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 PLANNING & ZONING

 NOTICE is hereby given that a Regular Public Hearing will be held by the Monroe Planning Commission for the City of Monroe on Monday, June 5, 2014 in the Council Chambers, First Floor, City Hall, Monroe, Louisiana at 5:30 p.m. to consider the following cases:

1.  APPLICANT: XVIII North Monroe (Egret Landing Subd.) – Bayou Bend Estates, LLC
 This is a request for a final subdivision plat review of a 32 acre tract of land, more or less, from a tract of land into 50 residential lots.  The property is located north of Century Link Drive; west of the City Limit Line and eat of Bayou DeSiard.

2.    APPLICANT:    X Garrett Road (BJET Resubdivision) - Bennie J. Evans, Jr.
This is a request for a final resubdivision plat to review of a 1.558 acre tract of land, more or less, from 3 lots and a certain 70’x 210.28’ are of land into 2 commercial lots.  The property is located to the north by Garrett Road; to the east by Fontana Road, to the south by I-20; to the west by and bounded by Garrett Road. (1115 Garrett Road)

3. APPLICANT:  David Lane Moses – MA 106-14
 This is a request to rezone a 0.34 acre tract of land, more or less, from the R-1 (Single Family Residence) District to the B-3 (General Business/Commercial) District, at 107 and 109 Masonic Avenue.

4. APPLICANT:  Allen Calhoun – CUP 104-14
 This is a request for a minor conditional use approval for the applicant to use an existing building for personal storage, in the B-3 (General Business/Commercial) District.  The property is located at 3304 Jackson Street.

5. APPLICANT:  IV Breard Place (North Kovac Estates Unit #2) – Gretchen Kovac
 This is a request for final subdivision plat review of a 1.375 acre tract of land, more or less, from 1 lot into 4 lots.  The property is located at 2122, 2124, 2200 and 2202 Bienville Drive. 

6. APPLICANT:  VI Cypress Point Resubdivision – Charles Wilkes
 This is a request for a final resubdivision plat review of a 10.562 acre tract of land, more or less, from 1 tract to 2 lots.  The property is located in the 6600 Block of Mosswood Drive.

7. APPLICANT:  Thomas R. Hardy – REV 102-14
 This is a request to revoke a 14’ x 302.3’ section of an unnamed alley from the east right-of-way of Walnut Street to the west right-of-way line of North 2nd Street. (100 Block of Louisville Avenue)

8.    APPLICANT:   Primary Health Services Center – REV 103-14
 This is a request to revoke a 75’ x 60’ section of Betin Avenue between N. Stanley and the previously revoked portion of Betin Avenue. (From the east property line of Lot 7, Block 6 and the east property line of Lot 8, Block 6 and the east property line of Lot 13, Block 5 of Breard Place, Unit #1) (2900 Block of Betin Avenue)

9. APPLICANT:   City of Monroe – MA 108-14
 This is a request to amend the Zoning Map to correct oversights in the new map in the area bounded by Stubbs Avenue, North 8th Street, Olive Street and Riverside Drive.  This area includes a 93.96 acre tract of land,  Areas included:  along the Louisville Corridor will be B-3 (General Business/Commercial) District; those area north and south of Louisiville Avenue will be B-2 (Neighborhood Business) District and some areas on Olive Street to CBD (Central Business) District.

10. APPLICANT:   Frank Feeback – MA 109-14
 This is a request to rezone a 0.44 acre tract of land, more or less, from the B-1 (Neighborhood Mixed-Use) District to the B-3 (General Business/Commercial) District. The property is located at 801 Bres Avenue.

 All interested parties are invited to attend and be heard.  The proposed Ordinances

are on file and open to the public for inspection in the office of the Monroe
 
Planning Commission, City Hall Annex, 3901 Jackson Street, Monroe, Louisiana.

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Alyeasha C. Clay, Planning Secretary
Monroe Planning Commission

Notice to be published on May 22nd, 29th, & 30th, 2014.

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PLANNING & ZONING

 NOTICE is hereby given that a Public Hearing will be held by the Monroe Heritage

 Preservation Commission for the City of Monroe on Thursday, June 5, 2014, in

the Council Chambers, First Floor, City Hall, Monroe, Louisiana at 6:00 p.m. to consider the

following case:
 
1. HIS 103-14:   Thomas and Linda Robinson
 This is a request to repair the damaged portion of a residence, after a tree damaged the property and to also improve the existing property.  The property is located at 13 Stubbs Avenue.  The site is located in the Louis de Alexander Breard Historic District.

 All interested parties are invited to attend and be heard.  The proposed Ordinances
     
      are on file and open to the public for inspection in the office of the Monroe-Ouachita Regional

      Planning Commission, Jackson Street City Hall Annex, 3901 Jackson Street, Monroe, Louisiana.
    
