Authorize bid solicitation and contracting with the lowest responsive and responsible bidder for construction of the Penridge Mains Water Mains Project for an estimated cost of $1,400,000


The City of Portland ordains:

Section 1.  The Council finds:

  1. The existing water pipes, associated service lines and fire hydrants in the Penridge Water Mains area, specifically; NW Skyline Crest Road, NW Penridge Road and NW Greenleaf Road, owned by the Portland Water Bureau, are in poor condition, undersized, and need replacement.   
  2. The existing water facilities require replacement in order to ensure public health and economic viability by improving the maintenance, operability, firefighting ability, and water quality of the existing water system in the Penridge Water Mains Project (Project) area.  
  3. Through the Project, the Portland Water Bureau will replace the existing water pipes, associated service lines, and fire hydrants to meet operation and flow conditions and construct the new facilities in accordance with all applicable codes and standards.
  4. The Project has been planned and located in accordance with appropriate engineering standards for the construction, maintenance, and improvement of the City’s water infrastructure. The solicitation for the procurement action for the construction will use the City’s standard construction procurement bid process.
  5. The engineer’s estimate for construction is $1,400,000. The level of confidence in the estimate is high. Funding is available in the FY 2021-22 Budget and has been requested in the FY 2022-23 and FY 2023-24 Budgets.

NOW, THEREFORE, the Council directs:

  1. The Chief Procurement Officer to facilitate the use of the competitive solicitation process in accordance with the City Code 5.34 for the procurement of construction services for the Penridge Water Mains Project.
  2. Upon the Council’s acceptance of the Chief Procurement Officer’s Report to Council recommending the lowest responsible bidder, the Chief Procurement Officer is authorized to negotiate and execute a contract, provided the contract has been approved as to form by the City Attorney’s office, with the lowers responsive bidder for the purposes described in Section 1.
  3. As required, a post-project evaluation of the Project will be provided to the Chief Procurement Officer in order to request and authorize final payment to the contract.
  4. The Mayor and City Auditor are hereby authorized to draw and deliver checks chargeable to the Water Fund when demand is presented and approved by the proper authorities.

An ordinance when passed by the Council shall be signed by the Auditor. It shall be carefully filed and preserved in the custody of the Auditor (City Charter Chapter 2 Article 1 Section 2-122)

Passed by Council

Auditor of the City of Portland
Mary Hull Caballero

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Document History

Item 254 Regular Agenda in April 6, 2022 Council Agenda

City Council

Passed to second reading

Passed to second reading April 13, 2022 at 9:30 a.m.

Item 282 Regular Agenda in April 13-14, 2022 Council Agenda

City Council


  • Commissioner Dan Ryan Yea
  • Former Commissioner Jo Ann Hardesty Yea
  • Commissioner Mingus Mapps Yea
  • Commissioner Carmen Rubio Yea
  • Mayor Ted Wheeler Yea


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