City of Cumberland (MD) releases RFP for Economic Impacts of Historic Preservation in Cumberland


Sealed Proposals addressed to the Mayor and City Council of Cumberland will be received at the Office of the City Clerk, City Hall, 57 North Liberty Street, Cumberland, Maryland 21502, until but not after 2:00 p.m., Local Time, Wednesday, December 18, 2019 for the “ECONOMIC IMPACTS OF HISTORIC PRESERVATION IN CUMBERLAND, MARYLAND” project.  Proposals will be publicly opened and read at 2:30 p.m. on that date in City Hall Council Chambers – 2nd Floor City Hall.  All proposals must be submitted in a sealed envelope, plainly marked on the outside thereof “ECONOMIC IMPACTS OF HISTORIC PRESERVATION IN CUMBERLAND, MARYLAND.”

The project will help to provide an evaluation of the documented economic benefits of historic preservation projects in Cumberland over the past twenty years. Additionally, the project will provide projections of the ways existing neighborhoods can be revitalized using sensitive historic preservation designs and incentives.

A packet can be obtained from Kathy McKenney, Community Development Programs Manager, at 301-759-6431 or

The Mayor and City Council reserves the right to waive any informalities and to reject any or all bids, and to accept any or all proposals which in their judgment is in the best interest of the City, or to re-advertise for new bids.

The activity that is the subject of the Economic Impacts of Historic Preservation in Cumberland, Maryland has been financed in part with Federal funds from the National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior, made available through the Maryland Historical Trust.  However, the contents and opinions do not necessarily reflect the views or policies of these agencies.