Dan Cohen AUTHOR The Hancock County Port and Harbor Commission (HCPHC) is seeking proposals from qualified companies interested in providing services required by an Economic Development Administration grant to perform an “Aviation and Aerospace Cluster Optimization Plan” to address industry growth and modernization in these sectors of the Hancock County, Miss., regional economy. Companies with relevant experience and qualifications are encouraged to submit proposals.Responses are due Oct. 3 at 4 p.m. The detailed request for proposals information packet and proposal format can be found on the HCPHC’s website. All questions should be emailed to Janel Carothers, chief development officer, at [email protected] reserves the right to waive irregularities and informalities in the submittal and evaluation process. HCPHC also reserves the right to reject all persons/companies, decline to proceed with the selection, request additional information or to make inquiries to verify qualifications.