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Public Notices: Tuesday, March 5th, 2013
|Public Notices Published Tuesday, March 5th, 2013NOTICE OF SPECIAL ELECTION|
Pursuant to the provisions of a resolution adopted by the Board of Commissioners of Crowville Fire District, State of Louisiana (the “Governing Authority”), acting as the governing authority of Crowville Fire District, State of Louisiana (the “District”), on February 1, 2013, NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a special election will be held within the District on SATURDAY, MAY 4, 2013, and that at the said election there will be submitted to all registered voters in the District qualified and entitled to vote at the said election under the Constitution and Laws of the State of Louisiana and the Constitution of the United States, the following proposition, to-wit:
Shall Crowville Fire District, State of Louisiana (the “District”), levy a four (4) mills tax on all the property subject to taxation in the District (an estimated $63,000 reasonably expected at this time to be collected from the levy of the tax for an entire year), for a period of ten (10) years, beginning with the year 2013 and ending with the year 2022, for the purpose of acquiring, constructing, improving, maintaining and/or operating facilities and equipment to provide fire protection in and for the District, including the purchase of fire trucks and other fire fighting equipment?
The said special election will be held at the following polling places situated within the District, which polls will open at seven o’clock (7:00) a.m., and close at eight o’clock (8:00) p.m., in accordance with the provisions of La. R.S. 18:541, to-wit:
19(IN PART) Ward #3 Community Center, 2051 Hwy. 578, Winnsboro
21(IN PART) Ward #3 Community Center, 2051 Hwy. 578, Winnsboro
31Gulledge-Richardson Comm Ctr, 157 Football Field Road, Crowville
32North Central Fire Station, 1772 Hwy. 859, Delhi
The polling places set forth above are hereby designated as the polling places at which to hold the said election, and the Commissioners-in-Charge and Commissioners, respectively, shall be those persons designated according to law.
The said special election will be held in accordance with the applicable provisions of Chapter 5 and Chapter 6-A of Title 18 of the Louisiana Revised Statutes of 1950, as amended, and other constitutional and statutory authority, and the officers appointed to hold the said election, as provided in this Notice of Special Election, or such substitutes therefor as may be selected and designated in accordance with La. R.S. 18:1287, will make due returns thereof to said Governing Authority, and NOTICE IS HEREBY FURTHER GIVEN that the Governing Authority will meet at its regular meeting place, the Fire Station, Crowville, Louisiana, on FRIDAY, JUNE 7, 2013, at SEVEN-THIRTY O'CLOCK (7:30) A.M., and shall then and there in open and public session proceed to examine and canvass the returns and declare the result of the said special election. All registered voters of the District are entitled to vote at said special election and voting machines will be used.
THUS DONE AND SIGNED at Crowville, Louisiana, on this, the 1st day of February, 2013.
ATTEST: /s/ Kelly Clark
/s/ Don Middleton
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Sealed bids shall be received at the Office of the Board of Commissioners of the Tensas Basin Levee District, P.O. Box 68, Rayville, La. 71269 and 708 Julia Street, Suite 101B, Courthouse Building, Rayville, La. until 7:30 a.m., March 12, 2013 and 505 District Drive, Monroe, La. 71202-6862 until 9:30 a.m., March 12, 2013 at which time bids shall be publicly opened and read aloud for surface leasing for hunting rights on the following described property:
Tract No. 1, Franklin Parish, Louisiana
Entire S 1/2 of Section 10, T11N, range 6 East of Boeuf River containing 223 acres more or less
Lease shall commence April 01, 2013 and end April 01, 2018.
Ten percent (10%) term consideration must accompany each bids in the form of a Cashier’s Check or Money Order and will be subject to forfeiture for failure to comply with bid. Neither cash nor personal check will be accepted. A MINIMUM BID OF $10.00 PER ACRE IS REQUIRED. ALL BIDS OF A LESSER AMOUNT SHALL REJECTED.
Liability insurance in the amount of $1 million with the Tensas Basin Levee District named as insured shall be provided to the Tensas Baskin Levee District. Right of access into property is not guaranteed.
Bids shall be sealed and identified on the outside as a “Sealed Bid and parcel bidding on”. Any bid received after closing time shall be returned unopened.
The Tensas Basin Levee District shall accept the highest responsible bid and reserves the right to reject any and all bids and to waive any informality.
