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The Wood County Commissioners intend to contract for engineering and planning services in connection with
the widening of Interstate 75 through segments of Wood County. Firms interested in being considered for
a contract to provide engineering and planning related services should reply with a Statement of
Qualifications no later than 4:00 p.m. on August 12, 2009. Statements received after this deadline will
not be considered.
Statement of Qualifications should include information regarding the firm’s history, education and
experience of key technical personnel, the technical expertise of the firm’s current staff, availability
of staff, the firm’s equipment and facilities, references, and any previous work performed for the Board
of County Commissioners of Wood County, Ohio.
Statement of Qualifications should be transmitted to:
One Courthouse Square
Bowling Green, Ohio 43402
As required by Ohio Revised Code 153.65-71, responding firms will be evaluated. Following this
evaluation, Wood County will enter into contract negotiations with the most highly qualified firm.
The project description is as follows:
The project would consist of the development of preliminary information necessary for the pursuit of
federal funding sources for the widening of Interstate 75 through Wood County. Preliminary information
would include development of the scope and nature of the improvements, preliminary cost estimates,
narrative project descriptions and justifications, and where applicable completion of specific federal
funding applications. Preliminary information would be developed in coordination with the Ohio
Department of Transportation.
By Order of the Wood County Commissioners
Wood County, Ohio
James F. Carter
Tim W. Brown
Alvin L. Perkins
July 31, ’09
Sealed proposals will be received at the Office of the Board of County Commissioners, One Courthouse
Square, Bowling Green, Ohio 43402 until 10:00 a.m. on August 14, 2009, for furnishing all labor,
materials and equipment necessary for Roachton Road Improvements, from State Route 65 to the CSX
Railroad Crossing, Middleton Township, Perrysburg Township and the City of Perrysburg, Wood County,
At said time and place, all bid proposals shall be publicly opened and read aloud.
Contract documents, bid sheets, plans and specifications may be obtained from the Wood County Engineer,
One Courthouse Square, Bowling Green, Ohio 43402 at a cost of $5.00 or $10.00 if requested to mail.
The Notice to Bidders and the Specifications are
posted on the internet and may be viewed on Wood County’s web page at:
All waste materials generated from this project must be taken to the Wood County Landfill for disposal.
Each bidder is required to furnish with its proposal, a Bid Guaranty and Contract Bond in accordance with
Section 153.54 of the Ohio Revised Code. Bid Security furnished in Bond form, shall be issued by a
Surety Company or Corporation licensed in the State of Ohio to provide said surety.
Each Proposal must contain the full name of the party or parties submitting the proposal and all persons
interested therein. Each bidder must submit evidence of its experiences on projects of similar size and
All contractors and subcontractors involved with the project will, to the extent practicable, use Ohio
products, materials, services and labor in the implementation of their project. Additionally, contractor
compliance with the equal employment opportunity requirements of Ohio Administrative Code Chapter 123,
the Governor’s Executive Order of 1972, and Governor’s Executive Order 84-9 shall be required.
Bidders must comply with the prevailing wage rates on Public Improvements in Wood County as determined by
the Ohio Bureau of Employment Services, Wage and Hour Division.
The successful bidder will be required to sign an affidavit of contractor or supplier of non-delinquency
of personal property taxes in accordance with Section 5719.042, Revised Code of Ohio and an Affidavit
Regarding Child Support, pursuant to the Board of County Commissioners Resolution No. 92-2041.
In accordance with the Ohio Revised Code Section 2909.33, the successful bidder will be required to
certify that it does not provide material assistance to any organization on the United States department
of state terrorist exclusion list. The Terrorist Exclusion List may be found on the Ohio Homeland
Security Web site at:
Certification shall be made by completing a Declaration Regarding Material Assistance/Nonassistance To A
Terrorist Organization Form.
The Board of County Commissioners may reject any or all of the bids. The Board of County Commissioners
reserves the right to waive any irregularities in the form of the bid that do not affect or destroy
competitive bidding. In no case will an award be made until all necessary investigations are made as to
the qualifications of the bidder to whom it is proposed to award the contract.
BY ORDER OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS, WOOD COUNTY, OHIO
JAMES F. CARTER
TIM W. BROWN
ALVIN L. PERKINS
July 31, ’09
Sealed bids will be received by the Purchasing Department, 103 Park Avenue Warehouse, Bowling Green State
University, Bowling Green, Ohio 43403 for the following Project:
2009 UPS System
Wood County, Ohio 43403
in accordance with the Contract Documents prepared by:
MDA Engineering, Inc.
1415 Holland Rd.
Maumee, Ohio 43537
Bidders may submit requests for consideration of a proposed Substitution for a specified product,
equipment, or service to the Architect/Engineer (”A/E”) no later than 10 days prior to the bid opening.
Additional products, equipment, and services may be accepted as approved Substitutions only by written
From time to time, the State Architect’s Office issues new editions of the “State of Ohio Standard
Requirements for Public Facility Construction” and may issue interim changes. Bidders must submit Bids
that comply with the version of the Standard Requirements included in the Contract Documents.
Prevailing wage rates and equal employment opportunity requirements are applicable to this project.
This Project is subject to the State of Ohio’s Encouraging Diversity, Growth, and Equity (”EDGE”)
Business Development Program. A Bidder is required to submit with its Bid and with its Bidder’s
Qualifications form, certain information about the certified EDGE Business Enterprise(s) participating
on the Project with the Bidder. Refer to subparagraph 6.1.12 of the Instructions to Bidders.
