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Bid Number: RFP 06-18
Bid Title: RFP 06-18 Public Works Equipment, Supplies & Support Services
Category: Open Solicitations
Status: Open

Description:

The City of Rockville, Maryland (COR) is seeking Request for Proposals to establish a cost-effective system for purchasing its Public Works related equipment, supplies and support services.  The City of Rockville is the third largest city in Maryland with a population of 66,940, and is the county seat of Montgomery County.  It occupies 13.03 square miles within the metropolitan Washington, D.C. area and is located twelve miles northwest of the nation’s capital. A major portion of the prestigious I-270 corridor is within the City’s corporate limits.

The City of Rockville operates under the council-manager form of municipal government and derives its governing authority from a charter granted by the General Assembly of Maryland in 1860. The governing body is the Mayor and Council, which formulates policies for the administration of the City. The Mayor and Council are composed of a mayor and four council members elected at large for four-year terms. The mayor is chosen on a separate ballot. The city manager is appointed by the Mayor and Council to serve as the City’s chief executive officer. As mandated by state law, Montgomery County provides school, library, social services, and fire protection in Rockville. In addition to the Montgomery County Police, Rockville residents are served by the City’s own Police Department.  In addition, Rockville provides services in the areas of Community Planning and Development Services, Public Works, and Recreation and Parks.

The City’s Public Works Department has a Division of Operations & Maintenance, which is responsible for street, water systems and sewer systems maintenance.  Currently, the City procures approximately $1.4M in commodities a year for this Division from numerous manufacturers and resellers utilizing a combination of spot market competitive and non-competitive processes.

Proposals should include, but need not be limited to Pipe, Valves, Hydrants, Metering Systems, Backflow Devices, Irrigation, Manholes, Castings, Wire, Cable, Transformers, Switches, Poles, Metering Systems, Lamps, Lighting, and other related Industrial Pipes, Valves and Fittings, Pressure Reducing Valves, Frames & Covers, Water Resistant Frames & Covers, Frames & Grates, Trench Drains, Extension Rings, Tree Grates, Traps & Hoods, Scuppers, Risers, and Detectable Warning Plates.  Additionally, the proposals should include, but need not be limited to related products and services such as Leak Detection, Inventory Management, Job Management, Estimating Software, Water Systems Audits, Hot-Tapping, Manhole Rehabilitation, Line Stopping, Control Valve Testing & Repair, Plasma Burning Of Plate & Sheet, Valve Actuation, Automation/Control and Repair/Rebuilding, Custom Cutting & Machining, Logo & Messaging Customization, Product Design, Proof Load Testing, Service Load Designation, etc..

PRE-PROPOSAL MEETING:
A pre-proposal meeting is scheduled for Thursday, December 28, 2017 at 02:00 P.M. (EST) in the Mayor & Council Chambers, on the 3rd Floor of City Hall, at 111 Maryland Avenue, Rockville, Maryland.  Directions to Rockville's City Hall can be found at http://www.rockvillemd.gov/facilities/facility/details/rockville-city-hall-93.  Visitor parking is available on the upper lot and is marked with signage. Please ensure that you sign your vehicle in, once parked, to avoid ticketing and/or towing. In the event all visitor spaces are occupied, metered parking is available on South Washington Street and Vinson Street.  Vendors are highly encouraged to attend the meeting.  Please e-mail Jonathan Pierson at and indicate the number of people attending for your company.

DEADLINE FOR QUESTIONS:
Any questions or concerns regarding this Request for Proposal shall be directed in writing via e-mail or fax prior to 5:00 P.M. (EST) on Friday, January 5, 2018.  All City of Rockville responses will be provided in the form of an addendum via the E-Maryland Marketplace.

All questions must be sent via e-mail to Jonathan Pierson, C.P.M., Contract Specialist at with the vendors name, and the statement “RFP # 06-18 Questions” in the e-mail’s Subject Heading, otherwise, the question(s) may not be answered.

The City of Rockville specifically requests that Respondents restrict all contact and questions regarding this RFP to the above named individual.

Publication Date/Time:
12/1/2017 4:43 PM
Closing Date/Time:
2/16/2018 2:00 PM
Pre-bid Meeting:
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Contact Person:
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Fee:
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