Request for Proposal/Qualifications

Dallesport Sewer Plant, Rate Study and General Sewer Plan Update:


Klickitat County intends to set up a negotiated hourly rate agreement for design engineering services with companies that specialize in the planning, upgrade, design, and permitting of waste water treatment plants. The project consists of updating the existing General Sewer Plan and evaluating the current residential sewer rates.


The professional capabilities of consultants, directly involved with work must include professional licensure where appropriate, and a demonstrable expertise in the specialized areas necessary to accomplish the services required. For these services, the consultant is expected to furnish all necessary field equipment, personnel and other supporting equipment and consumables.

  • Dalleport Sewer Plant RFP (in pdf Adobe Acrobat format)
  • Five copies of the proposal must be received no later than 2:00 p.m. on January 30, 2018.

Architectural Design Services for A New County Services Building:


Klickitat County has operated our agency functions out of the existing Courthouse since around 1944. Over the succeeding years, various additional buildings were acquired and occupied, now including Annexes 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5 which house the Building Department, Economic Development and Natural Resources, Juvenile, Planning, Public Health, Public Works, Senior Services, Solid Waste, Information and Technology, Weed Control, and the WSU Extension Programs. The Public Works Department recently completed a feasibility study to evaluate options to consolidate these functions back into one building. (Study available upon request).


Klickitat County is requesting proposals from Architectural & Engineering (A&E) firms interested in providing professional services to develop plans and specifications for a new county services building and assist with the construction inspection. Required services shall include preliminary design, preparation of construction documents, and construction oversight. Public Works intends to engage with an A&E firm that have electrical, mechanical, and cost estimating capabilities in one firm, as needed, or is a lead firm with sub-consultants.

The professional capabilities of consultants, directly involved with Architectural and Engineering services must include Professional Registration, where appropriate, and a demonstrable expertise in the specialized areas necessary to accomplish the services required. For these services, the consultant is expected to furnish all necessary field equipment and/or other supporting equipment and consumables.

Security Surveillance System Upgrade for County Jail & Courthouse:


Klickitat County has a requirement to replace its existing security Video Management System (VMS) at its County Jail & Courthouse in Goldendale WA with a new technology web-based digital VMS and high resolution digital security cameras. The County intends to expand the number of security cameras at each facility (Courthouse & Jail) and upgrade its 24/7 security video monitoring control room within the Jail.

On-Call Architectural Design Services:


Klickitat County Public Works Department is requesting proposals from Architectural & Engineering (A&E) firms interested in providing professional services for five (5) projects at various County owned facilities. Required services shall include preliminary design, preparation of construction documents, and feasibility analysis. Public Works intends to engage with an A&E firm that have electrical, mechanical, and cost estimating capabilities in one firm, as needed, or is a lead firm with sub-consultants.


The professional capabilities of consultants, directly involved with Architectural and Engineering services must include Professional Registration, where appropriate, and a demonstrable expertise in the specialized areas necessary to accomplish the services required. For these services, the consultant is expected to furnish all necessary field equipment and/or other supporting equipment and consumables.professional capabilities.

On-Call Materials Testing Services:


Klickitat County intends to set up one On-call Personal Service Agreement for Materials Testing Services with a company that specializes in performing such services. The testing firm must have the ability to provide complete testing services, by both qualified personnel and equipment in the field and laboratory, for construction materials testing through their company. The firm must be able to perform testing services that conform to the Washington State Department of Transportation's Materials Manual, Construction Manual, and the 2016 & 2018 Standard Specification for Road, Bridge, and Municipal Construction for our county road projects. The firm shall have personnel able to be in the field for extended periods of time to ensure project schedule will not be affected.

The professional capabilities of the firm directly involved with testing work must have a demonstrable expertise in the specialized areas necessary to accomplish the services required and certified personnel, equipment, and laboratory, where appropriate The selected Consultant shall be American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) accredited for hot mix asphalt, concrete, soils and aggregate testing.
For these services, the consultant is expected to furnish all necessary field equipment and other supporting equipment and consumables. Individual tasks may require the preparation of a draft report for review and then a final report using WSDOT forms.

On-Call Archaeological Services:


Klickitat County intends to set up an on-call, negotiated hourly rate agreement for Archeological Services with companies that specialize in performing on-site reconnaissance surveys, consultations with local tribes, and preparing in depth technical survey reports, all in accordance with the Department of Archeology and Historic Preservation (DAHP). Projects are located throughout Klickitat County and consist of proposed roadway, bridge reconstruction projects, and rock quarry sites.

The professional capabilities of consultants, directly involved with archeological work must include Professional Registration, where appropriate, and a demonstrable expertise in the specialized areas necessary to accomplish the services required. For these services, the consultant is expected to furnish all necessary field equipment and other supportingequipment and consumables.

  • On-Call Archaeological Services (in pdf Adobe Acrobat format)
  • Four copies of the proposal must be received no later than 2:00 p.m. on February 7, 2018.

On-Call Surveying Services:


Klickitat County intends to set up one on-call, negotiated hourly rate agreement for survey services with companies that specialize in performing surveys, setting or re-setting property corners, section corners or monuments. Projects are located throughout Klickitat County and consist of proposed roadway, bridge reconstruction projects, and
rock quarry sites.

The professional capabilities of consultants, directly involved with survey work must include professional licensure, where appropriate, and a demonstrable expertise in the specialized areas necessary to accomplish the services required. For these services, the consultant is expected to furnish all necessary field equipment and other supporting equipment and consumables

  • On-Call Surveying Services (in pdf Adobe Acrobat format)
  • Four copies of the proposal must be received no later than 2:00 p.m. on February 7, 2018.

On-Call Environmental Services:


Klickitat County intends to set up one on-call, negotiated hourly rate, agreement for environmental services with companies that specialize in environmental permitting, performing on-site surveys and studies, wetland identification and mitigation, completing reports or biological assessments and peer review of transportation project designs in regards to environmental engineering and permitting.

The professional capabilities of consultants, directly involved with environmental services must include Professional Registration or Licensure in the State of Washington, where appropriate, and a demonstrable expertise in the specialized areas necessary to accomplish the services required. For these services, the consultant is expected to furnish all necessary field equipment and/or other supporting equipment and consumables.

  • On-Call Environmental Services (in pdf Adobe Acrobat format)
  • Four copies of the proposal must be received no later than 2:00 p.m. on February 7, 2018.