City of Tacoma
Environmental Services Department/Solid Waste Management
REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS ES21-0574F
Front and Rear-Load Metal Solid Waste and Recycling Containers
Submittal Deadline: 11:00 a.m., Pacific Time, Tuesday, August 23, 2021
Submittal Delivery: Sealed submittals will be received as follows:
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
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Pre-Proposal Meeting: A pre-proposal meeting will not be held.
Project Scope: The City of Tacoma Environmental Services Department, Solid Waste Management (SWM) Division is soliciting proposals from qualified firm(s) to manufacture and deliver metal front-load style solid waste containers, metal rear-load caster boxes and drop-off (roll-off) style metal containers per the attached specifications.
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 firstname.lastname@example.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 Tad Carlson, Senior Buyer by email to email@example.com
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-934864
August 5, 2021