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Wednesday, July 28, 2021 Page 12 | Section A | www.sabinetoday.com PUBLIC NOTICES ◆ ❚■✁❊ ❋ ❙P❊✁■❆✂ ❊✂❊✁❚■ ◆❙ Pursuant to the provi- sions of a resolution adopt- ed by the Police Jury of the Parish of Sabine, State of Louisiana (the “Governing Authority”), acting as the governing authority of (i) the Parish of Sabine, State of Louisiana and (ii) Road Dis- trict No. 4, Ward 7 of Sabine Parish, Louisiana (the “Par- ish and District”), on April 21, 2021, NOTICE IS HERE- BY GIVEN that special elec- tions will be held within the Parish and District on SATURDAY, OCTOBER 9, 2021, and that at the said elections there will be sub- mitted to all registered vot- ers in the Parish and District ✄☎✆✝✞✟✠✡ ✆☛✡ ✠☛☞✞☞✝✠✡ ☞✌ ✍✌☞✠ at the said elections under the Constitution and Laws of the State of Louisiana and the Constitution of the United States, the following propositions, to-wit: PARISHWIDE PROPO- SITIONS PROPOSITION NO. 1 OF 2 (LIBRARY TAX RENEW- AL) Shall the Parish of Sa- bine, State of Louisiana (the “Parish”), continue to levy ✆ ✎✏✠✑✞✆✝ ☞✆✒ ✌✓ ✟✍✠ ✆☛✡ ✟✍✠ hundredths (5.05) mills on all the property subject to taxation in the Parish (an estimated $1,161,000 rea- sonably expected at this time to be collected from the levy of the tax for an entire year), for a period of ten (10) years, beginning with the year 2022 and ending with the year 2031, for the pur- pose of the administration, improvement, operation, maintenance and support of the Sabine Parish Library and its branches, including the costs of any capital im- provements thereto? PROPOSITION NO. 2 OF 2 (HEALTH UNIT TAX RENEWAL) Shall the Parish of Sa- bine, State of Louisiana (the “Parish”), continue to levy a special tax of one (1) mill on all the property subject to taxation in the Parish (an estimated $229,900 reason- ably expected at this time to be collected from the levy of the tax for an entire year), for a period of ten (10) years, beginning with the year 2022 and ending with the year 2031, for the purpose of operation, administration, support and maintenance for the Sabine Parish Health Unit, including the costs of any capital improvements thereto? ROAD DISTRICT NO. 4, WARD 7 PROPOSITION (TAX CONTINUATION) Shall Road District No. 4, Ward 7 of Sabine Parish, Louisiana (the “District”), continue to levy a thirteen and eighty-eight hundredths (13.88) mills tax on all the property subject to taxation within the District (an esti- mated $311,650 reasonably expected at this time to be collected from the levy of the tax for an entire year), for a period of ten (10) years, be- ginning with the year 2022 and ending with the year 2031, for the purpose of constructing, improving, maintaining and/or repair- ing public roads and bridg- es in the District, includ- ing ditching and drainage therefor and purchasing equipment therefor, said millage to represent a one and thirty-two hundredths mills (1.32) increase (due to reappraisal) over the 12.56 mills tax authorized to be levied through the year 2021 pursuant to an election held on November 2, 2010? Said special election for the Parish of Sabine will be held at each and every poll- ing place in the Parish of Sa- bine, which polls will open at seven o’clock (7:00) a.m. and close at eight o’clock (8:00) p.m., in accordance with the provisions of La. R.S. 18:541. Said special election for Road District No. 4, Ward 7 of Sabine Parish will be held at the polling places at the following precincts of the District which polls will open at seven o’clock (7:00) a.m. and close at eight o’clock (8:00) p.m., in accordance with the provi- sions of La. R.S. 18:541, to wit: PRECINCTS 9-1 9-2(PART) 9-3(PART) The polling places at the precincts in