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Current RFPs: Week of February 6, 2015

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:

Mayor’s Youth Leadership Council

February 17, 2015 – DYCD is proud to release the Mayor’s Youth Leadership Council (MYLC) Request for Proposals (RFP) through the HHS Accelerator system to those organizations prequalified in the relevant service areas. Likewise, proposals must be submitted through the HHS Accelerator system in the manner set forth in the “Procurements” section of the system by those same prequalified organizations. Go to www.nyc.gov/hhsaccelerator to learn more.

In this RFP, the Department of Youth and Community Development (DYCD) in collaboration with the Young Men’s Initiative (YMI) is seeking an appropriately qualified organization to deliver the Mayor’s Youth Leadership Council (MYLC) program to high school aged youth. The MYLC offers a small group of 20 high school students the opportunity to formulate a change agenda for The City of New York in a policy area of their choice and to present their recommendations to the Mayor.

It is anticipated that the term of the contracts awarded from this RFP will be from July 1, 2015 to June 30, 2018 with an option to renew for three additional years.

The pre-proposal conference for this RFP will be held on January 13, 2015 at 10:00am at 2 Lafayette, 14th floor Auditorium New York, NY 10007.

The due date for responses to this RFP is February 17, 2015, 2:00pm.

If you have questions about this solicitation please send an email to rfpquestions@dycd.nyc.gov indicating “MYLC Educational Support” in the subject line or call (212) 513-1820.

Operation of a Free Concert Series and a Maximum of Six Kiosks at Orchard Beach At Pelham Bay Park, the Bronx

February 18, 2015-Parks is seeking a concessionaire for a one season term, with two one-season renewal options, exercisable at Parks’ discretion.  The concessionaire may hold a maximum of ten concerts each season.  The hours of operation for each concert will be from 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm, unless otherwise approved in advance in writing by Parks.  A season is defined as starting July 11 and running through Labor Day, during each calendar year.

Spanning 115-acres, Orchard Beach consists of a 1.1 mile long sandy beach, a promenade, a main pavilion with washrooms and a food court, a games area, two picnic areas, and a 45-acre parking lot which holds 5,600 cars.  Orchard Beach is visited by millions of beachgoers every summer and hosts visitors from all five boroughs and Westchester County.

All proposals submitted in response to this RFP must be submitted no later than Thursday, April 12, 2012 at 3:00 pm.  There will be a recommended proposer meeting on Tuesday, March 20, 2012 at 12:00 pm.  We will be meeting in Room 407 of the Arsenal, which is located at 830 5th Avenue, in Central Park, Manhattan.  If you are considering responding to this RFP, please make every effort to attend this recommended meeting.

Hard copies of the RFP can be obtained, at no cost, commencing on Tuesday, March 6, 2012 through Thursday, April 12, 2012, between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., excluding weekends and holidays, at the Revenue Division of the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation, which is located at 830 Fifth Avenue, Room 407, New York, NY 10065.

The RFP is also available for download, commencing on Tuesday, March 6, 2012 through Thursday, April 12, 2012, on Parks’ website. To download the RFP, visit http://www.nyc.gov/parks/businessopportunities and click on the “Concessions Opportunities at Parks” link.  Once you have logged in, click on the “download” link that appears adjacent to the RFP’s description.

For more information or to request to receive a copy of the RFP by mail, prospective proposers may contact Venus Melo from the Revenue Division of Parks, at (212) 360-1397 or at Venus.melo@parks.nyc.gov.

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.

Investment Consultant Services

February 20, 2015 This is a notice of a proposed negotiated acquisition extension for the Investment Consultant Agreement (Emerging Markets Country Screen) for the NYC Retirement Systems and related funds (the “Systems”). The Comptroller on behalf of the Systems is seeking to extend this agreement with Callan Associates, Inc. The duration of this extension shall be for a period commencing April 30, 2015 and ending on April 29, 2016.

