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The opportunities are updated every two weeks.

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City of Tacoma – RFB – 34th Street Bridge Repair – PW19-0461F

Due Date: March 31, 2020 11:00 AM

Pre-Proposal Meeting: A pre-proposal meeting will be held at Tacoma Municipal Building, 747 Market St, Tacoma, March 24th at 1:00 pm, room 148.

Project Scope: This Contract provides for the improvement of *** 34th Street Bridge by removing loose concrete, installing reinforcing steel, installing new concrete, injecting cracks with epoxy, coating concrete, controlling traffic, providing containment *** and other work, all in accordance with the attached Contract Plans, these Contract Provisions, and the Standard Specifications

Estimate: $200,000 – $300,000

Specification
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City of Tacoma – RFB – 11 AM S. Yakima Avenue Bridge Deck Repair – PW19-0387F

Due Date: March 31, 2020

Pre-Proposal Meeting: A pre-proposal meeting will be held at 747 Market Street in the Tacoma Municipal Building in Room 243 at 11:00 a.m. on March 17, 2020, to answer questions regarding the Underutilized Disadvantage Businesses Enterprise (UDBE) requirements included in the contract. Prospective bidders are urged to attend.

Project Scope: This Contract provides for the improvement of the Yakima Avenue bridge deck by providing a modified concrete overlay; replacing concrete panels; upgrading curb ramps to current ADA standards; paving; striping removal and application; replacing guardrail; removing and relocating a luminaire pole; constructing new curb and gutter; and installing Rectangular Rapid Flashing Beacons and other work, all in accordance with the attached Contract Plans, these Contract Provisions, and the Standard Specifications.

Estimate: $2,260,000

For More Information Click Here


City of Tacoma – RFP- Micromobility – PW20-0099F

Due Date: March 31, 2020

Pre-Proposal Meeting: A pre-proposal meeting will not be held.

Project Scope: The City intends to select one or more companies to operate shared Micromobility throughout the City of Tacoma.

Estimate: N/A

Specification
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City of Tacoma – RFB – 2019A Wastwater Sewer Replacement N 47th Street & Orchard Street Vicinity – ES19-0050F

Due Date: March 21, 2020 11:00 AM

Pre-Proposal Meeting: A pre-proposal meeting will be held at the Center for Urban Water, 326 East D Street, Tacoma, WA 98421 at 10:00 AM on Monday March 23, 2020 in the Commencement Bay Conference Room 101-South to answer questions regarding the Small Business Enterprise (SBE) Program and Local Employment and Apprenticeship Training Program (LEAP) requirements included in the contract.

Project Scope: This Contract shall generally consist of constructing approximately 5200 linear feet of 8-inch diameter sanitary sewer main, approximately 1800 linear feet of 12-inch diameter storm sewer main, and approximately 3300 linear feet of 6-inch to 12-inch diameter potable water main. Work will also include new sewer laterals and cleanouts, water services and hydrants, street restoration, and replacing non-conforming curb ramps.

Estimate: $4.7 Million – $5.2 Million

For More Information Click Here


Port of Tacoma – RFB – W. Sitcum Blds. 900,700,975, 575, and 75 Roof Replacements – 071126

Due Date: April 1, 2020 2:00 PM

Scope of Work: The Work required for this Project includes: BLDG 900 Roof Replacement (6,800-SF): Asbestos abatement, removal of existing roof covering down to the structural deck and replacing it with new single ply Thermoplastic Polyolefin (TPO)
membrane, hardwood and timber construction, lighting replacement, installation of a bird deterrent system and other miscellaneous cleaning and repairs. BLDG 700 Roof Replacement (5,060-SF): Removal of existing roof covering down to the structural deck and replacing it with new single ply Thermoplastic Polyolefin (TPO) membrane roof, concrete masonry unit stair repairs, installation of a bird deterrent system and other miscellaneous cleaning and repairs. GUARDHOUSE 975 (225-SF), 575 (500-SF) and 75 (325-SF) Roof Replacement: Removal of existing roofs covering down to the structural deck and replacing them with new single ply Thermoplastic Polyolefin (TPO) membrane roofs. Installation of bird deterrent systems and other miscellaneous cleaning and repairs.

Bid Estimate: Estimated cost range is $690,000 to $760,000, plus Washington
State Sales Tax (WSST).

