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University of Montevallo
is currently accepting applications for the following positions:

•    Administrative Assistant II
•    Director of the Annual Fund
•    Groundskeeper – PP
•    Head Athletics Groundskeeper
•    Manager of central Supply

Apply online at https://jobs.montevallo.edu
UM is an EO Employer

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(Royal Cup logo)

Royal Cup Coffee, the leading coffee roaster and nationwide provider of gourmet coffees, teas and allied products offers an excellent opportunity for highly motivated and skilled individuals.  We are currently accepting applications for an immediate opening for a full time, Over the Road Relief Driver.

The Relief Driver will provide relief/backfill for current Royal Cup drivers on their assigned trips when they are off due to vacations, sick time, etc.  Driver will deliver loads from the facility in Birmingham, AL to various Royal Cup warehouses across the United States.

Royal Cup offers competitive wages and an opportunity to grow your career.  Royal Cup Coffee is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  To apply please visit online at www.royalcupcoffee.com/.        BT12/12/13
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ACCOUNTS RECEIVABLE CLERK

The BJCC has an immediate opening for a person with a minimum of 5 years experience in A/R and collections.  Must be detailed oriented and experienced with computerized accounting applications.  The BJCC offers competitive salary and excellent benefits.  Please apply online at www. bjcc.org.
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MULTI-MEDIA PRODUCER

College degree in Journalism,
Mass Communications or equivalent
work experience.  Minimum 1 year TV
newscast producer experience preferred.
To apply send resume and video clips to
Jean Ziegert at jeanz@abc3340.com.
No phone calls please.  EOE
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DRIVERS

Make Holiday Cash! $100.00-$200.00 avg.
Daily Must be 21 & have a Clean MVR
Call 205-620-9020.
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Drivers: $ign-on Bonus- Trainees & OTR Drivers! Paid Orientation.
Wiley Sanders Truck Lines, INC.
Recruiting: 855-777-9785
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BEDDING

Brand New Queen Pillow Top Mattress and Box,
still in bags, never used will SACRIFICE for $195
call 205-200-4523
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AUTOMOBILE

2006 Dodge Ram
V-8 with quad cab
Call Floyd Morris
205-587-4313

2005 Honda Accord
V-6 Manual transmission
Gas saver nice
Call Ivory
205-821-0491

2010 Ford Fusion
4door SE. Automatic
Call Sammy
205-814-6454

2007 Suzuki XL7
Affordable S.U.V.
Call Ivory 205-821-0491

2004 Chevy Silverado
4 door Affordable
Call Sammy 205-814-6454
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REAL ESTATE

Calling all singles ….

I have the best 2 BR with DEN home in Ensley Highlands for you. Beautiful yard, separate garage, C/A, porch and patio. Call me to take a look see; Cynthia Marzette (205) 910-7149 or Barnes and Associates (205)328-3330

Veterans looking for a home? I will work with you in any area of town to find you the best on the market. Call Cynthia Marzette (205) 910-7149 or ask for me at Barnes and Associates, (205) 328-3330.
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OFFICE BUILDING FOR SALE

Ideal for medical office or hospital equipment sales directly across from Baptist Princeton Hospital. Off street parking, private shower, beautiful reception room. &Cynthia Marzette (205) 910-7149 or ask for me at Barnes and Associates, (205) 328-3330.
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LEGALS

REQUEST FOR BIDS HOUSING REHABILITATION BID ANNOUNCEMENT BID #: 23-14

Bids will be accepted by the Jefferson County Purchasing no later than 5 p.m. on January 2, 2014, for proposed owner-occupied housing rehabilitation work at the following addresses:

1805 Courtney Ave., Lipscomb, Al. 35020
613 Trenton St., Birmingham, Al. 35224
1228 Wentworth Road, Midfield, Al. 35228
505 11th Ave., Midfield, Al. 35228
808 Tremont Street, Brighton, AL 35020

Bids will be opened at 2 p.m. on January 3, 2014 in Room 830 of the Jefferson County Courthouse. Interested parties may get a copy of the bid package at Jefferson County Purchasing: 716 Richard Arrington Jr. Blvd. N, Suite 830, Birmingham, AL 35203.
All interested contractors must meet the minimum contractor requirements for bidding on or before the date and time that bids are due.
All questions must be written and faxed to (205) 214-4034 or e-mailed to Carmen Jones at jonesc@jccal.org
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Notice of Public Involvement Meeting

