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76th Avenue South – North Segment

INVITATION TO BID

Notice is hereby given that the City of Kent, Washington, will receive sealed bids at the City Clerk’s office through July 6, 2022 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:

76th Avenue South – North Segment
Federal Aid Number:  STPUL-1075(004)
Project Number:  21-3012

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 raising 76th Avenue South above the FEMA flood elevation, and includes the construction of a new 3 lane roadway, curb, gutter, sidewalk, storm system, watermain
system, illumination, planters, and various driveway improvements.

Should a contract be executed, it is the contractor’s responsibility to comply with all COVID-19 workplace health and safety measures established by the state Department of Labor & Industries or otherwise imposed by the Governor, the state Department of Health, or the Local Health Officer of Seattle-King County Public Health, or subsequent modifications to such health and safety measures as those authorities may issue, including providing all needed personal protective equipment. 

The Engineer’s estimated range for this project is approximately $3,700,000 to $4,300,000. The DBE goal for this project is 18%. Bid documents may be obtained by contacting City of Kent Engineering Department, Nancy Yoshitake at 253-856-5508. For technical questions, please call Susanne Smith at 253-856-5553 or Mark Madfai at 253-856-5521.

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 https://www.kentwa.gov/pay-and-apply/bids-procurement-rfps. Copies of the WSDOT Standard Specifications are available for perusal only.

Apprentice Utilization Requirements are mandatory for all public works estimated to cost one million dollars or more, in which case no less than 15% of the labor hours must be performed by apprentices. KCC 6.01.030.

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.

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

The (Local Agency) in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, 78 Stat. 252, 42 USC 2000d to 2000d-4 and Title 49, Code of Federal Regulations, Department of Transportation, Subtitle A, Office of the Secretary, Part 21, Nondiscrimination in Federally-Assisted Programs of the Department of Transportation issued pursuant to such Act, hereby notifies all bidders that it will affirmatively ensure that in any contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement, disadvantaged business enterprises as defined at 49 CFR Part 26 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.

Dated this 13th day of June, 2022.

                            BY:                             
     Kimberley A. Komoto, City Clerk

Published:
Daily Journal of Commerce on June 14, 21, and 28, 2022
Washington State Office of Minority and Women’s Business Enterprise on June 14, 2022

Closing Date: 
Wednesday, July 6, 2022
Organization: 
City of Kent
Point of Contact: 
nyoshitake@kentwa.gov