|Project Title:||Masonry Services on an As Needed Basis|
|Issued by:||Multnomah County view agency website|
DescriptionPRE-PROPOSAL CONFERENCE: There will be an optional pre-proposal conference for this sourcing event at May 16th, 10:30am, in the 4th floor Juniper room, at the Multnomah Building (501 SE Hawthorne Blvd., Portland). SERVICE DESCRIPTION, FUNDING AND CONTRACTING INFORMATION PURPOSE AND OVERVIEW The Multnomah County Department of County Assets, Division of Facilities and Property Management (FPM) is seeking Proposers from whom it may purchase masonry services on an as needed basis, including emergency response. Proposer shall provide all labor, materials, tools, task lighting, temporary power, hoisting, equipment, layout, transportation, and incidentals needed to complete masonry work on, including but not limited to: a concrete masonry unit (CMU), glass block, brick veneer, plaster, mortar, brick, concrete masonry block, stone, or other masonry, concrete pouring, flatwork and finishing, as well as anchoring & reinforcement as necessary to provide these services. INTRODUCTION AND PROGRAM HISTORY Multnomah County is the smallest Oregon County in area but has the largest population of approximately 750,000 citizens, which encompasses the City of Portland and several surrounding local jurisdictions. The County has a portfolio of approximately 129 buildings that it occupies to provide public services. FPM is responsible for the day to day maintenance and operations as well as managing capital improvement projects at all County owned facilities. GOALS, VALUES AND OTHER IMPORTANT CONSIDERATIONS The County is comprised of various departments, each responsible for providing different services to the public. FPM is responsible for maintaining the Countyâs facility assets and making sure that all buildings are operational to ensure optimal work environments for the various departments in the County. Therefore, FPMâs goal for the contract resulting from this Sourcing Event is to award it to a company that has an experienced, well trained, diverse and professional workforce; the ability to provide repair and emergency services; and; values sustainability and focuses on providing opportunities to minority, women and emerging small businesses. It is also important for proposers to understand the diversity of buildings that will be covered under the contract resulting from the Sourcing Event. The County occupies and FPM maintains jails, detention facilities, health clinics, libraries, courthouses, etc. Due to the operations at these facilities, proposerâs workforce will be required to pass a background check, need to be comfortable with work at the various facilities and will be required to interact with County employees in a professional and respectful manner. TARGET POPULATION SERVED Multnomah County citizens. GEOGRAPHIC BORDERS/LIMITATIONS & SERVICE AREAS Multnomah County. FUNDING Funding of the work described in this RFP is not guaranteed. Fluctuations in funding year to year should be expected. The County cannot assure that any particular level of work will be assigned and the contract will permit the County to add or remove work as necessary depending on availability of funding. SCOPE OF SERVICES The Multnomah County Department of County Assets, Division of Facilities and Property Management (FPM) is seeking Proposers from whom it may purchase masonry services on an as needed basis, including emergency response. Proposer shall provide all labor, materials, tools, task lighting, temporary power, hoisting, equipment, layout, transportation, and incidentals needed to complete masonry work on, including but not limited to: a concrete masonry unit (CMU), glass block, brick veneer, plaster, mortar, brick, concrete masonry block, stone, or other masonry, concrete pouring, flatwork and finishing, as well as anchoring & reinforcement as necessary to provide these services. Scope of work may include, but not be limited to: repair, removal, replacement, installation, demolition, reinforcing, caulking, purging, waterproofing, etc. Services shall include labor, material, and supervision to perform maintenance and repairs (emergency and non-emergency). Work will be performed during the hours designated by the County for each project and may include premium time after normal daytime hours and during weekends and Holidays. Proposer shall be able to perform Work at all times on all days should the need arise. Hours between 8am and 5pm, Monday through Friday, not on a designated Holiday are considered regular work hours (âRegular Work Hoursâ). Work performed before 8am, and after 5pm, Monday through Friday, all day Saturdays, all day Sundays and all day on New Yearâs Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day, shall be defined as overtime/holiday work (âOvertime/Holiday Workâ). Upon notification to Proposer, by County, of a disaster or security-related event subject to this Contract, Proposer shall make every commercially reasonable effort to commence the Work as follows: If the County issues the notification during Regular Work Hours, then the Proposer shall commence Work within four (4) hours of such notification; and If County issues the notification during Overtime/Holiday Work hours, then the Proposer shall commence the Work within twenty-four (24) hours of such notification. D. Project Coordination. All Work shall be coordinated so as to minimize the impact to staff and clients using the facility where the Work will take place. Where parking is available to