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Invitation for Bids

Invitation for Bids (IFB)
Baltimore City – Litter Abatement at
Various City-Owned and Operated Solid Waste Facilities
Available Now

The Northeast Maryland Waste Disposal Authority (Authority) is soliciting bids for a contractor to provide one (1) year of on-call complete litter pick-up at one or more of the following Solid Waste Facilities (SWF) in the City of Baltimore (City):

• Northwest Transfer Station – 5030 Reisterstown Road, Baltimore, MD 21215
• Sisson Street – 2840 Sisson Street, Baltimore, MD 21211
• Reedbird – 701 Reedbird Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21225
• Bowleys Lane – 6101 Bowleys Lane, Baltimore, MD 21206

There are two, one-year extension terms that can be exercised at the sole discretion of the Authority. The callouts under this agreement are estimated at total twenty (20) workdays in a calendar year. There is not a guarantee as to how often service will be requested. Callouts for service will be subject to weather and other conditions. Each call-out is for minimum one full 8-hour day. This IFB is for an exclusive agreement. A litter pickup crew and supervisor (Crew) will be provided at the SWF upon 72 hours or three (3) business days’ notice. The Crew is to have a minimum of five (5) members plus a supervisor.

A non-mandatory pre-bid meeting will take place at the Northwest Transfer Station on February 8, 2024 at 10:00 AM. A brief site tour will follow. We will then drive to the other locations in the following order: Sisson Street, Reedbird, and Bowleys Lane. Proper Personal Protection Equipment (“PPE”) will be required to participate in the site tour (closed toe shoes, long pants and long-sleeve tops). Please RSVP to procurement@nmwda.org or to 410.333.2730 no later than 4:00 PM on February 6, 2024. Site plans for each location are included in the IFB.

All contacts relative to this solicitation, including requests for information as well as questions concerning these instructions, shall be directed to the Authority by email to procurement@nmwda.org or fax to 410-333-2721, with the Subject heading “Baltimore SWF Litter Abatement Procurement,” on or before 4:00 PM on February 12, 2024.

The IFB may be viewed/downloaded from the link provided below.  You may also contact 410-333-2730 or email procurement@nmwda.org to request a copy.

IFB Baltimore City Litter Abatement at Various City-Owned & Operated Solid Waste Facilities (issued 1-31-24)
Addendum No. 1 – IFB Balto. City Litter Abatement at Various City-Owned & Operated Solid Waste Facilities (issued 2-15-24)
Unofficial Bid Results – IFB Baltimore City Litter Abatement at Various City-Owned & Operated Solid Waste Facilities 2-22-24

Notice Posted:  1-31-24
Notice Updated:  2-15-24, 2-28-24

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Invitation for Bids (IFB)
on behalf of Frederick County, MD
for
Transportation Services of Recycling Materials
Available Now

The Northeast Maryland Waste Disposal Authority (Authority) is soliciting bids for a qualified contractor to provide transportation of Recovered Materials from the Frederick County Transfer Station to the processing facility identified by the Authority as the facility for final processing of Recovered Material (the “Services”).  The Authority will be responsible for the operation and maintenance of the Transfer Station and loading Recovered Materials into the selected contractor’s trailers (during the Loading Hours).  The selected contractor shall provide labor and equipment necessary to jockey and transport the Recovered Materials.  This IFB is for an agreement with one or more contractors.  Contractors may use pre-approved subcontractors for the Services.  The successful bidder will enter into an agreement substantially in the form of the draft Contract Form (Attachment VI of the IFB).

A non-mandatory pre-bid meeting will take place at the Frederick County Landfill in the Administrative Offices, located at 9031 Reich’s Ford Road, Frederick, MD on Thursday, December 7, 2023, at 10:00 a.m. local time.  A brief site tour will follow.  Proper Personal Protection Equipment (“PPE”) will be required to participate in the site tour (closed toe shoes, long pants and long-sleeve tops).  Please RSVP to procurement@nmwda.org or to 410.333.2730 no later than 4 p.m., local time, on December 6, 2023.

All contacts relative to this solicitation, including requests for information as well as questions concerning these instructions, shall be directed to the Authority by email (procurement@nmwda.org) with the Subject heading “Bid Submission – Agreement No. 1-2024 Transportation Services for Frederick County, MD,” on or before Tuesday, December 12, 2023.

The IFB, as well as any supporting documents and addenda, may be viewed/downloaded from the links provided below.  You may also contact 410-333-2730 or email procurement@nmwda.org to request a copy.

