Bids due: August 11, 2016 @ 2:00 pm
Sealed bids will be received at the Deschutes County Department of Solid Waste, 61050 SE 27th Street, Bend, Oregon 97702, until but not after, 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, August 11, 2016; at which time all bids for the above-entitled public works project will be publicly opened and read aloud. Bidders must submit a First Tier Subcontractor Disclosure Statement Form. The Subcontractor Disclosure Statement may be submitted in the sealed bid prior to 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, August 11, 2016 or in a separate sealed envelope marked “FIRST TIER SUBCONTRACTOR DISCLOSURE STATEMENT-KNOTT LANDFILL FLARE EXPANSION PROJECT prior to 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, August 11, 2016 at the above location.
Said work is to be performed at Knott Landfill, 61050 SE 27th Street in Deschutes County, Oregon and shall include: furnishing and installing new landfill gas flare, including connection to existing landfill gas flare and collection system, installation of electric power service, and performance of such additional and incidental work as specified in the plans and specifications. The estimated project cost is $465,000.
Plans, specifications and other bid documents may be inspected at the Deschutes County Bids and RFPs web page ( or obtained from Deschutes County Department of Solid Waste (541-317-3163), 61050 SE 27th Street, Bend, Oregon 97702, for a fee of $50.00, which is not refundable. If bidder prefers to have plans and specifications mailed, bidder must include an additional $5.00 with the request. Should expedited handling be desired, Federal Express or equivalent service will be utilized on a collect on delivery basis. Inquiries pertaining to this project shall be directed to Chad Centola, Operations Manager at (541) 322-7172 or
IMPORTANT: Prospective bidders downloading/accessing website-posted project plans, specifications and other bid documents MUST complete and submit the Contact Information Form provided on the website, or contact the Department of Solid Waste by telephone (541-317-3163), to provide contact information, to receive follow-up documents (addenda, clarifications, etc). Failure to provide contact information to the Department of Solid Waste will result in bidder disqualification. Only pre-bid meeting attendees and those notifying the Department of Solid Waste of website access to the project plans and specifications will receive follow-up documents (addenda, clarifications, etc).
A pre-bid meeting will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, July 26, 2016 at the Department of Solid Waste Office, located at 61050 SE 27th Street, Bend, Oregon. All bidders are encouraged to attend. For bidders unable to attend, the pre-bid meeting will be available via teleconference. Bidders attending via teleconference shall notify the Department of Solid Waste at (541) 322-7172 no later than 3:00 p.m. on Friday, July 22, 2016 to receive teleconference log-in instructions.
Bids shall be made on the forms furnished by the County, incorporating all contract documents, including a Bid Bond or Cashier’s Check for the minimum amount of 10% of the Bid Price, addressed and mailed or delivered to Deschutes County Department of Solid Waste, 61050 SE 27th Street, Bend, Oregon 97702 in a sealed envelope plainly marked “Knott Landfill Flare Expansion Project” and the name and address of the bidder.
No bid will be considered by Deschutes County unless the bid contains a statement by the bidder that the provisions of ORS 279C.800 – 279C.870 are to be complied with. Each bid must contain a statement as to whether the bidder is a resident bidder, as defined in ORS 279A.120. Vendors shall use recyclable products to the maximum extent economically feasible in the performance of the contract work set forth in this document.
Bidders shall have demonstrated experience having completed a minimum of three (3) successful projects for the installation and start-up of a landfill gas collection and control systems, including a landfill gas flare system within the past ten (10) years. References are required and are to be submitted on forms provided in the Bid Proposal Forms section of these Contract Documents. The successful bidders and subcontractors providing labor shall maintain a qualified drug testing program for the duration of the contract. Bidders shall be registered with the Construction Contractor’s Board. Contractors and subcontractors need not be licensed under ORS 468A.720.
Deschutes County may reject any bid not in compliance with all prescribed bidding procedures and requirements, and may reject for good cause any or all bids upon a finding of Deschutes County it is in the public interest to do so. The protest period for this procurement is seven (7) calendar days.
Timm Schimke, Director of Solid Waste
Published July15, 2016