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City of Yakima


RFP NO. 12020P

Notice is hereby given by the undersigned that electronic sealed Requests for Proposals will be accepted via until the hour of 11:00:00 AM PDT on October 12, 2020 RFPs will be publicly opened in Yakima City Hall, Council Chambers, 129 N. 2nd Street, Yakima, Washington 98901. At such time, Proposers names will be publicly read for: Transportation services vendors to submit proposals to provide high-quality, advance reservation, curb-to-curb and door-to-door ADA Paratransit Transportation Services to certified ADA eligible persons. This service is known in the City as “Dial-A-Ride” service.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the Governor’s order against public gatherings, our public bid openings will now be conducted via live stream through our City of Yakima YPAC Division. The link to view the public bid opening remotely is as follows:

Instructions to register with are available at

A pre-proposal conference will be held via Zoom at 11:00:00 AM PDT on September 21, 2020. Attendance is not mandatory; however, Proposers are STRONGLY urged to attend. Call 509-575-6094 to request a Zoom invite.

The City of Yakima reserves the right to reject any & all RFPs. The City hereby notifies all Proposers that it will affirmatively ensure compliance with WA State Law Against Discrimination (RCW chapter 49.60) & the Americans with Disabilities Act (42 USC 12101 et set.)

The City of Yakima has established a Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) program in accordance with regulations of the Department of Transportation (DOT) 49 CFR Part 26. It is the policy of the City to ensure that DBE’s, as defined in 49 CFR Part 26, have an equal opportunity to receive and participate in DOT-assisted contracts. The City’s current goal proposes that 0% of all DOT funds expended in DOT-assisted contracts will be let to certified DBE firms that are available, willing, and able. The City of Yakima hereby notifies all proposers that it will affirmatively ensure that in any contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement, disadvantaged business enterprises will be afforded full opportunity to submit proposals in response to this invitation and will not be discriminated against on the grounds of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, or national origin in consideration for an award.”

Dated September 14, 2020.

(958925) September 14 and 15, 2020