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CITATION BY PUBLICATION

STATE OF TEXAS


TO: ALEJANDRO RIOS,  and to all whom it may concern, Respondent.


YOU HAVE BEEN SUED.  YOU MAY EMPLOY AN ATTORNEY.  IF YOU OR YOUR ATTORNEY DO NOT FILE A WRITTEN ANSWER WITH THE CLERK WHO ISSUED CITATION BY 10 A.M. ON THE MONDAY NEXT FOLLOWING THE EXPIRATION OF 20 DAYS AFTER YOU WERE SERVED THIS CITATION AND PETITION, A DEFAULT JUDGMENT MAY BE TAKEN AGAINST YOU.

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PUBLIC NOTICES

PUBLIC HEARING - CITY OF CUMBY
TEXAS COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM
The City of Cumby will hold a public hearing at 7:00 p.m. Wednesday, June 13, 2012, at City Hall in regard to the submission of an application(s) to the Texas Department of Agriculture for 2012/2014 Texas Community Development Program (TCDP) grant funding. The purpose of this meeting is to allow citizens an opportunity to discuss the citizen participation plan, the development of local housing and community development needs, the amount of TCDP funding available, all eligible TCDP activities, and the use of past TCDP funds. The City encourages citizens to participate in the development of TCDP applications and to make their views know at this public hearing. Citizens unable to attend this meeting may submit their views and proposals to the City of Cumby, P.O. Box 349, Cumby, Texas 75433. Persons with disabilities that wish to attend this meeting should contact City Hall at least two days before the meeting so that appropriate arrangements can be made.

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THE STATE OF TEXAS
NOTICE BY PUBLICATION

NOTICE TO DEFENDANTS:  “You have been sued. You may employ an attorney. If you or your attorney do not file a written answer with the clerk who issued this citation by 10:00 a.m. on the Monday next following the expiration of forty-two days after the date of issuance of this citation and petition, a default judgment may be taken against you.”
TO:  CARRIE CALDWELL, R.H. BIRTHRIGHT, TEX CANNON HARDIN, LAWRENCE MELLOWN, LESTER MELLOWN, JOHN BIRTHRIGHT, MRS. WALTER BARKER, ROBERT BIRTHRIGHT, EDDIE BIRTHRIGHT, LUNA GARNER, CORA BITTHRIGHT, LOU ELLEN O’NEAL, C.E. BIRTHWRIGHT, SAM GREGG, LUTHER GREGG, CHARLIE GREGG, MARK GREGG, and FORREST GREGG, if living, and if deceased, their heirs and unknown heirs, together with all other persons owning or claiming any title or interest in land out of the W.G. Chester Survey, Abstract No. 242, Hopkins Count, Texas, containing 19.62 acres of land, being described in a 25 acre tract, described in deed from First National Bank of Sulphur Springs to A.G. Hargis dated April 3, 1923, and of record in Volume 110, Page 560, Deed Records, Hopkins County, Texas, subject to a 5 acre Save and Except Tract, described in a deed from Alma Caldwell Thorton to Malcom Gregg and wife, Lou Ada Gregg as recorded in Volume 240, Page 839, Real Property Records, Hopkins County, Texas (R.P.R.H.C.T.), and all of a called 1.62 acre tract described in a deed from Laverne Scoville to Malcom Gregg as recorded in Volume 240, Page 837, Real Property Records, Hopkins County, Texas. 

