Bicycle Rental and Trails Concession Services – Forest Preserve District of Cook County
Request for Proposals
BICYCLE RENTAL AND TRAILS RELATED CONCESSION SERVICES AT VARIOUS SITES
ISSUED BY: FOREST PRESERVE DISTRICT OF COOK COUNTY
Permits, Concessions, and Volunteer Resources
POSTING DATE: September 17, 2014
DUE DATE: December 10, 2014 Time: 10:00A.M.
RFP NO. #14-40-411
The Forest Preserve District of Cook County (the “District”) is seeking “Proposals” from interested parties (hereinafter referred to as (“Concessionaire(s)”) that are capable of furnishing Bicycle Rental and Trails Related Concessions Services (hereinafter referred to as “Bicycle Concession Equipment”) described within this Request for Proposals (“RFP”). The services to be provided, the term of the “Contract” and other specific provisions are more fully described in Scope of Services. The Bicycle Concession Equipment services are to be provided in conjunction with the operation of a Concessionaire provided kiosk or rental station near District trail or trails (the “Recreational Trail Facility” or “Recreational Trail Facilities”).
It is essential that the District retain the services of a Concessionaire with the appropriate background to operate the Recreational Trail Facilities so that participants will be assured they will be provided equipment that is professionally managed and expertly maintained, and receive the necessary instruction to use the equipment properly. The District seeks to obtain a Concessionaire for three (3) years with two (2) optional one (1) year renewal periods.
Activities in the proposal may include, but are not limited to:
Tandem Bicycle Rental
Adult Bicycle Rental
Mountain Bicycle Rental
Hybrid Adult Bicycle Rental
Child Bicycle Rental
Concession Sales (Shirts, Hats, Water Bottles, Helmets etc.)