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Request for proposal

Request for Proposal
For Professional Services
The Commissioners of Brown County are accepting proposals from firms interested in assisting Brown County in performing an evaluation of the building that was formerly used as the Brown County Jail. The facility is located on Van Buren Street in Nashville, Indiana and includes the house structure as well as the brick jail structure. Respondents must be familiar with Brown County building requirements and have a minimum of 20 years experience in conceptual budgeting and the renovation of commercial property.
Typical scope for the range of work falls into the following general areas. The firm chosen can suggest modifications to this scope: Scope of work: 1. Perform and complete a thorough inspection of the facility.  2. Identify and report: a. All structural defects; b. All conditions that could adversely affect health; c. All conditions that could adversely affect safety; d. The condition of all plumbing, HVAC and electrical components; e. All deficiencies in ventilation, lighting and any other factors related to the safe, efficient and healthful use of the building; and f. Any other problems that might affect whether the building is suitable for any use, describing in detail the problem and the affected use.  3. Describe with specificity the steps needed to remedy any problems found with the building, including an estimate of: a. The steps required to correct them; b. The time required to correct them; and c. The cost of correcting them.  4. Make a recommendation regarding whether it is in the best interest of the county to rehabilitate, renovate and reuse, or demolish the facility, considering all appropriate factors, including but not limited to health, safety and cost.
Please include in your response the following information:  1. Clearly mark envelope containing the proposal as JAIL EVALUATION RESPONSE.  2. Provide a one-page cover page to the proposal clearly stating the following information. Please note: this will be the first page of your proposal: Company Name, contact name, address, phone, fax, and website. Projected cost summary to complete the study. Time it will take to complete the study (business days) from when contract is awarded.  3. Provide 6 copies of proposal.  4. Resumes of key executives.  5. List of 5 projects of similar size and scope.  6. List of projects where mold remediation was a factor in your work.  7. References from firms where conceptual budgeting services were employed.  8. A narrative of your approach to completing the evaluation.  9. Explanation of compensation structure for your professional services and projected cost of performing the work required by this RFP.  10. Any additional information you feel will assist the commission in the selection of your firm for the project.
All responses must include: A statement showing appropriate financial strength to handle the work involved; An insurance certificate indicating professional liability limits of at least $1,000,000, general liability of at least $2,000,000, auto liability of at least $2,000,000, workers compensation as directed by the State of Indiana, and an excess liability limit of $10,000,000.
Proposals must be submitted on or before March 3, 2010 at 5 PM to: Holly Catron, Brown County Resource Manager, P.O. Box 37, 201 N Locust Lane, Nashville, IN 47448. Questions can be directed to Holly Catron, Brown County Resource Manager at 812-343-8554.
February 24, 2010    10-70

  • September 1
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • September 1
    Open 12-step meeting in New Bellsville area
    8 p.m. Harmony Baptist Church, 3999 Mt. Liberty Road, New Bellesville
  • September 1
    Time for inner peace set at local church
    5:30 to 7 p.m. Parkview Church of the Nazarene, 1750 State Road 46 East
  • September 2
    Woodworkers Club
    7 p.m. Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • September 3
    WRAPS
    7 to 9 p.m. Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • September 3
    Brown County Schools Board of Trustees
    6:30 p.m. BC Intermediate School, 260 Schoolhouse Lane
  • September 3
    Future of rural places subject of talk
    5:30 p.m. Brown County Inn, 51 State Road 46 East
  • September 4
    Farmers market in Bean Blossom
    4 to 7 p.m. St. David's Episcopal Church, 11 State Road 45 at 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • September 4
    Bingo
    6 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • September 5
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • September 5
    BCHS class of 2005 reunion slated
    3 to 6 p.m., 8 p.m. Deer Run Park; Salt Creek Golf Retreat, 2359 State Road 46 East
  • September 6
    Read to dogs at the library
    2 to 3:30 p.m. Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • September 8
    Open 12-step meeting in New Bellsville area
    8 p.m. Harmony Baptist Church, 3999 Mt. Liberty Road, New Bellesville
  • September 8
    Peaceful Valley Heritage meeting
    6:30 p.m. BCCF, 209 S. Van Buren St.
  • September 8
    Retired teachers
    noon Hotel Nashville, 245 N. Jefferson St.
  • September 9
    Nashville Town Council
    6 p.m. Town Hall, 200 Commercial St.
  • September 12
    Free community breakfast at Sprunica church
    8 to 10 a.m. Sprunica Baptist Church, 3902 Sprunica Road
  • September 12
    Bible camp planned
    8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church, 5802 Old Settlers Road behind Brownie's restaurant
  • September 17
    WRAPS
    7 to 9 p.m. Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • September 18
    BucCornEar Festival fundraiser returns
    4 to 8 p.m. JTFD, 4831 Helmsburg Road, Helmsburg
  • September 18
    'A Miracle for You' services with evangelist Jerry Holland
    7:30 p.m. The Pentecostals
  • September 19
    BucCornEar Festival fundraiser returns
    8 a.m. to 8 p.m. JTFD, 4831 Helmsburg Road, Helmsburg
  • September 19
    'A Miracle for You' services with evangelist Jerry Holland
    6 p.m. The Pentecostals
  • September 20
    'A Miracle for You' services with evangelist Jerry Holland
    2 p.m. The Pentecostals
  • September 28
    American history DVD to play at library
    1 p.m. Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • October 4
    Read to a dog at the library
    2 to 3:30 p.m. Library, 205 N. Locust Lane