CEO of BC Care Providers Association says the province needs more beds, not just facility replacements

KAMLOOPS — The COVID-19 pandemic has uncovered some of the vulnerabilities in long-term care facilities, which are aging — just like the population. NDP leader John Horgan is promising $1.4 billion over the next decade to eliminate mulit-room facilities within care homes. “I believe seniors in their latter years should have the dignity of one room with just them in ...

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Why are we being kept in the dark on dealing with load shedding and where is the urgency, Mr. President?

Where are the bold steps that were promised in December 2019? Why is the ANC blocking municipalities from purchasing directly from Independent Power Producers (IPPs), and the opening of the grid? Why did Minister Gwede Mantashe not raise the limit for exemptions from licensing of generation from 1MW to 10MW? Where is the negotiation with existing IPPs to take up ...

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Civilian-Military Standoff Post-Coup Threatens Mali’s Economic and Political Health

Colonel Goïta addressing the press following the coup. Following months of protests against the Malian government under Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta (IBK), on Aug 18, the military staged a coup d’état. Led by Assimi Goïta, the 37-year-old colonel declared the formation of a National Committee for the Salvation of the People (CNSP). These protests have come at a time where Mali ...

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IDEM Announces Over $2 Million in Grant Funding for Clean Air Projects

(INDIANAPOLIS) — The Indiana Department of Environmental Management (IDEM) announced Round 2 of grant funding from the DieselWise Indiana with Volkswagen DERA Option program, which will distribute awards ranging from $50,000 to $750,000. Total available funding for this round is $2.2 million. Grant money will be awarded to clean air projects that significantly reduce diesel emissions from nonroad vehicles or equipment ...

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Ministry to issue request for proposals for Putrajaya Monorail in three months

PUTRAJAYA (Oct 1): The Federal Territories Ministry (KWP) will be issuing a Request For Proposals (RFP) for the Putrajaya Monorail project in three more months at the latest to enable the project to be continued with the co-operation of the private sector. Its Minister Tan Sri Annuar Musa (pictured) said several companies had expressed their desire to develop the project ...

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Charlottesville RFP notice for 2020 CDBG-CV3 funding, 2021 CDBG, and HOME funding

The City of Charlottesville will be accepting proposals for 2020 CDBG-CV3 and 2021 CDBG and HOME beginning Oct. 1 and ending at 4 p.m. on Oct. 16. Projects will support a viable urban community through the provision of decent housing, a suitable living environment, and economic opportunity for low- and moderate-income citizens to prevent, prepare for, and respond to coronavirus. ...

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FirstEnergy seeks to buy RECs for Ohio utilities

Solar panels. October 1 – Three Pennsylvania utilities owned by FirstEnergy Corp (NYSE:FE) are in pursuit of Ohio-compliant Renewable Energy Credits (RECs) in order to meet obligations under the state’s renewable energy mandate. FirstEnergy said on Wednesday a Request for Proposal (RFP) has been issued for the purchase of 373,000 RECs, including solar RECs, by the three utilities — Ohio ...

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NRCan seeks local organizations to manage projects in the latest EV-infrastructure RFP

Funding will go to third-party organizations — provincial and municipal governments and non-profits, in particular — that are able to co-fund and administer payouts to recipients installing urban and suburban EV chargers Natural Resources Canada recently opened its third request for proposals for its Zero-Emission Vehicle Infrastructure Program (ZEVIP), a key component of the federal government’s efforts to increase the availability of ...

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Seneca IDA pressed by supervisors over the sale of Hillside campus

The Seneca County Industrial Development Agency was well-represented at the Sept. 22 Board of Supervisors’ Government Operations meeting, which was held at the County Office Building.  Executive Director Sarah Davis, who came into that role this year, was present along with two other representatives to answer questions about the former Hillside Campus in Romulus. The property, which is owned by ...

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Rock Springs’ RFP Process to Change for Certain Projects

ROCK SPRINGS — After numerous, and sometimes heated discussions at Rock Springs City Council meetings about the Request for Proposals (RFP) process used for the Bitter Creek Reclamation project, it appears an agreement has been reached. The questions started after JFC Engineering and Surveyors, which Rock Springs Mayor Tim Kaumo is the president of, was recommended by the RFP selection committee for the project. Due to ...

