Duplin County NC

Bid Opportunities

Duplin County is involved with the Closing American’s Wastewater Gap Pilot Initiative which is a partnership between EPA and USDA to provide technical assistance to help historically underserved communities with identifying alternatives as well as potential federal funding opportunities to address the wastewater needs. EPA and USDA will provide an in-depth community wastewater assessment, as well as prepare solutions plan for pilot communities to use as a tool to apply for federal funding opportunities. The initiative is being piloted in 11 places across the southern regions of the country that have demonstrated significant need with the two regions within Duplin County of East Log Cabin Road and Calico Bay Road selected as pilot locations. Further information regarding the initiative can be found at https://www.epa.gov/water-infrastructure/closing-americas-wastewater-access-gap-communityinitiative. The County is proposing to apply to USDA Rural Development for SEARCH Grant funding and will request assistance in this process (RD Apply loan/grants). Therefore, the County is soliciting requests for qualifications for professional engineering services to assist the County in both a) the development of a separate Preliminary Engineering Report for this pilot community, and b) the development of the required level of environmental review for this initiative pilot project to be compliant with all applicable federal requirements and regulations under the USDA Rural Development. This request for qualifications may also be used to meet solicitation requirements for professional engineering services necessary to comply with federal and State requirements for the subsequent project design and implementation phases.

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The County of Duplin is seeking professional services for the administration of a Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) application in the Neighborhood Revitalization program offered by the NC Department of Commerce.  The project is anticipated to include housing-related activities as developed during the application process.  The grant request is anticipated to be an amount up to $617,222.  The project is expected to take place over 30 months.  Professional services will be contingent upon successful award of the grant project.

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Notice is hereby given that sealed bids will be opened at the Duplin County Emergency Management Office located at 209 Seminary Street, Kenansville, NC, at 2:00 PM, Wednesday, August 9, 2023, for Duplin County, North Carolina Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP)Grant #HMGP-4285-044-R. The bid package includes specifications for the elevation of one (1) residential structure to a Finished Floor Elevation (FFE) above the 100-Year Base Flood Elevation (BFE), including lifting of existing structure; foundation construction; utility relocation and retrofitting; and modifications to steps/porches/decks to comply with the 2018 NC State Residential Building Code. All foundation construction will be performed in strict accordance with the provisions of the 2018 NC State Residential Building Code, the General Scope of Elevation Work, and Engineering Drawings included in the Bid Package.

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The County of Duplin strongly encourages minorities and women equal opportunity to participate in all aspects of County contracting and purchasing programs and prohibits discrimination against a person or business in pursuit of these opportunities on the basis of race, color, sex, religion or national origin.  

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