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2018085 SIA System Additional Reservoir Call for Bids

Call for Bids

SIA System Additional Reservoir

Engineering Services File No. 2018050



This project consists of the construction of a drinking water reservoir and other related miscellaneous items.


The City of Spokane will receive bids until 1:00 p.m. December 6, 2021, for the above project located in Spokane, Washington, in accordance with the Contract Documents on file at the Department, Engineering Services. Hand-delivered bids shall be delivered between noon and 1:00 p.m. to the first floor, City Hall, 808 W. Spokane Falls Blvd, Spokane WA 99201-3316. The bids will be publicly opened and read at 1:15 p.m. on the first floor of City Hall. In order to comply with the “Stay Home, Stay Safe” order as much as possible, please utilize one of the following options to participate in the bid opening. To watch, go to our website: click on the link to the Microsoft Teams meeting on the right-hand side of the page. Alternatively, it may be simpler to listen by phone, which can be done as follows: call (323) 618-1887, then enter the access code 533 854 149 followed by #.


Copies of the Contract Documents are available at The Planholders list is also available at this website. Additional project information including the Engineer’s estimated cost range for the project, bid results (after bid opening), as well as information about other City projects are available by following the appropriate links at the following website:


The City of Spokane, in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, 78 Stat. 252, 42 U.S.C. 2000d to 2000d-4 and the regulations, hereby notifies all bidders that it will affirmatively ensure that in any contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement, disadvantaged business enterprises will be afforded full and fair opportunity to submit bids in response to this invitation and will not be discriminated against on the grounds of race, color or national origin, or sex in consideration for an award.


Bids shall be submitted on the forms provided in accordance with the provisions of the Specifications. Irregular bid proposals will be rejected in accordance with the specifications. The Bidder, and all sub-contractors, shall be licensed or have applied for a license to do business in the State of Washington prior to submittal of this bid proposal.


Cashier’s check, a certified check or surety bond in the sum of five percent (5%) of the Total Project Bid must accompany the copy of the bid filed with the City Clerk. Successful bidder shall execute the Contract within TEN (10) calendar days after receiving the Contract. Should the successful bidder fail to enter into such contract and furnish satisfactory performance bond within the time stated herein, the bid proposal deposit shall be forfeited to the City of Spokane.


The City of Spokane will normally award this Contract or reject bids within FORTY FIVE (45) calendar days after the time set for the bid opening. If the lowest responsible Bidder and the City of Spokane agree, this deadline may be extended. If they cannot agree on an extension by the 45-calendar day deadline, the City of Spokane reserves the right to Award the Contract to the next lowest responsible Bidder or reject all Bids.


Note regarding new specifications: The City of Spokane is using WSDOT’s 2021 Standard Specifications. Bidders should allow sufficient time to familiarize themselves with the WSDOT 2021 Standard Specifications prior to bidding the project.


  1. accordance with SMC 7.06.500 and RCW 39.04.350(1), the low bidder shall complete the Supplemental Bidder Responsibility Criteria form located in Appendix B. Failure to promptly submit the form including supporting documentation if required may delay award of the Contract.


This project is funded through the Washington State Drinking Water State Revolving Fund program with federal funds from the Environmental Protection Agency. As such, all Contractors and Subcontractors shall meet the requirements and provisions for DWSRF funded projects. Additional funding has been provided by the Public Works Trust Fund through the Washington Department of Commerce.


The City of Spokane is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Small, Minority– and Women– owned firms are encouraged to submit bids. All work performed on this project will be subject to the higher of the prevailing state or federal wage rates.


****Time is of the essence due to the length of the construction window and/or the time of year in which the project is being constructed. Please note that various award phase steps have shorter than normal time frames as detailed in section 1-03.3, 1-08.4, and 1-08.5.


Closing Date: 
Monday, December 6, 2021
City of Spokane
Point of Contact: