Grants & RFPS

ACRPC publicizes grant opportunities and Requests for Proposals on this page. It assists its member municipalities in researching and applying for grant funds.

RFPs and RFQs

ACRPC posts all open RFPs on this page. Please check back as the page is updated on a fairly regular basis. ACRPC’s RFPs contain detailed information regarding bid expectations and project timeline.

2022 American Recovery Plan Act (ARPA) Projects

Down arrowWhiting- Town Building Repair

The Town of Whiting is requesting bids for repairs to the Whiting Town Hall. The Town Hall was constructed in 1906 and is the center of the community, used for numerous events by many different groups. Parts of the foundation are damaged, especially on the south side, and many of the joists, especially on the north side, have extreme rot damage. These require immediate replacement or repair. See the attached Engineer’s Report for more information. This project is funded using American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARPA) State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds and the selected bidder will be required to comply with all requirements of that funding.

Engineer’s Report (2021): https://acrpc.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/03/Whiting-Town-Hall-Engineer-Report.pdf

For more information contact Heather Bouchard, Whiting Town Clerk at [email protected]

FY22 TAC Grant Projects

Down arrowRipton - Old Town Road Upgrade Planning

The Town of Ripton and the Addison County Regional Planning Commission (ACRPC) seek consulting services to identify, prioritize, and budget for any upgrades required for the Class 4 section of the road to make it suitable for emergency and future use. The study will make recommendations about the road location within the right-of-way, the relation to utility line rights-of-way, and a termination point in Middlebury.

For more information contact Mike Winslow at [email protected] or 802-578-9999

Down arrowBristol - Airport Drive Sidewalk Planning

Bristol is interested in scoping the conditions and constraints for a sidewalk along Airport Drive, and developing options for construction of a new sidewalk. Subjects to be considered in the scoping include rights-of-way, drainage, and utilities. The scoping study should produce a 30% design plan and cost estimates that could be used to apply for grant funding or inform budgeting for completion of the project with local funds.

For more information contact Mike Winslow at [email protected] or 802-578-9999

Down arrowMiddlebury - Boardman St. to Hannaford Plaza Pedestrian Connectivity Improvements

ACRPC and the Town of Middlebury seek planning assistance for improving pedestrian connectivity along U.S. 7 between Boardman St. and the Hannaford Plaza. The area between Boardman St. in Middlebury and commercial areas to the north is not pedestrian-friendly. At the same time, the Trail Around Middlebury intersects U.S. 7 in this vicinity and there are no clear pedestrian crossings.

For more information contact Mike Winslow at [email protected] or 802-578-9999

Closed RFPs

Down arrowNew Haven Depot Building Relocation - Structural Mover

The Addison County Regional Planning Commission (ACRPC) is issuing this Request for Proposals, on behalf of the Town of New Haven, for a Structural Moving Company (‘Mover’) to relocate the historical New Haven Depot building. The Mover will be responsible for the following: jacking, supporting, and moving the building, while coordinating with the Project Manager, and relevant stakeholders, regarding all logistics.

For more information contact John Van Hoesen at 802-388-3141 x4 or [email protected]. Bids must be received by Thursday September 02, 2021 at 5:00 PM.

Down arrowNew Haven Depot Building Relocation - Project Manager

The Addison County Regional Planning Commission is issuing this Request for Proposals, on behalf of the Town of New Haven, for a project manager (PM) to oversee the relocation of the historic New Haven Depot Building. The PM will be responsible for the following: estimating, bidding, bid leveling, recommendation for contract awards, coordination between contractors and overall management, supervision of construction, punch list and recommendation for sign offs, requisition review and recommendations for payments, coordinating logistics with all stakeholders, contractors, and utility companies.

For more information contact John Van Hoesen at 802-388-3141 x4 or [email protected]. Bids must be received by Monday August 30, 2021 at 5:00 PM.

Down arrowScoping Study - Culvert Replacement - Bridport - Middle Road - Due 7/16/2021

The Town of Bridport seeks consulting services for a scoping study to replace twin culverts on Middle Road.

For more information contact Mike Winslow at 802-578-9999 or [email protected]. Bids must be received by Friday July 16, 2021 at 4:00 PM.

Down arrowFinal Engineering Design of School St. and School 1 & 2 Sub Surface Infiltration Chamber Projects

In partnership with the Town of Bristol, Addison County Regional Planning Commission (ACRPC) is issuing this Request for Proposals for consultant services to produce final designs of two stormwater management projects. These two projects (School St. 001 and School 1 & 2) are located near the Bristol Memorial Park and Bristol Elementary School Respectively, and are identified in the Town’s Stormwater Master Plan. The purpose of these projects is to reduce or eliminate stormwater runoff that feeds into an outfall to the New Haven River.

The Town of Bristol has received funding for this project from the Clean Water Design/Implementation Block Grant (DIBG). ACRPC has been hired by the Town of Bristol for project coordination.

For more information contact Maddison Shropshire at 802-388-3141 or [email protected]. Bids must be received by Friday May 14, 2021 at 4:00 PM.

Vermont Agency of Commerce and Community Development

Down arrowDepartment of Housing and Community Affairs

802-828-3211
Downtown Transportation Fund Grants

The Downtown Transportation Fund supports revitalization efforts in designated downtowns each year to help municipalities make a variety of transportation-related capital improvements (within or serving the downtown district and supporting economic development).

For more information

Amount: up to $100,000/yearMatch: 50% Due Date: March

Municipal Planning Grants

Funds technical assistance for municipal planning/zoning activities, encouragement of citizen participation/education and demonstration planning projects. To be eligible municipalities must have a current, regionally-approved plan.

For more information

Amount: $500 to $15,000Match: n/a% Due Date: end of October

Down arrowDivision for Historic Preservation

802-828-3211

Certified Local Government Program Grants

Grants to municipalities that are Certified Local Governments through the VT Division for Historic Preservation for resource identification/planning, National Register nominations, downtown planning, public education, archaeological and building feasibility studies.

Amount: $500 to $25,000Match: n/a% Due Date: early March

Cultural Facilities Grants

Operated in partnership with the VT Historical Society and the VT Museum and Gallery Alliance. Grants to improve facilities used by the public for cultural events and activities.

Amount: $750 to $4,000Match: n/a% Due Date: Fall

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