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ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS

Separate sealed BIDS for the construction of Hadley Street Lift Station Improvements will be received by the City of Monroe, at the Purchasing Division of the City, located at 1014 Grammont Street, Monroe, Louisiana 71202. Bids will be received until 1:45 P.M., on  July 8, 2014. Bids will be publicly opened and read in the CONFERENCE ROOM of the Purchasing Division, at the above mentioned address, at 2:00 P.M.

The CONTRACT DOCUMENTS, consisting of Advertisement for Bids, Information for Bidders, BID, BID BOND, AGREEMENT, GENERAL CONDITIONS, Payment Bond, Performance Bond, DRAWINGS, SPECIFICATIONS, and ADDENDA, may be examined at the following location:

Denmon Engineering
114 Venable Lane
Monroe, Louisiana 71203

Copies of the CONTRACT DOCUMENTS may be obtained at the office of Denmon Engineering, located at 114 Venable Lane, Monroe, Louisiana, upon payment of $ 100.00  deposit for each set or upon receipt of a deposit in the amount of $25.00 for each set of electronic documents (pdf formatted plans and specifications on CD). Please mail all requests and deposits for plans to our mailing address, P. O. Box 8460, Monroe, Louisiana 71211. Bona fide prime contractors who submit a valid bid for the project will receive a full refund for their first set of Contract Documents upon returning them in good condition within ten calendar days of the bid opening. The deposit for all other plans will be non-refundable.

The goal for Disadvantaged Business Enterprise participation is  5%  of the dollar value of this contract. All bidders and proposers shall make good faith efforts to subcontract to the greatest extent feasible to small business concerns owned and controlled by socially and economically disadvantaged businesses.

Bidders also have the option to submit bids electronically. To submit a bid electronically, bidders must register at www.bidexpress.com.

The Owner reserves the right to waive any informalities or to reject any or all bids for just cause; such actions will be in accordance with Title 38 of the Louisiana Revised Statutes.

June 3, 2014   /s/ 
Date Honorable James E. Mayo, Mayor
REF BID # 86-0145

Monroe Free Press:
June 12, 2014
June 19, 2014
June 26, 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 8th  day of  July , 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 extend a B-3 General Business/Commercial District to include a .34 acre (more or less) tract of land, presently zoned R-1, Single Family Residential, located in Ouachita Parish and more particularly described as follows:
 
107 and 109 Masonic Avenue

      APPLICANT:  David Moses (MA 106-14)
     
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 June 12th, 19th & 26th, 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 8th  day of  July , 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 extend a B-3 General Business/Commercial District to include a .44 acre (more or less) tract of land, presently zoned B-1, Neighborhood Mixed-Use District, located in Ouachita Parish and more particularly described as follows:
 
801 Bres Avenue

      APPLICANT: Frank Feeback (MA 109-14)
     
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 June 12th, 19th & 26th, 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 8th  day of  July , 2014 in the Council Chamber, City Hall Building, beginning at 6:00 p.m., to consider the following proposed amendment to the Zoning Map:
     
      A total of 93.96 acres (more or less) is being rezoned with the breakdown as follows:
      An Amendment to the Zoning Map to rezone a 42.15 acre tract of land, more or less from B-1 Neighborhood Mixed-Use District to a B-2 Neighborhood Business District, presently located in Ouachita Parish, and more particularly described as follows:

