Government Contract | Illinois
Boat Concession Operation at the Maple Lake Boat House

Bid Information

Bid Alert No: 00000547694

Bid Title: Boat Concession Operation at the Maple Lake Boat House

Agency Bid No. Title: 15-40-417-R

Received Date: 04/19/2016

Close Date: 04/27/2016

Purchase Type: 6 months for completion

Delivery Point:

Delivery Date: Not Stated


Specifications include, but are not limited to:The Forest Preserve District of Cook County (the "District") is seeking proposals from interested Concessionaires that are capable of furnishing boat, canoe and kayak rentals along with minor retail sales (BoatConcessions Services") described within this Request for Proposals ("RFP"). The Boat Concession Services to be provided, the term of any contract and other specific provisions are more fully described in Scope of Services. The Boat Concession Services are to be provided in conjunction with the operation of the Maple Lake facility (the "Recreational Facility"). The Recreational Facility was built in 2015 to replace an existing building that had provided boat rentals for more than 20 years. The new facility includes a three compartment sink, outdoor tables with umbrellas for patrons to use along with a new fishing pier and dock. It is located just east of the Districts new Bullfrog Campground (also opened in 2015) and is within walking distance for campers. Camp Bullfrog has proven tobeoneofthe D i s t r i c t s m o s t p o p u l a r c a m p g r o u n d s, offering cabin and tent amenities for up to 340 campers at any given time. The Recreational Facility is also located near the Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center which attracts over 200,000 users annually and is a perfect launching pad for hiking, mountain biking and bird watching adventures on Palos 50-plus miles of trails. This Recreational Facility opened in late August 2015 and generated 417 canoe, kayak and row boat rentals for the month of September

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Product Codes: 96115, 97521, 95900

Agency Information

Issuing Agency: Forest Preserve District of Cook County

State: Illinois

Agency Type: State and Local

Contact: Tom Conlon, Forest Preserve District of Cook County 536 North Harlem Ave., River Forest, Illinois, 60305

Fax: 312-603-9961




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