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Birds of Fort Bend: Forster’s Tern

Forster’s Tern is another winter visitor to Fort Bend that is quite common over our ponds and lakes during winter. Graceful fliers, they glide above ponds, then abruptly plunge into the water to fish. In winter they have only a black marking from the eye to the ear; but during summer breeding, adults take on a distinctive black cap. Forster’s Terns breed in marshes and have interesting floating nests that can co-mingle eggs of other tern species. White to light gray, this 13 to 14 inch tern lives on the Gulf coastal waters year round, but many migrate to summer breeding grounds in the Rocky Mountains; eastern North and South Dakota; Western Minnesota; as well as lower, central Canada. Currently they are especially prevalent on the La Costa and Bermuda Dunes Lakes on the Quail Valley Golf Course. For more of Margaret Sloan’s photos, visit http://traction.typepad.com/birds

State of the county is very good: County Judge By SESHADRI KUMAR The pace of economic growth in Fort Bend County is increasing, the county tax rates are stable, efforts for job growth are yielding results and multiple projects are underway. In short, 2013 is looking very good,says Fort Bend County Judge Bob Hebert. Hebert delivered the State of the County address at the Safari Texas Ranch in Richmond last week at a luncheon organized by the Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce and the Central Fort Bend Chamber Alliance. Even during the recession, the county did very well, Hebert said. This year county mobility projects worth $68 million will be implemented. Also, the fourlane FM 1093 project from the Grand Parkway to FM 1463, along the proposed extension of Westpark Toll Road will begin in November this year. The project cost is estimated at $126 million. Other country construction projects are also in progress. A new senior community center on Hobby Road in the city of Houston in Fort Bend County is under construction for residents on the east side. The 104-year-old County Courthouse is under renovation. The George Ranch has donated $2 million to the $5 million project. The area surrounding the courthouse will have a totally new look next year, with the construction of a Courthouse pedestrian mall. The William B Travis Building and the Courthouse will be connected with landscaping and the small parking lot in front of the Travis building on U.S. 90 will be eliminated. The George Memorial Li-

Suspects who burgled police chief’s home arrested Sugar Land police arrested Conner Hinton, 17, and Taylor Nuttal, 17, both of Sugar Hinton Land, after breaking into a house owned by Sugar Land Police Chief Doug Brinkley. Both men were charged with burglary of a habitation. The arrests occurred shortly after Sugar Land police responded to a residential alarm in the 2000 block of Holly Glade Lane on Feb. 8 at 11:45 a.m. A backdoor was forced open and several boards were missing from a portion of the fence that backs up to a greenbelt. Nothing inside the house was missing. A neighbor reported seeing two men climb over a fence near her house and provided descriptions to police. A resident in the neighborhood across the greenbelt called police prior to the burglary to report a suspicious vehicle and two men parked in front of her house. Police located the vehicle shortly after the burglary and detained Hinton and Nuttal. In recent months, Sugar Land police have developed an enforcement plan to address

brary is getting an additional two-story building to accommodate the administrative offices. The county’s 2013 budget is $250 million. The county has 2,272 employees. For the first time in four years, county employees got a pay raise of 2.35 percent, Hebert said. The county held its tax rate at 49.9 cents for $100 property valuation for the last several years and the county managed its bond projects in such a way that it could avoid levying the 2-cent debt service tax rate as initially projected, he said. The county also continued the maxi-

mum homestead exemption of 20 percent, Hebert said. On transportation, Hebert said the state had dire financial constraints and the Texas Department of Transportation is short $7 billion a year. While he had no solutions to offer, Hebert said, “As a county, we cannot afford to do nothing.” On the water front, the state is likely to spend $2 billion for new projects. The county is asking the state to create the West Fort Bend County Water Authority, on the model of North Fort Bend County Water Authority. The new local body will help provide water supply to 350 square miles in the west and south of Fort Bend County and will save millions of dollars for future retailers and customers. In this region, there is no feasibility to build a water reservoir. If the project had begun 10 years ago, about $100 million could have been saved, Hebert said.

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Emma is looking forward to The Exchange Club of Sugar Land’s 26th Spaghetti Dinner at the Fluor Corporation Cafeteria, 1 Fluor Daniel Drive, Sugar Land, TX Friday, Feb. 22, from 5-8 p.m. — Photo by Larry Pullen. Emma can’t wait for the fun-filled 26th annual Exchange Club of Sugar Land Spaghetti Dinner. She especially enjoys the children’s area with games, prizes, a cake-walk, and much more. Her admission is free with an adult whose ticket costs only $10. The dinner will be held on Friday, Feb. 22, 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Fluor Corporation Cafeteria, 1 Flour Daniel Drive, Sugar Land. This year’s event will include a delicious variety of spaghetti sauces, including vegetarian and meatless, provided by the cook-off teams from the police departments, fire fighters, sheriff’s office, constables and District Attorney. Tickets for adults are $10 if ordered in advance and $15 if purchased at the Fluor cafeteria door. Children 12 and under are admitted free. Join for live and silent auctions, entertainment, and a raffle drawing. Raffle tickets are $100 each and include two meal tickets. Both dinner and raffle tickets can be obtained from any Exchange Club of Sugar Land member or on line at www.ecsl.org.

Missouri City levies hefty fees for emergency services Following a review of the rising costs associated with emergency response services, Missouri City City Council has approved an ordinance to

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residential b u rg l a r i e s . Education a n d prevention is an important part of the department’s Nuttal f o c u s . Citizens should consider the following tips: *Lock all doors and windows. *Use a security alarm system even when you are home. Have motion or glass-break sensors installed. *Place an alarm sign in the front yard. *Place locks on side gates that provide access to backyards. “Beware of Dog” signs don’t hurt either. *Keep bushes trimmed below windows. *Plant sticker bushes under rear windows (holly, roses, etc. are good options). *If someone comes to the door, acknowledge their presence. When thieves think homes are empty, they break in. Do not open the door. *Call the police immediately about suspicious activity. The non-emergency number for the Sugar Land Police Department is (281) 275-2020. Public safety dispatchers answer this number 24/7. *Use your curtains. Don’t let thieves “window shop.”

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establish four-tiers of fees that, in some cases, would help the city recuperate expenses when firefighters and/or police officers are dispatched to accident sites. The insurance provider of any motorist at fault in an accident, vehicle fire, or illegal burning, would be assessed the fees, effective March 1, only if a claim is opened by a motorist or a company. In the event an insurance provider does not cover these fees, the individual will not be billed. The fees structure below is based on the average cost the city incurs when responding to an accident: Tier I Events

The City will charge a fee of $500 to insurance companies for responding to: *Motor vehicle collision with minor damage and without injuries *Hazardous material spill that does not require the response of a hazardous materials team *Illegal burning *Motor vehicle fire Tier II Events The City will charge a fee of $650 to insurance companies for responding to: *Motor vehicle collision with injuries *Collision involving a motor vehicle and a pedestrian *Motor vehicle fire requiring the response of a fire inves-

tigator for investigation Tier III Events The city will charge a fee of $1,000 to insurance companies for responding to: *Motor vehicle collision with an extrication *Collision involving a motor vehicle and a building Tier IV Events The City will charge a fee of $2,000 to insurance companies for responding to: *Motor vehicle collision with a fatality *An event requiring the deployment of a specialized team Many other cities in the region and state have implemented similar cost recovery programs.


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COMMUNITY NEWS Museum docents host annual luncheon The Fort Bend County Museum docents are hosting their annual Salad Luncheon March 9, 11:30 a.m.- 1 p.m., at the Gus George Academy, 1521 Eugene Heimann Circle, Richmond. The Salad Luncheon will take place in the foyer of the building with the program to follow in the auditorium. Members are asked to bring a salad and/or dessert. Guests are invited to attend. “The Fort Bend County Museum could not do all they do without their volunteers. Those who do volunteer for the museum are known as docents. Docents hold bimonthly meetings, volunteer for Museum events, take fun trips, and host the Museum’s annual Candlelight Tours,” said Felesa Baker, co-vice president, Docents. “We are honored to have talented Texas history author

and captivating storyteller Dr. Paul N. Spellman as our guest presenter in the state-ofthe-art auditorium of the Gus George Auditorium following our salad luncheon in the foyer. “Dr. Spellman will hold our group spellbound as he tells stories from his latest book, Austin’s Colony in Fort Bend: The Misadventures of the Good Ship: “Lively,” said John Baker, co-vice president, Docents.” Dr. Spellman is in his 15th year as Professor of Texas and US History, Wharton County Junior College, Richmond campus. He holds a PhD from the University of Houston, and has authored numerous books related to Texas History. These include Spindletop Boom Days, Captain John H. Rogers, Texas Ranger, and Wharton Images of America.

His many historical society memberships include Texas State Historical Association, Western Writers of America, and Fort Bend Historical Commission. A native Texan, Dr. Spellman is an Old 300 descendant. He and his wife Kathleen live in Richmond. “After hearing our granddaughter, Kelsey, rave about her favorite professor’s interesting classes, we were fortunate to hear Dr. Spellman at the Masonic Hall during the Richmond’s 175th Birthday Celebration, in September. We are thrilled he will be speaking at the Docent’s meeting,” John Baker said. Felesa added, “You will not want to miss this special program and we look forward to seeing you there.” For more information, or to RSVP, call 281-342-6478.

The new officers for the Fort Bend Museum Docents were sworn in during the January meeting, by Richmond’s Judge Mary Ward. New officers are President, Austa Sue Kelley; 1st CoVice Presidents, John and Felesa Baker; 2nd Vice President, Joyce Seniors; Secretary, Dora Moore; Treasurer, Loyce Anderson; Parliamentarian, Barbara Neeper; 2011 and 2012 President, Joyce Lolly; and Richmond’s Judge Mary Ward.

Methodist Sugar Land Hospital honors outstanding nurse with DAISY Award

DAISY Award Recipient, Joy Fey, RN, with the DAISY Award Committee. One day while Patrick was in the hospital without an appetite, he was able to eat some of his father’s cinnamon roll. The next day, he asked his family to bring him his own cinnamon roll, plus enough for all the nurses in his unit! Today, the DAISY Foundation carries on this tradition by serving cinnamon rolls to all the nurses in the award recipient’s unit as a reminder that their efforts are appreciated. “We are proud to be among the hospitals participating in the DAISY Award program,” said Leatherwood. “Nurses like Joy are every day heroes who demonstrate excellence through clinical expertise and compassionate care, and we are excited to be able to recognize her – and our future winners – as outstanding role models for the nursing profession.” To learn more about Methodist Sugar Land Hospital, visit MethodistSugarLand. com or visit our Facebook page at FB.com/MethodistSugarLand to congratulate Joy on her award.

Sugar Land Hospital. “She is a shining light to anybody that meets her. While her knowledge and nursing skills are very sharp, it is her heart that really shines and proves that her name, Joy, truly fits her personality.” In honor of her DAISY Award selection, Joy received a certification of appreciation, a DAISY Award pin and a beautiful sculpture titled “A Healer’s Touch,” hand-carved by artists of the Shona tribe in Zimbabwe. Methodist Sugar Land Hospital’s Nursing Administration group will select a DAISY Award winner each quarter. The DAISY Foundation was established by family members in memory of J. Patrick Barnes, who died in 1999 from an auto-immune disease. The care Patrick and his family received from nurses inspired this unique award as a way of thanking nurses for making a profound difference in the lives of their patients and patient families. Today, more than 1,300 hospitals across the U.S. participate in the program.

Joy Fey, RN, is Methodist Sugar Land Hospital’s DAISY Award winner, a national honor that recognizes the contributions of extraordinary nurses. Joy was chosen because she has demonstrated the highest degree of compassion for her patients. She has a reputation of exceeding her job duties and responsibilities to ensure the safety and well being of her patients. For example, one of Joy’s patients was very ill; Joy learned this patient’s daughter was getting married soon. Because the patient was too ill to attend the wedding, Joy and some of the other nurses joined efforts to have a wedding held in the patient’s room. It was of the utmost importance to the daughter that her mom was present for her wedding. Joy made it her priority to make sure this family’s wishes were met, and the wedding was successfully carried out in the patient’s room. “This is just one example of the great nurse Joy truly is,” said Janet Leatherwood, Chief Nursing Officer of Methodist

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News Advocacy group highlights local city and school district debts The Spirit of Freedom Republican Women’s Club last week hosted a luncheon meeting with Peggy Venable, Texas director of the American for Prosperity, who spoke on the legislative priorities for the 83rd Texas Legislature. In her presentation, Venable shifted her focus from increasing national debt and unfettered government spending to the spiraling debt of local governments. Quoting extensively from the Texas Bond Review Board, Venable said the city of Sugar Land, Fort Bend County and Fort Bend ISD collectively carried a debt of $1.73 billion and with interest payments the total reached $2.69 billion. The city’s total bond liability of $455 million includes $308 in principal and $147 million in interests. The county’s total of $785 million includes $508 million in principal and $278 million in interest. The school district’s liability is $1.47 billion, of which the principal is $915 million and interest $532 million. Local government debt in Texas increased 207 percent from 1980 to 2005, more than five times the rate of income growth, according to Venable. Between 1980 and 2005, local government spending, adjusted for inflation, increased 158 percent. By comparison, Texas tax payer’s per capita income increased by 39 percent in the same period. The general obligation bonds are approved by voters, but the taxpayers lack adequate information in the bond referendum, Venable says. There is no minimum voter participation required to approve debt issues, and typically few voters cast ballots in bond elections. More transparency is needed where the bond referendum should identify the debt already incurred by the city and the interest liability, she says. The local governments are already required to list the project name and disclose the debt service tax liability as a result of approving the bond.

Venable Local governments in Texas owed more than $322 billion. Texas Comptroller Susan Combs directed her office to study the issue and published a report. It’s titled Your Money and Local Debt. (www.TexasItsYourMoney.org) The report says “Fast growing government debt needs more light of day.” (Texas has the least amount of state government debt per person among the 10 largest states. On the other hand, our local debt burden per person is second highest among the 10 most populous states — a reason for caution. Some debt is appropriate and even essential for government. Bonded debt builds our schools, hospitals, roads, water and sewer lines, fire stations and more when they are needed, and is repaid as taxpayers benefit from these services, the report says. Among the top 10 cities in total outstanding debt, Houston is on top with $13 billion, followed by San Antonio at $9 billion. Among the 10 counties in total debt, Harris County is on top with $4.75 billion debt and per capita debt is at $1,155. Fort Bend County ranks number five, with $447 million debt and its per capita debt is $757.) Americans For Prosperity has launched “The Red Apple Project,” to scrutinize the school system in Texas. School districts carry a combined debt of $108 billion in Texas. Nineteen districts including Fort Bend ISD carry more than $1 billion in debt individually. Four other districts carry $2

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 23RD day of January 2013 by the Clerk thereof, in the case of VS. RAECHELLE ANGLIN KAY, ET AL in Cause#11-DCV-188729 and to me, as CONSTABLE directed and delivered, I will proceed to sell, at 10:00 0’ Clock AM on the 5th day of March, 2013, which is the first Tuesday of said month, at the Fort Bend County Justice Center Parking Garage, 1418 Eugene Heimann Circle, Richmond, Texas, Level 1 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: R60159. A TRACT OF LAND BEING 4.92 ACRES, MORE OR LESS, IN THE GAIL BORDEN LEAGUE, ABSTRACT NO. 12, FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS, BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED BY METES AND BOUNDS IN EXHIBIT “A” CLERK’S FILE NUMBER 2007004586 OF DEED RECORDS OF FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS. LEVIED ON THE 7th DAY OF FEBRUARY 2013, AS THE PROPERTY RAECHELLE ANGLIN KAY, DANA ANGLIN to satisfy a judgment amounting to $7,870.24, 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 GENERAL FUND; FORT BEND COUNTY DRAINAGE DISTRICT; FORT BEND COUNTY EMERGENCY SERVICE DISTRICT #3 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 14th day of JANUARY, 2013. ROB COOK, CONSTABLE, PRECINCT 3, FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS By M. Scheibel, Deputy Constable #1331 THE STATE OF TEXAS CITATION BY PUBLICATION TO: THE UNKNOWN STOCKHOLDERS OF IMPROVEMENT FINANCE CORPORATION, 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 a.m. on Monday next following the expiration of forty-two days from the date of issuance of this citation, same being April 01, 2013 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 240TH JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT of Fort Bend County sitting in Richmond, Texas, and was filed on FEBRUARY 12, 2013. It bears cause number 13-DCV-204145 and is styled: Warren D. Hubbert and wife, Brara Hubbert vs Improvement Finance Corporation and the Unknown Stockholders of Improvement Finance Corporation The name and address of the attorney for PLAINTIFF OR PETITIONER is: J. MICHAEL LYTLE LYTLE & MOORE LLP 2116 THOMPSON HWY SUITE 116 RICHMOND TX 77469 281-342-9119 The nature of the demands of said PLAINTIFF OR PETITIONER is as follows to-wit: 40.00 ACRE TRACT OF LAND, BEING OFF OF THE WEST END OF THE ORIGINAL JESSE VINSON CALL 50.0 ACRE TRACT OF LAND BEING THE NORTH ONEHALF (1/2) OF THE CALL 100.0 ACRE TRACT OF LAND (VOLUME 76, PAGE 313; DEED RECORDS), AND BEING IN THE THOMAS WEST. ALL LEAGUE, AB. 92, FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS, BEING DESCRIBED ON EXHIBIT “A” ATTACHED TO THE PLAINTIFFS’ ORIGINAL PETITION FILED IN THE ABOVE REFERENCED CAUSE AND INCORPORATED HEREIN BY REFERENCE. 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 13th day of February, 2013. District Clerk Annie Rebecca Elliott Fort Bend County, Texas Deputy District Clerk Debra Elizondo 281-344-3959

billion each in debt, while Cypress-Fairbanks ID, Dallas ISD and Houston ISD carry more than $3 billion each in debt. In Cy-Fair ISD, for example voters approved a $72 million bond in 2006 to build a multipurpose sports complex that costs between $35,000 to $45,000 per month just to keep the lights on, Venable pointed out. Allen ISD built a $60 million football stadium and the school officials said they would have to fire teachers if the Texas Legislature cuts the education budget. Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts reports that within the last decade, public school funding rose nearly five times faster than enrollment, 95.3 percent increase in spending versus 19.7 percent in student growth. Americans for Prosperity has made the case that cuts to education spending can be made without cutting teachers or short-changing students. School districts can and need to operate more efficiently, Venable said. Parents have no choice on where their children go to school as their zip code determines it. Education dollars should follow the student and not the institution, she said. Americans For Prosperity supports educational reform proposals made by Sen. Dan Patrick.