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Alyeasha C. Clay, Planning Secretary
Monroe Planning Commission

Notice to be published on May 22nd, 29th & 30th, 2014.

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ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS

SEALED BIDS WILL BE RECEIVED UNTIL THE HOUR OF 1:45 P. M. THURSDAY, JUNE 19 , 2013  in the PURCHASING DIVISION of the City of Monroe located in the Central Warehouse, 1014 Grammont Street, Monroe, LA. 71201. All bids received will be publicly opened and read thereafter on the same day in the conference room of the Purchasing Division for furnishing the City of Monroe with:

THE WATER TREATMENT PLANT IS SEEKING BIDS FOR SWITCH GEAR REPLACEMENT AT THE BAYOU BARTHOLOMEW PUMP STATION, CITY OF MONROE.

As per specifications on file gratis:
 THE CITY OF MONROE
 PURCHASING DIVISION
 1014 GRAMMONT STREET
 MONROE, LOUISIANA 70201
 (318) 329-2222

FIVE PERCENT (5%) BID BOND.

PROOF OF INSURANCE A MINIMUM OF $1,000,000.00.

Each bid must be accompanied by a cashier’s check, certified check, or surety bid bond in the amount of 5% of the bid, WHEN INDICATED IN SPECIFICATIONS.

ALL VENDORS MUST BE CURRENT WITH ALL PROPERTY AND SALES TAX OWED TO THE CITY OF MONROE AND COMPLETE THE ATTACHED TAX AND REVENUE SALES TAX COMPLIANCE FORM.

EVIDENCE OF AUTHORITY TO SUBMIT THE BID SHALL BE REQUIRED IN ACCORANCE WITH LA RS 38:2212 (A)(1)(C).

EACH BID MUST BE SEALED AND PLAINLY MARKED WITH THE BID NUMBER AND THE COMPANY’S RETURN ADDRESS.

NO LATE BIDS WILL BE ACCEPTED. The City of Monroe reserves the right to reject any and all bids pursuant to STATE OF LOUISIANA LAW la RS 38.

THIS BID MAY ALSO BE OBTAINED ELECTRONIC ON WWW.BIDEXPRESS.COM

Toney L. Gibson
 City of Monroe
 Department of Administration

SEALED BID # 86-0093

ADV: FREE PRESS: May 22, 2014, May 29, 2014 & June 5, 2014

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NOTICE TO BIDDERS

Sealed bids for the construction of the following will be received by the City of Monroe, at the Purchasing Division of the City, located at 1014 Grammont Street, Monroe, Louisiana 71201. Bids will be received until 1:45p.m. on Tuesday June 10, 2014 either by hand or mail. Bids will be publicly opened and read at 2:00 p.m. in the Conference Room of the Purchasing Division, at the above-mentioned address.
PROJECT: New Restroom Buildings for Parks & Recreation Department
 Estimated Cost: Approximately $325,000
COST OF PLANS AND SPECIFICATIONS: NA
NON-MANADORY PRE-BID CONFERENCE: at 9:00 a.m., Thursday, May 29, 2014 at the Saul Adler Community Center, 3900 Westminister St. Monroe
CONTRACT TIME: 150 Calendar Days
LIQUIDATED DAMAGES: $500 (Five Hundred) per Calendar Day
PRINCIPAL WORK: Building
DBE GOAL: Minimum of 10%
Bid must be submitted on the proposals forms provided and must be prepared in accordance with the requirements contained herein, and must include all information required by the proposal. Each bid shall include a proposal guaranty in the amount not less than specified above. 
Bidders also have the option to submit bids electronically. To submit a bid electronically, bidders must register at www.Bidexpress.com.

Complete Bidding Documents for this project are available in electronic form. They may be obtained without charge and without deposit from www.aeplans.com Printed copies are not available from the Architect but arrangements can be made to obtain them through most reprographic firms. Reproduction cost on the first paper plan set acquired by bona fide prime bidders will be fully refunded by Architect upon delivery of the documents to the Architect, in good condition, no later than (10) ten days after receipt of bids. Reproduction cost of all other sets shall be in accordance with LA R.S. 38:2212.A.1.(e) Plan holders are responsible for their own reproduction costs. Questions about this procedure shall be directed to Bill Land AIA, the Project Architect at:

LAND 3 ARCHITECT INC PH: 318-322-2694, EXT. 2
 1900 Stubbs Avenue, Suite A FAX: 318-322-2695
 Monroe, Louisiana 71201-5751 Bill@LandAIA.com

Plans and specifications may be seen at: City of Monroe Purchasing Division at 1014 Grammont Street between the hours of 8:00 A.M. and 3:00 P.M. Copies are also on file for review at the City of Monroe – Department of Planning and Urban Development, Community Development Division, 3901 Jackson Street, (Formally Ford, Bacon and Davis, North Building) Monroe, Louisiana 71202. The award of contract, if awarded, will be made to the lowest qualified bidder whose proposal complies with all requirements prescribe within 45 days after opening proposals. The successful bidder will be notified by letter mailed to the address shown in the proposal that the bidder is awarded the contract.

