REQUEST for PROPOSALS UTILIZING ODOT RFP 730-33447-18

Project Information The purpose of the Project is to improve the safety and operations on I-5 between I-405 and I-84, of the Broadway/Weidler interchange, and on adjacent surface streets in the vicinity of the Broadway/Weidler interchange and to enhance multimodal facilities in the Project Area. In achieving the purpose, the Project also will support improved local connectivity and multimodal access in the vicinity of the Broadway/Weidler interchange and improve multimodal connections between neighborhoods located east and west of I-5. The Project addresses the following primary needs:

• I-5 Safety: I-5 between I-405 and I-84 has the highest crash rate on urban interstates in the State of Oregon. Crash data from 2011 to 2015 indicate that I-5 between I-84 and the merge point from the NE Broadway ramp onto I-5 had a crash rate (for all types of crashes) that was approximately 3.5 times higher than the statewide average for comparable urban interstate facilities.

• I-5 Operations: The Project Area is at the crossroad of three regionally significant freight and commuter routes: I-5, I-84, and I-405. As a result, I-5 in the vicinity of the Broadway/Weidler interchange experiences some of the highest traffic volumes in the State of Oregon, carrying approximately 121,400 vehicles each day, and experiences 12 hours of congestion each day.

• Broadway/Weidler Interchange Operations: The complexity and congestion at the I-5 Broadway/Weidler interchange configuration is difficult to navigate for vehicles (including transit vehicles), bicyclists, and pedestrians. This impacts access to and from I-5 as well as to and from local streets. The high volumes of traffic on I-5 and Broadway/Weidler in this area contribute to
congestion and safety issues (for all modes) at the interchange ramps, the Broadway and Weidler overcrossings of I-5, and on local streets in the vicinity of the interchange.

• Travel Reliability on the Transportation Network: Travel reliability on the transportation
network decreases as congestion increases and safety issues expand. The most unreliable travel
times tend to occur at the end of congested areas and on the shoulders of the peak periods. Due to
these problems, reliability has decreased on I-5 between I-84 and I-405 for most of the day. Periods
of congested conditions on I-5 in the Project Area have grown over time from morning and
afternoon peak periods to longer periods throughout the day.

ODOT is conducting this Intermediate Procurement in conformance with ORS 279B.070 and OAR 137-047-0270. No specific level of work or funding is guaranteed by this solicitation process.
Work is anticipated to begin 8-1-2018 and is anticipated to be completed 11-30-2018. The Consultant shall not have or be perceived to have a conflict of interest when performing any of this work.
Proposer must be in compliance with the ODOT COI Guidelines.

Form are available at the following Internet site:
http://www.oregon.gov/ODOT/Business/Procurement/Pages/PSK.aspx under “Miscellaneous Procurement Forms”).
*********DEADLINE FOR RESPONSE IS: July 26, 2018 at 2:00pm*********

RFP 33447 Final

 

2018 UW Foster School of Business Minority Executive Program Scholarship

Multnomah County is once again looking to sponsor a deserving COBID Certified Business owner to the Foster School of Business Minority Business Executive Program, held in Seattle, WA, September 16 – 21, 2018.

The Minority Business Executive Program is a one-week residential program that takes place annually on campus at the University of Washington. The intensive curriculum grows minority and women-owned business leaders and helps them position their companies for today’s global economy.
Participants learn to utilize financial tools to make better business decisions, develop strategic plans for growth and sustainability, identify new technologies to scale operations, learn how to market their products and services more effectively, explore strategies to access global markets, and develop their leadership acumen. They return to their business with enhanced knowledge, a renewed personal energy, and an invaluable network of fellow minority and women business leaders.

Attached is the application to apply for the scholarship from the County and program brochure. The scholarship only covers the cost of the tuition; applicants must cover the costs of their room, transportation, and other costs. Attendees for the training stay at the Hotel Deca, located at 4507 Brooklyn Avenue NE, a short distance from the campus.

Deadline to submit applications is August 6, 2018.

2018 MBEP Brochure

UW Minority Business Executive Program Application – 2018

Bring the American Indian Tourism Conference to Your Community

2017 AITC hosted by the Oneida Nation
AIANTA is looking for tribally-owned hotels and resorts with significant meeting space to serve as the conference site for the American Indian Tourism Conference in 2020 and 2021.
Hosting a conference, not only brings economic benefits to the host, it also brings visibility at a national level to influence leaders and policymakers on tribal tourism issues. The host or hosts get the opportunity to showcase their unique property, destination, attractions and arts at the pre-conference mobile workshops.
The proposal must come from the host tribe or tribes and the hotel. Non-native owned hotels can apply if they have a tribal host. Involving local and/or regional tribes in the planning and execution of events is important. The local hosts will create a Host Committee to help plan the opening reception and pre-conference mobile workshops (formerly called “familiarization tours”) to make the annual conference more meaningful to attendees and help fulfill the mission of the organization.
Deadline: September 30, 2018
5:00 p.m. Mountain Time
We encourage you to attend the AITC in Albuquerque NM on September 17-20. Meet the board and members and share your destination. To purchase a booth or register for the conference, visitAITC2018.com. For more information about AIANTA, visit aianta.org. For more information about tribal tourism, visit NativeAmerica.travel. If you aren’t listed on NativeAmerica.travel, remember listings are free for tribes and tribal enterprises thanks to the support of the DOI Bureau of Indian Affairs!
Send Proposals To:
Camille Ferguson, Executive Director
(505) 724-3592

28th Annual Tamkaliks Celebration in Wallowa, OR

takilmas powwow

Confederated Tribes of Siletz Annual Nesika Illahee Powwow

Siletz pow wow

American Indian Science and Engineering Society, “Honor the Past. Be the Future.”

