Requests for Proposals, Bids and Quotes

Waterfront Information Center

  • The City of Burlington Department of Parks, Recreation and Waterfront ("City") is hereby requesting proposals for providing information services at the Waterfront Information Center, located adjacent to the Pease Parking lot. The selected responder to this request for proposals ("RFP") will be issued a three (3) year service contract and lease for the location, pursuant to the terms of this RFP.

    The Information Center Building is located within the heart of Burlington's beautiful Waterfront. The building is uniquely located between the edge of Waterfront Park and the primary parking access for the Waterfront. The location affords the opportunity to be one of the first touchpoints for visitors to our acclaimed Waterfront.

    See RFP document for complete details.


    January 14th, 10am – 11am: Tour of Information Building Site
    January 18th, 4pm - All questions due
    January 28th, by 4:30pm – All Proposals Due

    Submit proposals via email to Erin Moreau, Waterfront Superintendent & Harbormaster, Department of Parks, Recreation & Waterfront, Label proposals in the email subject line "Information Center RFP Proposal".

    RFP Deadline:
    Thursday, January 28, 2021

Analysis of Lead in Dust Wipes, Soil, Paint Chips, and Personal Air Samples

  • The Burlington Lead Program (BLP) of the Community and Economic Development Office (CEDO) for the City of Burlington, Vermont seeks proposals from qualified analytical laboratories to conduct an analysis of lead in dust wipes, soil, paint chips, and personal air samples.

    The Burlington Lead Program has received a $3,093,992.00 Lead Hazard Control grant, which includes $530,000.00 Healthy Homes Supplemental funding, from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to reduce lead-based paint hazards and healthy home hazards in 110 housing units over a 42 month period. The grant period of performance is January 4, 2021 - July 4, 2024. The Burlington Lead Program requires analysis of lead in dust wipe samples collected as part of risk assessments, clearance sampling, and lead assessments. Certified personnel following ASTM ES 28-94 (or equivalent) protocols will collect samples. Approximately 5,000 dust wipe samples and approximately 500 soil samples will require analysis during the life of the grant. The Burlington Lead Program will require fewer than 30 analyses each of paint chips and air samples. 

    The selected laboratory will adhere to the appropriate AIHA, NLLAP, ELPAT, NIOSH, ASTM, EPA & HUD protocols regarding Lead Sample receipt, handling, preparation, analysis, storage, reporting, and disposal.

    RFP Deadline:
    Friday, January 29, 2021

North Beach Concessions

  • The Department of Parks, Recreation & Waterfront requests proposals from interested parties for a three (3) summer service contract to provide food concessions at North Beach. 

    See attached RFP for complete details.


    January 20th, 2021 10am – 11am:  Tour of North Beach Concession Site

    January 22nd, 2021 4pm - All questions due

    January 29th, 2021 by 4:30pm – All Proposals Due


    Proposals should be submitted via email to Alec Kaeding, Campground and Beach Manager, Department of Parks, Recreation & Waterfront,

    RFP Deadline:
    Friday, January 29, 2021

Landscaping Services - DPW Planters

  • The City utilizes a “quick-build” approach to transportation improvements (for more information: Quick-build projects often include Sybertech Millenium series self-watering reservoir planters that are on site year-round.

    The City of Burlington Department of Public Works (DPW) is seeking proposals from qualified firms interested in providing landscaping services to the DPW for the Sybertech planters. Work would commence in May 2021 and extend through winter 2021/2022 with the option to extend the contract for an additional term of one year (May 2022 – April 2023). 


    Questions due: 4:00 PM on January 19, 2021. Questions must be made via email to the point of contact below.

    Proposals due: 4:00 PM on February 5, 2021


    All questions all proposals in response to this RFP must be received via email by:
    Nicole Losch, Senior Transportation Planner

    RFP Deadline:
    Friday, February 5, 2021