Amy Mitchell seeks re-election for Sugar Land City Council, District 3 Amy Mitchell recently announced that she is seeking re-election to Sugar Land City Council in the May 11 General Election. Mitchell is currently serving her first term on City Council representing District 3. She is a 19-year resident of Sugar Land and a well-known business professional, long recognized for her dedication to community service. During her tenure on City Council, Mitchell served on several City of Sugar Land committees including: the Finance Committee, the Intergovernmental Relations Committee, and the Economic Development Committee. Mitchell remains active with a number of community organizations including, the Sugar Land Exchange Club (past President and Board Member), Sugar Land Citizens Police Academy, Sugar Land Citizens Fire Academy, Sugar Land 101, and Sugar Land Rotary and has served on the Board of the Central Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce. Mitchell remains a strong advocate for the many educational institutions in Fort Bend. Recently,she played a key role as a vocal advocate for keeping Colony Bend Elementary School open. Additionally, Mitchell regularly volunteers her time to local schools, from making career day presentations at First

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 3RD day of January 2013 by the Clerk thereof, in the case of FORT BEND COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT # 133 VS. YVONNE CHIANA in Cause#11-DCV-192632 and to me, as CONSTABLE directed and delivered, I will proceed to sell, at 10:00 0’ Clock AM on the 5th day of March, 2013, which is the first Tuesday of said month, at the Fort Bend County Justice Center Parking Garage, 1418 Eugene Heimann Circle, Richmond, Texas, Level 1 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: 4777080020020 LOT TWO (2), IN BLOCK TWO (2), OF LAKES OF BELLA TERRA, SECTION EIGHT (8), A SUBDIVISION ACCORDING TO THE MAP OR PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT NO. 20060315 OF THE PLAT RECORDS OF FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS. LEVIED ON THE 14TH JANUARY 2013, AS THE PROPERTY OF YVONNE CHIANA. to satisfy a judgment amounting to $23,985.87, 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 # 133; LAMAR CONSOLIDATED INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT; FORT BEND COUNTY EMERGENCY SERVICE DISTRICT #4; FORT BEND COUNTY; 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 14th day of JANUARY, 2013. ROB COOK, CONSTABLE, PRECINCT 3, FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS By M. Scheibel, Deputy Constable #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 400th DISTRICT COURT of FORT BEND County on the 3RD day of January 2013 by the Clerk thereof, in the case of FORT BEND INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT VS. FIDEL TORRES, ET AL in Cause#06-DCV-149366 and to me, as CONSTABLE directed and delivered, I will proceed to sell, at 10:00 0’ Clock AM on the 5th day of March, 2013, which is the first Tuesday of said month, at the Fort Bend County Justice Center Parking Garage, 1418 Eugene Heimann Circle, Richmond, Texas, Level 1 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: 1200000461900907 LOTS NINETEEN (19) AND TWENTY (20) IN BLOCK FORTY~SIX (46) OF ARCOLA HEIGHTS ADDITION, FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS, A SUBDIVISION RECORDED IN VOLUME 321, ON PAGE 498 IN THE DEED RECORDS IN THE FORT BEND COUNTY CLERK’S OFFICE, FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS. LEVIED ON THE 14TH JANUARY 2013, AS THE PROPERTY OF FIDEL TORRES, FRED ROGERS to satisfy a judgment amounting to $2,111.79, 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 ARCOLA; 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 15th day of JANUARY, 2013. ROB COOK, CONSTABLE, PRECINCT 3, FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS By M. Scheibel, Deputy Constable #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 31ST day of January 2013 by the Clerk thereof, in the case of FORT BEND COUNTY VS. DEIDRE ANN HENRY, ET AL in Cause#09dcv-172269 and to me, as CONSTABLE directed and delivered, I will proceed to sell, at 10:00 0’ Clock AM on the 5th day of March, 2013, which is the first Tuesday of said month, at the Fort Bend County Justice Center Parking Garage, 1418 Eugene Heimann Circle, Richmond, Texas, Level 1 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: R10324 TRACT #1: THE SOUTH ONE-HALF (112) OF A 3.854 ACRES, MORE OR LESS, LOCATED IN THE SHELBY, FRAZIER AND MCCORMICK LEAGUE, ABSTRACT 95 IN FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS, ALSO BEING DESCRIBED AS OUT AND APART OF LOT 11 OF THE HATTON ESTATE SUBDIVISION, A SUBDIVISION IN FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS ACCORDING TO THE MAP OR PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN VOLUME 1, PAGE 60 OF THE DEED RECORDS OF FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS; BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED BY METES AND BOUNDS IN A DEED FROM SHADRACH HATTON, ET AL TO CALVIN HATTON DATED SEPTEMBER 16, 1971 AND RECORDED UNDER IN VOLUME 552, PAGE 91 OF THE DEED RECORDS OF FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS; SAVE AND EXCEPT THE FOLLOWING; A) A TRACT OR PARCEL OF LAND CONTAINING 0.2487 ACRES, MORE OR LESS, DESCRIBED BY METES AND BOUNDS IN A DEED RECORDED UNDER CLERK’S FILE NO. 8458858 IN THE OFFICIAL PUBLIC RECORDS OF REAL PROPERTY OF FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS; B) THE WEST 19.14 FEET, BEING A PORTION OF A TRACTOR PARCEL OF LAND CONTAINING 0.899 ACRES, MORE OR LESS, DESCRIBED BY METES AND BOUNDS IN A JUDGMENT RECORDED UNDER CLERK’S FILE NO. 2000053117 IN THE OFFICIAL PUBLIC RECORDS OF REAL PROPERTY OF FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS; BEING THE SAME PROPERTY IDENTIFIED ON THE PLAINTIFF’S TAX ROLLS AS ACCOUNT NO. 0085190005000903. Levied on the 7TH day of FEBRUARY, 2013 as the property of DEIDRE ANN HENRY, DONALD EARL HENRY, DANIEL D. GRIGAR, BENNIE ANN HENRY, CALVIN L M HATTON, JR, EARL HENRY, SR., MARY LEE THOMAS, EARL HENRY, JR. to satisfy a judgment amounting to $7,868.05, 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 LATERAL ROAD & FLOOD CONTROL, FORT BEND COUNTY DRAINAGE DISTRICT, FORT BEND COUNTY EMERGENCY SERVICE DISTRICT #03 AND FORT BEND COUNTY GENERAL FUND . ALL BIDDERS MUST COMPLY WITH SECTION 34.015 OF THE TEXAS PROPERTY TAX CODE. GIVEN UNDER MY HAND This 7th day of February, 2013. ROB COOK, CONSTABLE, PRECINCT 3, FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS By Sergeant John Morales, Deputy Constable

Mitchell Colony Middle School, to being an awards presenter at Clements High School, to teaching mediation and litigation skills at the University of Houston Law Center. Prior to serving on City Council, Mitchell founded Mitchell and Duff, LLC, one of the first female owned law firms in Fort Bend County. Additionally, she was appointed by the State Bar of Texas to serve on the 5A Grievance Committee of the State Bar to oversee the conduct of lawyers in Fort Bend and surrounding areas to uphold the highest ethical standards in the legal profession.

Mitchell states, “Serving on the City Council has been an honor and privilege. My experience and respect for this community has enabled me to work tirelessly on behalf of Sugar Land and District 3. Each decision I am asked to make on behalf of District 3 and the city are weighed heavily and I do my best to make a decision that is the most beneficial for the city to continue as one of America’s best places to live now and in the future. Daily I work to understand the issues and policies at hand, to stay informed and be prepared to react and respond to issues in my district.” As a City Council Member, Mitchell is known for her accessibility and transparency by using social media as a portal to keep residents in her district updated. “I have never been involved in local Sugar Land politics before” said Amy Mitchell supporter Christopher Meyer. “I always see Amy’s posts on Facebook about what she does on City Council. I came to support her because she is always working hard!” For more information visit AmyforSugarLand.com.

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 3RD day of January 2013 by the Clerk thereof, in the case of FORT BEND INDEPENDENT SCHOOL ET AL VS. DAVID A SWAIN, ET AL in Cause#11-DCV-193453 and to me, as CONSTABLE directed and delivered, I will proceed to sell, at 10:00 0’ Clock AM on the 5th day of March, 2013, which is the first Tuesday of said month, at the Fort Bend County Justice Center Parking Garage, 1418 Eugene Heimann Circle, Richmond, Texas, Level 1 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: 7559010010560907; LOT 56 BLOCK 1, OF SUGAR GROVE, SECTION 1, A SUBDIVISION IN FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS, ACCORDING TO THE MAP OR PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN SLIDE 2314/A, OF THE PLAT RECORDS OF FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS. LEVIED ON THE 15TH JANUARY 2013, AS THE PROPERTY OF DAVID A. SWAIN SUGAR GROVE COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION, INC. AKA SUGAR GROVE CAI, INC. MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC., AS NOMINEE to satisfy a judgment amounting to $10,407.15, 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; KINGSBRIDGE MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT; FORT BEND COUNTY EMERGENCY SERVICES DISTRICT #5; FORT BEND COUNTY GENERAL FUND; FORT BEND COUNTY DRAINAGE DISTRICT; 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 14th day of JANUARY, 2013. ROB COOK, CONSTABLE, PRECINCT 3, FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS By M. Scheibel, Deputy Constable #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 400th DISTRICT COURT of FORT BEND County on the 3RD day of January 2013 by the Clerk thereof, in the case of CINCO MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT VS. LUIS AHUMADA ET AL in Cause#11-DCV-186851 and to me, as CONSTABLE directed and delivered, I will proceed to sell, at 10:00 0’ Clock AM on the 5th day of March, 2013, which is the first Tuesday of said month, at the Fort Bend County Justice Center Parking Garage, 1418 Eugene Heimann Circle, Richmond, Texas, Level 1 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: 2290010010450914 LOT FORTY-FIVE (45), IN BLOCK ONE (1), OF CINCO RANCH WEST, SECTION ONE (1), A SUBDIVISION IN FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS, ACCORDING TO THE MAP OR PLAT THEREOF, RECORDED UNDER SLIDE NO(S). 2100/B, 2101/A AND 2101/B OF THE PLAT RECORDS OF FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS . LEVIED ON THE 17TH JANUARY 2013, AS THE PROPERTY OF LUIS AHUMADA, KARA AHUMADA, MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC., AS NOMINEE, KEYBANK N. A. to satisfy a judgment amounting to $899.88, 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 CINCO MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT # 10, FORT BEND COUNTY EMERGENCY SERVICE DISTRICT #2. ALL BIDDERS MUST COMPLY WITH SECTION 34.015 OF THE TEXAS PROPERTY TAX CODE. GIVEN UNDER MY HAND This 17th day of JANUARY, 2013. ROB COOK, CONSTABLE, PRECINCT 3, FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS By M. Scheibel, Deputy Constable #1331

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Opinion Unalienable versus Inalienable By SESHADRI KUMAR Recently, Fort Bend County Sheriff Troy Nehls issued a statement in which he said, “My position is that the right to self-defense is an unalienable right and it includes the right to possess firearms, a position confirmed by the United States Supreme Court in 2008.” An attorney called this newspaper and took exception to the use of the word “unalienable.” The attorney said the correct word is “inalienable.” Though I tended to agree with the attorney, I had given Nehls’ expression within quotes. Also, I have seen both the expressions being used. I tried to do some research on the word. First, I have a pocket edition of the U.S. Constitution, published by the 111th Congress on July 29,2009. The second paragraph of the Declaration of Independence reads: “WE hold these Truths to be self-evident, that all Men are created equal that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness.” Michael Shaw, President of FreedomAdvocates.org, has an interesting analysis of the terminology in an article titled “Understanding Unalienable Rights.” Why do we use the term unalienable instead of inalienable? Inalienable rights are subject to changes in the law such as when property rights are

given a back seat to emerging environmental law or free speech rights give way to political correctness. Whereas under the original doctrine of unalienable rights, these rights cannot be abridged. Webster’s 1828 dictionary defines unalienable as “not alienable; that cannot be alienated; that may not be transferred; as in unalienable rights” and inalienable as “cannot be legally or justly alienated or transferred to another.” The Declaration of Independence reads: “That all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights…” This means that human beings are imbued with unalienable rights which cannot be altered by law whereas inalienable rights are subject to remaking or revocation in accordance with man-made law. Inalienable rights are subject to changes in the law such as when property rights are given a back seat to emerging environmental law or free speech rights give way to political correctness. In these situations no violation has occurred by way of the application of inalienable rights - a mere change in the law changes the nature of the right. Whereas under the original doctrine of unalienable rights the right to the use and enjoyment of private property cannot be abridged (other than under the doctrine of “nuisance” including pollution of the public water or air or

property of another). The policies behind Sustainable Development work to obliterate the recognition of unalienable rights. For instance, Article 29 subsection 3 of the United Nations Declaration of Human Rights applies the “inalienable rights” concept of human rights: “Rights and freedoms may in no case be exercised contrary to purposes and principles of the United Nations.” Many call for a “Civil Society” which argues for a statutory framework that does not give recognition of the imbued nature of unalienable rights. The modern definition of unalienable is the same as the historical definition of inalienable. Finally, I asked Cynthia Dunbar, an assistant professor of Law at Liberty University School of Law who teaches American constitutional and common law heritage, to explain the difference. Substantively, both mean the same thing, says Dunbar. Unalienable was the spelling originally included in the Declaration. “Unalienbale vs Inalienable is merely a distinction of dialectical orthography, so it is mere form over substance. “However, if I am not mistaken, unalienable was the spelling still being used in Noah Webster’s 1828 American Dictionary of the English Language. “Inalienable is simply the more contemporaneous spelling of the word.”

Finance & Investment: The next 10 years With respect to George Friedman, socio-economic/ political forecaster and author of “The Next 100 Years,” our crystal ball is much too foggy. Many of us don’t know what we’re doing next week, let alone next year. And none of us have a clue what our neighbors are going to do. Predicting the future is impossible…at least that’s what all the investment professionals say. “Past performance is not an indication of future results” is not just an industry theme or a disclosure required by law, it’s common-sense truth. Yet the past always seems crystal clear. In 1982, it should have been obvious that after a double-dip recession and with stock valuations at all-time lows, we would see a subsequent rebound with huge rewards for stock investors. Likewise, in 2000, it should have been obvious that with valuations at all-time highs and the huge bull-market in technology, there would need to be a day of reckoning. But here we sit at the beginning of a new year, as ignorant as ever, hoping the good days will soon be here. Perhaps predicting the future is futile, but generally, estimating it is not. When things are mostly blurred, reviewing the basics can provide the most insight to the truth. So with disclosures stated and exceptions provided, below is our best guess of the next 10 years.

