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NOTICE OF LETTING SCHOOL BUS CONTRACTS

BROWN COUNTY SCHOOLS

P.O. Box 38

Nashville, IN  47448

NOTICE OF LETTING SCHOOL BUS CONTRACTS

Notice is hereby given that the Board of School Trustees of BROWN COUNTY SCHOOLS, Brown County, Indiana, has determined that school bus route and contract information is now available so as to permit competitive bidding.

The Board of School Trustees will receive sealed bids until 4:00pm Local Time Monday, November 29, 2010, in the Central Office Building of the School Corporation in Nashville, Indiana, for the transportation of school children on designated routes for the school years 2011-12, 2012-13, 2013-14, and 2014-15.

Beginning at 6:00pm Local Time Monday November, 29, 2010, in the Brown County Junior High School Cafeteria, the Board of School Trustees will open and post bids which meet with the specifications.

Beginning at 6:00pm Local Time Thursday December 2, 2010, in the Junior High School Library, the Board of School Trustees will let contracts for those designated routes where the bids are deemed acceptable.

The Board of School Trustees will again receive sealed bids until 4:00pm Local Time Thursday, December 9, 2010, in the Central Office Building of the School Corporation in Nashville, Indiana, for the transportation of school children on the remaining designated routes for the school years. 2011-12, 2012-13, 2013-14, and 2014-15.

Beginning at 6:00pm Local Time Thursday, December 16, 2010, in the Central Office Building, the Board of School Trustees will open and post bids which comply with the specifications.

Beginning at 6:00pm Local Time, Thursday, December 16, 2010, in the Central Office Building, the Board of School Trustees will let contracts for those remaining designated routes where the bids are deemed to be acceptable.

Following the letting of bids on December 16, 2010, if some contracts remain to be awarded, the Board of School Trustees on Friday, December 17, 2010, at 6:00pm will negotiate with the bidders in an attempt to award remaining Contracts.  Specifications for the 2011-2015 contract approved by the Board of School Trustees describing route, equipment, and conditions required in the contract and bid forms will be available in the Central Office Building after 12 noon Wednesday, November 3, 2010.

Busses must be no older than 12 years at any time during the term of the contract. Submit bids in individual envelopes with route number written on the outside.

A check for $100.00 (bid security) must be included in the envelope for each route (shuttles excluded) bid.  Checks (bid security) for rejected routes will be returned to the bidder.  Checks (bid security) for approved routes will be held until the required information is received and the contract is signed.  After the contract is signed the bid security will be returned to the bidder.

A Physical Fitness Certificate must be submitted by each owner operator bidding on an individual route certifying that the bidder can meet the physical requirements as stated in I.C. 20-27-8-5 must be presented by each bidder at the time bids are received.  One Physical Fitness Certificate can be used for more than one route.  Include the certificate in the lowest numbered route you are bidding on and indicate on the Physical Fitness Certificate the routes for which it is to be used.  A fleet contractor who is not driving would not be required to submit a Physical Fitness Certificate in order to bid.  

Before any contract is issued the following documents must be received from all drivers and substitutes. Non driving fleet owners will need to provide #4, #6 & #7 only.  Items #6 & #7 required for contract holders only.

Indiana Physical Fitness Certificate per IC 20-27-8-5.

Department of Education Certification (Yellow Card)

Class B CDL & Physical.

Full Criminal History Check per IC 20-26-5-10

Indiana Physical Performance Standards Certifications per IC 575 IAC 1-8.

A list of qualified and approved drivers and substitutes.

Certificate of Insurance, per approved specifications.

The Board of School Trustees reserves the right to reject any or all bids.

BROWN COUNTY SCHOOLS

John Mills,                                                                                                                   Carol Bowden,                                           

President                                                                                                                      Vice President

Judy Hardwick,                                                                                  Connie Weddle

Secretary                                                                                                                       Member

Teresa Waltman,

Member

November 3, 10, 2010   10-330

 

Obituaries
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Barbara Ann Frank Sheehan, 71, New Smyrna Beach, Florida
  Former resident of Brown County

Phillip Michael 'Mike' Mathis, 63, Nashville
  Brother of Cathy (Steve) Junken and Melanie (Darian) McBride, both of Nashville

