Public Notice
Kittitas County, Ellensburg, WA

Call for Bids to be the Official County Newspaper

Kittitas County is accepting bid proposals from interested qualified legal newspapers to be the Official County Newspaper from July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2022. Bids are due no later than March 25, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. in the Kittitas County Board of Commissioners Office 205 W. 5th Ave. Ellensburg, WA and at which time bids will no longer be accepted, and sealed bids will be opened at that time. 

More information is online at http://www.co.kittitas.wa.us/notices/.

RCW 36.72.075

Official county newspaper.

At its first April meeting, the county legislative authority shall let a contract to a legal newspaper qualified under this section to serve as the official county newspaper for the term of one year beginning on the first day of July following. If there be at least one legal newspaper published in the county, the contract shall be let to a legal newspaper published in the county. If there be no legal newspaper published in the county, the county legislative authority shall let the contract to a legal newspaper published in an adjacent county and having general circulation in the county.

When two or more legal newspapers are qualified under the provisions of this section to be the official county newspaper, the clerk of the county legislative authority shall advertise, at least five weeks before the meeting at which the county legislative authority shall let the contract for the official county newspaper, for bid proposals to be submitted by interested qualified legal newspapers. Advertisement of the opportunity to bid shall be mailed to all qualified legal newspapers and shall be published once in the official county newspaper. The advertisement may designate the form which notices shall take, and may require that the successful bidder provide a bond for the correct and faithful performance of the contract.

The county legislative authority shall let the contract to the best and lowest responsible bidder, giving consideration to the question of circulation in awarding the contract, with a view to giving publication of notices the widest publicity.

For more information, contact the Commissioners office at 509-962-7508 or bocc@co.kittitas.wa.us

Submit bids to the Clerk of the Kittitas County Board of Commissioners, 205 W 5th AVE Suite 108, Ellensburg WA 98926.

The county legislative authority shall let the contract to the best and lowest responsible bidder, giving consideration to the question of circulation in awarding the contract, with a view to giving publication of notices the widest publicity.

Published:
Daily Record: 2/18/21 & 2/25/21
North Kittitas County Tribune: 2/18/21

Posted: 2/17/2021, Closes: 4/6/2021