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Drivers Wanted

Drivers: Class A&B with X. end. Nationwide Opportunities. Candidates with oil field experience urged to apply. Excellent wages/benefits. 855-677-5016

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Notice of Public Involvement Meeting

Purpose: This meeting is part of a review that will assess compliance with Federal regulations pertaining to the transportation planning process conducted by the Birmingham Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO), Alabama Department of Transportation, Birmingham / Jefferson County Transit Authority, and units of local government in the Birmingham area.

Hosted By: Representatives of the Federal Highway Administration, Federal Transit Administration, Alabama Department of Transportation, Birmingham MPO and the Regional Planning Commission of Greater Birmingham.

The meeting is Tuesday, February 23, 2016, 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m., Regional Planning Commission of Greater Birmingham, 2 North 20th Street, Suite 310, Birmingham, Alabama  35203.  If you are not able to attend the meeting, please address your comments to:  Federal Highway Administration, Alabama Division, 9500 Wynlakes Place,Montgomery, AL  36117-8515.  Anyone requiring special accommodations should advise Cissy Edwards Crowe (205-251-8139) at least one week in advance. For additional information concerning the Birmingham MPO visit www.rpcgb.org

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ADVERTISEMENT for BIDDER PRE-QUALIFICATION

And NOTICE of INTENT to RECEIVE BIDS

from PREQUALIFIED BIDDERS

Pre-qualification submittals will be received by the Owner’s Representative/Project Manager, Mike Burgess on behalf of Office of the Associate Vice President, Facilities & Capital Projects, University of Alabama at Birmingham, and the University of Alabama Board of Trustees at UAB Hospital Planning, 2020 University Blvd., Birmingham, AL 35294 until 4:00 PM Central Time March 1, 2016.  The original and two (2) duplicates of submittals are required for pre-qualification approval; however, facsimile transmission copies may be transmitted to the Project Manager at (205) 975-7000 to expedite the review process with hard-copies of the submittals to be delivered within 24 hours.

                   

UAB HIGHLANDS THIRD FLOOR

RADIOLOGY ROOM 2 RENOVATION

FOR THE UAB HEALTH SYSTEM

AT The

University of Alabama at Birmingham

Birmingham, Alabama

Project No.:  UH160331

  1. A. SCOPE OF WORK:

The project scope generally consists of replacement of the existing x-ray equipment with new similar equipment, along with associated electrical, plumbing, and fire protection system upgrades, and  associated replacement of floor, wall, and ceiling finishes.

  1. B. PRIME CONTRACTOR BIDDER PRE-QUALIFICATIONS:

Prime contractor bidders interested in submitting a proposal must apply for pre-qualification and must be licensed under the Provision of Title 34, Chapter 8, and Code of Alabama, 1975. A copy of current Alabama Contractors license is to be included in pre-qualification submittal.

Only prime contractor bidders who have completed the pre-qualification process and that have been approved will be eligible to submit a bid for the Project.  Prospective Bidder’s Pre-qualification Package must be received by the Owner’s Project Manager no later than 4:00 PM Central Time, March 1, 2016 after which no further requests will be considered. 

Pre-qualification Requirements Information Package may be obtained from the Architect upon letterhead request.

The pre-qualification procedure is intended to identify responsible and competent prime contractor bidders relative to the requirements of the Project. Each prospective prime contractor bidder will be notified of the results of the pre-qualification, no later than March 4, 2016 by 5:00 PM Central Time.

The Owner reserves the right to waive technical errors in applications, or abandon the pre-qualification process, should the interests of the Owner appear to be promoted thereby.

