The Town of Pulaski is requesting qualifications, pricing information, and availability of a consultant to update the existing design guidelines and standards manual for the Pulaski Historic Commercial District under the guidance of the Community Development Department and the Town Architectural Review Board. The guidelines will contain the procedures, standards, and imagery necessary to ensure proper preservation, restoration, rehabilitation, and reconstruction of historic structures and cultural landscapes within the Historic District. The guidelines will also contain hazard mitigation and disaster preparedness standards for the Historic District.
The design guidelines will serve as the primary resource for property owners conducting any reconstruction, rehabilitation, or restoration in the downtown historic district. In addition, they will provide a guide for the Architectural Review Board (ARB) to use in decision making and for the Community Development Department’s Office of Planning and Zoning to use when reviewing alterations to any historic structures or properties.
A consultant with the requisite professional qualifications will be selected through a request-for-proposal process to prepare the design guideline manual for the Town of Pulaski Commercial Historic District. Professional qualifications include, but are not limited to, meeting the Professional Qualifications Standards for Archeology and Historic Preservation, outlined in 36 CFR 61 and available at www.nps.gov/history/local-law/arch_stnds_9.htm, and familiarity and ability to comply with the Secretary of the Interior's Standards for Preservation Planning and the Virginia Department of Historical Resources guidelines.
The consultant must agree to comply with all applicable federal, state, and local laws, statutes, codes, ordinances, and regulations, including Title VI, Section 504, and the Americans with Disabilities Act.
The total Project costs for all services is not to exceed $25,000.
The full RFP may be downloaded from the Town's website at https://www.pulaskitown.org/UserFiles/Servers/Server_13176128/File/Design%20Guidelines%20RFP.pdf
Deadline for submission is February 26, 2020.
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