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RFP - Determining the Capital Needs of Libraries in Rural Distressed Counties

DAHP seeking qualified contractor for Rural Library Assessment Study:


The purpose of this study is to attain assessment of the capital needs of libraries in rural distressed counties for the purposes of developing a statewide grant program. The study will also include an assessment of the bonding and levy capacity of local governments/library districts to assist funding the capital needs of libraries. The consultant will prepare a draft and final report for review that identifies the backlog of capital needs by library or district, evaluates local funding capacity, and identifies the current total number for the capital needs of libraries in distressed counties.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

The successful contractor must be licensed to do business in the State of Washington. The contractor must have a minimum of five (5) years experience assessing the capital needs of both historic and non-historic buildings and in the application of the Secretary of Interior’s Standards for the treatment of historic properties. The applicant should also demonstrate an understanding of the local and state bonding and levy process.

FUNDING NOT TO EXCEED $80,000

FULL RFP DOCUMENT