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for now, the Quinn Street Marina area of Milton is a quiet, relatively undisturbed part of the city, containing an old, out-of-date marina, a few empty lots and ...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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City of St. Louis St. Louis Lambert International Airport

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS (RFP) Service: Marketing Advisory Services Pre-Proposal Meeting Date: February 03, 2021 Meeting will be held via teleconference. See RFP for details. Question Due Date: February 24, 2021 Proposal Due Date: March 31, 2021 M/WBE Goals & Incentives: MBE goals: 25% WBE goal: 5% A 15% M/WBE incentive credit shall be applied to the evaluation of professional service ...

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Public Notices 01/07/2021

The Humane Society of Pagosa Springs Annual Meeting will be held at 3:00 p.m. on January 20, 2021 at the Humane Society administration office. The purpose of the Annual Meeting is to elect Directors for the upcoming year and to conduct such business, which may come before the meeting. Annual meeting attendance is limited to persons who are current members. ...

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ANA issues RFP for leaseback of A321neos: sources

All Nippon Airways has issued a request for proposals for the sale and leaseback of five Airbus A321neos, sources tell Cirium. The Japanese carrier has asked lessors to submit proposals by 18 January. Source: Wikimedia CommonsAn ANA A321neo in March 2019 Cirium fleets data shows ANA has 14 A321neos in its in-service and stored fleet. Four of these are owned, ...

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Request for Proposals for Global Health Cluster CCPM Development

Organization:  iMMAP  Posted: 8 Jan 2021  Closing date: 29 Jan 2021 1.0. GENERAL INFORMATION 1.1 Purpose This Request for Proposals (RFP) is issued by iMMAP Inc., a 501c3 not-for-profit (herein referred to as iMMAP), for the purpose of developing the Global Health Cluster (GHC) Cluster Coordination Performance Monitoring (CCPM) Platform. 1.2 Background Established in 2005, the Global Health Cluster (GHC) under the ...

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Yokohama city flags against referendum on casino policy

A Yokohama city council committee has flagged its opposition to a draft ordinance proposing to trigger a community referendum on whether the metropolis (pictured) should pursue a casino resort, according to information collated by GGRAsia’s Japan correspondent. The council’s formal vote on the matter is via a plenary meeting on Friday (January 8). At Thursday’s meeting of a committee tasked with Yokohama’s general ...

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Notice is hereby given that the Philipsburg-Osceola Area School

NOTICE Notice is hereby given that the Philipsburg-Osceola Area School District has released Request for Proposals (RFP) for various CABLING SERVICES / RELATED COMPONENTS. Details are identified within the formal posted RFP. Interested Respondents must have an E-rate SPIN number and abide by the response directions in accordance with the RFP. Complete responses must be received on or before 10:00 ...

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Nagasaki begins its RFP process

The Nagasaki Prefectural Government has launched its request for proposal (RFP) process and the requirements for the possible integrated resort (IR) operator have been published. Currently, the deadline for initial screening is set for 28 January.  There are several major contenders for the upcoming IR, including Casinos Austria, Oshidori International, Pixel Companyz, and a consortium involving Current Corporation, Get Nice Holdings, and Sofitel Ponte 16. Three ...

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Canadian govt launches RfP for renewable power in Alberta

Cowley Ridge wind park in Alberta, Canada. Author: Gavin Schaefer. License: Creative Commons, Attribution 2.0 Generic. The Government of Canada is seeking to purchase renewable energy from new power projects in Alberta for the needs of federal government buildings, vehicle fleets and other operations. Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC) announced on Thursday the launch of the request for proposals ...

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Homelessness Plan for City of Waco

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS Seal proposals will be accepted at the city of Waco, Operations Center, 1415 N. 4th Street, Conference Room, Waco. TX until 2:00 PM (CST), Wednesday February 3, 2021 for RFP 2021-001 – Homelessness Plan for City of Waco. Bids will be opened at 2:01 P.M. Plans, Forms and Specifications may be obtained at www.waco-texas.com/bids.asp. Pre-submittal meeting is NOT ...

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Kansas Coalitions Issue RFP Seeking Alternative Fuel Deployments

The Kansas City Regional and Central Kansas Clean Cities Coalitions, programs of Metropolitan Energy Center (MEC), have issued a request for proposals (RFP) for alternative fuel deployments in Kansas and Missouri. This RFP is intended to support the deployment of new alternative fueling vehicles and/or stations for fleet-based deployments; and/or to build additional capacity into existing fleet alternative fueling infrastructure. The coalitions’ goals ...

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CIT Announces Inaugural Solicitation for the New Commonwealth Commercialization Fund

Up to $7 million in non-dilutive funding available for Virginia companies Richmond, VA, — The Center for Innovative Technology (CIT) announced today its Request for Proposals (RFP) for the first solicitation under the newly formed Commonwealth Commercialization Fund (CCF). The CCF was launched on July 1, 2020 to foster innovative and collaborative commercialization efforts in Virginia, consolidating two legacy programs: ...

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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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Lox Council Approves Resolution Authorizing Piggyback Process

The Loxahatchee Groves Town Council on Tuesday, Jan. 5 approved a resolution in a 3-2 decision authorizing the use of existing contracts from other government entities, rather than requiring requests for proposals, to perform certain services. Town Manager Jamie Titcomb said the resolution authorizes the town to enter into agreements with vendors for goods and services utilizing other government agency ...

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Appraisal Review Board member rebuts criticisms

Screen shot of TCAD board meeting held via Zoom January 7, 2021. TCAD Board Chair James Valadez and Board Member Felipe Ulloa were present but not shown. Claims ‘blindside attack’ by chief appraiser at previous TCAD board meeting Thomas “Tom” King addressed the Travis Central Appraisal District’s Board of Directors at its January 7, 2021, meeting during Citizens Communications. After ...

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Jan 28 deadline for Nagasaki casino RFP: local govt

Japan’s Nagasaki prefecture began on Thursday – as pledged – its request-for-proposal (RFP) process regarding the possibility of getting a casino resort there. January 28 is the deadline for submitting application documents, with a resort operating partner to be chosen in “summer – autumn” this year,  and any resort built, to open in the “mid- to late-2020s,” according to a memo released by the prefecture’s ...

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Nagasaki officially launches RFP to find the best casino partner

Things are starting to get serious in the race to add integrated resorts (IR) to Japan’s landscape. After many delays, the country anticipates having its final guidelines in place this year and top contending cities and prefectures are busy preparing their own, local frameworks. The first out of the gate is the Nagasaki prefecture, which has officially launched its Request-For-Proposal (RFP) period ...

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Xcel Energy Releases RfP For 500 MW Solar Power Generation

U.S. based Renewable Energy Provider, Xcel Energy has released a Request for Proposals (RfP) for the generation of approximately 500 MW of solar power near its Sherburne County (Sherco) Generating Station in Becker, Minnesota. The company serves approximately 3.7 million electricity and 2.1 million natural gas customers across parts of eight Midwestern and Western states, will accept the proposals providing ...

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South Philly lots named in FBI case against Kenyatta Johnson targeted for land trust

The empty lot at 13th and Bainbridge Streets in South Philadelphia. (Emma Lee/WHYY) City-owned lots at the center of a soured redevelopment deal that ended with federal corruption charges are going back on the market — and this time, the property will change hands via a new method of unloading vacant public land in Philadelphia. Philadelphia Housing and Development Corp., ...

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