Request for Bids Sandy Hook Seasonal Bike Rental Services

The National Park Service (NPS) is requesting bids from interested individuals and organizations to submit bids to the National Park Service (NPS) for locations within the Sandy Hook Unit of Gateway for seasonal bicycle rental services. The locations are shown in Exhibit D (below). Neither locations offer electricity though gas and propane generators may be permitted in connection with mobile operations subject to prior NPS written approval.

This lease opportunity is open to all interested persons on a competitive basis. The bidder submitting a responsive bid offering the highest Annual Rent will be selected for award of the lease subject to a determination of financial capability. A responsive bid is a bid that meets the material terms and conditions of this request for bids. If two or more bids are equal, a lottery drawing between the equal bids shall be used to make the lease award.

The Request for Bids can be found here.

Below are the necessary attachments

Exhibit A Sample BID Sheet

Exhibit B Credit Form Personal

Exhibit B Credit Form Business

Exhibit C Sample Lease

Exhibit D Location Map

Due to COVID-19 restrictions and limitations, Bids must be submitted electronically to gateway_bmd@nps.gov. Bids must be submitted on or before Monday April 19, 2021 by 1:00 p.m. The subject line should include the following: BID – Sandy Hook Mobile Operations RFB. Bid submissions will not have been deemed received until NPS issues a written response confirming same. Telephonic bids, faxes, and other means of transmittal will not be considered.

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, Bids will not be opened publicly. The anticipated selection will take place approximately 30 days after the bid submission deadline. The bidder submitting a responsive bid offering the highest Percentage Rent will be selected for award of the Offered Lease (subject to the NPS determining the successful bidder has the financial capability to enter into the Offered Lease as explained below). If two or more bids are equal, a drawing between the equal bids shall be used to make the lease award. It is anticipated that new leases awarded in connection with this opportunity will commence on or before Memorial Day Weekend, 2021.

Last updated: March 16, 2021

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