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Sep 20th 2021 | Posted in Energy by Texas Government Insider
Bryan Army Reserve buildings

The Bryan City Council authorized the sale of more than $95 million in revenue bonds by Bryan Texas Utilities (BTU) to finance multiple capital improvement projects. At their September 14 meeting, councilmembers approved the sale of $73.6 million in city revenue bonds for the construction of a $20 million BTU administration building, a $10 million […]

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Sep 20th 2021 | Posted in Public-Private Partnerships (P3) by Government Contracting Pipeline
Union Station

Connecticut – The city of New Haven is recommending public-private partnerships (P3s) as a method to more fully deliver transit-oriented development around Union Station in a proposed capital partnership agreement with the state of Connecticut. In September 2020, both parties signed a letter of intent with specific goals to develop a 600-space parking facility, an intermodal […]

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Sep 20th 2021 | Posted in Water Projects by Government Contracting Pipeline

Virginia – The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will direct $477 million in financial assistance to the Hampton Roads Sanitation District to help retire the 80-year-old Boat Harbor Treatment Plant to further reduce nutrients discharged to the James River Basin, which will support local water quality and Chesapeake Bay restoration efforts. This award is the second installment […]

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Sep 17th 2021 | Posted in Mary Scott Nabers' Insights, Opportunities by Mary Scott Nabers

Federal funding and community supported bond packages will provide funding for new public safety projects in the very near future. It appears that almost every state in the U.S. will launch projects similar to the ones that follow. Nevada The city of Henderson plans to upgrade older fire stations and build several new ones beginning […]

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Sep 8th 2021 | Posted in Energy by Government Contracting Pipeline

Illinois – The city of Chicago extended its deadline for submissions to 4 p.m. CDT September 30 on a request for information (RFI) that opened this spring regarding a new franchise agreement for electric utility service. In an earlier addendum, Chicago extended the deadline to July 30. Through the RFI process, for the first time in […]

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Sep 8th 2021 | Posted in Federal by Government Contracting Pipeline

Washington, D.C. – The Federal Railroad Administration will make nearly $362 million available through its Consolidated Rail Infrastructure and Safety Improvements (CRISI) Grant Program. CRISI funds projects that reduce congestion, improve short-line and regional railroad infrastructure, relocate rail lines, enhance multi-modal connections, and facilitate service integration between rail and other modes such as at ports or […]

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Sep 8th 2021 | Posted in State by Texas Government Insider

The Port of Corpus Christi Authority and the Texas General Land Office (GLO) will co-develop a carbon dioxide storage solution in the Coastal Bend in support of national decarbonization targets. Such a solution would involve infrastructure to transport and permanently store carbon dioxide captured by various industrial target sources in the greater Port of Corpus […]

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Sep 8th 2021 | Posted in Education by Texas Government Insider

The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (UTRGV) will host a pre-submittal conference at 3 p.m. September 7 for architectural and engineering services as it enters the design phase for a $49.5 million Cancer and Surgery Center. UTRGV has acquired property in McAllen that will serve as a multidisciplinary campus for expansion of the university’s […]

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Sep 8th 2021 | Posted in Mary Scott Nabers' Insights, Opportunities by Mary Scott Nabers

After long overdue attention to maintenance, repair, upgrades, and expansions, public officials throughout the country are preparing to launch projects to reverse the trend of deferrals. The inattention in the past resulted because there was simply no available funding. That inactivity is changing, and citizens, students and taxpayers will benefit. Demand over the next two […]

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Sep 3rd 2021 | Posted in Mary Scott Nabers' Insights, Opportunities by Mary Scott Nabers

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announced in August that $766 million in grant funding is available to airports for improvement projects. But, there’s much more. Funding is flowing to airports from numerous sources, and the types of projects ready for launch are extremely diverse. Of high interest to the federal government are purchases of zero-emission […]

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