9192 15 KV CABLE

Agency: City of Fort Collins
State: Colorado
Level of Government: State & Local
Category:
  • 60 - Fiber Optics Materials and Components, Assemblies and Access.
Opps ID: NBD14162726494846966
Posted Date: Sep 10, 2020
Due Date: Sep 29, 2020
Source: Members Only
Option Title Description End Date
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Financial Services
Purchasing Division
215 N. Mason St. 2nd Floor
PO Box 580
Fort Collins, CO 80522
970.221.6775
fcgov.com/purchasing
INVITATION TO BID
9192 15 KV CABLE
BID OPENING: 3:00 PM MST (our clock), SEPTEMBER 29, 2020
The City of Fort Collins is requesting bids 15 kV cable.
As part of the City’s commitment to Sustainable Purchasing, electronic bid submission is
preferred. Bids shall be submitted online through the Rocky Mountain E-Purchasing
System (RMEPS) at http://www.bidnetdirect.com/colorado/city-of-fort-collins. Please note:
submitting bids through RMEPS may need additional time for completion. Bids not submitted by
the designated Opening Date and Time will not be accepted by the system.
The City encourages all disadvantaged business enterprises to submit bid in response to all
invitations to bid. No individual or business will be discriminated against on the grounds of race,
color, sex, or national origin. It is the City’s policy to create a level playing field on which DBEs
can compete fairly and to ensure nondiscrimination in the award and administration of all
contracts.
Any questions should be submitted in writing via email, to Marisa Donegon, Buyer at
mdonegon@fcgov.com, no later than 5:00 PM MST (our clock) on September 17, 2020.
Please format your e-mail to include: Bid 9192 15 kV Cable in the subject line. Questions received
after this deadline may not be answered. Responses to all questions submitted before the
deadline will be addressed in an addendum and posted on the Rocky Mountain E-Purchasing
System webpage.
Rocky Mountain E-Purchasing System hosted by Bidnet
A copy of the Bid may be obtained at http://www.bidnetdirect.com/colorado/city-of-fort-collins.
This RFP has been posted utilizing the following Commodity Code(s):
28058
High Voltage Cables and Wires
Special Instructions
All bids must be properly signed by an authorized representative of the company with the legal
capacity to bind the company to the agreement. Bids may be withdrawn up to the date and hour
set for closing. Once bids have been accepted by the City and closing has occurred, failure to
enter into contract or honor the purchase order will be cause for removal of supplier's name from
the City of Fort Collins' bidders list for a period of twelve months from the date of the opening.
The City may also pursue any remedies available at law or in equity. Bid prices must be held firm
for a period of ninety (90) days after bid openings.
Submission of a bid is deemed as acceptance of all terms, conditions and specifications contained
in the City's specifications initially provided to the Vendor. Any proposed modification must be
accepted in writing by the City prior to award of the bid.
Only bids properly received by the Purchasing Office will be accepted. All bids should be
clearly identified by the bid number and bid name contained in the bid proposal.
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No bid will be accepted from, or any purchase order awarded, to any person, firm or corporation
in default on any obligation to the City.
Bids must be furnished exclusive of any federal excise tax, wherever applicable.
Vendors must be properly licensed and secure necessary permits wherever applicable.
The City may elect where applicable, to award bids on an individual item/group basis or on a total
bid basis, whichever is most beneficial to the City. The City reserves the right to accept or reject
any and all bids, and to waive any irregularities or informalities.
Sales prohibited/conflict of interest: no officer, employee, or member of City Council, shall
have a financial interest in the sale to the City of any real or personal property, equipment,
material, supplies or services where such officer or employee exercises directly or indirectly any
decision-making authority concerning such sale or any supervisory authority over the services to
be rendered. This rule also applies to subcontracts with the City. Soliciting or accepting any gift,
gratuity, favor, entertainment, kickback or any items of monetary value from any person who has
or is seeking to do business with the City of Fort Collins is prohibited.
Freight terms: unless otherwise noted, all freight is F.O.B. Destination, Freight Prepaid. All
freight charges must be included in prices submitted on proposal.
Collusive or sham bids: any bid deemed to be collusive or a sham bid will be rejected and
reported to authorities as such. Your authorized signature of this bid assures that such bid is
genuine and is not a collusive or sham bid.
Public Record: The City of Fort Collins is subject to public information laws, which permit access
to most records and documents. Proprietary information in your response must be clearly
identified and will be protected to the extent legally permissible. Bids may not be marked
‘Proprietary’ in their entirety. All provisions of any contract resulting from this Invitation to
Bid will be public information.
