NOTICE OF BID OPPORTUNITY
Competitive Solicitation 22-0010-2
Plants & Trees
COMPETITIVE SOLICITATION POSTING: October 25, 2023.
DEADLINE FOR SUBMITTING BIDS: December 7, 2023.
Find the full solicitation on Washington’s Electronic Business Solution (WEBS). Vendors not registered in WEBS will not receive updates or amendments to the solicitation, which could disadvantage your bid.
Pre-bid conference: November 9, 2023 at 1:00 PM (Pacific Time).
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Meeting ID: 233 972 394 78
Join by phone: (833) 322-1218
Contract location: Thurston County, Washington
Contract description: The Washington State Department of Enterprise Services (Enterprise Services) is conducting a competitive procurement to award multiple Contracts for specified categories of annuals, bulbs, ferns, grasses, perennials, sedums, sempervivums, shrubs, and trees (Plants and Trees) for Enterprise Services to acquire.
Items are divided into 7 categories such as trees, grasses etc. Bidders may bid on one or more categories.
To be responsive, Bidders must bid on every item listed in the category upon which they are bidding.
When placing a bid, Bidders are NOT required to have in stock items upon which they are bidding. Rather they must either have such items in stock, or be able to supply said items at a commercially reasonable time and in a manner appropriate for the item being supplied.
There may be up to two awards per category.
Bidders who are awarded a contract in a category may receive requests for items in Bidder’s catalog that would have been in said category but were not specifically listed.
595-10 Bedding Plants and Cuttings
595-15 Bulbs and Seeds (Incl. Flower Seeds)
595-35 Groundcovers and Vines
595-59 Plants, Herb
595-57 Plants, Non-Flowering
595-65 Shrubbery, Evergreen
595-66 Shrubbery, Flowering
595-70 Trees, Fruit and Nut
595-75 Trees, Ornamental and Shade
Inclusion plan: None
- Washington small businesses: 35 Points
- Veteran-owned businesses: 35 Points
- Executive Order 18-03: 15 Points
Solicitation documents: Solicitation documents, contacts and bid instructions are available in WEBS: https://pr-webs-vendor.des.wa.gov/.
Question-and-answer period: October 25 – November 22, 2023.
Submit questions or concerns about this solicitation in writing to the Procurement Coordinator, Sean Santoro, at DESCPRMInternal@des.wa.gov.