the Parish and District are hereby designat- ed as the polling places at which to hold the said elec- tion, and the Commission- ers-in-Charge and Commis- sioners, respectively, shall be those persons designated according to law. The estimated cost of the Parish of Sabine election as determined by the Secre- tary of State based upon the provisions of Chapter 8-A of Title 18 and actual costs of similar elections is $40,000. The estimated cost of Road District No. 4, Ward 7 of Sabine Parish election as determined by the Secre- tary of State based upon the provisions of Chapter 8-A of Title 18 and actual costs of similar elections is $7,000. Notice is further given that a portion of the monies collected from the taxes de- scribed in the Propositions shall be remitted to certain state and statewide retire- ment systems in the manner required by law. The said special election will be held in accordance with the applicable pro- visions of Chapter 5 and Chapter 6-A of Title 18 of the Louisiana Revised Stat- utes of 1950, as amended, and other constitutional and statutory authority, and the ✌✔✑✠✕✎ ✆✏✏✌✞☛☞✠✡ ☞✌ ✖✌✝✡ the said election, as provid- ed in this Notice of Special Election, or such substitutes therefor as may be selected and designated in accor- dance with La. R.S. 18:1287, will make due returns there- of to said Governing Author- ity, and NOTICE IS HERE- BY FURTHER GIVEN that the Governing Authority will meet at its regular meeting place, the Police Jury Room of the Courthouse, 400 Cap- itol Street, Many, Louisiana, on WEDNESDAY, NO- VEMBER 17, 2021, at NINE O’CLOCK (9:00) A.M., and shall then and there in open and public session proceed to examine and canvass the returns and declare the re- sult of the said special elec- tion. All registered voters of the Parish and District are entitled to vote at said spe- cial election and voting ma- chines will be used. THUS DONE AND SIGNED at Many, Louisi- ana, on this, the 21st day of April, 2021. ATTEST: /s/ Richard M. McCormic President /s/ William E. Weather- ford Secretary-Treasurer 306.21 7/21, 7/28, 8/4, 8/11 ❲✗❊✘❊❆✙ ❯❚❙ Anyone knowing the whereabouts of the follow- ing: HEIRS, SUCCESSORS AND ASSIGNS OF ROB- ERT D. HAMMACK, SR., HEIRS, SUCCESSORS AND ASSIGNS OF DOLORES COUMES HAMMACK, ROBERT HAMMACK or WILLIAM HAMMACK please contact Christopher M. Sylvia, Attorney at Law, ✚✌✎☞ ✛✔✑✠ ✜✌✒ ✢✣✤✥ ✦✆☛✧✥ Louisiana 71449, 318-431- 5009. 307.21 7/21, 7/28 ❆★❱❊✘❚■❙❊✩❊◆❚ ❋ ✘ ✙■★❙ Sabine River Authority – State of Louisiana 15091 Texas Highway Many, LA 71449 Separate sealed Bids for Sabine River Authority of Louisiana - Sabine Riv- er Diversion Canal Capital Bond Project No. 18 – Canal Bridges Repairs, MA Project No. H1-18085-DA, will be received at the headquarters ✌✔✑✠ ✌✓ ☞✖✠ ✪✆✫✞☛✠ ✬✞✍✠✕ Authority – State of Loui- siana until 11:00 A.M., on August 18, 2021, and then at said time and at said of- ✟✑✠ ✏☎✫✝✞✑✝✧ ✌✏✠☛✠✡ ✆☛✡ read aloud. Work consists of construction of various canal bridge piling and tim- ber repairs for Sabine River Diversion Canal Bridges 5, 7, 11, 12, 13, 18, and 19 all in Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana. ✭✌✕✮ ✯✝✆✎✎✞✟✑✆☞✞✌☛✰ Heavy Construction, Mu- nicipal and Public Works, or Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction Electronic copies of the Bidding Documents may ✫✠ ✌✫☞✆✞☛✠✡ ✓✕✌✱ ☞✖✠ ✌✔✑✠ of Meyer & Associates, Inc. (337) 625-8353, located at 600 N. Cities Service Hwy., Sulphur, LA 70663. A Bid- ding Document deposit is not required. In order to submit a bid, Bidders must obtain an original set of electronic Bidding Docu- ments from Meyer & Associ- ates, Inc.. The CONTRACT DOCU- MENTS may be examined at the following locations: Meyer & Associates, Inc. 600 Cities Service Hwy. Sulphur, LA 