In partnership with other governmental agencies, the Town of Buena Vista is a participant in the Rocky Mountain E-Purchasing System, an e-Procurement system. The Rocky Mountain E-Purchasing System is a centralized web-based system that provides a single point of contact and broader access to new business opportunities throughout Colorado. The system provides the following benefits:

  • 24-hour access to business opportunities
  • Notification based upon the vendor’s designated product or service
  • More reliable and timely delivery of notifications and documents
  • Vendor-managed registration system

If you are interested in business opportunities with the Town of Buena Vista, please visit the Rocky Mountain E-Purchasing System. Please note that the RFPs or RFQs listed below may not be included on RMEP.

Note: if you are not already a registered user of the RMEP system, it is possible to utilize their site at no cost. Go to the RMEP website using the link above and register for a free account.

Pocket Wave - Buena Vista Whitewater Park Maintenance Project

-- The Town of Buena Vista received one incomplete proposal for the Pocket Wave Maintenance Project. The proposal was received on time and the applicant attended the required pre-construction meeting. The Town will now work to identify and negotiate a new agreement with a qualified company to complete the work described in this RFP.--

The Town of Buena Vista is seeking proposals for the maintenance, upgrades, and repairs to the existing Pocket Wave in the Buena Vista Whitewater Park. The Pocket Wave enhancement project consists of the reconstruction and modification of an existing instream recreational feature in the Arkansas River built of natural boulders and concrete. A mandatory pre-bid meeting will be held at the Buena Vista Community Center, 715 E. Main St. on Tuesday, June 7th at 1 pm. Bids are due on Friday, June 17th, 2022 by 5 pm.

Request for Proposals - Pocket Wave Maintenance (PDF)
Pocket Waiver Bid Set (PDF)
Pocket Wave Technical Specifications (PDF)
Pocket Wave Location (PDF)
Pocket Wave Quantities (PDF)



The Town of Buena Vista (Owner, Town, BV) is soliciting proposals for a Construction Manager at Risk (CMAR) firm for the Town of Buena Vista Water Treatment Plant (WTP) Expansion Project (Project). Emailed copies of each Proposal are required but are limited to a maximum size of 20MB. Electronic submittals must be received by 3:00 P.M. on June 30, 2022, to the e-mail box listed below. Submittals sent to any other e-mail box will NOT be forwarded or accepted. Bidders are encouraged to utilize delivery receipt and/or read-receipt features to ensure the email is successfully received.

Email: lopitz@jvajva.com; reference as "Town of BV WTP Expansion – CMAR Proposal" in the subject line.

Proposals received after the above stated time will be deleted. Under no circumstance will any bid be accepted by fax or physical mail. There will be no exceptions made for any late, corrupted, lost, undelivered,or misdirected submittals. Proposals that are not prepared an d filed in accordance with the terms and conditions of the Request for Proposal will not be considered for evaluation.

The CMAR RFP will be available on the date of this publication, June 3, 2022. For an electronic copy of the Request for Proposals, please contact the Engineer (JVA. Inc.), attention Leah Opitz at lopitz@jvajva.com.

A Mandatory Pre-Proposal Meeting will be held on June 14, 2022, at 10:30 AM at the Public Works Office located at 755 Gregg Drive in Buena Vista. The purpose of the Mandatory Pre-Proposal Meeting is to present the project scope, budget, and schedule, and to answer questions from interested parties. A site visit of the WTP will follow the Mandatory Pre-Proposal Meeting. Interviews of select CMAR firms will be held on the week of July 11, 2022, timing to be determined.

Qualification statements and other submittal requirements are outlined in the Request for Proposals.

The scope of the proposed Project includes the following:

A. The Work will include all necessary labor, supervision, equipment, tools, and materials to furnish, install, and construct improvements associated with the water treatment plant expansion which includes a building expansion, raw water pump station, compliance filtration, clearwell modifications, onsite chlorine generation system, chemical feed systems, and associated site piping at the WTP site. The WTP Expansion Project includes, but is not limited to, installation of all electrical, HVAC, process piping, and site work associated with the expansion.

The Town reserves the right to reject any or all Proposals, to waive any informality or technicality, and to accept any Proposal which it deems advantageous. All Proposals shall remain subject to acceptance for 90 days after the Notice of Award(s).

Published by the authority of the Town of Buena Vista.