For More Information Click Here


Port of Seattle – RFB – Landscape Maintenance STIA South Area On-Call 2020 – SW-0320203

Due Date: April 1, 2020 11:00 AM

Description: 

Annual contract paid on a monthly flat rate for regular landscaping maintenance at Seattle Tacoma International Airport; the work includes the requirements for furnishing all labor, tools, specialized equipment, materials, supervision and transportation to provide proper weed control, litter removal, removal of cuttings, care and maintenance for: irrigation systems, lawns, all planters, landscaped areas, trees, shrubs and other plant materials within the project limits for healthy growth, neatly trimmed and visually attractive landscaped areas.

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Port of Tacoma – RFP – On-Call Grant Support Services – 071357

Due Date: April 2, 2020 2:00 PM

Scope: The NWSA has identified the following tasks associated with this work. Consultants may choose to respond to one or more of the subject areas listed below but must be able to carry out all four tasks within a given subject area. The contract amount will be scaled according to the number of subject areas and task level of effort to be provided by the selected consultant(s). (For more information on scope, please see bid documents)

For More Information Click Here

 


Port of Tacoma – RFP – The NWSA On-Call Graphic Services – 071359

Due Date: April 2, 2020 2:00 PM

Scope: Providing graphics services to support planning tasks, in the form of print and/or
electronic media, including but not limited to:
– Maps or drawings that support scenario land utilization planning conversations.
– Materials, including graphics, supporting communications, and planning presentations suitable for print and/or electronic media.
– Graphics simplifying and depicting complex data.
– Updates to existing graphic material, such as The NWSA Property Book.
– Creation of multi-scale aerial images depicting port properties or other geographic areas.
– Interactive maps.
All graphics must be prepared consistent with appropriate branding specifications. Such
specifications will be provided to the consultant. Firms must be able to handle
confidential information and must be willing to sign a Non-Disclosure Agreement should
the Port of Tacoma and The NWSA request it. Products associated with this contract are intended to support internal planning tasks which may include presentations at public meetings.

For More Information Click Here


City of Tacoma – RFB – Solid Waste Management Vehicle Maintenance Facility Upgrade

Due Date: April 7, 2020 11:00 AM

Pre-Proposal Meeting: A pre-proposal meeting will be held at the Solid Waste Management Resource Recovery and Transfer Station, 3510 South Mullen Street, Tacoma, WA 98403 in the Administrative Building on Thursday, March 26, 2020 at 1:00 P.M. A site walk will be provided following the meeting for those interested parties. Equity in Contracting (EIC) and Local Employment and Apprenticeship (LEAP) requirements included in this contract.

Project Scope: The Work generally includes, but is not limited to, installation of new heating and ventilation equipment, associated electrical, instrumentation, controls and other work as needed to complete upgrades to the existing vehicle maintenance shop to allow for maintenance of the City’s Solid Waste Management compressed natural gas fleet.

Estimate: $1,200,000 – $1,400,000

For More Information Click Here


City of Tacoma – RFP – Mossyrock Park Concession – PF20-0038F

Due Date: April 7, 2020

Pre-Proposal Meeting: A pre-proposal meeting will be held at the Concession Building located at Mossyrock Park, 202 AJlune Road, Mossyrock, WA on Thursday, March 12, 2020 at 11 a.m.

Project Scope: The City of Tacoma, Department of Public Utilities, Light Division (dba Tacoma Power) is soliciting for Request for Proposals (RFP) from qualified firms or individuals to provide seasonal concessions at Mossyrock Park on Riffe Lake in Lewis County, Washington. The vendor/operator (provider) will be required to operate at least one (1) concession area, purchase inventory for sales, provide personnel to handle sales, and shall be responsible for accounting, sales tax collection, and reporting associated with the operation of the concessions

Estimate: The expectation is that the Proposer will reimburse Tacoma Power a percentage of
gross revenues annually.

Specification
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City of Tacoma – RFB – Solar Powered Trash Compactor and Recycling Stations – ES20-0080F

Due Date: April 7, 2020

Pre-Proposal Meeting: A pre-proposal meeting Choose one

Project Scope: The City of Tacoma (City) is soliciting bids to procure and install solar trash compacting stations with sensor alerts to detect fullness and machine status for use in the downtown business district.

Estimate: 160,000

Specification
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City of Tacoma – RFP – Customer Engagement Portal Technology and Services – PI20-0019F

Due Date: April 7, 2020 11:00 AM

Pre-Proposal Meeting: A pre-proposal meeting will not be held.

Project Scope: Customer engagement portal (CEP) technology and services to support TPU’s ongoing advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) program, including software and implementation services.

