Statements of qualifications and proposals are being requested from consultants with a
strong record in successfully assisting local governments with grant writing for and implementation of Community Development Block Grant (CDBG)
programs. Responding firms should be qualified to provide grant administration
and related services including, but not limited to: Preparation of the grant application; Preparation of the Environmental Review Record; Preparation of draw/disbursement requests; Assistance with financial administration of grant
funds and record keeping; Assistance
with holding public hearings
and any required surveys; Assistance
with any required acquisition following the Uniform Relocation Assistance and Real Property Acquisition Act (URA); Assisting the engineer/architect with preparation of bid
documents, advertising and conducting the bid opening; Assisting the city/county with Davis- Bacon and related
labor requirements including weekly payroll review and employee interviews; Assisting the city/county
with meeting Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing (AFFH) requirements; and Preparation of close-out documents.
City of Rincon, Georgia (City) plans are to contract with
a reputable consulting firm for grant writing, and, if funded, for
administration services, for a FY 2021
CDBG project. The purpose of the project is to provide water and sewer system improvements.
Information which should be submitted for our evaluation is as follows:
1) History of firm and
2) CDBG experience, including
other DCA grant programs
3) Capacity to complete scope
4) Current workload
5) Scope and level of service
6) Experience with similar
projects and list of references
7) Fess associates with grant
writing, and grant administration, if the project is funded
8) Statement of Qualifications
9) Application Section 3
Certification forms, if claiming Section Status
All contracts are subject to Federal and State contract provisions
prescribed by the Georgia Department of Community Affairs. This project is
covered under the requirements of Section 3 of the HUD Act of 1968, as amended
and Section 3 Business Concerns are encourages to apply.
The City also abides by the following laws as they pertain to HUD
Assisted Projects: Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964;
Section 109 of the Housing and Community
Development Act of 1974, Title 1; Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1968 (Fair Housing Act);
the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974; Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 as amended; Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of
1990 (ADA); and the Architectural Barriers Act of 1968.
Interested parties should
request copies of the Statement of Qualifications Form and Section 3
Solicitation Package prior to preparing and submitting their proposal.
Proposals should be received no later than 4:00pm
on October 30, 2020. Proposals
received after the above date and time may not be considered. We reserve the
right to accept or reject any and all proposal and to
waive informalities in the proposal process. Questions, Statement of
Qualifications and Section 3 Certification Form Requests (i.e., request for
Section 3 preference), and proposal packages should be submitted to the name
and address listed below:
City of Rincon, Georgia
Derrick Cowart, Finance
302 S Columbia Avenue
Rincon, Georgia 31326
912-826-5745 Ext 117
What are the insurance requirements? The RFP does not require a firm to provide insurance information. However, this information will be required prior to signing a contract with the firm awarded the contract.
What are the license requirements? The RFP does not require a firm to provide license information. However, the winning firm will have to provide a valid business license prior to signing a contract.
Is there a local office requirement? No.
Is this a new contract or have you contracted
for this service before? Service has
been contracted before.
If you have contracted for this service before,
who was the contractor and what was the award price? $45,000
Is there a specific amount that you have budgeted for
this service? No.