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Architectural and Engineering Services
Jefferson County Public Utility District
Port Townsend, WA

Posted: 04/15/2015 

In accordance with RCW chapter 39.80, Public Utility District #1 of Jefferson County (JPUD) is requesting qualifications for anticipated architectural and engineering services for the 2015 and 2016 calendar years.

The services required may include a variety of engineering/architectural projects and special economic/environmental studies. Project values will vary from 0.00 dollars to 5,000,000.00 or more.

The completed consultant qualifications packet will be retained in the JPUD Electrical Operations Department files for three years, at which time the qualifications will be removed and the firm will not be considered for services until new information is submitted.  For any particular project, the consultant will be selected from the approved list of consultants, whose completed qualifications are on file.

Contracts shall be negotiated in accordance the requirements of RCW 39.80 and in conjunction with the JPUD Procurement Manual.

Interested parties shall reply to Mr. Robert Phillips, Special Projects Coordinator, PUD#1 of Jefferson County, 310 Four Corners Road Port Townsend WA 98368, by email to bphillips@jeffpud.org.

RFQ is due May 6, 2015.


BID NO. #2015-14

Fabricated and Galvanized Structural Steel Fasteners
City of Ellensburg
Ellensburg, WA

Posted: 04/14/2015 

Notice is hereby given that the City Clerk of the City of Ellensburg, Washington, will receive sealed bids up to 3:00 pm, Thursday, April 30, 2015 at 501 North Anderson, Ellensburg, Washington 98926, at which time all bids will be opened and publicly read aloud for the following:

Fabricated and Galvanized Structural Steel and Fasteners
BID CALL 2015-14

Each bid shall be in accordance with the plans, specifications and other contract documents now on file with the City Clerk, City of Ellensburg, Washington.

Bid forms may be obtained from the Energy Services Department, City of Ellensburg, 501 North Anderson, Ellensburg, Washington 98926, by phone: 509-962-7124 or email: energyservices@ci.ellensburg.wa.us .

Each bid shall be returned in a sealed envelope clearly marked "Fabricated and Galvanized Structural Steel and Fasteners - Bid Call 2015-14". Each bid shall be accompanied by bid bond or a certified check or cashier's check payable to the City of Ellensburg, in the sum of five percent (5%) of amount bid to be forfeited to the City of Ellensburg as liquidated damages by the successful bidder in case he fails to enter into contract and file an acceptable surety bond in the sum of the full amount plus sales tax to fill conditions of said contract within ten (10) days of the date of award.

The City of Ellensburg reserves the right to reject any and all bids for any reason or for no reason and to waive minor informalities and irregularities in the bidding.


BID NO. #2015-07

Helena Avenue Substation Construction
City of Ellensburg
Ellensburg, WA

Posted: 04/13/2015 

Notice is hereby given that the City Clerk of the City of Ellensburg, Washington, will receive sealed bids submitted no later than 3:30 pm, Tuesday, May 5, 2015 at 501 North Anderson, Ellensburg, Washington 98926, at which time all bids will be opened and publicly read aloud for the following:

Helena Avenue Substation Construction

BID CALL 2015-07

Each bid shall be returned in a sealed envelope clearly marked "Helena Avenue Substation - Bid Call 2015-07". Each bid shall be accompanied by bid bond or a certified check or cashier's check payable to the City of Ellensburg, in the sum of five percent (5%) of amount bid to be forfeited to the City of Ellensburg as liquidated damages by the successful bidder in case he fails to enter into contract and file an acceptable surety bond in the sum of the full amount plus sales tax to fill conditions of said contract within ten (10) days of the date of award.

The City of Ellensburg reserves the right to reject any and all bids for any reason or for no reason and to waive minor informalities and irregularities in the bidding. Responsibility and competency of bidders and their subcontractors will be considered in making the award.

No bidder may withdraw their bid after the hour set for the opening thereof or before the award of contract, unless said award is delayed for a period exceeding sixty days.

The project consists of furnishing all labor, materials, construction machinery, and other miscellaneous items to install a new 20 MVA High Voltage Electrical Substation.

Contractors interested in bidding this project should request a Bid Packet from Brown & Kysar Inc. by emailing buzk@bki.cc.


BID NO. #15-19

IBM Cognos, Filenet and Tivoli Maximo Annual Software Subscription and Support Services and Licenses
Chelan PUD
Wenatchee, WA

Posted: 04/07/2015 

Proposals will be received by Public Utility District No. 1 of Chelan County, Washington (the “District”), at the office of, Procurement and Contract Services, Attention Alexandria Smith, Contract Specialist, 327 North Wenatchee Avenue, Wenatchee, Washington 98801, until 2:30 p.m., Pacific Daylight Time, May 7, 2015 for

IBM Cognos, Filenet and Tivoli Maximo Annual Software Subscription and Support Services and Licenses

Prior to receiving a copy of the Proposal Documents, interested parties must be listed as an IBM Partner on the IBM Business Partner locator (http://www.304.ibm.com/partnerworld/wps/bplocator/landing). Interested parties which are not listed on the IBM Business Partner locator will not be provided with the Proposal documents.

The Proposal Documents, in whole or in part, are available in read-only format at http://www.chelanpud.org/cf/PCS_Bids.  The District makes no representation as to the completeness of the electronic file. Interested companies may obtain Proposal Documents from the Procurement and Contract Services Department.  Requests are accepted online at http://www.chelanpud.org/cf/PCS_Bids, or in writing to P.O. Box 1231, Wenatchee, WA 98807, or in person at 327 North Wenatchee Avenue, Wenatchee, WA 98801, or by telephone at (509) 661-4479 or (888) 663-8121, extension 4479.

The District reserves the right to reject any and/or all Proposals, and/or to waive informalities, and to accept any Proposal which is in the District's best interests.