Purpose:  Brief review of the draft Public Participation Plan and a presentation of all the new and exciting methods utilized to listen and respond to the public.  Sponsored by: Regional Planning Commission of Greater Birmingham (RPCGB), on behalf of the Transportation Citizens Committee of the Birmingham Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO).  Wednesday, December 18, 2013, 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m., Regional Planning Commission of Greater Birmingham, 2 North 20th Street, Suite 310, Birmingham, AL .  Anyone requiring special accommodations should contact Cissy Edwards Crowe at RPC (205-251-8139) at least one week prior to the meeting.  To review the Draft Public Participation Plan visit: http://www.rpcgb.org/transportation and click on Public Involvement tab on right side of page.
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IN THE MATTER OF
MARCUS D. CAFFEY,
A Minor
DOB:  09/27/95

IN THE JUVENILE COURT OF
ESCAMBIA COUNTY,  ALABAMA

CASE NO.:   JU-2012-156.02

TO:  LIONEL CAFFEY, JR.

NOTICE

Take notice that the Escambia County Department of Human Resources has filed a petition seeking to terminate parental rights of Lionel Caffey, Jr. and that a hearing on said petition will be held on the 12th day of February, 2014, at 9:00 a.m. in the office of the Judge of the Juvenile Court of Escambia County, Alabama, in the Escambia County Courthouse.
This the 22nd day of November, 2013.

s/John R. Fountain
Clerk of the Juvenile Court of
Escambia County, Alabama

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IN THE MATTER OF
CARLOS LAMAR CAFFEY,
A Minor
DOB:  10/24/96

IN THE JUVENILE COURT OF
ESCAMBIA COUNTY, ALABAMA

CASE NO.:   JU-2012-157.02

TO:  LIONEL CAFFEY, JR.

NOTICE

Take notice that the Escambia County Department of Human Resources has filed a petition seeking to terminate parental rights of Lionel Caffey, Jr. and that a hearing on said petition will be held on the 12th day of February, 2014, at 9:00 a.m. in the office of the Judge of the Juvenile Court of Escambia County, Alabama, in the Escambia County Courthouse.

This the  22nd day of November, 2013.
s/John R. Fountain
Clerk of the Juvenile Court of
Escambia County, Alabama

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TO    Prospective Offerors

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS
14-02

SEPARATE SEALED PROPOSALS FOR
Real Estate Services

PROPOSALS WILL BE RECEIVED AT
HABD Central Office
Procurement Administrator
1826 Third Avenue South
Birmingham, AL  35233-1905

CLOSING DATE
December 12, 2013
TIME
2:00 P.M. CST

LOCATION
HABD Central Office
Procurement Administrator
1826 Third Avenue South
Birmingham, AL  35233-1905

By submission of a proposal the offeror agrees, if the offeror’s proposal is accepted, to enter a contract with the Housing Authority of the Birmingham District (HABD), to complete all work as specified or indicated in the contract documents, for the contract price and within the contract time indicated in the RFP.  The offeror further accepts the terms and conditions of the RFP.

Proposals must be prepared in accordance with the section entitled “Submittal of Proposal,” and will be evaluated by the HABD.  Evaluation will be based on the criteria within this RFP.

Copies of the RFP, which includes the scope of services, conditions and requirements, may be obtained from the HABD Procurement Office located at the address listed above.  Persons who require special accommodations should immediately contact the HABD Procurement Office at (205) 521-0611.
The HABD reserves the right to accept or reject any or all proposals, or any proposal, and to waive any informalities or irregularities.

The HABD in accordance with the Executive Orders 11625 and 12138 promotes participation by businesses owned and operated by disadvantaged and historically underutilized businesses.  Section 3 business requirements must also be met.
A copy of this solicitation is available at www.habd.org under the Purchasing and Procurement Section.  Questions regarding the attached RFP should be directed to the Procurement Administrator, in writing ten (10) days prior to proposal due date.  Questions received after the deadline will not be answered.

Contracting Officer:
Naomi H. Truman, Executive Director
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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, Ms. Susan Thompson, on behalf of the Office of the Associate Vice President for Facilities, The University of Alabama at Birmingham, and The University of Alabama Board of Trustees at the Project Manager’s office in Room 245E of the Facilities Administration Building, 801 6th  Avenue South, Birmingham, AL 35294 until 4:00 PM Central Time on December 23, 2013. The original and five (5) duplicates of submittals, together with a pdf-formatted electronic version are required for pre-qualification approval.

