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WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 15, 2014

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Official newspaper of Fort Bend County, Missouri City & Sugar Land

Birds of Fort Bend: American White Pelican

Graceful by air or water, this big bird wattles on land with its large body, webbed feet. White Pelicans are commonly seen on lakes, lagoons, and in the air. Many winter in Fort Bend. Unlike its brown cousin which dives for food, the White Pelican dips its head in the water and scoops up fish. Before the 1970’s White Pelicans’ breeding colonies were mostly north of 40° N Latitude. They now have large and small breeding colonies on the Texas Gulf Coast. So they are both migratory and year round for our area and great fun to watch. Photo by International Birder Margaret Sloan. Janice Scanlan, who writes this feature, will speak and show Margaret’s photos at Brightwater Garden Club, January 27, 2014, at 6:30 p.m. Details on talk and to see more photos visit http://traction.typepad.com/birds .

Renee Butler named Business Person of the Year

Central Fort Bend Chamber Chair Barry Beard, left, 2013 Business Person of the Year Renee Butler, and Chamber President/CEO Shanta Kuhl. For 103 years, the Central Fort Bend Chamber has been the voice of business and growth in Fort Bend County. In 2013, that voice remained strong in large part because of the volunteer efforts and commitments made by many of its almost 800 members. The Chamber proudly recognized 13 of those members at its 2013 Annual Awards Luncheon Friday at Cindy’s Palace, 1102 FM 2977, Richmond. The event, which was presented by Allegiance Roofing, also thanked the Chamber’s outgoing Board Directors for their dedication and service. Renee Butler, of Another Time Soda Fountain, was named the 2013 Business Person of the Year for her efforts in helping form the Historic Downtown Rosenberg Division of the Chamber and in Historic Downtown Rosenberg’s success in earning the prestigious Cultural Arts District designation from the Texas Commission on the Arts. Butler was also named the Historic Downtown Rosenberg Division Member of the Year. “It wasn’t me,” Butler said after receiving the award. “It was every one of the downtown

businesses that made these things happen.” Corporate Partner of the Year was OakBend Medical Center. Raymond Saage Volunteer of the Year was Chuck Bucek of Chuck Bucek, CPA, PC. Ambassador of the Year was Tom Wilson of Reading Road Self Storage. Board member of the Year was Kevin Kohl of Silver Eagle Distributors. Committee Member of the Year was Jim Russ of EHRA. Young Professionals Division Member of the Year was Derek Finley of WJ Interests. Hispanic Business Division Member of the Year was Gilbert Limones of Prosperity Bank. The Chamber also recognized each of its stakeholder cities (Fulshear, Richmond and Rosenberg) with Achievements in Economic Development Awards. Johnson Development Corporation (Cross Creek Ranch) won the award for Fulshear. The Richmond City Commission was honored for Richmond. The Rosenberg Police Department won the award for Rosenberg. For more information, call 281-342-5464 or visit www. cfbca.org.

FBISD needs $450 million to improve existing buildings By SESHADRI KUMAR Over the next five years, Fort Bend ISD will need about $450 million to fix deficiencies in existing school buildings and improve them, according to a draft report on the state of school facilities. The first ever, comprehensive facilities assessment, commissioned by the school district and conducted by Jacobs revealed $321.2 million of total need – this includes $66.2 million of educational adequacy deficiencies and $255 million related to the physical condition of the facilities. These figures exclude any expansion for classroom additions or new construction for additional enrollment growth or program expansion. A final report will be presented to the school board in February and the Facilities Master Plan will direct the district’s strategic planning for the future. Over 30 percent of building condition needs are related to heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems. The projected 5-year life cycle renewal needs for FBISD’s facilities are estimated to be $127.6 million. Over 50 percent of estimated costs are related to the interior finishes. The Facility Condition Index (FCI) is a recognized formula that provides a general indicator of a building’s health. It is calculated by dividing the total cost of repair into the total replacement cost. The majority of FBISD’s campus and building FCIs are less than 20 percent, indicating that the majority of the district is in average to good health. The functional capacity of FBISD’s facilities was determined by performing an inventory of the current use of spaces across all campuses. Overall, it was found that elementary schools are near their maximum capacity and middle and high schools are over capacity. In contrast, alternative education campuses are significantly under-utilized, which is

a common occurrence in districts similar to FBISD. FBISD currently manages more than 11 million square feet of permanent educational and administrative facilities, and nearly 250,000 sf of temporary buildings on 92 campuses, including support and administration buildings. With a student enrollment of more than 71,000 located in 10.5 million sf of permanent instructional space, the gross square feet per student for FBISD’s campuses is 148. When FBISD information is compared to the national medians, the district’s elementary schools are typically under the average (116 sf/student), and middle schools are over the national average (171 sf/ student), and high schools are under (167 sf/student). Thirty-one percent of the FBISD’s school buildings were constructed between 1997 and 2006 indicating that the general FBISD building population is in the middle of its design life. Elementary schools have the most deficiencies, totaling $27 million. During the past thirty years, programs in a public school system and the manner in which they are delivered have changed significantly. Repeated arguments are heard that “This school was able to accommodate 600 students 30 years ago and now you are saying it can only accommodate 400 students today. How can this be the case?” People making these statements often do not realize that when the building was originally constructed, the average class size was 30 students, the music program was being held on the stage, the teacher provided art on a cart, there were no computer labs, the Kindergarten program went from half day to full day, and students with severe challenges and special education needs were in separate facilities and not attending mainstream schools, according to the draft report.

The overall utilization of FBISD is 100 percent, which is over standard industry utilization of 85 percent. Elementary schools are at industrystandard capacity, with 85 percent utilization and just 5,410 total empty seats. Middle and high schools are currently overutilized at 110 and 104 percent, respectively. The Facility Condition Index (FCI) is a widely used indicator that provides a relative scale of the overall condition of a given facility or group of facilities within a portfolio. Industry standards state that FCIs over 65 percent represent the point where facilities should be considered for replacement. The majority of FBISD buildings have an FCI less than 30 percent with a few buildings reaching higher FCIs. If temporary buildings are excluded, more than half of FBISD buildings have FCI’s less than 20 percent, indicating that the overall health of the The major exception is the Missouri City Old Gym building with an FCI of 77 percent. The majority of the campus FCI’s are less than 19 percent, indicating that the overall health of the district is good.

Correction In a news report “Nalco confirms plans to build new headquarters in Sugar Land” published in these columns last week, there was a reference to the economic development incentive agreement between the city of Sugar Land and Nalco. The said agreement was on the agenda of the Sugar Land Development Corporation’s October 2012 meeting, but the item was tabled and not approved. That the agreement was approved is an incorrect statement and the error is regretted. —Editor

AccessHealth prepares for Community Challenge

The committee members working diligently to organize an exciting day for AccessHealth’s 2014 Community Challenge are. from left, Priscilla Salas, Eloise Lucas, Jo Ann Burditt, Pat Vitek, Marilyn Long and Sharonda DeBose. The Event Committee is put- sors include Legacy Ford, TW souri City. “The event was so ting together a one of a kind, Davis Family YMCA and the much fun last year. We are excited to have the opportunity to family style event to support City of Missouri City. The event will be held on open the tournament to another AccessHealth in providing quality healthcare in the com- Saturday, March 8, 2014 with portion of our service area this the soft ball tournament be- year and hope to grow every munities it serves. The day will include softball ing played on the T. W. Davis year! “ This is an event that anyone and volleyball tournaments, Family Y fields in Richmond, with separate brackets based Travis Park fields in Rosenberg in the community can particion skill level. Presenting spon- and Community Park in Mis- pate in. It is a fun, healthy way

to raise funds that will assist in meeting the health care needs of our community,” said Carol Edwards, Chief Executive Officer of AccessHealth. Last year’s inaugural event was completely filled with 16 softball teams and 8 volleyball teams. “With the addition of the fields in Missouri City we will be able to accommodate additional softball teams this year. The event was fun for both participants and spectators”, said Cindy Reaves, Director of Marketing and Development. AccessHealth is a private, not-for-profit community health center that serves Fort Bend, Waller, Wharton, Austin and Colorado Counties. AccessHealth is dedicated to excellence in providing integrated health care services to improve the quality of life in the communities it serves without regard to income or circumstance. AccessHealth is a United Way agency. For additional information regarding the tournament or the services of AccessHealth contact Sharonda DeBose, Community Relations Specialist at (281) 633-3144.


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NEWS Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital receives Get With The Guidelines- Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital has received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award. The award recognizes Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital’s commitment and success in implementing a higher standard of stroke care by ensuring that stroke patients receive treatment according to nationally accepted standards and recommendations. “With a stroke, time lost is brain lost, and the Get With The Guidelines–Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award demonstrates Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital’s commitment to being one of the top hospitals in the country for providing aggressive, proven stroke care and addressing the important element of time,” said James Ling, M.D., Medical Director of the Houston Methodist Sugar Land Stroke Program. “We will continue with our focus on providing care that has been shown in the scientific literature to quickly and efficiently treat stroke patients with evidence-based protocols,” said Maria Socci, Manager, Stroke Program. Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital has developed a comprehensive system for rapid diagnosis and treatment of stroke patients admitted to the emergency department. This includes always being equipped to provide brain imaging scans, having neurologists available to conduct patient evaluations and using clot-busting medications when appropriate. To receive the award, Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital achieved an

85 percent or higher adherence to all Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Quality Achievement indicators for two or more consecutive 12-month intervals and achieved 75 percent or higher compliance with 6 of 10 Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Quality Measures, which are reporting initiatives to measure quality of care. These measures include aggressive use of medications, such as antithrombotics, anticoagulation therapy, deep vein thrombosis prophylaxis, cholesterol reducing drugs and smoking cessation, all aimed at reducing death and disability and improving the lives of stroke patients. In addition to the Get With The Guideline-Stroke award, Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital has also been recognized as a recipient of the association’s Target: Stroke Honor Roll, for improving stroke care. Over the past quarter, at least 50 percent of the hospital’s eligible ischemic stroke patients have received tissue plasminogen activator, or tPA, within 60 minutes of arriving at the hospital (known as ‘door-toneedle’ time). A thrombolytic, or clot-busting agent, tPA is the only drug approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for the urgent treatment of ischemic stroke. If given intravenously in the first three hours after the start of stroke symptoms, tPA has been shown to significantly reverse the effects of stroke and reduce permanent disability. “Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital is to be commended for its commitment to implementing standards of care and protocols for treating stroke patients,” said Lee

Kate Simpson, American Stroke Association; Dr. Eddie Patton, Jr., Neurologist; Dr. James Ling, Medical Director of the Stroke Program; Maria Socci, Stroke Program Manager; Dr. Larry Tran, Neurologist; Dr. M. Faisal Khan, Neurologist. H. Schwamm, M.D., chair of mentation of acute care and ton Methodist Sugar Land the Get With The Guidelines secondary prevention recom- Hospital to be focused on imNational Steering Committee mendations and guidelines is a proving the quality of stroke and Director of the TeleStroke critical step in saving the lives care by implementing Get and Acute Stroke Services at and improving outcomes of With The Guidelines–Stroke. The number of acute ischMassachusetts General Hospi- stroke patients.” “The time is right for Hous- emic stroke patients eligible tal in Boston. “The full imple-

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NEWS Forty-nine Fort Bend ISD Students selected as 2014 Texas All-State Musicians Forty-nine Fort Bend ISD high school sudent musicians have earned the highest honor a Texas music student can achieve by being selected to perform with the Texas AllState Band, Choir, and Orchestra. These students will perform as part of the 2014 Texas Music Educators Association (TMEA) Clinic/Convention, which will be held on Saturday, February 15, at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio. Sponsored by the Texas Music Educators Association, the Texas All-State competition welcomed more than 60,000 students who entered the process this school year by competing at District, Regional

and Area-level auditions. The FBISD honorees are among 1,500 students selected to perform in one of 13 ensembles before approximately 26,000 music educators at the TMEA Clinic/Convention. Among the FBISD All-State performers are: All-State Band: •Austin High School – Sherry Hu, Charlotte Hunt, Emily Westfall •Dulles High School – Sarah Gregory •Elkins High School – Nathaniel Farrar, Raphael Laran •Hightower High School – Tyler Mahilum •Ridge Point High School – Joshua Bonnette All-State Choir:

City of Missouri City LEGAL NOTICE The City of Missouri City, Texas is issuing a Request for Statements of Qualifications (RSQ) for: Auditing Services RSQ # 077-14 City of Missouri City, Texas is Requesting Statements of Qualifications from qualified firms of certified public accountants to perform financial auditing services for the City. Qualifications will be accepted until 2:00 p.m. local time February 4, 2014 and then publicly opened in City Hall Chambers. RSQ packages are available by contacting DemandStar bid service at (800) 711-1712 or by free download from the Public Purchase website at www.publicpurchase.com. RSQs must be sealed, marked on the outside of the delivery envelope with the RSQ name and number as listed above, and the date of opening. RSQs must be delivered to the attention of the Sealed Bid Box, City of Missouri City Purchasing Office, 1522 Texas Parkway, Missouri City, Texas, 77489, prior to the acceptance deadline. RSQ packages marked improperly and therefore misdirected may be disqualified. NOTICE OF INTENT TO REQUEST RELEASE OF FUNDS January 15, 2014 TDHCA 221 East 11th Street Austin, Texas 78701 512-475-0430 On or about 1/23/14 the TDHCA will submit a request to HUD for the release of HOME funds under Title II of the Cranston Gonzalez National Affordable Housing Act of 1990, as amended, to undertake a project known as Fort Bend Community Revitalization Projects, for the purpose of rehabilitation or reconstruction of owner-occupied homes for persons with disabilities. Approximately $1,000,000 will be used towards assisting between 1 – 25 low to moderate income home owners. A maximum $40,000/per home can be used towards rehabilitation, and a maximum $80,000/per home can be used towards reconstruction. Funding is on a first-come, first-serve basis. The project area is Fort Bend County, Texas. This project is following a tiering plan. TDHCA contract number is 1002011. The activities proposed are Categorically Excluded under HUD regulations at 24 CFR 58.35(a) from National Environmental Policy Act requirements. An Environmental Review Record (ERR) that documents the environmental determinations for this project is on file at TDHCA, 221 East 11th Street, Austin, Texas 78701 and may be examined or copied weekdays 9:30 A.M. to 4:30 P.M. PUBLIC COMMENTS Any individual, group, or agency may submit written comments on the ERR to the TDHCA. All comments received by 1/22/14 will be considered by TDHCA prior to authorizing submission of a request for release of funds. RELEASE OF FUNDS The TDHCA certifies to HUD that Brenda Hull in her capacity as Director of Program Services consents to accept the jurisdiction of the Federal Courts if an action is brought to enforce responsibilities in relation to the environmental review process and that these responsibilities have been satisfied. HUD’s approval of the certification satisfies its responsibilities under NEPA and related laws and authorities, and allows the Fort Bend Community Revitalization Projects to use Program funds. OBJECTIONS TO RELEASE OF FUNDS HUD will consider objections to its release of funds and the TDHCA certification received by 2/7/14 or for a period of fifteen days following its actual receipt of the request (whichever is later) only if they are on one of the following bases: (a) the certification was not executed by the Certifying Officer of the TDHCA; (b) the TDHCA has omitted a step or failed to make a decision or finding required by HUD regulations at 24 CFR Part 58; (c) the grant recipient or other participants in the project have committed funds or incurred costs not authorized by 24 CFR Part 58 before approval of a release of funds by HUD; or (d) another Federal agency acting pursuant to 40 CFR Part 1504 has submitted a written finding that the project is unsatisfactory from the standpoint of environmental quality. Objections must be prepared and submitted in accordance with the required procedures (24 CFR Part 58) and shall be addressed to HUD Fort Worth Regional Office at 801 Cherry Street, Unit #45 – Suite 2500, Fort Worth, Texas 76102. Potential objectors should contact HUD to verify the actual last day of the objection period. Certifying Officer: Brenda Hull, Director, Program Services, TDHCA

•Clements High School – Mason Bynes, Matthew Cramerus, Amy Farrell, Emily Garvin, Madeline Gonynor, Gabrielle Young •Dulles High School – Ryan Reyes •Elkins High School – Sarah Gosch, Sera Makil •Ridge Point High School – Madison Blanco •Travis High School – Uddin Hamza, Vincent Ngo All-State Orchestra: •Austin High School – Blake Awodu, Amy Williams, Elaine Wood, Claire Wood, Brittany Xiao, Eric Yeung, Kevin S. Zhang •Clements High School – Mohan Bhadriraju, Jillan Gunawan, Helen He, Cher Liu, Marin Osawa, Sergio Robert-Kim, Noel Shen, Theresa Tian, Eajer Toh, Jennifer Um, Becky Wang, Dana Zhang, Grant Zhao •Dulles High School – Kelly Lau, Nathan Schneider, Ashley Song, Troy Stephenson, Alex Tai, Julianne Willey •Ridge Point High School – NOTICE OF CONSTABLE SALE NOTICE OF LEVY REAL PROPERTY Under and by virtue of a Writ of Execution and / or Order of Sale issued on the 11TH day of DECEMBER 2013 by the 268TH JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT of Fort Bend County, Texas in cause # 12-DCV-200311 in favor of the Plaintiff - NORTH MISSION GLEN ESTATES HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION, Plaintiff, for the sum of $5,220.06++++costs as taxed on said Execution and / or Order of Sale and further the sum of executing the same. I have levied on December 12, 2013 and will offer for sale on the 4th day of February, 2014 at the County Courthouse steps of Fort Bend County, Texas in the city of Richmond, Texas between the hours of ten o’clock a.m. and four o’clock p.m., and all rights, title, interests and claims which the said defendant CHERYL ANN DANIEL, INDIVIDUALLY AND AS HEIRS TO THE ESTATE OF ZEBY DANIELS, JR. AKA ZEBY DANIEL, JR. had of, in, or to the following described real property situated in Fort Bend County, Texas; viz: LEGAL DESCRIPTION: 15296 HIGHLAND BROOKE DRIVE, HOUSTON, FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS, BEING LEGALLY DESCRIBED AS LOT 16, IN BLOCK 1, OF MISSION GLEN ESTATES, SECTION 9, A SUBDIVISION IN FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS, ACCORDING TO THE MAP AND/OR PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN SLIDE NO. 1568/B, OF THE PLAT RECORDS OF FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS . Terms: Cash Time : Sale to be held at or about 11:00 A.M. Ruben Davis, Constable Precinct Two Fort Bend County, Texas By Lieutenant G. Majors Deputy Constable #73

Adam Fishburn •Travis High School - Joyce Huang, Helen Li Each of these students entered a competitive process that began in statewide auditions hosted by 28 TMEA Regions. Individual musicians performed select music for a panel of judges who ranked each instrument or voice part. From this ranking, a select group of musicians advanced from their Region to compete against musicians from other areas in seven TMEA Area competitions. The highestranking musicians judged at the TMEA Area competitions qualified to perform in a TMEA All-State music group. The AllState students will participate in three days of rehearsals directed by nationally-recognized conductors during the TMEA Clinic/Convention. Their performances will bring the event to a close. The Texas Music Educators Association is an association of more than 11,000 school music educators. CAUSE NO. 12-CCV-049529 THE STATE OF TEXAS TO: MOSES TAKU AYUK, DEFENDANT, GREETING: YOU (AND EACH OF YOU) ARE HEREBY COMMANDED TO APPEAR before the Honorable county Court at Law 3 of Fort Bend County, Texas, at the Courthouse being located at the Fort Bend County Justice center, 1422 Eugene Heimann Circle, in the City of Richmond, Fort Bend county, Texas, by filing a written answer at or before 10 o’ clock A.M. of the Monday next after the expiration of 42 days from the date of issuance of this citation, same being the 6th day of February 2014, to Plaintiff ’s Petition filed in said Court, on the 19th day of November 2012 in this Cause, numbered 12-CCV-049529 on the docket of said Court and styled: Lucrecia Ruiz vs Moses Taku Ayuk allegations as shown in said petition now on file in the Fort Bend County Clerk’s Office. 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 AND GIVEN UNDER MY HAND AND SEAL of said Court at office, this the 19th day of December, 2013. DIANNE WILSON, COUNTY CLERK, FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS 30 JACKSON , SUITE 101 RICHMOND, TEXAS 77469-3108 By Lydia Esparza, Deputy You have been sued. You may employ an attorney. If you or your attorney do not file a written answer with the clerk who issued this citation by 10:00 A.M. on the next Monday next following the expiration of 20 days after you were served this citation and petition, a default judgment may be taken against you. The name and address of the Plaintiff ’s attorney is:

Sienna Crossing Elementary School at 10011 Steep Bank Trace in Sienna Plantation is hosting its annual Gator Palooza Festival, a fun, family friendly event on Saturday, Feb. 22 from 11a.m.-3 p.m It is the PTO’s major fundraiser.There are activities for everyone-inflatables, game booths, confetti eggs, Bingo, bake walk, golf cart rides, mechanical bull rides, stretch raffle for great prizes, silent auction for wonderful items, and much more. Buy a delicious lunch or dessert from one of the food vendors and plan to spend the whole day at Sienna Crossing. Before the Gator Palooza booths open, participate in the Gator Palooza Gator Dash. Check in at 9:45 am. Run begins at 10:15. Register at www.scepto.org New this year ONLINE AUCTION! Have you ever wanted to go to the Teen Choice Awards, The Master’s, the Kentucky Derby, the Super Bowl or a California wine country retreat? This is your opportunity to bid on these and other fabulous auction items at the Gator Palooza online auction. Visit www.scepto.org . The Sugar Land AARP Chapter 4075 will meet Wednesday, Jan. 22, at 1 p.m. in the T.E. Hartman Center, 234 Matlage Way. The program will include “Working artist” Denise Greenwood Loveless. Do not forget to bring canned goods for the food pantry as donation. For more information, call 281-980-2491.

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CITY OF SUGAR LAND

PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE The Commissioners Court of Fort Bend County, Texas has set a public hearing on Tuesday, February 4, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. for acceptance of the revised traffic control plan for Lamar CISD Elem. School No. 21, Joe Hubenak Elementary, Precinct 3. The hearing will be held in the Commissioners Courtroom at 401 Jackson Street, Second Floor, Richmond, Texas. You are invited to attend and state your approval or objection on this matter. Submitted by, Dianne Wilson Fort Bend County Clerk

City of Missouri City

NOTICE TO PROPOSERS Six (6) sealed proposals, one (1) original and five (5) copies, addressed to the City of Sugar Land, Texas, will be received until 2:00 o’clock p.m., Thursday, January 30, 2014 for: RFP NO. 2014-04 RETAIL STUDY BIDDER’S NAME, ADDRESS, AND DUE DATE. Sealed bids shall be appropriately marked as shown. Respondent shall sign and date the proposal. Proposals that are not signed and dated will be rejected. Signed and sealed proposals shall be delivered to the Office of the City Secretary, on or before 2:00 o’clock p.m., Thursday, January 30, 2014. City of Sugar Land, City Hall, Suite 122, 2700 Town Center Boulevard North, Sugar Land, Texas, 77479. All proposals received after the appointed time shall be returned to bidder unopened. Notice of the award of contract shall be given by the City within ninety (90) days following the date of bid opening. The City reserves the right to revise or amend the specifications prior to the date set for opening of proposals. Such revisions or amendments, if any, will be announced by addenda or addendum to the specifications. Copies of such addenda so issued will be furnished to all prospective bidders and may or may not affect the bid opening date. The City of Sugar Land reserves the right to reject any and all proposal and to waive informalities in bids received. The award will be made to the lowest responsible bidder based on the evaluation criteria provided in the RFP. Proposal documents may be secured from City of Sugar Land Office of the City Secretary, 2700 Town Center Boulevard North, Suite 122, Sugar Land, Texas, 77479, or by registering at www.publicpurchase.com. Registration is free. All bid documents, amendments and other information relating to the bid will be posted on this site. Questions regarding this request for proposal must be received by Thursday, January 23, 2014 on or before 3:00 P.M. Please contact Jason Poscovsky, Contracts Manager, telephone number (281) 275-2302 or via email at jposcovsky@ sugarlandtx.gov . Glenda Gundermann, TRMC, CMC, City Secretary

CITY OF SUGAR LAND

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING LOCATION/DATE: The City Council of the City of Missouri City will hold a public hearing on Monday, February 3, 2014, at the City Council Chambers – 2nd Floor, City Hall Building, 1522 Texas Parkway (FM-2234), Missouri City, Texas at 7:00 p.m. PURPOSE: To receive comments for or against a request by The Offices at Rocky Creek, Ltd to amend the regulations and restrictions of PD, Planned Development District #54 to allow for the location of a church (place of assembly), and to the extent such rezoning deviates from the Future Land Use and Character map of the Comprehensive Plan, to provide for an amendment therefrom. SITE LOCATION: The subject site is located southwest of the intersection of State Highway 6 and Lake Olympia/Oilfield Road; west of the Houston Garden Center and east of the Colony Lakes residential subdivision. PD #54 includes a Public Storage, Brookstreet BBQ, two commercial/retail shopping centers, a Brazos Valley Schools Credit Union, a professional office building and vacant land. SITE LEGAL DESCRIPTION: The subject site can be described as being all of the final plat of Rocky Creek Crossing filed and recorded as instrument number 20050231 in the Fort Bend County Official Public Records. FOR MORE INFORMATION: Additional information and a map of the subject site are available for review at City Hall, Missouri City, Texas on Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. You may call 281-403-8600 or email the Development Services Department-Planning Division at planning@ missouricitytx.gov for further information.

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Bowden ter. When the fall semester arrived she had progressed to the 7th grade and I was proud of her accomplishments. At our first appointed session that fall semester she was excited to tell me that she had started out the 7th grade using our study plan. (She volunteered this to me the minute we walked out of the counselor’s office.) When 8th grade began that next year and we were catching up on the news of her summer time, she asked if we could only meet for 30 minutes this year because she didn’t want to miss too much of her language class. She had come to realize that if you listen carefully in class, then homework, is not as difficult to do by yourself at home. WOW ! What a major milestone she had achieved.

another state. After all, I had no authority to make her do what was needed to improve her grades. There was only this “one hour a week” for 9 months out of the year. “How can I make a real difference?” In the end, I saw that I did. In the MENTOR PROGRAM you never have contact with the student’s family, you never know where they live and you never are allowed any contact information. They simply “drop” into your life one day and then another day they “walk out of your life” and you never know about the rest of their life. HOWEVER, what IS left of that time with them, is the satisfaction of knowing: I made a positive difference in the life of a child and that is the most important memory of all. NEXT COLUMN: (Jan. 29th) Write to: CVBNeighborhoods@aol.com about this column

Our last session was in May of her 8th grade school year. We had shared two and one half years and she was graduating with that B average that had seemed so elusive back in the 6th grade when we first met. She told me that her Mother wanted her to ask me if I would follow her to Elkins and continue to be her Mentor. I told her I didn’t think they had adult volunteer mentors, like me at Elkins but may use Honor Students. She became quite upset and said: “I really wanted you to go with me as my Mentor.” When we parted in the hall at the end of that last time to meet, I asked: “What have your friends said about you having a Mentor?” She replied: “They thought it would be neat to have one so they could get out of class that one hour a week. But, I told them it was better than that. It was like having another ‘Grandma’!” During these years of being a Mentor I would periodically ask myself, “Am I really helping? Does my Mentee wish she had a Mentor who would be more like a friend instead of a ‘little ole lady’ with white hair.” And, there were many MAJOR issues with family, friends and the adjustment of having to leave the only home she had ever known, and move thousands of miles to live in

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NOTICE OF CONSTABLE SALE NOTICE OF LEVY REAL PROPERTY Under and by virtue of a Writ of Execution and / or Order of Sale issued on the 11TH day of DECEMBER 2013 by the 240TH JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT of Fort Bend County, Texas in cause # 12-DCV-200314 in favor of the Plaintiff - NORTH MISSION GLEN ESTATES HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION, Plaintiff, for the sum of $4,003.52++++costs as taxed on said Execution and / or Order of Sale and further the sum of executing the same. I have levied on December 12, 2013 and will offer for sale on the 4th day of February, 2014 at the County Courthouse steps of Fort Bend County, Texas in the city of Richmond, Texas between the hours of ten o’clock a.m. and four o’clock p.m., and all rights, title, interests and claims which the said defendant DEANNA MARTIN had of, in, or to the following described real property situated in Fort Bend County, Texas; viz: LEGAL DESCRIPTION: LOT 6, IN BLOCK 4, OF MISSION GLEN ESTATES, SECTION 10, A SUBDIVISION IN FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS, ACCORDING TO THE MAP AND/OR PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN SLIDE NO. 1848/A, OF THE PLAT RECORDS OF FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS AND MORE COMMONLY KNOWN AS 8203 TAMAYO DRIVE, HOUSTON, FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS 77083. Terms: Cash Time : Sale to be held at or about 11:00 A.M. Ruben Davis, Constable Precinct Two Fort Bend County, Texas By Lieutenant G. Majors Deputy Constable #73

By CAROLYN BOWDEN The School District needed adults to volunteer as a Mentor (one on one) just one hour a week. The training was informative and I agreed to the background checks and signed up for the Middle School in my Subdivision. This meant I would be five minutes from the school and, from my experience as a Sunday School teacher and a leader in Girl Scouts, grades six, seven and eight were never dull and always a challenge. The first four sessions were, more or less, an “introduction” of “getting to know you”. We met in a quiet corner of the school library by a large wall of windows opening to an atrium. During this time I learned she was failing all her sixth grade classes, even PE and the reason was because she never did her homework. She was bright, pleasant, and a good conversationalist. By this time we both came to the same conclusion. That was, if she was to step up on the “mountain”, to successfully graduate 8th grade with a B average, she would need a study schedule for use “after” school. It surprised me that she so easily accepted my suggestions. She said: “I never asked and no one ever told me how to do this.” Her grades improved immensely the rest of that semes-

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NOTICE OF CONSTABLE SALE NOTICE OF LEVY REAL PROPERTY Under and by virtue of a Writ of Execution and / or Order of Sale issued on the 2nd day of NOVEMBER 2014 by the 240TH JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT of Fort Bend County, Texas in cause # 07-DCV-159433 in favor of the Plaintiff - DOVER COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION, INC, Plaintiff, for the sum of $5,417.81++++costs as taxed on said Execution and / or Order of Sale and further the sum of executing the same. I have levied on January 6, 2014 and will offer for sale on the 4th day of February, 2014 at the County Courthouse steps of Fort Bend County, Texas in the city of Richmond, Texas between the hours of ten o’clock a.m. and four o’clock p.m., and all rights, title, interests and claims which the said defendant MICHELLE HAWKINS had of, in, or to the following described real property situated in Fort Bend County, Texas; viz: LEGAL DESCRIPTION: LOT TWENTY-FIVE (25), IN BLOCK FIVE (5), OF DOVER SECTION ONE (1), A REPLAT OF KINGSBRIDGE, SECTION THREE (3) AN ADDITION IN FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS, ACCORDING TO THE MAP OR PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN VOLUME 26, PAGE 13, OF THE MAP RECORDS OF FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS. Terms: Cash Time : Sale to be held at or about 11:00 A.M. Ruben Davis, Constable Precinct Two Fort Bend County, Texas By Lieutenant G. Majors Deputy Constable #73

NOTICE OF CONSTABLES SALE THE STATE OF TEXAS COUNTY OF FORT BEND By virtue of an Order of Sale issued out of the Honorable 400TH DISTRICT COURT of FORT BEND County on the 11th day of December, 2013 by the Clerk thereof, in the case of FORT BEND COUNTY VS. FRANCISCO FLORES, AKA J FRANCISCO FLORES, ET AL in Cause # 10-DCV-182270 and to me, as CONSTABLE directed and delivered, I will proceed to sell, at 10:000’ Clock AM on the 4th day of February, 2014, which is the first Tuesday of said month, at the Fort Bend County Justice Center Parking Garage, 1418 Eugene Heimann Circle, Richmond, Texas, Level l of the Parking Garage at the South End, West Corner, near Stairway “B” of the Courthouse of said FORT BEND County, in the City of RlCHMOND, Texas, the following described property, to wit: TRACT 1: GEO: R63759, 0065190059611903 A TRACT OR PARCEL OF LAND CONTAlNING 34.414 ACRES, MORE OR LESS, LOCATED IN THE ANDREW NORTHINGTON LEAGUE, ABSTRACT 65, IN FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS; BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED BY METES AND BOUNDS AS ‘FIRST TRACT’ IN A DEED FROM RUTH STOCKTON TO JOHN J. SZYMANSKI DATED OCTOBER 16, 1969 AND RECORDED IN VOLUME 520, PAGE 621 OF THE DEED RECORDS OF FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS; SAVE AND EXCEPT THE FOLLOWING PORTIONS THEREOF; A) A TRACT OR PARCEL OF CONTAINING 15.22 ACRES, MORE OR LESS, BEING PORTION OF THAT PROPERTY DESCRIBED IN A DEED RECORDED UNDER FORT BEND COUNTY CLERK’S FILE NO. 9116208; B) A TRACT OR PARCEL CONTAINING 5.900 ACRES, MORE OR LESS, DESCRIBED IN A DEED RECORDED UNDER FORT BEND COUNTY CLERK’S FILE NO. 2000022826; LEAVING HEREIN A RESIDUE OF 13.294 ACRE, MORE OR LESS, AND BEING THAT SAME PROPERTY IDENTIFIED ON THE PLAINTIFF’S TAX ROLLS AS ACCOUNT NO. 0065190059611903 Levied on the 19th day December, 2013 of as the property of FRANCISCO FLORES AKA J. FRANCISCO FLORES, JOHN 1. SZYMANSKI AKA JOHNNY JOE SZYMANSKI, to satisfy a judgment amounting to $9,839.53, representing delinquent taxes, penalties, interest, and attorney’s fees through the date of judgment, plus all costs of court, costs of sale, and post judgment penalties and interest recoverable by law in favor of BRAZOS INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT, FORT BEND COUNTY, FORT BEND COUNTY DRAINAGE DISTRICT AND FORT BEND COUNTY GENERAL FUND. ALL BIDDERS MUST COMPLY WITH SECTION 34.015 OF THE TEXAS , 2013. TAX CODE. GIVEN UNDER MY HAND THIS 19th day of December, 2013. Rob Cook, Constable Precinct 3 Fort Bend County 22333 Grand Corner Drive, Suite 103 Katy, Texas 77494 M. Scheibel, #1331 Deputy

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NOTICE TO PROPOSERS Six (6) sealed proposals, one (1) original and five (5) copies, addressed to the City of Sugar Land, Texas, will be received until 2:00 o’clock p.m., Thursday, January 30, 2014 for: RFP NO. 2014-05 CONVENTION / CONFERENCE CENTER MARKET ANALYSIS BIDDER’S NAME, ADDRESS, AND DUE DATE. Sealed bids shall be appropriately marked as shown. Respondent shall sign and date the proposal. Proposals that are not signed and dated will be rejected. Signed and sealed proposals shall be delivered to the Office of the City Secretary, on or before 2:00 o’clock p.m., Thursday, January 30, 2014. City of Sugar Land, City Hall, Suite 122, 2700 Town Center Boulevard North, Sugar Land, Texas, 77479. All proposals received after the appointed time shall be returned to bidder unopened. Notice of the award of contract shall be given by the City within ninety (90) days following the date of bid opening. The City reserves the right to revise or amend the specifications prior to the date set for opening of proposals. Such revisions or amendments, if any, will be announced by addenda or addendum to the specifications. Copies of such addenda so issued will be furnished to all prospective bidders and may or may not affect the bid opening date. The City of Sugar Land reserves the right to reject any and all proposal and to waive informalities in bids received. The award will be made to the lowest responsible bidder based on the evaluation criteria provided in the RFP. Proposal documents may be secured from City of Sugar Land Office of the City Secretary, 2700 Town Center Boulevard North, Suite 122, Sugar Land, Texas, 77479, or by registering at www.publicpurchase.com. Registration is free. All bid documents, amendments and other information relating to the bid will be posted on this site. Questions regarding this request for proposal must be received by Thursday, January 23, 2014 on or before 3:00 P.M. Please contact Jason Poscovsky, Contracts Manager, telephone number (281) 275-2302 or via email at jposcovsky@ sugarlandtx.gov . Glenda Gundermann, TRMC, CMC, City Secretary

City of Missouri City NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING LOCATION/DATE: The City Council of the City of Missouri City will hold a public hearing on Monday, February 3, 2014, at the City Council Chambers – 2nd Floor, City Hall Building, 1522 Texas Parkway (FM-2234), Missouri City, Texas at 7:00 p.m. PURPOSE: To receive comments for or against a request by Stephen R. Ritchey, AIA to grant a Specific Use Permit for an approximate 2.7056 acre tract to facilitate the development of a private school and to the extent such rezoning deviates from the Future Land Use and Character map of the Comprehensive Plan, to provide for an amendment therefrom. SITE LOCATION: The subject site is located north of CVS and Cartwright Road, east of Dulles, south of Plantation Creek residential subdivision and west of Plantation Park residential subdivision. SITE LEGAL DESCRIPTION: The subject site can be described as being a 2.7056 acre tract of land, known as CDI Quail Valley Reserve A, in Fort Bend County, Texas, described in Fort Bend County Clerk’s File No. 2007037665. FOR MORE INFORMATION: Additional information and a map of the subject site are available for review at City Hall, Missouri City, Texas on Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. You may call 281-403-8600 or email the Development Services Department-Planning Division at planning@missouricitytx.gov for further information.


