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Current RFPs: Week of December 19, 2014

If you are interested in pursuing business opportunities pertaining to procurement, please contact Mark Thompson and Tunisha W. Walker.

The following Request for Proposals have been recently issued by City government:

Management and Operations Study and Best Practice Review 

December 22, 2014The Comptroller of The City of New York (the “Comptroller”) is custodian of, and responsible for, the safekeeping of the assets of the five (5) New York City retirement systems (each a “System” and collectively, the “Systems” or “NYCRS”) and related variable and miscellaneous supplemental funds (“Related Funds”). The Comptroller is distributing this Request for Proposals (“RFP”) to identify a firm with proven capabilities to conduct a management and operations study and best practice review of the Comptroller’s Bureau of Asset Management (“BAM”). Such services include: management and operation study of BAM’s divisions; performance analysis report; and a best practice protocol, which will include a gap analysis of all BAM divisions and will describe in detail recommended improvements. Proposals from certified minority-owned and/or women-owned businesses or proposals that include partnering arrangements with certified minority-owned and/or women-owned firms are encouraged. Additionally, proposals from small and New York City based businesses are also encouraged. 

SMD Strategic Planning and Change Management Consulting Services

December 22, 2014New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) Supply Management Department (SMD), on behalf of NYCHA’s Office of the Chair (the Department), through this Solicitation seeks proposals from proposers to provide NYCHA with various strategic planning and change management consulting services as described in greater detail in Section II of this Solicitation. The Consultant shall perform the tasks described below on an as-needed non-exclusive basis as requested in writing from an authorized representative of the Department. NYCHA reserves the right to have the Consultant perform some, or all, of the Services concurrently. The Services shall consist of the Consultant providing guidance and recommendations, and its proposed timeline for completing the Services, to NYCHA on, among other things, as described in Section II of the RFP. Prospective Proposers are encouraged to submit written questions to NYCHA’s Coordinator, Meddy Ghabaee at Meddy.Ghabaee@nycha.nyc.gov, via e-mail no later than 2 p.m. on December 5, 2014. Questions submitted must include the prospective Proposer’s name as well as the name, title, address, telephone number, fax number and e-mail address of the individual to whom responses to the questions should be given. All responses will be posted on NYCHA’s Advanced Procurement System iSupplier within five business days. Interested firms are invited to obtain a copy on NYCHAs website: Doing Business With NYCHA. Http://www.nyc.gov/nychabusiness; Select-Selling to NYCHA. Vendors are instructed to access the Getting Started: Register or Log-in link. If you have supplied goods or services to NYCHA in the past and you have your log-in credentials, click-Returning iSupplier users, Log-in here. If you do not have your log-in credentials, select-Request a Log-in ID. Upon access, select-Sourcing Supplier then-Sourcing Homepage; conduct a search for RFP number 61758. Proposers electing to obtain a non-electronic paper document will be subject to a $25 non-refundable fee; payable to NYCHA by USPS-Money Order/ Certified Check only for each set of RFP documents requested. Remit payment to NYCHA Finance Department @ 90 Church Street/6th Floor; obtain receipt and present it to the Supply Management Procurement Group; RFP package will be generated at time of request. Each Proposer is required to submit one (1) signed original and five (5) copies of its Proposal package. The original must be clearly labeled. If there are any differences between the original and any of the copies, the material in the signed original will prevail.

Long Island City RAMPS

December 22, 2014– New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC), on behalf of the City of New York, is requesting proposals to purchase certain excess development rights related to three properties located under the Ed Koch Queensboro Bridge on and off ramps within Long Island City, Queens, New York.

NYCEDC plans to select a developer on the basis of factors stated in the RFP which include, but are not limited to: the quality and feasibility of the proposal, response team qualifications, the proposal’s economic impact on New York City, proposed affordable housing program and purchase price.

This project has Minority and Women Owned Business Enterprise (“M/WBE”) participation goals, and all respondents will be required to submit an M/WBE Program Plan with their response. To learn more about NYCEDC’s M/WBE program, visit http://www.nycedc.com/opportunitymwdbe. For the list of companies who have been certified with the New York City Department of Small Business Services as M/WBE, please go to the www.nyc.gov/buycertified.

