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CLOSED-Request for Proposals (RFP) for Garden Hotline, SPU RFP#22-070-S

Original Date Posted: June 28, 2022 12:32 am

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Request for Proposals (RFP) for

Garden Hotline

SPU RFP/Contract# 22-070-S

Seattle Public Utilities (SPU) is requesting proposals from qualified consultants or organizations to deliver the Garden Hotline Program, a longstanding community-centered outreach and education program related to sustainable landscaping practices, which includes waste prevention, organics diversion and best uses in the landscape, water quality, and pesticide use prevention. The Garden Hotline is jointly funded by SPU and Hazardous Waste Management Program in King County (Haz Waste), with additional funding from Cascade Water Alliance and King County Wastewater Treatment Division (for RainWise), and therefore serves all of King County.

Work under this contract will be performed starting January 1, 2023, and ending December 31, 2025, with the possibility of extending an additional 3 years. Budget and annual deliverables will be defined in an annual Notice to Proceed for each calendar year. For reference, however, the 2022 budget allocated for tasks 1 and 2 described in the scope of work was approximately $390,000, and an additional $49,051 was allocated for task 3 activities as described in the Scope of Work.

Interested consultants are encouraged to review the RFP, background documents, and any RFP addenda online at You must log in to register for Bid Events and to view Bid Question and Response information.

The deadline for submitting Proposals is 2:00 PM Pacific Time on Tuesday, July 26, 2022, electronic only via e-mail to

SPU PRE-SUBMITTAL CONFERENCE:  An optional pre-submittal conference will be held on Thursday, July 7, 2022 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM Pacific Time, via Webex Meeting number (access code): 2495 942 5376, meeting password: w49CmPvybt5 at URL:

Or join by phone at one of the following: 206-207-1700; 408-418-9388. SPU will review the scope of work, consultant expectations, and answer questions from the prospective bidders. Although attendance at this meeting is not mandatory, attendance is highly encouraged.

Written questions related to this RFP are encouraged and shall be directed to Sher Arciniega, Contract Administrator & SPU’s designated contact person, at To facilitate preparation of responses to questions, please submit questions by no later than 12:00 PM Pacific Time on Tuesday, July 12, 2022. All responses to questions will be posted at

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