BID NO. #15-12-04

Customer Website Design
Benton PUD
Kennewick, WA

Posted: 04/03/2015 

Executive Summary

Public Utility District No. 1 of Benton County, also referred to as “the District,” is accepting proposals for a customer website redesign.  The District prefers the website to be a hosted content management system (CMS) solution.  The successful vendor will have graphic design capabilities to support the CMS solution as well as the District’s social media efforts.

The District is a publicly-owned electric distribution utility that provides electricity and wholesale broadband to Kennewick, Prosser, Benton City and surrounding rural communities of Benton County. The District’s main office is located in Kennewick, Washington and it has a second office in Prosser, Washington.  The District supplies electricity to a service territory of approximately 948 square miles and serves approximately 49,816 retail customers throughout the county.  The District has approximately 155 employees.   

District Objectives

The District is launching a redesign of its customer website that reflect the District’s mission, values and strategic goals, brand identity as well as culture of being a trusted energy partner.  The website will be a customer-facing “portal” to facilitate customer engagement products, services and share information.  The website should enhance the overall customer experience and satisfaction with the District and provide openness and transparency.

The District is also in the process of selecting a new integrated utility solution that will replace and build upon its customer applications (i.e. electric bill payment and presentment, portal, etc.).  The new customer website will need to incorporate into the integrated utility solution.

Schedule of Events

RFP Issued

April 1, 2015

Conference Call

April 7, 2015

Proposals Due

April 21, 2015

Evaluation of Proposals (Tentative)

April 23, 2015 - May 8, 2015

Notice of Short List (Tentative)

May 18, 2015

On-site Presentations (Tentative)

June 8, 2015 – June 19, 2015

Reference Checks and Contract Negotiation (Tentative)

Mid to Late June 2015

Contract Award (Tentative)

July, 2015

Project Start Date (Tentative)

August 3, 2015



To be considered for selection, vendors must submit a complete response to this RFP as detailed in this section. Proposals should be submitted electronically via email to:

                Michelle Ochweri, Manager of Contracts & Purchasing cp@bentonpud.org

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BID NO. #OS435

Executive Search Services
Cowlitz PUD
Longview, WA

Posted: 03/31/2015 

Cowlitz PUD is seeking Statements of Qualifications (SOQ) from firms that are experienced and knowledgeable in executive search services to assist our Board of Commissioners in recruiting and hiring of a Chief Operating Officer.

RFP Schedule & Timeline

Advertise/Issue RFP

March 31, 2015

Submission Deadline

May 15, 2015 at 4:00 p.m.

Cowlitz PUD Review Proposals

May 2015

Consultant Selection

June 5, 2015

Work to Begin

June 8, 2015

Scope of Services

The scope of the work requested for the successful hiring of a Chief Operating Officer for Cowlitz PUD is as follows:

Needs Assessment – Working in partnership with the Board of Commissioners and the General Manager, the Executive Search Firm will 1) determine the required set of skills and competencies, 2) define the required experience and other characteristics necessary to meet the needs of the District, and 3) determine a wage range in line with the current market.

A.     With the assistance of the Board of Commissioners, the General Manager and the Human Resources Department execute all phases of the search and selection process.

B.      Develop and advertise the position announcement/brochures, including mailing of position announcement/brochures to prospective candidates.

C.      Provide an overview of the search process for the Board of Commissioners, General Manager and the Human Resources Department.

D.     Conduct outreach and recruitment of qualified candidates.

E.      Conduct confidential personal recruitment when needed.

F.       Provide guidance and direction to the Board of Commissioners during interviews, open forums, and site visits as required.

G.     Facilitate first and second interviews of the candidates with the Board of Commissioners, General Manager and Human Resources Department.

H.     Conduct in-depth reference checks of the finalist candidates, including on-site interviews with current and/or former co-workers.

I.        Assist and provide guidance to the Board of Commissioners, the General Manager and the Human Resources Department with the final selection and negotiations with the selected candidate.

Proposal Evaluation:

Cowlitz PUD intends to select a qualified Executive Search Firm based on the following criteria, and may request interviews with finalists:

A.     Experience and qualifications of consultant to render required services.

B.      Reputation and longevity in the industry.

C.      References for other similarly provided services by vendor.

D.     Availability of consultant/broker to be proactive and anticipate the needs of Cowlitz PUD.

E.      Potential of firm to identify recruitable, strong candidates with relevant experience and to conduct thorough and exhaustive background inquiries and reference checks.

Cowlitz PUD reserves the right to accept or reject any or all parts of any proposal received; to reject the proposal of any firm who, in the sole judgment of Cowlitz PUD is not qualified to provide the services; and to waive any irregularities in the proposals.

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PREQUALIFICATION OF ELECTRICAL CONTRACTORS
2015
Chelan PUD
Wenatchee, WA

Posted: 10/28/2014 

Public Utility District No. 1 of Chelan County, Washington, is required by law as set forth in Section 2 of Chapter 220, Laws of 1971, First Extraordinary Session (RCW 54.04.085), that any person, firm or corporation desiring to bid upon any electrical work must answer questions contained in a standard form of questionnaire and financial statement, including a complete statement of the financial ability and experience.

Firms interested in prequalifying for District electrical work, pole testing, pole treatment, or tree trimming are invited to visit the Chelan County PUD web site at http://www.chelanpud.org/asp/pcs_apps/2015/PQ/pqform.asp and complete the Prequalification of Electrical Contractors online application.  Complete instructions are posted online, including directions on how to submit the application and what supporting documents are required. 

Please submit completed applications to the address below. 

Marcia Garton
Public Utility District No. 1 of Chelan County
PO Box 1231
327 N Wenatchee Avenue
Wenatchee, WA  98807-1231


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