The American Indian Science and Engineering Society (AISES) is a national, nonprofit organization whose mission is to substantially increase the representation of American Indians, Alaska Natives, Native Hawaiians, Pacific Islanders, First Nations and other indigenous peoples of North America in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) studies and careers.

AISES will celebrate its 41st National Conference in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, on October 4-6, 2018. The National Conference theme this year is “Honor the Past. Be the Future.” Each year, the AISES National Conference attracts the nation’s brightest American Indian, Alaska Native, Native Hawaiian and First Nations students and professionals. This three-day event includes a Career Fair, dynamic nationally recognized speakers, panel discussions, and workshops for the 2,500+ students, teachers, tribal leaders and other professionals.

AISES, through the 2018 AISES National Conference Local Volunteer Committee, is seeking donations for student prizes during this year’s conference.

Student Prizes: Students attending the conference are treated every year, but this year the 2018 AISES National Conference Local Volunteer Committee seeks your assistance in providing all student attendees with gift cards specifically for the purchase of electronic programs and devices. Your donation will allow the students to purchase the software or device they need for their academic or future professional needs.

There is no legacy more lasting than giving educational opportunities today for the benefit of future generations. Our Native elders teach us that we are all directly responsible for each other and that we must look to the future of seven generations.

On behalf of the AISES family thank you!

Upcoming Apprenticeship & Vocational Technical Career Fair (Aug 1st)

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In partnership with DHS, Mount Hood Community College, Portland Community College and SE Works, we would like to cordially invite all career seekers and job counselors to attend the August 1stApprenticeship & Vocational Technical Career Fair. 

 
This event will host a mix of 40 trades and vocational-technical programs that career seekers can evaluate, compare and ask questions. 

 
Location: East Portland DHS Campus, 11826 NE Glisan Street, Portland, OR 97220. 
Date: Wednesday, August 1st
Time: from 10 am to 2 pm. 
 
The event is free of charge to both exhibitors and attendees. There is plenty of parking in front of the DHS building as well as on the sides. There is a bus stop out front as well as nearby max station.
Any help in spreading the word is greatly appreciated. We have full-size posters if you would like to have some. If you have any question, please don’t hesitate to contact me directly.
Free tickets HERE

“Want a well-paying career? Come and check out 40 different career and training opportunities. Apprenticeship is not just a job, but a career opportunity! It is occupational training that combines supervised on-the-job training experience with classroom instruction. There´s a wide range of occupations available, from bricklayers, electricians, plumbers, roofers to heavy equipment operator.”

The Lower Columbia Estuary Partnership is looking for an Education & Community Programs Manager

The Lower Columbia Estuary Partnership seeks an Executive Assistant. The Executive Assistant provides advanced administrative support to the Board of Directors, Executive Director, and Management Team on a variety of program-wide tasks to meet the organization’s mission, goals, and objectives. Primary duties for this position include acting as a liaison between management and staff, general office management, production of organization documents and materials, meeting planning and follow-up, coordinating with contractors and vendors, and more. For the full position description, please visit http://www.estuarypartnership.org/executive-assistant-application-form.

Salary Range: $44,300 – $64,300, Full Time Equivalent
Job Classification: Regular, Exempt
Benefits: Competitive Benefits Package Offered
Hours: 32 – 40 Hours Per Week
Supervisor: Executive Director
Application Due Date: 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Persons of color, women, people with disabilities, veterans, and LGBT people are encouraged to apply. The Estuary Partnership values differences and a racially diverse and culturally inclusive organization.

The Estuary Partnership is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, religion, marital status, national origin, age, disability, physical appearance or genetic information, cultural, socio-economic status, military or veteran status. The Estuary Partnership is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and values the hiring of protected veterans or individuals with veteran status.

PBDG Summer BBQ!!!!

Next PBDG Meeting:

Wednesday, July 11 • 4:00 – 6:30pm
Summer Backyard BBQ
8904 SE 55th Ave Portland
(O’Neill Property on Johnson Creek)

Please plan on attending!
Partners, MBEs, GCs, please notify us at info@PBDGweb.com with any
subcontracting notifications, or if you need time on the agenda.

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
WASHINGTON COUNTY, OREGON
Human Resources Division

Washington County Public Services Building, 155 N First Avenue Ste. 270

Hillsboro, OR 97124
503-846-8606

http://www.washcojobs.org

Employment Opportunities as of Monday, June 11, 2018

Associate Planner

Full Time Land Use & Transportation 06/24/18

Bilingual (Spanish) Mental Health Services Coordinator I/II

Full Time Health & Human Services 06/17/18

Community Engagement Manager

Full Time County Administrative Office 06/17/18

Engineering Associate I New

Full Time Land Use & Transportation 07/01/18

Housing Rehabilitation Specialist

Full Time Community Development 06/17/18

Lateral Deputy (Jail and Enforcement Divisions) DPSST CERTIFIED ONLY

Full Time Sheriff’s Office Continuous

Lateral Deputy (Jail and Enforcement Divisions) Out-of-State

Full Time Sheriff’s Office 06/17/18

Park Ranger

Full Time Support Services 06/17/18

Recruit Deputy (Jail and Enforcement Divisions)

Full Time Sheriff’s Office 06/17/18

Seasonal Mosquito Research Technician

Seasonal – 6 Month Maximum Duration Health & Human Services 06/17/18