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NOTICE TO BIDDERS
Notice is hereby given that SEALED QUOTATIONS (BIDS) will be received:
BY: Brown County Government, P.O. Box 37, 201 N. Locust Lane, Nashville, Indiana 47448
FOR: Jackson Township Fire Station, 4831 Helmsburg Rd., Nashville, Indiana 47448
UNTIL: 4:00 P.M., local time, Wednesday, June 2, 2010. Bids received after that time will be returned unopened. Bids received by mail or other carrier must be addressed to Brown County
Government, P.O. Box 37, Nashville, IN 47448, marked "BID FOR JT FIRE STATION" and received on or before the date and time designated to be valid. If bids are hand delivered on bid day, bid packages must be delivered to 201 N. Locust Lane, Auditors Office, Nashville, IN 47448.
BID OPENING: Bids will be publicly opened and read on Wednesday, June 2, 2010 at 6:30 PM local
time, at Annex Meeting Room, 201 N. Locust Lane, Nashville, IN 47448.
PRE-BID MEETING: There will not be a Pre-Bid meeting held for this project as this is the second bid for the project. All questions pertaining to the construction portion of the project, please contact the Susan May Allen Architects at the number below. If there are any questions pertaining to the federal equirements, please contact Christi Pappano, Kenna Consulting, at (317) 781-1651. Each bidder is encouraged to visit the site on their own. If non-English speaking representatives or persons with disabilities need to have arrangements made please contact Holly Catron, Brown County Resource Manager, at 812-343-8554 within 5 calendar days prior to the Bid Opening to have the necessary arrangements made.
CONTRACT TYPE: This project will be constructed under one Prime Contract with all Bids received on a lump sum basis. Each proposal shall include all labor, material, and services necessary to complete the project in strict accordance with the Construction Drawings, Project Manual, and all Federal Requirements.
The Owner is cognizant of the sixty (60) day time limitation for awarding contracts and giving notice to proceed pursuant to IC 5-16-2-1.5. 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 Any proposal may be withdrawn prior to the above scheduled time for the opening of proposals or authorized postponement thereof.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 sixty (60) days.
BID DOCUMENTS - SECURING COPIES: Prime Contractors may obtain Bidding Documents electronically from of the Architect, Susan May Allen, Architects, 8759 Lick Creek Rd., Morgantown, Indiana 46160. (812-597-4393, 812-597-0262 fax). A $100 non-refundable fee, made payable to Susan May Allen, Architects is required at time of obtaining documents.
BID DOCUMENTS - REVIEW: All material suppliers, vendors, sub-contractors, etc., requiring Contract Documents may review them at the offices of the Prime Contractors and as follows: McGraw-Hill Construction/Dodge, 8900 Keystone Crossing, Suite 540, Indianapolis, Indiana 46240, 317-817-9110. 2. BX Indiana Construction League, 1200 S. Madison Ave., Suite LL20, Indianapolis, Indiana 46225, 317-423-7080, 317-423-7094 fax. 3. Reed Construction Data, Document Processing Center, 30 Technology Parkway South, Suite 500, Norcross, GA 30092-2912, 800-474-3996. 4. Bid Tool, HYPERLINK "http://www.bidtool.net/" www.bidtool.net
BID SECURITY: Provide either an acceptable certified check, or bid bond, executed by the bidder and an acceptable surety company, payable to the order of the Brown County Board of Commissioners in the amount not less than five percent (5%) of the total bid. In the event any bidder withdraws his bid or fails to execute a satisfactory contract after a contract has been awarded to such a bidder by the Brown County Board of Commissioners, may declare his certified check or cashier's check or bid bond forfeited to said Board of Commissioners, as liquidated damages, in proportion to the amount of bid accepted by each.
BID HOLDING PERIOD: A Bid may not be modified, withdrawn or canceled by the bidder for Sixty (60) days following the time and date designated for the receipt of Bids.
PERFORMANCE BOND AND LABOR AND MATERIAL PAYMENT BOND: The successful bidder shall, upon acceptance of bid, be required to procure and pay for a 100% Performance Bond/Labor and Material Payment Bond (AIA-311) in the amount equal to the contract price, and such bond shall comply with all laws of the State of Indiana governing public contracts let by governmental units.
FEDERAL DAVIS BACON WAGE SCALE: Wage rates on this project shall not be less than the prescribed scale of wages as determined in accordance the Federal Davis-Bacon wage scale published by the U.S. Department of Labor as being in effect at the time of the Bid Opening.
PROJECT CONSTRUCTION TIME: The Bidder shall define the number of working days they will take to complete the work defined herein on the Supplements to Bid Form- Section 00400. If the number of construction days is not indicated, the bid will be deemed non-responsive at the time of opening.
BID PROCEDURE: 1. Bids shall be submitted on a completed Indiana State Accounts Form 96 and "Supplements to Bid Form" Section 00400 shall be attached. 2. Each Bid Proposal shall be accompanied by a non-collusion Affidavit signed by the Bidder which is part of the Form 96. 3. The Bid is based upon the materials, equipment and systems required by the Bidding Documents without exception. Conditional bids will be rejected. 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. 4. The Owner reserves the right to accept or reject any bid and to waive any irregularities in bidding. All bids may be held for a period not to exceed 60 days before awarding contracts.
FEDERAL REQUIREMENTS: The Bidder's attention is also called to the Minority/Women Business Participation requirements contained in the Project Specifications. The State of Indiana, 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 Department of Commerce 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 Disaster Recovery Allocation 2 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. The successful contractor will be verified with the Office of Community and Rural Affairs to ensure they do not appear on the list of parties ineligible to perform work within the State of Indiana.
END OF NOTICE TO BIDDERS
May 12, 19, 2010 10-133

Obituaries
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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.