This Request for Proposals (RFP) is an invitation to submit proposals from interested individuals and businesses for the operation of outdoor concessions located within outdoor recreation amenities.


Submissions must be in a .pdf format and submitted electronically to:
Subject Line: RS-RFP-003-2023Park Concession Operations
Addressed to: Kelly Conlin, Clerk

Proponents will receive an automatic email response to indicate that the submission has been received, and to contact the Municipal Clerk for submission opening details. Contact the Clerk at 705-672-3363 ext. 4116 or at clerk@temiskamingshores.ca, should the Proponent not receive an email from the tenders@temiskamingshores.ca email account.


The closing date for the submission of Proposals will be at 2:00 p.m. local time on March 23, 2023.

  • Late Proposals will not be accepted;
  • Proposals by fax will not be accepted;
  • Proposals by mail will not be accepted;
  • Partial Proposals are not accepted;
  • The City reserves the right to accept or reject any or all Proposals;
  • The lowest priced Proposal will not necessarily be accepted;
  • The City reserves the right to request clarification or supplementary information concerning a Proposal from any Proponent;
  • The City reserves the right to enter into negotiations with a Proponent and any changes to the Proposals that are acceptable to both parties will be binding;
  • The City reserves the right to confirm with the Proponent, a third party or references (whether provided in the Proposal or not), confirmation of any information provided by the Proponent in their Proposal.
  • The Proposals shall be valid for 30 (days) days from submission date.

The Form of Proposal must be signed in the space provided on the form, with the signature of the Bidder or responsible official of the firm bidding. If a joint Bid is submitted, it must be signed and addressed on behalf of both of the Bidders. Any alterations or cross-outs must be initialed in ink by the Bidder. Failure to do so may result in the rejection of the Bidder’s Proposal by the City.

Line items and total contract price must be clearly indicated. The Bid must not be restricted by a statement added to the Proposal form or by a covering letter, or by alterations to the Proposal form, as supplied by the City of Temiskaming Shores unless otherwise provided herein.

H.S.T. Tax will be applicable to the supply of labour and equipment.

The City will not be held responsible for Proponent or third-party costs, claims, direct or indirect damages caused by the City exercising its rights reserved in this Section or otherwise expressed or implied in this RFP.



Any questions with respect to the specifications are to be directed to:

Mathew Bahm
Director of Recreation
City of Temiskaming Shores
325 Farr Drive
Temiskaming Shores, ON   P0J 1K0

Phone: (705) 672-3363 ext. 4106

It will be the Proponent's responsibility to clarify any details in question not mentioned in this Proposal before presenting the submission. Questions relating to this proposal must be received by March 16, 12:00 p.m. local time.

To ensure fairness to all Proponents, any and all questions that require clarification or that may materially alter this RFP document will be responded to and shared with other Proponents via an addendum, as described herein. Questions received after this date and time will not receive a response. Proponents are notified that any errors or omissions in the proposal may render the proposal invalid.

Full Tender Document