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HOUSING AUTHORITY

BIDS

The Housing Authority of the City of Buford will receive bids for the removal or trimming of certain trees in Buford and Sugar Hill. Work will be performed at previously designated sites and shall include but not be limited to trimming dead limbs, cutting, down certain trees, removing timber and debris and other similar and related tasks. An examination of sites and other information may be obtained Monday through Friday from 8:00 Am until 4:00 PM at the office at 2050 Hutchins Street, Buford, Georgia 30518 or by calling 770-945-5212. Proposals for services should be marked TREE REMOVAL and delivered by hand or postal service to the office of the Buford Housing Authority and the above mentioned address by 11:00 AM on the 7th day of October, 2008, at which time they shall be publicly opened.

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HOUSING AUTHORITY

BIDS

The Housing Authority of the City of Buford will receive bids for the weekly cleaning of the office and the Community Room. Work will be performed on the last day of the work week with work completed before 4:30 PM and shall include but not be limited to sweeping, dusting, mopping, vacuuming, washing dishes, cleaning bathrooms and other similar and related tasks. The successful bidder will provide cleaning supplies, vacuum cleaner, brushes and other materials to complete the cleaning tasks. Bidders should be aware that contract for cleaning will be for one year of satisfactory service, but may be renewed for a twelve month period for up to three years at the same price and conditions if mutually agreed by the Housing Authority and the contractor. An examination of sites and other information may be obtained Monday through Friday from 8:00 Am until 4:00 PM at the office at 2050 Hutchins Street, Buford Georgia 30518 or by calling 770-945-5212. Proposals for service should be marked CLEANING SERVICE and be delivered by hand or postal service to the office of the Buford Housing Authority at the above mentioned address by 11:00 AM on the 7th day of October, 2008, at which time they shall be publicly opened.

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HOUSING AUTHORITY

BIDS

The Housing Authority of the City of Buford will receive bids for replacement of interior ceilings and for Sheetrock repairs at existing public housing projects GA091-1, GA091-2 and GA091-7 Buford, GA091-3 and GA091-4 in Duluth, GA091-5 in Sugar Hill and GA091-6 in Flowery Branch. Work shall be removal of plaster ceiling and replacement with Sheetrock ceilings in one-bedroom, two-bedroom, three-bedroom, and four-bedroom apartments. Work shall be per room on an as needed basis in either occupied or vacate apartments and shall include demolition and removal of plaster ceiling, installation and finishing of Sheetrock, replacement of crown molding, reconnection of light fixture(s), and replacement or repositioning of attic insulation for ceiling replacement with all new surfaces to be suitably painted and finished. Proposals for Sheetrock repairs on wall and ceiling in occupied or vacant apartments shall be considered at the cost of dollars per square foot. Contract will be for one year but may be extended annually for three years at the same price and conditions if mutually agreed by the Housing Authority and the contractor. A list of sites and other information may be obtained from the office at 2050 Hutchins Street, Buford, Georgia 30518 or by calling 770-945-5212. Sealed proposals for service should be marked CEILING AND SHEETROCK and delivered by hand or postal service to the office of the Buford Housing Authority at the above mentioned address by 11:00 AM on the 7th day of October, 2008, at which time they shall be publicly opened.

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HOUSING AUTHORITY

BIDS

The Housing Authority of the City of Buford will receive bids for interior painting of vacated apartments at existing public housing projects GA091-1, GA091-2 and GA091-7 in Buford, GA091-3 and GA091-4 in Duluth, GA091-5 in Sugar Hill and GA091-6 in Flowery Branch. Work shall be preparation and painting of ceiling and wall surfaces with brush and/or rollers in one-bedroom, two-bedroom, three-bedroom and four-bedroom apartments. Work shall be on an as needed basis when residents vacate apartments. Contract will be for one year but may be extended annually for three years at the same price and conditions if mutually agreed by the Housing Authority and the contractor. A list of sites and other information may be obtained from the office at 2050 Hutchins Street, Buford, Georgia 30518 or by calling 770-945-5212. Sealed proposals for service should be marked PAINTING and delivered by hand or postal service to the office of the Buford Housing Authority at the above mentioned address by 11:00 AM on the 7th day of October, 2008 , at which time they shall be publicly opened.

