Boat Concessions at Two Recreational Facilities – Forest Preserve District of Cook County
Request for Proposals
For Boat Concessions at Two Recreational Facilities
FOREST PRESERVE DISTRICT OF COOK COUNTY
POSTING DATE: August 11, 2014
DUE DATE: December 3, 2014 Time: 10:00 A.M.
The Forest Preserve District of Cook County (the “District”) is seeking proposals from interested concessionaires that are capable of furnishing certain services (“Boat Concessions”) 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 boat concession services are to be provided in conjunction with the operation of the District facility or facilities (the “Recreational Facility” or “Recreational Facilities”).
It is essential that the District retain the services of a Concessionaire with the appropriate background to operate the two Recreational Facilities so that visitors 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.
Activities in the proposal may include, but are not limited to:
-Kayak instructional classes
-Guided kayak tours
-Canoe instructional classes
-Guided Scenic canoe tours
-Scenic boat tours
-Paddle boat rentals
-Illinois Department of Nature Resources (IDNR) fishing licenses
-Boat and equipment rental
ADDENDUM 1 (Vendors: Please acknowledge Addendum 1 and include a signed copy in your bid)
ADDENDUM 2 (Vendors: Please acknowledge Addendum 2 and include a signed copy in your bid)
ADDENDUM 3 (Vendors: Please acknowledge Addendum 3 and include a signed copy in your bid)
ADDENDUM 4 (Vendors: Please acknowledge Addendum 4 and include a signed copy in your bid)