IFB for Recovered Materials Transportation Services for Frederick County (issued 11-21-23)
IFB Attachments:
Attachment V – Form of Performance Bond & Letter of Credit 
Attachment VI – Draft Contract for Frederick County Transportation Services 
Addenda:
Addendum No. 1 – IFB for Recovered Materials Transportation Services for Frederick County (issued 12-15-23)
Unofficial Bid Results (verification pending) IFB for Frederick County Recovered Material Transportation Services

Notice Posted:  11-14-23
Notice Updated:  11-21-23, 12-15-23, 1-5-24

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Request for Proposals
for
Passenger Vehicle, Light Duty Truck,
Oversize and Agricultural Tire
Collection & Recycling Services
Available Now

The Northeast Maryland Waste Disposal Authority (“Authority”) requests technical and cost proposals from qualified vendors (“Proposers”) for the following elements of Passenger Vehicle, Light Duty Truck, Oversize and Agricultural Tire collection and recycling (generally in used/scrap condition). The Authority acknowledges that it has an existing contract for certain tire recycling services, however, the intent of this RFP is to 1) expand the Acceptable Material list for tires and service options currently available, 2) expand recycling service access to all of its Member Jurisdictions and 3) stabilize long term pricing by including the option for annual Consumer Price Index (“CPI”) adjustments and monthly fuel adjustments (per Exhibit C). This service will be provided to one or more of the Authority’s Member Jurisdictions, including Anne Arundel County, Baltimore City, Baltimore County, Carroll County, Frederick County, Harford County, Howard County and Montgomery County. The term of the Master Service Agreement (“Agreement”) (defined below) will be July 1, 2024, through June 30, 2029. However, the date on which service begins (“Operations Date”) may be different for each Member Jurisdiction.

Questions related to this RFP should be submitted prior to 4:00 p.m. (local time) on November 20, 2023.  Questions shall be emailed to procurement@nmwda.org, or faxed to 410-333-2721.

The RFP and any attachments may be viewed/downloaded from the links provided below:

RFP for Tire Collection & Recycling Services (issued 11-6-23)
Exhibit C Monthly Fuel Mileage Adjustor Calculation Form 11-6-23
Addendum No. 1 to RFP for Tire Collection & Recycling Services (issued 11-30-23)
Addendum No. 2 to RFP for Tire Collection & Recycling Services – Questions & Answers (issued 12-20-23)
Addendum No. 2 Attachments:
Appendix E – Cost Proposal Form (updated)
Current Master Service Agreement

Notice Posted:  11-6-23
Notice Updated:  11-30-23, 12-20-23

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Request for
Expressions of Interest
for D
esign, Build and Operate Beneficial Use of Landfill Gas
for Small, Closed and/or Rural Landfills:
Utilizing Mobile Turbines or Engines,
Compressed Natural Gas/Renewable Natural Gas Systems
and/or Direct Landfill Gas to Energy Power Purchase Services

Available Now

The Authority is issuing a Design, Build and Operate Request for Expressions of Interest (“REOI”) to assist its Member Jurisdictions with Beneficial Use of Landfill Gas for mainly Small, Closed and/or Rural Landfills: Utilizing Mobile Turbines or Engines, Compressed Natural Gas/Renewable Natural Gas Systems and/or Direct Landfill Gas to Energy Power Purchase Services (e.g., Power Purchase Agreements or “PPAs”) (“Services”).

These Services would cover the responsibilities for managing any landfill gas (“LFG”) after it runs through the Member Jurisdiction blower system (for existing flares onsite), for the landfills with flares and blower systems. Member Jurisdiction existing landfill gas operation, monitoring and maintenance staff/contractors would be expected to perform their existing functions, as is, for the existing landfill gas collection system and for all gas before it reaches the blower onsite, as applicable. The Authority is seeking interest in these Services for landfills within the Member Jurisdiction footprint.

This REOI is being issued in order to help gain an understanding of companies or other entities (“Contractors”) that would be interested in performing these Services. If the Authority determines that there is sufficient interest and ability to provide these Services, the Authority may issue a Request for Proposals (“RFP”) to provide that Service or negotiate a contract directly with an interested Contractor that has responded to this REOI. This REOI is not intended to provide sufficient detail in order to select a Contractor for the Service.

Questions related to this REOI should be submitted prior to 4:00 p.m. (local time) on Thursday, November 30, 2023.  Questions shall be emailed to procurement@nmwda.org.