  Progress Design and Construction Documents:

Prior to the pre-qualification deadline, project progress plans and specifications may be examined at the following location:

Architect:

Birchfield Penuel & Associates

2805 Crescent Avenue, Suite 200

Birmingham, Alabama  35209

Mr. Clay Birchfield

205-870-1876

205-870-3058

clayb@bpa.net

  1. C. BIDS BY PRE-QUALIFIED PRIME GENERAL CONTRACTOR BIDDERS

Documents: 

After notice to pre-qualified bidders is given, the pre-qualified prime contractor bidders may obtain bid documents from the Architect (see address above) upon deposit of $100.00 per set.  The deposit is refundable in full on the first two (2) sets issued to each prime general contractor bidder upon return of documents in reusable condition within ten (10) days after bid opening.  Additional sets for pre-qualified prime contractor bidders, subcontractors, vendors, or dealers may be obtained upon payment of the same deposit. The deposit for additional sets shall be refunded less the cost of printing, reproduction, handling and distribution, upon return of the documents in reusable condition within ten (10) days after bid opening.

Bid documents will be available at the following locations after notice to pre-qualified bidders is given. Drawings and specifications may be examined at the Office of the Architect; at the AGC Internet Plan Room, 5000 Grantswood Road, Irondale, AL 35210; at the Birmingham Construction Industry Authority, 601 37th Street South, Birmingham, AL 35222; and at the Construction Market Data, 30 Technology Pkwy, South, Suite 500, Norcross, GA 30092-2912; and electronically through McGraw-Hill Construction Dodge.

Bonds:

A certified check or bid bond payable to the University of Alabama at Birmingham in an amount not less than five percent (5%) of the amount of the bid, but in no event more than $10,000 must accompany the bidder’s proposal. Performance and Statutory Labor and Material Payment Bonds will be required at the signing of the Contract.

Bids:

Bids must be submitted on proposal forms or copies thereof furnished by the Architect. No bid may be withdrawn after the scheduled closing time for receipt of bids for a period of ninety (90) days. The Owner reserves the right to reject bids if such action is determined to be in the best interest of the Owner. The Owner reserves the right to revoke pre-qualification of any bidder in accordance with Section 39-2-12, Code of Alabama, 1975, as amended in 1997 (by Act 97-225). The Bid Date is March 22, 2016 at 2:00 PM Central Time at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, UAB Hospital Planning, 2020 University Blvd., Birmingham, Alabama 35294.

Proposals may be hand delivered or received by mail on the date of the bid opening at the Office of  Juan DeOnis, Director of Program Planning Facilities and Capital Projects, 2020 Building, 2020 8th Avenue south, Birmingham, Alabama  35233, until 12:00 noon. After 12:00 noon of the date of the bid opening, proposals must be hand delivered and presented at the bid opening. Sealed proposals shall be submitted in triplicate and shall be properly identified. All proposals received after 2:00 p.m. on March 22, 2016 be returned unopened.

Fire Alarm Work

In accordance with Title 34, Chapter 33A, of  the Code of Alabama 1975, bidders for fire alarm work of this project, if any, must include with their bid, evidence of licensure as required by the act, by including with the bid submittal, a valid State Fire Marshal’s permit.

  1. D. PRE-BID CONFERENCE

A mandatory Pre-Bid Conference will be held on March 7, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. at the site of the work. Meet at the UAB Highlands Hospital Main Lobby. It is mandatory that all pre-qualified prime contractor bidders attend the Pre-Bid Conference.

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INVITATION FOR BID

DATE:                                                               February 1, 2016

TO:                                       Prospective Bidders

INVITATION FOR BID NUMBER:   16-01

SEPARATE SEALED BIDS FOR:                        Repair of Three (3) Fire Damaged Units at Various Housing Communities        

     

PRE-BID CONFERENCE DATE/TIME:       February 12, 2016 / 10:00 A.M. CST

LOCATION:                               HABD Central Office

                                                                               1826 Third Avenue South

                                                                               Birmingham, AL  35233-1905

BID OPENING:

DATE:                       February 29, 2016

TIME:                           10:00 a.m. CST 

LOCATION:                         HABD Central Office

                                1826 Third Avenue South

                        Birmingham, AL  35233-1905

By submission of a bid, the bidder agrees, that if the bid is accepted, to enter into a contract with the Housing Authority of the Birmingham District (HABD), to complete all work as specified or indicated in the bid documents, for the contract price and within the contract time indicated in the attached IFB. The bidder further accepts all of the terms and conditions of the IFB.