Each bid must be accompanied by bid security equal to five percent (5 %) of the base bid and all additive alternates, and must be in the form of a certified check, cashier’s check or bid bond written by a company licensed to do business in Louisiana, countersigned by a person who is under contract with the surety company or bond issuer as a licensed agent in this State and who is residing in this State. No Bid Bond indicating an obligation of less than five percent (5%) by any method is acceptable.

The bidder is advised that the City of Monroe is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The bidder will be required to comply with the requirements of Executive Order 11246.

The Successful Bidder will be required to furnish a performance and payment bond written by a company licensed to do business in Louisiana, and shall be countersigned by a person who contracted with the surety company or bond issuer as agent to the company or issuer, and who is licensed as an insurance agent in this State and who is residing in this State, in an amount equal to 100% of the contract amount.

All work for this project shall be installed and const. in accordance with contract documents prepared by Land 3 Architect, Inc.

A Non-Mandatory Pre-Bid conference will be held at 9:00 a.m. on Thursday May 29, 2014 the Lobby of Saul Adler Community Center, 3900 Westminister St. Monroe LA 71201 for all interested Contractors. A tour of the Project sites will follow.

Utility location plans, when available and applicable to the project, may be seen at the City’s Engineer’s office.

Only Contractors licensed according to Contractor’s Licensing Law, R.S.37:2151-2163, shall be considered if the bid is greater than $50,000.00 and shall show his license number on exterior of Bid Envelope and above his signature or the signature of his duly authorized representative.

This project type is classified as Building.

NO LATE BIDS WILL BE ACCEPTED. The City of Monroe reserves the rights to reject any and all bids pursuant to the STATE OF LOUISIANA LA RS 38. 

REF BID # 85-1394

Tony Gibson,
 CITY OF MONROE PURCHASING DIVISION

MONROE, ONE CITY...ONE FUTURE!

 Toney Gibson
 Purchasing Division/Buyer
 City of Monroe
 (318)329-2293
 (318)329-2293
toney.gibson@ci.monroe.la.us 

Advertise: Free Press

May 8, 2014
May 15, 2014
May 22, 2014

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PUBLIC NOTICE

      NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a public hearing will be held by the City Council of the City of Monroe, Louisiana, on the 10th  day of  June , 2014 in the Council Chamber, City Hall Building, beginning at 6:00 p.m., to consider the following proposed amendment to the Zoning Map:
     
An amendment to the Zoning Map to a zone a ±5.06 acre tract of land, more or less, presently located in Ouachita Parish to R-4, High Density Residential District. This property presently does not have zoning classification as it is being annexed into the city and is more particularly described as follows: 

Units 1-18, Claiborne Place Condominiums and otherwise known as 3900 Chauvin Lane
 
 APPLICANT:  Claiborne Place Condominiums Homeowners Assoc. (MA 100-14)
     
All interested parties are invited to attend and be heard.  The proposed changes to the Zoning Map are on file and open to the inspection of the public in the office of the Monroe Ouachita Regional Planning Commission, City Hall Annex, 3901 Jackson Street, Monroe, Louisiana.

Carolus S. Riley, CMC, MMC
City Clerk
 
Notice published in the Monroe Free Press on May 15th, 22nd & 29th, 2014.

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PUBLIC NOTICE

      NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a public hearing will be held by the City Council of the City of Monroe, Louisiana, on the 10th  day of  June , 2014 in the Council Chamber, City Hall Building, beginning at 6:00 p.m., to consider the following proposed amendment to the Zoning Map:
     
An amendment to the Zoning Map to rezone a ±4.14 acre tract of land presently zoned O-S, Open Space/Recreation District to B-3, General Business/Commercial District, presently located in Ouachita Parish and more particularly described as follows: 

4400 DeSiard Street
 
 APPLICANT:  Polestar Development (MA 103-14)
     
All interested parties are invited to attend and be heard.  The proposed changes to the Zoning Map are on file and open to the inspection of the public in the office of the Monroe Ouachita Regional Planning Commission, City Hall Annex, 3901 Jackson Street, Monroe, Louisiana.

Carolus S. Riley, CMC, MMC
City Clerk
 
Notice published in the Monroe Free Press on May 15th, 22nd & 29th, 2014.

