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Memphis Theological Seminary is seeking a special event organizer to fill a p/t position to coordinate and implement a major dinner event and two supporting events. Requires knowledge and demonstrated exp in fund dev, developing community networks, and special event coord.; excellent comm., volunteer and fiscal mgmnt skills; degree in mktg, PR, NP-mgmnt or a related field or equiv work exp.  Flex hours; 8/1/12 start date. EOE M/F/H/V. Send resume and cover letter to Cathi Johnson at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . No phone calls.

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In accordance with Title 4, Chapter 29, Tennessee Code Annotated, the Government Operations Committees of the Tennessee General Assembly will conduct a public hearing to receive testimony on whether the entity listed below should be continued, restructured, or terminated.  The hearing will be held in the Legislative Plaza, Nashville, Tennessee, as indicated below.  Pertinent public testimony is invited.

Tuesday, May 22, 2012, at 9:00 a.m., in Room 12

Southern States Energy Board and

Southern States Nuclear Compact

Industrial Development Division, Building Finance Committee

Surplus Lines Insurance Multi-State Compliance Compact

Agriculture Hall of Fame, Board of Governors

Viticulture Advisory Board

Tuesday, May 22, 2012, at 1:00 p.m., in Room 12

Drycleaner Environmental Response Board

Tennessee Historical Commission

Tennessee Wars Commission

Wednesday, May 23, 2012, at 9:00 a.m., in Room 16

Statewide Planning and Policy Council for the

Department of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

Standards Committee of the Department of Human Services

Child Care Agency Licensing Board of Review

Standards Committee of the Department of Children’s Services

Energy Efficient Schools Council

Compact for Education

Genetics Advisory Committee

Any changes in the above schedule which may become necessary will be announced at the Government Operations Committees’ website at www.capitol.tn.gov/joint/committees/gov-opps/. For additional information or to request special accommodations for individuals with disabilities, contact: Deborah V. Loveless, CPA, Assistant Director, Division of State Audit, Nashville, Tennessee; telephone: (615) 747-5258; e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . Request for special accommodations should be made at least 24 hours prior to the meeting whenever possible.


Upper/Inner Structure

Seismic Upgrades

Memphis International Airport

MSCAA Project Numbers 07-1235-06

Sealed bids for the Upper/Inner Structure Seismic Upgrades, MSCAA Project No. 07-1235-06, will be received by the Staff Services Division of the Memphis-Shelby County Airport Authority (MSCAA), 3505 Tchulahoma Road, Memphis, Tennessee 38118, until 2 P.M. on Thursday, June 14, 2012, and immediately thereafter will be opened and publicly read.  BIDS WILL NOT BE RECEIVED AT ANY OTHER LOCATION.

The scope of work generally consists of seismic retrofit upgrades to the Upper/Inner Structure. Scope of work includes, but is not limited to, fiber reinforced polymer column wraps, steel fabrication and installation, structural concrete installation, deep foundations, electrical modifications, traffic control, and other efforts as necessary.

Bid Documents may be obtained and found on our website (www.mscaa.com) on or after Monday, May 7, 2012. Bid documents may be examined at the following locations in Memphis, TN: Builder’s Exchange Plans Room, McGraw-Hill Construction Dodge Plans Room, Memphis Area Minority Contractor’s Association, Mid-South Minority Business Council, National Association of Minority Contractors, and Renaissance Business Center Bid Room. Information regarding obtaining bid documents, addenda to these documents and any other additional information may be found on our website (www.mscaa.com).

All Respondents are hereby notified that all updates, addenda and additional information, if any, shall be posted to the MSCAA website and Respondents are responsible for checking the MSCAA website up to the time of the Bid opening.

A MANDATORY Pre-Bid Meeting will be held Thursday, May 17, 2012, at 9:00 AM Local Time at the Airport Project Center, 4225 Airways Boulevard, Memphis, TN 38116. Only Prime Contractors who attend the Pre-Bid Meeting will be permitted to submit a bid.  

The MSCAA hereby notifies that it will review and award contracts in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, 42 U.S.C. 2000d to 2000d-4a and Title 49, Part 26, Code of Federal Regulations, Department of Transportation, Subtitle A, Office of the Secretary, Part 21, Nondiscrimination in Federally Assisted Programs of the Department of Transportation issued pursuant to such Act. MSCAA further notifies all Bidders that it will affirmatively ensure that in any contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement, Disadvantaged, Minority and Women Business Enterprises (D/M/WBE) will be afforded full opportunity to submit bids in response to this invitation and will not be discriminated against on the grounds of age, race, sex, color, national origin, creed, religion, sexual orientation or disability in its hiring and employment practices, or in admission to, access to, or operation of its programs, services and activities. The D/M/WBE participation goal for this contract is 13% in accordance with the requirements of the Contract Documents.  This project is Federal Grant Funded.  Therefore, the only participation that will be counted toward meeting this goal will be participation by certified DBEs, the owners of which have been certified as having a personal net worth less than $1.32 million. MBE and WBE participation is encouraged but may NOT be counted toward the goal.