Bevill Biomedical Research Building Mechanical Upgrade
University of Alabama at Birmingham Birmingham, Alabama
UAB Project #110009AP

A. SCOPE OF WORK:
The project scope consists of renovation of the existing mechanical systems and installing new mechanical systems for the Bevill Biosciences Research Building system including relevant electrical systems. The work will require full coordination with the previously awarded Controls Package Vendor (Siemens Industry, Inc.). All areas will remain fully occupied and operational during the modifications and the work may require use of environmental containment units. The contractor must have experience with working in a clean & contaminated biomedical research environment and will be responsible for implementation of interim life safety measures including constructing and maintaining required barriers, coordinating shutdowns and maintaining a clean and organized work area without interfering with normal operations.

B. CONTRACTOR BIDDER PRE-QUALIFICATIONS:
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 contractor bidders who have completed the pre-qualification process and have been approved will be eligible to submit a bid for the Project. Prospective Bidder’s Pre-qualification Package must be received by Project Manager/Owner’s Representative no later than  4:00 PM CST, December 23, 2013, after which no further requests will be considered.
Pre-qualification Requirements Information Package may be obtained from the Architect upon letterhead request sent by mail or scanned into an email to jbw@simsarch.com with a copy to sfthompson@uab.edu. The pre-qualification procedure is intended to identify responsible and competent contractor bidders relative to the requirements of the Project described. Each prospective contractor bidder will be notified of the results of the pre-qualification by the tentative date of December 30, 2013, by 5:00 PM CST.
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 by appointment at the architect’s office.

Architect:
Brad Wardlaw, AIA
Sims Architectural Studio
2318 2nd Avenue South
Birmingham, AL 35233
205-326-0727

C. BIDS BY PRE-QUALIFIED PRIME CONTRACTOR BIDDERS
Bid Documents: After notice to pre-qualified bidders is given, the pre-qualified contractor bidders may purchase bid documents from Alabama Graphics, 2801 5th Avenue South, Birmingham, AL 35233 (John Davis, telephone 205-252-8505 or email jdavis@algraphics.com). Additional document sets for pre-qualified general contractor bidders, subcontractors, vendors, suppliers or dealers may be obtained in afore described manner. Documents purchased for this project are non-returnable and purchases are non-refundable.
Bid documents will be available at the following locations after notice to pre- qualified bidders is given.

By appointment at the Office of the Architect

Sims Architectural Studio
2318 2nd  Avenue South
Birmingham, AL 35233

Birmingham Construction Industry Authority
3600 Fourth Avenue South
Birmingham, AL 35222

McGraw-Hill Construction
Dodge Internet Plan Room
3000 3rd Avenue South
Birmingham, AL 35233

Associated General Contractors
Internet Plan Room
5000 Grantswood Road
Irondale, AL 35210

Reed Construction Data Office
30 Technology Parkway South, Suite 500
Norcross, GA 30092-2912

Disclaimer: The Owner and Architect shall not be responsible for errors or erroneous information related to the Bid Documents copied and/or reproduced from sources other than previously listed. It shall be the responsibility of each pre- qualified bidder, subcontractor, vendor, supplier or other service provider to verify the correctness of Bid Document issue dates, addendums and all information related thereto, prior to preparing and submitting construction bids on the projects listed and/or described within this public advertisement.

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 January 21, 2014 at 2:00 PM CST at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, in the FAB Conference Center Building adjacent to the UAB Facilities Administration Building located at 801 6th  Avenue South, Birmingham, Alabama 35294.

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.

Nonresident Prime Contractor Bidders:
Under Section 39-3-5, Code of Alabama, 1975, non-resident general contractor bidders must accompany any written bid documents with a written opinion of an attorney licensed to practice law in such nonresident prime contractor bidder’s state of domicile as to the preferences, if any or none, granted by the law of the state to its own business entities whose principal place of business are in that state in the letting of any or all public contracts. Resident general contractors in Alabama, as defined in Section 39-2-12, are granted preference over nonresident general contractors in awarding of contracts in the same manner and to the same extent as provided by the laws of the state of domicile of the nonresident.

D. PRE-BID CONFERENCE
A mandatory Pre-Bid Conference will be held on January 7, 2014, at 9:00 AM CST, at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, Facilities Administration Building, FAB Conference Center, 801 6th Avenue South, Birmingham, Alabama 35294. All pre-qualified contractor bidders are required to attend the Pre-Bid Conference and attend the scheduled site walk-through. The Owner (The University
of Alabama at Birmingham Board of Trustees) will not accept or consider bids from pre-qualified contractors that have not attended the mandatory Pre-bid Conference and site walk-through.

