NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that sealed statements of qualifications and performance will be received by Purchasing in the Administrative Services Finance office on the fifth floor of the Whatcom County Courthouse, 311 Grand Avenue Suite 503, Bellingham WA 98225 for the following:
OPEN ROSTER FOR:
PROFESSIONAL ARCHITECTURAL, ENGINEERING, AND OTHER CONSULTING SERVICES
This roster is open through June 30 December 31, 2020 (extended in Addendum 1). Submittals will be accepted at any time while the roster is valid.
In accordance with RCW Chapter 39.80, and WCC Chapter 3.08.060, Whatcom County is generally announcing its projected requirements for certain professional architectural, engineering, and other consulting services including recycling, education, environmental protection and restoration, waste and pollution prevention, planning and management services, for the first half of calendar year 2020. To be considered, firms must submit all the information requested in the RFQ document.
Whatcom County reserves the right to reject any or all submittals, and to waive any irregularities. Whatcom County affirms it will not discriminate against, or grant preferential treatment to any individual or group on the basis of race, sex, color, ethnicity, or national origin in the operation of public employment, public education, or public contracting. Whatcom County encourages disadvantaged, minority, and women owned consultant firms to respond.
Whatcom County will act in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, 78 Stat. 252, 42 U.S.C. 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 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 Whatcom County AS Finance/Purchasing at (360) 778-5330.
As required by law, participation in the E-Verify System may be required.
Publication Dates: January 8 and 15, 2020.
All documents for this solicitation can be downloaded at no charge in PDF format; see "Related Documents" at the bottom of this webpage:
1. Click on the "View Documents" button, which will open up a form requesting basic information about your firm. The entries on this form will populate the official plan holders list. Your accuracy is important to ensure notification of any addenda or other distributed information.
2. After your completed form is accepted, scroll again to the bottom of this page, to find the link(s) for all documents related to this solicitation.