REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL
CONSTRUCTING AND OPERATING
A GENERAL AVIATION FIXED BASE OPERATION
AT JOHN C. TUNE AIRPORT
REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL
The Metropolitan Nashville Airport Authority ("Authority") invites proposals for the construction and operation of a second General Service Fixed-Base Operation ("FBO") at John C. Tune Airport ("JWN"), Nashville, Tennessee, from interested parties ("Proposers") who desire to submit a proposal under the terms and conditions set forth in this Request for Proposals ("RFP") for such services.
A Pre-Proposal meeting will be held at 10:00 a.m. on TUESDAY, MARCH 21, 2017, at the Tennessee Department of Transportation, Region 3 Transportation Management Center, 6601 Centennial Boulevard, Nashville, TN 37243. Attendance at this meeting is NOT mandatory, but is highly encouraged. Airport representatives will be available during the meeting to offer preliminary responses to questions and comments on the RFP. All questions posed at the Pre-proposal meeting will be responded to in full in writing via e-mail by May 15, 2017. A tour of the project site will be conducted after the meeting. Arrangements for all other tours must be coordinated through the Authority's Procurement office.
COMMUNICATION AND CONTACT
All communications during this solicitation process shall be in written form and directed to Nena Bowling only by fax at 615-275-2349 or via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org. The Proposer, its agents or employees, shall not contact or communicate with MNAA's Board Members, President, Staff, Consultant, or Legal Counsel, nor shall the Proposer have other parties make such contact or communication on their behalf. Such unauthorized contact constitutes grounds to reject the Proposal. Any questions or requests concerning this project will be accepted until 2:00 PM. CST on Monday, May 8, 2017. All questions will be answered via addendum no later than Monday, May 15, 2017.
The Request for Proposal and all associated documents will be available to download FREE OF CHARGE from www.aerobidz.aero on Wednesday, February 22, 2017. Registration is free and proposers shall contact Nena Bowling, Specifications Writer, fax number (615) 275-2349 or email email@example.com to initiate registration.
PROPOSAL DEADLINE AND SUBMISSION
ELECTRONIC PROPOSALS submitted through www.aerobidz.aero for the Construction and Operation of a second General Service Fixed-Base Operation shall be received until and not later than 2:00 p.m. (local time) on June 15, 2017.
All electronic proposers will be required to be pre-registered with Aerobidz prior to submitting a proposal.
SMALL MINORITY WOMAN-OWNED BUSINESS ENTERPRISE (SMWBE) PROGRAM
It is the MNAA's objective to promote, encourage, and stimulate participation of local, small, minority and women-owned business enterprises (SMWBE) within its organization and the economic community served by it by providing maximum opportunities to participate in contracts, programs and all related business activities of the MNAA. MNAA will apply the local small minority woman-owned business participation levels where expenditures and purchases are made with non-federal funding, and to all contracts, leases, management agreements, consultants, prime contractors, subcontractors, respondents, bidders, or proposers involved in the performance of a commercially useful task for MNAA. The attainment of the level established for this Contract is to be measured as a percentage of the total dollar value of the Contract. The level established for this Contract is as follows: The goal for the CONSTRUCTION of the facilities will be 9.06% MBE and 4.02% WBE. The goal for the OPERATION of the facilities will be 0% Race and Gender Neutral.
RIGHT TO REJCT
The MNAA reserves the right to waive all informalities in the submission, to reject any and all submissions, and to re-advertise for Proposals which provide the best quality of service to MNAA at a reasonable cost. This solicitation can be cancelled in whole or in part at any time when it is in the best interest of the MNAA.