City of Tacoma REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS Specification No. PW13-0377F Public

City of Tacoma REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS Specification No. PW13-0377F Public Works, Engineering Transportation Master Plan 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, Main Floor, 3628 South 35th Street, Tacoma, WA 98409. Proposals will be received until 11:00 a.m., Pacific Time, Tuesday, July 23, 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 who 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 be held at Tacoma Municipal Building, 747 Market Street, Room 708 at 9:30 a.m. on July 11, 2013. The purpose of the pre-bid meeting is to answer questions about this solicitation and any special or technical requirements, as well as the City's HUB and LEAP goals. Project Scope: The City of Tacoma, Public Works Department, Engineering Division is seeking a consultant to support the City with preparation of an update to the Transportation Element of the Comprehensive Plan. Because of the wide-ranging scope envisioned for this update, it is also being referred to as the Transportation Master Plan. The City's expected completion date for the Transportation Master Plan is fall 2014. The consultant's work will be phased and may be awarded by phase or as a complete project. Estimate: $500,000 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 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 2