EMMET COUNTY NEWS

EMGOride.org Provides Details on County’s Transit Service

People living and working in Emmet County now have a new transportation option. EMGO, the county’s new public bus transit, began service Jan. 2, offering pick-ups to help people get to work, school, appointments and shopping. A website is now available at www.EMGOride.org… Read More

Board of Commissioners Regular Board Meeting Agenda Now Posted

The next Board of Commissioners regular board meeting will be held on Thursday, September 19, at 6 p.m., Board of Commissioners Room, 200 Division Street, Emmet County Building, Petoskey. The agenda for that meeting can now be viewed online here.

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS: JANITORIAL PRODUCTS and SUPPLIES

RFP#EC-09-2019-09: The County of Emmet seeks proposals from suppliers of paper products, chemical cleaning supplies, vacuum items and other items associated with janitorial maintenance to various county-owned facilities. The vendor will be required to deliver its products to each locations minimally twice per month and/or on an as-needed basis. The awarded vendor shall provide the paper products, chemical cleaning supplies, vacuum parts, and other items associated with janitorial maintenance for a period of two (2) years; the County reserves the right to exercise an option to renew for an additional two (2) year period. The purpose of this RFP is to ultimately enter into a contract with one or more qualified firms in order to provide the necessary goods to meet departmental demands. PROPOSAL DUE DATE AND PUBLIC BID OPENING: October 18, 2019 at 3:00 PM EST in the Board of Commissioners' Conference Room. See complete details in the RFP here.

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS: JANITORIAL SERVICES

RFP# EC-09-2019-06: The County of Emmet is seeking proposals for Janitorial Services at the following facilities: County Building/Courthouse/Jail, Lakeview School, Sheriff Road Patrol, Watson Building/lower level of Health Department, the public area at DPW Transfer Station and Administration Office and EMS Station 1 on Eppler Road. The expectations will be to keep the facilities safe for employees, avoid health care-associated infections (HAIs) and maintain the overall facilities at a high level of cleanliness. The work shall be completed by a qualified firm/contractor that has demonstrated the capabilities of completing such work. Proposal Due Date and Public Bid Opening – BOC Room: October 28, 2019 at 3:00 PM EST See complete details in the RFP here

NEW MILLAGE ON BALLOT IN NOVEMBER TO CONTINUE FUNDING EMS

Emmet County Board of Commissioners voted July 8, 2019, to replace the current millage levied specifically for Emmet County Emergency Medical Services with a new millage to continue funding EMS operations, maintenance and purchase of equipment as well as maintenance needs of EMS buildings. Please review the EMS MILLAGE FACT SHEETS (pdf) for more information or visit the EMS Millage Information page.

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS FOR CONTAINER RECYCLING LINE UPGRADE

RFP# EC-08-2019-26 Container Recycling Line: This is a request for proposals to supply, manufacture, and install recycling equipment at the Emmet County Material Recycling Facility (MRF). Proposers who can provide evidence of their ability to procure, manufacture, install and verify operation of the specified equipment will be considered for this work. The successful proposer will be contracted to complete the work. The contractor will be required to complete a detailed design and present that design for review by Emmet County Purchasing Director, DPW and its consultants. Once the design is determined to be adequate to meet the needs of Emmet County, the contractor will be authorized to proceed with manufacture and construction. Proposal Due Date and Public Bid Opening: October 2, 2019 @ 3:00 PM EST

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS: ELECTRONIC/GPS MONITORING AND ALCOHOL MONITORING

RFP# EC-08-2019-19: The County is seeking a Bidder to supply maintain, and service Electronic /GPS and Alcohol Monitoring Equipment. It is the intent of this RFP to have the successful Bidder enter into an Electronic/GPS and Alcohol Monitoring Equipment Services Agreement with the County to supply equipment and services as outlined herein. Proposal Due Date and Public Bid Opening – BOC Room: September 23, 2019 @ 3:00 PM EDT

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS: COMPUTER NETWORK AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY SUPPORT SERVICES

RFP# EC-08-2019-16: The County of Emmet (hereinafter referred to as the “County”) is seeking proposals from interested, experienced, and qualified individuals and information technology firms (hereinafter referred to as “Respondents”) for the purpose of managing the County’s computer network and providing information technology service support to the County over a three (3) year period. There is the possibility to renew this contract for two (2) additional three (3) year period(s). Proposal Due Date and Public Bid Opening – BOC Room: September 30, 2019 @ 3:00 PM EST

SALE/DISPOSAL OF COUNTY OWNED PROPERTY

Emmet County government frequently has vehicles, lawn and miscellaneous power equipment, tools, furniture and other items which are no longer in use by county departments, but may still have value. Those items are now being put up for sale and listed at Biddergy.com, a worldwide online auction company based in Michigan. To view items listed by Emmet County, go to https://www.biddergy.com/.

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

INVITATION FOR POTENTIAL COMMITTEE AND BOARD MEMBERS

Current Open Position(s): Bay Bluffs-DHS Board , Fair Advisory, Historical Commission, Construction Resource Committee (1 opening Plumbing Contractor), Veteran’s Affairs.  Emmet County is committed to excellence in its delivery of services to its residents and visitors. To help us maintain and improve upon this mission, we reach out to leaders in business and industry, to community leaders, and to county residents by inviting you to consider serving on one of the various Committees or Boards that have been established in Emmet County. Positions become available periodically and the Board of Commissioners appoints Committee and Board members from a pool of applicants. If you are interested in applying, a complete list of the Committees and Boards along with the necessary application can be located by clicking here. Inquiries should be directed to Emmet County Clerk's Office, 200 Division St., Petoskey, Ml 49770, 231.348.1744.

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