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NOTICE TO BIDDERS

NOTICE TO BIDDERS
Notice is hereby given, that the Town of Nashville,
Brown County, Indiana, hereinafter referred to as
the Owner, will receive sealed proposals for their
Storm Drainage Project.
Sealed proposals are invited and may be delivered
or forwarded by registered mail, addressed to the
Town of Nashville in care of the Clerk-Treasurer,
200 Commercial Drive, Nashville, IN 47448 until
4:00 P.M. and 6:45 P.M. – 7:00 P.M. on Thursday,
February 18, 2010. They will be opened and publicly
read at the Town Council meeting at 7:00
P.M that evening. The Nashville Town Hall will
be closed between 4:00 P.M. and 6:45 P.M. Bids
should be labeled “Storm Drainage Project”. Proposals
received after 7:00 P.M. will be returned
unopened.
All interested citizens are invited to attend and
should any citizens require special provisions,
such as handicapped modifications or non-English
translation personnel, the City will provide such
provisions as long as the request is made by February
8, 2010.
A pre-bid meeting will be held at 10:00 A.M. on
February 3, 2010 at the Nashville Town Hall, Nashville,
Indiana. All prime contractors, subcontractors,
small, minority or women owned enterprises
and other interested parties are invited to attend.
The project will include the installing of storm
sewer trunk lines along Washington, Johnson,
Jefferson, and Franklin Streets with inlets at the
intersections.
Plans and Specification for the Project are on file
and may be examined at the following locations:
DLZ, 36 S Pennsylvania, Suite 360, Indianapolis,
IN 46204; McGraw Hill Dodge, 8900 Keystone
Crossing, Suite 540 Indianapolis, IN 46250; Mc-
Graw Hill Dodge, 1811 Cargo Court, Louisville,
KY 40299. Copies of the Plans, Specifications
and Contract Documents (available on CD) may
be obtained from DLZ, Jon LaTurner, 36 S. Pennsylvania,
Suite 360, Indianapolis, IN 46204, 317-
633-4120, upon payment of $50.00 plus shipping
per set, non-refundable.
The work to be performed and the proposal to be
submitted shall include sufficient and proper sums
for all general construction, mechanical installation,
labor, materials, permits, licenses, insurance,
and so forth incidental to and required for the construction
of the facilities.
Each proposal must be enclosed in a sealed envelope
bearing the title of the Project and the name
and address of Bidder. All proposals must be submitted
on the proposal forms as identified in the
Contract Documents and Specifications.
Each proposal 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, which check or bond will be held by the
Owner as evidence that the bidder will, if awarded
the contract, enter into the same with the Owner
upon notification from him to do so within ten (10)
days of said notification.
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 the Contractor
at the time he executes his contract. The
bond will be in the amount of 100% of the Contract
Price and must be in full force and effect throughout
the term of the Construction Contract plus a
period of twelve (12) months from the date of substantial
completion.
The Owner reserves the right to reject any proposal,
or all proposals, or to accept any proposal or
proposals, or to make such combination of proposals
as may seem desirable, and to waive any and
all informalities in bidding. Any proposal may be
withdrawn prior to the above scheduled time for
the opening of proposals or authorized postponement
thereof. Any proposal received after the time
and date specified shall not be considered. No
proposal may be withdrawn after the scheduled
closing time for receipt of bids for at least ninety
(90) days.
A conditional or qualified Bid will not be accepted.
.Award will be made to the low, responsive, responsible
bidder. The low, responsive, responsible
bidder must be approved by the Indiana Office of
Community and Rural Affairs.
All applicable laws, ordinances, and the rules and
regulations of all authorities having jurisdiction
over construction of the project shall apply to the
project throughout.
Proposals shall be properly and completely executed
on proposal forms included in the Specifi
cations. Proposals shall include all information
requested by Indiana Form 96 (Revised 2005)
included with the Specifications. Under Section
III of Form 96, the Bidder shall submit a financial
statement. A copy of the proposed Financial Statement
to be submitted with the bid is included in the
bid proposal documents section to these specifications.
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.
Each Bidder is responsible for inspecting the Project
site(s) and for reading and being thoroughly
familiar with the Contract Documents and Specifi
cations. 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.
Wage rates on the project shall not be less than the
Federal wage scale published by the U.S. Department
of Labor. A copy is included in the specifications.
Bidders on this work shall be required to comply
with the provisions of the President’s Executive
Order No. 11246, as amended. The Bidders shall
also comply with the requirements of 41 CFR Part
60 - 4 entitled Construction Contractors - Affirmative
Action Requirements. A copy of 41 CFR Part
60 - 4 may be found in the Supplemental General
Conditions of the Contract Documents and Specifi
cations.
The Bidders attention is also called to the “Minority/
Women Business Participation” requirements
contained in the Project Specifications. The Offi
ce of Community and Rural Affairs has adopted
a State goal of 10% participation for minority and
female owned businesses for construction related
or purchase related contracts for the work.
In addition, the Contractor must meet guidelines
and practices established by the Indiana Office
of Community and Rural Affairs and appropriate
Federal regulations including: 1) Executive Order
11246, 2) Section 3 of the Housing and Community
Development Act of 1968, as amended,
3) Certification of Non-Segregated Facilities,
4) OMB Circular A-102, 5) Title VI of the Civil
Rights Act of 1964, 6) Section 504, Rehabilitation
Act of 1973, 7) Age Discrimination Act of 1975,
8) Executive Order 12138, 9) Confl ict of Interest
Clause, 10) Retention and Custodial Requirements
for Records Clause, 11) Contractors and Subcontractors
Certifications, and others that may be appropriate
or necessary.
In addition, the Contract Division procurement is
subject to the Federal Regulations contained in the
OMB Circular A-102, Sections B and O and the
State of Indiana requirements contained in IC-36-
1-9 and IC-36-1-12.
Any contract(s) awarded under this Advertisement
for Bids are expected to be funded in part by a
grant from the Department of Housing and Urban
Development, as administered by the Indiana Offi
ce of Community and Rural Affairs through its
Community Focus Fund Program. Neither the
United States nor any of its departments, agencies
or employees is or will be a party to this Advertisement
or Bids or any resulting contract.
Roger Kelso
Town Council President
January 20, 27, 2010 10-14

