City of Tacoma-REQUEST FOR BIDS ES21-0463F

City of Tacoma-REQUEST FOR BIDS ES21-0463F

City of Tacoma

Environmental Services Department


Composite Manhole Cover & Frame Assemblies

Submittal Deadline: 11:00 a.m., Pacific Time, Tuesday, May 4, 2021

Submittal Delivery: Sealed submittals will be received as follows:

By E-Mail:

Maximum file size: 35 MB

Multiple e-mails may be sent for each submittal

Until further notice, public Bid Opening meetings have been cancelled.

Submittals in response to a RFB will be recorded, 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 not be held.

Project Scope: The City of Tacoma, Environmental Services Department, Operations & Maintenance Division, is soliciting bids from qualified suppliers for the establishment of one or more contracts for the as-needed supply of composite manhole cover and frame assemblies for the sanitary and storm sewer systems.

Project Estimate: $182,250, sales tax not applicable, for an initial two-year term, with the option to renew for three additional one-year terms, for an estimated project total of $455,625.

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.

Additional Information: Requests for information regarding the specifications may be obtained by contacting Tad Carlson, Senior Buyer by emailing

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.


April 9, 2021