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City of Valdez

Invitation to Bid

Date: 3/31/17

Project: Copper Ave Erosion Protection & Gravel Extraction

Project Number: 17-310-8060 / Contract Number: 1295

Cost Code: 310-8060-58000

This project includes, but is not necessarily limited to: Construct four dike structures along the north bank of the Glacier Stream, downstream of the Richardson Hwy bridge. Excavate approximately 20,000 CY of native material from a dry area of the Glacier Stream river bed to create a diversion channel and stockpile the material along Copper Ave. Armor the new dike structures with class 4 riprap.

Sealed bids will be accepted until 10:00 am local time on Wednesday, April 19, 2017, at the office of the Capital Facilities Director, 300 Airport Road, Suite 201, P. O. Box 307, Valdez, Alaska 99686. The bids will be publicly opened and read at that time.

A non-mandatory pre-bid conference will be held at the office of the Capital Facilities Director, 300 Airport Road, Suite 201, Valdez, Alaska on Wednesday, April 12, 2017 at 2:00 pm.

Complete sets of the bid documents may be purchased from Digital Blueprint, 903 West Northern Lights Blvd., Anchorage, AK 99503, (907) 274-4060. Bid documents may also be downloaded from the City of Valdez website at; documents are located under “Bids” on the lower right hand side of the opening page. Bidders are encouraged to download, fill out, and return the Request for Addendum form located at the link listed above to ensure receipt of any addendum issued for this project. Bid security in the amount of 5% of the total bid is required.

The City reserves the right to waive any irregularities or informalities in a bid and to reject any and all bids without cause.

Current minimum prevailing wage rates as published by the Alaska Department of Labor must be paid if required by law.

Requirements of the Alaska Employment Preference (AS 36.10) must be met.

The City of Valdez “Standard Specifications and Standard Details” shall be used. An electronic copy is available from the City of Valdez website at under “standards and specifications” located on the “quick links” portion of the Capital Facilities Department page.

City of Valdez

Request for Proposals


Valdez Container Terminal and Small Boat Harbor Repairs

A. Overview

The purpose of this document is to solicit proposals from professional consultants to provide architectural, engineering, and related professional services for the demolition and replacement of the items listed for repair in the 2015 report which have been prioritized by the City. The Consultant shall conduct design and public meetings, provide information, reports, and drawings necessary to develop and communicate the project program, education specifications, concept designs and project cost.

The project consists of furnishing all labor, materials, equipment, tools, supervision, and other facilities necessary to perform the required services in accordance with the standards and criteria of the City of Valdez standards of the architectural and engineering profession.

B. Requirements for Statement of Qualifications

A detailed description of the requirements and additional documentation can be downloaded from the web:

(Click on “Bids” on the bottom left side of the screen)

C. Submissions and Inquiries

Valdez encourages disadvantaged, minority and women-owned consultant firms to respond.

Submit four (4) copies of your Statement of Qualifications to:

City of Valdez, Alaska, Director of Capital Facilities

PO Box 307

Valdez, AK 99686

Proposals will be accepted until: 4:00 pm local time April 14th, 2017.

Any questions regarding this project should be directed to Codi Allen, Project Manager, at , (907) 835-5478.


Valdez City Manager Elke Doom invites the public to attend a community reception on Monday, April 10, 2017 at 5:00 p.m. in the Civic Center Ballroom C to meet the final candidates for City Economic Development Director.

Community Reception

Economic Development Director Candidates

Monday, April 10th

5:00 – 7:00 p.m.

Valdez Civic Center Ballroom C

314 Clifton Drive

Light Refreshments Served.

For additional information about the community reception, please contact the City’s Human Resources Department @ or (907) 834-3416


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