Requests For Proposals, Invitations To Bid, Information for Vendors

RFP #LRG-FY2019-01 S. Valley Line Extensions
The LRGPWWA is seeking proposals for professional engineering services for planning (technical memorandum), design, construction  and post-construction phases for a waterline extension project in its South Valley Service Area.  A Service Area Map can be downloaded from the link in column on the right side of this webpage.  RFP can be downloaded from the link below.

UPDATE: RFP Committee met on 9/12/18, Board will act on Committee recommendation on 9/19/18

For information, email Projects Manager Karen Nichols at karen.nichols @ LRGauthority.org or call 575-233-5742 extension 1018.

LOWER RIO GRANDE PUBLIC WATER WORKS AUTHORITY

US HIGHWAY 70 BORE CROSSING LINE REPAIR

ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS

Sealed Bids for the construction of the US Highway 70 Bore Crossing Line Repair will be received, by LRGPWWA, at the office of the LRGPWWA, (for in-person or delivery service – postal address is PO Box 2646, Anthony NM 88021), until 2:00 p.m. local time on January 24, 2018, at which time the Bids received will be publicly opened and read. The Project consists of replacing approximately 175 lf of 6” PVC water pipeline in an existing bored crossing.

Note(s) to User: 

Two alternative versions of the paragraph below are presented; delete the version not used. 1) The first version is for a Project that has a single prime construction contract. 2) The second version is for a multiple-prime contract project. Edit the example language in the paragraph below to describe the type of Bid required. For additional guidance, see EJCDC® C-001, Commentary. Edit to suit the Project and Owner’s requirements.

Bids will be received for a single prime Contract. Bids shall be on a lump sum and unit price basis, with additive alternate bid items as indicated in the Bid Form.

Note(s) to User: 

1.The purpose of the paragraphs below is to identify the Issuing Office and other locations (if any) where the Bidding Documents may be examined and obtained. The paragraph should also contain information on charges or deposits and refunds for the Bidding Documents, and information on the availability of partial sets of the Bidding Documents. Edit the paragraphs below as required for the Project.

2.In the first paragraph below, identify the Issuing Office. The term “Issuing Office” (with initial capital letters) is defined in Article 1 of the Instructions to Bidders. It is typically appropriate to have only one Issuing Office for a given project. In the typical case the Engineer serves as the Issuing Office, although other entities such as the Owner, a construction manager, or a third-party reproduction firm can alternatively be the Issuing Office.

3.In the second paragraph below, identify other locations where the Bidding Documents may be examined. Supplement the list as needed; and make revisions to avoid redundancy with the Issuing Office that has been identified in the first paragraph below.

The Issuing Office for the Bidding Documents is: Bohannan Huston, Inc. located at 425 S. Telshor Blvd., Suite C103, Las Cruces, NM 88011, telephone 575-532-8670. Prospective Bidders may examine the Bidding Documents at the Issuing Office between the hours of Monday – Thursday 7:30 to 5:30 and Friday 7:30 to 11:30, and may obtain copies of the Bidding Documents from the Issuing Office as described below.

For bidding forms, and Contract Documents, including plans, specifications, and other documents to be used in connection with the submission of bids, prospective Bidders are invited to register under the “BHITracker” web portal link located at www.bhinc.com to obtain access to the “Bids” section for distribution of bid documents electronically.  Select the pertinent project as listed on the projects list.  Register new company account by providing the following contact information:  Company name, contact name, company role, telephone number and email address.  The Bidder shall receive a notification email once the bidder has been registered with the site.  Each registered bidder will be able to re-access the site from www.bhinc.com and selecting the “BHITracker/Bids” icon which will direct the Bidder to the BHITracker bid document distribution site.  The Bidder shall have a specific username and password in order to gain access to the “LRGPWWA US Highway 70 Bore Crossing Line Repair” project.  Neither Owner nor Engineer will be responsible for full or partial sets of Bidding Documents, including Addenda if any, obtained from sources other than the Issuing Office.

If you do not or cannot access the site, please notify us as soon as possible.  The following shall be performed through the BHITracker site.

  1. DOWNLOAD THE BIDDING DOCUMENTS FROM THE BHITRACKER SITE:  The bidding documents are available during the bidding phase from the CONTRACT DOCUMENTS tab under the BIDDING DOCUMENTS subsection.  When issued, addenda will be available from the ADDENDA SECTION.
  2. PLEASE SUBMIT ALL QUESTIONS THROUGH THE BHITRACKER SITE:  To submit a question, go to the BIDDING tab and click on SUBMIT QUESTION.  This will direct you to a form to enter the question, when complete click SUBMIT and the question will be sent to BHI for review.  Responses to questions will be included in the Addenda section (under the CONTRACT DOCUMENTS tab) and bidders will be notified via email when this information is available.
    1. The bidders list is provided in the BIDDERS LIST tab.

Bidding Documents also may be examined at the following locations:

Construction Reporter 1609 Second St. NW, Albuquerque, NM 87102 (505) 243-9793

The PlanIt Room 1155 Westmoreland Suite 109, El Paso, TX 79925 (915) 781-2900

Upon request, paper copies of the BIDDING FORM with all necessary forms to complete a bid may be obtained by the issuing office.

A pre-bid conference will NOT be held. Bidders shall submit questions to the Owner / Engineer during the bidding phase through the BHITracker Site. Responses to the questions will be provided via an addendum. The last day for questions is close of business (5:00 pm local time) January 17, 2018.

Note(s) to User: 

In the paragraphs below, edit to conform to the Bidding Documents for this Contract. See Instructions to Bidders.

