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RFB Notice – Request for Bids 2023 Fairgrounds Solar Installation

Invitation to Bid
2023 Fairgrounds Solar Project

Sealed bids for furnishing the following to the County of Montezuma, Colorado will be received at the office at 109 West Main Street, Room 260, Cortez, CO 81321 until 4:00 p.m. on Thursday October 5th 2023

Bids will be publicly opened, read and reviewed at the next regularly scheduled BOCC workshop on Monday October 9th 2023
Bids will then be publicly re-read and decided on at the next regularly scheduled BOCC meeting on Tuesday October 10th 2023

The project consists of Solar Photovoltaic System located at 30100 US-160 in Montezuma County, Colorado. Work includes procurement and installation of 112 kW photovoltaic (PV) system, approximately two hundred fifty (250) solar panels, powering the Fairgrounds arena and 42 kW PV system, approximately ninety-four (94) solar panels powering the Fairgrounds shop, on the roof of the County Fairgrounds Arena. These systems include direct current (DC) optimizers, inverters to match phase and frequency, racking systems and all related equipment necessary to make clean power and connect to the provided alternating current (AC) interconnection. The existing 15 kilovolt amps (kVA) pad mount transformer will be upgraded to a 37 ½ kVA pad mount transformer to accommodate the new 42 kW DC (34.2 kW AC) solar array and visible fused disconnects for each array.
Bid documents, including specifications are available on the County website: .

Bids shall be submitted in writing on the documents provided and signed by the bidder or their duly authorized agent. Bids shall be submitted in sealed envelopes and marked on the outside with, “BID – 2023 Fairgrounds Solar Project” and with the bidder’s name.

The County reserves the right to waive any formality or any informality in the process of awarding a bid.

The county reserves the right to accept any bid, in whole or in part, and to reject any or all bids if it be deemed in the best interest of the County do so

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Jim Candelaria (District 1)
Phone: (970) 749-3841
Vice Chairman
Kent Lindsay (District 2)
Phone: (970) 560-1471
Commissioner of Deeds
Gerald Koppenhafer (District 3)
Phone: 970-749-0262
Contact Montezuma County Vice-Chairman, Jim Candelaria  (District 1)
Contact Montezuma County Commissioner Kent Lindsay (District 2)
Contact Montezuma County Commissioner Gerald Koppenhafer (District 3)
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