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The Planning and Zoning Commission will hold a Regular Meeting on May 28, 2014 at 5:00 p.m. at the City Hall Council Chambers, 1201 East 8th Street, Mission, Texas in order to consider the following:
Rezoning: Tract 1: The East 1 acre of the West 9.28 acres out of a survey of 35.71 acres out of the South ½ of Lots 15-7, & 15-8, West Addition to Sharyland Subdivision, (aka Tract 38, Melba Carter Subdivision U/R), & Tract 2: The South 411.4’ of the East 1 acre of the West 10.28 acres out of a survey of 35.71 acres out of the South ½ of Lots 15-7 & 15-8, West Addition to Sharyland Subdivision, (aka Tract 39, Melba Carter Subdivision, U/R), from (R-1) Single Family Residential to (C-4) Heavy Commercial If a zoning is amended during the public hearing, it shall be pursuant to the City of Mission’s Amendatory Zone Policy Statement. Anyone interested is invited to attend.
Anna Carrillo, City Secretary
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
On May 27, 2014, at 4:30 p.m., the City Council of the City of Mission, Texas, will hold a public hearing to consider the amendment of the Project Plan and Reinvestment Zone Financing Plan relating to Reinvestment Zone No. 1, City of Mission, Texas, as required to accommodate additional improvements.
Interested persons, including the owners of property included in the zone, will be provided a reasonable opportunity to be heard for or against the amendment, the concept of tax increment financing, or any other matter related to the zone or the amendment to the plans. The hearing will take place in Council Chambers at City Hall, 1201 East 8th Street, Mission, Texas.
The City Council of the City of Mission, Texas will hold a public hearing on May 27, 2014 at 4:30 p.m. at City Hall, 1201 E. 8th Street. to consider an application by Nieves Reyes for a Taxicab Permit for Yellow Checker Cab to be located at 114 N. Keralum, Mission, Texas. Anyone interested in is invited to attend and express their comments.
Anna Carillo, City Secretary
The City Council of the City of Mission, Texas will hold a public hearing on May 27, 2014 at 4:30 p.m. at City Hall, 1201 E. 8th Street. to consider an application by Joe Villarreal for a Taxicab Permit for J.V. Taxi Cab Company to be located at 2000 N. Stewart, Mission, Texas. Anyone interested in is invited to attend and express their comments.
Anna Carillo, City Secretary
Application has been made with the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission for a Wine and Beer Retailer’s Permit by Christine Alaniz dba Ranch House Burgers II, to be located at 248 S La Homa Rd. Suite D & E, Palmview, Hidalgo County, Texas, 78572.
Application has been made with the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission for a Mixed Beverage Permit by Mis Antojos LLC dba Mis Antojos, to be located at 1505 N Conway, Mission, Hidalgo County, Texas. Managers of said LLC are Jose G. De La Fuente and Juanita B Niño, and member of said LLC is Clarissa M. De La Fuente.
ADVERTISEMENT/INVITATION FOR BIDS
REQUEST FOR SEALED PROPOSALS
PROJECT: City of Alton – 2009 EDA Sanitary Sewer Improvement Project
EDA Project No. 08-01-04304
DESCRIPTION: Work of the Project consists of the installation of Gravity PVC Pipe by open trench and directional bore construction, including clean-outs and manholes
PROPOSAL DUE DATE: June 6, 2014
TIME: 3:00 P.M.
The City of Alton will receive sealed bids for the Sanitary Sewer Improvements until 3:00 p.m. on June 6 , 2014 addressed to the City of Alton in the office of the city manager, Alton City Hall, 509 S. Alton Blvd., Alton, Texas 78573. The bids will be publicly opened and read aloud as near as practical after 3:00 p.m. on the date of submittal at the Alton City Hall. Bids received after closing time will be returned unopened.
Bid/Contract Documents, including Drawings and Technical Specifications are available from LeFevre Engineering & Management Consulting, LLC. located at 612 Nolana, Suite 520, McAllen, Texas 78504 the phone number is 956-687-LEMC, upon request and payment of $100.00. The payment is non-refundable.
A pre-bid conference will be conducted by the Owner on May 29, 2014 at 9:30am. The pre-bid conference shall be conducted at the City of Alton City Hall office located at, 509 S. Alton Boulevard, Alton, Texas 78573. Attendance by prospective Bidders is mandatory for all general contractors submitting bids. Sub-contractors, suppliers, and equipment suppliers may attend.
A bid bond in the amount of 5 percent of the bid issued by an acceptable surety shall be submitted with each bid. A certified check or bank draft payable to the City of Alton or negotiable U.S. Government Bonds (as par value) may be submitted in lieu of the Bid Bond.
This contract is subject to the requirements of the Davis Bacon Wage Act and all reporting requirements. Wages paid on this project will be governed by the Department of Labor (DOL) Wage General Decision or Decisions included within the bid documents for this project. The contract will also be subject to monitoring and reporting requirements described in the bid documents.
This contract is subject to the Environmental Protections 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 contract, subcontracts and procurements to Minority Business Enterprise and Women-Owned Business Enterprise firms. Although EPA’s policy doesn’t 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 WBE
Construction 12.94% 8.72%
Equipment 7.12% 5.39%
Services 10.84% 5.72%
Supplies 9.68% 9.34%
Small, Minority and Female owned firms are encouraged to submit bids for this project. 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. Neither the State of Texas nor any of its departments, agencies, or employees are or will be a party to this Invitation for Bids or any resulting contract.
Equal Opportunity in Employment – All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, handicap 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 11275, and as supplemented in Department of Labor regulations 41 CFR Part 60.
The City of Alton is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. The City of Alton reserves the right to reject any or all bids or to waive any informality in the bidding. In case of ambiguity or lack of clearness in stating prices in any bid, the Owner reserves the right to consider the most advantageous construction thereof or to reject the bid. The contract will be awarded to the lowest responsible bidder.
Bids may be held by the City of Alton for a period not to exceed 60 days from the date of the bid opening for the purpose of reviewing the bids and investigating the bidder’s qualifications prior to the contract award.
All contractors/subcontractors that are debarred, suspended or otherwise excluded from or ineligible for participation on federal assistance programs may not undertake any activity in part or in full under this project.
Contract is contingent upon release of funds from the Texas Water Development Board. City of Alton Date Published: May 16, 2014
Salvador Vela, Mayor
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