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Economic Development Corporation (EDC)
110 William Street, 4th Floor, New York, NY 10038
Maryann Catalano
phone: (212) 312-3969
fax: (212) 312-3918

Accessibility questions: Equal Access Office at or 2123126602, by Thursday, September 8, 2016 5:00 PM

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Goods and Services
Public Bid

PIN#66750001 - Due: 9/28/2016 11:00 AM

The New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) on behalf of the City of New York is issuing a public bid for the provision of twenty four (24) new customized cargo trucks with fiberglass molded cargo bodies, to be retrofitted and built-out for Graffiti Free NYC Program in accordance to specifications to be provided by NYCEDC.

The Graffiti-Free NYC (GFNYC) program provides removal services to affected public and private properties throughout the five boroughs of New York City. GFNYC employs unique, state of the art spray painting equipment housed on customized trucks, providing the mobility to easily reach areas marred by graffiti. The trucks also contain pressure-washing equipment when painting is not appropriate (e.g. on natural stone surfaces).

It is the policy of NYCEDC to comply with all federal, state and City laws and regulations which prohibit unlawful discrimination because of race, creed, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status and other protected category and to take affirmative action in working with contracting parties to ensure certified Minority and Women-owned Business Enterprises (MWBEs) share in the economic opportunities generated by NYCEDC’s projects and initiatives. Please refer to the Equal Employment and Affirmative Compliance for Non-Construction Contracts Addendum in the RFP

Companies who have been certified with the New York City Department of Small Business Services as Minority and Women Owned Business Enterprises (“M/WBE”) are strongly encouraged to apply. To learn more about M/WBE certification and NYCEDC’s M/WBE program, please visit

NYCEDC established the Kick Start Loan programs for Minority, Women and Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (M/W/DBE) interested in working on NYCEDC construction projects. Kick Start Loans facilitates financing for short-term mobilization needs such as insurance, labor, supplies and equipment. Bidders/subcontractors are strongly encouraged to visit the NYCEDC website at to learn more about the program.

A site visit is required to physically view a prototype vehicle at NYCEDC Brooklyn, base facility. The site visit is scheduled for Friday, September 9, 2016 at 2pm. Attendees are requested to meet at the Brooklyn Army Terminal, NYCEDC Operations Center at 140 58th Street, Brooklyn, NY 11220 (Building A).

Respondents may submit questions and/or request clarifications, with regards to the subject matter of the project, from NYCEDC no later than Wednesday, September 14, 2016 at 5:00pm. These questions should be directed to Any questions or requests for clarifications received after this date will not be answered. Answers to all questions will be posted Wednesday, September 21, 2016 to

Three (3) copies of the sealed Bids must be provided. Bids will be opened publicly at the office of NYCEDC at the date and time specified above.

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