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RFP 2018-1653
Contract for Professional Consulting Service to Provide a Public Art Master Plan
Professional Services
11/10/2017
Open
01/08/2018 3:00 PM

Solicitation Description:

City of East Point, Georgia is hereby soliciting sealed proposals from financially stable, experienced, qualified consulting firms or consultants who are willing to enter into a Contract to provide the City with professional expertise in the creation and implementation of a Public Arts Master Plan.

The Selected Provider will be tasked with the creation of a Public Arts Master Plan that is to provide strategic direction and a community-wide vision regarding how public art can be integrated into the pre-existing framework of the City.  The Public Arts Master Plan created by the Selected Provider must include and /or give consideration to all of the following:

  • A Vision Statement for Public Art in East Point, Georgia
  • Where does the City of East Point desire to be after five (5) years after the implementation of the Public Arts Master Plan?
  • Define the City’s Public Art policies, procedures, and present an organizational structure
  • Define implementation steps, program ownership, and project associated costs
  • Identify future funding strategies capable of meeting or exceeding the projected associated costs
  • Identify priority locations for site-specific public art installations
  • Provide a content guide, including the identification of the critical element of the content
  • Recommend additional and creative marketing collateral

The City will hold a Non-Mandatory Pre-Qualifications Conference, on Thursday, November 30, 2017, at 3:00 PM in Jefferson Station located at 1526 East Forrest Avenue, Suite 400, East Point, Georgia 30344. Attendance at the Pre-Qualifications Conference is voluntary for responding to this RFQ, however Proposers are encouraged to attend.

RFQ submittals will be accepted on behalf of the City of East Point Contracts and Procurement Department at the address listed above on or before 3:00 PM on Monday, January 8, 2018, legal prevailing time.

This is a solicitation for sealed solicitations only and shall be awarded to the overall best-valued Provider based upon the scoring criteria presented in the solicitation documents.  Oral, telephoned, telegraphed, faxed, emailed or otherwise unsealed responses shall be considered invalid and shall not be given any type of award consideration by the City.

Anticipated Solicitation Timeline:
  • Issuance Date to Public: Friday, November 10, 2017
  • Non-Mandatory Pre-Qualifications Conference: 3:00 P.M. on Thursday, November 30, 2017
  • Deadline for Submission of Inquiries: No Later Than 12:00 o’clock noon on Friday, December 8, 2017
  • RFQ Due Date:  No Later Than 3:00 P.M. on Monday, January 8, 2018
Obtaining Bid Documents:

Individuals / firms wishing to participate in this RFP may download a copy of the official documents directly from the City’s website.  Please see “Available Downloads” listed on the right-hand side of the bottom of this page.  From the list under this heading, choose the document you wish to downloaded and double click on it.  The downloading of City solicitation documents and associated materials is made available without charge.

Adobe Acrobat Reader must be installed on your computer and is required in order to view and print the downloaded documents.  If you do not have Adobe Reader, it may be downloaded for FREE from the following web site: http://www.adobe.com.  (NOTE: The City of East Point has no affiliation whatsoever with the developers or suppliers of Adobe Reader and has made this link available as a convenience to our Vendors.  The City of East Point assumes no liability by making this link available, and all those who use the recommended website to download materials do so completely at their own risk.)

Bid documents cannot be obtained in person from the City nor by mail, email, fax, or courier service.

Plan Holders’ Listing:

Since Prospective Providers may download solicitation documentation directly from the City’s web site, a Plan Holders Listing is not available for this or any other City solicitation.  If applicable, a Pre-Bid Conference Sign-In Sheet or a Pre-Proposal Conference Sign-In Sheet or Pre-Qualifications Conference Sign-In Sheet shall be posted on this website after the date of the meeting.

Solicitation Due Date:

Unless otherwise amended, sealed bid responses prepared and formatted as specified by the City shall be received on behalf of the City until 3:00 PM on Monday, January 8, 2018, in the Contracts and Procurement Office located in Suite 400, 1526 East Forrest Avenue, East Point, Georgia 30344.

This is a solicitation for sealed solicitations only and shall be awarded to the overall best-qualified Provider based upon the scoring criteria presented in the solicitation documents.  Oral, telephoned, telegraphed, faxed, emailed or otherwise unsealed responses shall be considered invalid and shall not be given any type of award consideration by the City.

Contact Person:

Dena Ray, Contract Specialist
Contracts and Procurement
1526 East Forrest Avenue, Suite 400
East Point, Georgia 30344
Office: (404) 270-7138
Fax: (404) 270-7824
Email: dray@EastPointCity.org