Bids and Contracts

All open City of Takoma Park requests for bids, requests for proposals, and requests for qualifications are published on this page following the information on Living Wage Requirements.

Living Wage Requirements

Every City contract for the provision of services awarded after a competitive bid or proposal process requires the contractor and any subcontractor to pay each employee assigned to perform services under the City contract a living wage. Certain contracts are exempted from this requirement.

FY 2014 Living Wage Rate Established

Ordinance 2007-55, amending the City Code to require the payment of a living wage by certain City contractors, became effective January 1, 2008.

Each year on April 1, the City Manager establishes the living wage rate, which shall be equal to the Montgomery County living wage rate established and published by Montgomery County pursuant to Section 11B-33A of the Montgomery County Code and any applicable regulations, as amended from time to time.

The current living wage rate is $13.95 per hour.

Tasa de Costo de Vida fue Establecido para el Año Fiscal 2014

Ordenanza 2007-55 cambió el Código de la Ciudad para requerir el costo de vida actual para cierta contratistas de la Ciudad. La Ordenanza 2007-55 fue efectiva el 1 de enero de 2008.

El 1 de abril de cada año, el Administrador de la Ciudad establece la tasa de costo de vida, el cuál será equivalente a la tasa de costo de vida establecida por el Condado de Montgomery siguiendo la sección 11B-33A de el Código del Condado de Montgomery y cualquier regulación aplicable.

Actualmente, la tasa de costo de vida es $13.95 por hora. 

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Current Bids & Contracts

Contract for Services - Emergency Assistance Fund

RFP #

HCD FY14-5200-01

Issuing Department:

Housing & Community Development

Opening Date:

Friday, March 21, 2014 - 8:30pm

Pre-Bid Meeting Date:

Closing Date:

Monday, April 14, 2014 - 3:30pm

Details

The City of Takoma Park Maryland is seeking a qualified and experienced organization to administer its Emergency Assistance Fund, providing financial assistance to income eligible residents for documented housing, healthcare, food, childcare, transportation, and other basic human needs.

Bids must be received by 3:30 p.m. Monday, April 14, 2014 at:

City of Takoma Park
Housing and Community Development Department
ATTN: Moses A. Wilds, Jr., Landlord-Tenant Mediator
7500 Maple Avenue, Takoma Park, MD 20912

Successful bidder will be notified in writing and must be prepared to commence work by May 5, 2014.

Additional Information

None.

Contract for Services - Tenant Capacity Building Initiative

RFP #

HCD FY14-5800-01

Issuing Department:

Housing & Community Development

Opening Date:

Friday, March 21, 2014 - 8:30pm

Pre-Bid Meeting Date:

Closing Date:

Monday, April 14, 2014 - 3:30pm

Details

The City of Takoma Park Maryland is seeking a qualified firm or individual(s) to provide services for the Tenant Capacity Building Initiative, providing needed technical assistance to residential tenants in organizing and maintaining tenant associations and in the purchase of rental facilities by registered tenant associations.

Bids must be received by 3:30 p.m. Monday, April 14, 2014 at:

City of Takoma Park
Housing and Community Development Department
ATTN: Linda Walker, Housing Manager
7500 Maple Avenue, Takoma Park, MD 20912

Successful bidder will be notified in writing and must be prepared to commence work by May 5, 2014.

Additional Information

None.

Playground Design at Sligo Mill Community Overlook & Colby Avenue

RFP #

PW 2-12-2014

Issuing Department:

Public Works

Opening Date:

Wednesday, February 12, 2014 - 4:00pm

Pre-Bid Meeting Date:

Friday, February 21, 2014 - 10:30am

Closing Date:

Friday, March 21, 2014 - 4:00pm

Details

The Public Works Department  is soliciting proposals for the preparation of playground designs for the Sligo Mill Community Overlook Park and the Colby Avenue Tot Lot. The Respondent (“design consultant”) should be experienced in playground design and the preparation of preliminary design plans and detailed design plans, the conduct of public meetings, and the preparation of construction bid documents with specifications and cost estimates. Detailed request for proposals outlining the scope of services as well as instructions for submission of proposals is available for download below.

The prebid meeting will begin at the Colby Avenue Tot Lot (intersection of Colby and Cherry Ave.) at 10:30 am on Friday, February 21. http://goo.gl/maps/Oqj4I

Additional Information

None.

