Franklin, NC Bid Requests / RFP

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April 19, 2024

Request for Proposals: Electrical Services - Generator Removal and Reestablishment

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SCOPE OF WORK
The Town of Franklin is soliciting bids for a project (this Request for Proposals, the “RFP”) which will include the removal and replacement of two 480-volt transfer switches from an existing site at 120 Riverview Street, Franklin and re-establish the transfer switches with the generator at the new location 437 Industrial Park Road, Franklin.

Description:

A. The contractor shall furnish all permits, labor, material, equipment necessary to remove the switches from the current location and re-establish service at a new location.

B. The work shall include, but shall not be limited to the following (not necessarily in the order indicated):

1. Remove two 400 AMP 3 phase 480-volt transfer switches from existing location at 120 Riverview Street, Franklin.

2. Re-establish line power to facility at 120 Riverview Street, rewire and repipe all circuits to be on utility power.

3. Remove old generator wiring to mechanical room at facility at 120 Riverview Street. Old wiring to be retained by electrical contractor.

4. Reinstall 400 KW generator from 120 Riverview Street to existing wiring and transfer switch at new location 437 Industrial Park Road, Franklin, the Town of Franklin’s Water Treatment Plant, wiring for generator to new transfer switches will be upgraded at a later date.

Deadline:

The deadline for responding to this RFP is 3:00 p.m. on Friday, May 17, 2024. It is the responsibility of the firm submitting proposals to ensure that the point of contact has received a completed proposal by the required deadline.

Point of Contact:
Bill Deal
Public Works Director
Town of Franklin
95 East Main Street
Franklin, NC 28734
bdeal@franklinnc.com
828-524-2516 x 402

The Department of Public Works prefers to receive submitted materials via mail or Courier with subject line “Proposal – Electrical Services-Generator”.

The Town reserves the right to reject any or all proposals, to negotiate with one or more parties, or to award the contract to the proposal the Town deems will meet its best interests, even if that proposal is not the lowest bid. The Town reserves the right to re-advertise for additional proposals and to extend the deadline for submission of the proposals. This Request for Proposals in no way obligates the Town to award a contract.

 

April 9, 2024

TOWN OF FRANKLIN BID REQUEST WILKIE STREET SANITARY SEWER REHABILITATION

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Sealed bids for the project entitled Wilkie Street Sanitary Sewer Rehabilitation will be received by the Town of Franklin until 2:00 p.m. local time April 30, 2024, in the Town of Franklin Town Hall located at 95 NE Main Street, Franklin, North Carolina 28734. At said place and time, all Bids that have been duly received, will be publicly opened and read aloud.

THE PROJECT GENERALLY CONSISTS OF: installation of approximately 3,100 LF of 8-inch PVC & DIP gravity sewer line, existing sewer service reconnections, and all related accessories and appurtenances.

Digital copies of Bid Documents are available for purchase at www.mcgillassociates.com for a fee of $75.00 per set. These documents may be downloaded by selecting this project from the “Bids” link and by entering Quest Project Number 9049455. For assistance and free membership registration, contact QuestCDN at (952) 233-1632 or info@questcdn.com.

Each bid shall be accompanied with a cash deposit or certified check drawn on a bank or trust company insured by the FDIC or a Bid Bond prepared on the form of Bid Bond contained in the Bidding Documents or a Surety Company’s standard form and properly executed by a corporate surety licensed under the laws of North Carolina to execute such bonds. The amount of the bid bond shall be equal to five (5) percent of the total of the bid. The bid deposit shall be retained by the Owner if the successful bidder fails to execute the contract or fails to provide the required bonds, as stated above, within ten (10) days after the proper notice of award of the contract.

Bidders must comply with the requirements of the State of North Carolina and be appropriately licensed as a Contractor as provided in General Statutes Chapter 87.

Bidders are encouraged to only secure project bid documents as noted above. Neither the Owner nor the Engineer will be responsible for full or partial sets of Bidding Documents, including any Addenda, obtained from any source other than the Engineer. Each Bidder shall be responsible for the review of all addenda for the project and shall acknowledge the addenda on the bid form.