What goes up must come down (eventually) Since 1982, interest rates have been in a slow freefall all way down to their current levels. 30 years ago, the 10-year Treasury bond was at robust 14.59 percent per year. Today? A microscopic 1.82 percent. Mortgage rates got up to 15 percent in the 80s; today, they are in the 3s. Bond prices move inversely to interest rates, which means that as rates have been falling, bond prices have been rising. Across the investment

Tea Party responds to Sugar Land Democrat To the editor: This is in response to a letter Deron Patterson, co-chair of the Sugar Land Democrats, recently submitted to this paper. In that letter, Patterson denounced the local Republican Party for their choice of Lt. Col. Allen West as their keynote speaker at this year’s Lincoln-Reagan Dinner. Patterson’s misinformed rant regarding Lt. Col. West was, as usual, devoid of facts and full of hate. Ironic really when you consider that those of Patterson’s ilk continually scream and whine about all the hate coming from the Republicans and Tea Party yet engages in the very behavior they accuse us of committing, a typical tactic of left-wing liberal extremists…accuse others of exactly what you are guilty of. His attack on Lt. Col. Allen West is nothing short of bizarre and shows that he is either ignorant of the true facts of West’s heroic efforts serving this country or it shows his wanton disregard for our military. Lt. Col. Allen West is an American hero who served in the United States Army for 22 years. He served in Operation Desert Storm, in Operation Iraqi Freedom and also in Afghanistan. He received a Bronze Star, three Meritorious Service Medals, three Army Commendation Medals, one of which was for valor, and a Valorous Unit Award, to name a few. The incident Patterson referred to (his own perverted version, anyway) occurred when Lt. Col. West, was serving as battalion commander of the 4th Infantry Division in Iraq. He fired a pistol near the head of an Iraqi prisoner to “get him to talk.” The tactic worked and the prisoner divulged plans for an upcoming attack that could have cost several American lives. Because he was an officer of “unusually high integrity” and because he had not fol-

lowed procedure, he reported himself to his commanding officer. Ultimately, he was given a letter of reprimand and allowed to retire with his rank and pension in place. West acknowledged that he did not follow “proper procedures” but said that he did it to protect his men. At his hearing, he said that he would “walk through hell with a gasoline can” in his hand if it meant he could save his troops. He also said, “I am prepared to lay down my life for any one of them, if need be.” Lt. Col. Allen West served in the Army honorably for 22 years and was willing to give his life for his soldiers. He was willing to suffer the consequences to save their lives. He is a war hero, plain and simple. Yet, Patterson hates him? Patterson once again could not resist the opportunity to vilify the Sugar Land Tea Party for hosting Pamela Gellar of Atlas Shrugs in Sugar Land a little over a year ago. Clearly, Patterson “hates” Pamela Geller as much as he hates West. Sure, she’s no shrinking violet so I can see how that might be threatening to a bully like Patterson. She’s an outspoken and passionate Jewish woman who advocates for Muslim women’s rights and is strongly opposed to radical Jihad. She continues in spite of death threats and hate-filled diatribe directed at her daily. Maybe Deron doesn’t like strong women. What about a strong woman scares him so badly that he has to repeatedly attack Pamela and the Sugar Land Tea Party every chance he gets? Pamela advocates for women who are victims of Radical Islam who have been subjected to Honor Killings, Honor Violence, subjugation and genital mutilations and who are treated like cattle who have no rights. Yet Patterson hates her?

Can you see a pattern emerging? Patterson abhors a Jewish female and a black conservative man, both minorities… the very people that Democrats claim they champion. Maybe it’s because Allen and Pamela are educated, smart and conservative. Could it be that Democrats are actually not the champions of minorities after all, that they just use them to serve their own agenda? He accuses both of being anti-Muslim, which is ironic since West risked life and limb fighting to free Muslims all across the Middle East and Geller has worked tirelessly to end Honor Killings in Muslim communities across the world. Patterson like many others in his camp is a left-wing extremist hatemonger who fears strong women like Pamela Geller who refuse to be silenced. He also hates black, Christian conservative men who refuse to be cowed by threats of “Uncle Tom.” Patterson and those like him are nothing more than bullies. Patterson, if you are so opposed to Pamela and her fight for women, are you for honor killings, the subjugation of women and genital mutilations? As far as Pamela’s visit, it’s been over a year now. Sheesh, let it go. You can renew your childish tirade when we bring her back next time. As far as Lt. Col. Allen West, he certainly breaks the mold you and your type have created for black men, something I’m sure that confuses and scares you since you cannot control him. We proudly stand with those who stand by their principles and who fight for freedom. We celebrate Pamela Geller and Lt. Col. Allen West and thank God that they are with us. Bill Moore Jean Scott Nancy Dunham Evelyn Montalvo Sugar Land Tea Party

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Bill & Jared Jameson spectrum, most current bond prices are above their redeemable value. What does this mean for investing in bonds and fixed income? Expect returns to be low, perhaps even negative after inflation. Many investors are concerned with rising rates and how they could negatively impact bond prices, but bond returns will be low regardless of whether rates stay where they are today or go up. Even a decline won’t likely have a huge effect on bond returns for the next 10 years. Just because things have been bad, doesn’t mean they’re going to get better. One would hope, after a decade with two significant selloffs and overall subpar returns, we would be set up for a decade of significant growth in the stock market. Unfortunately, that does not appear to be the case. The bubble in 2000 was so significant that we still have not returned to average val-

ues in the stock market. In addition worldwide economic growth will remain subpar. This means that you should expect below average returns over the next 10 years, as valuations decline to their normal levels.

When in doubt, diversify The issues above do not paint a pretty picture for stock and bond returns during the next decade. For this reason, you should consider adding alternative opportunities to your portfolio. Real estate, commodities and active asset managers can help to diversify your risk while the market sorts out the winners from the losers. For help from a professional investor, contact your local fee-only financial advisor. WJ Interests is a fee-only financial planning and investment management firm in Sugar Land. For more information, please contact us at wj@wjinterests.com or 281634-9400.

To the Editor: Faith and Freedom Fort Bend County Texas will honor retired State Representative Charlie Howard on March 8th at 7 p.m. at the Belin Chapel of Houston Baptist University for his 18 years of service to Texas House District 26. HBU has graciously volunteered to open its three museums at 6 p.m. for you to tour before the program. Charlie Howard was on the original development team for the planned community of Sugar Land and once the project was off the ground, he became involved in the community activities. He served as Executive Vice President and Operating Officer of Sugar Land Properties, which developed the First Colony master-planned community that now comprises most of the southern and southeastern areas of both Sugar Land and State House District 26. He served as President of Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce of which he is a life member. He is also a founding director of the Fort Bend Economic Development Council and has served as President of The C. Howard Company, which specializes in real estate development. Additionally, Howard has been involved in numerous charitable, political, business, religious and educational organizations. He has received awards from many conservative groups, including the Eagle Forum, Veterans of Foreign

Wars, the American Family Association, Concerned Women of America, etc. Representative Howard received the Fort Bend County Christian Coalition Servant Heart Award for his consistent Pro Faith, Pro Family, and Pro USA voting record while in the Texas Legislature. Additionally, he has also been recognized by various publications, including the Houston Chronicle for his efforts in securing funds for the expansion of U.S. Highway

59, which runs through Sugar Land, and by the Republican Party of Texas for Howard’s strong recognition of the party’s values. There were many of you that contributed to his work in the State Capitol. We invite you to join us as we celebrate together the accomplishments that have helped make our state lead the nation in good legislation. Lynda Mixon Sugar Land

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BARGAIN BOOK SALE Friends of First Colony Branch Library , 2121 Austin Parkway at Grants Lake, Sugar Land , will hold their monthly bargain book sale Saturday March 2 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.. Hardbooks $1 , paperbacks $0.50 ( some priced higher , some lower ). Lots of children’s books. GOOD CONDITION ONLY books, CDs , DVDs may be donated during regular library hours or at the sale. Contributions are tax deductible.

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING REZONING 7.40 ACRES SUGAR CREEK CENTER RESERVE E REZONING 7.40 ACRES, FROM PLANNED DEVELOPMENT (PD) (EXPIRED FINAL DEVELOPMENT PLAN) TO BUSINESS OFFICE (B-O) DISTRICT, THE PROPERTY IS DESCRIBED AS RESERVE E, SUGAR CREEK CENTER SECOND AMENDING REPLAT, RESERVES E AND E5, FBCC FILE NO. 20060175, LOCATED AT THE SOUTHWEST INTERSECTION OF SUGAR CREEK CENTER BOULEVARD AND U.S. HIGHWAY 59 WITHIN BROWN & BELKNAP LEAGUE, ABSTRACT 15. PURPOSE:

ONE (1) PUBLIC HEARING SHALL BE HELD AT WHICH ALL PERSONS INTERESTED IN THE PROPOSED REZONING SHALL BE GIVEN AN OPPORTUNITY TO BE HEARD.

WHERE:

CITY OF SUGAR LAND CITY COUNCIL CHAMBER 2700 TOWN CENTER BOULEVARD NORTH

WHEN:

PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION 6:30 P.M., MARCH 12, 2013

DETAILS OF THE PROPOSED ZONING MAY BE OBTAINED BY CONTACTING THE CITY OF SUGAR LAND DEVELOPMENT PLANNING OFFICE (281) 2752218 OR BY EMAIL PLANNING@SUGARLANDTX.GOV. THE DEVELOPMENT PLANNING OFFICE IS OPEN MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY FROM 8:00 O’CLOCK A.M. TO 5:00 O’CLOCK P.M., AND IS LOCATED IN CITY HALL, 2700 TOWN CENTERS BOULEVARD NORTH, SUITE 259, SUGAR LAND, TEXAS. PLEASE CONTACT THE PLANNING OFFICE IF YOU WISH TO SET UP AN APPOINTMENT TO GO OVER ADDITIONAL DETAILS IN PERSON. Vicinity Map:

NOTICE OF CONSTABLES SALE THE STATE OF TEXAS COUNTY OF FORT BEND By virtue of an Order of Sale issued out of the Honorable 240TH DISTRICT COURT of FORT BEND County on the 23rd day of January 2013 by the Clerk thereof, in the case of FORT BEND COUNTY VS. GEORGE COOPER, ET AL in Cause# 11DCV-191470 and to me, as CONSTABLE directed and delivered, I will proceed to sell, at 10:00 0’ Clock AM on the 5th day of March, 2013, which is the first Tuesday of said month, at the Fort Bend County Justice Center Parking Garage, 1418 Eugene Heimann Circle, Richmond, Texas, Level 1 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: R50015 A TRACT OF LAND CONTAINING 3.00 ACRES, MORE OR LESS, OUT OF TRACT 1 OF THE NELLIE JOHNSON ESTATE 90 ACRES LOCATED IN THE SHELBY, FRAZIER, 7 MCCORMICK SURVEY, ABSTRACT 85, ACCORDING TO THE MAP OR PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN VOLUME 339, PAGE 556 OF THE DEED RECORDS OF FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS; BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED BY METES AND BOUNDS IN A DEED FROM RUBY COOPER TO GEORGE COOPER DATED NOVEMBER 6, 1992 AND RECORDED UNDER CLERK’S FILE NO. 9268837 IN THE OFFICIAL PUBLIC RECORDS OF FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS; SAVE AND EXCEPT A TRACT OR PARCEL OF LAND CONTAINING 1.00 ACRES, MORE OR LESS, DESCRIBED IN A DEED RECORDED UNDER CLERK’S FILE NO. 9268838 IN THE OFFICIAL PUBLIC RECORDS OF FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS; LEAVING HEREIN THE RESIDUE OF 2.00 ACRES, MORE OR LESS; AND BEING THE SAME PROPERTY IDENTIFIED ON THE PLAINTIFF’S TAX ROLLS AS ACCOUNT NO. 0085-02-000-6010-903. Levied on the 6TH day of FEBRUARY, 2013 as the property of GEORGE COOPER, CHARLOTTE J. HARTLAGE AKA CHARLOTTE POLIVKA HARTLAGE DBA CJ DESIGNS, THE UNKNOWN SHAREHOLDERS, SUCCESSORS, AND ASSIGNS OF BILLY’S PLUMBING, CHARLOTTE J. HARTLAGE AKA CHARLOTTE POLIVKA HARTLAGE, MUSTANG TRACTOR & EQUIPMENT COMPANY, A DELAWARE CORPORATION to satisfy a judgment amounting to $5,013 .81, 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 GENERAL FUND, FORT BEND COUNTY DRAINAGE DISTRICT, AND FORT BEND COUNTY EMERGENCY SERVICE DISTRICT. ALL BIDDERS MUST COMPLY WITH SECTION 34.015 OF THE TEXAS PROPERTY TAX CODE. GIVEN UNDER MY HAND This 6th day of February, 2013. ROB COOK, CONSTABLE, PRECINCT 3, FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS By M. Scheibel, Deputy Constable #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 400th DISTRICT COURT of FORT BEND County on the 23rd day of January 2013 by the Clerk thereof, in the case of FORT BEND COUNTY VS. MAURICE COOPER, ET AL in Cause#11-dcv-188831 and to me, as CONSTABLE directed and delivered, I will proceed to sell, at 10:00 0’ Clock AM on the 5th day of March, 2013, which is the first Tuesday of said month, at the Fort Bend County Justice Center Parking Garage, 1418 Eugene Heimann Circle, Richmond, Texas, Level 1 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: R11782 A TRACT OR PARCEL OF LAND CONTAINING 1.0 ACRE, MORE OR LESS, LOCATED IN THE SHELBY, FRAZIER AND MCCORMICK LEAGUE, ABSTRACT 85 IN FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS; BEING MORE PARTICULARL Y DESCRIBED BY METES AND BOUNDS IN A DEED FROM SIGNORA FREE TO MAURICE COOPER DATED MAY 22, 1973 AND RECORDED IN VOLUME 590, PAGE 898 OF THE DEED RECORDS OF FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS; SAVE AND EXCEPT THE FOLLOWING PORTIONS THEREOF: A) A TRACT OR PARCEL OF LAND CONTAINING 0.338 ACRE, MORE OR LESS, DESCRIBED IN A DEED FRECORDED IN VOLUME 717, PAGE 61 OF THE DEED RECORDS OF FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS; AND B) A TRACT OR PARCEL OF LAND CONATINING 0.104 ACRE, MORE OR LESS, DESCRIBED IN A DEED RECORDED IN VOLUME 1829, PAGE 2313 OF THE OFFICIAL RECORDS (CLERK’S NO. 8606874) OF THE REAL PROPERTY RECORDS OF FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS; LEAVING HEREIN A RESIDUE OF 0.564 ACRE, MORE OR LESS; AND BEING THE SAME PROPERTY IDENTIFIED ON THE PLAINTIFF’S TAX ROLLS AS ACCOUNT NO. 008503001-9000-903. TRACT 2: GEO: R11795. TRACT OR PARCEL OF LAND CONTAINING 0.338 ACRE, MORE OR LESS, LOCATED IN THE SHELBY, FRAZIER AND MCCORMICK LEAGUE, ABSTRACT 85 IN FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS; THE SAID 0.338 ACRE PARCEL BEING OUT OF THE CALL 1 ACRE TRACT CONVEYED FROM SIGNORA FREE TO MAUCE COOPER BY DEED RECORDED IN VOLUME 590, PAGE 898 AND BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED BY METES AND BOUNDS IN A DEED FROM MAURICE COOPER TO GEORGE COOPER DATED MARCH 22,1977 AND RECORDED IN VOLUME 717, PAGE 61 OF THE DEED RECORDS OF FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS; SAVE AND EXCEPT A TRACT OR PARCEL CONTAINING 0.138 ACRE, MORE OR LESS, DESCRIBED IN A DEED RECORDED IN VOLUME 1912, PAGE 769 OF THE DEED RECORDS (CLERK’S FILE NO. 8703050) OF FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS; LEAVING HEREIN A RESIDUE OF 0.200 ACRES, MORE OR LESS; AND BEING THE SAME PROPERTY IDENTIFIED ON THE PLAINTIFF’S TAX ROLLS AS ACCOUNT NO. 0085-03-001-8200-903. Levied on the 7TH day of FEBRUARY, 2013 as the property of MAURICE COOPER, MARGARET COOPER to satisfy a judgment amounting to $3,033.13, 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 BRAZOS INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT,. ALL BIDDERS MUST COMPLY WITH SECTION 34.015 OF THE TEXAS PROPERTY TAX CODE. GIVEN UNDER MY HAND This 7th day of February, 2013. ROB COOK, CONSTABLE, PRECINCT 3, FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS By M. Scheibel, Deputy Constable #1331

