Education Service Center Region 17, (the center), is soliciting competitive sealed proposals on behalf of the West Texas Food Service Cooperative for school food service goods. Sealed proposals will be accepted until 11:00 a.m. on April 29, 2014 through www.bidforge.com and proposals will be opened at 2:00 p.m. on April 30, 2014. Information on proposals can be obtained by calling 806.281.5707 or at http://wtfsc.esc17.net. The center reserves the right to reject any and/or all proposals.
Texas Department Of Transportation Open House For The Proposed SH 155 Roadway Widening From 0.3 Miles East of US 259 to 1.5 Miles West of FM 729 in Marion& Upshur Counties The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) will conduct an open house meeting on Thursday, April 17, 2014, from 5 p.m. – 7 p.m. at the Ore City High School cafetorium located at 100 Rebel Road in Ore City, Texas. The purpose of this open house is to discuss the need for and suggested alternatives for the proposed SH 155 roadway widening from 0.3 miles east of US 259 to 1.5 miles west of FM 729 in Marion and Upshur Counties. Also included with this project is the replacement of the Big Cypress Creek (Lake O’ the Pines) bridge. Additional right-of-way would be required for this project. All interested citizens are invited to attend this open house to express their views and discuss the project. The open house will feature a “come and go” format. TxDOT personnel will be available to answer questions and receive written comments from those in attendance. Those interested in attending the open house who have special communication or accommodation needs are encouraged to contact the Atlanta District Planning Office at (903) 799-1302 at least two days prior to the open house. Because the open house will be conducted in English, any requests for language interpreters or other special communication needs should also be made at least two days prior to the open house. TxDOT will make every effort to accommodate these needs. Maps and drawings that will be exhibited at the open house are available for public review at TxDOT’s Atlanta District North Design Office located at 701 E. Main in Atlanta, Texas. Information on the proposed project can also be found at http://www.txdot.gov. Search key words “SH 155 bridge.” For project information, please contact Project Manager John Baker at (903) 799-1340.