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OPPORTUNITY #1
Title: Economic Injury Disaster Loans | SBA | Georgia

Category: Business Loans
Closing Date: 12/2020

Small business owners in the following designated states are currently eligible to apply for a low-interest loan due to Coronavirus (COVID-19): California, Connecticut, Delaware, the District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Maine, Massachusetts, Montana, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, Rhode Island, Utah, and Washington.

SBA’s Economic Injury Disaster Loans offer up to $2 million in assistance and can provide vital economic support to small businesses to help overcome the temporary loss of revenue they are experiencing. These loans may be used to pay fixed debts, payroll, accounts payable and other bills that can’t be paid because of the disaster’s impact. The interest rate is 3.75% for small businesses without credit available elsewhere; businesses with credit available elsewhere are not eligible. The interest rate for non-profits is 2.75%.

The SBA will work directly with state Governors to provide targeted, low-interest loans to small businesses and non-profits that have been severely impacted by the Coronavirus (COVID-19). The SBA’s Economic Injury Disaster Loan program provides small businesses with working capital loans of up to $2 million that can provide vital economic support to small businesses to help overcome the temporary loss of revenue they are experiencing.

Details: https://disasterloan.sba.gov/ela/Information/EIDLLoans

OPPORTUNITY #2
Bid Number: PWUP 20-01
Bid Title: Downtown Norcross Compactor Enclosure Construction | Norcross, GA | Gwinnett County
Category: Public Works, Utilities, & Parks
Closing Date: March 31, 2020

This project involves construction of a masonry compactor enclosure in the parking lot owned by the City of Norcross located on parcel number 6254 248, directly behind Paizanos restaurant at 7 Jones Street in downtown Norcross, Georgia. The City of Norcross will demolish approximately 8 asphalt parking spaces, and provide a pad-graded site for construction of the compactor enclosure. After construction of the masonry enclosure, the City of Norcross will install the final asphalt, sidewalks and landscaping. The contractor will be responsible for installation of the concrete approach apron. The compactor enclosure shall be constructed according to the plans titled Downton Norcross Compactor Enclosure, prepared by Max Design Group, dated 1/21/20, and the associated Construction Document Project Manual dated 1/27/20.

Details: https://www.norcrossga.net/Bids.aspx?BidID=110

OPPORTUNITY #3
RFP Number: CDP20-01
RFP Title: Buford Highway Master Plan | Norcross, GA | Gwinnett County
Category: Community Development
Closing Date: Open Until Contracted

The City of Norcross is soliciting qualified consulting firms to submit a proposal to prepare, in whole or in part as listed, components for a Buford Highway Master Plan. The City is insistent that these documents be user friendly with adequate visual aids and written in a language that is easily understood.

The Plan shall contain practical policies and be reflective of information that will guide the physical future redevelopment of the Buford Highway Corridor in a coordinated and consistent manner to create a more livable and vibrant community. The City desires to conduct a public engagement component as part of the process.

March 13, 2020 Update for this RFP
In light of the ever-changing situation with Covid-19, the City of Norcross is open to receiving proposal documents electronically to tracy.rye@norcrossga.net. We ask that your actual proposal be one file with your firm name and Proposal as your file name (ie XYZ Proposal) and then a separate file with your firm name and Proposal Fee as the file name (ie XYZ Proposal Fee). All other due dates/times remain the same. Thank you for your interest in working with Norcross.

Details: https://www.norcrossga.net/Bids.aspx?BidID=109