Requests For Proposals, Invitations To Bid, Information for Vendors

ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS

Sealed proposals for construction of the Lower Rio Grande Public Water Works Authority's Berino Area Waterline Extension will be received by Parkhill, Smith & Cooper at 115 West Griggs Avenue, Las Cruces, New Mexico, until 2:00 p.m. (MST), Wednesday June 21, 2017, and at that time and place will be publicly opened and read aloud. Bids received after the bid opening begins will not be accepted.

For more information please see the  complete bid announcement posted below.

Four bids were received - apparent low bidder is J29 Enterprises.  Bids are under review and contract award will be on board agenda for July 20, 2017.


RFP #FY2017-01
Architectural Services for Central Office Building Project

Download the RFP below.  Deadline is 3 pm on February 23, 2017.

RFP is closed.  Selected firm was Wilson & Company
ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS

Submissions of sealed bids are invited from Bidders for the Lower Rio Grande Public Water Works Authority Water Tank Inspection, NM. The nature of the work consists of inspection of potable water tanks including the production of a DVD with audio, pit and blister analysis, recording of sediment levels, and may include maintenance items found during inspection for the Lower Rio Grande Public Water Works Authority.

Bids to complete this work will be received by Huitt-Zollars, Inc., Projects Engineer, Raymond De La Vega, PE, and be delivered in person or delivery service to 333 Rio Rancho Dr. NE Suite 101, Rio Rancho, New Mexico, until  2:00 p.m. (local time), Tuesday January 31, 2017 at which time and place all bids will be opened and tabulated. Bids received after the bid opening begins will not be accepted.

Bid Documents for this supply contract project may be obtained by contacting Huitt-Zollars, Inc. 333 Rio Rancho Dr. NE Suite 101, Rio Rancho, New Mexico, beginning Monday, January 18, between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. (local time), weekdays.

Pre-Bid Conference will not be held. All questions are to be sent to Raymond De La Vega at rdelavega@huitt-zollars.com no later than January 25th. Bid Security in the amount of 5% of the total Bid shall accompany each Bid in accordance with instruction to bidders.  All bidders shall hold their bids for Sixty one (61) days after actual date of bid opening.

The Authority reserves the right to reject any or all Bids and to waive informalities or irregularities in the Bidding.

January 18, 2017
Lower Rio Grande Public Water Works Authority
Karen Nichols, Projects Manager

CLOSED: Riley Industrial Services was selected.
Informal RFP/Q FY2016-04
GPS Fleet Tracking Hardware & Services

Download the Informal Request for Proposals-Quotes below.  Deadline: 12/29/16.

CLOSED: GPS Insights was selected.
SCADA Project Bid Ad

Deadline for Proposals 12/13/16

CLOSED: Molzen-Corbin was selected.
RFP #FY2016-03

RFP for Water Treatment Project Design & Construction Phase Services due to statutory expiration of current contract with Bohannan Huston, Inc. is available to download below.  Deadline for proposals is 3:00 pm on Wednesday, June 8, 2016.

CLOSED: Bohannan Huston, Inc. was selected
Informal RFP #FY2016-02 for
As-Needed Engineering Services

The Lower Rio Grande PWWA Board of Directors Authorized issuance of this Informal RFP at its regular meeting on 4/20/16 with publication in the Las Cruces Sun News legal classified ad section on Sunday, May 8, 2016.  The RFP can be downloaded below.  Deadline is 3:00 pm on June 8, 2016.  Multiple firms may be selected.  

CLOSED: Multiple firms have been selected

For questions or to be placed on our email notification list for upcoming RFPs, contact Karen Nichols, Projects Manager, at 575-233-5742 ext. 1018, 915-203-2057 or karen.nichols @ LRGauthority.org.
RFP for Engineering Services
Valle Del Rio Water System Improvements

The Lower Rio Grande PWWA has issued this RFP with publication in the Las Cruces Sun News legal classified ad section beginning Thursday, November 19, 2016.  The RFP and an evaluation of the water system can be downloaded below. 

The project is funded by the NM Drinking Water Revolving Loan Fund, and due to the fact that this include US-EPA funds, Resident Business and Resident Veteran Business preferences will not apply.

Deadline for submission of proposals is 3:00 p.m. on Monday, January 4, 2016 at the LRGPWWA La Mesa Office, 521 St. Valentine, La Mesa, NM. For questions or to be placed on our RFP Notification email list, contact Projects Manager Karen Nichols at 575-233-5742575-233-5742 ext. 1018, 915-203-2057915-203-2057 or karen.nichols @ LRGauthority.org

CLOSED: Souder, Miller and Associates was selected.
Alto de Las Flores MDWCA RFP for Professional Services - Engineering

The Lower Rio Grande PWWA is assisting Alto de Las Flores Mutual Domestic Water Consumers Association with their Request for Proposal for engineering services for a USDA Rural Development funding application and water system improvements project.  Proposals will be received at Lower Rio Grande PWWA La Mesa Office, 521 St.Valentine, La Mesa NM 88044 until Monday, November 16, 2015, 3:00 p.m.  The complete RFP can be downloaded below.

