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Classifieds 10-17-2013

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Dement Construction Company, LLC (DCC, LLC) is in the initial stages of starting a construction project in Shelby County. DCC, LLC is in the process of determining employment opportunities for personnel in various job classifications. DCC, LLC participates in an On-The-Job (OJT) Program which provides employees training opportunities in a wide-field of job classifications and potential for advancement. Minorities, females, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Please direct inquiries to the DCC, LLC website at: info@dementcontruction .com An Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Notice of Public Comments Being Accepted

The Memphis Area Transit Authority (MATA) hereby gives notice that comments will be accepted from the public on proposed changes on fixed-route bus service until 5:00 p.m., Friday, October 25, 2013. No changes to MATAplus or Trolley service. No change to fares. The proposed changes are as follows:


7 Air Park – Add one outbound trip in the am peak beginning at about 5:00am. The trip will begin at Lamar and Bellevue.

11 Thomas – Route change for Weekday Nights and Sunday. Outbound from the North End Terminal (NET):

right on A.W. Willis, left on Thomas, left on Pear, right on North Second/Whitney, left on Dellwood, left on Steele to end of the line at Steele and Corning. Inbound: right on Corning, right on Watkins, right on Frayser, left on Steele, right on Dellwood, right on Whitney/N. Second, left on Pear, right on Thomas, right on A.W. Willis, left on Second, right on Shadyac into NET.

13 Lauderdale – Route change for Weekday and Saturday. Inbound: regular route from Alice & Laramie to Central Station and then right on Front, and right A.W. Willis to the NET. Outbound: left on Shadyac, right on Third, right on Jackson, left on Front to Central Station; leaving Central Station, right on Front, right on G.E. Patterson and continue regular route to the end of the line.

20 Bellevue – Add one inbound trip to downtown in the am peak period beginning around 5:00 am.

36 Hacks Cross – Route change for Weekday and Saturday. Outbound: Regular route from NET to Union & Pauline, right on Pauline, left on Crump/Lamar and continue regular route to the end of the line at Hack Cross. Inbound: regular route from Hacks Cross to Lamar, right on Somerville/Linden, right on Pauline, and continue regular route to the NET.

39 South Third – Adjust schedule times at timepoints on Western Park branch on Weekday and Saturday.

42 Crosstown – Adjust schedule times to add four minutes to run time of each trip. Slight increase in frequency. Eliminate am and pm peak period trips serving Job Corps Center. See route 46-Whitehaven for replacement service.

46 Whitehaven Flyer – Change name to 46-Whitehaven. Route change for Weekday. Serve all stops along the route instead of only selected stops and serve the Jobs Corps Center in Whitehaven. Inbound: Job Corps Center at McAlister, left on Millbranch, right on Winfield, right on Elvis Presley/Bellevue and continue regular route to NET. Outbound: regular route to Millbranch & Winfield, straight on Millbranch, and right on McAlister to Job Corps Center.

52 Jackson - Route change for Weekday, Saturday and Sunday. Outbound: regular route from NET to Austin Peay, right on Covington Pike to end of the line at Wal-Mart. Inbound: from Covington Pike, right on Yale, left on Austin Peay, and continue regular route to the NET.

53 Summer – Route change for Weekday and Saturday. On trips that serve Binghampton, the loop will operate the same as Night and Sunday loop. Outbound: regular route from NET to Tillman, right on Tillman, left on Johnson, left on Holmes, right on Summer, and continue regular route to the end of the line. Inbound: regular route from the end of the line to Summer & Holmes, left on Holmes, right on Johnson, right on Tillman, left on Summer and continue regular route to the NET.

57 Park – Route change for Weekday, Saturday and Sunday. Inbound: from the end of the line (St. Francis or Kirby Road), regular route to Lamar, right on Lamar, left on Harbert, right on Bellevue, right on McLemore, regular route to the end of the line. Outbound: regular route from Benford & Davant to McLemore & Bellevue, left on Bellevue, right on Lamar, and continue regular route to the end of the line (Saint Francis or Kirby Road).

Additional information can be obtained by contacting MATA at 901-274-6282 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . Written comments can be submitted until 5:00 p.m. on Friday, October 25, 2013 and can be mailed to 1370 Levee Road, Memphis, TN 38103; e-mailed to publiccomments @matatransit.com; or faxed to 901-722-7123.

MATA's Board of Commissioners will review and consider the comments and address the service changes at the October 28, 2013 Board meeting. If approved, the proposed service changes will be effective on December 1, 2013.

William Hudson, Jr., President/General Manager





Sealed bids will be received by the Shelby County Government in the Department of Housing, 1075 Mullins Station Road, Memphis, Tennessee 38134 until 9:30 a.m. on October 31, 2013 as shown below:


SEALED BID SBI-000232 DUE: Thursday October 31, 2013

1. Rehabilitation of Owner-Occupied Housing Units throughout Shelby County some of which may require the use of lead based paint safe work practices and techniques.

Detailed specifications for items above may be obtained in the Shelby County Department of Housing at the aforementioned address. All bids will be opened and publicly read by the Shelby County Government at the time mentioned above at the Department of Housing, 1075 Mullins Station Road Memphis, TN 38134, (901) 222-7600.

As a condition precedent to bidding, each bidder must apply and qualify for a Vendor Number and Equal Opportunity Compliance Eligibility Number prior to the submitting your response. Your EOC number must be displayed on the outside of your envelope for each bid submission.