Virginia Caviness, Secretary
Drew Keahey, President
BID ADVERTISEMENT FOR TREE TRIMMING
VILLAGE OF GILBERT (herein referred to as the “Owner”)
Sealed bids marked “TREE TRIMMING - Village of Gilbert” will be received by the Owner for:
Proposals shall be addressed to the Village of Gilbert, and delivered to the Office of the Mayor located at 7564 Gilbert Street, or mailed to P.O. Box 600, Gilbert Louisiana, no later than 4:00 p.m., on the 14th of March, 2013. Sealed bids to be marked, “Sealed Bid-Tree Trimming.” Call city hall @ 318-435-6506 for location. Any bid received after the specified time and date will not be considered. The sealed bids will be publicly opened at the town meeting and read aloud on the 14th day of March, 2013, at the Town Hall, 7564 Gilbert Street, Gilbert, Louisiana.
The Owner reserves the right to reject any and all bids for just cause;
The successful bidder shall do Tree Trimming, cleaning up and removable of debris. All debris must be removed from town property within 7 days.
Any persons with disabilities requiring special accommodations must contact the Village of Gilbert no later than seven (7) days prior to bid opening.
The Village of Gilbert is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Mike Stephens, Mayor
Village of Gilbert
P.O. Box 600
Gilbert, LA 71336
Notice of Judicial Auction Sale
Pursuant to an Order of Sale entered in United States vs. SAMUEL C. NOBLE, IVAN HAWTHORNE, SONJA HAWTHORNE, TOM REAL ESTATE, LLC. AOM REAL ESTATE, LLC, WINNSBORO STATE BANK & TRUST CO, Civil Action No. 3:09-CV-1449, United States District Court WESTERN DISTRICT OF LOUISIANA, MONROE DIVISION, the United States will offer to sell at public auction, to the highest bidder, according to law and pursuant to the terms and conditions set in herein, the property described below:
Date: April 10, 2013
Time: 9:00 A.M. BIDDER REGISTRATION BEGINS AT 8:45 A.M.
Place of Sale: FRANKLIN PARISH COURTHOUSE, 6556 MAIN STREET, WINNSBORO, LA 71295
Title Offered: The property shall be offered for sale at public auction, free and clear of all liens and interests of the parties to this action.
Description of Property: Unimproved real estate – 1 acre tract, more or less, located on LA Hwy 15, Winnsboro, LA - parcel #0710777300; located between Pizza Hut & Merle Norman, possible address – 4288 Front Street (Hwy 15), Winnsboro, LA.
A certain lot or parcel of land located in the Northeast Quarter of the Southwest Quarter (NE1/4 of SW1/4) of Section 36, Township 14 North, Range 7 East being described as follows:
Begin at a point where the West boundary of the Southeast Quarter of the Northwest Quarter (SE1/4 of NW1/4) of Section 36, Township 14 North, Range 7 East crosses the southern right-of-way boundary of Louisiana State Highway No. 15 and which point is 1069 feet South of the Northwest corner of said Southeast Quarter of the Northwest Quarter (SE1/4 of NW1/4 of Section 36); thence run in a Southeasterly direction along the said Southern right-of-way boundary of Louisiana State Highway No. 15, a distance of 650 feet, more or less to a concrete right-of-way monument, and being a point on the Southern right-of-way boundary of Louisiana State Highway No. 15 (Chase-Winnsboro Highway) Project No. 26-06-22; thence run South 58E58’04” East, a distance of 189 feet, more or less, to a concrete right-of-way monument; thence run around a curve and along said right-of-way boundary of a point, the chord of the curve subtended bearing South 52E34’35” East, a distance of 261.76 feet, more or less, thence continue around a curve and along said right-of-way boundary to a point, the chord of the curve subtended bearing South 47E16’54” East, a distance of 78.25 feet, more or less, to a set 3/4 inch rebar and the POINT OF BEGINNING, said POINT OF BEGINNING being the most Northern corner of the property and the Northeast corner of a certain 0.239 acre tract belonging to Kathleen Noble (COB, 208, Page 281). Thence, S 25E50’55” W along the East line of said 0.239 acre tract of Kathleen Noble a distance of 126.30 feet to a found 2 inch square bolt at the Southwest corner of said 0.239 acre tract of Kathleen Noble. Thence, N 65E50’49” W along the Southerly line of said 0.239 acre tract of Kathleen Noble a distance of 75.31 feet to a found 2 inch square bolt to the Southwest corner of said 0.239 acre tract of Kathleen Noble and being the Southeast corner of a certain 2.23 acre tract belonging to Noble Ellington, et al. (COB 172, Page 348) and being the Northeast corner of a certain 10.13 acre tract belonging to Noble Ellington, et al. (COB 172, Page 348). Thence, S 26E03’00” W a distance of 164.55 feet to a set 3/4 inch rebar and the Southeast corner of said 10.13 acre tract belonging to Noble Ellington and being the Southwest corner of the property.
