September Years of Service

At the September 6th Commission meeting, the Lincoln County Commissioners recognized Gerry Larson for his 10 years of service with Lincoln County. Gerry holds the position of Equipment Operator at the Cokeville Landfill. Please join us in congratulating Gerry!

Years of Service Recognition

On August 2nd the Lincoln County Commissioners recognized the following employees for their years of service with Lincoln County: David Hammond 5 years – Sheriff’s Office in Afton; Judith Nield 10 years – County Attorney’s Office in Afton and John Jackman 10 years – Sheriff’s Office in Kemmerer. Congratulations David, Judi and John!

July 2016 Years of Service Recognition

At the Lincoln County Commission meeting on July 5, 2016 the Commissioners recognized the following employees for their Years of Service with Lincoln County:

Susan Fagnant, 5 years with the Lincoln County Attorney’s Office in Kemmerer

Lauri Biebinger, 5 years with the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office in Kemmerer

Neville Lowham, 10 years with the Lincoln County Landfill in Kemmerer

Jodi Dillree, 10 years with the Lincoln County Landfill in Kemmerer

Kathy Heiss, 15 years with the Lincoln County Assessor’s Office in Afton

Joey Antilla, 15 years with the Lincoln County Treasurer’s Office in Kemmerer

Congratulations to all!

15 Years of Service

Jodie Gunter was recognized on June 7th by the Lincoln County Commissioners for her 15 years of service with Lincoln County. Jodie is with the office of Homeland Security in Kemmerer.  Congratulations Jodie!

10 Years of Service

Dirk Jensen was recognized by the Lincoln County Commissioners at their meeting on May 24, 2016 for his 10 years of service with the county.  Dirk works at the Thayne landfill in Star Valley. Please join us in congratulating Dirk!

Public Notice – Request for Proposal

Office of Planning and Engineering Lincoln County, Wyoming

 

520 Topaz Street

Suite 109                                                                                            1-800-442-9001 (in Wyoming)

Kemmerer, Wyoming 83101                                                                     FAX: (307) 877-6439

(307) 877-2101

 

REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL

 

Lincoln County, Wyoming is requesting a proposal for a Consultant to provide Bid Administration and Structural Engineering for the Lincoln County Courthouse Renovation and Demolition Project.

This project involves funding from two (2) CDBG grants and an MRG grant. CDBG funds are federal and requirements such as Davis Bacon guidelines and Section 3 reporting requirements apply to the entire project. The Consultant will decide if the work should be bid as a single or multiple contracts.   Projects shall be prepared to bid by September 16, 2016.

 

SCOPE OF WORK

I.   Lincoln County Courthouse Renovation

A.  Lincoln County has Plans and Technical Specifications by Short Elliot Hendrickson, Inc.

Available at http://www.lcwy.org/departments/planning_and_engineering/

Click on Bid Docs

$10.00 download fee

B.  Project involves the following to be completed by the Contractor:

  1. Adding a fire door on the first floor
  2. Remodeling bathrooms to meet ADA standards on the second floor*
  3. Remodeling a former courtroom to generic open office space on the second floor

C.  Bid Documents for construction contract

D.  Measurement & Payment

E.  Engineers Construction Estimate

F.Bid Administration

  1. 1. Coordinate Advertisement & Bid Date
  2. 2. Public Bid Opening
  3. 3. Review of Bids
  4. 4. Submittals

G.Construction Management

1. Shop Drawing Review

*Bathroom portion of the project is partially funded by one CDBG grant. The State 5% preference for Wyoming contractors is not applicable; however, the Wyoming Preference Act does apply.

 

II.  Lincoln County Demolition of Former Law Enforcement Building

A.    Lincoln County has Plans and Technical Specifications by Short Elliot Hendrickson, Inc.

Available at http://www.lcwy.org/departments/planning_and_engineering/

Click on Bid Docs

$10.00 download fee

 

  1. Project involves the following to be completed by the Contractor: The demolition of the building and surrounding walkways and parking areas**
    1. Fill and compact to new grade elevation**
    2. New parking lot with lighting
  1. Bid Documents for construction contract
  2. Measurement & Payment
  3. Engineers Construction Estimate
  4. Bid Administration
    1. Coordinate Advertisement & Bid Date
    2. Public Bid Opening
    3. Review of Bids
    4. Submittals
  5. Construction Management
    1. Shop Drawing Review

Grade Survey Control

 

**The demolition of the building and surrounding walkways and parking areas on county property (not city sidewalks) is covered by the second CDBG grant. The State 5% preference for Wyoming contractors is not applicable; however, the Wyoming Preference Act does apply.

III.  Services of a Structural Engineer

  1. Provide Plans and Specifications for the removal of the tunnel connected to the exiting stone building and the former law enforcement building.

 

    1. The top of the tunnel is above grade and has a concrete roof.
    2. The main power line for the courthouse block went under the tunnel near the building to be demolished. That line has been abandoned by the power company and a new line crosses the tunnel near the stone building, which will remain.
    3. The roof and sidewalls above the power line were removed, the portion of the walls and the floor below the line remain.
    4. The entrance from the tunnel to the stone building has been blocked by a cement block wall and the hole has been partially backfilled.
    5. Plans are needed for the full or partial removal of the remaining tunnel structure and the proper closure of the entrance to the stone building.

