Upcoming Events

Oct
27
Tue
RWSA Regular Board Meeting @ Rivanna Water & Sewer Authority
Oct 27 @ 2:15 pm – 3:15 pm
Oct
28
Wed
REQUEST FOR BID: IVY MUC LANDFILL CAP REPAIRS AND DRAINAGE/BERM IMPROVEMENTS RFB NO. 373 @ Rivanna Water & Sewer Authority
Oct 28 @ 4:00 pm

Sealed Bids will be received by the Rivanna Solid Waste Authority, hereinafter called the OWNER, in the Administration Building at the Moores Creek Advanced Water Resource Recovery Facility, 695 Moores Creek Lane, Charlottesville, VA 22902 until 4:00 p.m., local prevailing time on October 28, 2020 and then at said office be publicly opened and read aloud (or in accordance with current COVID-19 procedures at the sole discretion of RWSA) for the following:

GENERAL CONSTRUCTION:  Includes the repairing of approximately 50,000 square feet of the Cell 3 cap by backfilling with on-site engineered fill and installing approximately 15,000 square feet of geogrid and geosynthetic clay liner, making drainage system improvements by regrading drainage ditches, removal of existing culverts and installation of new culverts, regrading and construction of roadways, and temporary removal and replacement of a compressor shed and associated mechanical equipment. The removal of approximately 3,000 linear feet of existing diversion berms and downchutes on the eastern side of Cell 2 is also included as an alternate bid item. The work to be performed is located at the Ivy Material Utilization Center at 4576 Dick Woods Road, Charlottesville, VA 22903. All work shall be as described or implied in the Specifications and indicated on the Drawings.

The foregoing description shall not be construed as a complete description of all work required.

Each Bid must be made on the blank forms provided in the CONTRACT DOCUMENTS and must be enclosed in a sealed envelope and the envelope marked: “Ivy MUC Landfill Cap Repairs and Drainage/Berm Improvements, RFB No. 373”.  Each Bid must be accompanied by a Bid Security which shall not be less than five (5%) percent of the Bid amount.  No bidder may withdraw his Bid within 90 days after the date of Bid opening.

The attention of all bidders is called to the provisions of the State Law governing General Contractors and Sub-Contractors as set forth under Title 54.1, Chapter 11, Code of Virginia, as amended.  Bidders shall be governed by the provisions of said law insofar as they are applicable. The above-mentioned provisions of the Code prevent the Authority from considering a bid from anyone who is not licensed in accordance with the provisions of the Code.  The Authority will therefore, not consider any bid unless the bidder produces evidence that he is duly licensed and registered in accordance with the provisions of the Code of Virginia.

A separate performance bond and payment bond each in an amount equal to one hundred percent (100%) of the Contract price will be required.  Carriers must be authorized to do business in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

The Owner reserves the right to reject any Proposal for failure to comply with all requirements of this Notice or of any of the Contract Documents; however, it may waive any minor defects or informalities at its discretion.  The Owner further reserves the right to reject any and all Proposals or to Award the contract which in its judgment is in the best interest of the Owner.

Pursuant to VA Code Section 2.2-4318, the Authority reserves the right, in the event that the bid from the lowest responsible bidder exceeds available funds, to negotiate with the lowest responsible bidder to obtain a contract price within available funds, which negotiations may include, but not be limited to, modifications to the scope of work, materials and equipment to be furnished, time for performance, price and other such terms as the Executive Director deems appropriate.

Pursuant to VA Code Section 2.2-4324, Bid results shall be subject to the Preference for Virginia Firms stipulation.

Contract Documents may be examined at the following location by appointment:  Rivanna Solid Waste Authority, 695 Moores Creek Lane, Charlottesville, VA 22902.

Digital Copies of the Contract Documents may be obtained for no charge and upon request by contacting Kris Edelman at the office of Arcadis located at 9954 Mayland Dr, Richmond, VA 23233 at (804) 665-1076 (kris.edelman@arcadis.com). Other questions or site visit coordination should be directed to Mr. Mark Morrow at (434) 977-2970 ext. 158 (mmorrow@rivanna.org).

Neither the Owner nor the Engineer will be responsible for full or partial sets of Contract Documents, including any Addendum, obtained from any other source.

A non-mandatory pre-bid conference will be held October 13, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. local prevailing time at the Ivy Material Utilization Center at 4576 Dick Woods Road, Charlottesville, VA 22903 to review the scope of work and clarify any aspect of the work that may be in question.  Attendance at the Pre-bid conference is not mandatory.  After the Pre-bid conference, a site visit will be conducted for those interested.

Bidders must certify that they do not and will not maintain or provide for their employees any facilities that are segregated on the basis of race, color, creed or national origin, and so certify with the form included in the Proposal.  Bidders must comply with the President’s Executive Order #11246, prohibiting discrimination in employment regarding race, color, creed, sex, or national origin, and Executive Order #12138 and #11625 regarding utilization of MBE/WBE firms.  Bidders must comply with the Civil Rights Act of 1964.

