REQUEST FOR BID
Pursuant to T.C.A. ^ 5-21-118, bids will be accepted in the Office of the Director of Finance; McMinn County Courthouse; 6 East Madison Avenue; Athens, TN 37303 until 2:00 P.M. May 24, 2013 at which time the bids will be publicly opened and announced for the following:
FURNISH ALL LABOR, TOOLS, MATERIALS AND EQUIPMENT TO
REPAIR ROOFS AT NIOTA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
IF The Submitted Bid Exceeds $25,000.00
1. All bidders will be required to provide a Bid Security in the amount of 5% of the Lump Sum Bid Price with their bid. The successful bidder shall provide a Performance Bond for 100% and Payment Bond for 100% of the bid price. Bond may be in the form of cash, cashier's check, certified check, construction surety bond, or irrevocable letter of credit.
2. Bidders must be licensed general contractors in compliance with the provisions of Tennessee Code Annotated ^ 62-6-et. seq. The license holder shall be identified by the name in which such license has been issued. The name of the Licensee, the License Number, License Expiration date, License Limitation, Classification, Name of the Project, Date of the Bid Opening, and the Opening Time must be placed on the outside of the envelope containing the Contractor's bid. Bid envelopes that do not contain such required information will not be opened nor considered. If applicable, the Contractor must also list each of its major subcontractors (i.e., Plumbing, Mechanical and Electrical) Names and License Numbers, License Limitation and Classification on the bid envelope using the form provided. Otherwise, such bid will not be considered. All bids must be submitted in one sealed envelope.
3. Proof as to the contractor's qualifications may be required to be submitted to the Owner's Representative prior to bid approval.
THE FOLLOWING THREE (3) FORMS SHALL ALSO BE ENCLOSED IN THE SEALED ENVELOPE WITH THE BID:
Bidders will be required to submit a Drug Free Workplace Affidavit as required under the provisions of T.C.A ^ 50-9-113. The affidavit states that employers with five (5) or more employees who contract with either the State or a local government to provide construction services are required to submit an affidavit stating that they have a drug free workplace program that complies with Title 50, Chapter 9.
In addition, bidders will be required to submit a affidavit that they are in compliance with Public Charter 587.
It is the policy of the Government of McMinn County Tennessee not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex or disability in it's hiring and employment practices, or in admission to, access to, or operation of it's programs, services, and activities. All contractors, and subcontractors will be required to sign a Title VI Contract Assurance Form stating that their company complies with this policy.
All bidders must comply with the insurance and other requirements listed in the construction documents.
No bidder will be permitted to withdraw his bid for a period of ninety (90) days following the date of the opening.
NOTE: A MANDATORY pre-bid conference will be held in the
Office of the Director of Finance at the McMinn County Courthouse
located at 6 East Madison Avenue, Athens, TN 37303 on
Thursday, May 16, 2013 at 10:00 A.M.
Detailed construction documents and bid forms may be picked up on or after May 13, 2013 at the Office of the Director Finance, McMinn County Courthouse, 6 East Madison Avenue, Athens, TN 37303 for a charge of $100.00. The full amount of the deposit will be returned to all contractors submitting a bona fide bid, except the apparent low bidder, upon return of all documents in good condition within ten (10) days after the date of opening of bid. The apparent low bidder's deposit will be retained for payment of the cost of bidding documents and will not be returned. CHECKS SHOULD BE MADE PAYABLE TO THE MCMINN COUNTY TRUSTEE.
McMinn County reserves the right to reject any and all bids and/or to accept the bid, or any portion thereof, that in it's judgment will be for the best interest of McMinn County.
Jason D. Luallen, Director of Finance
Inserted: May 14, 2013
NOTICE TO CREDITORS
ESTATE OF DENNIS H. TALLENT, SR. (deceased)
Docket NO. 2013-PR-45
Notice is hereby given that on the 30th day of April, 2013, Letters Testamentary (or of Administration as the case may be) in respect of the estate of Dennis H. Tallent, Sr., deceased, who died June 6, 2012 were issued to the undersigned by the Chancery Court (Probate Division) of McMinn County, Tennessee. All persons, resident and non-resident, having claims, matured or un-matured, against the estate are required to file the same with the clerk of the chancery court on or before the earlier of the dates prescribed in (1) or (2) otherwise their claims will be forever barred:
(1)(A) Four (4) months from the date of the first publication (or posting, as the case may be) of this notice of the creditor received an actual copy of this notice to creditors at least sixty (60) days before the date that is four (4) months from the date of the first publication (or posting); or
(B) Sixty (60) days from the date the creditor received an actual copy of this notice to creditors if the creditor received the copy of the notice less than sixty (60) days prior to the date that is four (4) months from the date of first publication (or posting) as described in (1) (A); or
(2) Twelve (12) months from decedent's date of death.
This 30th day of April, 2013.
