City of Gonzales
A Land Acquisition Agreement for the City’s New Conference Center
Request for proposals will be received by the City of Gonzales at City Hall, 120 S. Irma Boulevard, Gonzales, Louisiana 70737 until February 26, 2019, at 3:00 p.m. local time for the following:
THE CITY OF GONZALES REQUESTS PROPOSALS FROM OWNERS OF TEN ACRES OF LAND WITHIN THE CITY IN THE PROXIMITY OF I-10, HWY 30 AND HWY 44 TO OFFER A SALES AGREEMENT TO THE CITY FOR SITING THE CITY’S NEW CONFERENCE CENTER.
The City of Gonzales invites interested land owners to donate or offer to sell to the City a five acre tract of land, at or below its appraised value, located in the proximity of I-10, Hwy 30 and Hwy 44. It is the city’s intent is to locate its new conference center in reasonable proximity to the many hotels, restaurants and small businesses in this area.
Ideally, the city is looking for a respondent who is willing to donate or offer to sell to the City a five acre tract of land, at or below its appraised value, in consideration of the enhanced value the project brings to surrounding property. The respondent's willingness to set aside an adjoining five acres for a reasonable period of time for third-party placement of a full service hotel is also an important consideration.
Interested property owners shall submit their offers and supporting documentation as outlined in this RFP. To submit questions regarding the RFP, all inquiries should be directed to Mr. Scot Byrd, Chief Administrative Officer, via email ONLY at firstname.lastname@example.org no later than 3 o’clock pm, Monday, February 18, 2019, with responses given by 5 o’clock pm, Tuesday, February 19, 2019.
The submittal documents must be delivered in a sealed envelope or box that is clearly identified on the outside as “Land Sales Agreement Proposal for City’s New Conference Center”.
The City requests that eight (8) hard copies and one (1) electronic copy of the proposals be submitted. For the electronic copy, please submit on USB flash drive. This advertisement can be viewed online at http://www.centralauctionhouse.com.
Valid responses will be invited to make a mandatory presentation on the benefits of their site on Friday, March 8th at 8am in the City Council meeting room.
The City of Gonzales reserves the right to disqualify any response to a Request for Proposal if it is determined that the submitting business entity is not in good standing with the Louisiana Secretary of State or is not authorized to do business in the State of Louisiana. The City of Gonzales reserves the right to reject any and all bids/proposals.
CITY OF GONZALES
BARNEY D. ARCENEAUX, MAYOR