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Classifieds 10-04-2012

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ALL INTERESTED BIDDERS

The Board of Education of the Memphis City Schools District will accept written bids for Window Replacement at Overton High.

Visit our website for additional information:

http://www.mcsk12.net/aboutmcs_ ­procurements_bids.asp

Questions concerning this bid should be addressed to Renna' Green

(901) 416-5833 or emailed to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Thank you for supporting Memphis City Schools.

Jacqueline Saunders, Director

Memphis City Schools – Procurement Services


LEGAL NOTICE TO BIDDERS

Sealed Bids will be received at the Office of the City of Memphis Purchasing Agent, Room 354, City Hall; 125 North Main Street; Memphis, TN 38103, until 2:00 p.m. Central Time, November 9, 2012, for furnishing the City of Memphis with the following:

For the Division of: PARK SERVICES City of Memphis RFQ #: 3162

For the Construction of: Covington Pike and Warford Street Median Landscape Planting Improvements

Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee

Federal Project Number: STP-EN-9409(95) State PIN: 79960-3560-94

A non-mandatory Pre-Bid Conference will be held on October 18, 2012 at 9:00 a.m., in the 2nd Floor Admin. Conference Room, at the Division of Park Services, located at 2599 Avery Ave., Memphis, TN 38112. For further information, contact Mike Flowers, Division of Park Services, at (901) 576-4245 or (901) 576-4241.

1. The Prime Contractor must prequalify with the Department of Transportation in accordance with Section 54-5-117 of the "Tennessee Code Annotated" and Tennessee Department of Transportation Rule 1680-5-3 prequalification of contractors before biddable proposals will be furnished.

2. The City of Memphis hereby notifies all bidders that it will affirmatively insure that in any contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement, disadvantaged business enterprises 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, color, religion, national origin, sex or disability in consideration for an award.

3. The City of Memphis is an equal opportunity affirmative action employer, drug-free with policies of non-discrimination on the basis of race, sex, religion, color, national or ethnic origin, age, disability or military service. For additional information, contact Mary Bright, (901) 576-6545; City of Memphis Contract Compliance Office; 125 North Main St.; Memphis, TN 38103.

4. "Certification by each bidder must be made with respect to nondiscrimination in employment."

5. A Proposal Bond (Bid Bond) and a Proposal Guarantee (Performance Bond) are required.

6. All bids must include, on the outside of the bid envelope, the name of the project, the bid date and the bid opening time (2:00 p.m.).

7. The license classification for this project shall be: BC-29 (Landscaping). No Contractor shall be required by law, regulation, or practice to obtain a license before submission of a bid or before the bid may be considered for award of a contract. Bidders are not required to put their Contractor's license number on the bid envelope. (23 CFR 635.110).

Plans, specifications and attendant deposit information are available, until the time set for the opening of the bids, from: Division of Park Services, Office of Planning and Development; 2599 Avery Ave.; Memphis, TN 38112; Mike Flowers, Administrator; Telephone: (901) 576-4245 or (901) 576-4241.

Award of contracts will be made on the basis of the lowest and best bids as determined by the City of Memphis. "Best Bid" shall be defined as the responsive quotation that meets the contract documents, including, if applicable, any DBE Participation Goal as set out in the specifications.

THE RIGHT TO REJECT ANY AND ALL BIDS IS RESERVED

Notice of intent to award will be issued after review of all opened bids. Any protest of award must be filed in writing with the City of Memphis Purchasing Agent within ten calendar days of the intent of award announcement.

By Order of the Mayor of the City of Memphis, Tennessee.

CITY PURCHASING AGENT


NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS

OF STATE HIGHWAY CONSTRUCTION BIDS

TO BE RECEIVED TUESDAY, OCTOBER 30, 2012

Sealed Bids will be received by the City of Paris, Tennessee, at their offices in City Hall 100 North Caldwell Street, Paris, TN 38242 until 10:00 A.M., Tuesday, October 30, 2012 and opened publicly and read aloud at 100 North Caldwell Street at that hour. The reading of the bids will begin at 10:10 A.M.

Project Name: Realignment SR-76 (Tyson Avenue) Intersection at Joy Street/Hospital Circle in Paris

Federal Project No.: STP-M-NHE-76(70)

State Project No.: 40LPLM-F2006

Description: Improvements to the interserction of Tyson Avenue and Joy Street/Hospital Circle including the re-alignment of Joy Street and the signalization of the improved intersection. The length of the roadway improvement is approximately 0.106 miles. The contract period shall be 120 days from the date of the Notice to Proceed.