The Authority reserves the right to disapprove any subcontractor, supplier, vendor, surety or insurer proposed by a bidder for this Project for good cause shown

Oct
29
Thu
Employee Appreciation Day Closings
Oct 29 @ 11:30 am – 5:00 pm

Closing at 11:30 am:

  • Administrative Offices
  • McIntire Recycling Center
  • Ivy MUC

 

Nov
4
Wed
Pre-Bid Conference: REQUEST FOR BID FOR THE MCAWRRF ENGINEERING BUILDING ADDITION – RFB NO. 376
Nov 4 @ 10:00 am

Sealed Bids will be received by the Rivanna Water and Sewer Authority, hereinafter called the OWNER, in the Administration Building at the Moores Creek Advanced Water Resource Recovery Facility, 695 Moores Creek Lane, Charlottesville, VA 22902 until 4:00 p.m., local prevailing time on November 20, 2020 and then at said office be publicly opened and read aloud (virtually at the sole discretion of RWSA) for the following:

GENERAL CONSTRUCTION:  Includes all site preparation work needed for the Addition to the Engineering Building Facility.  Site preparation includes site grading; retaining wall construction; asphalt pavement; building foundation work; and water, sewer and electrical utility installation.  The foregoing description shall not be construed as a complete description of all work required.

Contract Documents may be examined at the following locations:  Rivanna Water and Sewer Authority, 695 Moores Creek Lane, Charlottesville, VA 22902; Hazen and Sawyer, 4011 West Chase Blvd., Suite 500, Raleigh, NC 27607.  Digital copies of the Contract Documents may be obtained through the office of Hazen and Sawyer located at 4011 WestChase Boulevard, Suite 500, Raleigh, North Carolina, 27607, at no cost.  Inquiries should be directed to Mr. Bret Edwards, P.E. at (919) 755-8588.

An optional virtual pre-bid conference will be held on November 4, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. to review the scope of work and clarify any aspect of the work that may be in question.  Attendance at the virtual pre-bid conference is not mandatory.  To obtain a link to the virtual pre-bid conference, contact Scott Schiller, P.E., Engineering Manager at the Rivanna Water & Sewer Authority at (434) 977-2970 x206 or sschiller@rivanna.org, or Bret Edwards, P.E. at Hazen at (919) 755-8588 or bedwards@hazenandsawyer.com.

Notice to Bidders

Nov
7
Sat
Great Pumpkin Smash @ McIntire Recycling Center
Nov 7 @ 8:30 am – 5:30 pm
Great Pumpkin Smash @ McIntire Recycling Center

Go green this Halloween and compost your pumpkin!

Rivanna Solid Waste Authority will host the Great Pumpkin Smash Composting Event at McIntire Recycling Center, located at 611 McIntire Road Charlottesville, VA 22902, on November 7, 2020 from 8:30am to 5:30pm.

Participants will be able to “smash” their pumpkins by dropping them into a large composting container. Information regarding the RSWA, City, and County composting and recycling programs will be available. Pumpkin composting is free of charge and open to City of Charlottesville and Albemarle County residents.

Nov
11
Wed
Veteran’s Day
Nov 11 all-day

Administrative Offices Closed

Nov
17
Tue
RWSA Regular Board Meeting @ Rivanna Water & Sewer Authority
Nov 17 @ 2:15 pm – 3:15 pm

The agenda, which includes links to pertinent documents, will be posted the Friday prior to the Board Meeting.

Click here for more information

Nov
20
Fri
REQUEST FOR BID FOR THE MCAWRRF ENGINEERING BUILDING ADDITION – RFB NO. 376 @ Rivanna Water & Sewer Authority
Nov 20 @ 4:00 pm

Sealed Bids will be received by the Rivanna Water and Sewer Authority, hereinafter called the OWNER, in the Administration Building at the Moores Creek Advanced Water Resource Recovery Facility, 695 Moores Creek Lane, Charlottesville, VA 22902 until 4:00 p.m., local prevailing time on November 20, 2020 and then at said office be publicly opened and read aloud (virtually at the sole discretion of RWSA) for the following:

GENERAL CONSTRUCTION:  Includes all site preparation work needed for the Addition to the Engineering Building Facility.  Site preparation includes site grading; retaining wall construction; asphalt pavement; building foundation work; and water, sewer and electrical utility installation.  The foregoing description shall not be construed as a complete description of all work required.

Contract Documents may be examined at the following locations:  Rivanna Water and Sewer Authority, 695 Moores Creek Lane, Charlottesville, VA 22902; Hazen and Sawyer, 4011 West Chase Blvd., Suite 500, Raleigh, NC 27607.  Digital copies of the Contract Documents may be obtained through the office of Hazen and Sawyer located at 4011 WestChase Boulevard, Suite 500, Raleigh, North Carolina, 27607, at no cost.  Inquiries should be directed to Mr. Bret Edwards, P.E. at (919) 755-8588.

An optional virtual pre-bid conference will be held on November 4, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. to review the scope of work and clarify any aspect of the work that may be in question.  Attendance at the virtual pre-bid conference is not mandatory.  To obtain a link to the virtual pre-bid conference, contact Scott Schiller, P.E., Engineering Manager at the Rivanna Water & Sewer Authority at (434) 977-2970 x206 or sschiller@rivanna.org, or Bret Edwards, P.E. at Hazen at (919) 755-8588 or bedwards@hazenandsawyer.com.

Notice to Bidders

Nov
23
Mon
Imagine a Day Without Water Art Contest
Nov 23 all-day

To submit your entry electronically, please visit: https://artcontest.lndg.page/tXfwV6

Entries are due by November 23, 2020

 

 

Click here for the entry form.

Nov
25
Wed
Thanksgiving Holiday Closings
Nov 25 @ 12:00 pm – Nov 27 @ 5:00 pm

Closed:  11-25 thru 11-27

  • Administrative Offices

 

Closed: 11-26 ONLY

  • McIntire Recycling Center
  • Ivy MUC