As a condition precedent to being awarded jobs involving Lead Based Paint, contractors must be certified through EPA as an RRP contractor and/or show proof of application to EPA for said certification and be certified through the State of Tennessee as a Lead Based Paint Firm. Proof of licensing at time of bid submission is required by the Shelby County Department of Housing.

The label, which is attached to the specifications shall be completely filled out and attached to the bid submission envelope. You must display your current E.O.C. Eligibility Number or your Locally Owned Small Business (LOSB) Number on the outside of your envelope and a copy of all licenses and insurance policies must be included in your submitted bid package. Unless the label is completely filled out and your current E.O.C. Eligibility Number is noted thereon your bid may be returned to you unopened. Should your label be lost or misplaced, please note the appropriate information in the lower left-hand corner of your envelope. The Department of Housing encourages participation from WBE, MBE, LOSB, and Section 3 Contractors under these rehabilitation programs.

The Shelby County Government reserves the right to reject any or all bids and to waive any informalities therein.

By order of



Jim Vazquez, Administrator







Shelby County, through the Shelby County Department of Housing, provides a variety of services utilizing federal funds from the U.S. Department of HUD which benefit low-to-moderate-income individuals throughout Shelby County. These services are carried out under the auspices of federally funded programs such as CDBG, HOME, and LEAD BASED PAINT HAZARD REDUCTION. These programs all encourage the use of Section 3 Contractors as designated by Section 3 of the Housing and Urban Development Act of 1968, as found at 24 CFR Part 135.

Currently, the Department of Housing is accepting certification from Section 3 contractors for program participation in the aforementioned programs. This certification will insure that Section 3 contractors are notified of opportunities to participate in projects during the Shelby County Department of Housing's program year which runs from July 1, 2013 - June 30, 2014.

All Contractors and Section 3 contractors interested in participating in Shelby County Department of Housing contracting activities during the Fiscal Year 2014 should attend a contractor meeting scheduled at the Department of Housing on Tuesday November 5, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. in Room W-263 1075 Mullins Station Road, Memphis, TN 38134. If you plan to attend the public hearing and have special needs, please contact the Department of Housing at (901) 222-7600 and we will work to accommodate you.

Interested contractors may also contact:

Mr. Tom Fletcher

Shelby County Department of Housing

1075 Mullins Station Road,

Memphis, Tennessee 38134

(901) 222-7608

TTY Number (901) 545-4584

Shelby County Government and the Shelby County Department of Housing are equal opportunity employers and encourage both the enrollment and participation of minority and female owned and operated businesses, companies certified as Locally Owned Small Businesses through the Shelby County Equal Opportunity Compliance Office, and Section 3 Contractors in all programs.

Para mas información en Español, por favor llame al 901-545-4265.

The Shelby County Department of Housing does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age or disability in employment or the provision of services. Equal opportunity/equal access provider.

Attest: Jim Vazquez




Memphis-Shelby County Airport Authority ("Authority")

Addendum No. 1


Request for Bids 13-1364-00


Boiler Tube Replacement in Boilers 3 & 4

Issue Date: October 11, 2013


WHEREAS, The Authority issued a certain Request for Bids MSCAA Project 13-1364-00 Boiler Tube Replacement in Boilers 3 and 4 issued on October 1, 2013 (the "RFB"); and

WHEREAS, The Authority now wishes to amend certain of the Specifications set forth in the RFB;

NOW THEREFORE, in consideration of the mutual covenants, agreements and conditions set forth in the RFB:

Item No. 1 The bid due date has been extended as follows:

Sealed bids for the Boiler Tube Replacement in Boilers 3 & 4, MSCAA Project No. 13-1364-00 will be received by the Staff Services Division of the Memphis-Shelby County Airport Authority (MSCAA), 3505 Tchulahoma Road, Memphis, Tennessee 38118, until 2:00 PM local time on Monday, October 28, 2013, BIDS WILL NOT BE RECEIVED AT ANY OTHER LOCATION, and thereafter will be opened and publicly read. No bids will be accepted after the stated deadline.

A MANDATORY Pre-Bid Meeting will be held on Tuesday, October 22, 2013 at 9:30 a.m. local time at the Memphis International Airport Terminal A Baggage Lobby, located at 2491 Winchester Road, Memphis, TN. Only those attending will be allowed to submit responses to this Request for Bids.

The MSCAA hereby notifies that it will review and award contracts in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, 42 U.S.C. 2000d to 2000d-4a and Title 49, Part 26, Code of Federal Regulations, Department of Transportation, Subtitle A, Office of the Secretary, Part 21, Nondiscrimination in Federally Assisted Programs of the Department of Transportation issued pursuant to such Act. MSCAA further notifies all Bidders that it will affirmatively ensure that in any contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement, Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBE) will be afforded full opportunity to submit bids in response to this invitation and will not be discriminated against on the grounds of age, race, sex, color, national origin, creed, religion, sexual orientation or disability in its hiring and employment practices, or in admission to, access to, or operation of its programs, services and activities. The DBE participation goal for this contract is 0% in accordance with the requirements of the Contract Documents.



This addendum must be signed, to acknowledge receipt, and dated by the respondent and returned to the Authority as part of the respondents RFB response. Failure to do so may be grounds for disqualification of the response. The signed addendum, acknowledging receipt of Addendum No. 1 by the respondent, must be included in the response packet, immediately following the signed RFB.

In the event of conflict between the Specifications of the RFB and the Specifications of this Addendum, the Specifications of this Addendum shall prevail.

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