The Town of Bethany Beach will be accepting proposals for a concession to rent beach equipment (e.g. beach chairs; beach umbrellas) on the public beach in the Town of Bethany Beach.

The Town will be awarding only one concession license. The concession license shall be for the period beginning March 1, 2009 and ending October 1, 2014.

Bids and Proposals must be submitted on the Town of Bethany Beach Bid Proposal Form which can be obtained at the Town Manager’s Office, Bethany Beach Town Hall, 214 Garfield Parkway, Bethany Beach, DE or by calling 302-537-3771.

The minimum proposal for the annual feel that will be accepted by the Town for the first year shall be $40,000. The proposed annual fee for the first year shall increase by a minimum of 4% for each subsequent year.
Proposals must be accompanied by a certified or cashiers check made payable to the Town of Bethany Beach in the sum of ten percent (10%) of the annual bid price. The successful bidder’s ten percent (10%) shall be retained and applied toward the annual license fee.

Sealed proposals addressed to the Town Manager, Town of Bethany Beach, and clearly marked “Beach Concession Proposal” shall be received at Town Hall, 214 Garfield Parkway, Bethany Beach, DE until 2:00 p.m. on Friday, November 7, 2008, at which time they will be publicly opened and read in the Town Meeting Room.

The Town Council may, in their absolute discretion, refuse to award any concession it if is their determination that none of the applicants or proposals are acceptable.
CP 20080926 5T