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GRANT SERVICES PUBLIC NOTICE

 

The City of Sulphur Springs intends to submit an application to the Texas Department of Agriculture Office of Rural Affairs (TDA) under the 2017-2018 Community Development Fund for public infrastructure improvements. Accordingly, the City of Sulphur Springs is seeking to contract with a qualified Professional Administrator or Service Provider (individual/firm) to assist with the application and administer the contract if awarded. Please submit 3 copies of your proposal of services and a statement of qualifications for the proposed services to City of Sulphur Springs, Attn: Jody Price, 125 South Davis, Sulphur Springs Tx 75482.  Proposals shall be received by the City of Sulphur Springs no later than 10:00 am on September 13th to be considered. The City of Sulphur Springs reserves the right to negotiate with any and all individuals or firms that submit proposals, as per the Texas Professional Services Procurement Act and the Uniform Grant and Contract Management Standards.  Section 3 Residents and Business Concerns, Minority Business Enterprises, Small Business Enterprises and Women Business Enterprises are encouraged to submit proposals.  The City of Sulphur Springs is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.  Servicios de traducción están disponibles por peticion. 

8.29, 9.6

 

PUBLIC NOTICE

 

GRACON CONSTRUCTION, INC.  Is soliciting historically disadvantaged, minority and female businesses to bid on: SULPHUR SPRINGS WWTP IMPROVEMENTS, TWDB PROJECT NO. 73725, BID DATE: 9/21/16, BID TIME: 2:00PM CST.   Gracon Construction, Inc. is an Affirmative Action Employer. 

 

A. Any loan award is contingent upon release of funds from the Texas Water Development Board (TWDB). 

B. This contract is subject to the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) "fair share policy", which includes EPA-approved "fair share goals" for Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) and Women Business Enterprise (WBE) firms in the Construction, Supplies, Equipment, and Services procurement categories. EPA's policy requires that applicants and prime contractors make a good faith effort to award a fair share of contracts, subcontracts, and procurements to Minority Business Enterprise and Women-Owned Business Enterprise firms. Although EPA's policy does not mandate that the fair share goals be achieved, it does require applicants and prime contractors to demonstrate use of the six affirmative steps. The current fair share goals for the State of Texas are as follows: CATEGORY MBE: CONSTRUCTION – 12.94%, EQUIPMENT – 7.12%, SERVICES – 10.84%, SUPPLIES – 9.68%. CATEGORY WBE: CONSTRUCTION – 8.72%, EQUIPMENT – 5.39%, SERVICES – 5.72%, SUPPLIES – 9.34% 

C. This project is also requiring American Iron and Steel and Davis Bacon Wages.

You may find the plans and specifications for your review at Garver Engineers in Frisco, the city of Sulphur Springs or http://www.gracon.biz/job-data.html .

If you are interested and have questions, please contact us at this office at 972-222-8533 as soon as possible.

 

CITY OF SULPHUR SPRINGS

REQUEST FOR STATEMENTS OF QUALIFICATIONS FOR

 

Planning Consultant for Comprehensive Master Plan The City of Sulphur Springs, Texas is requesting Statements of Qualifications from planning consulting firms qualified and experienced in the preparation of comprehensive master plans for municipalities.

This RFQ will be to select a planning consultant to assist the city conduct the preparation of the Comprehensive Master Plan for the City of Sulphur Springs, Texas. To obtain a copy of the complete RFQ please contact Jody

Price at the City of Sulphur Springs Purchasing Office at (903)885-7541. Familiarity with the City of Sulphur Springs and it's planning issues is a critical component of grading the qualifications along with experience,

capability, and capacity. The RFQ has the complete grading matrix and

the weight given each of those critical decision components.

Interested Proposers should submit their Statement of Qualifications no

later than Tuesday, August 30, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. to Jody Price, City of Sulphur Springs, 125 S. Davis St., Sulphur Springs, Texas 75482. DBEs are encouraged to submit proposals.

8.14,21

 

CITY OF SULPHUR SPRINGS

NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS

 

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

Roofing Replacement for the City of Sulphur Springs' Library Facility

Sealed bids are due on or before 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, August 30, 2016 at the Purchasing Office, Attention: Jodi Price, 125 S. Davis St., Sulphur Springs, Texas 75482. copies of the specifications are available at the Purchasing Office of the City of Sulphur Springs, 125 S. Davis St., Sulphur Springs, Texas: contact Jodi Price at (903) 885-7541.  Bids will be opened and read aloud at 10:15 a.m. on Tuesday, August 30, at City Hall, 201 N. Davis St., Sulphur Springs, Texas.

 

The scope of work for this project includes replacement of membrane and metal roofing systems, roof carpentry as required, poly iso insulation, flashings, copies, gutters and downspouts and associated metal trim. The existing membrane roof is a modified bituminous system. The City is only requesting proposals for modified bituminous and Thermoplastic Polyolefin (TPO) systems.  Only one membrane roof solution will be selected. The same metal roofing panel shall be used for the hip roof and curved roof. The color for metal roof panels, exposed flashings, trim, gutters and downspouts shall match the original color as close as possible. This call for bids asks for bids on replacing the metal roofing as a separate price from the rest of the roof project.  The bid on the metal roofing panels shall be considered as  an "add alternate". The City reserves the right to compare and select the winning bid with or without the "add alternate". Pricing options are designed to allow for unforeseen conditions or quantities of material not easily defined. Membrane roofs shall have service walkways for mechanical equipment. Membrane roofs shall have a 20 year NDL Manufacture's Warranty.

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, and reject any or all bids. Qualified DBE firms are encouraged to submit bids.”

