BURN BAN NOTICE FOR JEWELL COUNTY, KANSAS


There is STILL a burn ban in effect for Jewell County, Kansas. Open burning of any kind is prohibited. For those that want to do controlled burn of any kind, they need to notify the Fire Chief in their district, and obtain approval before burning. They need to also notify the Jewell County Sheriff's Office so the dispatcher knows about the burning. Burning of any kind without permission is a Class A misdemeanor punishable by a fine of up to $2500 and jail sentence of up to one year. This is true whether the fire gets out of control or not.

EFFECTIVE JULY 31, 2018

SOLID WASTE HOURS
TUESDAY THROUGH FRIDAY 7:30 A.M. TO 5:00 P.M. AND
SATURDAY 8:00 A.M. TO NOON.

 Notice

Effective Monday, February 13, 2017 the Jewell County Clerk’s Office will no longer sell permits and licenses for Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism.

This includes all hunting, fishing, big game, vehicle and camping permits and licenses.


You can continue to purchase vehicle park permits when renewing vehicle tags with the County Treasurer!


INVITATION FOR BIDS NOTICE





Sentinel Building Systems is now on the approved list for shop building.


Notice is hereby given that sealed bids will be received at the office of the Jewell County Clerk, Jewell County Courthouse, 307 N. Commercial, Mankato, KS 66956, for the construction of a new shop building for the Jewell County Road and Bridge Department. The shop building is to be erected on Jewell County's property located at 1750 Q Road, Mankato, Kansas, which was formerly the Dubuque packing plant property.

The bids should be for a stated total amount. A copy of the building plans and specifications may be obtained from the website of www.jewellcountykansas.net. Additional information concerning the project may be obtained by contacting the General Superintendent of the Road Department, Joel Elkins, at telephone number 785-378-4051.

Each bidder must examine for himself or herself the location and extent of the proposed work.


The bid being taken at this time is a pre-bid; the total cost of the project as given in the pre-bid will be the basis upon which Jewell County will finance the proposed cost. A construction contract will be negotiated with the successful bidder upon the County's acceptance of the pre-bid.

The lowest and best bidder (based upon the pre-bid) will be given preference in the awarding of the work.

In addition to Worker's Compensation Insurance and public liability insurance, the successful bidder will be required to purchase a surety bond, as required by K.S.A. 19-214, in the amount of the negotiated contract sum.


 To be considered, bids must be received in the office of the Jewell County Clerk by 4:00 p.m. on February 22, 2019. The bids will be opened on Monday, February 25, 2019, after 9:00 a.m., in the County Commission Chambers at the Jewell County Courthouse. All bids must be signed and shall include the name, address and phone number of the bidder. Bidders need not be present to be given consideration.

The Board of County Commissioners reserves the right to reject all bids.


JEWELL COUNTY BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS