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Project Manual

ScheduleAddendumDue DatePrebid Sign In Sheet
 Bid - Sodium Hypochlorite  


 Bid - Liquid Bisulfate  Link  06/28/18 
 18th Wonder Engineering Services  Link Addendum 1
Addendum 2
 Board of Ethics Solicitor  Link  06/29/18 
 Sale of 46 North 3rd Street  Link  06/19/18 
 SE Library Improvements 2  Link  07/09/18 
 Audio System  Link  06/29/18 
  6th And Canal Pump Station Phase 1  Link  07/10/18 
 Pole Barn  Link Addendum 106/08/18 
 6th & Laurel Streets Intersection Improvement Project  Link Addendum 1
Addendum 2
 Waste Disposal Services  Link  07/10/18Link
 Actuarial Services for Pension  Link  06/15/18 
 Environmental Review Record Proceedures  Link  06/18/18 
 Temporary Planning/HARB Staff Services  Link  05/30/18 
 PM/CM - Fire Stations  Link  06/12/18 
 Front and Schiller Playground Project  Link Addendum 1
Addendum 2
 OPEB Actuarial Services  Link Addendum 106/05/18 
 Audit Services  Link Addendum 105/25/18 
 SE Library Improvements  Link Addendum 105/08/18 
 Schuykill River Trail North Gap  Link Addendum 1
Addendum 2
 18th Wonder  Link Addendum 1
Addendum 2
 Line Striping  Link Addendum 1
Addendum 2
Addendum 3
 Bituminous Materials  Link Addendum 102/26/18 
 Blighted Property Trash, Weed, Snow & Ice Removal  Link Addendum 1
Addendum 2
 Legal Counsel  Link Addendum 102/14/18 
 First Energy Stadium Seats  Link  01/31/18 
 Defined Contribution  Link Addendum 1
Addendum 2
 Aggregated Pension Investment Advisor  Link Addendum 1
Addendum 2
Addendum 3
 2018 Repaving Project - Engineering Services  Link Attachment 3
Addendum 1
Addendum 2
 HOME Technical Assistance  Link Addendum 1
Addendum 2
 6th and Canal St - 42 Inch Force Main  Link Addendum 112/21/17Link
 Benefits Brokerage  Link Addendum 1
Addendum 2
Addendum 3
 Tree Care Project 2018  Link  11/09/17 
 Sewer Rate Analysis 2017  Link Addendum 110/13/17Link
 Micro-Loan Program  Link Addendum 109/22/17 
 5th Street Vault  Link  (Revised) Addendum 1
Addendum 2

Addendum 3
Addendum 4
Addendum 5
 Bond Counsel  Link  08/18/17 
 Pest Control  Link  08/07/17 
 Facilities Assessment Re-bid  Link Addendum 1
Addendum 2
Addendum 3
 Kenhorst Blvd. Project  Link Addendum 1
Addendum 2
Prevailing Wage Rate
 NE Library HVAC  Link Addendum 107/18/17 
 Real Property Registration  Link Addendum 106/09/17 

Camera & Fire Alarm Systems

  Link Addendum 107/14/17 
 Security Guards  Link Addendum 105/09/17 
 EMS Building  Link Addendum 1
Addendum 2
 Hearing Solicitor  Link  05/01/17 
 Credit Card Processing Services  Link Addendum 105/02/17 
 WWTP Polymer   Link  04/24/17 
 Penn Square Properties Link
Link Addendum 1
Addendum 2
Addendum 3
 NE Library HVAC  Link  05/02/17 
 Facilities Assessment  Link Addendum 104/25/17 
 Front & Schiller Playground  Link Addendum 105/04/17Link
 HVAC Design EMS Building  Link  04/14/17 
 Towing Services  Link  04/07/17 
 Project/Program Manager  Link  03/20/17 
 Ash Tree & Stump Removal  Link  03/07/17 
 Police Weapons  Link  02/16/17 
 BPT Audit Services  Link  02/23/17 
 Non Utility Delinquent Collections  Link Addendum 102/28/17 
 HVAC Design  Link Addendum 1
Addendum 2
 Uniform Rentals  Link  01/06/17 
 Pest Control Services  Link Addendum 112/14/16 
 Municipal Trash Services  Link Addendum 1
Addendum 2
Addendum 3
 Kenhorst Blvd Repaving Engineering Services  Link Addendum 1
Addendum 2
EO 02-2015
 Kenhorst Blvd Curb Ramps  Link Drawings
Addendum 1
Addendum 2
 Historic Preservation Services  Link Addendum 108/29/16 
 Independent Legal Counsel  Link Addendum 108/26/16 
 Tax Collection  Link 