8.14,21 

Project No. 14088530 1 Section 00 11 00

Sulphur Springs WWTP Improvements Advertisement for Bids

CITY OF SULPHUR SPRINGS

Sulphur Springs, Texas

SULPHUR SPRINGS WWTP IMPROVEMENTS

TWDB Project No. 73725

ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS

NOTICE OF INTENTION TO ISSUE

 

Sealed bids for SULPHUR SPRINGS WWTP IMPROVEMENTS, to be constructed for CITY OF SULPHUR SPRINGS will be received at a mailing address of 125 S. Davis Street, Sulphur Springs, TX 75482, or at the office of the CITY OF SULPHUR SPRINGS at 201 N. Davis Street, Sulphur Springs, TX 75482, until 2:00 pm on Wednesday, September 21, 2016, at which time the bids from pre-qualified

bidders shall be publicly opened and read aloud.

 

A mandatory Pre-Bid Conference will be held at 10:00 am on Tuesday, August 30, 2016 at the Sulphur Springs WWTP, 360 Thomas Rd, Sulphur Springs, TX 75482, followed by a tour at the same plant located at 360 Thomas Rd, Sulphur Springs, TX 75482. Pre-Bid Conference attendance is mandatory for pre-qualified bidders on this project. Each bidder shall be limited to three personnel per organization. Bids shall not be accepted from pre-qualified bidders that do not attend the Pre-Bid Conference.

 

The Project consists of constructing a new headworks and grit processing facility, primary splitting structure, aeration basin rehabilitation and additional volume including a new blower facility, a new electrical building with electrical distribution and standby power generation, and a new final clarifier complex with sludge pumping and secondary effluent pumping facilities. The project includes demolition, new facilities, and facility enhancement throughout the plant. The project includes an associated array of

piping enhancements and civil/yard enhancements, together with electrical, instrumentation, and control enhancements to develop a complete and functional facility.

Bids will be received for a single prime contract. Bids shall be on a lump sum and unit price basis, with additive alternate bid items as indicated in the Bid Form.

 

Digital copies of the bid documents are available at www.GarverUSA.com for a fee of $100. These documents may be downloaded by selecting this project from the “Plan Room” link, and by entering Quest

Project Number 4635646 on the “Browse Projects” page. For assistance and free membership registration, contact QuestCDN at 952.233.1632 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . Documents can be examined at

Garver, 3010 Gaylord Parkway, Suite 90, Frisco, TX 75034, or at the CITY OF SULPHUR SPRINGS, 201 N. Davis Street, Sulphur Springs, TX 75482. Addendums to the bid package will be issued through the Garver online Plan Holders List; therefore, all prime bidders shall be responsible for downloading the bid documents from the Garver online plan room in order to be included in the Plan Holders List. Bidders must enter the addenda numbers in Article 3.01 of the Bid Form to verify receipt.

 

Pre-qualification of Bidders is required. Pre-qualified Bidders have been required to complete Document 00 11 53, Contractor’s Pre-qualification Package. Pre-qualified bidders have already received notice by the Owner. Due to the specialized nature of the construction, only those Bids submitted by pre-qualified

Bidders already determined by the Owner to be qualified will be considered. Bids received from Bidders who are not pre-qualified will be returned.

 

Equal Opportunity in Employment: All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. Bidders on this work will be required to comply with the President’s Executive Order No. 11246, as amended by Executive Order 11375, and as supplemented in Department of Labor regulations 41 CFR Part 60. The requirements for bidders and

contractors under this order are explained in the specifications.

 

This project is subject to the American Iron and Steel (AIS) requirements of P.L. 113-76 Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2014. All iron and steel products for construction, alteration, maintenance, or repairs incorporated in these plans must be produced in the United States.

 

Project No. 14088530 2 Section 00 11 00

Sulphur Springs WWTP Improvements Advertisement for Bids System for Award Management (SAM) registration is required for all SRF programs (CWSRF and DWSRF) applicants and Awardees (Entities, Prime Contractors, Subcontractors, Vendors) in order to be awarded contracts by the SRF Programs. SAM replaces Central Contractor Registration/Federal Agency Registration, Online Representations and Certifications Application, and Excluded Parties List System.

Applicants and awardees are required to complete a one-time free registration to provide basic information relevant to procurement and financial transactions. Registrants must retain an active status to be eligible for SRF projects. New Applicants and Awardees can go to SAM.gov to complete the registration process.

 

Davis Bacon Act wage rules shall apply. All laborers and mechanics employed by contractors and subcontractors on projects funded directly by or assisted in whole or in part by and through the Federal Government shall be paid wages at rates not less than those prevailing on projects of a character similar

in the locality as determined by the Secretary of Labor in accordance with subchapter IV of Chapter 31 of Title 40, United States Code. The Department of Labor provides all pertinent information related to compliance with labor standards, including prevailing wage rates and instructions for reporting. For more

information please refer to www.wdol.gov.

 

Proposals and affidavits must be made on bidder’s proposal form only, and filed in a sealed envelope. Each envelope shall bear a legible notation thereon that this is a bid upon the project advertised. The copy shall be filed with the City of Sulphur Springs, 201 N. Davis Street, Sulphur Springs, TX 75482. All proposals shall be either typewritten or written in ink.

 

Bids shall be accompanied by a cashier’s or certified check upon a national or state bank in an amount of five percent (5%) of the total maximum bid price payable without recourse to the Owner, or a bid bond in the same amount from a reliable surety company, as a guarantee that the Bidder will enter into a contract and execute performance and payment bonds within fifteen (15) days after notice of award of Contract to him. Such bid guarantee shall be made payable to CITY OF SULPHUR SPRINGS.

