Jan 6th 2021 | Posted in Water Projects by Government Contracting Pipeline
Enid Kaw Lake Water Supply rendering

Oklahoma – The Enid Municipal Authority secured $205 million in funding from the Oklahoma Water Resources Board for the city’s Kaw Lake Water Supply Project. This project will provide raw water from Kaw Lake to Enid’s new 10.5 million gallon a day (MGD) water treatment plant via a raw water micro-tunnel intake structure constructed at Kaw […]

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Dec 31st 2020 | Posted in Mary Scott Nabers' Insights, Opportunities by Mary Scott Nabers

Law enforcement officials throughout the country will be front and center in 2021 as large projects are launched. City officials and county commissioners, in an effort to provide better citizen services, including public safety, are announcing project plans for every type. Opportunities will be abundant for companies providing architectural, renovation, and construction services.  Specialized subcontracting […]

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Dec 18th 2020 | Posted in Mary Scott Nabers' Insights, Opportunities by Mary Scott Nabers
Strategic Partnerships Government Procurement Consulting

A new year is dawning and while the Strategic Partnerships Team (SPI) is brimming with excitement about a few upcoming announcements, the team is also pausing to acknowledge appreciation, gratitude, respect, loyalty and a renewed commitment to clients and friends who helped us build SPI over the past two-and-a-half decades. What an incredible 25 years! […]

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Dec 18th 2020 | Posted in Technology by Government Contracting Pipeline

The Internet Association trade group released a map representing its analysis of information technology (IT) readiness in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and U.S. territories. SITARA, or the State, Local, Tribal, and Territorial Information Technology Advancing Reform Achievements, used an established baseline of participation in programs recommended by the U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency […]

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Dec 18th 2020 | Posted in Education by Government Contracting Pipeline
Ann Arbor school construction

Michigan – The Ann Arbor Public Schools Board of Education reviewed a draft of the district’s 10-year capital spending plan for a portion of its $1 billion bond approved by voters in 2019. If the final plan is approved by the board after two public hearings this month, then the district will start by focusing construction […]

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Dec 16th 2020 | Posted in Mary Scott Nabers' Insights, Opportunities by Mary Scott Nabers

Industry leaders throughout America are sounding alarms about the dire state of water infrastructure in the U.S. A new report warns that too many public officials are ignoring repercussions that can be anticipated because of underinvesting in drinking water resources and wastewater systems each year. That pattern has persisted far too long, and the result […]

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Dec 14th 2020 | Posted in Energy by Texas Government Insider

The North Central Texas Council of Governments (NCTCOG) is inviting vendors to a virtual pre-proposal conference at 1 p.m. January 12, 2021, as it prepares to assess and short-list Automated Transportation System (ATS) technologies. NCTCOG aims to gather input on ATS compatibility with regional goals. In addition, it plans to develop modular infrastructure designs and […]

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Dec 14th 2020 | Posted in Technology by Texas Government Insider

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) authorized $362 million in federal funding for rural broadband connections to nearly 311,000 unserved homes and businesses in Texas through the Rural Digital Opportunity Fund Phase I auction. On December 7, the FCC announced 22 bidders for Texas and a total of 180 bidders nationwide to deploy high-speed broadband to […]

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Dec 14th 2020 | Posted in Trends by Government Contracting Pipeline

Virginia – The city of Richmond is taking public comment on what residents want it to consider in a proposal for a potential resort casino in the city. Richmond will issue a request for qualifications (RFQ) or proposals (RFP) to select an operator and site. Following the city’s selection of a preferred operator and site, the […]

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Dec 14th 2020 | Posted in Transportation by Government Contracting Pipeline
Oklahoma city bridge at night

Oklahoma – The Oklahoma Transportation Commission approved an eight-year $6 billion highway plan on December 7 that contains future highway and bridge construction using state and federal funds, including major urban projects and continued improvements to rural two-lane highways. The Federal Fiscal Year (FFY) 2021-2028 Eight-year Construction Work Plan programs 1,350 construction and safety projects for […]

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