Public Notices 2-28-18

NOTICE TO CREDITORS

Notice is hereby given that original Letters Testamentary for the Estate of Daniel W. Heyne, III, Deceased, were issued on February 20, 2018, under Docket No. 9009, pending in the County Court at Law of Medina County, Texas, to: David Richard Heyne.

Claims may be presented in care of the attorney for the Estate, addressed as follows:

David Richard Heyne, Independent Executor
Estate of Daniel W. Heyne, III, Deceased
c/o Wm. T. Tschirhart, Jr.
Attorney at Law, P.C.
1313 Lorenzo St., No. 1
Castroville, Texas 78009

All persons having claims against this Estate, which is currently being administered, are required to present them within the time and in the manner prescribed by law.

Dated this 20th day of February, 2018.

By: Wm. T. Tschirhart, Jr.
Attorney for Executor

 

Public Auction

March 8, 2018 at 10:00 am

Mike’s Garage

165 CR 761, Devine Tx 78016

1978 MH VIN/M5ODA8T513289

1998 Chevy VIN/2GCEC19M2W1259241

1997 Ford VIN/IFTDXI7W8VKC32595

2000 Dodge VIN/IP3ES46C8YD824776

1998 Jeep VIN/IJ4GZ58S7WC153518

1996 Toyota VIN/4T1BFI2B3TU124235

2006 Pontiac VIN/5Y25L65836Z413892

2003 Toyota VIN/JTEGF21A330104563

2006 Ford VIN/1FAFP53UX6A148263

1997 Chevy VIN/1GBFG15RXV1O15565

2001 Chevy VIN/3GNEC16T71G218851

1998 Audi Gray VIN/WAUED28D5WA134239

2012 Toyota VIN/5TFHW5F14CX217142

2001 GMC VIN/IGTHK23UO1F157646

 

A RESOLUTION #2-18

A RESOLUTION DESIGNATING INVESTMENT OFFICERS

 

WHEREAS, the Public Funds Investment Act codified in Government Code Chapter 2256 governs local government investment; and

WHEREAS, the Public Fund Investment Act (Section 2256.005(f)) and the city’s Investment Policy, require the investment officer to perform certain duties and report regularly to the City Counci8l on the investment program,

NOW, THEREFORE, BET IT RESOLVED

That the City has compiled with the requirements of the Public Funds Investment Act and the City’s Investment Policy and designates the following individuals to serve as Investment Officer of the City:

Dora V. Rodriguez

Denise Duffy

Mary E. Badillo

To be responsible for the investment of its funds consistent with policy. The Investment Officers are authorized to deposit, withdraw, transfer, open investment accounts, and manage the funds while exercising the judgment and care, under circumstances then prevailing, that a prudent person would exercise in the management of the person’s own affairs and to perform all the requirements of the Act.

AND, the Council recognize that the Council retains the ultimate responsibility as fiduciaries of the assets of the city (Section 2256.005(f)).

PASSED, APPROVED AND ADOPTED at the regular meeting of the Devine City Council held on the 20th day of February, 2018.

WILLIAM L. HERRING, MAYOR

ATTEST:

DORA V. RODRIGUEZ, CITY SECRETARY

Public Notices 2-21-18

SHERIFF SALE
NOTICE OF SALE: REAL PROPERTY

STATE OF TEXAS
COUNTY OF MEDINA

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that by virtue of a certain Order of Sale issued out of the honorable 38th District Court of Medina County, Texas on the 6th day of December, 2017, under Cause Number: 17-07-24293-CV, to sell the below listed property under execution in satisfaction of the judgment recovered by Ovation Services, LLC against Elida Lascano on November 16th, 2017, in the 38h Judicial District court in and for Medina County, Texas, which judgment was for Eighteen Thousand, Four Hundred Forty Five Dollars and Forty Three Cents ($18,445.43) plus penalties and interest of the lesser of 14% per annum or the maximum rate, allowed by law that has accrued from November 30th, 2017; Four Hundred Eighty Nine Dollar and Twenty Five Cents ($489.25) costs of court and whereas, the said judgment is a foreclosure of a tax lien on the below described property. I, Randy Brown as Sheriff of medina County, Texas, did, on the 30th day of January, 2018, levy on certain Real Estate, situated in Medina County, Texas described as follows, to wit: COMMONLY KNOWN AS 514 TEEL DR. S, DEVINE, TX 78016; AND MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS TAX ACCOUNTS: 0A0069-00015-00000-02099 ALL THAT CERTAIN TRACT OR PARCEL OF LAND DESCRIBED AS BEING 592/1000 ACRES OUT OF N.C.B. 98A, CITY OF DEVINE, MEDINA COUNTY, TEXAS, AS MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED BY METES AND BOUNDS IN WARRANTY DEED RECORDED UNDER DOCUMENT NO. 51075 IN THE OFFICIAL PUBLIC RECORDS OF MEDINA COUNTY, TEXAS, SAVE AND EXCEPT THAT PORTION OF LLAND DESCRIBED IN WARRANTY DEED RECORDED UNDER DOCUMENT NO. 87212 IN THE OFFICIAL PUBLIC RECORDS OF MEDINA COUNTY, TEXAS. And levied on said property as that of Elida Lascano and that on the first Tuesday on March 6th, 2018 the same being the first Tuesday of said month, at the Court House door, of Medina County, in the City of Hondo, Texas, between the hours of 10 A.M. and 4 P.M., by virtue of said levy and said Order of Sale. I will offer for sale and sell at public venue, for cash, to the highest bidder, all the right, title and interest of the said property.
And in compliance with law, I give this notice by publication, in the English Language, once a week for three consecutive weeks immediately preceding, the said day of sale, in the Devine News, a newspaper published in Medina County.
Witness my hand, this 30th day of January, 2018.
Randy Brown, Sheriff
Medina County, Texas
By: Lee McVay #2940, Deputy

Public Notices 2-14-18

PUBLIC NOTICE
CITY OF DEVINE
The City of Devine will be performing a door-to-door survey to be conducted by an independent surveyor during February, 2018. The survey covers annual family income and family size. The survey is being performed to fulfill a funding agency requirement for a city-wide water meter replacement project.
The independent surveyor will have credentials provided by the City of Devine authorizing him/her to perform the survey. The City may also assign a city staff member to accompany the surveyor to answer questions about the survey process.
The City of Devine appreciates your cooperation with the surveyor in completion of the survey. If you have any questions or concerns, please call Devine City Hall at (830) 663-2804.

