Call for Bids – Baker Bay Stormwater Infiltration Project




Sealed Proposals will be received by the undersigned at the City of Ilwaco, 120 First Avenue North, Ilwaco, Washington 98624, up to 10:00 a.m.; local time on July 3, 2024, for furnishing the necessary labor, materials, equipment, tools, and guarantees thereof to construct the Baker Bay Ilwaco Stormwater Project. 

This project includes removal of approximately 32,000 sf of paved surfaces and installation of approximately 3,200 sf of biorention facilities, approximately 9,000 sf of new landscaped areas, approximately 500 sf of permeable pavers, six BioPod structures, 2,000 sf of new sidewalk, new curb, gutter, valley gutter and asphalt pavement, and 37 trees.

The work will be substantially complete by December 7, 2024 stated in the Notice to Proceed. All bidding and construction shall be performed in compliance with the Contract Provisions and Contract Plans for this project and any addenda issued thereto that are on file at the office of the City Clerk, City Hall, Ilwaco, Washington.

Proposals will be publicly opened and read aloud at City Hall shortly after the time and date stated above. Proposals are to be submitted only on the form provided with the Bid Documents. All Proposals must be accompanied by a certified check, postal money order, cashiers check or Proposal bond payable to the “City of Ilwaco” and in an amount of not less than five percent (5%) of the total Proposal amount.

Bid Documents for this project are available free-of-charge at the following website:

A mandatory Pre-Bid Meeting will be held on June 20, 2024, at 10:30 a.m. at the Ilwaco Pavilion, located at 195 Howerton Ave, Ilwaco, WA 98624. Bids from bidders who do not attend and participate in the Pre-Bid Meeting will not be accepted.

Funding for this project comes in part from the Washington State Department of Ecology. Neither the State of Washington nor any of its departments or employees are, or shall be, a party to any contract or subcontract resulting from this solicitation for bids.  Additional financing of the project is provided by the City of Ilwaco and the Lower Columbia Estuary Partnership.

The successful bidder will be required to conform to the wage requirements prescribed by the federal Davis-Bacon and Related Acts which requires that all laborers and mechanics employed by contractors and subcontractors performing on contracts funded in whole or in part by Washington State Department of Ecology’s Stormwater Grant Program pay their laborers and mechanics not less than the prevailing wage rates and fringe benefits, as determined by the Secretary of Labor, for corresponding classes of laborers and mechanics employed on similar projects in the area. All work performed on the project will be subject to the higher of the prevailing state or federal wage rates.

The City of Ilwaco is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.  Small, Minority- and Women-owned firms are encouraged to submit bids.

The City of Ilwaco expressly reserves the right to reject any or all Proposals and to waive minor irregularities or informalities and to Award the Project to the lowest responsive, responsible bidder as it best serves the interests of the City.


(Signed)          SAMANTHA BAKER