Legal NoticeREQUEST FOR LETTERSOF INTERESTThe City of Blountstown will receive Letters of Interest from any qualified engineering and surveying firm interested in providing the requested services for the following project:BLOUNTSTOWN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL SIDEWALKThe project will consist of construction engineering and inspection of the sidewalk, and drainage improvements along Pear Street, Hentz, Marie, and Lambert Avenues in Blountstown, FL in accordance with FDOT Standards as identified in the City’s Local Agency Participation contract with FDOT. The Proposer’s Checklist can be obtained at Blountstown City Hall, 20591 Central Avenue West, Blountstown, FL 32424, (850) 674-5488. The City may elect to be the prime CEI provider and hire one or more firms for critical point inspection and or other limited services as a sub-consultant.Plans and specifications may be viewed or obtained at Preble-Rish, Inc., 20684 Central Ave. East Blountstown, FL 32424, (850) 674-3300. Cost for plans and specifications will be $100 per set non-refundable. Checks should be made payable to Preble-Rish, Inc. Questions concerning the plans or specifications should be addressed to Travis Justice PE (850) 522-0644 or email: justicet@Preble-Rish.com This project is federally funded with assistance from the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) and the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA). Conflicts of interest will be governed by FDOT Procedure No. 375-030-006 (Restriction on Consultants Eligibility to Compete for Department Contracts).Letters of interest will be received until 2:00 p.m. Central Standard Time, on Friday, July 20, 2012, at the City of Blountstown City Hall, 20591 Central Avenue West, Blountstown, Florida 32424. The City of Blountstown is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Handicapped Accessible/Fair Housing Jurisdiction.Legal NoticeIN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FOURTEENTH JUDICIAL COURT IN AND FOR CALHOUN COUNTY, FLORIDACIVIL DIVISIONCASE NO.: 042011CA000256XXXXXXBANK OF AMERICA, N.A. SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, LP FKA COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS SERVICING, LP, Plaintiff,-vs-THOMAS J. DAVIS; THE UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF THOMAS J. DAVIS; FRANK HOLLEY; UNKNOWN TENANT NO. 1; UNKNOWN TENANT NO. 2; and ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING INTERESTS BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST A NAMED DEFENDANT TO THIS ACTION, OR HAVING OR CLAIMING TO HAVE ANY RIGHT, TITLE OR INTEREST IN THE PROPERTY HEREIN DESCRIBED, Defendants.NOTICE OF SALEPURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order or Summary final Judgment of foreclosure dated , 2012, and entered in Case No. 042011CA000256XXXXXX of the Circuit Court in and for Calhoun County, Florida, wherein BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., SUCCESSOR BY MERCER TO BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, LP FKA COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS SERVICING, LP is Plaintiff and THOMAS J. DAVIS; THE UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF THOMAS J. DAVIS; FRANK HOLLEY; UNKNOWN TENANT NO. 1; UNKNOWN TENANT NO. 2; and ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING INTERESTS BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST A NAMED DEFENDANT TO THIS ACTION, OR HAVING OR CLAIMING TO HAVE ANY RIGHT, TITLE OR INTEREST IN THE PROPERTY HEREIN DESCRIBED, are Defendants, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at on the Front Steps of the Calhoun County Courthouse at 425 E. Central Avenue, Blountstown, FL 32424 at Calhoun County, Florida at 11:00 a.m. CST on the 26th day of July, 2012, the following described property as set forth in said Order or Final Judgment, to-wit:LOT 2, ARBOLES SUBDIVISION, A SUBDIVISION AS PER MAP OR PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 2, PAGE 3A, IN THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF CALHOUN COUNTY, FLORIDA. ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the ADA Coordinator by mail at P.O. Box 1089, Panama City, FL 32402 or by phone at (850) 747-5338 at least seven (7) days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than seven (7) days. If you are hearing impaired, please call 711. DATED at Blountstown, Florida, on June 21, 2012.RUTH W. ATTAWAYAs Clerk, Circuit CourtBy: L. FlowersAs Deputy ClerkLegal NoticeSTATE OF FLORIDADEPARTMENT OFENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTIONNOTICE OF APPLICATIONThe Department announces receipt of an application for permit from the US Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District, File No. 07-129424-008-EI, to conduct maintenance snagging to remove tree snags from the navigation channel in the Apalachicola River portion of the Apalachicola, Chattahoochee and Flint Rivers (ACF) Federal Navigation Project. This proposed project will be located in the Apalachicola River between River Mile 0.0 and River Mile 106.4 in Jackson, Gadsden, Calhoun, Liberty, Gulf, and Franklin Counties.This application is being processed and is available for public inspection during normal business hours, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, except legal holidays, at the Northwest District office at 160 W. Government Street, Pensacola, FL 32502.Legal NoticeBLOUNTSTOWN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL SIDEWALKPROJECT # 429874-1-58-01NOTICE TO RECEIVE SEALED BIDSThe City of Blountstown will receive sealed bids from any qualified