Thence, S 89E26’56” E, a distance of 165.95 feet to a set 3/4 inch rebar, being the Southwest corner of a certain 0.79 acre tract belonging to Pizza Hut of Northern Louisiana, Inc., being Southeast corner of the property. Thence, N 26E03’00” E along the Westerly line of said 0.79 acre tract belonging to Pizza Hut of Northern Louisiana, Inc., a distance of 191.62 feet to a set 3/4 inch rebar and the said Southern right-of-way boundary of Louisiana State Highway No. 15, being the most Northern corner of said 0.79 acre tract belonging to Pizza Hut of Northern Louisiana, Inc. and being the Northeast corner of the property. Thence, N 38E40’22” W along the said Southern right-of-way boundary of Louisiana State Highway No. 15 a distance of 41.83 feet to a set 3/4 inch rebar. Thence, N 45E27’21” W continue along said Southern right-of-way boundary of Louisiana State Highway No. 15 a distance of 39.16 feet to said set 3/4 inch rebar at the POINT OF BEGINNING, containing 0.642 acres, more or less, and being subject to all right-of-ways, easements and servitudes of record or of use.
Begin at a point where the west boundary of the SE1/4 of the NW1/4 of Section 36, T.14N., R.7E., crosses the southern boundary of Louisiana State Highway No. 15 Right-of-Way which point is 1069 feet south of the northwest corner of the said SE1/4 of NW1/4; thence run S. 61E-38’ E. along the said right-of- way boundary, 650 feet to a concrete right-of-way monument; thence S. 63E - 15’ E. along said right-of-way boundary, 372.6 feet to a concrete right-of-way monument; thence around the curve and along said right-of-way boundary to the POINT OF BEGINNING, the chord of the curve subtended bearing S. 51E-00’ E. for a distance of 97 feet; thence from said POINT OF BEGINNING run S. 26E- 03’ W., 200 feet; thence S. 65E-40’ E. 75 feet; thence N. 26E - 03’ E. 176.4 feet to the southern boundary of said highway right-of-way; thence in a northwesterly direction around the curve and along said right-of-way boundary, back to the POINT OF BEGINNING, the chord of the curve subtended being 77.9 feet.
LESS AND EXCEPT:
One (1) certain .086 acre lot sold to the Department of Highways, State of Louisiana, recorded in Conveyance Book 178, Page 170, records of Franklin Parish, Louisiana.
Physical Description: Unimproved real estate – 1 acre tract, more or less, located on LA Hwy 15, Winnsboro, LA - parcel #0710777300; located between Pizza Hut & Merle Norman, possible address – 4288 Front Street (Hwy 15), Winnsboro, LA.
Property may be inspected: Drive-by only; located between Pizza Hut & Merle Norman, possible address – 4288 Front Street (Hwy 15), Winnsboro, LA.
Minimum Bid: $18,000.00
The Terms of Payment:
The successful bidder shall be required to deposit with the IRS Property Appraisal & Liquidation Specialist ($1,800.00), which is 10% of the minimum bid amount on the date of the sale, either by certified check payable to the United States District Court for the Western District of Louisiana or by cash deposit.
Before being permitted to bid at the sale, bidders shall display to the IRS Property Appraisal & Liquidation Specialist proof ($1,800.00) either by certified check payable to the United States District Court for the Western District of Louisiana or by cash deposit that they are able to comply with this requirement. No bids will be received from any person who has not presented proof ($1,800.00) that if they are the successful bidder they can make the deposit required by this order of sale.
The balance of the purchase price shall be tendered to the IRS Property Appraisal & Liquidation Specialist by the successful bidder within thirty days following the date of the sale. Payment shall be made by certified check payable to the United States District Court for the Western District of Louisiana. If the bidder fails to fulfill this requirement, the deposit shall be forfeited and applied to the expenses of sale, and the subject property shall be re-offered for sale in the same manner as provided for in the initial sale.
