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BROWN COUNTY COMMISSIONERS, INDIANA

BROWN COUNTY EMS BUILDING

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Brown County Commissioners, Brown County, Indiana,  hereinafter referred to as the Owner, will receive sealed proposals for the construction of the BROWN COUNTY EMS BUILDING in Nashville, Brown County, Indiana.

Owner: Brown County Board of Commissioners, P.O. Box 37, 201 N. Locust Lane, Nashville, Indiana 47448

Project: Brown County EMS Building, 55 SR 46 E., Nashville, Indiana  47448

Sealed proposals may be forwarded by registered mail, addressed to the County Commissioners, in care of the Auditor, or delivered in person and will be considered by the Owner at a public meeting called to receive and open such proposals, provided that the same shall have been received not later than 4:00 PM on Wednesday, September 15, 2010 at the Brown County Auditor Office, 201 Locust Lane, Nashville, Indiana.  Proposals received after such hour may be returned unopened.  Bids will be opened at the Commissioners' Meeting at 6:30 PM, September 15, 2010.

A pre-bid meeting has been scheduled for Tuesday, September 7, 2010 at 10:00 AM.  Those wishing to attend may assemble at the Annex Meeting Room, 201 N. Locust Lane, Nashville, Indiana 47448.  Each bidder may then visit the site on their own. 

If non-English speaking representatives or persons with disabilities need to have arrangements made please contact Mike Thompson, Brown County Resource Manager, at (812) 988-5485 within 3 calendar days prior to the Pre-Bid Conference or Bid Opening to have the necessary arrangements made.

Copies of the plans and the contract documents and specifications may be obtained from the Brown County Auditor's Office, 201 Locust Lane, Nashville, IN or Miller Architects, 104 S. Jefferson Street, Nashville, IN.  A fee of $50/set will be charged in the form of a check or money order made payable to the Brown County Commissioners.  Please call Miller Architects at (812) 988-7461 to request sets.  Partial sets of plans and/or contract documents are not available.  Copies of any and all addenda which may be issued for this project shall be included with the purchased documents and shall be forwarded to all plan and specification holders.  No refunds will be issued for plans and specifications returned.

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, tools, equipment, (no sales tax on this project), as indicated in the plans and bid documents.

Each proposal must be enclosed in a sealed envelope bearing the title of the project and the name and address of the Bidder.  All proposals must be submitted on the proposal form as identified in the contract documents and specifications.  Each proposal shall be accompanied by a certified check or acceptable Bid Bond made payable to the Owner, in a sum of not less than five percent (5%) of the total amount of the highest aggregated 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 one hundred percent (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 of the project.

The Owner reserves the right to reject any proposal, or all proposals, or accept any proposal or 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 proposals 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.

A conditional or qualified bid will not be accepted.

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 financial statement showing current assets & liabilities to be submitted with the bid is included in the Bid Proposal Documents section of 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 and for reading and being thoroughly familiar with the contract documents.  The failure or omission of any Bidder to do any of the foregoing shall in no way relieve any Bidder from any obligation in respect to its bid. 

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 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.

BROWN COUNTY COMMISSIONERS, INDIANA

DATED: August 12, 2010

August 18, 25, 2010                         10-232

 

Obituaries
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Melody L. Estes, 56, North Vernon
  Sister of Shawna (Brian) Lowe of Brown County

Geneva Holder, 88, Sebring, Florida
  Brown County native

Larry D. Underwood, 53, Columbus
  Brother of Rob (Laura) Underwood of Nashville

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  • December 24
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    7 p.m. Becks Grove Christian Church, 8009 Becks Grove Road
  • December 24
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  • December 26
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  • December 27
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    4 p.m., 7 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
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