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.

Open Procurements

IFB KT #21-711 Unit Price Tree Trimming and Removal Services Contract

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Bids will be received by Kitsap Transit NO LATER THAN 2:00 P.M. June 28, 2021 and must recieved Via email to patrickr@kitsaptransit.com:

IFB KT #21-711 Unit Price Tree Trimming and Removal Services Contract

Project Description: The Work consists of providing all labor, materials, tools, equipment, transportation, supplies, permits (if necessary), and all other incidentals required to prune, trim, cut, and dispose of trees, brush, and branches on Kitsap Transit properties located throughout Kitsap County.  All Work will be assigned through the Work Order process outlined in Attachment A, Scope of Work.

Bidding Documents: Bidders must email Patrick Rogers at patrickr@kitsaptransit.com to receive a copy of the solicitation and to be placed on the Plan Holder’s List in order to receive automatic email notifications of future addenda and additional project information through the bid phase.  

Pre-Bid Meeting: A Pre-Bid Meeting and site visit are not being offered for this project.

Pre-Bid Questions: All questions, requests for information, and Pre-Bid material substitutions, must be submitted in writing and received by 5:00 PM June 18, 2021 via e-mail:  patrickr@kitsaptransit.com.

Plan Holder’s List: Email Patrick Rogers at patrickr@kitsaptransit.com to have your firm added to the Plan Holder’s List to automatically receive updates, addenda and other project information.  

Time for Completion: The Contractor shall provide Kitsap Transit fencing services for an initial period of one (1) year with a Kitsap Transit option to extend for one (1) additional year. The Contractor will work in good faith to complete all projects in accordance with the time frames outlines in the individual Work Orders. 

Bid Due Date: Bids will be received via email to patrickr@kitsaptransit.com. Bids will be accepted until 2:00 PM on June 28, 2021. When the official clock reads 2:00:01 PM, Bids are considered late and will not be considered for award. Immediately following the submission deadline, bids will be publically opened and read aloud via Zoom. All Plan Holders will receive a Zoom link on June 25th via their registration email. 

KT 21-711 Unit Price Tree Trimming and Removal Services Contract


Small Works and Consultant Roster Application

Kitsap Transit maintains our Small Public Works Roster and Consultant Roster in MRSC Rosters online database.  Businesses interested in working with Kitsap Transit on projects using a roster contracting process must register at www.mrscrosters.org and select Kitsap Transit in their application. 

If you have roster registration questions, please contact MRSC Rosters at mrscrosters@mrsc.org.  For questions regarding a specific project, please contact Kitsap Transit at 360.479.6960.

A list of projects awarded using the small works process is available upon request. To request a copy of the list, contact Patrick Rogers at patrickr@kitsaptransit.com.

Contracts Pending Award

There are no contracts pending award at this time.

Federal Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Program

Kitsap Transit has established a Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) program in accordance with regulations of the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT), 49 CFR Part 26.  Kitsap Transit has received Federal financial assistance from the Department of Transportation, and as a condition of receiving this assistance, Kitsap Transit has signed an assurance that it will comply with 49 CFR Part 26.

It is the policy of Kitsap Transit to ensure that DBE’s defined in part 26, have an equal opportunity to receive and participate in DOT–assisted contracts.  It is also our policy:

  1. To ensure nondiscrimination in the award and administration of DOT-assisted contracts;
  2. To create a level playing field on which DBE’s can compete fairly for DOT-assisted contracts;
  3. To ensure that the DBE Program complies with applicable laws;
  4. To ensure that only firms that fully meet 49 CFR Part 26 eligibility standards are permitted to participate in the DBE Program;
  5. To help remove barriers to the participation of DBE’s in DOT assisted contracts;
  6.  To assist the development of firms that can compete successfully in the market place outside the DBE Program.

Upcoming Federally Funded Procurement Opportunities:

How to participate:
Kitsap Transit encourages participation by all firms wishing to participate in Kitsap Transit contracting opportunities. Firms seeking to be certified as a Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) should contact the state of Washington Office of Minority and Women's Business Enterprises (OMWBE).

How do I become certified as a DBE?
Contact the Office of Minority and Women Business Enterprises in Olympia, Washington for information on the eligibility criteria, instructions and certification materials.

Check their website at www.omwbe.wa.gov/ (external link) or call the OMWBE at 360.664.9750.

DBE Program (PDF)


(Federal Fiscal Years 2021-2023)

Kitsap Transit’s Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) goal for fiscal years 2021 through 2023 is two point nine two percent (2.92%) DBE participation in Kitsap Transit federally funded contracting activities. The intent of the goal is to promote an environment of equal opportunity for local, certified DBEs to participate in Kitsap Transit’s federally funded contracting activities. The goal is an aspirational goal representative of the number of ready, willing, able and certified DBEs in the local market.

DBE Goal Methodology FFY2021-2023 (PDF)

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