Invitation to Bid – Dayton Community Broadband

Sealed bids are being requested for construction of the Port of Columbia’s Dayton Community Broadband project.

Please review the bid packet thoroughly for all pertinent information.

Invitation to Bid – 22-001-FIB Dayton FTTH (1)

All work performed on this project will be subject to the higher of the prevailing state or federal wage rates (if applicable due to other federal funds are in the project).

The Port of Columbia is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. This project is partially funded through the Washington State Community Economic Revitalization Board with federal funds from the U.S. Treasury ARPA Capital Project Funds. Contractors must be licensed, bonded and insured in Washington State. Contractors are encouraged to commit to local hires for this project. Small, Minority- and Women-owned firms are encouraged to submit bids. Bids are required to include a five percent (5%) bid guarantee in form of a cashier’s check, money order, or surety bond.

Bids will be received in person or mail at the Port Main Office, 1 Port Way, Dayton, WA 99328 until 3:00 p.m. PST, January 5, 2023.  Bids received after this time will not be accepted. Please review the entire bid package for a full list of reasons why a bid may be rejected.

The public bid opening will be held at the Port’s office immediately following the specified closing time.

Request for Quote – Industrial Building #2, Paint Interior Walls

The Port of Columbia is seeking quotes for the interior walls to be painted and walls repaired as needed on the USDA Service Center located at 531 Cameron Street in the Rock Hill Industrial Park portion of the Port of Columbia in Dayton, Washington.

The request for quote form, along with additional information can be found by clicking here

Quote forms must be submitted via email to tracy@portofcolumbia.org on or before 5:00 p.m. December 12, 2022

Small businesses, women-owned businesses, veteran-owned businesses, and minority-owned businesses are encouraged to respond.

Working Washington 5.0 Grant Program Opens August 17

The Washington State Department of Commerce, working in partnership with the Washington State Arts Commission (ArtsWA) will open applications for Working Washington Grants: Round 5 and Convention Center Grant Programs. Commerce will post information and links to the application portals at commercegrants.com.

Eligible for-profit and non-profit businesses, including tribal member-owned business operating on a reservation with a license issued by a federally recognized tribe in Washington state, may apply. Award amounts will vary and are subject to review and adjustment pending application volume, reported losses, and take into account previous Working Washington grant awards received from Commerce or affiliated partners.

General Timeline:

  • August 17 – September 9: Application portal will remain open for 24 days
  • Mid – Late September: Review of applications
  • Early October: Commerce will notify grantees and disburse funding

Visit the grant website here for more information.