City of Tacoma Public Works Engineering REQUEST FOR BIDS NC16-0354F

City of Tacoma Public Works Engineering REQUEST FOR BIDS NC16-0354F On-Call Nuisance Abatement Services Submittal Deadline: 11:00 a.m., Pacific Time, Tuesday, November 1, 2016 Submittal Delivery: Sealed submittals will be received and time stamped at this location only: City of Tacoma Procurement and Payables Division, Tacoma Public Utilities- Administration Building North, Main Floor, 3628 South 35th Street, Tacoma, WA 98409 Submittal Opening: Sealed submittals in response to a RFB will be opened by a Purchasing representative and read aloud during a public bid opening held in Conference Room M-1, located on the main floor in the same building. Submittals in response to an RFP or RFQ are recorded as received but are not typically opened and read aloud. After 1:00 p.m. the day of bid opening, the names of vendors submitting proposals are posted to the website for public viewing. Solicitation Documents: An electronic copy of the complete solicitation documents may be viewed and obtained by accessing the City of Tacoma Purchasing website at * Register for the Bid Holders List to receive notices of addenda, questions and answers and related updates. * Click here to see a list of vendors registered for this solicitation. Pre-Proposal Meeting: A pre-proposal meeting will be held at 9:30 AM on Tuesday, October 25, 2016 in Room 138, 747 Market Street, Tacoma WA 98402 to answer questions regarding LEAP/SBE. Project Scope: Beginning on or about January 2017, perform approximately $700,000 (including sales tax) of on-call nuisance property abatements for a period of 2-years at locations requested by the City. The work shall include all labor, materials and equipment necessary to fully abate the identified properties for the protection of public health, in response to natural disasters, and for public safety and welfare on a city-wide basis. The work may occur in the right-of-way and on public and private property, and may include the collection and removal of various types of refuse, cutting and removing of vegetation, graffiti removal, small accessory structure demolition and removal, and other tasks as outlined in Section 8-26. Historically, the City has abated approximately 50-70 properties per year. Estimate: $700,000, including sale tax Paid Leave and Minimum Wage: Effective February 1, 2016, the City of Tacoma requires all employers to provide paid leave and minimum wages, as set forth in Title 18 of the Tacoma Municipal Code. For more information visit Additional Information: Requests for information regarding the specifications may be obtained by contacting Chuck Blankenship, Senior Buyer, by email to Protest Policy: City of Tacoma protest policy, located at, specifies procedures for protests submitted prior to and after submittal deadline. Meeting sites are accessible to persons with disabilities. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities can be arranged with 48 hours advance notice by calling 253-502-8468. IDX-727307 October 18