Proposer, access to parking locations shall be designated by the Countyâs Authorized Representative. County reserves the right to specify precisely the types of materials to be utilized. Substitutions shall require prior approval of Countyâs Authorized Representative. Work performed under this Contract shall not interfere with normal activities and operations of County and its employees, to the maximum extent possible. E. Permitting. All local codes must be respected and proper city or jurisdictional permits shall be obtained. The Proposer will pull required permits for concrete work, meet permit requirements throughout the project and submit a copy of Final Approval of permits to the County Representative upon completion, in addition to scheduling inspections with the City of Portland. F. Delivery, storage and handling of masonry material. Proposer shall: Deliver masonry material to project in undamaged condition. Store and handle materials to prevent their deterioration or damage due to moisture, temperature changes, contaminants, corrosion, or other causes. Limit moisture absorption of concrete masonry units during delivery and until time of installation. Store cementitious materials off the ground, under cover and in a dry location. Store and protect aggregates where grading and other required characteristics can be maintained. Store materials to provide protection from occupant and construction traffic. Store materials neatly with level support to prevent toppling. G. Work preparation and coordination. Proposer shall: Site Prep: Barricades, demarcation tape and signage shall be utilized by the Proposer to protect the public during construction from the affected work area. Proper signage is required for detoured vehicular and foot traffic. Site prep may include plywood barriers during demolition to protect building infrastructure, cars, streets, sidewalks, and landscaping. Plywood shall also be used to prevent damage from heavy machinery during work. Though demolition can be a messy process the County requires tidiness during construction and will expect a properly contained, safe worksite. The Proposer shall ensure that egress into and out of the building is continuously maintained. Remove and dispose of existing masonry. Provide demolition materials, barriers, protective covers, etc. to complete the Work assigned. Take all necessary precautions to minimize damage to the building, other work and surrounding areas of the building and yard. Take the following precautions during cold weather: Masonry work shall be protected from frost or rapid drying. No masonry or concrete footings shall be placed on or with frozen materials. When the average daily temperature falls below 35 degrees Fahrenheit for more than one day, concrete sidewalks shall not be poured without protective measures to prevent damage to the concrete by freezing. The Proposer shall submit their proposed protective methods to the project manager for approval 1 week prior to concrete installation. Before placing masonry on older work, apply heat in such a manner that frost, ice, or snow will be completely removed and the temperature of the surface is brought to a minimum temperature of 50 degrees. Concrete shall be protected from freezing for a minimum of 3 days. Spreading of salts or chemicals on older work to remove ice and snow is not permitted. Supply temporary enclosures, artificial heat and such other protective methods as needed to protect masonry from cold temperatures. Proposer is responsible for danger to workers and carbonization of masonry and concrete resulting from the use of salamanders or other heating devices, which directly exhaust CO gases. H. Quality of Work. All masonry materials shall be new from manufacturers and suppliers who specialize in masonry products. Strike all mortar joints to match existing joint style. Mortar color shall match as closely as possible to existing. Excavation shall be made to the required depth and to a width that will permit the installation and bracing of the forms. The foundation shall be shaped and compacted to a firm, even surface, all soft and yielding material shall be removed and replaced with acceptable material. The foundation shall be thoroughly moistened immediately prior to the placing of the concrete. Edges of adjacent concrete or building structure should be properly protected to prevent staining from concrete. Forms shall be of wood or metal and shall extend for the full depth of the concrete. All forms shall be straight, free from warp, and of sufficient strength to resist the pressure of the concrete without springing. Bracing and staking of forms shall be such that the forms remain in both horizontal and vertical alignment until their removal. All form material must be removed at completion. Steel Mesh reinforcement shall be used across the full width of commercial and industrial use driveways and shall be placed at mid-depth. Steel mesh shall be raised to ensure no contact with subsurface or form material. Bricks shall be laid level, plumb, and square. No point along the bottom of any course shall be more than 1/4 inch higher or lower than any other point within 10 feet along the bottom of the same course. Plumb lines shall be used for all installations Rebuild walls, etc. to match the original design. Lay out work so minimum cutting is required, using only whole brick or block where possible. Where cutting is necessary, cut brick or block to neat, true line without chips on exposed faces. Conceal cut faces where possible. Do