Improvements to the City Streetlight System

The City of Sanford is soliciting bids from qualified firms for improvements to the city streetlight system including transfer of ownership to the City’s control, installing Light Emitting Diode (LED) streetlights system-wide, and maintaining the system after the project is complete.
In addition, the City of Sanford owns a utility pole-mounted fiber optic broadband network and is interested in selecting a contractor that can facilitate the selection and installation of a luminaire that could be integrated with that network on or in the luminaire using either propriety or nonproprietary technology.
Bids will be received in the office of the City Manager until Wednesday, November 6, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. at which time they will be publicly opened and read aloud on the enclosed specifications.
There will be a mandatory pre-bid meeting conference call held on Wednesday, October 2, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. to register interest in the bid. Attendance at this meeting by the bidder or his/her qualified representative is a mandatory requirement for acceptance of a bid from that contractor. Conference call number can be obtained from Ian Houseal, Director of Community Development by email at least one day prior to the meeting at
There are two planned rounds of questions and answers concerning the anticipated project. Questions may be submitted no later than the close of business on Wednesday, October 9, 2019 and Wednesday, October 23, 2019. Answers to questions or any addenda will be provided in writing to the bidders. Acknowledgement of the addenda is required on the bid form.

The City of Sanford reserves the right to accept or reject any and all bids. Please use a sealed envelope clearly marked for the City of Sanford, Improvements to the City Streetlight System when submitting your bid.