The City of Wheeler has received a SCA (Special City Allotment) Grant inthe amount of $50,000 for the 2016/2017 grant cycle. The purpose of this grant is to fund paving within the City of Wheeler. The application for the current cycle was largely predicated upon the increased need for public safety within Wheeler with a secondary qualification being that of traffic and congestion relief. A summary of each project is listed below:
The City sent Requests For Proposals to three paving companies (Bayview Transit Mix Inc. S-C Paving, and Gettis Paving) on March 9th, 2017, with a deadline for bid submission of March 24, 2017 by 2:00 p.m. Both Bayview Transit Mix Inc. and S-C Paving submitted bids by the deadline. The bids were opened on March 24, 2017 after 2:00 p.m. The projected work is scheduled to take place between April and June of 2017.
The City submitted a fourth request for proposal at the same time and date for a paving overlay project of the Wheeler City Hall Parking Lot. This project will be funded for by dedicated capital improvement appropriations from the 2016/2017 City budget. This project will provide increased stormwater flow out of the City Hall parking lot, increased accessibility, and increased safety.Both Bayview Transit Mix Inc. and S-C Paving submitted bids by the March 24, 2017 2:00 p.m. deadline. The bids were opened on March 24, 2017 after 2:00 p.m. The projected work is scheduled to take place between April and June of 2017.
All of the submitted bids can be found below for public viewing, and are on file at Wheeler City Hall for public inspection.
This post was made on March 28th at 1:22 p.m.
If any Citizen would like to volunteer their time or donate money for the project, please contact Geoff Wullschlager at 503-368-5767 for details. I am also interested in any ideas for fund raising to finance City Hall improvements. Your City Hall is a unique structure made of some of the finest old growth timber ever milled in the area. The building is one of the last public structures in Oregon that at one time incorporated a Fire Department, Public Work Department, City Recorder Offices, and Community Events Center into one building. The City must maintain the building in a safe usable condition, for all its citizens into the future.
Citizens may suggest new projects by contacting City Hall at 503-368-5767 or by attending a City Council meeting. The City’s ability to complete large projects is generally dependent on grant financing.