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 Posting Number: BID 14-05
 Project Name: 2014 Decant Facility Retrofit Project (XD313C)
 Opening Date: 9/15/2014
 Opening Time: 8:30:00 AM
 Due Date: 9/26/2014
 Due Time: 10:30 am
 Status: Open

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2014 Decant Facility Retrofit Project (XD313C)

DATE OF BID OPENING: September 26, 2014


Sealed bids for the 2014 Decant Facility Retrofit Project will be received by the City of Mercer Island at the DSG Permit Counter, 9611 SE 36th Street, Mercer Island, Washington 98040 until 10:00am local time on September 26, 2014 at which time bids will be opened and publicly read.


Work to be performed under this contract includes furnishing all labor, equipment, and materials necessary for the construction of the following improvements:

This is a retrofit project of an existing stormwater decant facility which exists in the maintenance yard at The City of Mercer Island. This project is funded in part by a grant provided by The Washington State Department of Ecology. This facility is designed for prevention of decanted stormwater comingling with natural run-off ultimately flowing into Lake Washington.

A single contract will be awarded to the responsible bidder submitting the lowest responsive bid for the schedule(s) selected by the City after bid opening and prior to award. Each bidder, by submission of the proposal, acknowledges and understands the rights reserved by the Owner in awarding the contract and the Owner’s right to modify the size of the project.

Bids are to be submitted only on the forms provided in the Specifications. All bidding and all construction shall be carried out in compliance with the Plans and Specifications for this project.

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 total amount of such bid proposal. Should the successful bidder fail to enter into such contract and furnish satisfactory performance bond within the same time stated in the Specifications, the bid proposal deposit shall be forfeited to the City of Mercer Island.

The City expressly reserves the right to reject any and all bids and to waive minor informalities and irregularities in the bidding process. Bids shall remain open for a period of sixty (60) calendar days from the date of Bid opening and no bidder may withdraw their bid during this period.

Free-of-charge access to project bid documents (plans, specifications, addenda, and Bidders List) is provided to Prime Bidders, Subcontractors, and Vendors by going to and clicking on "Posted Projects", "Public Works", and "City of Mercer Island". This online plan room provides Bidders with fully usable online documents with the ability to: download, view, print, order full/partial plan sets from numerous reprographic sources, and a free online digitizer/take-off tool. It is recommended that Bidders “Register” in order to receive automatic e-mail notification of future addenda and to place themselves on the “Self-Registered Bidders List". Bidders that do not register will not be automatically notified of addenda and will need to periodically check the on-line plan room for addenda issued on this project. Contact Builders Exchange of Washington at (425) 258-1303 should you require assistance with access or registration.

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.

Bidder questions are to be directed to Arnie Clark, Project Manager, by email at, by phone at (206-275-7880) or by fax at (206-275-7814).

As part of the City’s affirmative action effort, the City encourages the participation of certified disadvantaged businesses and women’s business enterprises to act as prime contractors as well as subcontractors on this project.

Ali Spietz
City Clerk
City of Mercer Island


Mercer Island Reporter – 9/15/2014
Seattle Daily Journal of Commerce – 9/15/2014 & 9/22/2014



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