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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 Downtown Street Revitalization 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, April 15, 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 "Downtown Street 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 April 5, 2010.  A pre-bid meeting will be held at 10:00 A.M. on April 1, 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 new pavement and curbing, ADA accessible sidewalks, parking improvements, concrete pavers, lighting and landscaping along Jefferson Street. 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;  McGraw Hill Dodge, 1811 Cargo Court, Louisville, KY  40299.  Copies of the Plans, Specifications and Contract Documents (available on CD) may be obtained from DLZ, Faisal Saleem P.E., 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 Specifications.  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 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.  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 Specifications.  The Bidders attention is also called to the "Minority/Women Business Participation" requirements contained in the Project Specifications.  The Office 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) Conflict 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 Office 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

March 17, 2010   10-90

 

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 20
    Literary club
    2 p.m. Kathy Anderson's home
  • November 20
    Go Club at the library Thursdays
    3:30 to 5 p.m. Brown County Public Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • November 20
    WRAPS meetings
    7 to 9 p.m. Brown County Public Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • November 20
    Nashville Town Council
    6 p.m. Town Hall, 200 Commercial St.
  • November 21
    Bingo
    6 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • 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