PORTLAND, ORE. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced that its Notice of Availability, No. DACW57-P-13-0012RE, for leasing Philippi Park, is now available for viewing on the Federal Business Opportunities website, www.fbo.gov.
A Notice of Availability begins an official process of soliciting interest for the potential transfer of management responsibilities for Albert Philippi Park under a long-term lease. Potential lessees may request an Application for Leasing through June 20, 2013, that describes the site and gives details of the lease requirements.
To obtain a copy, send an email to email@example.com. The email must identify the person requesting the Application, as well as the entity or corporation represented.
Applications will be evaluated by:
- Understanding of park and recreation services and soundness of approach;
- Organization and staffing;
- Experience of applicant;
- Financial capability;
- Quality control; and
- Safety and emergency plans and operations.
To review the Philippi Park NOA go to http://go.usa.gov/bau4.
The Corps temporarily closed Philippi Park this recreation season due to budget shortfalls which impact all aspects of operations, including sufficient ranger staff to manage and oversee visitors; safety and law enforcement; sufficient maintenance staff to mow and maintain the park; and failing infrastructure.
Release no. 13-030