PUBLIC NOTICES 122111

Staff Writer
Gonzales Weekly Citizen

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, January 4, 2012 at 4:00 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 12/15, 12/22

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REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL

Concession Operations for

Concession Stands

The Parish of Ascension hereby issues a Request for Proposal (RFP) in order to identify individuals and/or businesses qualified to operate and manage existing concessions stands located at Lamar-Dixon Expo Center, 9039 S. St. Landry Avenue, Gonzales, Louisiana 70737. This RFP is designed for those interested in creating a contract relationship to lease the Parish owned concessions stands located at Lamar-Dixon Expo Center.  Proposals will be received by the Ascension Parish Government Purchasing Department, 120 East Railroad Street, Gonzales, Louisiana 70737 (mailing P.O. Box 2392, Gonzales, LA 70707), until 04:00 p.m. CST on  January 18, 2012.  RFP’s received after 04:00 p.m. will not be accepted.

The Parish of Ascension is pleased to present the opportunity for interested individuals and/or businesses to submit proposals for the operation of the five (5) concession stands located at Lamar-Dixon Expo Center.  

Specifications, Draft Contract and Selection Committee Score Card can be obtained at the Ascension Parish Government, Purchasing Department located at 120 East Railroad Avenue, Gonzales, Louisiana.  

A non-mandatory meeting with a walk through of the areas will be held on January 5, 2012 at 10:00 a.m.   The meeting will be held at Big Skye Café’, located on the grounds of Lamar-Dixon Expo Center, 9039 S. St. Landry Avenue, Gonzales, Louisiana 70737.  Applicants are strongly encouraged to attend this meeting and are urged to obtain and review a copy of this RFP in advance of attending this meeting.

The RFP can be viewed and also submitted online at http://www.centralauctionhouse.com/rfp.php?cid=69

Ascension Parish Government reserves the right to reject any and all proposals for just cause.

ASCENSION PARISH GOVERNMENT

TOMMY MARTINEZ, PARISH PRESIDENT

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REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL

JANITORIAL

SERVICES

LAMAR DIXON EXPO CENTER

The Parish of Ascension hereby issues a Request for Proposal (RFP) for Janitorial Service for the Lamar Dixon Expo Center, located at 9039 St. Landry Road, Gonzales, Louisiana 70737.  Proposals will be received by the Ascension Parish Government Purchasing Department, 120 East Railroad Street, Gonzales, Louisiana 70737 (mailing P.O. Box 2392, Gonzales, LA 70707), until 04:00 p.m. CST on  January 10, 2012.  RFP’s received after 04:00 p.m. will not be accepted.

The objective of this Request for Proposal is to solicit competitive proposals to qualified janitorial firms to provide these services for the Lamar Dixon Expo Center.  Respondents shall submit five separate proposals for review.

Scope of Services

Minimum requirements to meet the Scope of Services include Company or private transportation to and from each location.  The bidder shall also provide the necessary equipment to perform the task outlined below.  The bidder is not required to provide supplies (cleaning products, toilet paper, toilet seat covers, paper towels and soap) but shall advise the Lamar Dixon Expo Center when supplies inventory reaches a two-week minimum.

The Lamar Dixon Expo Center proposes the following services:

• Perform policing service in all public areas no less than six (6) times per shift

  during an event to assure that public areas are clean and presentable.

• Set up, arrange and remove tables, chairs and other items in preparation of and during

  events.

• Assure that all garbage cans contain liners. Gather and empty trash and place in provided

  dumpsters.

• Service, clean and re-supply stock in restrooms.

• Remove debris from stalls and barns as directed.

• Dust furniture, walls, machines and equipment(s) as directed.

• Clean building floors by sweeping, mopping and/or vacuuming as directed.

• Move furniture, equipment and supplies either manually or by using hand trucks as

  directed.

• Perform general janitorial services as requested.

• Clean mirrors.

• Provide extra and incidental task as may be required.

