Project Title
 Power Upgrade and EV Charger Install at Harper and Bayside Park and Ride IFB KT #15-519
Type of Post
 Sealed Bids (IFB)
Project Owner
 Kitsap Transit
Link to original solicitation
Plans and specifications are available for viewing at the KT Administration office or It is recommended that Bidders notify Patrick Rogers of their intent to submit a Bid and register with KT’s Planholders’ List in order to receive
electronic notification of issued Addenda.
Estimated Contract Value
Bid Close: Date and Time
 2:00 P.M. on October 6th, 2015
Specific instructions: bid closing, mandatory meeting, bonding, insurance…
A pre-bid meeting for this project will be held at 10:00 AM on September 23rd, 2015 at the Kitsap Transit’s Harborside Conference Room, 60 Washington Ave., Ste. 200, Bremerton, WA. Bidders are encouraged to attend.

All Bids must include a Bid Bond made only on an Owner-provided form for a sum equal to 5% of the Total Bid Amount. Bids shall be submitted only on the forms provided.

Additional documentation links and their importance.
Subcontractor / Supplier Goals, Set Asides, Preferences
Kitsap Transit 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 an award.

Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Goal: The purpose of the Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) overall goal is to achieve a “level playing field” for ready, willing and able DBE’s seeking to participate in Federally-assisted Contracts. Kitsap Transit’s DBE goal for Federal fiscal year 2015 is 2.05%, the full text of which may be found at:

Fostering Small Business: KT takes reasonable steps to facilitate fair competition by incorporating small business concerns into its Federal procurement practices. As part of this effort, KT actively seeks Bids from qualified small businesses, including DBEs. KT also encourages Prime Contractors to provide subcontracting opportunities of a size and nature that small businesses can reasonably compete and perform effectively.

Scope of work
 The work to be performed consists of a power upgrade at the Harper and Bayside Park and Ride locations to accommodate the additional load necessary to operate a 240 volt, 80 amp single phase EV charger. The Contractor will also upgrade the secondary underground conductors from the transformer pole to the existing meters. Contractor will also evaluate the existing power distribution panels at each site and upgrade as necessary. Kitsap Transit will supply one (1) EV charger to be installed by Contractor at each site.
Point of contact
Copies of the IFB may be obtained by contacting Patrick Rogers at

All questions, requests for information, and Pre-Bid material substitutions, must be submitted in writing on the Owner-provided form in this Project Manual (Section 6) and received by 5:00 pm on September 28th, 2015 at: Kitsap Transit, Attn: Patrick Rogers, 60 Washington Ave., Ste. 200, Bremerton, WA 98337; or e-mail: kitsap_transit

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