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REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS

DEMOLITION AND SITE RESTORATION - OLD JAIL AND SHERIFF'S OFFICE

Notice is hereby given that the Board of Commissioners of Brown County, Indiana will receive sealed proposals for demolition and site restoration work as follows:

Proposals will be opened at a meeting of the Board of Commissioners on September 15, 2010, at 7:00 p.m. in the Commissioners Meeting Room located on the Second Floor of the Brown County Office Building at 120 Locust Lane, Nashville, Indiana 47448. All proposals must be filed with the Brown County Auditor, First Floor of the Brown County Office Building at 120 Locust Lane, P.O. Box 37, Nashville, Indiana 47448, no later than September 10, 2010, at 4:00 p.m. The selected proposal, if any, will be announced at a meeting of the Board of Commissioners on September 22, 2010, at 7:00 p.m. at the Commissioners meeting location stated above.

By submitting a proposal, each person represents that he has visited the site, is fully acquainted with existing conditions, and understands the requirements of the work he or she proposes to complete pursuant to the documents submitted by him or her. He or she further represents that he or she has examined and thoroughly understands the proposal will produce the results required by this request and said documents.

By submitting a proposal, each person represents and guarantees that his or her company is properly bonded and licensed to perform the required work and is registered with all Federal, State and Local agencies with which such registration is required.

I. SCOPE OF WORK - Provide all labor, material, plant and equipment to demolish structures or partial structures as indicated below, and remove from site: A. Remove all structures on property commonly described as the Old County Jail or County Law Enforcement Building, located at 30 Old School Way, Nashville, Indiana 47448. B. Remove all structures on property commonly described as the Old Sheriff's Office, located at 39 North Van Buren Street, Nashville, Indiana 47448.

II. FORM OF PROPOSAL - All proposals shall be submitted in the following format: Five paper copies and one electronic copy in PDF format of the proposal shall be submitted. The first page of all copies shall be a completed county bid summary form. All proposals shall include: A. A non-collusion affidavit, executed and notarized. B. A certified check or bid bond equal to (10%) ten percent of the bid. C. A performance bond in an amount equal to (100%) one hundred percent of the contract price. The surety on the performance bond cannot be released for (1) one year. D. Certificates of insurance or binding commitments therefore should the proposal be accepted, and all securities in the form of bonds or checks and copies of licenses as required in this request. A retainage in the amount of ten percent (10%) will be reserved by Brown County until final acceptance of the completed work. The Brown County Commissioners reserve the right to reject and or all proposals and to waive any irregularities in any or all proposals.

III. SCOPE OF WORK - DEMOLITION: Demolition shall consist of: A. Removal of all structures, including plumbing, heating, ventilating, air-conditioning and electrical materials, basement, footing and foundations from the site; and B. removal of all trim, finishes, accessories and appurtenances from the project site.

IV. DISPOSAL OF MATERIALS - All demolished material shall be removed from the site and either recycled (which is preferred) or transported to an approved sanitary landfill in accordance with the requirements of the Indiana Department of Environmental Management. Copies of certified trip tickets or dumpster logs shall be provided to County upon request. All demolished concrete basement and foundation material shall have any rebar cut so it does not protrude from the concrete and it shall be delivered to a location designated by the Brown County Highway Superintendent. The Highway Superintendent shall have the right to refuse and reject any such material he deems unsuitable or not needed for use by the Highway Department, in which case it shall be disposed of as outlined in the preceding paragraph. Contractor must consult with the Highway Superintendent to determine the form and amount of material acceptable to the Highway Department.

V. SCOPE OF WORK - SITE RESTORATION - Site restoration shall include the following: A. All excavations from basements, crawl spaces, footing and foundations to the existing adjacent grades shall be filled with an approved backfill material. Said fill shall be to the existing grade surrounding the site. Said fill shall permit the initial use of the site as a park, picnic area or yard, finished with at least six inches of clean topsoil. Said fill shall also be compacted so as to permit no settling of the ground after completion of the work. Said fill shall also meet or exceed any requirements (including but not limited to building foundation requirements) imposed by the United States, the State of Indiana or Brown County for the future construction of a multi-story brick building on the site. Filling of the excavations shall be monitored by generally acceptable means, such as Proctor tests, California Test 216, or other suitable method agreed by the parties, and all results of any such tests shall be disclosed to Brown County upon completion of the tests. B. After installation of the fill, the site shall be seeded with the same perennial grass as now growing on the adjacent Courthouse lawn and graded to the satisfaction of County to substantially the same contour as the Courthouse lawn. No erosion of the site during and after its demolition and restoration shall be permitted.

