Request for Bids: Construction of Meacham Flats Habitat Enhancement Project

Project abstract: 

**Pre-bid construction walk-through notes and questions have been uploaded below**

*** Due to higher than average snowfall this winter, project tours and bid packet due dates have been pushed back one week. Please see updated dates below. *UPDATED DATES*

The Yakama Nation’s Upper Columbia Habitat Restoration Project (UCHRP) is requesting bids for a Salmon Habitat Enhancement Project to be implemented in the upper Wenatchee River (River Mile 40.8) in July/August of 2017.  The project will involve all work elements and specifications found in the Overview/SOW, Project Plans, and Bid Tab sheet attached to this bid packet. This project will be conducted in and around a side-channel of the upper Wenatchee River and entails the construction of eight (8) margin wood structures and six (6) floodplain roughness structures. The project is located on private property and DNR State Owned Aquatic Lands (SOALs). For more complete details, please download and view all attached documents found on this webpage below. Attached, is a bid cover letter, an EXAMPLE Construction Agreement Template, a notice to potential contractors (from WA DNR), a document titled "Exhibits A-E", and a document titled "Exhibits F-H". Please refer to the following list that defines the exhibits. Available as project downloads, Exhibits will be broken into files (groups) as shown in the bulleted lists below:

  • Exhibit A - Project Overview/SOW
  • Exhibit B - Budget Bid Sheet
  • Exhibit C - Payment Schedule
  • Exhibit D - Project Plans
  • Exhibit E - General Conservation Measures (for HIP III permit compliance)
  • Exhibit F - Daily Standby Rate
  • Exhibit G - Certified Payroll
  • Exhibit H - Example Treaty Tax Exemption Cover Letter Treaty Tax Exemption Certificate
  • Exhibit I - Project Pre-Bid Walk Through Notes (will be uploaded to web post walkthrough)

There will be a pre-bid site walk through held on April 17, 2017. Please bring waders for the walk through.  We will be meeting at the gas station at Coles Corner, WA (at the intersection of Hwy 2 and 207) at 9am on April 17th. Coles Corner is located 15 miles north of Leavenworth WA on Hwy2. After sign-in, we will visit the log storage area and then travel to project site for pre-construction tour. After attending the pre-bid walk through, please complete your bid on Exhibit B - Budget and return along with all other required documents by the COB May 4, 2017. All bids must be signed, state that they are good for at least 180 days, contain the completed budget sheet, and provide a construction timeline/sequencing sheet. Please submit all required documents to: 

Yakama Nation
Attn:  Jackie Olney, Meacham Flats Habitat Enhancement Project
PO Box 151
Toppenish WA, 98948

(if using UPS/FedEx, shipping address: 401 Fort Road, Toppenish, WA  98948, Rm 8)

Project goals: 

To address the ecological concerns identified by the Regional Technical Team (RTT) for this section of the Wenatchee River. This will be accomplished by adding juvenile rearing and cover habitat in the form of margin wood structures. 

Project plan: 
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