City Contracts Open for Bid

Request for Qualifications City of Lorain Toxicity Reduction Evaluation
The City of Lorain, through its Utilities Department, is soliciting Requests for Qualifications (RFQ’s) and intends to contract for analysis to identify and eliminate toxins that are causing water quality issues in the effluent at the Philip Q Maiorana WWTP. Consulting services that can develop and implement a plan of action to remove the Toxicity Reduction Evaluation (TRE) program that was implemented by the EPA on the new NPDES permit.
The overall schedule of compliance may take up to 50 months and consists of several stages: Initial Investigation work plan, Detailed TRE work plan and Toxicity Reduction Evaluation. Along with all lab work associated with compliance.
Firms interested in being considered may receive a copy of the RFQ on the City’s website, located at Interested firms may reply with a statement of qualifications no later than 3:00pm, January 30, 2015. Statements received after this deadline will not be considered. For additional information, please contact the Lorain Utilities Department, 1106 First Street, Lorain, Ohio 44052 or via email to: or phone: (440) 204-2210.
(Bids due 1/30/15)
City of Lorain Tenant Based Rental Assistance
The Department of Building, Housing and Planning is seeking responses to this Request for Qualifications (RFQ) for an agency to administer a tenant based rental assistance program in City of Lorain (“City”), including approximately $50,000 of HOME Investment Partnership Program funding per year for a two-year period. The program would need to meet all HOME requirements which are provided as part of this Request for Qualifications (RFQ).
The City reserves the right to contact any agency submitting a qualification statement for clarification of information submitted and to reject any or all submissions.

Hardcopies of the application are also available at:
Department of Building, Housing and Planning
200 W. Erie Avenue, 5th Floor
Lorain, Ohio 44052

(Bids due 2/6/15)
Elyria Avenue Waterline Replacement
WORK: Labor and material required for the Elyria Ave. Waterline Replacement consists of:

Approximately 476 L.F. of 6”, 5,819 L.F. of 8”, and 597 L.F. of 12” PVC C909 Waterline with associated gate valves and fire hydrants; 119 service reconnections; and 18 temporary 6” line stops in accordance with the plans, specifications and contractual requirements, on file in the Engineering Department, the 4th Floor of the Lorain City Hall, 200 West Erie Ave., Lorain, Ohio 44052 and in the office of Engineering Associates, Inc., 1935 Eagle Pass, Wooster, Ohio 44691.

(Bids due 2/10/15)