Comprehensive Plan with a Capital Improvement Plan Component

Vernon Parish Police Jury

Vernon Parish has issued a correction to the Comprehensive Plan RFP that was issued on March 23, 2010. The deadline for submitting the proposals has been extended to May 3, 2010.

Vernon Parish is interested in procuring the services of a consultant to prepare parish-wide Comprehensive Plan. The Comprehensive Plan will address transportation, land use, infrastructure, open space, economic development, resiliency, housing, and implementation strategies. Funding for the Comprehensive Plan, which will include a Capital Improvements Plan, will be provided by Vernon Parish and seed-funding from the Center for Planning Excellence. Vernon Parish is also in the process of securing additional grant funding from the Louisiana Disaster Recovery Community Development Block Grant Program.

The procedures for the selection of this applicant will be in accordance with the procurement requirements of the Disaster Recovery CDBG Program. All responses received will be evaluated in accordance with the selection criteria and corresponding point system that is identified in the request for proposals. That package also identifies the scope of services to be performed by the selected consultant.

Interested parties are invited to secure a proposal package from Haley Blakeman at 402 N. Fourth Street, Baton Rouge, LA 70802 or contact her at 225-267-6300. The response to this request must be hand delivered or mailed to the above named person at the above named address in such a manner that it is received no later than May 3, 2010.

The Vernon Parish Police Jury is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We encourage all small and minority-owned firms and women's business enterprises to apply.

Original advertisement published in the Leesville Daily Leader March 23, 2010. RFP Correction advertisement published in the Leesville Daily Leader on April 2, 2010 and April 9, 2010.

To view the complete RFP, please follow this link: http://www.vppjla.com/OpenBids/tabid/594/Default.aspx

Published on:
March 23, 2010 - 6:12am
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