Requests for Proposals

Requests for Proposals

From time to time, BPRW need bids and proposals for various projects and services. If we have an open bids, then you’ll find them here!

Recreation Software Provider

The City of Burlington, VT is looking for a new software management system to meet the business needs of the Parks, Recreation & Waterfront Department. The vendor(s) selected will be responsible for the implementation of all selected components, project management, training, data migration solutions (limited) and full installation that will meet the performance requirements as agreed to in the final contract. The City has established the following tentative schedule for the selection of the preferred vendor(s), contract negotiations and implementation. Full details are in the attached documents:

P&R Business Software RFP – Final

RecSoftware Appendix A FINAL

Request for Proposal Attachment B

  • Issue Date: April 14, 2017
  • Proposer inquiries due: April 28, 2017
  • City responses/additional info due: May 2, 2017
  • Proposals due at the City: May 5, 2017
  • Preliminary Evaluation: May 2017
  • Proposer Demonstrations/Interviews: May/June 2017
  • Contract Negotiations: June/July 2017
  • Award of Contract: July/August 2017

Inquiries/Submission to:

Gary Rogers, Recreation Superintendent


Responses to submitted questions: Answers to Inquiries Software RFP


ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS: Burlington Bike Path Rehabilitation Project Phase 2

Sealed BIDS for the construction of the City of Burlington, Burlington Bike Path Phase 2 Rehabilitation will be received by the City of Burlington, Vermont, at the office of Parks, Recreation & Waterfront, 645 Pine Street, Suite B, Burlington, Vermont 05401 until 4:00 p.m., Friday, May 12, 2017. Bids will be publicly opened and read aloud in the large conference room immediately after the bid deadline passes. An optional pre-bid conference is scheduled for 9:00 a.m., Friday, April 28, 2017 to be held in the large conference room at the City of Burlington Parks, Recreation & Waterfront, 645 Pine Street, Suite B, Burlington, Vermont 05401. The duration of the meeting is estimated to be 1 hour.

PROJECT LOCATION: Project begins just north of the entrance to North Beach on the Burlington Bike Path and ends at the southern end of the Winooski River Bridge, for a total project length of approximately 3.3 miles. Work to be performed includes rehabilitation and widening of the existing path, clearing vegetation, path realignment, drainage improvements, fencing, pavement markings, signage, amenities including a parking lot off North Avenue Extension, intersection improvements, landscaping and other path improvements.

PLANS AND DOCUMENT SETS: A copy of the CONTRACT DOCUMENTS and PLANS may be examined after 10:00 AM on Monday, April 24, 2017 at the office of Burlington Parks, Recreation & Waterfront located at 645 Pine Street, Suite B, Burlington, VT 05401. Plans and contract documents may be obtained from VHB by contacting Jeanne Wilson (contact information provided below). Hard copy (11”x17” plans & 8 ½” x 11” contract documents) may be purchased for $100.00 per set. Electronic (PDF) copies may be obtained at no cost. Prospective bidders must formally request contract documents and will be included on the list of contractors taking out plans. This list shall be used to distribute addendums or other pertinent information as needed.

Plans and contract documents may be obtained from VHB by contacting Jeanne Wilson at VHB, 40 IDX Drive, Building 100, Suite 200, South Burlington, VT 05403; email

QUESTIONS REGARDING THE PROJECT ARE DUE (via email only) to Jon Adams-Kollitz, Parks Project Coordinator at by May 4, 2017 at 5:00 PM with the subject line “Burlington Bike Path Rehab Phase 2 Questions”. An interpretation of all questions so raised which, in his opinion, require interpretation will be included in an addendum to be furnished to all bidders on the list of contractors that have obtained plans and contract documents.

Special Instructions:
Each BID must be accompanied by a certified check payable to the OWNER in the amount of 5% of the bid price. A BID bond may be used in lieu of a certified check. A Performance Bond and a Payment Bond each in an amount equal to one hundred percent (100%) of the contract price will be required. Irrevocable letters of Credit from an approved bank may be used in lieu of the Performance and Payment Bonds or cash in the amount equal to one hundred percent (100%) of the contract price at the approval of the City Engineer. A contract awarded under this Advertisement of Bids will be funded by the City of Burlington. This contract is subject to the Burlington Women and Construction Trades Ordinance and the Burlington Livable Wage Ordinance. The City of Burlington reserves the right to reject or waive any informalities in, or to reject any and all proposals, or to accept any proposal deemed in the best interest of the City of Burlington.