/ Opportunities

Welcome to EarlyBird, the City of Charlotte Business Opportunities Pipeline! This site is a comprehensive listing of Active and In Development contracting opportunities across all City of Charlotte departments. Projects can be searched using keywords, by commodity code, or using a variety of filters to narrow down opportunities your business may be interested in participating in. Click on the orange Requirements button on the Opportunity to see additional details about the project and specific requirements that may be helpful in preparing to participate in an upcoming solicitation. You can also “follow” a project using various social media channels to get notifications when the requirements are updated, or once the project moves from “In Development” to “Active” status.

If you have questions or need assistance with this portal, contact City Procurement at earlybird@charlottenc.gov.

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Charlotte Department of Transportation / Commodities & Goods

Portland Cement

  • Posting Number: 2022-Q4(Oct-Dec)-CDT-9413
  • Anticipated Posting Date: 2022-10-07
  • Last Updated: 09/22/22
Add to Calendar 2022-10-07 2022-10-07 Portland Cement

The Charlotte Department of Transportation (CDOT), Street Maintenance Division (SMD) is seeking to contract with a vendor(s) to provide Portland Type I/II Cement. All materials provided would be delivered (blow filled into silo or tanker) by the successful Bidder to a specified job site(s) or picked up at the successful Bidder’s plant by city-owned vehicles. 

Portland Cement must meet the following specifications:
AASHTO M 85 for Type I or Type II or ASTM C l 50 Standard Specification for
Portland Cement

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Charlotte Fire Department / Commodities & Goods

Fire Apparatus

  • Posting Number: 2022-Q4(Oct-Dec)-CFD-9198
  • Anticipated Posting Date: 2022-11-18
  • Last Updated: 09/20/22
Add to Calendar 2022-11-18 2022-11-18 Fire Apparatus

The Charlotte Fire Department is seeking bids for future fire apparatus purchases.  The specific apparatus that will be bid upon shall be custom built pumpers, rear mount ladder trucks and mid-mount tower ladders.  The department typically purchases 8 trucks per year for the replacements and additions to the fleet.  Detailed specifications and requirements will be published with the Invitation to Bid.

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Charlotte Department of Transportation / General Services

Traffic Sign Installation Services

  • Posting Number: 2022-Q3(Jul-Sep)-CDT-9225
  • Anticipated Posting Date: 2022-09-30
  • Last Updated: 09/19/22
Add to Calendar 2022-09-30 2022-09-30 Traffic Sign Installation Services

The City is seeking bids from qualified vendors to install traffic signs within the city limits. This request for proposals is to select a qualified vendor for the installation of street signs. It is the City’s objective to select multiple vendors based on the request for proposals for a three-year contract. The contract will have fixed pricing with possible annual price increases.

The installation of traffic signs will follow methods that are set in the 2018 NCDOT Standard Specification 900, 903, & 904.

While the City is flexible with respect to certain elements of the Traffic Sign Installation Services, the City has specific requirements and preferences for the Service delivery method.

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City Attorney’s Office / General Services

On-Call Legal Services

  • Posting Number: 2022-Q4(Oct-Dec)-CAO-9228
  • Anticipated Posting Date: 2022-10-10
  • Last Updated: 09/19/22
Add to Calendar 2022-10-10 2022-10-10 On-Call Legal Services

General Civil Litigation and Municipal Litigation:

The City Attorney’s Office is seeking attorneys or law firms interested in providing legal representation to the City and/or its officers, employees, or agents in various civil or municipal litigation matters.  The City Attorney’s Office anticipates creating a list of qualified attorneys or law firms for referral of specific matters.  Being designated as a qualified attorney or law firm does not imply that an attorney or firm will be assigned a matter.

