Crossville Chronicle, Crossville, TN

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June 18, 2012

Paving/sealing bid accepted for CCHS

CROSSVILLE — The Cumberland County Finance Committee approved a bid for paving and sealing  the parking lot at Cumberland County High School as well as several other bids during last month's meeting.

The committee unanimously approved the low bid of $249,675 submitted by Highways, Inc. of Cookeville for paving at the Cumberland County High School.

The Rogers Group of Algood also submitted a bid of $252,100 on the project.

Cumberland County Director of Schools Aarona VanWinkle recommended accepting the low bid.

Cumberland County Road Superintendent Scott Blaylock moved to approve and accept the bid and it was supported by Harry Sabine, 1st District commissioner.

The committee also approved a low bid of $15,950 for firefighter protective clothing for the Cumberland County Volunteer Fire Department.

The low bid was submitted by NAFECO of Decatur, AL, and includes 10 units of coats, pants with suspenders, boots and helmets.

G&C Supply of Atwood, TN, also submitted a bid of $16,251.50 and Heritage Fire submitted a bid of $18,680.

Cumberland County Fire Chief and EMS Director Jeff Dodson recommended going with NAFECO.

Sabine moved to accept the bid from NAFECO and it was supported by Blaylock.

Also approved during the meeting was a low bid of $9,895 after trade-in on a new riding scrubber floor cleaning machine.

The low bid was submitted by Lebanon Chemical and is for a Minuteman machine. The machine lists for $12,995.

Ellison Sanitary Supply also submitted a bid of $11,542 after trade-in for a Tom Cat model riding floor scrubber, allowing $2,450 for trade in.

Minuteman International submitted a bid of $14,305, but would not accept a trade-in.

VanWinkle recommended accepting the bid from Lebanon Chemical. It was unanimously approved after Nancy Hyder, 2nd District commissioner, moved to accept the bid with trade-in. It was supported by Blaylock.

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