CURRENT OPEN BIDS

City of Stuart Historical Survey Update
Bid Number: SMS #2022-100
Closes: September 20th, 2022


City of Stuart Historical Survey Update

Section I. General Information
Bid Number: SMS #2022-100
Requesting Organization: Stuart Main Street Association, Inc.
Contact Person: Candace Callahan, Executive Director
Budget for this Procurement: $40,000.00
RFP Committee: Candace Callahan, Jodi Riley, Mike McCarty
Title of Project: City of Stuart Historical Survey Update

Section II. Overview and Instructions
Purpose: Stuart Main Street Association, Inc. seeks an organization or individual to provide comprehensive historical survey services and data in compliance with the State of Florida Department of State Division of Historical Resources grant requirements. This survey is intended as an update to the last completed City of Stuart historical survey produced in 1991.

Organization Background: Stuart Main Street envisions a vibrant, sustainable Historic Downtown Stuart for residents, businesses, and visitors. Embracing the future while preserving the past, the Historic Downtown is a center for community life in Stuart and the larger surrounding community and home to an active spirit of civic pride and entrepreneurship, public and private sector cooperation, and the community’s historical and cultural heritage. Stuart Main Street uses the Main Street Four Point Approach ® to create and promote a positive downtown experience for residents, businesses, and visitors. Specifically Stuart Main Street works to:
● Build community consensus and use resources collaboratively;
● Maintain a distinctive appearance in keeping with downtown’s Old Florida charm;
● Stabilize the economic environment, strengthening and retaining existing businesses and
filling vacancies;
● and, Market a positive image of the downtown through advertising, public relations and
digital media, and retail and special events.

Length of Contract: September 25th-May 15, 2023, or earlier if all deliverables are met.

How to Submit: Please send your proposal and cost quote via email to director@stuartmainstreet.org no later than September 20th, 2022. A final decision will be made by September 22nd, 2022.

Section III. Statement of Need
Scope of Work:

*See https://dos.myflorida.com/historical/grants/small-matching-grants/ for additional information on FAC and other considerations.

Section IV. Additional Information
All proposers must agree to comply with the State of Florida Department of State Division of Historical Resources Small Matching Grant Program Guidelines in relation to services being provided. Deadlines are non-negotiable.

Reviewers will consider the following criteria in selecting a service provider for this RFP:
– Ability to produce described deliverables
– Experience in providing historical survey services in Florida
– Cost
– Intention to adhere to deadlines

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