NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS CALL FOR BIDS THUN FIELD HANGAR IMPROVEMENTS PROGRAM NO. 6124 Available for purchase on September 2, 2015 Project Summary Cost Range: > $1,000,000 Working Days: 90 Hardcopy or CD of the plans and specifications may be purchased by mail by sending a check in the amount of $40($35 contract cost plus $5 mailing cost) for hard copy or $16.00 ($15.00 CD plus $1.00 mailing cost) for CD to: Pierce County Public Works 2702 South 42nd Street, Suite 201 Tacoma, WA 98409 Phone: (253) 798-7250 All requests for plans and specifications shall require payment of the above costs prior to Pierce County furnishing the documents. To view or purchase plans and specifications and any addenda that may be issued for the project in person on or after September 2, 2015, go to: Pierce County Public Works 2401 South 35th Street, Room 150 Tacoma, WA 98409-7485 Bidders that obtain paper copies are encouraged to "Register" on-line at, in order to receive automatic addenda notification by email and to appear on the "Bidders List" if they so desire. Bidders that obtain paper copies from Pierce County will be required to provide an email address to which Pierce County will send any addenda that may be issued for the project. Informational copies of plans and specifications and any addenda that may be issued are available for viewing on-line at: . Plans, specifications, addenda, bidders list, and plan holders list for this project are also available through Builders Exchange of Washington. Free-of-charge access is provided by going to and clicking on: Posted Projects, Public Works, Pierce County, and Projects Bidding. Bidders are encouraged to "Register" in order to receive automatic email notification of future addenda and to place themselves on the self-registered "Bidders List". It is the sole responsibility of the Bidder to obtain Addenda, if any. Addenda information will be available on the Builders' Exchange of Washington website, on the Pierce County website, and at Pierce County Public Works' office noted above. Pierce County accepts no responsibility or liability and will provide no accommodation to bidders who fail to check for Addenda and submit inadequate or incomplete proposals. Bid Opening Time and Date: 1:00 P.M., FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 18, 2015 Only original, paper bids will be accepted. Bids received after 1:00 p.m. on this date will not be considered. Deliver original paper Bids to: 930 Tacoma Avenue South County-City Building, Room 1046 Tacoma, WA 98402-2176 State Sales Tax Rule 170 Applies to all bid items The Contractor shall collect from the Agency retail sales tax on the full contract price. The Contracting Agency will automatically add this sales tax to each payment to the Contractor. For this reason, the Contractor shall not include the retail sales tax in the unit Bid Item prices, or in any other contract amount subject to Rule 170 with the following exception: The Contracting Agency will not add in sales tax for a payment the Contractor or a subcontractor makes on the purchase or rental of tools, machinery, equipment, or consumable supplies not integrated into the project. Such sales taxes shall be included in the unit Bid Item prices or in any other contract amount. Description of Work: This contract provides for the demolition and replacement of roofs, hangar bay doors, removal of mezzanine infrastructures where found within the hangar bays, and installation of new electrical facilities, hangar bay doors, storm drainage improvements of five (5) existing hangars at Pierce County's (PLU) Thun Field Airport and other work in accordance with and as described in the Plans and Specifications. Pierce County hereby notifies all bidders that it will affirmatively ensure that in any contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement, Minority and Women's Business Enterprises will be afforded full opportunity to submit bids in response to this invitation and will not be discriminated against on the grounds of race, color, national origin, or sex in consideration for an award. Brian D. Stacy, P.E., County Engineer Pierce County Public Works September 3