The bid will remain open for the period specified in the IFB, must be independently arrived at, and be prepared in accordance with the instructions to bidders (form HUD-5369). In addition, the HUD-required certifications must be completed and submitted as part of the bid (see form HUD-5369).

A pre-bid conference will be held in accordance with the terms listed above. All bidders are encouraged to attend the pre-bid conference.

The bid price(s) will be included as provided in the attached IFB. Unless otherwise specified in the IFB, all prices will be on a firm-fixed-price basis and are not subject to adjustments based on costs incurred.

Bidders should be advised that, prior to award of any contract, the Housing Authority of the Birmingham District reserves the right to conduct a pre-award survey for the purpose of determining the bidder’s responsibility and capacity to perform the contract.  This survey may include review of subcontracting agreements, financial capacity, and the quality of work performed on other contracts.

All bids must be signed and dated. If a joint venture is submitting the bid, each joint venture must sign the bid. Late bids will be handled in accordance with the form HUD-5369.

A copy of this solicitation is available at www.habd.org under the Purchasing and Procurement Section. Questions regarding the attached IFB should be directed to the Procurement Administrator, in writing ten (10) days prior to the closing date and time set forth in the bid documents. Questions received after the deadline will not be answered.

Contracting Officer:       Dontrelle Y. Foster, Interim Executive Director

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PUBLIC NOTICE

Jefferson County, Alabama

Office of Community & Economic Development

Amended Final Statement of Community Development Objectives and Projected Use of Funds

Program Years 2011 through 2015

Jefferson County, Alabama, and a consortium of municipalities located within the County (excluding Birmingham, Bessemer, Hoover, County Line, Sumiton, Argo, and Helena), received from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development annual grants for the 2011 through 2015 Program Years from the Consolidated Plan Annual Action Plans. These are the 37th through the 41st years of the Consolidated Plan Annual Action Plans that may include the Community Development Block Grant Program (CDBG), The Emergency Shelter Grant Program (ESG), Community Development Block Grant – Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR), The Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) and the HOME Program (HOME).

Pursuant to the requirements of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974, as amended, Jefferson County, Alabama is hereby publishing the Final Amended Statement of Objectives and Projected Use of Funds for the 2010 Five-Year Consolidated Plan and the 2015 Five-Year Consolidated Plan and these years of the Program (October 1, 2011 to September 30, 2016). This Final Amended Statement will be developed after receiving citizen comments and views at a public hearing to be held on March 8, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. at the Jefferson County Office of Community & Economic Development 716 Richard Arrington Jr. Blvd. North, Suite A-420, Birmingham, Alabama.

Special accommodations are available, upon request, for those with disabilities and for those with limited English proficiency. Those requiring special accommodations or questions regarding the Plan, should call 325-5761 in advance for assistance.

            AVAILABILITY OF THE PROPOSED AMENDMENTS

Copies of amendments and summaries may be reviewed at the Jefferson County Office of Community & Economic Development, 716 Richard Arrington Jr. Blvd. North – Suite A430, Birmingham, AL 35203, by calling 325-5761, or online at http://jeffconline.jccal.org/comdev/main/non-housing.html. Arrangements can also be made to meet the Special Needs Requirements of those with disabilities. Those in this category should contact the Office of Community Development at the above address and telephone number.  Copies may also be viewed at the following Public Libraries:

Adamsville Public LibraryFairfield Public Library

1984 Forestdale Blvd. 4615 Gary Avenue

Adamsville, AL 35214 Fairfield, AL 35064

Fultondale Public Library Homewood Public Library

1015 Walker Chapel Road 1721 Oxmoor Road

Fultondale, AL 35071 Homewood, AL 35209

Irondale Public Library Leeds Public Library

105 20th Street, South 802 Parkway Dr., SE

Irondale, AL 35210 Leeds, AL 35094

Midfield Public Library Trussville Public Library

400 Breland Drive 201 Parkway

Midfield, AL 35228 Trussville, AL 35173

Tarrant Public Library Warrior Public Library

1143 Ford Avenue 10 First Street

Tarrant, AL 35217 Warrior, AL 35180

Hueytown Public Library

1372 Hueytown Road

Hueytown, AL 35023

Comments must be submitted prior to 5:00 p.m. on March 21, 2016.  Written comments must be submitted to the following:

Jefferson County Office of Community & Economic Development

716 Richard Arrington Jr Blvd N, Ste. A-430

Birmingham, AL 35203

Attn: Amendment Comments

  1. a) The Final Amended Use of Funds stated herein has been developed so as to give maximum feasible priority to activities which will principally benefit low and moderate income persons and families.

