Pender County is seeking Statements of Qualifications from NC licensed engineering firms to provide design, engineering, permitting and construction contract administration for the completion of a public park expansion. The Kiwanis Park in Hampstead, NC is located less than 1 mile off Highway 17 and has been a generational facility that has grown over the past 18 years. An expansion phase for the park has been approved for construction and has received partial grant funding to have a completion by the September 2025. This expansion phase will include two (2) multipurpose fields, six (6) tennis courts, four (4) pickleball courts, two (2) outdoor basketball courts, a multi-use path (2000 linear feet), a playground, a lawn game area, a picnic shelter/restroom facility, and parking. The budget for this project is $2,000,000 and completion is required by September 2025. Interested firms may obtain the full RFQ # 23-247 from https://pendercountync.gov/public-notices/open-rfps-and-bids/ . Questions must be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than May 1, 2023 at 2pm. Statements of Qualifications shall be submitted in person or by FedEx/UPS/courier to 805 S. Walker St., Burgaw, NC 28425. SOQs sent by US Mail should be submitted to PO Box 1578, Burgaw, NC 28425. Responses are due no later than May 17, 2023 at 2pm and must be labeled “RFQ # 23-247”. There will not be a formal opening. Interviews with short list firms will be conducted on May 22-24, 2023. MWBE or HUB certified firms are encouraged to participate. Pender County reserves the right to waive formalities and interview responding firms, and to reject any or all responses.