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Pavement Cleaning Services

Bid Information

Bid Alert No: 00000542734

Bid Title: Pavement Cleaning Services

Agency Bid No. Title: 1072-16-PKW

Received Date: 04/13/2016

Close Date: 04/26/2016

Purchase Type: Not Stated

Delivery Point: King County, Washington

Delivery Date: Not Stated


Specifications include, but are not limited to:. Introduction The purpose of this Invitation to Bid is to establish a contract to provide goods or services on an as-needed basis. Any quantities listed herein are for bidding purposes only and represent King Countys estimated annual requirements. The County will be neither obligated nor restricted to the quantities or locations indicated. 1.2 Bid Submittal Procedure The original and one (1) paper copy of this solicitation document as well as one (1) version of this solicitation document in PDF format on either a compact disk or flash drive shall be completed, signed and submitted. Failure to return the solicitation document may result in disqualification of the Bidder. The original shall be noted or stamped original. Bids and modifications thereof shall be enclosed in a sealed envelope, with the Bid Opening Label completed and affixed. Bidders are encouraged to use recycled paper in the preparation of additional documents submitted with this solicitation, and shall use both sides of paper sheets where practicable. Sealed bids shall contain all required attachments and information and be submitted to King County (hereinafter County) no later than the date, time and place stated on the front of this ITB or as amended. The bidder shall show the title and number, the due date specified, and the name and address of the bidder on the face of the envelope. Bidders are cautioned that failure to comply may result in non-acceptance of the bid. The Bidder accepts all risks of late delivery of mailed bids or of mis-delivery regardless of fault. Bids properly and timely submitted will be publicly opened. Bids will only be accepted from Contractors able to complete the delivery of goods or services described in the specifications. Joint ventures shall submit one bid for the team, with accompanying proof of the joint venture agreement. If a company chooses not to submit a bid, the County requests the company advise the Buyer by email if they desire to remain listed for the subject of this ITB and state reason they did not submit a bid. 1.3 Electronic Commerce and Correspondence King County is committed to reducing costs and facilitating quicker communication to the community by using electronic means to convey information. As such, most Invitations to Bid, Requests for Proposal, and Requests for Qualifications as well as related exhibits, appendices, and issued addenda can be found on the King County Internet Web Site, located at bidding opportunities and information are available by accessing the Solicitations tab in the left hand column. King County Procurement Services features an Online Vendor Registration (OVR) program that permits vendors, consultants and contractors to register their business with the County. This OVR system allows interested parties to either directly register their firm by creating a unique User ID, or to visit the website as a guest. Information regarding bid documents will be available to all users; however, site visitors accessing the site as a guest will not be able to document their interest in a project or add their name to the document holders list. They willITB 1072-16-PKW 3 Pavement Cleaning Services receive no automatic notification of issued addenda. As such, the County encourages full registration in order to directly communicate with document holders regarding any issued addenda or other important information concerning the solicitation. After submittals have been opened in public, the County will post a listing of the businesses submitting proposals, and later, any final award determination. Full information on vendor registration is available at the website. 1.4 Alterations to Document Any addition, limitation or provision made or attached to the bid may render it non-responsive and/or irregular and be cause for its rejection. Bidders may be required to submit additional documents as part of the bid package. Any alteration of such documents by erasure or interlineations shall be explained or noted and initialed by the Bidder. 1.5 Late Bids Bids, modifications of bids, and withdrawal of bids received at the office designated in the solicitation after the exact hour and date specified for receipt will not be considered. 1.6 Cancellation of ITB or Postponement of Bid Opening The County reserves the right to cancel the ITB at any time. The County may change the date and time for submitting bids prior to the date and time established for submittal. 