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S.W. Champ.

S.W. Champ., 3306 Halifax Dr., D/W, C/A, FP, 3BD, 1BA, 1-car garg., W/D hookups, trash, lawn service, new appl. Avail. Now $900/mo. + dep. 217-637-4952

Sat 8-2 905 E. Sunnycrest

Sat 8-2 905 E. Sunnycrest Men's shirts, ballroom dance shoes, car covers. Lots of misc. items.

Sawgrass and Boulder Ridge

Sawgrass and Boulder Ridge

Multi-family neighborhood sales! Saturday only 8am-1pm. Off of Bradley Ave and Staley Road.

School Bell $old. Turntab

School Bell $old. Turntable $old. 70s-80s rock: LPs & 8-track tapes $old. Porch swing $old. 17' Aluminum canoe $old. -SOLD ALL!-






The Vermilion County Housing Authority (VCHA) is inviting sealed Bid Proposals from interested and qualified parties for the water softener replacement project at Centennial Manor in Hoopeston, IL, generally including all labor, supervision, materials, supplies, transportation, equipment and services necessary and required as set forth in the Contract Documents.

Separate sealed BIDS will be received by the Vermilion County Housing Authority at the address listed above until 10:00 a.m. CST on Friday, September 9, 2016, at which time the bids will be publicly opened and read aloud.

The Bidding Documents may be examined at the following locations: Offices of VCHA: Vermilion County Housing Authority, 601 South Chicago Street, Rossville, IL 60963; (217) 274-9234.

The Bidding Documents are available at the Architect’s project bidding website, http://bidlist.f-w.com/. The Bidder may register for this project at the website in order to receive a username and password to access, view and print the Bidding Documents. For any questions or issues accessing the Bidding Documents from the website, contact the Office of the Architect.

The Bidding Documents will also be available at Dean’s Blueprint: 404 E. University Ave., Champaign, IL 61820; (217) 359-3261. All costs associated with printing the Bidding Documents are the responsibility of the entity requesting the Bidding Documents.

Terms and Conditions will need to be accepted by the planholder prior to obtaining an electronic copy of the Bidding Documents on the Project Bidding website. Electronic Document access will only be provided to interested bidding companies and/or equipment companies. Electronic copies are provided at no cost. Printing of such documents will be the responsibility of the planholder in accordance with the website Terms and Conditions.

A non-mandatory Pre-Bid Conference will be held 10:00 AM Wednesday, September 7, 2016 at Centennial Manor: 426 E. Honeywell Avenue, Hoopeston, IL 60942.

A certified check or bank draft payable to the order of the Housing Authority of the County of Coles or a satisfactory Bid Bond executed by the Bidder and an acceptable surety in an amount equal to ten percent (5%) of the total Base Bid shall be submitted with each Bid. The bid guarantee shall insure the execution of the contract and furnishing of a method of assurance of completion. Failure to submit bid guarantee with the bid shall result in rejection of the bid.

The Vermilion County Housing Authority intends to award one contract on the basis of lowest and most responsible base bid for all work to be performed. The successful bidder must be prepared to begin work immediately upon notification of award. The Vermilion County Housing Authority reserves the right to reject any or all bids or to waive any informality in the bidding process.

All bidders must sign and submit all forms in Specification Section 00 6005 including the Section 3 Clause and Section 3 Assurances. Contractors awarded a contract must comply with HUD’s regulations in 24 CFR Part 135, which implements Section 3.


By: Ms. R.M. Jackson

Executive Director

Date: August 26, 2016

1326474 8/28

Skip Thompson

Skip Thompson

The Refrigerator Doctor

(I do make House Calls)

Guaranteed New Compressor

Installations (Freon 134a Only)

Defrost System Expert!

Free Telephone Diagnosis

“Immediate attention to your problem”

217-621-5000 24/7


Willett drop leaf table/4 chairs, very sturdy, SOLD. Navy/tan hideabed, excellent cond, $200. 217-607-5055. 217-377-0575


2001 Buick Century Ltd. 63K, leather, exc cond. SOLD


Oak dining room set 48” table w/chairs, like new SOLD. Woodard porch furniture set, 2 chairs, loveseat, footstool, 3 tables and lamp. $500. Outdoor table and chair set, SOLD.217-897-1142


1994 Lowe 16' with Honda classic 50 motor, power trim, aerator live well, brand new trolling motor, 2 fish finders. Trailer; new tires with spare. $5500 obo. SOLD