City of Tacoma REQUEST FOR BIDS Specification No. PW14-0540F IPublic

City of Tacoma REQUEST FOR BIDS Specification No. PW14-0540F IPublic Works Department/ Engineering Division 2014 Sidewalk Reconstruction Project 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, December 16, 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 registed 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 conference will be held in Room 138, at 747 Market Street, Tacoma, Washington, 98402 at 10a.m. on Thursday, December 4, 2014, to answer questions regarding the Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) requirements included in the contract. Prospective bidders are urged to attend. Project Scope: This contract shall generally consist of removal of pavement, curb and sidewalk and the contruction of asphalt and concrete pavement, curb, sidewalk and curb ramps in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act at various locations within the City limits of Tacoma. The following is applicable to Federal Aid Projects: The City of Tacoma in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, 78 Stat. 252, 42 U.S.C. 2000d to 2000d-4 and Title 49, Code of Federal Regulations, Department of Transportation, subtitle A, Office of the Secretary, part 21, nondiscrimination in federally assisted programs of the Department of Transportation issued pursuant to such Act, hereby notifies all bidders that it will affirmatively insure that in any contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement, disadvantaged business enterprises will be afforded full opportunity to submit bids in response to this invitation and will not be discriminated against on the grounds of race, color or national origin in consideration for an award. Estimate: $500,000 Additional information regarding the specifications may be obtained by contacting Chuck Blankenship, senior buyer, by email to charles. 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. November 18, 25, December 2