City of Tacoma-REQUEST FOR BIDS TW21-0047F

City of Tacoma-REQUEST FOR BIDS TW21-0047F

City of Tacoma

Department of Public Utilities/Water Division


Hood Street Facilities and South Tacoma Pump Station Seismic Upgrades

Submittal Deadline: 11:00 a.m., Pacific Time, Tuesday, May 4, 2021

Submittal Delivery: Sealed submittals will be received as follows:

By Email:

Maximum file size: 35 MB. Multiple emails may be sent for each submittal

By Carrier:

City of Tacoma Procurement & Payables Division

Tacoma Public Utilities

3628 S 35th Street

Tacoma, WA 98409

In Person:

City of Tacoma Procurement & Payables Division

Tacoma Public Utilities Administration Building North Guard House (east side of main building

3628 S 35th Street

Tacoma, WA 98409

By Mail:

City of Tacoma Procurement & Payables Division

Tacoma Public Utilities

PO Box 11007

Tacoma, WA 98411-0007

Bid Opening: Held virtually each Tuesday at 11AM. Attend via this link or call 1 (253) 215 8782.

Submittals in response to a RFB will be recorded as received. As soon as possible on the day of submittal deadline, preliminary results will be posted to

Solicitation Documents: 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, or by going to Prospective bidders will be required to pay reproduction costs. A list of vendors registered for this solicitation is also available at their website.

Pre-Proposal Meeting: A pre-proposal meeting will be held at Hood Street Reservoir, 1002 South Tacoma Way, Tacoma, WA 98409 on Tuesday, April 20, 2021 at 11:00am.

Project Scope: Work includes, but is not limited to, localized demolition, structural modifications (concrete and structural steel) of existing buildings, excavation around existing facilities, application of CFRP, seismic anchoring and bracing of mechanical and electrical equipment, installation of new roofing system, installation of new HVAC fans, dampers, and louvers, and installation of new buried pipe connections, cathodic protection, application of spray on polyurea liner, and roof coating at the reservoir. The completed Work will provide Owner with structural seismic upgrades of the following facilities.

1. Hood Street Pump Station.

2. Hood Street Chlorination Building.

3. Hood Street Reservoir.

4. South Tacoma Pump Station.

Estimate: $3,300,000 including force account and excluding tax Paid Sick Leave: The City of Tacoma requires all employers to provide paid sick leave as set forth in Title 18 of the Tacoma Municipal Code. For more information, visit our Minimum Employment Standards Paid Sick Leave webpage.

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA Information: The City of Tacoma, in accordance with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act (Section 504) and the Americans with Disabilities Act

(ADA), commits to nondiscrimination on the basis of disability, in all of its programs and activities. Specification materials can be made available in an alternate format by emailing Gail Himes at, or by calling her collect at 253-591-5785.

Federal Title VI Information: “The City of Tacoma” in accordance with provisions of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, (78 Stat. 252, 42 U.S.C. sections 2000d to 2000d-4) and the Regulations, hereby notifies all bidders that it will affirmatively ensure that in any contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement, disadvantaged business enterprises will be afforded full and fair opportunity to submit bids in response to this invitation and will not be discriminated against on the grounds of race, color, national origin in consideration of award.

Additional Information: Requests for information regarding the specifications may be obtained by contacting Tina Eide, Senior Buyer by email to

Protest Policy: 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 6, 2021