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Request for Proposals

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January 7, 2014 - Following an OIG investigation, the City of Philadelphia and Philadelphia Gas Works reached a no-fault agreement with Danella Companies, Inc. to settle claims it overbilled for construction materials for paving jobs, including paying more than $2.3 million to the City and PGW.

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Project Elevate RFIQ
Posted Nov 19, 2018
The City is seeking information and qualifications from eligible nonprofits to design and roll out a pilot phase of Project Elevate, an entrepreneurial program for public high school youth in Philadelphia.Donte Robinson and Rashon Nelson created the idea for such a program in the aftermath of their arrest in a Philadelphia café in April 2018. As a result of the incident, which resulted in the dismissal of all charges and apologies from the City and the café, the City of Philadelphia, Donte Robinson and Rashon Nelson agreed to a settlement of $1 plus a financial contribution of $200,000 from the City to be designated to an entrepreneurial program that will benefit Philadelphia youth.The City intends to award a one-time only grant of $200,000.

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Request For Expressions Of Interest Of Letters Of Credit And Alternative Variable Rate Financings
Posted Oct 26, 2018
The City of Philadelphia is hereby seeking proposals for the provision of Direct Pay Letters of Credit or alternative refinancing structures (i.e., privately placed SIFMA notes) to provide credit enhancement and liquidity for the General Obligation Multi-Modal Refunding Bonds, Series 2009B, Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development Multi-Modal Lease Revenue Refunding Bonds, Series 2007B-2, Gas Works Revenue Refunding Bonds, Fifth Series A-2, Eighth Series B and E, Philadelphia International Airport Revenue Refunding Bonds, Series 2005C-1, and Philadelphia International Airport Revenue Commercial Paper Notes, Series ABC.    

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Request for Information for Philadelphia Fire Department Personnel Accountability System
Posted Oct 18, 2018
The City of Philadelphia (City) Fire Department (PFD), in collaboration with the Office of Innovation and Technology (OIT) plans to implement a Personnel Accountability System (PAS) to enhance personnel safety for the emergency responder and provide the incident command organization an improved means to track and account for all personnel and their whereabouts within the danger area.

The City, through OIT, has issued this Request for Information (RFI) in order to solicit statements of interest, capabilities, and Rough Order of Magnitude (ROM) cost estimates from all Respondents interested in, and capable of, providing PAS solutions suited for PFD.

Responses to the RFI must be submitted by December 7, 2018 before 5:00 PM (Local Philadelphia Time).
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Request for Information Food Inventory Management System
Posted Aug 22, 2018
The City of Philadelphia (City) is embarking on an initiative to upgrade and modernize its administrative business processes and related legacy technology systems that currently support its business operations. As part of this initiative, the City intends to implement a new Food Inventory Management System.

The City, through its Office of Innovation and Technology (OIT), on behalf of the Office of Homeless Services (OHS), has issued this Request for Information (RFI) in order to solicit statements of interest, capabilities, and Rough Order of Magnitude (ROM) cost estimates from all Respondents interested in, and capable of, providing commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) software as part of the City’s solution.

Responses to the RFI must be submitted by September 19, 2018 before 5:00 PM (Local Philadelphia Time).

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Request for Information for Performance Based Budgeting Solutions
Posted Aug 14, 2018
The City of Philadelphia (City) is embarking on a significant initiative to modernize its administrative business processes and related legacy technology systems that currently support its business operations. As part of this initiative, the City intends to implement a new performance management system to assist with program-based budgeting.

The City, through its Office of Innovation and Technology (OIT), on behalf of The Office of Budget and Program Evaluation has issued this Request for Information (RFI) in order to solicit statements of interest, capabilities, and Rough Order of Magnitude (ROM) cost estimates from all Respondents interested in, and capable of, providing commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) software as part of the City’s solution.

Responses to the RFI must be submitted by September 12, 2018 before 5:00 PM (Local Philadelphia Time).

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2018 RFP for New HUD Continuum of Care (CoC) Projects
Posted Jul 10, 2018

The City of Philadelphia has issued Requests for Proposals (RFP) for new Permanent Supportive Housing, Rapid Re-Housing, and Joint Transitional and Rapid Re-Housing projects for households with or without children, including youth ages 18-24, to be included in Philadelphia's 2018 application to HUD for Continuum of Care (CoC) Program funding. Proposals are due via electronic submission no later than 5:00pm, Philadelphia, PA local time, on Tuesday, August 7, 2018. There is an informational briefing scheduled for Monday, July 16th, 3:00pm-4:30pm at the Municipal Services Building, 1401 JFK Boulevard, 16th Floor, Room Y. Questions regarding the RFP must be received no later than 3:00pm, Philadelphia, PA, local time, on Friday, July 20, 2018.


