REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS
Sealed proposals for providing equipment for a membrane filtration water treatment system and conducting associated pilot testing of proposed equipment will be received by the Town of Eureka, Montana at the Town Office, 108 Dewey Avenue (physical delivery only) or PO Box 313 (mail only), Eureka, Montana 59917 until 4:00 p.m. local time on October 6, 2014 and will be publicly opened and acknowledged shortly thereafter.
This solicitation is made for the purpose of procuring a contract for subsequent furnishing of micro or ultra-membrane filtration water treatment equipment to add to the Town’s existing water treatment plant, and to furnish necessary equipment and conduct on-site pilot testing of the proposed treatment equipment. Design requirement for the treatment equipment is two equipment trains, each with a minimum capacity of 940 gpm. Other required performance parameters and existing water quality data are listed in the solicitation package.
Respondents must demonstrate in their proposal previous successful experience in the manufacture and supply of membrane filtration equipment and must also provide acceptable previously-obtained challenge testing certification establishing the pathogen Log removal capability of the specific membrane filtration equipment and/or membrane fibers proposed for use.
The solicitation package; consisting of bidding and contract documents, technical requirements, and general information; may be obtained by contacting the Town Engineer at 877-721-5025; or may be examined at the Town Office (406-297-2123). Required non-refundable fee for the hard copy materials is $75.00; electronic versions are not available.
Each proposal must be accompanied by a Certified Check, Cashier’s Check, or Bid Bond payable to the Town of Eureka in an amount not less than ten percent (10%) of the total amount proposed. Successful Proposer must furnish an approved material Payment Bond in the amount of one hundred percent (100%) of the contract amount and insurance as described in the solicitation package.
Funding for the equipment may be provided in whole or in part from the USDA Rural Development Administration Rural Utilities Service program and the Montana Treasure State Endowment and Department of Natural Resources Renewable Resource Grant and Loan programs. Neither the federal government; the State of Montana; nor any of their departments, agencies, or employees are or will be a party to this Request for Proposals or any resulting contract.
Based on evaluation of selection criteria and proposal ranking as set forth in the solicitation package, the highest scoring proposer will need to pilot test their proposed equipment on site in Eureka to demonstrate its capability and reliability, the criteria for which are presented in the solicitation package.
Subsequent award of a contract for purchase of the proposed equipment will be contingent upon successful pilot testing; receiving award concurrence from the funding agencies and Montana Department of Environmental Quality; and compliance with all technical, federal, and state requirements set forth in the solicitation package. Any equipment purchase contract arising from this solicitation will be transferred to a general contractor when a subsequent treatment plant expansion project for membrane filtration is designed, bid, awarded, and constructed after selection of the membrane filtration treatment equipment.
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No proposal may be withdrawn after the scheduled time for submittal as set forth above. The Town reserves the right to reject any or all proposals received, to waive informalities, to postpone the award of the equipment contract for a period not to exceed 45 days from the date of successful completion of pilot testing, and to accept the proposal which is in the best interest of the Owner. The Town of Eureka is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Date: September 2, 2014. Owner: Town of Eureka, Montana
Published in The Tobacco Valley News Sept. 4 and Sept. 25, 2014 MNAXLP
Lincoln County, Montana
Pre-Bid Meeting | Request for Proposals
The Lincoln County Emergency Management Agency (LCEMA) is seeking proposals from contractors interested in providing services for the upgrade of the electric service to the Pinkham, Blue & King Mountain Top Repeater Buildings.
The service at Pinkham & King is currently a 110 amp service and will need to be upgraded to a 200 amp service; the current service to Blue is a 200amp but will require some additional electrical work (to be specified at a later date). All will be provided at site meeting.
Any contractor wishing to prepare a bid will be required to attend ALL THREE (3) SITES for a pre-bid meeting on the following dates in order to provide a bid:
· King: Wednesday, October 1, 2014 @ 11am
· Blue: Thursday, October 2, 2014 @ 11am
· Pinkham: Friday, October 3, 2014 @ 11am
Interested parties should contact Lisa Oedewaldt, Deputy Director Lincoln County Emergency Management Agency by calling: 406-293-6295, or emailing: email@example.com to obtain directions, and a copy of the proposal criteria.
Lincoln County, Montana reserves the right to reject any and all proposals. Lincoln County Emergency Management Agency will accept the proposal that it deems is in its best interest, without regard to price, or any of the other proposal responses. MNAXLP
Published in the Tobacco Valley News, Eureka, Mont., on Sept. 11, 18 and 25, 2014.
