The City of Calgary Public Art Program is requesting proposals from qualified bronze specialists or bronze conservators to provide treatment services for its outdoor collection over a period of three (3) years.
The successful proponent will be a qualified and highly experienced bronze foundry or conservator that has the necessary expertise, skills, tools, materials and facilities to complete hands-on treatments of outdoor bronze artworks and monuments. The successful propopent must have demonstratable expertise and experience in: bronze repairs, construction and repairs of internal armatures, patina restoration, and applying protective hot wax and/or lacquer coatings.
The highest rated proponent will be requested to enter an Agreement with The City for the provision of the Deliverables. The term of the Agreement may include a Proof of Concept, with an option in favour of The City to renew the Agreement on the same terms and conditions for an initial term of up to three (3) years. After the initial term, The City will have an option to renew the Agreement on the same terms and conditions for two (2) additional 1 year terms for a potential total term of one (1) years.
This procurement process is not intended to create and will not create a formal legally binding bidding process and will instead be governed by the law applicable to direct commercial negotiations.