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The following Request for Proposals have been recently issued by City government:
Engineering Consultant to Develop Pollution Prevention/Good Housekeeping for Municipal Operations
October 5, 2015– The New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), Bureau of Environmental Planning and Analysis (BEPA) is seeking a cross-disciplinary Consultant to develop a pollution prevention/good housekeeping program for municipal facilities and operations in order to meet the requirements of the State Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (SPDES) permit for stormwater discharges from Municipal Separate Storm Sewer Systems (MS4) owned and operated by the City of New York.
Minimum Qualification Requirements: 1)Proposers must be authorized to practice engineering in the State of New York. 2)Proposers must also submit proof of licensure for those key personnel practicing engineering in the State of New York.
Pre-proposal conference: September 14, 2015; 12:30 P.M.; DEP, 59-17 Junction Blvd, High Rise 6th Floor Training Room, Flushing, New York 11373. Attendance by Proposers is optional, but strongly recommended. A maximum of one person from each Proposer may attend due to room constraints.
Pin number: 82615BEPAPGH
Jacob K. Javits Convention Center CCTV Cabling Installation
October 5, 2015– The New York Convention Center Operating Corporation (NYCCOC) is soliciting proposals from qualified firms for CCTV cable installation at the Jacob Javits Convention Center of New York. Interested firms must request a bid package electronically to: email@example.com or via fax at 212-216-4099. Include the complete name and address of your company and contact information.
Furnish & Install Fencing & Guiderails at Various TBTA, NYCTA/DOB, NYCTA/DOS & MTA Bus Company Facilities
October 6, 2015– A pre-bid conference is scheduled for 9/24/15 at 9:30 a.m., please make reservations by contacting Robin Golubow at (646) 252-7322 no later than noon the preceding work day.
Pin number: 15MNT2945000
NYPD Reversible Raincoat
October 7, 2015– The New York City Police Department Equipment Section is seeking bids from manufacturers for NYPD Auxiliary Reversible Raincoats which all conforms to the Specifications. If you are interested, you may download online at www.nyc.gov/cityrecord, click “visit City Record On-Line (CROL)” link. Click “Search Procurement Notices”. Enter PIN# 05615ES00008. Click “Submit”. Log in or enroll to download solicitations and/or awards. Bid openings will take place at the NYPD Contract Administration Unit, 90 Church Street, Room 1206, 12th Floor York, NY 10007 on Wednesday, October 7, 2015 at 11:00AM. For further information, please contact the New York City Police Department`s Equipment Section, College Point Police Academy, 127-10 28th Avenue, 2nd Floor, Room PT-285, Flushing, NY 11354-2527, Telephone 718-670-9642. All potential vendors who wish to bid are required to enclose one (1) finish sample of the NYPD Auxiliary reversible raincoat, all Third Party Testing and enclose a certified check for $1,000.00 made payable to the Police Commissioner, City of New York. Failure to submit samples, testing requirements and certified check will result in rejection of submitted sealed bid.
Pin number: 05615ES00008
Reconstruction of Basketball Courts and Tennis Courts – Department of Parks and Recreation
October 8, 2015– This procurement is subject to participation goals for MBEs and/or WBEs as required by Local Law 1 of 2013.
Pin number: 84615B0134
HHC FEMA Program Manager, Consultant Services
October 10, 2015– New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC), on behalf of the City of New York (the “City”) benefitting New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation (“HHC”), is seeking a consultant or consultant team for consulting services to support EDC in the management and oversight of design and construction projects at four HHC hospitals: Coney Island Hospital in Brooklyn, Bellevue Hospital Center in Manhattan, Metropolitan Hospital Center in Manhattan, and Coler Specialty Hospital on Roosevelt Island. These hospitals were severely impacted by Hurricane Sandy, and these projects seek to improve resiliency and protect against future disasters. The consulting services outlined in the RFP also include IT and commissioning services.
