Government Contract | Arizona
Sewer Rate Study Services

Bid Information

Bid Alert No: 00000606794

Bid Title: Sewer Rate Study Services

Agency Bid No. Title: 220885

Received Date: 06/22/2016

Close Date: 07/11/2016

Purchase Type: 1 year term

Delivery Point:

Delivery Date: Not Stated

Special Notices: Pre-Bid Conference Optional 06/30/2016 10:00 AM


Specifications include, but are not limited to:The Sewer Rate Study shall be completed by December 31, 2016.County will be responsible for issuing a Delivery Order documenting the Notice-to Proceed date for each phase of theproject.County will coordinate with Contractor date, time and place for each meeting.Pima County values and encourages Sustainable Practices. Contractor shall endeavor, when practical, to incorporatesustainable practices into the provision of services rendered to County. Contractor will endeavor to minimizetransportation by conducting meetings, when conducive via conference call and/or peer-to-peer video conferencing.Reports will be generated and transmitted electronically. In the event documents are necessary to be printed, recycledpaper will be used.SCOPE OF SERVICESPHASE ONE (1):A. Familiarization with Existing Sewer RateConduct a detailed review of the current rates and fees associated with wastewater services.B. Evaluate Existing Customer ClassesAnalysis of historic consumption and strength characteristics with the purpose of properly classifying and segregatingthe costs associated with the different functions and customers of the utility.C. Determine an Updated Cost of Servicea. Propose rates and fees that will ensure recovery of actual costs associated with the services provided.b. Provide analysis and recommendations for fixed versus variable elements of the rate.D. Determine Customer Classesa. Identify costs to be allocated across all customer classes and those costs that are specific to Residential,Commercial, and/or Industrial classes.b. Identify the relative costs of servicing different classes of customers. In determining the actual cost of providingsewer service to each customer class, traditional cost of service and rate setting principles and approachesshould be employed such that the County can ensure that class rate requirements are equitable.c. Provide benefits and consequences of combining Commercial and Industrial users into one class with a flat rate.d. Analysis on using actual water usage for Commercial and Industrial users versus the Winter Quarter Average.E. Determine Rate Designa. Review and evaluate the existing

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Product Codes: 91849, 91897

Agency Information

Issuing Agency: County of Pima

State: Arizona

Agency Type: State and Local

Contact: Jennifer Moore, Procurement Department Design & Construction Division, 130 W. Congress Street, 3rd Floor, Tucson, Arizona, 85701

Fax: 520-791-6509




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