The Wythe County Board of Supervisors is seeking proposals from qualified companies for “Owner Provided” inspection and testing services for the Appalachian Regional Exposition (APEX) Center in Wythe County, Virginia. The project consists of the construction of a 90,000 square foot exposition facility and adjacent site improvements. The work is classified as assembly use group A-4 and includes, but is not limited to: site work, pre-engineered metal building structure (210 foot main building span with two shed-type side wings), concrete foundations and associated anchor wall, concrete slab on grade, lap seam corrugated metal siding and roofing panel enclosure, split-face masonry rustication wall, fixed aluminum windows, aluminum storefront system, gypsum drywall partitions, door and frame assemblies, coiling doors and counter shutters, interior finishes, toilet partitions and accessories, miscellaneous metals, and related plumbing, HVAC, and electrical work. Examples of the required services include, but are not limited to: aggregate base material compaction testing; asphalt pavement compaction testing; soil compaction testing and inspection; underground utility backfill compaction testing; concrete strength testing and in-place strength evaluations; testing of LID components, including bio-swale soil mixtures. Owner provided inspection and testing requirements are enumerated in the construction specifications found at the Wythe County website via the following link:
Per the contract specifications section 014000 (Quality Assurance) interested firms are requested to demonstrate their capabilities and experience by providing proof of qualifications in the form of a recent report on the inspection of the testing agency by a recognized authority.
Basis of selection will be lump sum quote for all owner provided inspection and testing required by the contract technical specifications.
Additional information regarding this project may be found at the above referenced web site or from the County Engineer, William E. Vaughan, PE, at (276) 223-4500.
Quotes will be received at the office of Stephen D. Bear, Wythe County Administrator, 340 South Sixth Street, Wytheville, VA 24382 until 2:00 p.m. local prevailing time Friday, October 27, 2017.
Wythe County encourages MBE/WBE firms to submit proposals.
By Order of the Wythe County Board of Supervisors
Stephen D. Bear, County Administrator
The specifications that will be required are as follows:
Contractor should provide pricing for at least one or all of the options listed below.
The Wythe County Board of Supervisors’ regularly scheduled meeting on November 15, 2017, will begin at 6:00 p.m. in the Board Room of the County Administration Building, 340 South Sixth Street, Wytheville, Virginia. The Board will begin the meeting with a closed session. Following the closed session the Board will recess until 7:00 p.m. for regular meeting.
The Wythe County Board of Supervisors is conducting an online auction of the following surplus property:
2009 Ford F450 Ambulance
2003 Ford Econoline E350 Ambulance
2001 C7H042 GMC Boom Truck
2008 Ford Crown Victoria – Scrap (Parts Only)
Bids may be awarded and/or rejected on basis other than price alone. Wythe County reserves the right to reject any or all bids.
Notice is given that the Board of Supervisors of Wythe County, Virginia (the "Board") will hold a public hearing on the proposed issuance at one time or from time to time of bonds by Wythe County. The estimated maximum amount of the bonds proposed to be issued is $10,000,000 in the aggregate. The proposed uses of the bond proceeds are to pay costs of capital improvements to George Wythe High School and to pay costs of issuing the bonds.
The public hearing, which may be continued or adjourned, and at which persons may appear and present their views on the proposed bond issue, will be held at 7:00 p.m., or as soon thereafter as the matter may be heard, on November 28, 2017, before the Board in the Board Room of the County Administration Building, located at 340 South Sixth Street in Wytheville, Virginia.
By Order of the
Wythe County Board of Supervisors