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Whatcom Co Bid #23-23; 2023 Drydocking, Repair, and Maintenance of the Whatcom Chief Ferry

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that sealed bid proposals will be received only by Purchasing at their office in the Administrative Services Finance Department in the Whatcom County Courthouse, 311 Grand Avenue Suite 503, Bellingham WA 98225 for the following:


UNTIL: 2:30 PM Tuesday, March 28, 2023

At which time and place the bids will be publicly opened (live via GoToMeeting), and read aloud. All interested people are invited to be present at the virtual bid opening. Late submittals will not be considered.

This bid is for the annual drydocking, repair, and maintenance of the Whatcom Chief Ferry and other related work as described in the bid documents.

A mandatory bidder’s conference will be held on Thursday, March 9, 2023 at 11:00 AM on board the Whatcom Chief. Attendance is mandatory, and bids will not be considered from bidders who fail to attend the meeting. See page 3 of the bid document for meeting details.

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 and/or best 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.

Publication Date(s): Wednesday(s) March 1 and 8, 2023.

Closing Date: 
Tuesday, March 28, 2023
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