NORTH SHORE MTS WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT SERVICES
- Government to Government - PIN# 82711RR00038 - Due 3-31-2011 AT 11:00 AM
The Department of Sanitation (DSNY) provides this notice of its intent to enter into a government-to-government agreement with USDA for the services of a full-time, dedicated USDA wildlife biologist. DSNY has determined that it is in the best interest of the City to obtain these services from USDA, the recognized experts in wildlife management at airport facilities, including at LaGuardia and JFK airports, to assist DSNY in the implementation of USDOT/FAA recommendations to ensure the compatibility of the North Shore MTS with safe operations at LaGuardia Airport. Among other things, the USDA wildlife biologist would develop and implement a wildlife hazard management plan for the MTS, monitor and address wildlife activity in the vicinity of the MTS, work with NY area wildlife management working groups and train MTS staff on wildlife management. The estimated amount of the government to government contract is $700,000; the proposed contract term is four years. Qualified vendors that seek to provide such services in connection with a future procurement may contact Bureau Contracting Officer Sarah Dolinar at firstname.lastname@example.org
Intent to Award
Government to Government
DSNY / ACCO
51 Chambers Street, Room 806, New York, NY 10007
Thank you for responding to my e-mail about the removal of Canada geese from Prospect Park this past summer.
I realize how deeply disturbed many people were by the subsequent euthanization of these birds, and I want to assure you that I'm not "sugarcoating" the gravity of this situation in any way.
The Council and I have worked very hard over the years to help bring about positive changes in the lives of animals here in our city, and we'll continue to treat this and other issues impacting animals and the animal rights community with the attention and seriousness that they deserve.
As I stated in my previous e-mail, I believe it's important for all of the local, state and federal offices involved in this matter to balance the public safety and welfare needs of people and animals.
The Council and I will continue to do what we responsibly can to help make sure that balance is maintained here in our city.
To which I replied back to Ms. Quinn:
Thanks for your follow-up reply, Ms. Adjamine. I do understand and appreciate the points that you've made and will certainly keep all of these things in mind as we continue to closely monitor this situation. Thanks again for your strong and impassioned advocacy on behalf of these birds.
And, I replied back one last time to her: