Budget Committee Meeting Minutes

Below are the Budget Committee Meeting minutes in the form of an audio recording from May 26, 2015. The meeting was held at the Phoenix Urban Renewal Agency, 157 S. Main St. in Phoenix.

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Phoenix Plaza Roads & Infrastructure Project Phase I

(Summer, 2015)

Notice is hereby given that sealed bids will be received by the Phoenix Urban Renewal Agency, until 2:00 p.m. Pacific Standard Time (PST) on Thursday, July 9, 2015 for construction of the Phoenix Plaza Roads and Infrastructure Phase I project.

Work to be performed includes, but is not necessarily limited to: Construct road, curbs, sidewalks, asphalt wearing course, stormwater management facilities, sanitary sewer, and municipal water main, and install pavement markings, and illumination improvements.

Bid proposals will be received only at, 1000 South B Street by Jeff Ballard, P.E., by 2PM PST on Thursday, July 9, 2015, at which time they will be opened, and read publicly. Proposals received after the time fixed for opening will not be considered. A pre-bid meeting will be held at 1000 South B Street on June 25, 2015 at 10:00AM.

Contract documents may be obtained from the City of Phoenix, City Hall, 112 West 2nd Street, Phoenix, OR 97535, (541) 535-2226, upon payment of a non-refundable fee of thirty dollars ($30.00) for each set. Checks must be made payable to the City of Phoenix. An informational copy of the contract documents is on file for inspection at the City of Phoenix Public Works Department. Bidders must add their name to the plan holders list at time of document purchase.

Bid packages will be mailed if requested. An additional fee of fifteen dollars ($15.00) will be charged for mailing the bid package. The City of Phoenix hereby notifies all bidders that it will affirmatively ensure that in any contract entered into, pursuant to this advertisement, minority and women’s business enterprises will be afforded full opportunity to submit bids in response to the invitation and will not be discriminated against on the grounds of race, color, national origin, or sex in consideration for an award.

Each bid proposal shall be accompanied by a bid proposal deposit in cash, certified check, cashier’s check, postal money order, or surety bond in an amount equal to at least five (5) percent of the amount of such bid proposal. Checks shall be made payable to the City of Phoenix. Should the successful bidder fail to enter into such contract and furnish satisfactory performance and payment bond within the time stated in the specifications, the bid proposal deposit shall be forfeited to the City of Phoenix.

Bidders are required to be prequalified to be eligible for award. Prequalification may be with the City of Phoenix, City of Medford, or the Oregon Department of Transportation. If the bidder is disqualified in any of these jurisdictions the bidder will be ineligible for this contract.

The Phoenix Urban Renewal Agency reserves the right to reject any or all bids and to waive irregularities in the bid or in the bidding.

No bidder may withdraw their proposal after the hours set for the opening thereof, or before award of contract, unless said award is delayed for a period exceeding sixty (60) calendar days.

New Downloads Added

rendered angle stone hill house enhanced copyCheck out our Downloads page that has been recently updated with lots of new information including recent 2015 Resolutions, Meeting Minutes and details about the enhancement projects going on in our City Center.

We welcome your questions, comments and suggestions to help shape the future improvements to our community.

New Office Hours Announced

We’re making some changes to our schedule in order to better serve you. Beginning April 27th, Phoenix Urban Renewal Agency will be open from 10AM to 4PM Tuesdays thru Thursdays, with special appointments available between 8AM and 6PM those days as well.

To make an appointment or get help, give us a call at 541-512-8703 or click here to send us an email.

We look forward to continuing to work hard to improve the quality of life for all citizens in Phoenix!

Joint Workshop Minutes

Working on documentsThe Phoenix Urban Renewal Agency and City of Phoenix held a joint workshop to review the City’s urban renewal strategy on April 14, 2015. To review the minutes from this meeting, click here to visit the City of Phoenix’s website where you will find an audio recording. The Phoenix Urban Renewal Agency welcomes citizen feedback and participation. For more information or to comment on the Urban Renewal plan, contact us.

PHURA selects new Executive Director

Phoenix Urban Renewal Agency is pleased to announce that the board has selected a new Executive Director, Jim Sharp.  Mr. Sharp has over 30 years commercial real estate development experience, over 25 years of Executive Construction Management experience and has worked with Economic and Redevelopment Agencies in several states, including Oregon.  We look forward to working together to improve our community.

Agency approves Project List

At the November board meeting, members approved a list of proposed projects to be completed by the Agency within the next five years.  This list was shared with Phoenix City Council, and was met with overwhelming support.

Please click on the link below to view the project list and expected completion dates.

Project Costs and Priorities December 2014 (365.9 KiB)

Check back for additional information as these projects move forward.

Rehab Projects for downtown Phoenix

PHURA is pleased to announce that the Golden Phoenix Restaurant rehab project is nearly complete.  Fresh paint, minor building repairs and new lighting are a welcome update to the corner of Main Street and Third, in downtown Phoenix.

Golden Phoenix Rehab Nov. 2014 (217.0 KiB)

Three other rehab projects are currently in progress:  Commercial Sign and Design has new doors and awning, and will soon be repainted, Puck’s Donuts will have fresh paint, an outdoor seating area and new sign, and the Phoenix Grange has been approved for building repairs and paint.  Thank you all for investing in our community.

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