RFP: Five Year Consolidated Plan, City of Mount Vernon, New York

The City of Mount Vernon is seeking proposals from experienced and qualified consultants and/or firms for professional services to prepare the: (1) FY2020-2024 Consolidated Plan; (2) the Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Plan; (3) the Annual Action Plan covering Fiscal Year 2019-2020 and (4) the Annual Action Plan covering Fiscal Year 2020-2021.

Project Objectives 
The City of Mount Vernon is over 75 percent community of color and is committed to holding racial equity as a tenet throughout the entire consolidated plan process by meaningfully engaging residents in the decisions affecting the community. 

Resident involvement in the process is key with special attention focused on low-income and historically disenfranchised communities, including people of color, immigrants and refugees, as well as women, veterans, people with disabilities and the LGBTQ community.  

The City of Mount Vernon is committed to partnering with the community to identify opportunities for improvements to programs and services to improve quality of life for Mount Vernon residents.

The City of Mount Vernon seeks a consultant or firm that will:
• Provide technical excellence and timely submission.
• Develop ways to involve low-income and historically disenfranchised populations.

Submission Information
All proposals must be received by 4:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time on Friday, April 12, 2019, at the following address:

Commissioner Chantelle Okarter
Department of Planning and Community Development
1 Roosevelt Square,
Mount Vernon, New York, 10550

Proposals must be submitted in a sealed envelope and shall be labeled: 
“Proposal for 5 Year Consolidated Plan, Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Plan, FY 2019 Annual Action Plan and FY2020 Annual Action Plan.” Please submit 3 copies of your proposal, along with any attachments.