Addendum 1
Addendum 2
Addendum 3

Addendum 4
Addendum 5

 Rebid - Fire Truck  Link  08/16/16 
 Generator Maintenance  Link  08/19/16 
 Street Light Maintenance  Link Addendum 108/04/16 
 Maintenance Electrical Distribution System  Link Addendum 108/02/16 
 New Fire Truck  Link  07/21/16 
 Branding  Link Addendum 107/07/16 
 WWTP Fritz's Island Project  Link  07/20/16Link
 Revenue Recovery 2016  Link Addendum 106/14/16 
 Bond Underwriters  Link  05/20/16 
 Traffic Signal Maintenance  Link  05/31/16 
 Weed & Vegetation Control  Link  06/10/16 
 Street Light Maintenance 2016  Link Addendum 1On Hold 
 Fire Apparatus Maintenance & Repair  Link  05/23/16 
 Environmental Review Record Preparation  Link  04/29/16 
 Bituminous Materials  Link  04/12/16 
 WWTP Odor Control Chemicals  Link Addendum 103/08/16 
 HOME Technical Assistance  Link  03/01/16 
 Laboratory Services  Link Addendum 1
Addendum 2
 Code & License Appeals Board  Link  02/18/16 
 Kenhorst Blvd Curb Ramps  Link Addendum 1
 Internet Services  Link  02/05/16 
 Pendora Park  Link Addendum 102/02/16 
 Sale of Used Street Lights  Link  12/21/15 
 3rd Party Electrical Supplier  Link 

Addendum 1
Addendum 2
Addendum 3

 2015 Repaving Project  Link Addendum 1
Attachment A
 Chemical Bid WWTP  Link Quote Sheet11/25/15 
 Bushong Dam Removal  Link Addendum 1
Addendum 2
 2015 Tree Care Project  Link  10/29/15 
 Main Street Public Art Initiative  Link  11/16/15 
 WWTP Upgrade Project  Link Addendum 111/24/15Link
 Penn Street Crosswalks Project  Link Addendum 1
Addendum 2
Addendum 3
Plan Set
 Historic Preservation Services  Link Addendum 1
Addendum 2
Exhibit A
Exhibit A-1
Exhibit 2
 Sale of Wheelchair Van #614  Link  08/07/2015 
 Sale of Wheelchair Van #613  Link  08/07/2015 
 Sale of Wheelchair Van #612  Link  08/07/2015 
 Sale of Wheelchair Van #611  Link  08/07/2015 
 11th & Pike Phase 2 Project  Link 

Addendum 1
Addendum 2
Exhibit A
Exhibit B
Exhibit C

 Emergency Demo Contractors  Link  07/24/2015 
 2015 Tree Care Project  Link  07/08/2015 
 Bituminous Materials  Link  06/26/2015 
 ADA Requirements  Link 

