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00147022

TOWN OF FORT FRANCES

REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL

FOR

CONDUCTING A LAND USE AND ECONOMIC

DEVELOPMENT FEASIBILTIY STUDY FOR

THE RE-DEVELOPMENT OF THE SHEVLIN

WOOD YARD AT 900 BLOCK SCOTT STREET

AND THE FORMER NURSING STATION/

GATEWAY TO THE MARKET SQUARE AT

420 MOWAT AVENUE

RFP NO. 18-AF-14

The Town of Fort Frances wishes to obtain proposals from

a reputable consulting fi rm to complete a study on the redevelopment

of the Shevlin Wood Yard and former Resolute

Forest Products’ nursing station (hereon referred to as

Gateway to Market Square). The project is to be conducted

through consultation with local stakeholders, the economic

development offi ce and Mayor and Council. The purpose of

this study is to evaluate how the properties can be best used

to maximize its economic potential. The study will analyze the

site and the surrounding environment to understand which

investments are appropriate and the steps that are needed to

attract that investment.

This study will involve all appropriate and relevant stakeholders,

such as the Ministry of Northern Development and Mines, FedNor,

the Rainy River Future Development Corporation (RRFDC), and

the Town of Fort Frances to develop an acceptable plan. Five (5)

Sealed Proposals clearly marked shall be submitted to:

Doug Brown, CAO

Town of Fort Frances

320 Portage Avenue

Fort Frances, Ontario P9A 3P9

and must be received no later than:

Tuesday December 18, 2018 AT 2:00 P.M. (CST)

Proposals will be opened publicly immediately thereafter in the

Committee Room of the Civic Centre. They will then be evaluated

by the Town and the successful company will be notifi ed in

January or the early part of February of 2019.

Information and documents relating to this Request for

Proposal, are available at the Information Desk, Fort Frances

Civic Centre, 320 Portage Avenue, Fort Frances, Ontario P9A

3P9. 807-274- 5323.

Questions regarding this proposal must be directed to Doug

Brown, Chief Administrator Offi cer, at telephone (807) 274-5323

facsimile (807) 274-8479 email dbrown@fortfrances.ca.

The lowest or any proposal will not necessarily be accepted.

The Town reserves the right to reject any or all proposals, to

waive irregularities and informalities therein, and to award

the Contract in the best interest of the Town in its sole and

unfettered discretion. The accepted proposal must be approved

by Council.