Status Update: RFP for ReLA Homeowner Assistance Program Tuesday, March 7, 2017 3:29 PM

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From: Lori Dupont

Sent: Tuesday, March 7, 2017 3:29 PM

To: Adam Knapp; Commissioner Mike Strain; Don Pierson; Dr. James Richardson; Shawn Wilson; Jacqui Vines Wyatt; Jimmy Durbin; John Gallagher; Johnny Bradberry; Mayor Dave Norris; Mayor Ollie Tyler; Mayor-President Joel Robideaux; Michael Faulk; Michael Olivier; Randy Clouatre; Raymond Jetson; Representative Edward "Ted" James (2); Representative J. Rogers Pope; Representative Robert Shadoin; Roland Dartez; Sean Reilly; Senator Dan "Blade" Morrish

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Subject: Status Update: RFP for ReLA Homeowner Assistance Program

Members of the Restore Louisiana Task Force:

We wanted to provide an update on the procurement process for the Restore Louisiana Homeowner Assistance program manager. On Friday, the Louisiana Office of Community Development notified Innovative Emergency Management (IEM) that they were selected to receive the award from the request for proposal (RFP), and the 14-day protest period that follows selection is underway.

A complaint has been raised to the Louisiana State Licensing Board for Contractors questioning whether IEM has the appropriate state licenses. This issue will be resolved in compliance with RFP procedures for dealing with protests and questions raised during the protest period.

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