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Posted on: February 19, 2019

San José Announces Flood/Neighborhood Resilience Building and Recovery Request for Proposals

The City of San José Housing Department is pleased to announce a Request for Proposals (RFP) for the Neighborhood Recovery and Resilience Program. This RFP seeks individual nonprofit agencies or a consortium of agencies that will provide, directly or through partnerships, support services and resilience building for low-income residents who were impacted by the 2017 Coyote Creek flood.  


The goal of the Neighborhood Recovery and Resilience Program is to create a comprehensive neighborhood plan that includes coordination and assistance with rebuilding community networks in flood-impacted areas and connects residents to resources that build resiliency and preparedness in the event of future disasters. In the first phase of the contract, the nonprofit awardee(s) will conduct a comprehensive needs assessment in the three impacted areas to identify unmet needs and provide services.  In the second phase of the contract, the awardee(s) will develop and implement a disaster preparedness plan in all three neighborhoods.

 

The RFP application is available on WebGrants. Completed proposals are due Friday, March 22, 2019.

 

Housing Department staff is conducting a workshop for all RFP respondents to review the applicable requirements.  The workshop is scheduled for:

 

Friday, February 22, 2019

2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

San José City Hall

200 East Santa Clara Street

San Jose, CA 95113

Room 1254 (12th Floor)

 

Parking is available in the City Hall garage located on 6th Street between E. Santa Clara and E. San Fernando Streets. Bring your ticket to the meeting for parking validation.

 

Applicants are strongly encouraged to send both a Project Director/Manager and a staff member responsible for the financial oversight of the project to attend this meeting.

 

To request an American Sign Language interpreter for the workshop, please contact Shirlee Victorio (shirlee.victorio@sanjoseca.gov) three (3) days prior to the scheduled event.

 

Please send questions to mark.gerhardt@sanjoseca.gov.
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