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Request for Franchise Applications for the Operation of Animal-Drawn Carriages

The City of St. Augustine hereby requests, pursuant to Ordinance No. 2011-01, that interested applicants submit a Franchise Application for the issuance of a Franchise Agreement with respect to the commercial operation of animal-drawn carriages within the City of St Augustine.

Submittals will be received until 4:00 PM EDT, Monday May 16, 2011, at the City Manager’s Office, 4th Floor, Lobby C, City Hall, 75 King Street, St. Augustine, Florida 32084. No facsimile submittals will be accepted. Submittals received after the time and date for receipt above will be returned unopened. The Franchise Application shall be mailed or delivered in person to:

Mailing Address

City of St. Augustine

Timothy A. Burchfield

Assistant City Manager

P.O. Box 210

St. Augustine, FL 32085-0210

Physical Address

City of St. Augustine

Timothy A. Burchfield

Assistant City Manager

75 King Street, 4th Floor, Lobby C

St. Augustine, FL 32084

The City of St. Augustine reserves the right, which is understood and agreed to by all applicants, to waive any informality in or to reject any or all submittals if deemed to be in the City’s best interest. The City also reserves the right to award a franchise agreement on such terms as the City deems will best serve its interests.

The City of St. Augustine is committed to the opportunity for diversity in the performance of all City of St. Augustine projects. All applicants are encouraged to make good faith efforts to ensure that women and minorities are given fair opportunity for participation in the franchise process.


Timothy A. Burchfield/Assistant City Manager

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