“There is no inside track,” said city spokeswoman Sue Skiffington-Blumberg.
Lee Jenniges will be the city’s contact for the project award. The deadline for responses to the city’s request for proposals, advertised Aug. 13, is Aug. 26. All firms interested in submitting proposals for the project will be required to attend a meeting at 1 p.m. Aug. 18 in the City Council Chambers at City Hall.
The building’s shell has been all-but-completed by G.E. Johnson Construction Co. Interior build-out will require another four to five months, CEO Jim Johnson estimated.