NOTICE OF INVITATION FOR PROPOSAL
NOTICE IS HERBY GIVEN that the Port of Bremerton is hereby seeking proposals for public works contract work for the repair and reroof construction of the Port Orchard Marina D-Dock covered moorage structure.
SCOPE AND NATURE OF WORK: See project attachements
PROPOSAL SUBMITTAL INFORMATION AND SITE VISIT: Submit proposals by 4 pm Monday, August 9, 2021, in a sealed envelope to: Port of Bremerton, Project# 03-20-0304, Attn: James Weaver, Marine Facilities Director, 8850 SW State Hwy 3, Bremerton, Washington 98312. For a site visit call or email James Weaver, at 360-813-0829 or firstname.lastname@example.org
CONTRACT ISSUES: The work is considered a public work contract under RCW Chapter 39. The successful contractor will be required to execute a short form contract with the Port. Among other requirements, Port public works contracts are subject to the following:
A) Prevailing Wage Provision: The workers of all contractors and subcontractors on all Port "public works" as definied by RCW 39.04.010, shall be paid the "prevailing rate of wage" including "usual benefits" and overtime, paid in the locality as those terms are defined by Chapter 39.12 RCW. The contractor is responsible for obtaining and completing all required government forms and submitting same to the proper authorities. In accordance to the RCW 39.12.030, applicable prevailing wage rates can be found online at http://www.lni.wa.gov/TradesLicensing/PrevWage/WageRates/default.asp.
B) Retainage: By state law, the Port is required to retain five percent (5%) of the total contact amount for 30 days after final acceptance or until required state certificates of release are provided to the Port, whichever date is later.
C) Bond Requirements: The entity submitting the successful proposal will be required to deliver to the Port prior to contract signing a satisfactory performance bond in an amount equal to one hundred percent (100%) of the contract price. On contracts of one hundred fifty thousant dollars ($150,000) or less, the contractor may, in lieu of bond, allow the Port to retain ten percent (10%) of the contract amount for up to 30 days following the date of final acceptance or until the retainage mentioned in B above can be released as provided by law, whichever date is later.
D) Insurance: Contractor agrees to obtain at its own cost and expenser, public liability insurance with combined bodily injury and property damage limits in the amount of $1,000,000 in a form satisfactory to the Port of Bremerton, naming the Port as an additional insured. Such insurance shall not be dminished or rescinded without first giving the Port thirty (30) days written notice.
The contract will be awarded to the party submitting the "lowest responsible proposal," subject to any products and/or vendor preferences provided by applicable Washington State laws, taking into consideration the quality of the articles proposed to be supplied, their conformity with specifications, and the purposes for which required. The Port may reject any and all proposals.
In determing "lowest responsible proposal," in addition to price and other factors outlined above, the following elements will be given serious consideration in determining the lowest responsible proposal:
If a bidder is determined to be non-responsive, the bidder will be notified by the Port in electronic writing as to the deficient criteria and allowed two working days to appeal the Port's determination in writing. Failure to propertly complete the proposal form may be cause for reject of proposal.