Chapter 3.44


3.44.010    Established.

3.44.020    Inclusion on roster.

3.44.030    Procedure.

3.44.010 Established.

There is established for the city, a small works roster comprised of all contractors who request to be on the roster and who are, where required by law, properly licensed or registered to perform contracting work in the state of Washington.  (Ord. 951 §1, 1993)

3.44.020 Inclusion on roster.

The small works roster shall be established as follows:

A.  At least once every year, the city shall advertise in a newspaper of general circulation the existence of a small works roster for the city.  The city shall add to the roster those contractors who respond to the advertisement and request to be included on the roster.

B.  In order to be included on the roster, the contractor shall supply information as follows in response to a standard form questionnaire to be developed at the direction of the city council:

1.  The contractor’s state license or registration, where required by law;

2.  The contractor’s financial standing and responsibilities;

3.  The contractor’s experience, organization, and technical qualifications necessary to perform proposed contracts;

4.  The contractor’s ability to comply with the required performance schedules taking into consideration its existing business commitments;

5.  The contractor’s satisfactory record of performance, integrity, judgment and skills;

6.  The contractor’s ready availability to perform work in and for the city;

7.  Such other information as may be secured concerning the contractor’s ability to satisfactorily perform a contract with the city.

C.  The questionnaire required in subsection B of this section shall be sworn before a notary public, and shall be submitted once a year and at such other times as the Wapato council shall require.  (Ord. 951 §2, 1993)

3.44.030 Procedure.

The small works roster shall be utilized as follows:

A.  Whenever the city seeks to construct any public work or improvement, the estimated cost of which, including costs of material, supplies and equipment is one hundred thousand dollars or less, the small works roster may be utilized.

B.  When the small works roster is utilized, the city shall invite proposals from all appropriate contractors on the small works roster including, whenever possible, at least one proposal from a minority contractor who otherwise qualifies.

C.  The invitation to the contractor on the small works roster shall include an estimate of the scope and nature of the work to be performed and materials and equipment to be furnished.

D.  When awarding a contract for work under the small works roster, the city shall award the contract to the contractor submitting the lowest responsible bid; provided, however, that the city reserves its right under applicable law to reject any or all bids, and to waive procedural irregularities.  (Ord. 951 §3, 1993)