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Separate sealed BIDS for the construction of Wastewater System Improvements Program – Basin MR-04/05/07 (A)2 Rehabilitation will be received by the City of Monroe, at the Office of the City Engineer, located at 3901 Jackson Street, Monroe, Louisiana 71202.  Bids will be received until 1:45 P.M., on   August 19, 2014 .   Bids will be publicly opened and read in the Office of the City Engineer, at the above mentioned address, at 2:00 P.M.

Bids received after the 1:45 p.m. deadline will be returned to the bidder unopened. 

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 reject any and all Bids, to waive any and all informalities or irregularities, and the right to disregard all nonconforming, nonresponsive, or conditional Bids pursuant to State of Louisiana Public Bid Laws.

Description of Basic Work:

All work for the project shall be installed and constructed in accordance with the Contract Documents prepared by Denmon Engineering. The proposed improvements will be awarded and constructed under a single construction contract. Independent bids shall be submitted for all work related to furnishing, delivering, and installing all materials, equipment, labor and services required to:

Base Bid:
Replace approximately 33,878 L.F. of 6-inch and 8-inch sanitary sewer using pipe bursting; replace approximately 3,880 L.F. of 10-inch sanitary sewer using pipe bursting; replace approximately 1290 L.F. of 12-inch sanitary sewer using pipe bursting; install 33 new manholes, perform open-cut replacement and point repairs; determine & replace existing active service laterals on pipe bursted segments, and all else incidental thereto.

Additive Alternate #1
Rehabilitate existing Pargoud Lift Station by installing a new Gorman-Rupp self-priming package pump station, new discharge piping, removing existing discharge piping, electrical upgrades, concrete slab, and all else incidental thereto.

Additive Alternate #2
Installation of approximately 875 L.F. of 8-inch sanitary sewer using horizontal directional drilling; abandon existing sewer line in place, plug existing 8-in sewer line with non-shrink grout at ends and at all old service wyes; install 3 new manholes, remove and replace 1 existing manhole, determine & replace existing active service laterals, installation of service wyes and all else incidental thereto. 

Copies of the CONTRACT DOCUMENTS may be obtained at the office of Denmon Engineering, located at 114 Venable Lane, Monroe, Louisiana, upon payment of $200.00   deposit for each paper set or $25.00 deposit for each electronic set (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.   This payment is refundable as provided in the Louisiana Revised Statues.

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, as amended. 

The goal for Disadvantaged Business Enterprise participation is  6%    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 as required by the special conditions of this contract.

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

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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. Office of the City Engineer, 3901 Jackson Street, Monroe, LA. 71202 Bids will be received until 1:45p.m. on August 28, 2014 either by hand or mail. Bids will be publicly opened and read at 2:00 p.m. in the Office of the City Engineer, at the above-mentioned address.
PROJECT: Re Roofing of 3 Community Centers (Harvey Benoit, Henrietta Johnson & Liller Maddox Marbles Community Centers) Estimated Cost: Approximately $400,000
COST OF PLANS AND SPECIFICATIONS: $50.00
NON-MANADORY PRE-BID CONFERENCE: at 9:00 AM August 15, 2014 Liller Maddox Marbles Community Center, 2950 Renwick Street, Monroe La, 71202
CONTRACT TIME: 120 Calendar Days
LIQUIDATED DAMAGES: $300 (Three Hundred) per Calendar Day
PRINCIPAL WORK: Roofing
DBE GOAL: Minimum of 5 %
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. Copies of the CONTRACT DOCUMENTS may be obtained at the office of Land 3 Architect Inc. Monroe, Louisiana, 71201 upon receipt of a $50 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 returned in good condition within ten calendar days will be 50% refundable in accordance with the Bid Law.

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 August 15, 2014 at the
Liller Maddox Marbles Community Center, 2950 Renwick Street, Monroe La, 71202
for all interested Contractors.

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 Roofing

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 # 86-0415

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 

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INVITATION TO BID

Sealed bids for construction of the following project will be received by the City of Monroe, at the Office of the City Engineer, located at 3901 Jackson Street, Monroe, Louisiana  71202.   Bids will be received until 1:45 P.M., on August 20, 2014.  Bids will be publicly opened and read in the Office of the City Engineer, 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-xx-2014, Monroe Regional Airport in Ouachita Parish.

