Exhibit A

NOTICE OF INTENTION TO ISSUE

CITY OF LAMESA, TEXAS

CERTIFICATES OF OBLIGATION

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the City Council of the City of Lamesa, Texas will convene at its regular meeting place in the City Hall in Lamesa, Texas, at 5:30 o’clock P.M., Lamesa, Texas time on March  16, 2021, and, during such meeting, the City Council will consider the passage of an ordinance or ordinances and take such other actions as may be deemed necessary to authorize the issuance of one or more series of certificates of obligation in an aggregate principal amount not to exceed $7,035,000 for the purpose or purposes of paying contractual obligations of the City to be incurred for making permanent public improvements and for other public purposes, to-wit:  (1) constructing, acquiring, purchasing, renovating, enlarging, and improving the City’s utility system; (2) the purchase of materials, supplies, equipment, machinery, landscaping, land, and rights-of-way for authorized needs and purposes relating to the aforementioned capital improvements; and (3) payment for professional services relating to the design, construction, project management, and financing of the aforementioned projects.  The certificates of obligation (the Certificates) will be payable from the levy of an annual ad valorem tax, within the limitations prescribed by law, upon all taxable property within the City and from a lien on and pledge of certain revenues derived by the City from the operation of the City’s utility system.  In accordance with Section 271.049, as amended, Texas Local Government Code, (i) the current principal amount of all of the City’s outstanding public securities secured by and payable from ad valorem taxes is $5,317,000.00; (ii) the current combined principal and interest required to pay all of the City’s outstanding public securities secured by and payable from ad valorem taxes on time and in full is $7,485,236.25; (iii) the estimated combined principal and interest required to pay the Certificates to be authorized on time and in full is $12,426,312.06; (iv) the maximum interest rate for the Certificates may not exceed the maximum legal interest rate; and (v) the maximum maturity date of the Certificates to be authorized is February 1, 2061.  The Certificates are to be issued, and this notice is given, under and pursuant to the provisions of the Certificate of Obligation Act of 1971, as amended, Texas Local Government Code Section 271.041 through Section 271.064, and Chapter 1502, as amended, Texas Government Code.

                  /s/ Betty Conde                    

City Secretary,

City of Lamesa, Texas

CITY OF LAMESA, TEXAS


WATER SYSTEM IMPROVEMENTS, USDA LOAN #05

 

ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS

Sealed Bids will be received for the construction of the City of Lamesa, Texas Water System Improvements, USDA Loan #05 for the following projects:

            Contract 1: Well Field Waterline and Rehabilitated Well;

            Contract 2: 14-MG Ground Storage Tank;

            Contract 3: Pump Stations, Electrical/Controls & Mechanical Improvements

Individual Bids for each contract will be received, by City of Lamesa, Texas, at the office of the Lamesa City Hall, 601 South 1st Street, Lamesa, Texas 79331, until 4:00 p.m. local time on Tuesday, February 16, 2021. Each bid shall have the correct Contract identified on the outside of each bid package submitted. Bids received will be publicly opened and read on the same day at the City Council meeting at 5:30 p.m., at which time the Bids received will be publicly opened and read. Contract 1 consists of constructing a new well field waterline, rehabilitating an existing well and new well waterline. Contract 2 consists of constructing a new 14-million-gallon pre-stressed concrete ground storage tank. Contract 3 consists of constructing new pump stations, electrical and controls updates and mechanical improvements. 

Bids will be received for a single prime Contract. Prospective Bidders can submit a bid packet for one contract or multiple contracts. Bids shall be on a lump sum and unit price basis, with additive alternate bid items as indicated in the Bid Form. Prospective Bidders must complete the bid packet associated with each contract they plan to submit a bid. 

A Pre-Bid meeting will be held in Lamesa, Texas at City Hall on Wednesday, January 6, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. A site visit will follow at 1:00 p.m. All bidders are encouraged to attend, but it is not mandatory. Bidders will be allowed to ask questions until Tuesday, February 2, 2021 by 5:00 p.m. The Engineer will provide a response no later than Tuesday, February 9, 2021 by 5:00 p.m. All bids will be held for 90-days. 

The Issuing Office for the Bidding Documents is Parkhill, 4222 85th Street, Lubbock, Texas 79423. Prospective Bidders may obtain copies of the Bidding Documents from the Issuing Office as described below:

1.   Download documents (.pdf file extension format) from Parkhill’s Info Exchange web site after registering as a plan holder with issuing Parkhill office. There is no cost or deposit required for this option.

2.   One set of paper copies for a non-refundable deposit of $50.00.

3.   A digital copy (.pdf file extension format) upon a non-refundable deposit of $20.00 per each CD.

Deposit shall be Company check or cashiers’ check made payable to Parkhill. No partial sets will be issued.

Bid security shall be furnished in accordance with the Instructions to Bidders.

        Section 746 of Title VII of the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2017 (Division A – Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act of 2017) and subsequent statutes mandating domestic preference applies an American Iron and Steel requirements to this project. All listed iron and steel products used in this project must be produced in the United States. The term “iron and steel products” means the following products made primarily of iron or steel: lined or unlined pipes and fittings, manhole covers and other municipal castings, hydrants, tanks, flanges, pipe clamps and restraints, valves, structural steel, reinforced precast concrete, and construction materials. The deminimis and minor components waiver apply to this contract.

Owner: City of Lamesa, Texas

By:       Leonard W. Nail, P.E.

Title:    Project Manager, Parkhill

 

END OF ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS