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NOTICE TO CREDITORS

Notice is hereby given that original Letters Testamentary for the Estate of LILLIA ANNE MILLER, Deceased, were issued on June 23, 2015, under Docket No. P15-13789, pending in the County Court of Hopkins County, Texas, to:MARILYN SERIAN.

Claims may be presented in care of the attorney for the Estate addressed as follows: 

MARILYN SERIAN, 

Independant Executor 

Estate of LILLIA ANNE MILLER, DECEASED

C/O JOEL B. SHEFFIELD

RAMEY & SHEFFEILD

Attorneys at Law

P.O. Drawer 899

Sulphur Springs, TX 75483

Telephone (903) 885-2117

FAX (903) 885-2119

All persons having claims against this Estate which is currently being administered are required to present them within the time and in the manner prescribed by law.

DATED this 23rd. day of June, 2015

 

JOEL B. SHEFFEILD

Ramey & Sheffield 

P.O. Drawer 899

Sulphur Springs, TX 75483

Telephone (903) 885-2117

FAX (903) 885-2119

State Bar No. 18183300

Attorney for Executor

 

 

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CITY OF SULPHUR SPRINGS

INVITATION TO BID

 

The City of Sulphur Springs is now accepting Sealed bids for:

Sulphur Springs Fire Department Vehicle Exhaust System

 

Sealed Bids are due on or before 10:00a.m., on  Tuesday, July 21, 2015 at the City of Sulphur Springs Purchasing Office, 125 S. Davis St., Sulphur Springs, Texas 75482. Sealed Bids must have written on the sealed envelope:  “Sulphur Springs Fire Department Vehicle Exhaust System Bid – City of Sulphur Springs – Attention Jody Price.”

Copies of specifications are available at the Purchasing Office  (contact Jody Price at (903) 885-7541 – This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ). The bids will be publicly opened and read aloud at 10:15 a.m., July 21, 2015 in the City of Sulphur Springs Council Chambers, located at City Hall at 201 N. Davis St.  The project involves the labor, material, supervision, equipment, tools, and all the incidentals required to complete the entire project as per specifications. There will be a Mandatory Site Survey. The successful bidder will be required to enter into a contract for the performance of the work for the price quoted on the proposal and will provide evidence of current Personal Injury, Property Liability, Workers Compensation and Builders Risk Insurance. The contractor will also be required to submit a reference and qualifications statement, if the contractor has not performed a similar project for the City of Sulphur Springs in the last three (3) years. The City reserves the right to reject any and all bids and to waive informalities in bidding.  In case of lack of clarity in stating prices, the City reserves the right to consider the most advantageous bid thereof, or reject the bid. Qualified DBE firms are encouraged to submit bids.

 

 

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NOTICE TO CREDITORS

Notice is hereby given that original Letters Testamentary for the Estate of MARGARET IRENE SHARP, Deceased, were issued on June 9, 2015, under Docket No. P15-13782, pending in the County Court of Hopkins County, Texas, to: Patricia Marie Culpepper.  Claims may be presented in care of the attorney for the Estate addressed as follows:

 

      Patricia Marie Culpepper, Executor

Estate of Margaret Irene Sharp, Deceased

Pemberton, Green, Newcomb & Weis

P.O. Box 765

Greenville, Texas 75403-0765

 

All persons having claims against this Estate which is currently being administered are required to present them to the undersigned within the time and in the manner prescribed by law. 

 

 

DATED the 24th day of June, 2015

 

Larry W. Green, Jr. 

Attorney

 

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REQUEST FOR COMPETITIVE PROPOSALS

General Classroom/Office Supplies

 

In accordance with Texas Education Code Section 44.031, Sulphur Springs Independent School District is soliciting competitive proposals for General Classroom/Office Supplies.

 

Specifications may be obtained from Sherry McGraw, 631 Connally Street, Sulphur Springs, Texas 75482.

 

A sealed envelope containing the words “General Classroom/Office Supplies” on the front side of the envelope must be received in the Sulphur Springs I.S.D. Business Office, 631 Connally Street, Sulphur Springs, Texas 75482, on or before 2:00 p.m., July 14, 2015.  Sulphur Springs I.S.D. reserves the right to reject any or all proposals and to negotiate any modifications, which may be in the best interest of the District.

 

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PUBLIC NOTICE

 

Members of the Downtown Revitalization Board will hold a Public Hearing on June 30, 2015 at 5:30 P.M. in the Municipal Building at 201 North Davis Street. The hearing will be conducted to consider the following:

 

 

1.Discussion/Action on election of Downtown Revitalization Chairman.

