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REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL/QUALIFICATIONS

REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL/QUALIFICATIONS

CDBG Disaster Recovery Appropriation 1

Brown County Flood Home Buyout Match Program

June 30, 2010

Brown County Commissioners are seeking proposals for grant administration/technical assistance services appropriate to the implementation of a CDBG Disaster Recovery Appropriation 1 Matching Grant that has been received from Indiana Housing & Community Development Authority. The county is prepared to begin the process for acquiring the properties as soon as an administrator is selected.  The term of the project is greatly dependent upon the receipt of the FEMA funds, but is likely to last 18 months. In order to be considered, the proposal must be received at the office of the Resource Manager, P.O. Box 37, 201 N Locust Lane, Nashville, IN 47448; Attention Holly Catron by 4 p.m. on Friday, July 16, 2010.  Please label your sealed envelope "IHCDA DR1 Administrative Proposal". Please provide 4 copies of the proposal.

The contract will be awarded to the most reasonable, responsible and responsive offeror whose proposal is within the competitive range and determined to be the most advantageous to the Brown County Commissioners.

A.  SCOPE OF SERVICES:  The offeror shall perform as directed by Brown County Commissioners, all of the necessary services required to assist and advise the Brown County Commissioners on implementing the above reference IHCDA grant.  The described services shall include:  General Administrative Services: Providing assistance with procurement of all services that will be paid for from the IHCDA DR1 Funds including but not limited to appraisers, title companies, architect, demolition contractors;  Facilitation of the appraisals with the owner of the home and the appraiser;  Preparation of a purchase agreement and explanation of the appraisals and how the offer amount was determined to provide to the homeowner;  Oversee the execution of purchase agreements with the homeowner and the county;  Coordinate closing with title company, commissioners and auditor;  Preparation of paperwork to draw down funds to purchase the homes, pay for services and the demolition;  Maintaining ledgers and hard documentation of payments;  Managing files for each address containing all pertinent information for that transaction;  Preparing and submitting any required paperwork to IHCDA - including but not limited to semi-annual reports, closeout document, set up reports and completion reports;  Also responsible for ongoing coordination and reporting to make sure the project keeps moving and that everyone is well informed of the progress.

B.  PROPOSAL CONTENTS:  The proposal must include sufficient information to provide for adequate evaluation.  At a minimum, the submitted proposal must include a detailed description of the scope of work to be provided, including the specific approach and contents of the services that will be involved.  A quality proposal should be organized following the seven (7) Evaluative Factors to assist in the selection process.

C.  PROPOSAL EVALUATION REVIEW FACTORS:  Proposals will be reviewed using the below evaluation factors and scope of work.  Points will be assigned below to each criterion based on the content of the proposal only.  1. Understanding of Project Requirements:  20 points.  Firm's analysis, preparation, and level of interest.  Familiarity of the project and requirements for success.  2. Technical Competence/Experience 20 points.  Individual creativity and demonstrated problem-solving abilities.  Work plan shows methods and schedules for accomplishment.  3. Key Personnel and Roles: 20 Points.  Personal qualifications and professional skills of key persons.  4. Pertinent Project Experience 20 Points.  Extent and quality of previous work and related projects.  5.Capacity For Performance 10 Points. Staff identified and availability relative to current workload. Georgraphical location of firm.  6. Technical Project Management  5 Points.  Identify firm's abilities for cost and project management.  7. Responsiveness to Management Concerns  5 points.  Total Points available  100 Points.

D.  CONTRACT TYPE:  The contract shall be a fixed fee contract indicating the maximum total dollar amount chargeable to the project.

E.  AWARD OF CONTRACT:  After the close of negotiations, Brown County Commissioners will award the contract to the selected offeror and will promptly notify unsuccessful candidates.

F. CIVIL RIGHTS REQUIREMENTS:  Attention of bidders is particularly called to the following federal civil rights requirements:  1.  Executive order 11246.  2.  "Section 3" compliance in the provision of training Employment and Business Opportunities.  3. Certification of Non-segregated Facilities (over $10,000).  4.  OMB Circular A-102 Attachment O.  5. Title VI of Civil Rights Act of 1964.  6. Conflict of Interest.  7. OMB Circular A-102 Attachment C.

G. QUESTIONS REGARDING THE REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL SHOULD BE ADDRESSED TO: Holly M. Catron, P.O. Box 37, 201 N. Locust Lane, Nashville, IN 47448, 812-343-8554

July 7, 2010   10-169

 

