/ 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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In Development charlotte water

Charlotte Water / Construction

Water and Wastewater Roofing Replacement Packages 12 and 13

  • Posting Number: 2023-Q1(Jan-Mar)-CW-5766
  • Anticipated Posting Date: 2023-02-15
  • Last Updated: 12/02/21
Add to Calendar 2023-02-15 2023-02-15 Water and Wastewater Roofing Replacement Packages 12 and 13

Roofing Replacement of various Water Treatment Plants and Water Booster Station structures. Replacement includes complete tear-off of the existing roof down to the substrate.  Minor mechanical and electrical relocations and re-hook-ups are required.

In Development charlotte water

Charlotte Water / General Services

Pump and Motor Repair Service

  • Posting Number: 2024-Q1(Jan-Mar)-CW-2704
  • Anticipated Posting Date: 2024-02-01
  • Last Updated: 12/02/21
Add to Calendar 2024-02-01 2024-02-01 Pump and Motor Repair Service

This project will be to source a company to provide Charlotte Water with an electric pump and motor repair service.  Some work will include repairs on explosion-proof (“EX”)-rated motors designed for use in hazardous areas and motor drive units.  Work shall be performed to achieve a consistent, high-quality repair and/or reconditioning of a failed motor, and shall restore the motor to as-manufactured condition with the least service interruption feasibly possible.  Service shall also include repairs to close-coupled pumps, such as submersible units.

In Development charlotte water

Aviation / Construction

Decommission Runway 5-23

  • Posting Number: 2023-Q3(Jul-Sep)-AVI-7125
  • Anticipated Posting Date: 2023-07-10
  • Last Updated: 12/02/21
Add to Calendar 2023-07-10 2023-07-10 Decommission Runway 5-23

This airfield construction project will convert existing Runway 5-23 into a taxiway. Work includes but is not limited to asphalt paving, airfield marking, and airfield electrical.

In Development charlotte water

Charlotte Water / Construction

Catawba River Water Pump Station Cell 4 – Pump Addition

  • Posting Number: 2024-Q1(Jan-Mar)-CW-1230
  • Anticipated Posting Date: 2024-01-01
  • Last Updated: 11/10/21
Add to Calendar 2024-01-01 2024-01-01 Catawba River Water Pump Station Cell 4 – Pump Addition

This project would add an additional pump to Cell #4 which is sized like the existing, and a capacity of 65 million gallons per day.

In Development charlotte water

Charlotte Department of Transportation / General Services

Snow and Ice Removal

  • Posting Number: 2023-Q4(Oct-Dec)-CDT-4580
  • Anticipated Posting Date: 2023-10-27
  • Last Updated: 07/29/21
Add to Calendar 2023-10-27 2023-10-27 Snow and Ice Removal

The City of Charlotte Department of Transportation (CDOT) is responsible for the removal of snow and ice on City maintained streets.  Additional resources are needed to clear streets during extraordinary winter weather events. Contractors  provide additional dump truck and plowing equipment with licensed operators to supplement City services.

In Development charlotte water

Aviation / General Services

Airport Exterior Surface Cleaning

  • Posting Number: 2022-Q4(Oct-Dec)-AVI-3063
  • Anticipated Posting Date: 2022-12-01
  • Last Updated: 07/22/21
Add to Calendar 2022-12-01 2022-12-01 Airport Exterior Surface Cleaning

The scope of this contract shall be to provide trash removal and litter control cleaning services on roadways, parking lots and parking decks for the Charlotte Douglas International Airport campus. This contract will also include providing pressure washing of parking decks, bus shelters and roadway sweeping.

In Development charlotte water

Charlotte Water / Commodities & Goods

Water Treatment & Wastewater Treatment Chemicals

  • Posting Number: 2024-Q1(Jan-Mar)-CW-2642
  • Anticipated Posting Date: 2024-01-03
  • Last Updated: 05/27/21
Add to Calendar 2024-01-03 2024-01-03 Water Treatment & Wastewater Treatment Chemicals

Charlotte Water, a department of the City of Charlotte, utilizes chemicals in its Water Treatment and Waste Water treatment process at all of its plants. These plants estimated utilizations are included in the total estimated annual utilization for the purpose of providing annual quantity. The Supplier provide a full-service, turnkey solution to provide the Products and Services .

Chemicals supplied shall not contain soluble minerals or organic substances in quantities capable of producing deleterious or injurious effect upon public health or water quality. Product shall not contain quantities or concentrations of any metals including but not limited to mercury, zinc, copper, arsenic, cyanide or any other impurity that prevents compliance with NPDES permits or 503 Biosolids regulations or other regulations in place. The National Sanitation Foundation Standard Number 60 and/or 61 will be used as the guideline for acceptability. Analysis as required must be submitted for evaluation of bids prior to award of contract.

Charlotte Water has determined that it will utilize a Reverse Auction for obtaining pricing for Water Treatment and Waste Water Treatment Chemicals

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