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REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL/QUALIFICATIONS

Disaster Recovery Home Buy-out Program

County of Brown

August 18, 2010

This is a request for proposal/qualifications to provide full appraisal services for a Disaster Recovery Home Buyout Grant for County of Brown, Indiana for researching and appraising approximately seventy-eight properties that were destroyed in the 2008 Flood.

In order to be considered, the proposal must be received at the Office of Kenna Consulting & Management Group, Inc. 6321 S. East Street, Indianapolis, IN  46227 before 12:00 PM on August 31, 2010. 

Please label your sealed envelope "Proposal for Appraisal Services".

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 County of Brown.

A. SCOPE OF SERVICES:  1. Appraisals should be completed using standard appraisal form.  2. Basis of appraisal:  Appraisals shall be performed based on a "pre-flood"/"pre-damage" condition in establishing the Fair Market Value of each property.  3. The Market Value is based on Current Market Value.  This should be done using comparable structures/land acquired during a reasonable sales period (normal time frame used in doing an appraisal)  The County Commissioners have determined that if the property was not located in a floodplain prior to the 2008 flood then non-floodplain comparative properties shall be used.  4. The Comparable property should be as close as possible to the type, style and condition (NOTE:  Ignoring the flood damage).  If a home appears to have used above code, high end materials, try to use similar properties as comparables.  Also try to stay within the same community or similar community in the case of rural or smaller communities.  5. We use pre-flood value to assure a fair and equitable value of the property.  This is the basis we work from to determine adequate compensation.  6. We request that the appraisers not take into consideration the number of foreclosures within the community when determining the fair market value, as these have negatively impacted the market since the grant process started.  7. Appraisers shall be responsible for contacting each property owner and scheduling an appointment to meet with them.  8. Appraisals shall remain the property of Brown County, IDHS, IHCDA and FEMA.  However the property owners will have the right to review the appraisals.

B.  PROPOSAL CONTENTS:  Interested firms must contact Angie Pappano for a full Request Packet.  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.

C.  CONTRACT TYPE:  The contract shall be a fixed fee contract per appraisal indicating the maximum total dollar amount chargeable to the project. 

D.  AWARD OF CONTRACT:  After the close of review and evaluation, the County of Brown will award the contract to the selected offeror and will promptly notify unsuccessful candidates.

E.  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:  Angie Pappano, Vice President, Kenna Consulting & Management Group, Inc., 6321 S. East Street, Indianapolis, IN  46227, PHONE: 317-781-1651, EMAIL:  apappano@kennaconsulting.us

August 18, 2010   10-234

 

Obituaries
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Carol Ann Spencer-Thomas, 73, Brown County
  Wife of Charles R. Thomas of Brown County

Robert 'Bob' F. Melton, 80, Brown County
  Husband of Annabelle Melton of Brown County

The Rev. John S. Honeay, 89, Greenwood
  Member of Unity Baptist Church and father of Barbara Ranard (Harvey) of Brown County

  • February 1
    'Wild' at the Playhouse
    4 p.m., 7 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • February 2
    Gnaw Bone Sewage District
    5:30 p.m. Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • February 3
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • February 3
    Open 12-step meetings in New Bellsville area
    6 to 7 p.m. Harmony Baptist Church, 3999 Mt. Liberty Road, New Bellesville
  • February 3
    Bean Blossom Regional Sewer Board
    7:30 p.m. County Office Building, 201 N. Locust Lane
  • February 3
    Women's Bible study offered
    1 to 3 p.m. Cornerstone Inn, 54 E. Franklin St.
  • February 4
    Lake Lemon Conservancy District annual meeting
    6 p.m. Benton Township Senior Center, 7616 E. State Road 45, Unionville
  • February 4
    Jeff Foster at Hobnob restaurant
    6 to 8 p.m. Hobnob, 17 W. Main St.
  • February 4
    Van Buren Township Advisory Board
    7 p.m. Van Buren trustee's office, 4748 Christianburg Road
  • February 4
    BC Emergency Management Advisory Council
    8 a.m. Ambulance Base, 53 State Road 46 East
  • February 5
    Go Club meeting Thursdays
    3:30 to 5 p.m. Brown County Public Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • February 5
    Jackson Township Board
    6 p.m. Jackson Fire Station, 4831 Helmsburg Road
  • February 6
    Bingo
    5 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • February 7
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • February 7
    Dave Miller at Abe Martin Lodge
    5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Abe Martin Lodge, Brown County State Park
  • February 7
    Karaoke at sports bar
    8 p.m. Salt Creek Golf Retreat, 2359 State Road 46 East
  • February 7
    Cabin Fever Concert features local music
    7 to midnight The Seasons Lodge, 560 State Road 46 East
  • February 9
    Washington Township Trustees
    7 p.m. Parkview Church of the Nazarene, 1750 State Road 46 East
  • February 9
    Reservation deadline for Valentine's tea at local shop
    Sweetea's Tea Shop, 225 S. Van Buren St., Suite C, Coachlight Square
  • February 10
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • February 10
    Van Buren Fire Department
    6 p.m. Van Buren Fire Station, 4040 State Road 135 South
  • February 10
    Peaceful Valley Heritage Preservation Society meeting set
    6:30 p.m. Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • February 10
    BC Genealogical Society meeting slated
    2 p.m. Brown County History Center, 90 E. Gould
  • February 11
    East Hill Cemetery meeting slated
    7 p.m. Morgantown Community Center, 269 W. Washington St.
  • February 12
    BC Convention & Visitors Commission
    8:30 a.m. County Office Building, 201 N. Locust Lane
  • February 13
    Bingo
    5 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North.
  • February 13
    Daddy-daughter Valentine's dance Friday the 13th
    6:30 p.m. Sweetea's Tea Shop, 225 S. Van Buren St., Suite C, Coachlight Square
  • February 14
    Free community breakfast at Sprunica church
    8 to 10 a.m. Sprunica Baptist Church, 3902 Sprunica Road
  • February 17
    Hamblen Trustee Board annual review
    6:30 p.m. 2314 Hickory Ridge Lane off Hornettown Road
  • February 19
    Woodlands project dinner, meeting slated
    6 p.m. Parkview Church of the Nazarene, 1750 State Road 46 East
  • February 20
    Bingo
    6 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • March 7
    Meet 'Wilderness Plots' author at the library
    7 p.m. Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • March 8
    'Wilderness Plots'-themed concert planned
    4 p.m. BCHS, 235 School House Lane
  • March 8
    Brown County bridal tour slated
    10 a.m. to 6 p.m. various locations
  • March 10
    Soil & water conservation district to celebrate 62 years
    6 p.m. Brown County History Center, 90 E. Gould
  • March 21
    Venders needed for Jackson TFD yard sale
    8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Jackson Township Fire Department, 4831 Helmsburg Road
  • April 26
    County history center dedication slated
    2 p.m. Brown County History Center, 90 E. Gould