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Invitation for Bid No. 111-08, South Fulton Bus

Parking Facility

The Fulton County Schools invites you to submit a bid for furnishing any or all items as listed on the proposal forms provided herein for removal and installation of existing parking lot surface, installation of detention ponds and construct temporary parking near the intersection of Jonesboro Road and Highway 138 in the 9th district and land lot 66 of Fulton County, Georgia.

A Pre-Bid Conference will be held on, Tuesday, August 21, 2007 at 10:00 a.m. at the Meadows Operations Center, 5270 Northfield Boulevard, College Park, Georgia 30349.

Sealed Bids will be received subject to the attached terms specified in Section 00200 - Instructions to Bidders, the Operations Division, Contracting Department, The Meadows Operations Center, 5270 Northfield Boulevard, College Park, Georgia 30349. The bids will be received up to 2:30 p.m. local time, as per the Contracting Department time clock, on Friday, September 7, 2007.

Questions regarding the bidding process should be directed to Wilma A. Gibbs-Matthews, Contracting Department via facsimile at (404) 765-7152. Only questions received prior to 4:30 p.m., Tuesday, August 28, 2007 (as per the Contracting Department time clock) will be considered.

Bids are subject to rejection if the signature page is not completed and returned with bid on or before the time specified for the bid opening.

Bid security in the amount of five (5) percent of the lump sum base bid shall accompany each bid. Surety issuing the bid bond shall meet the requirements set forth in Articles 5.10 of the General Conditions. A pre-bid conference will be held in accordance with Section 00325. The bidder is responsible for ensuring that they have complete Bidding Documents including all Addenda provided by the OWNER, prior to the bid due date.

OBTAINING BIDDING DOCUMENTS

Bidding Documents, may be obtained between 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday from:

Jay Avins

Georgia Blue

756 W. Peachtree St.

Atlanta, GA 30308

Phone: 404-872-8383

Fax: 404-872-5553

Email: Atlanta@GABlue.com

Bidder shall provide a check deposit of $100 for each set of Bidding Documents requested made payable to the firm listed above.

The deposit is Non-refundable. Bidders are not eligible for a refund of the deposit.

BIDS MUST BE SUBMITTED IN A SEALED ENVELOPE, ONE BID PER ENVELOPE, PLAINLY MARKED "INVITATION FOR BID NO. 111-08" ON THE OUTSIDE OF THE ENVELOPE, AS WELL AS DATE OF BID OPENING. "NO BIDS" MUST BE INDICATED AS SUCH ALONG WITH THE BID NUMBER ON THE OUTSIDE OF ENVELOPE. FOR IDENTIFICATION PURPOSES, THE VENDOR'S NAME AND COMPLETE ADDRESS MUST BE CLEARLY PRINTED OR TYPED ON THE OUTSIDE OF THE ENVELOPE. FAXED RESPONSES WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.

VISIT US AT OUR WEBSITE www.fcspurchasingdept.org

902-07578976,8/16,23,30,9/6

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City of Buford

2300 Buford Highway

Buford, GA 30518

Little Mill Road Sidewalk Improvements (Phase I)

Separate sealed Bids for the construction of Little Mill Road Sidewalk Improvements (Phase I) will be received by the City of Buford at the City Manager's office located at City Hall, 2300 Buford Highway, Buford, Georgia 30518 until 2:00 P.M., local time on September 24, 2007, and then publicly opened and read aloud at 2:15 P.M. Any bid received after said time and date will not be accepted by the City.

No proposal will be considered unless it is accompanied by satisfactory evidence that the Bidder holds Georgia State Contractor's License of proper classification and in full force and effect, in compliance with Act. O.C.G.A. 43-14.