 

The successful bidder must furnish a performance, payment, and maintenance bond upon the form provided in the amount of one hundred per cent (100%) of the contract price from an approved surety company holding a permit from the State of Texas to act as surety, or other surety or sureties acceptable

to the Owner.

 

Bids must remain in effect for 60 days after the bid opening date. Within 60 days from the bid date, the Owner may award the contract to the lowest responsive, responsible bidder or reject any or all bids for the project.

 

The contract is contingent upon release of funds from the Texas Water Development Board.

Any contract or contracts awarded under this invitation for Bids are expected to be funded in part by a loan from the Texas Water Development Board, and shall be referred to as Project 73725. Neither the State of Texas nor any of its departments, agencies, or employees is or will be a party to this invitation for Bids or any resulting contract.

 

The CITY OF SULPHUR SPRINGS reserves the right to reject any or all bids, to waive irregularities in the bids and bidding deemed to be in the best interests of the CITY OF SULPHUR SPRINGS, and to reject

nonconforming, non-responsive, or conditional bids.

 

Owner: CITY OF SULPHUR SPRINGS

By: Robert Lee

Title: Utilities Director

 

8.15,22

 

GRANT SERVICES PUBLIC NOTICE

 

The City of Sulphur Springs intends to submit an application to the Texas Department of Agriculture Office of Rural Affairs (TDA) under the 2017-2018 Community Development Fund for public infrastructure improvements. Accordingly, the City of Sulphur Springs is seeking to contract with a qualified Professional Administrator or Service Provider (individual/firm) to assist with the application and administer the contract if awarded. Please submit 3 copies of your proposal of services and a statement of qualifications for the proposed services to City of Sulphur Springs, Attn: Jody Price, 125 South Davis, Sulphur Springs Tx 75482.  Proposals shall be received by the City of Sulphur Springs no later than 10:00 am on September 13th to be considered. The City of Sulphur Springs reserves the right to negotiate with any and all individuals or firms that submit proposals, as per the Texas Professional Services Procurement Act and the Uniform Grant and Contract Management Standards.  Section 3 Residents and Business Concerns, Minority Business Enterprises, Small Business Enterprises and Women Business Enterprises are encouraged to submit proposals.  The City of Sulphur Springs is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.  Servicios de traducción están disponibles por peticion. 

8.29, 9.6

 

A tax rate of $0.627392 per $100 valuation has been proposed for adoption by the governing body of County of Hopkins. This rate exceeds the lower of the effective or rollback tax rate, and state law requires that two public hearings be held by the governing body before adopting the proposed tax rate.

The governing body of HOPKINS COUNTY  proposed to use revenue attributable to the 1.3% increase in value for purpose of Hopkins County Taxes for 2016. The Tax Rate will remain the same as the rate for the 2015 taxes.

 

PROPOSED TAX RATE $0.627392 per $100

PRECEDING YEAR'S TAX RATE $0.627392 per $100

EFFECTIVE TAX RATE $0.614256 per $100

ROLLBACK TAX RATE $0.668231 per $100

 

The effective tax rate is the total tax rate needed to raise the same amount of property tax revenue for County of Hopkins from the same properties in both the 2015 tax year and the 2016 tax year.

The rollback tax rate is the highest tax rate that County of Hopkins may adopt before voters are entitled to petition for an election to limit the rate that may be approved to the rollback rate.

 

YOUR TAXES OWED UNDER ANY OF THE ABOVE RATES CAN BE CALCULATED AS

FOLLOWS:

property tax amount= (rate) x (taxable value of your property)/100

For assistance or detailed information about tax calculations, please contact:

Debbie Pogue Jenkins

County of Hopkins tax assessor-collector

128 Jefferson St., Ste. D Sulphur Springs, TX 75482

903-438-4063

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

hopkinscountytx.org

 

You are urged to attend and express your views at the following public hearings on the proposed tax rate:

First Hearing: August 29, 2016 at 8:30 at Hopkins County Commissioner’s Court Room, Hopkins County Court House 118 Church St. Sulphur Springs, TX 75482.

 

Second Hearing: September 6, 2016 at 8:30 at Hopkins County Commissioners Court Room, Hopkins County Court House 118 Church St. Sulphur Springs, TX 75482.

 

NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE

 

Property is being sold to satisfy a landlord’s lien. Sale Will be Friday Sept 2 at 10: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 tenants: Dawn Strawn-Misc. ; Kayleigh Mills- Bed & Misc. ; Aba Dugan – Misc .; Jr Chester- Furniture & Misc .; Jeff Sherwood- Misc.

Landmark Storage

903-885-0033 

8.26, 28

 

PUBLIC NOTICE

 

In accordance with Local Government Code Sec. 111.006 and 111.0075 notice is hereby given of a public hearing on

the Hopkins County proposed budget to be held on, Monday, September 12,2016. This budget will raise more total property taxes than last year's budget by $144,619 or

1.3%, and of that amount $15,245 is tax revenue from new property added to the tax roll this year. The hearing will be

at 9:00 a.m. in the Commissioner's Courtroom, 1st Floor Hopkins County Courthouse, 118 Church, Sulphur Springs,

TX. The proposed budget is on file for public inspection on the Hopkins County web site www.hopkinscountytx.org

and in the County Clerk's office located at 128 Jefferson, Suite C, Sulphur Springs, Texas.

8.24

 

PUBLIC NOTICE

Division of Career and Technology Education 

(Public Notification in Career and Technology Education Programs) 

1. Saltillo ISD offers career and technology educations programs in Agriscience, Home Economics, and Business Education. Admission to these programs is based on student interest and grade level. 

2. It is the policy of Saltillo ISD not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex or handicap in its vocational programs, services or activities as required by the Title VI of the Civic Rights Act of 1964, as amended; Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972; and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended.

