City of Spokane

Spokane Municipal Code

Title 07
Chapter 07.06
Section 07.06.510

Title 07 Finance

Chapter 07.06 Procurement of Goods, Services and Works

Article VIII. Bidder Responsibility

Section 07.06.510 Subcontractor Responsibility Criteria (Mandatory)
  1. The contractor shall include the language of this section in each of its first tier subcontracts, and shall require each of its subcontractors to include the same language of this section in each of its subcontracts, adjusting only as necessary the terms used for the contracting parties. Unless otherwise required by state or federal law, the contractor shall provide, prior to executing a contract with a subcontractor, documentation to the City demonstrating that the subcontractor meets the subcontractor responsibility criteria below. Documentation shall be submitted on forms provided by the City. The requirements of this section apply to all first-tier subcontractors. The contractor shall resubmit this documentation if an existing subcontractor is replaced with a new subcontractor. Verification of compliance by subcontractors other than first-tier subcontractors shall be provided by the contractor upon request by the City.

  2. At the time of subcontract execution, the contractor shall verify that each of its first tier subcontractors meets the following bidder responsibility criteria:

    1. Have a current certificate of registration in compliance with chapter 18.27 RCW, which must have been in effect at the time of subcontract bid submittal;

    2. Have a current Washington Unified Business Identifier (UBI) number;

    3. If applicable, have:

      1. Have industrial insurance (workers’ compensation) coverage for the subcontractor’s employees working in Washington, as required in Title 51 RCW;

      2. A Washington Employment Security Department number, as required in Title 50 RCW;

      3. A Washington Department of Revenue state excise tax registration number, as required in Title 82 RCW;

      4. An electrical contractor license, if required by chapter 19.28 RCW;

      5. An elevator contractor license, if required by chapter 70.87 RCW.

      6. Not be disqualified from bidding on any Public Works contract under RCW 39.06.010 or RCW 39.12.065 (3).

Date Passed: Monday, March 12, 2018

Effective Date: Saturday, April 21, 2018

ORD C35602 Section 2