City of Tacoma Department of Environmental Services REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS

City of Tacoma Department of Environmental Services REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS ES17-0005F Passive Open Space Volunteer Management Submittal Deadline: 11:00 a.m., Pacific Time, Tuesday, April 18, 2017 Submittal Delivery: Sealed submittals will be received as follows: By Carrier: City of Tacoma Procurement & Payables Division Tacoma Public Utilities 3628 S 35th Street Tacoma, WA 98409 By Mail: City of Tacoma Procurement & Payables Division Tacoma Public Utilities PO Box 11007 Tacoma, WA 98411-0007 In Person: City of Tacoma Procurement & Payables Division Tacoma Public Utilities Lobby Security Desk Administration Building North – Main Floor 3628 S 35th Street Tacoma, WA 98409 Note: This is a change in location for in-person deliveries. Submittal Opening: Sealed submittals in response to a RFP 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 www.TacomaPurchasing.org. * 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 the Center for Urban Water, Commencement Bay Room North, 326 East D St., Tacoma, WA 98421 on April 7, 2017 from 10:00-11:00 a.m. Project Scope: The City of Tacoma (City), department of Environmental Services is soliciting bids to establish a two year contract for volunteer recruitment, training, and management services in support of the City of Tacoma's Passive Open Space Program. Estimate: $101,220 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 www.cityoftacoma.org/employmentstandards. Additional Information: Requests for information regarding the specifications may be obtained by contacting Jessica Tonka, senior buyer by email to jtonka@cityoftacoma.org. Protest Policy: City of Tacoma protest policy, located at www.tacomapurchasing.org, 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-750303 March 29

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