Eagle Creek State Recreation Area Golf Course Management Concession (8/12/2014)
The Department of Natural Resources is
requesting Offers (bids/proposals) from responsible Vendors
to meet the State's needs. Below is a brief description of
our needs with detailed requirements in subsequent sections
of this solicitation. If you are interested and able to meet
these requirements, please submit an Offer.
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The State of Illinois, Department of Natural Resources (DNR), will accept proposals from responsible Vendors interested in the management of the bent grass golf course in Eagle Creek State Recreation Area located in Findlay, Illinois. The concession operation at Eagle Creek State Recreation Area will be authorized to rent, sell, serve or dispense golf rounds, cart rental, food, confections, hot and cold non-alcoholic and alcoholic beverages, golf merchandise, and the placement of vending machines as designated by the Site Superintendent. If Vendor intends to sell alcoholic beverages Vendor must serve complete luncheon and dinner or supper meals.
In east central Illinois, four miles southeast of Findlay, close to Springfield, Decatur, Champaign, Effingham and surrounding communities, Eagle Creek State Recreation Area is the perfect setting for outdoor recreation and relaxation. The land is owned by the United States Army Corps of Engineers and is managed by the State of Illinois on a long-term lease. The golf course is a beautifully challenging 6,900 yard course. The layout was engineered by Ken Killian and enhanced by Michael Benkusky in 2010. The Recreational Area encompasses acres of water, carefully maintained indigenous woodland ideal for camping, hiking, horseback riding, snowmobiling, fishing, water skiing, pontoon boating, and windsurfing.
A mandatory vendor conference will be held July 31, 2014, at 10:30 am at the Eagle Creek State Recreation Area, Park Office, 2341 Eagle Creek Road, Findlay, IL 62534. See Section 1.4 of the Request for Proposal solicitation document.
Request for Proposal
8/12/2014 2:00 PM
Eagle Creek RFP PDF
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7/31/2014 10:30 AM
Location: Eagle Creek State Recreation Area
2341 Eagle Creek Road
Findlay, IL 62534
IDNR, One Natural Resources Way
Public Act 95-971
contains registration requirements regarding bids and
proposals submitted by vendors. You must read and comply
with the requirements. See
www.purchase.state.il.us for additional information.
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