City of Tacoma REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS Specification No. ES13-0415F Environmental

City of Tacoma REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS Specification No. ES13-0415F Environmental Services, Solid Waste Management Mattress and Box Spring Recycling and Re-use Services The City of Tacoma is accepting SEALED PROPOSALS 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. Proposals will be received until 11:00 a.m., Pacific Time, Tuesday, September 24, 2013, at which time they will be recorded and forwarded to a Selection Advisory Committee for evaluation. Proposals are not typically opened and read aloud. 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, the names of vendors submitting proposals are posted to the website for public viewing. A pre-proposal meeting will not be held. Project Scope: The City of Tacoma (City), Department of Environmental Services, Solid Waste Management (SWM) is seeking proposals from qualified Service Providers (Vendor) to accept used mattresses and box springs collected at the City's Recovery and Transfer Facility (RTF) to be re-used or recycled in a responsible and legal manner. Estimate: $40,000.00 per year. Additional information regarding the specifications may be obtained by contacting Chuck Blankenship, Senior Buyer, 253-502-8163, for general purchasing information. 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. September 5