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2023 Paint Line Striping & RPM Replacement



Notice is hereby given that the City of Kent, Washington, will receive sealed bids at the City Clerk’s office through March 21, 2023, up to 11:00 a.m. as shown on the clock on the east wall of the City Clerk’s Office on the first floor of City Hall, 220 4th Avenue South, Kent, Washington. All bids must be properly marked and sealed in accordance with this “Invitation to Bid.” Bids must be delivered and received at the City Clerk’s office by the above-stated time, regardless of delivery method, including U.S. Mail. All bids will be opened and read publicly aloud immediately following 11:00 a.m. for the City of Kent project named as follows:


2023 Paint Line Striping and RPM Replacement

Project Number: 23-3011.1


The City Clerk will read the bids out loud from the Clerk’s office. Individuals can stand in the lobby outside the Clerk’s office during the bid opening to hear the bid results.


The project consists of installing paint striping over existing lane markings, painting existing traffic curbing, and installing replacement raised pavement markings on various City of Kent Streets, all in accordance with Kent Special Provisions, and the WSDOT Standard Specifications.


The Engineer’s estimated range for this project is approximately $371,000 to $415,000.  Bid documents may be obtained by contacting City of Kent Engineering Department, Karin Bayes at 425-856-5657.  For technical questions, please call Joseph Araucto at 253-856-5664.


Bids must be clearly marked “Bid” with the name of the project on the outside of the envelope, addressed to the City Clerk, 220 4th Avenue South, Kent, WA 98032-5895.  Only sealed bids will be accepted.  No facsimiles or electronic submittals will be considered.


Each bid shall be in accordance with the plans and specifications and other contract documents now on file in the office of the City Engineer, City of Kent, Washington. Plans and specifications can also be downloaded at no charge at Copies of the WSDOT Standard Specifications are available for perusal only.


A cashier’s check, cash or surety bond in the amount of 5% of the bid must be included with the bid.


The City of Kent reserves the right to reject any and all bids on any or all schedules or alternates or to waive any informalities in the bidding and shall determine which bid or bidders is the most responsive, satisfactory and responsible bidder and shall be the sole judge thereof. Note: The award of the contract will not occur until the City of Kent has reviewed all bids for responsiveness and responsibility determinations and the Kent City Council has formally awarded the contract.


No plea of mistake in the bid shall be available to the bidder for the recovery of his/her deposit or as a defense to any action based upon the neglect or refusal to execute a contract.


Bidders must submit with their initial bid a signed statement as to whether they have previously performed work subject to the President’s Executive Order No. 11246.


The City of Kent, in accordance with the provisions of 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 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 in consideration for an award.


No bidder may withdraw his/her bid for a period of sixty (60) days after the day of bid opening.


Dated this 6th day of March 2023.



                                                                         Kimberley A. Komoto, City Clerk



Daily Journal of Commerce on March 7 and 14, 2023

Washington State Office of Minority and Women’s Business Enterprise on March 7, 2023





Closing Date: 
Tuesday, March 21, 2023
City of Kent
Point of Contact: 
Joseph Araucto -