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Name of Organization: Copperas Cove EDC
Name of Contact: Fred Welch
Contact's Telephone #: 254-547-7874
Category Requested for Proposal:
  • Strategic Planning
Description of RFP

The Copperas Cove Economic Development Corporation is seeking proposals from qualified consultants to submit proposals for an Economic Development Strategic Plan. CCEDC seeks proposals from firms experienced and knowledgeable in preparing regional and community economic development strategic plans for counties, municipalities, and central business districts. This proposal will be managed under the procurement procedures for the City of Copperas Cove, Texas,("City") and the CCEDC Link for the proposal:

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Deadline to respond to RFP

April 22, 2024

Name of Organization: Taylor Economic Development Corporation
Name of Contact: Regina Jo Carlson
Contact's Telephone #: 512.352.4321
Category Requested for Proposal:
  • Strategic Planning
Description of RFP

The Taylor Economic Development Corporation (the “EDC”) is seeking proposals from firms experienced and knowledgeable in preparing an economic development strategic plan for municipalities and economic development corporations.

Founded in 1876, Taylor has a rich history of being a hub for business. Whether it was the main point for shipping cattle, grain, and cotton in the late 1800’s to now being home of the most advanced Samsung facility in the world, Taylor is seen as an ideal home for all businesses. Taylor has created and eco-system and supply chain for businesses that include. Connected to Interstate 35 by Highway 79 has always been an asset. Two new state highways (Toll-130 and Toll 45) just 10 miles to our city make it easier than ever for companies to move goods and people into and out of Taylor. Taylor is located 25 miles from Austin Bergstrom International Airport, 30 miles from Downtown Austin and 35 miles to the TESLA Gigafactory.

Taylor is served by the Union Pacific Railroad and by the Burlington-Northern-Southern-Pacific Railroad. We also have our own municipal airport. All industries enjoy our access to highways, rail, and air to grow their business.

1.0 PROCESS The selected firm will interface with EDC Staff to develop and undertake a process to conduct the Economic Development Strategic Planning work. The process should include: • Research and data collection and analysis, including economic conditions, demographics and market trends, focused on situating Taylor within the region; • Community outreach and engagement with City and area leadership and resources, including but not limited to local officials, business leaders, real estate professionals, developers, other community leaders, and the community at large; • Development of economic development strategies for discussion, review and refinement with EDC leadership and other collaborating participants through an iterative process; • Development of implementation strategies, tools and communication plan.

2.0 OBJECTIVES 1. Analysis of economic conditions, demographics, market trends, SWOT Analysis and opportunities, situating Taylor within the region; 2. Confirm and/or Update EDC’s current target sectors 3. Identify International and National markets for recruitment of target sectors. 4. Recommend opportunities/tools to grow existing small businesses. 5. Recommend development strategies, tools and funding mechanisms to assist Taylor various infrastructure needs.

Presentation of Community Input Key Findings 1. Present key findings from discussions, interviews, surveys, etc. to EDC leadership and City leadership.

Develop an Economic Development Strategic Plan 1. Develop, present and discuss possible strategies and tools for achieving desirable outcomes; refine and develop strategies based upon feedback from EDC leadership team. 2. Provide a clear and communicative final report outlining the process undertaken, discovery content revealed, and related outcome recommendations, strategies, tools, investments and process updates needed, etc., for wide distribution and use as a guiding document for further future economic development strategy execution activities;

Develop an Implementation Plan 1. Assist EDC Leadership in developing an implementation plan with action steps.

Questions regarding this RFP shall be directed to: Ben White President/CEO

Responses to this RFP shall be submitted to the Taylor Economic Development Corporation, to the attention of: Ben White President/CEO Submissions should be made via email, in a single, combined PDF.

Please be advised that failure to comply with the following criteria may be grounds for disqualification: 1. Receipt of submittal by the specified date and time. 2. Adherence to maximum page limits (this includes the proposal and cover letter). Submittals are not returnable and will become the property of the EDC. Please be advised that once submitted, they become “public record” and are available to all for inspection and copying, upon request.

Proposal Format 1. One PDF copy, not exceeding 5MB, shall be provided. 2. Consultant shall limit the proposal to no more than ten (10) total pages including the cover letter. The 10 pages does not include the proposal cover, table of contents, required attachment forms, or section dividers. Pages may be configured horizontally or vertically and shall be formatted to print on 8.5 x 11 letter sized paper without scaling, with minimum 1/2-inch margins and minimum 10 point text 3. The proposal shall be accompanied by a one-page cover letter that shall be bound with the proposal as the first page after the front cover. Proposal shall reference company history and any previous strategic plans conducted.

Deadline to respond to RFP

DATE DUE: Proposals will be received by the EDC until 2 pm C.S.T. on Friday, April 12, 2024

Name of Organization: Development Corporation of Richmond TX
Name of Contact: Jerry W. Jones Jr.
Contact's Telephone #: (281)342-5456
Category Requested for Proposal:
  • Strategic Planning
Description of RFP


The Development Corporation of Richmond (DCR) is requesting proposals from interested consulting firms to develop a Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy ("Strategic Plan") that will guide the DCR’s economic development activities over the next five years.

The DCR Strategic Plan will be for the period of 2024 – 2028 and is to provide an analysis of the current economic climate, projects for future growth, and a new action plan to follow to support economic development growth for the next five years. This project is within the city limits/ETJ of Richmond and will involve an assessment of existing land use and transportation conditions. The outcome of this Plan will result in recommendations to attract desirable commercial, industrial, and quality of life projects to the area.

The DCR reserves the right to cancel this Request for Proposal (“RFP”) at any time and for any reason without any liability to any proposer or to waive irregularities at its own discretion. The DCR reserves the right to accept or reject any or all proposals, or any portion thereof.

Deadline to respond to RFP

March 21, 2024 by 2 pm (cst)

Name of Organization: City of Fort Worth
Name of Contact: Martha Collins
Contact's Telephone #: 8173922610
Category Requested for Proposal:
  • Other
Description of RFP

Evans & Rosedale Community Redevelopment Project

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Deadline to respond to RFP

Responses due by 5 p.m. CST Monday, April 22, 2024