The Contract Documents, consisting of Advertisement for Bids, Information for Bidders, Bid, Bid Security, Agreement, General Conditions, Supplementary Conditions, Payment Bond, Performance Bond, Notice of Award, Notice to Proceed, Change Order, Drawings, Certificate of Substantial Completion, Specifications and Addenda may be examined at the following locations:

City Manager

Buford City Hall

2300 Buford Highway

Buford, Ga. 30518

F.W. Dodge Plan Room

4170 Ashford Dunwoody Road, Suite 200

Atlanta, Georgia 30319

AGC Builders Exchange

1940 The Exchange, Suite 300

Atlanta, Georgia 30339

Keck & Wood, Inc.

2425 Commerce Ave.

Building 2100, Suite 300

Duluth, Georgia 30096

Reed Construction Data (Online Plan Room)

www.reedconstructiondata.com

Sets of the Contract Documents may be obtained at the office of Keck & Wood, Inc., the Engineer, upon payment of a nonrefundable fee of $ 150.00 for each set.

Special Conditions: The City of Buford shall comply with O.C.G.A. § 36-91-20 as amended for mandatory pre-qualification of prospective bidders. Therefore, interested bidders should obtain a Pre-Qualification Application from the Rhonda Cunningham, Buford City Hall, 2300 Buford Highway, Buford, Georgia 30518, (770) 945-6761. This Pre-Qualification Application must be completed and sent to the Keck & Wood, Inc. office at 2425 Commerce Ave., Bldg. 2100, Suite 300, Duluth, GA 30096 no later than 2:00 P.M., September 6, 2007. Any pre-qualification application received after this date and time will not be accepted. A list of pre-qualified bidders should be available at 4:00 P.M., September 13, 2007.

A mandatory pre-bid conference is scheduled for 10:00 A.M. on September 18, 2007 at City of Buford, 2300 Buford Highway, Buford, Georgia 30518. All pre-qualified bidders are required to attend.

S/ Bryan Kerlin

City Manager

August 16, 2007

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LEGAL NOTICE

INTRODUCTION

The City of Dacula is seeking an experienced consultant to prepare the City's Comprehensive Plan 2008-2030 in accordance with the Georgia Department of Community Affairs Standards and Procedures for Local Comprehensive Planning "Local Planning Requirements" effective May 1, 2005.

SCOPE OF SERVICES

The project will involve preparation of the entire plan in accordance with the above referenced DCA Standards including the following specific tasks: (Please note that Gwinnett County is to provide the data collection and technical appendices tasks.)

• Data collection and analysis to be provided Gwinnett County

• Preparation of required technical appendices to be provided Gwinnett County

THE CONSULTANT IS TO COMPLETE ALL OTHER TASKS

• Facilitating participatory exercises to help stakeholders and citizens decide on vision for the community

• Development and implementation of a community participation program

• Preparation of a recommended plan

• Preparation of the community agenda document

• Preparation of a set of digital and hard copy maps

• Review of existing zoning, other ordinances, and land use regulations and recommended changes to make them consistent with the new comprehensive plan

• Attendance at meetings with staff, elected officials, stakeholders, citizens and other parties as necessary

• Facilitating public meetings of various types (workshops, hearings, etc.)

• Coaching existing staff and citizen volunteers through the planning process

• Coordinate and schedule the final adoption of the comprehensive plan in accordance with the previously referenced DCA standards

• Provide line item for optional service offerings including developing a local major thoroughfare plan

Additionally, the consultant will assist the City in developing a detailed scope of work for the entire plan incorporating the respective tasks listed above and any associated tasks groups necessary to complete the Plan in accordance with previously referenced DCA Standards.

SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS

The response should address the following minimum requirements:

1. Brief description o the firm, including the number of years the firm has been in existence, range of professional services offered, office locations, and staff size.

2. Identify the consultant's principal contact person for the project with the City including email address.

3. Identify key personnel and their qualifications, education, and related work experience who will work on the project.

4. Lists of similar projects completed by the firm and related key personnel in the last 10 years.

5. Project understanding (Provide a statement that the consultant understands the community's planning needs).

6. Overall Project Approach (identify the proposed approach to the project including a detailed work program which will form the basis for the detailed scope of services).