person, company or corporation interested in constructing:BLOUNTSTOWN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL SIDEWALKThe project consists of concrete sidewalk construction and drainage improvements along N. Pear St., and Hentz, Marie, and Lambert Avenues.This project is federally funded with assistance from the Florida Department of Transportation and the Federal Highway Administration. All bidders shall be pre-qualified with the Florida Department of Transportation per Section 2-1 of the F.D.O.T. Standard Specifications for Road and Bridge Construction, 2010 edition.Plans and specifications can be obtained at Preble-Rish, Inc., 20684 Central Avenue East, Blountstown, Florida 32424, (850) 674-3300. The bid must conform to Section 287.133(3) Florida Statutes, on public entity crimes. Cost for Plans and Specifications will be $100.00 per set and is non-refundable. Checks should be made payable to PREBLE-RISH, INC. If you have any questions, please call Justin Ford at (850) 674-3300 or email at email@example.comBids will be received until 12:00 NOON CST, on Tuesday, July 24, 2012 at Blountstown City Hall, 20591 Central Avenue West, Blountstown, Florida 32424, and will be opened and read publicly on Tuesday, July 24, 2012 at 5:01 p.m. CST at the City Council Meeting Room at 17262 NW Angle St., Blountstown, FL 32424. All Bids shall be submitted in an envelope clearly marked “Sealed Bid – BLOUNTSTOWN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL SIDEWALK”.Completion date for this project will be 120 days from the date of the Notice to Proceed presented to the successful bidder.Liquidated damages for failure to complete the project on the specified date will be set at $750.00 per day.Please indicate on the envelope your company name, that this is a sealed bid, and the project number. The original bid plus six (6) copies should be included.The City of Blountstown reserves the right to waive informalities in any bid, to accept and/or reject any or all bids, and to accept the bid that in their judgment will be in the best interest of the City. The contract will be awarded to the lowest responsive bidder.Legal NoticeIN THE CIRCUIT COURT FORCALHOUN COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISIONFile No. 2012-24 PR DONALD WAYNE PORTER,a/k/a DONALD W. PORTER, a/k/a DON W. PORTER, and a/k/aWAYNE PORTER, Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the Estate of Donald Wayne Porter, a/k/a Donald W. Porter, a/k/a Don W. Porter, and a/k/a Wayne Porter, deceased, whose date of death was March 21, 2011, and whose Social Security Number is xxx-xx-3935, is pending in the Circuit Court for Calhoun County, Florida, Probate Division, File Number 2012-24 PR, the address of which is 20859 Central Avenue East, Room 130, Blountstown, Florida 32421. The name and address of the personal representative and the personal representative’s attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent’s estate on whom a copy of this notice has been served must file their claims with this Court WITHIN THE LATER OF THREE (3) MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR THIRTY (30) DAYS AFTER THE TIME OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent’s estate must file their claims with this Court WITHIN THREE (3) MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED.NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIOD SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT’S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this notice is May 16, 2012.PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE:LUCRETIA LEATH PORTER20542 NW Gaston Spivey RoadAltha, FloridaLegal NoticeIN THE CIRCUIT COURT, FOURTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF THESTATE OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR CALHOUN COUNTYPROBATE DIVISION File No: 2012-40PRIN RE: THE ESTATE OFDOUGLAS LEE BOTTOMS, SR Deceased.NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the Estate of DOUGLAS LEE BOTTOMS, SR., File Number 2012-40 PR, is pending in the Circuit Court for Calhoun County, Florida Probate Division, the address of which is Calhoun County Courthouse, 20859 E. Central Avenue, Room 130, Blountstown, Florida 32424. The names and addresses of the Personal Representative and the Personal Representative’s attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent’s estate including unmatured, contingent or unliquidated claims, on whom a copy of this Notice is served must file their claims with this Court WITHIN THE LATER OF THREE (3) MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR THIRTY (30) DAYS AFTER THE TIME OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent’s estate including unmatured, contingent or unliquidated claims, must file their claims with this Court WITHIN THREE (3) MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT SO FILED WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. The date of first publication of this Notice is July 4, 2012.DONNA BOTTOMSPersonal Representative21220 N.W. Willow Bend RoadAltha, Florida 32421Jay W. ManuelMANUEL & THOMPSON, P.A.Florida Bar Number: 0651052P.O. Box 1470Panama City, Florida 32402(850) 785-5555 FX: (850) 785-0133Attorney for PetitionerLegal NoticeCALHOUN COUNTY REQUEST FOR GRANT SERVICES PROPOSALSThe Calhoun County Board of County Commissioners hereby requests proposals from qualified individuals or firms to provide one or more of the following services: Grant Application, Grant Administration, and Engineering services for projects. Proposals will be evaluated separately for each type of service (application, administration, and