Requests For Proposals, Invitations To Bid, Information for Vendors

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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.
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.
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.
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.