 

2. Discussion/Action on election of Downtown Revitalization Vice-Chairman.

 

3. Discussion/Action on Downtown Revitalization Board Meeting Minutes of April 20, 2015

 

4. Discussion/Action on a Façade Grant extension for 222 & 224 Connally St.

 

5. Discussion/Action on a Façade Grant extension for 221 Main St.

 

6. Discussion/Action on a Façade Grant extension for 111 Gilmer St.

 

7. Discussion/Action on a Façade Grant extension for 107 Gilmer St.

 

8. Discussion/Action on a Façade Grant extension for 204 Church St.

 

9.  Discussion/Action on a current windoe sign located at 226 Main St.

Thank you,

 

Shane Shephard

Community Dev. Dir.

 

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PUBLIC NOTICE

 

North Hopkins Water Supply Corporation’s 2014 CCR report is now available for viewing at http://ccrwater.net/northhopkinswsc-9514. If you need a hard copy, call our office at 903-945-2619.

 

 

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CITY OF SULPHUR SPRINGS, TEXAS

ORDINANCE No. 2665A

 

AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SULPHUR SPRINGS, TEXAS, DESIGNATING A CERTAIN AREA AS A INDUSTRIAL REINVESTMENT ZONE, CITY OF SULPHUR SPRINGS, TEXAS, PROVIDING FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT OF AGREEMENTS WITHIN THE ZONE, AND OTHER MATTERS RELATING THERETO; PROVIDING FINDINGS OF FACT; PROVIDING A SEVERABILITY CLAUSE; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE FOR THE COMMENCEMENT OF THE REINVESTMENT ZONE AND THIS ORDINANCE; AND PROVIDING AN OPEN MEETINGS CLAUSE.

 

WHEREAS, the City Council of the City of Sulphur Springs, Texas, (the "City"), desires to promote the development or redevelopment of a certain contiguous geographic area within its jurisdiction by the creation of a Reinvestment Zone, as codified in Chapter 312 of the Texas Tax Code (the "Act"); and

 

WHEREAS, a hearing before the City Council was set for 7 p.m. on the 2nd  day of June, 2015, such date being at least seven (7) days after the date of publication of the notice of such public hearing in a newspaper of general circulation in the City of Sulphur Springs; and 

 

WHEREAS, the City has called a public hearing and published notice of such public hearing, and has properly notified the proper officials of Hopkins County, Sulphur Springs Independent School District, and Hopkins County Hospital District as required by the Act; and

 

WHEREAS, upon such hearing being convened there was presented proper proof and evidence that notices of such hearing had been published and mailed as described above; and

 

WHEREAS, the City at such hearing invited any interested person, or his attorney, to appear and contend for or against the creation of the Reinvestment Zone, whether all or part of the territory, which is described by a legal description attached hereto as Exhibit "A" and depicted in the drawing attached hereto as Exhibit "B", should be included in such proposed Reinvestment Zone; and

 

WHEREAS, all owners of property located within the proposed Reinvestment Zone and all other taxing units and other interested persons were given the opportunity at such public hearing to protest the creation of the proposed Reinvestment Zone or the inclusion of their property in such Reinvestment Zone; and

 

WHEREAS, the proponents of the reinvestment zone offered evidence, both oral and documentary, in favor of all of the foregoing matters relating to the creation of the reinvestment zone, and opponents of the reinvestment zone appeared to contest creation of the reinvestment zone; and

 

WHEREAS, after considering all testimony and evidence offered at the public hearing, the City Council finds that improvements in the Reinvestment Zone will enhance significantly the value of all taxable real and personal property in the Zone, will be of general benefit to the City of Sulphur Springs and that it will be in the public interest to pass this ordinance creating a Reinvestment Zone.

 

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SULPHUR SPRINGS, TEXAS:

 

SECTION 1: That the facts and recitations contained in the preamble of this ordinance are hereby found and declared to be true and correct.