SHERIFF SALE

NOTICE OF SALE: REAL PROPERTY

STATE OF TEXAS

COUNTY OF MEDINA

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that by virtue of a certain Order of Sale issued out of the honorable 38th District Court of Medina County, Texas on the 6th day of December, 2017, under Cause Number: 17-07-24293-CV, to sell the below listed property under execution in satisfaction of the judgment recovered by Ovation Services, LLC against Elida Lascano on November 16th, 2017, in the 38h Judicial District court in and for Medina County, Texas, which judgment was for Eighteen Thousand, Four Hundred Forty Five Dollars and Forty Three Cents ($18,445.43) plus penalties and interest of the lesser of 14% per annum or the maximum rate, allowed by law that has accrued from November 30th, 2017; Four Hundred Eighty Nine Dollar and Twenty Five Cents ($489.25) costs of court and whereas, the said judgment is a foreclosure of a tax lien on the below described property. I, Randy Brown as Sheriff of medina County, Texas, did, on the 30th day of January, 2018, levy on certain Real Estate, situated in Medina County, Texas described as follows, to wit: COMMONLY KNOWN AS 514 TEEL DR. S, DEVINE, TX 78016; AND MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS TAX ACCOUNTS: 0A0069-00015-00000-02099 ALL THAT CERTAIN TRACT OR PARCEL OF LAND DESCRIBED AS BEING 592/1000 ACRES OUT OF N.C.B. 98A, CITY OF DEVINE, MEDINA COUNTY, TEXAS, AS MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED BY METES AND BOUNDS IN WARRANTY DEED RECORDED UNDER DOCUMENT NO. 51075 IN THE OFFICIAL PUBLIC RECORDS OF MEDINA COUNTY, TEXAS, SAVE AND EXCEPT THAT PORTION OF LLAND DESCRIBED IN WARRANTY DEED RECORDED UNDER DOCUMENT NO. 87212 IN THE OFFICIAL PUBLIC RECORDS OF MEDINA COUNTY, TEXAS. And levied on said property as that of Elida Lascano and that on the first Tuesday on March 6th, 2018 the same being the first Tuesday of said month, at the Court House door, of Medina County, in the City of Hondo, Texas, between the hours of 10 A.M. and 4 P.M., by virtue of said levy and said Order of Sale. I will offer for sale and sell at public venue, for cash, to the highest bidder, all the right, title and interest of the said property.

And in compliance with law, I give this notice by publication, in the English Language, once a week for three consecutive weeks immediately preceding, the said day of sale, in the Devine News, a newspaper published in Medina County.

Witness my hand, this 30th day of January, 2018.

Randy Brown, Sheriff

Medina County, Texas

By: Lee McVay #2940, Deputy

Public Notices 2-7-18

Notice of Public Hearing

Notice is hereby given that the Planning & Zoning Commission and the City Council of the City of Devine will have public hearings to discuss & consider the following:

1. Discuss and consider a zoning classification change for approximately 41.6731 acres of land starting at north and south Upson Drive along Hondo Avenue W to include southern border of College Avenue & S Windy Knoll and to include north east Upson & Park Avenue in the City of Devine from the recommended study of comprehensive plan, and create a Preliminary Report regarding changing the zoning classification of this area from Class A. Single-Family Residence to Class G. Retail Business District and which is proposed to include any or all properties described as follows:

