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Sealed bids will be opened and publicly read at the City of Cave Junction, City Hall, 222 W. Lister Street,
Cave Junction, Oregon 97523 at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, January 31, 2023, for the above referenced project. City Hall doors will be closed; however, all bidders will still submit to City of Cave Junction byallotted time specified in the RFP. Subcontractor Disclosure forms must be submitted prior to 4:00 pm on the same date. Proposals received after the time fixed for opening will not be considered. Work under this contract is funded by Community Development Block Grant through Business Oregon and a partnership of Local and/or Private Funds. Special equal opportunity requirements imposed by that agency are contained in the bid documents, and bidders are cautioned to examine them carefully in reparing their bids. This project is funded wholly or in part with federal funds. Contractor shall pay the higher of either Davis-Bacon rates or the Oregon Bureau of Labor Industries (BOLI) rates. Contractor shall fully complywith ORS 279C.800 through 279C.870 or 40 U.S.C. 276a, concerning payment of not less than prevailing wage rates; each worker in each trade or occupation employed in the performance of the Work under these Contract Documents, either by Contractor, Subcontractor, or other person doing or contracting to do the whole or any part of the Work, shall be paid not less than the applicable prevailing wage rates.A non-mandatory pre-bid conference will be held at 2:00pm local time on January 24, 2023, at Cave Junction City Hall, located at 222 W. Lister Street, Cave Junction, Oregon 97523. Bidders must be prequalified on or before the bid opening date to be eligible for award. Pre-qualification must be at least one of the following: City of Cave Junction or the Oregon Department of Transportation. If the bidder is disqualified in any of these jurisdictions, the bidder will be ineligible
for this contract. Award of contract will not be final until the later of 1) Three (3) business days after the City of Cave Junction announces Notice of Intent to Award; or, 2) the City of Cave Junction provides a written response to each timely protest, denying the protest and affirming the award. On all projects, work performed by the Contractor’s own organization must be at least 30% of the
awarded contract amount. Bid Documents may be viewed and ordered online by registering with the Issuing Office at under Current Bidding. Bidders may download the digital plan documents for $20.00 through QuestCDN (Ebid# 8367226) Please contact QuestCDN at 952-233-1632 or for assistance in free membership registration, downloading, and working with this digital project information. Following registration, complete sets of Bidding Documents may be downloaded from the Issuing Office’s website as “zipped” portable document format (PDF) files. Bidders must add their name to the plan holders list at time of document purchase to be eligible to bid. All prospective bidders must provide a valid e-mail address and be added to the Plan Holders List when downloading the documents from Notification of Addenda issuance will be issued ia e-mail to the addresses listed on the Plan Holders List. Bid results will be made available on the city’s website:
EJCDC® C-111, Suggested Advertisement for Bids for Construction Contracts.
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 Cave Junction. Should the successful
bidder fail to enter such a 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 Cave Junction.
COST ESTIMATE: $1,450,000This project includes the restoration of (3) three existing source water wells and constructing a new pump control building at the City of Cave Junction’s property located at 300 Nolan Road. The improvement will increase impervious surface by about 1,300 square feet where BMP measures for water quality and flow control measures will be management through a system of (3) three new bio-swales. The associated piping crossing will utilize the Illinois River Bridge on Highway 199 to connect to the existing main line to the City’s Water Treatment Plant.Work shall begin no earlier than March 13, 2023 and must be completed no later than September 09, 2023. Please direct all questions to Matthew Boley project manager at (541) 266-8601 or No bid will be received or considered by the City of Cave Junction unless the bidder signs the bid proposal. Bids must identify whether the bidder is a resident bidder, as defined in ORS 279A.120. The City of Cave Junction may not consider a bid for a public improvement contract unless the bidder is licensed by the Construction Contractors Board. The City of Cave Junction may reject any bid not in compliance with all public contracting procedures nd requirements, including the requirement to demonstrate the bidder’s responsibility under ORS279C.375, and may reject for good cause any or all bids upon a finding by the City of Cave Junction that
it is in the public’s interest to do so. Published:
QuestCDN: January 11, 2023
Illinois Valley News: January 11, 2023
Daily Journal of Commerce: January 11, 2023


Notice of Board of Director Vacancy
Illinois Valley Fire District
Illinois Valley Rural Fire Protection District is now accepting applications to fill one (1) vacancy on the Board of Directors. We are inviting all interested persons to apply by mailing or emailing a letter of interest to Illinois Valley Fire District.

Letters may be returned by mail to 681 caves Hwy., Cave Junction, OR 97523 or emailed to by January 31, 2023. If you have any questions please call our administration office at 541-592-2225 or 541-592-3159.
Published in the Illinois Valley News from Dec.15, 2022 to Jan. 11, 2033


The Kerby Water District (KWD) will hold its monthly board meeting on Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2023 at 1 p.m. at the Kerby Belt Building, 24353 Redwood Hwy. The meeting will include but not be limited to monthly business and financial reports. This is a public meeting and both the public and district members are encouraged to attend. The KWD is an equal opportunity provider.
Publish 1.11.23


STATE vs $2,522.00 US Currency/$2,600.00 US Currency
PERSON FROM WHOM PROPERTY WAS SEIZED: Jian Mei/Wei Zhu/Adrian Vaca-Ibarra/Hillary Pell
You must “claim” an interest in the above-described seized property or you will automatically lose any interest you may have. The deadline for filing is 21 days from the date of the last publication of this notice. To “claim” you must file with the “forfeiture counsel” listed below, a legal paper called a “claim”. The claim must be signed by the claimant and sworn under penalty of perjury before a notary public. The claim shall set forth all of the following: a) Your true name; b) The address at which you will accept future mailings from the court or forfeiture counsel; and c) A statement that you have an interest in the seized property.
FORFEITURE COUNSEL: Josephine County District Attorney’s Office, 500 NW 6th Street, Dept 16, Grants Pass, OR 97526; 541-474-5200
Josephine County Sheriff’s Office, 1901 NE F Street, Grants Pass, OR 97526; 541-474-5123
Case #22-0128; #22-1400

On 01/18/22; 06/15/22, the above-described property was seized by the Josephine County Sheriff’s Office. The property is subject to forfeiture under ORS 131.550-131.600 as proceeds and/or instrumentalities used in the following prohibited conduct, and/or the solicitation, attempt or conspiracy to commit the following prohibited conduct: possession of a controlled substance, delivery of a controlled substance and/or manufacture of a controlled substance. Forfeiture means that the property will be deprived of that interest without compensation because of the use or acquisition of the property in or through prohibited conduct as defined in ORS 131.550-131.600.

Dec 14, 21, 28//Jan 4, 2022/23 & Jan 11, 2023