not lay brick or block less than Â¼â in length in exposed work. If any brick or block must be removed or shifted after it has been laid, remove setting mortar, clean brick or block thoroughly, apply fresh mortar and re-lay. Solidly fill with mortar intersections between bricks or blocks and other materials. Solidly fill joints and line pin holes. When brick or block laying has been delayed for more than one hour, clean masonry of exposed mortar, then wet by water spray when necessary. Amount of wetting depends on rate of absorption of brick or block at time of laying. When being laid, brick or block shall have a suction sufficient to hold mortar and absorb excess moisture, yet leave mortar sufficiently damp so it remains plastic enough to permit brick to be leveled and plumbed after being laid without breaking mortar bond. Mortar joints: Do mortar applications promptly. Construct mortar joint sizes to match original joint style. Provide full head and bed joints. Properly butter masonry unit edges. Completely fill joints: bed, cross, end, and head. Do not tool joints prematurely before initial mortar set. Tool joints without damaging mortar. Promptly point holes, such as for line nails, as work proceeds. Fully bed copings, blocks, and caps, and completely point joints Remove wedges as work progresses. Repair defective units as work progresses. Completely fill and level bed joints on lintels. Lay brick or block courses in reference to a level line. Align and plumb vertical joint lines in alternate courses. Keep wall face plumb and aligned story by story. Install caulking, control joints, lintels, and flashing required in building code, and as specified herein. Keep caulking spaces at window and doorframes uniform and of acceptable size. Keep spaces for expansion/contraction control joints uniform and of acceptable size. Recess window and door lintels from face of wall. Tightly mortar chimney, parapet wall or other flashings into masonry work. Joints: As a standard, the sidewalk shall be divided into 5-foot sections by dummy joints formed by a jointing tool or other acceptable means as directed. In some cases joints will be tooled to match existing sidewalks in 3 X 3 patterns or as directed by the project manager. These dummy joints shall extend into the concrete for at least 1/3 of the depth and shall be approximately 1/8 inch wide. Expansion joints shall be formed around all appurtenances such as manholes and utility poles for the full depth of the sidewalk. Expansion joint filler 1/2 inch in thickness shall be installed between concrete sidewalks and any fixed structure such as building. This expansion joint material shall extend for the full width and depth of the walk. Joints between new and old concrete shall be straight and clean upon completion. Provide and install metal ties for bonding as required by building code and as specified herein Assure compliance in types, sizes, spacing, depth of anchoring, and corrosion resistance. Parge and waterproof foundation walls as listed in the Scope, required by the building code, or specified herein. Parging shall be smooth, consistent, and provide full coverage. Parge or otherwise treat walls as required to receive backfill. Do not backfill prior to proper curing of parging. Use waterproofing manufacturerâs recommended curing procedures. Backfill as necessary. Granular backfill of the specified or ordered gradation shall be placed in layers at the locations shown or as ordered. The backfill layers shall not exceed 6 inches of computed depth unless otherwise directed. Granular backfill shall be compacted. Finishing: Concrete shall be finished by use of wood, magnesium and steel floats by skilled concrete finishers. Properly finished concrete will be flat, free of pits and have clean trowelled edges and brushed surface. Edges: All outside edges and joints shall be edged with an edging tool having a radius of 1/4 inch. No plastering of the surface will be permitted. After floating, edging and jointing, the surface shall be brushed by drawing fine-grained broom over the surface to produce a non-slip surface. Protection: Plastic sheets or other approved materials shall be placed in close contact with the finished concrete as soon as the concrete has set sufficiently to avoid damage from any placement of coverings. The protective covering shall be maintained vapor-proof in close contact with the concrete for the entire 3-day period or as directed by the project manager. During curing, all traffic, both pedestrian and vehicular shall be excluded. Requirements for concrete protections may change based on job site and will be discussed by the Proposer with the project manager prior to concrete installation. Water repellent with linseed oil may be applied on horizontal surfaces by any approved means. If a sprayer is used, the nozzle shall be held within 18 inches of the concrete or as directed. Two coats of linseed oil mixture shall be applied. The first shall be at a rate sufficient to obtain maximum penetration, taking care to prevent the material from discoloring curbs or other parts of the work. The second coat shall be applied as a seal coat, with attention given to the lighter appearing areas. The rate of application shall be approximately 0.025 gallons per square yard for the first coat, or an average of approximately 25 square yards per gallon. The second application shall not be made until the concrete has regained its dry appearance and in any event not until at least 24 hours have passed. Backfill at Completion: The