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Lebanon Vets' Home RFP Released for Architectural, Engineering Services
Press Release
July 29, 2011
SALEM - Today the Oregon Department of Veterans' Affairs (ODVA) issued a Request for Proposal (RFP) to retain an architectural and engineering firm to provide architectural design, engineering and consulting services for the construction of Oregon's Lebanon Veterans' Home.
The planned 150-bed veterans' home will offer long term care as well as rehabilitation services, and Alzheimer's and dementia care. 
It is the intent of ODVA to award a single contract as a result of the RFP process.  Proposals are due no later than 3 p.m. (PDT) on Aug. 30, 2011.  The RFP and attachments can be obtained on the ODVA website at www.oregon.gov/odva/rfp.shtml or the Oregon Procurement Information Network (ORPIN) website at http://orpin.oregon.gov/open.dll/welcome.
Once awarded, the initial contract period shall be through Dec. 31, 2014.
Oregon already boasts one veterans' home located in The Dalles.  According to U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs statistics, Oregon needs 800 skilled nursing beds for its aging veterans.  The existing veterans' home has 151 beds, including 25 for dementia and Alzheimer residents.
The new veterans' home will increase the total number of beds in Oregon to 301.
For more information regarding the specifics of the RFP, contact ODVA's Procurement and Contracts Specialist Chuck Moore at 503-373-2365.

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