Montana Nineteenth Judicial District Court, Lincoln County
Dorothy Nelson, Plaintiff, vs Matilda Moore and Johns Does 1-5, and all other persons unknown, claiming, or who might claim any right, title, estate or interest in, or lien, or encumbrance upon the real property described in the Complaint, or any part thereof, adverse to Plaintiff’s ownership or any cloud upon Plaintiff’s title thereto, whether such claim or possible claim be present or contingent, Cause No. DV-14-180
Judge James B. Wheelis
Summons by Publication:
The State of Montana sends greetings to the above named defendants:
The above named Plaintiff has brought an action against Defendants, who may have an interest in property situated in Lincoln County, Montana, described as follows: Lot 13, of Peters Townsite, Eureka, Montana, according to the map or plat of said townsite, now on file and of record, in the office of the county clerk and recorder of said County of Lincoln and State of Montana. The purpose of this action is quiet title to the above-described real property. You are hereby summoned to answer the Complaint to Quiet Title in this action, which is filed in the office of the Clerk of this Court, a copy of which is herewith served upon you, and to file your answer and serve a copy thereof upon the Plaintiff’s attorneys within twenty-one (21) days after the service of this Summons, exclusive of the day of service. In case of your failure to appear or answer, judgment will be taken against you by default, for the relief demanded in the Complaint to Quiet Title. Witness my hand and the seal of said court the 10th day of September 2014.
By: James B. Wheelis, District Court Judge
Published in the Tobacco Valley News, Eureka, Mont., on Sept. 18, Sept. 25 and Oct. 2, 2014.
The Town of Eureka is seeking proposals from qualified individuals/firms for the Town Representative and Construction Manager for the Town Hall Project. The Town is seeking assistance in providing oversight to the Town Hall project, which includes the refurbishing of the old fire hall building on main street Eureka. This project is in final planning stages and is moving into construction.
Scope of Work: The individual selected will be required to perform the following duties:
• Coordinate final planning with design/architectural consultants
• Assist the Town developing and issuing contracts
• Assist with bid package development, respond to bid queries, issue bid addenda, attend bid opening and conducting pre-bid meetings if required.
• Provide oversight to the construction company hired on behalf of the Town
• Monitor construction to verify on schedule
• Onsite construction inspection;
• Monitor compliance with plans and specifications
• Evaluate requests for equipment and materials substitutions
• Review shop drawings and submittals
• Review change order requests with recommendations to Town
• Review and certify contractor pay requests;
• Construction contract administration and close out;
• Construction dispute resolution
• Conduct bi-weekly construction progress meetings with Mayor, council, contractor, agents of Town or contractor.
• Communicate project updates (orally and/or written) to the Town Council and Mayor monthly and as required
• Provide oversight of budget and ensure that the contractor remains on budget.
• Develop and maintain a work schedule for completion
• Other duties as assigned by the Mayor to complete the Town Hall project
Proposal Format and Content: Qualifying proposals must address all of the following points, in the following order:
• Cover/Transmittal Letter. This must be signed by a member of the firm with the authority to commit to a contract on behalf of the firm offering the proposal.
• Scope of Work. Describe the work plan that you intend to use to complete the tasks listed in the Scope of Work. Note any changes or additions to the work descriptions that may be overlooked or which help clarify the work tasks.
• Responsible Personnel. List the principal-in-charge and others who will be directly involved with the projects. Provide a concise statement of qualifications and experience of each person who may be committed to the projects.
• Related Experience. Includes:
• All projects in progress or completed in the last five years that are comparable to these projects
• References with names, addresses, and phone numbers
• For the project(s) listed indicate if any of them went above your bid amount, the number of change orders, total dollar amount of change orders, and the final cost of the project(s)
• Experience in working with the Federal Funding sources and Government ownership on projects such as this.
• List of current and projected workload that would determine availability for the Town Hall project.
• Provide amounts and carriers of both general liability and professional liability insurance
• Provide a statement of the firm’s philosophy with respect to cost and budget control during the design phase of the projects, demonstrating experience, and ability to design within a given budget.
Consultant Fees: Provide a listing of consultant fees. The breakdown of fees should include, if any but not limited to, sub-consultant fees, personnel, etc. Fees shall include all tax, mark-ups, overhead, profit, and travel expenses. The cost estimate should be broken out into the time estimates and costs for each task identified in the scope of work.
Proposal Submittal: Pages in the proposal shall be typed and single sided with the maximum number of pages of proposal information (excepting cover sheet, index sheet, blank pages, and table of contents) to be limited to five (5) pages. Proposals must be sealed clearly marked “Town Hall Remodel” in the lower left corner of the sealed package.
