Contracting Opportunities

Contracting opportunities last updated on 9/21/2021.


The Met Council's publicly advertised solicitations for contracts are listed below. For details about specific contacts, select the contract number to see the details in PDF format. For best results, use the latest version of Acrobat Reader.

Requests For Proposals (RFP) and Invitations For Bids (IFB)

These opportunities include contracts with and without small business goals.

We try to ensure that information about contracts is current and accurate. However, the only information to be relied upon for a contract solicitation is the information that is distributed to persons listed with the Met Council as plan holders for that solicitation. Learn how to register as a plan holder (PDF).


Division Number Title/General Description Issue Date Due Date Type
Transit 20P157 MTPD - Police and Bus Simulator Project 8/11/2021 9/21/2021 IFB
ES 21P009 L24 Renovation and FM 7020 Replacement, Waconia FM2508 Phase 3 (Contracting - with Small Business Goal) 8/3/2021 9/21/2021 IFB
RA 21P190 One-Time Full Inventory and Annual Analysis of Fixed Assets (Contracting - with Small Business Goal) 8/18/2021 9/21/2021 RFP
Transit 21P188 Transfer Road Facility Generator (Contracting - with Small Business Goal) 8/23/2021 9/22/2021 IFB
Transit 21P102 Northstar Infrared Heating System Replacement (Contracting - with Small Business Goal) 7/28/2021 9/22/2021 IFB
ES 21P189 Blue Lake FSF and Solids Renewal (Contracting - with Small Business Goal) 8/9/2021 9/23/2021 IFB
Transit 21P141A Pavement Rehab for Transit Facilities - Rebid (Contracting - with Small Business Goal) 9/2/2021 9/29/2021 IFB
RA 21P239 Consultant to Implement the PeopleSoft Supplier Contract Management and Strategic Sourcing Software Modules (Contracting - with Small Business Goal) 9/1/2021 10/1/2021 RFP
ES 21P273
HVAC Services for All MCES Locations
9/17/2021 10/5/2021 IFB
ES 21P208 Master Contract(s) for Hydrogeologic Research to Support Water Supply Planning (Contracting - with Small Business Goal) 9/7/2021 10/12/2021 RFP
ES 21P198
Janitorial Services for Metropolitan Council Environmental (Contracting - with Small Business Goal)
9/14/2021 10/14/2021 RFP
Transit 21P221
Northstar Commuter Rail Diesel Fuel Supply
9/14/2021 10/14/2021 IFB
Transit 20P276, 21P171, 21P172
20P276 - Snow Removal for Red line; 21P171 - Snow Removal at 28th Park & Ride Bloomington; 21P172 - Snow Removal at Foley Park & Ride (Contracting - with Small Business Goal)
9/15/2021 10/14/2021 IFB
Transit 21P130, 21P169
21P130 – Snow Removal at 95th Park & Ride, Blaine; 21P169 - Snow Removal at Hopkins Crossroad (Contracting - with Small Business Goal)
9/16/2021 10/19/2021 IFB
Transit 21P033 Gold Line BRT - Advanced Utility Package (Contracting - with Small Business Goal) 9/10/2021 10/19/2021 IFB
Transit 21P125A
Metro Transit Procurement of 14 Replacement Articulated Bus Curtains
9/20/2021 10/20/2021 IFB
ES 21P136
Interceptor 900416 Bass Lake Road (Contracting - with Small Business Goal)
9/16/2021 10/27/2021 IFB

MCUB Select small business opportunities

MCUB Select Opportunities are limited to MCUB-certified firms only. More information is available on the Underutilized Business Program page.

Division Number Title/General Description Issue Date Due Date Type
Transit 21P170, 20P029
Snow Removal at Maplewood Mall Snow Removal at Paul Pkwy & Ulysses P&R
9/17/2021 10/21/2021 IFB

Small contract opportunities (under $175,000)

Division Number Title/General Description Issue Date Due Date Type
Transit 21P211
Employee Wellness Coordinator
9/17/2021 11/15/2021 RFP

Abbreviations key

Divisions of the Met Council

Types of Solicitation

CD - Community Development D/B - Design/Build
ES - Environmental Services IFB - Invitation for Bids
LRT - Light Rail Transit PSD - Prequalification Submittal Documents
MTS - Metropolitan Transportation Services RFP - Request for Proposal
RA - Regional Administration RFQ - Request for Quote
Transit - Metro Transit RFI - Request for Information