PUBLIC NOTICES

ORDINANCE 2017-07-10 (9A) AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF ROCKDALE, TEXAS, PROVIDING FOR THE REGULATION OF COMMERCIAL VACANT STRUCTURES WITHIN THE CITY OF ROCKDALE, TEXAS; PROVIDING FOR ENFORCEMENT AND PENALTY; PROVIDING OPEN MEETINGS AND SEVERABILITY CLAUSE; ESTABLISHING AN EFFECTIVE DATE AND OTHER RELATED MATTERS.

ORDINANCE NO. 2017-07-10 (9D) AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF ROCKDALE, TEXAS, AMENDING SECTION 12.04 BY ADDING MISCELLANEOUS RESTRICTIONS TO PROHIBIT THE PARKING OF CERTAIN VEHICLES FOR LONGER THAN FOUR HOURS, PARKING OF TRAILERS, PARKING NEAR A MAILBOX UNIT AND PROVIDING FOR REMOVAL OF VEHICLES; MAKING FINDINGS OF FACT; PROVIDING A SEVERABILITY CLAUSE; PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE; AND PROVIDING FOR RELATED MATTERS.

ORDINANCE NO. 2017-07-10 (9C) AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF ROCKDALE, TEXAS MODIFYING THE JUVENILE CURFEW ESTABLISHED BY ORDINANCE 2007-06- 11 (6A), MAKING FINDINGS OF FACT; PROVIDING A SEVERABILITY CLAUSE, EFFECTIVE DATE, OPEN MEETINGS, AND RELATED MATTERS.

NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING The Rockdale Housing Authority will hold a Public Meeting July 25, 2017, at 2:30 pm, in the Community Room at 100 Cordova Drive in Rockdale to receive comments on the Annual and Five Year Plan for the Rockdale Housing Authority. All documents are on display at the office of the Housing Authority, 100 Cordova Drive, Rockdale; Monday through Thursday between the hours of 9 am to 5 pm.

ORDINANCE 2017-07-10 (9B) AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF ROCKDALE, TEXAS, ADOPTING THE 2012 EDITION OF THE INTERNATIONAL BUILDING CODE; ADOPTING THE 2012 INTERNATIONAL RESIDENTIAL CODE FOR ONE- AND TWO- FAMILY DWELLINGS; ADOPTING THE 2012 INTERNATIONAL MECHANICAL CODE; ADOPTING THE 2012 EDITION OF THE INTERNATIONAL PLUMBING CODE; ADOPTING THE 2011 EDITION OF THE NATIONAL ELECTRICAL CODE; ADOPTING THE 2012 INTERNATIONAL FIRE CODE; ADOPTING THE 2012 EDITION OF THE INTERNATIONAL FUEL GAS CODE; ADOPTING THE 2012 INTERNATIONAL ENERGY CONSERVATION CODE; PROVIDING FOR PERMITS, FEES AND INSPECTION; PROVIDING FOR REGISTRATION AND LICENSE REQUIREMENTS FOR PLUMBING, MECHANICAL, AND ELECTRICAL CONTRACTORS; PROVIDING FOR A PENALTY FOR VIOLATION HEREOF; PROVIDING THAT THIS ORDINANCE IS CUMULATIVE OF ALL ORDINANCES; AMENDING THE CITY ORDINANCE AND THE CODE OF ORDINANCES; REPEALING ALL PARTS OF ORDINANCES IN CONFLICT; PROVIDING A SEVERABILITY CLAUSE; PROVIDING A SAVINGS CLAUSE; PROVIDING SEVERABILITY, PENALTY, EMERGENCY AND OPEN MEETINGS CLAUSES; AND PROVIDING FOR RELATED MATTERS.

TAKING BIDS

NOTICE OF BIDS The City of Rockdale is requesting quotes from qualified firms or individuals to remove and clean all debris from both wastewater basins in our SBR plant due to lack of bar screen in the plant. Must be able to control influent raw sewage during clean-up duration and must meet TCEQ specs for the WWTP.