LEGAL NOTICE REQUEST FOR SEALED COMPETITIVE PROPOSALS Sealed Competitive Proposals 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, FEBRUARY 21, 2013 at 1:30 P.M. CST). All proposals 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 proposers made public. Proposals 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.co.fort-bend.tx.us. 1. RFP 13-026 – FOAM TRAILER FOR OEM; 2. RFP 13-027 – BLAST FILM PROTECTION WINDOW COVERING FOR JANE LONG ANNEX Bonds are not required. Fort Bend County reserves the right to reject any or all proposals. Signed: Gilbert D. Jalomo, Jr., Purchasing Agent Fort Bend County, Richmond, Texas

LEGAL NOTICE REQUEST FOR SEALED COMPETITIVE PROPOSALS Sealed Competitive Proposals 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, FEBRUARY 28, 2013 at 1:30 P.M. CST). All proposals 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 proposers made public. Proposals 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.co.fort-bend.tx.us. RFP 13-037 – DISPLAYS FOR ALTERNATE EMERGENCY OPERATION CENTER Bonds are required. Fort Bend County reserves the right to reject any or all proposals. Signed: Gilbert D. Jalomo, Jr., Purchasing Agent Fort Bend County, Richmond, Texas NOTICE OF CONSTABLE SALE NOTICE OF LEVY REAL PROPERTY Under and by virtue of a Writ of Execution and I or Order of Sale issued on the 15th day of January, 2013 by the 400th Judicial District Court of Fort Bend County, Texas in cause # 08-DCV-167833 in favor of the Plaintiff - Quail Valley East Community Association, Inc. Plaintiff, for the sum of $3,872.00 ++++costs as taxed on said Execution and I or Order of Sale and further the sum of executing the same. Therefore, on the 1st day of February, 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) - Alphonso Hinton, et al had of, in, or to the following described real property, and will offer for sale on the 5th day of March, 2013 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., 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 37, BLOCK 23, OF QUAIL VALLEY EAST SUBDIVISION, SECTION 4, A SUBDIVISION OF FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS, ACCORDING TO THE MAP OR PLAT THEREOF RECORDED AT VOLUME 12, PAGE 3, IN THE MAP OR PLAT RECORDS OF FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS. ADJUDGED/MARKET VALUE: $71,780.00 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 A.M. Rob Cook, Constable Precinct Three Fort Bend County, Texas BY: M. Scheibel Deputy Constable #1331

NOTICE OF CONSTABLE SALE NOTICE OF LEVY REAL PROPERTY Under and by virtue of a Writ of Execution and I or Order of Sale issued on the 20th day of DECEMBER, 2012 by the 268th Judicial District Court of Fort Bend County, Texas in cause # 11-DCV-188908 in favor of the Plaintiff - Seven Meadows Community Association, Inc. Plaintiff, for the sum of $4,791.11 ++++costs as taxed on said Execution and I or Order of Sale and further the sum of executing the same. Therefore, on the 11TH day of June, 2012, 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) -Angelica Duque, et al had of, in, or to the following described real property, and will offer for sale on the 5th day of March, 2013 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., 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 29, IN BLOCK 4, OF 7 MEADOWS, SECTION 3, AN ADDITION IN FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS, ACCORDING TO THE MAP OR PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN SLIDE NO. 2469/B OF THE MAP/PLAT RECORDS OF FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS, MORE COMMONLY KNOWN AS 23403 FAIRWAY VALLEY, KATY, TEXAS 77494 ADJUDGED/MARKET VALUE: $475,150.00 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 A.M. Rob Cook, Constable Precinct Three Fort Bend County, Texas BY: Sergeant S. D. Sayers Deputy Constable #1309 NOTICE OF CONSTABLE SALE NOTICE OF LEVY REAL PROPERTY Under and by virtue of a Writ of Execution and I or Order of Sale issued on the 27th day of DECEMBER, 2012 by the 400th Judicial District Court of Fort Bend County, Texas in cause # 09- DCV -170348 in favor of the Plaintiff - Park at Mission Glen Homeowners’ Association Plaintiff, for the sum of $5,608.03 ++++costs as taxed on said Execution and I or Order of Sale and further the sum of executing the same. Therefore, on the 1st day of February, 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) - Theotis Owens and Marilyn Yvonne Owens, et al had of, in, or to the following described real property, and will offer for sale on the 5th day of March, 2013 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., 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 29, BLOCK 01, OF PARK AT MISSION GLEN, SECTION TWO (2), AN ADDITION IN FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS, ACCORDING TO THE MAP OR PLAT THEREOF RECORDED UNDER SLIDE NO. 2286B AND 2287 A OF THE MAP RECORDS OF FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS, AS MODIFIED BY ANY SUPPLEMENTS THERETO OR REPLATS THEREOF. ADJUDGED/MARKET VALUE: $126,040.00 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 A.M. Rob Cook, Constable Precinct Three Fort Bend County, Texas BY: M. Scheibel Deputy Constable #1331

City of Missouri City LEGAL NOTICE The City of Missouri City, Texas is now issuing a Request for Statements of Qualification for the following: Medical Director Services for Missouri City Fire & Rescue Services RSQ # 090-13 The City of Missouri City is accepting statements of qualifications from qualified licensed physicians for the role of Medical Director for Missouri City Fire & Rescue Services. The selected physician will provide medical direction and protocols for the personnel of Missouri City Fire & Rescue for EMT, EMT-I, and Certified Emergency Paramedic (CEP) certification. The Medical Director will commit twenty (20) hours monthly to assisting, directing and mentoring MCFRS’ personnel by either classroom instruction, one on one counseling, vehicular ride along or other discipline agreed upon. The Medical Director shall allow Missouri City Fire & Rescue Services to operate under his/ her supervision while using his/her medical license, providing written standing orders for the care of the sick and injured, providing medical consultation regarding emergency care and management of the sick and injured, providing training and quality assurance (Q/A) testing of all employees of Missouri City Fire & Rescue Services and providing applicable updates relating to new techniques or procedures. The City is seeking statements of qualifications from interested physicians who maintain current certifications which are required for medical profession in compliance with all applicable state, federal and local laws, ordinances, rules, and regulations relating to the services provided hereunder the Medical Director’s performance. Statements will be accepted until 2:00 p.m. local time March 4, 2013 and then opened. RFP packages are available by contacting the DemandStar bid service at (800) 711-1712 and requesting the bid name above for the City of Missouri City, Texas. Proposals must be sealed, marked on the outside of the delivery envelope with the RFP name and number as listed above, and the date of opening. Proposals 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. Proposal packages marked improperly and therefore misdirected may be disqualified. Proposals are opened in public in the City Hall Council Chambers. Charles Oberrender, CPPB Purchasing Manager City of Missouri City, Texas

NOTICE OF SALE STATE OF TEXAS § COUNTY OF FORT BEND § By virtue of an Order of Sale dated DEC 21, 2012 delivered pursuant to a Judgment issued out of the COUNTY COURT AT LAW 2 of Fort Bend County, Texas, said judgment rendered in favor of THE COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION, OF THE HIGHLANDS plaintiff, and against ARTURO VASQUEZ,JR. AND MARGARET VASQUEZ FKA MARGARET KOCH, defendant, in Cause No. 10-CCV-041370 for the sum of SEVEN HUNDRED NINETY NINE DOLLARS AND 17/100’s ($799.17), plus fees for posting notices, publishing, and all costs of executing sale. I did on the 22ND day of JAN, 2013, at 9:00 Am, levy upon the following described tract of land in Fort Bend County, Texas, as the property of ARTURO VASQUEZ, JR. AND MARGARET VASQUEZ FKA MARGARET KOCH, defendant(s), towit: LOT ELEVEN (11), IN BLOCK SIX (6), OF THE HIGHLANDS, SECTION TWO (2) AN ADDITION IN FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS, ACCORDING TO THE MAP OR PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN VOLUME 22, PAGE 25, OF THE PLAT RECORDS OF FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS, AND BEING MORE COMMONLY KNOWN AS 1803 VICTORIA COURT, SUGAR LAND, TEXAS 77478. and on MAR 5, 2013, being the first Tuesday of said month, between the hours of 10:00 o’clock a.m. and 4:00 o’clock p.m., at 1418 Eugene Heimann circle, Richmond,Tx in the Fort Bend County Justice Center Parking Garage. , I will offer for sale and sell at public auction for cash, all the right, title and interest of ARTURO VASQUEZ, JR. and MARGARET VASQUEZ FKA MARGARET KOCH, , defendant, in and to said property. LOCATION: FORT BEND COUNTY COURTHOUSE, RICHMOND, TX. 77469 DATE: MARCH 5, 2013 TIME: APPROX. 10:00 AM BY: SERGEANT M. KUTACH TREVER J. NEHLS Constable Pct. 4 Fort Bend County.

THE STATE OF TEXAS CITATION BY PUBLICATION TO: UNKNOWN HERIS OF MAUREEN N OKLIE, DECEASED, 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 a.m. on Monday next following the expiration of forty-two days from the date of issuance of this citation, same being March 25, 2013 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 240TH JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT of Fort Bend County sitting in Richmond, Texas, and was filed on SEPTEMBER 13, 2012. It bears cause number 12-DCV-200929 and is styled: Ocwen Loan Servicing LLC And Deutsche Bank National Trust Company, As Trustee Under Pooling And Servicing Agreement Dated As Of July 1, 2004 Morgan Stanley ABS Cpital Inc. Trst 2004-HE5 vs Maurine Oyirianru, Leslie Monye, And The Unknown Heirs Of Maureen N. Okolie The name and address of the attorney for PLAINTIFF OR PETITIONER is: BRET D. ALLEN ANGEL REYES & ASSOCIATES PC 5950 BERKSHIRE LANE SUITE 410 DALLAS TX 75225 214-526-7900 The nature of the demands of said PLAINTIFF OR PETITIONER is as follows towit: LOT TWELVE (12), IN BLOCK ONE (1), OF TWIN OAKS VILLAGE, SEC. 5, AN ADDITION IN FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS, ACCORDING TO THE MAP OR PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN SLIDE NO. 2393/B, OF THE MAP/PLAT RECORDS OF FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS If this citation is not served, it shall be returned unserved. Issued under my hand seal of said court in Richmond, Texas on this the 4th day of February, 2013. District Clerk Annie Rebecca Elliott Fort Bend County Deputy District Clerk Melinda Gonzalez Telephone: 281-633-7635 NOTICE OF CONSTABLE SALE NOTICE OF LEVY REAL PROPERTY Under and by virtue of a Writ of Execution and I or Order of Sale issued on the 30th day of January, 2013 by the 101st District Court of Dallas County, Texas in cause# DC-07-07421-E in favor of the Plaintiff- A. Philip Chang, the Chang Family Limited Partnership, and Lisa Strong Plaintiff, for the sum of $2,634,850.00 ++++costs as taxed on said Execution and I or Order of Sale and further the sum of executing the same. Therefore, on the 1st day of February, 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) - Darrel A. Uselton, et al had of, in, or to the following described real property, and will offer for sale on the 5th day of March, 2013 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., 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: CANYON SPRINGS AT WESTHEIMER LAKES SECTION 1, BLOCK 1, LOT 39. PLAT 20050004 OF THE PLAT RECORDS OF FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS OTHERWISE KNOWN AS 25826 HOPSON MEADOWS DR., RICHMOND, TEXAS 77406. ADJUDGED/MARKET VALUE: $142,930.00 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 A.M. Rob Cook, Constable Precinct Three Fort Bend County, Texas BY: M. Scheibel Deputy Constable #1331

LEGAL NOTICE REQUESTS FOR STATEMENTS OF QUALIFICATIONS Sealed Qualification Statements 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, FEBRUARY 21, 2013 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.co.fort-bend.tx.us. Q13-023 – INVESTMENT BROKER/ DEALERS Fort Bend County reserves the right to reject any or all qualification statements received. Signed: Gilbert D. Jalomo, Jr., Purchasing Agent Fort Bend County, Richmond, Texas

PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE The Commissioners Court of Fort Bend County, Texas has set a public hearing at 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, February 26, 2013 for Autumn Leaves Cinco Ranch Subdivision, being a replat of a portion of Restricted Reserve “A”, Block 1 of Redeemer Community Church, Precinct 3. The hearing will be held in the Commissioners Courtroom, William B. Travis Bldg., 309 S. Fourth St., Rm. 700, Richmond, Texas. Under state law, you the owner, have certain rights with respect to the proposed replat. Should you wish to exercise your right, you may be heard at the planned public hearing. You may contact Jerry Scott with Terra Surveying Company Inc. at 713-993-0327 for information prior to the hearing. Submitted by, Dianne Wilson Fort Bend County Clerk

NOTICE OF CONSTABLE SALE NOTICE OF LEVY REAL PROPERTY Under and by virtue of a Writ of Execution and I or Order of Sale issued on the 6th day of DECEMBER, 2012 by the 268th Judicial District Court of Fort Bend County, Texas in cause # 10-DCV179999 in favor of the Plaintiff - Seven Meadows Community Association, Inc. Plaintiff, for the sum of $7,826.02 ++++costs as taxed on said Execution and I or Order of Sale and further the sum of executing the same. Therefore, on the 9TH day of January, 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) -Emeterio Flores had of, in, or to the following described real property, and will offer for sale on the 5th day of March, 2013 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., 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 THREE (3), IN BLOCK TWO (2), OF SEVEN MEADOWS, SECTION ONE (1) AN ADDITION, IN FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS, ACCORDING TO THE MAP OR PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN SLIDE NO. 2308/A, OF THE MAP/PLAT RECORDS OF FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS, MORE COMMONLY KNOWN AS 23615 WINDHURST STREET, KATY, TEXAS 77494. ADJUDGED/MARKET VALUE: $270,030.00 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 A.M. Rob Cook, Constable Precinct Three Fort Bend County, Texas BY: M. Scheibel Deputy Constable #1331 NOTICE OF CONSTABLE SALE NOTICE OF LEVY REAL PROPERTY Under and by virtue of a Writ of Execution and I or Order of Sale issued on the 5th day of DECEMBER, 2012 by the 434th Judicial District Court of Fort Bend County, Texas in cause # 11-DCV-194093 in favor of the Plaintiff - Kingsbridge Community Association, Inc. Plaintiff, for the sum of $3,735.92 ++++costs as taxed on said Execution and I or Order of Sale and further the sum of executing the same. Therefore, on the 9TH day of January, 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) -Naeem Uddin had of, in, or to the following described real property, and will offer for sale on the 5th day of March, 2013 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., 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 TWENTY (20), IN BLOCK SIX (6), OF KINGSBRIDGE PLACE, SECTION ONE (1), A SUBDIVISION IN FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS, ACCORDING TO THE MAP OR PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN SLIDE NO(S). 1183/B, OF THE PLAT RECORDS OF FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS, MORE COMMONLY KNOWN AS 9523 WELD RIDGE, SUGAR LAND, TEXAS 77498. ADJUDGED/MARKET VALUE: $205,980.00 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 A.M. Rob Cook, Constable Precinct Three Fort Bend County, Texas BY: M. Scheibel Deputy Constable #1331


Page 6 • INDEPENDENT • FEBRUARY 20, 2013 NOTICE OF SALE STATE OF TEXAS

BY VIRTUE OF AN ORDER OF SALE

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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 31, 2013, seized, levied upon, and will, on the first Tuesday in March, 2013, the same being the 5th 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

503003008007090 FORT BEND COUNTY VS. NASH 7 PHILLIPS/COPUS-HOUSTON, INC., ET AL JANUARY 28, 2013

MISSION BEND SAN MIGUEL SEC 3, BLK 8, LT 6 (E 50'), TR 7, VOL 21, PG 37.*

2

11-DCV187744 11/20/12

892600001006090 FORT BEND COUNTY VS. 7 FRANCISCO ALVARADO, AKA FRANCISCO M ALVARADO

TRACT 2: WEST BEND ANDERSON HOMES, BLK 1, LT 6, SLIDE NO(S) 20060255.*

$256,340.00

$2,176.74

2

11-DCV189258 03/02/12

590400032030090 FORT BEND INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT VS. LIONEL 7 JOHNSON, ET AL JANUARY 28, 2013