 

SECTION 2: The City, after conducting such hearing and having heard such evidence and testimony, pursuant to Chapter 312 of the Texas Tax Code (TTC), has made the following findings and determinations based on the evidence and testimony presented to it:

 

(a) That the public hearing on adoption of the Reinvestment Zone has been properly called, held, and conducted and that notice of such hearing has been published as required by law; and

 

(b) That the City has jurisdiction to hold and conduct this public hearing on the creation of the proposed Reinvestment Zone pursuant to the Act; and

 

(c) That creation of the proposed zone with boundaries as described in Exhibits "A" and "B" will result in benefits to the City, its residents and property owners, and to the property, residents and property owners in the reinvestment zone; and

 

(d) That the Reinvestment Zone, as defined in Exhibits "A" and "B", meets the criteria for the creation of a Reinvestment Zone as set forth in Chapter 312.192 of the Act in that:

 

(1) It is a contiguous geographic area located wholly within the corporate limits or extraterritorial jurisdiction of the City.

 

(2) The area will reasonably be likely, as a result of the designation, to contribute to the retention or expansion of primary employment, or to attract major investment in the Zone that would be a benefit to the property and that would contribute to the economic development of the City.

 

(3) No part of the property in the Reinvestment Zone is owned or leased by a member of the governing body of the City or town or by a member of a zoning or planning board or Council of the city.

 

(4) Improvements in the Reinvestment Zone will enhance significantly the value of all taxable real property in the Reinvestment Zone.

 

SECTION 3: That the City hereby creates a Reinvestment Zone over the area described by the description in Exhibit "A" attached hereto and depicted in a drawing attached hereto as Exhibit "B" and such Reinvestment Zone shall hereafter be identified as the Commercial-Industrial or Residential Reinvestment Zone, Number 2015-03, Aluf Plastics, City of Sulphur Springs, Texas (the "Zone").

 

SECTION 4: That operation of the Zone shall commence on July, 2015, for a period of five years, may be renewed for an additional five years or may terminate sooner by subsequent ordinance.

 

SECTION 5: That if any section, paragraph, clause or provision of this Ordinance shall for any reason be held to be invalid or unenforceable, the invalidity or unenforceability of such section, paragraph, clause or provision shall not affect any of the remaining provisions of this ordinance.

 

SECTION 6: That it is hereby officially found, determined, and declared that a sufficient written notice of the date, hour, place and subject of the meeting of the City Council at which this ordinance was adopted was posted at a place convenient and readily accessible at all times to the general public at the city Hall of the city for the time required by law preceding this meeting, as required by the Open Meetings Act, Chapter 551 et seq of the Texas Local Government Code,  as amended, and that this meeting has been open to the public as required by law at all times during which this ordinance and the subject matter hereof has been discussed, considered and formally acted upon.  The City Council further ratifies, approves, and confirms such written notice and the contents and posting thereof.

 

SECTION 7: That the contents of the notice of public hearing, which hearing was held before the City Council on June 2nd, and the publication of said notices, is hereby ratified, approved and confirmed.

 

 

PASSED and APPROVED on this the 2nd day of June, 2015.

 

PASSED and ADOPTED on this the ____ day of ____, 2015.

 

CITY OF SULPHUR SPRINGS, TEXAS

 

 

________________________________ATTEST:                                    Kayla Price, Mayor

 

 

___________________________

Gale Roberts, City Secretary

 

 

APPROVED AS TO FORM AND EFFECT:

 

 

_____________________________

Jim McLeroy, City Attorney

 

 

 

EXHIBITS TO ORDINANCE

 

 

Legal description of zone

 

Map of zone

 

“A public hearing will be conducted for the final reading of Ordinance No. 2665A, Tuesday, July 7, 2015, at the Municipal Building, at 7:00 p.m.  Attachments are available for review in the City Secretary’s office during regular business hours, Monday – Friday.” 

 

 

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PUBLIC NOTICE

 

The City of Sulphur Springs has posted its 2015 Annual Drinking Water Quality Report (CCR) as required by the US EPA Safe Drinking Water Act.  It can be viewed online at: 

http://www.sulphurspringstx.org/

departments/docs/2015CCR.pdf

 

This report contains important information about the source and quality of your drinking water.  If you would like more information about the Consumer Confidence Report (CCR) please call the City of Sulphur Springs Water Treatment Plant at 903-439-2891.

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PUBLIC NOTICE

 

North Hopkins Water Supply Corporation’s 2014 CCR report is now available for viewing at http://ccrwater.net/northhopkinswsc-9514. If you need a hard copy, call our office at 903-945-2619.

 

 

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NOTICE TO CREDITORS

Notice is hereby given that original Letters Testamentary for the Estate of NORMA RUTH DENNIS, Deceased, were issued on June 16, 2015, under Docket No. P15-13786, pending in the County Court of Hopkins County, Texas, to: CONNIE TUBB.