MONROE REGIONAL AIRPORT – MLU Drainage Repairs, Base Bid Estimated Cost $ 265,000.00  

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.
     
MANDATORY PRE BID CONFERENCE: To be held on  August 12, 2014 @  10:00 A.M. at the Monroe Regional Airport Conference Room.

CONTRACT DOCUMENTS & PLANS: $100.00 from Denmon Engineering

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/Owner 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 
 Sales Tax Compliant Research Form

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   3%  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 Non-segregated 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 eight hundred twenty five dollars ($825.00) 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

Published in Monroe Free Press and Baton Rouge Advocate
Publish Dates: 7/24/2014, 7/31/2014 & 8/14, 2014

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NOTICE

     NOTICE is hereby given that a public hearing will be held on the following ordinance, Tuesday, August 26, 2014, at 6:00 p.m., in the Council Chamber at Monroe City Hall:

Ordinance accepting the Donation of several real estate easements to the City of Monroe from citizens along South 1st Street in connection with construction of a sanitary sewer line and further providing with respect thereto. (Legal)

     is on file in my office complete in the form in which it will be offered for final adoption, open to the inspection of the public and will so remain for the period required by law prior to being offered for final adoption thereof.

Carolus S. Riley, CMC, MMC
City Clerk

     NOTICE PUBLISHED IN THE MONROE FREE PRESS.

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NOTICE

     NOTICE is hereby given that a public hearing will be held on the following ordinance, Tuesday, August 26, 2014, at 6:00 p.m., in the Council Chamber at Monroe City Hall:

Ordinance authorizing the City of Monroe to take corporeal possession of the property described below and sell to Carolyn F. January, all rights, title and interest that the City may have acquired to the east 58.5 ft. of Lot 6 of Block 55 of Ouachita Cotton Mill Company’s Second Addition, Monroe, La, by adjudication at tax sale dated July 9, 2009, and further with respect thereto. (Legal)

     is on file in my office complete in the form in which it will be offered for final adoption, open to the inspection of the public and will so remain for the period required by law prior to being offered for final adoption thereof.

Carolus S. Riley, CMC, MMC
City Clerk

     NOTICE PUBLISHED IN THE MONROE FREE PRESS.

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NOTICE

     NOTICE is hereby given that a public hearing will be held on the following ordinance, Tuesday, August 26, 2014, at 6:00 p.m., in the Council Chamber at Monroe City Hall:

Ordinance authorizing the City of Monroe to take corporeal possession of the property described below and sell to Pat and Lana Hezekiah, all rights, title and interest that the at tax sale dated July 9, 2009, and further with respect thereto. (Legal)City may have acquired to Lots 6 & 7, Sq. 9, Renwick’s Addition to Monroe, La, by adjudication at tax sale dated July 9, 2009, and further with respect thereto. (Legal)

     is on file in my office complete in the form in which it will be offered for final adoption, open to the inspection of the public and will so remain for the period required by law prior to being offered for final adoption thereof.

Carolus S. Riley, CMC, MMC
City Clerk

     NOTICE PUBLISHED IN THE MONROE FREE PRESS.

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NOTICE

     NOTICE is hereby given that a public hearing will be held on the following ordinance, Tuesday, August 26, 2014, at 6:00 p.m., in the Council Chamber at Monroe City Hall:

Ordinance authorizing the City of Monroe to take corporeal possession of the property described below and sell to Pat and Lana Hezekiah, all rights, title and interest that the City may have acquired to Lot 3, Sq. 31, Renwick’s Addition to Monroe, La, by adjudication at tax sale dated July 9, 2009, and further with respect thereto. (Legal)

     is on file in my office complete in the form in which it will be offered for final adoption, open to the inspection of the public and will so remain for the period required by law prior to being offered for final adoption thereof.

Carolus S. Riley, CMC, MMC
City Clerk

     NOTICE PUBLISHED IN THE MONROE FREE PRESS.

