ITB DC2020-02 Circuit Switcher

Text "Invitation to Bid"

The City of Wauchula will be accepting sealed bids for manufacturing, FOB delivery to Substation, of one 72KV class, Gang-operated, 3-pole, Upright Vertical Style, SF6 Circuit Switcher (CS) to its sole substation located at 111 East Bay Street, Wauchula, FL 33873.

Sealed Bids must be received by the City of Wauchula, at the Administration Building, located at 126 South 7th Avenue, Wauchula, FL 33873 no later than 3:00 pm EST on May 28, 2020.   Bids will not be accepted electronically.  The Bidder shall be solely responsible for delivery of their bid.  Reliance upon mail or public carriers is at the Bidder’s risk.   A firm may withdraw, substitute, or modify a bid with another by submitting a letter to the City prior to the bid opening.  The withdrawal or substitution shall include the name of the firm, the date and time of the original bid and bid price, the name of a principal of the firm responsible for the action, and the action being taken.  All bids will be opened and recorded at 3:00 pm EST on May 28, 2020.  In response to Executive Order 20-52 issued by Governor Ron DeSantis and Resolution 2020-05 issued by the City Commission of the City of Wauchula, the bid opening will take place virtually rather than in person.  Interested attendees can join the virtual bid opening at or by dialing 1(929) 205-6099 and entering Webinar ID 895 2336 7716.  The City of Wauchula, at its sole discretion, reserves the right to cancel this invitation to bid, to reject any or all bids, to waive any and all informalities and /or irregularities, to re-advertise with either the identical or revised specifications, or not award a contract at all if it is in the best interest of the City to do so.

Sealed Bids shall reference the following on the outer envelope:



ITB# DC2020-02 Sealed Bid Submission

126 South 7th Avenue

Wauchula, FL 33873

Technical Specifications are included in the invitation to bid.  Bid Form is available upon request by calling the City Clerk at (863) 773-3535 or email   

Pre-Bid Meeting:  There will be no pre-bid meeting held for this invitation to bid.

Questions:  All questions regarding this Invitation to Bid shall be submitted in writing and delivered to Ward Grimes, Purchasing Manager, City of Wauchula, 126 South 7th Avenue, Wauchula, FL 33873, or via email: by May 20, 2020 at 2:00 pm EST. Bids will not be accepted electronically.