City of Tacoma-REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS ES21-0024F

City of Tacoma-REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS ES21-0024F

City of Tacoma

Environmental Services

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS ES21-0024F

Center for Urban Waters Building Operations, Management,

and Maintenance Services

Submittal Deadline: 11:00 a.m., Pacific Time, Tuesday, April 6, 2021

Submittal Delivery: Sealed submittals will be received as follows:

By Email:

bids@cityoftacoma.org

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

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

Submittals in response to a RFP will be recorded as received. As soon as possible, after 1:00 PM, on the day of submittal deadline, preliminary results will be posted to www.TacomaPurchasing.org.

Solicitation Documents: An electronic copy of the complete solicitation documents may be viewed and obtained by accessing the City of Tacoma Purchasing website at www.TacomaPurchasing.org.

• Register for the Bid Holders List to receive notices of addenda, questions and answers and related updates.

• Click here to see a list of vendors registered for this solicitation.

Pre-Proposal Meeting: All prospective vendors are highly encouraged to attend the pre-proposal meeting on Thursday, March 18th, 2021, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM, Pacific Time at the Center for Urban Waters, 326 East D Street, Tacoma WA 98421-1801 in Conference Room 238. Attendees will be required to wear masks and social distance during this meeting in accordance with CDC Guidelines and City of Tacoma requirements.

Project Scope: The Environmental Services Department seeks to engage a building management services and facilities engineering firm or a team of firms qualified to provide building operations, management, and maintenance services for the Center for Urban Waters, a LEED-EBOM Gold Certified office and laboratory building located at 326 East D Street in Tacoma, Washington. The proposed term of the contract is five years. Estimate: $7,300,000

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 ghimes@cityoftacoma.org, 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 teide@cityoftacoma.org

Protest Policy: City of Tacoma protest policy, located at www.tacomapurchasing.org, 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.

IDX-921275

March 4, 2021

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