The Central Linn School District Board of Directors will conduct a public hearing before the Local Contract Review Board at their next regularly scheduled board meeting. The intent of this hearing is to review the findings and receive public comment. In the Matter of Exemption Request of Central Linn High School Gymnasium and Cafetorium Seismic Rehabilitation FINDINGS OF FACT ORS 279C.335(1) requires, with certain exceptions, that all Public Improvement contracts be based on competitive bids and, under ORS 279C.375, awarded to the lowest responsive and responsible bidder. ORS 279C.335(2) permits the Local Contract Review Board, as the Central Linn School District contract review authority, to grant, under certain conditions, specific exemptions from the requirement for competitive bidding upon the approval of specified findings. OAR 137-049-0620, division 249 allows the Local Contract Review Board to exempt a Public Improvement contract from the requirements to be competitively bid, provided written findings supporting the use of non-competitive bid process show compliance with OAR 137-049-0600 to 137 049-0690 and applicable statutes. The written findings report is available for review at WRK Engineers prior to the public hearing. Please contact Kendra Cullen at firstname.lastname@example.org for a copy of the findings. The hearing for review of these findings will be held at 6:30 PM on October 11, 2021 at Central Linn Elementary School as published in the public notice section in Albany Democrat Herald on September 28, 2021. Published on Central Linn School District website September 24, 2021.