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ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS SEPARATE SEALED BIDS will be received a...

ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS SEPARATE SEALED BIDS will be received at the Office of the City Clerk, 4th Floor, City Hall, Wilkes-Barre, PA until 9:30 A.M., and then publicly opened and read aloud at 10:00 A.M., on the 11 th day of August, 2014 for Parks Project 2014. SEALED BIDS are invited on the following work items: Slocum Park (Bid 1) and Casey Park (Bid 2) within the City of Wilkes-Barre as indicated in the Contract Documents. Project is comprised of new playground equipment, park improvements, and incidental work. Bid Specifications will be available in the above-mentioned office from 9:00 A.M., to 4:30 P.M. Separate Contracts for each project will be awarded to the responsible bidder who submits the lowest bid for the selected work, as determined by the Owner. The successful bidder shall anticipate a Notice of Award within sixty (60) calendar days after opening the bids and a Notice to Proceed shall be issued shortly thereafter. Bid Security, in the amount of ten (10%) percent of the total bid shall be submitted with each bid, in accordance with the Instructions to Bidders. Attention is called to the fact that not less than the minimum salaries and wages, as set forth in the Contract Documents must be paid on the project. The successful bidder will be required to furnish a satisfactory Performance bond, labor and Material Payment Bond. The Contractor must ensure that employees and applicants for employment are not discriminated against because of their race, age, color, religion, sex, national origin, handicap or family status, and that to the greatest extent feasible utilize project area businesses located in or owned in substantial part by project area residents. In addition to Equal Employment requirements of Executive Order 11246, as amended, the contractor must also establish a 6.9% goal for female participation and a 0.6% goal for minority participation in his aggregate on-site construction work force, for contracts in excess of $10,000.00 (Ten Thousand Dollars) whether or not part of that work force is performing work on a federal or federally assisted construction contract or subcontract. In accordance with Executive Order 11625 and 12138, the Contractor must utilize, to the greatest extent feasible, minority and women-owned business concerns which are located in the municipality, county, or the general trade area. The City of Wilkes-Barre reserves the right to reject any or all bids or portions thereof, and to waive informalities in the bidding. Bids may be held by the City of Wilkes-Barre for a period not to exceed sixty (60) days from the date of opening of bids for the purpose of reviewing the bids, prior to awarding this Contract. In this period of time, no Bidder may withdraw his Bid. The City of Wilkes-Barre does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, family, and handicapped status in employment or the provision of services. Wilkes-Barre City Hall is a facility accessible to persons with disabilities. Thomas M. Leighton, Mayor THE CITY OF WILKES-BARRE IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/ AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER

PUBLIC NOTICECellco Partnership and its controlled affiliates do...

PUBLIC NOTICECellco Partnership and its controlled affiliates doing business as Verizon Wireless is proposing to build a 125-foot self-supporting telecommunications tower at the end of East 10th Street, Berwick, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania 18603. Public comments regarding potential effects from this site on historic properties may be submitted within 30 days from the date of this publication to: Jennifer Leynes, Richard Grubb & Associates, Inc., at jleynes@richardgrubb.com; 259 Prospect Plains Road, Building D, Cranbury, NJ 08512; or 609-655-0692 ext. 314. Reference RGA Project #2014-169W.

PITTSTON AREA SCHOOL DISTRICT IS SEEKINGAPPLICANTS...

PITTSTON AREA SCHOOL DISTRICT IS SEEKINGAPPLICANTS FOR THE FOLLOWING POSITIONS: ART TEACHER-PRIMARY/MIDDLE SCHOOLSPECIAL EDUCATION TEACHER INTERMEDIATE/MIDDLE SCHOOL Appropriate CertificationRequired, Acts 34, 114 & 151 Clearances (within one year) required & all Pre-Employment Requirements inAccordance with District Policy. Salary & Benefits as per Contractual Agreement(185 Day) Applications will beaccepted in the office of theSuperintendent fromTuesday, July 29, 2014 to Thursday, July 31, 2014Please send applications to: Dr. Michael Garzella-SuperintendentPITTSTON AREA SCHOOL DISTRICT5 STOUT STREETPITTSTON, PA 18640

LEGAL NOTICENotice is hereby given that the Board of Trustees of...

LEGAL NOTICENotice is hereby given that the Board of Trustees of Luzerne County Community College will hold its regularly scheduled Board of Trustees meetings at 6 p.m., on the following dates. Executive sessions to discuss specific personnel and litigation matters will be held at 5 p.m. Work sessions will be held at 5:15 p.m. All meetings will be held at the College’s Educational Conference Center in Nanticoke. Notice is given by direction of Barry H. Williams, Board Chair.August 26, 2014October 30, 2014December 16, 2014February 17, 2015April 21, 2015June 30, 2015

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