The sale shall be subject to confirmation by this Court, and upon confirmation and receipt of the full purchase price of such sale, the IRS Property Appraisal & Liquidation Specialist shall execute and deliver his or her deed, conveying the property to the successful purchaser.
The sale is ordered under 28 U.S.C. §§ 2001, 2002, and 2004 and is
made without right of redemption.
The United States reserves the right to reject any and all bids and to withdraw the property from sale.
Form of Payment: All payments must be by cash, certified check, cashiers or treasurer’s check or by a United States postal, bank, express, or telegraph money order. Payment shall be made by certified check payable to the United States District Court for the Western District of Louisiana.
This is not an advertisement of a sale of seized property. This is an information notice only regarding a sale being conducted by the Internal Revenue Service as a result of the foreclosure of an Internal Revenue Service Federal Tax Lien by the Department of Justice. For additional information, please contact S. Kuykendall/Property Appraisal & Liquidation Specialist (PALS) – 713-201-8820 or www.irsauctions.gov” www.irsauctions.gov.
Dated: February 26, 2013
Property Appraisal & Liquidation Specialist
Internal Revenue Service
12941 I-45 North, Stop 5224HNW
Houston, Texas 77060
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NOTICE TO BIDDERS
The Franklin Parish Police Jury will be receiving sealed bids on grass maintenance located in the Industrial Park for the 2013 year. ALL BIDS MUST INCLUDE PROOF OF A MINIMUM OF $100,000 LIABILITY INSURANCE.
All bids must be received at the Police Jury office located at 6558 Main St. Winnsboro, LA 71295 by 4:30 pm on March 27, 2013. Bid opening will be held on April 4, 2013 at 4:00 pm.
The Franklin Parish Police Jury will be accepting quotations for the mowing of three parish parks beginning February 6, 2013. A quotation form can be obtained at the Police Jury Office.
All bids must be received at the Police Jury office located at 6558 Main St. Winnsboro, LA 71295 by 4:30 pm on March 27, 2013. Bid opening will be held on April 4, 2013 at 4:00 pm.
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Any person knowing the whereabouts of a Mr. George Lee or having his contact information, please call Gowan and Talley Animal Clinic at (318)435-7774.
Minutes – Library Board Meeting
February 27, 2013
The Franklin Parish Library Board met in a regular meeting at Noon on February 27, 2013. Ms Luella Snyder, Board President, opened the meeting with board members Jeannette Thompson , John Guice and Addie Bolton present. Mr. Guice led in prayer. Ms Thompson moved that the minutes of the last meeting be approved as published, Ms Bolton seconded the motion and all were in favor. Library Director, Carolyn Flint, gave the statistical and financial reports. It was reported that circulation was up for the quarter and children’s programs are well attended. The financial picture for the library is good. The end of the year report showed a fund balance.
Under new business, Ms Bolton moved that the 2013 budget be adjusted to reflect a gift made to the library near the end of 2012 to be used for staff training and education during 2013. Mr. Guice seconded the motion and all were in favor. Mr. Guice moved that money not needed for six months be invested. Ms Thompson seconded the motion and all were in favor.
There being no other business, the meeting was adjourned.
Carolyn Flint, Library Director
Anyone having knowledge of or knowing the whereabouts of RANDY JACKSON, please contact Reid C. Wolleson, Attorney at Law, 6603 Main Street, Winnsboro, LA 71295, (318)435-4601.
Anyone having knowledge of or knowing the whereabouts of MEGAN NICOLE LUCAS, please contact Reid C. Wolleson, Attorney at Law, 6603 Main Street, Winnsboro, LA 71295, (318)435-4601.
Anyone having knowledge of or knowing the whereabouts of MARTINA R. WALKER, please contact Reid C. Wolleson, Attorney at Law, 6603 Main Street, Winnsboro, LA 71295, (318)435-4601.
TOWN OF WISNER
REGULAR COUNCIL MEETING
Feb. 14, 2013
The Town Council met in regular session on Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013 at 6:30 p.m. at the Wisner Town Hall.
Present: Mayor Allyn Jean Luckett, Thomas Lemle, Roger Hilliard, Nettie B. Brown, and Thomas Moore.
