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Supply and Delivery of Street Light Wire




Supply and Delivery of Street Light Wire


Request for Expressions of Interest / Statements of Qualifications

The City owns and maintains approximately 26,000 freestanding, ornamental streetlights located within City right of way.  To mitigate street light wire theft, the City is investigating the replacement of existing copper street light wire with aluminum wire.

The purpose of this Request for Expressions of Interest and Statements of Qualifications (RFEOI/SOQ) is to:

(a)    invite Submissions from Respondents that describe the desire and capability of the Respondent to undertake the supply and delivery of up to 1.2 million (1,200,000) metres of aluminum conductor cable for street lighting wire retrorfit purposes; and

(b)    to select a Respondent or Respondent(s) who may be invited to participate in a Request for Quotations ("RFQ") process to supply and deliver the Goods for street lighting wire retrofit purposes.

Goods Delivery
The Respondent is expected to supply and deliver the Goods to the installation contractor.  Due to the extent of Goods required (approx. 1.2 millon metres of aluminum conductor cable), the Respondent is expected to deliver the Goods in portions within a one (1) year period, on 1000 metre, 50 inch diameter spools.  The Respondent must also maintain a reserve stock of roughly 20,000 metres to be provided on demand.

RFEOI/SOQ Document for download: 
Supply and Delivery of Street Light Wire (.pdf)

Addendum No. 1 (.pdf)
Issue Date:  January 21, 2013

If the City determines that an amendment is required to this RFEOI/SOQ, the City Representative will issue a written addendum by posting it on the BC Bid Website at (the "BC Bid Website") and the City Website at (the "City Website") that will form part of this RFEOI/SOQ. It is the responsibility of the Respondents to check the BC Bid Website and the City Website for addenda. The only way this RFEOI may be added to, or amended in any way, is by a formal written addendum. No other communication, whether written or oral, from any person will affect or modify the terms of this RFEOI or may be relied upon by any Respondent. By delivery of a Submission, Respondent is deemed to have received, accepted and understood the entire RFEOI/SOQ, including any and all addenda.

All inquiries related to this RFEOI/SOQ are to be directed in writing to the person named below.

Closing Date:

Prefer to receive on or before February 5, 2013.


Kam Grewal, CMA, BBA
Corporate Audit Manager
Acting Purchasing & AP Manager
Finance & Technology Department
Tel: (604) 590-7274 Fax: (604) 599-0956


Submissions under review.

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