203 College Ave W(R14582), 303 College Ave(R14593), 215 Benton Ave W(R14645), 210 College Ave W(R14650), 212 College Ave W(R14651), 105 Sayers S(R14652), 409 Benton W(R14662), 411 Benton W(R14663), 407 Benton W(R14666), 401 Benton(R14667), 210 Sayers (R14758), 505 Howell(R14855), Windy Knoll S(R14897), 112 Windy Knoll S(R14898), 114 Windy Knoll S(R14899), 116 Windy Knoll S(R14900), 108 Windy Knoll S(R14901), Windy Knoll S(R14902), 507 MCAnnely (R14904),509 MC Annely (R14905), 505 MCAnnely (R14906), 511 Hondo Ave W(R14909), 115 Windy Knoll N(R14911), 111 Windy Knoll N(R14912), 505 Brown E(R14913), 507 Brown(R14914), 121 Windy Knoll Dr N(R14915), 612 MCAnnely (R14921), 703 Hondo Ave W(R14929), 705 Hondo Ave W (R14930), 706 Hondo Ave W(R14931), 108 Warhorse Dr (R14934), 110 Warhorse Dr (R14935), 109 Jamison Dr N(R14936), 708 Hondo Ave W(R15115), 710 Hondo Ave W(R15117), 712 Hondo Ave W(R15118), 714 Hondo Ave W(R15119), 901 Atkins(R15124), 111 Warhorse Dr (R15130), 709 Hondo Ave W(R15131), Bluebonnet Ave(R15132), 102 Renfro(R15133), 711 Hondo Ave W(R15134), 713 Hondo Ave W(R15135), 715 Hondo Ave W(R15136), 716 Dove Ave W(R15137), 714 Dove Ave W(R15138), 712 Dove Ave W(R15139), 710 Dove Ave W(R15140), 803 Hondo Ave W(R15141), 809 Hondo Ave W(R15142), 103 Jay(R15143), Dove Ave(R15144), 102 Cardinal Dr (R15145), 901 Hondo Ave W(R15146), 903 Hondo Ave W(R15147), 905 W Hondo Ave W(R15148), 1003 Hondo Ave W(R15150), 1005 Hondo Ave W(R15151), 1101 Hondo Ave W(R15152), 1103 Hondo Ave W(R15153), 1201 Hondo Ave W(R15154), 1108 Dove Ave (R15155), 1102 Dove Ave(R15157), 1008 Dove Ave(R15158), 1006 Dove Ave(R15159), 1002 Dove Ave(R15160), 906 Dove Ave(R15161), 904 Dove Ave(R15162), 902 Dove Ave(R15163), 1205 Hondo Ave W(R15164), 1102 Hondo Ave W(R15545), 1104 Hondo Ave W(R15546), 105 Littleton Dr (R15547), 107 Littleton Dr (R15548), 109 Littleton Dr (R15549), 111 Littleton Dr (R15550), 113 Littleton Dr (R15551), 1206 Hondo Ave W(R15576), 103 Hall Dr (R15577), 1210 Hondo Ave W(R15578), 105 Hall Dr (R15579), 1202 Hondo Ave W(R30350), Atkins Ave(R30090), Benton Ave W(R51396), 1110 Dove Ave(R51622), 501 Howell (R52580), 104 Jamison(R53770), 102 Jamison (R53771), 100 Jamison (R53772), 1203 Hondo Ave W(R60202), 706 1/2 Hondo Ave W(R68791), 1220 Hondo Ave W(R6963), Hall Dr (R6964), 1010 W Hondo Ave(R7019), 108 Hall Drive(R7036), Hall Drive(R7037), 106 Hall Drive N(R7038), 112 Warhorse Dr (R7044), 111 Benton (R7051), Littleton Dr (R70675), 1106 Hondo Ave W(R7069), 1212 Hondo Ave W(R7071), Dove Ave W(R89299), Dove Ave W(R89300).

2. Discuss and consider a zoning classification change for approximately 5.7174 acres of land starting at north and south Upson Drive along Hondo Avenue W to include southern border of College Avenue & S Windy Knoll and to include north east Upson & Park Avenue in the City of Devine from the recommended study of comprehensive plan, and create a Preliminary Report regarding changing the zoning classification of this area from Class D. Two-Family Residence to Class G. Retail Business District and which is proposed to include any or all properties described as follows:

111 Upson Dr N (R14646), 201 Benton Ave W (R14647), 205 Benton Ave W (R14648), 208 W Benton Ave (R14756), 110 Benton W (R14799), 216 Upson N (R14802), Atkins Ave (R15125), 707 Atkins Ave (R15126), 705 Atkins Ave (R15127), 703 Atkins Ave (R15128), 701 Atkins Ave (R15129), Upson Drive (R58859).

3. Discuss and consider a zoning classification change for approximately 21.2992 acres of land starting at north and south Upson Drive along Hondo Avenue W to include southern border of College Avenue & S Windy Knoll and to include north east Upson & Park Avenue in the City of Devine from the recommended study of comprehensive plan, and create a Preliminary Report regarding changing the zoning classification of this area from Class F. Neighborhood Shopping Center to Class G. Retail Business District and which is proposed to include any or all properties described as follows:

212 Hondo Ave W (R14639), 200 Hondo Ave W (R14640), 214 Hondo Ave W (R14641), 216 Hondo Ave W (R14642), 109 Upson Dr (R14643), 110 Sayers N (R14644), 200 College Ave W (R14649), 103 Sayers S (R14653), 201 1/2 Hondo Ave W (R14654), 207-209 Hondo Ave W (R14655), 209 Hondo Ave W (R14656), 308 Hondo Ave W (R14657), 108 Washington Dr S (R14660), 402 Hondo Ave W (R14664), 408 W Hondo Ave (R14665), 107 Washington Dr S (R14668), 501 Hondo Ave W (R14903), 500 Hondo Ave W (R14907), 506 Hondo Ave W (R14908), 508 Hondo Ave W (R14910), 509 Brown (R14916), Hondo Ave W (R14917), 510 Hondo Ave W (R14919), 604 Hondo Ave W (R14922), 606 Hondo Ave W (R14923), 605 Hondo Ave W (R14924), 617 Brown Ave W (R14927), 700 Hondo Ave W (R14928), 602 Brown Ave W (R14932), 610 Brown Ave (R14933), 900 Hondo Ave W (R15123), 412 Hondo Ave W (R52532), 700 Hondo Ave W (R59677).

The Devine City Council will hold a Public Hearing on the Final Report of the Planning & Zoning Commission regarding the zoning change described above during the public meeting held on Tuesday, February 27th, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. at Devine City Hall, located at 303 Teel Drive S, Devine, Texas.

Any person desiring to speak in favor of or against the change to the zoning classification as described above may appear before the Planning & Zoning Commission and/or the City Council at the Public Hearings listed above and/or may provide a written statement, including their name, address, and phone number, to the City Secretary prior to the date of the Public Hearing. For there to be a valid protest, it must be in writing and signed by the owners of at least 20% of either:
a. The *area of the lots or land covered by the proposed zoning change; or
b. The *area of the lots or land immediately adjoining the area covered by the proposed change and extending 200 feet from that area.
*In computing the land area, the area of streets and alleys shall be included. (LGC Sec. 211.006(e))

If the proposed zoning change is protested as described above, in order for the zoning change to take effect, an affirmative vote of at least three-fourths of the city council must be received.

