Regional District services are provided by a staff team that includes management personnel, unionized employees and facility caretakers working under contract. From time to time the regional district also advertises for consultants or contractors to submit tenders or proposals for special projects. Employment opportunities and tenders are advertised in local papers and posted on our website.

The unionized employees of the qathet Regional District are represented by the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE Local 798).

TENDERS, REQUESTS FOR PROPOSAL AND BID OPPORTUNITIES

Lasqueti Island Residual Waste Collection and Transportation

qathet Regional District Electoral Area ‘E’ Lasqueti Island is seeking a contractor to provide a collection container and to handle transportation of residual waste from the Lasqueti Island Recycling depot location to the Nanaimo Regional Landfill.

The successful Proponent will be expected to:

  • Provide barging and trucking services of municipal waste bins from the Lasqueti Recycling Depot to the Nanaimo Regional Landfill.
  • Keep an accurate pick-up schedule and will provide bin maintenance or replacement if needed.
  • Trial period expected for twelve (12) months.

If you intend to submit a proposal for the Lasqueti Island Residual Waste Transportation, it will be critical that the Regional District can supply you with any addenda or other correspondence related to the Request for Proposals. To ensure that your company receives this material, please email Patrick Devereaux, Manager of Operational Services at operations@qathet.ca to advise of your intent to submit a proposal.

Closing date is Friday, September 27, 2019 at 4:00 p.m. Pacific Daylight Time
Proposals will not be accepted by email or fax.

ADDENDUM#1 – 27 August: Please note that the RFP has been replaced with an updated version which includes all options.

RFP Lasqueti Island Residual Waste Transportation

Lease of 5907 Arbutus Avenue, Powell River, BC

The qathet Regional District (qRD) requests proposals from qualified public user groups, associations, non-profit organizations, and/or individuals (Proponents) to lease the property located at 5907 Arbutus Avenue, Powell River, BC.

The bidding parties RFP must contain information addressing the proposed use of the building, any proposed renovations, plans for building and lands upkeep and maintenance, expected rent, and community advantages. Proposals will be evaluated by scoring for social benefit (50%), proposed improvements to the building (30%) and lease amount (20%). Evaluators will review and assess each compliant Proposal to determine which Proposal provides the best overall value to the qRD. If, at any point during the evaluation, qRD is not satisfied that the Proposal substantially meets the requirements, it may reject the Proposal and not evaluate it further.

To ensure that Proponents receive any addenda or other correspondence related to the Request for Proposals, please email Patrick Devereaux, Manager of Operational Services at pdevereaux@qathet.ca to advise of your intent to submit a proposal

Closing date is Thursday, October 10, 2019 at 4:00 p.m. Pacific Daylight Time

RFP Lease of 5907 Arbutus Avenue

Cube Van for Sale

Fax or email submissions will not be accepted. The van is offered for sale on a “where is” and “as is” basis. The successful bidder(s) must make full payment before taking possession. The highest and/or any bid not necessarily accepted.
Cube Van Bid Request 
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Wood Chipper for Sale

qathet Regional District is accepting bids for the sale of a gas-operated 2012 Wallenstein Wood Chipper. The equipment has 238.4 hours of service. Fax or email submissions will not be accepted. The chipper is offered for sale on a “where is” and “as is” basis. The successful bidder(s) must make full payment before taking possession. The highest and/or any bid not necessarily accepted.
Chipper Bid Request
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