Request for Proposal: City Attorney

The City of Baker City invites proposals for contracted legal services for the City.  Proposals are due to the City Manager’s Office by 5:00 p.m. on May 20, 2015.  The City seeks services encompassing the traditional scope of work including legal counsel, opinions, consultation and coordination with special counsel.  This is not a full-time position, it is anticipated that the City Attorney services would be typically 15 to 20 hours per month.   Attendance at occasional meetings will be required, including meetings with Staff and Council meetings as specified by the City Manager or City Council.  Typically the City Attorney does not attend City Council meetings.  The City presently contracts with Baum Smith, in LaGrande Oregon for City Attorney services.  

For questions, contact the City Manager, Mike Kee, by phone, 541-524-2040 or email

Proposals must be mailed, or hand delivered no later than 5:00 pm on Wednesday, May 20, 2015. Submissions via e-mail or fax will not be accepted.

Restrictions on communications and requests for information are delineated within the RFP package.   All communications, including questions, are to be directed to City Manager Mike Kee, PO Box 650, Baker City OR 97814, by phone at 541-524-2040 or email at

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Police Reserve Officers

The Baker City Police Department is seeking to add several members to its service of Reserve Police Officers.  Reserve Officers ride with full time Officers in patrol assignments, assist with special events, and may assist with the service of search warrants, scene or person security, and investigations of various types.  The selection process includes application, written test, interview, and background investigation.  A physical agility test will be included during the Reserve Academy scheduled in January of 2016.  Eligible candidates may begin service prior to the academy and upon completion of department provided training can begin patrol assignments with Officers.  Applicants with prior full time or reserve law enforcement experience may have some training requirements waived.
Applications are available at the Baker City Police Department, 1768 Auburn Ave Monday-Friday from 10 AM-4 PM.  If you need further information or have questions please call 541 524 2014 and leave a message for Reserve Commander Jerry Boyd; he will return your call.

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Request for Proposal - Real Estate Broker

The City of Baker is now accepting proposals for a Real Estate Broker beginning May 15 2015. The deadline to submit a proposal is April 22, 2015 at 4 p.m. To review the proposal documentation and information please click here. Add a comment

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