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Classifieds 04-11-2013

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Employment Opportunities

Choctaw Transportation Company recruits individuals regardless of race, creed, disability, veteran status, color, religion, national origin, sex, age or genetic information with various skills as job opening occur. We are and Equal Opportunity Employer and make every effort to employ minorities and females.

May Apply At:

Choctaw Transportation Company

2353 Hwy. 104 W.

Dyersburg, TN 38024




Employment Opportunities

Ford Construction Company recruits individuals regardless of race, creed, disability, veteran status, color, religion, national origin, sex, age or genetic information with various skills as job opening occur. We are and Equal Opportunity Employer and make every effort to employ minorities and females.

May Apply At:

Ford Construction Company 2353 Hwy. 104 W. Dyersburg, TN 38024

90 Fiberglass Rd. Jackson, TN 38302

1697 W. Hwy. Troy, TN 38260


Legal notices



Request to any parties holding an interest in this vehicle contact (901)275-5637. 1994 Ford F250 VIN 1FTHX26F4RKB09892



D/M/W/BE Construction Business Opportunity

Invitation to Bid

Montgomery Martin Contractors is seeking bids from certified minority subcontractors and suppliers for the Hotel Chisca Selective Demolition Project in Memphis, TN. All bids are due no later than 2:00 PM CST on April 16, 2013. Bids should be faxed to Montgomery Martin Contractors, Attn: Estimating Dept. at 901-374-9402. MWBE certifications must be submitted with your bid. If you have any questions, please contact Mark Thoss at 901-374-9400. Bid documents may be obtained by purchase from Memphis Reprographics by calling 901-590-4862. Bid Documents will also be available for viewing at the MMC planroom or downloaded from iSqFt.com.




Jet Bridge Relocations (A25/A27) – Construction

Memphis International Airport

MSCAA Project Number 13-1359-01

Sealed bids for the Jet Bridge Relocations (A25/A27) – Construction, MSCAA Project No. 13-1359-01, will be received by the Staff Services Division of the Memphis-Shelby County Airport Authority (MSCAA), 3505 Tchulahoma Road, Memphis, Tennessee 38118, until 2:00 PM Local Time on Thursday, April 25, 2013, 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 relocations of three existing passenger boarding bridges at Memphis International Airport. Work efforts include, but are not necessarily limited to, removal and relocation of existing passenger boarding bridges, installation of one new passenger boarding bridge tunnel, and modifications to an existing building including architectural modifications, electrical modifications, plumbing modifications, structural modifications, and other efforts as required.

Bid Documents may be obtained and found on our website (www.mscaa.com). 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.

MSCAA issued the original Legal Notice via its website on Monday, March 11, but failed to publish the Legal Notice in print. For that reason, this Revised Legal Notice is being published for the benefit of the print audience who meet special criteria: (1) if you did not receive the original Legal Notice, (2) if you are a Prime Contractor who intends to submit a bid, and (3) if you did not attend the original Pre-Bid Meeting (conducted on Wednesday, March 27), MSCAA has scheduled a Second MANDATORY Pre-Bid Meeting for Thursday, April 18, at 9:00 AM Local Time at the Airport Project Center, 4225 Airways Boulevard, Memphis, TN 38116. Only Prime Contractors who attend a Pre-Bid Meeting will be permitted to submit a bid. This meeting is NOT required for Prime Contractors who attended the original Pre-Bid Meeting. If you meet the above criteria and wish to attend the Second MANDATORY Pre-Bid Meeting, you must pre-register your attendance by 4:00 PM Local Time on Tuesday, April 16, by contacting MSCAA Staff Services at (901) 922-8078. If no one who meets the above criteria pre-registers for the meeting, it will not be conducted.

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 10% 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 or heating ventilation 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 six (6) amendments to the FY 2011-2014 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP). Two (2) TIP amendments were associated with an Air Quality Short Conformity Determination Report: Amendment 10 and the remaining four (4) TIP amendments were included in an IAC Exempt Packet. The MPO will also be presenting the 2014-2017 TIP Project List and the Air Quality Conformity Determination Reports for Shelby and Desoto Counties for approval.

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 MPO 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 Shelby, Fayette, and DeSoto counties. Written public comments on the amendments will be accepted through Monday, April 22, 2013. Comments may be submitted to Pragati Srivastava, Memphis MPO, 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, April 25, 2013, 1:30 PM, at the UT Health Science Center, Student Alumni Building, 800 Madison Avenue, Memphis, Tennessee, 38103 to accept oral comments and take action on the proposed items.

It is the policy of the Memphis 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 John Paul Shaffer at 901-576-7130, 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 April 25, 2013 Transportation Policy Board meeting.

This notice is funded (in part) under an agreement with the State of TN and MS, Departments of Transportation.




Sealed bids will be received at the Office of the City of Memphis Purchasing Agent, Room 354, City Hall, 125 N. Main, Memphis, TN 38103, until 2:00 PM CT, Friday, May 3, 2013, for furnishing the City of Memphis with the following:


FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF: STP – Railroad Sign and Marking Improvements at Various Locations

Federal Project No.: STP-M-9409 (142) State PIN: 113006

Location(s): Various Locations throughout the City of Memphis

1. The Prime Contractor and all Sub Contractors must pre-qualify 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 a 25% Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) goal has been set for this project and must be met or exceeded. All contractors identified as a Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) must be on the Tennessee Uniform Certification Program (TNUCP) List at the time of the bid opening.

3. 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.

4. 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) 636-6210, City of Memphis, Contract Compliance Office, 125 N. Main St, Memphis, TN 38103

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

6. A Bid Bond is required.

7. All bids must include, on the outside of the bid envelope, the name of the project, the bid due date and the bid opening time.

Plans, Specifications and attendant deposit information available, until the time set for opening bids, from: Janet Prejean, (901) 636-2462, City of Memphis, Construction Inspections, 2599 Avery Avenue, Memphis, TN 38112.

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 this specification.


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

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



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