On October 11, 2021, the City of Yakima solicited Bid 12126S titled Re-Bid Unit-Price Electrical Services to provide electrical service for the City of Yakima facilities on an “as needed’ basis. This Bid takes the place of the City’s former Bid 12108S titled On-Call Electrical Services which was canceled due to passing of new legislation and bidding requirements.
Recommendation was made for a split award to Core Northwest, LLC. and Knobel’s Electric, Inc., and was approved by Kerry Jones, Fleet and Facilities Manager, and Scott Schafer, Director of Public Works. Recommendation for award was made to Core Northwest for: low voltage, electrical construction, electric vehicle charging station, exterior and interior lighting, panel manufacturing and upgrading, street lighting, illuminated signs, HVAC wiring and install due to their Bid being the lowest responsive bid from a responsible bidder. Recommendation for award was also made to Knobel’s Electric for: high voltage, traffic sign installation and replacement, street and power line/pole construction and relocation, traffic control devices and signals, traffic loop, high voltage electrical testing, transformer maintenance and repair due to them being the only responsive bid for these services from a responsible bidder.
This Contract is limited to three years with an optional one year extension or to $250,000, whichever comes first.