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Invitation for Bids

Request for Proposals (RFP)
for
Bulk Material Collection Service
for
Baltimore County, MD
Available Now

The Northeast Maryland Waste Disposal Authority (“Authority”) on behalf of Baltimore County, MD,  is requesting Proposals from vendors (“Proposers”) for two (2) distinct and different types of bulk material collection, which are separate types of Service. The Proposer must submit Price Proposals for ALL Bulk Material Collection Services, as detailed in the RFP.

Upon the award of the Service Contract to the successful Proposer, it is anticipated that the residential curbside Bulk Material Collection Services will begin on or about January 1, 2025, via the method as selected by the County and Authority. The Service Contract shall have an initial term ending June 30, 2030. The County and Authority may extend this Service Contract for one (1) five (5) year renewal, through June 30, 2035, on the same terms and conditions as set forth in this Service Contract. See Section 3.2 of the RFP and Section 7.1 of the Service Contract.

All contacts relative to this solicitation, including requests for information as well as questions concerning these instructions, shall be emailed to procurement@nmwda.org on or before 4:00 p.m. (local time) on Tuesday, June 11, 2024.  Neither the County nor the Authority will accept Proposer telephone calls or visits during the Technical and Price Proposal evaluation process.

Each Proposer shall submit an electronic copy of its Technical and Price Proposal (Appendix C-1) via email to procurement@nmwda.org with the subject line “Bulk Material Collection Service RFP for Baltimore County.”  The Technical Proposal shall not be longer than twenty (20) pages.  The Technical and Price Proposal must be emailed on or before 4:00 p.m. (local time) on Thursday, August 8, 2024.

The RFP, as well as any supporting documents, are available for viewing/download from the links provided below.  You may also contact 410-333-2730 or email procurement@nmwda.org to request a copy.

Request for Proposals (RFP) for Bulk Material Collection Service (issued 5-17-24)
RFP Attachments:
Appendix A – Bulk Material Collection Service Contract (draft) 5-17-24
Monthly Fuel Mileage Adjustor Calculation Form 5-17-24

Notice Posted:  5-17-24

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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
Design, Build and Operate:
Solar Installations on Municipal Solid Waste Property and Infrastructure
AND/OR
Systems for Beneficial Use of Landfill Gas for Mainly Small, Closed and/or Rural Landfills:
Utilizing Standard or Mobile Turbines/Engines, Compressed Natural Gas/Renewable Natural Gas
and/or 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 Solar Installations on Municipal Solid Waste Property and Infrastructure AND/OR Systems for Beneficial Use of Landfill Gas for mainly Small, Closed and/or Rural Landfills: Utilizing Standard or Mobile Turbines/Engines, Compressed Natural Gas/Renewable Natural Gas and/or Power Purchase Services (e.g., Power Purchase Agreements or “PPAs”) (altogether “Services”).

These Services would cover the responsibilities for managing any solar installation, and/or 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.

Responses to the REOI are due by Monday, June 24, 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.

This REOI was originally issued on 10-12-23 and was revised on 3-22-24.

The original REOI, as well as the revised REOI, may be viewed/downloaded from the links provided below. Please note that the revised REOI may be found under Addendum No. 3 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
Addendum No. 4 – REOI for Design, Build & Operate:  Solar Installation on Municipal Solid Waste Property & Infrastructure and/or Systems for Beneficial Use of Landfill Gas…5-24-24
Addendum No. 5 – REOI for Design, Build & Operate:  Solar Installation on Municipal Solid Waste Property & Infrastructure and/or Systems for Beneficial Use of Landfill Gas…6-10-24
Addendum No. 6 – REOI for Design, Build & Operate:  Solar Installation on Municipal Solid Waste Property & Infrastructure and/or Systems for Beneficial Use of Landfill Gas…6-14-24
Addendum No. 7 – REOI for Design, Build & Operate:  Solar Installation on Municipal Solid Waste Property & Infrastructure and/or Systems for Beneficial Use of Landfill Gas…6-17-24

Notice Posted:  10-12-23
Notice Updated:  1-11-24, 2-20-24, 3-22-24, 4-17-24, 5-24-24, 6-10-24, 6-14-24, 6-17-24

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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