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Request for Proposals for operation of non-motorized watercraft concessions in Cass and Stewart Park

Bid Information

Bid Alert No: 00000534289

Bid Title: Request for Proposals for operation of non-motorized watercraft concessions in Cass and Stewart Park

Agency Bid No. Title: Not Stated

Received Date: 04/05/2016

Close Date: 04/15/2016

Purchase Type: Not Stated

Delivery Point: Ithaca, New York

Delivery Date: Not Stated


Specifications include, but are not limited to:. The City of Ithaca is accepting proposals from qualified and experienced vendors for the operation of non-motorized watercraft concessions in Cass Park and Stewart Park, as noted on the attached map. Proposals shall include rental pricing for any of the following non-motorized or paddle crafts: windsurfing equipment, kiteboards, canoes, kayaks, and stand up paddleboards (SUP) and/or paddleboats. The selected concessionaire will be required to also supply all associated equipment (paddles, lifejackets, helmets). Additional consideration will be given vendors who will be conducting organized classes, specialty workshops and instruction as well as providing individual and small group tours led by a qualified guide. Retail sales, if proposed, are allowable but would be limited to gear and equipment directly related to the watersport activities being featured at the concession on a rental basis. Vendors may submit individual proposals for one or more of the locations identified below. The City reserves the right to accept or reject any or all proposals, or any portion of a proposal, and waive any or all immaterial defects, irregularities, or requirements in the RFP for the benefit of the City, so long as such waiver does not give any proposer a material advantage over other proposers. A proposer shall not be relieved of his/her proposal nor shall any change be made in his/her proposal due to a proposer error. The City encourages all vendors to submit relevant information about the vendors experience in non-motorized watercraft concession, and will be evaluated on the following criteria: Experience: Experience with similar operations Feasibility: Business plan and financial feasibility of proposal Aesthetics and Professionalism: Quality and condition of equipment and general appearance of on-site operation. Safety: Evidence of safety program and safety qualifications. Significance: Significance of proposed hours and dates of operation, and size of operation. Proposal is in the best interest of the City of Ithaca

Product Code: 95816

Agency Information

Issuing Agency: City of Ithaca

State: New York

Agency Type: State and Local

Contact: 108 East Green Street, Ithaca, New York, 14850



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