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Roosevelt Water Quality Improvements Ev-0130 Project, Bellingham, WA

Notice to Bidders

Sealed proposals for the construction of the ROOSEVELT WATER QUALITY IMPROVEMENTS EV-0130 project, will be received by the City of Bellingham, 2221 Pacific Street, Bellingham, Washington, 98229 at the Purchasing Office until February 14, 2018, at 11:00 a.m., and thereafter will be publicly opened and read.

The improvement consists of: The project includes spot repairs and replacement of stormwater mains, installation of stormwater filters, ADA pedestrian curb ramps and sidewalks, asphalt paving, landscaping and construction of a bioretention swale.

Price Range: $700,000 - $1,000,000

Plans, specifications, special provisions, basis to be used in comparing bids, proposal and contract can be viewed at the City of Bellingham website ( or seen at the Purchasing Office, 2221 Pacific Street, Bellingham, Washington, phone (360) 778-7750.

All proposals must be upon the Bid Proposal form provided by the City of Bellingham and must be accompanied by a certified check, cashier's check, cash, money order or bid bond payable to the Finance Director in an amount equal to or exceeding five percent (5%) of the total bid. No other form of bid security is acceptable. A one hundred percent (100%) payment and performance contract bond will be required. A one hundred percent (100%) payment and performance contract bond will be required; provided that for projects of thirty-five thousand dollars ($35,000) or less, at the contractor's option, retainage of fifty percent (50%) will be held until releasable under RCW 39.08.010 in lieu of a payment and performance contract bond.

The right is reserved to postpone making the award for a reasonable length of time, to reject any and all bids, or to waive irregularities not affecting substantial rights.

The following is applicable to this project:

The City of Bellingham in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, 78 Stat. 252, 42 U.S.C. 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 define in 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.

It is anticipated that this project will be funded in part by the Washington State Department of Ecology. Neither the State of Washington nor any of its departments or employees are, or shall be, a party to any contract or any subcontract resulting from this solicitation for bids.

The Successful bidder will be required to conform to the wage requirements prescribed by the federal Davis-Bacon and Relate Acts which requires that all laborers and mechanics employed by contractors and subcontractors performing on contracts funded in whole or in part by SRF appropriations in excess of $2000 pay their laborers and mechanics not less than the prevailing wage rates and fringe benefits, and determined by the Secretary of Labor, for corresponding classes of laborers and mechanics employed on similar projects in the area.

Closing Date: 
Wednesday, February 14, 2018