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RFP Notice for 2020 CDBG-CV3 Funding and 2021 CDBG and

RFP Notice for 2020 CDBG-CV3 Funding and 2021 CDBG and HOME Funding Request for Proposals (RFP) Notice for 2020-2021 Community Development Block Grant Coronavirus (CDBG-CV3) Funding, and 2021-2022 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and HOME Investment Partnerships Programs. Request for Proposals The City of Charlottesville will be accepting proposals for 2020 CDBG-CV3 and 2021 CDBG and HOME beginning October 1, ...

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Global RFP Software Market Expected to Reach the highest CAGR: PandaDoc, Loopio, Huddle, Paperless Proposal, CallidusCloud, etc.

Introducing the RFP Software Market: Gauging the Scope This minutely analyzed and systematically articulated business intelligence report based on Global RFP Software Market.  is poised to enable seamless navigation to all crucial market participants and other report readers and stakeholders interested to carving a new growth route to offset multiple challenges in global RFP Software market. Besides dedicating a significant crux of ...

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Defence Ministry’s Revocation of CQB Carbines Tender Leaves Indian Army in the Lurch

The continually-deferred fast track procurement of close quarter battle carbines for an estimated $110 million from Caracal International of the UAE has been called off. Indian soldiers stand in a formation after disembarking from a military transport plane at a forward airbase in Leh, in the Ladakh region, September 15, 2020.  Chandigarh: The recent revocation by India’s Ministry of Defence (MoD) ...

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Request for Proposal (RFP) Software Market Insights Shared in Detailed Report 2020 to 2026

This Request for Proposal (RFP) Software The industry report provides details of recent developments, trade regulations, import-export analysis, production analysis, value chain optimization, market share, strategic market growth analysis, and market size. The report also offers insightful and detailed information regarding the various key players operating in the global Request for Proposal (RFP) Software market, and their financials, apart from strategies, ...

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RFP for Putrajaya Monorel to be opened in 3 months

Putrajaya Corporation (PPj) confirmed that the government would continue with the monorail project, which was previously delayed in mid-2004. PUTRAJAYA: The request for proposal (RFP) for Putrajaya’s Monorel project will take a maximum of three months to be opened. Federal Territories Minister Tan Sri Annuar Musa said this was to enable the project to continue with the help of private ...

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FirstEnergy Issues RFP to Purchase Ohio-Compliant RECs

FirstEnergy Corp., an electric utility headquartered in Akron, Ohio, has issued a request for proposal (RFP) to purchase Ohio-compliant renewable energy credits (RECs) for its Ohio utilities – Ohio Edison, The Illuminating Co. and Toledo Edison. The purchases will help meet the companies’ 2020 renewable energy targets established under Ohio’s alternative energy law. RECs sought in this RFP must be eligible for compliance with ...

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Illinois SURS taps Meketa as a private credit consultant

Pension plan also commits $60 million to first farmland fund Illinois State Universities Retirement System, Champaign, hired Meketa Investment Group as its first private credit consultant. The $19.5 billion pension fund’s board approved the hiring at its Sept. 11 meeting, according to a Sept. 16 news release. SURS issued an RFP in June as a result of investment staff’s intention to add ...

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UBC drops Empower Me as a counseling service provider, resulting in a month-long outage

The change in service will allow the student to connect directly to Aspiria for support without submitting requests through the Empower Me service. Empower Me ceased to be the provider of UBC’s Student Assistance Program counselling service on September 1, disrupting mental health service for some students. For the last three years, Aspiria has served as the counseling service for ...

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The Number One Mistake Of Procurement Technology Implementations

Getting a new Procurement Technology implementation set up is a daunting task, with implementation generally taking months. A large part of that implementation is building a new future state, and that is where the biggest mistake for most Procurement Technology implementations occur. Most Procurement Technology implementations start at kickoff. In other words, the contract is signed with payments for the ...

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Request For Proposals For Design-Build Services For Municipal Buildings In Town Of North Hampton

Click the link below for more information. Press release from the Town of North Hampton: September 30, 2020 The Town of North Hampton is soliciting proposals from qualified firms to provide design-build planning services for new town facilities to include the following departments: Police, Fire and Ambulance and Town Administration Offices. This press release was produced by the Town of North ...

