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RFP - Gyro Beach Lease Proposal

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A one year license to occupy was awarded to Osoyoos Watersports at the November 19, 2012  Regular Open Council meeting.

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Pursuant to section 26 of the Community Charter, the Town of Osoyoos gives notice that it proposes to lease, for the period May 15, 2013 to September 30, 2013 with a possibility of a further term to be decided by Council, a portion of municipally-owned land at Gyro Beach in Osoyoos which is legally described as Parcel Identifier: 011-088-818, Plan 2450, Block 530, Lot 530, Land District 54, District Lot 2450s, as shown on the attached map.

The Town requests proposals to lease the land for water-based activities requiring shoreline access.  Each proposal shall include the lease rate, intended use of the lands, any improvements that may be put upon the lands, specific dates that lands will be used, and a specified clean up date when the lands will be cleared.  Each proposal must meet the following criteria:

  • Minimum lease rate of $3,000 for the term;
  • Use must be strictly for water-based activities (non-water-based activities will not be considered;
  • Ecological impact will be seriously considered;
  • No use of personal water crafts will be permitted;
  • Storage units must be of a temporary portable nature;
  • There will be no use of the property on July 1 to allow for fireworks set up;
  • References are required;
  • Liability Insurance in the amount of $3 million is required;
  • All Transport Canada certification and licensing must be met and proven for all equipment and staff.

This Request for Proposals is not an Invitation to Tender and no contract of any kind whatsoever is formed under or arises from this Request for Proposals.  Proposals will be considered on the basis of bid price, experience of the proponent, and nature of the use of the land.  The Town reserves the right to reject any or all proposals; the highest bid will not necessarily be accepted.  The Town reserves the right to reject any or all proposals and to accept any proposal the Town considers most favourable to the interests of the Town and the use of the land. Under the Community Charter, the Town must not provide assistance to business and therefore fair market value for use of the land will play a key part in the decision when awarding the lease.

Proposals must be delivered to the Town on or before 12:00 noon Friday, November 9, 2012 in a sealed envelope clearly marked – Gyro Beach Lease Proposal to:

Janette Van Vianen, CMC
Director of Corporate Services
Box 3010, 8707 Main Street
Osoyoos  BC  V0H 1V0
(T) 250.495.6515
(F) 250.495.2400

Proposals received after the closing time will be returned unopened.  No phone calls regarding this Request for Proposals.

While every reasonable effort is made to ensure the accuracy of this data, we are not responsible for any errors or omissions contained on these pages. Please verify any information in question with the Town of Osoyoos.   Town of Osoyoos
Box 3010, 8707 Main Street
Osoyoos, BC V0H 1V0
(TF) 1.888.495.6515
(T) 250.495.6515
(F) 250.495.2400


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and future residents of Osoyoos, in a socially, economically and environmentally sustainable manner.

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