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ADVERTISEMENT

FOR BIDS

Separate sealed Bids for City of Buford Washington Street and Gwinnett Street Waterline Improvements Project will be received by the City of Buford at Buford City Hall until 3:00 P.M. local time on October 16, 2008. Any bid received after said time and date will not accepted by the City. Bids will be publicly opened and read aloud at 3:15 P.M. October 16, 2008 The information for bidders, Form of Contract, Specifications, and other contract documents may be obtained at the following location:

City Manager, Bryan Kerlin,

Buford City Hall

2300 Buford Highway

Buford, Georgia 30518

The work to be completed consists of furnishing all labor, materials and equipment to construct a waterline on Washington Street from Bona Road to Shagburn Street, and on Gwinnett Street from Latimore Avenue to the end of Gwinnett Street. The owner reserves the right to waive any informalities, and any technicalities, and to reject any or all bids.

There will be a Pre-Bid Conference at Buford City Hall, 2300 Buford Highway, Buford, Georgia 30518 at 10:00 A.M. local time on October 2, 2008. All bidders are encouraged to attend this conference.

The Information for Bidders, Bid Proposal Form, Form of Agreement, Drawings, Specifications and bid forms of Bid Bond, Performance Bond, Payment Bond, Bidders Qualifications Forms, and other Contract Documents may be examined at the following locations:

City Hall

City of Buford

2300 Buford Highway

Buford, Ga. 30518

(770) 945-6761

Reed Construction Data

30 Technology Parkway South

Suite 100

Norcross, Georgia 30092

(770) 849-6420

LDI Ga-

1575 Northside Drive,

Suite 408

Atlanta, GA 30318

(404) 355-3650

National Association of

Minority Contractors

75 Piedmont Avenue,

Suite 906

Atlanta, GA 30303

(404) 688-6996

McGraw-Hill Construction Dodge

4170 Ashford-Dunwoody Road

Suite 200

Atlanta, Ga. 30319

(404) 255-2565

AGC Builders Exchange

1940 The Exchange,

Suite 100

Atlanta, Ga. 30340

(678) 298-4130

ACP

1503 Johnson Ferry Road,

Suite 50

Marietta, GA 30062

Hispanic Contractors

Association GA

3080 Presidential Drive,

Suite 105

Atlanta, GA 30340

(678) 205-0651

Attention of bidders is particularly called to the requirements as to conditions of employment to be observed and minimum wage rates to be paid under the contract documents must be paid on this project, and that the contractor, subcontractor must also comply with all Federal, State, and local requirements. Minority and female firms are encouraged to participate in this Federally funded project. Procurement will be in compliance with the Common Rule, 24 CFR 85.36. Potential respondents are particularly called to the requirements of Title VI, of Civil Rights Act of 1964 and CFR 570.602; and Executive Order 11246 - Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action. The work to be performed under this contract is subject to the requirements of Section 3 of the Housing and Urban Development Act of 1968, as amended, 12 U.S. C. 1701 u (section 3). The purpose of Section 3 is to ensure that employment and other economic opportunities generated by HUD assistance or HUD-assisted projects covered by Section 3, shall to the greatest extent feasible, be directed to low-and very-low income persons particularly persons who are recipients of HUD assistance for housing. Neither the United States nor any of its departments, agencies or employees is or will be a party of any contract awarded pursuant to this invitation to bid.

By: Phillip Beard, Chairman, City Commission

City of Buford

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PUBLIC HEARING

CITY OF SUWANEE,

GEORGIA

The Public is hereby notified that on October 7th and October 28th, 2008 at 6:30 p.m. at Suwanee Crossroads Center, 323 Highway 23, the Planning Commission and Mayor and City Council, respectively, will hold public hearings and review the following:

RZ-2008-002 - Applicant/Owner: Rolling Pin, LLC. Requests a rezoning from M-1 (Light Industry District) to C-2A (Special Commercial District - Alcoholic Beverage Sales) to allow for a retail/restaurant facility. Site is located in Land Lot 151 of the 7th District at 2855 Rolling Pin Lane and contains approximately 8.28 acres.

The complete text of the proposed requests will be on file at Suwanee City Hall, 373 Highway 23, and may be viewed by the public between the hours of 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.

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Bid Packages

One through Twenty-Four

(1-24)

Project: Administration Center - Buford City Schools

Owner: Buford City Schools

Architect: BRPH, Inc.

Construction Manger: Charles Black Construction Company, Inc.

Contractors are invited to submit lump sum bids for Bid Packages One through Twenty-Four (1-24) for the Administration Center - Buford City Schools, Buford, Georgia.

