REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS - Downtown Bend Library CMGC Services

Posted By:  Todd Dunkelberg
Date Posted:  1/22/2024

Work Package 3 – Downtown Library

Deschutes Public Library District (District) is seeking Proposals from qualified Contractors to perform CM/GC services related to remodel design and construction of DPL’s Downtown Library. The work will include design review and cost estimates for Schematic Design, Design Development, and Construction Documents; coordination with District’s architect and engineers, providing a guaranteed maximum price (GMP) for preconstruction and construction.

Based on findings prepared by the District and for which a public hearing was held on July 14, 2021, the District board passed a resolution exempting the Bond-Funded Construction Projects from procurement by competitive bid, and authorized the use of a Construction Manager/General Contractor (CM/GC).

Copies of the Request for Proposals, CM/GC findings, and contract terms, are on file and may be reviewed free of charge at the District website, or by contacting:

Greg Holcomb, Owner’s Representative
Deschutes Public Library
Office: (541) 312-5291
Mobile: (949) 326-3748

A mandatory virtual pre-proposal conference will be held via Zoom on January 31, 2024 at 10:00 AM (PDT). The pre-proposal conference will be recorded for public record, and will provide an overview of the project and current status, followed by a question-and-answer session.

Login information will be posted at the District’s website,

All Proposals must be received no later than 2:00 p.m. (PDT) on February 13, 2024. Proposals not received by that time will be rejected as non-responsive and not opened. All proposals shall be submitted to Mr. Holcomb in person or by mail in sealed envelopes at the Deschutes Public Library District Administration Building, 507 NW Wall St., Bend, OR 97703. Proposals must be plainly marked on the outside as “Deschutes Public Library District CM/GC Services, Work Package 3 – “Downtown Branch Library” and bear the name of the Proposer. Faxed and emailed proposals will be rejected as non-responsive. Opening shall occur at 507 NW Wall St., Bend, OR 97703, on February 13, 2024 @ 2:00 PM (PDT).

No prequalification’s will be required for submittal of a proposal. Proposals that do not meet the Minimum Qualifications will not be considered. This Contract will be for a public work, subject to ORS 279C.800 to 279C.870 requiring compliance with all applicable provisions and payment of prevailing wages.

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