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Public Works - Construction Contract NEWS

WINTER WEATHER NOTICE:

During
inclement weather in the Seattle region, City Purchasing and Contracting may
extend bid deadlines and pre-bid conferences so that they occur after any
weather events that are likely to obstruct normal transportation and delivery
services.  The City will post a notice at this website location and will
send project-specific notices accordingly.  Please check the solicitation
you are interested in frequently to ensure you have up-to-date information.

The City is
also aware of significant storms that occur in other parts of the country, and
in the event of a solicitation drawing from a national audience of bidders, may
extend deadlines to accommodate those participants as well. For questions,
please contact our main office 206-684-0444.



COMMUNITY WORKFORCE AGREEMENT AND PRIORITY HIRE:
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 http://www.seattle.gov/city-purchasing-and-contracting/social-equity/labor-equity/priority-hire for more information.

TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE: Lily Keeffe with the USDOT will be providing technical assistance and
support to interested Contractors and Subcontractors.  City of Seattle
will host two days a week, Tuesdays and Fridays at the Seattle Municipal
Tower.  If you are interested please contact Lily at 206-718-7250 or by
email at lilyk@economicalliancesc.org.

2014 CONSTRUCTION STANDARDS:
The City of Seattle current version of our Construction Standards
(Plans and Specifications) is dated March of 2014.  The City's
Construction Standards apply whenever any public or private construction
is performed in the City's Right of Way.  The Construction Standards
are the primary contract documents for public works construction
contracts.  An electronic version can be found at http://www.seattle.gov/util/Engineering/StandardSpecsPlans/index.htm

INCLUSION PLAN: The current version of the Inclusion Plan can be found at http://www.seattle.gov/city-purchasing-and-contracting/social-equity/wmbe.  Please feel free to direct any questions to Miguel.Beltran@seattle.gov (City Contract Compliance Manager) or Nancy.Locke@seattle.gov (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.brite.com.

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