Procurement Policy

The Authority’s Procurement Policy exists to ensure the fair and equitable treatment of all persons involved in public purchasing, to ensure that the purchases are cost-effective, and includes safeguards to maintain a standard system of quality and integrity. It applies to every expenditure of public funds by the Authority, regardless of the funds’ source.

Briefly, Authority contracts are awarded by competitive sealed bids or proposals. Public notice of invitation for either bids or proposals—along with the necessary specifications—will be made.

The full text of our Procurement Policy

Bids and Requests

Here are our most recent bids and requests:

Peace River Regional Reservoir (PR3) Project

Advertisement – Request for Statement of Qualifications (SOQ)
SOQ Information Package
Professional Services Evaluation Committee Memo
•  Notice of Meeting – PSEC Shortlist Meeting (11/26/19)
•  Addendum No. 1 (11/27/19)


Project Background Materials:
1. Peace River Manasota Regional Water Supply Authority Integrated Regional Water Supply Plan 2015 (April 2015)
2. Technical Memorandum R.V. Griffin Reserve – Reservoir Conceptual Siting Study (May 17, 2016)
3. Peace River / Manasota Regional Water Supply Authority Reservoir #2 – Contract 4 Conformed Drawings (July – 2009)
4. Peace River Regional Reservoir Expansion Project – Peace River Reservoir #2 – Contract Documents and Specifications (August 2007)
5. Peace River Manasota Regional Water Supply Authority Facilities Site Plan
6. Peace River Manasota Regional Water Supply Authority 5-Year Capital Improvements Program & 20-Year Capital Needs Assessment: 2020 – 2039
7. Water Use Permit 20010420.010 (February 26, 2019)
8. Special Inspection at the Peace River Intake Pump Station in Arcadia, Florida – Condition Assessment and Repair Recommendations (October 2018)
9. Reservoir #2 Environmental Resource Permit – Construction (October 2007)
10. Reservoir #2 Environmental Resource Permit – Mitigation (April 2007)
11. RV Griffin Land Use Management Plan (November 2011)
12. Peace River Reservoir #2 Embankment Performance Monitoring Plan (July 2009)
13. Emergency Action Plan (EAP) Peace River Manasota Regional Water Supply Authority Reservoir DeSoto County, Florida (March 2019)
14. Peace River Cooperation Settlement Agreement between Authority and Polk Water Cooperative (12/19/2018)
15. Comprehensive Annual Reservoir Report, WY 2018