edges of the sidewalk shall be backfilled as necessary with suitable material compacted and finished flush with the top of the sidewalk or as directed by the Project Manager. Clean all surfaces during work and immediately upon completion: Donât allow mortar to enter expansion joints. Donât allow any mortar droppings on sills, copings, and projecting courses. Scrape mortar extrusions off inside wall. Clean mortar droppings from brick, anchors and straps, to avoid water bridges. Clean or replace any finished brick or block damaged by spilled concrete or mortar. Clean work site, and completely remove debris and excess material from site. After installation, inspect all work for improper installation or damage. Repair or replace work not in compliance with the Scope of Work. Repairs shall be made at the direction of the Inspector. Repairs shall be made at Proposerâs expense. Repair work should be undetectable. I. All Work shall be completed as specified by Countyâs Authorized Representative for each project, and shall conform to all of the methods and operations of best standards and accepted practices of the masonry trade. All Work shall be completed by personnel skilled in their respective lines of work. J. Proposer shall perform Work in a manner that is compliant with all applicable rules, regulations and laws of all authorities having jurisdiction. Proposer is responsible for acquiring all necessary licenses and permits to perform the Work. K. The Proposer shall be responsible for initiating, maintaining, and supervising all safety precautions and programs in connection with the Work. Proposer shall take all reasonable precautions for the safety of, and shall provide all reasonable protection to prevent damage, injury or loss to (1) all employees on the Work and other persons who may be affected thereby, (2) all the Work and all materials and equipment to be incorporated therein, and (3) other property at the Work site not limited to other property adjacent thereto, such as trees, shrubs, lawns, walks, pavements, roadways, structures, and utilities not designated for removal, relocation or replacement in the course of construction. Proposer at all times shall protect adjoining private or public property from damage arising from Proposerâs operations. Proposer shall bear all risk of loss to the Work, or materials or equipment for the Work due to fire, theft, vandalism, or other casualty or cause, until the Work is fully completed and accepted by the Owner. Proposer shall comply with all applicable laws, ordinances, rules, regulations and orders of any public authority having jurisdiction for the safety of persons or property or to protect them from damage, injury or loss. All damage or loss to any property caused in whole or in part by the Proposer, any Sub Proposer, any Sub-Sub Proposer or anyone directly or indirectly employed by any of them, or by anyone for whose acts any of them may be liable, shall be remedied by the Proposer. L. Proposer shall erect and maintain, as required by existing conditions and performance of the Contract, reasonable safeguards for safety and protection, including posting danger signs and other warnings against hazards, promulgating safety regulations and notifying owners and users of adjacent sites and utilities. M. In the event of accidents of any kind, the Proposer shall notify the County immediately and furnish the County with copies of all reports of such accidents at the same time that the reports are forwarded to any other interested parties. N. The Proposer agrees to remove any of its employees from County sites who in the sole opinion of the County Authorized Representative are guilty of improper conduct or incapable of performing the required Work under this Contract. O. The Proposer at all times shall keep the premises free from accumulation of waste materials and debris caused by Proposer's operations. At the completion of the Work, Proposer shall leave the Work site in a neat and orderly condition. P. Minimum amount of Work and/or increase or decrease in Work. County makes no guarantees, warranties or representations on a minimum amount of Work to be performed under this Contract. During the term of this Contract, County shall have the option to increase or decrease the Work and/or frequency of the Work to be performed under this Contract. All Work performed under this Contract will be charged at the Contract rates. Q. Authorization of Work. All Work performed under this Contract will be directed by the County Authorized Representative or his/her designee. A County-issued Work Order must authorize all work prior to commencement of any Work. Upon receipt of the authorized Work Order, Proposer shall schedule Work with the County. No Work shall be performed without an approved Work Order. Any Work performed by Proposer without an approved Work Order shall be considered âUnauthorized Work.