Invitation to Bid (ITB) – Public Improvement

Invitation to Bid (ITB) – Public Improvement
Water Meter Replacement
ITB No 80054200-11013

Bids due and Bid Closing Date and Time: April 26, 2016 2:00 PM
First Tier Subcontractor Disclosure due: Not later than April 26, 2016 4:00 PM

The Joint Water Commission seeks sealed bids from qualified firms able to provide all equipment, materials and labor required to furnish and install a total of six (6) new McCrometer magnetic insertion flow meters on the existing raw water and finished water pipelines at the Water Treatment Plant, in Forest Grove, Oregon. Three flow meters including 36-inch, 42-inch, and a 54-inch magnetic-insertion flow meters will be installed in the existing flow metering vaults that will require some small access door adjustment. The other three, 24-inch, and 42-inch, and a 54-inch insertion flow meters will require installation of new vaults.

All six new flow meters will require hot taping of raw and finished water lines made of concrete cylinder and steel pipes. Hot tapping will be performed by the City of Hillsboro approved contractor. Buried installation of conduits and cables, and aerial installation inside the Caustic building will be part of this project.

There is no pre-qualification process for this ITB.
Mandatory pre-bid conference will be held at 10 am on April 12, 2016 at the JWC Water Treatment Plant located at 4475 SW Fern Hill Road, Forest Grove, OR 97116.
Sealed bids will be received at: City of Hillsboro Water Department 150 E. Main Street, Hillsboro, OR 97123 no later than 2:00 pm on April 26, 2016. Late bids will be rejected as non-responsive. Questions about this ITB may be directed to the Contact: Mike Anunsen, EIT; Email:, Phone 503.615.6576

ITB documents may be obtained from the City’s web site: click on “Developers & Contractors, then click on “Invitation to Bid/RFP”. Please register to download the documents for $10.00 (non-refundable). Any addenda issued can only be sent to those firms listed on the City’s official vendor list for this solicitation, which is QuestCDN. Hard copy ITB documents may be viewed at the office of the Water Department, 150 E. Main St. 3rd Floor, Hillsboro, Oregon 97123. This ITB is for construction of a Public Work subject to ORS 279C.800 to 279C.870 (prevailing wage law).
Publish 04/06/2016. HT1347