City of Tacoma REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS Specification No. FI13-0360F Finance

City of Tacoma REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS Specification No. FI13-0360F Finance Department GENERAL BANKING SERVICES AND MERCHANT BANKCARD SERVICES FOR THE CITY OF TACOMA 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, August 27, 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 is seeking proposals for General Banking Services and Merchant Bankcard Services from qualified banks with demonstrated experience in providing those services to the public sector, as more fully described in this Request for Proposals ("RFP"). These services include, but are not limited to, depository accounts and related banking services, disbursement services, branch services, online account access and reporting; electronic payment card processing; and other merchant services. Estimate: NA Additional information regarding the specifications may be obtained by contacting Richelle Krienke via email at CITY OF TACOMA /s/Kathy Katterhagen Procurement and Payables Manager /s/Richelle Krienke 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. July 17