North Carolina

Town of Kure Beach further discusses potential for paid parking

KURE BEACH, NC — The Town of Kure Beach is the only beach town in New Hanover County that doesn’t charge for parking during peak months, but that could soon change. In August, the town voted to send Requests for Proposal (RFP) to five parking management companies. Paid parking would be in effect from March 15 through September 30 from ...

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Advertisement for Bids: Sealed proposals for the Williams Dining Hall

ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS Sealed proposals for the Williams Dining Hall, Exterior Envelope Repairs Project, North Carolina A&T State University, will be immediately opened and publicly read in DeHuguley Building Conference Room, 1601 East Market Street, Greensboro, NC 27411, at 2:00 p.m. on October 29, 2020. Bids are to be delivered to James Shell, at the above address and time. Complete ...

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Emerald Isle seeks proposals to develop stormwater plan

A vehicle makes its way through floodwaters at Spinnaker’s Reach, off Coast Guard Road in Emerald Isle, after a thunderstorm in June.  EMERALD ISLE — The town is seeking proposals from firms to develop a stormwater management master plan. The request for proposals went up on the Emerald Isle website Thursday, about a month after the town planning board discussed the ...

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Craven County TDA marketing hire raises new questions

Questions remain surrounding the Craven County Tourism Development Authority’s signing of a multi-year contract worth more than $1 million of tax payer funds with an inexperienced Raleigh-based marketing firm, particularly its decision to not seek out multiple applicants for the job.  The Sun Journal was told an Request for Propsoals, or RFP, was performed and requsted the documention. Emails show there was no ...

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City of Wilmington set to name Live Nation as management company of Hugh Morton Amphitheater

The Hugh Morton Amphitheater  WILMINGTON, N.C. – The Hugh Morton Amphitheater (also known as Greenfield Lake Amphitheater) could soon be under new management if the Wilmington City Council moves forward with plans to award a 10-year contract to Live Nation. “Live Nation was selected through a Request for Proposals (RFP) process. Two firms responded to the RFP with Live Nation ...

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MFC committee readvertising public relations campaign

MOREHEAD CITY — Anyone with ideas for educating the public about sustainable fishing still has an opportunity to apply for federal funding. The N.C. Marine Fisheries Commission Commercial Resource Fund Committee and the Funding Committee for the N.C. Commercial Fishing Resource Fund are readvertising for proposals for a public relations campaign for the 2021 funding cycle from the N.C. Commercial Fishing ...

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SunBlockers: ‘Solar in the Southeast’ Annual Report (Part 5)

Who are the laggards, the “SunBlockers” from this year’s Solar in the Southeast annual report? Spoiler alert: they are all repeat offenders. SACE applies the term “SunBlocker” to any of the large utilities in the Southeast forecast to offer less solar to customers four years from now than the average utility offers today. The 2019 average watts per customer solar ratio across the Southeast was 325 W/C. ...

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Charlotte’s Catapult HQ raises $1.7M to boost ‘request for proposal’ platform

CHARLOTTE — Catapult HQ, a Request for Proposal, Qualification, and Information (RFx) platform, has raised $1.7 million in equity, according to a recent securities filing. Four investors contributed to the round, which kicked off on July 20. The Charlotte-based company is still looking to raise roughly another $1.3 million, the filing noted, with a minimum investment of $25,000 accepted from any outside investor. Founded ...

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LIFEGUARD MANAGEMENT SERVICES – REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS POOL

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS POOL / LIFEGUARD MANAGEMENT SERVICES Pursuant to Section 143-129 of the General Statutes of North Carolina, sealed proposals endorsed “Pool / Lifeguard Management Services” will be received by the City / County Purchasing Department/Room 324, 101 North Main Street, Winston-Salem, NC 27101 until 12:00p.m., Monday, August 17, 2020, at which time they will be opened and read. ...

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‘I’m quite honestly terrified’ | Guilford County Schools teacher concerned about upcoming school year

Michelle Harris Jefferson says she’s concerned not only for her own health but bringing something home to her child. GREENSBORO, N.C. — The start of the upcoming school is year a month away, but Guilford County Schools has yet to decide on its reopening plan. One teacher said she doesn’t understand how in-person learning will work, and worries if things ...

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Downtown Raleigh property valued at $1.45M could be yours for $1 – but with conditions

This property in downtown Raleigh is on the market for a $1 – if the proposal is right.C/O CITY OF RALEIGH The City of Raleigh is selling a piece of downtown property for just $1 – but there’s a catch. On Wednesday, the city announced it would be selling the Lane-Idlewild site on the eastern end of downtown Raleigh for ...

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Mayor on Duty – Full slate for board meeting

Tonight is the June meeting of the Highlands Town Board of Commissions.  Since we are in phase two of the Governor’s State of Emergency, the meeting will again be held by way of ZOOM. Information on how to access the meeting is on the town website. I hope this is the last meeting where we only ZOOM. If we are ...

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North Carolina Launches Offshore Wind Study

The North Carolina Department of Commerce has launched a comprehensive project to assess the state’s supply chain and physical infrastructure best positioned to promote local offshore wind development. The supply chain and infrastructure assessment will identify strengths and opportunities to prepare North Carolina to serve the needs of the wind energy industry.  The study will also identify new opportunities to ...

