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Mandatory Meeting for Contractors Seeking To Bid for Block Grant Program: Attendance Required To Submit Bidder Qualifications
September 15, 2010
(September 15, 2010) - The City of Memphis and Memphis Light, Gas and Water Division are seeking contractors who want to qualify for participation in the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant program. The program is funded by American Recovery and Reinvestment Act funds pursuant to an agreement with the Department of Energy and City of Memphis.

All contractors interested in participating must attend a Mandatory Bidder's Orientation meeting scheduled for Monday, September 20, 2010. Registration will be held at 8:30 a.m. and the meeting will begin at 9 a.m. The meeting will be held in the City of Memphis Council Chambers, 1st Floor, City Hall, 125 North Main Street, Memphis, TN 38103. Please save this date because no additional correspondence will be forwarded prior to the Mandatory meeting.

To pre-register for the event, please forward the following information electronically to by 3 p.m., September 17, 2010:

Name of Company
Contact Representative
Physical Business Address (no PO Box)
City, State, Zip
Phone Number
Fax Number

Companies who would like to bid must submit bidder qualifications to MLGW's Contract Management Department by Monday, October 4, 2010. However, bidder qualifications will only be accepted from companies with registered attendance at the Mandatory Bidder's Orientation Meeting on September 20.

For more information on contracts, contact Tausha Rankin, MLGW Contract Management Department, (901) 528-4451 or E-mail

For more information on the Block Grant program, contact Tom Chamberlain, MLGW Customer Relations Department, (901) 528-4887.

MLGW is the largest three-service public power utility in the nation, serving more than 429,000 customers in Memphis and Shelby County.