The Davis-Bacon Act requires that prevailing wages be paid on federally funded public works projects, such as construction, repair or alteration of public buildings, or construction of public roads or bridges. States must abide by the Davis-Bacon Act when federal funds are involved in public works projects within the state.
In March 2020, the U.S. Economic Development Administration awarded the Centralina Economic Development District (EDD) the Centralina Disaster Relief Coordinator Grant. The grant award seeks to support the Centralina EDD’s regional emergency management system. Specifically, the project will provide local assessment of viability of existing emergency management plans and develop a regional emergency management strategy that includes evaluating the creation of a permanent regional disaster management roundtable.
CEDD is seeking Request for Qualifications responses from consultants with experience and expertise in economic development strategic planning services to assist in all phases of activities and deliverable tasks associated with the project.
The Centralina Economic Development District has been awarded funding from the Economic Development Administration for a Centralina Disaster Relief Coordinator Grant and we are requesting qualifications for emergency management planning services to assist in all phases of design and deliverable tasks associated with the project.
Recently, the City of Cherryville needed to illustrate the benefits of such investments ahead of the November 2020 election where the ballot would feature three bond issues totaling $8.7 million. City officials wanted to understand the economic impact of the bond referendum if the projects were implemented and sought Centralina’s assistance in analyzing relevant data.