Request for Proposal



RFP for Architectural Services

Pine County, working with A Place For You through a grant from the Minnesota Department of Employment & Economic Development’s Community Development Block Grant – Coronavirus Grant (CDBG-CV), is seeking proposals from architects to provide design and building plans for a proposed retrofit and rehabilitation project of the existing shelter located at: 220 3rd Avenue SE, Pine City, Minnesota.

The proposed project consists of renovating the existing 110-year-old building to:

  • Add an additional 3-4 resident rooms;
  • Moving the existing kitchen facilities and improving them to allow easy sanitization of hard surfaces with a redesigned space for safe food storage and preparation;
  • Installation of a new HVAC system to improve air filtration and increase energy efficiency;
  • Replacement of existing soft floor coverings (carpeting) with hard surface flooring;
  • Modification of the existing kitchen space into a new office space;
  • Replacement of the exterior roof and siding to provide an improved water and vapor barrier and prevent the accumulation of mold and mildew;
  • Installation of a privacy fence around the property.

Proposals shall be submitted electronically by 4:00 p.m., February 21, 2022 to the Pine County Economic Development Coordinator, Lezlie Sauter at