Claims may be presented in care of the attorney for the Estate addressed as follows: 

CONNIE TUBB,

Independent Executor 

Estate of NORMA RUTH DENNIS, DECEASED

C/O JOEL B. SHEFFIELD

RAMEY & SHEFFEILD

Attorneys at Law

P.O. Drawer 899

Sulphur Springs, TX 75483

Telephone (903) 885-2117

FAX (903) 885-2119

All persons having claims against this Estate which is currently being administered are required to present them within the time and in the manner prescribed by law.

DATED this 16th. day of June, 2015

 

JOEL B. SH

EFFEILD

Ramey & Sheffield 

P.O. Drawer 899

Sulphur Springs, TX 75483

Telephone (903) 885-2117

FAX (903) 885-2119

State Bar No. 18183300

Attorney for Executor

 

 

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Public Notices 

 

 

Notice of Election 

Aviso de Elección

To the Registered Voters of Hopkins County, Justice of the Peace Precinct #2 and Constable #2 (3, 3a, 4, 4a, 5, 11, 12, 17, 20,23,24):

A los votantes registrados en el Condado de Hopkins, Juez de Paz distrito electoral #2, y Constable #2 (3, 3a, 4, 4a, 5, 11, 12, 17, 20, 23, 24):

 

Notice is hereby given that the polling placed listed below will be open from 7:00am to 7:00pm on November 3, 2015 for voting “for or against” a Local Option Election for the purpose of “legalizing the sale of mixed beverages in restaurants by food and beverage holders only”.  

Se avisa que los centros de votación listados abajo serán abiertos de 7:00am a 7:00pm el 3 de noviembre de 2015 para votar "por o en contra de" una Elección de Opción Local con el fin de "legalizar la venta de bebidas mezcladas en restaurantes por titulares de alimentos y bebidas solamente".

Locations of Polling Places 

Ubicaciones de centros de votación:

 

Pre. 3 New Beginnings Church, 155 North Jackson Sulphur Springs, TX 

Pre 3a. Grace Family Church, 1901 Loop 301 Sulphur Springs, TX 

Pre. 4 Professional Ag Workers Bldg. , 957 Connally St. Sulphur Springs, TX 

Pre 4a. League Street Church of Christ, 1100 So. League Street, Sulphur Springs, TX 

Pre. 5 Saltillo Community Center, 640 FM 900 N Saltillo, TX 75478

Pre. 11 Cumby Municipal Building, 100 E. Main Street Cumby, TX 75481 

Pre. 12 Sulphur Bluff Community Center, 11865 FM 71 E Sulphur Bluff, TX 75481

Pre. 17 North Hopkins School, 1994 FM 71W Sulphur Springs, TX 

Pre. 20 Ridgeway Union Church, 194 CR 4786 Sulphur Springs, TX 

Pre. 23 Weaver Baptist Church, 8749 US Hwy 67 E, Saltillo, TX 75478

Pre. 24 Dike Community Center, 6580 FM 69N Dike, TX 75437 

 

Early voting by personal appearance will be conducted each weekday at: 

Temporary Site: Early Voting Location

Votación adelantada en persona se llevará a cabo cada día de la semana en:

 

Sulphur Springs Public Library

 611 N. Davis St. 

Sulphur Springs, TX 

 

Between the hours of 8:00am – 8:00pm beginning October 19, 2015.

And ending October 30, 2015. 

Entre las horas de 8:00am a 8:00pm, comenzando el 19 de octubre de 2015.

Y termina el 30 de octubre de 2015.

 

Applications for ballot by mail shall be mailed to: 

Solicitudes de voto por correo deberán ser enviadas a:

 

Debbie Shirley, County Clerk

128 Jefferson ST. Suite C 

Sulphur Springs, TX 75482

 

Applications for ballot by mail must be received no later than close of business on October 30, 2015. 

Solicitudes de voto por correo deben recibirse no más tarde del cierre de actividades el día 30 de octubre de 2015.

 

 

Issued this the 24 day of  June. 

Se publicó esto el día 24 de junio. 

