Summer is here and construction and maintenance
season is in full swing. The Department of Enterprise Services (DES)
recently updated Master Contract 02915 for equipment rental with
information on biodegradable hydraulic fluid for those planning construction or
maintenance activities using hydraulically operated equipment on or near water.
For information, click on the pricing and
ordering link on the contract page. Recent legislation
mandates the use of biodegradable hydraulic fluid for certain construction
activities. See Washington
Administrative Code 220-660-120 (Common Freshwater
Construction Provisions), Section 5, Equipment Use, paragraph (d).
Contract 02915 replaces Contract 01508, heavy
equipment rental, and is available to all Master Contract Usage Agreement
(MUCA) members including state agencies, political subdivisions,
higher-education, tribal governments, 501c3 non-profit organizations and Oregon
The contract also contains information on
insurance that will be helpful to construction and maintenance superintendents
and legal counsel.
DES Office of Risk Management offers equipment floater insurance for agency-owned and rented
Questions on insurance should be directed to
DES insurance program specialist Kim Haggard, 360-407-8139 or John Christenson, 360-407-9461
Questions on rentals should be directed to the
contract questions or concerns, contact Contracts Specialist Corey Larson, (360) 407-9407.
Contract 05715 for public safety communications
support equipment has
been awarded to 25 vendors in 33 categories.
is negotiating participating addenda with all awarded vendors. Information
about the new contract can be found at on the NASPO ValuePoint website (search “public safety
communications support equipment”). Questions should be directed to Neva Peckham, (360) 407-9411.
has signed a participating addendum with Snap-On Industrial on the NASPO
ValuePoint agreement for small hand and power tools (Contract 04316).
Existing Contract Extensions/Updates/Rebid
00713 for conveyance
maintenance and repair-statewide is being extended for one year to Sept. 30,
2017. Questions should be directed to DES Contracts Specialist Breann Aggers, (360) 407-9416.
All four integrated pest
management (IPM) contracts have been extended through Aug. 17, 2017:
00714 for consulting services
was extended with Sprague Pest Solutions, Envirologic Resources Inc., Orkin
Inc. and Venables Inc.
01314 for pest control in and
around structures was extended with Sprague Pest Solutions, Stop Bugging Me
LLC, Farrington Specialists Corp., Standard Pest Control, Orkin Inc., United
Pest Solutions Inc. and Venables Inc.
01414 for outdoor landscapes
was extended with Orkin Inc.
01514 for marine environments
was extended with Sprague Pest Solutions, Stop Bugging Me LLC and Orkin Inc.
For questions about the
IPM contracts, contact Leanna Sandy, (360) 407-8535.
Contract Feedback Sought
satellite phone equipment and services contract (02515) is due to expire Oct.
1 and is under review for a possible extension.
contract for survey and mapping equipment and supplies (07812) is due to expire Nov. 30
and is being reviewed for a possible extension.