Commissioners Court - Regular   3. W.          
Meeting Date: 05/11/2016  
Approve a request for proposals for Facility Management Services for the Regional Fairgrounds; authorize to publish a notice; and adopt an order.
Department: Purchasing Department

Information
RECOMMENDATION
Approve a finding for the method of procurement (request for proposals) for Facility Management Services for Nueces County Richard M. Borchard Regional Fairgrounds; authorize the Purchasing Agent to publish a notice; and adopt an order delegating evaluation authority to a selection committee.
BACKGROUND
The County received proposals for the management and operation of the Nueces County Richard M. Borchard Regional Fairgrounds (“Fairgrounds”) located at 1213 Terry Shamsie Blvd., Robstown, Texas, 78380.

The facility features a 20,000 sq. ft. banquet hall with a full kitchen, a 49,423 sq. ft. arena and two 50,000 sq. ft. exhibit halls that both connect to the arena, a 60,000 sq. ft. equestrian center, adjacent horse stalls for 150 horses, 154 RV hookups.

Management and operation of the facilities will include planning, food service, organizing, promoting, directing, booking, marketing, ticketing, controlling, security, cleaning, minor facility maintenance and other similar related services customarily provided pursuant to a management and operations agreement.
DISCUSSION
Included in FY 2016-2017 budget.

Attachments
Order for Facility Management Services