The Coordinating & Development Corporation 

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The Coordinating and Development Corporation (CDC), originally chartered in 1954, is a private, nonprofit, member-supported corporation that serves the economic, community, workforce, transportation, and business development needs of ten parishes in Northwest Louisiana, which include Bienville, Bossier, Caddo, Claiborne, DeSoto, Lincoln, Natchitoches, Red River, Sabine, and Webster.

The Coordinating & Development Corporation Request for Proposal for Auditing Services


APPLICATION PROCESS Issuance of Proposal: March 15, 2023 Deadline for receipt of Proposal:
May 15, 2023 at 10:00 am CT

The Coordinating & Development Corporation hereafter referred to as CDC, is making a Request for Proposal from eligible independent firm of certified public accountants with the capacity to provide audit services for CDC in accordance with the Government Audit standards, The Single Audit Act, Uniform Guidance Supplementary Reports, AICPA Professional Standards, Provisions of Louisiana Revised Statute 24:513, and Provisions of the Louisiana Governmental Audit Guide.

The CDC is soliciting the services of an independent firm of certified public accountants to perform financial and A-133 audit of The Coordinating & Development Corporation.

The RFP for the audit can be found on the internet at and includes a scope of work. All proposals and attachments must be delivered to The Coordinating & Development Corporation at 4000 Viking Dr, Suite A1, Bossier City, LA 71111 on or before May 15, 2023 at 10:00 am CT.

All proposals must be signed by the applicant’s person entitled to represent the firm, empowered to submit the bid, and authorized to sign a contract. The period of the audit will be July 1, 2022 to June 30, 2023 with the possibility of extending for an additional 2 years. Questions and request for information may be submitted in writing via email to Ms. Nada Attaway, Comptroller, on or before April 28, 2023 by 10:00 am CT. Questions and request for information submitted via email on or prior to April 28, 2023 will be answered and posted online at by May 5, 2023 by 10:00 am CT.

These deadlines are firm as to the date and hour. Applications that arrive after the deadline or are incomplete applications will not be accepted. Equal Opportunity Employer/ Program Auxiliary Aids and Services are available upon request. 

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2020-2024 Workforce Development Two-Year Modification Plan

The Seventh Planning District Consortium Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act LEGAL NOTICE Notice of the Seventh Planning District Consortium Workforce Development Board Regional/Local Workforce Development Plan Two-Year Modification 2020-2024 for Title I of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) of 2014.

Funds under WIOA Title I provide occupational skills training, On-the-Job Training, Work Experience, Dislocated Worker Program, Youth Program, and other appropriate activities as allowed under the Act to eligible residents.

The Seventh Planning District Consortium Workforce Development Board and The Coordinating and Development Corporation welcome comments regarding the 2020-2024 Regional/Local Plan Two-Year Modification for Workforce Development Area #70. This notice initiates the 30-day comment period, which will conclude March 27, 2023. A copy of the draft plan is available on the website at:, or at the office of The Coordinating and Development Corporation, 4000 Viking Drive, STE A-1, Bossier City, LA 71111, between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Thursday and 8:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. on Friday.

Please send written comments to [email protected] or [email protected] or by mail to: Mrs. Candle Sattler, Director of Workforce Development, The Coordinating and Development Corporation, P. O. Box 37005, Shreveport, LA. 71133-7005.

Comments are encouraged, especially from representatives from businesses, labor organizations, and community-based organizations.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Program Auxiliary Aids and Services are Available Upon Request to Individuals with Disabilities.

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Through an innovative crowd-sourcing platform, DRA is undertaking a regional internet speed testing initiative to support data-driven policy and decision making. The goal of this project is to create a regional map of internet availability and speeds. 

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As facilitators, our mission is to provide comprehensive development assistance to its membership and the private sector through a full range of services that help maintain public services and expand economic opportunities throughout the Region. CDC is governed by an Executive Committee and Board of Directors. Stakeholders represent communication, government, academia, finance, business, civic and other interests. CDC employs a professional staff with extensive experience in a variety of development and technical fields.

Main Office

4000 Viking Drive, Suite A-1
Bossier City



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