November 15, 2016
The Maryland State Treasurer’s Office (the “Office”), which is issuing this Invitation For Bids (“IFB”), is requesting bids for financing, under a tax-exempt lease-purchase financing arrangement (the “EPC Lease”), the acquisition by the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (“DHMH”) Springfield Hospital Center and the Maryland Department of Transportation (“MDOT”) Motor Vehicle Administration (“MVA”) of the State of Maryland (the “Lessee” or the “State”) of certain energy systems or equipment under Energy Performance Contracts (“EPCs”). The successful bidder (the “Lessor”) will provide financing for up to $4,682,772 in equipment purchases and related facility energy improvements. The financing is expected to close December 22, 2016 (the “financing date”) as further described on Appendix A hereto. The purchases will be consolidated and the financing shall be provided as described in Section III of this IFB.