City of Tacoma REQUEST FOR BIDS Specification No. PG13-0467F Department

City of Tacoma REQUEST FOR BIDS Specification No. PG13-0467F Department of Public UtilitiesTacoma Power Nisqually River Project Transmission Tower Cathodic Protection 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 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 Wednesday, September 4, 2013 at 9:00 am at the TPU Administration Building, 3628 South 35th Street, Tacoma, Washington 98409 in the TPU Auditorium Conference Room. 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 SBE and LEAP goals. Project Scope: Augment existing corrosion protection for towers located between Tacoma and Alder Lake Powerhouse (Nisqually Transmission Line). Estimate: $100,000.00 $150,000.00 Additional information regarding the specifications may be obtained by contacting Kurt Topel, Project Lead, at 253-396-3303 or contact Joe Parris, Senior Buyer, at 253-502-8103 for general purchasing information. CITY OF TACOMA /s/Kathy Katterhagen Procurement and Payables Manager /s/Joe Parris 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. August 29