 

  1. Provide Plans and Specifications for a covered employee entrance from the new lit parking lot

 

  1. The 1925 courthouse is on the National Historic Register
  2. The county would prefer that the covered entrance not be structurally attached to the building.
  3. Large quantities of snow and ice fall off the courthouse roof at this location

 

PRE-PROPOSAL MEETING AND SITE VISIT

There will be a pre-proposal meeting and site visit on June 6, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. at the Lincoln County Courthouse Commissioner Board Room 925 Sage Ave Suite 301, Kemmerer, WY. Attendance is not mandatory; however, alternative times will not be arranged unless a substitute time is agreed upon on or before June 1, 2016. The availability of alternative times will be solely at the discretion of Lincoln County.

 

CONTRACTUAL CONDITIONS

The selected Consultant and Lincoln County will enter into an agreement or contract for the completion of the proposed scope of work described in this RFP. The Consultant shall perform all work as stated in the RFP unless specifically and explicitly excluded or modified in its Proposal. Consultants may utilize subcontractors to complete specific portions of the work, if desired. However, the Consultant will be completely responsible for the work of all such Subcontractors. Lincoln County will enter into an agreement or contract only with a single lead Consultant. It will be the responsibility of the lead Consultant to coordinate and direct the work of all subcontractors.

 

PROPOSAL SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS

All submitted proposals must include, at a minimum, the following information for each Phase:

  • A detailed description of the proposed scope of work. Alternatives and modifications to the scope of work described in this RFP are acceptable and will be fully considered and evaluated.
  • Qualified proposals shall include a brief summary of the firm’s applicable experience, resumes for the key professionals who would be involved in the project and at least three (3) references. Similar information shall be provided for any proposed subcontractors. The proposal shall identify the location of the Consultant’s office where the key professionals working on the project are located.
  • The proposal shall include a detailed cost for the completion of the Scope of Work described in this RFP, this shall include all costs for any subcontractors. The proposal shall include a proposed schedule clearly identifying the time line to complete all components of the scope of work in this RFP.
  • The Consultant shall be let in accordance with W.S. 16-6-102 and/or 16-6-1001 which provides for a five percent (5%) preference for responsible certified resident contractors.
  • All proposals must be submitted to the address above, and noted on the outside of the Sealed Envelope “RFP – Lincoln County Courthouse Renovation & Demolition Project”. Proposals must be submitted no later than 3:00 p.m. on June 22, 2016 with two (2) copies of the proposal

 

EVALUATION OF PROPOSALS AND SELECTION PROCESS

The major evaluation criteria for all proposals received are:

  • Qualifications of the Consultant, key professionals and subcontractors, if any, to be assigned to this project. Particular attention will be given to prior experience with CDBG funding.
  • Costs associated with the scope of work including the total cost to complete the scope of work
  • Technical detail and merit of the proposal
  • References
  • Five percent (5%) preference for responsible certified resident contractors

Lincoln County reserves the right to reject any or all proposals received or to award a contract should Lincoln County deem it to be in their best interest. Lincoln County also reserves the right to negotiate with the Consultant(s) prior to award of a contract.

The anticipated schedule for the selection of a Consultant is estimated as follows, but is subject to change without notice:

  • June 6, 2016 2:00 p.m. Pre-proposal meeting/tour
  • June 22, 2016 Proposals due by 3:00 p.m.
  • June 28-30, 2016 Interviews with selected firms, if needed
  • July 6, 2016 Select preferred Consultant
  • September 16, 2016 Project is ready to Bid

The Lincoln County contact for this project is:

Amy Butler, P.E.

County Engineer

Lincoln County Office of Planning & Engineering

520 Topaz Street Suite 109

Kemmerer, WY 83101

Phone: 307-877-2104 (direct)

Fax: 307-877-6439

Email: abutler@lcwy.org

 

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Candidates Filed for 2016 Primary Election

PositionNameParty
CommissionerKent ConnellyRepublican
Precinct Committeeman Dist 2 Prec 6Steve PiepenburgRepublican
Precinct Committeewoman Dist 2 Prec 6Beth PiepenburgRepublican
Precinct Committeeman Dist 2 Prec 7Joseph B. ShumwayRepublican
Precinct Committeewoman Dist 2 Prec 7Judy ShumwayRepublican
County AttorneySpencer AllredRepublican
Precinct Committeewoman Dist 2 Prec 4Jennifer GieseRepublican
Precinct Committeeman Dist 2 Prec 4Robert GieseRepublican
Precinct Committeeman Dist 1 Prec 2Joshua NewellRepublican
Precinct Committeewoman Dist 2 Prec 5Marti HalversonRepublican
Precinct Committeeman Dist 2 Prec 9Taylor AllredRepublican
Precinct Committeeman Dist 2 Prec 7Wade HirschiRepublican
Precinct Committeewoman Dist 2 Prec 6Christine WetzelRepublican
Precinct Committeewoman Dist 1 Prec 3 Jessica J. BolerjackRepublican
Committeeman Dist 2 Prec 6Dan DockstaderRepublican
Committeewoman Dist 2 Prec 6Kim DockstaderRepublican
Committeeman Dist 2 Prec 5Bob ChomaRepublican
Committeeman Dist 1 Prec 1Michael LundgrenRepublican
Committeeman Dist 1 Prec 3Mark VickeryRepublican