Request for Proposals: Qualified Consultants to Assist with Planning for a WV Historic Preservation Training Center
The Preservation Alliance of West Virginia, in partnership with Arthurdale Heritage, Inc., is seeking
qualified consultants for the purposes of planning for a West Virginia Historic Preservation Training
Center (WVHPTC). The consultant’s contract will involve two major tasks:
This contract will be completed in close conjunction with staff from both the Preservation Alliance of West Virginia (PAWV) and Arthurdale Heritage, Inc. (AHI) and will be funded by an Appalachian Regional Commission’s POWER Grant.
Proposal Submission Deadline: 5:00 p.m. EST on Thursday, December 15, 2022.
Responses may be submitted electronically via email to Danielle (LaPresta) Parker, PAWV Executive Director at firstname.lastname@example.org or by letter to 421 Davis Avenue, Elkins, WV 26241.
All questions should be submitted to Danielle by Tuesday, November 29, 2022. Email is preferred for communications.
Project Overview & Scope of Work Goals
The proposed West Virginia Historic Preservation Training Center will provide workforce development resources and engaging training to support and grow the local preservation trades community in West Virginia. Our goal is to create a program that will involve local students and members of the workforce and impart technical preservation skills that can be translated into rewarding careers in historic building preservation.
The consultant hired to assist with this project will help PAWV and AHI manage the feasibility and
planning phases of this project with the goals of:
Project Timeline & Scope of Work
November 15 – December 15, 2022: PAWV distributes request for proposals. Questions can be submitted to Danielle (LaPresta) Parker at email@example.com by November 29, 2022, and answers to questions will be provided to all interested bidders by November 30, 2022.
December 15 – December 30, 2022: PAWV & AHI will review proposals and select consultant.
January 3, 2023: PAWV will make the consultant award and begin contract period.
January 3 – April 30, 2023: Phase 1 – Survey & Research
May 1 – July 31, 2023: Phase 2 – Operating Plan
July 31 - August 31, 2023: Phase 3 – Comment Period
September 1 - September 15, 2023: Phase 4 – Draft Update
September 16 - September 30, 2023: Final Report
Assumptions and Agreements
Required Proposal Format
The proposal must contain the following sections: Technical, Costs, Qualifications, and References.
Questions from bidders must be submitted by email to Danielle Parker by Tuesday, November 29, 2022 by 5:00 p.m. EST. All relevant questions and responses will be compiled and emailed to all known bidders by Wednesday, November 30, 2022.
All bids and proposals are due by 5pm on Thursday, December 15, 2022. Proposals may be submitted via email to Danielle Parker or by letter to 421 Davia Avenue, Elkins, WV 26241.
Project Coordinator and Point-of-Contact
Danielle (LaPresta) Parker: firstname.lastname@example.org, 304-642-0693
Preservation Alliance of West Virginia, 421 Davis Avenue, Elkins, WV 26241
Basis for Award of Contract
Award Date: Tuesday, January 3, 2023
This RFP does not commit PAWV or AHI to award a contract or to pay costs incurred by bidder in the preparation of a proposal to this RFP. PAWV and AHI may accept other than the lowest bid, waive minor informalities, and award a contract based only on the written proposal without any discussions with bidder. Issuance of a contract will be subject to the approval of PAWV and AHI. PAWV and AHI reserves the right to reject any or all proposals because of non-responsiveness to RFP requirements, insufficient funds, evidence of unfair bidding procedures, financial insolvency of bidder, or if, in the opinion of PAWV’s Executive Director, the best interests of the program will be served.
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