ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS REGENTS/ALAMEDA 2013 SEWER REPLACEMENT Notice is hereby given that the City of Fircrest, Pierce County, Washington does hereby invite sealed proposals for the Regents/Alameda 2013 Sewer Replacement Project as described and in accordance with the Bid Documents. Bid Documents will be available beginning Wednesday July 10, 2013. Free-of-charge access to project Bid Documents (plans, specifications, addenda, and Bidders List) is provided to Prime Bidders, Subcontractors, and Vendors by going to and clicking on "Posted Projects", "Public Works", and "City of Fircrest". This online plan room provides Bidders with fully usable online documents with the ability to: download, view, print, order full/partial plan sets from numerous reprographic sources, and a free online digitizer/take-off tool. It is recommended that Bidders "Register" in order to receive automatic e-mail notification of future addenda and to place themselves on the "Self-Registered Bidders List". Bidders that do not register will not be automatically notified of addenda and will need to periodically check the on-line plan room for addenda issued on this project. Contact Builders Exchange of Washington at (425) 258-1303 should you require assistance with access or registration. The scope of work consists of installing sewer manholes, sewer main, sewer laterals, landscaping, site work, and related work as specified in the contract documents. Engineer's Estimate (Schedule A plus Schedule B): $350,000 to $450,000 Proposals for this work must be sealed, marked "CITY OF FIRCREST REGENTS/ALAMEDA 2013 SEWER REPLACEMENT PROJECT", and returned to the City of Fircrest City Hall at 115 Ramsdell Street, Fircrest, WA 98466-6999 by 10:00 AM Tuesday, August 6, 2013, where and at which time the proposals will be opened and read aloud. Direct questions regarding the project to Trent Lougheed, Project Engineer, at Jerome W. Morrissette & Associates Ph: (360) 352-9456. All work performed on this project will be subject to Washington State prevailing wage rates. The City of Fircrest is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Each bid shall be accompanied by a bid bond, in the amount not less than 5% of the bid amount, with a corporate surety licensed to do business in the State of Washington, and no bid will be considered unless accompanied by such a bond. At time and place named, such bids will be opened and read, and the City of Fircrest staff will proceed to canvas the bids, and may award the project Contract to the lowest responsible bidder. The City of Fircrest reserves the unqualified right in their sole and absolute discretion to reject any and all bids, and to accept the bid which, in their sole and absolute judgment will, under all circumstances, best serve the interest of the City of Fircrest. THE CITY OF FIRCREST Rick Rosenbladt, City Manager DATE: July 10, 2013 PUBLISH: The Tacoma Daily Index, July 10 and July 17, 2013 Seattle Daily Journal of Commerce, July 10 and July 17, 2013 BID OPENING: 10:00 AM Tuesday, August 6, 2013 July 10, 17