County of Wise Awarded CDBG Urgent Need Grant

The County of Wise, Virginia has been awarded CDBG Urgent Need grant funding through the Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development, to address housing rehabilitation and substantial reconstruction needs in and Wise County with damages resulting from winter storm events in February/March 2015.
The County is soliciting statements of qualifications from individuals and firms interested in providing housing Acquisition, Relocation, Demolition Consultant/Rehabilitation Specialist technical services in the implementation of this Community Development Block Grant project. The Consultant/Specialist’s services will include assistance to the County in the implementation and completion of all housing acquisition, relocation, demolition, and rehabilitation activities in the project area.
The criteria for review of qualifications statements and selection of an individual or firm will include experience with CDBG housing rehabilitation programs, substantial reconstruction programs, and acquisition/relocation/demolition programs; qualifications and experience of individuals assigned to the project; localities for which similar services have been performed; anticipated time for completion of an average rehabilitation contract; ability to maintain accurate records and provide information to appropriate officials; and strength of references.
A complete copy of the Scope of Work can be obtained from Mr. Michael Hatfield at, or by calling (276) 328-2321, or from Rebecca Crockett, Director of Project Development, LENOWISCO Planning District Commission, at, or by calling (276) 431-2206. All Statements and Qualifications should be received by Mr. Hatfield by Friday, February 1, 2019.
Minority and/or female owned businesses or firms and Section 3 businesses or firms are encouraged to apply. Wise County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.*

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