Estimate: NA

Specification
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Solution Requirement Compliance Form
Requirements for About My Home and Business
Requirements for Contact Us Topics
Requirements for SAP Contact Notes and Notifications
Requirements for Start Stop Transfer Service Workflows


Port of Tacoma – ITB – Workforce Classification and Compensation – 071371

Due Date: April 9, 2020 2:00 PM

Scope:
– Review job descriptions and minimum requirements for proper classification of job
grade
– Provide salary recommendations within given salary range on an as needed basis
– Provide annual Cost of Labor adjustment to non-represented salary ranges and
rationale
– Provide updates on best practices in classification and compensation upon request
Qualification Preferences:
– At least 3 years experience in working with public and private sectors
– At least 3 years experience with Decision Band Method (DBM) classification
system

For More Information Click Here


City of Seattle – RFP – ES20-0040F – Environmental Action Plan GHG Inventory

Due Date: April 21, 2020

Pre-Proposal Meeting: A pre-proposal meeting will not be held.

Project Scope: The City of Tacoma, in partnership with Tacoma Public Utilities, is seeking
consultant(s) to work with staff and community partners to develop a comprehensive, robust and innovative Action plan.

Estimate: $125,000

Specification
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City of Tacoma – RFP – Environmental Services/OEPS Sustainability – ES19-0439F

Due Date: April 21, 2020 11:00 AM

Pre-Proposal Meeting: A pre-proposal meeting will not be held.

Project Scope: The City of Tacoma invites respondents to submit a proposal for consulting services for the preparation of a Climate Adaptation Strategy (CAS). The selected consultant, in collaboration with Environmental Services Department staff and the Steering Committee, shall develop a comprehensive climate adaptation strategy. This strategy will identify responsibilities and timelines for actionable tasks that will build resiliency in municipal operations and reduce climate change risks to the Tacoma community.

Estimate: $80,000

Specification
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Port of Seattle – RFP – Survey and Mapping Services IDIQ – 00320184

Due Date: April 21, 2020 12:00 PM

Description: The Port of Seattle (Port) invites written proposals from qualified firms, or teams of firms, interested in providing services related to on-call Survey Services support. Services on this contract includes survey and mapping functions in support of Port projects.

Estimate: $2M

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City of Tacoma – RFB – CTP Electrical Distribution System Replacement Project

Due Date: April 21, 2020

Pre-Proposal Meeting: A pre-proposal meeting will be held on Wednesday March 25, 2020 at 9:00 AM in the second floor conference room of Building A (Sewer Transmission Building) at the City of Tacoma Central Wastewater Treatment Plant (CTP), 2201 E Portland Ave, Tacoma, WA 98421. A site tour of the treatment plant will follow the meeting. The meeting and site tour may last until 11:00 AM. Plant staff will also be available for additional tours on the following day, Thursday March 26, 2020 from 8:00 AM to 10:00 AM. The purpose of the Pre-Proposal Meeting and tour are to provide a technical project overview, review the City’s SBE and LEAP requirements, provide an opportunity for facility familiarization, and receive project questions.

Project Scope: The CTP Electrical Distribution System Replacement Project will repair,
replace, and rehabilitate the entire 15-kilovolt (kV) Medium Voltage (MV) electrical distribution system at the CTP in the City of Tacoma, Washington. The completed project will build over 3,000 lineal feet of concrete encased reinforced duct bank, install over 20 miles of MV feeder cables, construct an approximately 3,400 square foot concrete masonry unit building for protecting and operating the new electrical equipment, and install a new 15-kV switchgear comprised of approximately 40 MV circuit breakers. The Work will take place at a wastewater treatment plant that continuously operates (24 hours per day, 365 day per year). The Work will have to be carefully coordinated to prevent disruptions to plant operation.

Estimate: $18,000,000 to $20,000,000 excluding sales tax The CTP Electrical Distribution System Replacement Project will repair, replace, and rehabilitate the entire 15-kilovolt (kV) Medium Voltage (MV) electrical distribution system at the CTP in the City of Tacoma, Washington. The completed project will build over 3,000 lineal feet of concrete encased reinforced duct bank, install over 20 miles of MV feeder cables, construct an approximately 3,400 square foot concrete masonry unit building for protecting and operating the new electrical equipment, and install a new 15-kV switchgear comprised of approximately 40 MV circuit breakers. The Work will take place at a wastewater
treatment plant that continuously operates (24 hours per day, 365 day per year). The Work will have to be carefully coordinated to prevent disruptions to plant operation.

Estimate: $18,000,000 to $20,000,000 excluding sales tax

For More Information Click Here

 

 

https://cms.cityoftacoma.org/Purchasing/FormalBids/ARCTacomaInformation.pdf


Tacoma Challenge – Win $100K to locate your business in Tacoma

$100K to locate your business in Tacoma? If you’ve got a good idea, you might qualify!