Issued this 30th day of January, 2018.

Dora V. Rodriguez
Interim City Administrator/City Secretary

SHERIFF SALE
NOTICE OF SALE: REAL PROPERTY

STATE OF TEXAS
COUNTY OF MEDINA

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that by virtue of a certain Order of Sale issued out of the honorable 38th District Court of Medina County, Texas on the 6th day of December, 2017, under Cause Number: 17-07-24293-CV, to sell the below listed property under execution in satisfaction of the judgment recovered by Ovation Services, LLC against Elida Lascano on November 16th, 2017, in the 38h Judicial District court in and for Medina County, Texas, which judgment was for Eighteen Thousand, Four Hundred Forty Five Dollars and Forty Three Cents ($18,445.43) plus penalties and interest of the lesser of 14% per annum or the maximum rate, allowed by law that has accrued from November 30th, 2017; Four Hundred Eighty Nine Dollar and Twenty Five Cents ($489.25) costs of court and whereas, the said judgment is a foreclosure of a tax lien on the below described property. I, Randy Brown as Sheriff of medina County, Texas, did, on the 30th day of January, 2018, levy on certain Real Estate, situated in Medina County, Texas described as follows, to wit: COMMONLY KNOWN AS 514 TEEL DR. S, DEVINE, TX 78016; AND MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS TAX ACCOUNTS: 0A0069-00015-00000-02099 ALL THAT CERTAIN TRACT OR PARCEL OF LAND DESCRIBED AS BEING 592/1000 ACRES OUT OF N.C.B. 98A, CITY OF DEVINE, MEDINA COUNTY, TEXAS, AS MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED BY METES AND BOUNDS IN WARRANTY DEED RECORDED UNDER DOCUMENT NO. 51075 IN THE OFFICIAL PUBLIC RECORDS OF MEDINA COUNTY, TEXAS, SAVE AND EXCEPT THAT PORTION OF LLAND DESCRIBED IN WARRANTY DEED RECORDED UNDER DOCUMENT NO. 87212 IN THE OFFICIAL PUBLIC RECORDS OF MEDINA COUNTY, TEXAS. And levied on said property as that of Elida Lascano and that on the first Tuesday on March 6th, 2018 the same being the first Tuesday of said month, at the Court House door, of Medina County, in the City of Hondo, Texas, between the hours of 10 A.M. and 4 P.M., by virtue of said levy and said Order of Sale. I will offer for sale and sell at public venue, for cash, to the highest bidder, all the right, title and interest of the said property.
And in compliance with law, I give this notice by publication, in the English Language, once a week for three consecutive weeks immediately preceding, the said day of sale, in the Devine News, a newspaper published in Medina County.
Witness my hand, this 30th day of January, 2018.
Randy Brown, Sheriff
Medina County, Texas
By: Lee McVay #2940, Deputy

 

Public Notices 1-31-18

PUBLIC NOTICE
CITY OF NATALIA, TEXAS
REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL FOR BANKING SERVICES

The City of Natalia is accepting applications for the performance of depository services. Banks, Credit Unions, and Savings Associations may submit applications, to include terms, conditions, and cost of services to:

City of Natalia
Attn: Lisa Hernandez, City Administrator/Secretary
PO Box 270
2078 State Hwy. 132 N.
Natalia, Texas 78059

Due Date: Depository Service Applications are to be received no later than Wednesday, February 28, 2018 by 4:30pm. Applications will not be considered if it is received after the due date.

The Governing Body of the City of Natalia will consider the selection of one or more depository service contracts on Monday, March 19, 2018 at 7:00pm at the Natalia City Hall Council Chambers.

If you have any questions please contact my office at (830) 663-2926, or by emailing cityadmin@cityofnatalia.com.

 

Posted and Published this 31st day of January, 2018.
Lisa S. Hernandez
City Administrator/Secretary, TMRC

Public Notices 1-24-18

GRANT WRITER & ADMINISTRATION SERVICES RFP
The City of Devine (the City) is soliciting a request for proposals (RFP) from interested qualified professionals to provide consultant/management services for grant writing and administration services. The City reserves the right to accept or reject any or all proposals for any reason it finds to be in the best interests of the City.
Any contract or contracts awarded under this Request for Proposals (RFP) are expected to be funded by grants/loans from the TWDB. Neither the State of Texas nor any of its departments, agencies, or employees are or will be a party to this RFP, or any resulting contract. This RFP is issued in accordance with Section 2254 of the Texas Government Code (Professional Services Act) and Title 40 CFR Part 31 (Uniform Administrative Requirements for Grants and Cooperative Agreements to State and Local Governments).
This procurement is subject to the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) “fair share policy,” which includes EPA-approved “fair share goals” for Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) & Women Business Enterprise (WBE) firms in the Construction, Supplies, Equipment, and Services procurement categories. EPA’s policy requires that applicants and prime contractors make a good faith effort to award a fair share of contracts, subcontracts, and procurements to SMWBEs. Although EPA’s policy does not mandate that the fair share goals be achieved, it does require applicants and prime contractors to demonstrate use of the six affirmative steps. The current fair share goals for the State of Texas are as follows:
MBE: CONSTRUCTION 19.44%; SUPPLIES 25.34%; EQUIPMENT 16.28%; SERVICES 20.41%
WBE: CONSTRUCTION 9.17%; SUPPLIES 8.82%; EQUIPMENT 11.45%; SERVICES 13.66%
Equal Opportunity in Employment – All Qualified Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, handicap, or national origin. Bidders on this work will be required to comply with the President’s Executive Order No. 11246, as amended by Executive Order 11375, and as supplemented in Department of Labor regulations 41 CFR Part 60. Small, minority, and women-owned business enterprises are encouraged to respond. The City of Devine is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and strives to attain the goals for Section 3 of the Housing and Urban Development Act of 1968 (12 U.S.C. 1701u) as amended.
The RFP is available from the City of Devine upon request or by picking up a copy at the address below during regular business hours. Three (3) copies of the Proposal Package should be submitted by 4:30 P.M. (Local Time), February 2, 2018 in a sealed envelope to the following address and clearly labeled accordingly:
CONFIDENTIAL: PROPOSAL ENCLOSED GRANT WRITER AND ADMINISTRATION SERVICES
ATTENTION: MS. DORA RODRIGUEZ, INTIRIM CITY MANAGER/CITY SECRETARY
CITY OF DEVINE
303 SOUTH TEEL DRIVE
DEVINE, TEXAS 78016
The City does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, or disability in employment or provision of services, programs or activities. Small Minority and Women’s Business Enterprises are encouraged to submit SOQs. For additional information or to receive the RFP, please contact Ms. Dora Rodriguez, Interim City Manager/City Secretary, at 830-663-2804 or dvrdevine@sbcglobal.net.

