Coaledo and Sumner Hall Renovations
Prebid Date4/20/23 1:00pm
Bid Date5/18/23 1:00pm
Sealed bids for Southwestern Oregon Community College (SWOCC) Coaledo and Sumner Hall
Renovations, will be received from qualified bidders at SWOCC, Attn: Jeff Whitey, VP for
Administrative Services, 1988 Newmark Avenue, Coos Bay, Oregon 97420, until the bid closing time
of 1:00 P.M. Pacific Time, Thursday, May 18, 2023. The actual bid opening shall be conducted
immediately following the bid closing time at 1:00 P.M. at the SWOCC Board Room, at which time
the bids will be publicly opened and read aloud.
Work on this Contract includes Building Improvements to Coaledo Hall and Sumner Hall within the
Southwestern Oregon Community College Campus. The existing Coaledo Hall will be renovated to create
new labs for Forestry / Sustainable Agriculture and Technology. Sumner Hall will be renovated to create
news labs for Dental Assisting and Paramedicine.
The project design and construction is being funded in part by federal funds from the U.S. Department of
Commerce – Economic Development Administration (EDA) – Public Works and Economic Adjustment
Assistance (PWEDA) program and therefore is subject to the Federal laws and regulation associated with
this program. Federal procurement requirements related for this project are found in the Contract
Bidding documents may be reviewed at the digital planroom of Willamette Print and Blueprint Company,
Inc. (WPB) website: https://wpbinc.com; phone number: 503-223-5011. Hard copies of contract documents
may be purchased via the WPB website with bidders ensuring they are properly registered as a planholder
for this project. Bidding and Construction Documents for this work may also be examined at the Office of
the Architect, OPSIS Architecture LLP, 920 NW 17th Ave., Portland, Oregon 97209, phone: 503-525-9511;
and at SWOCC Maintenance Office, and various plan centers. Refer to Instructions to Bidders for a
complete summary of all bidding requirements.
A pre-bid meeting and walk-through of the project will be held at the job site at 1:00 P.M. Pacific
Time, on Thursday, April 20, 2023 (or by appointment). Contractors shall meet at the front entrance
of the Student Recreation Center. The walk-thru is mandatory for general contractor bidders.
This contract is for public work and is subject to the Davis-Bacon Act (40 U.S.C. 276a) as well as ORS
279C.800 to 279C.870 Prevailing Wage Rates, whichever is higher. Bidder’s attention is directed to the
requirements of employment and minimum wage rates to be paid. No bid will be considered or received
unless the bid contains a statement by the bidder as part of its bid that Contractor agrees to be bound by,
and will comply with the provisions of 40 U.S.C. 276a and ORS 279C.840 relating to Davis-Bacon Act or
Prevailing Wages. Before starting work on this Contract, Contractor and all subcontractors must have on
file with the Construction Contractors Board a Public Works Bond in the amount of $10,000.
Bids must be fully completed in the manner provided in the Instructions to Bidders upon the official bid form
provided within the Project Manual, and accompanied by a certified check or a bid bond executed in favor
of SWOCC in an amount not less than ten percent (10%) of the total amount of the bid per ORS 279C.385,
to be forfeited as fixed and liquidated damages should the bidder fail or neglect to enter into a contract and
provide suitable bond for the faithful performance of the work in the event the contract is awarded.
Each bid will contain a statement as to whether or not the bidder is a resident bidder as defined in ORS
279A.120. Bidder must be registered with the Construction Contractors Board as required by ORS 701.035
to 701.055. The Owner reserves the right to reject any and all bids, and to waive any technicalities or
informalities in connection therewith. No bidder may withdraw their bid until the lapse of thirty (30) days
from the bid opening.
By: Jeff Whitey, VP of Administrative Services
Southwestern Oregon Community College
DJC, Portland, Oregon
The World , Coos Bay, Oregon