Government Contract | Arizona
Consulting Services for Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI)

Bid Information


Bid Alert No: 00003299562

Bid Title: Consulting Services for Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI)

Agency Bid No. Title: P23-0013

Received Date: 11/11/2022

Close Date: 11/29/2022

Purchase Type: Not Stated

Delivery Point: Peoria, Arizona

Delivery Date: Not Stated

Specifications

Specifications include, but are not limited to: The City of Peoria is seeking proposals from qualified firms or individuals (Consultants) to provideprofessional services related to Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) in the utility industry. The Consultantselected will perform all necessary tasks to assist the City in determining the feasibility of a successful AMIsystem throughout the Citys water service areas.The recommended systems must work in conjunction with the current Computer Information System (CIS).The City intends to make a single award. The Consultant selected and awarded a contract resulting from thisRFP must remain brand agnostic throughout the engagement and will not have the ability to submit a proposalfor an AMI System or have any direct involvement with vendors submitting proposals for an AMI System.Successful firm at a minimum shall:A. Display a minimum of three (3) years of experience successfully consulting and planning water meterAMI projects;B. Demonstrate recent experience with similar studies.C. Demonstrate that they have successfully consulted on systems of similar size and complexity to the Cityof Peoria.D. Have experience with water metering; 1. Through site visits and on-site interviews, evaluate current equipment and systems, identify theimmediate and long-term needs for development of a water meter AMI program, and provide a reportdetailing a recommended system and program.2. Understand utilities current best practices, distribution delivery system trends, and how best to applythem to the Citys environment.3. Complete detailed analysis of AMI vendors and systems that will best satisfy business needs, offerlong-term viability, and are suited to the Citys utility infrastructure.a. The AMI System recommendations must include an accompanying platform/portal, integrated orstand-alone with an interface(s), with internal (City Staff) and external (Water Utility Customers)access to consumption analytics, behavior-based management and personalized insights.4. Develop a product acquisition strategy and specifications for competitive selection.5. Develop a strategy for phasing project management of the AMI program to City staff at a definedproject benchmark.6. Recommend new and/or improved existing workflows, features and systems to increase operationalefficiencies within the Utility.7. Provide a staffing analysis detailing the current technical staff structure at City of Peoria and itssuitability to support an implementation program of this size and complexity. This analysis wouldinclude recommendations for changes in staff tasking and staffing levels throughout projectimplementation and after project completion, i.e., during on-going maintenance and operations.

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Product Code: 91897

Agency Information


Issuing Agency: City of Peoria

State: Arizona

Agency Type: State and Local

Contact: Terry Andersen, Materials Management 9875 N. 85th Avenue, Peoria, Arizona, 85345-6560

Phone: 623-773-7981

Fax: 623-773-7118

Email: teresa.andersen@peoriaaz.gov

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