City of Portland: Bids Pending Report for the week of 10/31/6

Procurement Services is part of the Bureau of Revenue and Financial Services within the Office of Management and Finance.  Procurement Services is responsible for making sure the procurement process is fair, efficient, effective and accountable to everyone.
In July 2015, the National Procurement Institute awarded the Achievement of Excellence in Procurement (AEP) Award to the City of Portland, Procurement Services. In receiving the award, the City demonstrated excellence by obtaining a high score based on standardized criteria; the City of Portland is one of only 65 cities in the United States and Canada to receive the 2015 award. Procurement Services has earned the AEP award a total of ten times and consecutively over the past five years.

Here are the Bids Pending Report 10-31-16

TriMet Seeking Design Services for Powell Bus Garage Renovation Project

TriMet is requesting Statements of Qualifications for Design Services for Powell Bus Garage Renovation Project, number RC170044JB. This solicitation is for personal services for the design, permitting, and design services needed during the construction of this Project. The Project offers multiple areas for DBE subcontractors. A pre-bid conference will be held at the Monday, October 24, 2016, 3:30pm, TriMet Harrison Square office, 1800 SW First Avenue, Suite 300, Portland, OR 97201.  Interested prime contractors and subcontractors are encouraged to attend the pre-bid conference to engage with the project manager and other TriMet staff.

To view important solicitation documents and receive information about the solicitation, make sure to register in TriMet’s E-Bid system –
Proposals are due on Wednesday, 11/9/2016, 2pm.


Native PTAC Job Announcement

Native PTAC is hiring for a Senior Business Counselor for our SW Washington and Oregon region.
Native Procurement Technical Assistance Center (Native PTAC) is a free, grant funded, community resource that assists Native peoples in contracting with state, local, Federal, and Native governments within AK, ID, OR, and WA.
Native PTAC helps Native firms with Federal, Native, State and Local government contracting through one-to-one assistance with government certifications and registrations, classes and workshops,  bid match opportunities, interpretation of solicitations, bid/proposal reviews, marketing advice, and contract performance support for designated socio-economic programs.
POSITION TITLE: Senior Business Counselor – SW WA & OR State Region
EMPLOYMENT STATUS: Regular, Full-time, and Exempt-Administrative
LOCATION: This position is to be located in the Vancouver, WA office serving SW WA and the state of Oregon.
HOURS & SALARY: 24 hours for Native PTAC and 16 hours for WA PTAC. Salary dependent on experience ($45,000-$60,000 fulltime pro-rated)
Please visit our website at:

Beaverton School District: Trades Expo

The Beaverton School District would like to invite you to attend our Trades Expo! If you are interested in learning more about how to do business with the District as well as talk with project managers about upcoming opportunities, please consider attending. No RSVP is necessary and the event is free! Please see below for additional information.

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TriMet Contracting Opportunity – Washington Park Station Improvements Project

TriMet is seeking proposals from qualified general contractors to provide Construction Manager/General Contractor (CM/GC) Services for the Washington Park Station Improvements Project.  This project also offers multiple subcontracting opportunities: demolition, electrical, paint, signage for certified firms.  A pre-proposal conference will be held on Tuesday, 8/23/2016 at 11am.

If you are interested as a either prime contractor or subcontractor, register in TriMet’s E-Bid System to view documents. Proposals are due by 2pm on Thursday, September 8, 2016.

Contracting/business development event for Native owned businesses

SBA Portland District is very pleased to present an event with the Indian Health Service/US Health & Human Services targeted to Native American owned firms.  The event is Aug. 16th at our building (620 SW Main St., Room 101), from 9 am to Noon.  Please join us (RSVP for the event here: and share this info with others who may be interested.

Native Procurement Technical Assistance Program (NPTAC) will also be participating.  After the program from 9-Noon, NPTAC and SBA are offering one-on-one appointments with firms/tribal entities with specific questions on federal contracting, certifications and capital access.  To set up a one-on-one with a NPTAC counselor, firms can send a request to  To set up a one-on-one with SBA on contracting or capital access, please send a request to  Appointments will be held in the same building, specific room assignments to be announced the day of.

Thank you for your continued efforts for small businesses and the Native community!  Do let me know if there are any questions.

Yuri Yoshida Dyson  /  Business Opportunity Specialist

U.S. SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION   /   Portland District Office

Phone:  503-326-6692   /   Fax:  202-292-3872   /

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Confederated Tribes Of Siletz Indians Portland Area Office Celebrates 30 YEARS

Confederated Tribes Of Siletz Indians Portland Area Office Celebrates 30 YEARS!

You and a guest are invited to join the Siletz tribe as we honor those who have helped us accomplish our work.

Thursday, June 9, 2016

11 AM — 6 PM

Portland Area Office

12790 SE Stark St

Portland, Oregon

Andrew Johanson:

Call (503) 238-1512 or

Creating opportunities in education, employment, and wellness for the Native community in Clackamas, Multnomah, and Washington County.

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Sigma Chi Youth Movement Scholarship

Sigma Chi Youth Movement Scholarship will be awarding two $1250 scholarships to high school seniors of Native American or Aboriginal descent this year.

Our event is Friday, April 22nd, at the University of Oregon, where the winners will be invited to participate as team leaders for the middle school participants, and will be awarded their scholarship at the closing ceremonies.

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact:

Dustin Valdez

Executive Coordinator- Youth Movement 2016

Email: or

Phone: 315-222-3366

YM Scholarship Application



A unique conference that shares knowledge, skills and ideas for implementing the new state-based investing laws, in order to strengthen our local economies.

Join us April 26-28, 2016 in Portland, OR for ComCap:16! Registration is open

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ONAC March Networking Luncheon 2016

Upcoming ONAC Event: 2016 March Networking Luncheon
Wednesday March 30, 2016 from 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM

Metro – Council Chambers 600 NE Grand Ave.


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