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NOTICE

Ben Hill County, GEORGIA

REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS AND PROPOSALS

Planning, design, administrative and related services

The Ben Hill County, Georgia is requesting statements of qualifications and proposals from consultants with a strong record or qualifications, which will enable it to successfully assist the local government with development and implementation of a FY 2014 Community Development Block Grant. Responding firms should be qualified to provide planning, design and administrative services for a period of 2 - 3 years.

The Ben Hill seeks to immediately contract for planning, design and administrative related services for CDBG funds for public facilities. All contracts are subject to Federal and State contract provisions prescribed by the Georgia Department of Community Affairs.

Criteria for evaluation includes (1) knowledge of CDBG guidelines and regulations, (2) experience in design and / or administration of this type project, (3) knowledge of community, (4) workload and ability to meet the project schedule, and (5) track record for successfully administering previous CDBG projects. Proposers shall also cite examples of similar work in other communities, and include references from within those communities. References will be contacted.

Consultants may submit proposals for services to include planning, design, administrative and related services; or submit proposals to include only CDBG administration and related services, or submit proposals to include only design and related services.

Questions may be directed to Donna Prather, County Clerk, Ben Hill County, 402-A East Pine Street, Ben Hill, GA 31750, (229) 426-5100. For consideration, proposers must submit their proposals no later than 4:00 PM, Monday, February 24, 2014, to the Ben Hill County. Proposals received after the above date may not be considered.

Ben Hill reserves the right to accept or reject any and all proposals and to waive informalities in the proposal process. Ben Hill is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Further in accordance with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended, Ben Hill does not discriminate on the basis of handicapped status in the administration or operation of its programs.