3. It is the policy of Saltillo ISD not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex or handicap in its employment practices as required by Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended; Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972; the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, as amended; and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act pf 1973, as amended. 

4. Saltillo ISD will take steps that assure that lack of English language skills will not be a barrier to admission and participation in all educational and vocational programs. 

5. For information about your rights or grievance procedures, contact the Title IX Coordinator, Paul Jones, at PO Box 269, Saltillo, Texas 75478, 903-537-2386, and/or the Section 504 Coordinator, David Stickels at PO Box 269 Saltillo, Texas 75478, 903-537-2386.

 

FORMA DE MUESTRA

1. Saltillo ISD ofrece programas vocacionales en Agriscience, Home Economics y Business Education. La admision a estos programas se basa en Saltillo ISD, y edad y interest en los estudiantes. 

2. Es norma de Saltillo ISD no discriminar por motivos de raza, color, origen national, sexo o impedimento, en sus programas, servicios o activades vocacionales, tal como lo requieren el Titulo VI de la Ley de Deprechos Civiles de 1964, segun enmienda; el Titulo IX de las Emmiendas en la Educacion, de 1972, y la Seccion 504 de la Ley de Rehabilitacion de 1973, segun enmienda. 

3. Es Norma de Saltillo ISD no descriminar por motivos de raza, color, origen national, sexo, impedimento o edad, en sus procedimientos de empleo, tal como lo requieren el Titula VI de laLey de Derechos Civiles de 1964, segun enmienda, segun enmienda; el Titulo IX las Enmiendas en la Edicacion, de 1972, la ley de Discriminacion por Edad, de 1975, segun emnmienda, y laSeccion 504 dela Ley de Rehabilitacion de 1973, segun enmienda. 

4. Saltillo ISD tomara las medidas necesaries para asegurar que la falta de habilidad en el uso de la lengua ingles no sea un obstaculo para la admision y

participacion en todos los programas educativos y vocacionales. 

5. Para informacion sobre sus derechos o procedimientos para quejas, comuniquese con el Coordinador del Titulo IX,Paul Jones, en PO Box 269, Saltillo, Texas 75478, 903-537-2386, y/o el coordinador de la Seccion 504, David Stickels, en PO Box 269, Saltillo, Texas 75478, 903-537-2386.

8.23 

 

PUBLIC NOTICE

 

In accordance with Local Government Code Sec. 111.006 and 111.0075 notice is hereby given of a public hearing on

the Hopkins County proposed budget to be held on, Monday, September 12,2016. This budget will raise more total property taxes than last year's budget by $144,619 or

1.3%, and of that amount $15,245 is tax revenue from new property added to the tax roll this year. The hearing will be

at 9:00 a.m. in the Commissioner's Courtroom, 1st Floor Hopkins County Courthouse, 118 Church, Sulphur Springs,

TX. The proposed budget is on file for public inspection on the Hopkins County web site www.hopkinscountytx.org

and in the County Clerk's office located at 128 Jefferson, Suite C, Sulphur Springs, Texas.

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public notice

PUBLIC NOTICE

 

GRANT ADMINISTRATION AND ENGINEERING SERVICES

 

The City of Como anticipates a Contract award from the Texas Department of Agriculture Office of Rural Affairs (TDA) for a 2017-2018 TxCDBG Sewer System Improvement grant. Accordingly, the City is seeking to contract with:

• A qualified engineering firm to prepare all preliminary and final design plans and specifications, and to conduct all necessary interim and final inspections; and 

• A qualified Professional Administrator or Service Provider (individual/firm) to administer the contract. 

 The same firm cannot be awarded both contracts.

 

Please submit your proposal of services and a statement of qualifications for the proposed services to the address below:

 

City of Como, Ron Walker, Mayor, 104 Mills Street (Physical), P.O. Box 208 (Mailing), Como, TX 75431

 

Proposals shall be received by the City no later than 10:00 a.m. on Monday, August 29, 2016 which is at least ten (10) days after this publication and contact dates of the RFP. The City reserves the right to negotiate with any and all individuals or firms that submit proposals, as per the Texas Professional Services Procurement Act and the Uniform Grant and Contract Management Standards.  Section 3 Residents and Business Concerns, Minority Business Enterprises, Small Business Enterprises and Women Business Enterprises are encouraged to submit proposals.

 

The City of Como is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

8.16

 

LEGAL NOTICE

 

Application has been made with the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission for a

off-premises alcohol sales permit by Frank Hemani dba Star Mart #5, to be located at 1259 Church Street, Sulphur Springs, Hopkins County Texas.

Officers of said corporation (or owners or

partners) are Frank Hemani .

8:14,19

 

CITY OF SULPHUR SPRINGS

NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS

 

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

Roofing Replacement for the City of Sulphur Springs' Library Facility

Sealed bids are due on or before 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, August 30, 2016 at the Purchasing Office, Attention: Jodi Price, 125 S. Davis St., Sulphur Springs, Texas 75482. copies of the specifications are available at the Purchasing Office of the City of Sulphur Springs, 125 S. Davis St., Sulphur Springs, Texas: contact Jodi Price at (903) 885-7541.  Bids will be opened and read aloud at 10:15 a.m. on Tuesday, August 30, at City Hall, 201 N. Davis St., Sulphur Springs, Texas.