VI. MATERIALS - Contractor shall specify the amount and type of backfill material it recommends to best perform the site restoration as set forth above. Contractor shall state, in detail, how such material shall be installed and the standards satisfied by the material and the installation.

VII: GENERAL CONDITIONS OF THE PROJECT - A. Certificate of Public Liability Insurance in the amount of five million dollars ($5,000,000.00) naming Brown County as additionally insured. B. Workman's Compensation for Contractor employees. C. Certificate of Property Insurance in the amount of five million dollars ($5,000,000.00) naming Brown County as additionally insured. D. Indemnification of Brown County against all claims arising from Contractor's work. E. Safety of Persons and Property: Contractor shall take reasonable precautions for the safety of, and shall provide all reasonable protection to prevent damage, injury or loss to the persons and property of: 1. the public; 2. employees of Brown County; 3. employees of Contractor; 4. all other persons with whom Contactor interacts in the performance of the work who may be affected thereby; and 5. other property at the site or adjacent thereto, such as tress, shrubs, lawns, walks, pavements, roadways, structures and utilities not scheduled for demolition. Contractor shall observe all applicable Federal, State and Local work safety laws, ordinances, rules and regulations. E. Preservation of Courthouse and its operations and other businesses and residences. Contractor shall not cause or permit any damage to the Brown County Courthouse, which is adjacent to the structures to be removed and area to be restored. Contractor shall not cause or permit disruption to the court or any of the government offices housed within the Courthouse. Contractor recognizes that to prevent such disruption, it may be necessary for certain operations to be performed on weekends or other days the court and other government offices are closed. Contractor shall not cause or permit any damage to any business, residence or person in Nashville, Indiana, and it shall not unreasonably impair the operation or habitability of any business or residence therein. Contractor shall use all reasonable means to eliminate dust and noise resulting from its operations. F. Permits. Contractor shall be responsible for obtaining demolition permits and any other permits required for the work, and shall be responsible for all other costs and fees attendant to the work, such as landfill and recycling fees. G. Utilities. Contractor shall be responsible for ensuring that all utilities and gas lines at the site are disconnected prior to demolition. Contractor shall not cause interruption of any public utility service to any other person, governmental office, business or residence. H. Price. The estimated amount contained in Contractor's proposal is the maximum Contractor may charge for the specified work. I. Environmental. The structure must be sprayed down with water during demolition to reduce the amount of dust created. Contractor is responsible for providing or accessing the water. Contractor shall observe all applicable Federal, State and Local environmental laws, ordinances, rules and regulations. J. Clean-up. Contractor shall clean up all dirt and debris caused by the work from the streets, sidewalks and parking lots to prevent its entry into the storm sewer systems and to permit the unfetted and safe use of such areas. K. Cost of equipment and supplies. Cost of equipment and supplies necessary to perform the work, including dumpsters, shall be borne by the contractor. L. Other costs. Cost of clean-up, dust and noise abatement measures shall be borne by Contractor, including but not limited to water. Payment of subcontractors, if any, shall be the responsibility of the Contractor.

VII. VALIDITY OF PROPOSALS - Proposals shall be valid and not withdrawn for a period of not less than thirty (30) days.

VIII. DURATION OF THE PROJECT - Demolition shall not commence before November 6, 2010. All demolition, removals and site restoration shall be substantially complete in forty five (45) days.

IX. CONTACT AGENCY - With the exception of the form, amount and disposition of recovered foundation and basement materials, for which questions shall be directed to the Highway Superintendent, questions regarding this request shall be directed to: Board of Commissioners of Brown County, Indiana, Dr. Michael Thompson, County Resource Manager, P.O. Box 37, Nashville, IN 47448-0037, (812) 988-5485, (812) 988-4901.

Additionally, project and bid specifications may be acquired at the Auditor's office during normal business hours. Pre-bid meeting, 9:00 A.M., August 30, 2010, County Office Building, Large Meeting Room.

*Concerning V. SITE RESTORATION - The Commissioners request that an alternate bid be included for the site restoration: All excavations from basements, crawl spaces, footing and foundations to the existing adjacent grade shall be filled with an approved backfill material. Said fill shall be to the existing grade surrounding the site. Said fill shall permit the initial use of the site as a park, picnic area or yard, finished with at least 6 inches of clean topsoil. Said fill also be compacted so as to permit no settling of the ground after completion of the work. After installation of the fill, the site shall be seeded with the same perennial grass as now growing on the adjacent Courthouse lawn and graded to the satisfaction of County to substantially the same contour as the Courthouse lawn. No erosion of the site during and after its demolition and restoration shall be permitted.