â All Unauthorized Work shall be at Proposerâs sole cost and expense. Any removal, remediation or repair of Unauthorized Work shall be performed by Proposer at Proposerâs sole cost and expense. R. Proposer Requirements. Sheriffâs Background Check. All Proposer employees who will perform Work under this Contract may be required to pass a Multnomah County Sheriff's Office Records Check Authorization. A copy of the Records Check Authorization Form is attached as Exhibit 9 to the Contract. Any prior felony conviction will eliminate Proposer's employee's ability to work under this Contract. Each authorized Background Check is valid for twenty-four (24) months from the original date of approval. The County must be notified immediately of any felony or misdemeanor conviction which occurs during the 24-month period by any of Proposer's employees who have previously passed a Background Check. Failure of Proposer to notify County of any felony or misdemeanor conviction may result in the termination of this Contract, with the County having no further obligation to the Proposer. Correctional Facility Work Rules. All Proposer personnel shall follow the Multnomah County Correctional Facility Work Rules attached as Exhibit 10 to this Contract, when working in any detention facility. Proposer and Proposer's personnel shall follow all of County's established security procedures while working in the facility including training and the signing of any documents acknowledging the receipt and understanding of training or any other agreements proffered by Sheriff's department personnel to allow access to secured facilities. Proposer may request to view copies of the required materials at any time. JCAHO Requirements. One or more of the facilities where the Proposer may perform Work are health clinics accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO). If a facility is accredited by JCAHO then the Proposer must comply with the JCAHO Safety Measures for Proposers attached as Exhibit 11 to this Contract when providing Work to those facilities. Health Insurance Portability and Account (HIPAA). As part of the Work by Proposer and its personnel at the building, they may be working in areas which are operating as health care facilities where Protected Health Information is situated. Protected Health Information (âPHIâ) means any information in oral, written or electronic form that relates to: (i) the past, present or future physical or mental health or condition of an individual, (ii) the provision of health care to an individual, (iii) demographic information collected on or about an individual and (iv) payment for providing health care to an individual, whenever the individual is personally identifiable. Proposer and its personnel are not entitled to view or hear any PHI for any purpose whatsoever. Accordingly, Proposer for itself and on behalf of its personnel agrees that: (i) they will not invade client privacy by inquiring about or asking to see any PHI, (ii) they shall protect and refrain from disclosing the PHI as present in the building should they inadvertently come into contact with any PHI, (iii) they not review use, disclose or copy any PHI. There are both federal and state laws which safeguard the privacy of PHI from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. Breach of any term of these HIPAA sections may result in immediate termination of this Contract. S. Sustainability requirements. Proposer shall reuse, salvage or recycle as much waste materials as feasible. Obtain maximum utilization of State of Oregon certified MWESB firms. T. Confidentiality. All information and documents contained within the Work site (âConfidential Informationâ) shall be considered privileged and confidential and shall be treated as such by the Proposer and its personnel. Any disclosure of Confidential Information or removal of any property from the building by Proposer personnel may be cause for immediate termination of this Contract. Any liability, including, but not limited to, attorneyâs fees, resulting from any action or suit brought against the County as a result of the Proposerâs and/or its personnelâs willful or negligent disclosure of Confidential Information shall be borne by Proposer. U. Publicity. Any publicity giving reference to Work covered by the Contract, whether in the form of press releases, brochures, photographic coverage, or verbal announcements, requires prior written approval from County Authorized Representative. V. Contract price adjustment. Contract may be adjusted annually. No increase in any fee, cost, price, or other rate charged by Proposer to County (âRateâ) shall occur during the first year of the Contract. Thereafter, such Rate may be increased once per annum, but no increase in any Rate shall occur unless Proposer provides written notice of such Rate increase to Countyâs Authorized Representative at least sixty (60) days prior to an anniversary date of the Contract. For the second year of the Contract, the increase allowed in this paragraph shall be limited to the lesser of (i) the increase in Proposerâs published rates charged to all clients for the fully loaded services similar to the Work described herein, or (ii) the percentage increase in the published U.S. Department of Labor Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U), U.S. City Average, All Items, not seasonally adjusted, 1982-1984=100 reference base (Series Id: CUUR0000SA0) (âCPIâ) as of the anniversary date over the published CPI prior to the commencement date of the Contract. In subsequent years, the increase allowed in this paragraph shall be limited to the lesser of (x) the increase in Proposerâs published rates charged to all clients for services similar to the Work described in the Contract, or (y) the percentage increase in the published CPI between anniversary dates. Further, County shall be given the immediate benefit of any Rate decrease. Proposer shall promptly notify Countyâs Authorized Representative of the amount and effective date of such decrease. This decrease shall apply to orders placed on or after the effective date of the decrease. Invoices shall reflect prices in effect on the date the order