2007 Metropolitan Council Livable Communities Demonstration Account (LCDA)

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS

The City of Minneapolis Community Planning and Economic Development Department (CPED) is soliciting proposals for the 2007 Metropolitan Council Livable Communities Demonstration Account (LCDA) grant program. CPED will evaluate proposals through an established selection method and make recommendations to the Minneapolis City Council on up to five (5) applications to submit to the Metropolitan Council. Final funding decisions are expected from the Metropolitan Council in December 2007.

All applications within the City of Minneapolis, including those mailed to the address below, must be received no later than 4:00 p.m. on Monday, April 30, 2007. Applications received after that time will not be considered. Ten (10) copies of the application must be delivered or mailed to:

Minneapolis Community Planning and Economic Development Department
ATTN: Purchasing (Metropolitan Council LCDA RFP)
Crown Roller Mill
105 Fifth Avenue South, Suite 200
Minneapolis, MN 55401-2534

IMPORTANT: Due to timing constraints, applications are due to the City no later than 4:00 p.m. on Monday, April 30, 2007. Applicants are encouraged to provide as complete an application as possible; City rankings will be based on the application information submitted. The City reserves the right to make additional changes to applications up to the time they are submitted by the City to the Metropolitan Council.

All applicants must review the Metropolitan Council’s Funding Guidelines and Criteria and Eligible Uses of Funds before completing the application.

Applicants are encouraged to consider and highlight the following in their applications:

Application Materials:

2007 LCDA Guidelines and Criteria
2007 LCDA Application and Instructions

2007 LCDA Pre-Application

CPED Contracting General Requirements

CPED Bidding Procedures

SCHEDULE FOR CITY OF MINNEAPOLIS APPLICANTS

2007 METROPOLITAN COUNCIL LCDA PROCESS
4/30/2007 Metropolitan Council Applications due at CPED
5/15/2007 City Council Community Development Committee reviews applications
5/25/2007 City Council approves applications
6/08/2007 Metropolitan Council Pre-Application Form due at CPED
(see address above)
7/16/2007 City applications due at Metropolitan Council (max. 5)

Applicants will be notified of the City Councils decision after Friday, June 8, 2007. Up to five applicants, as determined by the City Council action, will be required to submit 31 copies of their application and required attachments to CPED by 4:00 PM on Thursday, July 12 AND one email copy of the application (does not need to include attachments) to kevin.dockry@minneapolismn.gov

City staff will submit the final applications to the Metropolitan Council by July 16, 2007.

Contact Kevin Dockry at (612) 673-5075 or kevin.dockry@minneapolismn.gov with any questions regarding the City of Minneapolis process for this program.

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Last updated Nov. 2, 2011