7. The consultant should provide detailed information on the mapping approach in the project. Digital mapping specifics should include hardware, software, data sets, sources and other metadata.

8. Describe the consultant's familiarity with the community and project.

9. Provide estimated schedule for completion of the project activities. Describe in particular the estimated time necessary for the firm and key personnel to become sufficiently familiar/oriented to the project background in order to undertake substantive work on the project.

10. The City will require a cost multiplier contract form, with a Not-To-Exceed Total Cost Limit. Please list the hourly rates for key people to be assigned to the project, including any overhead mark-up or multiplier as applicable. Provide a list or description of any other costs, reimbursables, fees, etc. associated with your services that would not be included in your hourly rates.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION AND PROPOSAL DEADLINE

All questions regarding this RFP should be in writing and directed to: Jim Osborn, City Manager, 442 Harbins Road, Dacula, Georgia 30019, fax (770) 513-2187. Ten (10) hard copies of the proposal must be received no later than 3:00 PM. on Thursday, October 4, 2007 at Dacula City Hall, 442 Harbins Road, Dacula, Georgia 30019. Proposals received after that deadline will not be considered. No fax or electronic submittals will be accepted.

SELECTION PROCESS

The services being sought under this RFP are considered to be professional in nature. Consequently, the evaluation of proposals will be based upon consideration of the demonstrated qualifications, capabilities, familiarity with project, and fee proposal of the respondents that will result in an award in the best interest of the City. Fee basis will be a contributing, not sole deciding factor in the selection process. Overall factors to be considered in the evaluation include:

• Firms History and Capability to Perform Project

• Qualifications of Project Personnel

• Relevant Project Experience

• Familiarity with Area and Project

• Project Approach and Schedule

• References for Previous Similar Projects

• Fee Basis

The City reserves the right to conduct interviews as part of the selection process.

Final selection will be made by the City Council.

• Additional Conditions. The City reserves the right to reject any or all proposals received; to request additional information; to utilize outside assistance in evaluating proposals; to waive informalities; and to extend the deadline for submittals. The City assumes no responsibility or obligation to the respondents and will make no payment for any costs associated with preparation or submission of the proposal.

For additional information, please contact City Administrator, Jim Osborn at Dacula City Hall (770)963-7451 or E-mail jimosborn@charter.net to obtain a complete bid package.

Jim Osborn, City Administrator

City of Dacula

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OF PRELIMINARY PLANS

SUGARLOAF PARKWAY

EXTENSION MAJOR

ROADWAY

IMPROVEMENTS

BL171-07

The Gwinnett County Board of Commissioners will be soliciting competitive sealed bids from qualified contractors for the Construction of Sugarloaf Parkway Extension Major Roadway Improvements for the Gwinnett County Department of Transportation

Bids will be received Thursday, October 11, 2007 . Final construction plans and a full set of bid documents will be issued in the upcoming weeks.

This project consists of the extension of Sugarloaf parkway from SR 20 to New Hope Road. The project is 2.7 miles with approximately 2.23 miles of new construction of a four lane divided high way with a 44' depressed median, approximately 0.47 miles of widening on existing Sugarloaf Parkway. In addition, approximately 0.47 miles of widening on SR 20, and relocation of approximately 0.96 miles of New Hope Road including a Single Point Urban Interchange.

Preliminary plans are available for viewing at the Gwinnett County Purchasing Office at the above address. A set of preliminary plans may be purchased for Twenty Dollars ($20.00) per set, non-refundable, from Moreland Altobelli Associates, Inc., 2211 Beaver Ruin Road, Suite 190, Norcross, Georgia 30071, phone 770-263-5945.

Questions regarding Bidding Documents, Drawings and Specifications should be directed to Debra Parmer, Purchasing Supervisor at telephone 770-822-8733, e-mail debra.parmer@gwinnettcounty.com or facsimile 770-822-8735.

