Economic Development Services

YAMHILL COUNTY ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT SERVICES Proposals due October 2, 2017 @ 3:00p.m. REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS Notice is hereby given that the Board of County Commissioners of Yamhill County, Oregon (the Board) is currently soliciting proposals from qualified organizations and individuals to establish a contract for county-wide economic development services that focus primarily on the smaller cities and unincorporated areas, with additional collaboration and coordination with McMinnville, Newberg, and other economic development strategic partners within the local and regional area, to be effective December 1, 2017. This Request for Proposals (RFP) is intended to provide interested companies with sufficient information to prepare and submit proposals for consideration by the Board. It is the Board’s intent to select the most advantageous proposal based on the evaluation criteria stated in this RFP. A copy of the Requests for Proposals for Yamhill County Economic Development Services will be available at no charge from the Yamhill County Board of Commissioners, ATTN: Carrie Martin, Grants and Special Projects Manager, 535 N.E. 5th Street, McMinnville, Oregon 97128, telephone (503) 434-7501. Responsive Proposals for Yamhill County Economic Development Services must be physically received in the office of the Yamhill County Board of Commissioners, ATTN: Carrie Martin, Grants and Special Projects Manager, 434 NE Evans Street, McMinnville, Oregon 97128 not later than 3:00 p.m. local time on Monday, October 2, 2017. The Board or its designee will complete an evaluation process of all proposals meeting the criteria defined in this RFP. Following receipt and review of proposals by an evaluation committee comprised of citizens and county staff, qualified proposers may be invited to interview with the Board. Interviews will be held at a time and date to be announced. Proposer designees/representatives must be available for the interview and must be prepared to respond to detailed questions regarding their organization composition, qualifications, and other criteria. After interviews and further consideration, the Board will then designate the proposer for final negotiation of a contract for Economic Development Services. The Board reserves the right to reject any or all proposals received that are not in compliance with all prescribed procedures and requirements. Furthermore, Yamhill County (i) may reject any and all proposals upon the finding that it is in the public interest to do so, (ii) may require modifications to the winning proposal, and (iii) reserves the right to waive any and all minor informalities to evaluate the proposals submitted. Questions regarding this RFP should be addressed to Carrie Martin, Grants and Special Projects Manager, at (503) 474-4991 or martinc@co.yamhill. DATED at McMinnville, Oregon this 29 day of August, 2017. By LAURA TSCHABOLD, County Administrator Published Sept. 1, 2017. BT15915642

ad: 15915642

Publication: Construction

Section: Bids

Start Date: 09/06/2017

End Date: 09/06/2017

Owner: Yamhill County