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NOTICE

     NOTICE is hereby given that a public hearing will be held on the following ordinance, Tuesday, August 26, 2014, at 6:00 p.m., in the Council Chamber at Monroe City Hall:

Ordinance authorizing the City of Monroe to take corporeal possession of the property described below and sell to Binding Souls to Christ Ministry, Inc., all rights, title and interest that the City may have acquired to Lots 5 & 6, Sq. 27, Unit 5, Booker T. Washington Addition to Monroe, La, by adjudication at tax sale dated July 9, 2009, and further with respect thereto. (Legal)

     is on file in my office complete in the form in which it will be offered for final adoption, open to the inspection of the public and will so remain for the period required by law prior to being offered for final adoption thereof.

Carolus S. Riley, CMC, MMC
City Clerk
    
     NOTICE PUBLISHED IN THE MONROE FREE PRESS.

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NOTICE

     NOTICE is hereby given that a public hearing will be held on the following ordinance, Tuesday, August 26, 2014, at 6:00 p.m., in the Council Chamber at Monroe City Hall:

Ordinance authorizing the City of Monroe to take corporeal possession of the property described below and sell to Brian Thomas, all rights, title and interest that the City may have acquired to Lot 7, Sq. 28, Renwick’s Addition to Monroe, La, by adjudication at tax sale dated July 9, 2009, and further with respect thereto. (Legal)

     is on file in my office complete in the form in which it will be offered for final adoption, open to the inspection of the public and will so remain for the period required by law prior to being offered for final adoption thereof.

Carolus S. Riley, CMC, MMC
City Clerk

     NOTICE PUBLISHED IN THE MONROE FREE PRESS.

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NOTICE

     NOTICE is hereby given that a public hearing will be held on the following ordinance, Tuesday, August 26, 2014, at 6:00 p.m., in the Council Chamber at Monroe City Hall:

Ordinance authorizing the City of Monroe to take corporeal possession of the property described below and sell to Reginald Green, all rights, title and interest that the City may have acquired to the Lots 19 and 20 of Block 91, Unit 18 of Booker T. Washington Addition, Monroe, La, by adjudication at tax sale dated July 9, 2009, and further with respect thereto. (Legal)

     is on file in my office complete in the form in which it will be offered for final adoption, open to the inspection of the public and will so remain for the period required by law prior to being offered for final adoption thereof.

Carolus S. Riley, CMC, MMC
City Clerk

     NOTICE PUBLISHED IN THE MONROE FREE PRESS.

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NOTICE

     NOTICE is hereby given that a public hearing will be held on the following ordinance, Tuesday, August 26, 2014, at 6:00 p.m., in the Council Chamber at Monroe City Hall:

Ordinance donating three parcels of real estate to Monroe Housing Authority pursuant to Louisiana Constitutional Article 7, Section B(6), and further providing with respect thereto. (Legal)

     is on file in my office complete in the form in which it will be offered for final adoption, open to the inspection of the public and will so remain for the period required by law prior to being offered for final adoption thereof.

Carolus S. Riley, CMC, MMC
City Clerk
    
     NOTICE PUBLISHED IN THE MONROE FREE PRESS.

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NOTICE

     NOTICE is hereby given that a public hearing will be held on the following ordinance, Tuesday, August 26, 2014, at 6:00 p.m., in the Council Chamber at Monroe City Hall:

Ordinance dedicating a 60’ wide by 1,6153’ long, more or less, street right-of-way (Egret Landing); three (3) 50’ x 244.12 cul-de sac streets (Pintail Point, Turtle Crossing and Fox Den Trail) as well as four (4) 15’ drainage easements(south of Lot1, Block A, between Lots 3 & 4, Block A between Lots 10 & 11, Block A and north of Lot 19, Block A), 10’ utility easement along the front property line of all Lots and a 25’utility easement along Lots 14 & 15, Block a as well as all drainage improvements within the Egrets Landing Subdivision and further providing with respect thereto. (P&Z)

     is on file in my office complete in the form in which it will be offered for final adoption, open to the inspection of the public and will so remain for the period required by law prior to being offered for final adoption thereof.

Carolus S. Riley, CMC, MMC
City Clerk

     NOTICE PUBLISHED IN THE MONROE FREE PRESS.

