Bids, RFPs, and RFQs

Montana ExpoPark Basketball Floor

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Cascade County Commissioners will receive sealed bids for the sponsorship rights of the new basketball floor used at events located in the Pacific Steel and Recycling Arena at Montana ExpoPark.  Specifications for the sponsorship opportunities may be obtained by contacting Brian K. Clifton, Director, Cascade County Public Works, 279 Vaughn S. Frontage Road, Great Falls, MT 59404; Phone (406) 454-6920.  Download the bidder's package for further details.

Bids will be opened on the 16th day of May, 2017, at the time of 1:00 o'clock p.m. in the office of the Board of County Commissioners, in the Cascade County Courthouse Annex, Room 111, Great Falls, Montana.

All bids shall remain effective for a period of ninety (90) days from the date of opening.  Cascade County reserves the right to consider or reject any and all bids, and further to waive any defects or irregularities or accept any proposal they deem in the best interest of Cascade County.  All bidders must use the bid form supplied with the specifications.  The following are required as part of the submission and shall be considered during the evaluation process:

  1. Letter of intent.
  2. Company/Organization must be a reputable wholesome product or business as determined by the Board of County Commissioners in their sole discretion.  No inappropriate names will be permitted, including but not limited to naming that includes any alcohol, tobacco, or other products that may not be considered to be family friendly (e.g., "Smith Beer Basketball Court" or "Smith Cigarettes Basketball Court" will not be permitted).
  3. Vendor must provide proof that their organization or company can meet the financial obligations of its proposal for the duration fo the contract term.
  4. Best overall benefit to Cascade County as determined by the Board of County Commissioners.
  5. The highest overall bidder, approved by the Board of County Commissioners, for one of the six potential sponsorship locations will then have the option of purchasing one or more of the six potential locations.  If there are sponsorhsip locations left after the highest overall bidder has selected their desired locations, the next highest overall bidder will have the option of purchasing one or more of the potential locations.  This process will continue until all of the potential sponsorhsip locations have been purchased.
  6. Each bidder approved by the Board of County Commissioners for sponsorship shall be required to provide an approved Payment Bond in the amount of 100% of the Contract amount.

All bidders are expected to be aware of and to abide by all state and federal statutes, rules, and regulations governing the solicitation and acceptance of public contracts, including any such statute, rule, or regulation relating to non-discrimination.

DATED this 28th day of April, 2017.

ACM Superfund Cooperative Agreement

This RFP process is to solicit proposals from interested consultants to establish and engage working groups composed of local and state agency officials, the Black Eagle TAG committee, local residents of the Black Eagle community and Great Falls, Black Eagle Park Board, representatives from BP America, Inc., interested parties and proponents of identified projects in a collaborative effort to gain consensus on county park plans and trail connection strategies in OU1/OU2; a land use master plan for OU2; and long-term management options for lands within OU2. Extensive public participation will be required throughout to ensure all interested parties and potentially affected individuals, organizations, government entities, and corporations are aware of the process and have ample opportunity to provide ideas and feedback into the planning process. Additionally, documentation of public comment and consensus decisions portrayed as visual conceptual design drawings and accompanying descriptive text will be essential.

Request for Proposal

Complete Operational Gravel Crushing Combination

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Cascade County Public Works Department will receive sealed bids for the purchase over time of one (1) new or used complete gravel crushing opeation.  Specifications for the equipment may be obtained by contacting Brian K. Clifton, Director, Cascade County Public Works, 279 Vaughn S. Frontage Road, Great Falls, MT 59404; Phone (406) 454-6920.  Download the entire bidder's package PDF icon for further details.

Bids will be opened on the 4th day of May, 2017, at the time of 1:00 o'clock p.m. in the office of the Board of County Commissioners, in the Cascade County Courthouse Annex, Room 111, Great Falls, Montana.

All bids shall remain effective for a period of ninety (90) days from teh date of opening.  Cascade County reserves the right to consider or reject any and all bids, and futher to waive any defects or irregularities.  All bidders must use teh bid form supplied with the specifications.  A contract will be awarded to the lowest and most responsible bidder of the equipment that Cascade County determines acceptable for its intended use, and inculdes but is not limited to inspection, testing, quality, workmanship, delivery, and suitability for Cascade County's gravel crushing operations.  Those criteria that will affect the bid price and be considered in evaluation for award will include a year of equipent, size of equipment, production capability, condition of equipment, discounts, proposed payment schedule, delivery transportation costs, and total or life-cycle costs.

All bidders are expected to be aware of and to abide by all state and federal statutes, rules, and regulations governing the solicitation and acceptance of public contracts, including any such statute, rule, or regulation relating to non-discrimination.

The Board of County Commissioners reserves the right to reject any or all bids, to waive irregularities, or to accept any bid they deem to be in the best interest of Cascade County.

DATED this 10th day of April, 2017.