Project Details

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Contract Number: 20-131  
Description: Mechanical Improvements - Phase 2
Agency: Wenatchee Valley College  
Bid Date & Time: 11/03/2020 3:00 PM Bid City and Location:
  Wenatchee, WA
1307 7th Street, Wenatchee, WA 98801

For additional information about this project:  
Project Manager:
Eric Lester
Phone: (360) 480-3281
A/E Firm:
Hultz/BHU Engineers Inc.
Firm Contact:  Rick Hultz
Phone:  (253) 383-3257
FAX:  (253) 383-3283

Detailed Bid Advertisement:  

Sealed bids will be accepted for the following project:

PROJECT NO.: 2020-131 H (1-2)

TITLE: Mechanical Improvements - Phase 2

AGENCY: FPS for Wenatchee Valley College


ESTIMATED BASE BID COST RANGE: $700,000.00 to $985,000.00
(low from just Base Bid to high including
all alternates)

SUBMITTAL TIME/DATE/LOCATION: Prior to 3:00 P.M., Tuesday, November 3, 2020
Wenatchee Valley College, Facilities Office
Mail or hand deliver to:
1307 7th Street, Wenatchee, WA 98801

Hand deliver between the hours of 12:00 P.M. and prior to 3:00 P.M., on Tuesday, November 3, 2020 only to:
Wenatchee Valley College, Facilities Office
1307 7th Street, Wenatchee, WA 98801

Virtual Public Bid Opening will be held after 3:00 P.M., Tuesday, November 3, 2020 on YouTube: (see additional information below)

SUBCONTRACTOR LISTING Prior to one hour after bid submittal time/date, submit
SUBMITTAL(S): Form A, (HVAC, Plumbing, Electrical)
Within 48 hours of bid submittal time, submit Form B (Structural Steel Install, Rebar Install)
Forms A and B are to be e-mailed to

BY: Department of Enterprise Services
Facility Professional Services

PRE-BID WALK-THROUGH: 10:00 A.M., Tuesday, October 6, 2020. Meet at the entrance to the College’s Facilities Office, 1307 7th Street, Wentachee, WA 98801. For specific directions for an on-site pre-bid walk-through, please contact the Consultant listed below.
Those wishing to attend must register three (3) days in advance by contacting the Consultant, Rick Hultz at (253) 383-3257, or at to confirm attendance and that social distancing protocols can be maintained.

A second pre-bid walk-through may be arranged if the number of people registering to attend the first pre-bid walk-through creates a safety concern.

In response to the COVID-19 global pandemic and in an effort to keep our contractors and staff healthy, the Department of Enterprise Services Facility Professional Services (FPS) is making changes to the Public Works bid submittal and bid opening process.

FPS will be accepting mailed-in or hand-delivered bids. Contractors are highly encouraged to mail bids whenever possible in an effort to stay home and stay healthy. Clearly identify that it is a SEALED BID on the outside of the envelope. Include an attention line in the address to ensure that the bid is routed correctly.

For hand-delivered bids, we ask that you please maintain a distance of at least six feet from all other individuals when dropping off bids.

Additionally, all Public Works Bid Openings will be conducted via live stream on YouTube. A link to the live stream for bid opening can be found above. Contractors and the public will not be allowed to stay to watch the bid opening in person. We will strive to begin bid opening live streams within thirty minutes of the bid closing and appreciate your patience as we deploy this new process. If you have questions, please contact us at or call (360) 902-7272.

Contractors may obtain plans and specifications from the Consultant, Hultz/BHU Engineers Inc.,
1111 Fawcett Avenue, Suite 100, Tacoma, WA 98402, telephone (253) 383-3257, fax (253) 383-3283 upon the deposit of $50.00. Plans must be returned in good condition within seven (7) days following bid date to obtain a refund of deposit. After seven days no refunds will be made.

Plans and specifications may be viewed at the following plan centers: Abadan Reprographics & Imaging, Spokane, WA; Associated Builders & Contractors, Spokane, WA; Associated General Contractors, Boise, ID; Builder’s Exchange of Washington, Everett, WA; Daily Journal of Commerce Plan Center, Portland, OR; Daily Journal of Commerce, Seattle, WA; Hermiston Plan Center, Hermiston, OR; Contractor Plan Center, Milwaukie, OR; Ridgeline Graphics (Wenatchee Plan Center), Wenatchee, WA; Spokane Regional Plan Center, Spokane, WA; Tri-City Construction Council, Kennewick, WA; Walla Walla Valley Plan Center, Walla Walla, WA; Weekly Construction Reporter, Bellingham, WA; Yakima Plan Center, Yakima, WA.

Please direct questions regarding this project to the office of the Consultant. Within 24 hours following the bid opening, results will be available on the FPS web site at

The State of Washington prevailing wage rates are applicable for this public works project located in Chelan County. Bidders are responsible to verify and use the most recent prevailing wage rates. The “Effective Date” for this project is the Bid Form due date above. The applicable prevailing wage rates may be found on the Department of Labor & Industries website located at

In accordance with RCW 39.30.060, if the base bid and the sum of the additive alternates is one million dollars or more, the Bidder is required to provide the names of the Subcontractors with whom the Bidder will directly subcontract for the performance of heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC), plumbing and electrical for this project on Subcontractor List Form A within one hour of the bid submittal time via email to The Bidder shall also provide names of the Subcontractors with whom the Bidder will subcontract for structural steel installation and rebar installation on Subcontractor List Form B within 48 hours of the bid submittal time via email to

The successful Bidder is required to register and create an account in the DES Diversity Compliance program (B2Gnow) at Voluntary numerical Diverse Business goals of 10% MBE, 6% WBE, 5% Washington Small Business, and 5% Veterans have been established for this project. Achievement of the goals is encouraged.

Bidders may contact the Office of Minority and Women's Business Enterprise (OMWBE) at to obtain information on certified firms. Bidders may also utilize Washington Small Businesses registered in WEBS at and Veteran-owned Businesses at

The State reserves the right to accept or reject any or all bids and to waive informalities.



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