Request for Proposals: Hamilton County Natural Hazard Mitigation Plan

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Hamilton County Emergency Management

100 South Jackson Street

McLeansboro IL

Phone: 618.643.3744  Fax: 618.643.5114  Email: [email protected]


Request For Proposals

Hamilton County, Illinois

Hamilton County Natural Hazard Mitigation Plan

Hamilton County is seeking proposals for professional services from qualified firms or individuals, to create a multi-jurisdictional Hamilton County Natural Hazards Mitigation Plan (NHMP). The firm or individuals awarded a contract will be required to prepare a Plan and conduct all necessary work needed to receive approval by the Illinois Emergency Management Agency (IEMA) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).


Proposal Content & Evaluation
Each proposal should describe how FEMA requirements will be fulfilled to create the Plan. All proposals must include the following components:

  • Organization overview which includes the name(s) of all individuals who will conduct the work to research and create the NHMP including their office location, and a summary of their experience with preparing these types of Plans
  • Scope of Work which describes each task recommended to produce an approved Plan
  • Recommended Approach for creating the Plan
  • Schedule showing milestone activities to complete the Plan
  • Cost estimate
  • Three references


Applicants who have success in obtaining FEMA approval of these Plans, and knowledge of weather, hydrology, topography and other technical information about Southern Illinois will receive higher consideration.


Award & Length of Contract
Award of this contract is contingent upon Hamilton County receiving grant money to fund the Plan. Creating the Plan is anticipated to take between twelve and eighteen months.


Proposals must be submitted to:

Hamilton County Emergency Management Agency
John N. Taylor – EMA Director
100 S. Jackson Street
McLeansboro, IL 62859


[email protected]

No later than September 10th, 2018. Electronic submissions are encouraged, but paper submissions are also acceptable.


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