Dec 02 2005

SHELBY ANNOUNCES FEMA MEETING FOR DISASTER CONTRACTORS IN MONTGOMERY

WASHINGTON, DC -- U.S. Senator Richard Shelby (R-AL) today announced that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will host a meeting for disaster contractors in Montgomery. The meeting will explain the types of disaster work opportunities that may be available following Hurricane Katrina and encourage businesses to apply for available contracts.

Senator Shelby said, “I am pleased that FEMA is hosting this meeting for companies seeking disaster contracts. Although it has been three months since Hurricane Katrina, we must continue to find ways to rebuild those areas affected by this horrible natural disaster. This meeting will provide necessary information to continue important recovery efforts, and I encourage those interested to take advantage of this opportunity.”

At the session, FEMA contract specialists will provide a basic disaster process overview, outline bidding procedures and answer audience questions.

Thursday, December 8, 2005

11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Quality Inn and Suites Convention Center 2705 East South Boulevard Montgomery, AL 36109

** FEMA requests that companies interested in contracting go to “Rebuilding the Gulf Coast” at www.rebuildingthe gulfgost.gov, FedBizOpps at www.fbo.gov, or e-mail nancy.costello@dhs.gov to find the Requests for Proposal (RFP), Those without internet capabilities should fax written requests to Nancy Costello at (202) 646-3846. **