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, the quality of the plan for M/WBE participation and the proposed fee. These services are expected to be funded with grant funding provided by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), which are administered by the New York State Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Services.
This project has Minority and Women Owned Business Enterprise (“M/WBE”) participation goals, and all respondents will be required to submit an M/WBE Sub-Contractors Participation Plan with their response. For the list of companies who have been certified with the Empire State Development’s Division of Minority and Women Business Development as M/WBE, please go to the http://www.esd.ny.gov/MWBE/directorySearch.html.
NYCEDC established the Kick Start Loan programs for Minority, Women and Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (M/W/DBE) interested in working on NYCEDC projects. Kick Start Loans facilitates financing for short-term mobilization needs such as insurance, payroll, supplies and equipment. Bidders, sub-contractors and sub-consultants are strongly encouraged to visit the NYCEDC website at www.nycedc.com/opportunitymwdbe to learn more about the program.
An optional information session will be held on Tuesday September 15th at 3pm at NYCEDC. Those who wish to attend should RSVP by email to HHCProgramManagerRFP@nulledc.nyc on or before September 14th at 5 pm.
Respondents may submit questions and/or request clarifications from NYCEDC no later than 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, September 24, 2015. Questions regarding the subject matter of this RFP should be directed to HHCProgramManagerRFP@nulledc.nyc . Answers to all questions will be posted by Friday, October 2, 2015, to www.nycedc.com/RFP. Please submit six (6) sets of your proposal and three electronic copies.
Traffic Signal Safety Projects in the City of New York
October 13, 2015– The procurement is subject to participation goals for MBEs and/or WBEs as required by Section 6-129 of the New York City Administrative Code. The M/WBE goal for this project is 10 percent. A printed copy of the solicitation can also be purchased. A deposit of $50.00 is required for the specification book in the form of a Certified Check or Money Order payable to: New York City Department of Transportation. NO CASH ACCEPTED. Company address, telephone and fax numbers are required when picking up contract documents.Entrance is located on the South Side of the Building facing the Vietnam Veterans Memorial). Proper government issued identification is required for entry to the building driver’s license, passport, etc. The Pre-Bid Meeting will be held on September 28, 2015 at 10:00 A.M. at 55 Water Street, Ground Floor Conference Room, New York, New York 10041. For additional information, please contact Sharif Choudry at (212) 839-4370.
Pin number: 84115MBTR908
Reconstruction of Comfort Station – Department of Parks and Recreation
October 14, 2015– Located on Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Boulevard, Opposite West 130th Street in St Nicholas North Playground, Borough of Manhattan, Contract #: M211-110MA2.
This procurement is subject to participation goals for MBEs and/or WBEs as required by Local Law 1 of 2013.
Bidders are hereby advised that this contract is subject to the Project Labor Agreement (”PLA”) Covering Specified Renovation and Rehabilitation of City Owned Buildings and Structures entered into between the City and the Building and Construction Trades Council of Greater New York (”BCTC”) affiliated local unions. Please refer to the bid documents for further information.
Pin number: 84615B0172
Receipt, Pre-Processing, & Final Conversion of Food Waste & Other Organic Waste to Beneficial Use
October 14, 2015– CORRECTION: The Bid Estimate: $50,000,000.00. PRE-BID CONFERENCE: All interested Contractors or their representatives are recommended to attend an optional pre-proposal conference, currently scheduled to be held September 16, 2015 at 10:30AM at the following address: NYC Department of Sanitation, Bureau of Solid Waste Management, Beneficial Reuse Planning, Infrastructure Development and Management, 44 Beaver Street, 12th Floor Conference Room, New York, NY 10004. Potential bidders will be provided with an opportunity at this conference to ask questions regarding the Bid document.
Agency Authorized Contact: The sole authorized contact for this solicitation is Robert Lange, Director, Beneficial Reuse Planning, Infrastructure Development and Management, 44 Beaver Street, 7th Floor, New York, NY 10004, 212-437-4658. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
To ensure adequate seating capacity,potential bidders should notify Robert Lange prior to September 9th regarding the estimated number of Company representatives can attend an optional pre-proposal conference at 212-437-4658.
