NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

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METRO
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
For the purpose of taking comments on the draft findings for an exemption from competitive bidding requirement for Construction Management by General Contractor (CM/GC).
Metro has scheduled a public hearing and meeting of the Metro Contract Review Board as part of the regularly scheduled Metro Council Meeting on Thursday, February 9, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. in Metro Council Chambers, 3rd floor, Metro Regional Center, 600 NE Grand Avenue, Portland, Oregon. The public hearing is for the purpose of receiving public comment from interested parties on the draft findings for an exemption to the competitive bidding requirement for the Oregon Convention Center Plaza and Entry Renovation Project (the “Project”). In accordance with the draft findings, Metro’s Procurement Services has recommended that the Metro Contract Review board exempt the Project from the requirements of competitive bidding under ORS Chapter 279C and Metro Code 2.04.054(c), and utilize an alternative competitive solicitation method. At the hearing, after an opportunity for receipt of public comment, the Metro Contract Review Board will consider adoption of the draft findings and approval by resolution of the utilization of a Request for Proposals process to solicit a Contract Manager/General Contractor for the renovation of the Plaza and Entries at the Oregon Convention Center.
The Oregon Convention Center Plaza and Entry Renovation Project involves the reconstruction of the public plaza situated on the northeast corner of the Oregon Convention Center, the reconstruction of the convention center entrances that open on to the plaza area and interior renovations.
Copies of the draft findings for an exemption from the competitive bidding requirement are available online at Metro’s website http://www.oregonmetro.gov, click on “Doing Business With,” then “Requests for Bids and Proposals.”
Published Jan. 27, 2017.