The City of Condon is working to leverage current regional technology planning efforts in broadband infrastructure and City investment in middle-mile fiber to enhance our city’s economic vitality and quality of life through public and private partnerships.
In November 2015, the City Council appointed a Fiber Committee to investigate possible avenues for providing critical high-speed internet access to Condon’s residents and businesses.
Fiber Committee Members:
Mayor Jim Hassing
City Councilor Jan Stinchfield
City Councilor Donald Jamieson
Condon Police Chief Dale Scobert
Rita Rattray, Business Owner
Elizabeth Farrar, Consultant/Business Owner
On April 6, 2016, the Condon City Council approved a Broadband Adoption and Utilization Strategic Plan, crafted and presented by the Fiber Committee, with the following goals:
CONDON’S BROADBAND STRATEGIC GOALS
1. Increase availability and awareness of high quality broadband services throughout Condon by driving demand through education and public outreach.
2. Close the digital divide in our community: Take actions towards universal digital literacy and access to affordable, robust broadband connections.
3. Improve to education and health outcomes by leveraging on-line opportunities.
4. Increase the number of new businesses entering the city and retain existing businesses through expansion of a technically fluent workforce.
Broadband Partnership Request for Proposals
Request for Proposals: Dark Fiber Indefeasible Right of Use (IRU) and Maintenance Services issued jointly by Gilliam County and the City of Condon
Links to RFP Documents:
Fiber RFP (11-15-2017)
Fiber RFP – Attachment B (IRU Agreement) (11-15-2017)
Fiber RFP – Attachment B (IRU Fiber Order) (11-15-2017)
Fiber RFP – Attachment C (Maintenance Agmt) (11-15-2017)
Fiber RFP – Attachment C (Maintenance Service Order) (11-15-2017)
Fiber RFP – Gilliam Co Public Contracting Rules (Div. 46-47) (11-02-2016)
Notice of Intent to Award
Dark Fiber Indefeasible Right of Use (IRU) and Maintenance Services