Sealed bids will be received by the Construction Manager until 3:00 p.m., Thursday, October 16, 2008, 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: Administration Center - Buford City Schools

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INDEX TO BID PACKAGES

BID PACKAGE #; BID PACKAGE NAME; BID DATE

1 Sitework

October 16, 2008

2 Landscaping and Irrigation

October 16, 2008

3 Chain Link and Ornamental Fences

October 16, 2008

4 Concrete

October 16, 2008

5 Masonry

October 16, 2008

6 Structural & Miscellaneous Steel

October 16, 2008

7 Interior Architectural Woodwork

October 16, 2008

8 Pre-Finished Metal Roofing

October 16, 2008

9 Modified Bituminous Roofing

October 16, 2008

10 Doors, Frames and Hardware

October 16, 2008

11 Aluminum Framed Storefront/Glass & Glazing

October 16, 2008

12 Installation of Doors

& Hardware

October 16, 2008

13 Drywall / Ceiling

October 16, 2008

14 Stone Tiling

October 16, 2008

15 Resilient Flooring & Carpet

October 16, 2008

16 Painting

October 16, 2008

17 Aluminum Canopy

October 16, 2008

18 Specialties

October 16, 2008

19 Blinds

October 16, 2008

20 Casework

October 16, 2008

21 Interior & Exterior Plumbing

October 16, 2008

22 Fire Protection (Sprinkler)

October 16, 2008

23 H.V.A.C.

October 16, 2008

24 Electrical

October 16, 2008

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

Clark B. McDonald,

President

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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REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL

TURNKEY SUPPLY

& INSTALLATION OF

PROCESS SYSTEM

RECOVERED MATERIALS PROCESSING FACILITY

FOR GWINNETT CLEAN &

BEAUTIFUL SERVICES, INC.

GWINNETT COUNTY,

GEORGIA

September 18, 2008

The purpose of this Request for Proposal (RFP) is to select a qualified proposer to provide turnkey services to include all design, material supply, fabrication, shipment to site, installation, start-up, commissioning and any other necessary service to supply and install the materials handling processing system for the new Recovered Materials Processing Facility.

Written proposals must be received by no later than 3:00 PM, local time on October 17, 2008 at 750 South Perry Street, SW, Suite 310, Lawrenceville, GA 30045. Proposals received after that time will not be accepted. Fax transmittals or emails of said proposals will not be

accepted.

Proposals are to be submitted in triplicate and in a sealed envelope, and shall be signed by a duly authorized officer of the proposer. All proposals will become and remain the property of Gwinnett Clean & Beautiful. Proposals will be evaluated based on criteria that must be obtained via an email request to Becky Amsden at Gwinnett Clean & Beautiful, bamsden@gwinnettcb.org. Proposal criteria will be delivered via email in reply to the request.

All Proposals submitted shall remain open for acceptance by Gwinnett Clean & Beautiful, and same shall be honored by the proposer, for a period of sixty (60) days from the date set forth hereinabove for the receipt of Proposals. Gwinnett Clean & Beautiful Services, Inc. reserves the right to revise and amend the RFP, any

instructions, or clarify same, by Addendum. If such revisions or amendments are of such magnitude as to warrant, in the sole discretion of Gwinnett Clean & Beautiful Services, Inc., the postponement for the date of the submission and receipt of proposals, written notification shall be issued to any proposer who has obtained RFP materials.

At the discretion of Gwinnett Clean & Beautiful Services, Inc., and in conformity with the applicable provisions of Georgia law, proposers found to be reasonably susceptible of being selected for award may be afforded an opportunity for subsequent discussion, negotiation, and revision of Proposals for purposes of pursuing and obtaining best and final offers. Gwinnett Clean & Beautiful Services, Inc. reserves the right to reject any or all Proposals and to waive any technicalities or informalities. Incomplete or irregular Proposals may be rejected by Gwinnett Clean & Beautiful Services, Inc. A 100% Performance and Payment Bond will be required equal to 100% of the contract sum.

GCBS - 9/16/08

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ADVERTISEMENT

FOR BIDS

Separate sealed bids for City of Suwanee Project 06061.T8 - Pedestrian Improvements - Buford Highway and Lawrenceville Suwanee Road will be received by the City of Suwanee at Suwanee City Hall until 10:00 AM October 30, 2008 . Any bid received after said time and date will not be accepted by the City. Bids will be publicly opened and read aloud at 10:10 A.M. October 30, 2008. The information for bidders, Form of Contract, Specifications, and other contract documents may be obtained at the following location:

Forrest White, CCM,

LEED®AP

Capital Projects

Program Manager

City of Suwanee

373 Highway 23

Suwanee, Georgia 30024

The work to be completed consists of furnishing all labor, materials and equipment necessary for improvements to the intersections at Buford Highway and Lawrenceville Suwanee Road and at Buford Highway and Town Center Ave. Work to include demolition of and reworking of traffic islands, traffic signals, signage and pavements markings.

