Public Notices 

Scranton, Pennsylvania

     Office of Economic and Community Development (OECD)

Request for Proposal

Stained Glass Restoration – Transom Windows 

Separate sealed proposals will be received by the Office of the City Controller for the City of Scranton, 340 N. Washington Avenue, Scranton, Pa., 18503 until 10:00 a.m. November 5, 2020, at which time such proposals will be opened in City Council Chambers and available for public viewing at for the following:



Stained Glass Restoration – Transom Windows

Proposals shall be made upon the specifications included in the official Proposal Request which may be obtained by emailing Mary Pat Ward, Deputy Director, at and which may be had by bona fide bidders. If you intend to submit a proposal, you are required to notify Mary Pat Ward via email at the email address listed above. If you fail to notify Mrs. Ward of your intent to submit a bid, you will not receive any Addenda or answers to any questions that may be submitted by other bidders. Proposals can also be obtained on the City website at


Proposals will be received and identified by “City of Scranton Stained Glass Restoration – Transom Windows.” All proposals will be submitted electronically to John Murray, City Controller, for the City of Scranton via: so as to arrive by the date and time specified above. The City of Scranton requires PDF documents for submittal. If you have any questions, please contact Mary-Pat Ward in the Office of Economic and Community Development, 340 N. Washington Ave., Scranton, Pa. 18503, via email only, as noted on this Request for Proposals.


OECD is seeking proposals for replacement and restoration of transom windows located in the front vestibule of City Hall located at 340 North Washington Avenue, Scranton, PA, 18503. A detailed scope of work is included in the Proposal Request.


Each proposal must be accompanied by a certificate of insurance, a signed affirmative action, non-segregated facilities, and non-collusion affidavits.

Eileen Cipriani, OECD, Executive Director

City of Scranton - 2021 Action Plan

January 1, 2021 - December 31, 2021

Effective Wednesday October 21, 2020 applications will be available for the City of Scranton’s Action Plan to be funded through the Community Development Block Grant Program (CDBG), HOME Investment Partnership Program (HOME), and the Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) administered by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).  This Action Plan covers the period of January 1, 2021 through December 31, 2021 and activities must be consistent with the needs and objectives identified in the City of Scranton’s Five Year Consolidated Plan principally for extremely low, low, and moderate-income families.  Eligible applicants must be incorporated for profit, nonprofit, or public organizations or businesses able to undertake their approved activity within the boundaries of the City of Scranton. Applicants must demonstrate the financial management and programmatic expertise to successfully develop, design, implement and monitor the proposed activity. All applicants must meet other federal requirements concerning equal opportunity, fair housing, affirmative marketing, environmental review, displacement, relocation, acquisition, labor, lead-based paint, conflict of interest, debarment and suspension and flood insurance where applicable.  Anticipated 2021 allocations totals are as follows:


                                                      CDBG            $2,800,000.00

                                                      HOME           $   600,000.00

                                                      ESG                $   230,000.00


Applications are available online at Applications must be submitted electronically no later than 5:00 p.m. on Friday, November 20, 2020.  Failure to provide all necessary information may disqualify applicants.


Public comment on the CDBG/HOME/ESG programs will be accepted at the November 10, 2020 council meeting scheduled at 6pm, to submit comment, email or mail attn: City Clerk 340 N Washington St, Scranton Pa by 3pm on November 10, 2020. Public comment will also be received until November 20, 2020 at or by emailing

Paige G. Cognetti, Mayor

Eileen Cipriani, OECD, Executive Director