Request for Proposal (RFP) Historic Resources Survey #2021-016

The City of Dahlonega is requesting sealed proposals for a comprehensive historic resources survey of an estimated 86 parcels (or as many as funds will allow), which will include buildings, structures, sites, and objects, constructed before 1981 and located within the boundaries of the City of Dahlonega Historic Preservation District. The Contractor shall provide all materials and services necessary in the performance of this work.

All project work shall conform to the Secretary of the Interior’s Standards for Archaeology and Historic Preservation, which include the Standards for Evaluation, Identification, and Registration.  The project work will be prepared in accordance to (a) National Register Bulletin:  Guidelines for Local Surveys:  A Basis for Preservation Planning; (b) the Historic Preservation Division’s guidance materials for identifying and documenting Georgia’s historic resources, including the “Georgia Historic Resources Manual, May 2016” and “Tips for Using GNAHRGIS as part of a Georgia Historic Resources Survey,” available online. and (c) the DEPARTMENT’S Georgia’s Natural, Archaeological, and Historic Resources Geographic Information System (GNAHRGIS) web-based GIS database.

A Pre-Proposal Conference will be held at 465 Riley Road on Wednesday, September 22, 2021, at 2:00 PM EST.

Questions regarding Project #2021-016 will be accepted in writing only, to the City of Dahlonega Purchasing Agent, Brittany Lee at or faxed to 706-864-4837 before 12:00 PM, EST, on September 24th, 2021. Responses will be posted by addenda no later than 5:00 PM, EST, on September 27th, 2021

Proposals will be received by the City of Dahlonega, Purchasing Department, 465 Riley Road, Dahlonega, Georgia 30533 September 30, 2021, at 2:00 PM, EST.  Late proposals will not be considered nor returned.  Proposals will be formally accepted and acknowledged at the City Hall by staff personnel.

The RFP documents and specifications are available at the City Hall located at 465 Riley Road, Dahlonega, Georgia (Phone 706-864-6133) and on the City’s website at

Proposals may not be withdrawn for ninety (90) days after the time and date set for closing, except as allowed by O.C.G.A. §13-10-22.  The City reserves the right to reject any or all proposals, to award a contract in the best interest of the City, and to waive technicalities and informalities.

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