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PUBLIC NOTICE

      NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a public hearing will be held by the City Council of the City of Monroe, Louisiana, on the 10th  day of  June , 2014 in the Council Chamber, City Hall Building, beginning at 6:00 p.m., to consider the following proposed amendment to the Zoning Map:
     
An amendment to the Zoning Map to rezone a ±.14 acre tract of land presently zoned R-4, High Density Residential to B-2, Neighborhood Business District, presently located in Ouachita Parish and more particularly described as follows: 

4250 DeSiard Street
 
 APPLICANT:  Taylor-Robertson, LLC (MA 105-14)

All interested parties are invited to attend and be heard.  The proposed changes to the Zoning Map are on file and open to the inspection of the public in the office of the Monroe Ouachita Regional Planning Commission, City Hall Annex, 3901 Jackson Street, Monroe, Louisiana.

Carolus S. Riley, CMC, MMC
City Clerk
 
Notice published in the Monroe Free Press on May 15th, 22nd & 29th, 2014.

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PUBLIC NOTICE

      NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a public hearing will be held by the City Council of the City of Monroe, Louisiana, on the 10th  day of  June , 2014 in the Council Chamber, City Hall Building, beginning at 6:00 p.m., to consider the following proposed amendment to the Zoning Map:
     
An amendment to the Zoning Map to rezone an existing B-2, Neighborhood Business District to a B-3 General Business/Commercial District presently located in Ouachita Parish and more particularly described as follows: 

1840 McKeen Place
 
 APPLICANT:  Polestar Development (MA 107-14)

All interested parties are invited to attend and be heard.  The proposed changes to the Zoning Map are on file and open to the inspection of the public in the office of the Monroe Ouachita Regional Planning Commission, City Hall Annex, 3901 Jackson Street, Monroe, Louisiana.

Carolus S. Riley, CMC, MMC
City Clerk
 
Notice published in the Monroe Free Press on May 15th, 22nd & 29th, 2014.

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PUBLIC NOTICE

      NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a public hearing will be held by the City Council of the City of Monroe, Louisiana, on the 10th  day of  June , 2014 in the Council Chamber, City Hall Building, beginning at 6:00 p.m., to consider the following proposed amendment to the Zoning Map:
     
An amendment to the Zoning Map to rezone a ±5.79 acre tract of land presently zoned B-1, Neighborhood Mixed Use District and R-1, Single Family Residential to B-3, General Business/Commercial District, presently located in Ouachita Parish and more particularly described as follows: 

4450 DeSiard Street
 
 APPLICANT:  RCH Company, Inc. (MA 104-14)

All interested parties are invited to attend and be heard.  The proposed changes to the Zoning Map are on file and open to the inspection of the public in the office of the Monroe Ouachita Regional Planning Commission, City Hall Annex, 3901 Jackson Street, Monroe, Louisiana.

Carolus S. Riley, CMC, MMC
City Clerk
 
Notice published in the Monroe Free Press on May 15th, 22nd & 29th, 2014.

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NOTICE OF INTENTION
TO ANNEX CITY LIMITS

 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a request to extend the City limits of Monroe as provided in Title 33, Section 172, to the Revised Statutes of 1950, as amended, is on file with the City Clerk of Monroe, Louisiana.  The request included the following described tract of land:
       
      A certain tract or parcel of land described ±5.06 acre tract of land requesting that the City Council extend and enlarge the boundaries of the City of Monroe, Louisiana, to include said property within said boundaries, and
     
      WHEREAS, the legal description of these properties is:
     
Units 1-18, Claiborne Place Condominiums and otherwise known as 3900 Chauvin Lane

 WHEREAS, there has been continuously on file in the office of the Clerk of the City of Monroe, Louisiana, for more than ten (10) days prior hereto, a detailed description of said property, together with a plat thereof, and
     
      WHEREAS, the City Council deems it to be in the best interest of the City of Monroe to incorporate the said property into the boundaries of the City of Monroe, Louisiana.
     
      NOW, THEREFORE:
     
      BE IT ORDAINED by the City Council of the City of Monroe, Louisiana, in legal session convened, that the boundaries of the City of Monroe be and they are hereby extended and enlarged so as to include therein, the ±5.06 acre tract previously described:
     
 APPLICANT:  Claiborne Place Condominiums Homeowners Assoc. (ANX 100-14)

     Notice is further given that no Ordinance enlarging the boundaries of the City of Monroe shall be adopted until ten (10) days after the publication hereof.  Anyone desiring to be heard with reference to the proposed extension of the City Limits shall notify the Clerk of the City of Monroe in writing prior to the adoption of the Ordinance, and a hearing will be granted.
    
Carolus S. Riley,CMC,MMC
City Clerk

NOTICE PUBLISHED IN THE MONROE FREE PRESS ON MAY 22ND, 2014.
 
 


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