August 25, Sept. 1, 2010 10-242

 

Obituaries
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Denise Gay Brand Boulay, 46, South Carolina
  Sister of Suzanne Davis, Dale Brand and David Brand

Arlene Lucas, 81, Columbus
  

Clarence Fike, 89, Franklin
  Former resident of Bean Blossom

  • April 20
    'Noah' movie at the Playhouse
    4 p.m., 7 p.m. Brown County Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren
  • April 20
    All are welcome at Easter services
    7 a.m., 8 a.m., 9:30 a.m., 10:30 a.m.
  • April 21
    Brown County Council
    6 p.m. County Office Building, 201 N. Locust Lane
  • April 21
    B.C. Solid Waste Management Board
    5:15 p.m. County Office Building, 201 N. Locust Lane
  • April 21
    Brown County Water Utility 2014 annual meeting
    6 p.m., 7 p.m. Brown County High School, 234 School House Lane
  • April 21
    BCHS Varsity sports for Monday
    5 p.m., 5:30 p.m. Brown County High School, Brownstown Central
  • April 22
    Euchre
    6 p.m. 746 Memorial Drive at the fairgrounds
  • April 22
    BCHS sports for Tuesday
    5 p.m., 6 p.m. Brown County High School, Indiana Creek
  • April 22
    Farmer's market informational meeting
    6 to 8 p.m. Brown County Public Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • April 22
    Stellar Community public meeting
    5:30 p.m. Salt Creek Golf Retreat, 2359 State Road 46 East
  • April 23
    Election Board
    9:30 a.m. County Office Building, 201 N. Locust Lane
  • April 23
    Board of Zoning Appeals
    6 p.m. County Office Building, 201 N. Locust Lane
  • April 23
    BCHS sports for Wednesday
    5 p.m. Brown County High School, Providence Jr./Sr. HS
  • April 23
    Live music at Hobnob restaurant
    6 to 8 p.m. Hobnob, 17 W. Main St.
  • April 23
    BC Parks & Rec. Board
    5:15 p.m. BC Parks & Rec. Office, 1001 Deer Run Lane
  • April 24
    Gospel jam session
    6:30 p.m. Country Gospel Music Church, 5181 State Road 46 East, Gnaw Bone
  • April 24
    'Captain America: The Winter Soldier' movie at the Playhouse
    4 p.m., 7 p.m. Brown County Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren
  • April 24
    Brown County/ Purdue Extension Board
    7 p.m. Extension Office, 802 Memorial Drive, (fairgrounds)
  • April 24
    BCHS sports for Thursday
    4:30 p.m., 5 p.m., 6:30 p.m. Brown County High School
  • April 24
    Rotary Club
    7:15 a.m. Artist Colony Inn, 105 S. Van Buren St.
  • April 25
    Live music at sports bar
    7 to 9 p.m. Salt Creek Golf Retreat, 2359 State Road 46 East
  • April 25
    Bingo
    6 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • April 25
    Friends of the library plant sale
    3 to 6 p.m. Brown County Public Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • April 25
    Game night at dance barn
    6 to 10 p.m. Mike's Dance Barn, 2277 State Road 46 West
  • April 25
    Earth Day at Bean Blossom farmers market
    4 to 7 p.m. St. David's Episcopal Church, State roads 135 North and 45, Bean Blossom
  • April 25
    Live music at Out of the Ordinary
    7:30 p.m. to midnight Out of the Ordinary, 61 S. Van Buren St.
  • April 25
    Congressman Young to meet at Nashville Town Hall
    10 to 11 a.m. Town Hall, 200 Commercial St.
  • April 25
    'Captain America: The Winter Soldier' movie at the Playhouse
    4 p.m., 7 p.m. Brown County Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren
  • April 25
    Live music at winery
    7 to 10 p.m. Chateau Thomas Winery, 225 S. Van Buren St.
  • April 25
    18th Girlfriend rummage sale at Brown County Inn
    8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Brown County Inn, 51 State Road 46 East
  • April 26
    Arbor Day celebration at Brown County IGA gazebo
    10 a.m. to noon Brown County IGA, 30 Hawthorne Drive
  • April 26
    Euchre
    6 p.m. 746 Memorial Drive, (fairgrounds)
  • April 26
    Live band at dance barn
    6 p.m., 8 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. Mike's Dance Barn, 2277 State Road 46 West
  • April 26
    Dance lessons at Out of the Ordinary
    7:30 p.m., 8 p.m. to midnight Out of the Ordinary, 61 S. Van Buren St.
  • April 26
