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Golconda Marina Concession Services (10/4/12)

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 operation of a marina and concession building at Golconda Marina located in Golconda, Illinois. The concession operation at Golconda Marina will be authorized to rent boat slips on a seasonal and overnight basis and to rent, sell, serve or dispense fuel, food, confections, hot and cold non alcoholic beverages, tobacco products, selected souvenirs and novelties in good character, clothing, newspapers, post cards, boating equipment, State of Illinois Lottery tickets, bait, hunting/fishing licenses, marine, fishing, hunting, picnic and camping supplies. 

One of the finest fishing and boating areas in the nation, this marina is the gateway to the Ohio River’s Smithland Pool.  Golconda Marina offers seasonal and overnight moorage, covered slips, boat rental, gas, diesel, food, non alcoholic beverages and shower facilities.  The marina has slips for more than 200 boats which are offered for rent on a seasonal and daily basis.  The concession building is currently open March 1 through November 20.  It houses a full line of fishing equipment, boating accessories, bait, food, drink and camping supplies.   

A mandatory vendor conference will be held September 19, 2012 at 11:00 am at the Golconda Marina Concession Building.  See Section 1.4 of the Request for Proposal solicitation document.
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Request for Proposal
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Due Date/Time:
10/4/2012 2:00 PM local time
Solicitation Document:
https://wwwdnr.partner.illinois.gov/procurement/Documents/Golconda%20Marina%20RFP%20FY13%20(2).pdf (For Word (.docx) files, right-click, Save As... then open saved document)
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Vendor Conference:
9/19/2012 11:00 AM
Golconda Marina Concession Building
R. R. #2
Golconda, IL 62958
Contact Name:
Joyce Reitz
IDNR, One Main Event Lane
Sparta , IL 62286
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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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