- Contract#20180634 Amendment#1
- Contract#20180634 Amendment#2
Mayor Domenic J. Sarno has announced the City of Springfield's new home repair program to assist homeowners who continue to have unrepaired damage to their primary residence as a result of the June 1, 2011 tornado.
The City is providing eligible homeowners 0% interest forgivable loans to make repairs. To be eligible applicants must meet the following criteria:
- Have sustained substantial, severe or major damage from the June 2011 tornado.
- Homeowner must be able to document current unrepaired damage fromt the tornado that has not been reimbursed by insurance, FEMA or SBA.
- Home must be located in one of the five most impacted neighborhoods: South End, Six Corners, Old Hill, Sixteen Acres and East Forest Park.
- Home must have served as the homeowner's primary residence at the time of the disaster and must currently be their primary place of residence.
- Homeowner must meet income eligbility guidelines.
- Homeowner must have registered with FEMA following the tornado.
Homeowners who are interested in additional information should contact the Office of Disaster Recovery at (413)784-4883 or the Office of Housing at (413)787-6500.
Applications can be picked up in person at the Office of Housing, 1600 East Columbus Avenue or can be obtained via email from firstname.lastname@example.org.
The City has awarded Phase III CDBG-DR Demolition projects as follows:
- 59-61 Avon Place - Associated Building Wreckers - $49,400.00
- 727-729 Main Street - Associated Building Wreckers - $39,795.00
The City will be awarding a total of $250,000 in CDBG-DR funding to three organizations to provide job training and workforce developmnt programs to residents of disaster impacted neighborhoods. There will be a special focus on recruiting residents of the Six Corners and South End neighborhoods, as the residents of these neighborhoods face multiple barriers to employment and both areas were heavily impacted by both the long and short term effects of the natural disasters that occured in 2011.
The City has issued the following awards for these purposes:
- Training Resources of America will receive $85,100
- Springfield Technical Community College will receive $94,449
- Window Preservation LLC in partnership with the Hampden County Sheriff's Department will receive $70,451
The City anticipates that the contracted organizations will provide training to a minimum of 100 Springfield residents.
The City has awarded Phase II CDBG-DR Demolition Bids as follows:
- 17 Adams Street - Associated Building Wreckers - $33,400
- 24 Alden Street - AccuTech Insulation & Contracting - $21,700
- NS Allen Street - AccuTech Insulation & Contracting - $42,200
- 323 Eastern Avenue - Associated Building Wreckers - $32,700
- 19 Pine Street Court - Associated Building Wreckers - $26,900
- 11-15 Pine Street - AccuTech Insulation & Contracting - $29,800
- 43 Queen Street - AccuTech Insulation & Contracting - $28,400
The City of Springfield is seeking proposals from qualified individuals, firms, entities and/or joint ventures (hereafter "Consultants") to provide on-call residential and business relocation advisory services for various projects across departments and throughout the City.
The City is seeking an entity to provide on-call relocation advisory services for various departments. Departments covered under this contract may include, but will not be limited to, the Office of Disaster Recovery & Compliance, Community Development, Office of Housing, Office of Planning & Economic Development and Treasurer-Collector's Office.
The City is seeking a contract term of three years, with a thirty day termination notice.
Proposals are due to the City of Springfield, Office of Procurement no later than Tuesday, September 30, 2014 at 2:00 p.m.
All inquiries from prospective Consultants, whether from individuals, firms or joint ventures must be submitted in writing to the Office of Procurement. In order to provide prompt answers to questions, the CPO requests that all proposers submit the written questions seven (7) days prior to the RFP response deadline. Accordingly, questions must be received in writing only at the City of Springfield, Office of Procurement not later than September 22, 2014. Questions may be faxed or e-mailed (email@example.com ). The CPO will compile written answers which will be mailed back to all Proposers who requested a copy of the RFP, no later than September 24, 2014.