70663 Sabine River Diversion ✛✔✑✠ 2365 E. Napoleon Sulphur, LA 70663 There is no available ac- cess to electronic bidding and there is no approved electronic bid website. /s/ Jimmy Foret, Jr., Chairman 308.21 7/21, 7/28, 8/11 PUBLIC NOTICE The Sabine Parish Police Jury is requesting written proposals for the lease of a Caterpillar D5- LGP VPAT Track Type Tractor (or equivalent). Sealed propos- als will be received in the ✚✌✝✞✑✠ ✲☎✕✧ ✛✔✑✠✥ ✆☞ ☞✖✠ Sabine Parish Courthouse, 400 S. Capitol Street, Room 101, Many, Louisiana 71449 until 10:00 a.m. on August 13, 2021, at which time they will be opened and publicly read aloud. The proposals will then be presented to the Police Jury during its next meeting, at which time they will be reviewed and award- ed. Proposals must be either hand delivered for a receipt ✌✕ ✱✆✞✝✠✡ ✆✎ ✑✠✕☞✞✟✠✡ ✱✆✞✝✥ with a return receipt re- quested. REJECTION OF PRO- POSAL Any proposal received after the closing time will be returned unopened. The police jury reserves the right to reject any and/or all pro- posals. OPERATING LEASE The lease is to be an op- erating lease with all rights and responsibilities of own- ership retained by the les- sor. The lease is not to be a lease-purchase contract. Ownership of the leased equipment will not be trans- ferred to the lessee by any means, including but not limited to a bargain pur- chase option. LEASE TERMS The lease must include the following terms: The length of the lease agreement must be a min- imum of thirty-six (36) months. The maximum annual usage of the leased equip- ment must be at least 2,500 hours. Preventive maintenance and normal repairs are the responsibility of the lessor. Lessee will provide insur- ance coverage on the leased equipment. EQUIPMENT SPECIFI- CATIONS The leased equipment must be a Caterpillar D5- LGP VPAT tractor, or equiv- alent, and meet the fol- ✝✌✳✞☛✴ ✎✏✠✑✞✟✑✆☞✞✌☛✎✥ ✆☞ ✆ minimum: BASIC SPECIFICA- TIONS: Basic operating weight shall not be less than 42,263 pounds. Overall length shall not exceed 211.6 inches when equipped with a drawbar and a VPAT blade in the straight position. Overall width shall be a minimum of 118.1. Ground clearance shall be at least 18.6 inches when measured from the face of the track shoe. ENGINE: Engine shall be Common Rail Fuel System type. Engine shall be 6-cy- clinder diesel, four-stroke cycle. The engine shall be mounted to be accessible for adjustment and normal servicing without being de- tached from the tractor unit. Engine shall meet United States EPA Tier 4 Final and EU Stage V emission and ☛✌✞✎✠ ✎✏✠✑✞✟✑✆☞✞✌☛✎✵ Engine shall have an air- to-air after cooler system. Throttle controlled elec- tronically. Engine shall have at least ✢✶✷ ☛✠☞ ✸✧✳✖✠✠✝ ✖✏ Engine shall have tur- bocharger and aftercool- er providing full fwhp to a minimum of 9800 ft before automatic altitude deration. Engine air cleaner with electronic service indicator. Machine shall have a 24- volt electrical starting and operating system. Machine shall have water separator. Machine shall have glow plug cold starting aid. Engine shall have electric fuel priming system. POWERTRAIN/TRANS- MISSION: Transmission shall have fully automatic 3-speed planetary type power shift with lock up clutch torque converter. Transmission shall have a minimum of six speeds for- ward and reverse. Transmission shall have a single control unit for direc- tion and speed. Transmission shall have a maximum forward ground speed of at least 6.1 mph and a maximum reverse ground speed of at least 7.6 mph. STEERING: Integrated electronic steering and transmission. ✹✞✺✠✕✠☛☞✞✆✝ ✎☞✠✠✕✞☛✴ ✞☛ ✆ single control handle to con- trol turns, shifting, and gear selection. Electronically controlled powershift transmission with touch