FINANCIAL ADVISOR SERVICES RFP
The City of Devine (the City) is soliciting statement of qualifications (SOQ) from interested qualified professionals to provide: strategic financial planning; analysis of market conditions; recommended investments of bond proceeds; and provide recommendations to the City for financing through programs established by TWDB including loan and loan forgiveness and multiple issuances.
Any contract or contracts awarded under this Request for Proposals (RFP) are expected to be funded by grants/loans from the TWDB. Neither the State of Texas nor any of its departments, agencies, or employees are or will be a party to this RFP, or any resulting contract. This RFP is issued in accordance with Section 2254 of the Texas Government Code (Professional Services Act) and Title 40 CFR Part 31 (Uniform Administrative Requirements for Grants and Cooperative Agreements to State and Local Governments).
This procurement is subject to the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) “fair share policy,” which includes EPA-approved “fair share goals” for Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) & Women Business Enterprise (WBE) firms in the Construction, Supplies, Equipment, and Services procurement categories. EPA’s policy requires that applicants and prime contractors make a good faith effort to award a fair share of contracts, subcontracts, and procurements to SMWBEs. Although EPA’s policy does not mandate that the fair share goals be achieved, it does require applicants and prime contractors to demonstrate use of the six affirmative steps. The current fair share goals for the State of Texas are as follows:
MBE: CONSTRUCTION 19.44%; SUPPLIES 25.34%; EQUIPMENT 16.28%; SERVICES 20.41%
WBE: CONSTRUCTION 9.17%; SUPPLIES 8.82%; EQUIPMENT 11.45%; SERVICES 13.66%
Equal Opportunity in Employment – All Qualified Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, handicap, or national origin. Bidders on this work will be required to comply with the President’s Executive Order No. 11246, as amended by Executive Order 11375, and as supplemented in Department of Labor regulations 41 CFR Part 60. Small, minority, and women-owned business enterprises are encouraged to respond. The City of Devine is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and strives to attain the goals for Section 3 of the Housing and Urban Development Act of 1968 (12 U.S.C. 1701u) as amended.
The RFQ is available from the City of Devine upon request or by picking up a copy at the address below during regular business hours. Three (3) copies of the SOQ Package should be submitted by 4:30 P.M. (Local Time), February 2, 2018 in a sealed envelope to the following address and clearly labeled accordingly:
CONFIDENTIAL: STATEMENT OF QUALIFICATIONS ENCLOSED
FINANCIAL ADVISOR SERVICES
ATTENTION: MS. DORA RODRIGUEZ, INTIRIM CITY MANAGER/CITY SECRETARY
CITY OF DEVINE
303 SOUTH TEEL DRIVE
DEVINE, TEXAS 78016
The City does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, or disability in employment or provision of services, programs or activities. Small Minority and Women’s Business Enterprises are encouraged to submit SOQs. The City is an Equal Opportunity Employer. For additional information or to receive the RFP, please contact Ms. Dora Rodriguez, Interim City Manager/City Secretary, at 830-663-2804 or dvrdevine@sbcglobal.net.

