• City of Bellevue

SHARED PROCUREMENT PORTAL PARTNERS
LEGAL ADVERTISEMENT


The Cities of Bellevue, Issaquah, Redmond and Woodinville along with King County Library System, Pacific Hospital PDA and Sammamish Plateau Water are requesting that businesses submit an application to their new procurement vendor roster system, Public Purchase. Public Purchase is free for vendor subscription. The free subscription includes access to agency solicitations, email notification from registered agencies and online solicitation submittal. You must register with each agency in order to receive notifications of upcoming solicitation opportunities.

Businesses interested in submitting an application to be notified of upcoming bid and RFP opportunities may apply at any time by going to www.publicpurchase.com and selecting Go to Register for the free application. Businesses must sign up in the new Public Purchase system to continue to receive solicitation notifications from these agencies. After receiving notification that you are registered with Public Purchase you must log in and sign up with the agencies.

For architectural and engineering firms, the registration process will require uploading a Statement of Qualifications. Firms requiring a SOQ can find out more information by visiting www.sharedprocurementportal.com.
The Public Purchase roster includes businesses representative of Small Works (RCW 39.04.155), Professional Services/Architecture Engineering (RCW 39.80.030), General Services, Legal Services, Information Technology and Supply Vendors.
Some or all of the agencies participating in the Shared Procurement Portal may use the roster to select businesses for public agency contracts. In accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, 78 Stat. 252, 42 USC 2000d to 2000d-4 and Title 49, Code of Federal Regulations, Department of Transportation, Subtitle A, Office of the Secretary, Part 21, Nondiscrimination in Federally-Assisted Programs of the Department of Transportation issued pursuant to such Act, hereby notifies all bidders that it will affirmatively ensure that in any contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement, disadvantaged business enterprises as defined at 49 CFR Part 26 will be afforded full opportunity to submit bids in response to this invitation and will not be discriminated against in the grounds of race, color, national origin, or sex in consideration for an award.
In addition, the selected contractor, with regard to the work performed during the contract, shall affirmatively support non-discrimination practices, including in the selection and retention of subcontractors and in the procurement of material and equipment.
Any person who believes they have been aggrieved by an unlawful discriminatory practice under Title VI has a right to file a formal complaint. For more information contact the specific agency.
Seattle Times, Nov 15 22, 2017
Daily Journal of Commerce, Nov 15 22, 2017
PostedNovember 15, 2017