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Newly Released Consultant RFQ

Call for Consultant Applicants

The Little Tokyo Community Council (LTCC) is an organization of key stakeholders committed to ensuring that Little Tokyo remains a center for Japanese American history and culture and a vital part of downtown Los Angeles. The LTCC is seeking a consultant to assist the Little Tokyo community as it formulates comments for inclusion in the Regional Connector Transit Corridor Project Draft EIS/R being prepared by Metro. This consultant will be paid up to $30,000 by Metro and selected by the LTCC to assist the community with the development of proposed mitigation measures for each of the build alternatives under consideration for the regional connector. The consultant will be employed for up to six months with work to commence in February 2010 and most of the work completed during the first three months of the contract.

Individuals and organizations interested in being considered for this consultant position should submit a letter of interest and statement of qualifications by no later than Wednesday, January 20, 2010. These materials should be submitted via email or mail to:

Chris Aihara, Co-Chair
LTCC Transit Committee
c/o Japanese American Cultural and Community Center
244 So. San Pedro St.
Los Angeles, CA 90012

For further information, please email Chris Aihara at Aihara@jaccc.org.
For further information regarding the Regional Connector Transit Corridor please visit the Metro website at: www.metro.net/regionalconnector/

Little Tokyo Community Council (www.ltcc.janet.org)
369 East First Street
Los Angeles, CA 90012