Published On: Wed, Feb 15th, 2017

Laurel Advocate Public Notices 2.15.17

January 24, 2017
The Cedar County Commissioners met in the Boardroom of the Cedar County Courthouse at 8:30 am and the meeting was called to order as advertised, with Craig Bartels, David McGregor and Terry Pinkelman answering roll call. Also present County Clerk David Dowling. Chairman McGregor stated the open meetings laws are posted on the wall for public inspection.
Motion was made by McGregor and seconded by Bartels to approve the agenda. Motion carried with a 3 to 0 vote. Motion was made by Bartels and seconded by McGregor to approve the minutes from the last meeting. Motion carried with a 3 to 0 vote.
Dave Sudbeck told the board that he didn’t have a quorum to hold a meeting and will have to reschedule the meeting and that the applications could wait. Sudbeck presented a building permit for Morse Koch for a work shop. Motion was made by Pinkelman and seconded by McGregor to approve. Motion carried with a 3 to 0 vote. Sudbeck then presented building permit for Gary Woockman. Motion was made by Bartels and seconded by McGregor to approve permits. Motion carried with 3 to 0 vote.
Road Supt., Schmidt presented a contract from the state for Lavern Schroeder to tie out corners on highway 12 road project. The agreement was approved and signed by the chairman. Discussion was held on the upcoming one and six year road plan hearing.
Motion was made by McGregor and seconded Pinkelman to approve Special Designated Liquor License for St. Johns of Fordyce for an event Friday March 3rd with an alternate snow date of March 10th for a fish fry. Motion carried with a 3 to 0 vote.
Commissioner McGregor reported on the recent Area on Aging meeting he attended in Norfolk.
County Attorney, George Hirschbach met to go over the recent hearing on the Heimes case and presented information on the Judge’s decision.
Janet Wiechelman met with the board on LB 544 that has been introduced. The bill was reviewed with the board. Wiechelman told the board that she would keep them updated on the bill.
Form 457 from the Treasurer’s office for East and West Catholic and Cedar Catholic exemptions were reviewed and a motion was made by McGregor and seconded by Pinkelman to approve the applications as presented. Motion carried with a 3 to 0 vote
With no further business or agenda items the meeting was declared adjourned.
Board Chairman,
Terry Pinkelman
County Clerk, David Dowling
Cedar County Commissioners are accepting bids for the sale of property located in section 23, township 32 North, Range 2 East; with physical address of 308 891 Road, Wynot; formally known as the David and Marge Foulk property. Bids will be accepted on buildings or parts of the buildings and fixtures within the buildings including fences, gates and any items on the property.
Property may be viewed by making arrangements with District One Commissioner
Sealed bids are being accepted until 5 PM February 27th in the Cedar County Clerk’s office. All inquiries should be directed to the Cedar County Clerk PO Box 47 Hartington, NE 68739 or 402-254-7411.
Cedar County Board of Commissioners
Sealed bids will be received by the Cedar County Clerk until February 28, 2017 at 10:45 a.m., for supplying materials required to construct:  triple 108” x 47’-0” corrugated metal pipes with steel headwalls and wingwalls and other related incidental work.  The project site is located on 881 Road, between 566 Avenue and 567 Avenue, in Cedar County, Nebraska. The bids will be opened on February 28, 2017 at 11:00 a.m.
The project is referred to as “Hartington Southeast, C-14(727)” and shall include all labor, materials, transportation and equipment required to fabricate and deliver the materials necessary to construct:  triple 108” x 47’-0” corrugated metal pipes on a 20 degree skew (LHB), with steel headwalls and wingwalls.
Copies of the Bid Documents and Specifications are open to public inspection at the office of the Cedar County Clerk, County Courthouse, Hartington, Nebraska 68739. A set of documents may be obtained from Mainelli Wagner & Associates, Inc. for a non-refundable fee of $15.00. (6920 Van Dorn, Suite “A” Lincoln, Nebraska  68506, PH:  (402-421-1717). All Bid Proposals must be submitted on the forms furnished with the Bid Documents.