The Owner reserves the right to reject any and all Bids, to waive informalities, or to reject nonconforming,
non-responsive, or conditional bids. The Owner reserves the right to award a contract to the lowest, responsive, responsible bidder or bidders, taking into consideration quality, performance and time.

Amanda Owens, Town Manager

 

April 1, 2024

TOWN OF FRANKLIN REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS FIRE SUBSTATION COMPLETION

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The Town of Franklin is seeking proposals from firms to perform finishing construction and installation of equipment to complete the Fire Substation located at 305 NP & L Loop, Franklin, North Carolina.

Hard copies of the complete Request for Proposals package will be available April 1,2024, at Franklin Fire and Rescue, 49 Maple Street, Franklin, North Carolina 28734. Interested firms must also request copies of design drawings by contacting Chuck Norton, Fire Engineer, at cnorton@franklinnc.com the contract will cover all aspects of the work from assessment to completion and final acceptance of work.

A mandatory site visit should be scheduled before April 15, 2024 prior to bidding. Interested respondents should contact Chuck Norton at cnorton@franklinnc.com to schedule a time for the site visit. Anyone not attending a site visit may be prohibited from submitting a proposal. Design drawings will be made available at this site visit.

Respondents are required to submit three (3) double-sided copies and one electronic copy of a sealed Proposal submission by no later than Wednesday, May 1, 2024 at 3:00 PM at Franklin Fire and Rescue 49 Maple Street, Franklin, North Carolina 28734 clearly marked “Fire Substation Completion”. Proposals received after that date and time will be rejected.

The Town reserves the right to reject any or all proposals if it deems such to be in the best interest of the Town of Franklin. Questions regarding this Request for Proposal should be directed to Fire Chief Ben Ormond, by e-mail at bormond@franklinnc.com.

 

March 25, 2024

Town of Franklin Tourism Development Authority Request for Proposals: Marketing/Promotional Services

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The TDA is soliciting responses for a project (this Request for Proposals, the “RFP”) which will include the brand marketing and brand management in conjunction with the travel trade, and community stakeholders to ensure that brand marketing and communications tactics are in line with Franklin’s unique and distinctive products, including natural resources, mountain culture, and unique dining and retail options.

DESCRIPTION:
The TDA’s key brand marketing and management strategies are as follows:

• Develop effective marketing plans for each of TDAs designated major market areas with a common brand message, communicated in a way that is market appropriate.
• Differentiate Franklin from its regional competition by focusing on our mountain culture, activities, natural environment, and attractions, by engaging local organizations.
• Focus marketing on positive-impact prospects by developing data-driven plans based on a deep understanding of current visitors and the visitor of the future.
• Use advances in technology to enhance marketing efficiency and effectiveness, reach intended audiences, and promote regenerative tourism.
• Facilitate communication within Franklin to advance the goals of TDA to improve resident and business owner buy-in for marketing activities.

QUESTIONS:

Questions concerning this RFP must be submitted via email to the point of contact below. Responses to all submitted questions will be posted at: https://franklinnc.com/bid-requests-town-franklin-nc.html. Any revisions, addendums, and answers to questions received at least a week before the proposal due dates will be sent to those who directly received this RFP.

DEADLINE:

The deadline for responding to this RFP is 3:00 p.m. on Friday, April 26, 2024. It is the responsibility of the firm submitting proposals to ensure that the point of contact has received a completed proposal by the required deadline.

Point of Contact:
Amanda Owens
Town Manager
Town of Franklin
95 East Main Street
Franklin, NC 28734
aowens@franklinnc.com
828-524-2516 x 305

The TDA prefers to receive submitted materials via mail or Courier with subject line “Proposal for Marketing/Promotional Services”.

CONTRACT TERM:

The contract term for this proposal would be for one year, beginning on July 1, 2024 and terminating on June 30, 2025.