ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
HAYES TOWNSHIP PARK INFRASTRUCTURE CONSTRUCTION
(At the Site Formerly Known as “Camp Sea-Gull”)
Contract No. 10-4130
Sealed Proposals will be received by the Hayes Township (Owner) at the office of the Township Clerk, Hayes Township Hall, 9195 Old US 31 North, Charlevoix, MI 49720, until 11:00 A.M., prevailing local time on February 26, 2018 and then publicly opened and read aloud, for the construction of the above referenced project.
The work generally consists of the construction of a new road entrance, road system, parking lots, fishing pier, rain gardens, and boat ramp. There is also to be a self-contained restroom facility supplied along with a boater’s skid dock. The project includes approximately, 2,700 LFT of asphalt surfaced roadway, over 600 LFT of curb and gutter, 420 LFT of new PVC water main, approximately 1600 SFT of sheet pile, 2160 SFT of 8” concrete boat ramp, 2100 LFT of 2” conduit, 500 LFT of 3” PVC sewer main, some concrete sidewalks, over 9000 SFT of retaining walls, and grass surfaces to complete the construction. The anticipated construction schedule for this project is from March 1, 2018 through October 1, 2018.
The drawings and specifications under which the work is to be done will be available by February 7, 2018 and may be examined at the Office of the Township Clerk, Hayes Township Hall, 9195 Old US 31 North, Charlevoix, MI 49720, phone (231)547-6961, and at the office of Performance Engineers, Inc., located at 406 Petoskey Avenue, in Charlevoix, Michigan 49720, phone (231)547-2121.
Drawings and Specifications may be obtained from Performance Engineers by submitting a non-refundable fee of One Hundred Dollars ($100.00) per set. The purchaser must supply the telephone number, fax number, and street address of the individual or firm to whom addenda (if any) can be directed.
A certified check or bidder’s bond for a sum not less than five percent (5%) of the amount of the bid will be required with each proposal.
The right is reserved by the Owner to accept any Proposal, to reject any Proposal, and to waive irregularities in Proposals.
No bids may be withdrawn after the above date and time for receiving bids for a period of thirty (30) days.
HAYES TOWNSHIP, MICHIGAN
Guest post by Jeff Mason, CEO of the Michigan Economic Development Corporation
In the last decade, the solar power industry has grown an average of 68% annually. Nearly 260,000 Americans work in solar at more than 9,000 companies across the country.
Our Township has been awarded a 2% grant from the Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa & Chippewa Indians (GTB) in the amount of $15,000 for the construction of a boat launch and fishing pier on Lake Charlevoix.
The Tribal Council of the Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians will be hosting a check presentation/media Event on February 20th at the Grand Traverse Resort, 1 7 FL, Acme, Michigan.
A 10-page “Charlevoix Township FOIA Procedures and Guidelines,” and indicated that MTA provided the template and encouraged all townships to adopt the guidelines. She pointed out that the guidelines include charging labor costs at the hourly wage of the lowest-paid township employee capable of doing the work, which is $15.00 per hour for Charlevoix Township
Additionally, the guidelines include charging 10 cents per page for copies of records. After further discussion, Williams made the motion, with Rajewski supporting, to adopt the “Charlevoix Township FOIA Procedures and Guidelines,” and charging $15.00 per hour and 10 cents per page when providing records under a FOIA request. Motion carried unanimously. (M-51-17)