Bid Title: Request for Proposals -- Early Vote Center Location for Nov. 2012 Presidential Election
Category: Services
Status: Closed

The Board of Lucas County Commissioners is seeking requests for proposals to lease short-term approximately 3,000 to 4,000 square feet of space to serve as the Lucas County Board of Elections Early Vote Center for the November 2012 Presidential Election.

The lease for the 3,000 to 4,000 square feet would be for approximately four months beginning September 1, 2012 and run through December 31, 2012.  This location will be the only Early Vote Center in Lucas County.  It is anticipated that upwards of 25,000 registered voters will be utilizing this location to cast their vote for this years Presidential Election.  The Board is looking for space that consists of a large open area that can easily be segmented to allow for the multi-step early vote process.  The criteria that will be considered in reviewing the proposals includes the following: geographically located within the City of Toledo, access to public transportation, ADA accessible, full complement of utilities including multiple phone lines, access to Buckeye TeleSystems metro ether net fiber optic plant or the ability to achieve said access by September 1, 2012, parking, restrooms, loading area, ability to secure IT servers and store sensitive election materials, and a building security system. 

Proposals shall be submitted no later that 2:00 PM on July 23, 2012 to the Board of Lucas County Commissioners, One Government Center, Suite 800, Toledo, Ohio 43604-2259, Attention: Kelly Roberts, Director of Office of Management and Budget, Lucas County Commissioners.  Proposals shall be clearly marked “Lucas County Early Vote Center.”  Please submit five (5) hard copies of your proposal.  Bids will be opened immediately following the submission deadline.

Note: Late submittals will not be considered.

Pete Gerken, President
Tina Skeldon Wozniak, Commissioner
Carol Contrada, Commissioner 

Published in the Toledo Blade on July 9, 2012
Publication Date/Time:
7/9/2012 12:00 AM
Closing Date/Time:
7/23/2012 2:00 PM

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