Town of Winthrop request for qualifications for Engineering, Environmental Review, Cultural Resource and Surveying Services.

The Town of Winthrop Washington is inviting statements of qualifications (SOQ) from consulting firms or a team of consulting firms interested in providing engineering, environmental review, cultural resource and/or survey services for general and project specific purposes, on an as as-needed basis. Example of services are as follows: Engineering services may be sought for grant application assistance; water, sewer or street project design and permitting; review of developer submittals of water, sewer, storm water, and road designs; and construction inspection.  Environmental review services may be sought for the review of critical areas and mitigation reports for developments with potential to impact wetlands, aquifer recharge, habitat areas, frequently flooded areas and geologic hazard areas. Cultural resource services may be sought for survey and reporting on public works and recreation projects. Surveying services may be sought for a trail project and other general purposes.

SOQs should identify which categories of the services listed above the consultant is qualified to provide. SOQs will be reviewed and placed on file for one year, and may be used as a source from which to select one or more firms for any specific project. Selected firms or individuals must have proven ability in successfully completing similar projects, have the ability to perform project components in a timely and professional manner and be able to work cooperatively with the Town of Winthrop, funding agencies and other project participants. The Town of Winthrop is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and encourages minority and women-owned firms to respond to this request. The Town reserves the right to interview top firms or individuals. Please submit 2 copies of SOQ by 4 PM on August 21, 2013.

For further information on the project and requested services, contact Richard Karro at 509.341.4130 or . Mail proposals to: Town of Winthrop, P.O. Box 459, Winthrop, WA  98862.

Published in the Methow Valley News on August 7 and 14, 2013.



Notice of Public Hearing: The Planning Commission of the Town of Twisp, Washington will be holding a public hearing on proposed amendments to Title 15.20 – Sign Ordinance – of the Twisp Municipal Code modifying and refining regulations of the Sign Ordinance. The hearing will be held on Wednesday, August 28, 2013 at 6:00 pm, at the Twisp Town Council Chambers located at 118 South Glover Street, Twisp, Washington.

Published in the Methow Valley News August 14 and 21, 2013



Notice to Contractors: Trout Unlimited-Washington Water Project is proposing to construct three projects on the Chewuch Canal near Winthrop, WA: 1) Piping 8800 l.f. of existing open ditch between Winthrop and Bear Creek, 2) building a concrete intake structure and 2200 l.f. of pipe adjacent to Lake Creek between Pearrygin Lake and existing piped section, and 3) 900 l.f. of piping, which will include some sheet metal fabrication, for a new lateral from the existing Wright Lateral near Silverline Resort under Lake Creek to the pipe constructed as part of 2) above. Contractor shall provide pipe, which can be either HDPE or PVC. Bidders must declare which kind of pipe will be used and base their bids on the pipe material they choose. Bids can be for one of the three projects, or for all three projects together as one contract. Pre-bid site inspection at 11AM PDT, August 29, 2013, at the RiverBank Office, 206 Glover Street, Twisp WA. Contractors interested in receiving a bid solicitation packet should contact Project Manager Lee Hatcher at 509.997.0640 x266 or email prior to the bid opening on September 9, 2013.

Published in the Methow Valley News August 14 and 15, 2013