ENGINEERING SERVICES RFQ
The City of Devine, Texas (City) is soliciting statements of qualifications (SOQ) for professional engineering services associated with proposed water infrastructure improvements and emergency mitigation measures. The proposed project will include assistance in application preparation and documentation to Federal, State, and other possible funding sources. The anticipated duration of this service is 24 months with a tentative starting date of July 2019.
Any contract or contracts awarded under this Request for Qualifications (RFQ) are expected to be funded by grants/loans from the Texas Water Development Board TWDB. Neither the State of Texas nor any of its departments, agencies, or employees are or will be a party to this RFQ, or any resulting contract. This RFQ is issued in accordance with Section 2254 of the Texas Government Code (Professional Services Act) and Title 40 CFR Part 31 (Uniform Administrative Requirements for Grants and Cooperative Agreements to State and Local Governments).
This procurement is subject to the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) “fair share policy,” which includes EPA-approved “fair share goals” for Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) & Women Business Enterprise (WBE) firms in the Construction, Supplies, Equipment, and Services procurement categories. EPA’s policy requires that applicants and prime contractors make a good faith effort to award a fair share of contracts, subcontracts, and procurements to SMWBEs. Although EPA’s policy does not mandate that the fair share goals be achieved, it does require applicants and prime contractors to demonstrate use of the six affirmative steps. The current fair share goals for the State of Texas are as follows:
MBE: CONSTRUCTION 19.44%; SUPPLIES 25.34%; EQUIPMENT 16.28%; SERVICES 20.41%
WBE: CONSTRUCTION 9.17%; SUPPLIES 8.82%; EQUIPMENT 11.45%; SERVICES 13.66%
Equal Opportunity in Employment – All Qualified Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, handicap, or national origin. Bidders on this work will be required to comply with the President’s Executive Order No. 11246, as amended by Executive Order 11375, and as supplemented in Department of Labor regulations 41 CFR Part 60. Small, minority, and women-owned business enterprises are encouraged to respond. The City of Devine is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and strives to attain the goals for Section 3 of the Housing and Urban Development Act of 1968 (12 U.S.C. 1701u) as amended.
The RFQ is available from the City of Devine upon request or by picking up a copy at the address below during regular business hours. Three (3) copies of the SOQ Package should be submitted by 4:30 P.M. (Local Time), February 2, 2018 in a sealed envelope to the following address and clearly labeled accordingly:
CONFIDENTIAL: STATEMENT OF QUALIFICATIONS ENCLOSED
ENGINEERING SERVICES
ATTENTION: MS. DORA RODRIGUEZ, INTIRIM CITY MANAGER/CITY SECRETARY
CITY OF DEVINE
303 SOUTH TEEL DRIVE
DEVINE, TEXAS 78016
The City does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, or disability in employment or provision of services, programs or activities. Small Minority and Women’s Business Enterprises are encouraged to submit SOQs. The City is an Equal Opportunity Employer. For additional information or to receive the RFP, please contact Ms. Dora Rodriguez, Interim City Manager/City Secretary, at 830-663-2804 or dvrdevine@sbcglobal.net.

BOND COUNCIL SERVICES RFP
The City of Devine (the City) is soliciting proposals and statements of qualifications (SOQ) from interested qualified professionals to provide the following services: assist in obtaining loan and/or loan forgiveness funding and to provide legal opinion with respect to validity of any Obligations issued by the City for capital financing or refinancing; preparation of resolution or ordinance authorizing and securing the Obligations (the “Ordinance”) and/or authorizing any loan forgiveness agreements as necessary. The City reserves the right to accept or reject any or all proposals for any reason it finds to be in the best interests of the City.
Any contract or contracts awarded under this Request for Proposals (RFP) are expected to be funded by grants/loans from the TWDB. Neither the State of Texas nor any of its departments, agencies, or employees are or will be a party to this RFQ, or any resulting contract. This RFP is issued in accordance with Section 2254 of the Texas Government Code (Professional Services Act) and Title 40 CFR Part 31 (Uniform Administrative Requirements for Grants and Cooperative Agreements to State and Local Governments).
This procurement is subject to the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) “fair share policy,” which includes EPA-approved “fair share goals” for Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) & Women Business Enterprise (WBE) firms in the Construction, Supplies, Equipment, and Services procurement categories. EPA’s policy requires that applicants and prime contractors make a good faith effort to award a fair share of contracts, subcontracts, and procurements to SMWBEs. Although EPA’s policy does not mandate that the fair share goals be achieved, it does require applicants and prime contractors to demonstrate use of the six affirmative steps. The current fair share goals for the State of Texas are as follows:
MBE: CONSTRUCTION 19.44%; SUPPLIES 25.34%; EQUIPMENT 16.28%; SERVICES 20.41%
WBE: CONSTRUCTION 9.17%; SUPPLIES 8.82%; EQUIPMENT 11.45%; SERVICES 13.66%
Equal Opportunity in Employment – All qualified Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, handicap, or national origin. Bidders on this work will be required to comply with the President’s Executive Order No. 11246, as amended by Executive Order 11375, and as supplemented in Department of Labor regulations 41 CFR Part 60. Small, minority, and women-owned business enterprises are encouraged to respond. The City of Devine is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and strives to attain the goals for Section 3 of the Housing and Urban Development Act of 1968 (12 U.S.C. 1701u) as amended.
The RFQ is available from the City of Devine upon request or by picking up a copy at the address below during regular business hours. Three (3) copies of the SOQ Package should be submitted by 4:30 P.M. (Local Time), February 2, 2018 in a sealed envelope to the following address and clearly labeled accordingly:
CONFIDENTIAL: STATEMENT OF QUALIFICATIONS ENCLOSED
BOND COUNSEL SERVICES
ATTENTION: MS. DORA RODRIGUEZ, INTIRIM CITY MANAGER/CITY SECRETARY
CITY OF DEVINE
303 SOUTH TEEL DRIVE
DEVINE, TEXAS 78016
The City does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, or disability in employment or provision of services, programs or activities. Small Minority and Women’s Business Enterprises are encouraged to submit SOQs. The City is an Equal Opportunity Employer. For additional information or to receive the RFP, please contact Ms. Dora Rodriguez, Interim City Manager/City Secretary, at 830-663-2804 or dvrdevine@sbcglobal.net.

