Bids and RFPs

All purchasing procedures for the City of Morganton fall within the guidelines established by the North Carolina General Statutes. The City of Morganton City Council reserves the right to reject any and all bids.

The projects involve the installation of new endwall, adding additional storm drain pipe, backfilling fill slope, replacement of concrete curbing, and repair of roadway with milling and asphalt surface. Please review the plans and bid proposal which provide all of the specific details and information on the project. A vicinity map has been provided for your convenience and reference.

A pre-bid meeting is scheduled for 10:00 A.M. on Thursday April 15, 2021, at the location site.  The per-bid meeting will be held outside and guidelines for COVID-19 will be followed to include Social Distancing and Face Covering.   

Bids must be received prior to 2:00 P.M. on Tuesday April 27, 2021. The submissions shall be submitted prior to that date, at any time during our normal business hours of 8:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. Monday thru Friday to the Development and Design Services Department. The bid proposals shall be submitted sealed by mail, or delivered in person to the Development and Design Services Department on the second floor of City Hall, Attn.: Mario Sclarandis P. E., City Engineer. Mail PO Box 3448 Morganton, NC 28680, Delivery 305 East Union St., Suite A100 Morganton, NC 28655. All bids must be accompanied by one of the forms of bid security listed in the bid Summation, references of previous similar projects, and the applicable Affidavit A or B of the Disadvantaged Business Enterprise ( DBE / MBE / WBE ) forms included in the bid packet. Failure to include these items with the bid proposal may be deemed as non-responsive. No bids shall be received after the above-stated time. Bids will be open at City Hall in Council Chambers at the date and time stated above.

Federal Funding has been secured to finance this project. Consequently, the wage rates included in the bid packet in the Bid Proposal section must be met by the Contractor for this project. Additionally, Davis-Bacon requirements shall be enforced for this project and interviews shall be conducted by the administering agency, namely WPCOG – Western Piedmont Council of Governments.

Three originals of the bid documents shall be delivered to the City by the awarded Contractor for inclusion in and execution of the Contract Documents.

If you plan to bid and did not receive your plans directly from the City of Morganton, please be sure that you are on our bidders list. Otherwise, you may fail to get updates or addenda.

The bid listed on the Proposal Sheet shall remain valid for a period of up to 90 days after the bid submittal deadline listed until Notice to Proceed can be given. 

Please review the information and call me at (828) 438-5263 if you have any questions.


Mario Sclarandis                      

City Engineer


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