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ADVERTISEMENT FOR BID   Sealed Bids will be received by the Ascension Parish School Board, Attention Carl W. Fontenot, Purchasing Department, 1100 Webster Street, P.O. Box 189, Donaldsonville, LA 70346, not later than 2:00 p. m., Wednesday, December 1, 2010, for the following:   Renovations and Electrical Upgrade Donaldsonville High School   Outer envelope and bid form must be marked:   SB-10363   A mandatory Pre-Bid Conference will be held at 10:00 a. m., Tuesday, November 23, 2010, at the main office at Donaldsonville High School, 100 Tiger Drive, Donaldsonville, LA  70346.  No bid will be accepted from any contractor who does not attend and sign-in at the Pre-Bid Conference.  The Bids will be opened at the School Board Office immediately following the close of bid time on the above noted date.   Preliminary bid information may be obtained by contacting Mr. Carl Fontenot, Purchasing Manager, 1100 Webster Street, P.O. Box 189, Donaldsonville, Louisiana 70346, 225/391-7133.   It is the policy of the Ascension Parish School Board to provide equal opportunities without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, disabilities, or veteran status in educational programs and activities.  This includes, but is not limited to, admissions, educational services financial aid and employment.   ASCENSION PARISH SCHOOL BOARD /s/Patrice Pujol Superintendent   Insertion Dates: November 5, 2010 November 12, 2010 November 19, 2010 mmm     ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS   Sealed bids will be received by City of Gonzales, at 120 S. Irma Blvd. in Gonzales, LA  70737 until 10:00 A.M. on Thursday, December 9, 2010 and then at said office publicly opened and read aloud for construction of the project described as follows:   Biosolids Removal and Disposal Gonzales Wastewater Treatment Plant GSA Project No. 2010-09   STATEMENT OF WORK:   The work on this project entails dredging the excess domestic wastewater biosolids (sludge) from Cells 2 and 3 of the existing City of Gonzales Wastewater Treatment Plant, set up dewatering equipment on the existing pond levee such that the leachate from the dewatering process can be returned to the complete mix cell (Cell 1) of the treatment plant, provide a LaDEQ certified biosolids hauling company to transport the dewatered biosolids to a LaDEQ approved landfill disposal site, remove all equipment from the wastewater treatment plant site, and repair damages to the asphaltic concrete and aggregate surfaced levee and treatment plant access roads.   All Bids must be in accordance with the Contract Documents on file at the City of Gonzales, 120 S. Irma Blvd., Gonzales, Louisiana 70737.   Copies of Specifications, Bid Documents, Contract Documents and Construction Plans for use in preparing Bids may be obtained from the office of Glenn G. Shaheen & Associates, Inc., 1022 S. Purpera Avenue, P.O. Box 298, Gonzales, LA 70707-0298, (225) 644-5523 upon payment of One Hundred Fifty Dollars ($150.00) dollars per set. Documents can be mailed to bidders for an additional $5.00 per set.  Deposits on the first set of Documents furnished to bona fide Prime Bidders, fully licensed by the Louisiana State Licensing Board of Contractors, will be fully refunded upon return of the documents in original condition and no later than ten (10) days after receipt of Bids.  On other sets of documents furnished to said Prime Bidders, the deposit less actual cost of reproduction will be refunded upon return of the documents in original condition and no later than ten (10) days after receipt of bids.  No refund will be made to non-bidders or sub-bidders.   Where bids are to be received or forms furnished by the awarding authority, no Proposal Forms or Specifications shall be issued to anyone except a Licensed Contractor or his authorized Representatives.  In no event shall Proposal Forms be issued later than twenty-four (24) hours prior to the hour and date set for receiving proposals.   Each bid must be submitted in a sealed envelope bearing on the outside the name of the bidder, his/her address, contractor’s state license number and the name of the project for which the bid is submitted.  If forwarded by mail, the sealed envelope containing the bid must be enclosed in another envelope addressed to the City of Gonzales, 120 S. Irma Blvd., Gonzales, Louisiana, 70737, mailed certified mail, express delivery, or hand delivered, and must be received no later than the stated time for delivery of the bids.   