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REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL/QUALIFICATIONS CDBG


REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL/QUALIFICATIONS CDBG

Disaster Recovery Appropriation 1
Brown County Flood Home Buyout Match Program
June 30, 2010
Brown County Commissioners are seeking proposals
for grant administration/technical assistance services
appropriate to the implementation of a CDBG Disaster
Recovery Appropriation 1 Matching Grant that has been
received from Indiana Housing & Community Development
Authority. The county is prepared to begin the
process for acquiring the properties as soon as an administrator
is selected. The term of the project is greatly
dependent upon the receipt of the FEMA funds, but is
likely to last 18 months. In order to be considered, the
proposal must be received at the office of the Resource
Manager, P.O. Box 37, 201 N Locust Lane, Nashville, IN
47448; Attention Holly Catron by 4 p.m. on Friday, July
16, 2010. Please label your sealed envelope "IHCDA
DR1 Administrative Proposal". Please provide 4 copies
of the proposal.
The contract will be awarded to the most reasonable, responsible
and responsive offeror whose proposal is within
the competitive range and determined to be the most
advantageous to the Brown County Commissioners.
A. SCOPE OF SERVICES: The offeror shall perform
as directed by Brown County Commissioners, all of
the necessary services required to assist and advise the
Brown County Commissioners on implementing the
above reference IHCDA grant. The described services
shall include: General Administrative Services: Providing
assistance with procurement of all services that will
be paid for from the IHCDA DR1 Funds including but
not limited to appraisers, title companies, architect, demolition
contractors; Facilitation of the appraisals with
the owner of the home and the appraiser; Preparation
of a purchase agreement and explanation of the appraisals
and how the offer amount was determined to provide
to the homeowner; Oversee the execution of purchase
agreements with the homeowner and the county; Coordinate
closing with title company, commissioners and
auditor; Preparation of paperwork to draw down funds
to purchase the homes, pay for services and the demolition;
Maintaining ledgers and hard documentation of
payments; Managing files for each address containing
all pertinent information for that transaction; Preparing
and submitting any required paperwork to IHCDA - including
but not limited to semi-annual reports, closeout
document, set up reports and completion reports; Also
responsible for ongoing coordination and reporting to
make sure the project keeps moving and that everyone
is well informed of the progress.
B. PROPOSAL CONTENTS: The proposal must include
sufficient information to provide for adequate
evaluation. At a minimum, the submitted proposal must
include a detailed description of the scope of work to be
provided, including the specific approach and contents
of the services that will be involved. A quality proposal
should be organized following the seven (7) Evaluative
Factors to assist in the selection process.
C. PROPOSAL EVALUATION REVIEW FACTORS:
Proposals will be reviewed using the below evaluation
factors and scope of work. Points will be assigned below
to each criterion based on the content of the proposal
only. 1. Understanding of Project Requirements:
20 points. Firm's analysis, preparation, and level of
interest. Familiarity of the project and requirements for
success. 2. Technical Competence/Experience 20 points.
Individual creativity and demonstrated problem-solving
abilities. Work plan shows methods and schedules
for accomplishment. 3. Key Personnel and Roles: 20
Points. Personal qualifications and professional skills of
key persons. 4. Pertinent Project Experience 20 Points.
Extent and quality of previous work and related projects.
5.Capacity For Performance 10 Points. Staff identified
and availability relative to current workload. Georgraphical
location of firm. 6. Technical Project Management
5 Points. Identify firm's abilities for cost and project
management. 7. Responsiveness to Management Concerns
5 points. Total Points available 100 Points.
D. CONTRACT TYPE: The contract shall be a fixed
fee contract indicating the maximum total dollar amount
chargeable to the project.
E. AWARD OF CONTRACT: After the close of negotiations,
Brown County Commissioners will award the
contract to the selected offeror and will promptly notify
unsuccessful candidates.
F. CIVIL RIGHTS REQUIREMENTS: Attention of
bidders is particularly called to the following federal
civil rights requirements: 1. Executive order 11246. 2.
"Section 3" compliance in the provision of training Employment
and Business Opportunities. 3. Certification
of Non-segregated Facilities (over $10,000). 4. OMB
Circular A-102 Attachment O. 5. Title VI of Civil Rights
Act of 1964. 6. Conflict of Interest. 7. OMB Circular
A-102 Attachment C.
G. QUESTIONS REGARDING THE REQUEST FOR
PROPOSAL SHOULD BE ADDRESSED TO: Holly M.
Catron, P.O. Box 37, 201 N. Locust Lane, Nashville, IN
47448, 812-343-8554
June 30, 2010 10-169

Obituaries
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Pamela Jo (Brown) Black, 58, Franklin
  Mother of Bryan Black (Tara Hammons) of Brown County

Tad Heminger, 70, Franklin
  Former Brown County resident

Violet Rose “Toots” Wilkerson, 94, Bloomington
  Mother of Ernest Wilkerson (Ricki) of Brown County

  • May 23
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • May 23
    Dave Miller at Abe Martin Lodge
    5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Abe Martin Lodge, Brown County State Park
  • May 23
    Yard and bake sale at North Salem Methodist church
    9 a.m. to 2 p.m. North Salem Methodist church, 7718 State Road 46 East
  • May 23
    Art class set for fourth Saturday at winery
    3 to 5 p.m. Chateau Thomas Winery, Coachlight Square, 225 S. Van Buren St.
  • May 23
    Studebaker Nationals, Spring Classic Saturday at BC Dragway
    Gates open at 9 a.m. B.C. Dragway, 480 Gatesville Rd., Bean Blossom
  • May 23
    Morel Mushroom sale to benefit local charities
    9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Brown County IGA parking lot, 30 Hawthorne Dr.
  • May 23
    Saturday at Brown County State Park
    10 a.m., 11 a.m., 7:30 p.m. Brown County State Park, 1450 State Road 46 East (north entrance)
  • May 23
    Yard sale at church includes crafts and baked goods
    9 a.m. to 3 p.m. BC Community Church, 2370 Main St., Helmsburg
  • May 23
    "Woman in Gold" at the Playhouse
    4 p.m., 7 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • May 23
    Live music at bar
    7 to 9 p.m., 9:30 to 11:30 p.m. Big Busted Bar, 44 N. Van Buren St.
  • May 23
    Live music at winery
    7 to 10 p.m. Chateau Thomas Winery, Coachlight Square, 225 S. Van Buren St.
  • May 23
    Live band at sports bar
    8 p.m. Salt Creek Golf Retreat, 2359 State Road 46 East
  • May 23
    Live band at dance barn
    8 p.m. Mike's Dance Barn, 2277 State Road 46 West
  • May 24
    Dave Miller at Abe Martin Lodge
    10 a.m. to noon Brown County State Park, State Road 46 East
  • May 24
    Dave Miller at Abe Martin Lodge
    Noon to 2 p.m. Brown County State Park, State Road 46 East
  • May 25
    Government Offices CLOSED
  • May 26
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • May 26
    BC Area Plan Commission CANCELED
    County Office Building, 201 N. Locust Lane
  • May 26
    Open 12-step meeting in New Bellsville area
    8 p.m. Harmony Baptist Church, 3999 Mt. Liberty Road, New Bellesville
  • 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.