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Clean Air Construction Small Grant Open Through 4/5/2024

The Clean Air Construction Small Grant Program for diesel engine retrofit, repower or equipment replacement is now open through April 5th, 2024. This grant is to support firms in converting to new, cleaner technologies and exhaust controls to comply with Clean Air Construction requirements.

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DEQ Diesel Emissions Mitigation Fund Grant Application Open Through 5/30/2024

Funding available to equipment owners in Oregon to help replace older and more polluting diesel engines with new, cleaner technologies or exhaust control retrofits.

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Bull Run Filtration Facility Request for Qualifications

This is a legal notice informing all Applicants of MWH-Kiewit Joint Venture intent to solicit and receive Statements of Qualifications with the purpose of prequalifying Bidders to submit proposals to perform Work on specific Bid Packages listed in this advertisement.

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Bull Run Pipeline Project Request for Qualifications

This is a legal notice informing all Applicants of MWH and James W. Fowler, A Construction Joint Venture (hereafter referred to as Bull Run Conveyance Partners) intent to solicit and receive Statements of Qualifications with the purpose of prequalifying Bidders to submit proposals.

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Portland City Council approves three initiatives to improve contracting opportunities for companies owned by people of color, women

A new contracting disparity study, pilot programs and a regional workforce equity agreement are designed to diversify firms doing business with the City of Portland and workers at City construction projects. Reforms were proposed in partnership with community partners, in response to a 2020 audit.

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City of Portland removes COVID-19 vaccination requirement for vendors, consultants, contractors, volunteers and grantees

Following the State of Oregon’s lead, the City of Portland removes COVID-19 vaccine requirement for City vendors, consultants, contractors, volunteers and grantees effective April 1, 2022.

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Raimore Construction helps City Build a More Equitable, Safe Portland

Summary: Focusing on equity, City taps veteran graduate of the Prime Contractor Development Program to improve safety along one of the most dangerous transportation corridors in the city.

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Procurement Annual Report 2020-2021

This is the Annual Report for Procurement Services for the FY 2020-21 Fiscal Year, which runs July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021.

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Procurement Annual Report outlines how City of Portland spent nearly $800 million in contracts last fiscal year

Despite nationwide COVID-19 related financial woes, the City’s Procurement Division stays on track by distributing $798 million in contracts – providing emergency assistance and improving upon racial equity outcomes.

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City of Portland establishes COVID-19 vaccination requirement for vendors, consultants, contractors, volunteers and grantees

Effective January 3, 2022 the City of Portland will require all its vendors, consultants, contractors, volunteers and grantees who perform in-person work for the city to be vaccinated against COVID-19. Those who do not meet the requirement could be denied access to city facilities to perform work.

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City of Portland selects new Chief Procurement Officer to guide public investments, improve equity programs

Biko Taylor brings expertise from public school districts, commitment to support small businesses

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Procurement Annual Report: Businesses receive $845 million investment from City of Portland

Fiscal Year 2019-2020 report showcases changes, improvements and accomplishments in supporting the community and local economy, with an emphasis on social equity.

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Procurement Annual Report 2019-2020

This is the Annual Report for Procurement Services for the 2020 Fiscal Year, which begins July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2020. Procurement Services established goals for our internal organization, equity in contracting, construction workforce development, and sustainable procurement.

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Portland painting company sanctioned for violating disadvantaged businesses contracting rules

City investigation: Portland Coatings received over $1 million in construction contracts while posing as a woman-owned business. Owners have been fined $20,000 and suspended from performing business with the City for 3 years.

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