Pulaski County is requesting statements of qualifications from architecture firms interested in assisting the county in its effort to undertake design and construction management of improvements to the county senior citizens center to be funded through state and local funds including the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program. Interested parties are invited to secure an RFQ package from David Lane, Middle Georgia Regional Commission, 175 Emery Highway, Suite C, Macon, Georgia 31217 or by calling (478) 751-6160.
To be considered, proposals must be received by 5:00 pm, January 15, 2021 at the Middle Georgia Regional Commission, Attn: David Lane, 175 Emery Highway, Suite C, Macon, Georgia 31217. An electronic copy of the proposal must be included. This may be submitted on a flash drive, CD, or via email by shared link to firstname.lastname@example.org. Zip files will be rejected via email. All proposals must be sealed and should be clearly labeled. Proposals received after the specified date and time will not be considered.
This is a Section 3 contract opportunity. This project is covered under the requirements of Section 3 of the HUD Act of 1968. This project must ensure that employment and other economic opportunities generated by CDBG funds shall, to the greatest extent feasible, and consistent with federal, state and local laws and regulations, be directed toward low and very low-income persons, particularly those who are recipients of government funding for housing, and to business concerns which provide economic opportunities to low and very low-income persons in coordination with the Section 3 provisions of the Housing and Urban Redevelopment Act of 1968 – 24CFR Part 135.
This project must affirmatively further fair housing and steps must be taken to analyze impediments to fair housing choice in Pulaski County, and take steps to overcome any identified impediments in efforts to promote fair housing for Pulaski County residents.
This project must ensure that no qualified individual with a disability shall, by reason of such disability, be excluded from the participation in or be denied the benefits of services, programs, or activities of a public entity, or be subjected to discrimination of any such entity as prescribed by law in the Americans with Disabilities Act and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, 29 U.S.C. 794, as amended.
Pulaski County reserves the right to accept or reject any or all proposals. Pulaski County is an equal opportunity employer.
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