Public Notices - June 29, 2013

Issue #26
Tue, 09/10/2013 - 3:02pm

Public Notice
Request for Proposals

The Town of New Shoreham is seeking bids to furnish and install a concrete slab at the Ball- O’Brien Park for the proposed Picnic Shelter.
Plans and specifications are available at the office of the Town Manager and the Town website at  Bids must be returned to the Office of the Town Manager, P.O. Box 220, Block Island, RI 02807 no later than Monday, July 8, 2013 by 2:00 pm and will be opened and read aloud.
No Bidder may withdraw his Bid within ninety (90) days after the scheduled closing time for receipt of Bid.
The Town reserves the right to reject any and 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) three (3) business days prior to the Bid opening.  EOE
Nancy O. Dodge
Town Manager
Posted: June 26, 2013


Public Notice

The Town of New Shoreham proposes to file an Application for Federal Financial Assistance with the USDA, Rural Development.  This application for financial assistance will be for funding under the Rural Utilities Service, Part 1780, Water and Waste Loans and Grants (CFDA 10,760) and is anticipated to be submitted on or before June 28, 2013.  The specific elements of the project include modifications to the wastewater treatment facilities as follows:    
- Plant Water System Booster Pump
- Sludge Storage Tank Aeration Blower
- Sludge Dewatering System (reconditioning of the BFP, control panel)
- Waste/Return Activated Sludge Pumps (VFD Controls)
- Effluent Pump Chamber
- Replacement of the Bisulfite Building
- Miscellaneous Repairs (Exhaust Fans, Re-Roofing and Concrete Repairs)
and modifications to the following wastewater pump stations:
- Champlin’s Marina Pump Station
- Block Island Boat Basin Pump Station
- Ocean Avenue Pump Station No. 1 and force main
- Ocean Avenue Pump Station No. 2
- Old Harbor Pump Station
The project is anticipated to cost $1,250,000.
Any comments regarding this application should be submitted to the Town Manager, Town Hall, P.O. Drawer 220, Block Island, RI 02807 within fifteen (15) days of this publication.


Public Notice
The New Shoreham School Committee, at its meeting held on Monday, June 17, 2013, approved the posting of the following policies for the required 20-day period prior to adoption:
Policy FBF: Graduation Requirements
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 (
New Shoreham School Department Does Not Discriminate On The Basis Of Age, Sex, Race Religion,
National Origin, Color, Or Handicap In Accordance With Applicable Laws And Regulations