Project Bids and Construction Status
Proposals Due by 5 pm on Wednesday, January 2, 2013.
Notice is hereby given that the City of Forest Grove Fire and Rescue Department will sell at public auction to the highest bidder surplus property: 1998 GMC 1 Ton, Four Door, Four Wheel Drive, Brush Rig. Minimum Bid: $13,000. Click on link above for complete Bid Instructions, Proposal, and Photographs.
Request for Proposals for ELECTRIC SYSTEM MASTER PLAN.
Proposals Due by 4 pm on Friday, October 26, 2012.
Notice is hereby given that the City of Forest Grove is requesting the above-referenced proposal to perform enegineering analysis to evaluate a staff-developed plan for replacing and upgrading the City's aging substation facilities. The analysis should include identifying and evaluating alternative strategies as appropriate. See link above for complete RFP.
Engineering Department Project Updates:
B Street Trail - CLOSUREA contractor will be replacing a portion of the B Street Trail, along Highway 47, during the week of September 24, 2012. The trail will be closed from B Street to Elm Street. The trail is scheduled to reopen on Saturday, September 29. If you have questions or concerns, please contact Nick Kelsay at the City Engineering Office, at 503.992.3228.
Safe Routes To School Grant - Harvey Clarke - B Street SidewalksCity staff is currently working with Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) staff to complete a project prospectus and environmental worksheet. After completion of the prospectus, the City and ODOT will enter into an agreement for project funding and retain a design consultant. A notice was recently sent to effected property owners in the area explaining the process and aspects of the project. Notice will be sent regarding neighborhood/public meetings in the near future. Construction is anticipated to start in 6-8 months. 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 Phase III 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. The Program has been quite successful over the last two years - with 114 property owners that have participated - repairing approximately 22,000 square feet of sidewalk. The Program has also allowed for the installation of 13 new handicap ramps, at various locations, throughout the City. Below are before and after photos of a sidewalk repair.
Updated September 24, 2012