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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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George R. Osborn, 69, Brown County
  Husband of Sharon L.G. “Sherry” (Ford) Osborn of Nashville

Glenda Leonard, 75, Nineveh
  

Mary Elizabeth Vehslage, 97, Seymour
  Helped establish Happy Hollow Children's Camp in Brown County

  • March 2
    Gnaw Bone Sewage District
    5:30 p.m. Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • March 2
    High school to show film on current political issues in education
    6:30 p.m. BCHS, 235 School House Lane
  • March 2
    Deadline for free trauma care workshop
  • March 3
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • March 3
    CSCD Building Commission
    7 p.m. CSLOA Clubhouse, 8751 Nineveh Road
  • March 3
    Nashville Redevelopment Commission
    4:30 p.m. Town Hall, 200 Commercial St.
  • March 3
    Bean Blossom Sewer Board
    7:30 p.m. County Office Building, 201 N. Locust Lane
  • March 4
    Jeff Foster at Hobnob restaurant
    6 to 8 p.m. Hobnob, 17 W. Main St.
  • March 4
    Nashville Main Street Committee
    9:30 a.m. Town Hall, 200 Commercial St.
  • March 4
    Brown County SWCD
    5 p.m. SWCD Office, 802 Memorial Drive at the fairgrounds
  • March 4
    Nashville Development Review Commission
    5 p.m. Town Hall, 200 Commercial St.
  • March 4
    Woodworkers Club
    7 p.m. Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • March 5
    Go Club meeting Thursday
    3:30 to 5 p.m. Brown County Public Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • March 5
    Open 12-step meeting in New Bellsville area
    8 p.m. Harmony Baptist Church, 3999 Mt. Liberty Road, New Bellesville
  • March 5
    Gospel jam & sing at Gnaw Bone church
    6:30 p.m. Country Gospel Music Church, 5181 State Road 46 East
  • March 5
    Nashville Town Council
    6:30 p.m. Town Hall, 200 Commercial St.
  • March 5
    Brown County Schools Board of Trustees
    6:30 p.m. BCJHS, 95 School House Lane
  • March 5
    WRAPS
    7 to 9 p.m. Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • March 6
    Bingo
    5 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • March 6
    'SpongeBob Movie' at the Playhouse
    4 p.m., 7 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • March 7
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • March 7
    Meet your legislators at County Office Building
    10 a.m. County Office Building, 201 N. Locust Lane
  • March 7
    Meet 'Wilderness Plots' author at the library
    7 p.m. Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • March 7
    Music celebration at the Playhouse
    7:30 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • March 7
    Dave Miller at Abe Martin Lodge
    7:30 p.m. Brown County State Park, State Road 46 East
  • 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 8
    'SpongeBob Movie' at the Playhouse
    4 p.m., 7 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • March 9
    Beeline beekeepers club
    7 p.m. Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • March 10
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • March 10
    Soil & water conservation district to celebrate 62 years
    6 p.m. Brown County History Center, 90 E. Gould
  • March 10
    Peaceful Valley Heritage meeting
    6:30 p.m. Brown County Presbyterian Fellowship, 602 State Road 135 North
  • March 10
    CSCD Roads, Security commissions
    6 p.m., 7:30 p.m. CSCD Office, 8377 Cordry Drive; CSLOA Clubhouse, 8751 Nineveh Road
  • March 11
    Jeff Foster at Hobnob restaurant
    6 to 8 p.m. Hobnob, 17 W. Main St.
  • March 12
    Go Club at the library Thursdays
    3:30 to 5 p.m. Brown County Public Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • March 12
    BC photography club
    7 to 9 p.m. Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • March 13
    Bingo
    5 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North.
  • March 14
    Free community breakfast at Sprunica church
    8 to 10 a.m. Sprunica Baptist Church, 3902 Sprunica Road
  • March 14
    Dave Miller at Abe Martin Lodge
    7:30 p.m. Brown County State Park, State Road 46 East
  • March 19
    WRAPS
    7 to 9 p.m. Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • March 20
    Bingo
    6 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • March 21
    Dave Miller at Abe Martin Lodge
    5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Abe Martin Lodge, Brown County State Park
  • March 21
    Jackson Township VFD yard sale
    8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Jackson Township Fire Department, 4831 Helmsburg Road
  • April 24
    Wildflower foray slated at historic site
    TC Steele State Historic Site, 4220 T.C. Steele Road, Belmont
  • April 25
    Wildflower foray slated at historic site
    TC Steele State Historic Site, 4220 T.C. Steele Road, Belmont
  • 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