INDEPENDENT • JANUARY 15, 2014 • Page 5 NOTICE OF SALE STATE OF TEXAS

BY VIRTUE OF AN ORDER OF SALE

§ § §

FORT BEND COUNTY

and issued pursuant to judgment decree(s) of the District Court of Fort Bend County, Texas, by the Clerk of said Court on said date, in the hereinafter numbered and styled suit(s) and to me directed and delivered as Sheriff or Constable of said County, I have on January 8, 2014, seized, levied upon, and will, on the first Tuesday in February, 2014, the same being the 4th day of said month, at the Fort Bend County Justice Center Parking Garage, 1418 Eugene Heimann Circle, Richmond, TX, Level 1 of the Parking Garage at the South End, West Corner, near Stairway "B", in the City of Richmond, Texas, between the hours of 10 o'clock a.m. and 4 o'clock p.m. on said day, beginning at 10:00 AM, proceed to sell for cash to the highest bidder all the right, title, and interest of the defendants in such suit(s) in and to the following described real estate levied upon as the property of said defendants, the same lying and being situated in the County of Fort Bend and the State of Texas, towit: Sale #

Cause # Judgment Date

Acct # Order Issue Date

Style of Case

Legal Description

1

06-DCV150805 10/15/13

005800480001090 8 DECEMBER 30, 2013

FORT BEND COUNTY, ET AL VS. PERMELIA HOGAN AKA JODI P. HOGAN, JR. AKA JODI P. STRUTHERSHOGAN

2

08-DCV165304 10/15/13

005805050001090 8 DECEMBER 30, 2013

FORT BEND COUNTY, ET AL VS. LT 4, BLK 2, BEN GUESS PATRICIA ANN PURNELL, NKA ADDN,TOWN OF KENDLETON , PATRICIA ANN SYLVESTER, ET VOL 496, PG 546* AL

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09-DCV173935 03/19/13

340000002260090 FORT BEND COUNTY VS. 7 OSCAR GARZA, JR., ET AL DECEMBER 30, 2013

4

09-DCV174931 10/15/13

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Adjudged Value

Estimated Minimum Bid

$12,990.00

$4,600.00

$2,760.00

$3,000.00

$45,000.00

$11,500.00

004800000064490 FORT BEND COUNTY VS. ABST 48, A KUYKENDALL 1 MARKET DEVELOPERS, LLC, ET LEAGUE, TR 62 (PT), ACS 1.85, MORE OR LESS, CLKS'S FILE NO. DECEMBER 30, AL 2005101168* 2013

$59,480.00

$11,500.00

10-DCV183149 11/12/13

005800480000090 FORT BEND COUNTY VS. HARMON BRAXTON 8 DECEMBER 30, 2013

ABST 58, I MCGARY LEAGUE, ACS 13.0, MORE OR LESS, LT 5, WARNER BRAXTON PARTITION, 16.700000% UDI, VOL 562, PG 5*

$13,030.00

$4,600.00

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11-DCV189552 04/16/13

115000004510090 FORT BEND COUNTY VS. 7 ROBERT K. THOMAS, AKA DECEMBER 30, ROBERT KING THOMAS, ET AL 2013

ARCOLA FARMS, BLK 4, LT 51, VOL 4, PG 20*

$23,730.00

$8,500.00

8

11-DCV190802 10/15/13

340000004270090 FORT BEND COUNTY, ET AL VS. FRESNO RANCHOS, BLK D, LT 7 TRISHA VELA, AKA TRISHA 27, (N PT), VOL 254, PG 239* DECEMBER 30, LYNN VELA, ET AL 2013

$18,770.00

$4,400.00

9

11-DCV190827 11/12/13

120000092140090 7 DECEMBER 30, 2013

FORT BEND COUNTY, ET AL VS. ARCOLA HEIGHTS ADDN, BLK ALEJANDRO MARTINEZ, AKA 92, LT 14, & (E 1/2) LT 15, VOL 321, ALEJANDRO MARQUEZ PG 498* MARTINEZ

$27,000.00

$2,100.00

783500011003090 1 DECEMBER 30, 2013

FORT BEND COUNTY, ET AL VS. ROSENBERG , BLK 11, LT 3, VOL VERA GERALDINE EVANS P, PG 146* TURNER, AKA VERA J TURNER AKA VERA J EVANS, ET AL

$4,650.00

10

Sale #

11-DCV190839 11/12/13

Cause # Judgment Date

Acct # Order Issue Date

Style of Case

ABST 58, I MCGARY SRVY, ACS 13.0, MORE OR LESS, LT 5, WARNER BRAXTON PARTITION, 16.66% UDI, VOL 562,PG 5*

FRESNO RANCHOS, BLK B, LTS 26-27, VOL 254, PG 239*

Legal Description

Adjudged Value

$4,650.00

Estimated Minimum Bid

11

12-DCV199116 10/15/13

330000012260090 FORT BEND COUNTY VS. 7 EDWARDO ZAMORA, AKA DECEMBER 30, EDWARD ZAMORA, ET AL 2013

FRESNO GARDENS, BLK 12, LT 26, VOL 297, PG 350*

$31,250.00

$5,500.00

12

12-DCV199686 10/15/13

004400000030090 1 DECEMBER 30, 2013

ABST 44, SAMUEL KENNEDY SURV, ACS .5 MORE OR LESS, VOL 378, PG 179*

$27,000.00

$4,000.00

13

12-DCV199715 10/15/13

460000029206090 FORT BEND COUNTY VS. R F 7 PETTY, AKA R F SMITH, ET AL DECEMBER 30, 2013

TR. 1: MAGNOLIA PLACE, BLK 29 (S 1/2), LT 6-10, VOL 188, PG 526*

$16,340.00

$4,000.00

FORT BEND COUNTY VS. BEATRICE HERALD, AKA BEATRICE PHILLIPS HERALD, ET AL

14

12-DCV199715 10/15/13

460000032206090 FORT BEND COUNTY VS. R F 7 PETTY, AKA R F SMITH, ET AL DECEMBER 30, 2013

TR. 2: MAGNOLIA PLACE, BLK 32 (S 1/2), LT 6, VOL 196, PG 605*

$6,250.00

$2,800.00

15

12-DCV199715 10/15/13

460000107111090 FORT BEND COUNTY VS. R F 7 PETTY, AKA R F SMITH, ET AL DECEMBER 30, 2013

TR. 3: MAGNOLIA PLACE, BLK N 1/2 107, LTS 11,12,13 & 14, VOL 188, PG 525*

$9,990.00

$3,000.00

16

12-DCV199715 10/15/13

460000304217090 FORT BEND COUNTY VS. R F 7 PETTY, AKA R F SMITH, ET AL DECEMBER 30, 2013

TR. 4: MAGNOLIA PLACE, BLK 304, LTS 17,18,19, 20, 21,22, 23 & 24, SEC 2, VOL 259, PG 463*

$1,330.00

$1,330.00

12-DCV199715 10/15/13

460000324004090 FORT BEND COUNTY VS. R F 7 PETTY, AKA R F SMITH, ET AL DECEMBER 30, 2013

TR. 5: MAGNOLIA PLACE, BLK 324, (PT) TR 4, CHAS HEYWOOD SURV, VOL 224, PG 53*

$960.00

18

12-DCV199715 10/15/13

460000013006290 FORT BEND COUNTY VS. R F 7 PETTY, AKA R F SMITH, ET AL DECEMBER 30, 2013

TR. 6: MAGNOLIA PLACE, BLK 13, LT 6 (S 1/2), S M SWENSON SURV, VOL 130, PG 191*

$680.00

$680.00

19

12-DCV199715 10/15/13

460000013007190 FORT BEND COUNTY VS. R F 7 PETTY, AKA R F SMITH, ET AL DECEMBER 30, 2013

TR. 7: MAGNOLIA PLACE, BLK 13, LT 7 (N 1/2), S M SWENSON SURV, ABST 317, VOL 188, PG 591*

$680.00

$680.00

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Wharton County Junior College is pleased to announce the recent graduation of 23 students from its Associate of Applied Science Degree in Nursing program offered at the WCJC Sugar Land Campus. The graduates pictured front row left to right include: Kaylyn Schneider of Sealy, Esther Saugar-Velasco of Sugar Land, Katherine Noriega of Guy, Sara Mays and Destiny Craig of Sugar Land, Colette Lechmanick of Houston, and Susan Cerrillo of Wharton. Graduates pictured middle row left to right include: Kristina Hickle of Meadows Place, Maria Higgins of Rosenberg, LaShanda Pinkney of Stafford, Samantha Singh of Rosenberg, Crystal Martinez of Richmond, Michelle Noriega of Katy, Nykea Christal of Fresno, and Sadia Gheewalla of Sugar Land. Graduates pictured back row left to right include: Olivia Camp of Sugar Land, Benson Kigara of Richmond, Jeffrey Thompson of Houston, Tina Scott of Sugar Land, Noah Williamson of Sugar Land, Kimberly Brown of Richmond, Carmen Woods of Houston, and Rogelio Lule of Markham.— Photo by Kevin Farley LEGAL NOTICE REQUESTS FOR STATEMENTS OF QUALIFICATIONS

INVITATION TO BIDDERS

Sealed Qualification Statements will be received in the Office of Gilbert D. Jalomo, Jr., County Purchasing Agent, Fort Bend County, William B. Travis Annex, 301 Jackson, Suite 201, Richmond, TX 77469 for the following until THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 6, 2014 AT 1:30 P.M. (CST). All submissions will then be opened in the Office of the Purchasing Agent, Travis Annex, 301 Jackson, Suite 201, Richmond, TX 77469 and the names of the firms made public. Submissions received after the specified time will be returned unopened. Solicitation and any and all addendums will be posted on Purchasing Agent’s website located at www.fortbendcountytx.gov Q14-028 – INVESTMENT BROKER DEALERS

Sealed Bids will be received in the Office of Gilbert D. Jalomo, Jr., County Purchasing Agent, Fort Bend County, Travis Annex, 301 Jackson, Suite 201, Richmond, TX 77469 for the following until THURSDAY, JANUARY 30, 2014 at 1:30 P.M. (CST). All bids will then be publicly opened and read in the Office of the Purchasing Agent, Travis Annex, 301 Jackson, Suite 201, Richmond, TX 77469. Bids received after the specified time will be returned unopened. Solicitation and any and all addendums will be posted on Purchasing Agent’s website located at www.fortbendcountytx.gov. BID 14-029 – ELECTRICAL RELOCATIONS SERVICES AND SUPPLIES FOR TDCJ HARLEM RD

Fort Bend County reserves the right to reject any or all qualification statements received.

Unit pricing is required; payment will be by check. Bonds are required. Fort Bend County reserves the right to reject any or all bids.

Signed: Gilbert D. Jalomo, Jr., Purchasing Agent Fort Bend County, Richmond, Texas

Signed: Gilbert D. Jalomo, Jr., Purchasing Agent Fort Bend County, Richmond, Texas

Call Becky Hall at 713-291-8190 Or email sales@ fbindependent. com PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE The Commissioners Court of Fort Bend County, Texas has set a public hearing on Tuesday, February 4, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. for acceptance of the traffic control plan for Bonbrook Plantation North, Section 4, Precinct 1. The hearing will be held in the Commissioners Courtroom at 401 Jackson Street, Second Floor, Richmond, Texas. You are invited to attend and state your approval or objection on this matter. Submitted by, Dianne Wilson Fort Bend County Clerk

NOTICE OF SALE STATE OF TEXAS

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LEGAL NOTICE

BY VIRTUE OF AN ORDER OF SALE

§ § §

FORT BEND COUNTY

and issued pursuant to judgment decree(s) of the District Court of Fort Bend County, Texas, by the Clerk of said Court on said date, in the hereinafter numbered and styled suit(s) and to me directed and delivered as Sheriff or Constable of said County, I have on January 2, 2014, seized, levied upon, and will, on the first Tuesday in February, 2014, the same being the 4th day of said month, at the Fort Bend County Justice Center Parking Garage, 1418 Eugene Heimann Circle, Richmond, TX, Level 1 of the Parking Garage at the South End, West Corner, near Stairway "B", in the City of Richmond, Texas, between the hours of 10 o'clock a.m. and 4 o'clock p.m. on said day, beginning at 10:00 AM, proceed to sell for cash to the highest bidder all the right, title, and interest of the defendants in such suit(s) in and to the following described real estate levied upon as the property of said defendants, the same lying and being situated in the County of Fort Bend and the State of Texas, towit: Sale #

Cause # Judgment Date

Acct # Order Issue Date

Style of Case

Legal Description

Adjudged Value

Estimated Minimum Bid

20

12-DCV199715 10/15/13

460000022125090 FORT BEND COUNTY VS. R F 7 PETTY, AKA R F SMITH, ET AL DECEMBER 30, 2013

TR. 8: MAGNOLIA PLACE, BLK 22, LTS 25 & 26 (N 1/2), S M SWENSON SURV, ABST 317, VOL 197, PG 639*

$770.00

$770.00

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12-DCV199682 11/12/13

264000001000290 7 DECEMBER 31, 2013

FORT BEND COUNTY VS. GREENWAY ASSOCIATES A JOINT VENTURE FKA ATLAS REALTY COMPANY KNA AMERICAN REALTY INVETMENT CORPORATION

TR. 1: COVINGTON WEST, ACS 1.014, MORE OR LESS, LAND ABOVE HOUSTON PIPELINE CO ESMT, VOL 15, PG 11*

$7,300.00

$3,500.00

21

12-DCV199715 10/15/13

460000304121090 FORT BEND COUNTY VS. R F 7 PETTY, AKA R F SMITH, ET AL DECEMBER 30, 2013

TR. 9: MAGNOLIA PLACE, BLK 304, LTS 21, 22, 23 & 24, S M SWENSON SURV, ABST 317, VOL 213, PG 468*

$330.00

$330.00

2

12-DCV199682 11/12/13

264000001000190 7 DECEMBER 31, 2013

FORT BEND COUNTY VS. GREENWAY ASSOCIATES A JOINT VENTURE FKA ATLAS REALTY COMPANY KNA AMERICAN REALTY INVETMENT CORPORATION

