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RFPs, Notices, and Bids

REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL: North Suburban Consortium Legal Services

The Malden Redevelopment Authority (MRA) as agent and representative member of the North Suburban Consortium (NSC) is soliciting proposals from qualified legal firms to provide legal services and advice in a highly professional manner for a term of up to three (3) years. Interested firms/applicants should meet or exceed Request for Proposal (RFP) qualifications and be experienced in federal rules and regulations, municipal law and related fields; adhere to standards of professional conduct and ethics; and be committed to rendering sound legal advice with suitable objectivity and professional detachment. Written submissions are required, which are detailed in the RFP. Personal interviews may be required of the finalists. For a copy of the RFP, available beginning March 17, 2017, contact the MRA by email at mtaylor@maldenredevelopment.com
 

Written proposals are due to: Dee Bireddy, HOME Director, 17 Pleasant St, 3rd Floor, Malden, MA 02148 on or before 10:00 AM, April 18, 2017. If submitting by USPS, please use PO BOX 278, Malden, MA 02148.

INVITATION TO BID: MRA Offering Main Street Land for Sale

The Malden Redevelopment Authority (MRA) is selling vacant land in Malden at the Melrose line located at 964 Main Street (6,179 sf) and 968 Main Street (6,212 sf), permitted for two single-family homes, and 974-1000 Main Street (25,471 sf), permitted for a six-unit townhouse development.  The sites have been cleared for redevelopment and construction must be according to concept plans on file with the MRA.  The MRA has special permits from the Malden Planning Board for 974-1000 Main Street.  The MRA is in the process of getting the variance extended from the Malden Board of Appeal for 964 and 968 Main Street.

 

The parcels are available for purchase as one package or a buyer may elect to purchase either 964 and 968 Main Street (not available separately) or 974-1000 Main Street.   Properties to be sold “as is”.

 

For a copy of the Invitation to Bid, available beginning March 1, 2017, which contains pertinent information including zoning, lot size and conceptual plans, interested buyers should contact the MRA by email at info@maldenredevelopment.com.  Responses to the Invitation to Bid are due at the MRA, 17 Pleasant Street, 3rd Floor, Malden, MA  02148 no later than 10:00 a.m. on Friday, March 31, 2017.  Late bids will be rejected.

NOTICE: Public Hearings and Availability of Funds

In accordance with U.S. Dept. of Housing & Urban Development regulations, the City is required to advise residents about the progress of its current federal entitlement programs and prior to drafting the FY17-18 Annual Action Plan, seek input from residents.
 

Beginning July 1, 2017, the City’s CDBG entitlement will be approximately $1.2 million. The City is also the lead member of the North Suburban Consortium, comprised of eight adjoining communities, for the purpose of accessing approximately $1.5 million HOME Program entitlement for affordable housing.
 

Public Hearings times and locations are:
 

Tuesday February 21, 2017, at 6 P.M., PUBLIC HEARING #1 at Malden Redevelopment Authority Office, 176 Pearl Street, Malden, MA
-Technical assistance on submission of application will be provided, review performance of current year projects, status of Section 108 Loans, and input on housing and community development needs will be obtained. 

 

Thursday February 23, 2017, at 5:30 P.M., PUBLIC HEARING #2 at Malden Redevelopment Authority Office, 176 Pearl Street, Malden, MA
-Technical assistance on submission of application will be provided, review performance of current year projects, and input on housing and community development needs will be obtained.
 

All facilities are handicap accessible. Residents with special needs should call Nick Pernice (781-324-5720 x 5728).
 

CDBG funding applications will be available Tuesday, February 21, 2017, at 12:00 P.M. on the Malden Redevelopment Authority website: www.maldenredevelopment.com, or for pick up at 17 Pleasant Street, 3rd Floor. All applications for CDBG funding shall be submitted to Nick Pernice, Community Development Director, Malden Redevelopment Authority, no later than Tuesday, March 21, 2017, by 5:00 P.M.  Technical assistance is available. Contact Nick Pernice, 781-324-5720 x 5728, or npernice@maldenredevelopment.com

NOTICE: MRA Offers Zero Percent Interest Home Repair/Improvement Loans

For a limited time, the Malden Redevelopment Authority (MRA) is offering 0% interest home repair/improvement loans to Malden homeowners who meet current U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) income guidelines.  Eligible repairs/improvements include doors, windows, roofs, heating systems and more.
 

For more information about this and other MRA loan and grant programs, call the MRA Healthy Homes/Rehab Office at 781-397-1940 or visit the office at 176 Pearl Street. 

 

Zero Percent Interest Home Repair/Improvement Loans Flyer