Scottsdale Arizona


Solicitation Opportunities by azhttp

Thank you for your interest in doing business with the City. Listed below

are ADDITIONS since last publication. There are currently 14 solicitations

out to bid.

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To view additional Construction and Non-Construction opportunities visit:

http://eservices.scottsdaleaz.gov/solicitations/

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****Architect/Engineering/Construction Management****

Currently there are no NEW requests available.

To view all current Request for Qualifications visit:

http://www.scottsdaleaz.gov/projects/capitalprojects/RFQ.asp

To view information regarding planning and design phases, and status on

construction projects visit:

http://eservices.scottsdaleaz.gov/capitalprojects/project_list.asp

****Construction Projects****

Currently there are no NEW solicitations available.

****Non-Construction****

08PA014 – Purchase of Stihl chain saw loops for the Fire Department.

Due Date: 12/11/07, 2:00 P.M., Local Time

Contact: Karen Burleson, 480-312-5716

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http://eservices.scottsdaleaz.gov/Solicitations/SolForm.asp?SOL=08PA014&SID=

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Green Building Lecture Series by azhttp

information is available on-line at:

http://www.scottsdaleaz.gov/greenbuilding/lectures.asp

LECTURE SERIES INFORMATION IS ALSO AVAILABLE AT:

http://www.scottsdaleaz.gov/projects/openhouse.asp



LOOP 101 FREEWAY CLOSURE SET FOR SEPT. 21-24. by azhttp

The Arizona Department of Transportation plans the following project to prepare the Loop 101 Freeway for construction of high occupancy vehicle lanes:

**The northbound lanes of the Loop 101 Freeway will be completely closed

between the Loop 202 Freeway and Via de Ventura from 10 p.m. Friday, Sept.

21, through 5 a.m. Monday, Sept. 24.

** The southbound lanes will not be affected Sept. 21-24, but will be

closed on this section of freeway Sept. 28 through Oct. 1. More details

will be provided as they become available. More information on the Arizona

Department of Transportation and Valley freeway projects is available at:

http://www.azdot.gov/index.asp

To subscribe to a weekly newsletter listing major Scottsdale traffic

restrictions, visit:

https://eservices.scottsdaleaz.gov/listserve/default.asp



SEPT. 19 OPEN HOUSE PLANNED FOR PINNACLE PEAK ROAD IMPROVEMENTS. by azhttp

For the past year the City has been designing a series of roadway improvements for

Pinnacle Peak Road between Miller and Pima Roads. The project was recently

put on hold due to escalating construction costs, but the improvements will

be constructed once funding is available. A public input meeting is

scheduled for Wednesday, September 19 at 6 p.m. at Pinnacle Peak Elementary

School (7690 E. Williams Dr.). Residents will have an opportunity to see

preliminary public art concepts, roadway plans and learn more about the

project status. Potential improvements include a four-lane road with a

center turn lane or raised landscaped median depending on the location,

drainage improvements and public art.



EXPERTS TO SPEAK WEDNESDAY ON SUSTAINABLE TRANSPORTATION. by azhttp

The public is invited to an open house and panel discussion featuring experts on

sustainable transportation as part of the city’s Transportation Master Plan

process. The panel and open house will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday,

Sept. 19, at the Granite Reef Senior Center, Room No. 1, 1700 N. Granite

Reef Road. Panelists Phil Allsopp, Chief Executive Officer of Taliesin

West, Aaron Golub, ASU associate professor of planning and sustainability,

and Jim Charlier of Boulder, Colorado, president of Charlier Associates,

Inc. will present and discuss transportation ideas about sustainability.

The Transportation Master Plan will address community transportation needs

and objectives over the next 20-25 years. At the Sept. 19 open house,

information about preliminary recommendations of the Transportation Master

Plan will be available for review and comment. An additional open house

regarding the transportation master plan is planned for October.

For more information visit the city’s Web site at

www.ScottsdaleAZ.gov/traffic/transmasterplan.asp,

Teresa Huish at (480) 312-7829 or Thuish@ScottsdaleAZ.gov



Downtown Plan Update Placemaking Workshops by azhttp

— Participants sought for Downtown Plan Update Placemaking Workshops

— Downtown Plan Update process expanded to include input via “Virtual Open

House”

— Total investment south of Chaparral Road reaches $3.1 billion

— Sept. 19 Transportation event features experts on sustainable

transportation

— Transportation master plan slated for November City Council public

hearing

— Sept. 19 Open house planned for Pinnacle Peak Road improvements

— Tourism the topic at Sept. 20 Mayor and City Council breakfast

— Grand opening of Arabian branch library set for Sept. 20

— Wind power topic of Sept. 20 solar series workshop

— Loop 101 Freeway closure set for Sept. 21-24

— City hosts Sept. 25 open house to discuss valet ordinance amendments

— Sept. 27 Community Design Studio lecture features ASU professor Dan

Hoffman and highlights downtown planning in a desert environment

— Free workshop for current & future business owners



Pool Contractor Alert by azhttp

Original site plans will be required starting October 1. Updated pool submittal requirements (also effective October 1) are available on-line at:

http://www.scottsdaleaz.gov/Assets/documents/bldgresources/PoolSitePlans.pdf