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:
       
      WHEREAS, a petition has been filed by the Rishi of Monroe III LLC the hereinafter described ±.69 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:
Lot being a portion of Lots 12 and 13 of a portion of Ingleside Plantation, beginning at intersection of the south right-of-way line of DeSiard Street with the eastern right-of-way line of Inglewood Drive east along the southern right-of-way line of DeSiard Street 155.02’, south 197.27’. west 155’ to the east right-of-way line of Inglewood Drive north 195’ to DeSiard Street to the POB and otherwise known as 5600 DeSiard Street.

      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, Rishi of Monroe III LLC would like to have access to the City of Monroe services. 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 ±.69 acre tract previously described:
     
 APPLICANT:  Rishi of Monroe III LLC.

     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.

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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 9th  day of  September , 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 ±5.69 acre tract from B-3 General Business/Commercial District to a I-1, Commercial/Industrial Business Park District presently located in Ouachita Parish and more particularly described as follows: 

371 DeSiard Plaza Drive
 
 APPLICANT:  J.D. Frost Trucking Company (MA 110-14)

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 in its next available (3) issues.

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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 9th  day of  September , 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 ±.69 acre tract of land, more or less, presently located in Ouachita Parish to B-2, Neighborhood Business District. This property presently does not have a zoning classification as it is being annexed into the city and is more particularly described as follows:
       
Lot being a portion of Lots 12 and 13 of a portion of Ingleside Plantation, beginning at intersection of the south right-of-way line of DeSiard Street with the eastern right-of-way line of Inglewood Drive east along the southern right-of-way line of DeSiard Street 155.02’, south 197.27’. west 155’ to the east right-of-way line of Inglewood Drive north 195’ to DeSiard Street to the POB and otherwise known as 5600 DeSiard Street.
 
 APPLICANT:  Rishi of Monroe III LLC (MA 111-14)

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 in its next available (3) issues.

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O  R  D  I  N  A  N  C  E

STATE OF LOUISIANA

CITY OF MONROE    
NO.  11,488  
 
 The following Ordinance was offered by Mrs.  Ezernack   who moved for its adoption and was seconded by Mr.  Wilson :

AN ORDINANCE RESCINDING ORDINANCE # 11,382 ENTITLED "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, the City Council of the City of Monroe, Louisiana in legal session approved the annexation petition from HCI Limited Partnership and Scott Equipment Sales LLC of two tracts of land which total ±12.8 acres with the inclusion of Millhaven Road which totals ±22.23 acres; a section of the Orange Street/Oliver Road Canal which totals ±.611 acres; and the Kansas City Southern Rights-of-Ways which total ±45.90 acres (total acreage ±81.54) to extend and enlarge the boundaries of the City of Monroe, Louisiana, to include said property within said boundaries, and
      WHEREAS, Kansas City Southern Railway has finally notified the City of Monroe of their opposition to inclusion of the railroad right-of-way from Orange Street to the east property line of 8250 Millhaven Road. This railway right-of-way totals ±45.90 acres:
      WHEREAS, the City council deems the rescinding of Ordinance 11,382 to be in the best interest of the City of Monroe; and
       NOW, THEREFORE:
      BE IT ORDAINED by the City Council of the City of Monroe, Louisiana, in legal session convened, that Ordinance #11,382 which annexed two tracts of land totaling ±12.8:acres and belonging to HCI Limited Partnership and Scott Equipment Sales LLC; with the inclusion of the right-of-way along Millhaven Road from Orange Street to the east property line of 4450 Millhaven Road (±13.78 acres); from the west property line of 6080 Millhaven Road to the west property line of 8250 Millhaven Road (±8.45 acres) for a total of ±22.23 acres of street right-of-way; Kansas City Southern Rights-of-Ways which total ±45.90 acres; and a ±.611 acres section if the Orange Street/Oliver Road Canal or the northern most ±200 feet of Orange Street/Oliver Road Canal where it intersects with Millhaven Road (total acreage ±81.54) is hereby rescinded.
 
      This Ordinance was introduced on the 8th day of July, 2014.

 Notice published on the  12th    day of  July, 2014.

