Procurement

 

REQUESTS FOR BIDS, PROPOSALS and/or QUALIFICATIONS

The following applies to any and all requests released by Mason Transit Authority:

Mason Transit Authority, in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, 78 Stat., 252.42 U.S.C. 2000d to 2000-4 and Title 49, Code of Federal Regulations Department of Transportation, subtitle A, of the Secretary, Part 21, nondiscrimination in federally assisted programs of the DOT issued pursuant to such Act, hereby notifies all bidders that it will affirmatively insure that in any contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement, disadvantaged business enterprises will be afforded full opportunity to submit bids in response to any of the below invitations and will not be discriminated against on the grounds of race, color or national origin in consideration for an award.

 

MTA reserves the right to accept or reject any and all proposals without cause and to waive any informality or irregularities and to make an award deemed in its own best interest, and red-advertise if necessary.

 

Proposers will be required to comply with all FTA, FHWA, State and local rules and regulations where applicable.

 

MTA is an Equal Opportunity Employer and hereby notifies all bidders that it will affirmatively ensure that in any contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement, disadvantaged business enterprises will be afforded full opportunity to submit bids in response to this invitation and will not be discriminated against on the grounds of race, color, sex, or national origin in consideration for an award.

 

CURRENT REQUESTS

 

Mason Transit Authority intends to lease approximately 600 square feet of retail/office space in “as is” condition located 536 West Railroad Ave, Shelton, WA 98584.  The space may be inspected by appointment.  The initial lease amount is $1.25 per sq. ft. plus all utilities and applicable Lease Hold Tax.  All proposals must include proposed lease terms, space to be leased, lease amount, length of lease sought, type of use as well as MTA ridership and community benefit from selecting the proposal.  Proposal must include a written business plan/proposal, show background and experience to run the business, as well as ability to provide required insurance.

 

Evaluation of Proposals:  The General Manager and Transit-Community Center Manager (scoring team) shall evaluate and score each proposal and thereafter enter into negotiations with the proposer who achieves the highest overall total score.   If a lease agreement cannot be negotiated with the highest scoring proposal, the scoring team shall enter into negotiations with the next highest scorer.   The scoring team may reject all proposals and re-advertise the availability of the lease space if it determines such action to be in the best interests of MTA.   A copy of Mason Transit Authority Facilities Lease Policy is available upon request.

 

All interested parties should submit their proposals before 5pm April 7, 2017 to:

 

Mason Transit Authority c/o Kathy Geist

601 West Franklin Street

Shelton, WA 98584

 

For questions or more information call 360-432-5754 or email kgeist@masontransit.org.