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STATE OF INDIANA IN THE CLINTON CIRCUIT COURT SS: COUNTY OF CLINTON CASE NUMBER: 12CO1-1803-EU-018 IN RE: THE ESTATE OF DENNIS G. CLEAVER, Deceased NOTICE OF ADMINISTRATION Notice is hereby given that Kathy J. Scircle was, on the 13th day of March, 2018, appointed personal representative of the estate of Dennis G. Cleaver, deceased, who died on the 23rd day of February, 2018. All persons who have claims against this estate, whether or not now due, must file the claim in the office of the Clerk of this Court within three (3) months from the date of the first publication of this notice, or within nine (9) months after the decedent's death, whichever is earlier, or the claims will be forever barred. Dated at Frankfort, Indiana, this 13th day of March, 2018. Sherri N. Crews Clerk of the Circuit Court Clinton County, Indiana. March 18, 25, 2018 hspaxlp
ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS Forest Township Volunteer Fire Department Clinton County, Indiana OWNER Forest Township Volunteer Fire Dept PO Box 21 Forest, Indiana 46039 ADDRESS Separate sealed bids for the construction of a New Fire Station located in the Town of Forest, Forest Township, Clinton County, Indiana, will be received by the Forest Township Volunteer Fire Department at the Michigantown Volunteer Fire Station located at 100 East 7th Street, Michigantown, Indiana 46057, on Tuesday, April 10, 2018 until 3:00 p.m. (local time), and then at said office publicly opened and read aloud. Proposals received after said time shall be returned unopened. The work includes the construction of a new 4,040 square foot wood pole structure, metal siding and roof fire station building including all MEP systems and associated site work. A pre-bid meeting will be held on Tuesday, March 27, 2018, at 2:00 p.m. (local time) at the Michigantown Volunteer Fire Station located at 100 East 7th Street, Michigantown, Indiana 46057. All prime contractors, subcontractors, small, minority or Women Business Enterprises and other interested parties are invited to attend. The Forest Township Volunteer Fire Station Project is 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. Neither the United States nor any of its departments, agencies nor employees is or will be a party to this Advertisement for Bids or any resulting contracts. Construction shall be in full accord with Drawings and Specifications. Procurement Documents are obtainable from the printing company listed below for a deposit of $100/set payable to Schmidt Associates, Inc. which will be refunded when documents are returned in good condition, within seven (7) days after the bid opening. There is a limit of three (3) sets per Bidder, one (1) set per subbidder and supplier, under the refundable policy. Additional sets may be purchased at non-refundable printing costs. A non-refundable fee will be added for postage when necessary. Electronic media of the Drawings and Specifications in PDF format is available to plan-holders (only) from the same printing company for a non-refundable fee of $50. Repro Graphix 437 N. Illinois Street, Indianapolis, IN 46204 Phone: 317-637-3377 / FAX: 317-637-3415 http://www.reprographix.com Procurement Documents may be examined by prospective Bidders at the following locations: McGraw-Hill Construction Dodge 8900 Keystone Crossing, Suite 540, Indianapolis, Indiana 46240 Phone: (317) 817-9110 / Fax: (317) 571-8201 Reed Construction Data 30 Technology Parkway S, Suite 100, Norcross, GA 30092 Phone: 800-424-3996 http://smartprojectnews.reedconstructiondata.com/ BX Indiana / Construction League 1200 South Madison Avenue, Suite LL20, Indianapolis, Indiana 46225 Phone: (317) 423-7080 / Fax: (317) 423-7094 PLEASE BE ADVISED THAT IN ORDER TO BID ON THE PROJECT, BIDDER MUST BE A PLAN HOLDER OF RECORD, who has obtained the contract documents, plans and specifications from Schmidt Associates, Inc. Bids from contractors who are not Plan Holders of Record will be rejected as non-responsive. 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, permits, licenses, insurance, and so forth incidental to and required for the construction of the facilities. Bids shall be submitted in a sealed envelope marked: BID FOR: FOREST TOWNSHIP VOLUNTEER FIRE STATION IMPROVEMENTS PROJECT No bid will be considered unless submitted on the printed Proposal Form found in the project manual. No bid may be withdrawn after the scheduled closing time for receipt of bids for at least 90 days to allow review of proposals before announcing award of contract. Each proposal shall be accompanied by a bid guaranty conforming to the Indiana Revised code. Said bid guaranty shall be a certified check in an amount equal to five percent (5%) of the BID; or, a bond for five percent (5%) of the BID as surety for the execution of the contract. The bid bond or certified check should be made out to the OWNER. The bid bond form is included in the bidding documents. Should any BID be rejected, such certified check or bond shall be forthwith returned to the BIDDER, and should any BID be accepted, such certified check or bond will be returned upon the proper execution and securing of the contract. When the contract is executed, the certified check or bid bond of all unsuccessful BIDDERS will be returned. 