Automated Permit Machine System – Lake Louise, AB

Solicitation number 5P420-22-0201/A

Publication date

Closing date and time 2023/03/22 16:00 EDT


    Description

    5P420-22-0201/A Automated Permit Machine System – Lake Louise, Alberta 

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    REQUIREMENT

    The Parks Canada Agency requires the provision of services to supply, install, operate and maintain a semi-seasonal automated permit machine system with an option to extend the contract at the end of the period identified. The services are required in the Lake Louise, Yoho, Kootenay Field Unit.

    Parks Canada wishes to lease thirteen (13) automated permit machines, which will be installed by the Contractor in the locations listed below. In addition to the pay station hardware, the Contractor will also be required to provide the associated central management system to support the machines, as well as a real-time web-based enforcement application available on a mobile device.

    The units will issue various national park admission as well as have the ability to issue parking permits (Upper Lake Louise). Number of units and types of passes available by location are explained below.

    • In front of the Lake Louise Visitor Centre, Alberta
      • Number of units: 1
      • Power source: Solar
      • Season length: 12 months/ year (April – March)
      • Passes sold: National Park Admission (Adult, senior, youth, family; 1-5 days)
      • Style: “Pay and Display” – no license plate collection
    • In front of the Yoho National Park Visitor Centre, Field, British Columbia
      • Number of units: 1
      • Power source: A/C
      • Season length: 12 months/ year (April – March)
      • Passes sold: National Park Admission (Adult, senior, youth, family; 1-5 days)
      • Style: Pay and Display” – no license plate collection
    • Upper Lake Louise Parking Lot (SEASONAL OPERATION*), Alberta
      • Number of units: 11 (1 must be specially meant for wheelchair access)
      • Power source: A/C
      • Season length: 1 unit installed 12 months/ year (April – March); 10 units installed 6 months/ year (May-October). During operational seasonal of May-October, a total of 11 units are installed and functional.
      • Passes sold: Parking Permits AND National Park Admission (Adult, senior, youth, family; 1-5 days). Between May-October, BOTH parking permits and National Park Admission Passes are sold. Outside of these months, ONLY National Park Admission.

    PERIOD OF CONTRACT / DELIVERY DATE

    The period of the Contract is from date of Contract to March 31, 2024 inclusive.

    The Contractor grants to Canada the irrevocable option to extend the term of the Contract by up to two (2) additional one (1) year period being as follows: April 01, 2024 to March 31, 2025, and April 01,2025 to March 31, 2026 inclusive under the same conditions. The Contractor agrees that, during the extended period of the Contract, it will be paid in accordance with the applicable provisions as set out in the Basis of Payment.

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    Enquiries regarding this solicitation must be submitted in writing and should be received no later than seven (7) calendar days prior to the date set for solicitation closing to allow sufficient time to provide a response. Enquiries received after that time may result in an answer NOT being provided.

    INFORMATION

    National Parks Regulations require that all work is to be performed in accordance with the ordinances, laws, rules and regulations set out in the National Park Act.

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    Contact information

    Contracting organization

    Organization
    Parks Canada
    Address
    30 Victoria Street
    Gatineau, Quebec, J8X 0B3
    Canada
    Contracting authority
    Taylor, Ryan
    Phone
    587-436-5987
    Email
    ryan.taylor@pc.gc.ca
    Address
    Parks Canada Agency Bid Receiving Unit National Contracting Services Bid Fax: 1-866-246-6893Bid E-mail Address: soumissionsouest-bidswest@canada.ca

    Buying organization(s)

    Organization
    Parks Canada
    Address
    30 Victoria Street
    Gatineau, Quebec, J8X 0B3
    Canada
    Bidding details

    Full details regarding this tender opportunity are available in the documents below. Click on the document name to download the file. Contact the contracting officer if you have any questions regarding these documents.

    Tender documents
    Document title Amendment no. Language Unique downloads Date added
    001
    English
    7
    000
    English
    5
    000
    French
    4
    001
    French
    5

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    Summary information

    Notice type
    Request for Proposal
    Language(s)
    French, English
    Region(s) of delivery
    Alberta
    Region of opportunity
    World
    Procurement method
    Competitive – Open Bidding

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