On February 8, 2013, less than three weeks after receiving proposals, DWSD identified the New England Fertilizer Company (NEFCO) as the highest ranked proposer for its "Biosolids Dryer Facility" project, Contract No. PC-792.
DWSD advised the other two bidders last Friday that it would be seeking to negotiate a contract with NEFCO, but reserved the right to proceed to the next highest ranked proposer. DWSD did not identify the second ranked proposer.
DWSD received proposals on January 23, 2013 from three teams competing for this 20 year contract.
Update (3/26): A proposed $683 million contract with NEFCO has been placed on the Agenda for the March 27, 2013 Monthly Water Board Meeting. Up-front construction costs will be $143 million,
plus $540 million for operation and maintenance over 20 years.
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