  • April 20
    Helmsburg Sewage Board
    7 p.m. Brown County Community Church, 2370 Main St., Helmsburg
  • April 20
    BC Water Utility to elect two directors
    6 p.m., 7 p.m. Sprunica Elementary School, 3611 Sprunica Road
  • April 20
    BC Public Library Board of Trustees
    6 p.m. Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • April 20
    Brown County Council
    6:30 p.m. County Office Building, 201 N. Locust Lane
  • April 21
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • April 21
    Open 12-step meeting in New Bellsville area
    8 p.m. Harmony Baptist Church, 3999 Mt. Liberty Road, New Bellesville
  • April 21
    Nashville Development Review Commission hearing
    4:30 p.m. Town Hall, 200 Commercial St.
  • April 21
    CSCD Board of Directors
    7 p.m. CSLOA Clubhouse, 8751 Nineveh Road
  • April 21
    Art of poetry program for children
    3:30 to 5 p.m. Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • April 22
    BC Parks & Rec Board
    5:15 p.m. Parks & Rec Office, 1001 Deer Run Lane
  • April 22
    Jeff Foster at Hobnob restaurant
    6 to 8 p.m. Hobnob, 17 W. Main St.
  • April 22
    Free storm spotter training at Nashville Police Station
    6:30 to 8 p.m. Nashville Police Station, 200 Hawthorne Dr.
  • April 23
    Go Club at the library Thursdays
    3:30 to 5 p.m. Brown County Public Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • April 23
    Gospel jam & sing at Gnaw Bone church
    6:30 p.m. Country Gospel Music Church, 5181 State Road 46 East
  • April 23
    'McFarland, USA' at the Playhouse
    7 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • April 23
    Morel Mushroom Festival kickoff at music park
    from 7 p.m. Bill Monroe Music Park, 5163 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • April 24
    Bingo
    6 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • April 24
    Wildflower foray slated at historic site
    TC Steele State Historic Site, 4220 T.C. Steele Road, Belmont
  • April 24
    'McFarland, USA' at the Playhouse
    4 p.m., 7 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • April 24
    Annual library plant sale
    3 to 6 p.m. Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • April 24
    Morel Mushroom Festival at music park
    9 a.m. to midnight Bill Monroe Music Park, 5163 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • April 25
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • April 25
    Dave Miller at Abe Martin Lodge
    5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Abe Martin Lodge, Brown County State Park
  • April 25
    Wildflower foray slated at historic site
    TC Steele State Historic Site, 4220 T.C. Steele Road, Belmont
  • April 25
    Art classes set for fourth Saturdays at winery
    3 to 5 p.m. Chateau Thomas Winery, Coachlight Square, 225 S. Van Buren St.
  • April 25
    Women invited for free day of pampering
    10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Hope for Hearts Farm, 1005 State Road 45, 1 mile west of 135/Bean Blossom
  • April 25
    Youth art show award presentation
    1 to 5 p.m. BC Art Guild, 48 S. Van Buren St.
  • April 25
    Plant sale planned at state park
    9 a.m. until all sold Brown County State Park, State Road 46 East
  • April 25
    Craft fair to support Brown County 4-H
    9 a.m. to 3 p.m. fairgrounds
  • April 25
    Annual library plant sale
    9 a.m. to noon Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • April 25
    Morel Mushroom Festival at music park
    9 a.m. to midnight Bill Monroe Music Park, 5163 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • April 26
    County history center dedication slated
    2 p.m. Brown County History Center, 90 E. Gould
  • April 26
    Wildflower foray slated at historic site
    TC Steele State Historic Site, 4220 T.C. Steele Road, Belmont
  • April 26
    'McFarland, USA' at the Playhouse
    4 p.m., 7 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • April 26
    Morel Festival gospel service at music park
    10 a.m. Bill Monroe Music Park, 5163 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • April 27
    BC Alcoholic Beverage Board
    11 a.m. County Office Building, 201 N. Locust Lane
  • April 28
    BC Area Plan Commission
    6 p.m. County Office Building, 201 N. Locust Lane
  • April 28
    Open 12-step meeting in New Bellsville area
    8 p.m. Harmony Baptist Church, 3999 Mt. Liberty Road, New Bellesville
  • April 29
    Jeff Foster at Hobnob restaurant
    6 to 8 p.m. Hobnob, 17 W. Main St.
  • April 30
    WRAPS
    7 to 9 p.m. Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • April 30
    Gospel jam & sing at Gnaw Bone church
    6:30 p.m. Country Gospel Music Church, 5181 State Road 46 East
  • May 1
    Bingo
    5 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • May 1
    'Back to the Future' at the Playhouse
    7 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • May 2
    Dave Miller at Abe Martin Lodge
    5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Brown County State Park, State Road 46 East
  • May 2
    Spring Blossom Festival dance planned
    6 p.m. The Seasons Lodge, 560 State Road 46 East
  • May 2
    Spring Blossom Parade and food drive downtown
    11 a.m. downtown Nashville
  • May 3
    Read to a therapy dog at the library
    2 to 3:30 p.m. Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • May 7
    BC photography club
    7 to 9 p.m. Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • May 9
    Free community breakfast at Sprunica church
    8 to 10 a.m. Sprunica Baptist Church, 3902 Sprunica Road
  • May 9
    Open house conducted at New Song
    9 to 11 a.m. New Song Mission, 7202 Keith Donaldson Road, Freetown
  • May 14
    Local Coordinating Council
    8 a.m. Comm. Corrections Office, Suite B, lower level of Veterans Hall, 902 Deer Run Lane,
  • May 16
    Historic site hosts outdoor art contest
    7 a.m. to 4 p.m. TC Steele State Historic Site, 4220 T.C. Steele Road, Belmont