REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS
By the City of Homer, Alaska
For a Port and Harbor Rate Study and Economic Analysis for the Deep Water Dock
City of Homer’s Port and Harbor is requesting proposals from qualified firms to enter into a contract to conduct a study on the Port and Harbor rate fee structure, and the economic impact of mooring a MODU (mobile offshore drilling unit) at the Port of Homer’s Deep Water Dock. The City’s goals for this study are (1) to determine a sustainable, equitable rate structure based on the existing facility infrastructure and services for its Port and Harbor; and (2) to complete an Economic Benefit Analysis on the recent Port and Harbor visit from Buccaneer Alaska’s jack-up drill rig Endeavor Spirit of Independence.
For Proposal Requirements contact the Office of the City Clerk, 491 E. Pioneer Avenue, Homer, AK 99603, (907) 235-3130. Interested firms that receive Proposal Requirements shall be put on the Plan Holder’s List. Firms that are not on the list shall not be considered. Sealed Proposals will be received by the Office of the City Clerk, at 491 E. Pioneer Avenue, Homer, Alaska 99603 no later than 4:30 pm, May 2, 2013. Proposals received after the time fixed for receipt of the Proposal shall not be considered.
Please direct technical questions regarding this proposal in writing to Bryan Hawkins, City of Homer, Port Director/Harbormaster at firstname.lastname@example.org or to 4350 Homer Spit Road, Homer, AK 99603. There will be a mandatory meeting/teleconference held prior to the closure of the RFP. This will give all proposers involved the opportunity for questions/answers with Bryan Hawkins to ensure all information is open and concise. The Pre-Close RFP meeting/teleconference will be held at City Hall in the Cowles Chambers Thursday, April 25, 2013 at 1:00 p.m. Proposers participating via phone will call in at that time at 907-235-8121 ext. 2299.
The City reserves the right to accept or reject any or all proposals, to waive irregularities or informalities in the proposals, and to award a contract to the respondent that best meets the selection criteria and the City’s needs.
Dated the day of 2013.
City of Homer
Walt Wrede, City Manager
Account #: 400-600-5227
Published: Homer Tribune April 10 and 17, 2013
Peninsula Clarion April 14, 2013