Dorothy Louise (Tripp) Zimmerman, 84, Linton
  Former resident of Brown County

  • July 31
    Farmers market in Bean Blossom July 31
    4 to 7 p.m. St. David's Episcopal Church, 11 State Road 45 at 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • July 31
    Bingo
    5 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • July 31
    Live dulcimer music at history center
    2 to 4 p.m. Brown County History Center, 90 E. Gould
  • July 31
    Fingerstyle guitar festival spans three days
    7 p.m. to Pine Room, 51 E. Chestnut St.
  • July 31
    'Me and Earl and the Dying Girl' at the Playhouse
    4 p.m., 7 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • July 31
    Rotary Club food booth at county fair
    4 to 10 p.m. Brown County 4-H fairgrounds
  • July 31
    Wildflower walk at state park
    2 p.m. Brown County State Park, 1450 State Road 46 East (north entrance)
  • July 31
    Dave Miller at sports bar
    8 to 10 p.m. Salt Creek Golf Retreat, 2359 State Road 46 East
  • July 31
    Live music at winery
    7 to 10 p.m. Chateau Thomas Winery, Coachlight Square, 225 S. Van Buren St.
  • August 1
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • August 1
    Free clothes, supplies for students Aug. 1 at intermediate school
    9 a.m to 1 p.m. BC Intermediate School, 260 School House Lane
  • August 1
    Rotary Club food booth at county fair
    4 to 10 p.m. Brown County 4-H fairgrounds
  • August 1
    Acoustic guitar festival hosted at Playhouse
    11 to 4 p.m., 7:30 to 10 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • August 1
    Live music at The Season's poolside
    6 to 9 p.m. The Seasons Lodge, 560 State Road 46 East
  • August 1
    Dave Miller at Abe Martin Lodge
    5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Brown County State Park, 1450 State Road 46 East (north entrance)
  • August 1
    Live music at winery
    7 to 10 p.m. Chateau Thomas Winery, Coachlight Square, 225 S. Van Buren St.
  • August 2
    CSVFD serves pancake breakfast
    7:30 to 11:30 a.m. CSLOA Clubhouse, 8751 Nineveh Road
  • August 2
    Guitar and performance workshops planned
    10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Brown County Inn, 51 State Road 46 East
  • August 2
    Read to a dog at the library
    2 to 3:30 p.m. Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • August 2
    'Me and Earl and the Dying Girl' at the Playhouse
    4 p.m., 7 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • August 2
    Dave Miller at Abe Martin Lodge
    9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Brown County State Park, 1450 State Road 46 East (north entrance)
  • August 4
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • August 4
    Brown County Council
    2 p.m. County Office Building, 201 N. Locust Lane
  • August 4
    Open 12-step meeting in New Bellsville area
    8 p.m. Harmony Baptist Church, 3999 Mt. Liberty Road, New Bellesville
  • August 4
    Time for inner peace set at local church
    5:30 to 7 p.m. Parkview Church of the Nazarene, 1750 State Road 46 East
  • August 6
    Nashville Town Council
    6 p.m. Town Hall, 200 Commercial St.
  • August 6
    WRAPS
    7 to 9 p.m. Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • August 6
    'Jurassic World' at the Playhouse
    4 p.m., 7 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • August 7
    Bingo
    6 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • August 7
    'Ghostbusters' at the Playhouse
    7 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • August 7
    'Jurassic World' at the Playhouse
    4 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • August 7
    Live music at winery
    7 to 10 p.m. Chateau Thomas Winery, Coachlight Square, 225 S. Van Buren St.
  • August 8
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • August 8
    Free community breakfast at Sprunica church
    8 to 10 a.m. Sprunica Baptist Church, 3902 Sprunica Road
  • August 8
    Tribute to John Denver at the Playhouse
    7:30 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • August 8
    Live music at winery
    7 to 10 p.m. Chateau Thomas Winery, Coachlight Square, 225 S. Van Buren St.
  • August 8
    Donations accepted for Habitat garage sale
    9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Brown County 4-H fairgrounds
  • August 9
    'Jurassic World' at the Playhouse
    4 p.m., 7 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • August 10
    Beeline beekeepers club
    7 p.m. Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • August 11
    Open 12-step meeting in New Bellsville area
    8 p.m. Harmony Baptist Church, 3999 Mt. Liberty Road, New Bellesville
  • August 11
    Time for inner peace set at local church
    5:30 to 7 p.m. Parkview Church of the Nazarene, 1750 State Road 46 East
  • August 12
    BC Local Emergency Planning Committee
    9 a.m. EMS Building, 53 State Road 46 East
  • August 12
    Blood drive scheduled at Parkview church
    2 to 7 p.m. Parkview Church of the Nazarene, 1750 State Road 46 East
  • August 12
    BC Emergency Management Advisory Council
    8 a.m. EMS Building, 53 State Road 46 East
  • August 13
    BC photography club
    7 to 9 p.m. Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • August 15
    Rock & mineral club
    6 p.m. Extension Office, 802 Memorial Drive at the fairgrounds
  • August 15
    TRIAD annual picnic at Parkview church
    11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Parkview Church of the Nazarene, 1750 State Road 46 East
  • August 15
    Kingdom fest at Nashville church
    1 to 4 p.m. Nashville United Methodist Church, 36 S. Jefferson St.
  • August 18
    Time for inner peace set at local church
    5:30 to 7 p.m. Parkview Church of the Nazarene, 1750 State Road 46 East
  • August 23
    Live Baby Boomer music at tavern
    7 to 9 p.m. Pine Room, 51 E. Chestnut St.
  • August 24
    American history DVD set to air at library
    1 p.m. Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • August 24
    American history DVD set to air at library
    1 p.m. Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • September 6
    Read to dogs at the library
    2 to 3:30 p.m. Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • September 18
    BucCornEar Festival fundraiser returns
    4 to 8 p.m. JTFD, 4831 Helmsburg Road, Helmsburg
  • September 19
    BucCornEar Festival fundraiser returns
    8 a.m. to 8 p.m. JTFD, 4831 Helmsburg Road, Helmsburg