Obituaries
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Josephine Lee Cueto, 62, Morgantown
  Daughter of Priscilla Burgmeier of Nashville

Mary 'Jane' Kollman, 92, Nashville
  Mother of Janet (Tom) Gaskins of Nashville

Charlotte K. (Adkins) Wilson, 67, Franklin
  Former resident of Brown County

  • November 22
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • November 22
    Salt Creek Trailhead dedication for Meijer family planned
    10 a.m. by CVS Pharmacy, 292 S. Van Buren St., near junction of 46 East and 135 North
  • November 22
    Dave Miller at Abe Martin Lodge
    5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Abe Martin Lodge, Brown County State Park
  • November 23
    Annual community-wide hymn sing planned
    6:30 p.m. Nashville Christian Church, 160 S. Van Buren St.
  • November 23
    Nashville Reserve Officers host chili cook-off
    10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nashville P.D., 200 Hawthorne Drive
  • November 25
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • November 25
    Open 12-step meetings in New Bellsville area
    6 to 7 p.m. Harmony Baptist Church, 3999 Mt. Liberty Road, New Bellesville
  • November 28
    Bingo
    6 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • November 29
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • November 29
    Dave Miller at Abe Martin Lodge
    5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Abe Martin Lodge, Brown County State Park
  • December 2
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • December 3
    Jeff Foster at Hobnob restaurant
    6 to 8 p.m. Hobnob, 17 W. Main St.
  • December 4
    Go Club at the library Thursdays
    3:30 to 5 p.m. Brown County Public Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • December 12
    Widowed group plans Christmas party
    noon Salt Creek Golf Retreat, 2359 State Road 46 East
  • December 12
    BCSP Christmas bird count slated
    8 a.m. BCSP Nature Center, 1810 State Road 46 East
  • December 13
    Free community breakfast at Sprunica church
    8 to 10 a.m. Sprunica Baptist Church, 3902 Sprunica Road