Contractors desiring to bid shall submit to the Engineers, with their request for Contract Documents, contract documents deposit and evidence that they hold State License of proper classification and in full force and effect.   Bid security in the amount of five percent (5%) of the Total Bid must accompany each Bid, and shall be made payable to the Owner.     Each Bidder must deposit with his/her bid, security in the amount, for and subject to the conditions provided in the Information for Bidders.  Sureties used for obtaining bonds must appear as acceptable on the U.S. Department of Treasury Circular 570.   The Owner reserves the right to waive any informalities or to reject any or all bids.   No bidder may withdraw his bid within forty-five (45) days after the actual date of opening thereof.   A Pre-Bid Conference is scheduled for Tuesday, November 30, 2010 at 10:00 a.m. at the office of GSA, Inc., 1022 S. Purpera Ave., Gonzales, LA 70737.   OWNER CITY OF GONZALES   BY: /s/ MR. BARNEY ARCENEAUX, MAYOR    TO APPEAR IN THE: GONZALES WEEKLY CITIZEN   Friday, November 12, 2010 Friday, November 19, 2010 Friday, November 26, 2010 mmm     Board of Adjustments Public Hearing – November 23, 2010   The Board of Adjustments of Ascension Parish will hold a public hearing on November 23, 2010 at 6:00p.m. in the Courthouse Annex, Council Meeting Room 2nd Floor , at 828 S. Irma Gonzales, LA  to consider the following variances:    Zoning Review ID 2114.10 – Lot 2-A-A-B-2-B of the Sam Fredric    Located on the west side of George Lambert Road approximately 800’ south of Maurice Bourgeois Road to request a variance of the Ascension Parish Development Code, Section 17-2073 Site Requirements (E) Purpose and Intent: Setback and yard requirements Table B Site Requirements by District, Residential.  Located in Section 42, T-9-S, R-3-E, Southeastern Land, District East of the Mississippi River Ascension Parish, Louisiana   Zoning Review ID 2116.10 – Lot AB for Smith Tank & Steel Inc Located on the north side of LA Hwy 30 approximately 1400’ west of LA Hwy 941  to request a variance of the Ascension Parish Development Code, Section 17-2073 Site Requirements (E) Purpose and Intent: Height Restrictions, Commercial .  Located in Section 34, T-9-S, R-3-E, Southeastern Land, District East of the Mississippi River Ascension Parish, Louisiana   Zoning Review ID 2122.10 Lot 85 Quail Creek Subdivision for Jack & Ronell Cefalu     Located on the north side of Meadow Brook Avenue approximately 350’ west of Willow Lane to request a variance of the Ascension Parish Development Code, Section 17-2073 Site Requirements (E) Purpose and Intent: Setback and yard requirements Table B Site Requirements by District, Residential.  Located in Section 31, T-8-S, R-3-E, Southeastern Land, District East of the Mississippi River Ascension Parish, Louisiana   Zoning Review ID 2123.10 – Lot 82 Meadow Ridge subdivision for Micheal A. Jetty Located on the west side of Karen Drive approximately 330’ north of Meadow Ridge Avenue to request a variance of the Ascension Parish Development Code, Section 17-2073 Site Requirements (E) Purpose and Intent: Setback and yard requirements Table B Site Requirements by District, Residential.  Located in Section 30, T-8-S, R-3-E, Southeastern Land, District East of the Mississippi River Ascension Parish, Louisiana   Publish: Gonzales Weekly November 12, 2010 November 19, 2010 mmm     BID NOTICE   Sealed bids will be received by Ascension Parish Government at the Ascension Parish Government Purchasing Office, 120 East Railroad Street, Gonzales, Louisiana 70737 (mailing address PO Box 2392, Gonzales, LA 70707-2392) until, December 9, 2010 at 3:30 p.m. local time.  The bids will be publicly opened and read aloud for the following:   LIMESTONE GRADE 610   To be delivered to the Ascension Parish Public Works Department located at 42077 Church Point Road, Gonzales, Louisiana.   Bid will be accepted on a price per ton basis only for a one year period from date the bid is accepted by the Ascension Parish Council.   Specifications (MSDS) can be obtained at the Ascension Parish Government, Purchasing Department located at 120 East Railroad Avenue, Gonzales, Louisiana.    