Bid security shall be furnished in accordance with the Instructions to Bidders.

Note(s) to User: 

When applicable, include a provision to the effect of, “Bids will be accepted only from Bidders prequalified by the Owner. Contact [insert Owner contact person name and contact information] to obtain prequalification requirements.” Edit to suit the Project, or use alternative language when other qualifications requirements are sufficiently important to warrant including them in the Advertisement.

Bidders shall submit proof of qualifications to perform the Work as described in the Instructions to Bidders.

Owner:  LRGPWWA

By:         Karen Nichols

Title:      Projects Manager

Date:     January 7, 2018

 Low Bidder was General Hydronics, project is complete
RFP #LRG2018-01

The Lower Rio Grande PWWA is seeking proposals for engineering professional services for a PER and Environmental Information Document for its East Mesa water service area.  The RFP can be downloaded below.  Deadline is 3 pm on Monday, November 6, 2017.

If you would like to review planning documents from previous East Mesa system projects, email Projects Manager Karen Nichols at karen.nichols @ lrgauthority.org for a Google Drive download link.

Selected firm was Vencor Engineering, contract negotiations in  progress.
Advertisement For Bids

Separate sealed BIDS for the construction of the Valle Del Rio Water System Improvements will be
received by Lower Rio Grande Public Water Works Authority, Attn: Karen Nichols at 521 St. Valentine, La Mesa, NM (not a mailing address), until 2:00 p.m. (Local Time), October 10, 2017, and then at said office publicly opened and read aloud.

Contact Karen Nichols, Project Manager at 575-233-5742 Ext. 1018 for address to submit BIDS to a United States Postal Service address.

Project Description: This project consists of the construction of a new 170,000-gallon welded steel
water storage tank and associated site work. The work also includes the installation of 6-inch C900 PVC yard piping, valves and appurtenances as well as the replacement of two existing submersible well
pumps, controls, telemetry equipment, meters and connections to the existing distribution system along with associated additive alternates.

The CONTRACT DOCUMENTS may be examined at the following locations:
 
Souder, Miller & Associates, 3500 Sedona Hills Pkwy., Las Cruces, NM  88011 
(575) 647-0799
 

Copies of the CONTRACT DOCUMENTS in electronic media format may be obtained at the website of the ENGINEER, Souder, Miller & Associates, at www.soudermiller.com, at no cost.  Bidders are responsible for monitoring the website referenced above for notifications of changes and addenda related to this project.

This project is wholly or partially funded with United States Environmental Protection Agency funds, and
therefore must comply with all federal cross cutter requirements.  Neither the United States nor its
department’s agencies or employees is or will be party to this invitation for bids or any resulting contract. This procurement will be subject to all applicable federal regulations including the Davis Bacon Act requirements.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion,
sex or national origin.  Bidders on this work will be required to comply with the President's Executive Order No. 11246, as amended.

Separate sealed BIDS for the construction of the Valle Del Rio Water System Improvements will be
received by Lower Rio Grande Public Water Works Authority, Attn: Karen Nichols at 521 St. Valentine, La Mesa, NM (not a mailing address), until 2:00 p.m. (Local Time), October 10, 2017, and then at said office publicly opened and read aloud.

Contact Karen Nichols, Project Manager at 575-233-5742 Ext. 1018 for address to submit BIDS to a United States Postal Service address.

Project Description:  This project consists of the construction of a new 170,000-gallon welded steel
water storage tank and associated site work. The work also includes the installation of 6-inch C900 PVC yard piping, valves and appurtenances as well as the replacement of two existing submersible well
pumps, controls, telemetry equipment, meters and connections to the existing distribution system along with associated additive alternates.

The CONTRACT DOCUMENTS may be examined at the following locations:
 
Souder, Miller & Associates, 3500 Sedona Hills Pkwy., Las Cruces, NM  88011  
(575) 647-0799
 

Copies of the CONTRACT DOCUMENTS in electronic media format may be obtained at the website of the ENGINEER, Souder, Miller & Associates, at www.soudermiller.com, at no cost.  Bidders are responsible for monitoring the website referenced above for notifications of changes and addenda related to this project.

This project is wholly or partially funded with United States Environmental Protection Agency funds, and
therefore must comply with all federal cross cutter requirements.  Neither the United States nor its
department’s agencies or employees is or will be party to this invitation for bids or any resulting contract. This procurement will be subject to all applicable federal regulations including the Davis Bacon Act requirements.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion,
sex or national origin.  Bidders on this work will be required to comply with the President's Executive Order No. 11246, as amended.
 
To ensure that Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBEs) have the opportunity to compete for procurements funded by EPA financial assistance, all Bidders shall make the six good faith efforts as outlined by EPA at http://www.epa.gov/osbp/dbe_efforts.htm. The bidder must make a good faith effort to solicit and hire Disadvantaged Business subcontractors and suppliers to meet the goals outlined in EPA XP-215. A good faith effort requires that the Contractor: 1) Complete the affirmative steps outlined in XP215, 2) Submit XP-215 with the bid proposal, 3) Submit with the bid proposal proof that affirmative steps have been taken and this should include copies of advertisements and letters of solicitation. A Bid Proposal that omits XP-215 or does not support that a good faith effort was made will be considered nonresponsive and the Bid Proposal rejected.

A PRE-BID MEETING will be held at 521 St. Valentine, La Mesa, NM on September 21, 2017 at
10:00 a.m.

Low bidder was Morrow Enterprises, contract award is pending
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 -Project awarded to J29 Enterprises

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.
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.
Current Service Area Map