AURA Bid Opportunities

The AURA Bid Opportunities Web site displays all pending RFB’s, RFP's, and amendments issued by the AURA Contracts Office for the National Optical Astronomy Observatory, National Solar Observatory, Gemini Observatory and Large Synoptic Survey Telescope. AURA displays, on this Web site, the name and contact information of companies that have attended pre-bid meeting(s). This will apprise prospective subcontractors and the public which firms attended the pre-bid meeting(s). Interested sub-contractors may contact such firms for purposes of supplying subcontract prices. It is the bidder’s obligation to check this Web site to view and obtain copies of amendments and announcements related to the RFB’s.

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RFB# Title Mandatory Pre-bid Meetings? Bid Due Date List of PRe-bid Attendees Amendments & Ancillary docs Contact

AURA/NOAO Landscape/Grounds Maintenance

Wed. 7/12/17

3:00 pm MST

Fri. 8/4/17

3:00 PM MST

  • Groundskeeper
  • Complete Landscaping
  • Valley Oasis Landscaping
  • AAA Landscape
  • Cherry Landscape

Barbara Peterman



WIYN Facility Upgrade for the NEID Spectrometer

The Bidder must attend ONE of these meetings. 
10:30 a.m., MST
Thurssday, July 20, 2017
Tuesday, July 25, 2017.
The meetings will be held at Kitt Peak within the confines of the
Kitt Peak National Observatory.

Wednesday 8/2/17

3:00 PM MST


Sherri Abney