Public  Notices - December 24, 2011

Tue, 01/10/2012 - 7:01pm

Public Notice
The New Shoreham School Department hereby requests sealed bid proposals for the following services and supplies for the 2012-2013 school year, unless otherwise noted:
Propane Gas
Lawn Maintenance
Freight Delivery
School Bus Transportation (awarded through 2012-2013)
Information is available on the above bids by calling the Block Island School, 466-7732, between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.  Sealed bid proposals, in an envelope clearly marked “2012-2013 School Bid”, will be received on behalf of the New Shoreham School Committee by Marsha Gutierrez, Administrative Assistant, Block Island School, High Street, P.O. Box 1890, Block Island, Rhode Island 02807 until 12:00 p.m. on Wednesday, January 4, 2012, at which time they will be publicly opened and read aloud.  Sealed bid proposals will be received by U.S. mail, Federal Express, UPS, or similar third party carrier, or by hand-delivery, but not by electronic means.
All accepted contracts will run from July 1, 2012, through June 30, 2013.  The New Shoreham School Committee (NSSC) reserves the right to accept or reject any and all bids deemed to be not in the best interest of the New Shoreham School Department (NSSD).  The NSSC reserves the right to reject any bid not submitted in accordance with the provisions set forth herein and may waive any informalities and all bids.  Conditional bids will not be accepted.  Further, the NSSC does not obligate itself to accept the lowest or any other bids.


Public Notice
Separate sealed Bids will be received by the Town of New Shoreham, Rhode Island for MOORING MAINTENANCE, on Wednesday, December 28, 2011 @ 2:00 p.m.  at the office of the Town Manager, #16 Old Town Road, Block Island, RI 02807 and will be opened immediately and read in public.  Specifications may be obtained by calling: (401) 466-3213, or from the Town’s website @  or by e-mail@
All Bids must be submitted and clearly marked:
(Sealed Bid):    Mooring Maintenance
Bids must be enclosed in an opaque envelope addressed to:
Nancy O. Dodge
Town Manager
P.O. Drawer 220
Block Island, RI  02807
No Bidder may withdraw their Bid within ninety (90) days after the scheduled closing time for receipt of Bid.
The Town of New Shoreham reserves the right to reject any/all bids, waive any informalities in the Bids received, and to accept the Bid deemed most favorable to the interest of the Town.
Individuals requesting interpreter services for the hearing impaired must notify the Town Clerk @ (401)466-3200 two (2) business days prior to the Bid opening. TTY: 711
Posted:  December 13, 2011

The New Shoreham School Committee, at its meeting held on Monday, November 21, 2011, approved the posting of the following policies for the required 30-day period prior to adoption:
GD:  Notification to Parents and Subsequent Action for Head Lice Infestation
HIA:  Student Activities Advisors
Copies are available for community perusal during normal business hours at the Island Free Library, the Block Island School, and on the school’s web site (

of hearings on applications for Development Plan Review.
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Town of New Shoreham Planning Board will be in session at the Town Hall on Wednesday, January 11, 2012 at 4:00 P.M. for its regular monthly meeting.  All persons interested will be heard for or against the granting of the following application:
1.    Block Island Power Company Inc. and the Estate of Marjorie McGinnes. Plat 17, Lots 35, 36, 37, 38 and 40.  Public Hearing for an Application by Block Island Transmission, LLC for Deepwater Wind for  Development Plan Review for construction of a substation on the BIPCO property.