The purpose of these Amendments is to delete several activities and to reprogram unexpended funds to other activities in these program years.

James A. “Jimmie” Stephens, President

Jefferson County Commission

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NOTICE OF COMPLETION

In accordance with Section 39-1 as amended by H275 Code of Alabama, 1997, notice is hereby given that Tim Allen Paints, Inc., 1141 Pratt Hwy, Birmingham, Alabama-Subcontractor, has completed painting at the Birmingham Museum Of Art Jemison Gallery l, ll IKAT Plan B for the City of Birmingham and has made request for final statement of said contract.

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PUBLIC NOTICE

NOTICE OF FINDING OF NO SIGNIFICANT IMPACT AND NOTICE OF INTENT TO REQUEST RELEASE OF FUNDS

Thursday, February 18, 2016

Jefferson County Office of Community & Economic Development

716 Richard Arrington Jr. Blvd. North, Room A-430

Birmingham, AL 35203

(205) 325-5761

These notices shall satisfy two separate but related procedural requirements for activities to be undertaken by the Jefferson County Office of Community& Economic Development.

REQUEST FOR RELEASE OF FUNDS

On or about Friday, March 3, 2016, the Jefferson County Commission, acting as Community Development agent for Jefferson County and Consortium municipalities, will submit a request to the U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development for the release of Federal Community Development Block Grant funds under Title I of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974 (PL93-383) to undertake the following projects:

Rosedale Sidewalk Improvements IV (CD14-03L-M-RS4)

FINDING OF NO SIGNIFICANT IMPACT

The Jefferson County Commission through its Office of Community & Economic Development has determined that the project will have no significant impact on the human environment.  Therefore, an Environmental Impact Statement under the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA) is not required. Additional project information is contained in the Environmental Review Record (ERR) on file at the Jefferson County Office of Community & Economic Development, 716 Richard Arrington Jr. Blvd. North – Room A-430, Birmingham, AL 35203 where the record is available for review and may be examined or copied weekdays 8:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M.

PUBLIC COMMENTS

Any individual, group, or agency disagreeing with this determination or wishing to comment on the project may submit written comments to the Jefferson County Office of Community & Economic Development. All comments received by Friday, February 3, 2016, will be considered by the Jefferson County Office of Community & Economic Development prior to authorizing submission of a request for release of funds. Comments should specify which Notice they are addressing.

RELEASE OF FUNDS

The Jefferson County Commission through its Office of Community & Economic Development certifies to HUD that the President of the Jefferson County Commission consents to accept the jurisdiction of the Federal Courts if an action is brought to enforce responsibilities in relation to the environmental review process and that these responsibilities have been satisfied. HUD’s approval of the certification satisfies its responsibilities under NEPA and related laws and authorities, and allows the Jefferson County Commission to use Program funds.

OBJECTIONS TO RELEASE OF FUNDS

HUD will accept objections to its release of funds and the Jefferson County Commission’s certification for a period of fifteen days following the anticipated submission date or its actual receipt of the request (whichever is later) only if they are on one of the following basis: (a) the certification was not executed by the Certifying Officer of the Jefferson County Commission; (b) the Jefferson County Commission has omitted a step or failed to make a decision or finding required by HUD regulations at 24 CFR Part 58; (c) the grant recipient has committed funds or incurred costs not authorized by 24 CFR Part 58 before approval of release of funds by HUD; or (d) another Federal agency acting pursuant to 40 CFR Part 1504 has submitted a written finding that the project is unsatisfactory from the standpoint of environmental quality. Objections must be prepared and submitted in accordance with the required procedures (24 CFR Part 58) and shall be addressed to: Environmental Clearance, Mr. Charles Franklin, CPD Director, U.S. Department of  HUD, Birmingham Office, Region IV, Medical Forum Building, Suite 900, 950 22nd Street North, Birmingham, AL  35203. Potential objectors should contact HUD to verify the actual last date of the objection period.