Absent: Marc McCarty
Also present: Town clerk and guests.
There being a quorum Mayor Luckett called the meeting proceedings to order.
The invocation was given by Thomas Lemle.
The Pledge of Allegiance was led by Roger Hilliard.
Thomas Lemle made a motion to accept the minutes as presented. Nettie B. Brown seconded. Motion carried.
The financial reports and expenditures were provided for the month. Motion by Thomas Lemle to accept the financial reports and pay bills. Seconded by Roger Hilliard. Motion carried.
A resolution to adopt a Monitoring Plan for the MIP-Generator project that is funded by the Office of Community Development - Disaster Recovery Unit was presented to council. Nettie B. Brown made a motion to adopt the Monitoring Plan. Seconded by Thomas Lemle. Motion carried.
A public hearing was held to conclude a rate study conducted by Ken Terry, a representative of LRWA who recommended that a rate increase is necessary to keep the town’s water system in operation.
The town clerk was instructed to provided a resolution for a water rate increase for the next regular meeting.
Thomas Lemle made a motion for a resolution to increase the water rates. Nettie B. Brown seconded. Motion carried.
Chief Billy Cureington presented council with a monthly report of the police department activities.
Chief Cureington recommended that Ron Schuleter be hired as an auxiliary training officer with no compensation, insurance, commission or reimbursement for training purposes.
Thomas Moore made a motion to hire Ron Schuleter as auxiliary officer. Thomas Lemle seconded. Motion carried.
Guest Joshua Dean presented council with a parish-wide proposal for a fire grant to replace outdated radios.
Several guests complained about stray dogs running loose and what could be done to control the problem.
Clarice Collins, CMC
Allyn Jean Luckett, Mayor
ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
Project No. 11-04-570E
FRANKLIN PARISH POLICE JURY (herein referred to as the “Owner)
Sealed bids marked “Sealed Bid - FRANKLIN PARISH POLICE JURY Community Block Grant Project for fiscal year 2009 to be financed by the State of Louisiana Office of Community Development/Disaster Recovery Unit Community Development Block Grant Program” will be received by the Owner for the construction of the project described as follows:
PUBLIC WORKS BUILDING
Construction of an Office Building (40’x60’ metal building) and a Shop Building (40’x80’ metal building). Work includes complete interiors with carpentry, plumbing, electrical, HVAC, related work, and site utilities.
Proposals shall be addressed to the FRANKLIN PARISH POLICE JURY, and delivered to the POLICE JURY OFFICE located 6558 MAIN STREET, WINNSBORO, LA 71295 not later than 10 a.m., on the 2nd day of April, 2013. The information for Bidders, Form of Bid Proposal, form of Contract, Plans, Specifications, and Forms of Bid Bond, Performance Bond and Payment Bond, and other contract documents may be examined at the Office of McMANUS CONSULTING ENGINEERS, INC. located at 116 SMELSER RD., MONROE, LA 71202. Copies may be obtained at this office upon request in accordance with R.S. 38:2212. Deposit $150.00 per set.
The Owner reserves the right to reject any and all bids for just cause; such actions will be in accordance with Title 38 of the Louisiana Revised Statutes.
Each bidder must deposit with his/her bid, security in the amount, form, and subject to the conditions provided in the Information for Bidders. Sureties used for obtaining bonds must appear as acceptable on the U.S. Department of Treasury Circular 570.
No bidder may withdraw his/her bid within forty-five (45) days after the actual date of the opening thereof.
The Contractor shall begin mobilization and procurement of materials within ten (10) working days of the receipt of the Notice to Proceed.
The Attention of Bidders is called particularly to the requirements for conditions of employment to be observed and minimum wage rates to be paid under the Contract, Section 3, Segregated Facilities, Section 109, Executive Order 11246, and all applicable laws and regulations of the Federal Government and State of Louisiana and bonding and insurance requirements.
Any person with disabilities requiring special accommodations must contact the FRANKLIN PARISH POLICE JURY no later than seven (7) days prior to bid opening.
IN PARTICULAR, BIDDERS SHOULD NOTE THE REQUIRED ATTACHMENTS AND CERTIFICATIONS TO BE EXECUTED AND SUBMITTED WITH THE BID PROPOSAL.
This project is classified as Building Construction.
FRANKLIN PARISH POLICE JURY
RICKY CAMPBELL, PRESIDENT
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