SURPLUS PROPERTY SALE

The Malheur National Forest will be having a surplus property sale, on Feb. 27, 2003 at the Forest Service Compound, located on Compound Road in John Day, Ore. Persons wishing to examine the sale items may do so between 8 a.m. and 1 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 27, 2003. Bid packets will be made available and can be picked up the day of the sale. High bidders, or their representatives MUST be present to receive the award and must pay be check, money order or cash at that time. All items must be removed immediately the day of the sale. Items to be sold are chairs, desks, Canon copy machine, HP calculator and printer, 3 toolboxes, drafting chair, two desk lamps, two magnetic bulletin boards, conference chairs, several credenzas, podium, partitions, IBM typewriter, and other miscellaneous items.

ADVERTISEMENT FOR BID

Sealed bids will be received by the Grant School District #3 for an addition of locker rooms to the Mt. Vernon Middle School.

Work will be awarded under (1) General Contract and will include all the related work. All bids must be a lump sum basis; segregated bids will not be accepted.

Sealed bids will be received in the office of the Grant School District #3, 401 N. Canyon City Blvd., Canyon City, Ore., until 3:30 p.m. prevailing local time, Wed., March 19, 2003. Bids will be opened and publicly read aloud at the time and place stated for receipt of bids. Bids received after the time fixed for opening will not be considered.

Drawings and Project Manuals will be available February 18, 2003, at the office of Design West Architects, P.A., 9 Twelfth Ave. South, Nampa, Idaho 83651 upon deposit of $50.00 per set (limit 4 sets) for Licensed Contractors in the State of Oregon. The deposit will be refunded upon return of Drawings and Project Manuals in good condition within ten (10) days after bid opening. Contractors may obtain additional sets or partial sets by paying the cost of reproduction, which will not be refunded.

The Architect and Owner will provide from their offices four (4) loaner sets, available for 72 hours on the first come first served basis for all subcontractors. Deposit for such sets shall be $50.00, which will be forfeited if sets are not returned at the agreed upon time in good condition as described above.

Bid security in the amount of five percent (5%) of the bid must accompany each bid, in accordance with the instructions to bidders, made payable to the Grant School District No. 3. Performance Bond and Labor and Materials Payment Bond in the amount equal to one hundred percent (100%) of the contract amount will be required within five (5) days after receipt of properly prepared agreement between Owner and Contractor.

The Owner reserves the right to waive irregularities and to reject any or all bids.

No bidder may withdraw his bid after the hour set for opening thereof, or before award of Contract, unless award is delayed for a period exceeding thirty (30) days.

Bid proposals will be accepted from those contractors only (prime contractors, subcontractors, and/or specialty contractors) who, prior to the bid opening, hold current licenses as public works contractors in the State of Oregon.

All bids must contain a statement complying with State of Oregon law as per ORS 279.348 to 279.380 stating that all wages will be paid at not less than the prevailing rates for the locality where such labor is performed.

Complete sets of Drawings and Project Manuals will be on file at the following locations for subcontractors to examine them.

Associated General Contractors

110 N. 27th Street, Boise, ID 83702

(208) 344-2531, fax: (208) 343-5321

Central Oregon Building Exchange

1902 NE 4th St., Bend, OR 97701

(541) 389-0123, fax: (541) 389-1549

Tri-Cities Construction Center

20 E. Kennewick Ave., Kennewick, WA 99336

(509) 582-7424, fax: (509) 582-6815

Intermountain Contractors Plan Center

1200 Front St., Ste. 180, Portland, OR 97209

(503) 378-4763

Contractor Business Services and Plan Room

1850 N. 1st (Hwy. 395), Hermiston, OR 97838

(541) 564-0420, fax: (541) 564-0396

NOTICE OF BUDGET COMMITTEE MEETING

CITY OF JOHN DAY

A public meeting of the Budget Committee of the City of John Day, County of Grant, State of Oregon, to discuss the budget for the fiscal year July 1, 2003 to June 30, 2004 will be held in the John Day City Council Chambers, 450 E. Main St., John Day, Ore. The meeting will take place on the 4th day of March, 2003, at 7:30 p.m. The purpose is to receive the budget message and to receive comment from the public on the budget. A copy of the budget document may be inspected or obtained on or after February 28, 2003 at the City Recorder's office, John Day City Hall, between the hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m.