1.7 Addenda If at any time, the County changes, revises, deletes, clarifies, increases, or otherwise modifies the ITB, the County will issue a written Addendum to the ITB. 1.8 Questions and Interpretation of the ITB No oral interpretations of the ITB will be made to any Bidder. All questions and any explanations must be requested in writing and directed to the Buyer no later than seven (7) days prior to the due date specified in the solicitation. Oral explanations or instructions are not binding. Any information modifying a solicitation will be furnished to all bidders by an addendum. Days, as referenced in this document, are calendar days unless otherwise specified. Communications concerning this bid, with other than the listed Buyer may cause the Bidder to be disqualified. 1.9 Examination of Bid Documents The submission of a bid shall constitute an acknowledgement upon which the County may rely that the Bidder has thoroughly examined and is familiar with the ITB, including any work site identified in the ITB, and has reviewed and inspected all applicable statutes, regulations, ordinances and resolutions addressing or relating to the goods or services to be provided hereunder.ITB 1072-16-PKW 4 Pavement Cleaning Services The failure of a Bidder to comply with above requirement shall in no way relieve the Bidder from any obligations with respect to its bid or to any Contract awarded pursuant to this ITB. No claim for additional compensation shall be allowed which is based upon a lack of knowledge or misunderstanding of this ITB. 1.10 Modifications of Bid or Withdrawal of Bid Prior to Bid Due Date Modifications or withdrawal of bids already received will be considered only if the requested modification or withdrawal is made prior to the scheduled closing time for the receipt of the bids. All modifications or withdrawals must be made in writing, over the signature of the Bidder. 1.11 Bid Withdrawal After Public Opening Except for claims of error granted by the County, no Bidder may withdraw a bid after the date and time established for submitting bids, or before the award and execution of a Contract pursuant to this ITB, unless the award is delayed for a period exceeding the period for bid effectiveness. Requests to withdraw a bid due to error must be submitted in writing along with supporting evidence for such claim for review by the county. Evidence must be delivered to the county within two (2) business days after request to withdraw. The County reserves the right to require additional records or information to evaluate the request. Any review by the County of a bid and/or any review of such a claim of error, including supporting evidence, creates no duty or liability on the County to discover any other bid error or mistake, and the sole liability for any bid error or mistake rests with the Bidder. 1.12 Cost of Bid and Samples The County is not liable for any costs incurred by Bidder in the preparation and evaluation of bids submitted. Samples of items required must be submitted to the location and by the time specified. Unless otherwise specified, samples shall be submitted with no expense to the County. If not destroyed by testing, samples may be returned at the bidders request and expense. 1.13 Collusion By signing this bid, the Bidder certifies that they have not, either directly or indirectly, entered into any agreement, participated in any collusion, or otherwise taken any action in restraint of free competitive bidding. If the County determines that collusion has occurred among Bidders, none of the bids from the participants of such collusion will be considered. The Countys determination will be final. 1.14 Bid Effective Date All bids submitted shall be a firm bid for a minimum period of 90 days after the bid opening date, unless otherwise stated in writing in the bid. The County may request a Bidder grant an extension of the bid effective period. 1.15 Bid Price and Tax The bid price shall include everything necessary for the prosecution and completion of the Contract, except as may be provided otherwise in this ITB.ITB 1072-16-PKW 5 Pavement Cleaning Services Taxes: Sales/use taxes and Federal excise taxes shall not be included in the bid price. The County shall pay any Washington State sales/use taxes applicable to the Contract price or tender an appropriate amount to the Contractor for payment to Washington State. The Bidder is cautioned that taxes may be a factor in evaluating the total cost of bid. The County is exempt from Federal excise and Transportation taxes. All other government taxes, duties, fees, licenses, permits, royalties, assessments and charges shall be included in the bid price. Said exemption is made pursuant to Chapter 32 of the Internal Revenue Code and Registry No. A-1 02374. When requested, an exemption certificate will be furnished. 1.16 Protest Procedures King County has a process in place for receiving protests based upon invitation to bid or contract awards. The protest procedures are available at:

Product Code: 96221

Agency Information

Issuing Agency: County of King

State: Washington

Agency Type: State and Local

Contact: Paula Wilz, Procurement and Contract Services Section 401 Fifth Avenue, Chinook Building, 3rd Floor, Seattle, Washington, 98104

Phone: 206-263-9319




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