shift buttons on steering control. Tiller bar steering control for close areas. HYDRAULICS: Fully enclosed protected system for hydraulics and controls Load sensing, variable displacement piston pump ☞✌ ✆✡✻☎✎☞ ✖✧✡✕✆☎✝✞✑ ✸✌✳ ✞☛ hydraulic and controls. Single lever dozer control on VPAT blade for hydraulic and controls. UNDERCARRIAGE: Reinforced box section and tubular track roller frame undercarriage con- struction. Undercarriage shall have lifetime lubricated track and carrier rollers. Undercarriage shall have roller frame attached to the tractor by a pivot shaft and pinned maintenance free equalizer bar. Undercarriage shall have eight track rollers per side. Sealed and lifetime lubri- cated idler undercarriage. Grease gun fully sealed hydraulic track adjustment. Undercarriage shall have a minimum of 85-inch gauge. Minimum 8995 square inch ground contact area un- dercarriage when equipped with a VPAT blade and stan- dard shoes. Maximum ground pres- sure of 4.7 psi undercarriage when equipped with a VPAT blade and standard shoes. Minimum 33-inch shoe standard undercarriage. Minimum 122.7-inch length of track on the ground undercarriage. FINAL DRIVES: Final drives fully en- closed with single reduction planetary design. Final drives modular de- sign and allow for removal with only breaking track. Final drives shall be iso- lated from ground-induced shock loads. OPERATOR’S STATION: Modular cab Electronic indicators and gauges to monitor and alert. Operator seat with re- tractable seat belt. Fully adjustable seat. 10” touch screen display instrument panel with easy- to-read gauges and warning lamps in direct sunlight. Heating and air condi- tioning and controls acces- sible from operators’ seat in cab. 10-amp 12-volt power converter cab. Variable throttle control dial. Decelerator all throttle dial positions pedal. TECHNOLOGY: Side slope and fore/aft slope integrated indicators. Automated blade side slope and fore/aft slope con- trol system. ✬✠✱✌☞✠ ✸✆✎✖ ✆☛✡ ✡✞✆✴ - nostics. Remote monitoring uti- lizing satellite or cellular technology option. DOZER BLADE: LGP VPAT dozer blade with maximum width of 13.4 feet, minimum 49.7 inches high, with maximum tilt at blade corner of 14.6 inches and maximum lift height of 41.4 inches, maximum dig depth of 22.8 inches, mini- mum 24-degree angle right or left, ability to adjust pitch of the blade, and a mini- mum dozer capacity of 5.2 cubic yards. WORK TOOL OPTION: Ripper, multi-shank par- allelogram design. SERVICEABILITY: Engine shall have a mini- mum of 500-hour oil chang- er after break in. Transmission shall have a minimum 1000-hour oil change. Final drives shall have a minimum 2000-hour oil change. Undercarriage shall have lifetime lubricated carrier rollers, track rollers, and idlers. MINIMUM SERVICE FILL CAPACITIES: Fuel tank capacity of not less than 83.2 gallons. Cooling system capacity not less than 1086 gallons. Final drive not less than 2.1 gallons each capacity. Hydraulic system not less than 21.1 gallons capacity. ✹✞✠✎✠✝ ✼✒✖✆☎✎☞ ✸☎✞✡ ☞✆☛✮ not less than 4.2 gallons ca- pacity. ADDITIONAL OPTIONS: Undercarriage shall have rotating bushing design, in- ternal oil lubrication, and incorporated center tread idlers. Laser and GPS grading system for manual and au- tomatic blade control. Factory installed inte- grated GPS grading system with blade load control fea- ture. AM/FM radio. DELIVERY Delivery is to be made within ninety (90) calendar days from the date of award. Interested vendors must guarantee delivery time in the proposal. s/William E. Weather- ford William E. Weatherford Secretary Treasurer 319.21 7/21, 7/28, 8/4 P❯✙✂■✁ ◆ ❚■✁❊ ❋ ✘ ❙❊❆✂❊★ ✙■★❙ The Town of Many is ac- cepting bids on 150# Liq- uid Chlorine cylinders for the