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NOTICE TO BIDDERS

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 requirements, 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 Any proposal may be withdrawn prior to the above scheduled time for the opening of proposals or authorized postponement thereof.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, 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 Offi ce 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

  • April 25
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • April 25
    Dave Miller at Abe Martin Lodge
    5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Abe Martin Lodge, Brown County State Park
  • April 25
    Wildflower foray slated at historic site
    TC Steele State Historic Site, 4220 T.C. Steele Road, Belmont
  • April 25
    Indiana Wine Fair returns to Story Inn
    12:30 to 7 p.m. Story Inn, 6404 State Road 135 South
  • April 25
    Chamber of Commerce to host ribbon cutting for BC Community Foundation
    2 p.m. BC Community Foundation, 209 N. Van Buren St
  • April 25
    Art classes set for fourth Saturdays at winery
    3 to 5 p.m. Chateau Thomas Winery, Coachlight Square, 225 S. Van Buren St.
  • April 25
    Women invited for free day of pampering
    10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Hope for Hearts Farm, 1005 State Road 45, 1 mile west of 135/Bean Blossom
  • April 25
    Grand opening of gun, sporting goods store slated
    10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Buck Shot Sporting Goods, 175 S. Jefferson St.
  • April 25
    Youth art show award presentation
    1 to 5 p.m. BC Art Guild, 48 S. Van Buren St.
  • April 25
    Plant sale planned at state park
    9 a.m. until all sold Brown County State Park, State Road 46 East
  • April 25
    Craft fair to support Brown County 4-H
    9 a.m. to 3 p.m. fairgrounds
  • April 25
    Johnson County REMC annual meeting
    10 a.m. Franklin Community High School, 2600 Cumberland Dr.
  • April 25
    Annual library plant sale
    9 a.m. to noon Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • April 25
    Morel Mushroom Festival at music park
    9 a.m. to midnight Bill Monroe Music Park, 5163 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • April 26
    County history center dedication slated
    2 p.m. Brown County History Center, 90 E. Gould
  • April 26
    Wildflower foray slated at historic site
    TC Steele State Historic Site, 4220 T.C. Steele Road, Belmont
  • April 26
    'McFarland, USA' at the Playhouse
    4 p.m., 7 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • April 26
    Morel Festival gospel service at music park
    10 a.m. Bill Monroe Music Park, 5163 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • April 26
    Southern gospel quartet at Gnaw Bone church
    9 a.m. Country Gospel Music Church, 5181 State Road 46 East
  • April 26
    Dave Miller at Abe Martin Lodge
    Noon to 2 p.m. Brown County State Park, State Road 46 East
  • April 27
    BC Alcoholic Beverage Board
    11 a.m. County Office Building, 201 N. Locust Lane
  • April 28
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • April 28
    BC Convention & Visitors Bureau
    8:30 a.m. Brown County State Park, 1450 State Road 46 East (north entrance)
  • April 28
    BC Area Plan Commission
    6 p.m. County Office Building, 201 N. Locust Lane
  • April 28
    Open 12-step meeting in New Bellsville area
    8 p.m. Harmony Baptist Church, 3999 Mt. Liberty Road, New Bellesville
  • April 29
    BC Board of Zoning Appeals
    6 p.m. County Office Building, 201 N. Locust Lane
  • April 29
    Jeff Foster at Hobnob restaurant
    6 to 8 p.m. Hobnob, 17 W. Main St.
  • April 29
    Lake Lemon Conservancy District Board
    6 p.m. Benton Township Senior Center, 7606 State Road 45, Unionville
  • April 29
    BC Sheriff's Merit Board
    4 p.m. Sheriff's Office, Law Enforcement Center, 55 State Road 46 East
  • April 30
    Go Club at the library
    4 to 6 p.m. Brown County Public Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • April 30
    WRAPS
    7 to 9 p.m. Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • April 30
    Gospel jam & sing at Gnaw Bone church
    6:30 p.m. Country Gospel Music Church, 5181 State Road 46 East
  • May 1
    Bingo
    5 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • May 1
    Antique tractor, engine and machinery show at the fairgrounds
    7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Brown County 4-H fairgrounds
  • May 1
    'Back to the Future' at the Playhouse
    7 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • May 2
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • May 2
    Dave Miller at Abe Martin Lodge
    5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Brown County State Park, State Road 46 East
  • May 2
    Morel Mushroom sale & festival at state park Nature Center
    10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Brown County State Park, 1450 State Road 46 East (north entrance)
  • May 2
    Antique tractor, engine and machinery show at the fairgrounds
    7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Brown County 4-H fairgrounds
  • May 2
    Spring Blossom Festival dance planned
    6 to 10 p.m. The Seasons Lodge, 560 State Road 46 East
  • May 2
    Spring Blossom Parade and food drive downtown
    11 a.m. downtown Nashville
  • May 3
    Read to a dog at the library
    2 to 3:30 p.m. Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • May 3
    Dave Miller at Abe Martin Lodge
    Noon to 2 p.m. Brown County State Park, State Road 46 East
  • May 3
    'The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel' at the Playhouse
    4 p.m., 7 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • May 3
    Antique tractor, engine and machinery show at the fairgrounds
    7 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Brown County 4-H fairgrounds
  • May 5
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • May 5
    Open 12-step meeting in New Bellsville area
    8 p.m. Harmony Baptist Church, 3999 Mt. Liberty Road, New Bellesville
  • May 6
    Jeff Foster at Hobnob restaurant
    6 to 8 p.m. Hobnob, 17 W. Main St.
  • May 7
    WRAPS
    7 to 9 p.m. Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • May 7
    Gospel jam & sing at Gnaw Bone church
    6:30 p.m. Country Gospel Music Church, 5181 State Road 46 East
  • May 7
    BC photography club
    7 to 9 p.m. Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • May 8
    Bingo
    6 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • May 9
    Free community breakfast at Sprunica church
    8 to 10 a.m. Sprunica Baptist Church, 3902 Sprunica Road
  • May 9
    Open house conducted at New Song
    9 to 11 a.m. New Song Mission, 7202 Keith Donaldson Road, Freetown
  • May 11
    BC Election Board
    2 p.m. County Office Building, 201 N. Locust Lane
  • May 13
    Jeff Foster at Hobnob restaurant
    6 to 8 p.m. Hobnob, 17 W. Main St.
  • May 14
    Local Coordinating Council
    8 a.m. Comm. Corrections Office, Suite B, lower level of Veterans Hall, 902 Deer Run Lane,
  • May 16
    Dave Miller at Abe Martin Lodge
    5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Abe Martin Lodge, Brown County State Park
  • May 16
    Rock & mineral club
    6 p.m. Extension Office, 802 Memorial Drive at the fairgrounds
  • May 16
    Historic site hosts outdoor art contest
    7 a.m. to 4 p.m. TC Steele State Historic Site, 4220 T.C. Steele Road, Belmont
  • 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)