Spokane County Medical Examiner Facility
Prebid Date3/27/19 10:00 am
Bid Date4/12/19 11:00 am
Company & Contacts
Bernardo Wills Architects
Victor Leame (509) 477-3693
PROJECT NUMBER: P11141
PROJECT NAME: Construction Services Spokane County Medical Examiner Facility
ISSUED BY: Spokane County Purchasing Department
PREPARED BY: Victor Leamer, Senior Buyer
ENGINEER’S ESTIMATE: Base Bid Item; $10,000,000.00 including tax
ATTENTION: Invitation To Bid – Public Works Project
NATURE OF THE PROJECT: Renovation of an approximate 19,800 sf, singe story warehouse/office building into an
office/laboratory facility with a 700-sf sally port addition and parking, on an approximate one acre parcel.
A PRE-BID CONFERENCE will be held on March 27, 2019, at 10:00 a.m. in the Spokane Facilities Building, 2nd Floor
Conference Room, 1211 W. Gardner Ave., Spokane, WA. The site location is open, unobstructed and available for any
contractors wishing to tour the site. Those prime contractors planning to submit bids are recommended to be represented at
this meeting. Representation of a prime contractor will be witnessed by signing in on the sign in sheet provided by the
County at the conference. In no event shall failure to inspect the site constitute grounds for a claim after contract award.
BIDS will be received by Spokane County until the listed closing date and time.
A PUBLIC BID OPENING will be held at 11:00 A.M. local time on Wednesday, April 12, 2019 in the Spokane Facilities
Building, 2nd Floor Conference Room, 1211 W. Gardner Ave., Spokane, Washington. Promptly at 11:00 A.M., the Senior
Buyer will make the last call for bids. After the last call for bids, bids will be opened and read aloud. Bids delivered after
the last call for bids may be rejected as non-responsive.
EARLY DELIVERY OF BIDS: The Spokane County Spokane County Purchasing Department, 1211 W Gardner Ave.,
Spokane, WA 99260 will receive bids until 11:00 A.M. local of the appointed day.
DELIVERY OF BIDS: Deliver bids to the Senior Buyer at the time and place for public bid opening when the Senior Buyer
announces the last call for bids.
EACH BID SHALL BE SEALED in an opaque envelope which has been clearly marked in the upper left corner with the
words “Bid By” followed by the name and address of the bidder. In the lower left corner of the envelope the bidder shall
write out the following: (1) the bid number – “P11141”; (2) the bid opening date – “April 12, 2019”; and (3) the name of
the bid – “Construction Services Spokane County Medical Examiner Facility”.
PUBLIC WORKS REQUIREMENTS: The scope of work for this project constitutes a public work under state law.
Bidders are cautioned to take into consideration statutory legal requirements, particularly, the payment of prevailing wages,
payment/performance bonds, reporting requirements for the use of sub-contractors, and sales tax implications in making
NO BIDDER may withdraw his bid after the time set for the opening thereof, unless the award of contract is delayed for a
period exceeding sixty (60) calendar days. However, the Board of County Commissioners may reject any or all bids for
BID DEPOSIT REQUIRED. No bid may be considered for public work unless it is accompanied by a bid deposit in the
form of a surety bond, postal money order, cash, cashiers check, or certified check in an amount equal to five percent (5%)
of the amount of the bid proposed including sales tax. The conditions of the obligation are that if the County of Spokane
shall make timely award to the successful bidder (Principal) according to the terms of the bid documents; and the Principal
shall, within ten (10) days after notice of the award, exclusive of the day of notice, enter into the contract with the County of
Spokane and furnishes the contractor’s bond (performance and payment bond) in an amount equal to one hundred percent
(100%) of the amount of the bid proposed including Washington State Sales Tax then this obligation shall be null and void;
otherwise if the Principal fails to enter into the contract and furnish the contractor’s bond within ten (10) days after notice of
the award, exclusive of the day of notice, the amount of the bid deposit shall be forfeited to the County; but in no event will
the Principal’s liability exceed five percent (5%) of the total amount of the bid proposed.
Cash Bid Deposit. If the bid deposit is in “cash” the bid deposit will be in the form of US currency (cash), postal money
order, cashiers check, or certified check. Money orders or checks should be made payable to the Spokane County Treasurer.
Cash bid deposits of all unsuccessful bidders shall be returned after the contract is awarded and the required contractor’s
bond and proof of insurance, given by the successful bidder, is accepted by the Board of County Commissioners.
Surety Bond Bid Deposit. If the bid deposit is in the form of a surety bond it must be of a corporate surety licensed to do
business in the State of Washington accompanied by a completed Bid Deposit Surety Bond Form (see Appendix).
WARNING: If the bidder is to submit a bid deposit in the form of a Surety Bond, the County strongly recommends the
use of the County Bid Deposit Surety Form contained in the Appendix. If the County Bid Deposit Surety Bond Form
is not used, the bidder is warned to take special care in assuring that the form used does not materially alter, qualify
or conflict with the terms and conditions set forth in the County Bid Deposit Surety Bond Form, and RCW 36.32.250.
The failure to furnish a bid bond in compliance with the County Bid Deposit Surety Form, and RCW 36.32.250, shall
make the bid non-responsive and shall cause the bid to be rejected by the County.
FUNDS: All money or dollar amounts referred to in the bid documents will be understood to mean US funds unless
COPIES of the ITB documents are available electronically and can be downloaded from the Spokane County Purchasing
Department website on or after March 18, 2019.
The ITB, and any future amendments, will be located on the website under the sub-heading “Current Solicitation” “Public
Works” Tab. The website URL is:
The plans and specifications may be viewed and hard copies ordered from:
256 W Riverside Avenue
Spokane, WA 99201
Plans and specifications may be viewed at the following plan centers:
Inland Northwest Associated General Contractors
4935 E. Trent Avenue
Spokane WA 99212
Associated Builders and Contractors
1760 E. Trent Avenue
Spokane, WA 99202
Daily Journal of Commerce Plan Center
2840 NW 3th Avenue
Portland, OR 97205
Daily Journal of Commerce
83 Columbia Street, Suite 200
Seattle, WA 98104-1482
Ridgeline Graphics (Wenatchee Plan Center)
34 N Chelan Ave
Wenatchee, WA 98801-2220
(509) 622-6858, x 123
Spokane Regional Plan Center
209 N Havana Street
Spokane, WA 99202-4723
Tri-City Construction Council
20 E Kennewick Avenue
Kennewick, WA 99336-3756
Walla Walla Valley Plan Center
29 E Sumach Street
Walla Walla, WA
Yakima Plan Center
1212 N 16th Avenue, Suite 2
Yakima, WA 98902-1348
SUBMITTALS must be made on the bid response sheets contained in the project manual.
FOR information contact Victor Leamer, Senior Buyer, in the Spokane County Purchasing Department at (509) 477-3693;
email; firstname.lastname@example.org. Reference Project Number P11141.