Prospective firms should express their interest in writing no later than February 20, 2015 and should contact:

Ms. Evelyn Dresler
Office of the NYC Comptroller
Bureau of Asset Management
One Centre Street, Room 650
New York, NY 10007

Snug Harbor Cultural Center Building H Drainage Remediation – Borough of Staten Island

February 25, 2015– Department of Design and Construction (MWBE)

PROJECT NO.: PV302-H2/DDC PIN: 8502014PV0011C
Bid Document Deposit-$35.00 per set-Company Check or Money Order Only-No Cash Accepted-Late Bids Will Not Be Accepted
There will be an Optional Pre-bid Conference on Wednesday, January 11, 2015 at 11:00am at 1000 Richmond Terrace, Building H, Staten Island, NY 10301.
Special Experience Requirements. PLA Language/Delay Damages Requirements. Bid documents are available at: http://www.nyc.gov/buildnyc

Companies certified by the New York City Department of Small Business Services as Minority- or Women- Owned Business Enterprises (”M/WBE”) are strongly encouraged to submit a bid. This procurement is subject to Minority-Owned and Women-Owned Business Enterprises (MWBE) participation goals as required by Local Law 1 of 2013. All respondents will be required to submit an M/WBE Participation Plan with their response. For the MWBE goals, please visit our website at www.nyc.gov/buildnyc see “Bid Opportunities”. For a list of companies certified by the NYC Department of Small Business Services, please visit www.nyc.gov/buycertified. To find out how to become certified, visit www.nyc.gov/getcertified or call the DSBS certification helpline at (212) 513-6311.

This contract is subject to the Project Labor Agreement (“PLA”) entered into between the City and the Building and Construction Trades Council of Greater New York (“BCTC”) affiliated Local Unions. For Further Information, see Volume 2 of the Bid Documents.
VENDOR SOURCE ID: 87747

Queens Theatre In The Park, Original Circular Lobby Reconstruction

February 26, 2015– Department of Design and Construction (MWBE)

Community-Based Retrofit Accelerator

March 6, 2015– New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC), on behalf of the Mayor’s Office of Recovery and Resiliency (ORR) and the City of New York, is seeking a consultant or consultant team to conduct a feasibility study for an integrated flood protection system for the Brooklyn neighborhood of Red Hook. Red Hook was severely impacted by Hurricane Sandy, and this study seeks to identify an integrated approach to address coastal flooding and storm water management that is also cognizant of, and fosters, feasible economic development opportunities. The study will consider technical feasibility, infrastructure requirements, cost, environmental issues, stakeholder engagement, legal/regulatory parameters, implementation strategies, operations and maintenance, neighborhood resiliency and other issues when evaluating feasibility and making recommendations.

Energy and Water Retrofit Accelerator Consultant Services

March 6, 2015– New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) is seeking a consultant to develop and implement an Energy and Water Retrofit Accelerator program that will provide outreach, technical assistance, and account management programing to help private building owners undertake cost-saving investments in efficiency measures and heating fuel conversions. The Consultant will be responsible for developing a data-driven outreach and assistance program to initiate energy efficiency, water conservation, and clean energy projects in at least 1,500 properties in three years  from the pool of all privately-owned properties that 1) have submitted an Energy Efficiency Report to the NYC Department of Buildings, 2) are required to convert their No. 6 or No. 4 heavy heating oil, and/or 3) are within the NYCHPD or NYCHDC asset managed portfolios (“Targeted Properties”). Of these Targeted Properties, at least 60% must be classified as multifamily properties.

General Investment Consultant and Emerging Markets Country Screen Services

March 10, 2015 – The Comptroller of the City of New York (the “Comptroller”), acting on behalf of the NYC Retirement Systems and Related Funds, invites proposals from firms to provide General Investment Consultant Services to the Systems. A firm is also sought to provide Emerging Markets Country Screen Services to the New York City Employees’ Retirement System through the RFP. 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. The RFP will be available for download from the Comptroller’s website, http://comptroller.nyc.gov/forms-n-rfps/rfps-n-solicitations/ under “Asset Management RFPs”.

Red Hook Integrated Flood Protection System Feasibility Study

March 12, 2015– New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC), on behalf of the Mayor’s Office of Recovery and Resiliency (ORR) and the City of New York, is seeking a consultant or consultant team to conduct a feasibility study for an integrated flood protection system for the Brooklyn neighborhood of Red Hook. Red Hook was severely impacted by Hurricane Sandy, and this study seeks to identify an integrated approach to address coastal flooding and storm water management that is also cognizant of, and fosters, feasible economic development opportunities. The study will consider technical feasibility, infrastructure requirements, cost, environmental issues, stakeholder engagement, legal/regulatory parameters, implementation strategies, operations and maintenance, neighborhood resiliency and other issues when evaluating feasibility and making recommendations.

Non-Emergency Permanent Supportive Congregate Housing for Chronically Homeless Single Adults Living With Aids or Advanced HIV Illness

March 30, 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

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.

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