Sand & Salt City Mix – MTA Long Island Rail Procurement and Logistics
October 15, 2015– City mix comprising of Salt 25% and Sand 75%. Relevant MSDS to be submitted for review and approval.
Contract number: IT010476-MW04
Maintenance and Support of IBM Software Products
October 15, 2015– The New York City Fire Department requires a Contractor to provide maintenance and support of IBM Products.
Pin number: 057160000395
Temporary Bus Bulb – DOT
October 16, 2015– This Request for Expressions of Interest (RFEI) is released to invite interested parties to present the Agency with potential products or systems for temporary bus bulbs that can be installed to support NYCDOT’s Select Bus Service (“SBS”) routes. The RFEI is available for download at the following webpage: http://www.nyc.gov/html/dot/html/about/doing-business.shtml. Any inquiries concerning this RFEI should be directed by email, under the subject line “Bus Bulb Technology RFEI Q and A” to email@example.com. The deadline for submission of questions is September 28, 2015 by 4:00 P.M. EST. NYCDOT will circulate questions and answers to respondents who provide email addresses no later than October 5, 2015 and will also post answers to all submitted questions on the NYCDOT webpage at the link indicated above.
Pin number: 84115MBTR908
MOP Wringer and Bucket
October 19, 2015– A copy of the bid can be downloaded from the City Record Online site at www.nyc.gov/cityrecord. Enrollment is free. Vendors may also request the bid by contacting Vendor Relations via email at firstname.lastname@example.org, by telephone at 212-386-0044 or by fax at 212-669-7585.
Pin number: 8571600021
Resident Engineering Inspection Services
October 19, 2015– A printed copy of the proposal can also be purchased. A deposit of $50.00 is required for the specification book in the form of a Certified Check or Money Order payable to: New York City Department of Transportation. NO CASH ACCEPTED. Company address, telephone and fax numbers are required when picking up contract documents.
This Procurement is subject to participation goals for Minority-owned Business Enterprises (MBEs) as required by Section 6-129 of the New York Administrative Code. The M/WBE goal for this project is 15 percent . Sealed proposal must be submitted by 2:00 PM on October 19, 2015 to 55 Water Street, Ground Floor, New York, NY 10041. (Entrance is located on the South Side of the Building facing the Vietnam Veterans Memorial). Proper government issued identification is required for entry to the building (driver’s license, passport, etc.). For additional information, please contact Gail Hatchett at (212) 839-9308.
Pin number: 84116MBBR930
Develop a Stream Daylighting Plan for Tibbett’s Brook
October 20, 2015– Develop a stream daylighting plan for water quality and resiliency for Tibbett`s Brook in Van Cortlandt Park, Bronx.
Pin number: 84615P0006
AV System Upgrade for the NYPI Hellman Auditorium
October 21, 2015– The New York State Psychiatric Institute (NYPI) located at 1051 Riverside Drive, New York, NY 10032-2695, is seeking through this Request For Proposal (RFP), proposals from responsive and responsible Offerors to furnish and install a new Audio Video system at the Institute’s Hellman Auditorium.
There is a mandatory Pre-Bid Conference and mandatory Site Visit scheduled for September 24, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. EST. Directions for the campus may be found at the following web link: http://nyspi.org/directions.
Interested Offerors must allow for enough time in order to be on time for the mandatory Pre-bid conference and Site Visit. Late arrivals will not be allowed entry once the Pre-bid conference has commenced and will not be eligible to submit a proposal.
Interested Offerors may register for the Pre-bid conference/Site Visit by using the Attachment B that is included with the RFP.
Questions from Offerors attending the site visit are to be submitted to the Designated Contact per the instructions in the RFP. Questions and Answers will be submitted to all bidders, as well as posted to this ad on October 7, 2015 at 3:00 p.m.