The TACOMA CHALLENGE is intended to drive awareness of Tacoma as an outstanding place to grow your product, idea, or creation. Tacoma wants YOUR company and has the resources, network, space, and funding that you need to flourish. Visit Tacoma Challenge on their Facebook Live Stream or in person to meet the mentors and founders to learn how YOUR COMPANY can win it all.

More information on website: tacomachallenge.org

How it works:

1. Attend Informational Session in person or Live Stream on April 27, at Union Club Tacoma, 6pm to learn more.

2. Submit your application from May 1 – June 15, 2020.

3. Five founders will then be selected to receive a stipend to travel to Tacoma to pitch their ideas to our judges in .

4. The winning team receives $50,000 of equity-free cash, $25,000 in free co-working space, and $25,000 in in-kind services.

5. The two runner-up companies receive $5,000 of equity-free cash, $25,000 in free co-working space, and $25,000 in in-kind services.

*All winning teams must commit to moving their company headquarters to Tacoma for a minimum of 1 year.*


Port of Tacoma – RFB – WUT Utility Vault Upgrades – 071347

Due Date: May 6, 2020 2:00 PM

Scope of Work: The Work required for this Project includes: Upgrading utility vaultsvin the drive aisle behind the pier at Washington United Terminal. Work includes, sawcutting, removal of existing pavement or concrete on / around the vaults, replacement of frames and cover lids, installation of formwork / falsework and placement of reinforced concrete collar slabs around the cover lids.

Bid Estimate: Estimated cost range is $685,000 to $750,000, plus Washington
State Sales Tax (WSST)

For More Information Click Here


Tacoma Public Utilities – Application – Tacoma Power Trade Ally (conservation installer) Program: Insulation, window replacement, lighting, ductless heat pump, duct leakage testing and sealing

Due Date: Continuous

Scope:
Tacoma Power trade allies are valuable in helping us promote power conservation and energy savings within our communities. Our programs help customers save money and energy while helping you grow your business.

As a Tacoma Power trade ally, you will benefit from:

  • The ability to offer valuable incentives to your customers to motivate their purchase.
  • The consumer confidence in the Tacoma Power brand.
  • Tacoma Power’s program marketing.
  • An opportunity to be part of our published contractor list.
  • Ongoing training opportunities.
  • A dedicated Tacoma Power contact to help you navigate the process.

For More Information Click Here


Past Bid Opportunities

Port of Tacoma – RFB – On-Call Pavement Repairs – 071294

Due Date: March 25, 2020 2:00 PM

Scope of Work: The work required for this project includes providing all labor, equipment, and materials necessary for paving, general civil, fencing and rail modifications, alterations, additions, and repairs when requested by the Engineer on Port of Tacoma property. This is an on-call contract. The work will be assigned by Task Orders; each Task Order will address the scope of work and time of completion, and shall be performed in accordance with the Contract Documents and Task Order provisions. The Port does not guarantee a certain amount of work.

Bid Estimate: The Contract amount is Not to Exceed (NTE) $3,000,000, plus
Washington State Sales Tax (WSST).

For More Information Click Here


Port of Tacoma – RFP – Video Production and Web Streaming Services – 071300

Due Date: March 25, 2020 2:00 PM

Pre-Bid: March 9, 2020 9:30 AM

Scope: The vendor will provide professional video production and online streaming services for NWSA Managing Member meetings, Port Commission meetings and other business or community events and/or speeches as requested by the NWSA or the Port. The audio files from each meeting are the official record required to comply with Washington state public record laws. (See bid docs for full scope.)

For More Information Click Here

 


City of Tacoma – RFP – Citywide CDL Training – HR20-0101F

Due Date: March 24, 2020

Pre-Proposal Meeting: A pre-proposal meeting will not be held.

Project Scope: To secure services of an on-call contractor to train City employees in the safe operation of commercial vehicles and to facilitate obtaining a CDL in compliance with Federal and Washington State legal requirements and City policies.

Specification
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City of Tacoma – RFB – Window Replacement – PS20-0112N

Due Date: March 20, 2020

Scope: Supplier agrees to diligently and completely perform the services required by a Contract.

