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NOTICE TO BIDDERS Sealed bids will be received in the City Secretary’s office in the City Hall City of Grand Saline, 132 E. Frank Street, Grand Saline, Texas 75140 until 2:00 PM on August 21, 2012 and then publicly opened and read aloud for furnishing all materials, labor, and equipment and performing all work required for construction of “Waldrip Street Reconstruction”, Contract No. GS-079, 20112012 TxCDBG Project Contract No. 711221. Bids shall be submitted in sealed envelopes upon the blank form of proposal included in these contract documents. The sealed envelopes are to be identified that they are a bid for “ Waldrip Street Reconstruction”, Contract No. GS-079, 2010 TxCDBG Project Contract No. 711221 and the time and date they are to be opened. The work consists of furnishing all labor, equipment and materials and performing all work necessary for the construction of a new section of asphalt pavement, asphalt pavement driveways and all necessary appurtenances incidental to the construction of the project including clearing and grubbing, curb and gutter, drainage structures, erosion control, and traffic control. All proposals shall be accompanied by a cashier’s or certified check upon a national or state bank in the amount of five percent of the bid price payable without recourse to the City of Grand Saline, Texas, or a bid bond in the same amount from a reliable surety company as a guarantee that the bidder will enter into a contract and execute a performance bond and payment bond within ten days after notice of award of contract to him. The notice of award of contract will be given by the Owner within 60 days following the opening of the bids. The bid of each bidder will be binding upon the bidder for 60 days from the bid date. The bid security must accompany the bid. Bids without check or bid bond will not be considered. All bid securities will be returned to the respective bidders after the bids are opened except those of the three lowest bidders, which the Owner may elect to hold until the successful bidder has executed the contract. Thereafter all remaining bid securities including security of the successful bidder will be returned. The successful bidder must furnish a performance bond and a payment bond upon the forms included with these contract documents, each in the amount of 100 percent of the contract price from an approved surety company holding a permit from the State of Texas to act as surety and acceptable according to the latest list of companies holding certificates of authority from the Secretary of the Treasury of the United States or other surety or sureties acceptable to the Owner. Plans and specifications may be examined without charge at City Hall, Grand Saline, Texas. Contract documents including bid proposal forms, plans sheets, and specifications for the Project may be viewed and downloaded free of charge (with the option to purchase hard copies) at Scanned plans and specifications (PDF format) are available on CD for a non-refundable price of $ 50.00 from Wisenbaker, Fix & Associates, 6781 Oak Hill Boulevard, Tyler, Texas 75703; (903)581-8141. Printed copies of the Contract Documents may also be viewed at the Engineer’s office. Please submit questions for this project 72 hours prior to bid opening through in the Q&A portal. All addenda issued for this project will be posted on You will be notified of addenda automatically through email if you downloaded your plans and specifications via The bidder should carefully examine the specifications and other documents, visit the site of the work, and fully inform himself as to all conditions and matters which can in any way affect the work or cost thereof. Should a bidder find discrepancies in or omissions from the specifications or other documents, or if he should be in doubt as to their meaning, he should at once notify the Engineer and obtain clarification in writing prior to submitting a bid. Attention is called to the fact that not less than the federally determined prevailing (Davis-Bacon and Related Acts) wage rate, as issued by the Texas Department of Agriculture and contained in the contract documents, must be paid on this project. In addition, the successful bidder must ensure that the employees and applicants for employment are not discriminated against because of race, color, religion, sex, age, or national origin. The city encourages Section 3 hiring. The Owner reserves the right to reject any or all bids and to waive any informalities in the bids received. CITY OF GRAND SALINE, TEXAS By Don Yarbrough, Mayor (Publication Dates: August 2, 2012 and August 9, 2012 in the Grand Saline Sun)

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Public Meeting concerning a STEP Grant for the system in Van Zandt County. There will be a meeting August 9, 2012 at the Harold Simmons Community Center at 7:00 p.m. for all those interested are encouraged to attend.

APT FOR RENT in Grand Saline, 2 BR/1BA, CH/A, new carpet, water, septic, waste included in rent. $600 mo./$500 903-962-5587 RENTALSdeposit. Call REAL ESTATE evenings. (8/9)

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This is to serve notice that Peoples Wireless isBUSINESS in the process com/ FIN. of fulfillingMERCHANDISE pliance requirements for a 100-foot monopole communications tower to be located off County Road 1910 in Fruitvale, Texas (Latitude: 32°41’9.17”N and Longitude: 95°48’8.82”W) referred to as “Fruitvale Tower”. Comments are sought on the effect of the proposed tower to historic properties per the Nationwide Programmatic Agreement of March 7, 2005 under the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966. For comments, fax to: Keith Kindle (903) 878-2433 (please reference tower name). (Published in the Grand Saline Sun on August 9 and August 16, 2012)



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