/ 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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Solicitation Category

  • Commodities & Goods
  • Construction
  • General Services
  • Professional Services
  • Technology Goods & Services

Expected Release Year

  • 2019
  • 2020
  • 2021
  • 2022

Expected Release Date

  • Q1 (Jan-Mar)
  • Q2 (Apr-Jun)
  • Q3 (Jul-Sep)
  • Q4 (Oct-Dec)

Estimated Total Value

  • $10,000 - 49,999
  • $50,000 - 99,999
  • $100,000 - 249,999
  • $250,000 - 499,999
  • $500,000 - 999,999
  • $1,000,000 -4,999,999
  • $5,000,000 - 9,999,999
  • $10,000,000+
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In Development

Charlotte Mecklenburg Police Department / Technology Goods & Services

Tasers and Related Equipment

  • Posting Number: 2021-Q1(Jan-Mar)-CMPD-2506
  • Anticipated Posting Date: 2021-01-01
  • Last Updated: 10/26/20
Add to Calendar 2021-01-01 2021-01-01 Tasers and Related Equipment

The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department uses tasers to restrain violent individuals when alternative restraint tactics fail, or are reasonably likely to fail, and/or where it would be unsafe for officers to approach a subject to apply restraints. A taser uses an electrical current to temporarily disrupt voluntary control of muscles causing short-term neuromuscular incapacitation.

In Development

Charlotte Mecklenburg Police Department / Commodities & Goods

Police Interceptor Vehicles

  • Posting Number: 2020-Q4(Oct-Dec)-CMPD-2499
  • Anticipated Posting Date: 2020-11-03
  • Last Updated: 10/26/20
Add to Calendar 2020-11-03 2020-11-03 Police Interceptor Vehicles

The City’s annual budget includes funding to replace or add vehicles to the City’s fleet based on assessment of vehicles and equipment conducted by Fleet Management to determine replacement needs using a rating of vehicle usage, age, maintenance cost, and condition. The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department (CMPD) will add or replace pursuit vehicles, both marked and unmarked, as identified within the City’s capital equipment list.

In Development

Department of General Services / General Services

Mack OEM Parts and Service

  • Posting Number: 2020-Q4(Oct-Dec)-DGS-2493
  • Anticipated Posting Date: 2020-11-01
  • Last Updated: 10/26/20
Add to Calendar 2020-11-01 2020-11-01 Mack OEM Parts and Service

The City requires a qualified and manufacturer-authorized Mack heavy equipment dealer to work in conjunction with Fleet Management. The Company shall perform repair, replacement, maintenance, diagnostic, warranty repair and representation, and related Services on the City’s fleet of various models and years of Mack heavy equipment owned and operated by the City at their Company facilities or at approved City locations.

In Development

Department of General Services / General Services

Freightliner OEM Parts and Service

  • Posting Number: 2020-Q4(Oct-Dec)-DGS-2488
  • Anticipated Posting Date: 2020-11-01
  • Last Updated: 10/26/20
Add to Calendar 2020-11-01 2020-11-01 Freightliner OEM Parts and Service

The City requires a qualified and manufacturer-authorized Freightliner, Sterling, and Western Star heavy equipment dealer to work in conjunction with Fleet Management. The Company shall perform repair, replacement, maintenance, diagnostic, warranty repair and representation, and related Services on the City’s fleet of various models and years of Freightliner, Sterling, and Western Star heavy equipment owned and operated by the City at their Company facilities or at approved City locations.

In Development

Charlotte Department of Transportation / Technology Goods & Services

Traffic Data Collection Equipment and Processing Services

  • Posting Number: 2020-Q4(Oct-Dec)-CDT-2476
  • Anticipated Posting Date: 2020-12-04
  • Last Updated: 10/26/20
Add to Calendar 2020-12-04 2020-12-04 Traffic Data Collection Equipment and Processing Services

The Charlotte Department of Transportation’s Count Program seeks a Service Provider to provide equipment to collect, process, analyze, and deliver various forms of traffic data and necessary counting equipment.

In Development

City Wide / Commodities & Goods

Citywide Uniforms and Related Equipment and Services

  • Posting Number: 2020-Q4(Oct-Dec)-CTW-2480
  • Anticipated Posting Date: 2020-11-14
  • Last Updated: 10/26/20
Add to Calendar 2020-11-14 2020-11-14 Citywide Uniforms and Related Equipment and Services

This is a City-wide solicitation  to purchase uniforms, related equipment, and services including, but not limited to dress uniforms, long and short sleeve shirts, pants, hats, ties, leather belts, outerwear and shoes.   This also includes fitting, tailoring, measuring service, account management and other related services for a period of three years with the option to extend the contract for two additional one-year terms.

In Development

Department of General Services / General Services

General Vehicle Collision Repair and Related Services

  • Posting Number: 2020-Q4(Oct-Dec)-DGS-2418
  • Anticipated Posting Date: 2020-10-05
  • Last Updated: 10/02/20
Add to Calendar 2020-10-05 2020-10-05 General Vehicle Collision Repair and Related Services

The City of Charlotte is looking for qualified Service Providers to work in conjunction with Fleet Management to perform complete turnkey collision repairs and related services (excluding any City applied graphics), on the City’s various makes and models of vehicles.

In Development

City Wide / General Services

Fleet Towing Services

  • Posting Number: 2020-Q3(Jul-Sep)-CTW-2367
  • Anticipated Posting Date: 2020-09-28
  • Last Updated: 09/08/20
Add to Calendar 2020-09-28 2020-09-28 Fleet Towing Services

The City is seeking to locate a Company to provide Fleet Towing Services. This includes the towing and recovery of disabled Vehicles and special Equipment belonging to various City Departments. All brands, classes and sizes of Vehicles and Equipment utilized by the City Fleet may require towing by the Company including, but not limited, to: motorcycles, SUVs, sedans, pickups, police cars, light duty industrial vehicles, medium duty and heavy-duty trucks, fire apparatus, trailers, scooters, forklifts, and construction equipment.

In Development

Housing & Neighborhood Services / Professional Services

Out of School Time (OST) Programs

  • Posting Number: 2020-Q4(Oct-Dec)-HNS-2369
  • Anticipated Posting Date: 2020-10-26
  • Last Updated: 09/08/20
Add to Calendar 2020-10-26 2020-10-26 Out of School Time (OST) Programs

The City of Charlotte aims to improve neighborhood quality of life through a community engagement strategy that ensures children are safe, succeeding in school and supported by their community. An integral component to achieving this goal is providing funding to organizations that deliver high-quality out of school time services to children and youth in high-need neighborhoods.

Since 1978, the City has provided funding to agencies that offer Out of School Time (OST) enrichment programs to Students from low-income families. The programs can be provided at either neighborhood facilities or school facilities. This RFP is to solicit Organizations that provide these Services and evaluate their programs for potential City funding.

 

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