City of Tacoma REQUEST FOR BIDS Specification No. FD13-0135F MSA

City of Tacoma REQUEST FOR BIDS Specification No. FD13-0135F MSA or Scott Self Contained Breathing Apparatus 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, April 23, 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 by accessing the City of Tacoma Purchasing website at A list of vendors who registered for this solicitation is also available at this website. After 1:00 p.m. the day of bid opening, preliminary submittal results and names of vendors submitting bids are posted to the website for public viewing. A pre-bid meeting will be held Wednesday, April 10, 2013, at 11:00 a.m., at Fire Station 8, 4911 S. Alaska Street, Tacoma, Washington, to review the bid specification publicly and answer questions from interested vendors. Vendors are encouraged to bring a complete set of specified equipment and optional equipment for review and discussion. Project Scope: Purchase 163 MSA or Scott self-contained breathing apparatus and accessories for the Tacoma Fire Department. Estimate: N/A Additional information regarding the specifications may be obtained by contacting Richelle Krienke via email at CITY OF TACOMA /s/Kathy Katterhagen Procurement and Payables Manager /s/Richelle Krienke 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. April 1