Each bid must be by a contractor licensed in Tennessee and accompanied by a 5% Bid Guarantee. In accordance with TCA §62-6-119, the Bidder, and where applicable, one contractor/subcontractor performing electrical, plumbing, heating, air conditioning, ventilation or masonry work must have its license number, expiration date of the license, and that part of the classification applying to the bid shown on the outside of the envelope containing the bid. Failure to supply all information on the outside of the envelope will result in the return of the unopened envelope to the Bidder. The successful Bidder will be required to execute a Performance Bond and a Payment Bond, each in the amount of 100% of the Contract Price. Liquidated damages for delay in contract completion shall be as stated in the Contract Documents.  

No Bidder may withdraw an opened bid within the defined period following actual bid opening without MSCAA’s consent. Award will be made to the lowest and best responsible qualified Bidder, if any contract is awarded.  MSCAA reserves the right to reject any or all bids and to waive any informalities, technicalities or omissions therein. MSCAA also reserves the right to reject bids from bidders that have pending litigation or claims with MSCAA, or if such bid includes a proposed subcontractor or supplier that has pending litigation or claims with MSCAA, if MSCAA determines, in its sole discretion, such litigation or claims may adversely affect the ability of the parties to work efficiently and effectively under this contract, or for any other reason as determined by MSCAA. Any such bid will be returned to the bidder. See Instructions to Bidders in the project specifications for a further description of this and other reservations of rights.



By Larry D. Cox, President & CEO




In compliance with federal regulations 23 CFR 450, the Memphis Urban Area Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) is proposing to amend the 2040 Long Range Transportation Plan (LRTP), the FY 2011-2014 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP), and the FY 2011-2012 Unified Planning Work Program (UPWP).

The public is hereby given notice that these documents are available for review 8:00 AM until 4:30 PM Monday through Friday in the offices of the Memphis and Shelby County Department of Regional Services located at 125 N. Main Street, Room 450, Memphis, TN 38103 or for download from the Internet at: www. ­memphismpo.org. The English and Spanish language copies are also available for public review in the library systems of Memphis, Shelby County, and Fayette County, Tennessee and DeSoto County, Mississippi. Written public comments on the amendments will be accepted until Wednesday, May 23, 2012.  Comments may be submitted to Pragati Srivastava, Department of Regional Services, 125 N. Main Street, Room 450, Memphis, TN 38134 or via email at Pragati.Srivastava @memphistn.gov. The Memphis MPO Transportation Policy Board (TPB) will hold a public hearing on Thursday, May 24, 2012, 1:30 PM, at Central Station, MATA Board Room, 545 S. Main Street, Memphis, Tennessee, 38103 to accept oral comments and take action on the proposed items.

The proposed action items are as follows:

Amendments to the 2040 Long Range Transportation Plan (LRTP):

A total of four (4) amendments are being proposed for the 2040 Long Range Transportation Plan.  Amendment 1 to the Air Quality Conformity Report has been prepared in conjunction with these four LRTP amendments.

Amendments to the FY 2011-14 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP):

A total of eleven (11) amendments are being proposed for the FY 2011-2014 Transportation Improvement Program.  Four (4) of the amendments are associated with the LRTP Amendments and are included in the Air Quality Conformity Report, Amendment 1.  The remaining seven (7) amendments are for projects that qualify as being exempt from transportation conformity determination.

Amendment to the 2011-12 Unified Planning Work Program (UPWP):

The Memphis Area Transit Authority (MATA) is requesting that the FY2011-12 UPWP be amended to include Section 5339 funding from the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) for the Midtown Connector Alternatives Analysis study that was recently awarded.  The award totals $1,000,000 in total funds to determine the feasibility of integrating higher capacity transit into a multimodal environment that will serve to connect Midtown Memphis with the Central Business District.

It is the policy of the Memphis Urban Area MPO not to discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, national origin or disability in its hiring or employment practices, or in its admissions to or operations of its program, services, or activities.  All inquiries for Title VI and/or the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), or for persons with disabilities that require aids or services to participate either in the review of these documents or at the hearing may contact Carlos McCloud at 901-576-7156, fax (901) 576-7272; or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to make accessibility arrangements no less than five days prior to the May 24, 2012 Transportation Policy Board meeting.

This public notice has been prepared in cooperation with the U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration, and the Tennessee and Mississippi Departments of Transportation.  This notice is also being funded (in part) under an agreement with the State of Tennessee, Department of Transportation, and the State of Mississippi, Department of Transportation.


The Board of Education of the Memphis City Schools District will accept written bids for various food items and cafeteria supplies for the 2012-2013 school year. Bids will be advertised beginning May 4, 2012 and will be run for various food items through June, 2012.  Please check our site regularly for these bids.

Visit our website for additional information: http://www.mcsk12. net/aboutmcs_procurements_bids.asp

Questions concerning bids should be addressed to Procurement Services at (901) 416-5376.

Thank you for supporting Memphis City Schools.

Jacqueline Saunders, Director

Memphis City Schools – Procurement Services


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