General Service and Requirements

Contractor shall perform services in a manner that enhances the interior and exterior of the Lamar Dixon Expo Center.

Contractor shall have a minimum of two years’ experience in providing janitorial services.

Hours of Service:  Contractor shall provide janitorial service as needed by the Lamar Dixon Expo Center for scheduled events which may include twenty-four hours a day, seven days’ a week, and holiday operations.  

Workers’ Compensation Insurance:  Contractor shall maintain workers’ compensation insurance as required by the State Labor Code and Employers’ Liability Insurance with limits in the amount of one million dollars ($1,000.000) per accident.

Professional Liability Insurance: Contractor will provide Professional Liability Insurance, including errors and omissions coverage, in the amount of not less than $500,000 subject only to deductible not to exceed five percent (5%) of the amount of policy.

Business License:  Contractor shall be required to obtain and maintain any applicable state or federal business license.

Contract Period: The contract period will be for a one year period with two (2) one year options.   

RFP Response:

Shall include hourly rate for Monday through Friday janitorial services;

Shall include weekend (Saturday and Sunday) hourly rate;  

Shall include Holiday hourly rate;

Shall include a minimum of two business references within the past two years;

Shall outline the ability to staff the Lamar Dixon Expo Center with appropriate janitorial staff with seven day notice (staffing needs will be driven by the length and type of scheduled event);  

Draft contract and Selection Committee Score Card can be obtained at the Ascension Parish Government, Purchasing Department located at 120 East Railroad Avenue, Gonzales, Louisiana.  

The RFP can be viewed and also submitted online at http://www.centralauctionhouse.com/rfp.php?cid=69

Ascension Parish Government reserves the right to reject any and all proposals for just cause.

ASCENSION PARISH GOVERNMENT

TOMMY MARTINEZ, PARISH PRESIDENT

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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, January 4, 2012 at 3:30 p.m. local time.  The bids will be publicly opened and read aloud for the following:

LIMESTONE GRADE 89

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.

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 12/15, 12/22

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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, January 4, 2012 at 3:00 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

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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, January 4, 2012 at 2:30 p.m. local time.  The bids will be publicly opened and read aloud for the following:

SHAVINGS

SCRENNED

COTTONWOOD OR WHITE PINE

SHAVINGS

Shavings should be shaved wood, no or very limited sawdust content.  Individual bales to be wrapped in heavy plastic paper.  Shavings bales to be 12”x16”x29”, compressed 3.5 – 4.0 cubic feet per bale, and shall weigh 40 - 50 pounds suitable to bed 10’x10’ stalls.  Shavings bales to be identified by name of vendor and cubic ft. content of each bale. To be delivered on pallets, 32 bales per pallet, secured with heavy plastic wrap.

FOB DESTINATION, QUOTE TO INCLUDE SHIPPING CHARGES IF APPLICABLE

To be delivered to the Lamar Dixon Expo Center located at 9039 St. Landry Road, Gonzales, Louisiana 70737

Bid will be accepted on a price per bale 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 12/15, 12/22

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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, January 4, 2012 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

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NOTICE OF A PUBLIC HEARING

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the Zoning Commission of the City of Gonzales will hold a Public Hearing on January 3, 2012 at 6:00 P.M. in the conference room at city hall to consider the request of South Park Business Center Inc. to rezone the following described property from its existing C-1 zone to an I-1 zone:

Tract E situated on the east side of S. Burnside Ave. approximately 2,000 feet south of the intersection of S. Burnside Ave. and La. Highway 30.

All interested parties are encouraged to attend.