The sealed bids may be mailed or delivered to the County Clerk of Cedar County, County Courthouse, P.O. Box 47, Hartington, Nebraska  68739, and should be plainly marked as, “Materials Bid Proposal – Hartington Southeast, C-14(727)”
Along with its Bid Proposal, each bidder shall submit an unconditional Bid Bond or Certified Check made payable to the County Treasurer of Cedar County, Nebraska, in an amount equal to five (5) percent of the Bid Proposal.  Also, each bidder is to include an estimated time of delivery for the materials with their Bid Proposal. The desired delivery date of the material is six weeks after the award of the contract. All materials shall be delivered to the project site.
Within ten (10) days following the award of the Contract, the successful bidder shall furnish a surety bond or bonds in an amount equal to or greater than the full amount of the contract.  The surety and form of the bonds are subject to the acceptance by the Cedar County Board of Commissioners.
The Cedar County Board of Commissioners reserves the right to reject any and all bids or to waive any irregularities in bids received.  Award of the Contract will be in accordance with the County Purchasing Act’s competitive bidding considerations as set forth in Neb.Rev.Stat. §§ 23-3110 to 23-3114, and the Cedar County Board of Commissioners will, at its discretion, award the contract on the basis of the lowest responsible bid received.  Cedar County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
David Dowling
Cedar County Clerk
The Laurel Concord Coleridge School will receive sealed bids until March 7, 2017 at 2:00 P.M. local time; at the Laurel Concord Coleridge School Office at 502 Wakefield Street, Laurel, NE 68745 at which time and place all bids will be publicly opened and all bids will be publicly read aloud for furnishing materials and performing all necessary work for the construction of the project entitled “Laurel Concord Coleridge School Parking Lot Paving and Gym Air Conditioning Upgrade”.
Potential Bidders may schedule a site visit prior to the Bid Date by contacting Mr. Randall Klooz, School Superintendent, at 402-256-3133.
The project is briefly described as follows:
Remove existing parking lot and paving, construct new concrete parking lot and drainage, and gym air conditioning upgrade. The project currently has 4 Bid options; Option 1 Chiller Pad, Option 2 Concrete Parking and Drainage, Option 3 Concrete Parking and, Option 4 Gym Air Conditioning Upgrade.
The time for Substantial Completion shall be August 1, 2017 and Final Completion and readiness for final payment is set for August 15, 2017. Contractor will have access to site April 1, 2017.
Envelopes containing the bids shall be sealed and must be accompanied by a Certified Check or Bidders Bond in an amount of not less than five percent of the amount of bid. The check or bond shall be made payable to the Laurel Concord Coleridge School, Laurel, Nebraska as security the bidder(s) to whom the award are made will enter into contract to build the improvements bid upon and furnish the required bonds and insurance. The envelopes containing bids shall be marked as follows:
Randall Klooz, Superintendent
Proposal For:
“Laurel Concord Coleridge School Parking Lot Paving and Gym Air Conditioning Upgrade”
Bids Received:
March 7, 2017
2:00 P.M. Local Time
Laurel Concord Coleridge School
Attn: Randall Klooz, Superintendent
502 Wakefield Street
PO Box 8
Laurel, NE 68745
Plans and specifications may be obtained at Lincoln Builders Exchange and other plan houses.
The Engineers are REGA Engineering Group, Inc. 601 Old Cheney Road, Suite A, Lincoln, NE 68512 and Advanced Engineering Systems, Inc. 4630 Antelope Creek Road, Suite 200, Lincoln, NE 68506. All work is to be guaranteed for a period of one year following final acceptance. Partial Payments will be made monthly on the basis of ninety percent of the amount of work done and materials supplied. Final payment will be made within thirty days after final acceptance of completed work by the Owner.
Each successful bidder shall supply a performance bond and a payment bond executed by a corporate surety licensed in the State of Nebraska in the amount of 100 Percent of the contract price as part of his contract.
Laurel Concord Coleridge School reserves the right to choose contractor for parking lot and/or separate contractor for gym work and reject any and all bids and to waive informalities in bids submitted and whose Bid is in the best interests of the Project.