902-07579461,8/30,9/6

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FOR BID

HEWATT ROAD

SAFETY ALIGNMENT

IMPROVEMENTS

BL169-07

Gwinnett County Board of Commissioners is soliciting sealed bids from qualified contractors to provide all labor, equipment and materials for the Construction of Hewatt Road at Martin Nash Road Safety and Alignment Improvements for the Gwinnett County Department of Transportation.

Bids will be received at the Gwinnett County Purchasing Office, Third Floor, 75 Langley Drive, Lawrenceville, Georgia 30045-6900, no later than 2:50 P.M. local time Thursday, September 20, 2007. Bids received after 2:50 P.M. will not be accepted. Bids will be publicly opened and read at 3:00 P.M. Bids should be submitted in duplicate in a sealed envelope of sufficient size with the following clearly typed or printed on the outside: Bid Number, Date and Hour of Opening, and Submitting Company Name. Apparent bid results will be available the following business day on our website www.gwinnettcounty.com.

Project M-0084 Hewatt Road at Martin Nash Road consists of 0.246 miles of road alignment, asphalt paving, curb and gutter and striping.

Bidding documents are available for viewing at the Gwinnett County Purchasing Office at the above address. A complete set of plans and documents may be purchased for Fifty Dollars ($50.00) per set, non-refundable, from Moreland Altobelli Associates, Inc., 2211 Beaver Ruin Road, Suite 190, Norcross, Georgia 30071, phone 770-263-5945.

Questions regarding Bidding Documents, Drawings and Specifications should be directed to Debra Parmer, Purchasing Supervisor at telephone 770-822-8733, e-mail debra.parmer@gwinnettcounty.com or facsimile 770-822-8735, no later than Monday, September 10, 2007.

A five percent (5%) bid bond must be submitted with the bid. Successful contractor(s) will be required to provide a one hundred percent (100%) payment and one hundred percent (100%) performance bond as well as a certificate of insurance fulfilling requirements as stated in the bid documents. Surety and insurance companies must have an AM Best rating of A-6 or greater, be listed in the Federal Registry of Companies holding Certificates of Authority and Acceptable Sureties on Federal Bonds, be licensed by the Georgia Insurance Department and the Georgia Secretary of State to do business in the State of Georgia.

Gwinnett County does not discriminate on the basis of disability in the admission or access to its programs or activities. Any requests for reasonable accommodations required by individuals to fully participate in any open meeting, program or activity of Gwinnett County Government should be directed to Percy Scott, Gwinnett County Justice and Administration Center, 770- 822-7016.

Award will be made to the lowest responsible and responsive bidder. Gwinnett County reserves the right to reject any or all bids, to waive technicalities, and to make an award as deemed in its best interest.

GWINNETT COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

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(Additions To)

Buford High School

Bid Packages

One through

Twenty-Five (1-25)

Project: Additions to Buford High School

Owner: Buford City Schools

Architect: H. Lloyd Hill Architects & Associates, Inc.

Construction Manger: Charles Black Construction Company, Inc.

Contractors are invited to submit lump sum bids for Bid Packages One through Twenty-Five (1-25) for the (Additions To) Buford High School, Buford, Georgia.

Sealed bids will be received by the Construction Manager until 3:00 p.m., Thursday, October 4, 2007, at the office of the Owner Board Room, Buford City Schools, 70 Wiley Drive, Buford, GA 30518. You must submit Bids in duplicate on the Construction Manager's proposal form. Some packages require a 5% Bid Bond as described in the bid package descriptions. A thorough review of the bid package descriptions and bid documents is required prior to submitting bids.

The form of agreement will be AGC Document 640, 1994 Edition, between the Construction Manager and the Successful Bidder.

Bidding Documents are available for the COST OF REPRODUCTION from:

AGC Plan Room/Gainesville Whiteprint

312 Bradford Street NW

Gainesville, Georgia, 30501

(770) 534-2086

Documents will be available for review at the following locations:

Both office's of Charles Black Construction Company, Inc.

