Notice is hereby given that sealed proposals will be received by Whatcom County Purchasing at its Office in the Administrative Services Finance Department located on the fifth floor of the Whatcom County Courthouse, 311 Grand Avenue, Suite 503, Bellingham WA 98225 for the following:
CONSULTANT ENGINEERING SERVICES FOR:
FOX ROAD/CALIFORNIA CREEK FISH PASSAGE PROJECT – CRP No. 922007
UNTIL: 2:30 PM, Tuesday, February 7, 2023
At which time and place the responses will be publicly opened (live/virtual via GoToMeeting), and the names of the submitters read aloud. All interested people are invited to attend the live proposal opening via GoToMeeting. Late submittals will not be considered. Whatcom County reserves the right to reject any or all proposals and to waive any irregularities. Whatcom County encourages disadvantaged, minority, and women-owned consultant firms to respond.
Whatcom County is soliciting statements of qualifications for the Fox Road/California Creek Fish Passage Project, as further described in the RFQ document. The complete RFQ document can be downloaded at no charge from the Whatcom County Purchasing website at http://www.co.whatcom.wa.us/Bids.aspx, see “Related Documents” at the bottom of the RFQ posting page. If you are unable to download the pdf documents from this website, contact Purchasing at (preferred), or phone (360) 778-5330.
Please be advised that prospective consultants will be held to ADA requirements and civil rights language for Whatcom County. Whatcom County 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 on the grounds of race, color, national origin, or sex in consideration for an award. No otherwise qualified handicapped individual, by reason of their handicap will be excluded from participation, denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance. Persons with disabilities may request this information be prepared and supplied in alternate forms by contacting Purchasing at (360) 778-5330.
As required by law, the E-Verify System may be required on contracts that have Federal funding.
Publication Dates: January 18 and 25, 2023.