 

The scope of work for this project includes replacement of membrane and metal roofing systems, roof carpentry as required, poly iso insulation, flashings, copies, gutters and downspouts and associated metal trim. The existing membrane roof is a modified bituminous system. The City is only requesting proposals for modified bituminous and Thermoplastic Polyolefin (TPO) systems.  Only one membrane roof solution will be selected. The same metal roofing panel shall be used for the hip roof and curved roof. The color for metal roof panels, exposed flashings, trim, gutters and downspouts shall match the original color as close as possible. This call for bids asks for bids on replacing the metal roofing as a separate price from the rest of the roof project.  The bid on the metal roofing panels shall be considered as  an "add alternate". The City reserves the right to compare and select the winning bid with or without the "add alternate". Pricing options are designed to allow for unforeseen conditions or quantities of material not easily defined. Membrane roofs shall have service walkways for mechanical equipment. Membrane roofs shall have a 20 year NDL Manufacture's Warranty.

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, and reject any or all bids. Qualified DBE firms are encouraged to submit bids.”

8.14,21 

 

CITY OF SULPHUR SPRINGS

REQUEST FOR STATEMENTS OF QUALIFICATIONS FOR

 

Planning Consultant for Comprehensive Master Plan The City of Sulphur Springs, Texas is requesting Statements of Qualifications from planning consulting firms qualified and experienced in the preparation of comprehensive master plans for municipalities.

This RFQ will be to select a planning consultant to assist the city conduct the preparation of the Comprehensive Master Plan for the City of Sulphur Springs, Texas. To obtain a copy of the complete RFQ please contact Jody

Price at the City of Sulphur Springs Purchasing Office at (903)885-7541. Familiarity with the City of Sulphur Springs and it's planning issues is a critical component of grading the qualifications along with experience,

capability, and capacity. The RFQ has the complete grading matrix and

the weight given each of those critical decision components.

Interested Proposers should submit their Statement of Qualifications no

later than Tuesday, August 30, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. to Jody Price, City of Sulphur Springs, 125 S. Davis St., Sulphur Springs, Texas 75482. DBEs are encouraged to submit proposals.

8.14,21

Project No. 14088530 1 Section 00 11 00

Sulphur Springs WWTP Improvements Advertisement for Bids

CITY OF SULPHUR SPRINGS

Sulphur Springs, Texas

SULPHUR SPRINGS WWTP IMPROVEMENTS

TWDB Project No. 73725

ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS

NOTICE OF INTENTION TO ISSUE

 

Sealed bids for SULPHUR SPRINGS WWTP IMPROVEMENTS, to be constructed for CITY OF SULPHUR SPRINGS will be received at a mailing address of 125 S. Davis Street, Sulphur Springs, TX 75482, or at the office of the CITY OF SULPHUR SPRINGS at 201 N. Davis Street, Sulphur Springs, TX 75482, until 2:00 pm on Wednesday, September 21, 2016, at which time the bids from pre-qualified

bidders shall be publicly opened and read aloud.

 

A mandatory Pre-Bid Conference will be held at 10:00 am on Tuesday, August 30, 2016 at the Sulphur Springs WWTP, 360 Thomas Rd, Sulphur Springs, TX 75482, followed by a tour at the same plant located at 360 Thomas Rd, Sulphur Springs, TX 75482. Pre-Bid Conference attendance is mandatory for pre-qualified bidders on this project. Each bidder shall be limited to three personnel per organization. Bids shall not be accepted from pre-qualified bidders that do not attend the Pre-Bid Conference.

 

The Project consists of constructing a new headworks and grit processing facility, primary splitting structure, aeration basin rehabilitation and additional volume including a new blower facility, a new electrical building with electrical distribution and standby power generation, and a new final clarifier complex with sludge pumping and secondary effluent pumping facilities. The project includes demolition, new facilities, and facility enhancement throughout the plant. The project includes an associated array of

piping enhancements and civil/yard enhancements, together with electrical, instrumentation, and control enhancements to develop a complete and functional facility.

Bids will be received for a single prime contract. Bids shall be on a lump sum and unit price basis, with additive alternate bid items as indicated in the Bid Form.

 

Digital copies of the bid documents are available at www.GarverUSA.com for a fee of $100. These documents may be downloaded by selecting this project from the “Plan Room” link, and by entering Quest

Project Number 4635646 on the “Browse Projects” page. For assistance and free membership registration, contact QuestCDN at 952.233.1632 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . Documents can be examined at

Garver, 3010 Gaylord Parkway, Suite 90, Frisco, TX 75034, or at the CITY OF SULPHUR SPRINGS, 201 N. Davis Street, Sulphur Springs, TX 75482. Addendums to the bid package will be issued through the Garver online Plan Holders List; therefore, all prime bidders shall be responsible for downloading the bid documents from the Garver online plan room in order to be included in the Plan Holders List. Bidders must enter the addenda numbers in Article 3.01 of the Bid Form to verify receipt.

 

Pre-qualification of Bidders is required. Pre-qualified Bidders have been required to complete Document 00 11 53, Contractor’s Pre-qualification Package. Pre-qualified bidders have already received notice by the Owner. Due to the specialized nature of the construction, only those Bids submitted by pre-qualified

Bidders already determined by the Owner to be qualified will be considered. Bids received from Bidders who are not pre-qualified will be returned.

 

Equal Opportunity in Employment: All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. Bidders on this work will be required to comply with the President’s Executive Order No. 11246, as amended by Executive Order 11375, and as supplemented in Department of Labor regulations 41 CFR Part 60. The requirements for bidders and

contractors under this order are explained in the specifications.

 

This project is subject to the American Iron and Steel (AIS) requirements of P.L. 113-76 Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2014. All iron and steel products for construction, alteration, maintenance, or repairs incorporated in these plans must be produced in the United States.