Responses to the REOI are due by Thursday, January 25, 2024, at 4:00 pm (local time).  Submission requirements are shown in Section D of the REOI.  The Authority will make a determination as to whether to progress to a RFP process, enter into competitive negotiations with one or more Contractors, or to discontinue with the REOI.  All Contractors that respond to the REOI will be notified of the Authority’s determination in writing.

The REOI and attachments may be viewed/downloaded from the links provided below:

REOI for Design, Build & Operate Beneficial Use of LFG for Small, Closed and/or Rural LFs…10-12-23
REOI Attachments:
Beantown Gas Venting Wells all properties
Beantown Dump – Methane Monitoring Data Tables (thru 2nd qtr 2023) excel
2022 Tier 2 Emissions Summary Report Northern Landfill – final
HSL Semi-Annual Report (January-June 2023 w stats)
PSL Semi-Annual Report (January-June 2023 full report)
Texas 2023 Perimeter Probe LFG Monitoring
Addendum No. 1 to REOI for Design, Build & Operate Beneficial Use of LFG for Small, Closed and/or Rural LFs…1-11-24
Addendum No. 2 to REOI for Design, Build & Operate Beneficial Use of LFG for Small, Closed and/or Rural LFs…2-20-24
Addendum No. 3 to REOI for Design, Build & Operate Beneficial Use of LFG for Small, Closed and/or Rural LFs…3-22-24
Attachments to Addendum No. 3:
– REOI for Design, Build and Operate:  Solar Installation on Municipal Solid Waste Property and Infrastructure and/or Systems for Beneficial Use of Landfill Gas Mainly for Small, Closed and/or Rural Landfills:  Utilizing Standard or Mobile Turbines/Engines, Compressed Natural Gas/Renewable Natural Gas and/or Power Purchase Services – revised date of issue 3-22-24
– Alpha Ridge Landfill Fuel Gas Analysis Report 2023
– Baltimore County Seeking Deal to Put Solar Panels on Government Buildings and in Parks
– Critical Issues Batavia Landfill 20160304
– Frederick County-1 – January Monthly Spreadsheet
– Frederick County-2024 – DSWR Daily Flare Report
– Frederick Couty-2024 – DSWR Gas Flows
– Frederick County-2024-1-January Gas Extraction Wells
– Frederick County-ShopHeat
– Gude Landfill – Landfill Gas Monitoring Report – 1st Quarter of 2023
– Gude Landfill – Landfill Gas Monitoring Report – 2nd Quarter of 2023
– Gude Landfill – Landfill Gas Monitoring Report – 3rd Quarter of 2023
– Gude Landfill – Landfill Gas Monitoring Report – 4th Quarter of 2023
– Gude Landfill Gas Management Information and Gas Curve
– Oaks Landfill – Landfill Gas Monitoring Report – 1st Quarter of 2023
– Oaks Landfill – Landfill Gas Monitoring Report – 2nd Quarter of 2023
– Oaks Landfill – Landfill Gas Monitoring Report – 3rd Quarter of 2023
– Oaks Landfill – Landfill Gas Monitoring Report – 4th Quarter of 2023

Notice Posted:  10-12-23
Notice Updated:  1-11-24, 2-20-24, 3-22-24

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Request for Expressions of Interest
for
Plastic Film Collection & Recycling Services
Available Now

The Northeast Maryland Waste Disposal Authority (“Authority”) is issuing a Request for Expressions of Interest (“REOI”) to assist its Members with Plastic Film Collection and Recycling Services (as defined in Section B of the REOI). The Authority is seeking interest in a service for Plastic Film recycling by collecting from Member drop-off facilities within the Member Jurisdiction footprint. This REOI is being issued in order to help gain an understanding of companies or other entities (“Vendors”) that would be interested in collecting and recycling Plastic Film. The Authority is not intending to compete with existing entities, but rather to supplement the market with additional locations and options for drop-off, for ease of convenience for the residents of participating Member Jurisdictions.

Any questions related to this REOI should be submitted prior to 12:00 p.m. (local time) on Friday, September 8, 2023. Questions shall be emailed to procurement@nmwda.org.

The submission deadline for responding to this REOI is Friday, October 6, 2023 at 12:00 p.m. (local time).  Each Vendor shall submit a copy by email with the subject line “Attention:  Plastic Film Collection and Recycling Procurement” to procurement@nmwda.org.  The response shall not be longer than 30-pages.

The REOI may be viewed/downloaded from the link provided below:

Request for Expressions of Interest for Plastic Film Collection & Recycling Services (issued 8-21-23)

Notice Posted:  8-21-23