Notice to Bidders: Downtown River Greenway – Phase 3

Posted: 07/14/2023
Request Number: 23-1074
Deadline: 08/03/2023

The City of Sioux Falls, SD, requests formal bids for Downtown River Greenway – Phase 3.

Sealed bids shall be received at the Customer Service Counter, Ground Floor, City Hall, 224 W. 9th St., P.O. Box 7402, Sioux Falls, SD 57117-7402, not later than 2 p.m., August 3, 2023. Bids shall be publicly opened and read via Webex at 2:15 p.m. You may join the bid opening virtually by utilizing information and links at

Specifications and bid forms that must be used are available online at Cite Bid Request No. 23-1074.

The City of Sioux Falls reserves the right to reject any or all bids, waive technicalities, and make award(s) as deemed to be in the best interest of Sioux Falls, SD. 

This project is being funded in whole or in part with federal funding. The bidder will comply with all applicable Federal laws, regulations, executive orders, Federal policies, procedures, and directives including, but not limited to 2 CFR §§200.318-200.327, and 2 CFR Part 200, Appendix II, as applicable.

Bidders on this work will be required to comply with the President’s Executive Order Nos. 11246 as amended, 11518 and 11625 as amended. The requirements for bidders and contractors under these orders are explained in the specifications. The City of Sioux Falls has adopted a Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Plan. This Plan expresses the commitment of the City of Sioux Falls that disadvantaged business enterprises have the maximum opportunity to compete for and perform federally assisted contracts and subcontracts. The latest Disadvantaged Business Enterprise directory is available at the following link: Bidders on this work will be required to comply with Title 40 CFR 33 and Executive Order 12138. The requirements for bidders and contractors under this regulation which concerns utilization of Disadvantaged/Minority Business Enterprises (DBE/MBE) and Women’s Business Enterprises (WBE) are explained in the specifications. The DBE/MBE and WBE goals for participation in this contract in terms of percentage of contract value are as follows: MBE 1.0 percent; WBE 4.0 percent.

The low responsive bidder must assure compliance with the requirements of Public Law 115-232, Section 889, Prohibition on Certain Telecommunications and Video Surveillance Services or Equipment. Contractors must assure that telecommunications equipment produced by Huawei Technologies Company or ZTE Corporation (or any subsidiary or affiliate of such entities), and video surveillance and telecommunications equipment produced by Hytera Communications Corporation, Hangzhou Hikvision Digital Technology Company, or Dahua Technology Company (or any subsidiary or affiliate of such entities) WILL NOT be supplied for the project. All bidders must be registered in the System for Award Management ( and have an active status.

Your special attention is invited to the attached Bidders Activity Report (BAR), Forms A and B, and Debar-2 form. The BAR form must be completed and submitted with your bid proposal, along with either Form A or Form B, and Debar-2 form. Failure to submit the Form BAR, appropriate form A or B, and Debar-2 form will cause the bid to be rejected. Completion of the Bidders Activity Report is necessary in order to fulfill the requirements of obtaining a complete list of contractors contacted with regard to this project, in accordance with 49 CFR 26.11c. Statistical information used from the Bidders Activity Report will be used in the calculation of the next year’s DBE goals. By completing Form A, you are advising the City how the contract goal will be met. In the event you believe you will be unable to meet the goals, the attached Form B must be completed and submitted with the Bid Proposal. Please be advised that good-faith efforts will be subjected to close scrutiny and if the good-faith effort submission is unacceptable, your bid will be rejected.

A Pre-bid Conference will be held on July 19, 2023, at 1:00 pm at City Center – Room 308, 231 N. Dakota Ave., Sioux Falls, SD.