The consultant shall submit one original and four copies of the proposal to the Town of Eureka by 12:00 p.m. October 8, 2014. Bids will be opened at 12:05 p.m. the same day. Late bids will be returned unopened. No proposal may be withdrawn after the scheduled time for submittal. The Town reserves the right to reject any or all proposals received, to waive informalities, to post pone contract award for up to 30 days and to accept the proposal which is in the best interest of the Town. The Town of Eureka is an equal opportunity employer.
Submit proposals to the Town of Eureka, PO Box 313, Eureka, MT 59917; or via hand delivery to Town of Eureka, 108 Dewey Avenue, Eureka, MT 59917.
Evaluation and Selection: Proposals will be screened for technical merit by a committee an appointed by the Town of Eureka Council. The committee will review the written proposals and make recommendations for oral interviews.
The firms/individuals identified by the committee will be invited to be interviewed in random order. The interviews will be conducted in public session; however the firms are requested not to be present during the interviews of the other firms.
In addition to the specific factors addressed in the Request for Proposal, the interviews are intended to provide the Council with information regarding other factors about the firm important to their decision. These factors include, but are not limited to, its ability to communicate effectively with Council, administration staff, and others who will be involved in the project; its ability to work creatively and cooperatively with the Council, administration staff and others who will be involved in the project, and its proposed methods for furnishing the required services to ensure that the project is completed on time, on or under budget and to the Town’s satisfaction.
The committee will base their decision on the following criteria ranking in order of importance:
• Experience on similar projects
• Qualifications of professional staff and/or sub-consultants
• Timeline and availability of staff on project
• Current workload and projected workload of the professional staff and/or sub-consultants
• Costs and fees
• Overall quality of proposal
Published in the Tobacco Valley News, Eureka, Mont., on Sept, 25 and Oct. 2, 2014.
Notice of Proposed Subdivision Public Hearing
Indian Springs Ranch RV Park – North
Section 2, Township 36 North, Range 27 West, P.M.M
Lincoln County hereby gives notice that a public hearing will be held on Wednesday, October 15, 2014 at 1:30pm, or soon thereafter, in the Commissioners Room of the Lincoln County Annex building located at 66121 Highway 37, Eureka, Montana in order to inform the public and receive comments on a proposed subdivision located approximately 1 mile north of Eureka, with the intent to create 68 Recreational Vehicle (RV) lots and 14 acres of common area park. The proposal is accessed by Kingfisher Loop off of Highway 93 within the Indian Springs Ranch development.
The public will have the opportunity to offer written or oral comment on the proposed subdivision at this meeting.
**If you cannot make it to the public hearing, please submit your comments IN WRITING so they can be added to the staff report and meeting minutes of record.**
For further information or to see a copy of the proposal, contact the Lincoln County Planning Department, 418 Mineral Ave., Libby, Montana, 59923; Phone (406) 283-2464 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dated this 22nd Day of September 2014
Kristin Smith, AICP
For Lincoln County Planning Department MNAXLP
Published in the Tobacco Valley News, Eureka, Mont., on Sept, 25 and Oct. 2, 2014.
NOTICE OF FLOODPLAIN PERMIT APPLICATION
Lincoln County is notifying the public of an application(s) received for a Floodplain Permit and would like to invite written public comment if applicable.
PROJECT DESCRIPTIONS: The projects, proposed by Kintla Custom Build, LLC, is for restoration of an existing rock retaining wall and renovation an existing paver patio which both border the lakeshore edge. Project is located at 1265 Pomeroy Trail Eureka, MT 59917 located in NW ¼ SE ¼ SE ¼ of Section 21, Township 36N, Range 26W.
PUBLIC INTEREST REVIEW FACTORS: This application will be reviewed in compliance with the Lincoln County Floodplain Regulations as well as other pertinent laws, regulations, and executive orders of this agency or coordinating agencies.
Application is available for review at the Lincoln County Emergency management Agency located at 952 E. Spruce St #205., Libby.
Any comments concerning this application may be submitted to the Floodplain Administrator at the address above. The public comment period extends 30 days from the date of this publication of this notice.
For further information, contact the Floodplain Administrator at the address above, or via phone at (406) 293-6295, or via email at HYPERLINK “mailto:email@example.com” firstname.lastname@example.org
Dated this 23rd Day of September, 2014
Lisa Oedewaldt, Floodplain Administrator
Lincoln County Emergency Management Agency MNAXLP
Published in the Tobacco Valley News, Eureka, Mont., on Sept. 25, 2014.