Bid 2023-22, SSFP Re-Sand Filter Bed – Slow Sand Filter Media



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This will serve as our intent to award, pending Board approval, August 9th, 2023.


 Total Price
Knife River Corporation-Northwest $327,378.10





BID NO. 2023-22




Bids for SSFP RE-SAND FILTER BED – SLOW SAND FILTER MEDIA for the SPRINGFIELD UTILITY BOARD will be received by Rebecca Wheeler, Purchasing Agent, for the Springfield Utility Board Water Division, 202 South 18th Street, Springfield, Oregon 97477, until the BID CLOSING at 2:00 PM, local time, on Friday, July 14th, 2023.


To submit electronically, proposers must comply with the following:

  1. Subject line must contain the following text: “Bid #2023-22, SLOW SAND FILTER MEDIA”
  2. Email must be addressed to Rebecca Wheeler at
  3. Email must be received no later than the stated BID CLOSING to be accepted.

The options for sealed, hardcopy proposal packet delivery are as follows:

  1. Mail to: Rebecca Wheeler, Purchasing Agent, Water Division, Springfield Utility Board, 202 South 18th Street, Springfield, OR 97477; or,
  2. Drop off at the above address during business hours, then call the front desk at 541-726-2396 to make aware of the delivery.

Hardcopy proposal packets must be labelled “Attn: Bid #2023-22, Slow Sand Filter Media” No bids will be received after the stated BID CLOSING.


Purchase and delivery of an estimated 2,030 tons of Slow Sand Filter Media with the delivery beginning not sooner than September 11th, 2023 and ending no later than October 13th, 2023.


Note: The filter media delivered to the Owner’s slow sand filter site will meet NSF 61 standards and be tested pursuant to the specification for turbidity, uniformity coefficient, effective size, percentage of fines, etc. and must meet the specified standards.


No proposal will be considered by the Springfield Utility Board unless the Bid contains a statement by the Bidder that the Bidder will comply with the provisions of ORS 279C.800 to 279C.870 and 40 U.S.C. 276(a) pertaining to prevailing wages, as applicable.  Contractor licensing under ORS 468A.720 for working with asbestos-containing materials is not a requirement of this project.  Each bid must contain a statement as to whether or not the bidder is a resident bidder as defined in ORS 279A.120.  Each bid must also contain a statement as to whether the bidder is registered with the Oregon Construction Contractors Board.  No bid will be received or considered unless the bidder is registered with the Construction Contractors Board, as required by ORS 701.035 et seq.


The Springfield Utility Board reserves the right to reject any and all bids, to waive any irregularities, and to accept the bid deemed in the best interests of the Springfield Utility Board.  The Springfield Utility Board may reject any bid not in compliance with all prescribed public bidding procedures and requirements, and may reject for good cause any or all bids upon a finding of the agency it is in the public interest to do so.


A complete set of proposal documents may be viewed in PDF format and downloaded at .  For technical questions, contact Jay McElhose at 541-501-2568 or email at or David Embleton at 541-744-3730 or email at If any other issues arise, please contact Rebecca Wheeler at 541-744-3756 or by email at



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