Request for Proposal


Translation Services 

The purpose of this Request for Proposal (RFP) is for Panhandle Community Services (PCS) to obtain professional services of an individual or firm to provide translation services for families in which English is not a primary language and/or families that are deaf and blind. This (RFP) is to contract with a candidate or firm to conduct the following services: 

  1. translate all documents that explain the eligibility criteria and program policies into four primary languages-Spanish, Somali, Persian, and Burmese.  
  2. provide in-service translation as needed for families seeking services from Panhandle,  Community Services and.
  3. Train staff on the culture of families the groups identified above.

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Strategy and Planning Consultant

Panhandle Community Services seeks a qualified, experienced consultant to provide strategy and planning services.  The primary scope will be to provide assistance with the agency’s community needs assessment, leadership training and Pathways to Excellence (PTE) process management and strategic plan implementation.

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Independent Evalutation

Measuring the Impact of a Project for Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) Outreach, and Improving Awareness and Education for Adverse Childhood Events (ACES) in the Texas Panhandle.

Panhandle Community Services (PCS) has been awarded a three year demonstration grant by US Dept. of Health and Human Services/Office of Minority Health to evaluate the impact of encouraging qualified individuals and families to take advantage of the Earned Income Tax Credit (ETIC) and evaluate the impact of the additional income on Adverse Childhood Events (ACEs). Annual renewal will be based on satisfactory performance.

PCS seeks a qualified evaluator for the project. A pre-bid conference is scheduled via ZOOM on November 11, 2020 at 10 am Central time. Contact robert.carlton@pcsvcs.org for a link.

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Audit and Tax Services

Panhandle Community Services is seeking proposals from qualified firms to provide the Single Audit under Subpart F of OMB Uniform Guidance for the year ending 12/31/2020.

Qualified bidders shall submit their proposals in response via mail or email, no later than 4:30 P.M., November 6th, 2020   to Magi York, Executive Director at magi.york@pcsvcs.org.

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Sole Source Procurements

Panhandle Community Services (Panhandle Transit) and Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) Procurement Policy provides that sole source procurements may be used only when the Award of a Contract is infeasible under other source selection methods, and at least one of the following circumstances applies: (1) the item is available only from a single source; (2) the public exigency or emergency for the requirement will not permit a delay resulting from competitive solicitation; (3) FTA or the pass-through entity expressly authorizes noncompetitive proposals in response to a written request from the recipient; or (4) after solicitation of a number of sources, competition is determined inadequate. See 2 C.F.R § 200.320, Methods of procurement to be followed, and FTA Circular 4220.1F, Chapter VI, paragraph 3.i. – Other Than Full and Open Competition.

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Weatherization and Comprehensive Energy Assistance Program HVAC/Mechanical RFP

Panhandle Community Services (PCS) is issuing a Request for Proposals from experienced contractors relative to the installation of allowable weatherization energy conservation measures and comprehensive energy assistance program mechanical, to be applied in the service areas of Armstrong, Briscoe, Carson, Castro, Childress, Collingsworth, Dallam, Deaf Smith, Donley, Gray, Hall, Hansford, Hartley, Hemphill, Hutchinson, Lipscomb, Moore, Ochiltree, Oldham, Parmer, Potter, Randall, Roberts, Sherman, Swisher and Wheeler Counties.

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