Standby Generator System, Municipal Services ComplexNEW!

Agency: City of Commerce City
State: Colorado
Type of Government: State & Local
NAICS Category:
  • 238210 - Electrical Contractors and Other Wiring Installation Contractors
  • 811310 - Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment (except Automotive and Electronic) Repair and Maintenance
Posted Date: Jul 2, 2020
Due Date: Jul 24, 2020
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Standby Generator System, Municipal Services Complex
  • Start Date: 06/30/2020 3:27 PM
  • Close Date: 07/24/2020 4:00 PM

The City of Commerce City (“City”) seeks proposals for the design and installation of a backup generator system at the City’s Municipal Services Complex (“Services” or “Project”), on a non-exclusive basis, as set forth in this Request for Proposals (“RFP”). The anticipated start date is 9/1/2020. The Term will be for a one year period.

Questions regarding RFP requirements must be received by David Bebak, Fleet and Facilities Manager in writing at dbebak@c3gov.com by 4:00 PM MT on July 10, 2020. Oral and late questions will not receive responses. Responses to questions/posting of addenda will be posted online by July 15, 2020

Proposals containing the information required by this RFP, in the format described below, must be received no later than 4:00 p.m. (MT) on July 24, 2020. Proposals shall be submitted in a sealed envelope and plainly marked “Proposal for Standby Generator System for Municipal Services Complex” on the outside of the sealed envelope.

Proposals must be submitted to:

David Bebak, Fleet and Facilities Manager
City of Commerce City
8602 Rosemary Street
Commerce City, CO 80022

It is the sole responsibility of each Respondent to ensure its Proposal is received by the City by the date and time stated in this RFP. Late Proposals will not be accepted.

Associated Documents
RFP
Apendix 11.1 Municipal_Services_Center E8.1 and E8.2
Appendix 11.2 Site Photos
Appendix 11.3 Site Photos Prohibited Genset Placement Locations