      This Ordinance having been submitted in writing, introduced and published, was then submitted to a 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  22nd      day of  July, 2014.

Dr. Raymond Armstrong                   
                                               
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.  11,489 
 
 The following Ordinance was offered by Mr.  Ezernack  who moved for its adoption and was seconded by Ms.   Blakes:

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 HCI Limited Partnership and Scott Equipment Sales LLC regarding the hereinafter described two tracts of land which total ±12.8 acres with the inclusion of Millhaven Road total ±22.84 acres (total acreage ±35.65) 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:
A certain tract or parcel of land being situated in Section 33, T19N, R4E, Ouachita Parish, Louisiana, and being more particularly describes as follows;

Tract 1

A certain tract or parcel of land being situated in Section 35, Township 18 North, Range 4 East, Land District North of Red River, Ouachita Parish, Louisiana, and being more particularly described as follows:

Commence at a found 1-1/2” iron pipe marking the Southwest corner of section 35, Township 18 North, Range 4 East, Land District North of Red River, Ouachita Parish, Louisiana; proceed North 00 degrees, 29 minutes, 48 seconds West along the West line of and said Section 35, a distance of 346.35 feet to a found cotton spindle set in Fontana Road and the POINT OF BEGINNING; thence continue North 00 degrees 29 minutes 48 seconds West along the West line of said Section, a distance of 785.00 feet to a found ½ iron pipe on the South right-of-way line of Millhaven Road; thence proceed South 84 degrees 50 minutes 49 seconds East along said South right-of-way line, a distance of 550.00 feet to a found 5/8” rebar; thence proceed South 00 degrees 29 minutes 48 seconds East, a distance of 785.00 feet to a found 5/8” rebar; thence proceed North 84 degrees 50 minutes 49 seconds West, a distance of 550.00 feet to the POINT OF BEGINNNG, containing 9.863 acres, more or less, and being subject to all easements, servitudes and rights-of-way of record or of use.

Tract 2

A certain tract or parcel of land being situated in Section 35, Township 18 North, Range 4 East, Land District North of Red River, Ouachita Parish, Louisiana, and being more particularly described as follows:

Commence at a found 1-1/2” iron pipe marking the Southwest corner of Section 35, Township 18 North, Range 4 East, Land District North of Red River, Ouachita Parish, Louisiana; proceed North 00 degrees 29 minutes 48 seconds West along the West line of said Section 35, a distance of 1,131.35 feet to a found 1/2” iron pipe at the intersection of the west line of said Section and the South right-of-way line of Millhaven Road; thence proceed South 84 degrees 50 minutes 49 seconds East along said South right-of-way line, a distance of 550.00 feet to a found 5/8” rebar and the POINT OF BEGINNING; thence continue South 84 degrees 50 minutes 49 seconds East along said South right-of-way line, a distance of 445.71 feet to a found 2” iron pipe with cap at the Northwest corner of a 69.675 acre tract conveyed to Louisiana State of LA Community and Technical College System per deed filed in Conveyance Book 2133, Page 555; thence proceed South 06 degrees 15 minutes 22 seconds West along the West line of said tract, a distance of 306.06 feet; thence proceed North 84 degrees 50 minutes 49 seconds West, a distance of 410.26 feet; thence proceed North 00 degrees 29 minutes 48 seconds West, a distance of 301.46 feet to the POINT OF BEGINNING, containing 2.948 acres, more or less, and being subject to all easements, servitudes and rights-of-way of record or of use.

The annexation also includes Millhaven Road (LA HWY 594) from Orange Street to the east property line of 4450 Millhaven Road (±13.78 acres or ±7,179’ x 80’) and from the west property line of 6080 Millhaven Road to the west property line of 8250 Millhaven Road (±8.45 acres or ±6,138’ x 60’) for a total of ±22.23 acres of right-of-way.

The annexation also includes a ±.611 acre section of Orange Street/Oliver Road Canal or the northern most ±200’ of Orange Street/Oliver Road Canal where it intersects with Millhaven Road.

The total of land and right-of-way being annexed into the City of Monroe is ±35.64 acres.

