ITB 2019-1681 Contract for the Procurement of Powdered Copper Sulfate in 50-Pound Bags

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ITB 2019-1681
Contract for the Procurement of Powdered Copper Sulfate in 50-Pound Bags
Water & Sewer Components, Equipment, Materials, Services, Supplies, and Tools
09/14/2018 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 Powdered Copper Sulfate in 50-pound bags for use in the treatment of potable water for human consumption.

The Powdered Copper Sulfate the City has been using and desires for use in the City’s Water Treatment Plant is also sometimes referred to as cupric sulfate, cupric sulphate, blue vitriol, copper (II) sulfate 5-hydrate, copper sulphate, BCS copper fungicide, blue copper AS, copper (2+) sulfate pentahydrate, bluestone.  It is used as an herbicide, fungicide, pesticide, and to inhibit the growth of bacteria such as E. coli.  The product must be shipped by the Provider, at the Provider’s expense, to the City in fifty (50) pound bags.  One hundred and twelve (112) 50-pound bags should be shipped to the City once annually for a total of five thousand, six hundred (5,600) pounds or 2.8 tons of the chemical.  Water properly treated with Powdered Copper Sulfate 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.  Please see the solicitation documents for further terms and conditions.

Anticipated Solicitation Timeline:

Issuance Date to Public: By Close of Business on Thursday, August 16, 2018
Deadline for Inquiries: No Later Than Twelve o’clock Noon (12:00 PM) on Friday, August 31, 2018
Deadline for Issuance of Public Addenda: No Later Than Close of Business on Friday, September 7, 2018
Bid Due Date: No Later Than 3:00 PM on Friday, September 14, 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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ITB 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 14, 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