ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS Notice is hereby given that sealed bids

ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS Notice is hereby given that sealed bids will be received at the Office of the Purchasing Manager, Tacoma School District No. 10, 3321 South Union Avenue, Tacoma, Washington 98409, for the Washington Elementary Remodel & Additions project. Base Bids and Subcontractor List will be received on Form of Bid Part 1 of 2 until 2:00 PM on May 30, 2013 stamped in and held. Alternate Bids and Unit Prices will be received on Form of Bid Part 2 of 2 until 3:30 PM on May 30, 2013. Bids will be opened and publicly read following the time set for receipt of the Form of Bid Part 2 of 2. Estimated construction cost: $18,200,000. A mandatory pre-bid walk-through will be held on May 14, 2013 at Washington Elementary School, 3701 N. 26th St., Tacoma, WA 98407 at 4:00 P.M. Drawings and specifications may be examined at the following plan centers: Associated Subcontractors Tacoma; Builders Exchange Everett; McGraw Hill Construction/Dodge Seattle; Olympic Peninsula Plan Center, Bremerton; Small Business Incubator, Tacoma; Valley Plan Center, Seattle; CORA Inc. at Complete PDF Bid Documents are available for download free of charge at Northwest Contractors Network Beginning May 2, 2013, a maximum of two (2) sets of drawings and specifications may be obtained by each General Contractor Bidder at the offices of ARC, 632 Broadway, Tacoma, Washington 98402, in accordance with the Instructions to Bidders, upon depositing the sum of $200.00 payable to Tacoma School District No. 10 for each set of documents. Contact the ARC Bid Services Department at 253-383-6363. The full amount of the bid deposit for two sets will be refunded on return of the drawings and specifications in good condition, to ARC, 632 Broadway, Tacoma, Washington within ten (10) days of bid opening. Bid sets may be shipped or delivered upon request for a non-refundable shipping and handling fee paid to ARC. The Tacoma School District reserves the right to reject any and all bids and to waive any irregularities or informalities. The right is reserved by the Tacoma School District to postpone contract award for the period of thirty (30) days after the bid opening. The Tacoma School District is an Equal Opportunity Employer. No bidder may withdraw the bid after the hour set for the opening thereof, or before award of contract, unless said award is delayed for a period exceeding thirty (30) days. Dated this 30 day of April, 2013. STEVE DEMEL, PURCHASING MANAGER TACOMA SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 10 PIERCE COUNTY, WASHINGTON Bid No: B13009 First Publication: date May 2, 2013 Second Publication: date May 9, 2013