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CUSTOMER SERVICE SPECIALIST

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INVITATION FOR BIDS

The Jefferson County Commission will receive bids for Pleasant Grove Storm Shelter at Room 270 of the Jefferson County Courthouse until 9:00 a.m. local time on the 15th day of December, 2015, 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: “Alfonso Holt”; (5) CONTRACTOR’S NAME AND ADDRESS

(6) ALABAMA LICENSE NUMBER (7)DUNS #

Bids are invited upon the work as follows:

50’-0” x 34’-0” storm shelter including electrical, plumbing, foundations, etc., 875 s.y. Type B pavement (standard duty), parking lot striping lump sum, domestic water line lump sum, septic tank and field lines lump sum, 300 l.f. Type A silt fencing. 1 each construction entrance, 0.5 acres seeding fertilizing and mulching, 185 l.f. 5’-0” sidewalk, 1 each wheel chair ramp, 50 l.f. 22” x 11” R.C. pipe Cl III, 1 each sloped concrete headwall, 500 C.Y. compacted earth fill, 560 c.y. earth excavation and re-compaction earth fill under building pad, 650 c.y. earth excavation and re-compaction in parking lot.

     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 Pleasant Grove Storm Shelter. 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 $__50.00__ with Spencer Engineering Inc., 3237 Lorna Road Birmingham, AL 35216 205-822-2437

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, 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 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 Oak Grove Storm Shelter at Room 270 of the Jefferson County Courthouse until 10:00 a.m. local time on the 15th day of December, 2015, 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 & 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: “ALFONSO HOLT”; (5) CONTRACTOR’S NAME AND ADDRESS

(6) ALABAMA LICENSE NUMBER ;( 7) DUNS #

Bids are invited upon the work as follows: ___New 480 square foot pre-engineered above ground storm shelter, with associated sidewalk and parking spaces._________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

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 Oak Grove Storm Shelter.

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 the BIRMINGHAM CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY AUTHORITY, 601 37th Street South, Birmingham, AL 35222

The bid package may be obtained by depositing $100.00 with

Thompson Architecture Inc. 2913 Cahaba Road Birmingham, AL 35223

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 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 FEMA 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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PUBLIC NOTICE

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

Thursday, November 19, 2015

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, December 4, 2015, 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:

Fairfield Sidewalk Improvements Project II (CDBG14-03L-M-FS2)

Trafford Road Improvements Project (CDBG14003K-M-TRI)

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, December 4, 2015, 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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BID ANNOUNCEMENT

 

Bids will be accepted by the Jefferson County Purchasing Department no later than 5 P.M. on  Monday, November 30, 2015 for proposed demolition services.

“Various demolition work throughout Jefferson County as listed in bid specifications for each location.”

Bids will be opened at 10:00 AM on Tuesday, December 1, 2015,   in Room 830 of the Jefferson County Courthouse.

Interested contractors may get a copy of the bid package by visiting or writing to the following address:

Jefferson County Courthouse

Purchasing Department

716 Richard Arrington, Jr. Blvd. N., Suite 830

Birmingham, Al. 35203-0108

All interested contractors must meet the minimum contractor requirements for bidding on or before the date and time that bids are due.   Interested contractors may get a copy of the minimum contractor qualifications by visiting or writing to the following address.

Jefferson County Office of Community Development

716 Richard Arrington, Jr. Blvd. N., Suite A430

Birmingham, Al. 35203-0108

Questions should be directed to Joel Knight   (205) 325-5761.

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                                    PUBLIC NOTICE

Jefferson County, through the office of Community & Economic Development has prepared the Consolidated Annual Performance Report (CAPER) for the program year ended September 30, 2015.  The CAPER is designed to provide information on how a grantee actually used its entitlement funds during its most recently completed program year.  Jefferson County welcomes citizens’ comments on the CAPER.  Further information may be obtained by attending a public hearing at the Office of Community Development at 716 Richard Arrington Jr. Blvd., Suite A-440, Birmingham, AL. on November 30, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. You may also contact the Office of Community & Economic Development at [205] 325-5761. Special accommodations are available upon request for those with disabilities.  The report will be available for review Friday, November 20, 2015 until Monday, December 7, 2015 at the following locations:

Jefferson County                                                                      Midfield Public Library

Office of Community Development                                       400 Breland Drive

716 Richard Arrington Blvd, Suite A-430                            Midfield, AL. 35228

Birmingham, AL. 35203

Adamsville Public Library                                                      Trussville Public Library

4825 Main Street                                                                            201 Parkway Dr.

Adamsville, AL. 3005                                                                Trussville, AL. 35173

Fairfield Public Library                                                             Tarrant Public Library

4615 Gary Avenue                                                                          1143 Ford Avenue

Fairfield, AL. 35064                                                                     Tarrant, AL. 35217

Fultondale Public Library                                                    Warrior Public Library

500 Byrd Lane                                                                             10 First Street

Fultondale, AL. 35071                                                             Warrior, AL. 35180

Homewood Public Library                                                Hueytown Public Library

1721 Oxmoor Road                                                               1372 Hueytown Road

Homewood, AL. 35209                                                       Hueytown, AL. 35023

Leeds Public Library                                         Irondale Public Library

802 Parkway Drive, SE                                       105 20th Street. S,

Leeds, AL. 35094                                                Irondale, AL. 35210

The report can also be viewed online at http://jeffconline.jccal.org/comdev/main/non-housing.html

Citizens desiring to comment on this report should forward their comments to the Office of Community & Economic Development by 5 p.m. on Monday, December 7, 2015.

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Request for Proposals

DATE November 6, 2015

  TO:                                                                 Prospective Offerors

  REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS:                     16-02

  SEPARATE SEALED PROPOSALS FOR:  Engineering Services for Structural Survey of

Damaged Units

PRE-PROPOSAL CONFERENCE November 20, 2015 DATE/TIME 2:00 P.M. CST

  PRE-PROPOSAL CONFERENCE Housing Authority of the Birmingham District

  LOCATION 1826 Third Avenue South

Birmingham, AL 35233

PROPOSALS WILL BE RECEIVED AT: Housing Authority of the Birmingham District

Attn: Procurement Administrator

1826 Third Avenue South

  Birmingham, AL  35233-1905

CLOSING DATE: December 4, 2015

TIME: 2:00 P.M. CST

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 indicted in the RFP.  The offeror further accepts the terms and conditions of the RFP.

Proposals must be prepared in accordance with the section entitled “Instructions for Submitting Responses” 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:       Dontrelle Y. Foster, Interim Executive Director

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MISC.

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PETS FOR ADOPTION

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Auction of Abandoned Vehicles

In accordance with Section 32-13-1, Code of Alabama 1975, notice is hereby given to the owner, lien holders, and other interested parties that the following described abandoned vehicle will be sold at public auction for cash to the highest bidder at (time) 7:30a.m. (date) December 19, 2015 at 213 17th Avenue Northwest, Centerpoint, Alabama 35215:

1993 Honda Accord LX Vin#

1HGCB7658PA117448;

1996 Honda Accord Vin#

1HGCD5666TA052632;

1999 Ford Ranger Vin#

1FTYR14VXXTB11958;

1997 Ford Ranger Vin#

1FTCR10U3VUB70428;

2000 Ford Mustang Vin#

1FAFP4049YF120703;

1993 Ford Mustang Vin#;

1FACP41M2PF134880.

Seller reserves the right to reject any offer and has the right to bid.

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