 

Project No. 14088530 2 Section 00 11 00

Sulphur Springs WWTP Improvements Advertisement for Bids System for Award Management (SAM) registration is required for all SRF programs (CWSRF and DWSRF) applicants and Awardees (Entities, Prime Contractors, Subcontractors, Vendors) in order to be awarded contracts by the SRF Programs. SAM replaces Central Contractor Registration/Federal Agency Registration, Online Representations and Certifications Application, and Excluded Parties List System.

Applicants and awardees are required to complete a one-time free registration to provide basic information relevant to procurement and financial transactions. Registrants must retain an active status to be eligible for SRF projects. New Applicants and Awardees can go to SAM.gov to complete the registration process.

 

Davis Bacon Act wage rules shall apply. All laborers and mechanics employed by contractors and subcontractors on projects funded directly by or assisted in whole or in part by and through the Federal Government shall be paid wages at rates not less than those prevailing on projects of a character similar

in the locality as determined by the Secretary of Labor in accordance with subchapter IV of Chapter 31 of Title 40, United States Code. The Department of Labor provides all pertinent information related to compliance with labor standards, including prevailing wage rates and instructions for reporting. For more

information please refer to www.wdol.gov.

 

Proposals and affidavits must be made on bidder’s proposal form only, and filed in a sealed envelope. Each envelope shall bear a legible notation thereon that this is a bid upon the project advertised. The copy shall be filed with the City of Sulphur Springs, 201 N. Davis Street, Sulphur Springs, TX 75482. All proposals shall be either typewritten or written in ink.

 

Bids shall be accompanied by a cashier’s or certified check upon a national or state bank in an amount of five percent (5%) of the total maximum bid price payable without recourse to the Owner, or a bid bond in the same amount from a reliable surety company, as a guarantee that the Bidder will enter into a contract and execute performance and payment bonds within fifteen (15) days after notice of award of Contract to him. Such bid guarantee shall be made payable to CITY OF SULPHUR SPRINGS.

 

The successful bidder must furnish a performance, payment, and maintenance bond upon the form provided in the amount of one hundred per cent (100%) of the contract price from an approved surety company holding a permit from the State of Texas to act as surety, or other surety or sureties acceptable

to the Owner.

 

Bids must remain in effect for 60 days after the bid opening date. Within 60 days from the bid date, the Owner may award the contract to the lowest responsive, responsible bidder or reject any or all bids for the project.

 

The contract is contingent upon release of funds from the Texas Water Development Board.

Any contract or contracts awarded under this invitation for Bids are expected to be funded in part by a loan from the Texas Water Development Board, and shall be referred to as Project 73725. Neither the State of Texas nor any of its departments, agencies, or employees is or will be a party to this invitation for Bids or any resulting contract.

 

The CITY OF SULPHUR SPRINGS reserves the right to reject any or all bids, to waive irregularities in the bids and bidding deemed to be in the best interests of the CITY OF SULPHUR SPRINGS, and to reject

nonconforming, non-responsive, or conditional bids.

 

Owner: CITY OF SULPHUR SPRINGS

By: Robert Lee

Title: Utilities Director

 

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PUBLIC NOTICE

 

The Hopkins County Commissioners Court will accept sealed bids until 9:00 A.M. Tuesday, August 23,2016 in the County Judge's office for the Purchase of USED MOTORGRADER for Hopkins County Precinct 3.

 

Specifications are available from: Hopkins County Auditor

P.O. Box 288

Sulphur Springs, Texas 75483

903-438-4009

 

Bidder may use lump-sum or unit pricing as designated in the specifications. No money will be paid to the contractor until completion and acceptance of the work or the fulfillment of the purchase obligation to the County. Bids will be presented to Commissioners Court Monday, September 12, 2016 at 9:00 A.M. located on the first floor of the County Courthouse.

 

Shannah Walker

County Auditor

Hopkins County, Texas

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NOTICE OF AN APPLICATION

FILED WITH THE PUBLIC UTILITY COMMISSION

 

 

Rayburn Country Electric Cooperative, Inc. ("RAYBURN"), and Farmers Electric Cooperative, Inc. ("FARMERS"), (collectively the "Joint Applicants") filed an application with the Public Utility Commission of Texas ("PUC") on July 22, 2016, for approval of the sale of certain electric utility facilities and transfer of certification rights.  A copy of the application is kept at the offices of Rayburn, 950 Sids Road, Rockwall, Texas. Information concerning the application may be obtained from David Naylor, RAYBURN's executive vice president at 469-402-2118.  The PUC docket number of this application is 46072.  

 

Both FARMERS and RAYBURN are engaged in the transmission of electricity under certificates of convenience and necessity (CCN).  In their application, FARMERS and RAYBURN request that the Commission approve their proposal in which FARMERS will transfer to RAYBURN FARMERS's existing CCN rights concerning the transmission line segments described below; and find that RAYBURN can provide adequate service consistent with the public interest.

 

No new facilities are being sought in this filing; nor are the boundaries of FARMERS's service area affected by this filing. The transmission line segments and certificate of public convenience and necessity (CCN) rights to be transferred relate to: (1) an approximately 17 mile-long 69-kV existing transmission line beginning at the Tawakoni Switch and ending at the Kiowa Substation; (2) an approximately 19 mile long 138-kV existing transmission line (including easements) beginning at Blackland POI/West Munson Substation and ending at the Quinlan Substation; (3) an approximately 6 mile long 138-kV existing transmission line tap beginning at a point in the transmission line described in (2) above and ending at the Wieland Substation, and (4) a 138-kV transmission line to be constructed in Kaufman County, Texas, certificated in PUC Docket 28936, of approximately 5 miles in length beginning at the proposed Windmill Farms Substation and ending at the proposed NW Terrell Switching Station/Substation.  All of the electric facilities being acquired by RAYBURN are located in Hunt, Hopkins, Rains, Rockwall and Kaufman counties, Texas and operated in the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT).

