RFI: Central Eastside Clean Services

Central Eastside: Thriving Urban Industrial District

Central Eastside seeks a partner to provide innovative, district-wide cleaning services as part of the ESD’s Sidewalk Operations: Central Eastside Clean Program. These new cleaning services are informed by a 12-month Cleaning Pilot Project in the northeast quadrant of the district, extensive community outreach and City Council requirements. While the initial contract is 12-months, the ESD is ultimately looking for a partner to provide services for the 3-year life of the ESD (9/1/19-6/30/22).

After more than two years of intense community outreach, in early 2019 Portland’s City Council unanimously approved Central Eastside’s request to create an Enhanced Services District (ESD). An Enhanced Services District (ESD) is Portland’s name for a tool that business and property owners in a defined commercial area like the Central Eastside can use to fund improvements that go above and beyond normal City services.

Central Eastside’s Core Values:

  • Collaboration
  • Innovation
  • Responsiveness
  • Transparency
  • Equity

ESD GOALS

  • Increase cleanliness throughout the Central Eastside;
  • Improve safety for all in the Central Eastside;
  • Manage parking and transportation demand and improve wayfinding;
  • Brand the Central Eastside to increase business, customers and visitors;
  • Support innovation in all forms including strengthening Central Eastside as an employment center;
  • Increase economic viability of the Central Eastside and promote prosperity for all;
  • Ensure Central Eastside is an ideal place to create, work, live and visit.

PROPOSAL DEADLINE

6/19/19 no later than noon (12pm). Download RFI guidelines and application.

 

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