City of Tacoma Environmental Services REQUEST FOR BIDS ES16-0568F Tree

City of Tacoma Environmental Services REQUEST FOR BIDS ES16-0568F Tree Removal, Pruning, and Transplanting Submittal Deadline: 11:00 a.m., Pacific Time, Tuesday, January 31, 2017 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. 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 not be held.. Project Scope: The City of Tacoma, department of Environmental Services is soliciting bids to establish one or more contracts with qualified vendors to provide tree removal, planting, and pruning on an as needed basis. Estimate: $390,000 plus sales tax for a two year period. 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 Jessica Tonka, 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-739230 January 12