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ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS for HMGP Demolition

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NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the County of Brown, Indiana, by and through its County Commissioners hereinafter referred to as the Owner, will receive sealed proposals for the Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP), Demolition – Phase II which will consist of the following:

Complete demolition: Limited parcel clearing; demolition and removal of existing mobile or permanent structures and improvements; removal of motor, recreational or conveyance vehicles; removal, disconnection, or abandonment of public and private utilities; removal of general debris; backfill, grade and seed; at the following addresses located near Trevlac, Indiana: 4528, 4556, 4565, 4579, 4665, 4666, 4669, and 4679 Melvin Road, 4535 SR 45, 4684 Phillips Road, 4864, 5158 and 5178 Aqua Isle Road and 4774, 4779 and Lot 9 Bayou Drive.

Proposals may be sent by mail or delivery service for which receipt by Owner is documented in care of the Office of the County Administrator, P.O. Box 37, 201 Locust Lane, Nashville, Indiana 47448, or delivered in person to the bid opening and will be considered by the Owner at a public meeting called to receive such proposals, provided the same shall have been received not later than 11:00 a.m. local prevailing time, on August 29, 2012, at the Brown County Annex, in the meeting room on the 2nd floor of the building, located at 201 Locust Lane, Nashville, Indiana.  Proposals received after the bid acceptance deadline will be returned unopened. A Pre-bid Conference will be held on August 21, 2012 at 11:00 am at the Brown County Annex, in the meeting room on the 2nd floor of the building, located at 201 Locust Lane, Nashville, Indiana

 

The work to be performed and the proposals to be submitted, including any and all separate and combination proposals, shall include sufficient and proper sums for all Demolition and Disposal, Labor, Materials, Tools, Equipment, Taxes (both Federal and State), Permits, Licenses, Insurance, Service Costs, and so forth, incident to and required for the completion of the Work.

All materials furnished and labor performed incident to and required for the proper and satisfactory execution of the contracts shall be furnished and performed in accordance with the requirements of the contract documents as defined in the General Conditions of the Construction Contract, and any addenda thereto, prepared by the Engineer, GAI Consultants, Inc. Said Bid Documents are on file at the following locations: (1) GAI Consultants, Inc., 1502 Magnavox Way, Fort Wayne, Indiana  46804, 260.969.8800 and (2) Office of the County Administrator, 201 Locust Lane, Nashville, Indiana 47448, Dr. Michael Thompson, 812.345.6119

One (1) copy each of the drawings, project manual, and bidding documents may be obtained from the Engineer upon receipt of a check payable to GAI Consultants, Inc., in the following amount:  $50.00 (non-refundable).

Each proposal must be enclosed in a sealed envelope bearing the title of the project and the name and address of the Bidder.

All bidders are required to submit bids on prescribed state forms, required financial statements, a statement(s) of experience, proposed plans for performing the work and equipment available.  Proposals shall be properly and completely executed on (1) Bid form provided by the Engineer and (2) Form No. 96, Contractor's Bid for Public Works Projects (current Revision), provided by and executed by the Bidder, as required by statute.

Each Bid shall be accompanied by a Certified Check or acceptable Bidder's Bond made payable to the Owner, in a sum of not less than five percent (5%) of the total amount of the highest aggregate proposal. The check or bond will be held by the Owner as evidence that the Bidder will, if awarded a contract or contracts, enter into the same with the Owner upon notification from him to do so within fifteen (15) days of said notification.

The Owner may make such investigations as deemed necessary to determine the ability of the Bidder to perform the work, and the Bidder shall furnish to the Owner all such information and data for this purpose as the Owner may request. The Owner reserves the right to reject any bid if the evidence submitted by, or investigation of, such Bidder fails to satisfy the Owner that such Bidder is properly qualified to carry out the obligations of the Agreement and to complete the work contemplated therein.

Approved Performance and Payment Bonds guaranteeing faithful and proper performance of the work and materials, to be executed by an acceptable surety company, will be required of each contractor at the time he executes his contract. The bonds will be in the amount of one hundred percent (100%) of the contract price and must be in full force and effect as described in the General Conditions, Article 5.

If the Successful Bidder fails to execute and deliver the Agreement and furnish the required contract security within fifteen days after the Notice of Award, Owner may annul the Notice of Award and the Bid security of the Bidder will be forfeited.

No bidder may withdraw their bid for the period of sixty (60) days following the deadline for receiving bids.  A conditional or qualified Bid will not be accepted. No consideration for escalation on prices can be considered, and, therefore, contractors are advised to not include any such escalation clauses in their proposals for this project.

The successful bidder must document proper insurance, bonding and licensing requirements prior to contract execution.  This project is being funded in part by a  Hazard Mitigation Grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) as administered by the Indiana Department of Homeland Security (IDHS) and a Disaster Recovery 2 Grant from the Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority (IHCDA).  The contractor to whom the work is awarded shall comply with all IHCDA rules and regulations as well as those of a federally funded contract.  A ten percent (10%) MBE/WBE goal for this project has been established.

Each Bidder is responsible for inspecting the Project site(s) and for reading and being thoroughly familiar with the Contract Documents and Specifications. The failure or omission of any Bidder to do any of the foregoing shall in no way relieve any Bidder from any obligation with respect to its Bid.

