Request For Proposal
RFP PS20170916 - PROVISION OF DRY CLEANING AND LAUNDRY SERVICES TO VANCOUVER POLICE BOARD AND THE CITY OF VANCOUVER
Questions & Answers
June 13, 2017
All enquiries regarding the RFP must be addressed to:
Diana Chan, Contracting Specialist
All enquiries must be made in writing. In-person or telephone enquiries are not permitted.
[Please specify proposal document number, proposal title and purchasing agent's name when sending email.]
Questions will be accepted, and answers posted, ONLY IF they are submitted in writing five working days prior to the bid closing date
CLOSING DATE & TIME
3:00:00 pm (Local Vancouver Time), Tuesday, June 20, 2017
City of Vancouver, Purchasing Services
453 West 12th Avenue
Vancouver, BC Canada V5Y 1V4
Envelopes submitted by courier or otherwise in-person should be delivered to:
Supply Chain Management
453 West 12th Avenue - 4th Floor (Bid submission box)
Vancouver City Hall
Vancouver, British Columbia
Proposals received after the closing time may be returned unopened.
Faxed proposals will not be accepted.
Please visit our Bidding Procedures page for additional information.
General Description of Requirement
The City and VPB are interested in selecting an entity, which is not, by the terms hereof,
barred from submitting a Proposal, and which does submit a Proposal (each such entity, a “Proponent”) with the capability and experience to efficiently and cost-effectively meet the
objectives and requirements described in the RFP. The City and VPB currently expect to select
such a Proponent and then enter into negotiations with that Proponent, which will conclude in
the execution of a contract between the Proponent, the City and the VPB (such a contract, an “Agreement”). However, the City and VPB may: (i) decline to select any Proponent; (ii)
decline to enter into any Agreement; (iii) select multiple Proponents for negotiation; or (iv)
enter into one or more agreements respecting the subject matter of the RFP with one or more
Proponents or other entities at any time. The City and VPB may also terminate the RFP at any
The City and VPB currently intend that Proposals will be evaluated in relation to their overall value, which will be assessed in the sole and absolute discretion of the city and VPB. In assessing value, the City and VPB expect to consider the factors described in Section 8 below, among others.
Deadline for submission of Mandatory
Information Meeting registration form
(Appendix 1 to the Part A) via email to
the Contact Person.
Time and Date: 3:00pm [PST] on May 16, 2017
Mandatory Information Meeting (location: Police Building located at 3585 Graveley Street, Vancouver, BC)
Time and Date: 9:00am [PST] on May 19, 2017
Downloading the Document
Proponents must not electronically alter any portion of downloaded documents with the exception of adding the information requested. To do so will invalidate your bid.
Download (PDF format only)
PS20170916 749 KB
Appendix 2 - Response Form 230 KB
Sewer and Watercourse By-Law 191 KB
PROVISION OF DRY CLEANING AND LAUNDRY SERVICES TO VANCOUVER POLICE BOARD AND THE CITY OF VANCOUVER
Appendix 2 - Response Form
Appendix 3 - Commercial Proposal
Sewer and Watercourse By-Law
No amendment at this time.
No addendum at this time.
Questions and Answers
Q&A No. 1 31 KB
ISSUED JUNE 13, 2017