Camden County is requesting statements of qualifications from engineering/architectural firms interested in assisting the county in its effort to undertake design, renovation, and construction management of improvements of an existing building for the purpose of a Joint Continuity of Government (COG) Operations Center. These improvements to be funded through state and local funds including the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG MIT) program. Interested parties are invited to secure an RFQ package from Kelsey Kelley, Camden County Purchasing Officer, .
To be considered, all interested parties must submit their response to Kelsey Kelley, Camden County Purchasing Officer, ., no later than 2:00 pm, September 25, 2020. Proposals received after this date and time or at any other location 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 – 24 CFR Part 135.
This project must affirmatively further fair housing and steps must be taken to analyze impediments to fair housing choice in Camden County and take steps to overcome any identified impediments in efforts to promote fair housing for 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.
Camden County reserves the right to accept or reject any or all proposals. Camden County is an equal opportunity employer.