/ 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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  • Commodities & Goods
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Expected Release Year

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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 Fire Department / Commodities & Goods

Fire PT Uniforms

  • Posting Number: 2021-Q3(Jul-Sep)-CFD-6488
  • Anticipated Posting Date: 2021-09-25
  • Last Updated: 09/17/21
Add to Calendar 2021-09-25 2021-09-25 Fire PT Uniforms

The Charlotte Fire Department (CFD) provides physical fitness training uniforms to all new and current employees on an annual basis for required on-the-job physical training and recruit school.  The uniform items consists of sweatshirts, sweat pants, training shorts, and tee shirts.  The uniforms will require screen-printing of the CFD logos onto the garments.  Short sleeve and long sleeve tee shirts are also provided as part of the employee’s uniform allotment.  This will be a contract for a period of three years with the option to extend the contract for two additional one-year terms.

In Development

Charlotte Department of Transportation / General Services

Traffic Control Services

  • Posting Number: 2022-Q3(Jul-Sep)-CDT-2590
  • Anticipated Posting Date: 2022-07-30
  • Last Updated: 09/17/21
Add to Calendar 2022-07-30 2022-07-30 Traffic Control Services

The City is seeking a Service Provider to manage transportation for patrons attending events at the Spectrum Center in uptown Charlotte, and to manage traffic flow to and around the venue for selected events.

In Development

Aviation / General Services

On- Call Landscaping Services

  • Posting Number: 2021-Q4(Oct-Dec)-AVI-5751
  • Anticipated Posting Date: 2021-12-01
  • Last Updated: 09/17/21
Add to Calendar 2021-12-01 2021-12-01 On- Call Landscaping Services

Landscaping services for the airport to include but not limited to edge-line clearing, small scale tree trimming, full clearing of wooded areas, heavy equipment for brush mow work, road shoulder clearing with tree removal, slope clearing, soil and seeding work,

In Development

Charlotte Water / General Services

Siphon Cleaning Service

  • Posting Number: 2021-Q3(Jul-Sep)-CW-6628
  • Anticipated Posting Date: 2021-09-21
  • Last Updated: 09/17/21
Add to Calendar 2021-09-21 2021-09-21 Siphon Cleaning Service

Charlotte Water needs to establish an annual sanitary sewer siphon cleaning program to optimize system performance and prevent sanitary sewer overflows.  Many of the siphons are difficult to clean and may require specialty cleaning and inspection equipment.  The intent of this project is to clean each siphon in the collection system at least once every year.

Cleaning and post cleaning inspection services for various diameters, lengths and configurations of inverted siphons, including flow control, throughout the Charlotte Water service area. The diameters of siphon pipes to be cleaned and inspected range from 6-inch to 48-inch and include both single and multi-barrels.  Available siphon information, along with maps and as-builts, are found later in these specifications.  The Company shall verify the sizes and configurations of each siphon and report any discrepancies to the as-builts to Charlotte Water.  Cleaning schedules will vary, as required, and may include the need to perform services during nights, weekends, and/or City observed holidays.

This contract will service the Field Operations Division of Charlotte Water and will primarily focus on the annual cleaning and inspection of approximately fifty (50) inverted siphons throughout the Charlotte Water service area.

 

The Company will be required to clean and inspect all 50+ siphons within the contract time period and will be responsible for scheduling the work.  In addition, the Company will be required to clean and TV at least two (2) gravity lines directly upstream and two (2) gravity lines directly downstream of each siphon.  Diameter of these lines range from 8-inch to 54-inch.

In Development

Charlotte Water / Construction

McAlpine Low Lift Pump Station Improvements

  • Posting Number: 2022-Q1(Jan-Mar)-CW-5754
  • Anticipated Posting Date: 2022-03-01
  • Last Updated: 09/16/21
Add to Calendar 2022-03-01 2022-03-01 McAlpine Low Lift Pump Station Improvements

This project consists of the replacement of low lift station pump check valves. The project will also include filter improvements and non-potable water upgrades, electrical updates, and a sluice gate replacement.

In Development

Charlotte Water / Construction

Sugar/ Irwin Ultraviolet (UV) Disinfection System Replacement

  • Posting Number: 2022-Q2(Apr-Jun)-CW-5770
  • Anticipated Posting Date: 2022-04-01
  • Last Updated: 09/16/21
Add to Calendar 2022-04-01 2022-04-01 Sugar/ Irwin Ultraviolet (UV) Disinfection System Replacement

The project allows for the replacement of the existing ultraviolet disinfection system at two wastewater treatment plants.  The two replacement projects will be bid separately with advertising and bidding staggered.  The second  replacement will be advertised  approximately 12-18 months after the first.   The project also involves heavy process work, some excavation and concrete work and major electrical work.

In Development

Charlotte Area Transit System / Commodities & Goods

Purchase of Rail Track Maintenance Tamper Machine

  • Posting Number: 2021-Q4(Oct-Dec)-CATS-6190
  • Anticipated Posting Date: 2021-12-01
  • Last Updated: 09/15/21
Add to Calendar 2021-12-01 2021-12-01 Purchase of Rail Track Maintenance Tamper Machine

Purchase of a Track Maintenance Tamper Machine, used to “tamp” the train tracks, which involves lifting the track, lining the track, and/or vibrating the ballast (rocks) to form a uniform and strong track foundation. This machine is necessary to conduct maintenance and repairs to the CATS Blue Line track alignment.

(PSR 1096, replaced PSR 1092)

In Development

Charlotte Area Transit System / General Services

CATS Facilities Air Compressor Services Contract

  • Posting Number: 2021-Q4(Oct-Dec)-CATS-4411
  • Anticipated Posting Date: 2021-12-01
  • Last Updated: 09/15/21
Add to Calendar 2021-12-01 2021-12-01 CATS Facilities Air Compressor Services Contract

Contract needed for Air Compressor and Dryer PM and repair services. The VMF currently needs a new Air Compressor to assist with Rail Car maintenance. Repair existing air systems, install new air lines and air dryer.

 

 

PSR-805

In Development

Charlotte Area Transit System / General Services

CATS Bus Decals and Wraps

  • Posting Number: 2021-Q4(Oct-Dec)-CATS-6185
  • Anticipated Posting Date: 2021-12-01
  • Last Updated: 09/15/21
Add to Calendar 2021-12-01 2021-12-01 CATS Bus Decals and Wraps

CATS Bus Operations requires a service contract for installation of bus decals and wraps.

 

PSR 951

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