Joseph Franklin Tallent
Biddle & Trew, LLP ATTORNEYS
Attorney for the Estate
P.O. BOX 10
Athens, TN 37371-0010
Patty S. Gaines, Clerk & Master
Kimberly Ervin, Deputy Clerk
Inserted: May 7 & 14, 2013
THE TOWN OF DECATUR intends to file an application for financial assistance with USDA/Rural Development for water system improvements. A Public Information Meeting for all interested parties will be held on May 14, 2013 at 7:00 at the Decatur Municipal Building. The purpose of this meeting will be to give the public an opportunity to become acquainted with the proposed project and to comment on the economic and environmental impact, service area, alternatives, and other issues. Representatives of the Town of Decatur will be available to explain the proposal and answer any questions.
Inserted: May13, 2013
NOTICE OF TRUSTEE'S SALE
WHEREAS, default has occurred in the performance of the covenants, terms, and conditions of a Deed of Trust Note dated June 1, 2007, and the Deed of Trust of even date securing the same, recorded June 7, 2007, at Book 880, Page 138 in Office of the Register of Deeds for McMinn County, Tennessee, executed by Clayton Wayne Swartout and Clayton Wayne Swartout, conveying certain property therein described to Arnold M. Weiss as Trustee for Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc., as nominee for Homecomings Financial, LLC (f/k/a Homecomings Financial Network, Inc.), its successors and assigns; and the undersigned, Wilson & Associates, P.L.L.C., having been appointed Successor Trustee.
NOW, THEREFORE, notice is hereby given that the entire indebtedness has been declared due and payable; and that an agent of Wilson & Associates, P.L.L.C., as Successor Trustee, by virtue of the power, duty, and authority vested in and imposed upon said Successor Trustee will, on May 20, 2013 on or about 12:00 P.M., at the McMinn County Courthouse, Athens, Tennessee, offer for sale certain property hereinafter described to the highest bidder FOR CASH, free from the statutory right of redemption, homestead, dower, and all other exemptions which are expressly waived in the Deed of Trust, said property being real estate situated in McMinn County, Tennessee, and being more particularly described as follows:
Lying and being in the Third Civil District of McMinn County, Tennessee and more particularly described as follows:
Beginning at an iron pin on McMinn County Road 876 approximately one-quarter mile from Mecca Pike at the corner of the new Clayton and Jean Swartout property and the current Randy Curtis Coleman (11-N/630) property; thence South 26 degrees 29 minutes 04 seconds East 244.34 feet to an eight inch oak with old wire; thence South 26 degrees 25 minutes 12 seconds East, 133.17 feet to a twelve inch oak; thence South 26 degrees 28 minutes 56 seconds East 952.73 feet to an iron pin; thence South 71 degrees 19 minutes 47 seconds West, 288.55 feet to an iron pin; thence North 36 degrees 11 minutes 10 seconds West, 159.21 feet to a post; thence North 29 degrees 17 minutes 27 seconds West, 88.81 feet to a twenty inch black oak; thence North 14 degrees 50 minutes 47 seconds West, 115.45 feet to an eighteen inch oak; thence North 07 deg 13 minutes 21 sec West 201.07 feet to a power pole; thence North 04 degrees 10 minutes 25 seconds West, 203.01 feet to a twenty inch white oak; thence North 38 degrees 24 minutes 48 seconds West, 187.52 feet to a power pole; thence North 27 degrees 03 minutes 29 seconds West, 154.13 feet to an iron post; thence North 15 degrees 34 minutes 20 seconds West, 109.38 feet to a wood post; thence North 71 degrees 22 minutes 57 seconds East, 171.61 feet to the point of beginning. This property is bounded on the Northerly side by County Road 876, on the Easterly side by the Randy Curtis Coleman (11-N/630) property, and on the Southerly and Westerly sides by the J.W. Swartout property (10-I/71).
ALSO KNOWN AS: 418 County Road 876, Englewood, Tennessee 37329
This sale is subject to all matters shown on any applicable recorded plat; any unpaid taxes; any restrictive covenants, easements, or setback lines that may be applicable; any statutory rights of redemption of any governmental agency, state or federal; any prior liens or encumbrances as well as any priority created by a fixture filing; and to any matter that an accurate survey of the premises might disclose. In addition, the following parties may claim an interest in the above-referenced property: Clayton Wayne Swartout; Nora Jean Swartout; Clayton Wayne Swartout; Nora Jean Swartout; Nora Jean Swartout
The sale held pursuant to this Notice may be rescinded at the Successor Trustee's option at any time. The right is reserved to adjourn the day of the sale to another day, time, and place certain without further publication, upon announcement at the time and place for the sale set forth above. W&A No. 902 146430
DATED April 22, 2013
INSERTION DATES: WILSON & ASSOCIATES, P.L.L.C.,
April 29, 2013
May 6, 2013
May 13, 2013
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