 

If you wish to protest the application you should notify David Naylor at 469-402-2118 and must file your protest in writing with the PUC by mail, at 1701 N. Congress Avenue, PO Box 13326, Austin, Texas 78711-3326, by September 5, 2016.

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Public Notification Of

Nondiscrimination In Career And

Technical Education

Sulphur Spring Independent School

District offers Career and Technical

Education programs in the following

career clusters: Agriculture, Food &

Natural Resources, Arts, A/V Technology

& Communication, Business

Management & Administration, Education

& Training, Finance, Health Science,

Hospitality & Tourism, Human Services,

information Technology, Law, Public

Safety, Corrections & Security, Marketing,

Transportation, Distribution & Logistics.

Admission to these programs is based

on class space and availablity, interest

and aptitude, age appropriateness anbd

teacher recommendations.

It is the policy of Sulphur Springs

Independent School District not to

discriminate on the basis of race, color,

national origin, sex, or handicap in its

vocational programs, services, or

activities as required by Title VI of the

Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended;

Title IX of the Education Amendments of

1972; and Section 504 of the

Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended.

Sulphur Springs Independent School

District will take steps to assure that the

lack of English language skills will not be

a barrier to admission and participation in

all educational and vocational programs.

For information about your rights or

grievance procedures, contact the Title IX

Coordinator, Josh Williams, at 631

Connally Street, Sulphur Springs, TX

75482, (903) 885-2153, ext. 312, and/or

the Section 504 Cordinator, Susan

Johnston, at 219 Ponder Street, Sulphur

Springs, TX 75482, 903-885-6230.

Forma De Muestra

Sulphur Springs Independent School

District ofrece programas de carrera y

educacion tecnica (CTE) en los siguientes

grupos de carrera: Agricultura, alimentos

y recursos naturales, Las artes, A/V,

tecnologia y comunicacion, Finanzas,

Ciencias de la salud, Hospitalidad y

Turismo, Servicios humanos, Technologia

de la informacion, Ley, seguridad publica,

correcciones y seguridad, De marketing,

Transporte, distribucion y logistica.

Admision a estos programas se basa

en el espacio de clase y disponibilidad,

interes y aptitud, edad apropiada y

recomendaciones del maestro.

Es norma de Sulphur Springs

Independent School District no para

discriminar por motivos de raza, color,

origen nacional, sexo o impedimento, en

sus programas, servicios o actividades

vocacionales, tal como lo requieren el

Titulo VI de la Ley de Derechos Civiles

de 1964, segun enmienda; el Titulo IX de

las Enmiendas en la Educacion, de 1972,

y la Seccion 504 de la Ley de

Rehabilitacion de 1973, segun

enmendada.

Para informacion sobre sus derechos

o procedimientos para quejas,

comuniquese con el Coordinator del Titula

IX, Josh Williams, at 631 Connally Street,

Sulphur Springs, TX 75482, (903) 885-

2153, ext. 312, y/o el Coordinador de la

Sección 504, Susan Johnnston, at 219

Ponder Street, Sulphur Springs, Texas

75482, (903) 885-6230.

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CITY OF SULPHUR SPRINGS, TEXAS

ORDINANCE NO. 2683

 

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE ZONING ORDINANCE OF THE CITY

OF SULPHUR SPRINGS, TEXAS, BY DECLARING A CERTAIN TRACT OF

LAND FROM SINGLE FAMILY TO LIGHT COMMERCIAL.

 

Whereas, a request has been received by Greg Price and Judy Brown to rezone property located at 1326 West Avenue, being further described as Lot 19 and the north part of Lot 18 of Block 212, from Single Family (SF) to Light Commercial (LC).

 

Whereas, the boundaries of the new district are delineated on the City of Sulphur Springs map which is designated as the "Zoning District Map" together with all notations, references, and information is hereby adopted and made a part of this ordinance as though the same were adopted full herein.

 

NOW, THEREFORE BE IT ORDAINED by the City Council of the City of Sulphur

Springs, Texas, that the above tract of land be changed to Light Commercial (LC) from

Single Family (SF).

 

IT IS SO ORDAINED.

Passed and approved on the first reading this 5th day of July, 2016.

Passed and adopted on the second and final reading this _ day of_ 2016.

 

"A public hearing will be conducted for the final reading of Ordinance No. 2683, Tuesday, August 2, 2016, at the

Municipal Building, at 7:00 p. m.”

 

Emily Glass, Mayor

Attest:

Gale Roberts, City Secretary

 

7.16,23,30

CITY OF SULPHUR SPRINGS, TEXAS

ORDINANCE NO. 2684

 

AUTHORIZING THE EXECUTION OF THAT CERTAIN SPECIAL

WARRANTY DEED CONVEYING CERTAIN PROPERTY OF THE CITY OF

SULPHUR SPRINGS DESCRIBED THEREIN.

 

WHEREAS, the City Council of the City of Sulphur Springs, Texas desires to approve

the sale of the subject property which formerly consisted of an undeveloped portion of Piano Street to the abutting property owners in a manner agreed upon by said owners; and WHEREAS, said property is not used by the City and contains no utilities or other encumbrances; and

 

 WHEREAS, the fair market value of the property to be conveyed is equal to or less than the value of the consideration of the acquired and/or consideration received; and WHEREAS, the City Council has determined, based upon advice of counsel, that the City need not convey the property in question by public bid but may instead rely upon the exception set forth in Tex. Loc. Gov't Code Sec. 272.00 l(b)(l)and (c);

 

NOW, THEREFOR BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF

SULPHUR SPRINGS, TEXAS:

 

SECTION 1. The City of Sulphur Springs authorizes the Mayor or her

designee to execute the Special Warranty Deed, together with all instuments

requisite to implementing this Ordinance, conveying the property described in Exhibit

"A" to Bernard B. Beers in exchange for the consideration therein stated.

