AGENDA: Marion County Commissioners consider construction of Hayesville Drive

The Marion County Board of Commissioners is meeting Wednesday to consider a construction project costing more than $8 million that would widen a section of Northeast Hayesville Drive.


The council will consider an approximately $8.35 million contract with Carter and Company, Inc. for a construction project that will add wide bike lanes and a landscaped buffer along the road from Northeast Portland Road to Northeast Fuhrer Street . Of that amount, about $7.5 million would come from federal funds, and the county would cover the rest.

Commissioners will consider a $300,000 contract with Lyon Rural Fire District to provide emergency medical response in Santiam Canyon during recreational seasons through October 1, 2024. Funds are raised from $900,000 that the State Department of Administrative Services awarded Marion County for Enhanced Emergency Medical Service in the City of Detroit for 2021-23.

The council will also consider a $218,000 contract with PIVOT Architecture to provide programming and schematic design services for the remodel of the Marion County Public Works Administration building, beginning in December 2023.

They will consider a $210,000 contract with Professional Credit Services to provide collection services for Marion County retroactive to July 1, 2022, through June 2023. County departments, including the board and offices of the appraiser, the clerk and the district attorney, would use the service for the debt. collections.

Commissioners will consider an approximately $128,700 agreement with Polk County for services related to communicable disease control, retroactive to October 1, 2021 and effective through June 2023. Under the contract, Polk County would employ a public health officer who would provide communicable disease investigation and case finding in one or both counties.

The board will also consider purchasing approximately $118,300 worth of school zone flashers, poles and bases from Traffic Safety Supply to replace “outdated and unreliable electronics that are no longer supported” through June 2023. , depending on the item on the agenda.

They will consider buying an approximately $296,800 dump truck with a plow and sander from Premier Truck Group. The county would use the Class 8 2024 dump truck for work on gravel roads, shoulders, ditch maintenance, debris removal, pavement repairs and weather sealing.

Stewards will consider spending about $211,500 on a 2023 John Deere 6110R tractor with a boom mower from Deere and Company, Pape Machinery. The county would use the tractor to control vegetation along the roads. They will also consider buying a 2018 John Deere 770G motor grader from the same company for about $280,600, which will be used for work on gravel roads and shoulders in the county as well as for snow removal.

They will also consider adding approximately $691,500 to a contract with the state Department of Transportation for improvements on Northeast Center Street from Lancaster Drive to Northeast 45th Place through June 13, 2029. This would include widening of the roadway to the north, the addition of a central left-hand turn bike lane and the construction of sidewalks along the north side of Center Street.

Contact journalist Ardeshir Tabrizian: [email protected] or 503-929-3053.

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