Appendix A - common terms and acronyms

Appendix B - Rapid Re-Housing background information

Appendix C - Tax and Regulatory Status and Clearance Statement

Appendix D-1 Anti-Discrimination Solicitation for Participation and Commitment Form

Appendix D-2 Special Antidiscrimination Requirements Applicable to Non-Profit Organizations

Appendix E – General Provisions

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RFI for Firefighter Exam
Posted Jun 20, 2018
The City is seeking information for the development of a valid, job-related, culturally unbiased, nondiscriminatory, and legally defensible examination for the entry level position of Firefighter.
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Request for Information for Election Systems
Posted Jun 04, 2018
The City of Philadelphia (City) is embarking on a significant initiative to upgrade and modernize its Election System infrastructure. As part of this initiative, the City intends to replace the Danaher 1242 Voting Machines currently in use for elections with a solution certified by the State of Pennsylvania for future elections. Additional projects will also include the replacement of the current paper polling books with an Electronic Polling Book (EPB) solution.

The City, through its Office of Innovation and Technology (OIT) and the Philadelphia City Commissioners, has issued this Request for Information (RFI) in order to solicit statements of interest, capabilities, and Rough Order of Magnitude (ROM) cost estimates from all Respondents interested in, and capable of, providing a State of Pennsylvania certified solution for Election Systems to include voting machines, electronic poll books and associated components in time for the 2019 General Election. If a Respondent only supplies an electronic polling book solution, it is acceptable to submit information limited to that solution.

Responses to the RFI must be submitted by July 17, 2018 before 5:00 PM (Local Philadelphia Time).

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RFP - Rapid Re-Housing project
Posted Jun 04, 2018
The City of Philadelphia has issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) for a new Rapid Re-Housing project, funded through the FY 2017 HUD Continuum of Care (CoC) Program competition. Proposals are due via electronic submission no later than 5:00pm, Philadelphia, PA local time, on Monday, July 2, 2018. There is an informational briefing scheduled for Tuesday, June 12th, 1:00pm-2:00pm at the Municipal Services Building, 1401 JFK Boulevard, 16th Floor, Room Y.


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Truck Parking Options RFI
Posted May 14, 2018
The City of Philadelphia, through its Office of Transportation & Infrastructure Systems (oTIS), is issuing this Request for Information (RFI) about options to provide long-haul and local-serving tractor trailer truck parking in the city of Philadelphia. The information obtained from this RFI will inform City policies, future actions, and potential contracting opportunities related to truck parking facilities in Philadelphia. Respondents to this RFI should follow the enclosed guidance when responding.

A Word version of Appendix A: RFI Response Template is included for your convenience; however, you are not required to use it.

Responses must be received no later than 5:00 pm, Eastern Standard time, on Friday, June 29, 2018.

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Request for Information for Student Information System
Posted Apr 30, 2018
The City of Philadelphia (City) is embarking on a significant initiative to modernize its administrative business processes and related legacy technology systems that currently support its business operations. As part of this initiative, the City intends to implement a new Student Information System to track the adult students who enroll in the myPLACEsm adult education program, to develop their skills or learn English as a second language (ESL).

The City, through its Office of Innovation and Technology (OIT) on behalf of the Office of Adult Education (OAE), has issued this Request for Information (RFI) in order to solicit statements of interest, capabilities, and Rough Order of Magnitude (ROM) cost estimates from all Respondents interested in, and capable of, providing commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) software as part of the City’s solution.

Responses to the RFI must be submitted by June 15, 2018 before 5:00 PM (Local Philadelphia Time).
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RFP for Additional Opportunities
Posted Apr 10, 2018
The City of Philadelphia’s Percent for Art Program, through the Office of Arts, Culture and the Creative Economy (OACCE) announces a $49,000 competition to commission a site-specific artwork at Engine 37. This commission is part of the City construction and renovation project by the Department of Public Property and the Philadelphia Fire Department.
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Request for Information for Energy Management System
Posted Feb 26, 2018
The City of Philadelphia (City) is embarking on a significant initiative to modernize its administrative business processes and related legacy technology systems that currently support its business operations. As part of this initiative, the City intends to implement a new application to deliver analysis and reports based on the City’s Building Automation Systems infrastructure used for Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC) controls. The City, through its Office of Innovation and Technology (OIT), has issued this Request for Information (RFI) in order to solicit statements of interest, capabilities, and Rough Order of Magnitude (ROM) cost estimates from all Respondents interested in, and capable of, providing commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) software as part of the City’s solution.

