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The RDEK currently has the following Tenders/Request for Proposals available for bid. The Request for Proposals are also issued electronically through BC Bid at www.bcbid.gov.bc.ca. All addenda, amendments or further information will be published on the BC Bid website.

Request for Proposals

Columbia Valley Economic Development Officer

We are currently seeking proposals for a two-year Columbia Valley Economic Development Officer contract.

The Economic Development Officer will work to fulfill the economic development objectives of the Columbia Valley, including the design and implementation of an economic development strategy, and will be responsible for the implementation of the Resident Attraction and Retention Strategy.

We are looking for a relationship builder with an in-depth knowledge of the Columbia Valley and its business environment, at least five year’s experience in economic development or a related field, and experience in the development of strategic and operational plans. 

The detailed Request for Proposals, including the scope of work, qualifications and proposal submission guidelines, is on the BC Bid website: http://www.bcbid.gov.bc.ca.
Proponent must include a curriculum vitae, statement of qualifications and
relevant experience in support of their Proposal.

Proposals must be received no later than 14:00MT on May 4, 2017. 

It is the sole responsibility of the Proponent to check for Addenda and other updates on the BC Bid website.

For further information, contact Shawn Tomlon, CAO (250) 489-2791, toll free at
1-888-478-7335 or stomlin@rdek.bc.ca.

Thursday, May 4, 2017

2:00pm MT

Invitation to Tender

SEALED TENDERS marked, “Tender – Operation of the Columbia Valley Landfill” will be received by the Solid Waste Superintendent, Environmental Services, Regional District of East Kootenay, 19 – 24th Avenue South, Cranbrook BC  V1C 3H8 until 2:00 pm local time on April 25, 2017. Tenders received after the specified time will be returned unopened to the Bidder.

The Contract Documents including Bid Forms will be available on BC Bid on March 20, 2017.

A site meeting is scheduled for Thursday April 6, 2017 at 1 pm. The meeting will be held at the Columbia Valley Landfill 1884 Windermere Loop Rd, Windermere BC.

TENDERS Must be Accompanied By:

• a bid security deposit in the amount of $100,000.00
(Certified Cheque or Irrevocable Letter of Credit).

The successful bidder shall be required to provide a BANK IRREVOCABLE LETTER OF CREDIT, in the amount of 50% of the total of the first year of the contract, valid for the life of the contract.

The Regional District reserves the right to arbitrarily accept or reject any or all bids and to waive irregularities at its own discretion. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing the Regional District reserves the right to arbitrarily reject any bid submitted by a contractor that has a disputed account against or due by the Regional District or against whom the Regional District has a disputed account. The lowest or any bid will not necessarily be accepted and the Regional District reserves the right to negotiate terms and conditions with the successful Bidder.

Jim Penson, Solid Waste Superintendent
Environmental Services
Regional District of East Kootenay


Tuesday, April 25, 2017

2:00pm MT


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