James A. Stephens, President

Jefferson County Commission

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Request for Proposals (RFP)

Homeowner Housing Development

The Jefferson County Commission receives funds from the United States Department of Housing & Urban Development (HUD) to address the housing needs of lower income residents of the Jefferson County Community Development Consortium. Per its Consolidated Plan, Jefferson County, through its Office of Human-Community Services & Economic Development is soliciting Non-Profit (501 (c) (3)) and For-Profit Housing Developers with a strong history of successfully developing and marketing affordable single-family housing to submit proposals for the development and/or acquisition/rehabilitation of affordable single-family housing specifically designed to address the needs of lower income home buyers within the Jefferson County Community Development Consortium (all of Jefferson County outside of the cities of Birmingham, Bessemer and Hoover and the towns of County Line, Sumiton, Helena and Argo). Community Housing Development Organization (CHDO) designation may also be requested under this RFP if in conjunction with a housing proposal.

Sealed proposals must be submitted to the Office of Human-Community Services & Economic Development (in-hand) at the below address by no later than 5:00 P.M. on March 21, 2016. 

Suite A-430

716 Richard Arrington, Jr. Blvd. N.

Birmingham, Al. 35203

The complete RFP may be viewed on the Jefferson County Office of Human-Community Services & Economic Development website at http://jeffconline.jccal.org/comdev/home/Home.html. Copies of the RFP can be picked up at the above-address or requested via e-mail to Cheryl Collier at collierc@jccal.org. All requests by means other than by in-person visits to the above noted Office will be responded to via e-mail or United States Postal Service. All questions should be addressed to Lynn McKinley Smith or Cheryl Collier at (205) 325-5761.

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INVITATION FOR BIDS

The Jefferson County Commission will receive bids for Martintown Senior Center Improvements at Room 270 of the Jefferson County Courthouse until 9:00 a.m. local time on the 15th day of March, 2016, at which time and place all bids will be publicly opened and read aloud.

Any bid to be delivered by hand or mail prior to the above time or at a different place shall be at the full risk of the bidder. Such bids may be delivered or mailed to the Jefferson County Office of Community and Economic Development, at 716 Richard Arrington Jr. Blvd N, Suite A-430, Birmingham, Alabama 35203.If for any reason such bid does not reach Room 270 of the Jefferson County Courthouse prior to the opening, it may be rejected. No bids shall be accepted after the time stated for receipt of bids. This requirement shall not be waived.

All bids must be submitted on bid forms furnished, or copy thereof, and must be in a sealed envelope. The outside of the envelope should contain the following:    

     (1) “SEALED BID”; (2) “DO NOT OPEN”; (3) PROJECT NAME AND NUMBER; (4) PROJECT OFFICER: “Felicia Smith”; (5) CONTRACTOR’S NAME AND ADDRESS

(6) ALABAMA LICENSE NUMBER; (7) CONTRACTOR’S DUNS NUMBER.

Bids are invited upon the work as follows:

Renovations of existing Senior Center in the unincorporated community of Martintown, Jefferson County. Work will include a new metal roof, repair wood siding, new exterior/interior paint, new flooring, replace HVAC, renovate restrooms to make them ADA compliant, replace plumbing and other related improvements.

Bids must be accompanied by a certified check payable to the order of Jefferson County, Alabama negotiable U.S. Government Bonds (at par value) or a satisfactory Bid Bond executed by the bidder and an acceptable surety, in the amount equal to five percent (5%) of the total of the bid amount but not to exceed $10,000.00, for the Martintown Senior Center Improvements.