Those with questions or interested in obtaining a copy of the RFP should contact Lauren Stabilo firstname.lastname@example.org 413-787-6290
The City has awarded Preferred Developer Status for redevelopment of the following four vacant, city owned, lots within the Disaster Recovery zone, as follows:
Awarded to Springfield Neighborhood Housing Services (SNHS)
- NS Melrose Street (08520-0012)
- SS Melrose Street (08520-0025)
- NS Marshall Street (08305-0025)
Awarded to the North End Housing Initiative (NEHI)
- ES Pine Street (09715-0124)
The City has awarded CDBG-DR Demolition Phase I Contracts as follows:
- 259 Eastern Avenue - $21,344.00 to AccuTech Contracting & Insulation, Inc., of Ludlow, Massachusetts
- 187 Pine Street - $17,454.00 to AccuTech Contracting & Insulation, Inc., of Ludlow, Massachusetts
- 192-194 Quincy Street - $ 28,322.00 to Jay-Mor Enterprises of Pelham, New Hampshire
- 43 Stebbins Street - $32,000.00 to Associated Building Wreckers of Springfield, Massachusetts
The City of Springfield, Office of Disaster Recovery & Compliance inconjunction with the Office of Planning & Economic Development, have released an Invitation for Bids (IFB) seeking qualified organizations to provide workforce training to residents of disaster impacted neighborhoods. The program is being funded by Community Development Block Grant - Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) funds.
This IFB seeks organizations, non-profits or for-profits, to provide skills training to residents in eligible neighborhoods impacted by the June 1, 2011 tornado, with the goal of specifically targeting residents of the South End and Six Corners, two neighborhoods that were greatly affected by the natural disaster.
The maximum award under the program will be $100,000, with a total fund of $250,000 available. Proposals that demonstrate clear links from training to employment, and explain who the organziation intends to prioritize providing job training opporunities to residents of the South End and Six Corners neighborhoods, will be given preference. Organizations that are able to show the ability to leverage other funding to provide training to greatest number of residents will also be prioritized.
**Please Note: YOU MUST email email@example.com to obtain the OFFICIAL COPY of the IFB AND to become a registered bidder to receive all bid updates**
Bids must be received by the City of Springfield, Office of Procurement, City Hall, 36 Court Street, Room 37 - NO LATER THAN July 11, 2014 at 2:00 p.m.
The City of Springfield has issued the below addendum to CDBG-DR Funded Demolition Bid#14-243. The addendum clarifies written questions submitted by potential bidders in relation to the demolition of the following properties:
- 259 Eastern Avenue
- 187 Pine Street
- 192-194 Quincy Street
- 43 Stebbins Street
The City of Springfield is soliciting bids from contractors for the asbestos removal and demolition of the following properties within the Disaster Recovery Zone:
- 259 Eastern Avenue
- 187 Pine Street
- 192-194 Quincy Street
- 43 Stebbins Street
A copy of the Invitation for Bid (IFB) may be obtained from the Office of Procurement by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Sealed bids are due to the Office of Procurement, 36 Court Street, Room 307 by May 15, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. Click here to view the Legal Advertisement.
**Please note you MUST contact email@example.com to obtain full official copy of bid with Massachusetts statutorily required forms AND to register as a bidder in order to submit bids. **
The City of Springfield has been awarded $21.8 million dollars in Community Development Block Grant ? Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) funds as a result of multiple presidentially declared disasters occurring in 2011. As a result of this funding the City of Springfield is making $1.4 million dollars available in CDBG-DR funds for proposals for developers for "ready to proceed" single-family, new construction projects that will provide homeownership opportunities to low-moderate income buyers who are within 120% of Area Median Income.
Basic Eligibility Requirements:
The City is seeking projects within a limited area of the Old Hill/Six Corners neighborhoods that was heavily impacted by the June 1, 2011 tornado. The City is most interested in proposals that will create high quality, newly constructed single family homes on each proposed site. The City will entertain proposals that include a second unit, but additional units will not be considered as advantageous as single family proposals. Proposal s should include home re-sale to income qualified buyers within 120% of Area Median Income (AMI). Developers must be able to demonstrate a successful track record in housing development and utilizing comparable federal funds and regulations, ability to comply with CDBG-DR requirements and must site control for all proposed projects. Projects should be ready to proceed immediately and all new construction and expenditure of funds must be completed no later than September 2015.
Proposals will be received until April 22, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. by the Office of Procurement, City Hall, 36 Court Street, Room 307, Springfield, MA
To obtain more details and/or a copy of the Request for Proposal/Notice of Funding Availability please email firstname.lastname@example.org.