QUAIL VALLEY SUB'D, LA QUINTA SEC, BLK 32, LT 3, VOL 8, PG 5.*

$147,060.00

$10,500.00

3

11-DCV187744 11/20/12

892600001003090 FORT BEND COUNTY VS. 7 FRANCISCO ALVARADO, AKA FRANCISCO M ALVARADO

TRACT 1: WEST BEND ANDERSON HOMES, BLK 1, LT 3, SLIDE NO(S) 20060255.*

$11,200.00

$1,311.57

3

11-DCV192526 05/09/12

229004001054091 4 JANUARY 28, 2013

FORT BEND COUNTY VS. CINCO RANCH WEST, SEC 4, MATTHEW W. BROWN, AKA BLK 1, LT 54, REC'D IN SLIDE NO. MATTHEW WAYNE BROWN, ET 2089/A.* AL

$164,940.00

$2,700.00

4

11-DCV194678 03/27/12

579705002012091 4 JANUARY 28, 2013

FORT BEND COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT #57 VS. LEO PINEDA, AKA LEONARDO PINEDA, ET AL

$226,560.00

$17,500.00

PINE MILL RANCH, SEC 5, BLK 2, LT 12, PLAT NO. 20080049.*

,

Estimated Minimum Bid

10-DCV183183 10/17/12

1

.223

$18,000.00

$18,000.00

2

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

NOTICE OF SALE STATE OF TEXAS

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 30, 2013, seized, levied upon, and will, on the first Tuesday in March, 2013, the same being the 5th 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: Cause # Judgment Date

2

10-DCV182285 11/13/12

005701840000090 8 JANUARY 24, 2013

1 AC, LT 18, KENDALL SUB'D, VOL 11, PG 423 & CLKS FILE NO. 9046434.*

$18,400.00

$2,600.00

3

10-DCV183575 11/20/12

005803830000090 FORT BEND COUNTY VS. JOE 8 LUIS NEAL JANUARY 24, 2013

TRACT NO 1: ABST 58, I MCGARY SRVY, ACS 4.474, PT NOT IN CITY OF KENDLETON, CLK'S FILE NO. 8835130.*

$28,680.00

$9,300.00

4

10-DCV183575 11/20/12

005803830000190 FORT BEND COUNTY VS. JOE 8 LUIS NEAL JANUARY 24, 2013

TRACT NO 2: ABST 58, I MCGARY SRVY, ACS 0.486, PT IN CITY OF KENDLETON, CLK'S FILE NO. 8835130.*

$3,120.00

$2,000.00

5

10-DCV184479 10/23/12

400501001006090 FORT BEND COUNTY VS. EDDIE HERITAGE HTS SEC 1, BLK 1, LT 1 6, VOL 11, PG 13.* ROBINSON, ET AL JANUARY 24, 2013

$16,290.00

$11,100.00

6

10-DCV186361 03/27/12

869501008013090 1 JANUARY 24, 2013

PLANTATION MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT VS. DEBORAH ANN MORALES, ET AL

TARA SEC 1, BLK 8, LT 13, VOL 21, PG 20.*

$71,200.00

$5,300.00

7

11-DCV188008 02/21/12

008000000058090 6 JANUARY 24, 2013

NEEDVILLE INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT VS. RICHARD HERCULANO CASTILLO SR., ET AL

0080 E ROBERTSON, TRT 9, ACS 6.354, PECAN BEND SEC 1, VOL 22, PG 12.*

$74,980.00

$3,400.00

8

11-DCV189331 11/13/12

512500009004090 1 JANUARY 24, 2013

FORT BEND COUNTY VS. ROBERT D. DOLNIK, AKA ROBERT DWAYNE DOLNIK, ET AL

LONG WOODS, BLK 9, LT 4, VOL 5, PG 34.*

$80,340.00

$37,800.00

9

11-DCV190239 09/16/11

640000009180090 7 JANUARY 24, 2013

RIDGEWOOD ESTATES, BLK 9, FORT BEND INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT VS. JAMIE O. LT 18, VOL 5, PG 29A.* CANALES, AKA LAMIE O. CANALES, ET AL

$15,500.00

$2,438.69

Note: Fort Bend County is the taxing unit to which the property was struck off to in trust. Constable Rob Cook, By: __________________________ Date _____________ Cause # Judgment Date Struck-Off On

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

11

Account Number

Style of Case

Legal Description

Adjudged Value (See note below)

Estimated Minimum Bid (See note below)

Sale #

Cause # Judgment Date

FORT BEND COUNTY VS. TROY A. TIELKE, AKA TROY ALLEN TIELKE, AKA TROY CLIFTON TIELKE, ET AL

Acct # Order Issue Date

Style of Case

Legal Description

10

11-DCV191470 10/10/12

008502000601090 FORT BEND COUNTY VS. 3 GEORGE COOPER, ET AL JANUARY 24, 2013

ABST 85 SHELBY-FRZMCCORM SRVY, TR 1 (PT), NELLIE JOHNSON PARTITION, ACS 2.0, CLK'S FILE NO. 9268837.*

11

11-DCV192549 11/20/12

405500002009290 FORT BEND COUNTY VS. JOHN 1 URBAN, ET AL JANUARY 24, 2013

$2,000.00

12

11-DCV192559 10/10/12

$44,130.00

$3,000.00

13

TR 2: GOLDEN HWY PROP SEC 4, BLOCK 2, LOT 5-8, (SEC D), VOL 325, PG 368.*

$1,520.00

$1,143.00 14

FORT BEND COUNTY, ET AL VS. JAMES A. GILBERT, ET AL

OFFSET PROPERTY , BLK 6, LT 5 & LT 6, AC 1.00, VOL 232, PG 344, VOL 204, PG 425.*

$2,070.00

$2,070.00

2450000000000910

FORT BEND COUNTY VS. CASH ROAD PROPERTIES, ET AL

CASH RD PROPERTIES INDUSTRIAL PK, REDFISH LANE, VOL 23, PG 32.*

$2,410.00

$2,200.00

5410000000160914

FORT BEND COUNTY VS. HENRY BAILEY, ET AL

$20,000.00

$2,500.00

5422000000320914

FORT BEND COUNTY VS. DAVID BEAL, AKA DAVID BEAL II, ET AL

0.1447 AC, J J CRAWFORD SRVY, ABST 155, TR 16, KATY TOWNSITE, VOL 170, PG. 424* (215500016000100). KATY TOWNSITE U/R, ACS .5, TR 32, TR 8, ABST 393, VOL 552, PG 50.*

$44,100.00

$5,000.00

0072150001616903

FORT BEND COUNTY VS. WM. E. KENDALL

WOOD LT 10, W.E. KENDALL'S SUB'D, VOL 1, PG 21.*

$4,500.00

$1,900.00

01-DCV-121638 04/27/11 09/06/11 06-DCV-152259 06/04/12 10/02/12 06-DCV-152977 06/19/12 11/06/12 06-DCV-153117 03/26/09 10/06/09

3850020130040907

FORT BEND COUNTY, ET AL VS. WILFRED J. LABBE, SR., ET AL

HUNTERS GLEN SEC 2B, BLK 1, LT 4, VOL 19, PG 4.*

$21,500.00

$5,130.00

7150000131800907

FORT BEND COUNTY, ET AL VS. WESTERN UNION REALTY COMPANY, ET AL

LT 18, BLK 13, S. MAIN PLAZA, VOL 3, PG. 22* (1938008100015).

$28,500.00

$3,000.00

6250010062602907

FORT BEND COUNTY, ET AL VS. LEON CHATMAN

RIDGEMONT SEC 1, BLK 6, LT 26 & 27 (PT), VOL 6, PG 14 & VOL 568, PG 653. *

$5,000.00

$2,500.00

2150010114800907

BRIARGATE SEC 1, BLK 11, LT 48, PT LT 49, VOL 6, PG 15 & VOL 1184 & PG 370.*

$12,360.00

07-DCV-159585 06/09/10 11/02/10 07-DCV-159620 10/14/09 03/02/10 07-DCV-161216 02/10/10 07/06/10 10-DCV-179581 03/02/12 07/03/12 10-DCV-183629 05/15/12 10/02/12

0026000000636901

FORT BEND COUNTY, ET AL VS. JOHN H. CANTLEY AKA JOHN B. CANTLEY, ET AL FORT BEND COUNTY, ET AL VS. EDWARD EARL WATKINS, ET AL

ABST 26 JNO FOSTER HALF LEAGUE, TR 63 (PT), AC 1, CLK'S FILE# 2004051477.*

3500040020500907

FORT BEND COUNTY, ET AL VS. CARL H. WELCOME, ET AL

5600000060501907

11-DCV-191483 06/12/12 11/06/12 11-DCV-192619 06/19/12 11/06/12

Notes: All sales are without warranty, expressed or implied. Specifically, there is no warranty as to title or physical condition (including the condition or existence of any improvements). The sales are subject to any rights of redemption as provided by law. All volume and page references in the legal description refer to the records of the County Clerk of Fort Bend County. All prospective bidders should make their own investigation of the title held by the taxing entities and the value of the property. Prospective bidders are encouraged to consult their attorney. Prospective bidders should not rely on the "Adjudged Value" as representing the actual value of the property or any information regarding the property contained in the records of the Fort Bend County Appraisal District .

Estimated Minimum Bid $2,300.00

(See note below) Constable Rob Cook

Adjudged Value $20,240.00

NOTICE OF TAX RESALE

Pursuant to a resolution of its governing body under Section 34.05(c), Property Tax Code, Fort Bend County has requested a public re-sale by my office of certain properties previously foreclosed and bid off to the taxing units in the suits described below. Therefore, I will on March 5, 2013, 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 10:00 A.M. and 4:00 P.M. on said day, beginning at 10:00 A.M., proceed to sell for cash to the highest bidder, and in the manner provided by Section 34.05(d), Property Tax Code, all of the right, title and interest of the taxing units, acquired through each of the suits listed below, in and to the following described real estate being situated in Fort Bend County, Texas, to wit:

Legal Description

CREEKSIDE ESTATE, LT 26, VOL 216000000026090 NEEDVILLE INDEPENDENT 6 SCHOOL DISTRICT VS. SANDRA 32, PG 17* & MOBILE HOME LOCATED THEREIN LABEL# IZAGUIRRE JANUARY 24, TEX101051 2013

Notes:

( Properties previously struck off to FORT BEND COUNTY)

Style of Case

10-DCV181941 03/01/11

Deputy

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

Acct # Order Issue Date

1

Constable Rob Cook Fort Bend County, Texas By

BY VIRTUE OF AN ORDER OF SALE

§ § §

FORT BEND COUNTY

Sale #

Dated at Richmond, Texas, January 31, 2013

Sale #

23

Adjudged Value

Estimated Minimum Bid

$18,810.00

$6,600.00

HIGHWAY ACS, BLK 2, LT 9 (PT), (9.4 X 210),VOL 237, PG 437.*

$2,840.00

$2,300.00

783500018011090 FORT BEND COUNTY VS. 1 ELIZABETH TEJADA, AKA ELIZABETH P TEJADA, ET AL JANUARY 24, 2013

ROSENBERG , BLK 18, LT 12, VOL P, PG 146.*

$7,750.00

$2,900.00

11-DCV194479 06/12/12

005805200000090 FORT BEND COUNTY VS. 8 SHARON WYCKOFF, AKA SHARON DIANE WYCKOFF JANUARY 24, 2013

ABST 58, I MCGARY, ACS .23, LT 4 & 7 (50 X 198.6 X IRR) BURNETT ADDITION, VOL 226, PG 64.*

$13,840.00

$10,200.00

11-DCV195105 05/15/12

520500000006090 NEEDVILLE INDEPENDENTSCHOOL 6 DISTRICT VS. DAVID TORRES JANUARY 24, 2013

MOCKINGBIRD ACS, LT 6, ACS 1, (167.61 X 259.9), SLIDE NO. 718A.*

$61,790.00

$4,811.88

(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. 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 30, 2013 Constable A. J. Dorr Fort Bend County, Texas

Payment must be made in cash or by cashiers check. All sales are final. All Sales subject to cancellation without prior notice.

By Deputy

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.

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


INDEPENDENT • FEBRUARY 20, 2013 • Page 7

News

City of Missouri City LEGAL NOTICE The City of Missouri City, Texas is now issuing an Invitation for Bids for the following: IFB # 100-13 Construction of Sienna North Regional Lift Station The City of Missouri City will accept bids for and intends to award a contract for all materials, labor, tools, equipment and facilities required to complete turnkey construction of a sewer lift station off of Sienna Ranch Road in Missouri City. This project includes, but is not limited to, the following: Site grading, lift stations pumps, wet well, lift station piping, motor control building and foundation, generator and foundation, concrete paving, concrete sidewalk, storm drain, manholes, brick fencing, force main, electrical, plumbing, hydro mulching, and all other items complete as specified and/or shown on the contract drawings. All construction shall be in conformance with project plans, specifications, City of Missouri City standards, ordinances and comply with Americans with Disabilities Act requirements where applicable. Bid shall include any freight, fuel surcharge or other miscellaneous charges. The bid shall be lump sum and include the days to completion. A non-mandatory pre-bid meeting will be held at 10 AM, March 4, 2013 in the City Hall Council Chambers, 1522 Texas Parkway, in Missouri City. Bids will be accepted until 2 PM, March 18, 2013 and then opened. Bid packages are available by contacting the DemandStar bid service at (800) 711-1712 and requesting the bid name above for the City of Missouri City, Texas. Bids must be sealed, marked on the outside of the delivery envelope with the IFB name and number as listed above, and the date of opening. Bids 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. Bids marked improperly and therefore misdirected may be disqualified. Bids are opened in public in the City Hall Council Chambers.

FBISD Presidential FBISD announces Teacher Scholar candidates named of the Year Finalists Fourteen Fort Bend ISD students have been selected by the U. S. Department of Education as candidates for the Presidential Scholars Program. The candidates for the Scholars Program are: Austin High School – Travis Yeh; Clements High School – Raymond Cano, Erin Dierker, Steven Flolid, Wenyang Fu, Gabriel Pham, Lilly Shen, Benjamin Tu, Haotian Wu and Sang Xie; Dulles High School – Nick Liu and Robert Shen; and Kempner High School – Robert Cyprus and Haley Escamilla. Each year, up to 141 students are named as Presidential Scholars, one of the Nation’s highest honors for high school students. In honoring the Presidential Scholars, the President of the United States symbolically honors all graduating high school seniors of high potential. Approximately 3,000 candidates for the Presidential Scholars program are selected each year for the academic component of the program, based on having scored exceptionally well on the College Board SAT or the ACT assessment. To confirm their interest and assist in the selection process, candidates must submit required application materials. The U.S. Presidential Scholars Program was established in 1964, by Executive Order of the President, to recognize and honor some of our nation’s most distinguished graduating high school seniors. In 1979, the program was extended to recognize students who demonstrate exceptional talent in the visual, creative and performing arts.

Charles Oberrender, CPPB Purchasing Manager City of Missouri City, Texas

FOUNDATION REPAIR REMODELING & MORE

The Fort Bend ISD Elementary and Secondary Teacher of the Year Judging Committees have met and reviewed all campus Teacher of the Year (TOY) entries and selected the finalists for this year’s TOY program. Since all of the District’s campus TOYs truly represent the best in teaching, it is always difficult for the judges to narrow it down to the few finalists. Following are the names of the campuses and teachers selected as the District finalists for Elementary and Secondary Teacher of the Year. Elementary Finalists: •Heritage Rose – Johnny DeJesus •Jones – Amber Mann •Meadows – Terri Court •Parks – Rosa Martinez •Schiff – Amanda Castro •Settlers Way – Amanda Levermann Secondary Finalists: •Bowie Middle – Chelsea Waite •McAuliffe Middle – Walter Benavides •Hightower High – John Ramon •Kempner High – Caroline Bartlett •Progressive High – Shakira Guillory The Teacher of the Year finalists, as well as all FBISD Campus Teachers of the Year, will be recognized at the May 2 banquet.

