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Bidding Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in working with the Municipal District of Opportunity No.17!

The Municipal District of Opportunity No.17 (hereby referred to as “MD”) recognizes that we work with a variety of contractors, with an assortment of skills and competencies. The MD strives to evaluate all contractors' bids fairly.  

The MD is committed to creating and maintaining a high level of confidence in its procurement of goods and services, by ensuring integrity, transparency, accountability, efficiency, and consistency in its procurement process, while recognizing the vast impact procurement has on the environment and acting within its authority under the Municipal Government Act, the Agreement on Internal Trade (AIT) the Trade, Investment and Labour Mobility Agreement (TILMA) and the MD’s Procurement Policy.


Evaluation Criteria

The MD reserves the right not to accept the lowest bid, but all factors need to be fully considered in determining the best value.  The completion of the Evaluation Criteria form is required and does not imply any commitment or right to work for the MD. 


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The MD maintains its Approved Contractor List for the sole use and benefit of the MD. The information collected through this package is being collected under the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy (FOIP) Act.   If you have any questions about the protection of this information, contact our FOIP Coordinator at 780-891-3778.  

Meeting Minutes and Agendas
Title Number Posted Closing Description Documents
Wabasca Fire Smart Vegetation Maintenance and Map Wabasca Vegetation Maintenance and Map 23 Feb 2024 1:00 PM 06 Mar 2024 12:00 PM

Project Description: This project calls for clean up (maintenance) on 4.8 ha of previously treated area (map attached) in the community of Wabasca, near the 40-lot subdivision. Since initially undergoing Fire Smart treatment, these units now have a high amount of downed trees, dead/dying standing and snags. With ground crews, using chainsaws, clean up of any downed woody debris and dead/dying stands is required. No Burning Allowed. Debris disposal must be completed by chipper and/or mulcher. A map indicating the project location is attached (treatment blocks indicated in yellow).

Contact Person: Rolanna Auger 780 891 3778 or Kevin Kuhn (technical inquires) 780 843 5846.

Wabasca Fire Smart Vegetation Management and Map Wabasca Vegetation Management and Map 23 Feb 2024 1:00 PM 06 Mar 2024 12:00 PM

Project Description: Completion of 7.5 ha of vegetation management (fuel reduction) treatment in Wabasca, as per the scope of work. The project includes 1 treatment block WA 23 (7.5 ha). A map indicating the project location is attached (treatment block is yellow in color). Please note that debris disposal must be completed with a chipper and/or mulcher (burning is not an option for this project). Keep that in mind when determining bid price.

Contact Person: Rolanna Auger 780 891 3778 or Kevin Kuhn (technical inquires) 780 843 5846.

Red Earth Creek Fire Smart - Vegetation Maintenance and Map Red Earth Creek Vegetation Maintenance 23 Feb 2024 1:00 PM 06 Mar 2024 12:00 PM

Project Description: This project calls for clean up (maintenance) on 8.1 ha of previously treated area (map attached) in the community of Red Earth Creek. Since initially undergoing Fire Smart treatment, these units now have a high amount of downed trees, dead/dying standing and snags. With ground crews, using chainsaws, clean up of any downed woody debris and dead/dying stands is required. No Burning Allowed. Debris disposal must be completed by chipper and/or mulcher. A map indicating the project location is attached (treatment blocks indicated in yellow).

Contact Person: Rolanna Auger 780 891 3778 or Kevin Kuhn (technical inquires) 780 843 5846.

Sandy Lake Fire Smart Vegetation Maintenance and Map Sandy Lake Vegetation Maintenance and Map 23 Feb 2024 1:00 PM 06 Mar 2024 12:00 PM

Project Description: This project calls for clean up (maintenance) on 7.6 ha of previously treated area (map attached) in the community of Sandy Lake. Since initially undergoing Fire Smart treatment, these units now have a high amount of downed trees, dead/dying standing and snags. With ground crews, using chainsaws, clean up of any downed woody debris and dead/dying stands is required. No Burning Allowed. Debris disposal must be completed by chipper and/or mulcher. A map indicating the project location is attached (treatment blocks indicated in yellow).

Contact Person: Rolanna Auger 780 891 3778 or Kevin Kuhn (technical inquires) 780 843 5846.

Calling Lake Fire Smart Vegetation Maintenance and Map Calling Lake Vegetation Maintenance 23 Feb 2024 1:00 PM 06 Mar 2024 12:00 PM

Project Description: This project calls for clean up (maintenance) on 7.4 ha of previously treated area (map attached) in the community of Calling Lake. Since initially undergoing Fire Smart treatment, these units now have a high amount of downed trees, dead/dying standing and snags. With ground crews, using chainsaws, clean up of any downed woody debris and dead/dying stands is required. No Burning Allowed. Debris disposal must be completed by chipper and/or mulcher. A map indicating the project location is attached (treatment blocks indicated in yellow).

Contact Person: Rolanna Auger 780 891 3778 or Kevin Kuhn (technical inquires) 780 843 5846.

2024 Wabasca Forcemain Clearing by Mulching UT034 21 Feb 2024 9:00 AM 06 Mar 2024 11:00 AM

Tender – 2024 Wabasca Force Main Clearing by Mulching

 

Interested contractors must have a minimum of $2 million liability insurance, WCB account in good standing (date of clearance letter no more than 30 days old), a valid COR or SECOR and a current MD Business License to be considered. 

Project Description: Completion of 10.5 Hectares (Ha) of clearing by mulching 10m wide along the right of way for the sanitary forcemain as shown in the attached drawing. 

Milestone Engineering Services Ltd. (MESL) will flag, with high visibility ribbon, the 10m wide clearing boundary along both sides of the right of way for the entire 10.5 km length and mark stop and start locations. A pre-construction meeting will take place with the selected contractor to confirm the boundaries of the work zones. 

Scope of Work: 

 

• Mulching shall consist of the breakdown of all timber, brush, shrubs, waste wood and woody debris by rotary cutting and grinding. 

• All mulched material shall lay flat to the soil. No single piece of mulched material shall be longer that 0.5m and shall not exceed 0.07m in diameter. 

• The contractor shall be responsible for all equipment, labour and materials to complete the work in its entirety. No additional payment will be made. 

• The clearing by mulching area is approximately 10.5 Ha along the forcemain right of way at a width of 10m. 

• The contract completion date is March 31, 2024. 

• MESL will clearly mark the valves and manholes along the alignment for avoidance. 

 

Contact Person: Earl Gullion 780 891 3778 or Kevin Pothier (technical inquires) 780 260 0419. 

Tender Submission Instructions: Submit Tender in a sealed envelope marked with Tender – 2024 Wabasca Forcemain – Clearing by Mulching. Please drop off tender at the main office located at 2077 Mistassiniy Road, Wabasca Alberta before the closing date and time. Must submit the Bidder Information Form, copies of all requested information, the Bid Sheet and document checklist to qualify as a complete tender submission. The forms are posted on the MD website. 

 

Release Date: February 21, 2024

Closing Date: March 6, 2024

Anticipated Award Date: March 8, 2024