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THE CITY OF 

SULPHUR SPRINGS, TEXAS

INVITATION TO SUBMIT PROPOSAL

The City of Sulphur Springs is accepting sealed proposals for it's employee health insurance benefit program. The City of Sulphur Springs health insurance program is partially self-funded. Proposals will be accepted for a combination package of individual specific stop loss and aggregate reinsurance coverage. The City will use its incumbent administrator, Blue Cross/Blue Shield for all Administration services as well as the Blue Choice Network for its plan network. The new contract year will be from 9/1/2015 to 8/31 /2016. Price must stay firm for the entire contract period. Please bid on a 24/12 or paid basis. Individual specific stop loss coverage is set at $60,000. Alternative specific stop loss levels proposed will be considered. Plan deductible is $2,500. The city is requesting alternative proposals based on deductibles of $1,500, $1,000 and $750.

The City of Sulphur Springs will not consider a full insurance plan. Proposal packets can be obtained at the City of Sulphur Springs Municipal Building, 125 South Davis, Sulphur Springs, Texas, Office of the Director of Humane Resources. Proposals must be submitted in the format of the proposal sheet. Sealed proposals are due on or before 11 :00 am on Tuesday, July 21, 2015 at the Sulphur Springs Business Office, Purchasing Office, 125 S. Davis St., Sulphur Springs, Texas. Proposals will be opened and read at 11:20 am on Tuesday, July 21, 2015 at City Hall, 201 N. Davis St., Sulphur Springs, Texas.

Please read all general information and specifications. The City will only consider direct reinsurance contracts, not managing general underwriters contracts.

Stop loss carrier must at the time of the submitted proposal: 1. Assume 100% of the risk of its proposal, 2. Guarantee a renewal, 3. Guarantee no lasering at renewal, unless it is in the City's interest to do so. To be considered, reinsurance firms must carry an A rating with A.M. Best. The City of Sulphur Springs reserves the right to consider only those proposals which are responsive to the terms, conditions and specifications of this invitation to bid.

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PUBLIC NOTICE

 

Members of the Downtown Revitalization Board will hold a Public Hearing on June 30, 2015 at 5:30 P.M. in the Municipal Building at 201 North Davis Street. The hearing will be conducted to consider the following:

 

 

1.Discussion/Action on election of Downtown Revitalization Chairman.

 

2. Discussion/Action on election of Downtown Revitalization Vice-Chairman.

 

3. Discussion/Action on Downtown Revitalization Board Meeting Minutes of April 20, 2015

 

4. Discussion/Action on a Façade Grant extension for 222 & 224 Connally St.

 

5. Discussion/Action on a Façade Grant extension for 221 Main St.

 

6. Discussion/Action on a Façade Grant extension for 111 Gilmer St.

 

7. Discussion/Action on a Façade Grant extension for 107 Gilmer St.

 

8. Discussion/Action on a Façade Grant extension for 204 Church St.

 

Thank you,

 

Shane Shephard

Community Dev. Dir.

 

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LEGAL NOTICE

Application has been made with the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission for Beer Retail Dealer's Off- Premise License and Wine Only Package Store Permit by Brant-Sta, Inc, a Texas Corporation d/b/a/ Delta Supermarket, 200 Southeast 1st Street, Cooper, Delta County, TX 75432. Officers of said Company are: Christopher Fletcher, Director/President and Max J. Fletcher, Director/Secretary/Treasurer.

 

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NOTICE TO ALL PERSONS HAVING CLAIMS AGAINST THE ESTATE OF DONALD WAYNE MCCOOL

Notice is hereby given that original Letters Testamentary for the Estate of Donald Wayne McCool, were issued on June 16, 2015, in Cause No. P15-13787, pending in the County Court of Hopkins County, Texas,to: Doug McCool.

 

Claims may be presented in care of the attorney for the Estate addressed as follows:  

 

Estate of Donald Wayne McCool, 

c/o Carl D. Bryan 

BRYAN & MATTISON

PO BOX 1007

Sulphur Springs, Texas 75483-1007

 

All persons having claims against this Estate which is currently being administered are required to present them within the time and in the manner prescribed by law.

 

DATED this 17th. day of June, 2015

 

Carl D. Bryan

Attorney for the Estate 

 

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NOTICE TO CREDITORS

Notice is hereby given that original Letters Testamentary for the Estate of RICHARD LEE PICKENS, Deceased, were issued on May 26, 2015, in Cause No. P15-13776, pending in the County Court of Hopkins County, Texas, to: Roger Lane Petty.

 

All persons having claims against this Estate which is currently being administered are required to present them to the undersigned within the time and in the manner prescribed by law. 