TR. 2: COVINGTON WEST, ACS .482, MORE OR LESS, LAND ABOVE TRUNKLINE PIPELINE ESMNT, VOL 15, PG 11*

$3,470.00

$2,200.00

22

13-DCV204537 11/12/13

783500020012090 FORT BEND COUNTY VS. 1 FRANCIS FIZER, ET AL DECEMBER 30, 2013

ROSENBERG , BLK 20, LT 12, VOL P, PG 146*

$5,100.00

$2,500.00

3

12-DCV201947 10/15/13

338000013008090 FORT BEND COUNTY VS. MARY TOWN OF FULSHEAR, BLK 13, 1 LTS 8, 9 & 12, VOL U, PG 177* KATHRYN SHAMEL, ET AL DECEMBER 31, 2013

$148,760.00

$11,600.00

Estimated Minimum Bid

4

13-DCV206772 11/12/13

587000003029090 FORT BEND COUNTY VS. JOHN QUAIL PARK PATIO HOMES, 7 RAND, AKA JOHN BRIAN RAND, BLK 3, LT 29, VOL 21, PG 3* DECEMBER 31, ET AL 2013

$28,880.00

$4,900.00

5

13-DCV207394 11/12/13

586301006034090 FORT BEND COUNTY, ET AL VS. QUAIL GREEN WEST, SEC 1, BLK 7 6, LT 34, VOL. 22, PG 56* ROSE STOKES, AKA ROSE DECEMBER 31, BROOKS STOKES, ET AL 2013

$61,840.00

$3,700.00

Sale # 23

24

25

Cause # Judgment Date

Acct # Order Issue Date

Style of Case

Legal Description

Adjudged Value

13-DCV205308 11/12/13

035200000160190 FORT BEND COUNTY VS. 7 LUCINDA BELL DECEMBER 30, 2013

ABST 352, I & GN SRVY, TR 2 (PT), ACS 1, MINNEQUA GARDENS S/D, CLK'S FILE NO. 8656584*

$13,070.00

13-DCV206722 11/12/13

039100008020590 FORT BEND COUNTY VS. 1 SANDRA KAY IZAGUIRRE, AKA SANDRA MCNEIL IZAGUIRRE DECEMBER 30, 2013

ABST 391, G SCHLEY,SRVY, TR 20 (PT), ACS 3.2532, MORE OR LESS, CLK'S # 9436738*

$40,770.00

13-DCV207366 11/12/13

174002001002390 FORT BEND COUNTY VS. D. R. BORDENS ADDN SEC 2, CITY OF 1 MCKINNEY, AKA DORMAN RAY RICHMOND, BLK 1 (PT), ACS MCKINNEY 0.0833, MORE OR LESS, TR C, DECEMBER 30, VOL B, PG 758 & VOL 576, PG 720* 2013

$3,250.00

$6,317.00

$3,800.00

$2,400.00

(any volume and page references, unless otherwise indicated, being to the Deed Records, Fort Bend County, Texas, to which instruments reference may be made for a more complete description of each respective tract.) or, upon the written request of said defendants or their attorney, a sufficient portion of the property described above shall be sold to satisfy said judgment(s), interest, penalties, and cost; and any property sold shall be subject to the right of redemption of the defendants or any person having an interest therein, to redeem the said property, or their interest therein, within the time and in the manner provided by law, and shall be subject to any other and further rights to which the defendants or anyone interested therein may be entitled, under the provisions of law. Said sale to be made by me to satisfy the judgment(s) rendered in the above styled and numbered cause(s), together with interest, penalties, and costs of suit, and the proceeds of said sales to be applied to the satisfaction thereof, and the remainder, if any, to be applied as the law directs.

(any volume and page references, unless otherwise indicated, being to the Deed Records, Fort Bend County, Texas, to which instruments reference may be made for a more complete description of each respective tract.) or, upon the written request of said defendants or their attorney, a sufficient portion of the property described above shall be sold to satisfy said judgment(s), interest, penalties, and cost; and any property sold shall be subject to the right of redemption of the defendants or any person having an interest therein, to redeem the said property, or their interest therein, within the time and in the manner provided by law, and shall be subject to any other and further rights to which the defendants or anyone interested therein may be entitled, under the provisions of law. Said sale to be made by me to satisfy the judgment(s) rendered in the above styled and numbered cause(s), together with interest, penalties, and costs of suit, and the proceeds of said sales to be applied to the satisfaction thereof, and the remainder, if any, to be applied as the law directs.

RECENT CHANGES IN THE PROPERTY TAX CODE NOW REQUIRE PURCHASERS OF TAX SALE PROPERTY TO HAVE A STATEMENT FROM THE FORT BEND COUNTY TAX ASSESSOR-COLLECTOR CERTIFYING THAT THE PERSON/FIRM/COMPANY PURCHASING PROPERTY AT A TAX SALE OWES NO DELINQUENT PROPERTY TAXES TO ANY TAXING ENTITY WITHIN THE COUNTY. YOU WILL NOT RECEIVE A TAX SALE DEED TO ANY PROPERTY YOU PURCHASE WITHOUT THIS CERTIFICATE.

RECENT CHANGES IN THE PROPERTY TAX CODE NOW REQUIRE PURCHASERS OF TAX SALE PROPERTY TO HAVE A STATEMENT FROM THE FORT BEND COUNTY TAX ASSESSOR-COLLECTOR CERTIFYING THAT THE PERSON/FIRM/COMPANY PURCHASING PROPERTY AT A TAX SALE OWES NO DELINQUENT PROPERTY TAXES TO ANY TAXING ENTITY WITHIN THE COUNTY. YOU WILL NOT RECEIVE A TAX SALE DEED TO ANY PROPERTY YOU PURCHASE WITHOUT THIS CERTIFICATE.

TO OBTAIN A CERTIFICATE, PLEASE CONTACT YOUR FORT BEND COUNTY TAX ASSESSOR-COLLECTOR AT LEAST TWO WEEKS PRIOR TO THE SALE. Dated at Richmond, Texas, January 2, 2014

TO OBTAIN A CERTIFICATE, PLEASE CONTACT YOUR FORT BEND COUNTY TAX ASSESSOR-COLLECTOR AT LEAST TWO WEEKS PRIOR TO THE SALE.

Constable Rob Cook Fort Bend County, Texas

Dated at Richmond, Texas, January 8, 2014 Constable A. J. Dorr Fort Bend County, Texas By Deputy Notes: The Minimum Bid is the lesser of the amount awarded in the judgment plus interest and costs or the adjudged value. However, the Minimum Bid for a person owning an interest in the property or for a person who is a party to the suit (other than a taxing unit), is the aggregate amount of the judgments against the property plus all costs of suit and sale. ALL SALES SUBJECT TO CANCELLATION WITHOUT PRIOR NOTICE. THERE MAY BE ADDITIONAL TAXES DUE ON THE PROPERTY WHICH HAVE BEEN ASSESSED SINCE THE DATE OF THE JUDGMENT. For more information, contact your attorney or LINEBARGER GOGGAN BLAIR & SAMPSON, LLP., attorney for plaintiffs, at (713) 844-3576

By Deputy Notes: The Minimum Bid is the lesser of the amount awarded in the judgment plus interest and costs or the adjudged value. However, the Minimum Bid for a person owning an interest in the property or for a person who is a party to the suit (other than a taxing unit), is the aggregate amount of the judgments against the property plus all costs of suit and sale. ALL SALES SUBJECT TO CANCELLATION WITHOUT PRIOR NOTICE. THERE MAY BE ADDITIONAL TAXES DUE ON THE PROPERTY WHICH HAVE BEEN ASSESSED SINCE THE DATE OF THE JUDGMENT. For more information, contact your attorney or LINEBARGER GOGGAN BLAIR & SAMPSON, LLP., attorney for plaintiffs, at (713) 844-3576


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FORT BEND REAL ESTATE 1/2/3 38CB 38CB First Colony SL•$1,499,000•4/31/2

Anita Milne

1/2/3 4CC 4CC Riverstone SL•$1,199,000•5/5+11/2

Knowledgeable! Experienced! Hardworking! Competitive! Action Oriented! MilneAnita@yahoo.com

281-413-9732 Beard Realty Group

Meadows Place • Meadowhollow • 4/2/2 Meadows Place • Dorrance • 4/2/2 Meadows CovingtonPlace•Sturdivant•4/2.5/2 West • Greenway • 4/3/2

First Colony Telfair SL•$1,050,000•5/4 Telfair/3 SL•$1,050,000•5/4 /3 SL•$179,000•2/2/Condo 1/2

7514T

1/2

4144G

7514T

Also for Lease

Reduced

$156,000

$154,900 $154,500 Sharpstown Parkglen • Whittingham • La Rouche • 3/2/2 4/2/2

For All Your Real Estate Needs Call Arlene Rolsen CRS, Realtor (281) 414-8400 www.ArleneRolsen.com THE STATE OF TEXAS CITATION BY PUBLICATION TO: SANDRA JEAN HARRIS NOTICE: You have been sued. You may employ an attorney. If you or your attorney do not file a written answer with the clerk who issued this citation by 10:00 a.m. on Monday next following the expiration of forty-two days from the date of issuance of this citation, same being February 24, 2014 a default judgment may be taken against you. Said answer may be filed by mailing same to: District Clerk’s Office, 301 Jackson, Richmond, Texas 77469, or by bringing it to the office. Our street address is 1422 Eugene Heimann Circle, Richmond TX 77469. We are located on the first floor of the Justice Center building. The case is presently pending before the 434TH JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT of Fort Bend County sitting in Richmond, Texas, and was filed on August 28, 2013. It bears cause number 13-DCV-208897 and is styled: William Humphrey Gillett vs Larry G. Harris And Sandra Jean Harris The name and address of the attorney for PLAINTIFF OR PETITIONER is: RON E. FRANK F & L LAW GROUP PC 1251 PIN OAK ROAD SUITE 13 KATY TX 77494 281-542-3575 The nature of the demands of said PLAINTIFF OR PETITIONER is as follows to-wit: THE PROPERTY IN QUESTION IS A 5 ACRE TRACT OF LAND LOCATED AT 34013 FULSHEAR FARMS ROAD, FULSHEAR, TEXAS 77441. IT IS DESCRIBED IN VOLUME 936, PAGE 435 OF THE DEED OF RECORDS OF FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS AND DESCRIBED IN A FIELD NOTE OF A 5.0 ACRE TRACT OF LAND OUT OF 230.77 ACRE TRACT BEING OUT THE ORIGINAL HARVEY BOWSER 564.6 ACRE TRACT (VOLUME 329, PAGE 94 DEED RECORDS) BEING IN THE NOEL F. ROBERTS LEAGUE ABSTRACT #79, FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS. (“PROPERTY”). If this Citation is not served, it shall be returned unserved. Issued under my hand and seal of said Court, at Richmond, Texas on this the 8th day of January, 2014. DISTRICT CLERK ANNIE REBECCA ELLIOTT FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS Deputy District Clerk LESLIE PENA Telephone: 281-633-7613

THE STATE OF TEXAS CITATION BY PUBLICATION TO: LARRY G HARRIS NOTICE: You have been sued. You may employ an attorney. If you or your attorney do not file a written answer with the clerk who issued this citation by 10:00 a.m. on Monday next following the expiration of forty-two days from the date of issuance of this citation, same being February 24, 2014 a default judgment may be taken against you. Said answer may be filed by mailing same to: District Clerk’s Office, 301 Jackson, Richmond, Texas 77469, or by bringing it to the office. Our street address is 1422 Eugene Heimann Circle, Richmond TX 77469. We are located on the first floor of the Justice Center building. The case is presently pending before the 434TH JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT of Fort Bend County sitting in Richmond, Texas, and was filed on August 28, 2013. It bears cause number 13-DCV-208897 and is styled: William Humphrey Gillett vs Larry G. Harris And Sandra Jean Harris The name and address of the attorney for PLAINTIFF OR PETITIONER is: RON E. FRANK F & L LAW GROUP PC 1251 PIN OAK ROAD SUITE 13 KATY TX 77494 281-542-3575 The nature of the demands of said PLAINTIFF OR PETITIONER is as follows to-wit: THE PROPERTY IN QUESTION IS A 5 ACRE TRACT OF LAND LOCATED AT 34013 FULSHEAR FARMS ROAD, FULSHEAR, TEXAS 77441. IT IS DESCRIBED IN VOLUME 936, PAGE 435 OF THE DEED OF RECORDS OF FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS AND DESCRIBED IN A FIELD NOTE OF A 5.0 ACRE TRACT OF LAND OUT OF 230.77 ACRE TRACT BEING OUT THE ORIGINAL HARVEY BOWSER 564.6 ACRE TRACT (VOLUME 329, PAGE 94 DEED RECORDS) BEING IN THE NOEL F. ROBERTS LEAGUE ABSTRACT #79, FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS. (“PROPERTY”). If this Citation is not served, it shall be returned unserved. Issued under my hand and seal of said Court, at Richmond, Texas on this the 8th day of January, 2014. DISTRICT CLERK ANNIE REBECCA ELLIOTT FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS Deputy District Clerk LESLIE PENA Telephone: 281-633-7613

NOTICE OF CONSTABLES SALE THE STATE OF TEXAS COUNTY OF FORT BEND By virtue of an Order of Sale issued out of the Honorable 400TH DISTRICT COURT of FORT BEND County on the 19TH day of DECEMBER, 2013, by the Clerk thereof, in the case of NEEDVILLE INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT VS. SALOMON HERNANDEZ, ET AL in Cause # 12- DCV-200255 and to me, as CONSTABLE directed and delivered, I will proceed to sell, at 10:00 0’ Clock AM on the 4th day of February, 2014, which is the first Tuesday of said month, at the Fort Bend County Justice Center Parking Garage, 1418 Eugene Heimann Circle, Richmond, Texas, Level I of the Parking Garage at the South End, West Corner, near Stairway “B” of the Courthouse of said FORT BEND County, in the City of RICHMOND, Texas, the following described property, to wit: TRACT 1: GEO: 0449000000020906 11.25 ACRES OF LAND OUT OF A 94.649 ACRE TRACT OF LAND IN THE DAY LAND AND CATTLE COMPANY SURVEY, ABSTRACT 449, AS RECORDED IN VOLUME 2569, PAGE 1365 OF THE DEED RECORDS OF FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS AND IN THE C. LONGLEY SURVEY ABSTRACT 739. Levied on 20TH December, 2013 as the property of SALOMON HERNANDEZ, YOLANDA HERNANDEZ, to satisfy a judgment amounting to $3,547.72 representing delinquent taxes, penalties, interest, and attorney’s fees through the date of judgment, plus all costs of court, costs of sale, and post judgment penalties and interest recoverable by law in favor of NEEDVILLE INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT, WHARTON COUNTY JUNIOR COLLEGE, FORT BEND COUNTY DRAINAGE DISTRICT, FORT BEND COUNTY GENERAL FUND AND FORT BEND COUNTY LATERAL ROAD AND FLOOD CONTROL.

