Advertisement for Sealed Bids

The Franklin Parish Police Jury will be selling off the following equipment to the highest bidder. Anyone who would like to bid on equipment must submit a sealed bid(s) beginning March 20, 2019 and ending at 4:30 p.m. April 3, 2019. Bids may be brought to the Franklin Parish Police Jury Office located in the Franklin Parish Courthouse, 6558 Main Street Winnsboro, LA 71295, between the hours of 7:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday – Friday. Bid opening will be April 4, 2019 at 9:00 a.m. For any questions regarding equipment or bidding, please contact Beau Hill (318-439-0420) or Chuck Franklin (318-435-9446).

• 2009 HAMM ROLLER HD 14 VV

• 2005 CHEVROLET PICKUP TRUCK

• 2002 ROSCOE SPREADER

• 1999 GMC PICKUP TRUCK

• 2001 CHEVROLET PICKUP TRUCK

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SCHOOL BOARD BID NOTICE

The Franklin Parish School Board will be taking sealed bids for Large Kitchen Equipment. The deadline for submitting bids will be Friday, March 29, 2019 at 12:00 p.m. CDST. Bids will be opened and publicly acknowledged on Monday, April 1, 2019 at 9:00 a.m. CDST at the Franklin Parish School Board Office, 7293 Prairie Road, Winnsboro, LA 71295.

Bids must be sealed and clearly marked, “LARGE KITCHEN EQUIPMENT BID #FS2019-01.”

Bid forms are available at the Franklin Parish School Board and at www.bidsync.com. For additional information and specifications regarding bid, please contact the Franklin Parish School Board, (318)435-9046.

The Franklin Parish School Board has the right to accept or reject any and all bids.

Non-Discrimination Statement: In accordance with the Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department for Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA.

Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.

To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form (AD-3027) found online at: http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the latter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by: mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture; Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights; 1400 Independence Avenue, SW; Washington, D.C. 20250-9410; fax: (202)690-7442; or email: program.Intake@usda.gov.

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

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ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS

Sealed bids will be received by the Franklin Parish School Board, at 7293 Prairie Road, Winnsboro, Louisiana 71295, until 2:00 P.M., Tuesday, April 16, 2019.

FOR: General Maintenance to Ft. Necessity School

ANY PERSON REQUIRING SPECIAL ACCOMMODATIONS SHALL NOTIFY THE FRANKLIN PARISH SCHOOL BOARD OF THE TYPE(S) OF ACCOMMODATION REQUIRED NOT LESS THAN SEVEN (7) DAYS BEFORE THE BID OPENING.

PROJECT NUMBER:

Complete Bid Documents for this project are available in electronic form. They may be obtained without charge and without deposit from www.aeplans.com. Printed copies are not available from the Designer, but arrangements can be made to obtain them through most reprographic firms. Plan holders are responsible for their own reproduction costs. Questions about this procedure shall be directed to the Designer at TBA Studio.

PHONE (318) 340 - 1550

All bids shall be accompanied by bid security in an amount of five percent (5.0%) of the sum of the base bid and all alternates. The form of this security shall be as stated in the Instructions to Bidders included in the Bid Documents for this project. Contractors have the option of submitting bids electronically at www.bidsync.com in lieu of sealed bids.

The successful Bidder shall be required to furnish a Performance and Payment Bond written as described in the Instructions to Bidders included in the Bid Documents for this project.

A MANDATORY PRE-BID CONFERENCE WILL BE HELD

at 1:30 P.M. on Thursday, March 28, 2019 at Ft. Necessity School, 10630 Hwy 562, Ft. Necessity, LA 71243.

Attendance at this conference is required and bids shall only be accepted from bidders who attend this conference in its entirety.

Bids shall be accepted from Contractors who are licensed under LA. R.S. 37:2150-2163 for the classification of Building Construction. Bidder is required to comply with provisions and requirements of LA R.S.38:2212 (A)(1)(c). No bid may be withdrawn for a period of thirty (30) days after receipt of bids, except under the provisions of LA. R.S. 38:2214.

The Owner reserves the right to reject any and all bids for just cause. In accordance with La. R.S. 38:2212 (A) (1)(b), the provisions and requirements of this Section, those stated in the advertisement bids, and those required on the bid form shall not be considered as informalities and shall not be waived by any public entity.

The Owner shall incur no obligation to the Contractor until the Contract Between Owner and Contractor is fully executed.

Publication Dates: 3/13/19, 3/20/19, 3/27/19

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STATE OF LOUISIANA

PARISH OF FRANKLIN

FIFTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT

SUCCESSION OF

JAMES L. SPENCE JR.

