Legal Notices – Sept. 22, 2011: Lockhart and Caldwell County (Texas)




The Caldwell-Hays ESD 1 will hold a meeting at 7:00 PM on September 27, 2011 at the Chisolm Trail Fire Rescue Station 3, 9835 FM 1854, Dale, TX to consider adopting a proposed tax rate for the tax year 2011. The proposed tax rate is 0.100000 per $100 of value.

The proposed tax rate would increase

total taxes in Caldwell-Hays ESD 1 by 4.931794 percent.







Will Hold a Public Hearing on a Request for Exception to the Drilling and

Completion Deadline

The Gonzales County Underground Water Conservation District will hold a public hearing for the purpose of receiving comment and evidence on a request from Don Ford for an exception to the drilling and completion deadline under District Rule 11.G.2.

The Board of Directors will take public comment and evidence on this request for an exception on Thursday, October 27, 2011 at the Gonzales County Courthouse, Commissioners Courtroom, Gonzales, Texas. The public hearing will begin at 5:30 p.m.  Agenda is as follows:

1. Call to order.

2. President of the Board to make comments.

3. Receive public comments and evidence on the request for exception to the drilling and completion deadline.

4. Discuss and take action on Mr. Ford’s request for an exception.

5. Adjourn.

Copies of the proposed request for exception and associated drilling and production permit application are available at the offices of the Gonzales County Underground Water Conservation District, 920 Saint Joseph, Room 129, Gonzales, Texas, from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Monday through Friday.  Written comments should be submitted to the General Manager, P.O. Box 1919, Gonzales, Texas 78629 or presented at the hearing. The deadline for submission of written comments is October 27, 2011 at 12:00 pm.



Sealed proposals addressed to the Mayor and City Council of the City of Lockhart will be received at the Lockhart City Hall, 308 West San Antonio, Lockhart, Texas 78644, until 11:00 A.M., October 6,  2011 for the Highway 142 12” Water Main Project, at which time and place will be publicly opened and read aloud.  Any bid received after closing time will be returned unopened.

The project consists of installing approximately 4,500 L.F. of 14”, 12” and 8” Water Main and all necessary appurtenances.

Bidders shall submit with their bids a Cashier”s Check in the amount of five percent (5%) of the maximum total bid, payable to the City of Lockhart, Texas without recourse, or a Proposal Bond in the same amount from an approved Surety Company as a guarantee that Bidder will enter into a contract and execute performance and payment bonds on the forms provided, within ten (10) days after the award of Contract.  Bids without check or Proposal Bond will not be considered.

The successful Bidder must furnish Performance and Payments Bonds each in the amount of 100% of the contract price from an approved Surety Company holding a permit from the State of Texas to act as Surety and acceptable according to the latest list of companies holding certificates of authority from the Secretary of Treasury of the United States, or other Surety or Sureties acceptable to the Owner.

Proposal forms, plans, and specifications may be obtained from TRC Engineers, Inc., 505 East Huntland Drive, Suite 250, Austin, Texas 78752, (512) 454-8716, upon receipt of payment of Fifty ($50.00) Dollars.  Please make checks or money-orders, payable to TRC Engineers, Inc.  PAYMENT IS NON-REFUNDABLE.

The City Council of the City of Lockhart reserves the right to reject any or all bids and to waive formalities.  No bid may be withdrawn within sixty (60) days after the date on which bids are received.







Sealed proposals for contracts listed below will be received by TxDOT until the date(s) shown below, and then publicly read.


Dist/Div: Austin

Contract 6231-41-001 for CLEANING AND SEALING CRACKS in BASTROP County, etc will be opened on October 19, 2011 at 10:00 am at the District Office for an estimate of $235,694.02.

Plans and specifications are available for inspection, along with bidding proposals, and applications for the TxDOT Prequalified Contractor”s list, at the applicable State and/or Dist/Div Offices listed below.  If applicable, bidders must submit prequalification information to TxDOT at least 10 days prior to the bid date to be eligible to bid on a project.  Prequalification materials may be requested from the State Office listed below.  Plans for the above contract(s) are available from TxDOT”s website at and from reproduction companies at the expense of the contractor.

NPO: 37714

State Office

Constr./Maint. Division

200 E. Riverside Dr.

Austin, Texas  78704

Phone: 512-416-2540

Dist/Div Office(s)

Austin District

District Engineer

7901 N IH35

Austin, Texas 78761-5426

Phone: 512-832-7060

Minimum wage rates are set out in bidding documents and the rates will be part of the contract.  TXDOT ensures that bidders will not be discriminated against on the grounds of race, color, sex, or national origin.



Lockhart ISD is accepting proposals for Athletic equipment and supplies for the fall and spring sports for the 2011-2012 school year.  This will include catalog discounts for all Athletic Equipment.  For the proposal package, please contact Tanya Homann at 512-398-0052 or fax 512-398-0031.  The proposals are due October 10, 2011, at 2 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.



Caldwell County is accepting bids for the following used equipment:

One (1) self-propelled lift with a vertical platform with a reach of between 85 ft. and 90 ft. Platform weight limit of 500 lbs. The machine must be no more than seven (7) years old and less than 3,000 hours in service.

Please submit your sealed bid no later than September 27th at 4:00 p.m. to:

Caldwell County Auditor’s Office

Caldwell County Courthouse

110 N. Main Street.

Room 302

Lockhart, TX 78644


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