The City of Montrose is requesting formal bids through the Invitation for Bid process to drain Cerro Reservoir by constructing a siphon structure and utilizing diesel-powered pumps. A mandatory pre-bid meeting will be held on May 21, 2018, 11:00 AM at Cerro Reservoir located 13 miles east of Montrose on the northern side of Highway 50’s Cerro Summit. Bids will be publicly received and registered on May 29, 2018 at 2:00 PM at Montrose City Hall 433 South First Street, Montrose, CO 81401. Late bids will not be accepted and it is the responsibility of the bidders to ensure that bids (including signed addenda) arrive in the city's purchasing office by 2:00 PM on the date listed above.
Complete bid packets can be downloaded from the City web page at www.cityofmontrose.org under Department Services, Purchasing, and Open Bids. Addenda will be posted to the website and it is the bidder's responsibility to download, review, sign, and include addenda with their bid.
The City reserves the right to accept or reject any or all bids, to waive irregularities and/or informalities and to disregard all non-conforming, non-responsive, unbalanced or conditional bids. The City of Montrose complies with all Equal Opportunity requirements. All qualified bidders will receive consideration without regard to race, creed, color, national origin, sex, marital status, religion, ancestry, mental or physical handicap or age. The project is also bid according to the City of Montrose local preference policy in effect on the date of the bid opening and detailed in the official Municipal Code of the City of Montrose, Section 1-16-4(B).