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GRANT WRITER & ADMINISTRATION SERVICES RFP
The City of Devine (the City) is soliciting a request for proposals (RFP) from interested qualified professionals to provide consultant/management services for grant writing and administration services. The City reserves the right to accept or reject any or all proposals for any reason it finds to be in the best interests of the City.
Any contract or contracts awarded under this Request for Proposals (RFP) are expected to be funded by grants/loans from the TWDB. Neither the State of Texas nor any of its departments, agencies, or employees are or will be a party to this RFP, or any resulting contract. This RFP is issued in accordance with Section 2254 of the Texas Government Code (Professional Services Act) and Title 40 CFR Part 31 (Uniform Administrative Requirements for Grants and Cooperative Agreements to State and Local Governments).
This procurement is subject to the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) “fair share policy,” which includes EPA-approved “fair share goals” for Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) & Women Business Enterprise (WBE) firms in the Construction, Supplies, Equipment, and Services procurement categories. EPA’s policy requires that applicants and prime contractors make a good faith effort to award a fair share of contracts, subcontracts, and procurements to SMWBEs. Although EPA’s policy does not mandate that the fair share goals be achieved, it does require applicants and prime contractors to demonstrate use of the six affirmative steps. The current fair share goals for the State of Texas are as follows:
MBE: CONSTRUCTION 19.44%; SUPPLIES 25.34%; EQUIPMENT 16.28%; SERVICES 20.41%
WBE: CONSTRUCTION 9.17%; SUPPLIES 8.82%; EQUIPMENT 11.45%; SERVICES 13.66%
Equal Opportunity in Employment – All Qualified Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, handicap, or national origin. Bidders on this work will be required to comply with the President’s Executive Order No. 11246, as amended by Executive Order 11375, and as supplemented in Department of Labor regulations 41 CFR Part 60. Small, minority, and women-owned business enterprises are encouraged to respond. The City of Devine is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and strives to attain the goals for Section 3 of the Housing and Urban Development Act of 1968 (12 U.S.C. 1701u) as amended.
The RFP is available from the City of Devine upon request or by picking up a copy at the address below during regular business hours. Three (3) copies of the Proposal Package should be submitted by 4:30 P.M. (Local Time), February 2, 2018 in a sealed envelope to the following address and clearly labeled accordingly:
CONFIDENTIAL: PROPOSAL ENCLOSED GRANT WRITER AND ADMINISTRATION SERVICES
ATTENTION: MS. DORA RODRIGUEZ, INTIRIM CITY MANAGER/CITY SECRETARY
CITY OF DEVINE
303 SOUTH TEEL DRIVE
DEVINE, TEXAS 78016
The City does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, or disability in employment or provision of services, programs or activities. Small Minority and Women’s Business Enterprises are encouraged to submit SOQs. For additional information or to receive the RFP, please contact Ms. Dora Rodriguez, Interim City Manager/City Secretary, at 830-663-2804 or dvrdevine@sbcglobal.net.

FINANCIAL ADVISOR SERVICES RFP
The City of Devine (the City) is soliciting statement of qualifications (SOQ) from interested qualified professionals to provide: strategic financial planning; analysis of market conditions; recommended investments of bond proceeds; and provide recommendations to the City for financing through programs established by TWDB including loan and loan forgiveness and multiple issuances.
Any contract or contracts awarded under this Request for Proposals (RFP) are expected to be funded by grants/loans from the TWDB. Neither the State of Texas nor any of its departments, agencies, or employees are or will be a party to this RFP, or any resulting contract. This RFP is issued in accordance with Section 2254 of the Texas Government Code (Professional Services Act) and Title 40 CFR Part 31 (Uniform Administrative Requirements for Grants and Cooperative Agreements to State and Local Governments).
This procurement is subject to the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) “fair share policy,” which includes EPA-approved “fair share goals” for Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) & Women Business Enterprise (WBE) firms in the Construction, Supplies, Equipment, and Services procurement categories. EPA’s policy requires that applicants and prime contractors make a good faith effort to award a fair share of contracts, subcontracts, and procurements to SMWBEs. Although EPA’s policy does not mandate that the fair share goals be achieved, it does require applicants and prime contractors to demonstrate use of the six affirmative steps. The current fair share goals for the State of Texas are as follows:
MBE: CONSTRUCTION 19.44%; SUPPLIES 25.34%; EQUIPMENT 16.28%; SERVICES 20.41%
WBE: CONSTRUCTION 9.17%; SUPPLIES 8.82%; EQUIPMENT 11.45%; SERVICES 13.66%
Equal Opportunity in Employment – All Qualified Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, handicap, or national origin. Bidders on this work will be required to comply with the President’s Executive Order No. 11246, as amended by Executive Order 11375, and as supplemented in Department of Labor regulations 41 CFR Part 60. Small, minority, and women-owned business enterprises are encouraged to respond. The City of Devine is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and strives to attain the goals for Section 3 of the Housing and Urban Development Act of 1968 (12 U.S.C. 1701u) as amended.
The RFQ is available from the City of Devine upon request or by picking up a copy at the address below during regular business hours. Three (3) copies of the SOQ Package should be submitted by 4:30 P.M. (Local Time), February 2, 2018 in a sealed envelope to the following address and clearly labeled accordingly:
CONFIDENTIAL: STATEMENT OF QUALIFICATIONS ENCLOSED
FINANCIAL ADVISOR SERVICES
ATTENTION: MS. DORA RODRIGUEZ, INTIRIM CITY MANAGER/CITY SECRETARY
CITY OF DEVINE
303 SOUTH TEEL DRIVE
DEVINE, TEXAS 78016
The City does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, or disability in employment or provision of services, programs or activities. Small Minority and Women’s Business Enterprises are encouraged to submit SOQs. The City is an Equal Opportunity Employer. For additional information or to receive the RFP, please contact Ms. Dora Rodriguez, Interim City Manager/City Secretary, at 830-663-2804 or dvrdevine@sbcglobal.net.

