New Castle County (“County”) is seeking proposals for professional consulting services to support the Stormwater National Pollution Discharge Elimination System (“NPDES”) Permit Program and the Fats, Oils, and Grease (“FOG”) program. Under both of these programs, the County has the need to plan and implement public education and outreach campaigns to educate our residents on proper practices that reduce the discharge of pollutants to the environment.
Interested parties are asked to submit a proposal, in writing, with one (1) signed original and three (3) copies, to New Castle County Purchasing Division, 87 Read’s Way, New Castle, DE 19720, by 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, June 4, 2014 so stating their interests and qualifications.
Bidders are responsible for obtaining the bid specifications and all addendums from the New Castle County Purchasing website at www.nccde.org/purchasing.
NOTE: Bid specifications and all addenda are available on the New Castle County website - www.nccde.org/purchasing.
A pre-proposal meeting will be held at the Department of Special Services offices in the Conner Building, 187A Old Churchman’s Road, New Castle, DE 19720 at 10:00 a.m., Monday, May 12, 2014. County staff will be available to answer questions at that time.
INSTRUCTIONS FOR PROPOSAL
Sealed proposal envelopes shall carry a clear notation in the lower left quadrant, “PROFESSIONAL MARKETING AND PUBLIC EDUCATION CONSULTING SERVICES FOR ENVIRONMENTAL PROGRAMS, Bid #14P-004.”
FAX proposals cannot be accepted.
Pursuant to New Castle County Code and Delaware State Law, no contract will be awarded to any vendor unless, before or in conjunction with the actual award of the contract to such vendor, has submitted proof satisfactory to the County, or to the awarding agency, or the designated representative of the County or the awarding agency, as the case may be, that it and each and every subcontractor named by it in its bid, if any, will at the time it submits such proof have valid and effective licenses required by the State and the County, and the political subdivisions, if any, in which the project is located, and the United States government, in order for each of them (i) to do business therein; (ii) to comply with all tax laws thereof; and (iii) to perform the labor and/or supply the material involved in the performance of the contract.
Awards, if any, will be made in conjunction with the Delaware Code, Subchapter 2, Chapter 69, Title 29, and the New Castle County Code.
Minority and Women-owned Business Enterprises (MWBE) will be afforded full opportunity to submit proposals, and will not be subject to discrimination on the basis of race, color, nation origin, sex, religion, age, disability, or sexual orientation in the consideration of this award.
Mailing address: New Castle County Government Center
87 Read’s Way
New Castle, DE 19720