This is Falfurrias, Texas
Falfurrias is the county seat of Brooks County, Texas, United States. The town is named for founder Edward Cunningham Lasater's ranch, La Mota de Falfurrias. In 1893, the Falfurrias ranch was one of the largest in Texas at some 350,000 acres.
The city is centered around the intersection of U.S. Highway 281 and State Highway 285 and is approximately 81 miles southwest of Corpus Christi, 90 miles southeast of Laredo, and 36 miles south of Alice. Population was 6,200 as of 2010.
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ADVERTISEMENT AND INVITATION FOR BIDS
Sealed Proposals addressed to the City Clerk of the City of Falfurrias, 625 N. St. Mary’s Street, P.O. Drawer E, Falfurrias, Texas 78355 will be received at City Hall until 2:00 p.m. on February 17, 2015 and then publicly opened and read aloud at the same location and time for “Tony Lemus Tennis Court Improvements”. A Pre-Bid Conference will be held on February 11, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. at City Hall with an on-site visit being a portion of the proceedings. Any bids received after the above‑stated date and time will be returned unopened.
Major items of work include the following:
The project consists of providing removing existing tennis court surface to existing base, proof roll existing base, new 1 ½” HMACP (Type D), base material, prime coat and new surface in accordance with the contract documents, technical specifications, and plans.
Copies of the Contract Specifications and Drawings are on file at the City Hall of Falfurrias and at the office of LNV, 801 Navigation, Suite 200, Corpus Christi, Texas 78408, Phone (361) 883-1984, and will be forwarded to prospective bidders or suppliers upon submitting a non-refundable fee of $40.00 with the engineer, LNV, for each set of documents obtained. If mailed, an additional separate fee of $10.00 will be required from all prospective bidders or suppliers to cover shipping and handling charges. The payment represents reproduction costs and is non-refundable.
"We reserve the right to process checks electronically by transmitting the amount of the check, routing number, account number, and check serial number to your financial institution."
Each proposal shall be accompanied by a Certified or Cashier's Check or a Bidder's Bond from a surety company licensed in the State of Texas, in an amount of at least Five Percent (5%) of the largest amount bid, payable to the City of Falfurrias, Texas as a guarantee that the successful bidder will enter into a contract with the Owner.
Attention is called to the fact that not less than the federally determined prevailing (Davis-Bacon and Related Acts) wage rate, as issued by the U.S. Department of Labor and contained in the contract documents, must be paid on this project. In addition, the successful bidder must ensure that employees and applicants for employment are not discriminated against because of race, color, religion, sex, age, or national origin.
The Owner reserves the right to reject any or all bids or to waive any informalities in the bidding.
Bids may be held by the City of Falfurrias for a period not to exceed 60 days from the date of the bid opening for the purpose of reviewing the bids and investigating the bidder’s qualifications prior to the contract award.
City of Falfurrias Clerk, Texas
/s/ Melinda Garza, City Clerk