Benton County, Oregon

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Benton County Contracts & Procurement

Contracts for services and goods procurement are initiated by a Request for Proposals (RFP). These RFPs are managed at the department level. This page provides links to the RFPs currently published. Please contact the individual departments with your questions regarding RFPs.

Community Development, Public Works, Parks etc.

Board of Commissioners Building Jackson Street Mural

Opened: May 06, 2015 10:00 AM - Closes: Jun 15, 2015 5:00 PM

In the interest of building greater ties to the arts community and for the beautification of our communities the Board of Commissioners of Benton County is seeking proposals to create a mural on the Jackson Street wall of the Board of Commissioners’ Building at 205 NW 5th Street in Corvallis. To further meet the interests of the Board in this project a mural should be reflective of the entire County and may represent significant natural and built features, cultural activities or areas of interest, geographic representations of the communities or other items of broad County interest (see below for more information). Work is intended to be completed during the summer of 2015, and no later than September 1, 2015. Projects that are not chosen under this request may be retained for possible application at another county facility or site. Surface to be painted (see attached photo/schematic): Painted brick Two significant sections separated by a door way Section A: 13 feet H x 25 feet, 2 inches L Section B: 13 feet H x 16 feet, 10 inches, L Doorway: 10 feet, 4 inches, H x 7 feet, 3 inches L Specifications and the surface subject to the work may be viewed at 205 NW 5th Street, Corvallis Oregon. Requirements: Theme must encompass a broad scope of the county geographically, culturally, or economically Work must have a projected life of no less than five (5) years and have significant ease of maintenance for cleaning and be completed to the highest industry standards for outdoor installations Avoid specific textual/symbolic references, such as slogans or popularly recognizable logos, which could be construed to be advertising Conform to local laws and County policies, such as non-discrimination Proposals must include whether the proposer is a resident of Oregon; preference will be given to proposals from Oregon residents, as defined in as defined in ORS 279A.120, as required by state statute. Preference will be given to projects that: Provide for significant community involvement, particular attention will be given to: Participation by youth, either as organizations or independently Participation by residents with disabilities Involve substantial contributions of materials, effort, or labor from community partners, groups or area businesses Benton County may reject any proposal that does not meet each of the listed required criteria and may reject for good cause any or all bids or proposals upon a finding by the County that it is in the public interest to do so. Submissions shall be made in writing to Kevin Perkins, Administrative Supervisor for the Board of Commissioners Office in person at 205 NW 5th Street, Corvallis Oregon, via US Mail to the Benton County Board of Commissioners, PO Box 3020, Corvallis Oregon 97339; or via email to in PDF format. Proposals must be received no later than June 15, 2015.

PDF of RFP Document (222 KB)
Photo of wall, with dimensions (1301 KB)