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Tenders and Contracts

Important Notice

Effective November 28, 2017 all new competitive bid opportunities will be accessed through the bids&tenders™, online service.

All information pertaining to open and closed competitions pre November 28, 2017 are accessible as indicated in the area below this notice.


Peterborough Utilities Group is proud to announce bids&tenders™, a new online procurement service that makes it easier for you to review, register and submit bids for goods, services and construction.

To continue submitting bids to Peterborough Utilities Group, you must subscribe as a vendor for the new bids&tenders™ system.


Subscription to bids&tenders™ is available for one low, annual cost of $165 CDN. Subscription grants you unlimited access to hundreds of buyers and open bids across North America. View all open bids on the bids&tenders™ platform, even without a subscription, and subscribe when you choose to bid.

Only bidding once this year? A one-time bid fee is available for $45 CDN per bid.

Subscribe now to bids&tenders™

Your vendor subscription gives you access to bid opportunities for more than 100 other public sector organizations across North America, including:

  • government
  • education
  • energy
  • police
  • health organizations
Bid management tools

bids&tenders™ gives you access to more opportunities and valuable bid management tools including:

  • Ability to upload and submit bids 100% electronically
  • Track and manage bids at a glance with your custom dashboard
  • Select your categories, so you only see the bids you want
  • Automated email notifications of new bid opportunities, including addenda
  • Work on a bid, save your work, and see the bid closing countdown in real time
  • Ability to withdraw and change your bid, then resubmit if desired
  • Automated confirmation when your bid has been submitted, received, or withdrawn
  • Built-in calculator that does the math for you, eliminating calculation errors
  • Built-in compliancy checker so your bids are never rejected for incomplete information
  • Built-in reminders sent to you if a bid has been started but not submitted within 48 hours, 24 hours, and 12 hours from close

You can register for a future online webinar by selecting the drop down on the date and choosing the date.

If you have any questions or concerns please do not hesitate to call one of the purchasing staff listed below.

Trina O’Brien – Purchasing Assistant
Phone: 705-748-9301 ext 1261

Mark Nosko – Buyer
Phone: 705-748-9301 ext 1257

Jim Ayrheart – Manager Purchasing & Materials Management
Phone: 705-748-9301 ext 1260

Purchasing Department

The Purchasing and Materials Manager is responsible for purchasing goods and services in accordance with established Policy, Practice and the Law of Agency. This includes issuing and receiving of all quotations, tenders, contracts, request for proposals, request for information and two-step bids.

Purchasing is the first point of contact for existing and potential suppliers and their sales representatives.

Jim Ayrheart
Purchasing & Materials Manager
(705) 748-9301 ext. 1260

Tender # Description Closing Date Bid Results
 W-2018-1 Cleaning & Cement Mortar Lining Existing Water Mains
Jan 25/18

 Bid Results

Award Pending


Cleaning & Structural Lining Existing Water Mains

Feb 8/18

Bid Results

Award Pending


Supply and Delivery of Computers and Monitors Nov 22/17 Awarded to
Zycom Technology & MicroAge
Engineering Design & Construction Support Services Nov 17/17 Awarded to
Hyper-Converged Solution for DR/Test Infrastructure  Nov 6/17 Awarded to
Zycom Technology
Kawartha Collaborative Purchasing Group
Mat Exchange Service Program 
Oct 20/17  Awarded to
Cintas Canada Ltd
2017-19 Line Clearing & Tree Trimming
in Peterborough & Lakefield 
Sept 29/17   Awarded to
Asplundh Canada ULC
2017-16 Riverview Park & Zoo
Cat Exhibit Extension 
Sept 20/17 Tender Cancelled
2017-05 London Street Generating Station
Plant 1 - Lead Remediation
Sept 8/17 Awarded to
Ontario Insulation Oshawa Limited
2017-04 London Street Generating Station
Deck Replacement & Wall Repairs 
 June 9/17 Awarded to
Louis W Bray Construction
 Service Management & Ticketing Solution for IT  May 31/17 Award Pending
 2017-08 Replacement of Damaged PV Modules
at the Lily Lake Solar Farm 
May 5/17 Awarded to
Evergreen Power
 Coop Tender
 Liquid Aluminum Sulphate &
Liquid Acidified Aluminum Sulphate
Apr 25/17 Awarded to
Chemtrade Chemicals Canada


Accessibility Design/Plan for the
Riverview Park & Zoo Playground Site
Apr 13/17 Awarded to
Basterfield & Associates
Shade Shelters for the
Riverview Park & Zoo Splash Pad 
Mar 22/17 Work Deferred Until
Spring 2018 
2016-32 Supply of Solar PV Inverters Nov 18/16 Tender Cancelled
2016-31 Supply of Solar PV Modules Nov 18/16 Tender Cancelled