November 30, 2023
This Request for Proposals (“RFP”) is being issued by The City of Muskegon Community and Neighborhood Services Department in its capacity as manager of the HOME Investment Partnerships Program (HOME). The purpose of this notice is to solicit qualified Maintenance Contractors to bid for a two-year property maintenance contract for 435/433 E Isabella Avenue, Muskegon, MI.
Maintenance is defined as the periodic performance of minor construction tasks, cleaning and landscaping to meet basic/local code requirements and mitigate threats to health and human safety. For the purposes of this RFP, maintenance shall be considered the mowing of each property every three weeks during the mowing season, trash removal (as needed), snow removal/clearance of sidewalks (as needed), and minor repair/maintenance (at the request of the City of Muskegon).
Companies with demonstrated experience in maintenance properties and with an interest in making their services available to the City of Muskegon are invited to respond to this RFP. “Respondents” means the companies or individuals that submit proposals in response to this RFP. It is understood that the selected Respondent acting as an individual, partnership, corporation or other legal entity, is state licensed and certified in accordance with title XI of the Financial Institutions Reform, Recovery, and Enforcement Act of 1989 (FIRREA) (12 U.S.C. 3331 et seq.) and capable of providing the specified services. The Respondent shall be financially solvent and each of its members if a joint venture, its employees, agents or sub-consultants of any tier shall be competent to perform the services required under this RFP document.
The City of Muskegon is seeking to encourage participation by respondents who are MBE/WBE or Section 3 business enterprises and has a goal for minimum MBE/WBE participation of at least XX% MBE and XX% WBE participation.
Nothing in this RFP shall be construed to create any legal obligation on the part of the City of Muskegon or any respondents. The City of Muskegon reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to amend, suspend, terminate, or reissue this RFP in whole or in part, at any stage. All supporting documentation submitted in response to this RFP will become the property of the City of Muskegon. Respondents may also withdraw their interest in the RFP, in writing, at any point in time as more information becomes known.