The Information for Bidders and other contract documents may be examined at the following:

1) CITY OF PARIS

100 NORTH CALDWELL STREET

PARIS, TN 38242

2) ASKEW HARGRAVES HARCOURT

3009 DAVIES PLANTATION ROAD

LAKELAND, TN 38002

3) BUILDERS EXCHANGE

642 SOUTH COOPER

MEMPHIS, TN 38104

4) WEST TENNESSEE PLANS ROOM

439 AIRWAYS BLVD.

JACKSON, TN 38301

Copies may be obtained at the office of ASKEW HARGRAVES HARCOURT & ASSOCIATES, INC. located at 3009 DAVIES PLANTATION ROAD, LAKELAND, TENNESSEE 38002, PHONE: 901-372-0404 upon payment of $100.00 (non-refundable).

PROPOSAL CONTRACTS WILL BE ISSUED UNTIL THE TIME SET FOR OPENING BIDS

A Prime Contractor must prequalify with the Department of Transportation in accordance with Section 54-5-117 of the "Tennessee Code Annotated" and Tennessee Department of Transportation Rule 1680-5-3 prequalification of contractors before biddable proposals will be furnished.

The City of Paris hereby notifies all bidders that a 5.5 % Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) goal has been set for this project and must be met or exceeded.

The City of Paris hereby notifies all bidders that it will affirmatively insure that in any contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement, disadvantaged business enterprises 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, color, religion, national origin, sex or disability in consideration for an award.

The City of Paris is an equal opportunity affirmative action employer, drug-free with policies of non-discrimination on the basis of race, sex, religion, color, national or ethnic origin, age, disability or military service.

Telephone: (731) 641-1402

THE RIGHT TO REJECT ANY AND ALL BIDS IS RESERVED


NOTICE OF PUBLIC COMMENTS BEING ACCEPTED

The Memphis Area Transit Authority (MATA) hereby gives notice that comments will be accepted from the public on proposed service changes on fixed-route bus service up until Monday, October 22, 2012 at 3:00 p.m. There will be no changes in trolley service or MATAplus service, or fares for any of MATA's services. The proposed fixed-route bus service changes are as follows:

FIXED-ROUTE BUS CHANGES

Route: 8 Chelsea

Proposed Changes: Modified Weekday and Saturday route and schedule will extend service to the Orr and Heard area. Average weekday frequency will change from 40 minutes to 30 minutes during the day. Night frequency will remain 60 minutes. Service will be extended on Saturday to the Orr and Heard area; frequency will change from 90 minutes to 60 minutes for the entire day. No changes in service for Sunday. New outbound routing direction: From the North End Terminal (NET), right on A.W. Willis, left on 2nd, right on Chelsea, left on Warford, right on Mt. Olive, left on Orr, left on Heard, left on Shannon and left on Warford. New inbound routing direction: From Warford, right on Chelsea, left on Third, right on Shadyac, and right into the NET.

Route: 9 New Allen/American Way

Proposed Changes: New Route 9 New Allen/American Way to operate between St. Elmo and American Way Center. (Weekday service only) The route will have two a.m. trips southbound (5:30 and 7:33) and one northbound trip at 6:30 a.m. It will have two p.m. trips northbound (3:15 and 5:15) and one southbound trip at 4:15 p.m. New southbound routing direction: From St. Elmo, left on Hobson, left on Hawkins Mill, left on Frayser Blvd., left on Ramill, left on New Allen/ Warford, left on Chelsea, right on Orchi, right on Jackson, left on National, left on Macon, right on Highland, left on Park, right on Getwell, and right on American Way. The northbound routing will be the opposite of the southbound routing.

Route: 19 Vollintine Macon

Proposed Changes: Modified Route 19 Vollintine Macon to operate between the NET and Macon/Summer area on Weekdays and Saturdays. New outbound routing: From NET, right on A. W. Willis, left on Second, left on Exchange, Left on Alabama, Left on Poplar, Left on Dunlap, right on J. W. Williams, Left on Decatur, right on North Parkway, left on Bellevue, left on Faxon, right on Breedlove, right on Vollintine, right on Springdale, left on Jackson, right on Macon, left on Homer, right on Macon, left on Graham, right on Leroy, right on Wells Station, left on Macon, right on White Station, right on Summer, and right on Mendenhall. Frequencies alternate between 45 and 60 minutes. (See schedule for specific frequencies.) The inbound routing will be the opposite of the outbound routing.

