Brunswick County is requesting proposals for a modified cargo container to be used as a mobile hurricane shelter. The initial delivery and set up will be at our 211 Water Treatment Plant (WTP) located at 4305 Southport-Supply Road SE, Southport, NC 28461. A more detailed scope and specifications are provided below. Any changes to the scope or specifications will be made in the form of an addendum to this Request for Proposals and will be supplied to all prospective bidders.
Proposals are to be received by 4:00 p.m. March 2, 2020. Brunswick County will not be responsible for the failure of any mail or delivery service to deliver a proposal prior to the stated date and time. Regardless of the manner of submission, any proposal received after the stated date and time will not be considered. Incomplete proposals or proposals inconsistent with the required format may be disqualified from consideration.
The site may be visited by appointment, Monday-Friday between the hours of 9 a.m. and 3 p.m.
Those interested should submit proposals to:
Post Office Delivery:
Brunswick County Public Utilities
P. O. Box 249
Bolivia, NC 28422
Hand Delivery or Alternate Shipping Service:
Utilities Operations Center
250 Grey Water Road NE
Supply, NC 28462
Brunswick County reserves the right to request financial information for any bidder, in order to support the viability of the bidder.
Brunswick County will not be responsible for any costs or expenses incurred by the bidder in submitting a proposal or for any other activities associated with this procurement. Further, Brunswick County reserves the right to cancel the work described herein prior to issuance and acceptance of any contractual agreement even if the Board of Commissioners has formally accepted the recommendation.
In addition to the terms and conditions contained in this Request for Proposal, by submitting a proposal, bidder, if selected, agrees to enter into and be bound by the provisions of a Goods and Services Agreement attached hereto as Exhibit 1 and incorporated herein by reference. To the extent that any of the terms of this Request for Proposal and the terms of the Goods and Services Agreement conflict, the terms of the Goods and Services Agreement shall prevail. No work shall commence until an agreement has been fully executed by the parties. Unless otherwise approved by Brunswick County, the bidder must begin performing services within thirty (30) days after an agreement is signed.
Brunswick County reserves the exclusive right to reject any or all proposals without prejudice or explanation, to waive any informalities or technical defects in proposals, and to accept any proposal deemed most favorable to Brunswick County. Brunswick County reserves the right to amend the specifications and/or Scope of Work and request new proposals at any time prior to the award of a contract. All decisions of Brunswick County shall be final and binding. Award shall be made to the lowest responsive, responsible bidder unless otherwise specified. All those submitting a proposal will receive notification once the contract has been awarded.
A more detailed description of the work to be performed is contained in the attached Scope of Work. Exhibit A (attached) shall be filled out by the Contractor for the attached Scope of Work. The County may negotiate and refine a final Scope of Work with the selected Contractor.
The project has been advertised at the following locations:
• Interactive Purchasing System Web Site (IPS)
• Historically Underutilized Businesses Web Site (HUB)
If you have any questions, please call us at (910) 253-2627.