INVITATION TO BID Bid Number 2020-027

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Bid Number 2020-027

Sealed bids will be received at the City of Glenwood Springs, to Email Me , in the Procurement Department, until 2:00 p.m., (local time) July 27, 2020, at which time bids will be publicly acknowledged for the furnishing of Cardnell Substation Construction Project. Include the Bid title and #BD2020-027 in the subject line of the email.

Bid documents may be inspected and are available at the City of Glenwood Springs website,, or by calling 970-384-6445. Bid documents will be available on July 2, 2020.

A mandatory pre bid/proposal conference will be held on July 16, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. Vendors must contact Matt Langhorst, Email Me , for a call-in number for this pre-bid meeting. Vendors who fail to attend the pre-bid conference shall be considered non responsive and ineligible for award. A representative of the Vendor is required to attend this conference in order to become familiar with the Specifications.


In order to receive an award for the Cardnell Substation Construction the Contractor must have successfully met the requirements of pre-qualification as described herein. Bids received from bidders who are not pre-qualified will not be opened. A Contractor must possess adequate tenacity, perseverance, experience, integrity, reliability, capacity, facilities, equipment, and credit. The determination of whether a contractor possesses these criteria is at the sole discretion of the City Manager. Additional criteria for pre-qualification are as follows and must be delivered to the City's Procurement Department, First Floor, 101 West 8th St., Glenwood Springs, 81601, no later than 2:00 p.m. (local time), July 17, 2020:

- Minimum of 5 years of experience.
- 5 years of OSHA records demonstrating a safe
track record.
- Brochure of projects they have worked on that
demonstrate they have experience in substation
- A minimum of 3 references.
- Documentation of projects completed in the
environment that this substation will be built.
- Attendance at the mandatory pre-bid meeting.

This solicitation for bids may be canceled by the City of Glenwood Springs, and any bid or proposal may be rejected in whole or in part for good cause when in the best interests of the City of Glenwood Springs. The City of Glenwood Springs reserves the right to reject any or all proposals or accept what is, in its judgment, the best bid. If a contract is awarded, it will be awarded to the lowest responsible and responsive bidder, whose bid is deemed by the City of Glenwood Springs to be in the best interests of the City.

Published: July 2, 2020 and July 15, 2020 in the Glenwood Springs Post Independent. 0000596715