REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS FOR UNARMED SECURITY
Tacoma Housing Authority (THA) is soliciting proposals for qualified professional security or
guard service companies to provide unarmed security at properties owned and operated by
THA and Salishan housing development managed by The Salishan Association. The selected
firm will perform the following tasks: patrol properties owned and managed by THA and
managed by the Salishan Association; respond to calls from residents, site based agency staff
and from home owner and; enhance the safety and security of employees, residents, and
property in these communities.
Obtaining the RFP: To obtain a copy of the full Request for Proposals (RFP) package, the full
RFP may be obtained on our website only at www.tacomahousing.org, under the Real Estate
Management and Housing Services section, Current Bids and Proposals. If you have problems
obtaining the RFP, please email firstname.lastname@example.org. When requesting the RFP,
please provide all of your company’s information, to include physical address, contact person,
email, and phone and fax numbers. While most packages will emailed within the same day,
please allow up to 24 hours before receiving the package.
Proposal Deadline: All firms interested in providing a proposal submission shall prepare and
present their proposal on or before Thursday, June 30, 2016, 2:00 PM PST. All firms shall
submit their proposal in strict accordance with the requirements of this Request for Proposals
(RFP) to be considered responsive. Those firms making a submittal not in accordance with the
requirements and format of this proposal may be deemed non-responsive. All submitted
proposals shall be evaluated for responsiveness to the requirements of the RFP. Those
proposals deemed non-responsive shall be eliminated from further consideration. No faxed or
electric proposals will be accepted.
Pre-Proposal Meeting: A pre-submittal meeting will be held one day only on Wednesday,
June 15, 2016 at 10:00 AM. The pre-submittal meeting is not necessary; however, it is
encouraged that you attend as there will be important proposal submission information that will
be discussed. The pre-submittal meeting will be held at the administrative offices of Tacoma
Housing Authority, located at 902 South L Street, Tacoma, WA 98405 on the 2nd floor located
in the Point Defiance Room. For directions, please call Yvonne Ginoulis at (253) 207-4439.
Questions: Any questions must be received in writing via email to
email@example.com or fax (253) 207-4465 by Monday, June 20, 2016 at 2:00 PM.
An addendum will be issued, if necessary on Thursday, June 23, 2016 by the end of the day.
No questions will be answered or considered after the above stated date and time.
M/WBE Participation: Particular attention is called to the provisions for WMBE and Equal
Opportunity. The enterprise must be certified by the State of Washington Office of Minority and
Women Owned Business Enterprises or other means of certification. Businesses who qualify
for both WBE and MBE may only be used once to meet the goals.
Equal Opportunity: THA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It does not discriminate and does
not do business with others who discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex,
religion, age, familial status, disability, marital status, ancestry, sexual orientation or gender
identity in the employment or provision of services. THA is a Public Housing Agency and does
not operate under the guidelines stipulated for Indian Housing Authorities. No proposal holder
may withdraw their proposal within 60 days after the actual date of opening thereof.
Rights Reserved: THA reserves the right to waive any informality or any irregularities in
proposals, and/or to reject any and all proposals.