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Justice Center Project Development Board selects short lists

Record number of architect/engineers and construction manager proposals received. Short list vendors will receive invitation to make presentation to board meeting October 25, 2005
The Adair County Justice Center Project Development Board (PDB) selected short lists for financial advisors, construction managers, and architect/engineer at its second meeting, Tuesday, September 27, 2005 meeting .

The PDB also received and read one property proposal for the site.

Adair County Judge Jerry Vaughan, chairman of the PDB, presided at the meeting, opening four financial advisor proposals, eight construction management proposals, and 15 architect/engineer packets.

Record number of applicants for two slots

The selections of the construction manager and architect/engineer short lists were from a record number of applications, First District Magistrate Roger Stephens, a member of the PDB, reported he had learned from state officials.

Those firms on the short lists will be invited to come and make a presentation at the October 25, 2005 meeting of the PDB.

They include:

Financial advisors:
  • Ross Sinclair and Associates, Frankfort, KY

  • Hilliard, Lyons, Louisville, KY
Construction managers
  • Venture Contracting, Inc., Glasgow, KY

  • Alliance Corp., Glasgow, KY

  • Codell Construction Co., Winchester, KY

  • Branscum Construction, Russell Springs, KY
  • DLZ, Frankfort, KY

  • Lewis and Henry Group, Louisville, KY

  • CMW, Inc., Lexington, KY

  • Branstetter Carroll, Lexington, KY
Lone property proposal from Victor and Shirley Cooper

The single property proposal was from Victor and Shirley Cooper, chiropractors, who proposed to sell their clinic at the corner of Merchant and Monroe Streets for a total of $165,000. Of the total, $150,000 would be for the real estate and $15,000 would be for disruption of business.

Applicants not making the short lists were:

Financial advisors: First Financial Security Corp., Frankfort, KY, and Coastal Securities, Houston, TX.

Construction managers: Turner Construction, Louisville, KY; Jenkins-Essex Construction, Elizabethtown, KY; L & F Design/Build, Louisville, KY; and BCD, Inc., Bardstown, KY.

Architect/Engineering firms: GBBN Architects, Cincinnati, OH; Lyle Associates, Lexington, KY; JKS, Hopkinsville, KY; KZF, Cincinnati, OH; JRA Architects, Louisville, KY; Vaughn & Melton, Asheville, NC; James W. Potts, Lexington, KY; RBS Design Group, Owensboro, KY; Stengle Hill Architects, Louisville; David C. Banks, Architects, Frankfort, KY; and Ricky Green Asociates, Lexington, KY.

No action was taken on the property proposal.

Besides the chairman and Magistrate Roger Stephens, the PDB includes Attorney Marshall Loy, Circuit Court Judge Jim Weddle, and Adair County Court Clerk Dennis Loy. Administrative Office of the Courts representatives James Bauman and Douglas Teague are the AOC advisors to the PDB.

This story was posted on 2005-10-02 20:05:33
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