MACDC has obtained funding to implement a block-cleaning program in Mt. Airy and Germantown on streets that have been identified as both at-risk for gun violence and that score high on the city’s litter index. Applying proven principles of crime prevention through environmental design, the project seeks to produce a demonstrable impact on neighborhood pride, residents’ well-being, and reduce new gun violence incidents by implementing a sustainable litter-removal intervention through cleaning and neighbor investment. Funding for this contract is provided by the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency’s Violence Intervention and Prevention program.

This contract opportunity seeks a capable and experienced provider who can carry out weekly litter cleaning services across 335 blocks, undertake associated logistical management, and oversee communications and community engagement tasks necessary to build resident buy-in. The contract term will begin no earlier than November 1, 2023 and end on June 30, 2025.

Contract Opportunity Summary
Mt. Airy Community Development Corporation (MACDC) is seeking to contract for the provision of weekly litter-cleaning services in the public right-of-way on 335 blocks in Philadelphia’s Mt. Airy and Germantown neighborhoods, including the management of certain communication and resident engagement activities related to the cleaning program. The contract term will begin no earlier than November 1, 2023 and will end on June 30, 2025. This opportunity requires a sealed bid.

Please see full bid details in the document below.

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