ITB 2019-1680 Contract for the Procurement of Lime Slurry (Calcium Oxide)

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ITB 2019-1680
Contract for the Procurement of Lime Slurry (Calcium Oxide)
Water & Sewer Components, Equipment, Materials, Services, Supplies, and Tools
09/07/2018 3:00 PM

The City of East Point, is soliciting sealed bids from financially stable, qualified Chemical Providers who are interested in entering into a multi-year contract for the procurement of Lime Slurry (Calcium Oxide) for use in the treatment of potable water for human consumption.

The Lime Slurry the City has been using and desires for use in the City’s Water Treatment Plant is referred to as either Quicklime or Calcium Oxide (CaO) or Hydrated Lime (Ca(OH)2, which has been hydrated in a slaking process before it is used for chemical coagulation, precipitation, pH adjustment and chemical stabilization of sludge.  The product must be shipped by the Provider, at the Provider’s expense, to the City in forty-five thousand (45,000) pound tanker loads, approximately once a month.  Water treated with Lime Slurry (Calcium Oxide) is considered safe for human consumption.

The Selected Provider will be solely responsible for transportation, delivery, and off-loading of the requested item to be made to the City’s Water Treatment Plant.  The City’s Water Treatment Plant is located at 2001 Headland Avenue, East Point, Georgia 30344.

Anticipated Solicitation Timeline:

Issuance Date to Public: By Close of Business on Thursday, August 8, 2018
Deadline for Inquiries: No Later Than Twelve o’clock Noon (12:00 PM) on Friday, August 24, 2018
Deadline for Issuance of Public Addenda: No Later Than Close of Business on Friday, August 31, 2018
Bid Due Date: No Later Than 3:00 PM on Friday, September 7, 2018

Obtaining Solicitation Documents:

Individuals / firms wishing to participate in this ITB may download a copy of the official documents directly from the City’s website. Please see “Available Downloads” listed on the right-hand side of the bottom of this page.  From the list under this heading, choose the document you wish to downloaded and double click on it.  The downloading of City solicitation documents and associated materials is made available without charge.

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Bid documents cannot be obtained in person from the City nor by mail, email, fax, or courier service.

Plan Holders’ Listing:

Since Prospective Providers may download solicitation documentation directly from the City’s web site, a Plan Holders Listing is not available for this or any other City solicitation.  If applicable, a Pre-Bid Conference Sign-In Sheet or a Pre-Proposal Conference Sign-In Sheet shall be posted on this website after the date of the meeting.

Bid Due Date:

Unless otherwise amended, bid responses prepared as requested in the City’s Invitation to Bid (ITB) shall be received on behalf of the City until 3:00 P.M. on Friday, September 7, 2018, in the Contracts and Procurement Office located in Suite 400, 1526 East Forrest Avenue, East Point, Georgia 30344.

Contact Person:

Dena Y. Ray, Contract Specialist
Contracts and Procurement
1526 East Forrest Avenue, Suite 400
East Point, Georgia 30344
Office: (404) 270-7138
Fax: (404) 270-7824