Lots 1 and 8, Block 77, D. A. Breard Senior Addition; Lots 2 and 7 and the north half of an adjacent alley, Block 77, D. A. Breard Senior Addition; Lots 5-8, Block 78, D. A. Breard Senior Addition; Lots 5-8, Block 79, D. A. Breard Senior Addition; Lots 6-8, Block 80, D. A. Breard Senior Addition; Lots 7-12, Block 81, D. A. Breard Senior Addition, Lots 7-12, Block 82, D. A. Breard Senior Addition; Lots 7-12, Block 83, D. A. Breard Senior Addition; Lots 6-10, Block 84, D. A. Breard Senior Addition; Blocks 105-112, D. A. Breard Senior Addition; a lot in Block 1, Hudson First Addition fronting 100’ on the north side of Hudson Lane, depth 295’; a lot in Block 1, Hudson First Addition fronting 120’ on the north side of Hudson Lane, depth 295.17’ on the west side of North 2nd Street; Blocks 2-7, Hudson First Addition; a lot in Block 3, Stubbs Place Addition beginning 140’ southwest and 140.86’ southwest of the northeast corner of Block 3, southeast 150.22’ to the south line of Block 3, southwest 139.13’, northwest 151.65’, northeast 120’, northeast 19.13’ to the POINT OF BEGINNING; a lot in Block 3, Stubbs Place Addition beginning 140’ southwest of the northeast corner of Block 3, southeast 140.86’, southwest 19.13’, northwest 140’, northeast 12.41’ to the POINT OF BEGINNING; a lot in Block 3, Stubbs Place Addition beginning 215.86’ south of Stubbs Avenue and fronting 75’ on the west side of North 2nd Street, depth 140’; a lot in Block 5, Stubbs Place Addition beginning 150’ south of Stubbs Avenue and fronting 70’ on the west side of North 3rd Street, depth 158’; a lot in Block 5, Stubbs Place Addition beginning 75’ south of Stubbs Avenue and fronting 75’ on the west side of North 3rd Street, depth 150’; Lot 1 of the Resubdivision of a portion of Block 7, Stubbs Place Addition; a lot in Block 7, Stubbs Place Addition beginning 150.14’ south of Stubbs Avenue and fronting 70’ on the east side of North 3rd Street, depth 150’; a lot in Block 7, Stubbs Place Addition beginning 220.14’ south of Stubbs Avenue and fronting 70’ on the east side of North 3rd Street depth 150’; a lot in Block 7, Stubbs Place Addition beginning 219’ south of Stubbs Avenue and fronting 70’ on the west side of North 4th Street, depth 150’; a lot in Block 7, Stubbs Place Addition beginning 150’ south of Stubbs Avenue and fronting 69’ on the west side of North 4th Street, depth 150’; a lot in Block 7, Stubbs Place Addition beginning 100’ south of Stubbs Avenue and fronting 50’ on the west side of North 4th Street, depth 75’; a lot in Block 7, Stubbs Place Addition fronting 75’ on the south side of Stubbs Avenue and a depth of 100’ on the west side of North 4th Street; Block 9, Stubbs Place Addition; all of Block 11, Stubbs Place Addition less and except a lot in said block fronting 80’ on the south side of Stubbs Avenue, depth 138.92’ along east side of North 5th Street; less and except a lot in said block beginning 80’ east of North 5th Street and fronting 72’ on the south side of Stubbs Avenue, depth 138.92’; Block 13, Stubbs Place Addition and Lots 1-3 and 7-12, Block 15, Stubbs Place Addition.

      An amendment to the Zoning Map to rezone a 3.0 acre tract of land (more or less) from B-1 Neighborhood Mixed-Use District and an R-4 High Density Residential District, to a B-2, Neighborhood Business District, presently located in Ouachita Parish, and more particularly described as follows:

A lot in Block 1, Hudson First Addition beginning at the southwest corner of Block 1, north along the east side of Riverside Drive 295.66’, east along the north line of said lot 436.37’, south along the east line of said lot 294.9’, west along the north line of Hudson Lane 450’ to the POINT OF BEGINNING.             

 An amendment to the Zoning Map to rezone a 13.24 acre tract of land, more or less, from B-1 Neighborhood Mixed-Use District to a B-3, General Business/Commercial, presently located in Ouachita Parish, and more particularly described as follows:

Lots 2 and 3, Block 68, D. A. Breard Senior Addition; Lots 6 and 7, Block 69, D. A. Breard Senior Addition; Lots 6 and 7, Block 70, D. A. Breard Senior Addition; Lots 6 and 7, Block 71, D. A. Breard Addition; Lots 6 and 7, Block 72, D. A. Breard Senior Addition; Lots 6 and 7, Block 73, D. A. Breard Senior Addition; Lots 7-12, Block 74, D. A. Breard Senior Addition, Lots 6-10, Block 75, D. A. Breard Senior Addition; Lots 4and 5, Block 77, D. A. Breard Senior Addition; Lots 3 and 6, and the south half of an adjacent alley, Block 77, D. A. Breard Senior Addition; Lots 1-4, Block 78, D. A. Breard Senior Addition, Lots 1-4, Block 79, D. A. Breard Senior Addition; Lots 1-5, Block 80, D. A. Breard Senior Addition; Lots 1-6, Block 81, D. A. Breard Senior Addition; Lots 1-6, Block 82, D. A. Breard Senior Addition; Lots 1-6, Block 83, D. A. Breard Senior Addition and Lots 1-5 and Block 84, D. A. Breard Senior Addition.

      An amendment to the Zoning Map to rezone a 29.15 acre tract of land from   B-1 Neighborhood Mixed-Use District to B-2, Neighborhood Business District, presently located in Ouachita Parish, District and more particularly described as follows:

Lot 1, Block 68, D. A. Breard Senior Addition; Lots 1-5, Block 69, D. A. Breard Senior Addition; Lots 1-5, Block 70, D. A. Breard Senior Addition; Lots 1-5, Block 71, D. A. Breard Senior Addition; Lots 1-5, Block 72, D. A. Breard Addition; Lots 1-5, Block 73, D. A. Breard Senior Addition; Lots 1-6, Block 74, D. A. Breard Senior Addition; Lots 1-5, Block 75, D. A. Breard Senior Addition; Blocks 65 and 66, D. A. Breard Senior Addition; Block 38, Lots 6-10, Block 48, J. M. Breard Addition; Lots 5-8, Block 46, A.G. Breard Addition and Blocks 50-55, J. M. Breard Addition.

