REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS: DESIGN
SERVICES FOR POLAR BEAR HABITAT
AND RELATED INFRASTUCTURE AT THE
OREGON ZOO RFP 3131
Proposals due: March 17, 2016
@ 2:00 pm
The Oregon Zoo, a Department of Metro, a metropolitan service district organized under the laws of the State of Oregon and the Metro Charter, located at 600 NE Grand Avenue, Portland, OR 97232-2736, is requesting proposals for Design Services for Polar Bear Habitat and Related Infrastructure.
Sealed proposals are due no later than 2:00 p.m., March 17, 2016, in Metro’s business offices at 600 NE Grand Avenue, Portland, OR 97232-2736, Attention: Karen Slusarenko, RFP 3131.
Metro is requesting proposals from an interdisciplinary consulting team with expertise in architecture, engineering, interpretive exhibits, animal habitat design, sustainable practices, public engagement, budget and cost estimating, to design and perform contract management duties for the polar bear and related infrastructure projects at the Oregon Zoo.
A voluntary pre-proposal conference will be held in the Skyline Room of the Cascade Crest Banquet Center at the Oregon Zoo, 4001 SW Canyon Road, Portland, Oregon on Thursday, February 25, 2016 at 1:00 pm. No zoo admission required. Interested proposers are encouraged to attend the conference in order to gain information about the RFP requirements.
Proposals can be viewed and downloaded from the Oregon Procurement Information Network (ORPIN), at http://orpin.oregon. gov/open.dll/.
Metro may accept or reject any or all bids, in whole or in part, or waive irregularities not affecting substantial rights if such action is deemed in the public interest.
Metro extends equal opportunity to all persons and specifically encourages minority, women-owned and emerging small businesses to access and participate in this and all Metro projects, programs and services.
Metro and its contractors will not discriminate against any person(s), employee or applicant for employment based on race, creed, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, religion, physical handicap, political affiliation or marital status. Metro fully complies with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and related statutes and regulations in all programs and activities. For more information, or to obtain a Title VI Complaint Form, see www.oregonmetro.gov.
Published Feb. 16, 2016.