engineering). Projects may include:A. Emergency/Disaster Grants (FEMA, CDBG, etc.) for 2012 and 2013 disasters/emergencies.B. Florida Small Cities Economic Development CDBG(s) for FFY 2012,C. Neighborhood Revitalization CDBG category for FFY 2012,D. Other grants for which the Board may choose to apply.Contracts arising from this solicitation will be issued on an as-needed basis by the Board. The Board reserves the right to award contracts to more than one consultant for each type of service based upon the number and size of contracts and the degree of expertise required for each project. Proposals may be submitted for any or all services, for any or all grant categories, and will be evaluated separately for each grant category.Grant application services will include research and recommendations on grant categories, preparation of the application(s) and other associated tasks. Administration services may include management and reporting for the grant(s), environmental review, contract development and administration, financial administration, labor standards compliance, fair housing, and other necessary tasks. Engineering services will include preliminary investigations, conceptual design and estimates of probable costs, provision of necessary subcontractual services such as surveying and soil testing, final design, permitting, bidding, construction administration, resident inspection, and other necessary associated tasks. A scope of work outlining tasks to be performed for each service for each project must be included in the proposals.Proposals for CDBG application and/or administration services must include a fee proposal. For potential CDBG or FEMA emergency/disaster grants, proposers should include a discussion of willingness to work within the allowable administrative budgets or other relevant information on fees. The unknown nature of emergency/disaster grants precludes the County and the proposer from establishing firm services and fees in advance, but basic services and experience will be considered in advance of the need for such a project in order to expedite the application process should the need arise.CDBG application and administration services proposals will be evaluated based upon the following criteria: 1) Successful experience in administering/receiving Florida CDBG projects (30 points), 2) Thoroughness and appropriateness of proposed approach to meeting local needs, including an outline of tasks (15 points), 3) Management and staffing capability, qualifications (20 points), 4) Quality of client references provided and/or obtained (15 points), 5) Familiarity (experience not required) with local conditions (10 points), 6) Fee reasonableness based on services to be provided (5 points), 7) Certified MBE/WBE firm (5 points). Potential FEMA and other project contracts may be issued using the CDBG selection process, so proposers should discuss FEMA and other grant category experience and tasks if they wish to be considered for non-CDBG projects. Engineering services proposals will be evaluated based upon the following criteria:1) Successful experience in north Florida civil engineering projects, including but not limited to road paving and drainage (30 points),2) Thoroughness and appropriateness of proposed approach to meeting local needs, including an outline of tasks and potential availability schedules and estimated timeframes for completion of tasks (15 points), 3) Management and staffing capability, qualifications (20 points), 4) Quality of client references provided and/or obtained (15 points), 5) Familiarity (experience not required) with local conditions (10 points), 6) CDBG experience (5 points), 7) Certified MBE/WBE firm (5 points). Interested consultants should submit an original and six copies of proposals, sealed and clearly labeled “Sealed Proposal for Grant Consultant and/or Engineering”. Proposals must be received by 12 p.m. (CDT) on Friday, July 27, 2012, at the Clerk of Circuit Court Office, Calhoun County Courthouse, 20859 Central Avenue East, Room 130, Blountstown, Florida, 32424. Proposals will be opened Monday, July 30, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. (CDT) in the Calhoun County Emergency Operations Center (EOC) located in the basement of the Courthouse. A Selection Committee will evaluate the proposals and present recommendations to the Calhoun County Board of County Commissioners. The meeting of the selection committee shall be scheduled at a regular meeting of the Calhoun County Board of County Commissioners and such selection committee meeting shall be open to the public. Additional information may be obtained from Mr. Don O’Bryan, Emergency Management Director, at 850-674-8075. Contracts resulting from the process will be subject to state and federal requirements and grant award and release of funds by the funding agency. The Calhoun County Board of County Commissioners reserves the right to reject any and all proposals, waive technical errors, waive any informalities or irregularities, and award the contracts in the best interest of the County.EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER; FAIR HOUSING & HANDICAPPED ACCESSABLE JURISDICTION.Legal NoticeNOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE MALLORY TOWING & RECOVERY, INC. gives Notice of Foreclosure of Lien and intent to sell these vehicles on July 19, 2012, 2:00 p.m. at 18114 SR 20 W., BLOUNTSTOWN, FL 32424-4834, pursuant to subsection 713.78 of the Florida Statutes. MALLORY TOWING & RECOVERY, INC. reserves the right to accept or reject any and/or all bids.1992 BUICK1G4AL54N5N6400375MALLORY TOWING & RECOVERY, INC.