      An amendment to the Zoning Map to rezone a 6.42 acre tract of land, more or less from B-1 Neighborhood Mixed-Use District to CBD, Central Business District, presently located in Ouachita Parish, and more particularly described as follows:

Blocks 42 and 44, A. G. Breard Addition; Lots 1-4, Block 46, A. G. Breard Addition and Lots 1-5 J. M. Breard Addition         

      APPLICANT: City of Monroe (MA 108-14)
     
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 June 12th, 19th & 26th, 2014.

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ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS

SEALED BIDS WILL BE RECEIVED UNTIL THE HOUR OF 1:45 PM THURSDAY, JULY 10, 2014 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:

A ONE YEAR SUPPLY CONTRACT OF CEMENT, SAND, GRAVEL & CONCRETE FOR THE PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT, CITY OF MONROE.

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

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.

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.

BIDDERS MUST BE CURRENT ON TAXES OWED TO THE CITY OF MONROE AND COMPLETE THE ATTACHED CITY OF MONROE TAX & REVENUE COMPLIANCE FORM.

THIS BID IS POSTED ELECTRONIC ON WWW.BIDEXPRESS.COM.

 Toney L. Gibson
 City of Monroe
 Department of Administration

SEALED BID # 86-0197

ADV: New-Star: JUNE 19, 2014 & JUNE 26, 2014.

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ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS

SEALED BIDS WILL BE RECEIVED UNTIL THE HOUR OF 2:15 PM THURSDAY, JULY 10, 2014 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:

A ONE YEAR SUPPLY CONTRACT OF JANITORIAL PRODUCTS FOR THE CITY OF MONROE, ALL AGENCIES.

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

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.

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.

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

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

 Toney L. Gibson
 City of Monroe
 Department of Administration

SEALED BID # 86-0198

FREE PRESS ADV: June 19, 2014 & June 26, 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, July 3, 2014, in the Council Chambers, First Floor, City Hall, Monroe, Louisiana at 6:00 p.m. to consider the following cases:
 
1. HIS 104-14:   Michael Echols
 This is a request to enlarge an existing 44 square foot room, more or less, onto the rear of an existing residence at 1701 North 3rd Street. The property is currently located in the R-1 (Single Family Residence) District.  The site is located in the Louis de Alexander Breard Historic District.

2. HIS 105-14:   Michael Echols
 This is a request to erect a fence for security at an existing residence at 1800 Riverside Drive.  The property is currently located in the R-1 (Single Family Residence) District.  The site is located in the Louis de Alexander Breard Historic District.

3. HIS 106-14:Connie Milam
 This is a request to install an accessibility ramp onto an existing residence at 303 Glenmar Avenue.  The property is currently located in the R-1 (Single Family Residence) District.  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 June 19th, 26th, & 27th, 2014.

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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, July 7, 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 52 residential lots.  The property is located north of Century Link Drive; west of the City Limit Line and eat of Bayou DeSiard.

2. 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)

3.    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)

4. APPLICANT: Rishi of Monroe - ANX 101-14
This is a request to annex a 0.69 acre tract of land, more or less, tract of land.  The property is currently located in Ouachita Parish.  The property is located at 5600 DeSiard Street.

5. APPLICANT: Ali Muehem Saleh Haj – CUP 105-14
This is a request to sell alcoholic beverages with no consumption on the premises of a proposed convenience store with gasoline sales and minor auto repair at 410 South 2nd Street. The property is currently located in the B-1 (Neighborhood Mixed- Use) District.

6. APPLICANT:   J. D. Frost Trucking Company – MA 110-14
 This is a request to rezone a 5.69 acre tract of land, more or less, from the B-3 (General Business/Commercial) to the I-1 (Commercial/Industrial Business Park) District.  The property is located 371 DeSiard Plaza Drive.

7. APPLICANT:   Bennie J. Evans, Jr./Evans Oil Co. – MA 111-14
 This is a request to zone a 0.69 acre tract of land, more or less, from being located in Ouachita Parish to the B-2 (Neighborhood Business) District. The property is located at 5600 DeSiard Street.

8. APPLICANT: ALI MULHEM SALEH HAJ – MA 12-14
 This is a request to rezone a 0.34 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 410 South Second Street.

