City of Seattle City of Seattle Procurement

Public Works - Construction Contract NEWS


Date: Tuesday, October 9, 2018 
Time: 8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. 
Location: McCaw Hall -Seattle Center

FREE Registration:

This  is a key event for businesses to introduce themselves to the region’s largest government entities: City of Seattle, King County, Port of Seattle, University of Washington, Sound Transit, Washington State Department of Enterprise Services, Washington State Department of Transportation, Washington State Office of Minority, and Women's Business Enterprises, Port of Tacoma, and others.

Event features: 
• Construction/Architectural Engineering: one-on-one sessions with prime contractors and consultants during pre-scheduled interviews. 
• Exhibit tables: Meet local, state, and federal procurement representatives.

For more Information please visit:

2017 Standards now available!!: The 2017 City Standards for Municipal Construction are now available.  Please watch the bidding documents carefully for those projects that will be using the 2017 Standards.  You can find more information at


PAID SICK AND SAFE TIME: The City of Seattle requires employers to provide paid sick and safe time to their employees. It applies to those with four "full time equivalent employees (FTEs)." Construction contractors bidding with the City must be compliant. We are encouraging all businesses bidding on contracts with the City to understand the requirements. Please visit the Office of Labor Standards website for additional information.

The City passed the Priority Hire Ordinance in April 2015 and negotiated a CWA to cover most of our construction contracts estimated to be $5M or more. Please see our Labor Equity page at for more information.

The current version of the Inclusion Plan can be found at Please feel free to direct any questions to (City Contract Compliance Manager) or (Director).

WMBE Subcontractors: Be sure to look at the bid documents once they are posted, to determine if you are on the "WMBE Guarantees" with a guaranteed commitment of use should your Prime win the award.

Vendor Profile Modifications: If you need to add a new company contact to your vendor profile, please e-mail your request to Tyler Smith ( or Judy Keefe (

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