NYS Department of Labor Prevailiing Wage Rates apply to portions of this project.
M/WBE participation goals for this RFP have been established at 30% – 16% MBE and 14% WBE.
Operation of Outdoor Cafe in Riverside Park – Department of Parks and Recreation
October 22, 2015– In accordance with Section 1-13 of the Concession Rules of the City of New York, the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation (“Parks”) is issuing, as of the date of this notice, a Request for Proposals (”RFP”) for the operation, renovation, and maintenance of an outdoor café at the Rotunda at 79th Street in Riverside Park, Manhattan.
There will be a recommended site visit on Friday, September 25, 2015 at 11:00 AM. We will be meeting at the northwest corner of W 79th Street and Riverside Drive in Riverside Park, Manhattan. If you are considering responding to this RFP, please make every effort to attend this recommended site visit.
Hard copies of the RFP can be obtained, at no cost. To download the RFP, visit www.nyc.gov/parks/businessopportunities, click on the link for “Concessions Opportunities at Parks” and, after logging in, click on the “download” link that appears adjacent to the RFP’s description.
TELECOMMUNICATION DEVICE FOR THE DEAF (TDD) 212-504-4115
Pin number: M7179-R
Department of Education: Developing Measures of Student Needs
November 2, 2015– The New York City Department of Education (NYCDOE), on behalf of the Division of Teaching and Learning, is seeking proposals from qualified organizations, to assist with developing robust measures of student need, including student mobility, and with exploring how these factors relate to school improvement efforts based on the DOE’s Framework of Great Schools.
The DOE seeks vendors experienced in analyzing data to assist the DOE with developing a set of metrics related to student need, including student mobility. The student-need metrics would relate to the level of need of the student population served by the school, including the degree to which the school enrolls high-need students, and how the school’s student population compares with the student populations in related community areas (e.g., within the district, zone, or zip code) and at other schools. The student-mobility metrics would relate to the extent to which students leave the school before completing its last grade, including adjustments for factors beyond a school’s control, as well as transfers of students into the school. Detailed requirements are provided in the RFP.
The RFP may result in the award of one (1) requirements contract for a base term of one (1) year. The NYCDOE reserves the unilateral option to extend the contract for one (1) additional 1-year period. Services are anticipated to commence in May 2016.
More information about the proposal submission requirements can be obtained from the detailed RFP specifications. To download the RFP, please go to the NYCDOE Vendor Portal at https://vendorportal.nycenet.edu and download the document labeled, RFP #R1105. If you cannot download this RFP, please send an e-mail to VendorHotline@nullschools.nyc.gov with the RFP number and title in the subject of your email. For all questions related to this RFP, please send an e-mail to COPContracts@nullschools.nyc.gov with the RFP number and title in the subject line of your e-mail. There will be a pre-proposal conference at the Office of the Brooklyn Borough President, 209 Joralemon Street, Brooklyn Borough Hall Court Room, Brooklyn, NY 11201, at 2:30 P.M. ET, on October 5, 2015.
Large Scale Rooftop Solar Electricity on Public Buildings
November 2, 2015– The City of New York’s Department of Citywide Administrative Services is seeking to contract with up to five (5) appropriately qualified developers to supply electricity generated by solar photovoltaic systems through a long-term power purchase agreement with each developer that is awarded a contract by the Agency. Under the PPA, the developer will provide electricity services to the City through the design, installation, ownership, and operation of PV systems on the rooftops of eighty-eight (88) City-owned host buildings identified herein. The PV systems will be designed to provide maximum annual electricity generation. The electricity generated by each PV system will be sold to the City over the course of twenty (20) years. The Contractor will provide PV-generated electricity to each Host Site and provide equipment replacement and maintenance as needed to continue to provide electricity over the twenty (20) year period. The Contractor will bill the City monthly for the electricity generated at each Host Site.
There will be a pre-proposal conference on September 29, 2015 at 2:00 P.M. at 1 Centre Street, 18th Floor – Pre-Bid Room, New York, NY 10007.