E.PUBLIC NOTIFICATION OF ADVERTISEMENT & PUBLICATIONS:
Birmingham News
Birmingham Times
Montgomery Advisor
UAB Facilities Website     http://www.uab.edu/facilities/
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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 Juan DeOnis 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 Friday, December 13, 2013 at 5:00 PM CST.  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 SPAIN WALLACE 8N NEPHROLOGY
NURSING UNIT  RENOVATION
UAB JOB # H125037A

A.    SCOPE OF WORK:

The scope of work includes the selective demolition of +/- 11,500 SF of nursing unit space on the 8th floor of the UAB Spain Wallace Building and the construction of various new healthcare related spaces, including but not limited to nurse stations, public spaces, offices, and support rooms.  The project will be constructed in 2 phases, with the scope including architectural, mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and fire protection work.

The work will be performed within operating nursing units and care will be taken to limit disruptions to the unit.  Work will be performed under strict infection control guidelines to ensure the safety of patients and staff.  The contractor will be responsible for and should be experienced in implementation of the infection control requirements, interim life safety measures, constructing and maintaining required barriers, coordinating shutdowns with the Project Manager, and maintaining a clean and organized job site.

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 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 5:00 PM CST on December 13, 2013 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 5:00 PM CST on December 20, 2013.

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:
Kahn South, Inc.
2821 Second Ave S.  Suite G
Birmingham, AL 35233
Phone:  205-328-2827
Fax:      313-202-7153
scott.heywood@akahn.com

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 $200.00 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; McGraw-Hill Construction Dodge, 3000 3rd Avenue South, Plan Room, 5000 Grantswood Road, Irondale, AL 35210; at the Birmingham Construction Industry Authority, 3600 Fourth Avenue South, Birmingham, AL 35222; and at the Reed Construction Data Office, 30 Technology Pkwy, South, Suite 500, Norcross, GA 30092-2912.

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 February 6, 2014 at 2:00 PM CST at the UAB 2020 Building Large Conference Room.

Nonresident Prime Contractor Bidders:
Under Section 39-3-5, Code of Alabama, 1975, nonresident prime contractor bidders must accompany any written bid documents with a written opinion of an attorney licensed to practice law in such nonresident prime contractor bidder’s state of domicile as to the preferences, if any or none, granted by the law of the state to its own business entities whose principal place of business are in that state in the letting of any or all public contracts.  Resident prime contractors in Alabama, as defined in Section 39-2-12, are granted preference over nonresident prime contractors in awarding of contracts in the same manner and to the same extent as provided by the laws of the state of domicile of the nonresident.

D.    PRE-BID CONFERENCE
A mandatory Pre-Bid Conference will be held on January 20, 2014 at 10:00 AM CST at the UAB 2020 Building Large Conference Room.  It is mandatory that all pre-qualified prime contractor bidders attend the Pre-Bid Conference.
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UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA
AT BIRMINGHAM
BIRMINGHAM, ALABAMA

The Board of Trustees of the University of Alabama for the University of Alabama at Birmingham requests sealed proposals from General Contractors for furnishing all labor and materials required for the UAB  AVP   Finishes Package, UAB Job #H135023A.

The scope of work includes the installation of finishes for +/- 7,100 SF of previously fit-out space on the 5th floor of the UAB Quarterback Tower Building.  The scope also includes +/- 1,000 SF of additional architectural, mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and fire protection fit-out work.

The work will be performed adjacent to functioning health care units and care will be taken to limit disruptions to the units.  Work will be performed under strict infection control guidelines to ensure the safety of patients and staff.  The contractor will be responsible for implementing and maintaining the infection control requirements, interim life safety measures, coordinating shutdowns with UAB, and maintaining a clean and organized job site.

UAB is a Signatory Sponsor to and affirms The Birmingham Plan ‑ Construction Industry Program (see the requirements thereof as stated in Paragraph 13 of the Supplementary Instructions to Bidders, Specification Section 00120).

Proposals will be received until 2:00 PM CST on January 21, 2014 and will thereafter be publicly opened and read aloud in the large conference room of the 2020 Building, 2020 8th Avenue South, Birmingham, Alabama 35233. Bids must be submitted on Proposal Forms furnished.  Proposals shall be clearly identified on the exterior of the package with the bidder’s name, address, State license number, the name of the project being bid, time and place of the bid opening.  Sealed proposals shall be submitted in triplicate and shall be properly identified.

