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Bidding Opportunity
**The due date for this bidding opportunity has passed**

IBM Open Space Agricultural Lease

Due Date: 04/02/2020 2:00 pm
Bidding Number: RFP #7118-20
Bidding Categories: Parks and Open Space
Pre-bid Date and Time: 03/12/2020 10:00 am
Pre-bid Location:

PRE-PROPOSAL MEETING:

A Mandatory Pre-proposal meeting is scheduled, starting promptly at Thursday, March 12, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. Interested Parties are asked to meet at Boulder County Parks and Open Space Administrative Building, 5201 St. Vrain Road, Longmont, Colorado 80503. A site visit will occur after the Pre-Bid meeting. Bids from proposers not represented at the mandatory, pre-proposal meeting, and/or site visit will not be accept

Other Comments:

BACKGROUND:

The Boulder County Parks and Open Space Department, Agricultural Resource Management Division, is seeking proposals from qualified parties to lease the IBM Agricultural Open Space property. This property is recommended for grazing; however, the qualified party may choose to grow crops as well.

LEASE LANGUAGE:

The successful proposer will be required to enter into a Lease Agreement and meet all insurance requirements prior to any activity on the leased premises beginning.

All proposers are instructed to thoroughly review all the stated insurance requirements for this Lease, the insurance requirements stated are the minimum and standard for Boulder County Government, for this Lease. All tenants are required to meet the insurance requirements, as stated, for the leasing of county property as part of the Boulder County process. Owner/Sole Proprietors/Officer are not exempt from the county’s insurance requirements and/or coverage limits. Please refer to the Insurance Requirements in this RFP.

In the event the selected proposer is unable to commence work as agreed to, the Boulder County Commissioners may rescind the Lease award and proceed to award the Lease to another proposer based on RFP # 7118-20, re-bid the Lease, or proceed in any lawful manner the County deems necessary.

PRE-PROPOSAL MEETING:

A Mandatory Pre-proposal meeting is scheduled, starting promptly at Thursday, March 12, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. Interested Parties are asked to meet at Boulder County Parks and Open Space Administrative Building, 5201 St. Vrain Road, Longmont, Colorado 80503. A site visit will occur after the Pre-Bid meeting. Bids from proposers not represented at the mandatory, pre-proposal meeting, and/or site visit will not be accepted.

ATTACHMENTS:

The following documents are part of this RFP:

  1. Attachment A: Sample Lease Agreement
  2. Attachment B: Property Map

WRITTEN INQUIRIES:

All inquiries regarding this RFP will be submitted via email to the Boulder County Purchasing Office at purchasing@bouldercounty.org on or before 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, March 18, 2020. A response from the county to all inquiries will be posted and sent via email no later than end of day Wednesday, March 25, 2020.

Please do not contact any other county department or personnel with questions or for information regarding this solicitation.

SUBMITTAL INSTRUCTIONS:

Submittals are due at the email box for time and date recording on or before 2:00 p.m. Mountain Time Thursday, April 2, 2020.

RFP #7118-20

The attached addendum supersedes the original Information and Specifications regarding RFP # 7118-20 where it adds to, deletes from, clarifies or otherwise modifies. All other conditions and any previous addendums shall remain unchanged.

Please note: Due to COVID-19, BIDS will only be accepted electronically by emailing purchasing@bouldercounty.org.

RFP #7118-20 Addendum 1