Contracting Opportunities

Contracting opportunities last updated on 6/23/2021.


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 21P074 Nicollet Garage - shop Modernization (Contracting - with Small Business Goal) 5/26/2021 6/23/2021 IFB
RA 20P261 Network Equipment Refresh 4/28/2021 6/24/2021 IFB
LRT 21P084 Blue Line Enhancements Phase IIA (Contracting - with Small Business Goal) 5/6/2021 7/1/2021 IFB
ES 21P087 MWWTP Electrical Renewal - Phase 3 (Contracting - with Small Business Goal) 5/5/2021 7/8/2021 IFB
ES 21P112 Interceptor Sites Landscape Restoration (Contracting - with Small Business Goal) 6/8/2021 7/13/2021 IFB
ES 21P080 Empire Biosolids Hauling Services 6/9/2021 7/14/2021 IFB
ES 21P109 Project Communications/Public Involvement to support MCES Interceptor and Plant Rehabilitation and Improvements (Contracting - with Small Business Goal) 6/4/2021 7/14/2021 RFP
Transit 21P143 Master Contract II for Bass Lake Spur Freight Rail Maintenance and Repair (Contracting - with Small Business Goal) 6/14/2021 7/20/2021 IFB
ES 21P122 Purchase of Bulk Chemicals 6/11/2021 7/21/2021 IFB
ES 20P289A
Municipal Solid Waste and Industrial Waste for MCES Facilities
6/22/2021 7/27/2021 RFP
Transit 21P018 Bollards & Chains at St. Paul Special Trackwork Locations (Contracting - with Small Business Goal) 5/18/2021 6/22/2021 IFB
ES 20P018 Hopkins System Improvements - East Isles Forcemain - Contract G (Contracting - with Small Business Goal) 5/18/2021 6/17/2021 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
RA 21P140
Sybase PowerBuilder Consultant
6/18/2021 7/2/2021 RFP

Small contract opportunities (under $175,000)

Division Number Title/General Description Issue Date Due Date Type
CD RFQual Request for Qualifications (RFQ) Solar-for-Vouchers Pilot Program 6/3/2021 6/30/2021 RFQ
Transit 21M052 Public Art in Transit 6/14/2021 7/2/2021 RFQ
Transit 21P134 Direct Response Interpretation Service 5/27/2021 6/17/2021 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