City of Highland Park, Illinois
Request for Proposals
Muisc Management Services
Date of Issuance: Monday, October 14, 2019
RFP Due Date: Friday, November 1 at 12:00 PM
The City of Highland Park, Illinois, requests proposals from qualified applicants for the provision of booking and managing musical performers for Food Truck Thursdays, a free community event, to be held Thursdays, from June – September 2020 – 2022 for Special Service Area Number 17 (SSA) in the Ravinia District for an annual amount not to exceed $21,000. The Agreement will include 3 consecutive automatically renewable one-year terms, which coincide with the term of the SSA.
The Contractor will book, manage and pay musical performers to provide musical performances for 3.5 hours at each Event, in Jens Jensen Park. Contractor will also provide sound production equipment, a sound management team, and a ground crew to move the music stage and other equipment relevant to the musical performance location. All services described are more fully described in Section II. A. Services.
For the purpose of this Request for Proposals ("RFP") and the anticipated agreement, "City" means the City of Highland Park; "Services" means booking, managing and paying musical performers to provide musical performances for 3.5 hours at each Event, as well as the provision of sound production equipment, a sound management team, and a ground crew to move the music stage and other equipment relevant to the musical performance location, as more fully described in this RFP; "SSA" means Special Service Area Number 17; "RD" means the Ravinia District.
The selected applicant will be invited to enter into an agreement with the City, in a form to be provided by the City ("Agreement"). The City Council has the ultimate authority to approve any proposal and to authorize execution of an Agreement. Award of an Agreement in response to this RFP is contingent entirely on approval of the extension of SSA 17, which is scheduled to be considered by the City Council on November 25, 2019.
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