Government Contract | Arkansas
Economic Development Consulting Services

Bid Information


Bid Alert No: 00000940513

Bid Title: Economic Development Consulting Services

Agency Bid No. Title: 17-3463

Received Date: 04/27/2017

Close Date: 05/12/2017

Purchase Type: Not Stated

Delivery Point: North Little Rock, Arkansas

Delivery Date: Not Stated

Specifications

Specifications include, but are not limited to:a) Provide a full-time, professionally qualified senior manager and such staff as required to carry on the functiondescribed herein. The senior manager and staff will work at the direction of the City as needed for specific Cityprojects from an office established in the City.b) Give such technical advice as may be necessary to effectuate the above purposes and shall further advise andcounsel the City on areas of potential markets and marketing strategy for industrial and economic development asneeded by the City.c) Devote substantial time, interests and energies to the performance of the duties and to faithfully, diligently andaccording to its best abilities in all respects, use its utmost endeavors to promote the interests of the City.d) Negotiate with business and industrial entities for the recruitment, expansion and retention of factories, industries,retail, commercial, or small businesses and to give other favorable grants and privileges for the purpose ofrecruiting, expanding or retaining businesses in or near the City as authorized by the City under this agreement byand through the Citys authority under Ark. Code Ann. 14-43-602 and 14-54-107.e) Utilize a knowledgeable professional or professional staff with demonstrated expertise in the field of economicdevelopment that will work at the discretion of the City as needed for specific City projects.f) Seek, discover and endeavor to attract new and expanding industry, commercial, retail and small business withinthe City as requested by the City to create jobs and investment for the benefit of the residents of the City.g) Work with existing companies, as directed by the City, for problem solving, counseling and other services directlyrelated to the expansion or retention of existing industry jobs for the benefit of the City.h) Serve as the first point of contact for economic development services.i) Work with the Arkansas Economic Development Commission (AEDC) on behalf of the City and provide updates andinformation from the AEDC to the City on economic development leads and opportunities as well as availablegrants, loans, funds, tax credits and other incentives from the AEDC.

Bid Related Documents

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Product Codes: 96128, 91837

Agency Information


Issuing Agency: City of North Little Rock

State: Arkansas

Agency Type: State and Local

Contact: Mary Beth Bowman

Phone: 501-340-5342

Fax: 501-975-8885

Email: mbowman@nlr.ar.gov

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