Seven Proposals were received and evaluated by the RFP Committee.  The Committee recommendation is on the board agenda for 11/19/15. 

CLOSED: Bohannan Huston Inc. was selected.
INVITATION TO BID #LRG-FY2016-01
The Lower Rio Grande Public Water Works Authority is seeking sealed bids for a trailer mounted sewer vactor/jetter unit.  Invitation to Bid (ITB) & specifications can be downloaded below.

Formal sealed bid opening will be held at 3:00 pm on Wednesday, September 30, 2015 in the conference room at the LRGPWWA La Mesa Office, 521 St. Valentine, La Mesa NM.

Sole point of contact for this Invitation to Bid is Karen Nichols, Projects Manager, karen.nichols (@sign) LRGauthority.org, 575-233-5742 ext. 122, 915-2003-2057.

Publication Dates: 9/13/15 & 9/17/15 in Las Cruces Sun News

Successful bidder was Vermeer.  Contract finalized.
RFP for Engineering Services
SCADA Project
 
 The Lower Rio Grande PWWA has issued an RFP for Engineering Services with notice appearing in the Las Cruces Sun News legal classified ad section beginning Friday, June 5, 2015. The RFP can be downloaded at the link below. The project is funded by the NM Special Appropriation (Capital Outlay) and will include design and construction phase services. Revision of the planning documents is included in the RFP only as a contingency.
 
Deadline for submission of proposals is 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday, July 15, 2015 at the LRGPWWA La Mesa Office, 521 St. Valentine, La Mesa, NM. For questions or to request a download link to view planning documents for the project, contact Projects Manager Karen Nichols at 575-233-5742 ext. 122, 915-203-2057 or karen.nichols @ LRGauthority.org

CLOSED - Contract pending with Molzen Corbin Associates
RFP for Engineering Services
Waterline Extension Project
Berino & La Mesa
 
 The Lower Rio Grande PWWA has issued an RFP for Engineering Services with notice appearing in the Las Cruces Sun News legal classified ad section beginning Friday, June 5, 2015. The RFP can be downloaded at the link below. The project is funded by the NM Colonias Infrastructure Trust Fund and will include design and construction phase services. Revision of the planning documents is included in the RFP only as a contingency.
 
Deadline for submission of proposals is 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday, July 15, 2015 at the LRGPWWA La Mesa Office, 521 St. Valentine, La Mesa, NM. For questions or to request a download link to view planning documents for the project, contact Projects Manager Karen Nichols at 575-233-5742 ext. 122, 915-203-2057 or karen.nichols @ LRGauthority.org

CLOSED - Contract finalized with Parkhill, Smith & Cooper
 

RFP for Engineering Services

Mesquite-Brazito Sewer Project

 

The Lower Rio Grande PWWA has issued an RFP for Engineering Services with notice appearing in the Las Cruces Sun News legal classified ad section beginning Thursday, February 19, 2015. The RFP can be downloaded at the link below. The project is funded by USDA Rural Development and the NM Colonias Infrastructure Trust Fund and will include design and construction phase services. Revision of the planning documents is included in the RFP only as a contingency.
 
Deadline for submission of proposals is 5:00 p.m. on Monday, March 30, 2015 at the LRGPWWA La Mesa Office, 521 St. Valentine, La Mesa, NM. For questions or to request a download link to view planning documents for the project, contact Projects Manager Karen Nichols at 575-233-5742 ext. 122, 915-203-2057 or karen.nichols @ LRGauthority.org

CLOSED - Contract pending with Bohannan Huston, Inc.
INVITATION TO BID
LRGPWWA Brazito Water System Improvements Project
Bid advertisement appeared in the Las Cruces Sun News on Sunday, February 15, 2015 and is posted below Bid documents are available on the Souder, Miller & Associates website at http://www.soudermiller.com/bid-requests/

CLOSED - contract awarded to Western Building & Development

The Lower Rio Grande PWWA  is requesting proposals for goods and services necessary to establish a turnkey, integrated hardware-software environment, which will satisfy the specifications contained in the RFP, bringing to bear whatever vendor resources are required from the areas of computer systems hardware, software, technical training, conversion, maintenance, and services support for the LRPWWA Information Technology Project – Administrative Data Processing System located in southern Dona Ana County.


LRGPWWA requests that responding vendors propose the following applications and services:
• Utility Billing Application
• Financial Management Application
• Installation
• Data Transfer
• Implementation
• Training
• Support


Project Number LRG-13-02


Proposals will be received at the LRGPWWA La Mesa Office, 521 St. Valentine, La Mesa NM 88044 until 2:00 p.m. on  Tuesday, July 22, 2014


Copies of the Request for Proposals can be downloaded below, obtained in person at the LRGPWWA  La Mesa Office, 521 St. Valentine, La Mesa NM 88044, or will be mailed or emailed upon request to Karen Nichols, Projects Manager, at 575-233-5742 ext. 122 or karen.nichols @ LRGauthority.org


A Pre-Proposal Conference will not be held.

