WED, AUGUST 20, 2014
City Hall
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Project Bids and Construction Status

 

INVITATION TO BID

None at this time.

 

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS (RFP)


Westside Planning Program
 

Proposals Due by 4:30 p.m., Wednesday, August 27, 2014 

Notice is hereby given that the City of Forest Grove (“City”) is requesting proposals for consultant(s) assistance to develop an area plan for that portion of Forest Grove within the current Urban Growth Boundary located generally north of Watercress Drive and west of Thatcher Road. In addition, consultant(s) assistance is also sought to help City staff develop a comprehensive plan designations with associated infrastructure planning consistent with Metro’s Title 11 requirements for the former Urban Reserve Area 7C, known as the Purdin Road Urban Reserve area and the former 7E. Both of these areas are now within the UGB as a result of state legislation. The City desires to enter into a professional services agreement with a qualified individual(s) or firm(s) who can demonstrate competency and experience in assisting City staff to prepare the Area Plan and Concept Plan.

The scope of work for the requested services includes the following:

  • Preparation of transportation analysis to comply with TPR requirements;
  • Development of infrastructure costs including roads, sewer, water and storm drainage;
  • Evaluation of slope stability, soil constraints and seismic issues potentially affecting development;
  • Prepare appropriate GIS maps; and 
  • Prepare and execute comprehensive public involvement program for project. 

RFP documents are available by contacting either Jon Holan or Marcia Phillips, City of Forest Grove, Community Development Department, at 503-992-3224 (Jon) or 503-992-3227 (Marcia), or e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Copies may also be obtained at City Hall, 1924 Council Street, Forest Grove, OR 97116, Monday through Friday, between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. There is no charge for the RFP documents. The Request for Proposals can also be downloaded from the City of Forest Grove website at http://www.forestgrove-or.gov/city-hall/finance-department.html. It is imperative that those who download the solicitation document check the Web site regularly for addenda and other notifications that may be pertinent. In addition, addenda will be mailed or delivered to all who are known by the City of Forest Grove to have received a complete set of the Proposal Documents.

Sealed proposals must be received by 4:30 p.m., August 27, 2014, at the City of Forest Grove, Community Development Department, and addressed to the City of Forest Grove, Community Development Department, Attn: Jon Holan, 1924 Council St, PO BOX 326, Forest Grove, OR 97116. Facsimile proposals will not be accepted. Proposals received after the designated time and date will be returned unopened. The City may reject any proposal not in compliance with all prescribed solicitation procedures and requirements and other applicable law, and may reject any or all proposals in whole or in part when the cancellation or rejection is in the best interest of the City.

 

Fire Services Cooperative Services Study

Due 2 pm on August 15, 2014

Notice is hereby given that the City of Forest Grove (“City”) is requesting proposals for the establishment of a joint cooperative procurement for a study to determine what shared cooperative services between these city and rural identities are feasible; what fiscal and service level impacts are for each of the options; and which options are recommended for agencies to pursue. The City desires to enter into a professional services agreement with a qualified individual or firm who can demonstrate competency and experience in analyzing, developing and implementing such a study. 

RFP are available by contacting Michael Kinkade, City of Forest Grove, Fire Department, at 503‐992‐3240, or e‐mail: mkinkade@forestgrove‐or.gov. Copies may also be obtained at City Hall, 1924 Council Street, Forest Grove, OR 97116, Monday through Friday, between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. There is no charge for the RFP documents. 

The Request for Proposals can also be downloaded.  It is imperative that those who download the solicitation document check the Web site regularly for addenda and other notifications that may be pertinent. In addition, addenda will be mailed or delivered to all who are known by the City of Forest Grove to have received a complete set of the Proposal Documents.

Sealed proposals must be received by 2:00 p.m., August 15, 2014, at the City of Forest Grove, Fire Department, and addressed to the City of Forest Grove, Fire Department, Attn: Fire Chief Michael Kinkade, 1924 Council St, PO BOX 326, Forest Grove, OR 97116. Facsimile proposals will not be accepted. Proposals received after the designated time and date will be returned unopened.

 

 

Engineering Department Project Updates:

 
Safe Routes To School Grant - Harvey Clarke - B Street Sidewalks

City staff is currently working with Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) staff on this project.  A notice will be sent regarding neighborhood/public meetings in the near future. Construction is anticipated to start summer 2014. If you have questions, please call Nick Kelsay in the Engineering Office, at 503.992.3228.

Sidewalk Improvement Program (SIP)
If you are interested in participating in the next phase of the SIP, please contact the Engineering Office at 503.992.3228. We are currently contacting property owners and plan to start construction in the Fall. Below are before and after photos of a sidewalk repair.

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