Levelprohomeservice.com 281-397-2299 920 Murphy Rd. Suite C, Stafford, Tx 77477 Cause # Judgment Date Struck-Off On

Sale #

NOTICE OF TAX RESALE

Account Number

Style of Case

Legal Description

( Properties previously struck off to FORT BEND COUNTY) (See note below)

7835000240120901

FORT BEND COUNTY, ET AL VS. WILLIAM WILLIAMS, ET AL

ROSENBERG , BLK 24, LT 12, VOL P, PG 146.*

$4,650.00

$1,600.00

4600005151022907

FORT BEND COUNTY, ET AL VS. SARAH E. MCCOMBS, ET AL

TR 3: LT 2 (S 1/2), BLK 515 (N 1/2), MAGNOLIA PLACE.*

$710.00

$710.00

7835000070077901

FORT BEND COUNTY, ET AL VS. HANNIBAL RODGERS, ET AL

$4,090.00

$1,655.00

29

07-DCV-161197 05/12/10 09/07/10

4600001164220907

FORT BEND COUNTY, ET AL VS. O.H. LUNDER

$1,000.00

$1,000.00

30

07-DCV-161215 03/27/12 07/03/12 08-DCV-162036 10/14/09 03/02/10

0312000000004901

FORT BEND COUNTY, ET AL VS. RONALD BEAUCHAMP, ET AL

LTS 7 & 8, BLK 7, ROSENBERG SUB'D, VOL P, PG 146, SAVE AND EXCEPT THE EAST 30 FT VOL. 253, PG 586.* TR. 2: LT 2 & 3 (W 1/2 & S 1/2), BLK 18, MAGNOLIA PLACE, AC .50, VOL 2, PG 6 & VOL 199, PG 134.* 0.14 AC, MORE OR LESS, G.M. STONE SRVY, ABST 312, FILE NO. 8509607.*

$1,000.00

$1,000.00

4600006112000907

MAGNOLIA PLACE, BLK 611 (PT), AC 0.319, VOL 655, PG 415.*

$8,760.00

$2,100.00

08-DCV-162375 12/09/09 05/04/10 08-DCV-165289 06/01/12 10/02/12

5650020020500907

FORT BEND COUNTY VS. WANDA CHATHAM BAXTER, AKA WANDA WILLIAMS, ET AL FORT BEND COUNTY, ET AL VS. T. EDWIN JACK, ET AL

OIL CENTER, SEC 2, BLK 2, LT 5 & 6, VOL 6, PG B & VOL 206, PG 511.*

$5,170.00

$1,500.00

ABST58, I MCGARY, AC 1, SEC 2, VOL 203, PG. 340.*

$14,400.00

$1,500.00

34

08-DCV-165289 06/01/12 10/02/12

0058020100000908

FORT BEND COUNTY VS. ALTHEA MICHELLE HENDERSON, AKA ALTHEA M BROWN FORT BEND COUNTY VS. ALTHEA MICHELLE HENDERSON, AKA ALTHEA M BROWN

$14,290.00

$1,500.00

08-DCV-165301 07/14/10 11/02/10 08-DCV-165343 04/14/10 09/07/10 08-DCV-168521 10/13/10 03/01/11 09-DCV-174902 04/13/11 08/02/11 10-DCV-178123 06/22/11 11/01/11

0058041800000908

FORT BEND COUNTY VS. FANNIE WILLIAMS, AKA FANNIE POLK

ABST 58, I MCGARY, AC 2, (269 X 323.14), SEC 2, LT 11 (PT) MARY KING ESTATES, VOL 366, PG. 305 & CLK'S FILE # 9539457*. ABST 58 I MCGARY, AC 0.18, VOL 118, PG 47 & VOL 69, PG 515.*

$11,020.00

$2,000.00

7835000100130901

FORT BEND COUNTY VS. VERNICE HILL, ET AL

CITY OF ROSENBERG , BLK 10, LT 13, VOL P, PG 146.*

$4,650.00

$2,234.00

4600003043010907

FORT BEND COUNTY VS. GUS MIELBRANDT

TR. 3: MAGNOLIA PLACE, BLK 3 IN SEC. 304, LTS 1, 2, 3 & 4, VOL. 226, PG. 310.*

$660.00

$660.00

0063000000020901

FORT BEND COUNTY VS. WILLIE BEAL, ET AL

A TRACT OUT OF BLK 44, OF DE CHAUMES ADDN., VOL. C, PG 495 & VOL. 405, PG. 408.*

$1,260.00

$1,260.00

0170860290402907

FORT BEND COUNTY VS. R. D. ADKINS

$8,750.00

$2,000.00

40

10-DCV-181502 05/15/12 09/04/12

0329000420006901

$323,370.00

$100,000.00

41

11-DCV-188795 03/27/12 07/03/12

4600001103124907

FORT BEND COUNTY VS. RONALD E. JONES, AKA RONALD ESTES JONES, TRUSTEE, ET AL FORT BEND COUNTY VS. MARTIIN H. BREITER, ET AL

RESIDUE OF .25 AC, MORE OR LESS, LT 4, BLK 29, COCHRAN AND MCCLUER LAND CO. SUBD, VOL 58, PG. 76.* 32.176 AC, MORE OR LESS, SA & MG RAILWAY CO. SRVY, ABST 329, VOL 597, PG. 358.*

$870.00

$870.00

Sale #

Cause # Judgment Date Struck-Off On

42

11-DCV-189639 05/15/12 10/02/12 11-DCV-190683 05/08/12 09/04/12 11-DCV-191506 06/19/12 11/06/12 12-DCV-196079 07/17/12 11/06/12

Constable A. J. Dorr 27

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Note: Fort Bend County is the taxing unit to which the property was struck off to in trust. Constable A. J. Dorr, By: __________________________ Date _____________ Sale #

Cause # Judgment Date Struck-Off On

Account Number

Style of Case

Legal Description

Adjudged Value (See note below)

Estimated Minimum Bid (See note below)

31

32 LAMAR CONSOLIDATED INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT VS. CAROLYN LEMONS LAMAR CONSOLIDATED INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT VS. LINDA FAYE GRANT FORT BEND COUNTY, ET AL VS. JOHNIE BROWN, JR; ET AL

ABST 17 I N CHARLES, AC .5, (69.1 X 315.18), VOL 1824, PG. 1401.*

$4,500.00

$1,200.00

ABST 50 E LATHAM, TRACT 32 (2ND PART), AC 0.125, (50 X 198.6 X IRR), VOL 1226, PG. 268.* LT 2, BLK 1, VALKA BROS, VOL 273, PG. 333 & VOL 279, PG. 106.*

$4,750.00

$1,200.00

$7,700.00

$2,870.00

1865030460068901

FORT BEND COUNTY, ET AL VS. VALLEY VISTA, INC., ET AL

THE WEST 41 FT OF LT 6, BLK 46 OF BRAZOS VALLEY, SEC 3, VOL 412, PG 287.*

$3,330.00

$2,038.00

35

0058004800020908

FORT BEND COUNTY, ET AL VS. MARIE EVANS

ABST 58 I MCGARY, ACS 13.0, LT 5, WARNER BRAXTON PARTITION, 16.660000% UDI VOL 562, PG 5* FORT BEND COUNTY, ET RICHMOND , BLK 146, LT 12AL VS. LILLIAN GRISBY, ET 14 (PT) (28.78 X 92.8 X IRR), AL VOL A, PG 62.*

$12,290.00

$2,300.00

36

$4,770.00

$2,134.00

37

$2,220.00

$1,904.00

38

1

91-DCV-72541 08/13/93 12/03/96

0017000370018901

2

94-DCV-84894 03/31/95 10/07/97

0050000000325901

3

04-DCV-139113 11/22/11 03/06/12 05-DCV-142694 02/20/08 06/03/08 06-DCV-150812 02/21/12 07/03/12

8830000010040906

06-DCV-153121 06/10/09 10/06/09 06-DCV-153824 05/12/10 06/05/12

7395001460121901

4

5

6

7

3795000000001901

06-DCV-153824 05/12/10 06/05/12

3795000000002901

9

06-DCV-153843 06/11/08 04/07/09

4600002872050907

Sale #

Cause # Judgment Date Struck-Off On

8

Account Number

FORT BEND COUNTY, ET AL VS. BRENDA J. HOLUB, ET AL

FORT BEND COUNTY, ET AL VS. BRENDA J. HOLUB, ET AL

FORT BEND COUNTY, ET AL VS. JAMES WILLEY

Style of Case

TR 1: 0.444 AC, MORE OR LESS, S 6 FT OF 10- AC TR KNOWN AS GRUNWALD HEIGHTS, HENRY SCOTT LEAGUE, ABST 83, VOL 280, PG 596.* TR 2: 0.444 AC, MORE OR LESS, N 6 FT OF 10- AC TR KNOWN AS GRUNWALD HEIGHTS, HENRY SCOTT LEAGUE, ABST 83, VOL 280, PG 596.* TR 2: LT FRESNO RANCHO TRACT 5, S 1/2 OF 10 ACRE, BLK 287 MAGNOLIA PLACE, VOL 2, PG 6, & VOL 226, PG 172 .* Legal Description

33

39 $2,220.00

$1,680.00

Adjudged Value (See note below)

$1,904.00

$1,401.00

Estimated Minimum Bid (See note below)

Estimated Minimum Bid (See note below)

07-DCV-159610 04/14/10 08/03/10 07-DCV-160220 10/14/09 05/04/10 07-DCV-160327 05/12/10 10/05/10

26

Pursuant to a resolution of its governing body under Section 34.05(c), Property Tax Code, Fort Bend County has requested a public re-sale by my office of certain properties previously foreclosed and bid off to the taxing units in the suits described below. Therefore, I will on March 5, 2013, 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 10:00 A.M. and 4:00 P.M. on said day, beginning at 10:00 A.M., proceed to sell for cash to the highest bidder, and in the manner provided by Section 34.05(d), Property Tax Code, all of the right, title and interest of the taxing units, acquired through each of the suits listed below, in and to the following described real estate being situated in Fort Bend County, Texas, to wit:

Adjudged Value (See note below)

0058020000000908

Account Number

Style of Case

TR. 2: 0.4327 AC, MORE OR LESS, BLK 110, MAGNOLIA PLACE, VOL 2, PG. 23 & VOL 202, PG 521.*

Legal Description

Adjudged Value (See note below)

Estimated Minimum Bid (See note below)

07-DCV-154855 02/10/10 08/03/10 07-DCV-158032 07/07/08 12/04/12 07-DCV-158032 07/07/08 12/04/12 07-DCV-158032 07/07/08 12/04/12 07-DCV-158032 07/07/08 12/04/12 07-DCV-158159 03/22/12 10/02/12

7610010010390901

FORT BEND COUNTY, ET AL VS. VERNICE HILL, ET AL

RIVERSIDE TERRACE SEC 1, BLK 1, LT 39, VOL 347, PG 81.*

$10,030.00

$2,500.00

5650020020700907

FORT BEND COUNTY, ET AL VS. K.A. SIMS AKA KENNETH A. SIMS

TR 1: OIL CENTER SEC 2, BLK 2, LT 7, VOL 204, PG 553.*

$1,980.00

$1,914.90

5650020022000907

FORT BEND COUNTY, ET AL VS. K.A. SIMS AKA KENNETH A. SIMS

TR. 2: LT 20, BLK 2, OIL CENTER SUB'D, SEC 2, VOL 204, PG 553.*

$1,980.00

$1,504.08

5650020030700907

FORT BEND COUNTY, ET AL VS. K.A. SIMS AKA KENNETH A. SIMS

TR. 4: LT 7, BLCK 3, OIL CENTER SUB'D, SEC 2, VOL 204, PG 553.*

$230.00

$230.00

44

5650020032000907

FORT BEND COUNTY, ET AL VS. K.A. SIMS AKA KENNETH A. SIMS

TR. 5: LT 20, BLK 3, OIL CENTER SUB'D, SEC 2, VOL 204, PG 553.*

$230.00

$230.00

45

5700000022200907

FORT BEND COUNTY, ET AL VS. MATTHEW CHRISTOPHER LITTLE AKA MATTHEW C. LITTLE

$230.00

$230.00

16

07-DCV-158159 03/22/12 10/02/12

2350000012100907

$640.00

$640.00

Notes:

17

07-DCV-158159 03/22/12 10/02/12

3500040022100907

$760.00

$700.00

All sales are without warranty, expressed or implied. Specifically, there is no warranty as to title or physical condition (including the condition or existence of any improvements). The sales are subject to any rights of redemption as provided by law.

18

07-DCV-158159 03/22/12 10/02/12

5650020010300907

$5,940.00

$1,000.00

19

07-DCV-158159 03/22/12 10/02/12

5650010012300907

$3,970.00

$1,000.00

20

07-DCV-159161 06/27/12 09/04/12 07-DCV-159161 06/27/12 09/04/12 07-DCV-159599 02/21/12 07/03/12 07-DCV-159599 02/21/12 07/03/12 07-DCV-159599 02/21/12 07/03/12 07-DCV-159599 02/21/12 07/03/12

0068000001414907

FORT BEND COUNTY, ET AL VS. MATTHEW CHRISTOPHER LITTLE AKA MATTHEW C. LITTLE FORT BEND COUNTY, ET AL VS. MATTHEW CHRISTOPHER LITTLE AKA MATTHEW C. LITTLE FORT BEND COUNTY, ET AL VS. MATTHEW CHRISTOPHER LITTLE AKA MATTHEW C. LITTLE FORT BEND COUNTY, ET AL VS. MATTHEW CHRISTOPHER LITTLE AKA MATTHEW C. LITTLE FORT BEND COUNTY, ET AL VS. THURMAN DUKE, JR.

TR 13: LT 22, BLK B, OUR PRIZE PROPERTIES, SOUTH 1/2 OF BLK 20, MAGNOLIA PL, CHOATE SRVY, ABST 148, VOL 468, PG. 340.* TR 15: LTS 21, 22, 23 & 24, BLK 1, MAGNOLIA PL NORTH SEC. C, VOL. 2, PG. 6, & VOL 468, PG. 340.* TR 15: LTS 21, 22, 23 & 24, BLK 1, MAGNOLIA PL NORTH SEC. C, VOL 2, PG. 6, & VOL 468, PG. 340.* TR 33: LTS 3 & 4, BLK 1, OIL CENTER, # 2, VOL 232, PG. 342.*

.290 AC, WILLIAM PETTUS SRVY, ABST 68, VOL 615, PG. 473.*

$15,580.00

$2,500.00

$2,980.00

$980.00

10

11

12

13

14

15

21

22

23

24

25

TR 34: LT 23, BLK A, OIL CENTER, #1, VOL 232, PG. 341.*

43

0025000004400907

FORT BEND COUNTY VS. GUS JOHNSON

4600006115000907

1.00 AC, DAVID FITZGERALD SRVY, ABST 25, VOL 18, PG. 393.*

$2,610.00

$2,000.00

FORT BEND COUNTY VS. R. MAGNOLIA PLACE, BLK PT C. MOSLEY, AKA ROBERTE 611, AC 0.319, TR 4, VOL 2, CHAD MOSLEY PG.6.*

$9,870.00

$2,175.00

7835000120070901

FORT BEND COUNTY VS. H. ROSENBERG , BLK 12, LT 7, T. MORGAN VOL P, PG 146-147.*

$7,500.00

$2,400.00

0058038800000908

FORT BEND COUNTY, ET AL VS. JOSEPH NELSON, DECEASED, ET AL

$60,090.00

$50,000.00

BEING OUT OF A 40 AC TRACT, IN THE ISAAC MCGARY LEAGUE, ABST 58, VOL Q, PG 537.*

All volume and page references in the legal description refer to the records of the County Clerk of Fort Bend County. All prospective bidders should make their own investigation of the title held by the taxing entities and the value of the property. Prospective bidders are encouraged to consult their attorney. Prospective bidders should not rely on the "Adjudged Value" as representing the actual value of the property or any information regarding the property contained in the records of the Fort Bend County Appraisal District . Payment must be made in cash or by cashiers check. All sales are final.

0068000001411907

FORT BEND COUNTY, ET AL VS. THURMAN DUKE, JR.

0.145 AC, WILLIAM PETTUS SRVY, ABST 68, VOL 396, PG. 148.*

4600005151042907

FORT BEND COUNTY, ET AL VS. JOHN CARROLL

TR 1: S. 1/2 OF LT 4 IN N. 1/2 OF BLK 515, MAGNOLIA PLACE, VOL 2, PG. 23.*

$710.00

$710.00

5700000022400907

FORT BEND COUNTY, ET AL VS. JOHN CARROLL

TR 3: LT 24, BLK B, OUR PRIZE PROPERTIES, VOL 232, PG. 345.*

$230.00

$230.00

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

5700000022600907

FORT BEND COUNTY, ET AL VS. JOHN CARROLL

TR 4: LT 26, BLK B, OUR PRIZE PROPERTIES, VOL 232, PG. 345.*

$230.00

$230.00

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.

