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Request for Proposal: City Engineer of Record

The City of Westfir is soliciting for an Engineer of Record (City Engineer) to provide engineering services as an independent contractor. City Engineer would be expected to provide “on-demand” engineering services at the request of the City.

Sealed proposals will be accepted by the City Recorder until 5:00 p.m. on October 12, 2022.

Interested firms shall submit five hard copies plus one electronic version (.pdf format) prior to the deadline. Late proposals will not be accepted.

The City reserves the right to reject any proposal not in compliance with all prescribed public contracting statues, rules and procedures which apply to this solicitation, to waive all informalities, and to reject any and all proposals upon finding that it is in the public interest to do so.

Proposal Due Date: 5:00 p.m., October 12, 2022
Commencement of Contract: January 3, 2023

The RFP is available at the following URL:

https://www.ci.westfir.or.us/documents/RFP-City-Engineer-Westfir-Oregon-2022.pdf

For inquiries regarding the request for proposal, please contact:

Contact: Nicole Tritten, City Recorder
Email: cityhall@ci.westfir.or.us
Phone: 541-782-3983

Office Covered Bridge Closure

The Office Covered Bridge will be closed to all vehicle and pedestrian traffic from August 22 to October 15, 2022. The closure is for the painting of the bridge by a Lane County Public Works contractor.

Welcome to Westfir

Westfir Office Bridge

Office Covered Bridge Viewed from Portal Park

Westfir, home to some 250 people, is nestled along the lower portions of the narrow North Fork river valley just above its confluence with the Middle Fork of the Willamette River. It is located about one mile east of State Highway 58 and is a four-mile drive west of the City of Oakridge.

Westfir was formed as a mill town at the beginning of the twentieth century, and has quite a history prior to its official incorporation in 1979. The Office Covered Bridge spans the North Fork and is the longest in the state, and the only covered bridge in the state that has a separate covered pedestrian walkway. For more on the history of Westfir, visit our History page.

Westfir is located on the southern edge of the Willamette National Forest. These public lands provide a wide variety of outdoor recreation opportunities including trail hiking and biking, horseback riding, lake and river fishing, hunting, kayaking, rafting, camping, and off-highway vehicle use at the nearby Huckleberry Flats OHV trail system. Our annual Bridge Lighting event attracts more then 500 people each year. Check out the YouTube video courtesy of Travel Lane County.

We hope you find what you’re looking for. Please feel free to Contact Us with your questions or feedback. Thanks for stopping by!

Covid-19 vaccines are free at the Oakridge pharmacy

You can schedule your vaccination or booster shot online or by phone:

The pharmacy is open Monday–Friday, 9:30–5:30 (but closed 12:30–1:30 for lunch, and on all major holidays). Bring your insurance card, if you have one. Vaccinations and booster shots are free at the pharmacy even if you don’t have insurance.