City of Tacoma Public Works Engineering REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS PW16-0522F

City of Tacoma Public Works Engineering REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS PW16-0522F Murray Morgan Bridge & Hylebos Bridge Operations & Maintenance 2017 Submittal Deadline: 11:00 a.m., Pacific Time, Tuesday, January 10, 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. 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 City of Tacoma, 747 Market Street, at 10:00 am, December 16, 2016 in room 536. Project Scope: The City of Tacoma is seeking proposals from a responsible and qualified proposer (Proposer) to conduct the operation and maintenance of the Hylebos and Murray Morgan Bridges in accordance with the terms and requirements of this Request for Proposal (RFP) and federal regulations given in the Code of Federal Regulations, Title 33, Navigation and Navigable Waters, United States Coast Guard, as amended, particularly Section 117, Drawbridges (33 CFR 117). Both the Hyelbos Bridge and Murray Morgan Bridge are defined by the City of Tacoma as meeting the definition of "Drawbridge" in 33 CFR 117. The work shall consist of operating, inspecting, providing routine maintenance, and providing non-routine maintenance and repairs for both bridges. Estimate: $5,000,000 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-735009 December 9