Dear Proposing Vendor:

The 125th Street Business Improvement District is soliciting proposals from qualified  Public Safety vendors to provide Public Safety and  Ambassador Services within  the 125th Street BID boundaries.


A. Intent to Bid & Confirmation of Meeting Attendance: Please email Barbara Askins at by March 2nd and copy Mark Irgang, confirming your firm’s intention to bid and your firm’s confirmation to attend the informational meeting.

B. Informational Meeting/ Walk Through: The informational walk-through is mandatory and will take place on March 17th at 10:30AM. Vendors are to meet at the BID Office located at 360 West 125th Street, suite 11. To gain access to the office, press the code 011 and then the telephone icon on the the keypad to the right.

C. Vendor Question Procedure: Questions from your firm regarding the RFP are due to Barbara Askins,, by 5PM on March 2nd. All questions must be submitted using the Questionnaire Form attached. . All questions will be collected and responses will be emailed out to all responding vendors. 

D. Proposal Submittal: All Bids are due on March 30th at 11:59pm.

Instructions Regarding BID Submission

1. Upload your proposal on Your proposal along with the completed billing rate schedule (form attached) is to be submitted on the Submittal platform ( , a cloud-based submission management system.  

2. There are 2 RFP’s. One for Sanitation services and one for Public Safety services. Vendors can respond to one or both of the RFP’s. Bids submitted via regular mail, e-mail, fax, USPS, Fed Ex, UPS or messenger will not be accepted.  

Contact Information

All questions and correspondence should be sent directly to:

Barbara Askins

President & CEO

125TH Street Business Improvement District

212-662-8999 ext 1

125th Street Business Improvement District