Parking Management Services of BRA and EDIC parking facilities
In conformance with M.G.L. c. 30B and M.G.L. c. 7, § 22B, as may be amended, the Economic Development and Industrial Corporation of Boston (“EDIC”) d/b/a Boston Planning & Development Agency (“BPDA”), by its Chief Procurement Officer and acting as lead jurisdiction on behalf of the Boston Redevelopment Authority (“BRA”) also d/b/a Boston Planning & Development Agency (“BPDA”), is pleased to issue this Request for Proposals (“RFP”) for Parking Management Services of BRA and EDIC parking facilities, located throughout the City of Boston. The Parking Management Services will include, but are not limited to, customer service, operations, maintenance, capital needs assessment, annual budgeting, and reporting. The selected proponent will enter into one contract with the EDIC for EDIC parking facilities, and one contract with the BRA for all parking facilities. The awarded contracts shall be for two (2) years, with the EDIC and BRA, respectively, holding three (3) one (1) year options that may be exercised at their sole discretion. In the event the EDIC and BRA both exercise the three (3) one (1) year options, the respective contract terms shall each be for five (5) years. It should be noted that any reference to the BPDA in this RFP shall be interpreted to include both the EDIC and the BRA. RFP Availability: This RFP will be available starting at 9:00 A.M. on October 28, 2019 through download from the BPDA’s website (http://www.bostonplans.org). Click on ”Work with Us,” and click the ”Procurement” page for the BPDA Parking Management Services RFP. The RFP will also be available from the Clerk’s Office, Economic Development and Industrial Corporation of Boston, One City Hall Square, Room 910, Boston, MA 02201-1007. Pre-Submission Conference: All prospective respondents are invited to attend a pre-submission conference on November 4, 2019 at 11:00 A.M. at 22 Drydock Avenue, Boston Massachusetts, 02210, 3rd Floor Conference Room. The pre-submission conference will consist of an overview of the scope of services, a question and answer session, and conclude with a tour of selected parking facilities. Attendance at the pre-submission conference is not required, but attendance is encouraged.
Proposal Submission Deadline: All responses to this RFP must be returned no later than 12:00 Noon on November 26, 2019, to: Teresa Polhemus, Clerk, Economic Development and Industrial Corporation of Boston, One City Hall Square, Room 910, Boston, MA 02201-1007. Fee proposals must be submitted under separate cover and in a separately sealed envelope. Absolutely no responses will be accepted after the due date and time. Inclusion & Equity: The BPDA encourages participation from small, local, minority-owned, women-owned, and veteran-owned businesses. Rule for Award: The EDIC, in consultation with the BRA, will award the resulting contracts to the responsive and responsible respondent meeting the quality requirements, satisfying the minimum threshold criteria and submitting the most advantageous proposal, taking into consideration the comparative evaluation criteria, and the fee proposal. Respondents meeting the minimum threshold criteria and quality requirements will be interviewed as part of the evaluation process. The BPDA reserves the right to reject any or all proposals and to waive any minor informalities. The award of the resulting contracts are subject to the approval of the EDIC Board and the BRA Board, respectively. Execution of the resulting contracts will be contingent on availability of funds.
Director of Finance/Chief Procurement Officer