ENGINEERING SERVICES RFQ
The City of Devine, Texas (City) is soliciting statements of qualifications (SOQ) for professional engineering services associated with proposed water infrastructure improvements and emergency mitigation measures. The proposed project will include assistance in application preparation and documentation to Federal, State, and other possible funding sources. The anticipated duration of this service is 24 months with a tentative starting date of July 2019.
Any contract or contracts awarded under this Request for Qualifications (RFQ) are expected to be funded by grants/loans from the Texas Water Development Board TWDB. Neither the State of Texas nor any of its departments, agencies, or employees are or will be a party to this RFQ, or any resulting contract. This RFQ is issued in accordance with Section 2254 of the Texas Government Code (Professional Services Act) and Title 40 CFR Part 31 (Uniform Administrative Requirements for Grants and Cooperative Agreements to State and Local Governments).
This procurement is subject to the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) “fair share policy,” which includes EPA-approved “fair share goals” for Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) & Women Business Enterprise (WBE) firms in the Construction, Supplies, Equipment, and Services procurement categories. EPA’s policy requires that applicants and prime contractors make a good faith effort to award a fair share of contracts, subcontracts, and procurements to SMWBEs. Although EPA’s policy does not mandate that the fair share goals be achieved, it does require applicants and prime contractors to demonstrate use of the six affirmative steps. The current fair share goals for the State of Texas are as follows:
MBE: CONSTRUCTION 19.44%; SUPPLIES 25.34%; EQUIPMENT 16.28%; SERVICES 20.41%
WBE: CONSTRUCTION 9.17%; SUPPLIES 8.82%; EQUIPMENT 11.45%; SERVICES 13.66%
Equal Opportunity in Employment – All Qualified Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, handicap, or national origin. Bidders on this work will be required to comply with the President’s Executive Order No. 11246, as amended by Executive Order 11375, and as supplemented in Department of Labor regulations 41 CFR Part 60. Small, minority, and women-owned business enterprises are encouraged to respond. The City of Devine is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and strives to attain the goals for Section 3 of the Housing and Urban Development Act of 1968 (12 U.S.C. 1701u) as amended.
The RFQ is available from the City of Devine upon request or by picking up a copy at the address below during regular business hours. Three (3) copies of the SOQ Package should be submitted by 4:30 P.M. (Local Time), February 2, 2018 in a sealed envelope to the following address and clearly labeled accordingly:
CONFIDENTIAL: STATEMENT OF QUALIFICATIONS ENCLOSED
ENGINEERING SERVICES
ATTENTION: MS. DORA RODRIGUEZ, INTIRIM CITY MANAGER/CITY SECRETARY
CITY OF DEVINE
303 SOUTH TEEL DRIVE
DEVINE, TEXAS 78016
The City does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, or disability in employment or provision of services, programs or activities. Small Minority and Women’s Business Enterprises are encouraged to submit SOQs. The City is an Equal Opportunity Employer. For additional information or to receive the RFP, please contact Ms. Dora Rodriguez, Interim City Manager/City Secretary, at 830-663-2804 or dvrdevine@sbcglobal.net.

BOND COUNCIL SERVICES RFP
The City of Devine (the City) is soliciting proposals and statements of qualifications (SOQ) from interested qualified professionals to provide the following services: assist in obtaining loan and/or loan forgiveness funding and to provide legal opinion with respect to validity of any Obligations issued by the City for capital financing or refinancing; preparation of resolution or ordinance authorizing and securing the Obligations (the “Ordinance”) and/or authorizing any loan forgiveness agreements as necessary. The City reserves the right to accept or reject any or all proposals for any reason it finds to be in the best interests of the City.
Any contract or contracts awarded under this Request for Proposals (RFP) are expected to be funded by grants/loans from the TWDB. Neither the State of Texas nor any of its departments, agencies, or employees are or will be a party to this RFQ, or any resulting contract. This RFP is issued in accordance with Section 2254 of the Texas Government Code (Professional Services Act) and Title 40 CFR Part 31 (Uniform Administrative Requirements for Grants and Cooperative Agreements to State and Local Governments).
This procurement is subject to the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) “fair share policy,” which includes EPA-approved “fair share goals” for Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) & Women Business Enterprise (WBE) firms in the Construction, Supplies, Equipment, and Services procurement categories. EPA’s policy requires that applicants and prime contractors make a good faith effort to award a fair share of contracts, subcontracts, and procurements to SMWBEs. Although EPA’s policy does not mandate that the fair share goals be achieved, it does require applicants and prime contractors to demonstrate use of the six affirmative steps. The current fair share goals for the State of Texas are as follows:
MBE: CONSTRUCTION 19.44%; SUPPLIES 25.34%; EQUIPMENT 16.28%; SERVICES 20.41%
WBE: CONSTRUCTION 9.17%; SUPPLIES 8.82%; EQUIPMENT 11.45%; SERVICES 13.66%
Equal Opportunity in Employment – All qualified Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, handicap, or national origin. Bidders on this work will be required to comply with the President’s Executive Order No. 11246, as amended by Executive Order 11375, and as supplemented in Department of Labor regulations 41 CFR Part 60. Small, minority, and women-owned business enterprises are encouraged to respond. The City of Devine is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and strives to attain the goals for Section 3 of the Housing and Urban Development Act of 1968 (12 U.S.C. 1701u) as amended.
The RFQ is available from the City of Devine upon request or by picking up a copy at the address below during regular business hours. Three (3) copies of the SOQ Package should be submitted by 4:30 P.M. (Local Time), February 2, 2018 in a sealed envelope to the following address and clearly labeled accordingly:
CONFIDENTIAL: STATEMENT OF QUALIFICATIONS ENCLOSED
BOND COUNSEL SERVICES
ATTENTION: MS. DORA RODRIGUEZ, INTIRIM CITY MANAGER/CITY SECRETARY
CITY OF DEVINE
303 SOUTH TEEL DRIVE
DEVINE, TEXAS 78016
The City does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, or disability in employment or provision of services, programs or activities. Small Minority and Women’s Business Enterprises are encouraged to submit SOQs. The City is an Equal Opportunity Employer. For additional information or to receive the RFP, please contact Ms. Dora Rodriguez, Interim City Manager/City Secretary, at 830-663-2804 or dvrdevine@sbcglobal.net.