Route: 43 Elvis Presley

Proposed Changes: Modified Weekday, Saturday and Sunday routes and schedules. The final two trips leaving from the North Enter Terminal will terminate at Elvis Presley and Shelby Drive as follows: Weekdays at 10:15 p.m. and 11:15 p.m.; Saturday 8:15 p.m. and 9:15 p.m. and Sunday 5:15 p.m. and 6:15 p.m.

Route: 50 Poplar

Proposed Changes: Modified Weekday, Saturday and Sunday routes and schedules. The weekday service will add four trips increasing the number of trips to 92. Frequency of service will be 15 minutes during peak and 30 minutes during non-peak. The final two trips leaving from the North End Terminal will terminate at Poplar and Kirby as follows: Weekdays at 10:15 p.m. and 11:15 p.m.; Saturday 8:15 p.m. and 9:15 p.m.; and Sunday 5:15 p.m. and 6:15 p.m.

Route: 52 Jackson

Proposed Changes: Modified Weekday, Saturday and Sunday routes and schedules. 52 Jackson will provide service to the NET and Methodist Hospital North only. (See Route 9 for trips to New Allen and Route 19 for trips to Macon.) The average frequency will remain the same.

Route: 82 Germantown

Proposed Changes: Modified Weekday schedule. The weekday service will add two trips northbound – one 9:23 a.m. and one 2:25 p.m. trip. No southbound trips have been added.

In addition to the proposed changes listed above, minor adjustments to schedule times are planned on many of the routes.

Copies of the proposed changes may be obtained by contacting MATA's Information Center at 901-274-6282. They may also be viewed at www.matatransit.com.

Oral and/or written comments will also be received at the Board meeting on October 22, 2012 at 3:30 p.m.; however, the public is encouraged to submit their comments in writing ahead of time to allow sufficient time for review. All written comments submitted must be addressed to the MATA Board of Commissioners. They may be mailed to MATA, 1370 Levee Road, Memphis, TN 38108; faxed to 901-722-7123 or may be sent via e-mail to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . MATA's Board of Commissioners will review and consider the comments and address the service changes at the October 22, 2012 Board meeting. If approved, the proposed changes to the fixed-route bus service will be effective December 2, 2012.

MATA does not discriminate in its programs, facilities, or employment. EOE/Affirmative Action/Drug Free Workplace/ADA/ADEA/Title VI/Title VII

William Hudson, Jr., President/General Manager


NOTICE TO BIDDERS

In order to participate in the bid listed below for Shelby County Government, you must be registered with our electronic bidding system with Mercury Commerce. County bids are not available by mail or downloaded directly from the County website, unless otherwise indicated in the solicitation invitation. All vendors who wish to bid are required to register with Mercury Commerce Solutions in order to be notified of on-line bids. There is no charge for registration, and it is easy to use. To register:

• Go to www.esmsolutions.com

• Go to "Vendors" block at top

• Click "Register Now" box

• Click on "Mercury Commerce Vendor Registration" line

• Complete Vendor Registration process

• Submit

If you have any questions about the registration process, contact ESM Solutions at (877) 969-7246. If you have any questions about information contained in the bid documents, contact the Purchasing Department at (901) 222-2250 and ask to speak to the Buyer listed for the bid.

SEALED BID DUE FRIDAY, OCTOBER 19, 2012 AT 2:30 PM

"VARIOUS TRUCKS, SHELBY COUNTY ROAD DEPARTMENT"

(SB# I000188) (MC# 411)

By order of

MARK H. LUTTRELL JR., MAYOR

SHELBY COUNTY GOVERNMENT


NOTICE TO BIDDER(S)

REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS DUE: FRIDAY, OCTOBER 19, 2012 AT 4:00 PM

Shelby County Government, Tennessee, an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer, seeks to retain the services of one or more engineering consulting firms to provide professional services related to the following:

(RFQ #13-009-18) ARCHITECTURAL ENGINEERING SERVICES

Pre-Bid Conference: A Mandatory Pre-Bid Conference will be held at 9:00 A.M., Thursday, October 11, 2012 at the following location: Shelby County Support Services, 584 Adams Avenue, Conference Room, Memphis, TN 38103.

Please be on time, once the pre-bid conference starts, late arrivals will not be allowed to attend.

By order of

MARK H. LUTTRELL, JR, MAYOR

SHELBY COUNTY GOVERNMENT

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