All applicable laws, ordinances, and the rules and regulations of all authorities having jurisdiction over demolition of the projects shall apply to the Projects throughout.

BROWN COUNTY, INDIANA

JOHN KENNARD, COUNTY COMMISSIONER PRESIDENT

8/8 & 8/15/2012  12-219  31577379

Obituaries
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Carol Ann Spencer-Thomas, 73, Brown County
  Wife of Charles R. Thomas of Brown County

Robert 'Bob' F. Melton, 80, Brown County
  Husband of Annabelle Melton of Brown County

The Rev. John S. Honeay, 89, Greenwood
  Member of Unity Baptist Church and father of Barbara Ranard (Harvey) of Brown County

  • January 30
    Bingo
    6 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • January 30
    'Wild' at the Playhouse
    4 p.m., 7 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • January 31
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • January 31
    Dave Miller at Abe Martin Lodge
    5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Abe Martin Lodge, Brown County State Park
  • January 31
    Live band at sports bar
    8 p.m. Salt Creek Golf Retreat, 2359 State Road 46 East
  • January 31
    'Wild' at the Playhouse
    4 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • January 31
    'Psycho' party at the Playhouse
    7:30 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • February 1
    'Wild' at the Playhouse
    4 p.m., 7 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • February 2
    Gnaw Bone Sewage District
    5:30 p.m. Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • February 3
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • February 3
    Open 12-step meetings in New Bellsville area
    6 to 7 p.m. Harmony Baptist Church, 3999 Mt. Liberty Road, New Bellesville
  • February 3
    Bean Blossom Regional Sewer Board
    7:30 p.m. County Office Building, 201 N. Locust Lane
  • February 3
    Women's Bible study offered
    1 to 3 p.m. Cornerstone Inn, 54 E. Franklin St.
  • February 4
    Lake Lemon Conservancy District annual meeting
    6 p.m. Benton Township Senior Center, 7616 E. State Road 45, Unionville
  • February 4
    Jeff Foster at Hobnob restaurant
    6 to 8 p.m. Hobnob, 17 W. Main St.
  • February 4
    Van Buren Township Advisory Board
    7 p.m. Van Buren trustee's office, 4748 Christianburg Road
  • February 4
    BC Emergency Management Advisory Council
    8 a.m. Ambulance Base, 53 State Road 46 East
  • February 5
    Go Club meeting Thursdays
    3:30 to 5 p.m. Brown County Public Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • February 5
    Jackson Township Board
    6 p.m. Jackson Fire Station, 4831 Helmsburg Road
  • February 6
    Bingo
    5 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • February 7
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • February 7
    Dave Miller at Abe Martin Lodge
    5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Abe Martin Lodge, Brown County State Park
  • February 7
    Karaoke at sports bar
    8 p.m. Salt Creek Golf Retreat, 2359 State Road 46 East
  • February 7
    Cabin Fever Concert features local music
    7 to midnight The Seasons Lodge, 560 State Road 46 East
  • February 9
    Washington Township Trustees
    7 p.m. Parkview Church of the Nazarene, 1750 State Road 46 East
  • February 9
    Reservation deadline for Valentine's tea at local shop
    Sweetea's Tea Shop, 225 S. Van Buren St., Suite C, Coachlight Square
  • February 10
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • February 10
    Van Buren Fire Department
    6 p.m. Van Buren Fire Station, 4040 State Road 135 South
  • February 10
    Peaceful Valley Heritage Preservation Society meeting set
    6:30 p.m. Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • February 10
    BC Genealogical Society meeting slated
    2 p.m. Brown County History Center, 90 E. Gould
  • February 11
    East Hill Cemetery meeting slated
    7 p.m. Morgantown Community Center, 269 W. Washington St.
  • February 12
    BC Convention & Visitors Commission
    8:30 a.m. County Office Building, 201 N. Locust Lane
  • February 13
    Bingo
    5 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North.
  • February 13
    Daddy-daughter Valentine's dance Friday the 13th
    6:30 p.m. Sweetea's Tea Shop, 225 S. Van Buren St., Suite C, Coachlight Square
  • February 14
    Free community breakfast at Sprunica church
    8 to 10 a.m. Sprunica Baptist Church, 3902 Sprunica Road
  • February 17
    Hamblen Trustee Board annual review
    6:30 p.m. 2314 Hickory Ridge Lane off Hornettown Road
  • February 19
    Woodlands project dinner, meeting slated
    6 p.m. Parkview Church of the Nazarene, 1750 State Road 46 East
  • February 20
    Bingo
    6 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • March 7
    Meet 'Wilderness Plots' author at the library
    7 p.m. Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • March 8
    'Wilderness Plots'-themed concert planned
    4 p.m. BCHS, 235 School House Lane
  • March 8
    Brown County bridal tour slated
    10 a.m. to 6 p.m. various locations
  • March 10
    Soil & water conservation district to celebrate 62 years
    6 p.m. Brown County History Center, 90 E. Gould
  • March 21
    Venders needed for Jackson TFD yard sale
    8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Jackson Township Fire Department, 4831 Helmsburg Road
  • April 26
    County history center dedication slated
    2 p.m. Brown County History Center, 90 E. Gould