4600000221110907

FORT BEND COUNTY, ET AL VS. JOHN CARROLL

TR 5: LT 11, 12 & 13 IN NORTH 1/2 OF BLK 22, MAGNOLIA PLACE, MANUEL ESCALERO SRVY, ABST 170, VOL 2, PG. 23.*

$1,150.00

$1,000.00

All Sales subject to cancellation without prior notice.

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


Page 8 • INDEPENDENT • FEBRUARY 20,2013

City of Missouri City LEGAL NOTICE The City of Missouri City, Texas is now issuing a Request for Proposals for the following: PREVENTATIVE MAINTENANCE PROGRAM FOR FIRE APPARATUS RFP# 093-13 The City of Missouri City is soliciting proposals for a preventative maintenance program for the Fire Department’s fire apparatus. The program is intended to provide a complete service which includes changing fluids, filters, chassis lubrication, and a complete inspection with a written report that will include estimates for needed repairs above and beyond the normal schedule maintenance requirements. All service will take place on selected apparatus on a staggered rotation by station. It is the intent of the City to negotiate and enter into a contract with one (1) firm. The responses received will be evaluated and the City will then enter negotiations with the selected respondent with the objective of entering into contract for services at a mutually agreeable cost. All costs involved with preparing a submittal, including any interview travel expenses, are the responsibility of the respondent. Proposals will be accepted until 2:00 p.m. local time March 4, 2013 and then opened. RFP packages are available by contacting the DemandStar bid service at (800) 711-1712 and requesting the bid name above for the City of Missouri City, Texas. Proposals must be sealed, marked on the outside of the delivery envelope with the RFP name and number as listed above, and the date of opening. Proposals 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. Proposal packages marked improperly and therefore misdirected may be disqualified. Proposals are opened in public in the City Hall Council Chambers. Charles Oberrender, CPPB Purchasing Manager City of Missouri City, Texas

LEGAL NOTICE INVITATION TO BIDDERS 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, MARCH 7, 2013 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. CDs are available in the Purchasing Agent’s Office. All addendums will be posted on Purchasing Agent’s website located at www.co.fort-bend.tx.us. BID 13-039 – CITY OF ROSENBERG WATER PLANT #3 EMERGENCY GENERATOR A pre-bid conference will be conducted on Thursday, February 21, 2013 at 9:00 AM (CST). The prebid conference will be held at Fort Bend County Purchasing Department located in the Travis Annex at 301 Jackson, Suite 201, Richmond, TX. All bidders are encouraged to attend. 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

LEGAL NOTICE INVITATION TO BIDDERS 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, MARCH 7, 2013 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. CDs are available in the Purchasing Agent’s Office. All addendums will be posted on Purchasing Agent’s website located at www.co.fort-bend.tx.us. BID 13-040 – PARKING LOT EXPANSION AT SUGAR LAND ANNEX A pre-bid conference will be conducted on Thursday, February 21, 2013 at 11:00 AM (CST). The prebid conference will be held at Fort Bend County Purchasing Department located in the Travis Annex at 301 Jackson, Suite 201, Richmond, TX. All bidders are encouraged to attend. 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

CONSTABLE SALE Under and by virtue of a Writ of Execution and/or Order of Sale issued on December 6TH, 2012, by the 240th Judicial District Court of Fort Bend County, Texas in Cause #12-DCV-195421 in favor of the plaintiff – Keegans Wood Homeowners Association, plaintiff, for the sum of $ 4,309.43++++ costs as taxed on said execution and/or order of sale and further the sum of executing the same. I have levied on January 10th, 2013 and will offer for sale on the 5th day of March, 2013 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 (s) – Ana Vergara had of, in or to the following described Real Property situated in Fort Bend County, Texas; viz: Legal Description: LOT SEVEN (7), MINUS THE NORTHERLY FORTYFIVE (45) FEET, IN BLOCK THREE (3) OF AMENDED PLAT OF KEEGANS WOOD, SECTION THREE (3), A SUBDIVISION PARTLY IN HARRIS COUNTY, TEXAS AND PARTLY IN FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS, ACCORDING TO THE MAP OR PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN VOLUME 325, PAGE 74 OF THE MAP RECORDS OF HARRIS COUNTY, TEXAS AND IN SLIDE NO. 711/A OF THE PLAT RECORDS OF FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS (SUBJECT PROPERTY LYING WHOLLY IN FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS) AND WHICH PROPERTY IS MORE COMMONLY KNOWN AS 9319 SPINDLEWOOD, HOUSTON, TEXAS 77083. TERMS: CASH TIME: Sale to be held at or about 11:00 A.M. Ruben Davis, Constable Fort Bend County Precinct Two By: Lieutenant G. Majors #73 Deputy Constable CONSTABLE SALE Under and by virtue of a Writ of Execution and/or Order of Sale issued on December 26th, 2012, by the 268th Judicial District Court of Fort Bend County, Texas in Cause #09-DCV-175476 in favor of the plaintiff – Dove Country Homeowners Association, plaintiff, for the sum of $ 9,267.44++++ costs as taxed on said execution and/or order of sale and further the sum of executing the same. I have levied on December 22nd, 2012 and will offer for sale on the 5th day of March, 2013 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 (s) – Meredith R. Cambell Jr., had of, in or to the following described Real Property situated in Fort Bend County, Texas; viz: Legal Description: LOT ELEVEN (11), BLOCK TEN (10), REPLAT OF DOVE COUNTRY, A SUBDIVISION IN FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS, ACCORDING TO THE MAP OR PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN VOLUME 22, PAGE 49, OF THE PLAT RECORDS OF FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS, THE COMMON ADDRESS OF WHICH IS 2715 OAK DALE CT., STAFFORD, TEXAS 77477. TERMS: CASH TIME: Sale to be held at or about 11:00 A.M. Ruben Davis, Constable Fort Bend County Precinct Two By: Lieutenant G. Majors #73 Deputy Constable 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 3RD day of January 2013 by the Clerk thereof, in the case of FORT BEND INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT VS. CARNELL DANIELS, ET AL in Cause#11-DCV-187965 and to me, as CONSTABLE directed and delivered, I will proceed to sell, at 10:00 0’ Clock AM on the 5th day of March, 2013, which is the first Tuesday of said month, at the Fort Bend County Justice Center Parking Garage, 1418 Eugene Heimann Circle, Richmond, Texas, Level 1 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: 3850020030340907; LOT THIRTY-FOUR (34), IN BLOCK THREE (3), OF HUNTER’S GLEN, SECTION TWO (2), A SUBDIVISION IN FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS, ACCORDING TO THE MAP OR PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN VOLUME 17, PAGE 6 OF THE MAP RECORDS OF FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS. LEVIED ON THE 15TH JANUARY 2013, AS THE PROPERTY OF CARNELL DANIELS, JERRY DANIELS AS HEIR, LOWELL DANIELS AS HEIR, CEDRIC THOMAS, CHRISTINE THOMAS to satisfy a judgment amounting to $31,821.44, 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; BLUE RIDGE WEST MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT; FORT BEND COUNTY GENERAL FUND; HOUSTON COMMUNITY COLLEGE MISSOURI CITY; CITY OF MISSOURI CITY; 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 15th day of JANUARY, 2013. ROB COOK, CONSTABLE, PRECINCT 3, FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS By M. Scheibel, Deputy Constable #1331

LEGAL NOTICE REQUEST FOR SEALED COMPETITIVE PROPOSALS Sealed Competitive Proposals 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, MARCH 14, 2013 at 1:30 P.M. CST). All proposals 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 proposers made public. Proposals 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.co.fort-bend.tx.us. RFP 13-044 – FACILITIES CAMERA SYSTEM; A pre-RFP conference will be conducted on Thursday, February 28, 2013 at 9:30AM (CST). The pre-RFP conference will be held at the Fort Bend County Purchasing Department located in the Travis Annex at 301 Jackson, Suite 201, Richmond, Texas 77469. Following pre-RFP conference a site visit to all locations will commence. All vendors are encouraged to attend. Detailed unit pricing is required. Fort Bend County reserves the right to reject any or all proposals. Signed: Gilbert D. Jalomo, Jr., Purchasing Agent Fort Bend County, Richmond, Texas

LEGAL NOTICE INVITATION TO BIDDERS 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, FEBRUARY 28, 2013 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. CDs are available in the Purchasing Agent’s Office. All addendums will be posted on Purchasing Agent’s website located at www.co.fort-bend.tx.us. BID 13-038 – AIRPORT AVENUE ROAD EXTENSION TO FM 2218 A pre-bid conference will be conducted on Thursday, February 14, 2013 at 9:00 AM (CST). The prebid conference will be held at Fort Bend County Purchasing Department located in the Travis Annex at 301 Jackson, Suite 201, Richmond, TX. All bidders are encouraged to attend. 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 LEGAL NOTICE INVITATION TO BIDDERS 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, MARCH 14, 2013 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. CDs are available in the Purchasing Agent’s Office. All addendums will be posted on Purchasing Agent’s website located at www.co.fort-bend.tx.us. BID 13-041 – KROESCHE ROAD OVER COON CREEK/ BUSHNELL ROAD OVER DRAINAGE DITCH A pre-bid conference will be conducted on Thursday, February 28, 2013 at 9:00 AM (CST). The prebid conference will be held at Fort Bend County Purchasing Department located in the Travis Annex at 301 Jackson, Suite 201, Richmond, TX. All bidders are encouraged to attend. 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

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 23rd day of January 2013 by the Clerk thereof, in the case of BRAZOS INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT VS. MOORE, SUSAN in Cause#12-dcv-199441 and to me, as CONSTABLE directed and delivered, I will proceed to sell, at 10:00 0’ Clock AM on the 5th day of March, 2013, which is the first Tuesday of said month, at the Fort Bend County Justice Center Parking Garage, 1418 Eugene Heimann Circle, Richmond, Texas, Level 1 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: R11971 A TRACT OF LAND BEING 9.37 ACRES, MORE OR LESS, IN THE SARAH KENNEDY SURVEY, ABSTRACT 45, FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED IN CLERK’S FILE NUMBER 2009018286 OF THE REAL PROPERTY RECORDS OF FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS. Levied on the 7TH day of FEBRUARY, 2013 as the property of SUSAN MOORE to satisfy a judgment amounting to $5,491.17, 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 GENERAL FUND; FORT BEND COUNTY DRAINAGE DISTRICT; FORT BEND COUNTY EMERGENCY SERVICES #3 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 7th day of February, 2013. ROB COOK, CONSTABLE, PRECINCT 3, FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS By M. Scheibel, Deputy Constable #1331

LEGAL NOTICE REQUEST FOR SEALED COMPETITIVE PROPOSALS Sealed Competitive Proposals 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, MARCH 14, 2013 at 1:30 P.M. CST). All proposals 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 proposers made public. Proposals 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.co.fort-bend.tx.us. 1. RFP 13-042 – TRANSIT VEHICLE CAMERA SYSTEM; 2. RFP 13-043 – AUTOMATED FARE COLLECTION SYSTEM; 3. RFP 13-045 – SOFTWARE FOR MOBILE DATA TERMINALS. Detailed unit pricing is required. Bonds are not required. Fort Bend County reserves the right to reject any or all proposals. Signed: Gilbert D. Jalomo, Jr., Purchasing Agent Fort Bend County, Richmond, Texas 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 23rd day of January 2013 by the Clerk thereof, in the case of FORT BEND COUNTY VS. WNT DEVELOPMENT, INC in Cause#10-DCV-178560 and to me, as CONSTABLE directed and delivered, I will proceed to sell, at 10:00 0’ Clock AM on the 5th day of March, 2013, which is the first Tuesday of said month, at the Fort Bend County Justice Center Parking Garage, 1418 Eugene Heimann Circle, Richmond, Texas, Level 1 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 43: GEO: 2503010000010907 RESTRICTED RESERVE “A” IN BLOCK ONE (I) 1N THE CHASEWOOD MEADOWS SUBDIVISION, A SUBDIVISION OF 14.4183 ACRES, LOCATED IN JOHN LAFAYETTE SURVEY, A-280 CITY OF HOUSTON, FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS AS SHOWN ON SLIDE NO. 2463/A, PLAT RECORDS, FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS. TRACT 44: GEO: 2503010000020907 RESTRICTED RESERVE B, IN BLOCK TWO (2) IN TI-lE CHASEWOOD MEADOWS SUBDIVISION, A SUBDIVISION OF 14.4183 ACRES, LOCATED IN JOHN LAFAYETIE SURVEY, A-280 CITY OF HOUSTON, FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS AS SHOWN ON SLIDE NO. 2463/A, PLAT RECORDS, FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS. TRACT 1: GEO: 2145000000010907 RESERVE A OF BRIARCRAFT MEADOWS TOWNHOMES, A SUBDIVISION IN FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS AS SHOWN ON THE MAP OR PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT NUMBER 20070 I 05 OF THE PLAT RECORDS OF FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS. TRACT 2: GEO: 21450000100I0907 LOT I BLOCK 1 OF BRIARCRAFT MEADOWS TOWNHOMES, A SUBDIVISION IN FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS AS SHOWN ON THE MAP OR PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT NUMBER 20070 I 05 OF THE PLAT RECORDS OF FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS. TRACT 3: GEO: 2145000010020907 LOT 2 BLOCK 1 OF BRIARCRAFT MEADOWS TOWNHOMES, A SUBDIVISION IN FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS AS SHOWN ON THE MAP OR PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT NUMBER 20070105 OF TI-IE PLAT RECORDS OF FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS. TRACT 4: GEO: 2145000010030907 LOT 3 BLOCK 1 OF BRIARCRAFT MEADOWS TOWNHOMES, A SUBDIVISION IN FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS AS SHOWN ON THE MAP OR PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT NUMBER 20070105 OF THE PLAT RECORDS OF FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS. TRACT 5: GEO: 2145000010040907 LOT 4 BLOCK 1 OF BRIARCRAFT MEADOWS TOWNHOMES, A SUBDIVISION IN FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS AS SHOWN ON THE MAP OR PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT NUMBER 20070105 OF THE PLAT RECORDS OF FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS. TRACT 6: GEO: 2145000010050907 LOT 5 BLOCK 1 OF BRIARCRAFT MEADOWS TOWNHOMES, A SUBDIVISION IN FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS AS SHOWN ON THE MAP OR PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT NUMBER 20070105 OF THE PLAT RECORDS OF FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS. TRACT 7: GEO: 2145000010060907 LOT 6 BLOCK 1 OF BRIARCRAFT MEADOWS TOWNHOMES, A SUBDIVISION IN FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS AS SHOWN ON THE MAP OR PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT NUMBER 20070105 OF THE PLAT RECORDS OF FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS. TRACT 8: GEO: 2145000010070907 LOT 7 BLOCK 1 OF BRIARCRAFT MEADOWS TOWNHOMES, A SUBDIVISION IN FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS AS SHOWN ON THE MAP OR PLAT TI-IEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT NUMBER 20070105 OF THE PLAT RECORDS OF FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS. TRACT 9: GEO: 2502000000001907 A PRIVATE STREET SHOWN AS CHASEWOOD MEADOWS LOOP OF CHASEWOOD MEADOWS TOWNHOMES, A SUBDIVISION IN FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS AS SHOWN ON THE MAP OR PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT NUMBER 20070106 OF THE PLAT RECORDS OF FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS. TRACT 10: GEO: 2502000000002907 A PRIVATE STREET SHOWN AS BRIAR CRAFT COURT OF CHASEWOOD MEADOWS TOWNHOMES, A SUBDIVISION IN FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS AS SHOWN ON THE MAP OR PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT NUMBER 20070106 OF THE PLAT RECORDS OF FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS. TRACT 11: GEO: 2502000000050907 RESERVE E OF CHASEWOOD MEADOWS TOWNHOMES, A SUBDIVISION IN FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS AS SHOWN ON THE MAP OR PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT NUMBER 20070106 OF THE PLAT RECORDS OF FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS TRACT 12: GEO: 2502000010010907 LOT I BLOCK 1 OF CHASEWOOD MEADOWS TOWNHOMES, A SUBDIVISION IN FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS AS SHOWN ON THE MAP OR PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT NUMBER 20070106 OF THE PLAT RECORDS OF FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS. TRACT 13: GEO: 2502000010020907 LOT 2 BLOCK 1 OF CHASEWOOD MEADOWS TOWNHOMES, A SUBDIVISION IN FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS AS SHOWN ON THE MAP OR

