CCPA Technology Products and Related Services

The City of Charlotte requires miscellaneous technology goods and services from a variety of providers to support ongoing operations. This Request for Proposals (RFP) is on behalf of the Charlotte Cooperative Purchasing Alliance (CCPA).

The vendors will provide the following miscellaneous technology goods and services:

  • Conference room equipment (smartboards and projectors)
  • Miscellaneous technology items (plotters, tablet computers, ruggedized laptops, video cameras and equipment, power protection, and A/V equipment, etc.)
  • Servers and firewalls
  • Network hardware and software
  • Commercial off-the-shelf and cloud-based software, support, maintenance, licensing, and related services.


Professional Consulting Services RFP

The City of Charlotte is soliciting a Request for Proposals (RFP) to acquire professional consulting services for strategic planning, research, analysis, and development to improve local government operations.  This multi-year contract will be awarded to multiple vendors that best meet its needs for these services.

The Consultant(s) shall be established, qualified, and experienced consulting firms capable of providing versatile strategic planning resources, support, and consultation in the local government arena.

The Consultant(s) must be capable of performing various tasks, up to and including, but not limited to:

  • Providing strategic planning for various City departments, programs, services, initiatives, and activities;
  • Providing expert- and research-based advice on strategic development, capacity building, business strategies, and process improvement;
  • Conducting operational analyses, assessments, and audits in an effort to ascertain organizational effectiveness and identify opportunities for improvement. Analyses and assessments may involve such areas as operational effectiveness and accountability, organizational structure and performance, resource management and alignment, change management, workforce needs and development, succession planning, and management practices;
  • Analyzing, developing, and implementing management strategies, to include but not be limited to, crisis management, protection of the City brand, and reinforcing City relationships;
  • Conducting surveys regarding the City’s reputation and perception by residents, employees, customers, local business partners, regional partners, and other stakeholders;
  • Conducting market research based on current market trends and best practices among peer cities, at a minimum;
  • Facilitating and/or conducting strategic mapping initiatives, to include benchmarking metrics;
  • Assisting City staff in testing and implementing strategy map recommendations;
  • Facilitating and supporting strategic conversations, meetings, trainings, focus groups, and retreats with internal and external stakeholders; and
  • Providing appropriate support as requested for special projects as assigned by the City Manager or designee.

Reflective Glass Beads

The City of Charlotte is seeking a new contract for Reflective Glass Beads. The purpose of the contract is to purchase glass beads for the City of Charlotte’s Aviation and Transportation Departments to mark roadways and runways for higher visibility to bring driver awareness and highway safety.

CCPA Radios and Communication Equipment

The City of Charlotte manages an estimated 12,000 radios through all departments citywide. The City is flexible with respect to certain elements of its proposed relationship with the Radios and Communication Equipment Services Provider.

The scope of this Request for Proposal (RFP) will be to establish a contract for the purchases and services of Radios and Communication Supplies in compliance with the specifications and terms and conditions outlined.

This contract will be a Charlotte Cooperative Purchasing Alliance (CCPA) contract.

Fire Apparatus Repair Services

The City is seeking a qualified provider for repairing and coordinating the repair of damage from collisions comprised of over 100 makes and models of fire equipment including engines, ladder trucks, special operations equipment, and support apparatus.

Safety Supplies

The City of Charlotte is requesting a new contract to provide safety supplies and personal protective equipment. The successful bidder shall agree to receive all orders from the Charlotte Department of Transportation, Neighborhood & Business Services, Charlotte Water, and Solid Waste Services as well as other departments and deliver items ordered to a specified address.
All Products and component parts furnished under the Contract shall be new, shall comply with the specifications and terms and conditions.

Commercial Fitness Equipment

The City of Charlotte extends an invitation for the submission of Bids to supply the City of Charlotte with commercial fitness equipment.  The City has multiple locations with equipment for city employees to use on a regular basis, including but not limited to, the Charlotte Mecklenburg Police Department and Charlotte Fire Department facilities.

The scope of this Invitation to Bid (ITB) is to establish a contract for the purchase, delivery, and other inherently related activities of the Products and Services in compliance with the specifications and terms and conditions outlined in this ITB.

All Products and parts furnished shall be new and shall comply with the specifications and terms and conditions outlined in this ITB.

Re-Solicitation On Call ADA Assessment and Remediation Services for Digital Assets

The scope of this contract shall be to provide ADA Assessment and Remediation Services on Digital Assets for the City of Charlotte.

The City of Charlotte is interested in partnering with qualified companies capable of digital asset assessment and remediation (e.g., websites, web apps, mobile apps, kiosks, public information display systems, etc.) for the purpose of citizen and employee accessibility, and accessibility by anyone with a disability pursuant to the American Disabilities Act (ADA) (42 U.S.C. Ch. 126 – 12-101 et seq).

Emergency Snow and Ice Removal Services

This project includes snow removal and/or barricading services by either plowing, sweeping, shoveling, or any combination as may be required to provide safe, clear, and unobstructed foot and vehicle travel at city maintained facilities including, but not limited, to parking lots, parking decks, driveways, sidewalks, stairways, and, in some instances, building entrances.

The selected Company will provide snow removal services on an on-call, as-needed basis. Work will be performed in response to requests made by the City’s Project Manager. All services will require advance authorization. The selected company will provide all personnel, equipment, tools, supplies, supervision, and any other items necessary to perform snow removal services. Rental equipment and subcontracting of portions of the work without specific prior authorization will not be accepted.