NOTICE OF FINDING OF NO SIGNFICANT IMPACT AND
NOTICE OF INTENT TO REQUEST RELEASE OF FUNDS
Date of Notice : 1-20-2017
City of Bryson
Bryson Texas 102 N. Depot Street 76427
Phone - 940-392-2241
These notices shall satisfy two separate but related procedural requirements for activities to be undertaken by the City of Bryson.
REQUEST FOR RELEASE OF FUNDS
On or about February 6th, 2017 the City of Bryson will submit a request to the Texas Department of Agriculture, Office of Rural Affairs for the release of Texas CDBG funds under Title 1 of the Housing and Community Development Act, as amended, to undertake a project known as Water System Improvements for the purpose of installing waterlines and rehabilitating elevated water storage tank, for $302,500.00. Project is within corporate City boundary’s.
FINDING OF NO SIGNIFICANT IMPACT
The City of Bryson has determined that the project will have no significant impact on the human environment. Therefore, an Environmental Impact Statement under the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA) is not required. Additional project information is contained in the Environmental Review Record (ERR) on file at City Hall 102 North Depot Street, where ERR can be examined and also at NORTEX RPC office of Regional Services, 4309 Jacksboro Highway, Suite 200 is available for review and may be examined or copied weekdays _9_A.M to _Noon at City hall and 9 A.M.- 4_P.M at NORTEX RPC.
Any individual, group, or agency may submit written comments on the ERR to the City of Bryson, office of the Mayor. All comments received by February 6th in person or February 9th if mailed will be considered by the City of Bryson prior to authorizing submission of a request for release of funds. Comments should specify which Notice they are addressing.
The City of Bryson certifies to Texas Department of Agriculture (TDA) that Sheila Birdwell in her capacity as Mayor consents to accept the jurisdiction of the Federal Courts if an action is brought to enforce responsibilities in relation to the environmental review process and that these responsibilities have been satisfied. TDA’s approval of the certification satisfies its responsibilities under NEPA and related laws and authorities and allows the City of Bryson to use Program funds.
OBJECTIONS TO RELEASE OF FUNDS TDA will accept objections to its release of fund and the City of Bryson certification for a period of fifteen days following the anticipated submission date or its actual receipt of the request (whichever is later) only if they are on one of the following bases: (a) the certification was not executed by the Certifying Officer of the City of Bryson; (b) the City of Bryson has omitted a step or failed to make a decision or finding required by HUD regulations at 24 CFR part 58; (c) the grant recipient or other participants in the development process have committed funds, incurred costs or undertaken activities not authorized by 24 CFR Part 58 before approval of a release of funds by City of Bryson; or (d) another Federal agency acting pursuant to 40 CFR Part 1504 has submitted a written finding that the project is unsatisfactory from the standpoint of environmental quality. Objections must be prepared and submitted in accordance with the required procedures (24 CFR Part 58, Sec. 58.76) and shall be addressed to TDA at 1700 North Congress, 11th Floor, Austin TX 78701.. Potential objectors should contact TDA to verify the actual last day of the objection period.
Sheila Birdwell, Mayor City of Bryson
City of Bryson
Texas Community Development Block Grant Program
The City of Bryson is giving notice of the City’s intent to submit Texas Community Development Block Grant Program grant applications for a (Community Development Fund) grant request of ($275,000.00) for wastewater system improvements in the City of Bryson. The application is available for review at the Bryson, City Hall during regular business hours M-F 8:00am – 12:00pm.
APPLICATION HAS BEEN MADE WITH THE TEXAS ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE COMMISSION FOR A PACKAGE STORE PERMIT (P), WINE AND BEER RETAILER’S OFF-PREMISE PERMIT (BQ), AND A PACKAGE STORE TASTING PERMIT (PS) BY BUCKS & HOT RODS SPIRITS, INC. DBA BUCKS & HOT RODS LIQUOR WINE BEER, TO BE LOCATED AT 639 S. MAIN ST. SUITE B, JACKSBORO, JACK COUNTY, TEXAS 76458. OFFICERS OF SAID CORPORATION ARE RODNEY D. HELTZEL, PRESIDENT; DOUGLAS G. ANGELL, VICE-PRESIDENT; MELISSA L. LAUGHRIDGE, SECRETARY.
INVITATION TO BID
(County of Jack)
Bids will be received in the County Auditor’s Office of Jack County, Texas until 10:00 a.m., Monday, February 6, 2017, for the purchase of various goods and services for Jack County.
The types of goods and services to be purchased are one or more of the following:
Motor Grader, Model 2016 or newer, Tier 3 or 4 compliant*
*The minimum bid specifications and requirements to bid are contained in the Bid Form on file in the County Auditor’s office and at the Jack County Website at http:://www.jackcounty.org/agenda/ under the title “FY 17 Motor Grader Bids.”.
Bidders should use unit pricing in submitting their bids. Invoices delivered for payment will generally be paid by the second Monday of the month following receipt. A $200 performance bond payable to the County shall be required of the bidder.
The bids will be opened at 9:05 a.m. on Monday, February 6, 2017, by the County Auditor in the county Courtroom on the first floor of the County Courthouse in Jacksboro, Texas and awarded in the Commissioners Court’s business on Monday, February 13, 2017 at the same location beginning at 10:00 a.m.
Bidders are encouraged to attend to answer questions about their submission.
Detailed specifications may be obtained by contacting:
Auditor – Jack County
Jack County Courthouse
Jacksboro, Texas 76458
Voice: (940) 567-2663
Fax: (940) 567-5978
The County’s website is located at: www.jackcounty.org
Bids should be submitted in a sealed number 10 or smaller envelope with the proper title
(“Precinct 3 Motor Grader Bid”) on the outside of the bid envelope.
Bidders are encourages to be present at the bid opening to defend and answer questions about their bid.
Jack County reserves the right to accept and/or reject any and all bids.
All bids must be accompanied by a completed Bid Request Form in order to be considered which may be obtained through the office of the County Auditor.
Auditor – Jack County