Defendant Greeting:
You are hereby commanded to appear by filing a written answer to the Plaintiff’s ORIGINAL petition on or before ten o’clock a.m. of the Monday next after the expiration of forty-two days after the date of issuance of this citation the same being Monday the 25th day of June, 2012, before the Honorable County Court at Law of Hopkins County, Texas at the Court House of said County in Sulphur Springs, Texas.  Said Plantiff’s Petition was filed in said Court on the 9th day of May, 2012, in this case, numbered CV 41010 on the docket of said court, and styled:
Lou Ann Gregg Green, Plaintiff vs. Carrie Caldwell, R.H. Birthright, et al, Defendants.
A brief statement of the nature of this suit is as follows, to-wit: 
Adverse Possession of Land
As is more fully shown by plaintiff’s petition on file in this suit.
The officer executing this writ shall promptly serve the same according to requirements of law, and the mandates thereof, and make due return as the law directs.
Issued and given under my hand and the Seal of said Court, at office in Sulphur Springs, Texas, this 9th day of May, 2012.
PATRICIA DORNER, District Clerk, Hopkins County, Texas
Ketley Craig, By Deputy Clerk        
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CITY OF SULPHUR SPRINGS, TEXAS
ORDINANCE NO. 2613
Discussion/action on Public hearing for second and final Consider on first reading an ordinance providing for the issuance of City of Sulphur Springs, Texas Combination Tax and Limited Surplus Revenue Certificates of Obligation, Series 2012; bearing interest at the rates hereinafter set forth; to secure funds for the purpose of paying contractual obligations incurred for constructing and improving streets and roads including related drainage, signalization, landscaping, lighting, signage and utility relocation, constructing, equipping and furnishing improvements, renovations and additions to the old City Library building for City Hall offices, City Council chambers and other municipal offices, including related landscaping, parking and infrastructure, constructing, equipping and furnishing improvements and renovations to the existing City hall building for finance, water billing, police and other municipal offices, including related landscaping, parking and infrastructure, constructing, installing and equipping City park improvements, including ball field improvements, acquiring and installing equipment, vehicles, technology and equipment and software for administration, finance, community development, police, fire, parks, and streets and capital construction departments, municipal airport, municipal court and other City offices, and for paying legal, fiscal, architectural and engineering fees in connection with such projects; prescribing the form of certificates of obligation; levying ad valorem taxes and pledging limited surplus net revenues of the City’s waterworks and sewer system for the payment of principal and interest on the certificates of obligation; making certain other covenants of the City in reference to the certificates of obligation and the funds from which said certificates of obligation are to be paid; approving an official statement and execution of a paying agent/registrar agreement; awarding sale of said certificates of obligation; providing an effective date; and enacting other provisions relating thereto.
A public hearing will be conducted for the final reading of Ordinance No. 2613, Tuesday, June 26, 2012, at the Municipal Building, at 7:00 p.m.
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CITY OF SULPHUR SPRINGS, TEXAS
ORDINANCE NO. 2614
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, PROVING 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 5th day of June, 2012, 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 one, 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 the Reinvestment Zone has been properly called, held and conducted and that notice of such hearing has been published as required by law.
(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.
(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 of 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 2012-01, Pinnacle Companies, City of Sulphur Springs, Texas (the “Zone”).
SECTION 4: That operation of the zone shall commence on December 31, 2012 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 posed 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 5, 2012, and the publication of said notices, is hereby ratified, approved and confirmed.
PASSED AND APPROVED on this the ______day of ______________, 2012.
PASSED AND ADOPTED on this the ______day of ______________, 2012.

Craig Johnson, Mayor
ATTEST:
Gale Roberts, City Secretary
APPROVED AS TO FORM AND EFFECT:
Jim McLeroy, City Attorney

