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Bid Title: RFP for City of Portland Wastewater Treatment Plant Sludge Dewatering Press
Category: Request for Proposal or Bid Opportunities
Status: Closed


The City of Portland is hereby accepting sealed proposals, addressed to the City of Portland, Texas (Owner) for:

CITY OF PORTLAND WASTEWATER TREATMENT PLANT SLUDGE DEWATERING PRESS consists of the installation of a sludge volute dewatering press and double disc sludge feed pump which uses a VFD, installation of a discharge slide, polymer system, and all electrical power and control connections to have a fully operational system as shown on the plans and specifications. The Project also includes the installation of a 20FT X 25FT galvanized steel prefabricated cover/ carport. Including Alternate No. 1 which consists of a ~15 incline screw conveyor and roll-off box. This work, along with yard piping, site work and other appurtenances are all to be constructed in strict accordance with the construction plans, specifications, and contract documents. Bids will be received at the office of the City Manager, 1900 Billy G. Webb Drive, Portland, Texas 78374 until 2:00 PM on Thursday, February 15, 2024, and then publicly opened and read. Any bid received after closing time will be returned unopened.

A pre-bid meeting is scheduled for 10:00 AM on Tuesday, February 6, 2024, in the City Council Chambers 2nd Floor, Portland City Hall, 1900 Billy G. Webb Drive, Portland, Texas 78374. The pre-bid meeting will be conducted by the Engineer and the City. A site visit to the wastewater treatment plant will follow the meeting.  

A bid bond in the amount of 5% of the highest amount bid must accompany each proposal.  Failure to provide the bid bond will constitute a non-responsive proposal which will not be considered. Failure to provide required performance and payment bonds for contracts over $25,000.00 will result in forfeiture of the 5% bid bond to the City as liquidated damages. Plans, proposal forms, specifications and contract documents may be procured from the Engineer, LJA Engineering, Inc. (LJA), 5350 South Staples Street, Suite 425, Corpus Christi, Texas 78411, upon payment of Thirty Dollars and 00/100 Dollars ($30.00). Documents can be obtained by mail upon receipt of an additional ($10.00) which is a non-refundable postage/handling charge.  The payment is non-refundable. Plans and Specifications will be available at no charge to download through CIVCAST. In order to obtain instructions to download please contact our office at 713-953-5200 or via email . Include all company contact information when utilizing CIVCAST.

The City reserves the right to reject any or all bids, to waive irregularities and to accept the bid which, in the City’s opinion, seems most advantageous to the City and in the best interest of the public.

Publication Date/Time:
1/22/2024 8:00 AM
Publication Information:
Please refer to RFP Documents for details.
Closing Date/Time:
2/15/2024 2:00 PM
Submittal Information:
Please refer to the RFP for submittal instructions
Bid Opening Information:
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Addendum Date/Time:
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Pre-bid Meeting:
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Contact Person:
Name: Tim Aschoff
Phone: 713-953-5200
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8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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