There will be a Pre-Bid Conference at the City of Suwanee Crossroads Center, 323 Hwy 23, Suwanee, Georgia 30024 at 10:00 A. M. local time on October 9, 2008. All bidders are encouraged to attend this conference.

The Information for Bidders, Bid Proposal Form, Form of Agreement, Drawings, Specifications, and bid forms of Bid Bond, Performance Bond, Payment Bond, Bidders Qualifications Forms, and other Contract Documents may be examined at the following locations:

City Hall

City of Suwanee

373 Highway 23

Suwanee, Ga. 30024

(770) 945-8996

McGraw-Hill Construction

Dodge

4170 Ashford-Dunwoody

Road

Suite 200

Atlanta, Ga. 30319

(404) 255-2565

Reed Construction Data

30 Technology Parkway

South

Suite 100

Norcross, Georgia 30092

(770) 849-6420

LDI Ga-

1575 Northside Drive,

Suite 408

404) 355-3650

AGC Builders Exchange

1940 The Exchange,

Suite 100

Atlanta, Ga. 30340

(678)298-4130

Hispanic Contractors

Association GA

3080 Presidential Drive,

Suite 105

Atlanta, GA 30340

(678)205-0651

National Association of

Minority Contractors

6017 Redan Rd.

Lithonia, GA 30058

(770) 605-0566

Attention of bidders is particularly called to the requirements as to conditions of employment to be observed and minimum wage rates to be paid under the contract documents must be paid on this project, and that the contractor, subcontractor must also comply with all Federal, State, and local requirements. Minority and female firms are encouraged to participate in this Federally funded project. Procurement will be in compliance with the Common Rule, 24 CFR 85.36. Potential respondents are particularly called to the requirements of Title VI, of Civil Rights Act of 1964 and CFR 570.602; and Executive Order 11246 - Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action. The work to be preformed under this contract is subject to the requirements of Section 3 of the Housing and Urban Development Act of 1968, as amended, 12 U.S. C. 1701 u (section 3). The purpose of Section 3 is to ensure that employment and other economic opportunities generated by HUD assistance or HUD-assisted projects covered by Section 3, shall to the greatest extent feasible, be directed to low-and very-low income persons particularly persons who are recipients of HUD assistance for housing. Neither the United States nor any of its departments, agencies or employees is or will be a party of any contract awarded pursuant to this invitation to bid.

By: Forrest W. White, CCM,

LEED®AP

Capital Projects Program

Manager

City of Suwanee, Georgia

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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, Second Floor, 75 Langley Drive, Lawrenceville, Georgia 30045.

ADVERTISEMENTS

FOR BIDS

BID NUMBER; DESCRIPTION; OPENING DATE; OPENING TIME

BL115-08; GEORGE PIERCE PARK SOFTBALL FIELD LIGHTING; OCTOBER 14, 2008; 3:00 P.M.

BL116-08; GWINNETT COUNTY OFFICE OF THE TAX COMMISSIONER PEACHTREE CORNERS TAG OFFICE; OCTOBER 14, 2008; 3:00 P.M.

BL104-08; PURCHASE OF SCOTT AIRPAKS AND ACCESSORIES; OCTOBER 09, 2008; 3:00 P.M.

BL120-08; SATELLITE BLVD ATMS/ITS SYSTEM INSTALLATION; OCTOBER 30, 2008; 3:00 P.M.

BL122-08; PURCHASE/LEASE OF MOBILE DATA TOUGHBOOK COMPUTERS; OCTOBER 09, 2008; 3:00 P.M.

BL124-08; PROVISION OF PAY TELEPHONE SERVICE ON A MULTI-YEAR CONTRACT; OCTOBER 20, 2008; 3:00 P.M.

BL125-08; ON-DEMAND INSTALLATION SERVICES FOR VOICE & DATA WIRING ON A MULTI-YEAR CONTRACT; OCTOBER 13, 2008; 3:00 P.M.

BL123-08; CONSTRUCTION OF FREEMANS MILL, PHASE I; OCTOBER 27, 2008; 3:00 P.M.

BL126-08; PURCHASE OF HEAVY DUTY SKID STEER LOADERS; OCTOBER 21, 2008; 3:00 P.M.

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

GWINNETT COUNTY

BOARD OF

COMMISSIONERS

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