Proposals may be hand delivered or received by mail on the date of the bid opening at the Office of Juan de Onis, Director of Program Planning, 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. January 21, 2014 will be returned unopened.

Construction Contracts shall be awarded only to qualified Contractors, licensed by the State Licensing Board for General Contractors, as required by Title 34, Chapter 8, Code of Alabama.  Construction Contracts in excess of $50,000 shall be awarded only to Contractors licensed as required by the 1978 Code of Alabama, Title 34, Chapter 8 as amended.  Bidders must be responsible in accordance with criteria in the bid documents and as stipulated by Title 39-2-3-(e) of the Code of Alabama.

A Cashiers Check drawn on an Alabama Bank or bid bond, executed by a Surety company duly authorized and qualified to make such bonds in Alabama, payable to The Board of Trustees of the University of Alabama in the amount of 5% of the amount of bids, but in no event more than $10,000.00, must accompany the bidder’s proposals. Performance and Labor and Material Payment Bonds in the amount of 100% of the contract price will be required when the Contract is presented by the Contractor to the Owner.

A Mandatory Pre-Bid Conference will be held on January 08, 2014 at 2:00 PM CST in the large conference room of the 2020 Building.   UAB has designated that bid documents will be available for examination at the Plan Room of F.W. Dodge Corporation, 3000 3rd Avenue South, Birmingham, AL  35233; at AGC Internet Plan Room, 5000 Grantswood Road, Irondale, Alabama 35210; at The Birmingham Construction Industry Authority, 3600 Fourth Avenue South, Birmingham, Alabama 35222; the Construction Data Control, 398 DeKalb Technology Park, Atlanta, GA  30340.

Two (2) sets of bid documents will be issued by the Architect, Kahn South Inc.,  2821 Second Ave S., Suite G,  Birmingham, AL 35233 to qualified bidders upon deposit of  $200.00 per set, by check drawn to the order of UAB.  The drawings and specifications will be made available on December 20, 2013.  Deposits will be refunded in full to bona fide General Contract bidders, and the difference between deposits and cost of reproduction and handling will be refunded to others, upon return of all documents in good condition.  Deposits will be forfeited if bid documents are not returned within ten (10) days after the Bid Opening.
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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, Juan DeOnis 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 January 6, 2014.  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 NUCLEAR MEDICINE RELOCATION AND RENOVATION
For The
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Birmingham, Alabama
Project No.:  H135008A

A.    SCOPE OF WORK:

Work consists of renovating the 7th Floor of Quarterback Tower, North Wing, and portions of Jefferson Tower for the purpose of relocating the UAB Nuclear Medicine Department.

The new space will accommodate the following key rooms:

•     Eight (8) imaging rooms for SPEC cameras; SPEC CT cameras, and a        PET CT.
•    A breast imaging area.
•    Seven (7) bay in-patient holding areas
•    Out-patient Waiting
•    Stress test rooms
•    Reading rooms
•    Hot lab
•    Miscellaneous support areas

Work will include:

•    Demolition
•    Metal studs and drywall partitions
•    Door, frames, and hardware
•    Architectural finishes
•    Fire protection
•    HVAC
•    Plumbing
•    Electrical

Work will be performed within the operating hospital facility using high levels of infection control measures and the Contractor should have experience with the implementation and maintenance of infection control measures and Interim Life Safety measures in a hospital environment as well as experience in performing construction in an operating hospital.

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, January 6, 2014 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 thanJanuary 9, 2014 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. Russ Realmuto
205-870-1876
205-870-3058
russr@bpa.net

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 Reed Construction Data Office, 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 February 6, 2014 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 October 29, 2013 will be returned unopened.

Nonresident Prime Contractor Bidders:
Under Section 39-3-5, Code of Alabama, 1975, nonresident prime contractor bidders must accompany any written bid documents with a written opinion of an attorney licensed to practice law in such nonresident prime contractor bidder’s state of domicile as to the preferences, if any or none, granted by the law of the state to its own business entities whose principal place of business are in that state in the letting of any or all public contracts.  Resident prime contractors in Alabama, as defined in Section 39-2-12, are granted preference over nonresident prime contractors in awarding of contracts in the same manner and to the same extent as provided by the laws of the state of domicile of the nonresident.

D.    PRE-BID CONFERENCE
A mandatory Pre-Bid Conference will be held on January 13, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. at the site of the work.  Meet at the 7th  Floor Jefferson Tower.  It is mandatory that all pre-qualified prime contractor bidders attend the Pre-Bid Conference.
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