The bid security is to become the property of the owner in the event that: (1) the bidder fails to meet any of the qualifications required in the bid specifications stated herein; (2) the bidder misrepresents or falsifies any information required to be provided by the owner; (3) for any reason that the bidder fails to qualify, causing his bid to be withdrawn or rejected and such withdrawal or rejection results in delay or substantial additional expense to the owner; (4) the contract and bond are not executed within the time set forth, as liquidated damages for the delay and additional expense of the owner caused thereby.

Bid documents are on file and will be available for examination at the JEFFERSON COUNTY OFFICE OF COMMUNITY & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, 716 Richard Arrington Jr. Blvd N, Suite A-430, Birmingham, Alabama 35203; and at the BIRMINGHAM CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY AUTHORITY, 601 37th Avenue South, Birmingham, Alabama 35222.

The bid package may be obtained by depositing $ 100.00 with Thompson Architecture, Inc., 2913 Cahaba Road, Birmingham, AL 35223, ph: 205-414-1272, e-mail: rthompson@thompsonarchitecture.com for each set of documents so obtained. Such deposit will be refunded in full on the first set issued to each general contract bidder submitting a bonafide bid, upon return of documents in good condition within ten days of bid date. Other sets for general contractors, and sets for subcontractors and dealers, may be obtained with the same deposit, which will be refunded as above, less cost of printing, reproduction, handling and distribution of the contract documents. As an option, bidders may request electronic copies of the bid documents, and the Architect will provide these via e-mail, with no deposit required.

Bidders are advised that submitted bids bind the bidders to the “Bid Conditions Setting Forth Affirmative Action Requirements for all Non‑Exempt Federal and Federally‑assisted Construction Contracts to be awarded in Jefferson, Shelby and Walker Counties, Alabama, “also known as the Birmingham Hometown Plan.

Attention is called to the fact that not less than the minimum salaries and wages as set forth in the contract documents must be paid on this project, and that the contractor must ensure that employees and applicants for employment are not discriminated against because of their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or veteran status.

All bidders be advised that this contract is subject to Section 3 of the Housing and Urban Development act of 1968, as amended, (12 USC l701U) which if it is in excess of $100,000, requires that to the “greatest extent feasible”, opportunities for training and employment be given lower income residents of the project area and contracts for work in connection with the project be awarded to business concerns which are: (1) 51 percent or more owned by section 3 residents; or (2) Whose permanent, full-time employees include persons, at least 30 percent of whom are currently section 3 residents, or within three years of the date of first employment with the business concern were section 3 residents; or (3) That provides evidence of commitment to subcontract in excess of 25 percent of the dollar award of all subcontracts to be awarded to business concerns that meet the qualifications set forth in paragraphs (1) or (2) in this definition of “section 3 business concern.”

All bidders must be licensed by the State of Alabama Licensing Board of General Contractors, as required by Chapter 8 of Title 34 of the Code of Alabama 1975 as amended.

The Jefferson County Commission reserves the right to reject any or all bids or to waive any informalities in the bidding.

This project will be funded in its entirety (100%) with Federal Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery Funds.

No Bid may be withdrawn for a period of Sixty (60) days from the date of the opening of bids to allow the Jefferson County Commission to review the bids and investigate the qualifications of bidders, prior to awarding the contract.

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INVITATION FOR BIDS

The Jefferson County Commission will receive bids for the MCADORY COMMUNITY STORM SHELTER (CDBG-DR13-03-US-MSS)  at the Commission Chambers, Room 270 of the Jefferson County Courthouse until 10:00 a.m. local time on the 15th day of March, 2016 at which time and place all bids will be publicly opened and read aloud.

Any bid to be delivered by hand or mail prior to the above time or at a different place shall be at the full risk of the bidder. Such bids may be delivered or mailed to the Jefferson County Office of Community and Economic Development, at 716 Richard Arrington Jr. Blvd N, Suite A-430, Birmingham, Alabama 35203.  If for any reason such bid does not reach Room 270 of the Jefferson County Courthouse prior to the opening, it may be rejected. No bids shall be accepted after the time stated for receipt of bids. This requirement shall not be waived.

