City of Tacoma REQUEST FOR BIDS Specification No. PC14-0327F Department

City of Tacoma REQUEST FOR BIDS Specification No. PC14-0327F Department of Public UtilitiesTacoma Power/ Click! Network TELECOMMUNICATIONS: INSTALLATION LABOR 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, October 21, 2014, 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 registered for this solicitation is also available at the 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 on Thursday, October 9, 2014 at 10:00 a.m., in the Tacoma Public Utilities Administration Building North, Main Floor Conference Room M-1, 3628 South 35th Street, Tacoma, WA 98409. The purpose of the pre-bid meeting is to answer questions about this solicitation and any special or technical requirements. Project Scope: The work to be performed under these specifications and contract provides for the planning, layout, wiring and activation of residential dwellings and multi-dwelling (MDU) complexes, within the service territory of Tacoma PowerClick! Network, on an on-call, as-needed basis. This work shall include installation of drop systems on private or public lands, and may be either aerial or underground construction. Under the supervision of City representatives, Contractor will interact with complex owners, managers, tenants, maintenance personnel and others responsible for complex wiring and activation. Contractors will play a significant role in determining wiring techniques and plans, resulting in clean and professional installations. Estimate: $881,000 for the initial two-year contract period Additional information regarding the specifications may be obtained by contacting John Jamison at 253-5028662, or contact Chuck Blankenship, Senior Buyer, at 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. October 3