1955 Highway 129, South

Cleveland, Georgia 30528

604 Washington Street,

Suite A

Gainesville, Georgia 30501

Dodge Plan Rooms

2129 Northwest Parkway, Suite 105

Marietta, GA 30067

AGC Builder's Exchange

1940 The Exchange,

Suite 300

Atlanta, Georgia 30339

Reed's Construction Data

30 Technology Parkway,

Suite 500

Norcross, Georgia 30092

Gainesville Whiteprint

312 Bradford Street, NW

Gainesville, Georgia 30501

CM: Charles Black Construction Company, Inc.

Project: (Addition to) Buford High School

INDEX TO BID PACKAGES

BID PACKAGE # BID PACKAGE NAME BID DATE

1 Sitework October 4, 2007

2 Concrete October 4, 2007

3 Masonry October 4, 2007

4 Structural & Miscellaneous Steel October 4, 2007

5 Built-Up Roof October 4, 2007

6 Hollow Metal Doors & Frames October 4, 2007

7 Finish Hardware October 4, 2007

8 Wood Doors October 4, 2007

9 Aluminum Framed Storefront/Glass & Glazing October 4, 2007

10 Installation of Doors & Hardware October 4, 2007

11 Drywall / Ceiling / E.I.F.S October 4, 2007

12 Tile October 4, 2007

13 Wood Flooring October 4, 2007

14 Resilient Flooring & Carpet October 4, 2007

15 Painting October 4, 2007

16 Markerboards & Tackable Surfaces October 4, 2007

17 Specialties October 4, 2007

18 BasketballBackstops/Scoreboards/Volleyball Equipment October 4, 2007

19 Casework October 4, 2007

20 Gymnasium Seating October 4, 2007

21 Hydraulic Elevators October 4, 2007

22 Plumbing October 4, 2007

23 Fire Protection October 4, 2007

24 H.V.A.C. October 4, 2007

25 Electrical October 4, 2007

***See Bid Package Description, General Package Notes, and Construction Manager's Special Conditions Prior to Pricing***

Rod Nix, Project Manager

Charles Black Construction Company, Inc.

P.O. Box 960, 1955 Highway 129, South

Cleveland, Georgia 30528

•The Construction Manager and Buford City Schools reserve the right to reject any and all bids and to waive technicalities.

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SECTION 00030

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FOR PROPOSALS

PROJECT: Gary Pirkle Park

OWNER:

City of Sugar Hill, Georgia

Sealed proposals will be received by the City of Sugar Hill, Georgia for a General Contract to furnish and install all materials, labor and equipment, necessary for the construction of the Gary Pirkle Park located in Sugar Hill, Georgia.

Sealed Proposals will be received by the City of Sugar Hill at City Hall, 4988 West Broad Street, Sugar Hill, Georgia 30518, no later than 2:00 PM local time, September 26, 2007. Proposals will be publicly opened and read aloud at this location September 27th at 9:00 AM . Any Proposals received after 2:00 PM on proposal opening date will not be considered by OWNER. Proposals will be evaluated by OWNER and the project award is anticipated upon completion of this evaluation. All Proposals become the property of the City of Sugar Hill. Selection of the "BEST PROPOSAL" will be determined by cost, experience in previous like projects, timeline to complete and references.

BASE BID: Materials, labor, tools, equipment and all other miscellaneous and/or necessary items for the Phase I site preparation of a park, including: clearing, grubbing, erosion control, rough grading, temporary grassing, stream crossing for road, paving of road and parking, water/sewer infrastructure, storm infrastructure, subsurface drainage, and walking trail.

Alternates: (If authorized by Owner)

The required time of completion is One-Hundred and Eighty (180) consecutive calendar days from the date of the written Notice to Proceed.

Copies of Proposal Documents will be available at 12:00 PM local time, September 7, 2007, and may be obtained at the office of Precision Planning, Inc., 400 Pike Boulevard (30045), P.O. Box 2210, Lawrenceville, Georgia 30046, upon payment of a non-refundable cost of $150.00. Checks shall be made payable to Precision Planning, Inc. Proposal Documents may be examined at the following locations:

City of Sugar Hill

4988 West Broad Street

Sugar Hill, GA 30518

(770) 945-0281

(770) 945-6716 - Fax

Precision Planning, Inc.

