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NOTICE INVITING BIDS
RECEIPT OF BIDS: Sealed Bids for Well 7A Construction will be accepted by mail, or in person
by the City Clerk or designated staff on November 29, 2023, between 10:00 AM and 11:00 AM in
the lobby of the Norm Dicks Government Center (6th Street entrance) located at 345 6th Street,
Suite 100, Bremerton, WA 98337. (360) 473-5323.
Prospective bidders are hereby notified that they are solely responsible for ensuring timely
delivery of their bid to the City of Bremerton. Bids received after the specified time and date will
not be considered.
OPENING OF BIDS: The bids will be publicly opened and read on November 29, 2023, at 11:00
A.M. PST in the first floor Council Chambers.
DESCRIPTION OF WORK: The project consists of mobilization to the site, setting up, monitoring
and controlling erosion control or environmental protection devices, drilling and installing 24-inch
diameter temporary casing to 400 foot depth, drilling and installing 20-inch diameter casing to 400
foot depth, drilling and installing 16-inch diameter casing to 650 foot depth, performing plumbing
and alignment tests, providing and installing well screen, installing other materials and
appurtenances including riser casing, tailpipe, and gravel pack, developing the well using
techniques approved by the HYDROGEOLOGIST, pump testing the well (step-rate and aquifer),
securing the well opening, installing any required appurtenances at the well head, site cleanup and
ESTIMATED COST: $800,000
COMPLETION OF WORK: The WORK must be completed within 120 calendar days of the date
of issuance of the Notice to Proceed.
PREVIEWING CONTRACT DOCUMENTS: Contract Documents may be previewed at the ARC
Document Solutions website (www.e-arc.com). Go to http://www.e-arc.com/wa/seattle, then click
on the link ‘Enter Public Planroom’. Scroll down or search to find the project.
PURCHASING CONTRACT DOCUMENTS: The Contract Documents may be ordered and
purchased from ARC Document Solutions in Seattle, WA. Payment is typically cost of reproduction
(non-refundable). Contact Bid Services by phone at (206) 622-6000; by fax (206) 622-6712 or by
PROPOSALS: All bid proposals must be made on the blank forms furnished in the Contract
Documents. Sealed envelopes containing bids shall be titled: Well 7A Construction.
BID SECURITY: Each bid proposal shall be accompanied by a bid proposal deposit in cash,
certified check, cashier's check, or surety bond in an amount equal to five percent (5%) of the
amount of such bid proposal. The failure to furnish a bid deposit of a minimum of five percent shall
make the bid nonresponsive and shall cause the bid to be rejected by the Contracting Agency.
PERFORMANCE BOND: The successful bidder will also be required to provide a Performance
Bond for 100 percent of the Contract Price. Should the successful bidder fail to enter into such
contract and furnish satisfactory performance bond within the time stated in the specifications, the
bid proposal deposit shall be forfeited to the City of Bremerton.
WAGE RATES: Contractor shall file a “Statement of Intent to Pay Prevailing Wages” with the State
of Washington Department of Labor & Industries prior to commencing the Contract work. Contractor
shall pay prevailing wages and comply with Chapter 39.12 of the Revised Code of Washington, as
well as any other applicable prevailing wage rate provisions. Contractor will be required to pay Kitsap
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County Prevailing Wage Rates current on the bid opening date. The Kitsap County prevailing wage
rates are available at the Dept. of Labor and Industries website.
PRE-BID CONFERENCE: A pre-bid conference will be conducted by the City on Friday,
November 17, 2023 at 10:00 a.m. The objective of the pre-bid conference is to acquaint
prospective bidders with the project site, the work and to answer questions prior to the bid. There
is limited parking at the site so do not bring more than one vehicle. Meet at the Bremerton Public
Works and Utilities Facility at 100 Oyster Bay Avenue in order to caravan to the site. The gate
along SR 16 for access to the site will be opened by City staff prior.
PROJECT COMMUNICATION: All communications related to the project shall be directed to the
City prior to opening of Bids:
Communication by phone/e-mail:
Telephone: (360) 473-2312
Communication by mail:
City of Bremerton
ATTN: William Davis, P.E.
345 6th Street, Suite 100
Bremerton, WA 98337
CITY’S RIGHTS RESERVED: The City of Bremerton 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 satisfactory and responsible bidder and shall be the
sole judge thereof.
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.
PUBLIC DISCLOSURE: All Proposals, including attachments and any documentation, submitted
to and accepted by the City in response to this Notice Inviting Bids become the property of the City
and are subject to the disclosure provisions of the Washington Public Records Act. Submittals
shall become property of the City and considered public documents under applicable Washington
State laws. All documentation provided to the City may be subject to disclosure in accordance with
Washington State public disclosure laws.
CONTRACTOR RESPONSIBILITY: It is the Contractor’s responsibility to examine all
specifications and conditions thoroughly and comply fully with specifications and all attached terms
and conditions. Contractors must comply with all Federal, State, and City laws, ordinances and
rules, and meet any and all registration requirements where required for Contractors as set forth in
the Washington Revised Statutes
RIGHT TO CANCEL: The City of Bremerton reserves the right to cancel or reissue all or part of
this solicitation at any time, as allowed by law, without obligation or liability.
The Notice Inviting Bids documents are not intended to constitute, or be interpreted as, a call for
tenders, and the submission of a Bid is not intended to create any contractual or other legal
obligations or duties whatsoever owed to any qualified Vendor by the City, including any obligation
or duty to accept or reject a Bid, to enter into negotiations or decline to enter into or continue
negotiations, or to award or not award a Contract. Without restricting the generality of the
foregoing, no contractual relations shall exist between the City and any qualified Vendor until the
execution of a Contract with that qualified Vendor.
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY STATEMENT: It is the policy of the City of Bremerton to
offer equal employment opportunity to all individuals. The City of Bremerton will administer all
actions with respect to employment practices in compliance with federal, state and local laws, and
will not discriminate in any employment practice on the basis of age (40+), sex, race, creed, color,
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national origin, sexual orientation/gender identity, marital status, military status, or the presence of
any physical, mental or sensory disability.
ADA STATEMENT: The City of Bremerton does not discriminate on the basis of disability in
programs and activities, which it operates pursuant to the requirements of the Americans with
Disabilities Act of 1990, and ADA Amendments Act. This policy extends to both employment and
admission to participation in the programs, services, and activities of the City of Bremerton.
Reasonable accommodation for employees or applicants for employment will be provided.