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File #: 28828    Version: 1 Name: 2013 Public Market RFP
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 1/15/2013 In control: BOARD OF ESTIMATES (ended 4/2017)
On agenda: 2/5/2013 Final action: 2/5/2013
Enactment date: 2/6/2013 Enactment #: RES-13-00078
Title: Authorizing the Director of the Department of Planning & Community & Economic Development to issue a Request for Proposals (“RFP”) for consultant services to prepare a Madison Public Market Business Plan (“Business Plan”), authorizing a sub-committee of the Madison Local Food Committee to select the consultant(s) to prepare the Business Plan, and authorizing the City to execute a contract with the selected consultant(s) to prepare the Business Plan in an amount not to exceed $250,000.
Sponsors: Marsha A. Rummel, Satya V. Rhodes-Conway, Anita Weier, Tim Bruer, Paul R. Soglin
Attachments: 1. Public Market Business Plan RFP Memo Legistar 28828 1-24-13.pdf
Fiscal Note
The 2013 adopted Capital Budget for Planning and Community and Economic Development (PCED) provides funding of $1,200,000 for the Public Market project (Project No. 28, "Public Market," Acc't No. 810747. No additional appropriation is required.
Title
Authorizing the Director of the Department of Planning & Community & Economic Development to issue a Request for Proposals (“RFP”) for consultant services to prepare a Madison Public Market Business Plan (“Business Plan”), authorizing a sub-committee of the Madison Local Food Committee to select the consultant(s) to prepare the Business Plan, and authorizing the City to execute a contract with the selected consultant(s) to prepare the Business Plan in an amount not to exceed $250,000.
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WHEREAS, the Madison Local Food Committee (“Committee”) has been charged with guiding the development of a Madison Public Market (“Public Market”); and,

WHEREAS, the Committee has determined that a Madison Public Market Business Plan (“Business Plan”) is needed to understand the feasibility of a Public Market; and,

WHEREAS, the Committee has determined that the Public Market will not be located in downtown Madison; and,

WHEREAS, several Public Market-related studies have been completed since 2004; and,

WHEREAS, these studies provide a useful foundation of information; however, they do not provide the level of detail needed in a Business Plan that will ultimately guide the Committee and City policy-makers on decisions related to a future Public Market; and,

WHEREAS, most of the aforementioned Public Market-related studies focused on a downtown location.

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Director of the Department of Planning & Community & Economic Development is authorized to issue a Request for Proposals (“RFP”) for consultant services for the preparation of a Madison Public Market Business Plan (“Business Plan”); and,

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Business Plan will include information related to vendo...

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