CLOSED: THE SELECTED FIRM WAS TYLER TECHNOLOGIES

The LRGPWWA will be accepting letters of interest for appraisal services & engineering service. Please see the documents below for specifics. Interested parties should contact Karen.Nichols @ lrgauthority.org for further information.
The firm selected for engineering services was Souder Miller & Associates. 
The firm selected for appraisal services was Barrett Appraisal.
The LRGPWWA will be accepting quotes for Accounting Services. Please see the document below for specifics. 
The firm selected for accounting services was White, Samaniego & Campbell.
The LRGPWWA will be accepting quotes for vehicle maintenance. Please see the document below.  Note the RfQ states that we will be accepting quotes until 3pm Tues April 9. This is incorrect. It should state:
We will be accepting quotes until 3pm, Wed April 9.
This Project is being REBID

Bid Ad dates are Feb 6, 9 & 10
in the Las Cruces Sun-News

New ad was posted below
Feb 6

BID OPENING HAS BEEN SCHEDULED FOR 10:00 am TUESDAY, MARCH 25th AT OUR LA MESA OFFICE, 521 ST. VALENTINE IN LA MESA

 ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
Berino/Mesquite-Del Cerro Water System Improvements Project
Project #LRG-11-04 
 
The bid advertisement may be downloaded at the link below.  The ad appears in the Las Cruces Sun News on 7/28/13, 7/31/13 and 8/4/13.  Contract documents are available at Vencor Engineering, LLC, 1401 S. Don Roser Dr., Ste. A-2, Las Cruces NM 88011, phone 575-652-3531.  Electronic Copies of the Contract Documents consisting of PDF files on a USB  flash drive are available upon payment of a $35 deposit, or hard copies are available upon payment of a $250 deposit.  Deposits are refundable upon return of the plan & specification sets in good condition.
 
The project is jointly funded by USDA Rural Development and the NM Water Trust Board with planning & design funded by NM Finanace Authority, Legislative Capital Outlay, and the Governor's Colonias Initiative.  The project budget including all planning, design and construction phase engineering services is $10.3 million.
 
A Non-Mandatory Pre-bid Meeting will be held at 10:00 a.m. on 8/9/13 at the Del Cerro Community Center, 180 La Fe, Mesquite NM 88048.  Bids will be received by Projects Manager Karen Nichols (575-233-5742 ext. 122) at the La Mesa Office of the Lower Rio Grande Public Water Works Authority, 521 St. Valentine, La Mesa NM 88044 (or by mail at 325 Holguin Rd. Box C, Vado NM 88072) until 2:00 p.m. on August 23, 2013.  Bid Opening will be at the LRGPWWA La Mesa Office at 2:00 p.m. on 8/23/13.

Contract has been  awarded to Smithco

RFP For Engineering Services

Brazito Water System Improvements Project

 
The Lower Rio Grande PWWA will be advertising an RFP for Engineering Services in the Las Cruces Sun News beginning Thursday, October 24, 2013.  The RFP can be downloaded below. The project is funded by the NM Colonias Infrastructure Trust Fund and the project may include updating the planning documents, design and construction phase.  Deadline for submission of proposals is 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, November 14, 2013 at the LRGPWWA La Mesa Office, 521 St. Valentine, La Mesa, NM.  For questions, contact Projects Manager Karen Nichols at 575-233-5742 ext. 122, 915-203-2057 or karen.nichols @ LRGauthority.org  
CLOSED
Firm Selected: Souder Miller & Associates


REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS FOR PROFESSIONAL SERVICES
 
The Lower Rio Grande Public Water Works Authority has Re-Issued and RFP on the Surface Water Treatment Facility Project which was previously awarded to Bohannan Huston, Inc. as required due to a change in scope to add brackish groundwater treatment.  To receive a copy of the RFP, contact Projects Manager Karen Nichols at 575-233-5742 ext. 122 or karen.nichols @ LRGauthority.org.  Deadline for proposals is 2:00 p.m. on 8/6/13
 
CLOSED
Awarded to Bohannan Huston, Inc.
REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS
PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

The Lower Rio Grande Public Water Works Authority is requesting, competitive proposals from qualified firms to provide consulting engineering services. The scope of project for which the engineering services are required shall include, but not limited to the following:


Purchase of Water Rights. Consultant shall be required to provide Basic Specification and Contract Administration services for the proposed project. The Preliminary Engineering Report shall be completed in accordance with USDA, RUS Bulletin 1780-2 guidelines and an Environmental Report in accordance with USDA, RUS Regulation 1794 and RUS Bulletin 1794A-602. The PER will be a simplified report justifying the need for water rights. Due to the type of project, it will be a Categorical Exclusion. PER and Categorical Exclusion must be completed by 6/25/13.


Sealed proposals will be received by Lower Rio Grande PWWA at its La Mesa Office, 521 St. Valentine, La Mesa NM, no later than 2:00 p.m. on 6/11/13.


DOWNLOAD THE FULL RFP BELOW

CLOSED
PROJECT AWARDED TO BOHANNAN HUSTON, INC.


Email Notification Lists

Engineering firms and contractors who wish to be notified by email of upcoming Requests for Proposals or projects going out to bid may contact Projects Manager Karen Nichols at karen.nichols @ lrgauthority.org to be added to the email list.