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COMMERCE TO STUDY NORTH CAROLINA’S INFRASTRUCTURE AND SUPPLY CHAIN ASSETS TO SUPPORT OFFSHORE WIND

REPORT WILL OFFER INSIGHTS TO HELP DRIVE CLEAN ENERGY AND DEVELOPMENT Raleigh, N.C. The North Carolina Department of Commerce has launched a comprehensive project to assess the state’s inventory of businesses, organizations, and physical infrastructure best positioned to promote offshore wind development in North Carolina.  The move is the latest step in Governor Roy Cooper’s far-reaching commitment to build a ...

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Commercial Fishing Resource Fund committees seek proposals for 2021 cycle

Photo by Daniel Pullen / Hatteras Fisherman Project Collection The N.C. Marine Fisheries Commission Commercial Resource Fund Committee and the Funding Committee for the N.C. Commercial Fishing Resource Fund are accepting proposals for the 2021 funding cycle from the N.C. Commercial Fishing Resource Fund. There are two requests for proposals for this funding cycle: Comprehensive Request for Proposals – This ...

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ARTISTS WANTED TO HELP DESIGN WILMINGTON AIRPORT’S TERMINAL EXPANSION

Wilmington International Airport NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — Calling all artists! Your creative touch is wanted as part of Wilmington International Airport’s terminal expansion. ILM along with the Arts Council of Wilmington and New Hanover County are requesting proposals for three public art commissions as part of ILM’s terminal expansion. Proposals for two separate terrazzo floor designs and the ...

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Morehead City Council rejects city hall bid, reopens upset process

A pedestrian walks in front of the Morehead City city hall building on Arendell Street in this stock photo. The building is up for sale via an upset bid process. MOREHEAD CITY — The city council Tuesday rejected all bids for the purchase of the city hall building on Arendell Street, thus initiating another round of the upset bid process. Morehead ...

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North Carolina wind RFPs due by June 15

North Carolina has taken a first step toward studying offshore wind in the Atlantic Ocean, Kallanish Energy reports. It has issued a request for proposals to analyze the state’s offshore wind infrastructure and the state’s supply chain with submissions due to the state’s Department of Commerce by June 15. The state has said it hopes that the analysis can be completed by ...

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Request for Proposal (RFP) – Media Placement Services

Request for Proposal (RFP) Media Placement Services Notice is hereby given that the Piedmont Authority for Regional Transportation (PART) is requesting proposals from qualified firms having sufficient experience in providing Media Placement Services with the specifications outlined in the RFP document. To obtain more information please visit PART website at https://www.partnc.org/bids.aspx . Proposals are due by 4:00 PM EST on June 12, ...

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After warning it would back out locally, UNC Health now says it will partner on Novant’s bid for NHRMC

UNC Health employs approximately 33,000 people across North Carolina, according to its NHRMC proposal. (Port City Daily photo/Courtesy UNC Health) SOUTHEASTERN, N.C. — UNC Health and UNC School of Medicine has partnered with Novant Health in efforts to secure a partnership or purchase New Hanover Regional Medical Center (NHRMC). This comes after UNC Health leadership informed NHRMC last month it ...

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North Carolina Issues Call for Offshore Wind Supply Chain Study

The North Carolina Department of Commerce has issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) to solicit an offshore wind supply chain and infrastructure assessment. The analysis will identify North Carolina’s existing strengths and capabilities relating to the offshore wind sector, and help develop a strategic roadmap to support the state’s efforts in attracting the industry’s manufacturing supply chain. North Carolina is ...

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Blue Horizons Project Management bid opportunity now available

Press release from the City of Asheville: The City of Asheville, in partnership with Buncombe County, has released a Request for Proposals (RFP) for the management of the Blue Horizons Project. The RFP seeks to fund a local organization to oversee the implementation of the Blue Horizons Project. The goal of the project is to make a clean energy future ...

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New Global HIV and COVID-19 Emergency Response Fund

ViiV Healthcare, the global specialist HIV company majority owned by GSK, with Pfizer Inc. and Shionogi Limited as shareholders, have announced the creation of the Global HIV and COVID-19 Emergency Response Fund. The £3 million fund will make available critical financial resources for research projects to study the medical and scientific impact COVID-19 is having on people living with HIV and community-based ...

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NHRMC’s resumes meetings, prepares for release of RFP responses

WILMINGTON, N.C. (WECT) – It looked and sounded nothing like previous meetings, but the Partnership Advisory Group (PAG) tasked with exploring possible future options for New Hanover Regional Medical Center resumed its business Thursday night. © Provided by Wilmington WECT File image of New Hanover Regional Medical Center. Utilizing WebEx, a conference call platform, members of the group as well as ...

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Asheville, North Carolina Issues Website RFP, and Indiana Schools Digital RFP

The City of Asheville, North Carolina is planning a redesign of its existing website, www.ashevillenc.gov. The redesigned website should improve the City’s ability to provide the community with an intuitive, functional, user-friendly and attractive website. The City is looking for a distinctive website that exemplifies the character and uniqueness of Asheville. The website will reflect the links between city services ...

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North Carolina Seeks Marketing Partner To Drive International Visitors

The Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina has issued a request for proposal (RFP) for a marketing firm focused on International markets – including Canada, the UK & German-speaking Europe for a campaign to attract more tourism to their region. They seek a company able to help with: travel trade access, sales activities and promotions, inquiry management, advertising placement, tour ...

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