Nobody covers Brown County like The Democrat Buy PDF| Advertise| Contact Us
Hoosier Harvest Cookbook
 
Public Notices
 
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

Obituaries
See Full List »

Joel 'Joe' F. White, 81, Brown County
  Husband of Barbara (Lotshaw) White; stepfather of Dana Steele of Brown County

Anne Marie “Annie” (Beeson) Endris, 43, Nashville
  

Brian L. Lawalin, 56, Indianapolis
  Son of Rosie Lawalin of Brown County; father of Daven Lawalin and Jamie Rainwater, both of Trafalgar

  • May 27
    Jeff Foster at Hobnob restaurant
    6 to 8 p.m. Hobnob, 17 W. Main St.
  • May 27
    BC Sheriff's Merit Board
    4 p.m. Sheriff's Office, Law Enforcement Center, 55 State Road 46 East
  • May 27
    BC Board of Zoning Appeals
    6 p.m. County Office Building, 201 N. Locust Lane
  • May 28
    Go Club at the library
    3:30 to 5 p.m. Brown County Public Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • May 29
    Farmers market reopens in Bean Bean Blossom
    4 p.m. St. David's Episcopal Church, 11 State Road 45 at 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • May 29
    Bingo
    6 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • May 29
    Gospel jubilee at Redbarn
    8 p.m. RedBarn Jamboree, 71 Parkview Road off 46 East
  • May 30
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • May 30
    Dave Miller at Abe Martin Lodge
    5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Brown County State Park, State Road 46 East
  • May 30
    Comedy tour at the Playhouse
    7:30 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • May 31
    Dave Miller at Abe Martin Lodge
    10 a.m. to noon Abe Martin Lodge, Brown County State Park
  • June 2
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • June 2
    Open 12-step meeting in New Bellsville area
    8 p.m. Harmony Baptist Church, 3999 Mt. Liberty Road, New Bellesville
  • June 2
    Bean Blossom Sewer Board
    6:30 p.m. County Office Building, 201 N. Locust Lane
  • June 3
    Jeff Foster at Hobnob restaurant
    6 to 8 p.m. Hobnob, 17 W. Main St.
  • June 4
    Go Club at the library
    3:30 to 5 p.m. Brown County Public Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • June 4
    WRAPS
    7 to 9 p.m. Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • June 4
    Gospel jam & sing first Thursday in Gnaw Bone
    6:30 p.m. Country Gospel Church, 5181 State Road 46 East
  • June 5
    Strawberry fest during farmers market
    4 p.m. St. David's Episcopal Church, 11 State Road 45 at 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • June 5
    Bingo
    5 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • June 5
    Gospel jubilee at Redbarn
    8 p.m. RedBarn Jamboree, 71 Parkview Road, off 46 East
  • June 6
    Shrine parade celebrates summer
    11 a.m. downtown Nashville
  • June 7
    Read to dogs at the library
    2 to 3:30 p.m. Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • June 11
    Gospel jam & sing at Gnaw Bone church
    6:30 p.m. Country Gospel Church, 5181 State Road 46 East
  • June 12
    BC photography club
    7 to 9 p.m. Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • June 13
    Free community breakfast at Sprunica church
    8 to 10 a.m. Sprunica Baptist Church, 3902 Sprunica Road
  • June 13
    Open house conducted at New Song
    9 to 11 a.m. New Song Mission, 7202 Keith Donaldson Road, Freetown
  • June 15
    Essential oil class at tea shop
    6 p.m. Sweetea's Tea Shop, 225 S. Van Buren St., Suite C, Coachlight Square
  • June 17
    Hamblen Fire District
    7 p.m. Hamblen Fire Station, 4650 Sweetwater Trail, Gatesville
  • June 20
    Rock & mineral club
    6 p.m. Extension Office, 802 Memorial Drive at the fairgrounds
  • June 20
    Pollinator Awareness Day at state park Nature Center
    9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Brown County State Park, 1450 State Road 46 East (north entrance)
  • July 11
    Health fair at the YMCA
    8 a.m. to noon YMCA, 105 Willow St.