City of Tacoma-REQUEST FOR BIDS ES20-0350F

City of Tacoma-REQUEST FOR BIDS ES20-0350F

City of Tacoma

Environmental Services/Solid Waste Management


Vactor Cleaning Services

Submittal Deadline: 11:00 a.m., Pacific Time, Tuesday, January 19, 2021

Submittal Delivery: Sealed submittals will be received as follows:

By Email:

Maximum file size: 35 MB. Multiple emails may be sent for each submittal

Bid Opening: Held Virtually each Tuesday at 11AM via this link.

Submittals in response to a RFB will be recorded as received. As soon as possible on the day of submittal deadline, preliminary results will be posted to

Solicitation Documents: An electronic copy of the complete solicitation documents may be viewed and obtained by accessing the City of Tacoma Purchasing website at

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Pre-Proposal Meeting: A pre-proposal meeting will be held via Zoom at 11 a.m., Monday, January 11, 2021. The ZOOM conference information is as follows:

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Meeting ID: 988 6502 6919

Passcode: 984543

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Project Scope: The City of Tacoma (City), Environmental Services Department, Solid Waste Management Division is soliciting a Request for Bids (RFB) from qualified firms to furnish labor, equipment, materials, and disposal to perform vactor cleaning services and other services for spill cleanups at City of Tacoma Solid Waste Management Recovery and Transfer Facility.

Estimate: $150,000 (2 Year Contract with potential for three 1-year extensions)

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

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA Information: The City of Tacoma, in accordance with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act (Section 504) and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), commits to nondiscrimination on the basis of disability, in all of its programs and activities. Specification materials can be made available in an alternate format by emailing Gail Himes at, or by calling her collect at 253-591-5785.

Federal Title VI Information:

“The City of Tacoma” in accordance with provisions of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, (78 Stat. 252, 42 U.S.C. sections 2000d to 2000d-4) and the Regulations, hereby notifies all bidders that it will affirmatively ensure that in any contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement, disadvantaged business enterprises will be afforded full and fair opportunity to submit bids in response to this invitation and will not be discriminated against on the grounds of race, color, national origin in consideration of award.

Additional Information: Requests for information regarding the specifications may be obtained by contacting Tina Eide, 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.


January 6, 2021