      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 ±35.64 acre tract previously described:
 APPLICANT: HCI Limited Partnership and Scott Equipment Sales LLC (ANX 103-13)

      WHEREAS, the Monroe Planning Commission has recommended approval with a 5-0-1 vote at the Special Planning Commission meeting held April 15, 2013, with the stipulation that a 12’ wide easement run along and east of he east right-of-way line of Fontana Road for a distance of 785.00 feet from the northwest corner of Tract 1 to the southwest corner of Tract 1.
      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 8th day of July, 2014.

 Notice published on the  12th    day of  July, 2014.

      This Ordinance having been submitted in writing, introduced and published, was then submitted to a 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  22nd day of  July, 2014.

Dr. Raymond Armstrong                   
CHAIRMAN

Carolus S. Riley  
CITY CLERK

James E. Mayo  
MAYOR’S APPROVAL

MAYOR’S VETO

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ORDINANCE

STATE OF LOUISIANA
CITY OF MONROE        NO.  11,490 

 The following Ordinance was introduced by Mr.  Wilson, who moved for its adoption and was seconded by Mrs.  Ezernack:

AN ORDINANCE ACCEPTING THE DONATION OF A PARCEL OF REAL ESTATE TO THE CITY OF MONROE FROM OUACHITA PARISH POLICE JURY IN CONNECTION WITH FP&C PROJECT NO. 50-MJ6-028-02 (US 165 BYPASS TO VINE STREET), AND FURTHER PROVIDING WITH RESPECT THERETO:    
 WHEREAS,  the Ouachita Parish Police Jury desires to donate all of its right, title and interest in that certain parcel of real estate described hereinbelow by an Act of Donation of immovable property, attached hereto and made a part hereof, said property being described to-wit:
     
PARCEL #6-18
Commencing from the Northwest Corner of Lot 1, Unit 1 of Richwood Manor Addition situated in Section 17, T 17 N, R 4 E; thence, North 84°34’36” East along the South right of way line of Ticheli Road, a distance of 370.00’ and being the POINT OF BEGINNING; thence, North 84º 34’ 36” East along the said right of way line, a distance of 80.00’ to a point; thence, South 05º25’24” East, a distance of 21.88’ to a point; thence, South 84°44’23” West, a distance of 80.00’ to a point; thence, North 05°25’24” West, a distance of 21.65’ back to the POINT OF BEGINNING and containing 0.040 acres more or less.

and
PARCEL #7-10:
Commencing from the Northwest Corner of Lot 1, Unit 1 of Richwood Manor Addition situated in Section 17, T 17 N, R 4 E; thence, North 84°34’36” East along the South right of way line of Ticheli Road, a distance of 450.00’ and being the POINT OF BEGINNING; thence, North 84º 34’ 36” East along the said right of way line, a distance of 146.37’ to the West right of way line of Wesley Street and being a PC of a curve to the right, having a radius of 143.57’, whose chord bears South 00°57’23” East for 22.36’ along the arc, a distance of 22.39’ to the PT of said curve; thence, South 84°44’23” West, a distance of 144.63’ to a point; thence, North 05°25’24” West, a distance of 21.88’ back to the POINT OF BEGINNING and containing 0.074 acres more or less.

 WHEREAS, the above described property is needed by the City of Monroe in connection with the FP&C PROJECT NO. 50-MJ6-028-02 (US 165 BYPASS TO VINE STREET) Project. 

      NOW, THEREFORE BE IT ORDAINED by the City Council of the City of Monroe, Louisiana, in legal session convened, that the Donation by the Ouachita Parish Police Jury to the City of Monroe of all its right, title and interest in that certain parcel of real estate described above to be and the same are hereby accepted.

 BE IT FURTHER ORDAINED that James E. Mayo, Mayor, be and he is hereby duly authorized to accept this Donation on behalf of the City of Monroe.

 This Ordinance was introduced on the 8th day of July, 2014.

 Notice published on the  12th    day of  July, 2014.

      This Ordinance having been submitted in writing, introduced and published, was then submitted to a 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  22nd      day of  July, 2014.

Dr. Raymond Armstrong                   
CHAIRMAN

Carolus S. Riley  
CITY CLERK

James E. Mayo  
MAYOR’S APPROVAL

MAYOR’S VETO

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