Notice of Public Hearing: Exemption from Competitive Bidding for a Public Improvement Project
Pursuant to Oregon Revised Statute 279C.335(5), this Public Notice is for the purpose of taking comments on Central Oregon Community College's draft findings for the approval of an exemption from competitive bidding for a public improvement project (i.e., alternative contracting method), utilizing a Request for Proposal (RFP), for the selection of a Construction Manager/General Contractor (CM/GC). The College's findings supporting the use of an exemption from competitive bidding for a public improvement project are on file and available for review, weekdays between 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. until November 9, 2022, at 5 p.m., in the College's Contract and Procurement Office, located on the College's Bend Campus, Newberry Hall, Room 106, 2600 N.W. College Way, Bend, Oregon, 97703.
A recommendation for approval of the College's findings for an exemption from competitive bidding for a public improvement project, utilizing a Request for Proposal process for the selection of a CM/GC, shall be submitted to Central Oregon Community College's Board of Directors, acting as the College's Local Contract Review Board, at its next regularly scheduled meeting on Wednesday, November 9, 2022 @ 5:45 PM, Pacific Time located at the COCC's Science Center, Room SCI 220 in Bend. If approved by the College's Local Contract Review Board, the exemption from competitive bidding for a public improvement project will permit the College to utilize an alternative contracting method for the procurement of a Construction Manager/General Contractor for the College's expansion project, to be located on the COCC Madras Campus in Madras Oregon.
Parties interested in attending or speaking at the Board meeting scheduled for November 9, 2022 are welcome to do so as a guest during the Local Contract Review Board's review.
Contracts and Risk Management Director
Central Oregon Community College