Request for Price Quotation

Unsealed lump-sum quotations will be received until 2:00 pm, local prevailing time on Friday, October 18, 2019 for separate mechanical and electrical contracts to install a 400 kW diesel generator and 1200 amp automatic transfer switch as defined in the scope of work and on the attached plans and specifications.  The County has procured and will be providing the generator and automatic transfer switch equipment to be installed by Contractor. 

A Quotation Submittal Form is included in Attachment A of the RFQ documents.  Quotations will be received by:

Johnny Kincer
County Engineer
340 South 6th Street
Wytheville, VA 24382
or may be transmitted digitally to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Scope of Work

  1. The work generally consists of installation of a new permanent 400 kW diesel powered generator and 1200 amp automatic transfer switch at the existing Fort Chiswell Water Booster Station located at 825 Fort Chiswell Road, Max Meadows, VA 24360.
  2. The work shall be performed under separate mechanical and electrical contracts as described below and on the attached plan and technical specifications. The County has procured and will be providing the generator and automatic transfer switch equipment to be installed by Contractor.
  3. Mechanical Contractor shall be responsible for constructing the generator pad and installing conduit from the pad to existing junction box on exterior of the station building. Work shall include excavation, concrete forming and pouring, installation of conduit with pull strings, and all related work on exterior of station building not otherwise identified as part of the electrical contract.
  4. Electrical Contractor shall be responsible for offloading and setting owner provided generator and automatic transfer switch (ATS) equipment, installing wire from generator to ATS and remote annunciator, removing existing manual transfer switch to install new ATS, installing associated new conduit and wiring within the station building, and all related work on interior of station building not otherwise identified as part of the mechanical contract. Electrical contractor shall also coordinate generator equipment startup with owner and supplier and be present during startup to complete field wiring terminations and provide assistance.
  5. Refer to Attachments B and C for Plans and Technical Specifications identifying full scope of work to be performed. The Scope of Supply of generator equipment being provided by the County is identified in Attachment D.

General Provisions

  1. Price Quotation: Interested contractors shall submit unsealed lump-sum price quotations for either the mechanical or electrical contacts. Price quotations shall be submitted to the attention of:

    Johnny Kincer
    County Engineer
    Wythe County
    340 South 6th Street
    Wytheville, VA 24382
    - or -
    This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

    Price quotations received after the deadline will not be considered.  All mailed quotations shall be in an opaque envelope marked “Price Quotation – Fort Chiswell Booster Station Generator”

  2. Contract: The County will enter into a contract with the Successful Contractors within forty-five (45) days from the date of bids being due. The contracts award will be based on what is in the best interest of the County, including but not limited to the contract price and availability to complete the work.  The County reserves the right to reject any or all bids.
  3. Time for Completion of Work: Mechanical Contract work is to be completed within sixty (60) calendar days of notice to proceed, or at time agreed to between County and Contractor. Electrical Contractor work is to be completed within one hundred and five (105) calendar days of notice to proceed, or at time agreed to between County and Contractor.  Electrical Contract time will be extended, as agreed between County and Contractor, if equipment delivery or mechanical contract work is delayed.
  4. Licensure: The contractor must have a valid State of Virginia business license. Contractor shall provide Virginia contractor’s license number and class with bid.
  5. Payment: Upon completion of the work and acceptance by the County, payments will be made at the contract lump-sum price, with partial payments made according to percentage of work completed.
  6. Site Visits: Contractors interested in visiting the site may contact Johnny Kincer at (276) 223-4500 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to arrange a visit.
  7. Questions: All questions concerning this Request for Price Quotations shall be addressed to Johnny Kincer at (276) 223-4500 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Questions received less than three (3) working days before due date may not be answered. Any revisions to the solicitation will be made only by addendum issued by the County.

Attachment A

Attachment B

Attachment C

Attachment D

In compliance with the Code of Virginia and amendments thereto, the Wythe County Board of Supervisors will conduct a public hearing to consider Ordinance 2019-2 entitled, “Ordinance to Exempt Real Property Owned by Millwald Theatre, Inc. from Real Property Taxation“. To view a copy of the proposed ordinance, CLICK HERE.

The public hearing will be held on Tuesday, September 10, 2019, at 7:06 p.m. in the Board Room of the Wythe County Office Building, 340 South Sixth Street, Wytheville, Virginia. 

In compliance with Section 15.2-2006 of the Code of Virginia and amendments thereto, the Wythe County Board of Supervisors will conduct a public hearing to consider adopting an ordinance for vacation of right-of-ways or streets entitled: 

“An Ordinance Discontinuing and Vacating Public Right-of-Ways on the Property owned by Janet H. Dew including portions of Richmond Street, Norfolk Street, Fourth Street, Wythe Avenue and Sixth Street located in the Community of Max Meadows, Wythe County, Virginia” 

The Board of Supervisors will hear comments from citizens concerning the adoption of the proposed ordinance. To view a copy of the proposed ordinance, CLICK HERE.

The public hearing will be held on Tuesday, September 10, 2019, at 7:08 p.m. in the Board Room of the Wythe County Office Building, 340 South Sixth Street, Wytheville, Virginia.

The County of Wythe seeks bids from authorized and qualified service vendors to provide testing and service to the counties fire and rescue equipment. 

Proposals must be received no later than 2 p.m. on Wednesday October 30, 2019 at the County Administration Building, 340 South Sixth Street, Wytheville, Virginia 24382 to the Attention of Martha Collins. The envelope must be clearly marked “F&R Test”. Proposals received after that time, postmarks notwithstanding, shall be rejected. As soon as feasible, negotiations will begin with the vendor deemed to be fully qualified and best suited among those submitting proposals. A pre-bid conference shall be held on Monday, September 9, 2019 at 2 p.m. in the Emergency Operations Center in the basement of 290 South Sixth Street, Wytheville, Virginia. 

Vendors will be providing proposals for testing to all the nine (9) county fire and rescue departments for Pumps, Ladders, Hoses, Rescue Equipment, as well as service when needed. Specifications and further scope of services may be obtained through the Department of Emergency Services by calling (276) 223-4521 or email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The County of Wythe reserves the right to reject any or all proposals.

In compliance with the Code of Virginia and amendments thereto, the Wythe County Board of Supervisors will conduct a public hearing to consider amending Ordinance No. 2015-2 entitled, “An Ordinance Creating the Appalachian Regional Exposition Center Authority of Wythe County, Virginia”. The Board of Supervisors will hear comments from citizens concerning the proposed amendment. 

The public hearing will be held on Tuesday, September 10, 2019, at 7:07 p.m. in the Board Room of the Wythe County Office Building, 340 South Sixth Street, Wytheville, Virginia. 

CLICK HERE to view the proposed amendment.