Project Details

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Contract Number: 20-468  
Description: Fircrest School - ATP Staff Development Relocation
Agency: Department of Social and Health Services  
Bid Date & Time: 10/13/2020 3:00 PM Bid City and Location:
1500 Jefferson Street, Olympia, WA 98501

For additional information about this project:  
Project Manager:
Timothy Byrne, R.A.
Phone: (360) 902-8176
A/E Firm:
MSGS Architects
Firm Contact:  Garner Miller
Phone:  (360) 943-6774

Detailed Bid Advertisement:  

Sealed bids will be accepted for the following project:

PROJECT NO.: 2020-468 G (2-1)

TITLE: FIRCREST SCHOOL – ATP Staff Development Relocation

AGENCY: FPS for Department of Social and Health Services

PROJECT MANAGER: Timothy Byrne, R.A.

ESTIMATED BASE BID COST RANGE: $863,000.00 to $988,000.00
(low from just Base Bid to high including
all alternates)

SUBMITTAL TIME/DATE/LOCATION: Prior to 3:00 P.M., Tuesday, October 13, 2020
Dept. of Enterprise Services
Mail to: PO Box 41476, Olympia, WA 98504-1476
Attn: Facility Professional Services

Hand deliver between the hours of 1:00 PM and prior to 3:00 PM on Tuesday, October 13, 2020 only to:
Dept. of Enterprise Services
Facility Professional Services
1500 Jefferson Street SE, Olympia, WA 98501
(Secure bid box in front of building, see directions below)

Virtual Public Bid Opening will be held after 3:10 PM Tuesday, October 13, 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: Wednesday, September 23, 2020.
Currently access to the Fircrest School Campus is being limited to a certain number of individuals at a time. Email the Project Manager in order to indicate your firm would like to take part in the Pre-Bid site walk: Time and location will be provided once registered to attend.
Only one person per construction firm will be allowed to take part in this Pre-Bid walk.

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-delivering bids, a locked drop box will be available outside the 1500 Jefferson St. S.E. building for contractors to deposit their sealed bids. We ask that you please maintain a distance of at least six feet from all other individuals when dropping off bids. An FPS staff member will be inside the lobby monitoring the locked drop box during those hours.

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 Alphagraphics of Olympia, 705 –
4th Avenue East, Olympia, WA 98506, telephone (360) 956-1020, webpage: upon the deposit of $100.00. Please
make checks payable to MSGS Architects. 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, MSGS Architects, 510 Capitol Way South, Olympia, WA 98501, Attn: Garner Miller,, 360-943-6774. 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 King 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

Supplemental Bidder Responsibility will be evaluated for this project. In determining Bidder responsibility, the Owner shall consider an overall accounting of the criteria set forth in “DIVISION 00 SUPPLEMENTAL RESPONSIBILITY CRITERIA”. Please direct questions regarding this subject to the office of the Consultant.

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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