City of Tacoma REQUEST FOR BIDS Specification No. ES13-0291F Environmental

City of Tacoma REQUEST FOR BIDS Specification No. ES13-0291F Environmental Services Department Urban Forestry Landfill Plant Storage Area The City of Tacoma is accepting SEALED BIDS for the above solicitation. Submittals will be received and time stamped only at the Purchasing Division, located in the Tacoma Public Utilities Administration Building North, Main Floor, 3628 South 35th Street, Tacoma, WA 98409. Bids will be received until 11:00 a.m., Pacific Time, Tuesday, September 17, 2013, at which time they 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. An electronic copy of the complete solicitation documents may be viewed and obtained at the City's plan distribution service provider, ARC, 632 Broadway, Tacoma, WA 98402, or by going to http:// Prospective bidders will be required to pay reproduction costs. A list of vendors registered for this solicitation is also available at their website. After 1:00 p.m. the day of bid opening, preliminary submittal results and names of vendors submitting bids are posted to for public viewing. A pre-bid meeting will be held at 11 a.m., Pacific Time, Monday, September 9, 2013, at the Solid Waste Management Administration Offices located at 3510 South Mullen Street, Tacoma, WA 98409. The purpose of the pre-bid meeting is to answer questions about this solicitation and any special or technical requirements, as well as the City's HUB and LEAP goals. Project Scope: This project with generally consist of construction of a plant storage area for trees and small plants. The work will include clearing and grubbing, grading and filling, new power and water service, irrigation systems, fencing and gates, and hoop house structures. Estimate: $340,000 plus applicable sales tax. Additional information regarding the specifications may be obtained by contacting Lewis Griffith at 253-5732420, or contact Chuck Blankenship, Senior Buyer, 253-502-8163, for general purchasing information. CITY OF TACOMA /s/Kathy Katterhagen Procurement and Payables Manager /s/Chuck Blankenship Senior Buyer 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. September 3