New Vendors: The City requires new Vendors receiving awards from the City to fill out and
submit an IRS form W-9 and to register for Direct Deposit (Electronic) payment. If needed, the
W-9 form and the Vendor Direct Deposit Authorization Form can be found on the City’s
Purchasing website at www.fcgov.com/purchasing under Vendor Reference Documents. Please
do not submit with your bid.
Bid results are posted online at http://www.bidnetdirect.com/colorado/city-of-fort-collins.
Gerry Paul
Purchasing Director
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CITY OF FORT COLLINS
GENERAL INFORMATION
The City of Fort Collins is requesting bids for 15 kV cable.
Schedule
The following represents the City’s target schedule for the bid. The City reserves the right to
amend the target schedule at any time.
Bid issuance:
September 8, 2020
Question deadline:
5:00 PM MST on September 17, 2020
Bid Opening Date:
3:00 MST (our clock) on September 29, 2020
Method of Award
The City reserves the right to split the bid award in whatever percentages are most advantageous
to the City.
Award(s) from this bid will be based primarily on lowest bid price. Delivery lead times and
additional charges will also be considered.
Future orders may be authorized, at the option of the City, from this bid for a period of five years
after bid closing date. Satisfactory pricing and delivery are required for future orders based on
this bid.
Notice of Award
The awarded Vendor will receive a Notice of Award authorizing orders under this bid. Vendor
should not send any orders prior to receipt of the Purchase Order.
Invoices & Payments
Invoices should be emailed upon delivery of specified items to invoices@fcgov.com. The cost of
the items delivered shall be paid to the Vendor on Net 30 terms following the submittal of a correct
invoice by the Vendor indicating the Purchase Order number and item descriptions.
Fees, Licenses, Permits
The successful Vendor shall be responsible for obtaining any necessary licenses, fees or permits
without additional expense to the City. All equipment shall be properly licensed and insured, carry
the appropriate permits and be placarded as required by law.
Laws and Regulations
The Vendor agrees to comply fully with all applicable State of Colorado and Federal laws and
regulations and municipal ordinances.
Warranty
Vendor warrants all equipment, materials, labor and other work, provided under this bid, except
City-furnished materials, equipment and labor, against defects and nonconformances in design,
materials and workmanship/workwomanship for a period beginning with delivery and ending
twelve (12) months from and after final acceptance under this bid, regardless whether the same
were furnished or performed by Vendor or by any of its subcontractors of any tier. Upon receipt
of written notice from City of any such defect or nonconformances, the affected item or part thereof
shall be redesigned, repaired or replaced by Vendor in a manner and at a time acceptable to City.
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CITY OF FORT COLLINS
BID SUBMITTAL INSTRUCTIONS
The following items must be provided in the bid submittal package:
1) Completed Bid Submittal Form, consisting of three (3) pages, including:
A. Bid Schedule
B. Vendor Acknowledgement. You must completely fill out the contact
information portion.
Failure to submit any of the above may result in your bid being considered non-responsive.
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9192 15 KV CABLE
BID SUBMITTAL FORM
VENDOR NAME:
SUBMITTAL DATE:
A. BID SCHEDULE
QUANTITY:
175,000 ft.
DESCRIPTION:
7503-1093 CABLE, UNDERGROUND, 15KV, JACKETED #1/0 AWG, 19
STRD., AL, .012" MINIMUM THICKNESS SEMI-CONDUCTING XLP
CONDUCTOR SHIELD, .220" NOMINAL THICKNESS UNFILLED
TRXLPE INSULATION, .860" +/-30 MILS DOI, .030" MINIMUM
THICKNESS SEMI-CONDUCTING XLP INSULATION SHIELD, .940" +/-
50 MILS DOS, 16-#14 BARE, UNTINNED COPPER CONCENTRIC
NEUTRAL, .040" MINIMUM THICKNESS BLACK LLDPE ENCAP
JACKET
PER SPEC. NO. 367-102, REV. L (SEE BELOW)
1. Pricing
SHIP ON 5032 N/R 2500' REELS +/-200' (SUPPLEMENTAL
INSTRUCTIONS FOR SHIPPING CONTAINED IN SPEC)
$________________/ft. $______________________Total
Pricing is to be FOB Destination; and inclusive of any applicable tariffs
and duties, if manufactured outside the U.S.A.
Manufacturer Name
Manufacturer Part Number
2. Escalation
Bidders are to provide the pricing method that most benefits the City. Is your pricing firm or with
escalation/de-escalation?
Provide support for your recommendation. Include information about when your firm purchases
raw materials for the cable. What index is used?
3. DESIRED SHIPPING SCHEDULE
50,000 ft. - December 18, 2020
75,000 ft. - January 29, 2021
50,000 ft. - March 5, 2021
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