All bids must be submitted on bid forms furnished, or copy thereof, and must be in a sealed envelope.  The outside of the envelope should contain the following:    

(1) “SEALED BID”; (2) “DO NOT OPEN”; (3) PROJECT NAME AND NUMBER; 4) PROJECT OFFICER: “Felicia Smith”; (5) CONTRACTOR’S NAME AND ADDRESS; (6) ALABAMA LICENSE NUMBER; (7) CONTRACTOR’S DUNS #.

Bids are invited upon the work generally described as follows:

The work includes, but is not limited to providing all necessary materials, labor, equipment, tools, transportation and services to construct a dual purpose community center and storm shelter, including: CDBG project sign, erosion control measures; clearing, grubbing, tree removal, and disposal of all debris; approximately 600 C.Y. of unsuitable material excavation and removal; providing and installing approximately 1,000 C.Y. of engineered fill from off-site; storm piping, rip-rap, stormwater retention pond; water line, backflow preventer, sanitary lateral and stub out, septic tank/individual WWTP/dosing pump station/field lines (installed by Jefferson County Public Health Department approved installer); an approximately 1,938 S.F. FEMA 361 storm shelter facility (2,200 S.F. building total) ;  concrete sidewalk; one (1) asphalt parking lot with geogrid and crushed stone base, painted striping, one (1) reinforced concrete emergency vehicle parking space; one (1) natural gas driven emergency generator with vandal & storm resistant cage, gas service line & meter (installed by Alagasco Certified Installer); site restoration; and other minor miscellaneous site work in accordance with the plans and specifications.

Bids must be accompanied by a certified check or bank draft payable to the order of Jefferson County, Alabama, negotiable U.S. Government Bonds (at par value), or a satisfactory Bid Bond executed by the bidder and an acceptable surety, in the amount equal to five percent (5%) of the total of the bid amount but not to exceed $10,000.00, for the MCADORY COMMUNITY STORM SHELTER PROJECT.

The bid security is to become the property of the owner in the event that: (1) the bidder fails to meet any of the qualifications required in the bid specifications stated herein; (2) the bidder misrepresents or falsifies any information required to be provided by the owner; (3) for any reason that the bidder fails to qualify, causing his bid to be withdrawn or rejected and such withdrawal or rejection results in delay or substantial additional expense to the owner; (4) the contract and bond are not executed within the time set forth, as liquidated damages for the delay and additional expense of the owner caused thereby.

Bid documents are on file and will be available for examination at the JEFFERSON COUNTY OFFICE OF COMMUNITY AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, 716 Richard Arrington Jr. Blvd N, Suite A-430, Birmingham, Alabama 35203; the BIRMINGHAM CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY AUTHORITY, 3600 4th Avenue South, Birmingham, Alabama 35222, and through ALABAMA AGC – ISQFT PLAN ROOM, 2801 5th Avenue South, Birmingham, AL 35233.

The bid package may be obtained by depositing $150.00 with ENGINEERING SERVICE ASSOCIATES, INC., 5300 Cahaba River Road, Suite 250, Birmingham, AL 35243  (205-970-0772) for each set of documents so obtained. Such deposit will be refunded in full on the first set issued to each general contract bidder submitting a bonafide bid, upon return of documents in good condition within ten days of bid date.  Other sets for general contractors, and sets for subcontractors and dealers, may be obtained with the same deposit, which will be refunded as above, less cost of printing, reproduction, handling and distribution of the contract documents.

Bidders are advised that submitted bids bind the bidders to the “Bid Conditions Setting Forth Affirmative Action Requirements for all Non‑Exempt Federal and Federally‑assisted Construction Contracts to be awarded in Jefferson, Shelby and Walker Counties, Alabama, “also known as the Birmingham Hometown Plan.

Attention is called to the fact that not less than the minimum salaries and wages as set forth in the contract documents must be paid on this project, and that the contractor must ensure that employees and applicants for employment are not discriminated against because of their race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

All bidders be advised that this contract is subject to Section 3 of the Housing and Urban Development act of 1968, as amended, (12 USC l701U) which if it is in excess of $100,000, requires that to the “greatest extent feasible”, opportunities for training and employment be given lower income residents of the project area and contracts for work in connection with the project be awarded to business concerns which are: (1) 51 percent or more owned by section 3 residents; or (2) Whose permanent, full-time employees include persons, at least 30 percent of whom are currently section 3 residents, or within three years of the date of first employment with the business concern were section 3 residents; or (3) That provides evidence of commitment to subcontract in excess of 25 percent of the dollar award of all subcontracts to be awarded to business concerns that meet the qualifications set forth in paragraphs (1) or (2) in this definition of “section 3 business concern.”

