The rebuilding of the Bristol Place neighborhood is now underway as work has begun on the first of two phases of construction. The first phase of Bristol Place Residences includes 90 new housing units consisting of 64 single-family homes and 26 townhome units. Work on this first phase is expected to be complete by March […]
The structure at 110 E. Bellefontaine was demolished this week. Family members and friends of the Apostolic Faith Church came out to view the demolition of their old church. The contractor allowed members to view the church before he demolished the building. Although this was bittersweet for the family members and friends, they told stories and reminisced about […]
Bristol Place demolition contractor Champaign Economic Restoration Endeavors Inc. (C.E.R.E.) discovered cisterns on two of the properties they were demolishing in Bristol Place, 1210 N. Market and 112 E. Garwood. Neighborhood Services staff issued a “Stop Work Order” for both of the properties and contacted Sims Drilling LLC to assess the properties.
Four demolition bid packets were opened on October 21, 2016 for the demolition of eight properties. Fenter Machinery was the lowest, responsible bidder for two bid packets and ICD Ironhorse, Inc. was the lowest, responsible bidder for two bid packets. Both are approved Bristol Demolition Contractors. Approval of the contracts is expected to go before […]
Bristol Approved Demolition Contractors submitted bids to demolish 14 homes in Bristol Place on Friday, July 15, 2016. Bids were awarded to the lowest responsible bidder for each bid packet. This week, there were a total of seven bid packets issued. Fenter Machinery was the lowest bidder for three bid packets, Miller Enterprises was the […]
Nine Bristol properties to be demolished were open for contractors to inspect on March 31, 2016. Approved Bristol Demolition Contractors were invited to view the properties before demolition bids are due. Five contractors inspected the nine properties. Bids for the demolition of these nine properties are due on April 14, 2016.
On January 6, 2015, a pre-bid walk through of 1208, 1209, 1309 and 1311 N. Clock St. was held. Although the outside temperature was extremely cold, several contractors came out to complete evaluations in order to submit a bid to demolish the structures. The following contractors were present during the walk-through: Kam Services Inc, Earth Services, Veya Inc., […]
On January 6, 2015, Neighborhood Programs re-solicited bids for a mobile office for use in Bristol Place during the redevelopment efforts. The intention is to have an on-site location for families to complete associated paperwork and to allow a space for case management services, which will be offered at no charge to Bristol Place residents […]
On November 4, 2014 a Contractor Orientation meeting was attended by 14 contractors to explain the contractor pool application, the bidding process, the permitting process, and the requirements for a contractor to participate in the contractor pool. The application intake will be open throughout the estimated three year demolition period. This will allow contractors who […]
A City Council Study Session was held this week to discuss the City’s Draft Bristol Place Demolition Policy. Council appreciated the effort to try to develop a “contractor development” aspect to the Demolition Policy. The intent is that through the three year demolition period the City may be able to develop some new minority contractors […]