PROBATE NO. 45,890A

NOTICE

NOTICE IS HEREBY given that Kathryn Grace Spence, the duly appointed, qualified, and acting Administratrix of the Succession of James L. Spence Jr., has petitioned this Court for authority to sell at private sale AS IS without warranty to its condition for the price of $150,000.00 cash, the following described property situated in the Parish of Franklin, State of Louisiana, to-wit:

A certain tract or parcel of land situated in the North Half of Southeast Quarter of Southeast Quarter (N 1/2 of SE 1/4 of SE 1/4) Section 4, Township 13 North, Range 6 East, Franklin Parish, Louisiana described as follows:

Beginning at the Northwest corner of said North Half of Southeast Quarter of Southeast Quarter (N 1/2 of SE 1/4 of SE 1/4); thence in an Easterly direction along the North boundary of said North Half of Southeast Quarter of Southeast Quarter (N 1/2 of SE 1/4 of SE 1/4) a distance of 396 feet; thence in a Southerly direction parallel to the West Boundary of said Southeast Quarter of Southeast Quarter (SE 1/4 of SE 1/4) a distance of 660 feet, more or less to the South boundary of said North Half of Southeast Quarter of Southeast Quarter (N 1/2 of SE 1/4 of SE 1/4), thence in a Westerly direction along the South boundary of said North Half of Southeast Quarter of Southeast Quarter (N 1/2 of SE 1/4 of SE 1/4) a distance of 396 feet, more or less to the Southwest corner of said North Half of Southeast Quarter of Southeast Quarter (N 1/2 of SE 1/4 of SE 1/4); thence in a northerly direction along the West boundary of said Southeast Quarter of Southeast Quarter (SE 1/4 of SE 1/4) a distance of 660 feet, more or less to POINT OF BEGINNING, containing six (6) acres, more or less.

The property is sold “AS IS” waving all right of redhibition.

Notice is hereby given to al those whom it may concern that they are required to make opposition, if any they have or can, to such course and proposed sale seven (7) days, including Sundays and holidays, from the date whereon the last publication of this notice appears.

By Order of the Fifth Judicial District Court on this, the 19th day of March, 2019.

Ann Johnson

Clerk

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STATE OF LOUISIANA

PARISH OF FRANKLIN

FIFTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT

SUCCESSION OF

JAMES L. SPENCE JR.

PROBATE NO. 45,890A

NOTICE FOR APPLICATION FOR AUTHORITY TO SELL MOVABLE PROPERTY AT PRIVATE SALE

NOTICE IS GIVEN that the Administratrix of this Succession has petitioned this Court for authority to sell movable property belonging to the Estate of the deceased in accordance with the provisions of Article 3281, et. seq. of the Code of Civil Procedure to John Hoychick Jr. for the amount of $7,000.00 The movable property proposed to be sold at the private sale is described as follows:

John Deere 590 Gator Serial Number 1M0590TEAGM011268 with TopHat 5x10 Trailer with ramp, Serial Number 4R5BU101XGT157963

NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that the Administratrix has petitioned for authority to transfer the movable property to John Hoychick Jr. for the amount of $7,000.00.

Any heir or creditor who opposes the proposed sale must file an opposition within seven (7) days from the day on which the last publication of this Notice appears, by Order of the Court.

Ann Johnson,

Fifth Judicial District Clerk

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NOTICE OF PUBLICATION

Notice is hereby given to all persons that a promissory note executed by Deborah S. Wooldridge and Van Y. Wooldridge Jr., on September 14, 1993, payable to the order of the United Mississippi Bank, a Mississippi Corporation, in the amount of $23,300.00, has by accident been lost or destroyed, and if the same is found it should be returned to Graham, Arceneaux, & Allen, LLC, Attorneys at Law, 639 Loyola Avenue, Suite 1800, New Orleans, LA 70113.

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VILLAGE OF BASKIN

REGULAR COUNCIL MEETING

MARCH 12, 2019

The Mayor and Council of the Village of Baskin met in regular session on Tuesday, March 12, 2019, 6:00 p.m., at the Village of Baskin Town Hall.

Present: Mayor Bobby Fife and Council members Cary Collier, Johnny Belton, and Heather Chapman.

Also Present: Town Clerk and others.

There being a quorum present, the meeting was called to order.

The Pledge of Allegiance and the opening prayer was led by Mayor Fife.

Minutes: The minutes of the previous council meeting were presented by the clerk. Cary Collier approved the minutes as presented. Heather Chapman seconded the motion. Yeas 3. Nays 0.

Old Business: None.

New Business: A motion and second was made to pay all bills and obligations. Johnny Belton moved; Heather Chapman seconded the motion. Yeas 3, Nays 0.

Fair Housing Proclamation

The Fair Housing Proclamation was presented for approval from the Governor’s Office. The month of April is designated as Fair Housing Month. Johnny Belton moved; Heather Chapman seconded the motion for this proclamation. Yeas 3, Nays 0.

Health/Safety/Environment Protocol Policy

Village of Baskin HSE Policy was presented and approved. Cary Collier moved to approve, Heather Chapman seconded the motion. Yeas 3, Nays 0.

