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Request for Proposal for Purchase and Installation of Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) System for the City of Leavenworth Water Distribution »

Request for Proposals
for
Purchase and Installation of Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) System for the City of Leavenworth Water Distribution

Notice is hereby given that the City of Leavenworth, WA is requesting quotes from qualified suppliers/contractors for installation and implementation of a fully integrated Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) system. This new system will provide capabilities that include remotely reading water meters, quickly detecting leaks, and allowing water customers to monitor their water usage in real time. The selected firm will be responsible for developing and providing services in accordance with the scope of services outlined in the proposal.

The detailed Request for Proposal may be obtained by downloading it from this webpage or by contacting City Hall at (509) 548-5275. The City will begin a review and selection process on March 30, 2020 and continue until the selection is made.

Proposal submission deadline is Friday, March 27, 2020 at 3:00 PM.

Questions or request for clarification must be received on or before March, 6, 2020; responses will be provided to all prospective Proposers on or before March 13, 2020. Response can only be provided to firms on the Prospective Proposers List who have provided proper contact information. Firms who wish to be placed on the Prospective Proposer List must email Herb Amick at herba@cityofleavenworth.com or fax (509) 548-7418 with contact information.

Herb Amick, Public Works Director
City of Leavenworth
(509) 548-7418
herba@cityofleavenworth.com


Open City Council Seat: Applications Being Accepted »

Open City Council Seat: Applications Being Accepted

The City will begin the process of filling the City Council position held by resigning Council Member Craig Hess by submitting an application packet that will include the following items:

Under Washington law, the City Council has 90 days to appoint a city resident to fill the vacancy.  Residents interested in serving in the position are encouraged to submit an application packet to City Clerk Chantell Steiner at Leavenworth City Hall by 5:00 PM on February 6, 2020.  The City Council will choose the date for interviews and selection at the February 11, 2020 City Council meeting.

Position No. 2 is the available City Council seat. The appointed candidate will need to seek election to the office in November of 2021 to hold the seat for the term of office which ends December 31, 2023. The salary for this position is $500 per month.

Under Washington law, qualified applicants must be a registered voter, must reside within the City, and must have lived within the City limits for at least one year.

If you are interested in serving the residents of Leavenworth and would like to read more information about being a City Council Member, please review the following document:

Any questions about the available position may be directed to City Administrator Joel Walinski at jwalinski@cityofleavenworth.com or (509) 548-5275.



Rescheduled maintenance on US 2 at Tumwater Canyon will cause closures, delays on Thursday morning »

Washington State Department of Transportation
North Central Region – 2830 Euclid Avenue. Wenatchee, WA 7-3000

TRAVEL ADVISORY
Jan. 8, 2020

Contacts: Lauren Loebsack – Communications (509) 667-2815

Rescheduled maintenance on US 2 at Tumwater Canyon will cause closures, delays on Thursday morning

LEAVENWORTH – Beginning at 10 a.m. on Thursday, the Washington State Department of Transportation will perform scheduled maintenance on US 2 in Tumwater Canyon that will require the closure of the road between mileposts 97 and 99 for approximately 30 minutes at a time. This work had been scheduled for Monday, Jan. 6 but was postponed due to inclement weather.

The work is scheduled to take place from 10 a.m. and 12 p.m. on Thursday only. Travelers should consider alternative routes depending on their travel time needs.

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Request for Proposals for PRSA Recreation Needs Assessment – updated »

Request for Proposals
for
Upper Valley Parks & Recreation Service Area (PRSA)
Recreation Needs Assessment

Notice is hereby given that the Upper Valley Parks and Recreation Service Area (PRSA) and the City of Leavenworth are seeking proposals from firms to provide a recreation needs assessment. The purpose of this project is to determine the resources and prioritize the needs of the community concerning parks, recreation, and community facilities with a ten to fifteen-year outlook. The selected firm will be responsible for developing and providing services in accordance with the scope of services outlined in the proposal.

The detailed Request for Proposal may be downloaded from this webpage or by contacting City Hall at (509) 548-5275. The City will begin a review and selection process on January 16, 2020 and continue until the selection is made. Proposals will be accepted until the position is filled.

Update: Addendum #1 is available. 

Proposal submission deadline is Wednesday, January 15, 2020 at 3:00 PM.

Questions or request for clarification must be received on or before December 18, 2019; responses will be provided to all prospective Proposers on or before December 24, 2019. Response can only be provided to firms on the Prospective Proposers List who have provided proper contact information. Firms who wish to be placed on the Prospective Proposer List must email Joel Walinski at jwalinski@cityofleavenworth.com or fax (509) 548-6429 with contact information.

Joel Walinski, City Administrator
City of Leavenworth
(509) 548-5275, Ext. 124
jwalinski@cityofleavenworth.com



2020 Lodging Tax Grant Funding Opportunities Now Open »

The City of Leavenworth is inviting festival, event and hospitality organizers to submit applications for the annual Lodging Tax grant funding dollars. Along with the past program for new Festivals and Events, the City Council is instituting a new program opportunity for Tourism Hospitality and Special Projects. The Festival & Event program will include $15,000 with limits per applicant of $3,000 and the Tourism Hospitality and Special Projects program will include $30,000 with limits per applicant of $7,500. The deadline for submission this year will be December 31, 2019 and is anticipated for review and award by the City Council on February 11, 2020. Click below for the applications and scoring Criteria.

For questions, contact Chantell Steiner at chantell@cityofleavenworth.com or (509)-548-5275.

Festival & Event Grant Funding Application
Festival & Event Grant Funding Scoring Criteria

Tourism Hospitality & Special Programs Grant Funding Application
Tourism Hospitality & Special Programs Grant Funding Scoring Criteria


WSDOT Travel Advisory – Christmas Lighting Festival »

Washington State Department of Transportation– NEWS
North Central Region – 2830 Euclid Avenue. Wenatchee, WA 98801– 509-667-3000

TRAVEL ADVISORY
Dec. 5, 2019

Contact: Lauren Loebsack, communications, 509-667-2515

Christmas lighting in Leavenworth will bring additional traffic to US 2
Three weekends of festivities kick off Dec. 6

LEAVENWORTH – One of the signs in North Central Washington that the holidays have arrived is the annual Christmas lighting in Leavenworth.

The Christmas lighting and festivities are held the first three weekends of December each year, and bring with them additional traffic on US 2 between the Big Y and Tumwater Canyon. Each Saturday of the Christmas lighting weekends, beginning Dec. 7, signal lights and HAWK lights will be shut off in the City of Leavenworth beginning at 1 p.m. Traffic will be flagger controlled for the evening.

The Washington State Department of Transportation and our local partners take this opportunity to remind travelers to prepare for winter driving conditions, check traffic and pass information with the WSDOT app or WSDOT travel alerts, pack water and snacks for travelling, and stay attentive while driving so that everyone can reach their destination and enjoy some holiday fun.

Hyperlinks within the release:

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WSDOT keeps people, businesses and the economy moving by operating and improving the state’s transportation systems. To learn more about what we’re doing, go to www.wsdot.wa.gov/news for pictures, videos, news and blogs. Real time traffic information is available at wsdot.com/traffic or by dialing 511.



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