Oct 23, 2017

Requests for Proposals

Request for Proposals – Public Engagement Consulting Services

The City is seeking to engage a consultant to solicit information from residents and community groups to determine the community’s perspective on the appropriate use, scale and density of future buildings on six parcels of land on Jensen Avenue West, Parksville. The consultant will be required to design a detailed public engagement/public participation strategy to gather broad and representative input from the community as to the preferred future use of these lands. Upon approval from Council, the consultant will initiate and lead the public engagement strategy and provide recommendations to Council with respect to a vision for the future use of the lands. The consultant will be required to prepare a report for Council outlining the options and feasibility of implementing various scenarios, including a high level assessment of costs and benefits for each proposed use. Proposals must be received by 4 pm, November 13.

Tender for Corfield Street Upgrades and Jensen Avenue Trail

Signed Tenders in a sealed envelope marked “Tender for City of Parksville, Corfield Street Upgrades and Jensen Avenue Trail” will be received at the office of Engineering at City Hall, Second Floor, 100 Jensen Avenue East in Parksville, BC, up to 2 pm local time on October 20, 2017. Tenders will be opened in public, shortly thereafter. The time of tender closing shall be established by the time shown on the clock used by the City for that purpose.

The work involves the re-construction of approximately 500 lineal metres of roadway, on Corfield Street between Stanford Avenue and Highway 19A. The works include the replacement of water mains, storm sewer mains, streetlights, sidewalks, and related appurtenances; road reconstruction; landscaping features; BC Hydro beautification works, and other related surface improvements within the project area. Tender documents will be available at the engineering office at City Hall, second floor, 100 Jensen Avenue East after 3 pm, September 29, 2017.

Award of the contract is subject to sufficient budget funds being available for the project. The schedule of completion, proposed project superintendent, subcontractors, size of workforce, proposed equipment, and previous experience on other similar projects will all be considered in review and acceptance of the tender.

Tenders must be accompanied by the specified Bid Bond, payable to the City of Parksville. The lowest or any tender will not necessarily be accepted. The City of Parksville reserves the right to waive informalities in or reject any or all tenders, or accept the tender deemed most favourable in the interests of the City. Tenders not conforming to the specified requirements may be returned to the Tenderer without consideration.

The Owner reserves the right, at its discretion, to negotiate with any Tenderer it believes has the most advantageous tender, or with any other Tenderer or Tenderers concurrently. In no event will the Owner be required to offer any modified terms to any other Tenderer prior to entering into a contract with the successful tenderer and the Owner shall incur no liability, or costs of, any other Tenderer as a result of such negotiations or modifications.

Tender Documents can be downloaded from the BC Bid website.

For access to postings on BC Bid go to www.bcbid.gov.bc.ca.

Once on the home page, click on “Browse for Bid Opportunities or Bid Results”. Then click on “Browse opportunities by organization” and scroll down, alphabetically to City of Parksville. There you will see opportunities posted by the City of Parksville. Select the opportunity you are interested in and the document and all attached forms will be available to you for downloading or printing.

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