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 2010) included with the Specifications. Under Section III of Form 96, the Bidder shall submit a financial statement. A copy of the proposed Financial Statement to be submitted with the bid is included in the bid proposal documents section to 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. The contractor to whom the work is awarded will be required to furnish, before commencing work, a performance, maintenance and payment bond in an amount equal to the bid price of the contract awarded to said contractor, and certificates of all insurance required in the specifications. All bonds and liability insurance shall remain in effect for a period of twelve (12) months following completion and acceptance of construction. The award of the contract is subject to all approvals required by local and federal agencies. Upon securing of all approvals, the successful bidder shall receive a "Notice to Proceed" with construction and said contractor shall begin construction within ten (10) days of receipt of such notice and shall complete the project pursuant to the contract documents. Each bidder is responsible for inspecting the Project Site(s) and for reading and being thoroughly familiar with the Contract Documents and Specifications. The failure or omission of any Bidder to do any of the foregoing shall in no way relieve any Bidder from any obligation with respect to the Bid. 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. Award will be made to the low, responsive, responsible bidder. By the submission of its bid, each bidder acknowledges that he understands and agrees to be bound by the Equal Opportunity Requirements of EPA regulations (40 CRF Part 8, particularly Section 8.4 (b), which shall be applicable throughout the performance of work under any contract awarded pursuant to his solicitation. Each bidder agrees that is awarded a contract, it will similarly bind contractually each subcontractor. In implementation of the foregoing policies, each bidder further understands and agrees that if awarded a contract, it must engage in affirmative action directed at promoting and ensuring Equal Employment Opportunity in the work force used under the contract (and that it must require contractually the same effort of all subcontractors whose subcontracts exceed $100,000). The Equal Employment Opportunity requirements shall be equal to all other requirements of the bid documents, and failure to satisfy same shall be cause for forfeiture to the OWNER of the amount of money represented by the certified check or bidder's bond. The bidder's attention is called to the "Notice of Requirement for Affirmative Action to Insure Equal Employment Opportunity (Executive Order 11246)", contained in the bid documents, which sets forth, in part, goals and timetables for the employment of women and minorities and handicapped persons in the project area. The Bidders shall also comply with the requirements of 41 CFR Part 60-4 entitled “Construction Contractors - Affirmative Action Requirements”. The Bidders attention is also called to the “Minority/Women Business Participation” requirements contained in the Project Specifications. The Indiana Office of Community and Rural Affairs has adopted a State goal of 10% participation for minority and women 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. Award will be made to the low, responsive, responsible bidder. The low, responsive, responsible bidder must not be debarred, suspended, or otherwise be excluded from or ineligible for participation in federally assisted programs under Executive Order 12549. 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. Wage rates on the project shall not be less than the federal wage scale published by the U.S. Department of Labor. Information explaining other prevailing wage laws which apply to this work is also contained in these specifications. The Forest Township Volunteer Fire Department reserves the right to reject any proposal or all proposals, or to accept any proposal or proposals, or to make such combination of proposal as may seem desirable, and to waive any and all informalities in the bidding. If non-English speaking representatives or handicapped people need to have arrangements made, please contact the Stace Alter, Fire Chief, at (765) 419-2260 within 7 calendar days prior to the Pre-Bid Conference or Bid Opening to have the necessary arrangements made. By the order of the Forest Township Volunteer Fire Department, March 11, 18, 2018 hspaxlp
The Town of Kirklin will hold a public hearing on April 9, 2018 beginning at 6:00 p.m. at the town hall located at 113 N. Main Street, Kirklin Indiana 46050. The purpose of the hearing is to provide interested citizens an opportunity to express their views on the recently completed Water System Utility Study. The study was paid for using Federal Community Development Block Grant Funds from the Indiana Office of Community and Rural Affairs. Representatives from the firm of GRW Engineering will present their findings and recommendations at the hearing. Every effort will be made to allow persons to voice their opinions at the public hearing. Persons with disabilities or non-English speaking persons who wish to attend the public hearing and need assistance should contact Mary King, clerk treasurer at 765-279-8786 or P.O. Box 147, Kirklin, Indiana 46050 no later than April 8, 2018. For additional information concerning the public hearing or the Water System Utility Study please contact: Amy Miller, Grant Administrator at 317-384-1748 between the hours of 9-4 or write to: Cornerstone Grants Management, Inc. 2331 Broadway Street, Indianapolis, Indiana 46205. March 18, 2018 hspaxlp
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