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Bid Title: Purchase & Delivery of Ortho/Poly blended phosphate
Category: Public Works Department
Status: Open


The City of DeKalb, IL will accept sealed bids for the purchase and delivery of fifty five (55) gallon drums (approximately 650 pounds/drum) of Ortho/Poly blended phosphate to the City of DeKalb – Water Department located at 1216 Market St., DeKalb, IL for a period of three years (36 months) with two optional yearly extensions. Ortho/Poly blended phosphate is used at the City of DeKalb – Water Department’s five (5) potable water treatment plants to treat drinking water for corrosion control and for iron sequestration. The City expects to use a total of approximately 65,000 pounds of ortho/poly blended phosphate annually during the term of this contract. Specifications and all Contract Documents are available on-line on the City of DeKalb’s web page at  They may also be obtained from the City of DeKalb Water Department,1216 Market St., DeKalb, IL 60115. All Bids must be sealed and clearly marked “Ortho/Poly blended phosphate bid” and received  at the City of DeKalb, City Hall Building, Attn:  Ruth Scott, City Manager’s Office, 164 E. Lincoln Hwy., DeKalb, IL 60115 not later than 2:00 p.m., October 6, 2020.  All bids will be publicly opened immediately thereafter.

Publication Date/Time:
9/1/2020 12:01 AM
Closing Date/Time:
10/6/2020 2:00 PM
Submittal Information:
City of DeKalb City Manager's Office, Attn: Ruth Scott, 164 E Lincoln Hwy.
Bid Opening Information:
October 6, 2020, 2:00pm
Addendum Date/Time:
Updates made to the Phosphate Bid:
On page 18, Item 3.12, Term of the Contract, it states the initial term of the contract shall run from two year subject….
On page 23, it states the Contract Period from January 1, 2021 and will expire on December 31, 2024 (36 months) [the time period listed is 4 years]…
On page 37, Exhibit F, Scope states a contract period of two years…..
Changes were made to reflect the correct contract term of 3 years.
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