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Public Works - Construction Contract NEWS

2015 CONSTRUCTION PREVIEW EXPO: October 9th, 2015 City
Purchasing and contracting will once again host a networking and
information open house focused on the city's capital improvement
projects for the end of 2015 to the beginning of 2016.  Please register
for the event at

ONLINE BUSINESS DIRECTORY ANNUAL CLEAN-UP PROJECT: City Purchasing and Contracting Services is in the process
of verifying our business records to ensure the information in the City of
Seattle’s Online Business Directory (OBD) is accurate. Our staff may be
contacting you in the near future to confirm the information in your business’s
profile is current. All businesses are asked to log into their account at and confirm
that their information is correct. If you have any questions about this
project, please contact Julie Salinas at or 206-684-0383.


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.

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

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

INCLUSION PLAN: The current version of the Inclusion Plan can be found at  Please feel free to direct any questions to (City Contract Compliance Manager), (Senior Equity Advisor), or (Director).

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

10/10/2015 1:56 AM Pacific   

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