Druid Hills Architectural Survey Services for Historical Preservation Planning & Analysis

The services shall include the following:

  • The completion of District/Neighborhood/Area (DNA) forms for each of the seven (7) neighborhoods which include, but may not be limited to, Statesville Avenue Terrace, Graham Heights, Graham Heights West, Edison Heights, Douglas Terrace, Mona Drive, and Druid Hills. The Historic Preservation Office (HPO) will provide a shell database containing limited information on the previously surveyed properties. The parent D/N/A form is intended to capture the overall history of development, landscape patterns, and characteristics held in common by most or all of the individual resources within the district.
  • Taking digital photographs of each individual property within the survey boundary to, as well as overall street views. All photographs will be named according to SHPO naming conventions including a 911 address for each individual property.
  • Site visits; research; high-resolution digital photography; data entry in the HPO’s survey database with written summaries; and updating or creating paper files with report forms generated from the database, photographic proof sheets, and other relevant material gathered during the project.
  • Complete brief historical and architectural essays concerning the development of Druid Hills. These essays will place Druid Hills in its context as a post-World War II, African American neighborhood on the north side of Charlotte. The principal investigators will conduct windshield surveys of comparable African American subdivisions located around the north/west side of the City and discuss these neighborhoods in the essays.

 

All work will be done according to federal and state architectural survey standards and under the supervision of HPO staff. The survey project will be conducted in accordance with the HPO Environmental Review Branch, Historic Structure Survey Report (HSSR) Standards (2019). The HSSR Standards are posted on the HPO website at

 

https://www.ncdcr.gov/nc-state-historic-preservation-office/Section106_HSSR_Standards

 

 

Media Services for Storm Water Services

In compliance with the EPA’s Clean Water Act and FEMA’s Community Rating System, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Storm Water Services (CMSWS) works to raise awareness of stormwater, flood safety, and the effects of individual behavior on surface water quality throughout the City of Charlotte and Mecklenburg County. CMSWS conducts the water quality, flood safety, and volunteer educational campaigns specifically to:

(1) increase public awareness of surface water quality issues, flood risks and flood safety;

(2) increase public action/volunteer efforts that reduce surface water pollution;

(3) increase reporting of surface water pollution problems;

(4) satisfy a Federal requirement to increase public awareness and involvement in activities aimed to reduce stormwater pollution; and

(5) satisfy a Federal requirement to increase public awareness and involvement aimed to protect lives and property from flooding.

 

In addition to current campaigns, CMSWS is considering a new educational campaign to increase public awareness of aging storm drainage infrastructure and the importance of repairing and replacing infrastructure to support a thriving city. CMSWS is also interested in enhancing communications to effectively describe the impacts of our work and to contribute to the campaign goals described above.

 

CMSWS is seeking a firm(s) to provide media buying services for its ongoing educational campaigns.

 

Old Dowd Road Relocation – Construction

One of seven bid packages within the North End Around Taxiway Program. The relocation of Old Dowd Road includes the construction of one two-lane bridge over the Norfolk Southern Railway (NSRR), as well as retaining structures, civil site work, and approximately 3,800 feet of a two-lane roadway connecting existing Old Dowd Road directly to Wilkinson Boulevard. The work also includes demolition of the existing bridge over the NS railroad tracks at Marshall Drive and the construction of approximately 10,000 feet of 24-inch water main and the construction of a regional detention basin.

North End Around Taxiway Grading & Drainage – Construction

One of seven bid packages within the North End Around Taxiway Program. This package includes the major grading, drainage, utility and NAVAIDS relocations required by the NEAT.  The modifications to the NAVAIDS include a localizer relocation, modifications to multiple MALSR light stations, new NAVAID shelters and the relocation of an ASOS. These include, but are not limited to, the following: (i) Runway 36C Localizer; (ii) Runway 18C Medium Intensity Approach Light System (MALSR); (iii) Runway 18C Precision Approach Path Indicator (PAPI).  These relocations will require full communication (fiber) connections to the airport fiber system and back-up power.

Creative Services for Storm Water Services

n compliance with the EPA’s Clean Water Act and FEMA’s Community Rating System, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Storm Water Services (CMSWS) works to raise awareness of stormwater, flood safety, and the effects of individual behavior on surface water quality throughout the City of Charlotte and Mecklenburg County. CMSWS conducts the water quality, flood safety, and volunteer educational campaigns specifically to:

(1) increase public awareness of surface water quality issues, flood risks and flood safety;

(2) increase public action/volunteer efforts that reduce surface water pollution;

(3) increase reporting of surface water pollution problems;

(4) satisfy a Federal requirement to increase public awareness and involvement in activities aimed to reduce stormwater pollution; and

(5) satisfy a Federal requirement to increase public awareness and involvement aimed to protect lives and property from flooding.

In addition to current campaigns, CMSWS is considering a new educational campaign to increase public awareness of aging storm drainage infrastructure and the importance of repairing and replacing infrastructure to support a thriving city. CMSWS is also interested in enhancing communications to effectively describe the impacts of our work and to contribute to the campaign goals described above.

CMSWS is seeking a firm(s) to provide creative services for its ongoing educational campaigns.

Consulting & Program Management Services for Advanced Metering Infrastructure

Charlotte Water (CLTWater) is seeking qualified Company or Companies in Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) to provide AMI Solution Consulting and Program Management services.

The Solution Consultant shall design an AMI Solution and provide reports, contracts, and other documentation to implement an AMI Solution. The Program Manager will ensure that all contractors/vendors adhere to contractual requirements and perform quality work. The Program Manager shall also validate that all AMI project objectives identified in the AMI-Assessment Report are achieved at the end of the project for CLTWater.

McAlpine Creek WWMF-Thermal Hydrolysis Preliminary Equipment

The City intends to develop a regional Class A biosolids facility at the McAlpine Creek Wastewater Management Facility (WWMF). Master planning identified thermal hydrolysis pretreatment (THP) followed by anaerobic digestion as the desired process for producing Class A biosolids. As part of implementation of THP at the McAlpine Creek WWMF, this RFP is being issued to solicit THP system proposals from qualified vendors.

Bus Painting Services

Aviation utilizes a fleet of buses to transport customers and employees between parking areas and the airport terminal. The scope of this contract shall be to provide paint services for both new and existing Aviation’s bus fleet that require painting due to wear, tear and or collisions.

Generator Maintenance Services

The scope of this contract shall be to provide all labor, materials, equipment, tools and expertise necessary to perform annual generator inspections, maintenance and repair work associated with the inspection, general maintenance, repair services such as but not limited to installation, testing, certification, verification, and replacement of emergency generators.