A public hearing will be conducted for the final reading of Ordinance No. 2614, Tuesday, July 3, 2012, at the Municipal Building, at 7:00 p.m. 
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CITY OF SULPHUR SPRINGS, TEXAS
ORDINANCE NO. 2615
AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE ZONING ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF SULPHUR SPRINGS, TEXAS, BY DECLARING A CERTAIN TRACT OF LAND FROM MULTI-FAMILY TO PROFESSIONAL OFFICE.
WHEREAS, a request has been received by owner Frank Long to rezone property located at 614 Oak Avenue on the southeast corner of Oak Avenue and Beckham Street, being further described as Lot 1 of Block 40-2 of the Long Addition, from Multi-Famiy (MF) to Professional Office (PO).
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 Professional Office (PO) from Multi-Family (MF).
IT IS SO ORDAINED.
Passed and approved on the first reading this _____ day of _______, 2012.
Passed and adopted on the second and final reading this _____ day of ________, 2012.
Craig Johnson, Mayor
ATTEST:
Gale Roberts, City Secretary
A public hearing will be conducted for the final reading of Ordinance No. 2615, Tuesday, July 3, 2012, at the Municipal Building, at 7:00 p.m.
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CITY OF SULPHUR SPRINGS, TEXAS
ORDINANCE NO. 2616
AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE ZONING ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF SULPHUR SPRINGS, TEXAS, BY DECLARING A CERTAIN TRACT OF LAND FROM MULTI-FAMILY TO LIGHT COMMERCIAL.
WHEREAS, a request has been received by owner Gary Priest to rezone property located on the southwest corner of League and Camp Streets, being further described as Lot 1-A of the Williams Addition, from Multi-Family (MF) 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 Multi-Family (MF).
IT IS SO ORDAINED.
Passed and approved on the first reading this _____ day of _______, 2012.
Passed and adopted on the second and final reading this _____ day of ________, 2012.
Craig Johnson, Mayor
ATTEST:
Gale Roberts, City Secretary
A public hearing will be conducted for the final reading of Ordinance No. 2616, Tuesday, July 3, 2012, at the Municipal Building, at 7:00 p.m.
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CITY OF SULPHUR SPRINGS, TEXAS
ORDINANCE NO. 2617
AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE ZONING ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF SULPHUR SPRINGS, TEXAS, BY DECLARING A CERTAIN TRACT OF LAND FROM SINGLE FAMILY TO MULTI-FAMILY.
WHEREAS, a request has been received by owner Donna Gregory to rezone property located on the south side of Wildcat Way at the intersection of Majors Drive, being further described as Lot 1 of Block 232 of the Heartland Village Apartments Addition, from Single Family (SF-6) to Multi-Family (MF).
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 Multi-Family (MF) from Single Family (SF-6)
IT IS SO ORDAINED.
Passed and approved on the first reading this _____ day of _______, 2012.
Passed and adopted on the second and final reading this _____ day of ________, 2012.
Craig Johnson, Mayor
ATTEST:
Gale Roberts, City Secretary
A public hearing will be conducted for the final reading of Ordinance No. 2617, Tuesday, July 3, 2012, at the Municipal Building, at 7:00 p.m.
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CITY OF SULPHUR SPRINGS, TEXAS
ORDINANCE NO. 2618
AN ORDINANCE PROHIBITING THE USE AND CONTACT WITH DESIGNATED GROUNDWATER FROM BENEATH CERTAIN PROPERTY WITHIN THE CITY OF SULPHUR SPRINGS, TEXAS TO FACILITATE CERTIFICATIONS OF A MUNICIPAL SETTING DESIGNATION OF THE PROPERTY BY THE TEXAS COMMISSION ON ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY (TCEQ) PURSUANT TO THE TEXAS HEALTH AND SAFETY CODE; PROVIDING A PENALTY; AND PROVIDING FRO SEVERABILITY.
WHEREAS, Texas Health & Safety Code Chapter 361, Subchapter 361, Subchapter W (the “MSD Legislation”) authorizes the TCEQ to certify Municipal Setting Designations for properties upon receipt and approval of a property submitted application to the TCEQ; and
WHEREAS, The Texas Legislature, in enacting the MSD Legislation, found that an action by a municipality  to restrict access to or the use of groundwater in support of or to facilitate a Municipal Setting Designation advances a substantial and legitimate state interest where the quality of groundwater subject to the designation is an actual or potential threat to human health; and
WHEREAS, as a part of the application process for a Municipal Setting Designation, the applicant is required to provide documentation that the property for which designation is sought is subject to an ordinance that prohibits the use of groundwater from beneath the property to a depth of 200 feet as potable water and that appropriately restricts other uses of and contact with that ground water; and
WHEREAS, Nordstrom Valves Audco, Inc. a subsidiary of Flowserve Corporation (Flowserve) and Rockwell Automation (Rockwell)/Invensys Property Co. are the current owners of the properties (the Properties) located at 1511 Jefferson Street East to be included Municipal Setting Designation, located within the city limits of the City, and more specifically described below; and
WHEREAS, Rockwell intends to submit an application to the TCEQ for certification of a Municipal Setting Designation for the area currently designated as “The Properties” the legal description is et forth in Exhibit “A” attached hereto and made part hereof (The Flowserve MSD Property), provided that the ordinance being considered herein is passed; and
WHEREAS, the MSD is being sought because the concentration of various volatile organic compounds (VOCs), primarily trichloroethylene (TCE), with some concentrations of 1, 1-dichloroethylene (1,1-DCE), tetrachloroethylene (PCE), and cis-1,2-Dichloroethylene that exceed TCEQ protective concentration levels (PCLs); and
WHEREAS, the hydraulic conductivity of the shallow groundwater-bearing units meet the definition of a Class 3 aquifer (unusable as a drinking water source) as defined by the TCEQ in the Texas Risk Reduction Program (TRRP) rules; and
WHEREAS, the City believes that this objective is in the best interest of the public and the City, and will be advanced through the passage of this Ordinance.
BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SULPHUR SPRINGS, TEXAS:
Section 1. The facts and recitations set forth in the preamble of this Ordinance are hereby found to be true and correct.
Section 2. That the City Council finds that is in the best interest and welfare of the public to support TCEQ’s certification of a Municipal Setting Designation for the MSD Property.
Section 3. That upon and after the effective date of this Ordinance, the Rockwell/Flowserve MSD Properties, described on the attached Exhibit A and currently designated as Block 523, Lot 7, Block 523 Lot 13, and Block 523 Lot 7-02 according to the map or plat and recorded under Hopkins County Appraisal District Property ID Numbers R000008754 and R000025440 in the Official Public Records of Real Property in Hopkins County, Texas is hereby designated as a Municipal Setting Designation for purposes of Chapter 361, Subchapter W of the Texas Health and Safety Code. Potable use of groundwater from beneath the Rockwell/Flowserve MSD properties, including for purposes of irrigating crops and intended for human consumption, drinking, showers, bathing, or cooking, is prohibited, excepting only:
I. Wells used as monitoring wells for the collection of ground water samples for chemical or biological laboratory analysis; and
II. Wells used for the purpose of remediation of soil or groundwater contamination.
Section 4. That a violation of any provision of this ordinance shall be a misdemeanor punishable in accordance with the City Code of Ordinances of the City of Sulphur Springs, Texas.
Section 5. In the event any clause, phrase, provision, sentence, or part of this Ordinance or the application of the same to any person circumstances shall for any reason be adjudged invalid or held unconstitutional by a court of competent jurisdiction, it shall not affect, impair, or invalidate this Ordinances a whole or any part or provision hereof other than the part declared to be invalid or unconstitutional; and the City Council of the City of Sulphur Springs, Texas declares that it would have passed each and every part of the same notwithstanding the omission of any such part thus declared to be invalid or unconstitutional, or whether there be one or more parts.
Section 6. Any amendment or repeal of this ordinance shall be reported to the TCEQ within sixty (60) days of such action.

