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 Active Tenders

View the Municipality's Procurement Policy

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If there are any previous tenders you have an interest in, please contact Pamela Myra, Municipal Clerk at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or (902) 275-3554. Information is also available on the Province's Procurement Website at https://novascotia.ca/tenders/tenders/ns-tenders.aspx.

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MODC-T-2017-016 - One-Ton Chassis Cab Truck

The objective of this Request for Quotation is the provision of all labour, equipment, and materials necessary to supply and deliver to the Municipality of the District of a one (1) ton chassis cab truck, as specified in the RFQ document.

The Tender Specifications Document will be issued electronically in pdf format and any can be obtained on the Municipal Website by clicking the link at the top of this page to open tender documents or by contacting the following.

Sealed submissions must be received by 3:00 p.m. on Friday, October 6, 2017.

Pamela Myra, Municipal Clerk - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Cindy Hannaford, Executive Secretary - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Municipality of the District of Chester
151 King Street
PO Box 369, Chester NS B0J 1J0
Tel 902-275-3554 Fax 902-275-4771
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

That the Municipality reserves the right to reject any or all offers, not necessarily accept the lowest offer, or to accept any offer which it may consider to be in its best interest.

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MODC-T-2017-014 - Cleaning & Video Inspection of Municipal Sewer Lines

The Municipality of the District of Chester wishes to tender for work for the cleaning and video inspection of Municipal Sewer Lines.

Sealed submissions must be received by 3:00 p.m. on Friday, September 29, 2017 marked “Tender – MODC-T-2017-014 – Cleaning & Video Inspection of Municipal Sewer Lines.”

The Municipality reserves the right to reject any or all tenders, not necessarily accept the lowest tender, and the right to accept any tender which it may consider to be in its best interest. The Municipality also reserves the right to waive the formality, informality, or technicality in any tender.

The Tender Specifications Document will be issued electronically in pdf format and any can be obtained on the Municipal Website by clicking above to open tender documents or by contacting the following:

Pamela Myra, Municipal Clerk This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Cindy Hannaford This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Municipality of the District of Chester
151 King Street
PO Box 369, Chester NS B0J 1J0
Tel 902-275-3554 Fax 902-275-4771

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MODC-T-2017-013 - Website Redesign and Support Services

The Municipality is seeking the services of a qualified web development firm for the design and creation of a new dynamic and modern municipal website that not only delivers information, but invites engagement and showcases the Municipality of Chester's assets and outstanding services.

Closing Date for Tenders: Sealed submissions must be received by Tuesday, October 10, 2017 at 3:00 p.m.

Please obtain the RFP document clicking link at the top of the page to open tender documents or contact either of the undersigned:

Pamela Myra, Municipal Clerk This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 
Cindy Hannaford, Executive Secretary This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 
Municipality of the District of Chester T (902) 275-3554
PO Box 369, Chester, NS B0J 1J0 F (902) 275-4771

The Municipality reserves the right to award by item, or part thereof, groups of items, or parts thereof or all items of the submission, and to award contracts to bidders in whole or in part, or to waive irregularities or omissions. If in so doing, the best interests of the Municipality will be served. No liability shall accrue to the Municipality for its decision in this regard. The acceptance of any submission is subject to appropriate funding acceptable to the Municipality. Lowest, or any RFP, will not necessarily be accepted.

FAQ

  1. What is the budget for this RFP? -- $25,000
        a) additional features section is ok to provide as well.
  2. What accessibility standards should be considered for the new site? -- WCAG (Web Content Accessibility Guidelines) 2.0 - Level A
  3. Do you have a forecast of how many visitor you expect to your website on a daily basis? Under 5k, 10k, 20k, etc.? --5k or less, small municipality.
  4. Are you currently using a CMS? -- Yes Joomla
  5. Is your current platform a consideration for this website redesign project? -- not a requirement to stay with Joomla CMS
  6. Do you have a preference for proprietary vs open source CMS? -- No
  7. Is there already a preferred CMS platform? -- No
  8. Who currently hosts your website? -- Dynamic Hosting, Halifax
  9. Do you have an IT team that manages the website? -- Yes and we would like to transition knowledge if possible
  10. What technology are you mostly comfortable with? -- PHP
  11. Expected CMS Usage: How many authors do you expect to have? -- 10 users with 5 users concurrent
  12. What are the pain points of current CMS solution ? -- inconsistency editing in different browsers, not-responsive, calendar not viewable on IOS/Android devices.
  13. Is there a preference for local Nova Scotia firms? -- as per the evaluation criteria, 5% for Municipality of Chester.
  14. For the proposal, do you have a preference for double sided printing or single side printing? -- no preference.
  15. Any preference for binding or unbound? -- no preference
  16. Are vinyl covers ok or would you prefer without? -- no preference
  17. For Laserfcihe Integration we are expecting the same functionality that currently exists
  18. Laserfiche content will remain as its a separate system
  19. When you mention "News Feed Subscriptions" what are you expecting? -- email consisting of news updates from the website.
  20. What are you looking for in document management functionality?  -- PDF document management only.
  21. Events Calendar is a requirement of the new site
  22. District boundaries map is a third party tool, functionality should exist to cover functionality that exists on http://www.chester.ca/engage/revision-municipal-plan-review#Drafts
  23. functionality should exist that shows the following regarding pages: published, created, last updated, hits, printer friendly, email option and social media options.

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Tender Results

Description Price Successful Bidder

Price Over/Under Budget

Type Date

T-2016-015 Surveying Services
Closing Date: February 3, 2017 at 3:00 p.m.

         

T-2017-004 Request for Expressions of Interest - Visitor Information Services
Closing Date:  March 3, 2017 at 3:00 p.m.

 

EOI Not Awarded
(2017-234) 

     2017-04-27

T-2017-005 Construction of First Half of New Cell 4A - Kaizer Meadow Environmental Management Centre
Closing Date:  Friday, March 10, 2017 at 3:00 p.m.

$2,398,000  Brycon Construction    Tender   
T-2017-002 Replacement of Mill Cove Wastewater Treatment Plant
Closing Date:  March 17, 2017 at 2:00 p.m.
$1,194,573.00 

Mid Valley Construction Ltd. 
(2017-207)

  Tender   2017-04-13
T-2017-007 Tender - Mill Cove Fire Protection System Building Upgrades
Closing Date: April 21, 2017 at 3:00 p.m.
$139,550  Life Safety Systems     Tender  

T-2017-006 Tender - Western Shore Wastewater Treatment Plant Upgrades
Closing Date: April 28, 2017 at 3:00 p.m.

$1,462,718.13 

Mid Valley Construction (Ltd.)

(2017-270) 

   Tender  

T-2017-001 Tender -  Demolition of the Former Gold River/Western Shore School 
Closing Date:  April 28, 2017 at 3:00 p.m.

 

$29,205 + HST  Vector Demolition     Tender  2017-271
MODC-T-2017-008 - Heavy Equipment Services - Trail Repairs $25,360 Estimate  George Zinck Excavation & Trucking    RSO  
MODC-T-2017-009 - Brush Cutting and Tree Removal        RFQ  
MODC-T-2017-010 - Sludge Removal and Disposal Services        RSO  
MODC-T-2017-011 - Heavy Equipment Services - Municipal Properties          
MODC-T-2017-012 - Winter Road Maintenance (FRQ)          
MODC-T-2017-013 - WebsiteRedesign and Support Services (RFP)