Bid information is available online at www.rockdalecityhall.com or in person at Rockdale City Hall, 505 West Cameron Avenue, Rockdale, Texas.

Bids must be submitted in a sealed envelope and marked “Wastewater Basin Clean Up.” Bids will be accepted until 12:00 noon on Monday, August 14, 2017. No pre-bid meeting is planned. No verbal, electronic, or fax bids will be accepted. The City of Rockdale reserves the right to reject any and all bids.

All sealed bids must be hand delivered or mailed to City Hall and addressed to: Chris Whittaker, City Manager City of Rockdale PO Box 586 505 West Cameron Avenue Rockdale Texas 76567. For more information please call Joseph Montelongo or Chris Whittaker at 512- 446-2511.

Advertisement and Invitation for Bids

The Southwest Milam Water Supply Corporation will receive sealed bids for their 2017 Sandoval Water Plant Improvements Project until 1:30 p.m. on Thursday, August 10, 2017 at the Southwest Milam Water Supply Corporation’s office at 706 E. Cameron Ave., Rockdale, Texas 76567. The sealed bids will be publicly opened and read aloud at 1:30 p.m. on Thursday, August 10, 2017 at said office.

Bids are invited for the 2017 Sandoval Water Plant Improvements Project as described in the specifications, including new booster pumps, pressure tanks, electrical/SCADA work, plant piping, and associated appurtenances.

Bid/Documents, including Technical Specifications, are on file at the Southwest Milam Water Supply Corporation, 706 E. Cameron Avenue (P.O. Box 232) Rockdale, TX 76567 or please call the Corporation at (512) 446-2604. In addition, Bid/Documents and Specifications are on file at the offices of BEFCO Engineering, Inc., 485 N. Jefferson (P. 0. Box 615), La Grange, Texas 78945 or (979) 968-6474. For those wishing to obtain their own paper copy of the Contract Documents, a nonrefundable deposit of $ 75.00 will be required to BEFCO for each set. Electronic copies may be obtained at no charge by request at office@befcoengineering.com .

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 Southwest Milam Water Supply Corporation or negotiable U.S. Government Bonds (as par value) may be submitted in lieu of the Bid Bond.

Attention is called to the fact that not less than the federally determined Department of Labor prevailing wage rates for Milam County, Texas 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 race, color, religion, sex, age or national origin.

The Corporation reserves the right to reject any or all bids or to waive any informalities in the bidding .

Bids may be held by the Corporation for a period not to exceed sixty (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.

Project shall be completed within one-hundred eighty (180) consecutive calendar days. During tie-ins, Sandoval Plant may only be out of service for four (4) hours maximum.

Basis of award will be to the lowest responsive and responsible bidder who provides goods or services using the following criteria:

• the proposal price; • the historical quality of the bidder’s goods or services; and • the bidder’s past responsible performance, safety and working relationship with the corporation and other entities

Ken Hall, Southwest Milam Water Supply Corporation 07/17/2017: Date

NOTICE OF BIDS – City Property For Sale The City of Rockdale will accept sealed bids for the following property: Property ID 20432 & 73519 – 1166 Hwy 79 West – Legal Description Sterling C. Robertson Survey, Abstract 52, All of a called 6.0 Acre tract - $250,000 minimum bid Property sold AS IS with Buyer assuming all responsibility for the condition or use of the property. All legal fees to be paid by Buyer. Bids must be submitted in a sealed envelope with “Sealed Bid – City Property” clearly marked on the outside of the envelope. Bids will be accepted until 5:00 pm on Friday, September 1, 2017. No verbal, electronic, or fax bids will be accepted.

The City of Rockdale reserves the right to reject any and all bids. The winning bidder will be required to pay for the property awarded within 30 days after notification of award of bid. All bids must be hand delivered or mailed to City Hall and addressed to: City of Rockdale Attn: City Manager PO Box 586 505 W Cameron Ave Rockdale, Texas 76567. For more information please call Chris Whittaker at 512-446-2511.



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