THE STATE OF TEXAS CITATION BY PUBLICATION TO: ALL UNKNOWN HEIRS OF L H PARKER, DECEASED, AND ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PERSONS CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THIS LAND. NOTICE: You have been sued. You may employ an attorney. If you or your attorney do not file a written answer with the clerk who issued this citation by 10:00 AM on the Monday next following the expiration of forty-two days from the date of issuance of this citation, same being February 17, 2014, a default judgment may be taken against you. Said answer may be filed by mailing same to: District Clerk’s Office, 301 Jackson, Richmond, Texas 77469, or by bringing it to the office. Our street address is 1422 Eugene Heimann Circle, Richmond TX 77469. We are located on the first floor of the Justice Center building. The case is presently pending before the 400th JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT of Fort Bend County sitting n Richmond, Texas, and was filed DECEMBER 26, 2103. It bears cause No. 13-DCV-211553 and is styled: Raquel Hernandez vs All Unknown Heirs of L H Parker, Deceased; and Any and All Unknown Persons Claiming an interest in This Land The name and address of the attorney for PLAINTIFF OR PETITIONERS is: BRENT LANE BEARD & LANE PC 12841 JONES ROAD, STE 100 HOUSTON TX 77070 281-897-8848 The nature of the demands of said PLAINTIFF OR PETITIONER is as follows to-wit: THIS IS A SUIT BY PLAINTIFF TO ESTABLISH OWNERSHIP TO THE PROPERTY BY ADVERSE POSSESSION. A DESCRIPTION OF THE PROPERTY IS AS FOLLOWS: ALL OF LOT EIGHT (8), BLOCK SEVEN (7), OF GULF VIEW ACRES, A SUBDIVISION IN FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS, ACCORDING TO THE MAP OR PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN VOLUME 349, PAGE 614 OF THE MAP AND/OR PLAT RECORDS OF FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS AND KNOWN BY STREET ADDRESS OF 5819 JERRY ST., ROSHARON, TEXAS 77583. If this Citation is not served, it shall be returned un served. Issued and given under my hand and seal of the said Court at Richmond, Texas, on this the 30th day of December, 2013. DISTRICT CLERK ANNIE REBECCA ELLIOTT, Fort Bend County, Texas By Deputy District Clerk RACHEL CRISLER Telephone: (281) 238-1960

ALL BIDDERS MUST COMPLY WITH SECTION 34.015 OF THE TEXAS PROPERTY TAX CODE. GIVEN UNDER MY HAND THIS 20th day of December, 2013. A.J. DORR, CONSTABLE , PRECINCT 1, FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS By CPL. MIKE BEARD, DEPUTY

Meadows Place • Meadowhollow • 4/2/2 Meadows Place • Brighton • 3/2.5/2

SOLD

SOLD

$139,000 $99,000

NOTICE OF CONSTABLES SALE THE STATE OF TEXAS COUNTY OF FORT BEND By virtue of an Order of Sale issued out of the Honorable 268TH DISTRICT COURT of FORT BEND County on the 11th day of December, 2013 by the Clerk thereof, in the case of FORT BEND INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT VS. ALVIN GIBSON III, ET AL in Cause # 10-DCV-184834 and to me, as CONSTABLE directed and delivered, I will proceed to sell, at 10:000’ Clock AM on the 4th day of February, 2014, which is the first Tuesday of said month, at the Fort Bend County Justice Center Parking Garage, 1418 Eugene Heimann Circle, Richmond, Texas, Level l of the Parking Garage at the South End, West Corner, near Stairway “B” of the Courthouse of said FORT BEND County, in the City of RICHMOND, Texas, the following described property, to wit: TRACT 1: GEO: 3900040440600907 LOT SIX (6), IN BLOCK FORTY-FOUR (44), OF HUNTINGTON VILLAGE, SECTION FOUR (4), ACCORDING TO THE MAP OR PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN VOLUME 208, PAGE 24, OF THE MAP RECORDS OF HARRIS COUNTY, TEXAS, AND IN VOLUME 14, PAGE 9, OF THE MAP RECORDS OF FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS. Levied on the 19th day of December, 2013, as the property of ALVIN GIPSON III, ROYLIN GIPSON, RTR PROPERTIES, LLC, JOSH LONGLEY INDIVIDUALLY AND DBA AFTON ENTERPRISES to satisfy a judgment amounting to $20,479.55, representing delinquent taxes, penalties, interest, and attorney’s fees through the date of judgment, plus all costs of court, costs of sale, and post judgment penalties and interest recoverable by law in favor of FORT BEND INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT, CITY OF HOUSTON; FORT BEND COUNTY GENERAL FUND; FORT BEND COUNTY DRAINAGE DISTRICT AND FORT BEND COUNTY LATERAL FLOOD ROAD CONTROL. ALL BIDDERS MUST COMPLY WITH SECTION 34.015 OF THE TEXAS PROPERTY TAX CODE. GIVEN UNDER MY HAND THIS 19 th day of December, 2013. Rob Cook, Constable Precinct 3 Fort Bend County 22333 Grand Corner Drive, Suite 103 Katy, Texas 77494 Deputy M. Scheibel, #1331

NOTICE OF CONSTABLES SALE THE STATE OF TEXAS COUNTY OF FORT BEND By virtue of an Order of Sale issued out of the Honorable 434TH DISTRICT COURT of FORT BEND County on the 18th day of December, 2013 by the Clerk thereof, in the case of FORT BEND INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT, ET AL VS. JILLIAN GRAHAM, ET AL in Cause # 12-DCV-202042 and to me, as CONSTABLE directed and delivered, I will proceed to sell, at 10:00 0’ Clock AM on the 4th day of February, 2014, which is the first Tuesday of said month, at the Fort Bend County Justice Center Parking Garage, 1418 Eugene Heimann Circle, Richmond, Texas, Level l of the Parking Garage at the South End, West Comer, near Stairway “B”of the Courthouse of said FORT BEND County, in the City of RICHMOND, Texas, the following described property, to wit: TRACT 1: GEO: 8133030020010907 LOT ONE (1), IN BLOCK TWO (2), OF SIENNA VILLAGE OF SHIPMAN’S LANDING, SECTION THREE (3), A SUBDIVISION IN FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS, ACCORDING TO THE MAP OR PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN SLIDE NO. 1739/A&B OF THE PLAT RECORDS OF FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS. Levied on the 30 day of December, 2013 as the property of JILLIAN GRAHAM, DERRICK GOODWILL, WELLS FARGO HOME MORTGAGE, INC. to satisfy a judgment amounting to $20,689.57, representing delinquent taxes, penalties, interest,’ and attorney’s fees through the date of judgment, plus all costs of court, costs of sale, and post judgment penalties and interest recoverable by law in favor of FORT BEND INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT; SIENNA PLANTATION LEVEE IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT; SIENNA PLANTATION MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT # 2, FORT BEND COUNTY GENERAL FUND; FORT BEND COUNTY DRAINAGE DISTRICT AND FORT BEND COUNTY LATERAL ROAD AND FLOOD CONTROL. ALL BIDDERS MUST COMPLY WITH SECTION 34.015 OF THE TEXAS PROPERTY TAX CODE. GIVEN UNDER MY HAND THIS 30TH day of DECEMBER, 2013. Rob Cook, Constable Precinct 3 Fort Bend County 22333 Grand Corner Drive, Suite 103 Katy, Texas 77494 M. Scheibel Deputy

NOTICE OF CONSTABLES SALE THE STATE OF TEXAS COUNTY OF FORT BEND By virtue of an Order of Sale issued out of the Honorable 400TH DISTRICT COURT of FORT BEND County on the 19TH day of DECEMBER, 2013, by the Clerk thereof, in the case of CITY OF ROSENBERG VS. CAVAZOS,IGNACIO, ET AL in Cause # 08- DCV162755 and to me, as CONSTABLE directed and delivered, I will proceed to sell, at 10:00 0’ Clock AM on the 4th day of February, 2014, which is the first Tuesday of said month, at the Fort Bend County Justice Center Parking Garage, 1418 Eugene Heimann Circle, Richmond, Texas, Level I of the Parking Garage at the South End, West Corner, near Stairway “B” of the Courthouse of said FORT BEND County, in the City of RICHMOND, Texas, the following described property, to wit: TRACT 1: GEO: 7835000380130901 LOT THIRTEEN (13), IN BLOCK THIRTY-EIGHT (38), IN THE TOWN OF ROSENBERG, FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT OF SAID TOWN SHOWN OF RECORD IN VOLUME ‘P’, PAGE 146 OF THE DEED RECORDS OF FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS. TRACT 2: GEO: 7835000380140901 LOTS FOURTEEN (14) AND FIFTEEN (15) IN BLOCK THIRTY-EIGHT (38) OF THE CITY OF ROSENBERG, FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT OF SAID CITY OF ROSENBERG, APPEARING OF RECORD IN VOLUME P, PAGE 146 OF THE DEED RECORDS OF FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS. Levied on 20TH December, 2013 as the property of IGNACIO CAVAZOS, LUPE CAVAZOS, VIVIAN GUTIERREZ, SANDRA PEREZ, LORNA DANACHES, LEONARDO PEREZ, to satisfy a judgment amounting to $21,355.93 representing delinquent taxes, penalties, interest, and attorney’s fees through the date of judgment, plus all costs of court, costs of sale, and post judgment penalties and interest recoverable by law in favor of CITY OF ROSENBERG, FORT BEND COUNTY, FORT BEND COUNTY DRAINAGE DISTRICT, LAMAR CONSOLIDATED INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT AND FORT BEND COUNTY GENERAL FUND AND FORT BEND COUNTY LATERAL FLOOD CONTROL. GIVEN UNDER MY HAND THIS 20th day of December, 2013. A.J. DORR, CONSTABLE , PRECINCT 1, FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS By CPL. MIKE BEARD, DEPUTY

NOTICE TO BIDDERS MEADOWCROFT BOULEVARD PAVING AND INTERSECTION IMPROVEMENTS The City of Sugar Land seeks bids for furnishing all labor, material, and equipment, and performing all work required for the following project in the City: CIP PROJECT NAME: Meadowcroft Boulevard Paving and Intersection Improvements CIP PROJECT NUMBER: ST0802 LOCATION OF WORK: Intersection of Meadowcroft Boulevard and First Colony Boulevard, Sugar Land, TX 77479 Plans, specifications, and bidding documents may be obtained for free by registering with Public Purchase www.publicpurchase.com or plans are available by contacting Jason Poscovsky, Contracts Manager, jposcovsky@sugarlandtx.gov Sealed bids in triplicate, one (1) original and two (2) copies, shall be delivered to the City of Sugar Land, Office of the City Secretary, 2700 Town Center Boulevard North, Suite 122, Sugar Land, Texas, 77479, on or before 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, January 30, 2014, at which time bids will be publicly opened and read. Bids received after the opening date and time will not be considered. A non-mandatory pre-bid meeting for all interested parties will be held 2:00 p.m., Thursday, January 16, 2014, Brazos Room, City Hall, 2700 Town Center Boulevard North, Sugar Land, TX 77477. Questions regarding this bid must be received by Monday, January 20, 2014 on or before 5:00 P.M. Please contact Al Flores, P.E. at Dannenbaum Engineering Corporation, (713) 520-9570. al.flores@dannenbaum.com. The City Council will award the bid to the lowest responsible bidder that complies with all requirements of the Request for Bids. The City of Sugar Land will give notice of the contract award within ninety (90) calendar days after the bid opening date and time. Glenda Gundermann, TRMC, CMC City Secretary