NYCEDC established the Kick Start Loan programs for Minority, Women and Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (M/W/DBE) interested in working on NYCEDC construction projects. Kick Start Loans facilitates financing for short-term mobilization needs such as insurance, labor, supplies and equipment. Bidders/subcontractors are strongly encouraged to visit the NYCEDC website at www.nycedc.com/opportunitymwdbe to learn more about the program.

Respondents may submit questions and/or request clarifications from NYCEDC no later than 5:00 p.m. on Monday, December 1, 2014. Questions regarding the subject matter of this RFP should be directed to LongIslandCityRAMPS@nycedc.com. For all questions that do not pertain to the subject matter of this RFP please contact NYCEDC’s Contracts Hotline at (212) 312-3969. Answers to all questions will be posted by Monday, December 8, 2014, to www.nycedc.com/RFP.

Learning Management System

January 15, 2015 – Please submit all responses in electronic form – PDF format via email, addressed to the person listed. All emails should have a subject line tag. A copy of the RFI can be downloaded from the City Record Online site at www.nyc.gov/cityrecord.

PLEASE NOTE: This request is for informational purposes only, and a contract award will not result from the responses received to this RFI.
The agency will not reimburse any interested party for costs incurred in the preparation of a response, related discussions or presentations in connection with this RFI.

Remediation Testing Services

January 5, 2015-Provide computer based placement tests for the City University of New York to determine college readiness for incoming new students. The selected test development firm will report to the Academic Affairs Department, Office of Institutional Research and Assessment.CUNY anticipates making one award as a result of this solicitation and issuing a single contract

Universal Prekindergarten Services In Charter Schools for 2015-2018

January 7, 2015-The New York City Department of Education (NYCDOE), on behalf of the Division of Early Childhood Education (DECE), will release a modified Request for Proposals (RFP) for Universal Prekindergarten (UPK) services in charter schools for 2015-2018. The RFP will be for the provision of Full-Day services (6 hours and 20 minutes). Each charter school must provide a consistent weekly schedule for a full-day program between 8:00 AM and 4:30 PM, five days per week for 180 days of the school year. Proposals can be for any area of the City within the five boroughs and 32 community school districts (CSDs).

If you are interested in proposing to this RFP, you must pre-qualify with the City’s HHS Accelerator On-Line System in order to download the RFP and submit a proposal. The HHS Accelerator can be found here:
http://www.nyc.gov/html/hhsaccelerator/html/about/about.shtml

If you have issues pre-qualifying with the HHS Accelerator System, please use the following link to reach the HHS Accelerator support team: http://www.nyc.gov/html/hhsaccelerator/html/contact/contact.shtml

Citywide Consultant Environmental Services

January 9, 2015-The City of New York is committed to achieving excellence in the design and construction of its capital program and building on the tradition of innovation. As part of this effort, Parks and Recreation is pleased to announce the following contracting opportunity:

Environmental Design Services to prepare documents as needed for the Construction and Reconstruction of Various Park Buildings and Facilities Located in the Five Boroughs of the City of New York.

MWBE goals will be required for individual mini-proposals/Work Orders in accordance with Local Law 1 of 2013, NYC’s Minority-Owned and Women-Owned Business Enterprise (M/WBE) program.

Copies of the RFP can be obtained on December 9, 2014 at the Agency’s website http://www.nyc.gov/parks, the City Record’s website www.nyc.gov/cityrecord and at the Olmsted Center, Annex, Flushing Meadows-Corona Park, Flushing, NY 11368 during the hours of 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday – Friday from December 9, 2015 to January 9, 2015.

Consultants should ensure they have a correct company name, telephone number, and email address when picking up documents.

A pre-proposal meeting is scheduled for 2:00 pm, December 16, 2014 at the Olmsted Center, Bid Room, Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Flushing, NY 11368

Learning Management System (LMS) Application 

January 15, 2015– The Office of the New York City Comptroller is issuing this Request for Information (RFI) to invite responses and gather information regarding options for modernizing the City’s contract invoicing and payment processes. The Comptroller’s Office seeks information regarding new technologies and approaches to inform the transition of the invoice submission, review, and approval processes from their mostly paper-based current state to an electronic solution in a secure, scalable, and cost effective manner. You must register to download a copy of this RFI. Questions about the RFI as well as expressions of interest in a potential pre-submission conference may be sent to RFI@comptroller.nyc.gov. Questions about the RFI are due by January 5, 2015. Please send expressions of interest in attending a potential pre-submission conference by December 22, 2014.

