City of Tacoma REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS Specification No. PT13-0325F Department

City of Tacoma REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS Specification No. PT13-0325F Department of Public UtilitiesTacoma Power Overhead System Audit 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 13, 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 conference will be held at 3:00 p.m., Pacific Time, Tuesday, July 23, 2013 in Conference Room ABN-M1 of the Tacoma Public Utilities Administrative Building North, 3628 S 35th St, Tacoma, WA Project Scope: The City of Tacoma, Department of Public Utilities, Tacoma Power is soliciting for proposals from qualified firms to provide the services for an Overhead System Audit including pole attribute identification, electric equipment verification, jointuse attachment identification, NESC or WAC violation identification, safety hazard identification, and rental and street light identification. Estimate: $200,000 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 16