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City of Hastings Solid Waste Contract Proposals

Post Date:08/21/2018 4:16 PM
The City of Hastings is requesting proposals to provide exclusive residential solid waste, yard waste, and recycling collection. It is intended that this is a three-year contract (2019-2021) with the option for the City to extend it an additional three years (2022-2024). We are looking for a base proposal, with options for providers to propose additional services.

Anticipated Schedule:

 Aug. 21, 2018
 Release RFP
 Aug. 27 - 4 p.m.    
 Respondent's notification of intent to submit a proposal due
 Aug. 27 - 4 p.m.    
 Respondent's questions due
 Sept. 5, 2018
 City responds to Respondent's questions
 Sept. 26, 2018
 Proposals Due
 Sept. 27 - Oct. 11    
 Staff review of proposals
 Oct. 15-17
 Staff interviews with selected respondents
 Oct. 18-26
 Reference checks; staff recommendation to council committee, possible second interviews
 Nov. 5, 2018
 City Council Mtg; Request Approval/Authorization to award agreement
 Nov. 6 - Dec. 3
 Transition details finalized (if necessary)
 Jan. 1, 2019
 Contract Start Date/First Day of collections under new contract
 Schedule is subject to change by the City. Reasonable efforts will be made to communicate changes to the schedule.

Notification of Intent

Prospective Contractors interested in responding to this RFP shall notify the City via email of their interest. Notifications of intent should be sent to:

Ms. Melanie Mesko Lee, City Administrator
Subject: Notification of Intent


Questions, requests for clarification or requests for information about this RFP or process must be submitted via email by 4 p.m., August 27, 2018 to the City’s designated RFP contact person:

Ms. Melanie Mesko Lee, City Administrator
Subject: Solid Waste RFP Questions

RFP Materials

Background and Relevant Information

2018 Solid Waste RFP Proposal Document

Questions & Answers - responses to Vendor questions 9/6/2018