Contract to Develop Data Tools for Eelgrass Monitoring
The State of Washington acting by and through the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) intends to award a Sole Source Services Contract to Sound GIS. The purpose(s) of this Contract are to: develop new data processing tools (ArcGIS toolbox/Python) for DNR’s eelgrass monitoring project and conduct essential data processing tasks for the kelp monitoring project. The new tools are intended to automate data processing steps and thereby improve efficiency and data integrity. The processing of kelp data will produce a dataset that is ready for distribution to resource managers, scientists, planners and the public.
Sound GIS developed the original data processing tools for the eelgrass monitoring project and has expanded the tools since. Sound GIS has conducted data processing on earlier versions of the kelp monitoring data and has prepared final datasets for distribution. The previous experience with these datasets and analytical tools clearly demonstrates economic advantage and results in lowers costs to the DNR by continuing with the same firm.
The Department of Natural Resources has determined that entering into a Contract with Sound GIS will meet Purchaser’s needs and will be in Purchaser’s best interest.
The contract will be issued on or about February 10, 2015, for 5 months with no options for extension. The dollar value is estimated at $35,400.
Offerors contemplating the above requirements are required to submit capability statements detailing their ability to meet the state’s requirements within five (5) calendar days of this announcement. The following information should be included in the capability statements:
- Familiarity with the Department’s eelgrass and kelp monitoring datasets
- Familiarity with the Department’s eelgrass monitoring analytical tools
Contract for MAKO Breathing Air System
The Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR) contemplates awarding a sole source contract to Mallory Safety & Supply LLC for a MAKO breathing air system for the DNR marine dive station.
DNR bid out this work in 2013 and received no bids. The Mallory company is the sole regional vendor for MAKO products in Washington state.
The contract or purchase order will be issued on or about March 6, 2015.
Offerors contemplating the above requirements are required to submit capability statements detailing their ability to meet the state’s requirements within five (5) calendar days of this announcement. In the absence of other qualified sources, it is the state’s intent to make a sole source award of the contract.
To submit capability statements or for questions, contact:
Contact: Laura Lowe, Contracts and Purchasing Manager
Phone: (360) 902-1665