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Request For Proposal

Murderers Creek Fence Project

Individually sealed bids will be received from qualified vendors by Grant Soil and Water Conservation District (hereinafter called DISTRICT), at 721 South Canyon Boulevard, John Day, Oregon 97845 until 3:00 PM PDT, October 13, 2023 for the construction of approximately 2.9 miles of wire fence, in Grant County, Oregon.  Immediately thereafter, Bids will be publicly opened.  The full Invitation To Bid package, including all Addenda may be obtained through the project point of contact, Kyle Sullivan at 541-575-0135 ext. 111 or e-mail, by visiting the DISTRICT Office at above address, or at the DISTRICT’S website

The Project location is approximately 12 miles southeast of Dayville, Oregon.  All work associated with this Invitation To Bid must be completed within a 60 day performance period.  Liquidated damages of $100 per day will apply to the contract resulting from this Invitation To Bid, upon the contractor’s failure to complete the work within the specified time.


This Invitation to Bid and the resulting Contract are subject to the provisions of the Federal Davis-Bacon Act (40 U.S.C. 3141 et seq.) and Oregon Revised Statutes 279C.800 through 279C.870 relative to Oregon Prevailing Wage Rate Law.

A voluntary pre-bid conference and tour of the work area will be conducted October 5, 2023 at 9:00 AM (PDT).  The tour will initiate at the intersection of Hwy 26 and County Road 42 (South Fork Road) within the city of Dayville, OR.  Bidders must provide their own transportation.

Bidders are not required to attend this voluntary pre-bid conference and tour, but with the complexity of this project it is strongly recommended that bidders or their representatives attend. 

Individually sealed envelopes or packages containing bids and supporting data as stipulated in the instructions to Bidders shall be clearly marked with the vendor’s name and the fence project name, MURDERERS CREEK FENCE PROJECT. Bids sent by mail should be forwarded by certified mail, return receipt requested, addressed to the DISTRICT as shown above, in care of Pat Holliday, and likewise shall be clearly marked or endorsed as stated herein.

Bids received after the time established for receipt of bids will not be considered.  Bids may be withdrawn or modified in writing at any time prior to bid opening, following the guidelines established in the Invitation to Bid.

The DISTRICT may reject any Bid not in compliance with all prescribed public bidding procedures and requirements and reserves the right to reject for good cause any or all Bids in whole or in part upon the finding of the DISTRICT that it is in the public interest to do so, to waive irregularities not affecting substantial rights, and to postpone the award of the work as necessary for a period of time not to extend beyond thirty (30) days from the Bid Opening Date. Bid prices quoted shall remain firm for a period of thirty (30) days from the date of Bid Opening.

The apparent successful Bidder shall provide all required proofs of insurance, furnish all applicable security bonds, and other specified deliverables to the DISTRICT within twelve (12) calendar days from date the Intent-to-Award Announcement is issued by the DISTRICT.  Failure to present the required documents within this period may result in Bid rejection.


FINALInvitation to Bid - MurderersCreekFenceProject9-25-2023.pdf