DNR SOLE SOURCE CONTRACTS
Washington State law requires that we list sole-source contract —ones where only one person or company is capable of providing the contractual services needed—on our website for not less than ten working days before the contract’s proposed starting date. These contracts also must be approved by the Department of Enterprise Services.
For a complete list of state contracts and related rules and policies, please visit the Department of Enterprise Services’ procurement web page.
Current Sole-Source Contracts by DNR
Notice Of Sole Source Personal Services Contract For Canopy-forming Kelp Mapping
The State of Washington acting by and through the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) intends to award a sole source contract to Ecoscan Resources, CA. The purpose of this Contract is to provide a comprehensive survey for floating kelp resources (Nereocystis luetkeana and Macrocystis pyrifera) for 2013 and 2014. The survey must span the coastline from Port Townsend to Copalis River, Washington, using methods employed between 1990 and 2012 by the DNR Nearshore Habitat Program for long-term monitoring. Tasks and deliverables shall include aerial photography data acquisition, photo-interpretation of floating kelp beds and preparation of base maps, digitizing of floating kelp resources, and summary reports, including comparison to previous surveys. The total award shall not exceed fifty thousand five hundred and forty-four dollars ($50,544).
The contractor must have the following minimum experience: At least 7 years’ experience in all aspects of conducting aerial photography-based coastal floating kelp canopy surveys, including acquiring vertical aerial color infrared photographic imagery and associated observations, interpretation of imagery and transfer of the information into GIS databases, statistical comparisons of extent of the kelp along the coastline and between years, and presentation of survey results using maps at various scales as well as tabular outputs. The contractor must provide all equipment and supplies as necessary to secure and provide the specified deliverables.
Any qualified contractors that wish to compete for this contract should submit a formal response that expresses interest in the sole source solicitation and includes a detailed description of qualifications that demonstrates that the selective requirements of the solicitation are met. Those who wish to submit capability statements detailing their ability to meet the state’s requirements must do so within five (5) calendar days of this posting, by September 9, 2013.
To submit capability statements or for questions, contact: Helen Berry at firstname.lastname@example.org or 360-902-1052.