 

      c/o: Phil Smith

Smith & Smith Law Firm

300 Oak Ave.

Sulphur Springs, TX 75482

 

DATED the 1st day of June, 2015

 

Phil Smith

Smith & Smith Law Firm 

Attorney for Roger Lane Petty

State Bar No.: 18664400

300 Oak Avenue

Sulphur Springs, TX 75482

Telephone (903) 439-3000

Fascimile (903) 439-3110

Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

 

 

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CITY OF SULPHUR SPRINGS, TEXAS

ORDINANCE No. 2665A

 

AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SULPHUR SPRINGS, TEXAS, DESIGNATING A CERTAIN AREA AS A INDUSTRIAL REINVESTMENT ZONE, CITY OF SULPHUR SPRINGS, TEXAS, PROVIDING FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT OF AGREEMENTS WITHIN THE ZONE, AND OTHER MATTERS RELATING THERETO; PROVIDING FINDINGS OF FACT; PROVIDING A SEVERABILITY CLAUSE; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE FOR THE COMMENCEMENT OF THE REINVESTMENT ZONE AND THIS ORDINANCE; AND PROVIDING AN OPEN MEETINGS CLAUSE.

 

WHEREAS, the City Council of the City of Sulphur Springs, Texas, (the "City"), desires to promote the development or redevelopment of a certain contiguous geographic area within its jurisdiction by the creation of a Reinvestment Zone, as codified in Chapter 312 of the Texas Tax Code (the "Act"); and

 

WHEREAS, a hearing before the City Council was set for 7 p.m. on the 2nd  day of June, 2015, such date being at least seven (7) days after the date of publication of the notice of such public hearing in a newspaper of general circulation in the City of Sulphur Springs; and 

 

WHEREAS, the City has called a public hearing and published notice of such public hearing, and has properly notified the proper officials of Hopkins County, Sulphur Springs Independent School District, and Hopkins County Hospital District as required by the Act; and

 

WHEREAS, upon such hearing being convened there was presented proper proof and evidence that notices of such hearing had been published and mailed as described above; and

 

WHEREAS, the City at such hearing invited any interested person, or his attorney, to appear and contend for or against the creation of the Reinvestment Zone, whether all or part of the territory, which is described by a legal description attached hereto as Exhibit "A" and depicted in the drawing attached hereto as Exhibit "B", should be included in such proposed Reinvestment Zone; and

 

WHEREAS, all owners of property located within the proposed Reinvestment Zone and all other taxing units and other interested persons were given the opportunity at such public hearing to protest the creation of the proposed Reinvestment Zone or the inclusion of their property in such Reinvestment Zone; and

 

WHEREAS, the proponents of the reinvestment zone offered evidence, both oral and documentary, in favor of all of the foregoing matters relating to the creation of the reinvestment zone, and opponents of the reinvestment zone appeared to contest creation of the reinvestment zone; and

 

WHEREAS, after considering all testimony and evidence offered at the public hearing, the City Council finds that improvements in the Reinvestment Zone will enhance significantly the value of all taxable real and personal property in the Zone, will be of general benefit to the City of Sulphur Springs and that it will be in the public interest to pass this ordinance creating a Reinvestment Zone.

 

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SULPHUR SPRINGS, TEXAS:

 

SECTION 1: That the facts and recitations contained in the preamble of this ordinance are hereby found and declared to be true and correct.

 

SECTION 2: The City, after conducting such hearing and having heard such evidence and testimony, pursuant to Chapter 312 of the Texas Tax Code (TTC), has made the following findings and determinations based on the evidence and testimony presented to it:

 

(a) That the public hearing on adoption of the Reinvestment Zone has been properly called, held, and conducted and that notice of such hearing has been published as required by law; and

 

(b) That the City has jurisdiction to hold and conduct this public hearing on the creation of the proposed Reinvestment Zone pursuant to the Act; and

 

(c) That creation of the proposed zone with boundaries as described in Exhibits "A" and "B" will result in benefits to the City, its residents and property owners, and to the property, residents and property owners in the reinvestment zone; and

 

(d) That the Reinvestment Zone, as defined in Exhibits "A" and "B", meets the criteria for the creation of a Reinvestment Zone as set forth in Chapter 312.192 of the Act in that:

 

(1) It is a contiguous geographic area located wholly within the corporate limits or extraterritorial jurisdiction of the City.

 

(2) The area will reasonably be likely, as a result of the designation, to contribute to the retention or expansion of primary employment, or to attract major investment in the Zone that would be a benefit to the property and that would contribute to the economic development of the City.

 

(3) No part of the property in the Reinvestment Zone is owned or leased by a member of the governing body of the City or town or by a member of a zoning or planning board or Council of the city.

