Orientation set for potential contractors to Sno-Isle Libraries

Sno-Isle Libraries is hosting an orientation for companies that may want to provide facilities-related services to the library district.

The event is scheduled for 9-11 a.m., Friday, Feb. 23 at the Sno-Isle Libraries Administrative Service Center, 7312 35th Ave. NE, Marysville, WA, 98271.

Sno-Isle Libraries logoSno-Isle Libraries provides library services to more than 740,000 residents in Snohomish and Island counties through 23 community libraries, online services and Library on Wheels.  

“We want to help prospective bidders in our communities understand how to do business with Sno-Isle Libraries,” said Brian Rush, facilities manager. “We value our relationship with vendors and strive to be excellent stewards of the public funds entrusted to us.”

Sno-Isle Libraries follows Washington State Bid Law and Prevailing Wage Guidelines. Information about becoming a state-approved vendor or contractor will be available and library-district staff members will offer assistance that day to help attendees start the process. 

Topics to be discussed include: 

  • General overview of facilities
  • MRSC approved contractor list
  • Prevailing wage requirements
  • Intents and affidavits
  • Work rules and safety 
  • Procurement and invoicing 
  • State bid law and requirements
  • Library district 10-year facilities plan
  • Projects – expense and capital
  • Sno-Isle Libraries website
  • Q&A session

Advance notification of attendance is requested at brush@sno-isle.org, but not required.