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City Seeking Qualified Manager for Park Services – Response Due by April 10, 2019

March 18, 2019

CITY OF LITHONIA

REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL (RFP) 19-01

EVENT MANAGEMENT SERVICES FOR LITHONIA PARK

The City of Lithonia is seeking qualified individuals or firms (Management Firm) with professional experience in event management and program development to submit proposals for the management and promotion of Lithonia Park (Park) located at 2501 Park Drive, Lithonia, Georgia 30058.

DESCRIPTION OF PARK AND GENERAL CONSIDERATIONS:

Lithonia Park encompasses two fields. The Management Firm will work as an independent contractor for the City of Lithonia who is contracted to oversee event management of Lithonia Park on behalf of the City of Lithonia.

The City of Lithonia requests the following considerations:

  • The Park is open year round; the Management Firm will need to coordinate its schedule with the City as to avoid potential conflicts.
  • Monday through Thursday & Sunday events are permitted year round as long as no performance begins before 9:30 AM and concludes by 10:00 PM. Friday and Saturday event hours will be between 9:00 AM and 11:00 PM.  All performances must conclude by 11:00 PM with exceptions to be made for rain delays.  Any variance from this time frame must be presented to the City of Lithonia for approval.
  • Concerts, other event schedules and ticket sale times will be established based on the performance schedule. Gates will open a minimum of one hour before the performance is to begin.
  • The schedule of fees, rental, and ticket prices set by the Management Firm shall be submitted, in writing, for approval by the City of Lithonia.

SCOPE OF WORK:

The Management Firm will be expected to develop a business plan for the operation and promotion of the facility. The prospective Firm will work as an independent contractor for the City of Lithonia to oversee the management of Lithonia Park.

The City of Lithonia’s goal is to attract high quality performing arts and cultural events year round to support and promote the long-term growth and development of the entertainment arts in Lithonia, and Southeast DeKalb County. The Management Firm is expected to provide booking of event rentals for the Park year round, provide professional advice, make recommendations, serve as a public relations representative when needed, and work closely with the City of Lithonia pertaining to the operation and maintenance of Lithonia Park.

 

For additional details, click here for Request for Proposal:   RFP for Lithonia Park Management Services 2019

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