SECTION 2. The terms and provisions of this Ordinance shall be deemed to

be severable in that if any portion hereinabove described shall be held or declared to be invalid, the same shall not affect the validity of the balance and remainder of the

Ordinance.

SECTION 3. The City Secretary be and she is hereby authorized to attest to

the signature of the Mayor to this Ordinance, and to attest to the signature of the City

Manager to any instruments requisite to implementing this Ordinance.

IT IS SO ORDAINED.

PASSED BY THE GOVERNING BODY of the City Council of the City of Sulphur

Springs, Texas, on the FIRST READING this the 5th day of July, 2016.

PASSED BY THE GOVERNING BODY of the City Council of the City of Sulphur

Springs, Texas, on the SECOND READING this the _ day of 2016.

 

A public hearing will be conducted for the final reading of Ordinance No. 2684, Tuesday, August 2, 2016, at the

Municipal Building, at 7:00p. m.

 

Emily Glass, Mayor

Attest:

Gale Roberts, City Secretary.

 

7.16,23,30

 

CITY OF SULPHUR SPRINGS, TEXAS

ORDINANCE NO. 2685

 

AAUTHORIZING THE EXECUTION OF THAT CERTAIN SPECIAL

WARRANTY DEED CONVEYING CERTAIN PROPERTY OF THE CITY OF

SULPHUR SPRINGS DESCRIBED THEREIN.

 

WHEREAS, the City Council of the City of Sulphur Springs, Texas desires to approve

the sale of the subject property which formerly consisted of an undeveloped portion of Piano Street to the abutting property owners in a manner agreed upon by said owners;

and

 

WHEREAS, said property is not used by the City and contains no utilities or other

encumbrances; and

WHEREAS, the fair market value of the property to be conveyed is equal to or less than the value of the consideration of the acquired and/or consideration received; and

 

WHEREAS, the City Council has determined, based upon advice of counsel, that the City need not convey the property in question by public bid but may instead rely upon the exception set forth in Tex. Loc. Gov't Code Sec. 272. 001(b)(l)and (c);

 

NOW, THEREFOR BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF

SULPHUR SPRINGS, TEXAS:

 

SECTION 1. The City of Sulphur Springs authorizes the Mayor or her

designee to execute the Special Warranty Deed, together with all instmments

requisite to implementing this Ordinance, conveying the property described in Exhibit

"A" to Clay Price in exchange for the consideration therein stated.

SECTION 2. The terms and provisions of this Ordinance shall be deemed to

be severable in that if any portion hereinabove described shall be held or declared to be

invalid, the same shall not affect the validity of the balance and remainder of the

Ordinance.

SECTION 3. The City Secretary be and she is hereby authorized to attest to

the signahu-e of the Mayor to this Ordinance, and to attest to the signature of the City Manager to any instmments requisite to implementing this Ordinance.

 

IT IS SO ORDAINED.

 

PASSED BY THE GOVERNING BODY of the City Council of the City of Sulphur

Springs, Texas, on the FIRST READING this the 5th day of July, 2016.

 

PASSED BY THE GOVERNING BODY of the City Council of the City of Sulphur

Springs, Texas, on the SECOND READING this the _ day of

2016.

 

"A public hearing will be conducted for the final reading of Ordinance No. 2685, Tuesday, August 2, 2016, at the

Municipal Building, at 7:00 p. m.

 

Emily Glass, Mayor

Attest:

Gale Roberts, City Secretary

7.16,23,30

 

CHILD FIND

Cumby ISD will offer free appropriate public education to all individuals with disabilities, ages 3-21, which qualify for special education.  Private school children, religious school children and home schooled children with disabilities that reside within the district’s jurisdiction will have the opportunity to access special education services.  For more information or to make a referral, contact Shelly Slaughter at (903)994-2775.

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Career and Technical Education

Program Effectiveness Monitoring

 

Cumby ISD offers career and technical education programs in Art, AV, Technology and Communication, Agricultural Sciences, Business Management and Administration, Health Sciences, Hospitality and Tourism, and Information Technology.  Admission to these programs is based on passing all pre-requisite courses.

It is the policy of Cumby ISD not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, handicap, or age in its employment practices as required by Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended; Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972; the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, as amended; and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended.

Cumby ISD will take steps to assure that lack of English language skills will not be a barrier to admission and participation in all educational and vocational programs.

For information about your rights or grievance procedures, contact the Title IX Coordinator, Shelly Slaughter, Superintendent, at 303 Sayle St. Cumby, TX, 75433, (903) 994-2260 ext.4, and/or the Section 504 Coordinator, Hector Madrigal, High School Principal, at 303 Sayle St. Cumby, TX, 75433, (903) 994-2260 ext.3. 

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Miller Grove ISD will be accepting bids on the following products for the 2016-2017 school year: Propane. We will be accepting bids until August 11, 2016 at 5:00 p.m. Miller Grove ISD reserves the right to reject any or all bids or part of bids. Send bids to: Steve Johnson, Superintendent, Miller Grove ISD, 7819 FM 275 South, Cumby, TX 75433.

LEGAL NOTICE

 

Application has been made for a Brewer's Permit

For Re-Tired Brewing Co., LLC Dba Re-Tired Brewing Co. At 489 County Road 4792, Cumby, Hopkins County, Texas Said application made to the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission in accordance with the provisions of the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Code. Edward P Cox, mgr/mem, John L Cayias, mgr/mem.

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