Doing Business With the City of Anacortes
The three basic types of opportunities to work with us include:
- Purchasing materials, supplies and equipment
- Professional and personal services
- Public works and small works roster
Bids for Construction Projects
Bid documents for most of our Capital Construction projects are available from Builders Exchange of Washington. Please click the link for more information. Builders Exchange of Washington
Bid documents for smaller projects, services, and goods purchases are found on the City's website under Bid Opportunities.
Small Works, Consultant, & Vendor Rosters
Our small works, consultant, and vendor rosters are maintained by the Municipal Research and Services Center (MRSC), a shared statewide roster service. To be eligible to work on our projects, register your company for free and select "City of Anacortes" in your account. Contact MRSC Rosters with registration questions at 206-625-1300 or by email.
General Insurance Requirements
When working by contract for the City of Anacortes there are a variety of insurance requirements that will be detailed in the agreement and will vary by the scope of work, project complexity, risk, and cost. In general, the City requires Automobile Liability insurance covering all owned, non-owned, hired and leased vehicles; Commercial General Liability insurance that covers liability arising from premises, operations, independent contractors, products-completed operations, stop gap liability, personal injury and advertising injury, and liability assumed under an insured contract with an endorsement naming the City of Anacortes as an additional insured; and Workers’ Compensation coverage as required by the Industrial Insurance laws of the State of Washington. Contracts for professional services will also require Professional Liability insurance appropriate to the Consultant’s profession.
All required insurance documents must be received by the City's Legal Department before a contract will be considered active and before commencement of any work.