Police Report: The monthly activity report was given by Chief Grayson. He reported some activities in which the officers were involved. He will attend the Mid-Winter Conference in Lake Charles this week.

Fire Department Report: Chief Sammy Burns reported that David Wilson with PIAL sent notice that the questionnaire had been received and a tentative date for review will be June 11, 2019. He also told that someone could come in early to do a preliminary check-up. The volunteer fire fighters continue to participate in the LSU training.

Further Business:

Introduce Ordinance No. 0301: AN ORDINANCE FIXING THE SALARY OF THE MAYOR, BOARD OF ALDERMEN AND CHIEF OF POLICE OF THE VILLAGE OF BASKIN, LOUISIANA (RETROACTIVE TO THE BEGINNING OF THIS ADMINISTRATION, JANUARY 1, 2019).

The ordinance named above was introduced and approved to be presented at the next regular council meeting for adoption. Cary Collier moved, Heather Chapman seconded the motion. Yeas 3, Nays 0.

Village Wide Clean-up, May 4, 2019

Village wide clean-up will be Saturday, May 4, 2019. Attention will be given to the park and areas around Town Hall.

Having no other business Mayor Fife called for a motion and second to adjourn the council meeting. Johnny Belton moved and Heather Chapman seconded the motion. The meeting was closed at 6:55 p.m.

Merlyn Ritchie, Town Clerk

Robert E. Fife, Mayor

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VILLAGE OF GILBERT

REGULAR SESSION

MARCH 14, 2019

The Village of Gilbert Mayor and Board of Alderman met in regular session on Thursday, March 14, 2019 at 6:30 p.m., at the Gilbert City Hall.

Those present were as follows: Mayor Mike Stephens, Clerk Diane Parker, Aldermen: Susan Britt and Randy Lloyd.

Also present were Wesley Ezell, Bill McLemore, and guest. Absent was Christine Ezell.

CALL TO ORDER:

Mayor Stephens called the meeting to order. Mayor Stephens led in opening prayer. Diane Parker led in the pledge of allegiance.

MINUTES:

Motion made by Randy Lloyd, seconded by Susan Britt to accept the February minutes as presented. Motion carried.

FINANCIAL DOCUMENTS:

Motion made by Susan Britt, seconded by Randy Lloyd to accept February financial documents. Motion carried.

PAY MONTHY BILLS:

Motion made by Randy Lloyd, seconded by Susan Britt to pay the monthly bills. Motion carried.

FIRE DEPARTMENT:

Bill McLemore gave monthly report for the fire department.

POLICE DEPARTMENT:

Chief Wesley Ezell gave monthly report. Chief Ezell made a recommendation that Timothy L. Jones to be a part-time commissioned patrol officer for the Village of Gilbert. Discussion was held. Motion made by Susan Britt seconded by Randy Lloyd for Timothy L. Jones to be a part-time commissioned patrol officer. Motion carried.

Discussion was held for tires for chief car. Motion made by Randy Lloyd, seconded by Susan Britt to purchase four new tires. Motion carried. Also, discussion held on conference in July. Motion made by Susan Britt, seconded by Randy Lloyd for chief to attend conference. Motion carried.

PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT:

Mayor Stephens gave the monthly report for the public works department.

CITIZEN PARTICIPATION:

None available.

NEW BUSINESS:

ADOPT RESOLUTION ON MEAL TRAVELING EXPENSE:

Discussion was held. Motion made by Randy Lloyd, seconded by Susan Britt to increase the cost of meal expense. Motion carried.

ADOPT RESOLUTION ON ONE WAY STREET:

On a Motion by Susan Britt, Duly Seconded by Randy Lloyd THE FOLLOWING RESOLUTION WAS OFFERED TO WIT:

WHEREAS, the need exists for the Village of Gilbert to make a one way west from First Street to Second Street on Hanna Street.

BE IT RESOLVED, by the Mayor and Board of Alderman of the Village of Gilbert, in regular session convened on 14th day of March, 2019, to make a one way west from First Street to Second Street on Hanna Street.

This Resolution adopted on this 14th day of March, 2019, and the voted recorded as follows:

Yeas: 2

Nays: 0

Absent: 1

DISCUSS THE BALLFIELD:

Discussion was held and the bid was open to repair the concession stand at ball field. Table till next month to decide on a status.

OLD BUSINESS:

DISCUSS LAMATS BLIGHTED PROPERTY:

Discussion was held.

OTHER BUSINESS:

None available.

ADJOURNMENT:

Randy Lloyd made motion to adjourn. Susan Britt seconded the motion. Motion carried.

Mike Stephens, Mayor

Diane Parker, LMMC

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WHEREABOUTS NOTICE

Anyone knowing the whereabouts of LORN ROBERTS, please contact the office of E. Micah Hoggatt, Hoggatt Law, LLC, 6588 Main Street, Winnsboro, Louisiana 71295, (318) 367-5252. 3-27 1tb

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