$159,900 $172,500

Reduced

$157,500

$159,900

NOTICE OF CONSTABLES SALE THE STATE OF TEXAS COUNTY OF FORT BEND By virtue of an Order of Sale issued out of the Honorable 400TH DISTRICT COURT of FORT BEND County on the 19TH day of DECEMBER, 2013, by the Clerk thereof, in the case of FORT BEND COUNTY VS. JAMES BELL, ET AL in Cause # 13- DCV-205316 and to me, as CONSTABLE directed and delivered, I will proceed to sell, at 10:00 0’ Clock AM on the 4th day of February, 2014, which is the fIrst Tuesday of said month, at the Fort Bend County Justice Center Parking Garage, 1418 Eugene Heimann Circle, Richmond, Texas, Level I of the Parking Garage at the South End, West Corner, near Stairway “B” of the Courthouse of said FORT BEND County, in the City of RICHMOND, Texas, the following described property, to wit: TRACT 1: GEO: 7835000070090901 LOT 9 IN BLOCK 7 OF THE CITY OF ROSENBERG, A SUBDIVISION IN FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS, ACCORDING TO THE MAP OR PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN VOLUME ‘P’, PAGE 16 OF THE MAP RECORDS OF FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS. Levied on 20TH December, 2013 as the property of GERTRUDE DAVIS AKA GERTRUDE FREELON DAVIS, CLEMONS DAVIS AKA CLIMON DAVIS, JAMES BELL to satisfy a judgment amounting to $1,081.13 representing delinquent taxes, penalties, interest, and attorney’s fees through the date of judgment, plus all costs of court, costs of sale, and post judgment penalties and interest recoverable by law in favor of CITY OF ROSENBERG, FORT BEND COUNTY, FORT BEND COUNTY DRAINAGE DISTRICT, LAMAR CONSOLIDATED INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT AND FORT BEND COUNTY GENERAL FUND. GIVEN UNDER MY HAND THIS 20th day of December, 2013. A.J. DORR, CONSTABLE , PRECINCT 1, FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS By CPL. MIKE BEARD, DEPUTY NOTICE OF CONSTABLES SALE THE STATE OF TEXAS COUNTY OF FORT BEND By virtue of an Order of Sale issued out of the Honorable 248TH DISTRICT COURT of FORT BEND County on the 18th day of December, 2013 by the Clerk thereof, in the case of FORT BEND COUNTY VS. BEATRIZ URTEAGA, AKA BEATRIZ DELCARMEN ROSSI, ET AL in Cause # 12-DCV-203136 and to me, as CONSTABLE directed and delivered, I will proceed to sell, at 10:00 0’ Clock AM on the 4th day of February, 2014, which is the first Tuesday of said month, at the Fort Bend County Justice Center Parking Garage, 1418 Eugene Heimann Circle, Richmond, Texas, Level l of the Parking Garage at the South End, West Comer, near Stairway “B”of the Courthouse of said FORT BEND County, in the City of RICHMOND, Texas, the following described property, to wit: TRACT 1: GEO: 2536060030060914 LOT 6 IN BLOCK 3 OF COUNTRY LAKES GRAYSON LAKES, SECTION 6, A SUBDIVISION IN FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS ACCORDING TO THE MAP OR PLAT THEREOF RECORDED UNDER PLAT NO. 20060197 OF THE PLAT RECORDS OF FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS. Levied on the 30 day of December, 2013 as the property of BEATRIZ URTEAGA, AKA BEATRIZ DELCARMEN ROSSI, BANK OF AMERICA, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO HOME LOANS SERVICING, LP, FKA COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS SERVICING, LP, MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEM, INC., A DELAWARE CORPORATION to satisfy a judgment amounting to $23,134.22, representing delinquent taxes, penalties, interest,’ and attorney’s fees through the date of judgment, plus all costs of court, costs of sale, and post judgment penalties and interest recoverable by law in favor of FORT BEND COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT # 130, FORT BEND COUNTY, FORT BEND COUNTY GENERAL FUND, FORT BEND COUNTY DRAINAGE DISTRICT, FORT BEND COUNTY EMERGENCY SERVICE DISTRICT #2, AND KATY INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT. ALL BIDDERS MUST COMPLY WITH SECTION 34.015 OF THE TEXAS PROPERTY TAX CODE. GIVEN UNDER MY HAND THIS 30TH day of DECEMBER, 2013. Rob Cook, Constable Precinct 3 Fort Bend County 22333 Grand Corner Drive, Suite 103 Katy, Texas 77494 M. Scheibel, #1331 Deputy

THE STATE OF TEXAS CITATION BY PUBLICATION TO: ALL UNKNOWN HERIS OF EVA DEAN CALHOUN, DECEASED, AND ANY AND ALL UNKNWON PERSONS CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THIS LAND, ADDRESS UNKNOWN. NOTICE: You have been sued. You may employ an attorney. If you or your attorney do not file a written answer with the clerk who issued this citation by 10:00 AM on the Monday next following the expiration of forty-two days from the date of issuance of this citation, same being February 17, 2014, a default judgment may be taken against you. Said answer may be filed by mailing same to: District Clerk’s Office, 301 Jackson, Richmond, Texas 77469, or by bringing it to the office. Our street address is 1422 Eugene Heimann Circle, Richmond TX 77469. We are located on the first floor of the Justice Center building. The case is presently pending before the 400th JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT of Fort Bend County sitting n Richmond, Texas, and was filed DECEMBER 23, 2103. IT bears cause No. 13-DCV-211548 and is styled: Marta L Peraza and Maria Cruz Perez vs All Unknown Heirs of Eva Dean Calhoun, Deceased; and Any and All Unknown Persons Claiming any interest in This Land The name and address of the attorney for PLAINTIFF OR PETITIONERS is: BRENT LANE BEARD & LANE PC 12841 JONES ROAD, STE 100 HOUSTON TX 77070 281-897-8848 The nature of the demands of said PLAINTIFF OR PETITIONER is as follows to-wit: THIS IS A SUIT BY PLAINTIFF TO ESTABLISH OWNERSHIP TO THE PROPERTY BY ADVERSE POSSESSION. A DESCRIPTION OF THE PROPERTY IS AS FOLLOWS: ALL OF LOT FOUR (4), BLOCK ELEVEN (11), OF RIDGEWOOD ESTATES, STREET ADDRESS: TEAKWOOD, FRESNO, TEXAS 77545. If this Citation is not served, it shall be returned un served. Issued and given under my hand and seal of the said Court at Richmond, Texas, on this the 30th day of December, 2013. DISTRICT CLERK ANNIE REBECCA ELLIOTT, Fort Bend County, Texas By Deputy District Clerk RACHEL CRISLER Telephone: (281) 238--1960

City of Missouri City ORDINANCE NO. O-14-01 AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF MISSOURI CITY, TEXAS, AMENDING CHAPTER 70, OFFENSES, OF THE MISSOURI CITY CODE; PROVIDING RULES AND REGULATIONS RELATED TO SEX OFFENDERS; PROVIDING FOR REPEAL; PROVIDING A PENALTY; AND PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY. I, Maria Gonzalez, City Secretary of the City of Missouri City, do hereby certify that the foregoing is a true and correct copy of the caption of said Ordinance No. O-14-01 approved on second and final reading by the City Council at its regular meeting held on January 6, 2014, as the same appears in the records of my office. /s/ Maria Gonzalez City Secretary

City of Missouri City ORDINANCE NO. O-14-02 AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF MISSOURI CITY, TEXAS, AMENDING REGULATIONS IN PD PLANNED DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT NO. 55, CONSISTING OF A 25.776-ACRE TRACT OF LAND; DESCRIBING SAID 25.776-ACRE TRACT OF LAND; REGULATING AND RESTRICTING THE DEVELOPMENT AND USE OF PROPERTY WITHIN SUCH PD PLANNED DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT; AMENDING THE ZONING DISTRICT MAP OF THE CITY OF MISSOURI CITY AS ADOPTED BY ORDINANCE NO. O-81-01 ADOPTED ON JANUARY 19, 1981, AS AMENDED; PROVIDING FOR AN AMENDMENT TO THE COMPREHENSIVE PLAN; PROVIDING FOR REPEAL; PROVIDING A PENALTY; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY; AND CONTAINING OTHER PROVISIONS RELATING TO THE SUBJECT. I, Maria Gonzalez, City Secretary of the City of Missouri City, do hereby certify that the foregoing is a true and correct copy of the caption of said Ordinance No. O-14-02 approved on second and final reading by the City Council at its regular meeting held on January 6, 2014, as the same appears in the records of my office. /s/ Maria Gonzalez City Secretary


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AUTOMOBILE: Mazda CX-9 By BARBARA FULENWIDER Even though Mazda’s CX-9 is a mid-size SUV it’s also the largest vehicle in the lineup. Behind the wheel the Mazda CX-9 feels just as sprightly and is almost as much fun to drive as the rest of the family. Product upgrades for the 2014 model year for the seven-passenger, three-row mid-size sport utility vehicle include new color options, a new 20-inch wheel design and the availability of Rear Cross Traffic Alert, which I think shoud be mandatory safety equipment on all vehicles these days. The 2014 CX-9 has evolved into a more refined design -- like the grown-up in an expensive suit but sans expensive tie. The CX-9 is available in three trim levels – Sport, Touring and Grand. Utilitarian doesn’t have to be dull or ugly, so Mazda used KODO design language, which exudes aggression and grace, energy and poise, strength and elegance. It is Mazda’s most expressive design theme yet to capture the fluidity of movement while standing still. The fog lights sync with the KODO-esque attributes of the front fascia as do the dual rear exhaust pipes. The overall stature of the CX-9 continues to be one of prominence and luxury with 18inch aluminum alloy wheels wrapped in P245/60R18 allseason tires under brawny fender arches. For Grand Touring models, newly designed 20-inch aluminum alloy wheels dusted in a satin chrome finish are paired with P245/50R20 all-season rubbers. Under the CX-9’s exterior is an interior that offers a lot of room for seven adults. Without a moonroof, passenger volume is a generous 139.4 cubic feet. Headroom is top hat-worthy at 39.6 inches in the front row with 39.0 and 35.4 inches available in the second and third rows, respectively. When moonroof equipped, the skylight reduces the space by 1.7 cubic feet to a still comfortable 137.7 cubic feet. The front row offers 38.4 inches of headroom and the secondand third-row dimensions are unchanged. Legroom is measured at a stretchable 40.9 inches in the front row, 39.8 inches in the second and 32.4 inches in the third. For versatility points, the 60/40-split fold-down second row easily accommodates three passengers and offers approximately five inches of fore-and-aft travel in addition to a reclining backrest. The third row is a 50/50-split fold-down with access via nearly 26 inches of space between a folded second-row seat and the C-pillar. Extra thought was invested in all the finer functionality details, such as how the seat releases are configured. For example, releasing the second row seat in order to enter the third row requires only one simple hand motion to unlatch the seat and move it forward. Likewise, a clever strap attached behind the third row seat’s backrest serves as both a release for folding the seat down and as a means to pulling it back up. With all seats occupied, the CX-9 provides 17.2 cubic feet of cargo space, which is more than many large sedans. Both second and third row seats fold flat to provide up to 100.7 cubic feet of storage space from the rear hatch and up towards the seat backs of the front row. Sport and Touring models exhibit piano black trim accents while Grand Touring models feature a high-quality Bordeaux throughout the vehicle. A leather-wrapped

