Legal Notices – Aug. 30, 2012: Lockhart and Caldwell County (Texas)

PUBLIC NOTICE

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PUBLIC HEARING

Notice is hereby given that the City Council of the City of Martindale, Caldwell County, Texas will conduct two (2) Public Hearings as follows:

Date: Tuesday September 4, 2012 and Tuesday September 18, 2012

Time: 5:00 p.m.

Place:  Martindale City Hall, 409 Main Street, Martindale Texas 78655

Purpose:  Public Hearing on Proposed Tax Rate 0.4400.  City of Martindale Budget for FY 2011-2012.

Questions or comments, please contact City Secretary at 512-357-2639.

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NOTICE OF TAX

REVENUE INCREASE

The Caldwell County Commissioners Court conducted public hearings on August 20th, 2012 and August 27th, 2012 on a proposal to increase the total tax revenues of Caldwell County from properties on the tax roll in the preceding year by 4.18%.

The total tax revenue proposed to be raised last year at last year’s tax rate of $0.6909 for each $100 of taxable value was $11,361,748.47.

The total tax revenue proposed to be raised this year at the proposed tax rate of $0.6908 for each $100 of taxable value is $11,851,920.09.

The total tax revenue proposed to be raised this year at the proposed tax rate of $0.6908 for each $100 of taxable value, including tax revenue to be raised from new property added to the tax roll this year, is $12,064,506.95

The Caldwell Commissioners Court is scheduled to vote on the tax rate that will result in that tax increase at a public meeting to be held on August 30th, 2012 at the Scott Annex, 1403 Blackjack, Lockhart, Texas at 9:15 a.m.

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ADVERTISEMENT AND

INVITATION FOR BIDS

 

PROJECT:

County of Caldwell

Water System

Improvements Project

Phase 1 Cartridge Filter Installation for the

Tri-Community WSC

TCDP Project No. 711090

SWE Project

No. 0224-001-10

 

Receive bids until:     Tuesday,

September 11, 2012 at 11:00 A.M.

Bids publicly opened and read aloud:              Location:

Commissioners

Courtroom (Room 100)

Street/Mailing Address:

110 South Main Street, Lockhart, Texas 78644

P. O. Box 98

Lockhart, Texas 78644

 

Project Description:     Furnish and install cartridge filters with associated yard piping and power and lighting fixtures.

 

Bid/Contract Documents including Drawings and Technical Specifications are on file and may be examined at the following locations:

 

SOUTHWEST ENGINEERS, INC., 307 St. Lawrence Street, Gonzales, Texas 78629    (830) 672-7546, FAX (830) 672-2034

AGC, 5825 Callaghan, Suite 103, San Antonio, Texas 78228

BUILDER’S EXCHANGE, 4047 Naco Perrin, San Antonio, Texas 78217

AMTEK PLAN ROOMS & ENGR. REPORTS, 7801 North Lamar, Ste. A137, Austin, Texas 78752

 

Plans and Specifications are available at the office of Southwest Engineers, Inc. in three different formats:

 

Hard Copy – $80.00 (Non-Refundable)

CD in PDF Format – $30.00 (Non-Refundable)

Download – $25.00 (Non-Refundable)

 

A bid bond in the amount of 5% of the bid issued by an acceptable surety shall be submitted with each bid.  A certified check or bank draft payable to the County of Caldwell may be submitted in lieu of the Bid Bond.

 

The County of Caldwell requires Payment and Performance Bonds in 100% of the contract amount.

 

A Pre-Bid Conference will be held on Tuesday, September 4, 2012 at 3:00 P.M. at the TCWSC Plant.

 

Attention is called to the fact that not less than the federally determined prevailing (Davis-Bacon and Related Acts) Wage Rate, as issued by the Texas Department of Rural Affairs and contained in the Contract Documents must be paid on this project.  In addition, the successful bidder must ensure that employees and applicants for employment are not discriminated against because of their race, color, religion, sex, age or national origin.

 

The County of Caldwell reserves the right to reject any or all bids and to waive any informalities in the bidding.

 

Bids may be held by the County for a period not to exceed 30 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 and/or subcontractors who 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.

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CITATION BY

PUBLICATION

THE STATE OF TEXAS:  TO ALL PERSONS

INTERESTED IN THE

ESTATE OF WILLIAM LEWIS, DECEASED,

PROBATE CAUSE NO. 9755, COUNTY COURT AT LAW OF CALDWELL COUNTY, TEXAS

Carolyn Lewis, in the above numbered and entitled estate filed an Application to Determine Heirship and Application for Letters of independent administration, of the said WILLLIAM LEWIS, Deceased, and their respective shares and interests in this estate.

 

Said application will be heard and acted on by said Court at 10 o’clock A.M. on the first Monday next after the expiration of ten days from the date of publication of this citation, at the County Courthouse in Lockhart, Texas.