 

(4) Improvements in the Reinvestment Zone will enhance significantly the value of all taxable real property in the Reinvestment Zone.

 

SECTION 3: That the City hereby creates a Reinvestment Zone over the area described by the description in Exhibit "A" attached hereto and depicted in a drawing attached hereto as Exhibit "B" and such Reinvestment Zone shall hereafter be identified as the Commercial-Industrial or Residential Reinvestment Zone, Number 2015-03, Aluf Plastics, City of Sulphur Springs, Texas (the "Zone").

 

SECTION 4: That operation of the Zone shall commence on July, 2015, for a period of five years, may be renewed for an additional five years or may terminate sooner by subsequent ordinance.

 

SECTION 5: That if any section, paragraph, clause or provision of this Ordinance shall for any reason be held to be invalid or unenforceable, the invalidity or unenforceability of such section, paragraph, clause or provision shall not affect any of the remaining provisions of this ordinance.

 

SECTION 6: That it is hereby officially found, determined, and declared that a sufficient written notice of the date, hour, place and subject of the meeting of the City Council at which this ordinance was adopted was posted at a place convenient and readily accessible at all times to the general public at the city Hall of the city for the time required by law preceding this meeting, as required by the Open Meetings Act, Chapter 551 et seq of the Texas Local Government Code,  as amended, and that this meeting has been open to the public as required by law at all times during which this ordinance and the subject matter hereof has been discussed, considered and formally acted upon.  The City Council further ratifies, approves, and confirms such written notice and the contents and posting thereof.

 

 

SECTION 7: That the contents of the notice of public hearing, which hearing was held before the City Council on June 2nd, and the publication of said notices, is hereby ratified, approved and confirmed.

 

 

PASSED and APPROVED on this the 2nd day of June, 2015.

 

PASSED and ADOPTED on this the ____ day of ____, 2015.

 

CITY OF SULPHUR SPRINGS, TEXAS

 

 

________________________________ATTEST:                                    Kayla Price, Mayor

 

 

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Gale Roberts, City Secretary

 

 

APPROVED AS TO FORM AND EFFECT:

 

 

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Jim McLeroy, City Attorney

 

 

 

EXHIBITS TO ORDINANCE

 

 

Legal description of zone

 

Map of zone

 

“A public hearing will be conducted for the final reading of Ordinance No. 2665A, Tuesday, July 7, 2015, at the Municipal Building, at 7:00 p.m.  Attachments are available for review in the City Secretary’s office during regular business hours, Monday – Friday.” 

 

 

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PUBLIC NOTICE

 

The City of Sulphur Springs has posted its 2015 Annual Drinking Water Quality Report (CCR) as required by the US EPA Safe Drinking Water Act.  It can be viewed online at: 

http://www.sulphurspringstx.org/

docs/2015CCR.pdf

 

This report contains important information about the source and quality of your drinking water.  If you would like more information about the Consumer Confidence Report (CCR) please call the City of Sulphur Springs Water Treatment Plant at 903-439-2891.

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Como-Pickton CISD

“Child Find” Efforts

 

CHILD FIND IS A FEDERALLY ESTABLISHED, COMPREHENSIVE SYSTEM DESIGNED TO ASSURE THAT EACH CHILD, REGARDLESS OF DISABILITY, IS EDUCATED TOWARD HIS OR HER MAXIMUM POTENTIAL. THE PURPOSE OF CHILD FIND IS TO LOCATE, IDENTIFY, AND EVALUATE INFANTS, CHILDREN WHO MAY HAVE A DEVELOPMENTAL DELAY OR OTHER DISABILITIES.

COMO-PICKTON CISD SPECIAL EDUCATION DEPARTMENT offers comprehensive Special Education Services to eligible students ages three through 21 years and to children from birth through age 21 years who have a hearing or visual impairment. Children from birth to age three with other disabilities will be referred to appropriate agencies for services. All referrals are considered confidential, and services are provided at no cost to the family.

If you know a child who may have a problem with learning, speech, vision, hearing, or who has physical or health impairments, please urge his or her parents to contact the special education department of their local public school district. If you or the parents do not know how to contact the special education department directly, you can obtain the phone number from any school in the district.

A free, appropriate, public education with a full continuum of services is available to eligible children. Child find can open the window of hope for a brighter future.

For more information please call Lydia Walden, Assistant Superintendent, Como-Pickton CISD (903) 488-3671 Ext. 3210.