Representation of Boards and Commissions:

The City Attorney’s Office is seeking attorneys or law firms interested in providing legal representation to various Boards and Commissions of the City. The City Attorney’s Office anticipates that the representation will include, but not be limited to, the following tasks:

  • Represent and advise the assigned Board or Commission in all matters pertaining to the duties of the Board or Commission.
  • Attend regular (and special) meetings of the Board or Commission when requested.
  • To be available to the Board or Commission for telephone or electronic consultation when needed.
  • Render written legal opinions on issues related to the duties of the Board or Commission.
  • Review and advise on reports or other written work of the Board or Commission as necessary.
  • Review ordinances, resolutions, and other legal documents that may affect the work of the Board or Commission.
  • When requested, provide training to new and continuing members of the Board or Commission when that training is necessary to accomplish the work of the Board or Commission.
  • Perform other tasks as assigned by the chair of the Board or Commission or the City Attorney’s Office.

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City Wide / Technology Goods & Services

Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment and Cloud-based Subscription Service ... Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment and Cloud-based Subscription Services

  • Posting Number: 2022-Q4(Oct-Dec)-CTW-8692
  • Anticipated Posting Date: 2022-10-25
  • Last Updated: 09/19/22
Add to Calendar 2022-10-25 2022-10-25 Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment and Cloud-based Subscription Services

The Office of Sustainability and Resilience (OSR) in the General Services Department is responsible for guiding the implementation of the Strategic Energy Action Plan. SEAP goals are integrated across the City’s operations of 200+ municipal facilities, structures, and assets, with a range of uses including office, warehouse, storage, parking, vehicle maintenance, communication towers, and public safety.  Currently, there are approximately 103 Level II and one Level III City-owned EV chargers installed across the city.  These stations are Chargepoint Stations and are currently covered under a 5-year warranty and service agreement.

The City is currently studying 850 additional vehicles for near-term electrification and associated infrastructure needs.  The City is issuing this RFP for Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment (EVSE) and related Electric Vehicle Charging Software services to support the SEAP goals.

The purpose of this Request for Proposals (RFP) is to select an EVSE vendor for future EVSE procurements to support future charging needs.  The City of Charlotte would contract with the selected firm for the purchase of EVSE hardware and cloud-based subscription services.  The majority of installed EVSE will be for fleet charging.  There will be some need for publicly available chargers which will require the ability to accept payment.

The City is seeking to hire an experienced and qualified Vendor that can provide a turnkey solution of all equipment, corresponding software and networking, accessories, and warranties.  In addition, we will be considering inclusion of a maintenance services contract.

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Solid Waste Services / General Services

Multi-Family Solid Waste Collection Services

  • Posting Number: 2022-Q4(Oct-Dec)-SWS-9363
  • Anticipated Posting Date: 2022-11-01
  • Last Updated: 09/19/22
Add to Calendar 2022-11-01 2022-11-01 Multi-Family Solid Waste Collection Services

Solid Waste Services provides multi-family garbage, recycling, and bulk item collection services through an outside vendor. The vendor will be responsible for the weekly collection and delivery to designated disposal sites for approximately 915 multi-family communities and 110 City facilities. Garbage will be collected in dumpsters and compactors. The contracted vendor will also provide 96-gallon-sized carts for recycling and will be responsible for live Christmas tree collection once per year in January.

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Aviation / Construction

Roof Replacement and Building Envelope Repairs

  • Posting Number: 2022-Q4(Oct-Dec)-AVI-9334
  • Anticipated Posting Date: 2022-11-30
  • Last Updated: 09/19/22
Add to Calendar 2022-11-30 2022-11-30 Roof Replacement and Building Envelope Repairs

The purpose of this contract is to perform roof replacement and building envelope repairs for two buildings located at4800 and 4814 West Blvd, Charlotte, North Carolina. Estimated term to be less than one year.

