Invitation to Respond - Request for Proposal - Veteran’s Memorial Park Beach Concession Stand Operating Agreement for 2017 Season

The Town of Sharon, Massachusetts invites interested and qualified vendors to submit proposals to operate the concession stand at Memorial Park Beach at Lake Massapoag in Sharon.  The beach is a town facility open weekends from Memorial Day weekend to Sunday, June 25, 2017 and daily thereafter through Friday, August 25, 2017.  The concession stand is to remain open between 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., with the option for the lease to extend the hours by mutual agreement with the Sharon Recreation Department.
A copy of the Concession Stand Operating Agreement which outlines the terms and conditions of operations can be found here.  Proposers are to submit the amount of a permit fee the firm would be willing to pay for exclusive access to sell food, beverages, ice cream and other snacks during the beach season, subject to a minimum of $3,500 plus the cost of electricity.  Responders must submit a copy of the agreement with business information and the permit fee proposal completed on page 1 and sign the agreement on page 3.  Responders are also required to submit resume or similar summary of relevant business experience and a proposed list for approval of those items that will be available for sale and the price to be charged for each item.  
There will be a mandatory pre-response meeting at Veteran’s Memorial Park Beach at the concession stand on Wednesday, April 5, 2017 at 10:15 a.m.
Responses are due to the Sharon Recreation Department, 219 Massapoag Avenue, Sharon, MA  02067 on Wednesday, April 12, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. by mail, personal delivery, or by email to