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February 22, 2018

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TALBOTTON NEW ERA - THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 2018 Page 3-A W I By Kenlece Adams FAMILY MEMBERS CELEBRATE ACCOMPLISHMENT- JyAira Carter's family were proud to help her celebrate her accomplishment of being named the Talbot County School District STAR Student and turned out to show their support at an event last week honoring her. Carter's brother, KyZavius Carter, was named the Talbot County School District's 2016 STAR Student. Ill I q. By Keniece Adam~ STAR STUDENT DELIVERS HER SPEECH - JyAira: Carter, the Talbot School District STAR Student, delivers her speech praising her STAR Teacher, Kimberly Hatcher, for instilling qualities that allowed her to be named STAR Student. ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS FOR CONSTRUCTION OF SEWERAGE SYSTEM IMPROVEMENTS CDBG #14p-x-130-2-5960 for the CITY OF TALBOTrON, GEORGIA By Keniece Adams ENTERTAINING SPEECH - Kimberley Hatcher, the Talbot School District STAR Teacher, delivers a phenomenal and entertaining speech showcasing different assignments JyAira Carter had completed in her courses since the 6th grade. By Keniece Adams STAR TEACHER HONORED- Elaine Gillespie (right) presents Kimberley Hatcher, STAR Teacher, with a certificate of congressional honor on behalf of Congressman Sanford Bishop. he L ght Of Celebration Of Black History Month This month continues with the celebration of Black Histow month. ;. i With so much to cover and b are, I would like to take this and ask each one to share :,i!.:little concern, prayers, ponses, support, whatever of us can, for the fami- friends, acquaintances, all whose lives were touched in some way for those whose souls were lost in last week s school massacre. This moment of silence is for them. Thank you for your sup- port. V rfll see you again, next weeI~ RCHS Class of 1968 to Meet The Ruth Carter High Class of '68 will meet this Sunday, February 25, 2018 at the Family Connection Bldg on Clarke St, Hwy 90 at 4:00pm. We are asking again that every classmate please attend this very important meeting. Also please pass the word on and if you just can't attend please contact Pres Hall 706-573-6858, Queen Miller 706-577-4730 or Jeanette Harris 706-674- 2786. Sealed proposals will be received by the City of Talbotton, Georgia at City, Hall, 15 South Washington Avenue, Talbotton, Georgia 31827, until 2:00 p.m. local time, Thursday, March 13, 2018, at which time and place they will be publicly opened and read. No submitted bid may be withdrawn after the sched- uled closing time for receipt of bids for a period of sixty (60) days. All Bidders must have a State of Georgia Utility Contractor License and must employ a state "Utility Manager" certificate holder who will have over- sight of all the work. The work to be done consists of furnishing all materials, equipment and labor for the construction of: Replacement in-kind of six (6) wetwell mounted package sewer pump sta- tions. "time allotted for construction is 60 consecutive calendar days for substan- tial completion and 90 days for final completion. Proposals for the complete work in one general contract shall be made on the proposal form provided and shall contain prices in words and figures for the work bid on. i This is a Section 3 Covered Project under the HUD Act of 1968 and Section 3 Residents and Business Concerns are encouraged to apply. A Pre-bidl Meeting will be held at 2:00 p.m. local time, Thursday, February 22, 2018, in, which Section 3 preferences and compliance will be discussed. Bidders are encouraged to attend, but attendance is not mandatory in order to submit a bid. The meeting will be held at City Hall. The City of Talbotton, Georgia is committed to providing all persons with equal access to its services, programs, activities, education, and employment regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, familial status, disability ii or age. All proposals shall be accompanied by a Bid Bond drawn in favor of the City of Talbotton, Georgia, in the amount of at least 10% of the lump sum bid for the complete work; such Bid Bond representing that the Bidder, if award- ed the contract, will promptly enter into a contract and furnish Performance Bond and Payment Bond as provided by law and approved by the Attorney for the City of Talbotton, Georgia. Each bond shall be equal to 100% of the contract amount. The Bid Bond shall be forfeited to the City of Talbotton, Georgia as liquidated damages if the Bidder fails to execute the contract and provide Performance and Payment Bonds within 10 days after being notified that he has been awarded the contract. Drawings and Specifications are open to public inspection at the office of the City of Talbotton, Georgia; at the office Turnipseed Engineers in Augusta and Atlanta, Georgia and the Atlanta Builders Exchange in Atlanta. Copies of the plans and specifications may be obtained from Turnipseed Engineers, 2255 Cumberland Parkway, Building 400, Atlanta, Georgia 30339, upon receipt $250. Additional reduced sets are available for $150. Digital copies of the documents are not available. Upon receipt of all documents in undamaged condition within 30 days after. the date of opening of bids, half of the deposit will be refunded. '- The difference between the deposit and the amount refunded represents the cost of reproduction. No refund will be made for documents received after 30 days or in damaged condition. The Owner reserves the right to reject any malities. or all bids and to waive infor-.: TALBOTTON, GEORGIA BY: TONY O. LAMAR MAYOR.