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Charlotte Storm Water Services / Architectural / Engineering Services

Professional Engineering Services for Various Storm Water Services Flo ... Professional Engineering Services for Various Storm Water Services Flood Mitigation Projects

  • Posting Number: 2022-Q4(Oct-Dec)-CSWS-8677
  • Anticipated Posting Date: 2022-11-15
  • Last Updated: 09/16/22
Add to Calendar 2022-11-15 2022-11-15 Professional Engineering Services for Various Storm Water Services Flood Mitigation Projects

Storm Water Services is requesting proposals from qualified companies interested in providing Professional Engineering Services for Various Storm Water Services flood mitigation projects.  The projects will be drainage area-based storm drainage improvement projects that involve differing land uses within the project areas.  Drainage basins may include closed and open systems.  The study areas may be on a portion of the watershed or entire watershed. (Up to 5 contracts)

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Charlotte Water / Construction

Construction of Phase II of the Ashe Plantation Wastewater Treatment P ... Construction of Phase II of the Ashe Plantation Wastewater Treatment Plant

  • Posting Number: 2022-Q4(Oct-Dec)-CW-5772
  • Anticipated Posting Date: 2022-10-17
  • Last Updated: 09/13/22
Add to Calendar 2022-10-17 2022-10-17 Construction of Phase II of the Ashe Plantation Wastewater Treatment Plant

Construction of a new wastewater treatment plant in South Mecklenburg County near Mint Hill.  The construction consists of process piping, wastewater equipment installation, and electrical power and controls.  The project shall also include provision of a temporary treatment plant during construction of the new plant.

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Charlotte Water / Construction

FY22 Water/Sewer infrastructure Construction – Contract 2

  • Posting Number: 2022-Q4(Oct-Dec)-CW-8080
  • Anticipated Posting Date: 2022-11-01
  • Last Updated: 09/13/22
Add to Calendar 2022-11-01 2022-11-01 FY22 Water/Sewer infrastructure Construction – Contract 2

This contract consists of an undetermined number of individual projects consisting of water and/or sewer extensions, water and/or sewer replacements, low-pressure sanitary sewer, water distribution system reliability improvement projects, and/or sanitary sewer capacity assurance projects, which will be assigned by the Project Engineer.

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Charlotte Water / Construction

FY22 Water/Sewer infrastructure Construction – Contract 1

  • Posting Number: 2022-Q4(Oct-Dec)-CW-8078
  • Anticipated Posting Date: 2022-11-01
  • Last Updated: 09/13/22
Add to Calendar 2022-11-01 2022-11-01 FY22 Water/Sewer infrastructure Construction – Contract 1

This contract consists of an undetermined number of individual projects consisting of water and/or sewer extensions, water and/or sewer replacements, low-pressure sanitary sewer, water distribution system reliability improvement projects, and/or sanitary sewer capacity assurance projects, which will be assigned by the Project Engineer.

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Charlotte Storm Water Services / Construction

Severn/Tyndal Storm Drainage Improvement Project

  • Posting Number: 2024-Q1(Jan-Mar)-CSWS-8349
  • Anticipated Posting Date: 2024-01-04
  • Last Updated: 09/08/22
Add to Calendar 2024-01-04 2024-01-04 Severn/Tyndal Storm Drainage Improvement Project

The purpose and need for this construction project is to improve the storm drainage infrastructure (i.e. pipe systems and culverts) to reduce flooding and to enhance degraded stream reaches to reduce erosion and improve water quality. The project area is located in the overall Sunnyvale Storm Drainage Improvement Project (SDIP) area. The scope of work for the Tyndale Avenue project includes replacing a corrugated metal pipe between Tyndale Avenue and Chandworth Road. Replacement of the system is needed to address reported house flooding in the immediate area. The upgrade to the system also allows for the construction of the upstream improvements currently in design from the Storm Water’s queue that will address seven requests for service of failing infrastructure and flooding requests. Approximately 500 linear feet of 48-inch to 66-inch corrugated pipe will need to be replaced to address the undersized and deteriorating system in the Severn Avenue project area.

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