2018 Request for Proposals (RFP) Flower Basket Program

City of Olympia
Date of Release: September 12, 2017

Mark Rentfrow
Downtown Liaison

2018 Request for Proposals (RFP) Flower Basket Program

The City of Olympia seeks an experienced vendor to provide 160-180 Hanging Flower Baskets to be located throughout downtown Olympia. The baskets will be 14” baskets and 18” baskets with an additional limited number of 24” baskets. The vendor will be a qualified flower basket provider who has a proven track record of producing hanging flower baskets that conform to industry standards.

The City anticipates and encourages organization that produce hanging flower baskets in Thurston County and the surrounding areas to submit proposals. The selected provider will coordinate with the City’s Downtown Liaison for delivery of baskets in the spring of 2018.

Submittals shall not exceed (5) 8.5x11 pages of text, including cover and letter of interest, with a minimum 12 point font, double-spaced. One hard copy and one digital copy of the proposal shall be submitted. The format shall be:

A letter of interest signed by a principal of the agency (or their designee), with a statement of availability to provide the desired product and a general approach and timeline to delivering the necessary products to meet identified timelines, objectives, outcomes, and results.

A cost estimate to complete the work outlined in the proposed approach.

Qualifications and experience of the staff assigned to supervise the project.

To be considered, proposals should be delivered to the Community Planning and Development Department, 601 4th Avenue East, Olympia, Washington 98501 or pbia@ci.olympia.wa.us and received no later than Friday, October 6, 2017 by 5 p.m.

Further Information

If you have questions, please contact Mark Rentfrow at (360) 570-3798 or e-mail mrentfro@ci.olympia.wa.us.

Deliver to:

Mark Rentfrow, Downtown Liaison
City of Olympia
601 4th Avenue East
Olympia, WA 98501

Mail To:

Mark Rentfrow, Downtown Liaison
City of Olympia
P.O. Box 1967
Olympia, WA 98507-1967