A New Veterans' Monument?

<p>Veterans Monument</p>

Veterans Monument

Columbia Basin College Foundation is now accepting proposals for a monument to be erected on the CBC campus to honor our nation's veterans.

The cost of the project is estimated at a maximum of $75,000. 

Proposals for the monument are due to the CBC Foundation office no later than May 20, 2013.  The winning proposal will be announced on June 10.  

Criteria include:

- Historical, emotional, or inspirational impact
- Feasibility, including project budget, timeline, and site considerations  
- Proposer's qualifications including credentials and experience
- Experience in public art projects
- Inherent artistic quality
- Permanence, including resistance to theft, vandalism, weathering, and excessive maintenance or repair cost.

Officials are hoping for completion of the monument by Veterans Day, November 11, 2013 but no later than November 11, 2014. 

The request for proposals (RFP) can be accessed at columbiabasin.edu/RFP.