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 ER-6B 


NOTICE OF INTENT TO REQUEST A RELEASE OF FUNDS 


TO ALL INTERESTED AGENCIES, GROUPS AND PERSONS: 


Lawrence County, 200 W Gaines, Suite 201, Lawrenceburg, TN 
38464, 
gives notice that it will submit a request for release of grant funds and an environmental 
certification pertaining thereto to the Tennessee Housing Development Agency 7 days 
following this publication. The request and certification relate to the following project. 


Project Title: Lawrence County 2012-13 THDA HOME Grant 
Location: Lawrence County Boundaries 
Purpose of Project: Improve housing conditions for low-to-moderate income persons 
Estimated Cost: $250,000 


Lawrence County will undertake the project described above with HOME funds from 
the US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) under the National 
Affordable Housing Act of 1990. Lawrence County is certifying to the Tennessee Housing 
Development Agency that Lawrence County and J. Mack Chandler, County Executive in 
his official capacity as Certifying Officer consent to accept the jurisdiction of the Federal 
courts if an action is brought to enforce responsibilities in relation to environmental 
reviews, decision making, and action; and that these responsibilities have been satisfied. 
The legal effect of the certification is that upon THDA's approval, Lawrence County 
may use the funds, and THDA will have satisfied its responsibilities under the National 
Environmental Policy Act of 1969 and the related laws and authorities. THDA will accept 
an objection to its approval of the release of funds and acceptance of the certification 
only if it is one of the following bases: 


a. 
that the certification was not in fact executed by the chief executive offi cer or 
other officer of applicant approved by THDA; or 
b. 
that applicant's environmental review for the project omitted a required 
decision, 
finding, or step applicable to the project in the Environmental Review Process. 
c. 
other specific ground in HUD regulations at 24 CFR Part 58.75. 
Because the grant award year Project will involve activities at several scattered sites 
for which the exact location will not be known for some time, an environmental review 
strategy has been developed including Site Specific Checklists, to assure that the 
required environmental review is completed for each site. If environmental factors are 
identified as having an impact on the project or any of the specific project sites, they will 
be addressed on a case by case basis. 


Objections must be prepared and submitted in accordance with the required procedure 
(24 CFR Part 58), and may be addressed to Tennessee Housing Development Agency, 
Andrew Jackson Building, Third Floor, 502 Deaderick Street, Nashville, TN 37243, 
Attention: Community Programs Division. THDA will consider all objections received 
within fifteen (15) days following the receipt of this request. 


 J Mack Chandler 
County Executive 




ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS 




Sealed bids for Roofing, Doors and Handicap Site Upgrades will be received by 
the Lawrenceburg Housing Authority, 1020 Smith Street, Lawrenceburg, TN 38464 on 
Thursday, August 12, 2014 at 1:30 p.m. and then at said office of the Executive Director 
publicly opened and read aloud. Prior to the opening of the envelope, the names of 
all contractors listed shall be read aloud and incorporated into the bid. The estimated 
value of construction is between $130,000 and $150,000. 


The plans, specifications, and other contract documents may be examined at the 
following locations: 


Barge Cauthen & Associates, Inc. Nashville Office of Minority Business Enterprise6606 Charlotte Pike, Suite 210 McGraw-Hill Construction Documents 
Nashville, Tennessee 37209 Tennessee iSqFt Plan Room 


Prospective bidders should obtain copies of the Contract Documents from Barge 
Cauthen & Associates, Inc., 6606 Charlotte Pike, Suite 210, Nashville, TN 37209. A 
deposit of $200.00 is required from prime bidders and subcontractors for one set of 
Contract Documents. All bid deposit checks or drafts shall be made payable to Barge 
Cauthen & Associates, Inc. Requirements for bid deposit refunds can be found in the 
expanded Advertisement for Bids bound within the Project Manual. 


All bidders must be licensed Contractors as required by the Contractors Licensing Act of 
1994 (TCA Title 62-6-119) with all bid submittals conforming to the State of Tennessee 
requirements. All bidders shall provide evidence of a license in the appropriate 
classification before a bid can be considered. Reference is made to the Instructions to 
Bidders for Contracts contained in the Project Manual for further bidding information. 


The right is reserved to reject any or all bids or to waive any informalities in the bidding. 
No bidder may withdraw his bid within 60 days after the actual date of the opening 
thereof. 


Walk Through and Prebid ConferenceAt 10:00 a.m. on Friday, August 1, 2014 a pre-bid conference will be held at the 
administrative office of Lawrenceburg Housing Authority, 1020 Smith Street, 
Lawrenceburg, Tennessee, for the purpose of answering questions bidders may 
have and to consider any suggestions they may wish to make concerning the project. 
Immediately following the pre-bid conference, a walk-through of the project(s) will be 
held by the Owner. Although not mandatory, all contractors are recommended to attend 
this walk-through and pre-bid conference.


 LAWRENCEBURG HOUSING AUTHORITY 


BY: Eddy Casteel, Executive Director 
Date: July 23, 2014 




ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDDERS 




This project is funded under an agreement with 
Tennessee Housing Development Agency through the 


U.S Department of Housing and Urban Development. 
Lawrence County has been awarded $250,000 by the 
Tennessee Housing Development Agency and Housing 
and Urban Development for the purpose of renovating 
homes. The County anticipates awarding 8 contracts for 
rehabilitation of homes inside the County. Contractors 
who wish to be put on the bid list should contact Cindy 
Raymond at (615) 319-9580 or email her at cynthia. 
raymond@comcast.net. 


Contractors wanting to bid on contracts must provide 
a copy of their State General Contractors License. All 
bidders must carry 100,000 liability insurance. 


Requests to be placed on the bid list must be returned by 
August 7, 2014 in order to be eligible to bid. 


The County is a Fair Housing, Equal Opportunity 
employer. 


The County encourages all contractors including minority 
or female owned businesses to apply. 

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