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JOHNSON COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
PO BOX 269
Wrightsville, GA 31096
478-864-3388, ext. 4
478-864-9441 – fax
Request for Proposal
Solid Waste Collection, Transport and Disposal
The request is issued to establish a contract to supply Johnson County, Georgia with a commodity or service in accordance with the accompanying specification.
Specifications for: Solid Waste Collection, Transport and Disposal
Due Date: October 27, 2023 at 5:00 pm
Contract Period: Three (3) years = three (3) one (1) year terms (with an additional two (2) one (1) year options)
Submit Proposals To: William F. Lindsey, County Administrator
P.O. Box 269
Wrightsville, GA 31096
Phone: 478-864-3388, ext. 4
Physical Address: 2484 West Elm Street, Wrightsville, Georgia
Scope of Service:
Johnson County will accept proposals from interested Solid Waste disposal companies to provide
collection, transportation, and disposal services for the County. Proposals should be received at
the Office of the County Administrator no later than 5:00 p.m. on Friday, October 27, 2023. All
proposals shall be sealed and clearly marked “Solid Waste Contract Proposal” on the outside.
Bids will be opened on Monday, October 30, at 2:00 p.m. in the Board Room at the Johnson
County Annex. Bids will be voted on at the meeting of the Johnson County Board of
Commissioners on Monday, November 13 at 6:00 p.m.
The County reserves the right to reject any or all proposals and waive any formalities or
deficiencies during the RFP process. The County may make such investigations as deemed
necessary to ensure that the companies have the requisite experience, skills, and resources to
serve the needs of the County throughout the term of the contract. In all cases, the needs and
requirements of the County will be considered first. The proposal will be used for the purpose of
generating a negotiated agreement with the County.
The initial term of the contract is contemplated to begin no later than January 1, 2024 and may
be renewed each year for an additional term, up to two (2) consecutive terms of one (1) year
each. The initial term, if renewed, shall be three (3) years. At the end of the initial three (3) one
(1) year terms, the County reserves the right to exercise a maximum term, if renewed, up to two
(2) additional one (1) year terms. The agreement will be pursuant to and compliant with Georgia
Const., Art. IX, Section 2, Paragraphs 1 & 3, O.C.G.A. § 36-60-13, O.C.G.A. § 12-8-20, et. seq.,
all other relevant sections of Georgia law and any other legal requirements.
The agreement is intended to provide for the collection, transportation, and disposal of all
Residential Solid Waste, Brown Goods, White Goods, and Yard Waste in the unincorporated
areas of Johnson County at seven (7) existing manned disposal sites designated as follows: Old
Landfill, Bill Oliver Road, Donovan, Kite, Meeks, Scott, and Oaky Grove Church Road. The
precise locations of the sites may be obtained from the County Administrator. NOTE: The
County shall provide staffing of any and all disposal sites as deemed necessary by the County,
at its expense and no site staffing expense shall be included in any proposal. The sites may be
inspected by prospective bidders at any time. All sites must be serviced in their present
condition. The County shall not be responsible for the modification or improvement of any site
to allow servicing. Bidders shall be deemed to have inspected and to have knowledge of all
sites. Collection, transport, and disposal services under any proposal shall provide the County, at
a minimum, the following:
The vendor will provide all trucks, equipment, personnel, expertise, facilities, financial resources, and management for the project. The minimum receptacles and equipment to be supplied by vendor for each site are as follows:
Proposal shall include the following items in your sealed bids at the time of submittal:
Proposals will include, at a minimum, a description of all services and related costs that will be billed to the County. The proposal shall state the total obligation of the County for the calendar and/or fiscal year of execution and shall further state the total obligation which will be incurred in each calendar or fiscal year renewal term, if renewed.
All prospective bidders shall provide proof of the following minimum insurance requirements:
Workers Compensation – Statutory Limits as required by law.
Employer’s Liability $1,000,000 each occurrence.
Bodily Injury $1,000,000 per occurrence, $2,000,000 aggregate.
Property Damage Liability $1,000,000 each occurrence.
Automobile Property Liability $1,000,000 each occurrence.
Excess Umbrella Liability $1,000,000 each occurrence.
The County shall be named as additional insured on all liability policies. Any resulting contract shall include appropriate language suitable to the County providing that Contractor shall hold harmless and indemnify the County in the event of any suit, action, or claim for injuries or damages resulting from the negligence of contractor’s employees.
Requests for additional information and questions may be addressed to: William F. Lindsey, County Administrator, P.O. Box 269, Wrightsville, GA 31096, (478) 864-3388, ext. 4, email@example.com. A specimen contract shall be provided upon request and a successful bidder shall execute the same within one (1) week of award of bid.