Professional & Technical Services - 2020 Small Cities Grant

Agency: State Government of Connecticut
State: Connecticut
Type of Government: State & Local
NAICS Category:
  • 541611 - Administrative Management and General Management Consulting Services
  • 541990 - All Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
Posted Date: Nov 4, 2019
Due Date: Nov 27, 2019
Solicitation No: 2020 Small Cities Grant
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Organization Simsbury, Town of
Project/Solicitation # 2020 Small Cities Grant
Solicitation Type Request for Proposal
Due Date 11/27/2019
Includes SBE/MBE Requirements NO
Qualified Partnership NO
Summary Professional & Technical Services - 2020 Small Cities Grant
Contact Name Thomas Fitzgerald
E-Mail tfitzgerald@simsbury-ct.gov
Phone (860) 658-3230
FAX (680) 658-9467
WebSite www.simsbury-ct.gov
Additional Description The Town of Simsbury is soliciting proposals from qualified firms or individuals for professional and technical services required to prepare a 2020 Small Cities Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program application and provide administrative and technical support to implement activities during the contract period.
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TOWN OF SIMSBURY, CONNECTICUT
Request for Proposals (RFP)
Professional & Technical Services - 2020 Small Cities Grant
SUBMISSION DEADLINE: November 27, 2019 no later than 4:30pm
SUBMISSION CONTACT AND ADDRESS:
Mr. Thomas Fitzgerald
Management Specialist
Town of Simsbury
933 Hopmeadow Street
Simsbury, Connecticut 06070
(860) 658-3230
tfitzgerald@simsbury-ct.gov
Proposals will be accepted in electronic format only.
Purpose
The Town of Simsbury is soliciting proposals from qualified firms or individuals for
professional and technical services required to prepare a 2020 Small Cities Community
Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program application and provide administrative and
technical support to implement activities during the contract period.
Background
The Town of Simsbury was incorporated as Connecticut’s twenty-first town in May 1670. It
is centrally located in the heart of the New York-Boston corridor, and is located 20 minutes
northwest of Hartford and 20 minutes southwest of Bradley International Airport. Simsbury
operates under a Town Manager-Board of Selectmen form of government with the Town
Manager serving as the Chief Executive Officer responsible for overseeing the day-to-day
operations of the Town. The Simsbury Housing Authority, located on 13 acres at 1600
Hopmeadow Street, is a non-profit organization responsible for operating the Dr. Owen L.
Murphy Apartments and the Virginia Connolly Residence. The facilities provide subsidized
housing for the elderly and persons over age 18 with disabilities meeting certain income
limitations.
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Information and Instructions
The selected contractor will be responsible for all phases of general program administration
and compliance, under the Town’s direct supervision for approved projects, including but not
limited to project administrative activities such as Section 3, Fair Housing and Equal
Opportunity, Davis-Bacon compliance, and housing rehabilitation design and delivery. The
selected contractor will not be responsible for disbursement of funds.
Proposals must include the following information:
a. Proposed scope of work and project approach, including all application
development and submission and Citizen Participation activities necessary for
the specific project submission;
b. Detailed information of the firm’s background and experience in Federal/State
funding (specific Small Cities CDBG Program experience is required);
c. Key staff assigned, including resumes;
d. Proposed fee approach including a list of per diem rates by job category;
e. Certification of insurance in the types and amounts specified by DECD
Bulletin #94-003 within ten days of selection by the Town.
The Town will invite the firms with the most responsive submissions for an interview and
detailed presentation in early December. Selection will be based on number of Small Cities
projects completed, experience of staff assigned, cost, and any other factors deemed in the
Town of Simsbury’s best interest. Specific architectural and engineering services required for
project activities are not being requested as part of this proposal.
Submission and Deadline
Interested and qualified firms or individuals are to submit their proposals electronically to
Thomas Fitzgerald, Management Specialist, at tfitzgerald@simsbury-ct.gov with the subject
line reading “RFP for Professional Services – Small Cities Grant”. Only electronic copies will
be accepted. Hard copies will not be considered. Submissions must be received no later
than 4:30pm on Wednesday, November 27, 2019. No proposals will be accepted after the
date and time specified.
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