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EDC, Chamber Hopes ‘Light Up Madison’ Will Brighten Holiday Season

MADISON — Just because the weather is growing older and the days are growing dimmer doesn’t mean a beautiful town like Madison can’t shine. That’s the philosophy behind a new push from community and business leaders that would seek to Light Up Madison, bringing a swath of decoration and celebration to the town in time for the holidays, and offering ...

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Oak Park board weighs whether to hire a consultant to review police department

A third-party review of its police department could be approved by the Oak Park village board before the end of the year, with a report due back to trustees in early 2021. While some Oak Park village board members prefer to hire an independent agency to review the police department, others feel that process can be done in-house at significant ...

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PROPOSAL NOTICE Notice is hereby given that Clayton County, Georgia

PROPOSAL NOTICE Notice is hereby given that Clayton County, Georgia Will receive sealed Proposals for RFP #20-152 Vehicle Towing and Storage Services for Clayton County, Georgia at the Clayton County Central Services Department, 7994 North McDonough Street, Jonesboro, Georgia 30236 until 3:00 p.m. on Thursday, October 29, 2020, at which time the names of the responding firms will be opened ...

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Build Our Ships Here At Home – Canadian Marine Industry Opposes Federal Offshore Used Ship Purchases

OTTAWA, ON, – The Canadian Marine Industry and Shipbuilding Association (CMISA), representing marine suppliers and shipyards from all across Canada, strongly objects to the current Request for Proposal (RFP) published for the Canadian Coast Guard, where it is again purchasing a used ship from offshore, instead of building this ship right here at home https://buyandsell.gc.ca/procurement-data/tender-notice/PW-MB-007-27889. Our members are quite capable of designing, engineering, supplying material ...

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Groundswell, Renewable Energy Buyers Alliance partner to localize benefits of corporate solar power purchases

Groundswell and the Renewable Energy Buyers Alliance (REBA) are joining forces to accelerate an equitable clean energy future for all by leveraging corporate renewable energy purchases to deliver local community benefits alongside clean energy. Connecting these large corporate purchases to community-defined clean energy priorities through tools such as Request For Proposal (RFP) language and community engagement processes holds the potential ...

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JMC Global Taps Winmore’s Customer Success Platform to Re-Assess and Refine Commercial Operations

San Francisco, CA– Winmore, a leading customer success platform for logistics companies, today announced that global logistics leader JMC Global will use its platform to help the organization win more RFPs, minimize scope creep, and build customer relationships at scale. With an increased focus on long-term, profitable and sustainable growth, Winmore will help JMC Global qualify and respond to complex bids and, after ...

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The New Orleans Board of Liquidation, City Debt is seeking Request for Proposals (RFPs): Bond Counsel; Financial Advisor; and Independent Auditor Services.

The New Orleans Board of Liquidation, City Debt, is advertising the following Request for Proposals (RFPs): Bond Counsel; Financial Advisor; and Independent Auditor Services. Responses are due 4PM CDT, Wednesday, October 21, 2020. RFPs’ are available on the Board’s website http://bolcd.com/BondRatingsAndSales.aspx?tab=1. REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS Source: https://www.bondbuyer.com/legal-notices/request-for-proposals-rfps-bond-counsel-financial-advisor-and-independent-auditor-services

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Police department ‘audit’ divides Oak Park village board

Proposal called ‘massive’ and ‘costly’ Four Oak Park village trustees were ready to abandon the idea of hiring a third-party consultant to audit the Oak Park police department during a divisive discussion Sept. 29 over the project’s drafted request for proposal (RFP). The project’s responsibilities, as outlined in the RFP, were criticized as being “massive” and the expense of carrying ...

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HHS seeks drug importation waiver applicants

The US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has issued a request for proposals (RFP) from individuals who wish to seek waivers permitting them to import prescription drugs from certain countries.The RFP, issued 24 September 2020, provides a pathway for individuals who have waivers to import some FDA-approved drugs through authorized state-licensed pharmacies. Countries considered an “acceptable foreign source” ...

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Japan could delay national IR process for another 6-12 months

Bad news is brewing for Japan’s casino hopefuls. Nagasaki authorities believe Japan’s national government is considering a delay to the integrated resort (IR) proposal process of anywhere from 6 to 12 months, GGRAsia reports. This information comes from a Nagasaki prefectural assembly meeting on September 28, where unidentified sources were cited believing a delay was being considered. That works for Nagasaki. ...

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