RFP Advanced Metering Infrastructure

Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) System Enhancement
The City of Zillah requests proposals from experienced suppliers to provide Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) System Enhancement. The City of Zillah intends to enhance its existing metering infrastructure for approximately 1250 water meters. Click here for the RFP- AMI System.

The existing water system has approximately 1200 metered customers; 96 of these customers are currently equipped with Badger AMR technology. The existing water meters are generally Badger brand. The goal of this project is to equip all metered customers with AMI radios and integrate these customers into the existing AMI system. The City will be responsible for the installation of all AMI endpoint radios. The Supplier will be responsible for meters, endpoints compatible with our software, meter lids, and applicable noted hardware.

The existing City of Zillah system includes the following equipment installed as part of a meter replacement program.

      • Badger Meter AMR system
      • The Beacon software system is integrated with the City’s billing software‐ vision.

Submittals must be received by March 4, 2024, by 4:00 p.m. Hand delivery or mail are acceptable. Mail: P.O. Box 475, Zillah, WA 98953, Physical: 503 1st Ave, Zillah, WA 98953. Electronic submittals will also be accepted via email @ squantrell@cityofzillah.us. Submittals received after the designated time and date will not be accepted and will be returned unopened.

The City may reject any submittal not in compliance with all prescribed public procurement procedures and requirements and may reject any or all submittals for good cause on a finding of the City that it’s in the public interest to do so. The City of Zillah reserves the right to reject any and all submittals and to waive any and all informalities in the best interest of the City. The City is not liable for any costs incurred by suppliers in replying to the RFP or in preparing for or delivering any oral presentations that may be required during the selection process.

The City, in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, 78 Stat. 252, 42 U.S.C.  2000d to 2000d-4 and Title 49, Code of Federal Regulations, Department of Transportation, Subtitle A, Office of the Secretary, Part 21, Nondiscrimination in Federally- assisted programs, disadvantaged business enterprises as defined at 49 CFR Part 26 will be afforded full opportunity to submit a request for proposals in response to this invitation and will not be discriminated against on the grounds of race, color, national origin, or sex in consideration for an award.