Open Procurements

IFB-KT #17-585

Kitsap Transit is seeking sealed bids (IFB) from qualified sources to provide for the loading, securing, insuring, transporting and discharging a 38m X 10m aluminum passenger only ferry vessel from Florida, USA to British Columbia, Canada. Transportation vessel may be barge, ship deck cargo or float on/off vessel. Kitsap Transit shall delivery M/V Finest to the origination port between December 1st and December 5th, based on Awarded Vendors sailing schedule. The Awarded Vendor shall deliver the M/V Finest floating alongside the specified location and Kitsap Transit will take delivery floating alongside the agreed discharge location no later than January 26, 2017. All bids must be clearly marked:


PROJECT # KT 17-585

All questions, requests for clarification, and requests for approved equal, must be submitted in writing by 5:00 PM Pacific Time on October 20, 2017 at:  Kitsap Transit, Attn:  Patrick Rogers, 60 Washington Ave., Ste. 200, Bremerton, WA 98337; or e-mail:  patrickr@kitsaptransit.com .

IFB-KT #17-585

RFP-KT #17-583 Unarmed Security Guard Services

Kitsap Transit is seeking sealed Bids (RFP) from qualified sources to provide UNARMED Security Guard Services. It is Kitsap Transit’s intent to award a two (2) year Contract with three (1) one-year extensions for providing security guard services at Kitsap Transit Facilities and Park and Ride lots.

Copies of the RFP may be obtained by contacting Jeff Chou at jeffch@kitsaptransit.com.  Proposers downloading the RFP from the website must contact Jeff Chou at the email above to be placed on the Plan Holders' list to receive addenda/clarifications.

Mailed or hand-delivered sealed Bids will be accepted at Kitsap Transit's Main Reception desk NO LATER THAN 2:00 PM, on November 7th, 2017 (and must be addressed as (Security Guard Services RFP KT #17-583).

RFP-KT #17-583
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IFB-KT #17-581 George's Corner Park & Ride Lot Improvement

Kitsap Transit is seeking sealed bids (IFB) from qualified sources to conduct lot and landscaping improvements at Kitsap Transit’s George’s Corner Park and Ride Lot located in Kingston, WA. All bids must be physically received by Kitsap Transit NO LATER THAN 2:00 P.M. on October 9, 2017, and, immediately thereafter, will be opened in the Harborside Conference Room at Kitsap Transit, 60 Washington Ave., Ste. 200, Bremerton, WA. All bids must be clearly marked:


A non-mandatory Pre-Bid Meeting is scheduled for 9:00 AM on September 22, 2017 on-site at: Kitsap Transit’s George’s Corner Park and Ride Lot 27618 NE Hansville Rd, Kingston, WA 98346.

All questions, requests for information, and Pre-Bid material substitutions, must be submitted in writing and received by 5:00 PM  on September 27, 2017 at:  Kitsap Transit, Attn:  Patrick Rogers, 60 Washington Ave., Ste. 200, Bremerton, WA 98337; or by e-mail:  patrickr@kitsaptransit.com.

IFB-KT #17-581 George's Corner P&R Lot Improvement
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Bow Loading Passenger Only Ferry Vessel

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KT 17-559 Plan Holders List 


Step 2 in development, release date TBD.

Contracts Pending Award

Invitation to Bid KT #17-580 C18 Marine Engine Purchase

Number of Addenda: 0
Number of Bids Received: 1

Preliminary Bid Results

Apparent Low Bidder:         Vigor Kvichak LLC       $232,280 or $310,000 for optional 3rd engine

KT 17-580 C18 Marine Engine Purchase Bid Opening Log

Invitation to Bid KT #17-579 DPF Equipment Purchase

Number of Addenda: 2
Number of Bids Received: 2

Preliminary Bid Results

Apparent Low Bidder:            Western Peterbilt LLC          $46,350.08
Apparent 2nd Low Bidder:     Diesel Emission Service        $52,458.00

KT 17-579 DPF Equipment Purchase Bid Opening Log

Invitation to Bid KT #17-576 Multi Sensor Night Vision System

Number of Addenda: 1
Number of Bids Received: 2

Preliminary Bid Results

Apparent Low Bidder:         Nord Atlantic                              $64,900.00
Apparent 2nd Low Bidder:  Holzberg Communications       $73,900.00

KT 17-576 Multi Sensor Night Vision System Bid Opening Log 

Recently Awarded Contracts

KT 17-557: Owner's Representation for Ferry Vessel Construction was awarded to Elliott Bay Design Group by Resolution 17-33 on May 16, 2017
KT 17-573: B Float Fuel Tank #2 Install was awarded to ESE Corporation by Resolution 17-42 on June 6, 2016
KT 17-555: Small Passenger-Only Vessel Construction was awarded to All American Marine by Resolution 17-40 on June 6, 2016

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.

Transit Advertising

Kitsap Transit offers interior and exterior bus advertising through a media agency.  For information and pricing, please contact:

Tammi Boggan
VP & General Manager
719 2nd Avenue, Suite 425
Seattle, WA 98104
Phone: 206-762-2531
Fax: 206-762-2532

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:

Expected Procurement Opening Project Project Type
2nd Quarter A-Float/BTC Dock Security Safety & Security Improvements     
2nd Quarter Fast Ferry Procurement Design/Build
3rd Quarter George's Corner Park & Ride Lot Improvements
3rd Quarter Annapolis Dock Upgrade Final Design

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)
FY 2018 - 2020 DBE Goal is 2.93% (PDF)

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