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Solicitation for the award of three (3) Concession Contracts for the Sale of Visitor Convenience Items within Designated Park Areas within the Intermountain Region.

Solicitation Number: CC-VCIXXX-13
Agency: Department of the Interior
Office: National Park Service
Location: NPS - All Offices
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CC-VCIXXX-13
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Presolicitation
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Added: Oct 11, 2012 5:37 pm
The National Park Service (NPS) will issue a Prospectus soliciting proposals for three (3) Concession Contracts for the sale of visitor convenience items within designated park Areas within the Intermountain Region on October 12, 2012.

Concession Contract BRCA001-13 authorizes the sale of visitor convenience items within Bryce Canyon National Park. Concession Contract.CANY008-13 authorizes the sale of visitor convenience items (VCI's) within the Southeast Utah Group Areas, specifically, Arches National Park, Canyonlands National Park, Hovenweep National Monument and Natural Bridges National Monument. Draft Contract IMFA001-13 authorizes the sale of VCIs within the following Areas: Aztec Ruins National Monument, Bent's Old Fort National Historic Site, Big Thicket National Preserve, Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area, Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park, Canyon De Chelly National Monument, Capulin Volcano National Monument, Casa Grande Ruins National Monument, Chaco Culture National Historical Park, Chickasaw National Recreation Area, Chiricahua NM, Coronado National Memorial, Curecanti National Recreation Area, El Malpais National Monument, El Morro National Monument, Fort Bowie National Historic Site, Fort Davis National Historic Site, Fort Union National Monument, Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument, Golden Spike National Historic Site, Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve, Lake Meredith National Recreation Area, Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument, Lyndon B. Johnson National Historical Park, Montezuma Castle National Monument, Navajo National Monument, Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument, Pecos National Historical Park, Petroglyphs National Monument, Saguaro National Park, Salinas Pueblo Missions National Monument, San Antonio Missions National Historical Park, Sand Creek Massacre National Historic Site, Sunset Crater Volcano National Monument, Tonto National Monument, Tumacacori National Historical Park, Tuzigoot National Monument, Walnut Canyon NM, Washita Battlefield National Historic Site, and Wupatki National Monument.

The Prospectus explains the business opportunities and the terms and conditions under which the NPS will award the Concession Contracts. Concessioners providing services under the Contracts will be required to have a current Cooperating Agreement between the Service and the entity holding the Concession Contract. The Director, pursuant to 36 CFR, Part 51, has determined that the three existing concessioners are preferred offerors for the respective Contracts.

Any proposal, including that of the existing concessioners, must be received by the Chief of Concessions, Intermountain Region, National Park Service, 12795 West Alameda Parkway, Lakewood, Colorado 80228 by 4:00 p.m. MST on December 11, 2012 in order to be evaluated and considered for award of the Concession Contracts.

The Prospectus will be available at http://www.nps.gov/commercialservices/prospectuses.htm Hard copies will be available upon request for a printing cost recovery charge. The fee is $35.00 per copy to be delivered via Federal Express or $30.00 per copy if picked up in person. Persons interested in obtaining a Prospectus should mail, or bring in person, a check or money order made payable to the NPS (cash will not be accepted). You must include a business address (no post office box) and telephone number to receive a Federal Express package. For personal pick up, contact Jennifer Parker, Chief of Concessions, Intermountain Region, NPS, 12795 West Alameda Parkway, Lakewood, Colorado 80228 or at telephone number (303) 969-2661, during business hours of 8:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.

If you are planning to submit a proposal and have obtained your Prospectus from the website, please advise Jennifer Parker, Chief of Concessions, at (303) 969-2661 or e-mail Jennifer_Parker@nps.gov of your contact information in order to receive future responses to questions or amendments to the Prospectus. Those requesting hard copy or who have been who have been placed on the mailing list will be provided with any additional information specific to the Prospectus in writing. Information relative to the solicitation will also be posted to the above mentioned website
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IMDE - CM - Business Resources Division 12795 W Alameda Pkwy Lakewood CO 80228
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Lakewood, CO
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Jennifer L. Bonnett Chief of Concessions 3039692661 Jennifer_bonnett@nps.gov;

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