The lowest responsive bidder that is awarded the bid must have a minimum of $300,000 of General Liability Insurance and Workmen’s Compensation Insurance.   A copy of the insurance must be sent to Ascension Parish Government before vendor can deliver the material.    Ascension Parish Government reserves the right to reject any and all bids for just cause.   This bid can be viewed and also submitted online at http://www.centralauctionhouse.com/rfp.php?cid=69   ASCENSION PARISH GOVERNMENT TOMMY MARTINEZ, PARISH PRESIDENT         WEEKLY- Please publish 11/19, 11/26 mmm     BID NOTICE   Sealed bids will be received by Ascension Parish Government at the Ascension Parish Government Purchasing Office, 120 East Railroad Street, Gonzales, Louisiana 70737 (mailing address PO Box 2392, Gonzales, LA 70707-2392) until, December 9, 2010 at 2:00 p.m. local time.  The bids will be publicly opened and read aloud for the following:   WASHED GRAVEL   Washed Gravel to be delivered and stockpiled at the following locations:   ASCENSION PARISH PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT (East) 42077 CHURCHPOINT ROAD, GONZALES, LOUISIANA   ASCENSION PARISH PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT (West) 725 CHURCH STREET, DONALDSONVILLE, LOUISIANA   ALTERNATE BID #1   WASHED GRAVEL PICKED UP BY PARISH TRUCKS   Bid will be accepted on a price per ton basis only for a one year period from date the bid is accepted by the Ascension Parish Council.   The lowest responsive bidder that is awarded the bid must have a minimum of $300,000 of General Liability Insurance and Workmen’s Compensation Insurance.   A copy of the insurance must be sent to Ascension Parish Government before vendor can deliver the material.    Ascension Parish Government reserves the right to reject any and all bids for just cause.    This bid can be viewed and also submitted online at http://www.centralauctionhouse.com/rfp.php?cid=69   ASCENSION PARISH GOVERNMENT TOMMY MARTINEZ, PARISH PRESIDENT         WEEKLY- Please publish 11/19, 11/26 mmm     BID NOTICE   Sealed bids will be received by Ascension Parish Government at the Ascension Parish Government Purchasing Office, 120 East Railroad Street, Gonzales, Louisiana 70737 (mailing address PO Box 2392, Gonzales, LA 70707-2392) until, December 9, 2010 at 2:30 p.m. local time.  The bids will be publicly opened and read aloud for the following:   RIVER SILT   River Silt to be delivered and stockpiled at the following locations:   ASCENSION PARISH PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT (East) 42077 CHURCHPOINT ROAD, GONZALES, LOUISIANA   ASCENSION PARISH PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT (West) 725 CHURCH STREET, DONALDSONVILLE, LOUISIANA   Bid will be accepted on a price per yard basis only for a one year period from date the bid is accepted by the Ascension Parish Council.   The lowest responsive bidder that is awarded the bid must have a minimum of $300,000 of General Liability Insurance and Workmen’s Compensation Insurance.   A copy of the insurance must be sent to Ascension Parish Government before vendor can deliver the material.    Ascension Parish Government reserves the right to reject any and all bids for just cause.    This bid can be viewed and also submitted online at http://www.centralauctionhouse.com/rfp.php?cid=69   ASCENSION PARISH GOVERNMENT TOMMY MARTINEZ, PARISH PRESIDENT   WEEKLY- Please publish 11/19, 11/26 mmm     BID NOTICE   Sealed bids will be received by Ascension Parish Government at the Ascension Parish Government Purchasing Office, 120 East Railroad Street, Gonzales, Louisiana 70737 (mailing address PO Box 2392, Gonzales, LA 70707-2392) until, December 9, 2010 at 3:00 p.m. local time.  The bids will be publicly opened and read aloud for the following:   30 LB RIPRAP PER TON   Riprap must meet specifications according to the State of Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development Standard Specification for Road and Bridge Section 711.   A copy of the specifications can be obtained from the Ascension Parish Government Purchasing Department located at 208 E. Railroad Street, Gonzales, Louisiana.   To be delivered and stockpiled at the following locations: ASCENSION PARISH PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT  42077 CHURCHPOINT ROAD, GONZALES, LOUISIANA   Bid will be accepted on a price per ton basis only for a one year period from date the bid is accepted by the Ascension Parish Council.   