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Commissioners open bids for project

Thursday, August 4, 2011

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Clay County Commissioners (from left) Paul Sinders and Jack Withers, along with Charlie Brown (right) presented Beth Mallinak a certificate of appreciation during a special meeting Thursday. Mallinak recently retired from the election office. [Order this photo]
On Thursday morning, the Clay County Commissioners met for a special meeting to open bids for the demolition of the old jail. The room was full as people waited to hear each of the six bids. The bids were as follows:

* Casey Bertram Construction, Inc., Indianapolis - $72,500,

* BLS Contractors, Bowling Green - $43,200,

* Arexco, Inc., Spencer - $38,450,

* Wolf Excavations, Corey- $111,850,

* Apex Group, Inc., Tipton - $49,810, and

* Knust Exacavating, Brazil - $39,500

The commissioners will send the figures to the Clay County Council for discussion. The county council will set a meeting within the next couple weeks to discuss the bids.

After the bids were opened, the commissioners presented a certificate of appreciation to Beth Mallinak, who recently retired as deputy clerk in the election office.

Meanwhile, after a contract from the Alder Energy-Road Usage is signed, the commissioners plan to approve it. The proposal has gone through a process of refining to make sure the contract is fair and appropriate. If the contract is approved, Alder Energy-Road Usage will inspect roads every two months, and after the repairs have been made, they will reimburse the payment.

"We want to protect the taxpayers," County Commissioner Paul Sinders said, "and I think this will do that."

Other issues that were discussed include the following:

* The commissioners approved a contract for a non-profit agency called Clay City Senior Citizens, Inc., and

* They discussed the election office's redistricting report. Election Office Deputy Clerk Jason Jacobs said he would like to finish all of the redistricting by Oct. 1, because of elections.


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Beth: I wish you a very happy retirement life. You've been the most fair person I have met and you always were willing to answer any question I had. Thank you!

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