The Pendleton County Economic & Community Development Authority, Pendleton County, West Virginia, is in the process of obtaining consulting services for the development of a broadband plan to support future infrastructure/implementation project(s) with a clear strategy toward funding.
Procurement of services shall be in accordance with Chapter 5G of the Code of West Virginia. Contracts are to be awarded on a fixed fee basis. All consultants interested in being considered for this project must submit a proposal detailing qualifications, technical expertise, management/staffing capabilities and related prior experience.
The aid of the competitive process is to objectively select the firm who will provide the highest quality of service at a realistic fee. Accordingly technical qualifications and experience will be weighed heavily. Selected respondents will be interviewed, and the firm judged most qualified will be asked to prepare a final proposal which would include fees for said services.
Please submit all requested information no later than 4:00 p.m. on, October 19, 2021 to Angie Curl, Region 8 Planning and Development Council, 131 Providence Lane, Petersburg, WV 26847.
Attention is directed to the fact that the Authority will undertake the project with State and Federal funds. The selected firm will be required to comply with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Executive Order 11246, Section 109 of the Housing and Urban Development Act of 1974, Section 3 of the Housing and Urban Development Act of 1968, Conflict of Interest Statement and Access to records provisions and all other requirements as related to federally funded projects.
The Authority will afford full opportunity for minority/disadvantaged business enterprises to submit a show of interest in response to this invitation and will not discriminate against any interested firm or individual on the grounds of race, creed, color, sex, age, handicap or national origin in the contract award.