Takoma Park IT Strategic Plan & Assessment

RFP #

IS14-7218-02

Issuing Department:

Information Systems

Opening Date:

Friday, February 7, 2014 - 8:30am

Pre-Bid Meeting Date:

Closing Date:

Friday, April 25, 2014 - 3:30pm

Details

The Information Systems Department is requesting proposals from qualified contractors for assisting the City of Takoma Park in creating a Takoma Park IT Strategic Plan & Assessment, drafting a finished document and presenting it before council. 

Bids must be received by 3:30 p.m. Friday, February 28, 2014 at:

City of Takoma Park
3rd Floor Atrium Meeting Room
7500 Maple Avenue
Takoma Park, MD 20912

Successful bidder will be notified in writing and must be prepared to commence work by March 17, 2014.

Additional Information

None.

Classification & Compensation Study

RFP #

HR-1-28-2014

Issuing Department:

Human Resources

Opening Date:

Tuesday, January 28, 2014 - 5:00pm

Pre-Bid Meeting Date:

Closing Date:

Friday, February 21, 2014 - 4:00pm

Details

The City of Takoma Park, MD formally invites qualified Firms to submit proposals to work with the Office of Human Resources to conduct a compensation and classification study for City employees. Detailed request for proposals outlining the scope of services as well as instructions for submission of proposals is available for download below.

Additional Information

None.

Redevelopment Proposals for the Takoma Junction Lot

RFP #

HCD-1-22-2014

Issuing Department:

Housing & Community Development

Opening Date:

Wednesday, January 22, 2014 - 4:45pm

Pre-Bid Meeting Date:

Wednesday, February 12, 2014 - 10:00am

Closing Date:

Wednesday, May 28, 2014 - 4:30pm

Details

The City of Takoma Park is seeking proposals from experienced developers for the redevelopment of an approximately 53,493 square feet parcel located in the Takoma Junction, at the intersection of Carroll Avenue and Philadelphia/Ethan Allen Avenues in Takoma Park, MD. The property was acquired by the City in 1995 for purposes of stabilizing this small but important historic neighborhood commercial district and facilitating the redevelopment of the area in furtherance of the City’s master plan. Proposed uses must be in compliance with the Montgomery County Zoning Ordinance and all other applicable codes. Design features and the siting of any new construction should be contextually appropriate. While not a requirement of this Request for Proposals (RFP), developers are encouraged to consider incorporating, to the greatest extent possible, adjoining commercial parcels in any proposal and to consider the interests of the existing businesses.

Additional Information

For additional documents and background information, see: www.takomaparkmd.gov/hcd/takoma-junction-rfp

Retrofit existing light fixtures with light emitting diode (LED) bulbs

RFP #

PW-1-13-2014

Issuing Department:

Public Works

Opening Date:

Monday, January 13, 2014 - 12:00pm

Pre-Bid Meeting Date:

Closing Date:

Friday, January 31, 2014 - 5:00pm

Details

The City of Takoma Park is requesting proposals for the replacement of existing light fixtures bulbs with Light Emitting Diode (LED) bulbs in the City’s Community Center, located at 7500 Maple Avenue, Takoma Park, MD, 20912.

Bids must be received by 5:00 p.m. Friday, January 31, 2014 at:

By Mail:

Department of Public Works
31 Oswego Avenue
Silver Spring, MD, 20910
Phone: 301-891-7621
Fax: 301-585-2405 

By Email:

Email: NimaU@takomaparkmd.gov

 

Additional Information

Proposers shall direct all technical questions by email to the following address:

Nima Upadhyay
Special Projects Coordinator
Email: NimaU@takomaparkmd.gov

Phone System Upgrade

RFP #

IS13-7218-02

Issuing Department:

Information Systems

Opening Date:

Friday, November 22, 2013 - 3:30pm

Pre-Bid Meeting Date:

Closing Date:

Friday, December 20, 2013 - 3:30pm

Details

The Information Systems Department is requesting proposals from qualified contractors for the upgrade of its existing NEC 2000 IPS phone system and replacement of phones, voice-mail and associated equipment.

Bids must be received by 3:30 p.m. Friday, April 25, 2014 at:

City of Takoma Park
3rd Floor Atrium Meeting Room
7500 Maple Avenue
Takoma Park, MD 20912

Successful bidder will be notified in writing.

Additional Information

For additional info please contact:

J. Abel Castillo
Information Systems Manager
Information Systems Department
City of Takoma Park
7500 Maple Avenue
Takoma Park, MD 20912
Phone: 301-891-7218
Fax: 301-270-8794

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