 

All persons interested in said estate are hereby cited to appear before said Honorable Court at said above mentioned time and place by filing a written answer contesting such application should they desire to do so.

 

The officer executing this writ shall promptly serve the same according to requirements of law, and the mandates hereof, and make due return as the law directs.

 

ISSUED UNDER MY HAND AND THE SEAL OF SAID COURT at office in Lockhart , Texas, this the 25th day of June, 2012.

CAROL HOLCOMB, CLERK

Probate Court

Caldwell County, Texas

By Jackie Ramirez Deputy.

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CITATION BY

PUBLICATION

THE STATE OF TEXAS: TO AL PERSONS

INTERESTED IN THE

ESTATE OF WILLIAM LEWIS, PROBATE CAUSE NO. 9755-A COUNTY COURT AT LAW OF

CALDWELL COUNTY, TEXAS

 

Carolyn Lewis, in the above numbered and entitled estate  filed an Application for Independent Administration and letters of Administration, of said WILLIAM LEWIS, Deceased, and their respective shares and interests in this estate.

Said application will be heard and acted on by said Court at 10 o’clock A.M. on the first Monday next  after the expiration of ten days from date of publication of this citation, at the County Courthouse in Lockhart, Texas.

 

All persons interested in said estate are hereby cited to appear before said Honorable Court at said above mentioned time and place by filing a written answer contesting such application should they desire to do so.

 

The officer executing this writ shall promptly serve the same according to requirements of law, and the mandates hereof, and make due return as the law directs.

 

ISSUED UNDER MY HAND AND THE SEAL OF SAID COURT at office in Lockhart, Texas, this the 25th day of June, 2012.

CAROL HOLCOMB, CLERK

Probate Court

Caldwell County, Texas

By Jackie Ramirez Deputy

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THE STATE OF TEXAS OF COUNTY OF CALDWELL

NO. 1201

Notice is hereby given that a hearing will be held on the 11th day of September, 2012 at 10:30 a.m.  in the County Courthouse of the above named County in Lockhart , Texas on the application of the hereinafter named owner__ for a license to sell beer at retail at a location not heretofore licensed. The substance if said application is as follows:

1. Type of license or permit Wine and Beer Retailer’s Permit

2. Exact location of business 211 E. Market Street, Lockhart, Texas

3. Name of owner or owners Ismael Yanez

4.  Assumed or trade name Champs Sports Bar

Any person shall be permitted to contest the facts stated in said application and the applicant’s right to secure said license or permit upon giving security for costs as provided by law.

 

WITNESS MY HAND this the 27th day of August, 2012.

Carol Holcomb

County Clerk

Caldwell County, Texas

By Katrina Reyna Deputy

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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

CITY OF LOCKHART

AND

LOCKHART ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

CORPORATION

FISCAL YEAR 2012-2013 BUDGETS

The City Council of the City of Lockhart and the Board of Directors of the Lockhart Economic Development Corporation will hold a public hearing on the proposed budgets for Fiscal Year 2012-2013 on September 13, 2012 at 6:30 p.m. at City Hall, Glosserman Room, 308 West San Antonio Street, Lockhart, Texas.  Copies of the budgets are available for public inspection at the desk of the City Secretary, and at the Dr. Eugene Clark Library.

 

Ordinances establishing the budget and property tax rates for the year October 1, 2012 through September 30, 2013 will be considered on September 20, 2012 at 6:30 p.m. at City Hall, Glosserman Room, 308 W. San Antonio Street, Lockhart, Texas.

 

All interested persons are invited and encouraged to attend the hearing.

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Lockhart ISD requests statements of qualifications from those interested in a Contracted Service position as GED program Chief Examiners, Examiners and Proctors.  For the proposal package, please contact Tanya Homann at 512-398-0052 or fax 512-398-0025. The proposals are due September 20, at 2:00 p.m. CST at Attn:  Tanya Homann, Lockhart ISD, P.O. Box 120, Lockhart, TX 78644.  No faxed or emailed proposals will be accepted.  Lockhart ISD reserves the right to reject any or all proposals.

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The City of Uhland will hold a meeting at 06:00 PM on September 12, 2012 at 15 N. Old Spanish Trail, Uhland, TX to consider adopting a proposed tax rate for tax year 2012. The proposed tax rate is 0.185400 per $100 of value.

The proposed tax rate would increase total taxes in City of Uhland by 7.979033 percent.

