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Lake Whatcom Park Trail Construction, Whatcom County WA

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that sealed bids will be received by Whatcom County Administrative Services Finance/Purchasing at their office on the fifth floor of the Whatcom County Courthouse, 311 Grand Avenue Suite 503, Bellingham WA 98225 for the following:

Lake Whatcom Park Trail Construction

UNTIL: 2:30 PM Tuesday April 30, 2019

At which time and place the bids will be publicly opened and read aloud. All Bidders and any other interested people are invited to be present. Late submittals will not be considered.

The Whatcom County Parks Department is requesting bids for trail construction services at Lake Whatcom Park, located near Bellingham, Washington. This project includes machine-built rough-in of new full bench multi-use trail, obstacle removal, construction of trail features, and other work as further described in the bid documents.

Electronic copies of the bid documents are available at no charge in PDF format; and can be downloaded at no charge from the Whatcom County Purchasing website at See “Related Documents” at the bottom of the Bid Posting page to download. If you are unable to download the bid documents from this website, contact Purchasing at (preferred), or phone (360) 778-5330.

Award will be made to the lowest responsive and responsible Bidder. Whatcom County reserves the right to reject any or all bids, and to waive any irregularities.

Whatcom County affirms it will not discriminate against, or grant preferential treatment to any individual or group on the basis of race, sex, color, ethnicity, or national origin in the operation of public employment, public education, or public contracting. Whatcom County encourages disadvantaged, minority and women owned firms to respond.

As required by law, the E-Verify System may be required.

To ensure bidders understand the full project scope, difficulty of the terrain, and remoteness of the project area, a mandatory pre-bid hike will be held on-site at 9:00 AM, Thursday, April 25, 2019. Meet at the Lake Whatcom Park Trailhead, 3355 Northshore Rd, Bellingham, WA 98226. The pre-bid hike will entail a 3.5 mile off-trail hike. There is a separate file with a vicinity map available under “Related Documents”. For specific directions to the site, call the Whatcom County Parks Department at (360) 778-5850.

Publication Dates: Wednesdays April 17 and 24, 2019.

Closing Date: 
Tuesday, April 30, 2019