 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 June 19th, 26th & 27th, 2014.

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ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS

SEALED BIDS WILL BE RECEIVED UNTIL THE HOUR OF 1:45 P. M. WEDNESDAY, JULY 23, 2014 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 PURCHASE AND INSTALLAION OF A SCURITY SURVEILLANCE SYSTEM FOR THE MONROE CITY COURT, CITY OF MONROE

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

THIS PROJECT IS ESTIMATED AT $60,000.00

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.

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.

ALL VENDORS MUST COMPLETE THE ATTACHED, CITY OF MONROE TAX AND REVENUE COMPLIANCE FORM.

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

Toney L. Gibson
 City of Monroe
 Department of Administration

SEALED BID # 86-0254

ADV: FREE PRESS: JUNE 26, 2014, JULY 3, 2014 & JULY 10, 2014.

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O  R  D  I  N  A  N  C  E

STATE OF LOUISIANA

CITY OF MONROE    
NO.  11,475  
 
 The following Ordinance was offered by   Dr. Armstrong   who moved for its adoption and was seconded by Mr.  Wilson:

AN ORDINANCE EXTENDING AND ENLARGING THE BOUNDARIES OF THE CITY OF MONROE, LOUISIANA, PROVIDING FOR THE RECORDATION OF THE ENTIRE BOUNDARY AS AMENDED: ESTABLISHING THE EFFECTIVE DATE THEREOF, AND PROVIDING FURTHER WITH RESPECT THERETO:
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      WHEREAS, a petition has been filed by the Claiborne Condominium Homeowner’s Association regarding the hereinafter 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 residents of Claiborne Place Condominiums would like to have access to the City of Monroe services including police and fire protection. 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 Home Owners Association.

      WHEREAS, the City Council has further considered the report of the Monroe Planning Commission, recommending approval, on a 4-0-1 vote.
      BE IT FURTHER ORDAINED that within ten (10) days after the adoption hereof the description of the enlarged boundary of the City of Monroe, after inclusion of the previously described property, shall be recorded by the Clerk of the City of Monroe in the Conveyance Records for Ouachita Parish, Louisiana, and such description as recorded shall become the official boundary of the Municipality as of the effective date of this Ordinance, all in accordance with the provision of LA-R.S. 33:171 et seq.
      SECTION 3.  BE IT FURTHER ORDAINED that this Ordinance shall be effective thirty (30) days after adoption and publication hereof on the manner prescribed by law.
 This ordinance was INTRODUCED on the 13th of May, 2014.
      NOTICE PUBLISHED on the  22nd    day of  May, 2014.
 This Ordinance having been submitted in writing, introduced and published was then submitted to a final vote as a whole, the vote thereon being as follows:
AYES: Armstrong, Ezernack, Blakes, Wilson & Clark
NAYS: None.
ABSENT: None.
 And the Ordinance was declared ADOPTED on the  10th   day of  June, 2014.
     Eddie Clark   
CHAIRMAN

Carolus S. Riley  
CITY CLERK

James E. Mayo  
MAYOR’S APPROVAL

MAYOR’S VETO

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O  R  D  I  N  A  N  C  E

STATE OF LOUISIANA

CITY OF MONROE    
NO.  11,476_________
 
 The following Ordinance was offered by   Dr. Armstrong________ who moved for its adoption and was seconded by Ms.  Blakes_________:

AN ORDINANCE ADOPTING AND AMENDING THE ZONING MAP FOR THE CITY OF MONROE, LOUISIANA
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WHEREAS, the City Council of the City of Monroe has held its Public Hearing with respect to the following proposed Zoning Map Amendment, to-wit:
      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 Association (MA 100-14)
      WHEREAS, the City Council has further considered the report of the Monroe Planning Commission recommending approval, on a 4-0-1 vote. The proposed property to be zoned is currently within Ouachita Parish and is being annexed into the City Limits. Claiborne Place Condominiums is an existing condominium development on this tract of land. This development is considered to be multi-family, therefore the R-4, High Density Residential District is the appropriate classification for this use.
      NOW, THEREFORE:

      BE IT ORDAINED by the City Council of the City of Monroe, Louisiana in legal session convened that the Zoning Map of the City of Monroe and the boundaries thereof which map is described in Section 37-34 of the City of Monroe Comprehensive Zoning Ordinance and which map shown the Zoning Districts and Boundaries thereof, be and the same are hereby amended to zone the 25.07 acres previously described to R-4, High Density Residential as shown on the map which is attached hereto and made a part thereof and which is adopted as the new Zoning Map of the City of Monroe.
 This ordinance was INTRODUCED on the 13th day of May, 2014.
      NOTICE PUBLISHED on the  15th, 22nd & 29th    day of  May, 2014.
 This Ordinance having been submitted in writing, introduced and published was then submitted to a final vote as a whole, the vote thereon being as follows:
AYES: Armstrong, Ezernack, Blakes, Wilson & Clark
NAYS: None.
ABSENT: None.
 And the Ordinance was declared ADOPTED on the  10th    day of  June, 2014.
     Eddie Clark   
CHAIRMAN