Passed and approved on the first reading this _____ day of _______, 2012.
Passed and adopted on the second and final reading this _____ day of ________, 2012.
Craig Johnson, Mayor
ATTEST:
Gale Roberts, City Secretary
A public hearing will be conducted for the final reading of Ordinance No. 2618, Tuesday, July 3, 2012, at the Municipal Building, at 7:00 p.m.
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CITY OF SULPHUR SPRINGS, TEXAS
ORDINANCE NO. 2619
AN ORDINANCE ESTABLISHING MAXIMUM, REASONABLE AND PRUDENT RATES OF SPEED ON CERTAIN PORTIONS OF CERTAIN STREETS AND HIGHWAYS AND PUBLIC PLACES IN THE CITY OF SULPHUR SPRINGS REPEALING ALL ORDINANCES AND PARTS OF ORDINANCES IN CONFLICT HEREWITH; FIXING PENALTIES FOR VIOLATION HEREOF.
WHEREAS, by authority and direction of the City Council of the City of Sulphur Springs, Texas, an engineering and traffic study and survey have been made by the Transportation Operations Office of the Texas Department of Transportation to determine the maximum, reasonable and prudent speed for vehicles traveling upon the following named streets and highways and part thereof, to facilitate the most effective use of said streets and highways and the safe and effective movement of vehicular traffic thereon; and
WHEREAS, The Texas Legislature, in enacting the MSD Legislation, found that an action by a municipality to restrict access to or the use of groundwater in support of or to facilitate a Municipal Setting Designation advances a substantial and legitimate state interest where the quality of groundwater subject to the designation is an actual or potential threat to human health; and
WHEREAS, such sturdy and survey establishes, and it is so found by the City Council of the City of Sulphur Springs, Texas that the following are the maximum, reasonable and prudent rates of speed for vehicular traffic upon said streets and highways and parts thereof;
NOW, THEREFORE BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SULPHUR SPRINGS, TEXAS: No person shall drive a vehicle upon a public road, street and highway in the City of Sulphur Springs, Texas, at a speed greater than is reasonable and prudent under the conditions and circumstances then existing. Except when a special hazard exists that requires lower speeds for compliance with the above requirement, the limits hereinafter set out shall be lawful but any speed in excess of the limits as hereinafter set out for the streets and highways and portions thereof to which they apply shall be prima facie evidence that the speed is not reasonable or prudent:
1. On Farm-to-Market 2285 (FM2285) southerly from the intersection with FM 71 for a distance of approximately 2.943 miles, a speed limit of sixty (60) miles per hour at all times; thence southerly for a distance of approximately 1.228 miles a speed limit of fifty (50) miles per hour at all times; to the intersection with State Highway 154, as evidence by the attached plan is hereby approved and made a part thereof.
II. All ordinances and parts of ordinances in force in the City of Sulphur Springs, Texas, which conflict with the terms and provisions of this ordinance are hereby repealed insofar as they conflict with this ordinance, but all other portions of said ordinance shall remain in full force and effect.
III. Any person violating the provisions of this ordinance shall be guilt of a misdemeanor ad upon conviction thereof shall be punished by a fine not exceeding TWO HUNDRED AND NO/100 ($200.00) DOLLARS.
IT IS SO ORDAINED.
Passed and approved on the first reading this _____ day of _______, 2012.
Passed and adopted on the second and final reading this _____ day of ________, 2012.
Craig Johnson, Mayor
ATTEST:
Gale Roberts, City Secretary
A public hearing will be conducted for the final reading of Ordinance No. 2619, Tuesday, July 3, 2012, at the Municipal Building, at 7:00 p.m.
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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
A public hearing regarding the Sulphur Springs ISD Internet Safety Policy will be held during the regular school board meeting on Monday, June 11 at 6:00 p.m. in the Board Room of the SSISD Administration Building at 631 Connally Street.
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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 2003-2004 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, 2012.
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 2003-2004 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, 2012.
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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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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ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
The Yantis Independent School District will be accepting sealed bids for petroleum products for the 2012-2013 school year.  Bids must be sealed and submitted by 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, June 27, 2012; to be opened on June 27, 2012, at 2:00 p.m.  
The Board further reserves the right to terminate the contract at any time due to unsatisfactory products. Send bids to the office of the Superintendent at the Yantis ISD, 105 W. Oak Street, Yantis, TX 75497. 
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PUBLIC NOTICES

