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Bids Awarded for Metronet Conduit Installation Projects

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April 16, 2014
Bids Awarded for Metronet Conduit Installation Projects

04/16/14 During a special meeting Tuesday morning the Marshall County Commissioner’s award the bid for the Metronet conduit project. Brent Martin from BA Martin Architects presented the two low bids.  Michiana Contracting had the low base bid at $759,116.65 which includes the installation of a 2 inch conduit and two 1 ¼ inch conduits. ...
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City & County Open Bids for Metronet Conduit Installation

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April 7, 2014
City & County Open Bids for Metronet Conduit Installation

Bids were opened for both the City of Plymouth and Marshall County portion of the Metronet conduit installation projects Monday morning. Members of the Plymouth Redevelopment Commission held a special morning meeting in the Commissioner’s meeting room in the County Building to open bids for their portion of the project.  Five companies presented their...
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USI Updates Commissioners on Metronet and 7th Road

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March 4, 2014
USI Updates Commissioners on Metronet and 7th Road

    03/04/14 Greg Wendling from USI updated the County Commissioner on the St. Joe Valley Metronet project.  The bid process is set for April 7th and the Common Construction Wage Scale meeting is scheduled for Wednesday.  He noted that the entire project along US 31 will be in the right-of-way, primarily on the...
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County Council Approves $500,000 Funding for Metronet

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December 17, 2013
County Council Approves $500,000 Funding for Metronet

  12/18/13 Marshall County Commissioner Kevin Overmyer and a host of others presented the Metronet project to the County Council at their meeting Tuesday. Mary Jan Headman, Executive Director of the South Bend Metronet (Zing) gave a brief overview of the operations.  The Metronet was launched 9 years ago and is currently serving 150...
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Commissioners Recommend $500,000 to Council for Metronet

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December 2, 2013
Commissioners Recommend $500,000 to Council for Metronet

12/03/13 Preliminary engineering and a cost estimate for the county portion of the Metronet project was presented to the Marshall County Commissioners during their meeting Monday. A copy of the full report was submitted to the Marshall County Auditor for public perusal. Brent Martin of B.A. Martin Architects one of those working on the...
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Public Invited to Learn about Metronet Expansion

August 19, 2013
Public Invited to Learn about Metronet Expansion

   08/20/13 Plans to extend a dark fiber broadband network into Marshall County and the City of Plymouth will be the topic of a public information meeting tonight (August 20th) in Plymouth. The meeting begins at 7 p.m. in the second floor meeting room of the Marshall County Building. The Marshall County Board of...
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Proposals for Preliminary Design Work Range from $33,400 to $204,216

June 19, 2013
Proposals for Preliminary Design Work Range from $33,400 to $204,216

  06/20/13 Monday morning the Marshall County Commissioners opened requests for proposals (RFP) from eight companies interested in doing the preliminary design work for the fiber-optic conduit to being the Metronet down from the hotel in Union Station in South Bend to Plymouth.  Members of the Plymouth Redevelopment Commission opened the same bids on...
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Hoosier Tire 2nd Capital Contributor to Metronet Expansion in Marshall County

June 4, 2013
Hoosier Tire 2nd Capital Contributor to Metronet Expansion in Marshall County

  06/05/13 Plans to bring ultrafast telecommunications into Marshall County are progressing swiftly as support for the project grows. Plymouth Mayor Mark Senter and Kevin Overmyer, president of the Marshall County Board of Commissioners, announced two important developments: ·       Engineering firms have been asked to develop proposals and cost estimates to extend the St....
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T-Squared Initiative and Supporters Speak In Favor of Metronet to County Council

November 15, 2012
T-Squared Initiative and Supporters Speak In Favor of Metronet to County Council

11/16/12 A contingency of supports of bringing black fiber, or high-speed bandwidth to Marshall County appeared before the Marshall County Council this week. Brent Martin, a member of the T-Squared Initiative gave a brief history and overview of the proposed project seeking financial support from Plymouth and Marshall County. T-Squared Initiative has three primary...
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County Council to Consider $2.2 Million Metronet Project

November 12, 2012
County Council to Consider $2.2 Million Metronet Project

  11/13/12  The Marshall County Council will meet Tuesday morning at 9 a.m. in the second floor meeting room of the County Building.  The meeting was moved till Tuesday due to the Veteran’s Day holiday on Monday. Agenda for the meeting includes personnel replacement requests by probation and the prosecutor’s office.  Linda Rippy from...
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