Bid Number: IFB 18-21
Bid Title: IFB 18-21 Sewage Debris Grinders
Category: Open Solicitations
Status: Open


The project consists of supplying the materials, labor, equipment, tools, and services to install sewage debris grinders at two locations other associated work as specified in the contract documents.

The scope of work includes but is not limited to the following:

SUBPROJECT I – Fallsgrove Wastewater Pumping Station: Sewage Debris Grinder Installation

·        Installation of a sewage debris grinder within the existing wet well at the existing Fallsgrove Wastewater Pumping Station.

SUBPROJECT II – N. Horners Lane Wastewater Pumping Station: Sewage Debris Grinder Installation

·        Installation of a sewage debris grinder within the existing wet well at the existing North Horners Lane Wastewater Pumping Station.  The contractor shall provide a price for the least expensive of the following three options for this subproject as further described within the Technical Specifications:

All pay items listed are considered complete in place and the prices submitted are intended to cover all costs, direct and indirect to complete the work described, including materials, equipment, labor, supervision, and other costs necessary to complete the work.


Individual, sixty-minute, City staff-guided site visits/walk-throughs will be made available for each interested firm during the week of May 03, 2021, where no more than three members from a firm may attend their firm’s scheduled site visit/walk-through. Participation in a site visit/walk-through by a firm is strongly encouraged but NOT mandatory. Requests to schedule a site visit/walk-through shall be directed to Gabe Kosarek, Principal Civil Engineer via email only at no later than 10:00 AM, Wednesday, May 05, 2021. When submitting a request include the following information in the email subject line:

IFB 18-21 Site Visit/Walk-Through.

The City will be blocking out three, sixty-minute time slots per day for a total of fifteen visits during the week of May 3rd at 12:00 PM, 1:00 PM and 2:00 PM. Prospective bidders are to request a day and time slot in the e-mail request.


A virtual, telepresence pre-bid meeting will be held on TUESDAY, MAY 11, 2021 AT 10:00 AM. Bidders must register below in order to attend the meeting. This meeting is not mandatory; however, bidders are strongly encouraged to attend. Individuals interested in viewing the vicinity of the work are encouraged to do so independently, and in a socially distanced manner, prior to the pre-bid meeting. Bidders shall assume complete responsibility and liability for any and all visits.

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Questions pertaining to this bid may be directed to Jonathan Pierson, Principal Buyer via email only at  no later than 10:00 AM, THURSDAY MAY 13, 2021. Oral answers to questions relative to interpretation of specification or the bid process will not be binding on the City. When submitting questions include the following information in the email subject line:

IFB 18-21 Bid Question.


The estimated cost/classification of this project is within the range of $100,000 to $500,000 (Class B).  This range is in accordance with project classifications established by the State of Maryland DGS.
Publication Date/Time:
4/28/2021 9:30 AM
Closing Date/Time:
5/25/2021 2:00 PM
Submittal Information:
See Attached Solicitation
Bid Opening Information:
See Attached Solicitation
Pre-bid Meeting:
See Attached Solicitation
Contact Person:
Jonathan Pierson, Principal Buyer via email only at
Download Available:
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Plan & Spec Available:
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Plan Holders List:
See Attached Solicitation
In accordance with City of Rockville ordinance no. 06-20, all responses to Invitation for Bids (IFB) and Request for Proposals (RFP) shall be submitted electronically at this time. Bid and proposal submissions are secure and will be reviewed and evaluated as outlined in the solicitation document. If you have any questions, please contact the assigned buyer listed in the solicitation.

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