Engineering Service Contracts


The City of Sammamish Department of Public Works is renewing engineering services contracts for their 2021-22 budget cycle.  On February 24, 2021, City staff will review consultant Statement of Qualifications (SOQs) located on the Consultant Services Roster of the MRSC (Municipal Research and Services Center, The City will not review Statements of Qualifications or other documents directly submitted to staff. 

Staff will review SOQs for at least five consultants listed on the MRSC roster. If you would like your firm to be considered for one of the following contracts, please email Benjamin Ressler at to inform the City of your firm’s interest.   

Each scoring criteria below is weighted between 1 and 10 points (10 points is the maximum per category).  Consultants with the highest average score will be selected. 

These contracts are not a guarantee of any work; work will be created through individual task orders .  The contracts are expected to last through 2022 with up to two additional 1-year contract extensions. 

Only Statement of Qualifications posted on the MRSC Roster on Wednesday, February 24, 2021 will be uploaded.


  1. Civil Engineering Support Services
  2. Engineering Survey
  3. Geotechnical Engineering 
  4. Development Plan Review Services (2 firms) 
  5. Wetland Monitoring and Evaluation
  6. Hydraulics and Hydrology Engineering 

General Scope and Scoring Criteria

Civil Engineering Support Services

Scope: Small project assistance that may include engineering cost estimates, preparation of plan sheets, bid documents, and other engineering services. Work will be based on individually negotiated task orders typically ranging from $2,500 to $50,000 or less 

Consultant Selection:
The Blueline Group 

Engineering Survey

Scope: Small survey projects including, but not limited to topographic and hydrographic mapping, private boundary and public right of way determination, right of way plan preparations, imaging, geodetic surveying services, and construction surveying.  Firm must have history with boundary line adjustments and survey for final plat recordings.  Work will be based on individually negotiated task orders typically ranging from $2,500 to $50,000 or less.

Consultant Selection:

Geotechnical Engineering

Scope: Geotechnical and testing services that include, but are not limited to soil exploration, pavement and concrete testing, geotechnical design recommendationsand dam safety analysis.  In-house pavement and concrete testing ability is mandatory.  Work will be based on individually negotiated task orders typically ranging from $1,000 to $50,000 or less.   

Consultant Selection:
HWA GeoSciences, Inc.


Scope: Development review services include, but are not limited to engineering review of proposals. Task orders typically include review of development plans for conformance to Sammamish Municipal Code, Public Works Standards, King County Surface Water Design Manual, geotechnical review, traffic impact analysis review, and any other reviews as may be necessary for site developments.  Work will be based on individually negotiated task orders typically ranging from $2,000 to $10,000. 

Consultant Selection:
PACE Engineers, Inc.


Scope: Typical services include review of wetland mitigation projects for permit conformance and development of reports for submittal to the Army Corps of Engineers. Additional services may include preliminary evaluation for environmental impacts to capital projects. Work will be based on individually negotiated task orders typically ranging from $2,000 to $10,000. 

Consultant Selection:
ESA - Environmental Science Associates


Scope:  Conduct drainage investigations, designs, and studies related to stormwater hydrology and hydraulics. Familiarity with the 2016 King County Surface Water Design Manual, City Addendum, and Washington State stormwater design regulations and software. Experience with flow control and water quality design, low impact development techniques and requirements, and analysis and design for fish passage, sediment transport and stream restoration.  Work will be based on individually negotiated task orders typically ranging from $2,000 to $15,000. 

Did not proceed with contract

Scoring Criteria (Up to 10 points each)

Statements of Qualification for each engineering service contract will be evaluated according to the following criteria:

1. Firm experience related to the desired scope. 
2. Staff availability and projected flexibility to respond to task order requests. 
3. Experience of staff committed to the contract work. 
4. Experience with municipal consultant contracting.  
5. Quality management process.

Timeline (updated 3/8)

Advertisement (Seattle Times and Seattle Daily Journal of Commerce: February 9 & 16, 2021
City Uploads Statement of Qualifications on MRSC Roster: February 24, 2021
Consultant Selection: By March 5, 2021
Contract Award (est.): April 6, 2021

Only Statement of Qualifications on the MRSC Consultant Roster will be reviewed.  The City will not review any documents sent directly to staff.

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