Intensive Archaeological Survey of the Mangyol Stone Money Banks Cultural Site and Surrounding Areas, Yap State Historic Preservation Office (Yap, Micronesia)
Contributed By: Yap State Historic Preservation Office
The Yap State Historic Preservation Office (YSHPO) of the Department of Youth and Civic Affairs is soliciting for bids from qualified individuals or firms (Contractor)
to conduct an intensive archaeological survey of the Mangyol Stone Money Banks
Cultural Site and surrounding areas located in Makiy village, Gagil Municipality, Yap State, Federated States of Micronesia. Interested individuals or firms must have a qualified principal investigator (PI) who meets the DOI Secretary’s Standards for archaeological research with at least a Master’s degree in archaeology and two (2) years of unsupervised field work experience in conducting archaeological survey and inventory of archaeological or cultural sites. The PI must be on site for at least two (2) months for field works.
The following tasks are required in the performance and implementation of this
(1) Conduct background research prior to arrival by collecting /reviewing previous reports, maps, photos, and other relevant information and data
(2) Develop a research design for review by YSHPO and National Park Service, DOI prior to arrival on Yap.
(3) Conduct trainings for office and field workers either before or during project
(4) Prepare and submit draft report for review by YSHPO and NPS and
(5) Finalization and issuance of final report. FINAL REPORT must meet Secretary’s of the Interior’s Standards for Archaeology and NPS requirements.
In addition, other project activities shall include the identification of all the cultural and bio-cultural elements within both the core and buffer zones, enter the information and data into the relevant databases at YSHPO, meet with local stakeholders (traditional chiefs, community members, and government agencies) whenever needed and other related tasks as determined by YSHPO or the PI as necessary in improving the final product (report).
Each proposal will be evaluated for meeting YSHPO goals, clarity, and reasonableness of the proposal on a scale of 1-5 (five is the highest) for each requirement, averaged, and compared to other received submissions. This project shall be treated on a
The RFP bidding will expire December 28, 2016. YSHPO retains the right to reject any and all proposals or waive any irregularities with any proposal. For further questions, contact YSHPO at P.O Box 714 Colonia, Yap 96943 or e-mail address at email@example.com or by phone at 691-350-4226. Bids can be e-mailed or mailed to YSHPO at the address provided above.
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Posted: November 30, 2016
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