Proposals are Being Requested to Operate Various Concessions at Cachuma Lake Recreation Area

As of Monday, April 18, 2011, proposals are now being requested to operate a concession providing various services at Cachuma Lake Recreation Area, 2225 HWY 154, Santa Barbara, CA 93105. The County of Santa Barbara/Parks Department is seeking corporations, businesses, or individuals to operate the following services: 1) A marina with rental boats, tackle shop, slip rentals and gas dock; 2) A snack bar/grill; 3) A cabin rental; 4) A park store; 5) A trailer rental; 6) A snack bar/grill located at the swimming pool area; 7) A Laundromat located at the swimming pool area; and 8) A video arcade located at the swimming pool area.

The request for proposals and a copy of a draft concession agreement can be viewed at Proposals will be received in the Parks Department’s Administrative Office, located at 610 Mission Canyon Road, Santa Barbara, California,until 3:00 p.m., May 27, 2011, at this date and time all proposals will be publicly opened in the Parks Department’s Administrative Office. Only the names of the Proposers will be read aloud. If further information is needed, please contact Jessica Opland, at (805) 568-2467.

A mandatory bidder’s conference will be held on Friday, April 29, 2011 at 9:00 AM at Cachuma Lake to address and answer questions from perspective proposers.

Award of the various service concessions called for herein shall be contingent on renewal of County’s existing management lease with the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, under which County is authorized to operate recreational facilities at Cachuma Lake Recreation Area

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