Carolus S. Riley  
CITY CLERK

James E. Mayo  
MAYOR’S APPROVAL

MAYOR’S VETO

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INVITATION TO BID
BID # 86-0246

Sealed bids for construction of the following project will be received by the City of Monroe, at the Purchasing Division of the City, located at 1014 Grammont Street, Monroe, Louisiana 71202. Bids will be received until 1:45 P.M., on July 22, 2014 . Bids will be publicly opened and read in the CONFERENCE ROOM of the Purchasing Division, at the above mentioned address, at 2:00 P.M.

No bids will be received after the above time and date.
FEDERAL AID PROJECT NO. 3-22-0033-032-2014, Monroe Regional Airport in Ouachita Parish.Monroe Regional Airport – Perimeter Road – Phase I, Estimated Cost $ 495,000.00 .

PROPOSAL GUARANTY: Five Percent (5%) of Base Bid Amount.PROJECT ENGINEER: Denmon Engineering, 114 Venable Lane, Monroe, Louisiana 71203, Telephone (318) 388-1422, Project Manager - Thomas M. Bonnette, P.E.PRE BID CONFERENCE: To be held on July 16, 2014  @ 10:00 AM  at the Monroe Regional Airport Conference Room. Bidders are strongly encouraged to attend.
Bids must be submitted on forms provided, must be prepared in accordance with the "Project Specifications” and must include all information required by the bid form. Failure to comply with these requirements will result in rejection of the bids. Bid forms will not be issued later than 24 hours prior to the hour and date set for opening bids.

Written requests for plans and bid forms should be sent to Denmon Engineering, P.O. Box 8460, Monroe, Louisiana 71211 to the attention of Thomas M. Bonnette, P.E.

Bidders also have the option to submit bids electronically. To submit a bid electronically, bidders must register at www.bidexpress.com.

Drawings, specifications and contract documents were prepared by Denmon Engineering, P.O. Box 8460, Monroe, Louisiana 71211. The bid package may be examined in the office of Denmon Engineering, 114 Venable Lane, Monroe, Louisiana 71203.

Copies of the CONTRACT DOCUMENTS may be obtained at the office of Denmon Engineering, located at 114 Venable Lane, Monroe, Louisiana, upon receipt of a $100 deposit for each set. Bona fide prime contractors who submit a valid bid for the project will receive a full refund for their first set of Contract Documents upon returning them in good condition within ten calendar days of the bid opening. The deposit for all other plans will be non-refundable.

Each proposal shall be accompanied by Bid Bond, a Cashier’s Check for Certified Check in the amount not less than that specified above and shall be made payable to the City of Monroe, without conditions. This shall be given as a guarantee that the Bidder will execute the Contract, if it be awarded to him, in conformity with the contract documents.

The successful Bidder to whom the contract is awarded will be required to furnish a performance and payment bond acceptable to the City of Monroe, in the amount of one hundred percent (100%) of the contract in conformity with the Contract Documents. The contractor for the contract shall purchase and maintain such insurance as will protect him/board from claims which may arise out of, or result from the contractor’s execution of the work, whether such execution be by himself or by any subcontractor or by anyone directly or indirectly employed by any of them or by anyone from whose acts any of them may be liable.

The Bidder will be required to comply with the requirements of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, The Federal Labor Standards Provisions 29 CFR Parts 1-5 (Davis Bacon and Related Acts), Section 503/504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and local City Resolution No. 7311 for submittal of Affirmative Action Program prior to contract award.

Successful Bidders are required to submit to the City of Monroe, the following documents within 10 days of bid opening:

Document of bidders regarding Executive Order 10925
Buy American Certification
Certification of Bidder Regarding EEO
Bidders Assurance of DBE
Affidavit – Contractor
Bidder’s Cert. Nondiscrimination and Employment Opportunities
Statement of Bidder’s Qualification

