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REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL Re: Planning Grant for downtown Nashville Revitalization

REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL

TOWN OF NASHVILLE, INDIANA

In order to assure compliance with the Indiana Office of Community and Rural Affairs (OCRA) and related requirements regarding competitive negotiation of professional services, the Town of Nashville is seeking Proposals for the provision of the services described below relating to a Planning Grant for Downtown Revitalization.

Description of Services Needed

1. Study of the demographics and market conditions

2. Summary analysis of existing plans and evaluation of current conditions

3. Analysis of the downtown business district’s cultural and social resources

4. Development of a proposed plan for implementation

 

Type of Contract

The Town of Nashville will execute a firm, fixed-price type of contract for these services that is contingent on the final commitment of grant funding. All services will be delivered for the agreed upon price. 

Federal Requirements

Prospective offerors should note the successful proposer must meet the following terms and conditions: 

1.  24 CFR Part 85.36.

2.  Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.

3.  Conflict of Interest (24 CFR Part 570).

4.  Access to records.

5.  Executive Order 11246 - Equal Employment Opportunity

6.  Executive Order 12138 - Women Business Enterprise Policy.

7.  Architectural Barrier Act of 1968.

8.  Age Discrimination Act of 1975.

9.  Section 3 Clause - Housing and Urban Development Act of 1968.

10. Section 504 - Rehabilitation Act of 1973.

11. Retention and Custodial Requirements (24 CFR Part 85.42).

12. Executive Order 11063.

13. Affirmative Action Program / Plan.

14. Davis Bacon and Related Acts. 

Proposal Content

The proposal should include the following: 

1.  A description of expertise, experience and resources directly relevant and available for the proposed project.

2. A list of similar projects previously completed.

3. A list of references.

4. Resumes of professional staff members that will work on this project.

5. Name of person to be in charge of project.

6. Description of scope of services as per “Description of Services Needed”.

7. A project time line.

The proposal shall also provide the following information: name, title, address and telephone number of individuals with authority to negotiate and bind the proposer contractually, and who may be contacted during the period of proposal evaluation. 

Award of Contract

Proposal Evaluation criteria shall include: 

1. Specialized experience or technical expertise of the organization and its personnel in connection with the scope of services to be provided and complexity of the project. (30%) 

2.  Past record of performance on contracts, including quality of work, timeliness and cost control. (30%)

3.  Capacity of the organization to perform the work within time limitations, taking into consideration the current planned work-load of the firm. (25%)

4.  Familiarity of the organization with this type of project or problems applicable to the project. (15%)

If you are interested in providing the required services, please note that four copies of the Proposal of each prospective organization must be received by the Town of Nashville, Clerk Treasurer’s Office, 200 Commercial Drive, Nashville, IN 47448 no later than 12:00 p.m. (Noon) local time on Friday February 24, 2012.  Each Proposal will be reviewed for completeness and clarity according to the above criteria.  Interviews are expected to be held in March 2012. 

The Town may or may not negotiate the fee schedule with one or more offers.  The Town reserves the right to reject any and/or all proposals.  The Town is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  The contract is tentatively scheduled to be awarded by the Town in March 2012. Offerors may desire additional information, a site visit or clarification regarding the Proposal.  If so, please contact the Office of the Clerk Treasurer between 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. local time at 812-988-7064 or Paul Hartwell of Administrative Resources association at 812-376-9949.

Robert Kirlin

Town Council President

12-041 01/25 & 02/01/2012

  • December 20
    Live band at dance barn
    6 p.m. Mike's Dance Barn, 2277 State Road 46 West
  • December 20
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • December 20
    Dave Miller at Abe Martin Lodge
    5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Abe Martin Lodge, Brown County State Park
  • December 20
    'Gone Girl' at the Playhouse
    1 p.m., 4 p.m., 7 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • December 20
    Railroad museum features model Christmas trains
    1 to 7 p.m. BC RR Museum, 18 W. Three Story Hill Road, Fruitdale
  • December 21
    'Gone Girl' at the Playhouse
    1 p.m., 4 p.m., 7 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • December 21
    Railroad museum features model Christmas trains´╗┐
    1 to 7 p.m. BC RR Museum, 18 W. Three Story Hill Road, Fruitdale
  • December 23
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • December 24
    Nashville government offices CLOSED
  • December 24
    Christmas Eve Communion service at Becks Grove church
    7 p.m. Becks Grove Christian Church, 8009 Becks Grove Road
  • December 24
    Candlelight service at Helmsburg church Christmas Eve
    7 p.m. Brown County Community Church, 2370 Main St., Helmsburg
  • December 24
    Candlelight service set for Christmas Eve
    6:30 p.m. Country Gospel Music Church, 5181 State Road 46 East
  • December 24
    Cordry church hosts candlelight service Christmas Eve
    7 p.m. Church of the Lakes, 8844 Nineveh Road
  • December 25
    Government Offices CLOSED
  • December 26
    Bingo
    6 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • December 26
    Brown County Government Offices CLOSED
  • December 27
    Bingo
    6 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • December 27
    Live band at dance barn
    7:30 p.m. Mike's Dance Barn, 2277 State Road 46 West
  • December 29
    Jackson Township Board
    7 p.m. Jackson Township Board, Trustee's Office, 5765 Carmel Ridge Road