The lowest responsive bidder that is awarded the bid must have a minimum of $300,000 of General Liability Insurance and Workmen’s Compensation Insurance.   A copy of the insurance must be sent to Ascension Parish Government before vendor can deliver the material.    Ascension Parish Government reserves the right to reject any and all bids for just cause.    This bid can be viewed and also submitted online at http://www.centralauctionhouse.com/rfp.php?cid=69   ASCENSION PARISH GOVERNMENT TOMMY MARTINEZ, PARISH PRESIDENT   WEEKLY- Please publish 11/19, 11/26 mmm     MINUTES OF A REGULAR MEETING OF THE MAYOR AND COUNCILMEN OF THE CITY OF GONZALES, STATE OF LOUISIANA, TAKEN ON NOVEMBER 8, 2010, 5:30 P.M. AT CITY HALL.   MEMBERS PRESENT: Mayor Barney D. Arceneaux Councilman John Cagnolatti Councilman Ronald Waguespack Councilman Terance Irvin Councilman Kirk Boudreaux Councilman Kenneth Matassa   MEMBERS ABSENT:  NONE   ALSO PRESENT:   Clay Stafford, City Clerk Tess Stromberg, Assistant City Attorney Lisa Babin, Administrative/Clerk Sherman Jackson, Chief of Police                                          Motion by Councilman Kirk Boudreaux, seconded by Councilman Terance Irvin to adopt the consent agenda. UNANIMOUS   Motion by Councilman John Cagnolatti, seconded by Councilman Kirk Boudreaux to accept the Minutes from the Council Meeting held on October 25, 2010. UNANIMOUS   Motion by Councilman Kenneth Matassa, seconded by Councilman John Cagnolatti to Introduce Ordinance # 2959:                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE CODE OF ORDINANCE CHAPTER 22.  ZONING.  SEC. 22-4  BOUNDARIES OF DISTRICTS TO APPROVE THE REZONING REQUEST OF ZONING COMMISSION TO REZONE THE FOLLOWING DESCRIBED PROPERTY FROM ITS EXISTING R-8 ZONE  TO A B-1 ZONE.   BE IT ORDAINED BY Mayor and Councilman of the City of Gonzales, Louisiana:   That the Code of Ordinance Chapter 22.  Zoning.  Section 22-4  Boundaries of Districts be hereby amended as follows:   Chapter 22.  ZONING.   Sec. 22-4.  Boundaries of Districts: Lot 1 – 420 N. Bryan Street Lot 2 – 416 N. Bryan Street  Lot 5 – 421 N. Bryan Street Lots 6 and 7 – 405 N. Bryan Street Lots 11 and 12 – 410 N. Bryan Street Lot 4 – 217 E. Caldwell Street Lot 3 – 211 E. Caldwell Street Lot 2 – 207 E. Caldwell Street Lots 8 and 9 – 210 E. McArthur Street Lot 1 – 416 and 420 N. Alexander Street Lot 10 – 402, 406, 408 and 412 N. Alexander Street   Final Vote on the foregoing amendment to be taken at the next regular Council Meeting scheduled for November 22, 2010.   Motion by Councilman Ronald Waguespack, seconded by Councilman Kenneth Matassa to grant the owners of the dangerous and dilapidated structure at 1518 S. Stacy Ave. 60 days to complete the necessary repairs to said structure and bring it into compliance with city code. UNANIMOUS   Motion by Councilman Ronald Waguespack, seconded by Councilman John Cagnolatti to approve the Administrative Day off as March 7, 2011. UNANIMOUS   There being no further business to come before the Mayor and Councilmen of the City of Gonzales and upon a motion duly made and seconded, the meeting was adjourned.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            ________________________ Barney D. Arceneaux, Mayor-Administrator                                                                                  ATTEST:   ________________________ Clay A. Stafford, City Clerk mmm     PUBLIC NOTICE   The Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Department offers for sale to the highest bidder, payable in cash, where is, as is, the following livestock recovered and currently unclaimed:   Two  Pigs – Mixed Breed          Pigs were recovered from the area of 1406 E. Silverleaf, in Prairieville. Pigs are currently being impounded at 41394 Merritt Evans Road, Prairieville, LA.   Bids are to be submitted in a sealed envelope marked “Sealed Bid on Pigs” and delivered to the Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Department, Courthouse – 300 Houmas St – Suite E, P.O.Box 268, Donaldsonville, LA  70346, in time for bid opening.  Bid opening will be on Monday, November 29th 2010, 10:00 A.M.   The right is reserved to reject any/or bids and to waive all formalities. Jeffrey F. Wiley, Sheriff Ascension Parish   Gonzales Weekly-Citizen November 19th, 2010 mmm