Addendum 1
Attachment A
Attachment B

 19th Ward Pumping Station  Link Addendum 106/12/2015Site Visit
 2015 Tree Care Project  Link  05/28/2015 
 Penn Street Lighting Project  Link Addendum 105/15/2015 
 Program Manager for WWTP  Link Addendum 105/05/2015 
 Legal Counsel Services  Link  04/17/2015 
 WWTP - Liquids  Link  03/31/2015 
 Construction Manager  Link Addendum 103/11/2015 
 Audit Services  Link Link11/19/2014 
 Police DROP Account Investment and Account AdministrationLink Link  11/07/2014 
 Local Limits  Link Link10/30/2014 
 Highway Rock Salt  Link Addendum1
 New Streetlight Systems Project  Link Link10/03/2014 
 Sixth and Canal Pump Station Long-Term Improvements Project  Link  10/10/2014 
 Pagoda Wall Project  Link Link10/14/2014 
 Historic Preservation Services  Link
 Underwriters  Link  9/26/2014 
 Legal Services  Link Link9/19/2014 
 Wyomissing Street Lights Project  Specs  9/12/2014 
 Maintenance for Automatic Transfer Swithches  Specs  9/10/2014 
 Maintenance for Automatic Transfer Swithches  Specs  9/10/2014 
 Maintenance for Electric Generators  Specs  9/10/2014 
 Maintenance for Electric Generator  Specs  9/10/2014 
 Maintenance for High Voltage Service  Specs  9/10/2014 
 Calibration for Instruments and Flow Equipment  Specs  9/10/2014 
 Repair for the Pagoda Wall (rebid see above)  Specs  8/29/2014 
 Underwriting Services  Link  9/05/2014 
 Defined Contribution  Link  9/05/2014 
 Historic Preservation Services (rebid see above)  Link
 Consultant for CDBG Funded Microenterprise Technical Assistance and Loan Program  Link  8/06/2014 
 Reading Police Pension Fund - DROP Accounts  Link  9/08/2014 
 Renovations at the City's Recycling Center Baler Facility  Link | Specs
Tech Specs | Drawings
 Wyomissing Street Lights Project (rebid see above)  

Link | Bid Specs
Bid Form | Drawings

 WWTP Construction Manager  Link  7/18/2014 
 WWTP Project Manager  Link  7/18/2014 
 Benefits Broker  Link  7/18/2014 
 Cotton Street Paving Project  


 Indirect Cost Allocation  Link Link6/26/2014 
 Water Assets Valuation  Link  5/02/2014 
 CCTV and Manhole Inspection  Link Link4/15/2014 
 River Road Extension  Link  4/17/2014 
 6th and Canal Pumping Station  

Part 1
Part 2

 Legal Advisory Services for Water  Link Link3/19/2014 
 Abandoned Real Property  Link  3/21/2014 
 Development of Penn Square Properties  Link  4/10/2014 
 Document Scanning, Indexing, Conversion, & Destruction Services  Link Link3/21/2014 
 Bituminous Materials  Link  3/18/2014 
 Ambulance Billing & Collection  Link  3/03/2014 
 Weed & Vegetation Growth  Link  3/12/2014 
 Municipal Trash Disposal  Link  3/07/2014 
 Pest Control  Link  2/27/2014 
 11th And Pike Playground Phase 2  Link  3/07/2014 
 Bulk Oxygen  Link  3/6/2014 
 Comprehensive Plan  Link Link3/21/2014 
 O & E Pension Fund Consulting Services  Link  2/14/2014 
 Act 511 And Per Capita Tax Collection And Administration  Link  1/23/2014 
 Keiffer Park Playground  Download Zip File  1/16/2014 
 Hill Road/Egelman's Dam  Link    
 11th and Pike Playground Improvements Project  Part 1
Part 2
 Bulk Oxygen Systems  Link    
 Cell Tower  Link Link  
 Police Pension Fund Attorney  Link    
 Reading Public Library Improvements (Main Branch) Link     
 Furnishing Bituminous Materials For Pick Up Link     
 Weed and Vegetation Control Services at City Owned Parks, Playgrounds and Other Properties Link     
 Pump Tender Room Roof Project Link     
 Library Improvements (Main Branch, Southeast Branch, Northeast Branch, and Northwest Branch) and Liberty Fire Company Improvements Link     
 Design Engineering Services at the 11th and Pike Field House Link     
 Keffer Park Playground Improvement Project Link     
 Contract For Professional Services (City Health Administrator) Link     
 City Hall Access Control System LinkLink    
 Delinquent Collections Of Non-Utility Based FeesLinkLink


 Credit Card Processing ServicesLinkLinkLink    
 Anaerobic Digester No. 4 and No. 5 Tank Cleaning ProjectLinkLinkLinkLink