The Iipay Nation of Santa Ysabel is seeking proposals from qualified consultants for the administration, execution and oversight of the Iipay Nation of Santa Ysabel’s Indian Housing Block Grant Program.  This is Grant # 20ICCA34040 This grant was awarded on December 31, 2019, in the amount of $4,624,017 to develop 19 new homeownership units.

The Indian Housing Block Grant (IHBG)-Competitive Grants program provides funding to Indian tribes and Tribally Designated Housing Entities (TDHEs) that propose affordable housing projects that spur the construction and rehabilitation of housing units. IHBG Competitive funding also enables tribes and TDHEs to implement affordable housing-related infrastructure projects and to carry out other eligible activities under NAHASDA.

IHBG Competitive grantees are required to comply with all laws, regulations, and program requirements, including NAHASDA and the IHBG program regulations at 24 CFR Part 1000.

SCOPE OF SERVICES:  Consultant agrees to administrate, execute, oversee and in all respects operate the Tribe’s Indian Housing Block Grant, inclusive of staff training, internal project file monitoring, project planning, implementation services and project activity support.  Meet on an as needed basis with the Tribe’s representatives to review program progress and program regulations.

Consultant will be responsible for completing the day-to-day oversight of the project. Will monitor the project to assure implementation is consistent with the approved Implementation Schedule; develop any needed changes and justifications and submit a revised HUD 53247 to HUD. Will be responsible for ensuring the environmental review of the project and submit the environmental findings and request for release of funds. In the event the environmental review has mitigating result; will work with the EPA Director, Tribal Administrator and HUD to resolve those issues. Will be responsible for developing the scope of work, specifications and bid package to the acquisition of the manufactured housing units and for the site preparation costs that will be completed by third party contractors. Will be responsible for publicizing the solicitation, conducting the bid solicitation and award.   Will work with the Tribal Administrator and Tribal Council in making final selections and awarding contracts. Will monitor the site preparation work and delivery and installation of the manufactured housing units. Will review payment requests from the contractors to ensure the invoices are accurate and in accordance with the contracts; that the work is acceptable and subsequently recommend payments be made by the Finance Department. Will review detailed transaction reports on a monthly basis to ensure the expenses are correct and consistent with the work completed, the approved budget and contracts.  Will review with the Finance Department the quarterly financial reports (SF 425) prior to submission.  Will prepare required annual status reports and submit them to HUD. Will prepare and submit any type of closeout documents required. Quarterly budget reviews will be presented to Tribal Administrator and Tribal Council, detailing obligated funds and expenses by line item according to the approved budget. Any revisions required to the Cost Summary form will be prepared and submitted to Tribal Administrator and Tribal Council for review and forwarding to HUD.

Please ask for Request for Proposals from Mark Webb at mwebb@iipaynation-nsn.gov

Tagged as: competitive contract see rfp

About Iipay Nation of Santa Ysabel

Please ask for Request for Proposals from Mark Webb at mwebb@iipaynation-nsn.gov

Submission Date and Time:  JUNE 21, 2021 @ 5:00 P.M.
Submission Office: Tribal Administrator’s Office, 100 Schoolhouse Canyon Road, Santa Ysabel, CA 92070 P.O. Box 130 Santa Ysabel, CA 92070

Please email proposal to mhuesca@iipaynation-nsn.gov with copy to mwebb@iipaynation-nsn.gov