400 Pike Boulevard (30045)

P.O. Box 2210

Lawrenceville, GA 30046

(770) 962-8000 /

(770) 822-5990 - Fax

McGraw-Hill Construction/Dodge

2129 Northwest Parkway

Suite 150

Atlanta, GA 30067

(770) 953-2442

(770) 953-2430 - Fax

Reed Construction Data

30 Technology Parkway South

Suite 100

Norcross, GA 30092

(770) 849-6424

(770) 849-6475 - Fax

AGC Builder's Exchange

1940 The Exchange

Suite 300

Atlanta, GA 30339

(678) 298-4130

(678) 298-4133 - Fax

A mandatory Pre-Proposal Conference is scheduled for 2:00 PM local time, September 18, 2007 , at Sugar Hill City Hall at the above address with a tour of the site thereafter. No other site tours will be scheduled. Questions addressed to the Architect will be accepted until 5:00 PM local time, September 21, 2007.

OWNER requires a bid bond issued by a Surety listed on the Treasury as licensed in the State of Georgia, or a cashier's check in the amount of five percent (5%) of your total proposal to be enclosed with your proposal at the time of proposal opening to be made payable to OWNER. No other form of security will be acceptable.

PROPOSER shall provide one (1) original and three (3) copies of the Proposal. Each proposal must be submitted in a sealed envelope, addressed to OWNER. Each sealed envelope containing a Proposal must be plainly marked on the outside as, "Proposal for Gary Pirkle Park". If Proposal is forwarded by mail, the sealed envelope containing the Proposal must be enclosed in another envelope to the attention of OWNER at the address previously given.

Any and all Proposals received without the aforementioned criteria enclosed will be returned to PROPOSER.

All Proposals must be made out on the proposal form of the type bound in the Contract Documents, in accordance with the instructions in the INSTRUCTIONS TO BIDDERS/PROPOSERS. No interlineations, additions, or deletions shall be made in the proposal form by PROPOSER. No conditional proposals will be acceptable.

Contract will be awarded on a stipulated sum to the most responsive PROPOSER presenting the lowest acceptable Proposal, based on the Lump Sum Base Proposal plus any combination of Alternates (if appropriate) acceptable to OWNER.

OWNER reserves the rights to waive any informalities or to reject any or all Proposals, to evaluate Proposals, and to accept any Proposal which in its opinion may be in the best interest of OWNER. No Proposal will be rejected without just cause.

No PROPOSER may withdraw his proposal within the time limit specified in the Instructions to Bidders/Proposers Section 00100.

CITY OF SUGAR HILL

902-06585037,9/6,13,20

NOTICE

In an effort to better serve the Citizens and Supplier Community and to increase competition information regarding Gwinnett County solicitations is available from the following sources: Gwinnett Daily Post (newspaper), Gwinnett County Web Site www.gwinnettcounty.com, Gwinnett County Cable TV Channel 23 at 5:00 p.m. and the Solicitation Center located at the Gwinnett Justice and Administration Center, Purchasing Division, Third Floor, 75 Langley Drive, Lawrenceville, Georgia 30045.

ADVERTISEMENTS

FOR BIDS

BID NUMBER; DESCRIPTION; OPENING DATE; OPENING TIME

BL170-07; SALE OF PROPERTY, OLD FIRE STATION #12; SEPTEMBER 19, 2007; 3:00 P.M.

BL172-07; PURCHASE OF WATER METERS ON AN ANNUAL CONTRACT; SEPTEMBER 13, 2007; 3:00 P.M.

BL173-07; CREATIVE SERVICES ON AN ANNUAL CONTRACT; SEPTEMBER 17, 2007; 3:00 P.M.

FOR MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE CALL (770) 822-8720

GWINNETT COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

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