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RFP for Economic Development Action Strategy

Allegheny County Economic Development

Mon Valley Economic Development Strategy RFP Summary

BACKGROUND

Efforts so far, while successful, have been aimed at individual businesses deal-by-deal, without a larger plan. Building in economic ties throughout the region between related companies and other stakeholders that provide regional industries with the necessary depth and flexibility requires comprehensive development planning based on a regional strategy. A Request for Proposals is being issued to develop a plan for action that can be feasibly implemented in the current economic development climate.

GOALS

To develop a comprehensive strategy for the direction of private, County, State, and Federal economic development resources into the Mon Valley to create the maximum beneficial impact, for Allegheny County and the region

SCOPE OF WORK

Analysis

• Assess opportunities and assets in the Project Area

• Assess the needs and issues of the Project Area

• Market characterization of the entire Project Area and sub-zones within the Project Area

• Workforce deployment with regard to business development and labor force quality

• Impact analysis of economic development resource deployment

• Overview of the most relevant existing and past studies done in the Project Area.

Deliverable Products and Services

• Action plan reflecting consensus on goals and priorities, addressing the above issues, with supporting data and mapping addressing recommended actions, resources, responsible parties, timeframe, etc.

• Identification of major economic development resources

• Recommendations for deployment of economic development resources to achieve the Project goals

• Recommendations for new or enhanced economic development delivery products and programs

PROPOSALS ARE DUE BY MAIL OR ELECTRONICALLY BY JULY 19, 2002 AT 4:00 PM

CONTACT for QUESTIONS or THE FULL REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS:

Mark Patrick, Manager of Mon Valley Development

[email protected] (412) 350-1080

Or

Ron Gaydos, Project Manager

[email protected] (412) 350-1070

Allegheny County Economic Development

425 Sixth Avenue – Suite 800

Pittsburgh, PA 15219

THE COMPLETE RFP PACKAGE CAN BE FOUND ON THE ALLEGHENY COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT WEB SITE AT http://www.county.allegheny.pa.us/economic/index.asp or directly linked from

http://www.county.allegheny.pa.us/bids/.

Related Link: COMPLETE RFP PACKAGE

For more information contact:

Ron Gaydos
Allegheny County Economic Development
425 Sixth Avenue
Pittsburgh
PA 15217
USA

Phone: 412-350-1070
Email: [email protected]
Web: http://www.county.allegheny.pa.us/economic/index.asp

Published on:
May 30, 2002 - 7:17am
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