was placed with the Proposer. W. Performance and Payment Bonds. Performance and payment bonds in the amount of this Contract are not required. X. Prevailing Wage Rates. The provisions of section 13 of the Contract concerning payment of prevailing wage do apply to this Contract. The wage rates to be paid are set forth in Prevailing Wage Rate for Public Works in Oregon effective January 1, 2019 and Prevailing Wage Rate Amendment effective April 1, 2019 which is incorporated by reference. Copies are available from any office of the Wage and Hour Division of the Bureau of Labor and Industries. Copies are also available on the bureau's webpage at www.oregon.gov/boli. PERFORMANCE MEASURES The following key performance indicators will be monitored by the County to determine if the Proposer who is selected for a contract resulting from this Sourcing Event is performing to the expected level of performance: 1) On-time performance: During the course of the contract, the County will notify the Proposer of work that needs to be performed. The Proposer will be expected to acknowledge the notification (telephone call or email) in less than four (4) hours and respond accordingly. 2) Reporting: The Proposer will be required to create, develop and submit various reports to the Contract Administrator for work performed throughout the term of the Contract resulting from this Sourcing Event. CONTRACT NEGOTIATION The County will initiate contract negotiations with the responsive and responsible Proposer with the highest scoring proposal. Multnomah County may, at its option, elect to negotiate general contract terms and conditions, services, pricing, implementation schedules, and such other terms as the County determines are in the Countyâs best interest. If negotiations fail to result in a contract, the County reserves the right to terminate the negotiations and initiate contract negotiations with the next highest scoring responsive and responsible Proposer. This process may continue until a contract agreement is reached. CONTRACT AWARD Multnomah County strongly encourages the participation of Minority-Owned, Women-Owned, and Emerging Small Businesses and Organizations in providing these services. Through this Sourcing Event process, the County is seeking to award one contract. Award, as determined by the County, will be made to the responsible Proposer whose Proposal the County determines is most advantageous to the County based on the evaluation process and evaluation factors described in this Sourcing Event. The County reserves the right to select Proposers who have submitted a proposal scoring fewer points than a higher scoring proposal based on the Proposerâs ability to best meet the Countyâs programmatic needs. If a Proposer who has submitted a proposal that has scored fewer points is recommended for selection, the Board of County Commissioners must approve the award. CONTRACT TERM The contract term shall be a fixed term for five (5) years. COMPENSATION AND METHOD OF PAYMENT Pricing for the Contract resulting from this Sourcing Event will be based on fixed rates for labor and a fixed mark up for materials. The County will pay for work performed and accepted upon receipt of a correct and valid invoice. Cost for labor shall be an hourly rate and shall be inclusive of travel time, labor, overhead and consumables required to perform the Services. Cost for components and replacement parts will be reimbursed by the County at the Proposerâs net cost plus a mark-up. When components and/or replacement parts are required for a particular job the Proposer must submit a copy of their invoice showing the amount paid for the part. The County reserves the right to conduct an audit or to request documentation to substantiate any and all costs invoiced by the Proposer. The County may elect to purchase materials for the work to be performed and provide to the Proposer as well. COOPERATIVE PURCHASING Other public agencies may establish contracts or price agreements directly with the awarded Proposer under the terms, conditions and prices of the original contract Pursuant to ORS 279A.215 and agreement by the selected Proposer to extend the terms, conditions and prices of the original contract. INSURANCE REQUIREMENTS Minimum insurance requirements: Type of Insurance Per Occurrence Aggregate Commercial Gen Liability $1,000,000 $2,000,000 Commercial Auto Liability $1,000,000 Not Required Workers Compensation $500,000 Not Required MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS At the time of proposal submission, Proposers must meet the following minimum requirements. Failure to provide any of the required documents or meet any of the below requirements shall result in rejection of the proposal. 1. The Proposal response must be received by Multnomah County Purchasing no later than 4:00 P.M. local Portland time on the proposal submission deadline. 2. Proposer Representations and Certifications The Proposer must certify that they agree to the Proposers Representation and Certification terms in the Pre-requisite page of the Sourcing Event. At the time of Contracting, Proposers must meet the following minimum requirements. Failure to provide any of the required documents or meet any of the below requirements shall result in cancellation of the contract. 1. Proposers must be legal entities, currently registered to do business in the State of Oregon (per ORS 60.701). 2. Proposers must submit verification that all insurance requirements are met.
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