Responses to the RFI must be submitted by April 12, 2018 before 5:00 PM (Local Philadelphia Time).
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RFI For Commercial Dumpster Collections
Posted Jan 08, 2018
MDO, Streets, and L&I collectively are issuing this Request for Information to gather input regarding alternative models, operational methods, services, equipment, systems, and technologies for commercial dumpster collections. The goal is to gather information to to reduce the number of dumpsters in the right-of-way, improve waste reporting and diversion, decrease traffic impacts, and improve litter, health and sanitary conditions the City's residents and businesses.

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RFI for Greened Acre Delivery on Privately-Owned Land for The City of Philadelphia
Posted Dec 14, 2017
The Philadelphia Water Department (PWD) seeks to increase the number of green stormwater infrastructure (GSI) projects implemented on privately-owned land. PWD seeks information to evaluate potential options for meeting this goal, including (1) modifying its current incentives programs to encourage increased participation; or (2) introducing an alternative GSI delivery program focused on privately-owned land.

Responses to the RFI must be submitted by February 9, 2018 before 5:00 PM (Local Philadelphia Time).
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Request for Information for Call Accounting Software System
Posted Dec 11, 2017

The City of Philadelphia (City) is embarking on a significant initiative to modernize its administrative business processes and related legacy technology systems that currently support its business operations. As part of this initiative, the City intends to implement a new call accounting software solution. 

The City, through its Office of Innovation and Technology (OIT), has issued this Request for Information (RFI) in order to solicit statements of interest, capabilities, and Rough Order of Magnitude (ROM) cost estimates from all Respondents interested in, and capable of, providing commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) software or a cloud-based solution which is capable of supporting a volume of 45,000+ phone lines, 7,000+ wireless devices, and 55,000+ circuits.

Responses to the RFI must be submitted by February 9, 2018 before 5:00 PM (Local Philadelphia Time).

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Request for Information for Treasury Management System
Posted Nov 10, 2017
The City of Philadelphia (“City”) is embarking on an initiative to modernize its administrative business processes and related legacy technology systems that currently support its business operations. As part of this initiative, the City intends to procure a new Treasury Management System (TMS). The City, through its Office of Innovation and Technology (OIT) on behalf of the City Treasurer’s Office (CTO), has issued this Request for Information (RFI) in order to solicit statements of interest, capabilities, and Rough Order of Magnitude (ROM) cost estimates from all Respondents interested in, and capable of, providing commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) software as part of the City’s solution.

Responses to the RFI must be submitted by December 15, 2017 before 5:00 PM (Local Philadelphia Time).

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RFI for Computer-aided Dispatch (CAD), Mobile Data Solution (MDS), And Records Management System (RMS) Solution
Posted Oct 16, 2017
The City of Philadelphia (City) is embarking on a significant initiative to modernize its administrative business processes and related legacy technology systems that currently support its business operations. As part of this initiative, the City intends to implement a new multidisciplinary, citywide Computer-Aided Dispatch (CAD), Mobile Data Solution (MDS), and Records Management System (RMS) Solution.

The City, through its Office of Innovation and Technology (OIT) on behalf of the Philadelphia Police Department (PPD) and Philadelphia Fire Department (PFD), has issued this Request for Information (RFI) in order to solicit statements of interest, capabilities, and Rough Order of Magnitude (ROM) cost estimates from all Respondents interested in, and capable of, providing commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) software as part of the City’s solution.

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Public Facilities RFI
Posted Oct 10, 2017
The MDO and the City seek information to assist in the development of a public restroom and hygiene facilities program based on innovative and best practices that is paid for and maintained through revenue generated by the program and is accessible to all residents and visitors.
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Request for Information for Treasury Management System
Posted Sep 11, 2017
The City of Philadelphia (“City”) is embarking on an initiative to modernize its administrative business processes and related legacy technology systems that currently support its business operations. As part of this initiative, the City intends to procure a new Treasury Management System (TMS). The City, through its Office of Innovation and Technology (OIT) on behalf of the City Treasurer’s Office (CTO), has issued this Request for Information (RFI) in order to solicit statements of interest, capabilities, and Rough Order of Magnitude (ROM) cost estimates from all Respondents interested in, and capable of, providing commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) software as part of the City’s solution.

Responses to the RFI must be submitted by October 16, 2017 before 5:00 PM (Local Philadelphia Time).

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