This is a public meeting where deliberation of the budget committee will take place. Any person may appear at the meeting and discuss the proposed programs with the budget committee.

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS

PRAIRIE CITY LANDFILL

OPERATION OF TRENCH 4C

CITY OF PRAIRIE CITY

Sealed proposals for the Operation of the Prairie City Landfill Trench 4c will be received by: City Recorder, City of Prairie City, P.O. Box 370, 133 Bridge Street, Prairie City, OR 97869, (541) 820-3605, until 5:00 p.m. local time on the 5th day of March, 2003. The proposals will be opened and recorded at 10:00 a.m. on the 6th day of March, 2003 at City Hall in Prairie City. The City of Prairie City will award the contract within ten (10) calendar days of the opening of the proposals. The City may reject any proposal not in compliance with all prescribed public procurement procedures and requirements, and may reject for good cause any or all proposals upon a finding of the City that it is in the public interest to do so.

Work consists of operation of Prairie City Municipal Landfill, Trench 4c as shown on the drawings titled "PRAIRIE CITY LANDFILL, TRENCH 4c SITE DEVELOPMENT DRAWINGS" consisting of a PLAN, PROFILE and CROSS SECTIONS, and as described in "CITY OF PRAIRIE CITY PRAIRIE CITY LANDFILL, DEQ, SOLID WASTE DISPOSAL PERMIT No. 219, LANDFILL OPERATION SPECIFICATION".

Work items include the following: Placing, compacting and covering municipal solid waste in existing Trench 4c, by the landfill operator. All such placing, compacting and covering shall conform to the approved Operations and Site Development Plans and Site Development Drawings for Trench 4c of this landfill as referenced above, and the City of Prairie City's Solid Waste Disposal Site Permit No. 219. All elements of final closure for Trench 4c shall be by others, however, the landfill operator shall conduct his operation to best facilitate that final closure.

Performance Bond or Escrow Deposit of no less than $10,000 will be required of the successful bidder. Work will commence within ten (10) calendar days of the notice to proceed. The contractor shall execute the work required as described and specified in the above referenced documents for a period of three (3) years. Contractor will be required, at his/her own expense, to become certified as a Manager of Landfill Operations (MOLO) within one (1) year of signing the Landfill Operator's Personal Services Contract.

The contractor will be paid each month for the number of tons of solid waste that is disposed of in Prairie City Landfill Trench 4c in accordance with the above referenced documents.

Proposal information may be obtained at: City Hall 133 Bridge Street, Prairie City, OR 97869, (541) 820-3605, FAX (541) 820-3566.

GRANT COUNTY SURPLUS SALE

Grant County Surplus Sale: Viewing from Feb. 19-Mar. 4. Return sealed bids to County Court office by March 4, 2003, 5 p.m. To view call office as listed below:

Fair (541) 575-1900 - Misc. office items, chairs, livestock equipment.

Treasurer (541) 575-1798 - Office and bathroom items: Chair sets (min. bid $2 ea.); Misc. items: Appliances, office, computer, toys, kids, kitchen and other items (chairs, couch, etc.); 1986 Chevrolet Caprice (min. bid $250); 1991 Ford Tempo (min. bid $275); Ford Bronco for parts.

Road Department (541) 575-0138 - Misc. construction items; Min. bid items: 2 each - 1993 Cat's $2,300 or $2,000; forklift $250; pickup mount weed sprayer $200; 2 each - hydraulic loader scale $2,500; paint barrels in 5 barrel lots $1/barrel.

BID OPENING WILL BE 9:30 A.M. WED., MARCH 5, IN COUNTY COURT.

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