    Friends of the library plant sale
    9 a.m. to noon Brown County Public Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • April 26
    Plant sale at BCSP Nature Center
    9 a.m. until sold out Brown County State Park Nature Center
  • April 26
    Harpeth Rising band at The Playhouse
    7:30 p.m. Brown County Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren
  • April 26
    Hope for Hearts Farm free women's extravaganza
    9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Hope For Hearts Farm, 1005 State Road 45, Bean Blossom
  • April 26
    Live music at winery
    7 to 10 p.m. Chateau Thomas Winery, 225 S. Van Buren St.
  • April 27
    Brown County Railroad gallery
    1-4 p.m. Three Story Hill at State Road 135 N., Fruitdale
  • April 27
    'Captain America: The Winter Soldier' movie at the Playhouse
    4 p.m., 7 p.m. Brown County Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren
  • April 28
    BC Alcoholic Beverage Board public hearing
    11 a.m. County Office Building, 201 N. Locust Lane
  • April 28
    Helmsburg Sewage Board
    7 p.m. B.C. Community Church Annex, 2370 Main St., Helmsburg
  • April 28
    B.C. Board of Health executive session
    6 p.m. County Office Building, 201 N. Locust Lane
  • April 29
    Euchre
    6 p.m. 746 Memorial Drive, (fairgrounds)
  • May 1
    Gospel jam session
    6:30 p.m. Country Gospel Music Church, 5181 State Road 46 East, Gnaw Bone
  • May 1
    Brown County Schools Board of Trustees
    3 p.m., 6 p.m. Helmsburg Elementary, 5378 Helmsburg Road
  • May 2
    Bingo
    6 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • May 2
    Live band at 19th Hole sports bar
    6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Salt Creek Golf Retreat, 2359 State Road 46 East
  • May 2
    'Captain America: The Winter Soldier' movie at the Playhouse
    4 p.m., 7 p.m. Brown County Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren
  • May 3
    Spring Blossom Parade
    11 a.m. Downtown Nashville
  • May 3
    Euchre
    6 p.m. 746 Memorial Drive, (fairgrounds)
  • May 3
    Morel mushroom fest, sale planned at BCSP Nature Center
    10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Brown County State Park Nature Center
  • May 3
    Live band at 19th Hole sports bar
    8 to 11 p.m. Salt Creek Golf Retreat, 2359 State Road 46 East
  • May 4
    Brown County Railroad gallery
    1 to 4 p.m. 18 W. Three Story Hill (at State Road 135 N.) Fruitdale
  • May 6
    Euchre
    6 p.m. 746 Memorial Drive, (fairgrounds)
  • May 8
    Gospel jam session
    6:30 p.m. Country Gospel Music Church, 5181 State Road 46 East, Gnaw Bone5181 State Road 46 East, Gnaw Bone
  • May 9
    Bingo
    6 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • May 10
    Store to host bike blessing, open house
    10 a.m. to 5 p.m. House of Thunder, 4413 State Road 46 East, Gnaw Bone
  • May 10
    Free community breakfast at Sprunica church
    8 to 10 a.m. Sprunica Baptist Church, 3902 Sprunica Road
  • May 10
    Euchre
    6 p.m. 746 Memorial Drive, (fairgrounds)
  • May 11
    Brown County Railroad gallery
    1 to 4 p.m. 18 W. Three Story Hill (at State Road 135 N.) Fruitdale
  • May 13
    Euchre
    6 p.m. 746 Memorial Drive, (fairgrounds)
  • May 14
    Thrive Alliance Board of Directors
    3:30 to 5 p.m. ACSSCI main office conference room, 1531 13th St., Suite G900, Columbus
  • May 15
    Gospel jam session
    6:30 p.m. Country Gospel Music Church, 5181 State Road 46 East, Gnaw Bone5181 State Road 46 East, Gnaw Bone
  • May 16
    Bingo
    6 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • May 18
    Humane society Dawg Gone Walk & Fiesta
    1 to 3:30 p.m. Deer Run Park
  • May 22
    Gospel jam session
    6:30 p.m. Country Gospel Music Church, 5181 State Road 46 East, Gnaw Bone
  • May 27
    Brown County Area Plan Commission
    6 p.m. County Office Building, 201 N. Locust Lane
  • May 29
    Gospel jam session
    6:30 p.m. Country Gospel Music Church, 5181 State Road 46 East, Gnaw Bone5181 State Road 46 East, Gnaw Bone
  • June 14
    Free community breakfast at Sprunica church
    8 to 10 a.m. Sprunica Baptist Church, 3902 Sprunica Road