Japan’s IR scene continues to show a lot of movement

It’s looking more likely, despite a recent setback due to an increase in COVID-19 cases, that Japan is going to be able to make progress this year with its plans to introduce integrated resorts (IR) to the country. There has already been movement since the new year started, with Nagasaki already launching its request-for-proposal (RFP) process and Yokohama set to get its RFP ...

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Leader of City of Cincinnati’s $2 billion pension fund to exit

Paula Tilsley, executive director of the Cincinnati Retirement System, is retiring effective June 30. The leader of the city of Cincinnati’s $2 billion pension fund is stepping down after a 20-year tenure. Paula Tilsley, executive director of the Cincinnati Retirement System, is retiring effective June 30, according to an RFP posted on the city’s purchasing website. Tilsley, executive director since 2010, told ...

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EnerDynamic Provides Update on their JVs Cat5 Companies Endeavors in Puerto Rico

NIAGRA FALLS, ON / EnerDynamic Hybrid Technologies Corp. (TSXV: EHT) (“EHT”) is pleased to provide an update on initiatives with its Puerto Rican JV partner, Brieke Family Assets Ltd (“BFA”), and their endeavors with their Cat5 companies in Puerto Rico. On January 15th, 2021 the Cat5 companies received their license (#2020-ASP-000382) from the permit management office (OGP) in Puerto Rico with ...

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LA Port: 1 Million Passengers Post-Pandemic

The Port of Los Angeles started in 2020 with a big announcement of building two new cruise terminals. Now, almost a year later, those plans have largely stalled. “We had definitely some optimism going into 2020 before this all hit; that’s one of the reasons why we were looking to create an RFP (request for proposal).) to build a new ...

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New pumper truck for Blyth to cost over $600,000

BLYTH – North Huron, Central Huron, Morris-Turnberry, and Ashfield-Colborne-Wawanosh will share the cost of a new pumper truck, at a price tag of $604,500, plus tax. Fire Chief Marty Bedard said in an email, “We currently have $536,753 in reserves. I included an extra $100,000 in the 2021 budget to cover the shortfall.” Council authorized a request for proposals (RFP) ...

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Attorney says San Bernardino’s tow requirements ‘blatantly’ favor one company

Los Angeles attorney Robert A. Ring also says the request for proposals is ‘fatally flawed’ A tow truck leaves the yard at Pepe’s Towing Service in San Bernardino on Tuesday, July 17, 2018. For 18 years, Pepe’s Towing has sought inclusion on San Bernardino’s tow rotation. Despite having a stellar track record and contracts with neighboring cities, Acosta says city ...

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Funding available for Community Health Initiatives

Cambridge Health Alliance and Mass General Brigham, we are pleased to announce that as of January 4th, 2021, $490,524.73 is being offered to the community to fund Community Health Initiatives (CHI). This funding is available per the Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) Determination of Need (DoN) Regulation, through DoN Application # PHS-19093011-HS, filed by Massachusetts General Brigham Incorporated f/k/a ...

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Canada launches clean electricity procurement process with emphasis on Alberta solar

On January 7, 2021, the federal government, through Public Services and Procurement Canada (Procurement Canada), announced the launch of two Alberta-specific and two Canada-wide procurement processes designed to further the Government’s Clean Electricity Initiative plan to use 100% clean electricity by 2022. The announcement includes the launch of: two requests for proposals (RFPs) for the purchase of solar electricity in ...

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Legal Advertisement: January 17, 2021

NOTICE INVITING PROPOSALS FOR SENIOR NUTRITION SERVICES FOR IMPERIAL COUNTY PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the County of Imperial Area Agency on Aging (ICAAA) is inviting proposals from qualified consultants to establish, expand, or enhance social services to Imperial County residents, ages 60 and older. Public, private non-profit, and private-for-profit organizations are eligible to apply. Copies of the full Request ...

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Sunday Commentary: A Chance to Hit Reset on Pacifico

The council has for some time been receiving complaints about activities on the Pacifico Property from near neighbors.  As a result, the council made the decision in 2019 to look at repurposing the site.  Given that the site serves people in danger of homelessness, and the fact that they would have to be relocated to another site, it never made ...

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France’s EDF-led consortium set to plan India’s global grid

EDF is delighted to work with Teri and AETS, says Harmanjit Nagi, director, EDF India The other members of the consortium are India’s The Energy and Resources Institute and France’s AETS A consortium led by French state-run power utility firm Électricité de France SA (EDF) has been tasked with creating the road map for India’s ambitious global grid, two people aware ...

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City requests bids for Perot management

TEXARKANA, Texas — The city of Texarkana, Texas, has issued a new request for proposal for management and operational services of the Perot Theatre. A pre-bid meeting is scheduled for 10 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 26, and the submittal deadline is 2 p.m. Tuesday, March 2. The Perot Theatre is currently managed by the Texarkana Regional Arts and Humanities Council, and ...

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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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