NOTICE: Seeking Request for Qualifications for Engineering Services

Twiggs County is requesting statements of qualifications from engineering firms interested in assisting the county in its effort to undertake design and construction management of sewer improvements to be funded through state and local funds including the Community Development Block Grant—Employment Incentive Program (CDBG-EIP).

Interested parties are invited to secure an RFQ package from Laura Mathis or Greg Boike, Middle Georgia Regional Commission, 175 Emery Highway, Suite C, Macon, Georgia 31217 or by calling (478) 751-6160.

To be considered, all interested parties must submit their response to Laura Mathis at the address listed above, no later than 5:00 pm, April 13, 2020. Proposals received after this date and time or at any other location will not be considered.

Section 3

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 – 24 CFR Part 135.

Fair Housing

This project must affirmatively further fair housing and steps must be taken to analyze impediments to fair housing choice in Twiggs County and take steps to overcome any identified impediments in efforts to promote fair housing for county residents.

Section 504

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.

Twiggs County reserves the right to accept or reject any or all proposals. Twiggs County is an equal opportunity employer.