PUBLIC
NOTICES
Public Notice
The Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office has impounded a brown appaloosa horse from the area of CR 4778 and 19 North on  May 17, 2012.  The horse will be sold at the local auction if not claimed by the owner. For more information, contact the Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office at:
903-438-4040.
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NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR OIL AND GAS WASTE DISPOSAL WELL PERMIT
Sulphur River Exploration, Inc., 5949 Sherry Lane, Suite 755, Dallas, Texas 75225 is applying to the railroad Commission of Texas for a permit to dispose of produced salt water or other oil and gas waste by well injection into a porous formation not productive of oil or gas. The applicant proposes to dispose of oil and gas waste into the Woodbine Formation, West Brantley Jackson Sm. Unit Lease, Well No. 11WS. The proposed disposal well is located 15 Miles Northwest of Sulphur Springs, Texas in the Brantley Jackson, W. (Smackover) Field, in Hopkins County, Texas. The waste water will be injected into strata in the subsurface depth interval from 3,530 to 4,040 feet.
LEGAL AUTHORITY: Chapter 27 of the Texas Water Code, as amended, Title 3 of the Texas Natural Resources Code, as amended, and the Statewide Rules of the Oil and Gas Division of the Railroad Commission of Texas.
Requests for a public hearing from persons who can show they are adversely affected, or requests for further information concerning any aspect of the application should be submitted in writing, within fifteen days of publication, to the Environmental Services Section, Oil and Gas Division, Railroad Commission of Texas, P.O. Box 12967, Capitol Station, Austin, Texas 78711 (Telephone 512/463-6792).

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BID NOTICE

The Sulphur Springs Independent School District is currently accepting bids for Milk, Bread, Ice Cream, Produce, and Sanitation/Cleaning Products for use in their Child Nutrition Programs from August 1, 2012 through July 31, 2013. Bids must be received at the Sulphur Springs I.S.D. Child Nutrition Office on or before 1:00 p.m. Tuesday, June 26, 2012.

Specifications may be obtained from the office of Child Nutrition Programs, 631 Connally Street, Sulphur Springs, Texas 75482.

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