**SUBMITTALS ARE NOW DUE ON AUGUST 5, 2022 AT 2:00PM**
The City of Pasco, Washington, (City) is requesting proposals from qualified persons, agencies, entities and/or organizations (hereinafter referred to as “Contractor” to provide animal control and sheltering services for the Cities of Kennewick, Pasco and Richland acting as the Tri City Animal Control Authority. The City seeks animal control related services including, but not limited to, enforcement of the animal regulations within the Cities’ Municipal code, the care and placement of impounded animals for areas within Benton and Franklin Counties, including but not limited to the cities of Kennewick, Pasco and Richland, and management of the Tri-City Animal Shelter facility.
The complete RFP may be obtained for no charge via the City website – http://www.pasco-wa.gov/Bids.aspx. It is the sole responsibility of the Firm to obtain any RFP updates or addenda from the City website.
The City of Pasco, in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, 78 Stat. 252, 42 U.S.C. 2000d to 2000d-4 and Title 49, Code of Federal Regulations, Department of Transportation, Subtitle A, Office of the Secretary, Part 21, Nondiscrimination in Federally-assisted programs of the Department of Transportation issued pursuant to such Act, hereby notifies all bidders that it will affirmatively ensure that in any contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement, disadvantaged business enterprises as defined at 49 CFR Part 26 will be afforded full opportunity to submit bids in response to this invitation and will not be discriminated against on the ground of race, color, national origin, or sex in consideration for an award.
The City reserves the right to reject any and all responses and to waive technicalities or irregularities, and after careful consideration of all submissions and factors involved make the award to best serve the interests of the City of Pasco and its residents. The City also reserves the right to amend terms of this RFP to circulate various addenda, or to withdraw the RFP at any time, regardless of how much time and effort Firms have spent on their responses.