NOTICE OF CONSTABLES SALE THE STATE OF TEXAS COUNTY OF FORT BEND By virtue of an Order of Sale issued out of the Honorable 240th DISTRICT COURT of FORT BEND County on the 3RD day of January 2013 by the Clerk thereof, in the case of FORT BEND INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT VS. VICTOR D. ARKI in Cause#09-DCV-175183 and to me, as CONSTABLE directed and delivered, I will proceed to sell, at 10:00 0’ Clock AM on the 5th day of March, 2013, which is the first Tuesday of said month, at the Fort Bend County Justice Center Parking Garage, 1418 Eugene Heimann Circle, Richmond, Texas, Level 1 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: 22210]0041230907 LOT ONE HUNDREDTWENTY-THREE (123), IN BLOCK FOUR (4), OF CHELSEA HARBOUR SECTION ONE (1), A SUBDIVISION IN FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS, ACCORDING TO TIIE MAP OR PLA T THEREOF RECORDED IN SLIDE NUMBER 2218/B, 2219/A AND 2219/B OF THE PLAT RECORDS OF FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS . lEVIED ON THE 14TH jANUARY 2013, AS THE PROPERTY OF VICTOR D. ARKl to satisfy a judgment amounting to $9,268.56, 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 MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT #25. ALL BIDDERS MUST COMPLY WITH SECTION 34.015 OF THE TEXAS PROPERTY TAX CODE. GIVEN UNDER MY HAND This 7th day of February, 2013. ROB COOK, CONSTABLE, PRECINCT 3, FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS By M. Scheibel, Deputy Constable #1331

PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT NUMBER 20070106 OF THE PLAT RECORDS OF FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS. TRACT 14: GEO: 2502000010030907 LOT 3 BLOCK 1 OF CHASEWOOD MEADOWS TOWNHOMES, A SUBDIVISION IN FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS AS SHOWN ON THE MAP OR PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT NUMBER 20070106 OF THE PLAT RECORDS OF FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS. TRACT 15: GEO: 2502000010040907 LOT 4 BLOCK 1 OF CHASEWOOD MEADOWS TOWNHOMES, A SUBDIVISION IN FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS AS SHOWN ON THE MAP OR PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT NUMBER 20070106 OF THE PLAT RECORDS OF FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS. TRACT 16: GEO: 2502000010050907 LOT 5 BLOCK 1 OF CHASEWOOD MEADOWS TOWNHOMES, A SUBDIVISION IN FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS AS SHOWN ON THE MAP OR PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT NUMBER 20070106 OF THE PLAT RECORDS OF FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS. TRACT 17: GEO: 2502000010060907 LOT 6 BLOCK I OF CHASEWOOD MEADOWS TOWNHOMES, A SUBDIVISION IN FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS AS SHOWN ON THE MAP OR PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT NUMBER 20070106 OF THE PLAT RECORDS OF FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS. TRACT 18: GEO: 25020000I0070907 LOT 7 BLOCK 1 OF CHASEWOOD MEADOWS TOWNHOMES, A SUBDIVISION IN FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS AS SHOWN ON THE MAP OR PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT NUMBER 20070106 OF THE PLAT RECORDS OF FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS. TRACT 19: GEO: 2502000010080907 LOT 8 BLOCK 1 OF CHASEWOOD MEADOWS TOWNHOMES, A SUBDIVISION IN FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS AS SHOWN ON THE MAP OR PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT NUMBER 20070106 OF THE PLAT RECORDS OF FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS. TRACT 20: GEO: 2502000010090907 LOT 9 BLOCK 1 OF CHASEWOOD MEADOWS TOWNHOMES, A SUBDIVISION IN FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS AS SHOWN ON THE MAP OR PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT NUMBER 20070106 OF THE PLAT RECORDS OF FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS. TRACT 21: GEO: 2502000010100907 LOT l 0 BLOCK 1 OF CHASEWOOD MEADOWS TOWNHOMES, A SUBDIVISION IN FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS AS SHOWN ON THE MAP OR PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT NUMBER 20070106 OF THE PLAT RECORDS OF FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS. TRACT 22: GEO: 2502000010110907 LOT 11 BLOCK I OF CHASEWOOD MEADOWS TOWNHOMES, A SUBDIVISION IN FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS AS SHOWN ON THE MAP OR PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT NUMBER 20070106 OF THE PLAT RECORDS OF FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS. TRACT 23 : GEO: 2502000010120907 LOT 12 BLOCK I OF CHASEWOOD MEADOWS TOWNHOMES, A SUBDIVISION IN FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS AS SHOWN ON THE MAP OR PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT NUMBER 20070106 OF THE PLAT RECORDS OF FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS. TRACT 24: GEO: 2502000020010907 LOT 1 BLOCK 2 OF CHASEWOOD MEADOWS TOWNHOMES, A SUBDIVISION IN FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS AS SHOWN ON THE MAP OR PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT NUMBER 20070106 OF THE PLAT RECORDS OF FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS. TRACT 25: GEO: 2502000020020907 LOT 2 BLOCK 2 OF CHASEWOOD MEADOWS TOWNHOMES, A SUBDIVISION IN FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS AS SHOWN ON THE MAP OR PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT NUMBER 20070106 OF THE PLAT RECORDS OF FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS. TRACT 26: GEO: 2502000020030907 LOT 3 BLOCK 2 OF CHASEWOOD MEADOWS TOWNHOMES, A SUBDIVISION IN FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS AS SHOWN ON THE MAP OR PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT NUMBER 20070106 OF THE PLAT RECORDS OF FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS. TRACT 27: GEO: 2502000020040907 LOT 4 BLOCK 2 OF CHASEWOOD MEADOWS TOWNHOMES, A SUBDIVISION IN FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS AS SHOWN ON THE MAP OR PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT NUMBER 20070106 OF THE PLAT RECORDS OF FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS. TRACT 28: GEO: 2502000020050907 LOT 5 BLOCK 2 OF CHASEWOOD MEADOWS TOWNHOMES, A SUBDIVISION IN FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS AS SHOWN ON THE MAP OR PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT NUMBER 20070106 OF THE PLAT RECORDS OF FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS. TRACT 29: GEO: 2502000020060907 LOT 6 BLOCK 2 OF CHASEWOOD MEADOWS TOWNHOMES, A SUBDIVISION IN FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS AS SHOWN ON THE MAP OR PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT NUMBER 20070106 OF THE PLAT RECORDS OF FORT BEND COUNTY,

TEXAS. TRACT 30: GEO: 2502000020070907 LOT 7 BLOCK 2 OF CHASEWOOD MEADOWS TOWNHOMES, A SUBDIVISION IN FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS AS SHOWN ON THE MAP OR PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT NUMBER 20070106 OF THE PLAT RECORDS OF FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS. TRACT 31: GEO: 2502000020080907 LOT 8 BLOCK 2 OF CHASEWOOD MEADOWS TOWNHOMES, A SUBDIVISION IN FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS AS SHOWN ON THE MAP OR PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT NUMBER 20070106 OF THE PLAT RECORDS OF FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS. TRACT 32: GEO: 2502000020090907 LOT 9 BLOCK 2 OF CHASEWOOD MEADOWS TOWNHOMES, A SUBDIVISION IN FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS AS SHOWN ON THE MAP OR PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT NUMBER 20070106 OF THE PLAT RECORDS OF FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS. TRACT 33: GEO: 2502000020100907 LOT 10 BLOCK 2 OF CHASEWOOD MEADOWS TOWNHOMES, A SUBDIVISION IN FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS AS SHOWN ON THE MAP OR PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT NUMBER 20070106 OF THE PLAT RECORDS OF FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS. TRACT 34: GEO: 2502000020110907 LOT I 1 BLOCK 2 OF CHASEWOOD MEADOWS TOWNHOMES, A SUBDIVISION IN FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS AS SHOWN ON THE MAP OR PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT NUMBER 20070106 OF THE PLAT RECORDS OF FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS. TRACT 35: GEO: 2502000020120907 LOT 12 BLOCK 2 OF CHASEWOOD MEADOWS TOWNHOMES, A SUBDIVISION IN FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS AS SHOWN ON THE MAP OR PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT NUMBER 20070106 OF THE PLAT RECORDS OF FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS. TRACT 36: GEO: 2502000020130907 LOT 13 BLOCK 2 OF CHASEWOOD MEADOWS TOWNHOMES, A SUBDIVISION IN FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS AS SHOWN ON THE MAP OR PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT NUMBER 20070106 OF THE PLAT RECORDS OF FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS. TRACT 37: GEO: 2502000020140907 LOT 14 BLOCK 2 OF CHASEWOOD MEADOWS TOWNHOMES, A SUBDIVISION IN FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS AS SHOWN ON THE MAP OR PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT NUMBER 20070106 OF THE PLAT RECORDS OF FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS. TRACT 38: GEO: 2502000020150907 LOT 15 BLOCK 2 OF CHASEWOOD MEADOWS TOWNHOMES, A SUBDIVISION IN FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS AS SHOWN ON THE MAP OR PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT NUMBER 20070106 OF THE PLAT RECORDS OF FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS. TRACT 39: GEO: 2502000020160907 LOT 16 BLOCK 2 OF CHASEWOOD MEADOWS TOWNHOMES, A SUBDIVISION IN FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS AS SHOWN ON THE MAP OR PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT NUMBER 20070106 OF THE PLAT RECORDS OF FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS. TRACT 40: GEO: 2502000020170907 LOT 17 BLOCK 2 OF CHASEWOOD MEADOWS TOWNHOMES, A SUBDIVISION IN FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS AS SHOWN ON THE MAP OR PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT NUMBER 20070106 OF THE PLAT RECORDS OF FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS. TRACT 41 : GEO: 2502000020180907 LOT 18 BLOCK 2 OF CHASEWOOD MEADOWS TOWNHOMES, A SUBDIVISION IN FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS AS SHOWN ON THE MAP OR PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT NUMBER 20070106 OF THE PLAT RECORDS OF FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS. TRACT 42: GEO: 2502000020 190907 LOT 19 BLOCK 2 OF CHASEWOOD MEADOWS TOWNHOMES, A SUBDIVISION IN FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS AS SHOWN ON THE MAP OR PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT NUMBER 20070106 OF THE PLAT RECORDS OF FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS. Levied on the 7TH day of FEBRUARY, 2013 as THE PROPERTY OF WNT DEVELOP.MENT, INC. to satisfy a judgment amounting to $40,367.50, 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; CITY OF HOUSTON AND CITY OF HOUSTON. ALL BIDDERS MUST COMPLY WITH SECTION 34.015 OF THE TEXAS PROPERTY TAX CODE. GIVEN UNDER MY HAND This 7th day of February, 2013. ROB COOK, CONSTABLE, PRECINCT 3, FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS By M. Scheibel, Deputy Constable #1331


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FILM REVIEW: A Good Day to Die Hard It’s also a good day to go see some movies that are nominated for Best Picture that are still in your local theatres. But if you’ve seen all the nominated films; you’re a fan of the previous “Die Hard” movies and you’ve done all your chores, then you should see this latest installment of Bruce Willis as loveable cop John McClane. The first “Die Hard” came out in 1988 when he was using a Beretta 92FS when fighting the bad guys and wisecracking “Yippie-kai-yay” expletive deleted. That’s 24 years ago and the weapons have gotten much more sophisticated and so have the special effects. The first 20 minutes is a classic “car chase” that involved about 200 cars and trucks with Officer McClane driving over and under highways and other vehicles like they were toys. And all the while he has that silly grin on his face and is in the middle of a massive rumble that does not involve him nor does he belong in it. But no matter; Officer McClane likes a good fight and does not mind getting bloody. To make sure we notice the blood, he wears a tight-fitting white shirt. Bruce is 57 and bald but he’s a mega movie star.

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The stats indicate that his movies have grossed more than $2.5 Billion; that’s with a B! I like Bruce Willis movies. I predict that “A Good Day to Die Hard” sells more tickets than all the nominated movies. Only the producers of a Bruce Willis action movie would have the guts to debut their movie nine days before the Academy Awards. It’s rumored that Willis’ going rate is north of $30 million per flick; sounds about right. Back to the plot, Officer McClane kisses his grown daughter good-bye and assures her that everything will be alright and he will go to Russia to check on his son and bring him home. McClane does not know that his grown son is now a CIA agent and in the middle

of the caper that involves murder, mystery, and nuclear bombs. Jack McClane is played by hunky Jai Courtney who just finished a co-starring role with Tom Cruise in “Jack Reacher.” Courtney will be a huge star so make note of him because he’s got it. There’s nothing special about this movie; it’s a welldone Bruce Willis action flick with the appropriate amount of bullets, bombs, and testosterone. If you’ve seen the other “Die Hard” movies then by all means, please don’t miss this one. If you do not already know who Office John McClane is, then skip it. Rock ‘n Roll. Grade 84. Larry H. sugarlaw@larryharrison.com

Each year Larry H. makes his picks for Best Picture etc. I’ve chosen “Django Unchained” as “Best Picture” for 2012. These picks are not necessarily my choices for the probable winners of the Oscar, but these are my favorites. When the members of the Academy vote on talent and popularity, there is a lot of room for differences of opinions, egos, and some, in my opinion, outright mistakes. For example, leaving Quentin Tarantino off the list of Best Directors is an outrage as is the omission of “Bernie” and Jack Black as its star. I have other peccadillos and crimes against the movie industry, but that’s part of the fun. The following is the list of the 2012 Sugar Awards with Oyster Creek Manor residents Ken Whitt and Kate Bruno Best Picture being listed first in Missouri City showed off their Mardi Gras spirit at a Fat and so on: Tuesday celebration! 1. Django Unchained 2. Bernie 3. Seven Psychopaths 4. Silver Linings Playbook 5. Argo 6. Lincoln 7. Life of Pi 8. Les Miserables 9. The Sessions 10. The Hunger Games

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Laura Martinez Two girls from Fort Bend were selected as players of the week for Region 14 of the North Texas College Softball Conference. Laura Martinez is the daughter of Rene and Diana Martinez (Rosenberg) and Alexis Aguilar is the daughter of Ray and Diana Aguilar (Richmond). Martinez a Sophmore from Lamar CISD was selected in the week of Feb. 5 Alexis Aguilar a Freshman from FBISD was selected in

Alexis Aguilar the week of Feb. 12 . Martinez was 17-28 at the plate with 7 RBI’s with 2 stolen bases. Aguilar was 8-16 at the plate scoring 3 runs and 3 stolen bases. Martinez, lead off batter and Aguilar, the number 2 batter in the line up have been a Kilgore College double threat from the beginning of the Fall Season and continue to pose havoc for opposing teams in their conference with their hitting and tremendous speed.

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Willowridge Art Students create Black History Month paintings We er pp o c buy o o t

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In observance of Black History Month, art students at Willowridge High School have created and displayed artwork depicting African American icons such as President Barack Obama, Civil Rights Activist Rosa Parks, musician Ray Charles, and Jimi Hendrix, musician, singer and songwriter. Using butcher paper and black India ink, the students used the ‘fingerprinting” technique to duplicate pictures of the icons they chose. On average, each project took two weeks of classtime to complete. “This was a new technique for the students, and they loved it,” said Rachel Adams, Art I teacher. “I like to keep things interesting for them, and so far this year, we’ve worked with ink, paint, and markers. The students also completed a project using foil and shoe polish to create an antique finish on a modern picture.” The fingerprint paintings will remain on display at the campus throughout the month of February.

WHS sophomores Chelsea Thrash and Andrew Jones stand beside a painting they created with their classmates Jordan Hadnot and Isaac Rodriguez.

A painting of Rosa Parks created by students Aiereona Norris, Journey Into the Woods Brenda Coto, Maria Iglesias, Star Johnson and Phillip Monterrubio. at Fort Bend Theatre Fort Bend Theatre’s Action Reaction Troupe returns with Into the Woods Jr. from February 15 to March 3 with performances on Fridays at 8 p.m. and Saturdays and Sundays at 3 p.m. In this Sondheim classic, the Brothers Grimm fairytales get reimagined and intertwined. Throughout the different journeys, the characters deal with the consequences of wishes coming true, accepting responsibility and the changes that wish fulfillment can bring. Tickets are $9 and are available at www.fortbendtheatre.com. For more in- This painting of President Obama was created by students formation, call 281-208-3333. Estefani Mora, Alberto Lopez and Gerardo Argueta.

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