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Last Updated March 19, 2021

RFP # 2021-03 Annual Term Contracts for Professional Engineering Services on Multiple Small Projects

Issue Date:

Thursday, March 18, 2021


The County of Sussex will receive sealed proposals until April 30, 2021 at 2:00 P.M. Eastern Standard Time, from firms seeking to enter an annual contract to provide with professional engineering services on multiple small projects. Pursuant to the requirements of the Virginia Public Procurement Act (Va. Code § 4303.1), fees paid for professional services under such contract shall not exceed $150,000 for any single project, nor shall the annual sum of all projects exceed $750,000. The initial one-year contract may be extended annually for up to four additional years, at the County’s sole option. In its sole discretion the County may elect to award such contracts to more than one of the firms submitting proposals.

A copy of instructions for proposal submission and more detailed contract requirements and conditions for such contracts may be obtained by contacting Richard Douglas, Sussex County Administrator by email, addressed to, or Shilton Butts at or by telephone at 434.246.1000.

RFP #2021-03 Documents:

Proposal Deadline:

Friday, April 30, 2021 at 2:00 P.M. EST.

Instructions for Proposal Submission:

Sealed proposals should be submitted before the above stated deadline, to:

County of Sussex

ATTN: Richard Douglas, County Administrator, addressed as follows,

by US Mail, to: P.O. Box 1397, Sussex, VA  23884

in person or by private express, to: 20135 Princeton Road, Stony Creek, VA 23882

Phone: (434) 246-1000

  Contact Richard Douglas

The County of Sussex, Virginia is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

RFP # 2021-02 Lawn Mowing and Landscaping Services for Various Locations


The County of Sussex is seeking proposals from Contractors who are not only capable of performing the attached scope of work but are also take pride in their finished product. The contractor must currently be in the business of providing turf, landscaping maintenance services, and irrigation system work. All applicable federal, state, and local laws, ordinances and regulations must be adhered to. Services to commence April 5, 2021.

Contractors submitting a proposal should review the procurement requirements listed.

Specifically, the selected Contractor will be required to:

  • Execute a Master Services Agreement with the County of Sussex;

  • Complete applicable forms and certifications;

  • Maintain General Liability Insurance as set out in Exhibit A

  • Maintain Workers Compensation Insurance as set out in Exhibit A; and

  • and business automobile liability as set out in Exhibit A and furnish proof of such insurance;

Bidders are encouraged to attend a pre-proposal meeting March 29, 2021 at 10am at 20135 Princeton Road (Administration Building) when County staff will review regulations and requirements, answer questions, and provide a tour.

No Contractor who is the recipient of County of Sussex funds, or who proposes to perform any work or furnish any goods under this agreement shall discriminate against any worker, employee, applicant, or any member of the public because of race, color, sex, gender, sexual orientation, religion, age, marital status, national origin, veteran status, physical or mental disability or perceived disability, or other criteria protectedby law. 

Discriminatory practices based on the foregoing are declared to be contrary to the public policy of the County. The County of Sussex complies with all Equal Employment Opportunity requirements. 

The selected contractor will report to the Director of Public Works or his/her designee.

RFP #2021-02 Documents:

Proposal Deadline:

Wednesday,March 31, 2021 at 11:00 A.M. EST.

Contact Information:

Jeffrey Gary
Director of Public Works / Building Official

Phone: (434) 246-4392

County of Sussex
20135 Princeton Road (Physical Address)
P.O. Box 1397 (Mailing Address)
Sussex, Virginia 23884

  Contact Jeffrey Gary

The County of Sussex, Virginia is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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