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Bidding Opportunity
**The due date for this bidding opportunity has passed**

Trailhead Restroom Vault Pumping

Due Date: 01/12/2022 2:00 pm
Bidding Number: SOQ #7291-21
Bidding Categories: Parks and Open Space
Other Comments:


The Boulder County Parks and Open Space Department (BCPOS) is seeking bids from qualified and experienced vault pumping contractors for providing service to our trailhead restrooms as needed for any of our twenty-one (21) trailhead vault restrooms that we manage. These services are required in order to maintain the functionality of our public restrooms. The selected contractor will complete all aspects of the service within thirty (30) business days or specified date from the date of Notice to Proceed for each request of action.


The County is seeking qualified contractors to retain for future projects of the discipline as described above.

The successful proposer will be required to enter into a Contract for Services and meet all insurance requirements as required prior to any work beginning. The County retains the right to select more than one contractor. The selected Contractor(s) will be required to enter into a Continuing Services Contract, for the current year with an option to renew, in writing, for four (4) additional years. The Contractor acknowledges that a Contract does not constitute a guarantee that Contractor will receive any Projects or Work of any kind under this Contract, if selected, and in such event, Contractor would not receive any payment from County. Projects will be awarded, on a Project-by-Project basis. Each Project will include a separate Scope of Work and bids/proposals will be solicited from the approved contractor vendor list compiled from this solicitation. Work will not commence for any Project awarded until the County has issued a Notice to Proceed to the selected Contractor.

Proposers should list the Boulder County and Colorado professional and/or contractor licenses held by the company and the key personnel who will be assigned to County awarded projects. Proposers are to provide the license number and explain if held by an individual or the company. All workers shall be certified by the County and/or the State of Colorado for these types of projects, if required. Proof of certification must be submitted for each worker in the submittal package.

The evaluation of the qualifications shall be based on the requirements described in this SOQ. All properly submitted qualifications will be reviewed, evaluated, and selected by the Evaluation Committee. Qualification submittal information must include information regarding company fees, in detail and including personnel hourly rates, equipment, meetings, reports, administrative costs, mileage, travel, and/or other cost information relevant to do business with the County.

Boulder County reserves the right to reject submittals that do not include evidence of prior experience and current capabilities, including manpower and equipment, necessary to provide the required services and to successfully complete this type of work.

All proposers are instructed to thoroughly review all the stated insurance requirements for this Project, the insurance requirements stated are the minimum and standard for Boulder County Government, for this Project. All hired contractors are required to meet the insurance requirements, as stated, for contracted services as part of the Boulder County contracting process. Owner/Sole Proprietors/Officer are not Exempt from the county’s insurance requirements and coverage limits. Please refer to the Insurance Requirements in this SOQ.

Additionally, the Contractor is aware all insurance requirements, as stated, are required to be active for the duration of the contract, or as otherwise stated, whether Projects or Work are awarded from the County.


Payment to the contractor will be completed after the request for service has been made and the vault pumping has been completed. Submitting an invoice of service to Parks and Open Space Payables will be required from the septic professional upon the completion of the requested work.

Contractor shall submit, in writing, to Boulder County, a request for payment. Invoices shall be submitted on company letterhead and include, but not limited to, depending on the activity completed, designated project name and project bid number, date(s), type of work performed. Additionally, all invoices should contain the current date, invoice number, amount due and current return address.

Additionally, payment for each Project awarded is subject to the terms and conditions of the Boulder County issued Purchase Order.


A Pre-bid meeting will NOT be held for this Project.


The following documents are part of this SOQ:

  1. Attachment A: Numbered Map Location
  2. Attachment B: Individual Map Locations
  3. Attachment C: Purchase Order Terms
  4. Attachment D: Sample Contract


Do not contact any other county department or personnel with questions or for information regarding this solicitation.


Submittals are due at the email box only, listed below, for time and date recording on or before 2:00 p.m. Mountain Time on JANUARY 12, 2022.

Please note that email responses to this solicitation are limited to a maximum of 50MB capacity.


SOQ #7291-21