period of July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2022. Sealed bids will be re- ceived at City Hall, 965 San Antonio Ave., Many, LA 71449 until 4:00 P.M. on August 12, 2021 at which time they will be opened and publicly read aloud. The bids will then be presented to the Town Council for re- view and award at the Au- gust 17, 2021 Regular coun- cil meeting. Bidder should bid on bidder’s letterhead, with bid signed by bidder’s rep- resentative. The sealed bid envelope should be plainly marked “Liquid Chlorine 150#” showing the bidders name, bid opening date and time. Any bid received after the bid closing time will be returned unopened. The Town reserves the right to reject any and all bids. Once bid is awarded the Town will have to issue purchase orders for the chemical as needed. The Town of Many is an equal opportunity employer and provider. 320.21 7/21, 7/28, 8/4, 8/11 P❯✙✂■✁ ◆ ❚■✁❊ Today’s news is rife with reports about our nation’s aging infrastructure. The Town of Zwolle is no excep- tion in facing these exact challenges. Our approach has been to prioritize in- frastructure projects. We work hard to obtain federal, state, and third-party grants to help defer costs. This al- lows us to ensure that utility rates are as low as possi- ble while meeting the rules and regulations set forth by the Environmental Pro- tection Agency, Louisiana Department of Health, and the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality. This is an ongoing process, and the Town is constantly working toward achieving compliance. IMPORTANT INFOR- MATION ABOUT YOUR DRINKING WATER Town of Zwolle Water System Failed to Take Cor- rective Action Following ✽✡✠☛☞✞✟✑✆☞✞✌☛ ✌✓ ✆ ✪✞✴☛✞✟ - ✑✆☛☞ ✹✠✟✑✞✠☛✑✧ On December 21, 2020 the Louisiana Department of Health (LDH) performed a detailed inspection and engineering evaluation of our water system called a sanitary survey. During this sanitary survey, they ✞✡✠☛☞✞✟✠✡ ✌☛✠ ✌✕ ✱✌✕✠ ✎✞✴ - ☛✞✟✑✆☛☞ ✡✠✟✑✞✠☛✑✞✠✎ ✞☛ ✌☎✕ system. As our customers, you have a right to know what happened and what we are doing to correct the situation. According to EPA’s Ground Water Rule, we were required to correct ☞✖✠ ✡✠✟✑✞✠☛✑✧ ✾✌✕ ✡✠✟✑✞✠☛ - cies) or work with the State to develop a plan to correct ☞✖✠ ✡✠✟✑✞✠☛✑✧ ✾✌✕ ✡✠✟✑✞✠☛ - cies). However, we failed ☞✌ ✑✌✕✕✠✑☞ ☞✖✠ ✡✠✟✑✞✠☛✑✧ ✌✕ contact the State before the established deadline and have therefore violated a requirement of the Ground Water Rule. What should I do? There is nothing you need to do. You do not need to boil your water or take other corrective actions. If a situ- ation arises where the water is no longer safe to drink, ✧✌☎ ✳✞✝✝ ✫✠ ☛✌☞✞✟✠✡ ✳✞☞✖✞☛ 24 hours. What does this mean? This is not an emergency. If it had been an emergency, you would have been noti- ✟✠✡ ✳✞☞✖✞☛ ✿❀ ✖✌☎✕✎✵ ❁✖✞✎ ✎✞✴☛✞✟✑✆☛☞ ✡✠✟✑✞✠☛ - cy has the potential to result in lack of proper treatment and oversight of the wa- ter system. Inadequately treated or inadequately pro- tected water may contain disease-causing organisms. These organisms can cause symptoms such as diarrhea, nausea, cramps, and associ- ated headaches. While we have not detected any evi- dence of contamination or other health threats related to our source water, we are still committed to correcting ☞✖✠ ✡✠✟✑✞✠☛✑✧ ☞✌ ✠✝✞✱✞☛✆☞✠ the threat of contamination. What was done? We continue to make major improvements to our water system to provide safe drinking water for every cus- tomer. 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For more information, please contact Cenla En- vironmental Science (318- 442-4000) or the Town of Zwolle (318-645-6142). 323.21 7/28 P❯✙✂■✁ ◆ ❚■✁❊ The Ebarb Wwks Dist. #1 – North Ebarb is currently

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