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NOTICE

THE STATE OF TEXAS

COUNTY OF Caldwell

No. 1199

NOTICE is hereby given that a hearing will be held on the 4th day of September, 2012 at 10:30 a.m. in the County Courthouse of the above named County in Lockhart, Texas on the application of the hereinafter named owner for a license to sell beer at retail at a location not heretofore licensed. The substance of said application is as follows:

1. Type of license or permit: Wine and Beer Retailer’s Off Premise License

2. Exact location of business: 1100 State Park Road, Lockhart, Texas

3. Name of owner or owners: Victor Silva

4. Assumed or trade name: Park Plaza Market

Any person shall be permitted to contest the facts stated in said application and the applicant’s right to secure said license or permit upon giving security for costs as provided by law.

WITNESS MY HAND this the 17th day of August, 2012.

Carol Holcomb

County Clerk

Caldwell County, Texas

By Katrina Reyna, Deputy

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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

The City of Lockhart Planning and Zoning Commission will hold a Public Hearing on Wednesday, September 12, 2012, at 7:00 P.M. in the Glosserman Room at City Hall, 308 West San Antonio Street, Lockhart, Texas, to receive public comments regarding a proposed ordinance amending Chapter 64 “Zoning”, Section 64-203 “Industrial District Appearance Standards”, of the Lockhart Code of Ordinances, to change the name of the section and amend the text as appropriate to apply to all nonresidential uses and/or districts.

 

The City of Lockhart City Council will hold a Public Hearing on Tuesday,

September 18, 2012, at 7:30 PM in the Glosserman Room at City Hall, 308 West San Antonio Street, Lockhart, Texas, to consider this zoning text amendment, public comments, and the recommendation of the Planning and Zoning Commission.

 

All interested persons wishing to state their support or opposition may do so at either of these public hearings; or they may submit a written statement to the City Planner or his designee for presentation to the Planning and Zoning Commission and/or City Council before the time the public hearing begins.  Additional information is available from the City Planner at the telephone number and e-mail address listed below, or in person at the Planning Department in City Hall.

Dan Gibson, AICP

City Planner

512-398-3461, ext. 236

dgibson@lockhart-tx.org

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Public Bid Notice

The City of Lockhart is accepting bids for one metal buildings, 40’x 60’x 14′ gable, to be placed on concrete piers and grade beam provided by owner. Bid sheet must include the cost of the building as specified, P.E. sealed drawings/plans conforming to 2006 International Building Code, delivery, and assembly on site. General Liability insurance required naming City of Lockhart as additional insured. Concept drawing/ specifications and bid package may be obtained at no cost at City Hall, 308 W San Antonio St, Lockhart, Texas 78644 or by calling 1-512-398-3461, extension 221, during normal business hours or fax delivery. Bids in sealed envelopes and externally marked “Fire Metal Building” must be received by 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, September 12, 2012 at 308 W. San Antonio St, Lockhart, Texas, 78644. Bids not received by this date and time will be returned unopened. The City of Lockhart reserves the right to reject any and all bids.

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The Caldwell County Unit Road System is seeking bids for the period beginning October 1st, 2012  and terminating September 30th, 2013. The following bid items are Aggregate, Asphalt Materials, Flexible Base, Fuel (Regular Unleaded/No.2 Diesel-Low Sulfur), Oil /Lubricants.

Specifications may be obtained by contacting (512) 398-7269 between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. (Monday – Friday.) The item bid on should be clearly marked on the front lower left hand corner of the envelope. Bids should show unit pricing and be submitted to the Count Auditor’s Office, Caldwell County Courthouse, located at 110 S. Main St., 3rd fl., or  P.O. Box 98, Lockhart, TX 78644.

The deadline is September 14th, 2012 at 4:00 p.m. Bids will be opened in a public meeting of Commissioner’s Court, September 17th at 9:00 a.m., located at 1403 Black Jack St., Lockhart.

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Lockhart ISD requests statements of qualifications from those interested in providing legal services for the district.  Instructions for submission can be obtained at the Lockhart ISD Administration Office at 105 S. Colorado, Lockhart, TX 78644 or by contacting Tanya Homann at 512-398-0052 or fax 512-398-0025.  Submissions will be accepted by the district until September 13th, at 2:00 p.m. CST.  All submissions are to be sent to Tanya Homann at Lockhart ISD, P.O. Box 120, Lockhart, TX 78644.  No faxed or emailed proposals will be accepted.  Lockhart ISD reserves the right to reject any or all submissions.

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Lockhart ISD requests sealed proposals from qualified contractors for HVAC equipment. The equipment being requested is eight (8) – 7 _ ton, 12.6 seer roof top package units.  For the proposal package, please contact Tanya Homann at 512-398-0052, fax 512-398-003 or tanya.homann@lockhart.txed.net.  The proposals are due Thursday, September 13, 2012, at 3 PM. CST at Attn:  Tanya Homann, Lockhart ISD, P.O. Box 120, Lockhart, TX 78644.  No faxed or emailed proposals will be accepted.  Lockhart ISD reserves the right to reject any or all proposals

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