Opportunities 2018-10-22T14:15:21+00:00


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DBE Teleconference
The Port of Bellingham/Bellingham International Airport hereby announces its proposed Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) participation goal of 5.5% for FAA-funded contracts/agreements. The proposed goal pertains to federal fiscal years 2018 through 2020.
A teleconference will be held on Wednesday, October 24 at 2:00PM for the purpose of consulting with stakeholders to obtain information relevant to the goal-setting process.
Email emilyp@portofbellingham.com for dial-in information.


RFP Building Redevelopment Opportunity
Redevelopment of an approximate 7,000 sf building and site in Fairhaven Marine Industrial Park, Bellingham, Washington.
Location: Fairhaven Marine Industrial Park is an 8-building 14-acre waterfront site located near the mouth of the Padden Creek lagoon at Bellingham Bay. Fairhaven Marine Industrial Park (FMIP) is home to a number of marine businesses including a boat builder, boat storage, marine repair facilities and marine manufacturing facilities.
Background: Building 8 located at 815 Harris Avenue has been leased to a number of marine related businesses. The building is timber framed and does not have power or utilities. The building site has not been defined and is part of the larger FMIP site.
Proposals: The Port is looking to continue a marine trade use and preference will be given to respondents who have a higher marine trade component in their proposals. The respondents must submit their site requirements with this Request For Proposal (RFP). This building and site will be leased “as-is”. The applicant will be responsible for all costs associated with rehabilitating or redeveloping the building and site.
Proposals Due: No later than 4:00pm on October 31, 2018 to: Shirley McFearin, Director of Real Estate, Port of Bellingham, 1801 Roeder Ave. Bellingham, WA 98225 Additional Information: www.portofbellingham.com or terryi@portofbellingham.com


RFQ for Owner Representation Services for New Library
The San Juan Island Library is requesting Statements of Qualifications from interested owner representation firms to represent the Library in the development of a new library building and other improvements to real property at a site to be determined. It is our desire that the firm see this project through the entire process from site selection, planning, funding and design, through construction and occupancy.
The complete RFQ can be obtained at http://www.sjlib.org under “About Us/Library Building Project.
Submittal due date is Friday, November 9, 2018 at 6:00pm.
For questions, please contact Laurie Orton, San Juan Island Library Director at lorton@sjlib.org. No phone calls please.


Janitorial Services – Lynden
The City of Lynden will receive proposals at the office of the Public Works Department on the 2nd Floor of City Hall, 300 4th Street, Lynden, WA. 98264, until 1:00 p.m. Friday, November 16, 2018, to furnish janitorial services for Lynden’s City Hall building, City Hall Annex, Police Department offices and Downtown Restroom facility.
Proposal details may be obtained in the Public Works office at the above address. Proposals submitted after the due date and time will not be considered. The Lynden City Council will review the recommendation for award at a regularly scheduled city council meeting in November.
The successful vendor will have staff that are willing to be fingerprinted and able to pass a Lynden Police Department background investigation.
Prevailing wage rates which are in effect on the date when proposals are due apply and are the minimum prevailing wage rates which must be paid for the first year of such contracts. Multi-year contracts will include prevailing wage increase language.
The successful vendor must comply with federal, state and local equal opportunity requirements.
We are an equal opportunity employer and encourage participation in this request for proposal by all interested firms, including disadvantaged, minority-owned, women-owned, and emerging small business enterprises.
A MANDATORY Pre-Submittal meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, October 30th, 2018 at 10:00 AM in the 2nd Floor Conference Room at Lynden City Hall. A walk-through of the premises will be conducted immediately after the meeting.
Any questions regarding this solicitation may be directed to Heather Sytsma, Senior Administrative Assistant for the Public Works Department: Heather Sytsma, sytsmah@lyndenwa.org or (360) 354-3446.