Electronic Contract Invoicing Solutions

January 16, 2015– The Office of the New York City Comptroller is issuing this Request for Information (RFI) to invite responses and gather information regarding options for modernizing the City’s contract invoicing and payment processes. The Comptroller’s Office seeks information regarding new technologies and approaches to inform the transition of the invoice submission, review, and approval processes from their mostly paper-based current state to an electronic solution in a secure, scalable, and cost effective manner. You must register to download a copy of this RFI. Questions about the RFI as well as expressions of interest in a potential pre-submission conference may be sent to RFI@comptroller.nyc.gov. Questions about the RFI are due by January 5, 2015. Please send expressions of interest in attending a potential pre-submission conference by December 22, 2014.

RFP for Events on Governor’s Island

February 2, 2015– Governors Island Corporation d/b/a The Trust for Governors Island (“The Trust”) is issuing this request for proposals (this “RFP”) to seek proposals from producers, organizations, or sponsors (hereafter “Respondents”) to host public, ticketed or private Events (as hereafter defined) in one of two areas on Governors Island: (i) the area known as the West Development Zone (“West Site”), or (ii) the parking lot area adjacent to Soissons Dock (the “Soissons Site”).

• Respondents may propose a term of either one year or two years.

• The West Site and the Soissons Site may be referred to collectively as the “Sites” or individually as a “Site”. The Sites are described in further detail later in this RFP.

• For purposes of this RFP, Events shall include, without limitation, concerts, exhibits, festivals, theatrical events, catered events, restaurants, artistic performances and other types of entertainment, cultural or artistic productions.

• Respondents may propose for either Site or both Sites. If a Respondent desires to submit a proposal for both Sites, it must submit a separate proposal for each Site.

• The winning Respondents to this RFP will be issued a permit (“Permit”) from The Trust and each may be hereafter referred to as the “Successful Respondent” or the “Permittee”.

Please note that while The Trust will review proposals for both Sites, the Trust will not issue a Permit for both Sites to a single Respondent. Additionally, the Trust will reserve the right to not issue Permits for substantially the same use for both Sites and regardless would not issue the same use for both sites (for example, two Permits would not be issued for concerts) without the mutual consent of both proposers.

During the Permit Term, a Permittee will be allowed:

(a) not more than 20 event days of more than 2,000 people between May 15th and October 15th of each of each year; and

(b) an unlimited number of event days of up to 2,000 people, subject to the same restrictions for amplified sound as established elsewhere in this RFP.

(c) access to the Island for loading in, setting up, or breaking down the event without that access counting towards Permittee’s number of event days.

Given the critical importance of Governors Island continuing to operate as primarily a public space and public resource, The Trust is seeking proposed uses that will complement and be consistent with the public character of the Island and cause minimal impacts to Island operations, as well as to Manhattan, Brooklyn, and surrounding areas. The Trust reserves the right to reject proposals that it deems as compromising to the public enjoyment of the Island.

On-Call Management Consultant Services

February 19, 2015-New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) is seeking a consultant or consultant team to provide on-going, on-call management and/or economic development consulting services for various NYCEDC, IDA and/or City initiatives and studies including strategic planning and economic and policy analyses. Topic Areas for analysis include economic research and analysis; economic development strategic planning and evaluation; operations and business process analysis, organizational design, and change management; real estate development analysis; partnership design and option development; and implementation and project management.

NYCEDC will retain a number of on-call consultants to provide Services within each Topic Area, and will procure Services from the retained consultants from time to time using individual Project Assignments.

JFK North RFEI

April 1, 2015-New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) is seeking a consultant or consultant team to provide on-going, on-call management and/or economic development consulting services for various NYCEDC, IDA and/or City initiatives and studies including strategic planning and economic and policy analyses. Topic Areas for analysis include economic research and analysis; economic development strategic planning and evaluation; operations and business process analysis, organizational design, and change management; real estate development analysis; partnership design and option development; and implementation and project management.

NYCEDC will retain a number of on-call consultants to provide Services within each Topic Area, and will procure Services from the retained consultants from time to time using individual Project Assignments.

NYCEDC plans to select a consultant on the basis of factors stated in the RFP which include, but are not limited to: the quality of the proposal, experience of key staff identified in the proposal, experience and quality of any subcontractors proposed, demonstrated successful experience in performing services similar to those encompassed in the RFP, and the proposed fee