RFP for Broadband Planning Coordinator – Ohio Valley Regional Development Commission

Oct 14, 2020 | Jobs

Due Date: October 23, 2020

 

General Information
Document Type: Request for Proposals (RFP)
Posted Date: September 30, 2020
Response Due Date: October 23, 2020
Contract Period: December 1, 2020 to June 30, 2022

Point of Contact:
John W. Hemmings III
Executive Director
Ohio Valley Regional Development Commission
(740) 947-2853
jhemmings@ovrdc.org

Request for Proposals
The Ohio Valley Regional Development Commission (OVRDC) is requesting proposals from experienced firms, groups, or individuals to perform Broadband Planning Coordinator duties in the 12-county OVRDC region in southern Ohio.  This is a contract-based position, and the selected contractor shall be responsible for all expenses incurred while performing services.  Compensation which shall include related expenses will be negotiated but will include consideration for experience.  This project and RFP are supported by CARES Act funding through the U.S. Department of Commerce, Economic Development Administration (EDA).

Background & Description
The successful RFP respondent will serve as the Broadband Planning Coordinator for the 12-county OVRDC region in southern Ohio under the general supervision of the OVRDC Executive Director.

The Ohio Valley Regional Development Commission (OVRDC) is a public regional planning commission established in 1967 that serves as a Local Development District for the Appalachian Regional Commission, as an Economic Development District for the U.S. Department of Commerce, Economic Development Administration, and as a Regional Transportation Planning Organization for the Ohio Department of Transportation. OVRDC coordinates federal, state and local resources to encourage development and improve quality of life by offering technical assistance, planning and support for economic development, community development and transportation projects in 12 southern Ohio counties: Adams, Brown, Clermont, Fayette, Gallia, Highland, Jackson, Lawrence, Pike, Ross, Scioto and Vinton.

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