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Solicitation No: 961-48-49  from City Of Grand Rapids 
Sue Ann Wierenga
300 Monroe Avenue NW Grand Rapids MI, 49503 United States
Tel: 616-456-3959
Fax: 616-456-3339
swierenga@grcity.us


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Duration Dates Start Date
November 19, 2015 at 3:00:00 PM EST
November 19, 2015 at 3:00:00 PM EST
End Date
December 08, 2015 at 11:00:00 AM EST
December 08, 2015 at 11:00:00 AM EST
Solicitation 961-48-49
Title Lab Analysis - Effluent, WET and TIE/TRE
Delivery Terms Free On Board Destination
Additional Delivery Information - All shipments to the City of Grand Rapids, shall be F.O.B. delivered, freight included, to the City of Grand Rapids department, F.O.B. terms other than "F.O.B delivered" shall not be accepted.
Description Bids are requested for a one-year term contract with two, one-year renewal options for Whole Effluent Toxicity (WET) testing and Toxicity Identification Evaluation (TIE) laboratory services, a component of a Toxicity Reduction Evaluation (TRE), as per the specifications contained in the attached bid document.

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Bidders shall download all attached bid document files, complete the documents as requested, save the completed documents under a new name and upload the saved documents to the bid response. 
Payment Terms Net 30 Days
Additional Payment Information - Vendors shall be aware that invoicing shall be accepted only from the contractor as listed on the bid form and subsequent purchase order. Invoices not meeting this requirement shall be discarded.
Additional Information
Bidders are required to submit certifications and licenses, complete the questionnaire and all the information requested with the bid; failure to do so may result in the bid being rejected as non-responsive. Any exceptions taken to the information provided herein shall be stated on the bid form and shall become part of the bid.

If a bidder should find discrepancies or omissions in these documents, he/she should at once notify the Purchasing Agent/buyer. The bidder is required to furnish any information regarding any additional costs not covered herein by the City with their bid. It is the City's intent for all costs to be included herein. Any costs not included herein may not be considered allowable costs under this contract.'>All information in a bidder's proposal and the subsequent contract is subject to the provisions of the Freedom of Information Act. 1976 no.442, as amended, MCL 15.231 or latest revision thereof.

Bidders are required to submit certifications and licenses, complete the questionnaire and all the information requested with the bid; failure to do so may result in the bid being rejected as non-responsive. Any exceptions taken to the information provided herein shall be stated on the bid form and shall become part of the bid.

If a bidder should find discrepancies or omissions in these documents, he/she should at once notify the Purchasing Agent/buyer. The bidder is required to furnish any information regarding any additional costs not covered herein by the City with their bid. It is the City's intent for all costs to be included herein. Any costs not included herein may not be considered allowable costs under this contract.
Pre-Bidders Conference
Scope of Work Bid are requested for a one-year term contract, with two, one-year renewal options for services of a laboratory experienced in Whole Effluent Toxicity (WET) analyses to provide testing for the Grand Rapids Environmental Protection Department. The City requires the lab to produce toxicity tests with or without pH adjustments as required by the ammonia concentration of the sample, and the ability to perform a Toxicity Identification Evaluation (TIE), a component of a Toxicity Reduction Evaluation (TRE), in the event a sample exhibits toxicity. The work shall include all labor, materials, equipment, reporting, sample containers, shipping containers and incidentals necessary to perform laboratory testing as per all applicable EPA and MDEQ rules and regulations, industry standards, and the specifications contained in the attached bid document.
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 961-48-49 Bid Document.docx  
 961-48-49 Contract Page.docx  
 General Terms and Conditions.pdf  
 Exhibit I - Insurance Schedule II.docx  
 GRR Income Tax Clearance Application Packet V09292015.pdf  
 Bid Discount Information - Revised 2009 07.pdf  
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