VILLAGE OF NYACK, NEW YORK
Requests for Proposals for a
Qualified Entity to Administer and Operate
PADDLE SPORTS OUTFITTER
PURPOSE, SCOPE & ADMINISTRATIVE REQUIREMENTS:
The Village of Nyack is seeking proposals for a Paddle Sports Outfitter, providing kayak and SUP guided tours, operating out of the Nyack Marina from May 22, 2017 through October 31, 2017.
The Village of Nyack owns and operates a Marina located at the foot of Burd Street in the Village of Nyack. In order to increase public access to the Hudson River, the Nyack Village Board is seeking to license a 3rd party operator to offer kayak and SUP guided tours on the Hudson River from the Village Marina.
C. ADMINISTRATIVE/OPERATION REQUIREMENTS:
The qualified Entity will be responsible for, but not limited to, the scheduling of all tours and craft rentals as follows:
1. Kayak and SUP guided tours out of the Nyack Village Marina for at least six (6) days during the 2017 boating season, with at least 10 crafts being offered for rentals.
2. To have all staff members certified by the American Canoe Association.
3. Providing proper insurance naming the Village of Nyack as additional insured (to be submitted with the RFP response, reviewed, and approved by the Village of Nyack Insurance Consultant).
A. BUSINESS ORGANIZATION AND PERSONNEL
State the full name and address of your organization that will perform, or assist in performing, the work hereunder. Indicate whether you operate as an individual, partnership, or corporation; if as a corporation, include the state in which you are incorporated. Include the names and phone numbers of personnel of your organization authorized to negotiate the proposed contract.
B. MANAGEMENT SUMMARY
Describe in narrative form the management structure, methods, and procedures selected by your organization to complete the project as described in Section 1.
C. PRIOR EXPERIENCE DISCLOSURE
Given the project objectives, the vendor should demonstrate an established competence with respect to conducting Kayak and SUP guided tours on the Hudson River and/or locations with similar conditions.
Proposals submitted should include in this section a listing of qualifying experience. These references must include a complete project description, the name, address, and phone number of the responsible official of the client organization who may be contacted. References of similar size municipalities and requirements are encouraged, though not required.
The Village of Nyack, NY, is seeking pricing information as follows:
A. All responses shall include a proposed license fee payable to the Village, and reflect the price of craft rentals to be charged to customers.
B. Insurance – Responses shall consider and agree to provide the insurance coverage (to be reviewed and approved by the Village’s Insurance Consultant).
REJECTION OF PROPOSAL / CONTRACTOR SELECTION
A. The Village of Nyack, NY, reserves the right to reject any or all submissions, to waive any irregularity or informality in a submission, and to accept or reject any item or combination of items, when to do so would be to the advantage of the Village. It is also within the right of the Village of Nyack, NY, to reject submissions that do not contain all elements and information requested in this document. The Village reserves the right to cancel this RFP at any time. The Village of Nyack, NY, will not be liable for any cost/losses incurred by the Responders throughout this process.
The Village of Nyack, NY, reserves the exclusive right to determine which licensee(s) should be awarded the license. The Village of Nyack, NY, also reserves the right to reject any or all bids at its discretion with or without cause.
B. Responses to the RFP may be submitted to the Nyack Village Clerk, 9 North Broadway, Nyack, NY 10960. Re: “Paddle Sports Outfitter”.
C. Responses must be postmarked on or before May 19, 2017.