapeake Network Submitted by: Sarah Koser States: DC, Delaware, Maryland, New York, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia The Chesapeake Bay Trust has been designated to receive federal funds from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency as part of the Chesapeake Bay Program Goal Implementation Team Project Initiative. The work funded by this initiative advances outcomes identified in the 2014 Chesapeake Bay Watershed Agreement. Each year, certain outcomes are chosen by the Chesapeake ...

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Development Ideas Sought for Mohawk Ramp Site

The City of Buffalo is seeking a developer for the Mohawk Ramp site. The 1.1 site is located at the corner of East Mohawk and Ellicott streets. The city is seeking proposals for a developer or development team to acquire and redevelop the site, which is currently home to the 629-space parking ramp, which was built in 1959. The proposed ...

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OP-ED: Why won’t the city meet with the York Area Regional Sewer Authority?

The City of York’s wastewater treatment plant. Tuesday, August 25, 2020 The City of York administration is poised to recommend to City Council and the York City Sewer Authority that they approve the sale of its sewer system. This is in response to four bids that were received on Dec. 9. Prior to submission of these bids, the York Area Regional Sewer Authority, ...

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Future of Mohawk Ramp at stake as Buffalo crafts mobility master plan

The city wants to find a developer for the Mohawk Ramp. Replacing the aging downtown Mohawk Ramp is at the center of the new mobility masterplan being championed by Mayor Byron Brown and his economic development team. The city is expected to release an RFP by Dec. 11 looking for a designated developer for the four-level, 609-space ramp located at the corner ...

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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 has issued a request for proposal (“RFP”) for the operation of a golf course and clubhouse concession at Springbrook Greens State Golf Course in Sterling, New York, RFP number X001403. To request a copy of the RFP, contact Judi Lott in the Finger ...

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City officials respond to Regional Sewer Authority’s claim for side bid on York sewage plant

As the city entertains final bids for the purchase of its York wastewater treatment plant, one local authority is calling foul.  On Wednesday, Dec. 9, the York Area Regional Sewer Authority sent out a news release stating that requests to meet with city officials, city council and Mayor Michael Helfrich’s administration on a potential bid for the wastewater treatment plant have been denied.  ...

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Legal Notice Town of Seneca Falls Request for Proposal for Labor Counsel Services Proposal

LEGAL NOTICE TOWN OF SENECA FALLS REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL FOR LABOR COUNSEL SERVICES PROPOSAL SUBMISSION DEADLINE: DECEMBER 21, 2020 AT 5:00 P.M. The Town of Seneca Falls invites interested law firms to submit written proposals to provide labor counsel services to the Town. Under the supervision of the Town Supervisor, the selected law firm will provide legal advice to the ...

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Rochester’s Department Of Recreation And Human Services Issues RFP Seeking Creative Arts Consultants

While youth ages 6 through 18 are the primary customers, some services may also be appropriate for adults. November 20 2020 The City of Rochester’s Department of Recreation and Human Services has issued a Request for Proposal (RFP) seeking the services of a consultant(s) to perform creative arts training and instruction services for youth. While youth ages 6 through 18 ...

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MTN Group appoints Omnicom Group as global marketing services provider across operations

MTN Group names Omnicom Group as MTN’s lead agency partner across its footprint following a competitive pitch process. Cementing a partnership that commenced in 2017, group chief executive officer at TBWA South Africa, Luca Gallarelli says he is extremely excited to enter into this new chapter with MTN. “We are thrilled by this announcement which is certainly reflective of the hard ...

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DarioHealth’s Digital Therapeutics Solution Selected as Employee Health Benefit by Self-Insured, Fortune 500 Company

Dario’s top-rated digital diabetes tools and coaching will be available to eligible employees and their dependents starting January 1, 2021 Contract awarded after RFP, highlights the strength of Dario’s digital chronic care platform relative to competitive offerings NEW YORK, Nov. 24, 2020 — DarioHealth Corp. (Nasdaq: DRIO), a pioneer in the global digital therapeutics market, announced today that it has signed ...

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Freeman Releases Virtual-Platform Vetting Tool

Finding the right online-meeting solution is one of today’s biggest headaches. This new RFP template can help. With in-person meetings and events paused for the time being, virtual events are central to most businesses. But given that “the request-for-proposal process is quite different for providers of virtual events compared to physical events, you can’t just take your existing RFP template ...

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Connecticut rail car purchase plan is on the wrong track

A well-run rail company buys rail cars that are safe, efficient, and fit demand at the best possible price. For Connecticut local train service, the state needs off-the-shelf trains to keep costs down. Quick acceleration is also crucial, particularly for the steep, curvy rail lines that connect Connecticut’s inland communities with the New Haven Line. As it stands, the state ...

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NYC releases request for proposals for commercial waste zone collection

In February, DSNY published a final rule designating 20 zones for commercial waste collection. Through the RFP process, DSNY will select up to three carters to provide service to customers within each zone, as well as up to five carters to provide containerized collection service citywide. The New York City Department of Sanitation (DSNY) released a request for proposals (RFP) on Nov. ...

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Albany Requests Consultants To Provide Geographic Information Services

The City of Albany is requesting proposals from qualified consultants to provide Geographic Information Services. November 17 2020 The City of Albany is requesting proposals (RFP 2020-34) from qualified consultants to provide Geographic Information Services. This Request for Proposals may not be the same as previous Requests for Proposals intended for this type of service. Therefore, all consultants are urged ...

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Westchester Seniors Department Re-Issues Requests For Proposal

Westchester County’s Department of Senior Programs and Services (DSPS) has re-issued two requests for proposal (RFP) from qualified agencies for services that benefit seniors.  Funding comes from grants through the federal Older Americans Act. The RFPs are: Information and Assistance within the Cities of Yonkers and New Rochelle: This RFP seeks services for the provision of Information and Assistance services by ...

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Area school divisions shopping for new health insurance as Valley Health-Anthem negotiations drag on

WINCHESTER — All three local school divisions are looking for new health insurance amid the unresolved contract negotiations between Valley Health System and Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield. Anthem is the insurance that Winchester, Frederick County and Clarke County public schools provide their employees. Valley Health operates Winchester Medical and five other hospitals in the region, in addition to numerous other ...

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