• CITY OF AUBURN

CITY OF AUBURN
INVITATION TO BID - ADVERTISEMENT
Modified Type II Pole, Mast Arm, and Brackets/Plates for Project No. CP1701
AWS ITS Dynamic Message Sign


The Office of the City Clerk will receive sealed proposals at the City Clerks Office at Auburn City Hall, 25 West Main Street, Auburn, Washington until 2:00 PM PDT on Thursday, April 27, 2017 for the following equipment/material purchase: Modified Type II Pole, Mast Arm, and Brackets/Plates, and will then and there be opened and publicly read aloud at City of Auburn Annex Building, 2nd Floor, Conference Room 2 (1 East Main Street, Auburn, Washington). All bids shall be filed with the City Clerk on or before the time set for bid opening.
The City of Auburn is constructing a new Dynamic Message Sign on Auburn Way South and is purchasing the sign, pole, mast arm, and mounting brackets/plates in advance of the construction in order to meet project schedule requirements. The sign has been purchased by the City utilizing a Washington State Department of Enterprise Services Contract and is NOT included in this Invitation to Bid. This Invitation to Bid is for supplying the pole, mast arm, and mounting brackets/plates that will support the sign. The City of Auburn anticipates executing the contract associated with this Invitation to Bid by May 4th, 2017 and the required delivery date of the pole, mast arm, and other items provided under the Contract will be June 15th, 2017, or 4 calendar weeks from the date of approval of shop drawings by the City, whichever is later.
All bid proposals shall be accompanied by a bid deposit in cash, certified check, cashiers check or proposal bond (surety bond) in an amount equal to five percent (5%) of the amount of such bid proposal. Should the successful bidder fail to enter into such Contract and furnish satisfactory Contract Bond within the time stated in the Bid Documents, the bid deposit shall be forfeited to the City of Auburn.
Disadvantaged, Minority, and Womens Business Enterprises are encouraged to respond. The City of Auburn does not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age or handicap in consideration for a project award.
The complete Invitation to Bid, including Specifications, are available through the City of Auburns website at http://www.auburnwa.gov/doing_business/rfb_rfp.htm. All questions regarding the Invitation to Bid shall be submitted by e-mail only to jsweeting@auburnwa.gov with the subject line AWS ITS Dynamic Message Sign Pole Invitation to Bid.
The City reserves the right to reject any and all bids, waive technicalities or irregularities and to accept any bid if such action is believed to be for the best interest of the City of Auburn.
Intended dates of publication: Seattle Daily Journal of Commerce and Seattle Times Thursday April 13th, 2017 and Thursday April 20th, 2017.
PostedApril 13, 2017