Attendance by proposers is optional but strongly recommended by the Agency.
Pin number: 85615P0006
Department of Sanitation: Tire Chains
November 2, 2015– A copy of the bid can be downloaded from the City Record Online site at
http://www.nyc.gov/cityrecord. Enrollment is free. Vendors may also request the bid by contacting Vendor Relations via email at email@example.com, by telephone at (212) 386-0044 or by fax at 212-669-7603.
Pin number: 8571600072
Renovation, Operation and Maintenance of Snack Bars and Mobile Food Units
November 5, 2015– In accordance with Section 1-13 of the Concession Rules of the City of New York, the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation (“Parks”) is issuing, as of the date of this notice, a significant Request for Proposals (”RFP”) for the renovation, operation and maintenance of three (3) snack bars and the operation of up to fifteen (15) mobile food units at Orchard Beach, Pelham Bay Park, Bronx.
There will be a recommended meeting and site visit on Friday, October 2, 2015 at 11:00 A.M. We will be meeting at the lower level of the Main Pavilion at Orchard Beach in Pelham Bay Park, Bronx. If you are considering responding to this RFP, please make every effort to attend this recommended meeting and site visit.
Hard copies of the RFP can be obtained, at no cost a the address above. The RFP is also available for download on Parks’ website. To download the RFP, visit www.nyc.gov/parks/businessopportunities, click on the link for “Concessions Opportunities at Parks” and, after logging in, click on the “download” link that appears adjacent to the RFP’s description.
TELECOMMUNICATION DEVICE FOR THE DEAF (TDD) 212-504-4115
Pin number: X39-C-BW-SB-2015
Operation, Renovation and Maintenance of a Restaurant
November 11, 2015– The New York City Department of Parks and Recreation (“Parks”) is issuing, as of the date of this notice, a Request for Proposals (RFP) for the operation, renovation and maintenance of a restaurant, snack bar and rowboat rental at the Loeb Boathouse, Central Park, Manhattan.
There will be a recommended proposer meeting and site tour on Wednesday, September 30, 2015 at 1 pm. We will be meeting at the proposed concession site (Block # 1111 and Lot # 1), which is located at the Loeb Boathouse, in Central Park, Manhattan. If you are considering responding to this RFP, please make every effort to attend this recommended meeting and site tour.
Pin number: M10-14-RB,SB,R-2015
NYPD Intends to issue a RFP for the Crime Victim Advocate Program (CVAP)
November 15, 2015– The New York City Police Department (NYPD) intends to issue a Request for Proposals (RFP) for the Crime Victim Advocate Program (CVAP). In advance of the release of the RFP, NYPD has developed a concept paper to outline the program`s goals and approach of enhancing the NYPD`s current response to victims of crime by providing additional direct services, expanding the number of individuals served and coordinating with other community-based providers to establish a continuum of care for crime victims. The NYPD is seeking a qualified service provider to implement the CVAP.
The concept paper will be posted on HHS Accelerator`s website at:
Former Slaughterhouse Site Redevelopment RFP
December 11, 2015– NYCEDC seeks proposals (“Proposals”, each a “Proposal”) from qualified developers (“Respondents”, each a “Respondent”) for the long-term lease or sale and redevelopment of the Former Slaughterhouse Site (the “Site”) within the Hell’s Kitchen neighborhood and adjacent to the Hudson Yards Special District (the “Project”). The Site is owned by the City of New York (the “City”) and is located at 495 11th Avenue between West 39th Street and West 40th Street in Manhattan, New York.
This Project is an opportunity to create an innovative mixed-use development that contributes to the overall quality of life for Hell’s Kitchen residents as well as the growth and vitality of Manhattan’s west side.
NYCEDC plans to evaluate Respondents on the basis of factors stated in the RFP which include, but are not limited to: the quality of the Proposal to strengthen and revitalize the urban context of the Site, viability of proposed development program to meet community needs, demonstrated successful experience completing similar projects, and the Proposal’s economic impact on the City.