For More Information Please See Bid Docs

Specification
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City of Tacoma – RFB – Hosmer Holding Basin Maintenance Phase 2 – ES20-0077F

Due Date: March 31, 2020

Pre-Proposal Meeting: A pre-proposal meeting will be held at 1:00 PM on Monday March 23, 2020 in Commencement Bay Conference Room 101- South, located at the Center for Urban Waters, 326 East D Street, Tacoma WA 98421. The Hosmer Holding basin is a secured facility, therefore immediately after the pre-proposal meeting, there will be a walk-through at the site for prospective bidders. This is the only opportunity for a City led walk-through of the site and all bidders are urged to attend this walk-through.

Project Scope: The work includes excavation and disposal of approximately 18,300 cubic
yards of material from the lower limits of the south holding cell, temporary stabilized construction entrance, dewatering, bypass pumping, erosion and pollution control, and site restoration.

Estimate: $2.3 Million

For More Information Click Here


GSA, Sources Sought – Public Building Service, Northwest/Arctic Region – Architect and Engineering Services IDIQ

This is a Sources Sought Notice. The GSA, PBS, Region 10 intends to award IDIQ contract(s) to provide design and engineering services in support of federal construction efforts. The contract maximum value is $15,000,000 ($15M). The term of the contract will be for five (5) years from date of award.
NAICS Code:  541-Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services/541310-Architectural Services

Original Response Date: Mar 18, 2020 04:00 pm PDT

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Port of Tacoma – RFQ – On-Call Surveying Services – 071336

Due Date: March 18, 2020 2:00 PM

Scope: 
Typical tasks will include but are not limited to:
– Conduct topographic surveys.
– Perform bathymetry within and adjacent to Portwaterways.
– Perform volume calculations for material addition and/orremoval.
– Utilize 3D laser scanning technology where appropriate.
– Perform field verifications and survey plan checks.
– Provide GIS data in Port prescribed format.
– Prepare Record of Survey and short plat documents.
– Locate utilities, property corners, monitoring wells, or otherfeatures.
– Research title documents and land ownership records.
– Prepare legal descriptions for Port tenant lease documentdrawings.
– Prepare as-built and record drawings for construction projects.
– Utilize drone surveying technology where appropriate.
– Other miscellaneous surveying related services as generally associated with the profession

For More Information Click Here


City of Tacoma – RFB – 2020 Peterman Hill Trail Maintenance – PG20-0096N

Due Date:  March 16, 2020

Scope: This work will consist of removing trees, logs, limbs, branches, brush, plants, and other vegetation from within the clearing limits, removal and disposal of trip hazards (i.e. loose rock , exposed rocks and roots) from the trail tread, repairing the trail tread where damaged (i.e. animal burrows, erosion, slides, water damage and etc.). The work includes removal and disposal of organic detritus and berms that have accumulated on or along the trail as well as maintaining existing switchbacks. This work also includes cleaning culverts, waterbars, drainage dips, ditches, and stream fords; directing water from the trail where washing of the trailbed is or has been occurring; and draining low spots in the trailbed that tend to hold water.

Specification
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City of Tacoma – RFP – Cowlitz Falls North Shore Collector Downstream Migrant Evaluation – PG20-0036F

Due Date: March 10, 2020

Pre-Proposal Meeting: A pre-proposal meeting will be held at February 14, 2020, 10:00 am at the Cowlitz Falls North Shore Collector Project location at 1379B Falls Rd Randle, Washington 98377

Project Scope: Evaluate Effectiveness of Cowlitz Falls Northshore Collector and related Adaptive Management strategies.

Estimate: N/A

Specification
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City of Tacoma – RFQ – Taylor Way Rehabilitation and Fawcett Avenue Materials Testing – PW20-0014F

Due Date: March 10, 2020 11:00 AM

Pre-Proposal Meeting: A pre-proposal meeting will be held at Tacoma Municipal Building, 747 Market Street, Room 148, February 25, 2020, at 10:00 AM.

Project Scope: The City of Tacoma, Public Works Department, Engineering Division, intends to procure a Consulting Firm to provide materials testing and inspection services in support of the Taylor Way Rehabilitation Project and the Fawcett Avenue / S 21st Street Project. This work may include, but is not limited to, soil, crushed rock, asphalt, concrete, compaction testing, asphalt compaction testing, concrete testing, and all associated reporting. The work provided by the Consulting Firm should include all necessary materials testing and inspection services warranted by the project plans. Taylor Way testing will generally comply with the Record of Materials, but will vary based on the Contractor’s sequencing and sourcing. Testing methods and frequency should meet WSDOT requirements. The construction manager and/or lead inspector may request additional testing on a case-by-case basis. Plans, specifications and other supporting documents for both projects are posted on the City’s website.

Estimate: $150,000

Specification
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