REQUIRED LANGUAGE IN PUBLISHED ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
 FOR AIP CONSTRUCTION CONTRACTS

a. Required Language In Published Advertisements For Bids For All AIP Contracts:
(1) Policy. It is the policy of the Department of Transportation (DOT) that disadvantaged business enterprises as defined in 49 CFR Part 26 shall have the maximum opportunity to participate in the performance of contracts financed in whole or in part with Federal funds.(2) Buy American Provision.The proposed contract is subject to the Buy American provision under Section 9129 of the Aviation Safety and Capacity Expansion Act of 1990. Details of such requirement are contained in the Specifications.
b. Additional Language Required In Published Advertisement For Bids For AIP Contracts Where The Sponsor Has A DBE Program In Effect Or Is Required By 49 CFR Part 26 To Have An Approved DBE Program.
All bidders and proposers shall make good faith efforts, as defined in Appendix A of 49 CFR Part 26, Regulations of the Office of the Secretary of Transportation, to subcontract 8.9% percent of the dollar value of the prime contract to small business concerns owned and controlled by socially and economically disadvantaged individuals (DBE). In the event that the bidder for this solicitation qualifies as a DBE, the contract goal shall be deemed to have been met. Individuals who are reputably presumed to be socially and economically disadvantaged include women, Blacks, Hispanics, Native Americans, Asian-Pacific Americans and Asian-Indian Americans. The apparent successful bidder (Proposer) will be required to submit information concerning the DBE’s that will participate in this contract. The information will include the name and address for each DBE, a description of the work to be performed by each named firm, and the dollar value of the contract (Subcontract). If the bidder fails to achieve the contract goal as stated herein, it will be required to provide documentation demonstrating that it made good faith efforts in attempting to do so. A bid that fails to meet these requirements will be considered non-responsive.
c. Required Notices For Contracts Over $10,000.
The regulations and orders of the Secretary of Labor, OFCCP and FAR 152.61 require that the sponsor or his contractor(s) include, in invitation for bids or negotiations for contracts over $10,000, the following notices:(1) The proposed contract is under and subject to Executive Order 11246 of September 24, 1965, and to the Equal Opportunity Clause. The Bidder’s (Proposer’s) attention is called to the "Equal Opportunity Clause” and the "Standard Federal Equal Employment Opportunity Construction Contract Specifications” set forth in the Specifications.
(2) The Bidder (Proposer) must supply all the information required by the bid or proposal form.

(3) The successful bidder will be required to submit a Certification of Nonsegregated Facilities prior to award of the contract, and to notify prospective subcontractors of the requirement for such a Certification where the amount of the subcontract exceeds $10,000. Samples of the Certification and Notice to Subcontractors appear in the Specifications.
(4) Women will be afforded equal opportunity in all areas of employment. However, the employment of women shall not diminish the standards or requirements for the employment of minorities.
d. Contracts In Excess Of $50,000.
In the invitation for bids relating to contracts of $50,000 or more, the sponsor shall include the following notice:For contracts of $50,000 or more, a contractor having 50 or more employees, and his subcontractors have 50 or more employees and who may be awarded a subcontract of $50,000 or more, will be required to maintain an affirmative action program within 120 days of the commencement of the contract.
c. Additional Notices For $1 Million Contracts.
For each contract which may result in a bid of $1 million or more, the invitation for bids shall also include the following notices:(1) Pre-award Equal Opportunity Compliance Reviews: Where the bid of the apparent low responsible bidder is in the amount of $1 million or more, the bidder and his known all-tier subcontractors which will be awarded subcontracts of $1 million or more will be subject to full on-site, pre-award equal opportunity compliance reviews before the award of the contract for the purpose of determining whether the bidder and his subcontractors are able to comply with the provisions of the equal opportunity clause.(2) Compliance Reports: Within 30 days after award of this contract, the contractor shall file a compliance report (Standard Form 100) if:(a) The contractor has not submitted a complete compliance report within 12 months preceding the date of award; and(b) The contractor is within the definition of "employer” in Paragraphs 2e(3) of the instructions included in Standard Form 100.(3) The contractor shall require the subcontractor on all-tier subcontracts, irrespective of dollar amount, to file Standard Form 100 within 30 days after award of the subcontract if the above two conditions apply. Standard Form 100 will be furnished upon request.
Liquidated damages for delay will be in the amount of five hundred fifty dollars ($550.00) per day for delays other than those caused by adverse weather conditions, acts of God, acts of delay caused by scheduling of operation by the Engineer or the Owner adverse to the interest of the contractor.

Bidders are notified that the award of the contract shall be by the Owner and that construction administration and inspection will be performed by the Engineer and final acceptance will be made by the Owner upon recommendation of the Engineers and subject to approval by the FAA.

Bids must be submitted on the Standard Form of Proposal included herein and the successful bidder will be required to execute the Owner’s Standard Form of Contract for Construction, together with the performance bond, within ten (10) days after formal award of the contract. No bids may be withdrawn for a period of sixty (60) days after the time schedule for the opening of bids.

The City reserves the right to reject bids and waive informalities.

The contractor is cautioned that the award of this contract is dependent upon the availability of Federal matching funds. Should Federal funds not become available within the time allowed for the award of the contract, the owner reserves the right to reject any and all bids.