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Request for Proposals for Standby Generator System, Municipal
Services Complex
City of Commerce City, Colorado
Public Works
Date: June 30, 2020
1. REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS
The City of Commerce City (“City”) seeks proposals for the design and installation of a backup
generator system at the City’s Municipal Services Complex (“Services” or “Project”), on a non-
exclusive basis, as set forth in this Request for Proposals (“RFP”).
The anticipated start date is 9/1/2020. The Term will be for a one year period
Questions regarding RFP requirements must be received by David Bebak, Fleet and
Facilities Manager in writing at dbebak@c3gov.com by 4:00 PM MT on Tuesday, July 07,
2020. Oral and late questions will not receive responses.
Responses to questions/posting of addenda will be posted online by July 10, 2020
Proposals containing the information required by this RFP, in the format described below,
must be received no later than 4:00 p.m. (MT) on Tuesday, July 21, 2020. Proposals shall be
submitted in a sealed envelope and plainly marked “Proposal for Standby Generator System
for Municipal Services Complexon the outside of the sealed envelope. Proposals must be
submitted to:
David Bebak, Fleet and Facilities Manager
City of Commerce City
8602 Rosemary Street
Commerce City, CO 80022
It is the sole responsibility of each Respondent to ensure its Proposal is received by the City by the
date and time stated in this RFP. Late Proposals will not be accepted.
2. PROJECT SUMMARY
The Contractor shall perform all Services described in this section and all obligations set forth in
the draft contract (Attachment A). More specifically, the Contractor will:
Install a new standby generator system at the City’s Municipal Services Complex to
automatically provide backup power to the existing Streets, Fleet Maintenance and
Administration Buildings in the event of an interruption in the utility power supply.
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The successful Contractor will be responsible for the following major elements utilizing a
Design-Build project delivery strategy:
1. Engineering and design of the standby generator system, including sizing and specification
of generator(s) and associated components.
2. Procurement of all equipment and materials.
3. Installation of the standby generator system, including integration into the existing site
power distribution system.
4. Pre-commissioning, commissioning, and performance testing.
5. Warranty the complete installation for a period of 12 months following successful
commissioning.
The Contractor will provide all labor, tools, equipment, and materials to perform the services. The
Contractor will coordinate with other City contractors as necessary.
The Contractor must dispose of all debris generated in an appropriate manner. The Contractor
shall be responsible for all safety training, procedures and requirements.
While on City property, Contractor and any employees and subcontractors will comply with all
public health orders related to the COVID-19 public health emergency and all City directives
relating to distancing, face coverings, employee screening, and sanitation. Contractor will not
permit any employee who has tested positive for COVID-19 or who is exhibiting symptoms of
COVID-19, or who has exhibited symptoms within the prior 10 days, to be present at any City
facility.
3. OVERVIEW OF SCOPE OF SERVICES
The selected Contractor will:
1. Specify generator(s) to accommodate existing electrical loads in the Streets, Fleet
Maintenance and Administration Buildings
2. Develop the detailed design for the standby generator system, as specified in this Scope
of Work, including:
a. Site Civil and Structural Design
b. Mechanical Design
c. Electrical Design
d. Control, Monitoring and Alarming System Design
e. Equipment specification
3. Facilitate design review meetings with City personnel and/or representatives, including
project kickoff, 50%, 90% and final design review meetings.
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4. Develop and maintain a Project schedule, including monthly updates provided to the
City.
5. Apply for and obtain all required permits.
6. Furnish and install all new equipment and systems, including civil/site modifications,
foundations, supports, mechanical installation, electrical installation, and other required
components for a complete and operable system, as specified in this Scope of Work.
7. Demo and dispose of all existing equipment, foundations, structures, systems and
components no longer in service as a result of the Project.
8. Perform on-site startup and commissioning of the new and upgraded systems.
9. Provide operator and maintenance training for the new and upgraded systems.
10. Submit project record drawings, Factory Acceptance Testing (FAT) and Site Acceptance
Testing (SAT) documentation and records where applicable, and operating and
maintenance documentation for the new systems to the City.
11. Warranty all services and equipment provided as part of the project, for a minimum of
one year following System Acceptance by the City.
4. FACILITY DESCRIPTION
Refer to site photos, one-line diagram and panel schedules provided in Attachments and
Appendices for additional information.
4.1 Facility Location
The Commerce City Municipal Services Complex is located at 8602 Rosemary Street, Commerce
City, CO 80022. The complex includes three main buildings:
Building A Public Works Administration/Engineering
Building B Public Works Parks, Streets and Facilities
Building C Fleet Maintenance
4.2 Electrical Distribution System
Each building in the Municipal Services Complex is fed utility power at 208/120 VAC from a 3-
phase pad-mounted transformer located near the respective service entrance. Each building
includes a main distribution panel which feeds multiple panelboards supplying power to individual
loads. See one-line diagram and panel schedules on drawings E8.1 and E8.2, provided in
Appendix 7.1. Note that these drawings are provided for reference only. Respondents are
responsible for validating these drawings and satisfying themselves as to their accuracy prior to
submitting a Proposal.
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City of Commerce City
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5. STANDBY GENERATOR SYSTEM DESIGN REQUIREMENTS
5.1 Codes and Standards
All design and installation shall be in accordance with the following regulatory codes and
standards:
Code
AISC
IBC
NFPA 37
NFPA 70
NFPA 72
NFPA 110
Title
MANUAL OF STEEL CONSTRUCTION, 13TH EDITION
INTERNATIONAL BUILDING CODE, 2018 EDITION
STANDARD FOR THE INSTALLATION AND USE OF
STATIONARY COMBUSTION ENGINES AND GAS
TURBINES
NATIONAL ELECTRICAL CODE, 2017 EDITION
NATIONAL FIRE ALARM CODE, 2019 EDITION
STANDARD FOR EMERGENCY AND STANDBY POWER
SYSTEMS
STATE OF COLORADO AND LOCAL BUILDING CODES,
SEE: https://www.c3gov.com/government/code-central
5.2 General Design Requirements
1. The standby generator system shall be designed to automatically provide backup power to
the Streets, Fleet Maintenance and Administration Buildings utilizing one or more
permanently installed generators in the event of an interruption in the utility power supply.
2. Startup of generator(s), transfer/switching from utility power to generator power and
transfer/switching back to the utility supply upon restoration of power (after a programmed
time delay) shall be completely automatic, with no manual operations required.
3. Generator(s) shall be capable of running without refuelling for a minimum of 4 days under
normal operating conditions.
4. Contractor shall coordinate with the Authority Having Jurisdiction to confirm whether the
new standby generator system will be considered an Optional Standby System under NEC
Article 702 and whether NFPA 110 requirements shall apply. All design and installation
shall meet the applicable requirements.
5. It is assumed that the fuel source for the new generator(s) shall be diesel, however, the
Contractor may evaluate or propose the use of natural gas as a fuel source. The site
currently has natural gas service, but the existing supply line is thought to be undersized
for use with the new standby generator system.
6. Contractor shall evaluate noise level requirements and specify/install sound enclosures,
etc. for new equipment as required.
7. Contractor shall evaluate emissions requirements and specify new equipment to meet all
applicable standards and regulations. Contractor shall determine whether air permitting is
required and obtain all necessary permits.
8. The Municipal Services Complex currently has a 240kW diesel generator installed. The
Contractor shall perform a comprehensive assessment of the existing generator to
determine whether it can be utilized as a part of the new standby generator system.
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9. Contractor shall evaluate options for phased implementation of the standby generator
system, i.e. installation and/or final tie-in for one building at a time. Any required facility
outages shall be coordinated with the City.
10. For generator installation location constraints, see site plan provided in Appendix 7.3.
11. Contractor shall develop a detailed design package for the new standby generator system.
All drawings shall be sealed by a professional engineer licensed in the state of Colorado.
Drawings and documentation developed as a part of the detailed design package shall
include:
a. Single-Line drawings
b. Load Calculations for generator sizing
c. Panel Schedules
d. Plan and Section Views of new equipment locations
e. Conduit routing plans
f. Grounding plans
g. Civil and Structural drawings
h. Area Classification drawings
i. Electrical and Controls drawings, including wiring schematics for all new systems
and connections to existing systems
j. Complete package of vendor drawings from the approval stage through final design
k. Provide complete hardcopies and electronic AutoCAD files of project final drawings
to the City
l. All related engineering calculations, QA/QC, and manufactured equipment
documentation
m. Any and all other items required by referenced codes, standards and ordinances
5.3 Civil/Structural Design
1. Contractor shall be responsible for design of all equipment and device supports and
foundations required for a complete installation of the new standby generator system.
2. All drawings shall be sealed by a professional engineer licensed in the state of Colorado.
3. Contractor shall provide an erosion and sedimentation plan detailing the areas to be
disturbed and the measures to be employed for maintaining control of the disturbed areas
during adverse weather conditions.
4. Contractor shall be responsible for all required surveys and geotechnical analysis
associated with new foundations installation.
5. Contractor shall design fuel spill control and containment measures associated with the
new standby generator system including, but not limited to, structures, diversion trenches,
berms and spillways. Fuel storage and spill containment systems shall be designed and
installed in accordance with Colorado Storage Tank Regulation 7 C.C.R. 1101-14 and all
other applicable EPA, Federal, State and local regulations
6. Include means of rainwater removal in any new impoundment designs.
7. Contractor shall develop layout drawings of designated work and staging areas.
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City of Commerce City
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