The National Park Service (NPS) issued a Prospectus soliciting proposals for the award of four 10-year Concession Contracts to operate interpretive boat tours with guided snorkeling at Buck Island Reef National Monument. The Prospectus explains the business opportunities and the terms and conditions under which the NPS will award the Concession Contracts. The Director, pursuant to 36 CFR, Part 51, has determined that all four of the current concessioners qualify for a right of preference for the award of the Draft Contract.

Any proposal must be received by the Chief of Commercial Services, Southeast Region, National Park Service, 100 Alabama St, SW, Bldg 1924, Atlanta, GA, 30303 by 4:00 p.m. EST on Wednesday, November 28, 2018, in order to be evaluated and considered for award of the Concession Contract.

The Prospectus will be available at Hard copies will be available upon request for a printing cost recovery charge. The fee is $50.00 per copy to be delivered via Federal Express or $45.00 per copy if picked up in person. Persons interested in obtaining a Prospectus should mail, or bring in person, a check or money order made payable to the NPS (cash will not be accepted). You must include a business address (no post office box) and telephone number to receive a Federal Express package. For personal pick-up, contact Bill Stevens, Chief of Commercial Services, Southeast Region, NPS, 100 Alabama St, SW, Bldg 1924, Atlanta, GA, 30303 or at telephone number (404) 507-5636.

On Wednesday, October 3rd and October 10th, 2018 from 9:30 am to noon the NPS will conduct a presentation on Tips for a Good Proposal at the Christiansted NHS, Guinea Company Warehouse (Old Post Office) Building for the public interested in the solicitation package.

For additional information contact Susan Duke at 340-773-1460 ext. 224.

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