The contractor shall display his Contractor’s License Number prominently on the outside of the envelope.

At the time and place stipulated, all proposals on hand will be opened and read aloud.

Any proposal received after the specified day and hour will be returned unopened.

No bids, after being submitted, may be withdrawn after the scheduled time for opening of bids.

Mr. Toney Gibson, Central Purchasing
Department of Administration
City of Monroe, Louisiana

BID REFERENCE NO.: 86-0246

PUBLISHED IN THE MONROE FREE PRESS

June 26, 2014
July 03, 2014
July 10, 2014

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O R D I N A N C E
STATE OF LOUISIANA
CITY OF MONROE    
NO.  11,477  
 
 The following Ordinance was offered by  Dr. Armstrong   who moved for its adoption and was seconded by Ms.   Blakes:
AN ORDINANCE ADOPTING AND AMENDING THE ZONING MAP FOR THE CITY OF MONROE, LOUISIANA
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WHEREAS, the City Council of the City of Monroe has held its Public Hearing with respect to the following proposed Zoning Map Amendment, to-wit:
 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)
      WHEREAS, the City Council has further considered the report of the Monroe Planning Commission recommending approval with a 4-0-1 vote. The property is presently zoned O-S, Open Space/Recreation District. This zoning classification is not appropriate for the intended use of the property. The applicant intends to construct a grocery store at this location. The intended use of the property is for a retail development and therefore the B-3, General Business/Residential District is an appropriate zoning classification for the proposed use.
      NOW, THEREFORE:
      BE IT ORDAINED by the City Council of the City of Monroe, Louisiana in legal session convened that the Zoning Map of the City of Monroe and the boundaries thereof which map is described in Section 37-34 of the City of Monroe Zoning Ordinance and which map shown the Zoning Districts and Boundaries thereof, be and the same are hereby amended to rezone a O-S, Open Space/Recreation District to zb-3, General Business/Commercial District as shown on the map which is attached hereto and made a part thereof and which is adopted as the new Zoning Map of the City of Monroe.
 This ordinance was INTRODUCED on the 13th  day of May, 2014.
      NOTICE PUBLISHED on the  15th, 22nd & 29th    day of  May, 2014.
 This Ordinance having been submitted in writing, introduced and published was then submitted to a final vote as a whole, the vote thereon being as follows:
AYES: Armstrong, Ezernack, Blakes, Wilson & Clark
NAYS: None.
ABSENT: None.
 And the Ordinance was declared ADOPTED on the  10th  day of  June, 2014.
     Eddie Clark   
CHAIRMAN
Carolus S. Riley  
CITY CLERK
James E. Mayo  
MAYOR’S APPROVAL
MAYOR’S VETO
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O R D I N A N C E
STATE OF LOUISIANA
CITY OF MONROE    
NO.  11,478  
 
 The following Ordinance was offered by Ms.  Blakes   who moved for its adoption and was seconded by  Dr. Armstrong:
AN ORDINANCE ADOPTING AND AMENDING THE ZONING MAP FOR THE CITY OF MONROE, LOUISIANA
WHEREAS, the City Council of the City of Monroe has held its Public Hearing with respect to the following proposed Zoning Map Amendment, to-wit:
 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)
      WHEREAS, the City Council has further considered the report of the Monroe Planning Commission recommending approval with a 4-0-1 vote. The property is presently zoned R-4, High Density Residential. The applicant is developing an automatic car wash facility at this location and has purchased additional property. This additional property is not zoned appropriately for the proposed use. The property that this tract is being attached to is presently zoned B-2, Neighborhood Business District which allows for the use of the property as a carwash, therefore the B-2, Neighborhood Business District is an appropriate zoning classification for the proposed use.
      NOW, THEREFORE:
      BE IT ORDAINED by the City Council of the City of Monroe, Louisiana in legal session convened that the Zoning Map of the City of Monroe and the boundaries thereof which map is described in Section 37-34 of the City of Monroe Zoning Ordinance and which map shown the Zoning Districts and Boundaries thereof, be and the same are hereby amended to rezone R-4, High Density Residential  District to B-2, Neighborhood Business District as shown on the map which is attached hereto and made a part thereof and which is adopted as the new Zoning Map of the City of Monroe.
 This ordinance was INTRODUCED on the 13th day of May, 2014.
      NOTICE PUBLISHED on the  15th, 22nd & 29th    day of  May, 2014.
 This Ordinance having been submitted in writing, introduced and published was then submitted to a final vote as a whole, the vote thereon being as follows:
AYES:  Armstrong, Ezernack, Blakes, Wilson & Clark
NAYS: None.
ABSENT: None.
 And the Ordinance was declared ADOPTED on the  10th  day of  June, 2014.
     Eddie Clark   
CHAIRMAN
Carolus S. Riley  
CITY CLERK
James E. Mayo  
MAYOR’S APPROVAL
MAYOR’S VETO
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O  R  D  I  N  A  N  C  E
STATE OF LOUISIANA
CITY OF MONROE    
NO.  11,479  
 