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Como-Pickton CISD Esfuerzos para el “Encuentro de Ninos” (CHILD FIND)

“ENCUENTRO DE NINOS” ES UN SISTEMA COMPREHENSIVO FEDERAL ESTABLECIDO, Y DISENADOD PAR ASEGURAR QUE CADA NINO A PPESAR DE CUALQUIER DISCAPASIDAD, SEA EDUCADO A SU MAXIMO POTENSIAL. EL PROPOSITO DE “ENCUENTRO DE NINOS” ES PARA LOCALIZAR, IDENTIFICAR, Y EVALUAR INFANTES, NINOS Y ADOLECENTES ASTA LA EDAD DE 21 ANOS DE EDAD, QUIENES PUEDAN DESARROLLAR UN RETRASO O ALGUNA OTRA DISCAPACID.

EL DEPARTAMENTO DE EDUCACION ESPECIAL DE COMO-PICKTON CISD ofrece servivios comprehensivos de educacion especial para estudiantes elegibles de 3 hasta 21 anos de edad y a ninos recien nacidos hasta la edad de 21 quienes tienen problemas auditivos o visuales pasajeros o inestables. Ninos recien nacidos a la edad de 3 anos con otras discapacidades seran referidos a las agencias apropiadas para servicios. Todas las referencias son consideradas confidenciales, y los servicios son proveidos a ningun costo a la familia.

Si usted conoce de algun nino que pueda tener algun problema de ap rendizaje, habla, vision, auditivo, o quien tenga alguna discapacidad fisica y dano de salud. Por favor avise a sus padres o familiares para que contacten el departamento de educacion especial de su distrito escolar en su localidad. Si usted of los padres no saben como contactar a el departamento de educacion especial directamente, usted puede obtener el numero telefonico de cualquier distrito escolar.

Una educacion gratis, y apropiada con un servicio continuo de educacion especial directamente, usted puede obtener el numero telefonico de cualquier distrito escolar.

Para mas informacion por favor de llamar a Lydia Walden, Director del departamento de educacion especial en Como-Pickton CISD (903) 488-3671 ext. 3210.

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NOTICE OF DESTRUCTION OF SPECIAL EDUCATION STUDENT RECORDS

 

This notification is to inform parents/guardians and former students of Como-Pickton CISD’s intent to destroy the special education records of students who received special education services during the 2006-2007 school year and any years prior to that period. These records will be destroyed in accordance with state law unless the parent/guardian or eligible adult notifies the school district otherwise. Records will be destroyed in July, 2015.

The parent/guardian or eligible adult may request a copy of the records in writing or in person at the following address: Special Education Department, Como-Pickton CISD, P.O. Box 18, Como, TX 75431.

 

Notificación de expedientes de Educación Especial

 

 Esta notificación tiene el propósito de informar a los padres, tutores legales y estudiantes que el Distrito Escolar Como-Pickton CISD destruirá los expedientes de los alumnos que recitieron servicios de Educación Especial durante los años escolares 2006-2007 y cualquier otro  año anterior. Estos expedientes serán destruidos deacuerdo a las leyes estatales a no ser que uno de los padres, tutores legales o estud ante adulto calificado pida que no sean eliminados. Estos expedientes serán destruidos en julio, 2015.

Uno de los padres, tutores legales o estudiante adulto calificado pueden pedir por escrito o en persona una copia de los expedienes en la siguiente dirección: Special Education Department, Como-Pickton CISD, P.O. Box 18, Como, TX 75431.

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Public Notice

North Hopkins ISD is now accepting bids for the 2015-16 Cleaning Services. All bids must be received on or before July 16, 2015. To acquire specifications for your bid, please contact the school business office at 903-945-2192 or pick up in person at the school, 1994 FM 71 West, Sulphur Springs, TX 75482.

 

 

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NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE 

 

Property is being sold to satisfy a landlords lien. Sale will be Friday July 10, 2015 at 10:00 AM at 275 Hillcrest Dr. S, Sulphur Springs, Texas. Property will be sold to the highest bidder for cash. Clean up and removal deposit is required. Seller reserves the right to withdraw property  from the sale. Property includes contents of units of the following: Deborah Faulks: Boxes & household goods:  Jeffrey Franks: Boxes: Deonna Watkins: Tools & boxes:  Christina Hodges: Boxes: Josh Riley: Boxes and Furniture: Marrow Johnson: Boxes and furniture.

 

Landmark Storage

903-885-0033

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