Please Publish December 15, 22 ,& 29, 2011

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PUBLIC NOTICE

LOUISIANA DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY (LDEQ)

ST. JAMES STEVEDORING PARTNERS, LLC/MIDSTREAM LOADER “DON D”

 WATER DISCHARGE

PERMIT

The LDEQ, Office of Environmental Services, is accepting written comments on a  Louisiana Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (LPDES) permit prepared for St. James Stevedoring Partners, LLC, Midstream Loader “Don D”, 9114 Stevedoring Road, Convent, Louisiana 70723.  The facility operates on the Mississippi River between River Miles 8.0 and 231 and other connecting commercial water transporation accesses in Plaquemines, St. Bernard, Orleans, Jefferson, St. Charles, St. John the Baptist, St. James, Iberville, Ascension, East Baton Rouge and West Baton Rouge Parishes; the Mississippi River Gulf Outlet in Orleans Parish; at Port Manchac on Pass Manchac in Tangipahoa Parish; at the Port of Baton Rouge on the Intracoastal Waterway between River Miles 228.5 and 229.5 in West Baton Rouge Parish; at the Port of Lake Charles on the Intracoastal Waterway and other connecting commercial water transportation accesses in Calcasieu Parish; at the Port of St. Bernard on the Mississippi River at River Mile 90.5 on the Chalmette Slips in St. Bernard Parish and at the Port of New Orleans on the Mississippi River between Miles 91.7 to 102 from Albo Street to the Henry Clay Avenue Wharf in Orleans Parish.  Upon the effective date of the final permit, the LPDES permit shall replace the previously issued LPDES permit.

The principal discharge from this  source  made into the Mississippi River, the Mississippi River Gulf Outlet, the Intracoastal Waterway and Pass Manchac, waters of the state classified for primary contact recreation, secondary contact recreation, propagation of fish and wildlife, drinking water supply (Mississippi River) and oyster propagation (Mississippi River Gulf Outflet).  Under the SIC  4491, the applicant proposes to discharge ballast water, equipment/deck washdown water and treated sanitary wastewater from an existing derrick crane midstream loader.

During the preparation of this permit, it has been determined that the discharge will have no adverse impact on the existing uses of the receiving waterbody.  As with any discharge, however, some change in existing water quality may occur.

Comments and requests for a public hearing or notification of the final decision can be submitted via personal delivery, U.S. mail, email, or fax.  Comments and  requests for public hearings must be received by 4:30 pm CST, Monday, January 30, 2012.  Delivery may be made to the drop-box at 602 N. 5th St., Baton Rouge, LA 70802.  U.S. Mail may be sent to LDEQ, Public Participation Group, P.O. Box 4313, Baton Rouge, LA 70821-4313.  Emails may be submitted to DEQ.PUBLICNOTICES@LA.GOV and faxes sent to (225) 219-3309.

Please see additional instructions for comment submission, hand delivery and information regarding electronic submission  at http://www.deq.louisiana.gov/portal/Default.aspx?tabid=2256 or call (225) 219-3276.  Emails should follow the statewide email policies.  For more information regarding statewide email policies, go to http://doa.louisiana.gov/ocs/email/policies.htm.

If LDEQ finds a significant degree of public interest, a public hearing will be held.  LDEQ will send notification of the final permit decision to the applicant and to each person who has submitted written comments or a written request for notification of the final decision.

The application, draft permit and  are available for review at the LDEQ, Public Records Center, Room 127, 602 North 5th Street, Baton Rouge, LA.  Viewing hours are from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday (except holidays). The available information can also be accessed electronically on the Electronic Document Management System (EDMS) on the DEQ public website at www.deq.louisiana.gov.

Inquiries or requests for additional information regarding this permit action should be directed to Michelle Bickham, LDEQ, Water Permits Division, P.O. Box 4313, Baton Rouge, LA 70821-4313, phone (225) 219-3501.

Persons wishing to be included on the LDEQ permit public notice mailing list or for other public participation related questions should contact the Public Participation Group in writing at LDEQ, P.O. Box 4313, Baton Rouge, LA 70821-4313, by email at DEQ.PUBLICNOTICES@LA.GOV or contact the LDEQ Customer Service Center at (225) 219-LDEQ (219-5337).

