Commonly used terms that you will see in our communications related to the bond projects are listed below.

CM/GC (Construction Management, General Contracting) 

CM/GC is a unique method to accelerate project delivery consisting of two phases, design and construction. 

ORS (Oregon Revised Statutes) 

The ORS is published every two years. Each edition incorporates all laws, and changes to laws, enacted by the Legislative Assembly through the odd-numbered year regular session referenced in the volume titles for that edition. Each volume covers a variety of statutes. Public Contracting can be found in volume 7.  For more information please see The State of Oregon’s webpage

RFI (Request for Information) 

Standard business process whose purpose is to collect written information about the capabilities of various suppliers, following a format that can be used for comparative purposes. 

RFP (Request For Proposal) 

A type of bidding solicitation often made through a bidding process by an agency or company interested in procurement of a commodity, service, or valuable asset. 

RFQ (Request for Qualifications) 

Standard business process whose purpose is to invite suppliers into a bidding process to bid on specific products or services.