All bidders must be properly licensed by the Alabama Licensing Board for General Contractors, as required by Chapter 8 of Title 34 of the Code of Alabama 1975 as amended.  General Contractors with a classification of BC or BCU4 should be able to bid this project.  If a Contractor has any questions regarding his classification or eligibility to bid this project, those questions should be directed to the State Licensing Board.

The Jefferson County Commission reserves the right to reject any or all bids or to waive any informalities in the bidding.

This project will be funded in its entirety (100%) with Federal Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery Funds.

No Bid may be withdrawn for a period of   Sixty (60) days from the date of the opening of bids to allow the Jefferson County Commission to review the bids and investigate the qualifications of bidders, prior to awarding the contract.

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INVITATION TO BID

DATE:                                                               February 8, 2016

TO:                                               Prospective Bidders

INVITATION FOR BID NUMBER:           16-02

SEPARATE SEALED BIDS FOR:                               HABD Central and Site Extermination Services        

     

PRE-BID CONFERENCE DATE/TIME:       February 22, 2016 / 10:00 A.M. CST

LOCATION:                                       HABD Central Office

                                                                                       1826 Third Avenue South

                                                                                       Birmingham, AL  35233-1905

BID OPENING:

DATE:                       March 8, 2016

TIME:                 2:00 p.m. CST 

LOCATION:                         HABD Central Office

                                1826 Third Avenue South

                        Birmingham, AL  35233-1905

By submission of a bid, the bidder agrees, that if the bid is accepted, to enter into a contract with the Housing Authority of the Birmingham District (HABD), to complete all work as specified or indicated in the bid documents, for the contract price and within the contract time indicated in the attached IFB. The bidder further accepts all of the terms and conditions of the IFB.

The bid will remain open for the period specified in the IFB, must be independently arrived at, and be prepared in accordance with the instructions to bidders (form HUD-5369). In addition, the HUD-required certifications must be completed and submitted as part of the bid (see form HUD-5369).

A pre-bid conference will be held in accordance with the terms listed above. All bidders are encouraged to attend the pre-bid conference.

The bid price(s) will be included as provided in the attached IFB. Unless otherwise specified in the IFB, all prices will be on a firm-fixed-price basis and are not subject to adjustments based on costs incurred.

Bidders should be advised that, prior to award of any contract, the Housing Authority of the Birmingham District reserves the right to conduct a pre-award survey for the purpose of determining the bidder’s responsibility and capacity to perform the contract.  This survey may include review of subcontracting agreements, financial capacity, and the quality of work performed on other contracts.

All bids must be signed and dated. If a joint venture is submitting the bid, each joint venture must sign the bid.  Late bids will be handled in accordance with the form HUD-5369.

A copy of this solicitation is available at www.habd.org under the Purchasing and Procurement Section. Questions regarding the attached IFB should be directed to the Procurement Administrator, in writing ten (10) days prior to the closing date and time set forth in the bid documents. Questions received after the deadline will not be answered.

Contracting Officer:       Michael O. Lundy, Executive Director/CEO

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PUBLIC HOUSING APPLICATIONS

SUSPENDED

JEFFERSON COUNTY HOUSING AUTHORITY

2100 STONEY BROOK LANE

FULTONDALE, ALABAMA  35068

(205) 841-2595 /841-4573

Effective Monday, February 15, 2016, the Jefferson County Housing Authority’s (JCHA) Fultondale Office will no longer be accepting applications for Public Housing until further notice.

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MISC.

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57 Stone Gravel for Sale

Located in Midfield, Alabama

Please contact: Luke Sims – 770-295-8129 or James Morehead -770-757-7149

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