Permit public notices including electronic access to the draft permit and statement of basis can be viewed at the LDEQ permits public notice webpage at www.deq.louisiana.gov/apps/pubNotice/default.asp and general information related to the public participation in permitting activities can be viewed at www.deq.louisiana.gov/portal/tabid/2198/Default.aspx.

Alternatively, individuals may elect to receive the permit public notices via email by subscribing to the LDEQ permits public notice List Server at http://louisiana.gov/Services/Email_Notifications_DEQ_PN/.

All correspondence should specify AI Number 139047, Permit Number LA0122203, and Activity Number PER20110001.

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SUCCESSION

OF

MERRITT P. EVANS, JR.

PROBATE NUMBER: 14,630

23RD JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT

PARISH OF ASCENSION

STATE OF LOUISIANA

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SUCCESSION

OF

RUTH WALKER EVANS

PROBATE NUMBER: 14,983

23RD JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT

PARISH OF ASCENSION

STATE OF LOUISIANA

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NOTICE OF APPLICATION

TO COMPROMISE A PROMISSORY NOTE

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NOTICE IS GIVEN that Donald T. Carmouche, Joshua H. Burnett, and Leona Hall Roberson, the co-executors of the Succession of Merritt P. Evans, Jr., and Donald T. Carmouche, the executor of the Succession of Ruth Walker Evans, have petitioned this Court for authority to compromise a promissory note belonging to the Succession of Merritt P. Evans, Jr. and the Succession of Ruth Walker Evans, in accordance with the provisions of Article 3198 of the Code of Civil Procedure, said property being described as follows:

A) To accept TWENTY FIVE THOUSAND AND 00/100 ($25,000.00) DOLLARS cash as full and final settlement on the balance of a twenty (20) year note for FIFTY THOUSAND AND 00/100 ($50,000.00) DOLLARS executed in April, 2004, and payable at a rate of THREE HUNDRED FIFTY EIGHT AND 22/100 ($358.22)DOLLARS until paid in 2024.  (With all payments having been currently paid to date.)

B) The executors seek authority to compromise the note, and to sign any related documents;

Any heir, creditor, or legatee who opposes the proposed compromise of a promissory note must file his/her or their opposition within seven (7) days from the date of the last publication of this notice.

TO BE PUBLISHED ONE(1) TIME, in Ascension Parish

December 22, 2011

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CITY OF GONZALES  

REQUEST FOR BIDS

GENERATORS

The City of Gonzales is requesting bids on generators to be installed at the following Sewer Lift Stations in Gonzales:

Lift Station No. 1 – 315 W. New River

Provide and install one sixty (60) KW 480 volt generator and 200 amp automatic transfer switch at this location.  Price should be inclusive of battery, all feeder and control wiring, gas line from the meter to the generator, concrete pad with existing fence posts replaced, ground rod, load testing and break-in of generator.

Lift Station No. 21 – 834 W. Worthey

Provide and install one sixty (60) KW 120/240 volt generator and 200 amp automatic transfer switch at this location.  Price should be inclusive of battery, all feeder and control wiring, gas line from the meter to the generator, concrete pad with existing fence posts replaced, ground rod, load testing and break-in of generator.

Bids will be received by the City Clerk until 10:00 am Thursday, January 5, 2012 at the Gonzales City Hall.  Please mail bids to the following address.

City of Gonzales

Attn:  Clay Stafford

120 S. Irma Blvd.

Gonzales, LA  70737

Publish December 22 and 29, 2011

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PUBLIC NOTICE

A public hearing has been called by the Sorrento Zoning Commission for the regular scheduled meeting on Tuesday, January 10, 2012, 6:30 p.m., Sorrento Town Hall to consider: (1) a variance request submitted by Grady Melancon for Woodland Trace Subdivision and (2) approval of a subdivision of property submitted by Jonathan Diez of his property located in S24, T10S, R3E.  This subdivision is of Tract B into Tract B-1 consisting of 2.000 acres and Tract B-2 consisting of .500 acres on John LeBlanc Blvd.  

Publish 1 time-12/22/11