This project has Minority and Women Owned Business Enterprise (“M/WBE”) participation goals, and all respondents will be required to submit an M/WBE Participation Proposal 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 public 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.
Universal Pre-kindergarten Services for 2015-2018
December 31, 2015– The New York City Department of Education (NYCDOE), on behalf of the Division of Early Childhood Education (DECE), will release an open-ended Request for Proposals (RFP) for Universal Prekindergarten (UPK) Services for 2015-2018.
The RFP will be for the provision of Full-Day UPK services to four-year-olds. Vendors must provide a consistent weekly schedule for 31 hours and 40 minutes per week, at least five days per week, for 180 days of the school year. Proposals will be accepted for underserved areas of the City.
If you are interested in proposing to this open-ended 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
Please Note: This open-ended RFP will not available in the NYCDOE’s Vendor Portal
Notice of Funding Availability for the Preservation of Affordable Housing South of Houston Street
December 31, 2019– The City of New York Department of Housing Preservation and Development announces the availability of $11,800,000 in funding for the acquisition and preservation of affordable housing south of, and including properties on, East/West Houston Streets, bounded by the Hudson and East Rivers in Lower Manhattan to applicants who are funded pursuant to a Request for Qualifications issued by HPD (“RFQ”).
The purpose of the Lower Manhattan Acquisition Program is to preserve residential housing with apartments affordable to low-income households.
- Not-for-profit organizations qualified under the RFQ may identify privately-owned residential properties for purchase and long-term ownership in the Lower Manhattan area.
- Eligible buildings are multi-family buildings in the program’s target area, where at least one unit is or will be rented to and affordable to a household earning no more than 80% of the Area Median Income (AMI).
- Up to $125,000 per dwelling unit in acquisition funding may be available to fill the gap between private debt supportable by the acquired property or properties and the acquisition cost. The program funding will be based only on those units that are rented to and affordable to households earning no more than 80% of AMI.
- The program’s target area is Manhattan south of, and including properties on, East/West Houston Streets. (Boundary map is available at the website listed below).
- The program will run until the earlier of the time at which all funding has been exhausted or December 31, 2019.
Request for Qualifications (RFQ):
In order to become qualified for participation in the program, not-for-profit organizations must respond to the RFQ and be found qualified by HPD. Applicants may respond to the RFQ available at the website below. To be considered for qualification, applicants must demonstrate ownership, management and rehabilitation experience, as well as financial strength and stability. Please refer to the RFQ for more information on qualification.
Qualified not-for-profit organizations may submit proposals to request acquisition funding for eligible residential buildings. Proposals will be assessed on both the viability of the project and strength of the applicant’s experience. Proposals will be evaluated and funded on a “first-come, first-served basis” for the duration of the program. The City reserves the right to accept or reject any or all applications received as a result of this advertisement.
All not-for-profit organizations entering into negotiations with building owners must comply with tenant and owner notification procedures in accordance with the federal Uniform Relocation Assistance and Real Property Acquisition Policies Act of 1970. Information about these notification requirements will be provided to pre-qualified non-profits. The Request for Qualifications (RFQ), map of the program area, and additional information about the program are available on HPD’s website: http://www1.nyc.gov/site/hpd/developers/rfp-rfq-rfo.page. Interested parties should forward all requested documentation to the Department of Housing Preservation and Development; Attention of Lower Manhattan Acquisition Program RFQ Coordinator, 100 Gold Street—Room 9-O3, New York, NY 10038; or electronically to HPDPres@nullhpd.nyc.gov. This program is made possible by a grant from the Lower Manhattan Development Corporation, which is funded through Community Development Block Grants from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
Andrew Cuomo, Governor
Bill de Blasio, Mayor
Alicia Glen, Deputy Mayor for Housing and Economic Development
Vicki Been, HPD Commissioner
David Emil, LMDC President
Avi Schick, LMDC Chairman