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COMMUNITY TREE EDUCATION, PLANTING, AND ESTABLISHMENT

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Bid Information


Bid Alert No: 00000472175

Bid Title: COMMUNITY TREE EDUCATION, PLANTING, AND ESTABLISHMENT

Agency Bid No. Title: 00000221

Received Date: 01/28/2016

Close Date: 02/18/2016

Purchase Type: Not Stated

Delivery Point: Portland, Oregon

Delivery Date: Not Stated

Specifications

Specifications include, but are not limited to: The purpose of this work is to expand the capacity of the Citys urban forest to support cleanrivers, healthy watersheds, and livable, sustainable communities. Investments in tree plantingand establishment, with a focus on low-canopy, low-income, racially diverse neighborhoods, helpthe City meet multiple goals: increasing urban forest canopy cover, improving stormwatermanagement, protecting vulnerable populations, and providing services equitably.Building on the success of the Grey to Green Initiative, the City will continue to invest in propertree planting and establishment while providing residents the necessary tools to take on their treemaintenance obligations responsibly. Formal RFP rev 1/13 Page 3BES is seeking proposals from individuals, firms, teams or consultants, hereafter calledProposer(s), with demonstrated experience in community organizing, equitable outreach andeducation, tree planting, tree monitoring, and young tree structural pruning, and with the followingexpertise: General knowledge of urban forestry principle. Neighborhood-specific knowledge of outreach strategies to communities of color,neighborhood associations and community leader contacts, and socio-economicconsiderations regarding delivering tree outreach, education, planting, monitoring, andpruning services to disadvantaged communities. An understanding of potential barriers that prevent residents of disadvantaged communitiesfrom participating in or receiving services from tree planting programs. Ability to develop strategies that overcome barriers

Product Codes: 59570, 59575, 91573, 95222, 91843, 91873, 98852, 98888

Agency Information


Issuing Agency: City of Portland

State: Oregon

Agency Type: State and Local

Contact: Jennifer Karps 1120 SW 5th Avenue, 1000, Portland, Oregon, 97204

Phone: 503-823-2263

Email: jennifer.karps@portlandoregon.gov

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