 The following Ordinance was offered by   Mr.   Wilson   who moved for its adoption and was seconded by Ms.  Blakes:
AN ORDINANCE ADOPTING AND AMENDING THE ZONING MAP FOR THE CITY OF MONROE, LOUISIANA
WHEREAS, the City Council of the City of Monroe has held its Public Hearing with respect to the following proposed Zoning Map Amendment, to-wit:
 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)
      WHEREAS, the City Council has further considered the report of the City of Monroe Planning Commission recommending approval with a 5-0-1 vote. The property is presently zoned B-2 Neighborhood Business District. This zoning classification allows commercial development up to 10,000 SF. The applicant wishes to construct a ±42,000 SF grocery store at this location, therefore the present zoning is not appropriate for the intended use of the property. The B-3 General Business/Commercial District allows commercial structures over 10,000 SF and therefore is an appropriate zoning classification for the proposed use.
NOW, THEREFORE:
      BE IT ORDAINED by the City Council of the City of Monroe, Louisiana in legal session convened that the Zoning Map of the City of Monroe and the boundaries thereof which map is described in Section 37-72 of the City of Monroe Zoning Ordinance and which map shown the Zoning Districts and Boundaries thereof, be and the same are hereby amended to rezone a B-2, Neighborhood Business District to a B-3 General Business/Commercial District as shown on the map which is attached hereto and made a part thereof and which is adopted as the new Zoning Map of the City of Monroe.
 This ordinance was INTRODUCED on the 13th day of May, 2014.
      NOTICE PUBLISHED on the  15th, 22nd & 29th    day of  May, 2014.
 This Ordinance having been submitted in writing, introduced and published was then submitted to a final vote as a whole, the vote thereon being as follows:
AYES:  Armstrong, Ezernack, Blakes, Wilson & Clark
NAYS: None.
ABSENT: None.
 And the Ordinance was declared ADOPTED on the  10th day of  June, 2014.
     Eddie Clark   
CHAIRMAN
Carolus S. Riley  
CITY CLERK
James E. Mayo  
MAYOR’S APPROVAL
MAYOR’S VETO
O R D I N A N C E
STATE OF LOUISIANA
CITY OF MONROE    
NO.  11,480  
 
 The following Ordinance was offered by  Dr. Armstrong   who moved for its adoption and was seconded by Ms.  Blakes:
AN ORDINANCE ADOPTING AND AMENDING THE ZONING MAP FOR THE CITY OF MONROE, LOUISIANA
WHEREAS, the City Council of the City of Monroe has held its Public Hearing with respect to the following proposed Zoning Map Amendment, to-wit:
 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)
      WHEREAS, the City Council has further considered the report of the Monroe Planning Commission recommending approval with a 5-0-1 vote. The property is presently zoned O-S, Open Space/Recreation District and R-1, Single Family. This zoning classification is not appropriate for the intended use of the property. The applicant intends to construct a grocery store at this location. The intended use of the property is for a retail development of a ±42,000 SF and therefore the B-3, General Business/Commercial District is an appropriate zoning classification for the proposed use.
      NOW, THEREFORE:
      BE IT ORDAINED by the City Council of the City of Monroe, Louisiana in legal session convened that the Zoning Map of the City of Monroe and the boundaries thereof which map is described in Section 37-34 of the City of Monroe Zoning Ordinance and which map shown the Zoning Districts and Boundaries thereof, be and the same are hereby amended to rezone a O-S, Open Space/Recreation  District to B-3, General Business/Commercial District as shown on the map which is attached hereto and made a part thereof and which is adopted as the new Zoning Map of the City of Monroe.
     
 This ordinance was INTRODUCED on the 13th day of May, 2014.
      NOTICE PUBLISHED on the  15th, 22nd & 29th    day of  May, 2014.
 
This Ordinance having been submitted in writing, introduced and published was then submitted to a final vote as a whole, the vote thereon being as follows:
AYES:  Armstrong, Ezernack, Blakes, Wilson & Clark
NAYS: None.
ABSENT: None.
 And the Ordinance was declared ADOPTED on the  10th     day of  June, 2014.
     Eddie Clark   
CHAIRMAN
Carolus S. Riley  
CITY CLERK
James E. Mayo  
MAYOR’S APPROVAL
MAYOR’S VETO
 
 
 
 
 
  
 

 


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