The EDGE Participation Goal for the Project is 5.0 percent.
DOMESTIC STEEL USE REQUIREMENTS AS SPECIFIED IN SECTION 153.011, ORC APPLY TO THIS PROJECT.
COPIES OF SECTION 153.011, ORC CAN BE OBTAINED FROM ANY OF THE OFFICES OF THE OHIO DEPARTMENT OF
Bidders are required to be enrolled in and to be in good standing in a Drug-Free Workplace Program
(”DFWP”) approved by the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (”OBWC”) prior to submitting a Bid and are
required to provide, on the Bid Form with its Bid, certain information relative to their enrollment in
such a program; and, if awarded a Contract, shall comply with other DFWP criteria described in General
Conditions Paragraph 1.10 – Drug Free Workplace Program Participation.
Bidders entering into a contract greater than $2,000,000 are required to submit their bid information
into escrow. Refer to subparagraph 6.1.10 of the Instructions to Bidders.
Separate bids will be received in duplicate for:
Base Bid Cost Estimate
Alternate E-1 Cost
Until Monday, August 17, 2009, at
2:00 pm when all bids will be opened and read aloud.
All Bidders are strongly encouraged to attend the Pre-Bid Meeting on Thursday July 30, 2009 at 2:00 pm at
the following location:
103 Park Avenue
Bowling Green, Ohio 43403
The Electrical Contractor is the Lead Contractor for the Project and is the Contractor responsible for
scheduling the Project, coordinating the Contractors, and providing other services identified in the
Contract Documents are available from MDA Engineering, Inc., 1415 Holland Road, Maumee, OH 43537, at a
non-refundable cost of $50.00 per set, plus shipping, if requested.
The Contract Documents may be reviewed for bidding purposes without charge during business hours at the
following locations: BGSU Purchasing Department, BGSU Office of Design and Construction and Construction
Bulletin plan rooms.
July 24, 31, Aug. 7, ’09
The following applications and/or verified complaints were received, and the following draft, proposed,
or final actions were issued, by the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (OEPA) last week. “Actions”
include the adoption, modification, or repeal of orders (other than emergency orders); the issuance,
denial, modification or revocation of licenses, permits, leases, variances, or certificates; and the
approval or disapproval of plans and specifications. “Draft Actions” are written statements of the
Director of Environmental Protection’s (Director’s) intent with respect to the issuance, denial, etc. of
a permit, license, order, etc. Interested persons may submit written comments or request a public
meeting regarding draft actions. Comments or public meeting requests must be submitted within 30 days of
notice of the draft action. “Proposed Actions” are written statements of the Director’s intent with
respect to the issuance, denial, modification, revocation, or renewal of a permit, license, or variance.
Written comments and requests for a public meeting regarding a proposed action may be submitted within
30 days of notice of the proposed action. An adjudication hearing may be held on a proposed action if a
hearing request or objection is received by the OEPA within 30 days of issuance of the proposed action.
Written comments, requests for public meetings, and adjudication hearing requests must be sent to:
Hearing Clerk, Ohio Environmental Protection Agency, P.O. Box 1049, Columbus, Ohio 43216-1049
(Telephone: 614-644-2129). “Final actions: are actions of the Director which are effective upon issuance
or a stated effective date. Pursuant to Ohio Revised Code Section 3745.04, a final action may be
appealed to the Environmental Review Appeals Commission (ERAC) (formerly known as the Environmental
Board of Review) by a person who was a party to a proceeding before the Director by filing an appeal
within 30 days of notice of the Final Action. Pursuant to Ohio Revised Code Section 3745.07, a final
action issuing, denying, modifying, revoking, or renewing a permit, license, or variance which is not
preceded by a proposed action, may be appealed to the ERAC by filing an appeal within 30 days of
issuance of the final action. ERAC appeals accompanied by a $70 filing fee which the commission in its
discretion may reduce if by affidavit the appellant demonstrates that payment of the full amount of the
fee would cause extreme hardship must be filed with: Environmental Review Appeals Commission 309 South
Fourth Street, Room 222, Columbus, Ohio 43215. A copy of the appeal must be served on the Director
within 3 days after filing the appeal with the ERAC.
Final issuance of NPDES Permit. Helena Chemical Co., 7078 E. Bowling Green Rd., Bowling Green, OH, Action
Date: 09/01/2009, Receiving Waters: Unnamed trib to Portage River, Facility Description: Semi-public
<0.05 MGD, Identification No.: 2PR00245*AD. This final action not preceded by proposed action and
is appealable to ERAC.
July 31, ’09
Stephanie Auringer will take notice that a Request for Modification of Support has been filed in the Wood
County, Ohio, Juvenile Court, Case No. 2005 JH 1389, that said complaint will be for hearing before said
Court in Bowling Green, Wood County, Ohio, on August 7, 2009, at 9:30 a.m., at the Wood County Juvenile
Court, 1032 South Dunbridge Road, Bowling Green, Ohio; and Stephanie Auringer, last known address: 1051
60th Avenue North, St. Petersburg, FL 33703, is ordered to appear before the Wood County Juvenile Court
on said date and show cause why the complaint’s prayer should not be granted.
You are hereby notified that any party is entitled to a lawyer in all proceedings in Juvenile Court If a
party cannot afford a lawyer and meets certain requirements, the Court will appoint one upon request. If
you wish to have a lawyer but believe you cannot afford one, call Hannah Vollmar at the Wood County
Juvenile Court at 419-352-3554 between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.
DAVID E. WOESSNER,
July 31, ’09
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