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steering wheel, which offers tilt and telescopic functions as well as audio and cruise controls, is standard. Also standard are anti-pinch power windows with a one-touch automatic up/down feature for front row windows. A 5.8-inch multi-information display screen is standard on all trim levels. Infotainment features include HD Radio™ Technology and Pandora®. HD Radio is a subscription-free digital AM and FM broadcast radio service which provides crystal-clear sound, on-screen information and additional programming choices via HD2 and HD3 channels. Pandora offers personalized stations based on the input of a single “seed” (i.e. favorite band, song or genre) and continually customizes its playlist using musicological “DNA” and listener feedback. MP3 players and smartphones can be connected via the Bluetooth® hands-free phone and audio system. Standard USB and auxiliary audio jack connection ports offer an alternative for users, such as infrequent passengers, who do not want to connect their devices via Bluetooth. The Bluetooth system was updated in 2013. Version 1.4 of the Audio/Video Remote Control Profile (AVRCP) allows users to repeat tracks, shuffle tracks and select folders. The speech recognition functionality features a microphone with enhanced noise-control processing and high-performance wind-noise suppression processing. Initiating phone calls using voice recognition is simplified and contacts can be saved into the directory with a single operation. The directory can hold up to 1,000 contacts, a figure up significantly from the previous version’s 32. Audio message receipt and delivery also is a standard feature. When a smartphone is connected, Short Message Service (SMS) messages can be received and shown on the MID. The system can then articulate the messages as well as allow users to send replies using fixed phrases. All of these auditory features pump their sound waves through a standard six-speaker sound system matched with an AM/FM/CD head unit. A premium 10-speaker Bose® Centerpoint® Surround Sound System with AudioPilot® is available on Touring and Grand Touring models with a higher-end 11-speaker Bose sound system available on Grand Touring models only. Sirius Satellite Radio with a complimentary four-month subscription is an option for all trim levels. A MZR 3.7-liter V-6 engine powers the 2014 CX-9. It makes 273 horsepower at 6,250 rpm and 250 lb-ft at 3,000 to 6,000 rpm. The 2014 CX-9 uses an Aisin-supplied six-speed Sport AT automatic transmission with a manual mode as standard equipment. A manual transmission is not available on CX-9. Front-wheel drive (FWD) is standard on all trim levels with all wheel drive available as an option. Fuel economy for FWD models is EPA-estimated at 17 city/24 highway miles per gallon (mpg). Models with the AWD system are expected to get 16 city/22 highway mpg,

per the EPA. Rolling up on a new 20inch satin chrome alloy wheel design is the Grand Touring model. Tires are Bridgestone Dueler H/L 400 low-profile all-season radials. This topof-the-line trim adds standard amenities such as chrome exterior door handles, rainsensing windshield wipers, an anti-theft alarm, exterior mirrors with turn indicators, power outside mirrors with memory and an automatic tiltin-reverse feature, fog lights, a power lift gate, auto on/off bi-xenon high-intensity discharge (HID) headlights with manual leveling, LED daytime running lights, a threeposition memory driver’s seat, a HomeLink® auto-dimming rearview mirror and premium Bordeaux interior accents. Grand Touring models are available with three package options. The Grand Touring Technology Package upgrades include a Bose 10-speaker surround sound system, a TomTom-based in-dash navigation system, a moonroof and four months of complimentary Sirius Satellite Radio service. A Rear Seat Entertainment System Package offers a nine-inch-screen DVD player, an 11-speaker Bose Centerpoint® Surround Sound System with AudioPilot®, a TomTom-based in-dash navigation system with real-time traffic, a 115-volt outlet and Sirius Satellite Radio with a four-month complimentary subscription. This package cannot be combined with the Grand Touring Technology Package. All models of the 2014 CX-9 include six airbags, Anti-lock Brake System, Electronic Brakeforce Distribution with Brake Assist, Dynamic Stability Control with a Traction Control System, a tire pressure monitoring system, Roll Stability Control, “Triple H” body construction, front and rear side crumple zones, three-point safety belts for all seating positions, front seatbelt pretensioners with force limiters as well as Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children. Standard in Touring and Grand Touring models is a Blind Spot Monitoring (BSM) system, Rear Cross Traffic Alert (RCTA) and a rearview camera. Rear backup sensors also are standard for both trim levels. The 2014 Mazda CX-9 Grand Touring front wheel drive rolls in with a MSRP of $35,035 with all standard equipment. Options increased the price to $37,720. Mazda makes vehicles that are fun to drive and even though SUVs seldom make that category this one does.

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NOTICE OF CONSTABLES SALE THE STATE OF TEXAS COUNTY OF FORT BEND By virtue of an Order of Sale issued out of the Honorable 268TH DISTRICT COURT of FORT BEND County on the 18th day of December, 2013 by the Clerk thereof, in the case of FORT BEND INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT VS. BETTY JONES FKA BETTY DUNCAN, ET AL in Cause # 10-DCV-177873 and to me, as CONSTABLE directed and delivered, I will proceed to sell, at 10:00 A’ Clock AM on the 4th day of February, 2014, which is the first Tuesday of said month, at the Fort Bend County Justice Center Parking Garage, 1418 Eugene Heimann Circle, Richmond, Texas, Levell of the Parking Garage at the South End, West Corner, near Stairway “B” of the Courthouse of said FORT BEND County, in the City of RICHMOND, Texas, the following described property, to wit: TRACT 2: GEO: 4600005465002907 An approximately 1 acre portion of Lot 546 of Magnolia Place, being the southern1/2 of the 2 acre tract described in a deed recorded in Volume 216 Page 94-95 of the Deed Records of Fort Bend County, Texas. Levied on the 30th day of December 2013 as the property of BETTY JONES FKA BETTY DUNCAN, ERNEST DUNCAN, GUSTAVIA DUNCAN, JOHNNY JONES JR. KENNETH JONES, THELMA JONES to satisfy a judgment amounting to $2,084.60, representing delinquent taxes, penalties, interest, and attorney’s fees through the date of judgment, plus all costs of court, costs of sale, and post judgment penalties and interest recoverable by law in favor of FORT BEND INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT, FORT BEND COUNTY GENERAL FUND; FORT BEND COUNTY DRAINAGE DISTRICT; FORT BEND COUNTY LATERAL FLOOD ROAD CONTROL AND FORT BEND COUNTY FRESH WATER SUPPLY DISTRICT #1. GIVEN UNDER MY HAND THIS 30th day of December, 2013. Rob Cook, Constable Precinct 3 Fort Bend County 22333 Grand Corner Drive, Suite 103 Katy, Texas 77494 M. Scheibel, #1331 Deputy

NOTICE OF CONSTABLE SALE NOTICE OF LEVY REAL PROPERTY Under and by virtue of a Writ of Execution and / or Order of Sale issued on the 26th day of November, 2013 by the 268th Judicial District Court of Fort Bend County, Texas in cause # 11DCV-189035 in favor of the Plaintiff Kingsbridge Community Association, Inc. Plaintiff, for the sum of $6,315.21 ++++costs as taxed on said Execution and / or Order of Sale and further the sum of executing the same. Therefore, on the 30th day of December, 2013, I, Constable Rob Cook of Precinct Three Fort Bend County, have levied on and have seized all rights, title, interest, and claim to which the said Defendant( s) - Adebola A. Ogungbade and Sekinat A. Ogungbade had of, in, or to the following described real property, and will offer for sale on the 4th day of February, 2014 at the County Courthouse steps of Fort Bend County, Texas in the city of Richmond, Texas between the hours often o’clock a.m. and four o’clock p.m., any and all rights, title, interests and claims which the above defendant had of, in, or to the following described real property situated in Fort Bend County, Texas; viz: LEGAL DESCRIPTION: LOT 32 IN BLOCK 2, OF KINGSBRIDGE PLACE, SECTION 1, AN ADDITION IN FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS, ACCORDING TO THE MAP OR PLAT THEREOF, RECORDED IN SLIDE NO. 1183/B AND 1184/A, OF THE PLAT RECORDS OF FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS, MORE COMMONLY KNOWN AS 14822 ARMITAGE, SUGAR LAND, TEXAS 77498. ADJUDGED/MARKET VALUE: $177,910.00 Property is sold with all encumbrances and liens affixed thereto. All sales are final. Terms: Cash, Cashier’s Check, or Money Order Sale to be held at or about 10:00 AM. Rob Cook, Constable Precinct Three Fort Bend County, Texas BY: M. Scheibel Deputy Constable #1331

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NOTICE OF CONSTABLES SALE THE STATE OF TEXAS COUNTY OF FORT BEND By virtue of an Order of Sale issued out of the Honorable 268TH DISTRICT COURT of FORT BEND County on the 11th day of December, 2013 by the Clerk thereof, in the case of FORT BEND INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT VS. DEBRA ZUNIGA, ET AL in Cause # 11DCV-194055 and to me, as CONSTABLE directed and delivered, I will proceed to sell, at 10:000’ Clock AM on the 4th day of February, 2014, which is the first Tuesday of said month, at the Fort Bend County Justice Center Parking Garage, 1418 Eugene Heimann Circle, Richmond, Texas, Level l of the Parking Garage at the South End, West Corner, near Stairway “B” of the Courthouse of said FORT BEND County, in the City of RICHMOND, Texas, the following described property, to wit: TRACT 1: GEO: 0064000002353907 ABSTRACT 64, WILLIAM NEAL 1/4 LEAGUE, TRACT 6 & 7 (S 1/2)(PT), ACRES 0.643, 50.000% UNDlVIDED INTEREST, PROPERTY LOCATED AT 1411 GUADALUPE STREET; FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS. TRACT 2: GEO: 0064000002357907 ABSTRACT 64, WILLIAM NEAL 1/4 LEAGUE, TRACT 6 & 7 (S 1/2) (PT), ACRES 0.643, 50.000% UNDIVDED INTEREST, PROPERTY LOCATED AT 1411 GUADALUPE STREET, FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS. TRACT 3: GEO: 0064000002352907 ABSTRACT 64, WILLIAM NEAL 1/4LEAGUE, TRACT 6 & 7 (S 1/2) (PT), ACRES 0.643, 50.000% UNDIVIDED INTEREST, PROPERTY LOCATED AT 1411 GUADALUPE STREET, FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS. TRACT 4: GEO 0064000002356907 ABSTRACT 64, WILLIAM NEAL 1/4 LEAGUE, TRACT 6 & 7 (S 1/2) (PT), ACRES 0.643, 50.000% UNDIVIDED INTEREST, PROPE TY LOCATED AT 1411 GUADALUPE STREET, FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS. Levied on the 19th day of December, 2013, as the property of DEBRA ZUNIGA to satisfy a judgment amounting to $41,892.97, representing delinquent taxes, penalties, interest, and attorney’s fees through the date of judgment, plus all costs of court, costs of sale, and post judgment penalties and interest recoverable by law in favor of FORT BEND INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRlCT, PROPEL FINANCIAL SERVICES, LLC (“PROPEL”); FORT BEND COUNTY GENERAL FUND, FORT BEND COUNTY DRAINAGE DISTRICT, AND FORT BEND COUNTY LATERAL FLOOD AND ROAD CONTROL. ALL BIDDERS MUST COMPLY WITH SECTION 34.015 OF THE TEXAS PROPERTY TAX CODE. GIVEN UNDER MY HAND THIS 30th day of December, 2013. Rob Cook, Constable Precinct 3 Fort Bend County 22333 Grand Corner Drive, Suite 103 Katy, Texas 77494 Deputy M. Scheibel, #1331 NOTICE OF CONSTABLES SALE THE STATE OF TEXAS COUNTY OF FORT BEND By virtue of an Order of Sale issued out of the Honorable 434TH DISTRICT COURT of FORT BEND County on the 18th day of December, 2013 by the Clerk thereof, in the case of FORT BEND INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT VS. MILDRED B. WATKINS, SOLE HEIR TO MARY ETTA NELSON in Cause # 13-DCV-204981 and to me, as CONSTABLE directed and delivered, I will proceed to sell, at 10:000’ Clock AM on the 4th day of February, 2014, which is the first Tuesday of said month, at the Fort Bend County Justice Center Parking Garage, 1418 Eugene Heimann Circle, Richmond, Texas, Level l of the Parking Garage at the South End, West Corner, near Stairway “B” of the Courthouse of said FORT BEND County, in the City of RlCHMOND, Texas, the following described property, to wit: TRACT 1: GEO: 0170000000500907 A TRACT OF LAND OUT OF THE MANUEL ESCALERO SURVEY, ABSTRACT 170, FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS, ADJOINING THE SUBDIVISION KNOWN AS ARCOLA FARMS RECORDED IN VOLUME 4 PAGE 30 OF THE PLAT RECORDS OF FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS, SAID TRACT BEING DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: THE EAST THREE (3) ACRES OF THE 5.99 ACRE TRACT AS SHOWN THE PLAT OF ARCOLA FARMS, THE TRACT HEREBY CONVEYED FRONTING 109.23 FEET, MORE OR LESS, ON THE SOUTH SIDE OF OAK AVENUE AND EXTENDING SOUTH BETWEEN PARALLEL LINES 1197 FEET, MORE OR LESS, TO THE SOUTH LINE OF SAID 5.59 ACRES, THE WEST LINE OF SAID THREE (3) ACRE TRACT BEING PARALLEL TO THE EAST LINE OF LONG STREET AND 94.31 FEET, MORE OR LESS THEREFROM; AND SAID PLAT BEING REFERRED FOR A MORE COMPLETE AND ACCURATE DESCRIPTION OF SAID PROPERTY, REFERENCE TO WHICH IS HEREIN MADE FOR ALL PURPOSES. Levied on the 30th day of December, 2013 as the property of MILDRED B. WATKINS, SOLE HEIR TO MARY ETTA NELSON to satisfy a judgment amounting to $6,153.32, representing delinquent taxes, penalties, interest, and attorney’s fees through the date of judgment, plus all costs of court, costs of sale, and post judgment penalties and interest recoverable by law in favor of FORT BEND INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT, FORT BEND COUNTY GENERAL FUND; FORT BEND COUNTY DRAINAGE DISTRICT AND FORT BEND COUNTY LATERAL ROAD AND FLOOD CONTROL. ALL BIDDERS MUST COMPLY WITH SECTION 34.015 OF THE TEXAS PROPERTY TAX CODE. GIVEN UNDER MY HAND THIS 30th day of December, 2013. Rob Cook, Constable Precinct 3 Fort Bend County 22333 Grand Corner Drive, Suite 103 Katy, Texas 77494 M. Scheibel, #1331 Deputy


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