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AUCTION

Thursday, Sept. 17, 2020

8 a.m. to 9 a.m.

2005 CHEVY

VN: 1GNDS13SX52203785

LANDON’S HEAVY WRECKER SERVICE

2232 N. Sacramento, Pearland, 281-485-7328

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Notice of Public Sale

of property to satisfy a landlord’s lien.

Sale to be held at BLT Storage at

16710 McLean Road, Pearland, TX 77584

on Friday, September 18 at 9.00 a.m. 

Cleanup deposit is required. Seller reserves the right to

withdraw the property at any time before the sale. 

Unit items sold as-is to highest bidder. Property includes 

the contents of spaces of the following tenant:

Sarahi Moreno Medina: old fridge and stove, 

couch, miscellaneous items.

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NOTICE OF A PUBLIC HEARING  OF THE CITY COUNCIL AND

THE PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION

OF THE CITY OF FRIENDSWOOD, TEXAS

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the City of Friendswood City Council and the Planning and Zoning Commission will hold Public Hearings at Friendswood City Hall, 910 South Friendswood Drive, on the following dates and times:

Planning and Zoning Commission       City Council

Thursday, October 08, 2020 at 7:00PM      Monday, November 02, 2020 at 7:00PM

to consider the following:

A. Proposed amendments to Appendix C, Zoning Ordinance “Section 7.Q.2. Commercial Regulation Matrix” to add sub note “k.” defining height maximum, “Section 7.Q.3. Area and Height Exceptions” to amend the height exceptions, and “Section 20. Definitions – Height” to remove a duplicate requirement.

At said hearings, all interested persons have the right and opportunity to appear and be heard on the subject both oral and written.  Documentation is available for review at the City Secretary’s Office, 910 South Friendswood Drive, Friendswood, Texas.  For questions regarding details of the Public Hearings, please contact Director of Community Development/City Planner Aubrey Harbin at 281-996-3280.

Melinda Welsh, TRMC

City Secretary

Friendswood, Texas

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CITY OF PEARLAND, TEXAS

NOTICE TO BIDDERS

Sealed bids will be received by the City of Pearland Purchasing Division, 3519 Liberty Dr., until 11:00 a.m., CST, Thursday, October 1, 2020 and all bids will be publicly acknowledged by name at City Hall on that date for:

Fire DEPARTMENT MEDICAL SUPPLIES

BID NO. 0920-55

Bid forms, specifications and all necessary information may be obtained from the following website: https://pearland.ionwave.net.   Vendors are encouraged to return the bid response electronically using the City’s e-bid system but may submit by hard-copy to City Secretary, with either manner due by the closing date and time stated above 

The City reserves the right to reject any or all bids, or to accept any bid or combination of bids deemed advantageous to it.

Vendors should register on the City’s e-bid system at https://pearland.ionwave.net (if not already registered).  Once registered on the City’s e-bid system, bid documents may be viewed on the site.  If further assistance is needed, please email [email protected] no later than 9:00 a.m. Thursday, September 24, 2020.  Make reference to Bid Number 0920-55.  Bid Closing Date:  October 1, 2020.

Crystal Roan

City Secretary, City of Pearland

First Publication:   September 16, 2020

Second Publication:   September 23, 2020

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ORDINANCE NO. 2020-31

AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF FRIENDSWOOD, TEXAS, amending the code of ordinances, chapter 26, environment, by repealing Article iii. sanitary nuisances, sections 26-69 through 26-73 And adopting chapter 26, environment, article iii. sanitary nuisances, sections 26-69 through 26-77; aMENDING THE CODE OF ORDINANCES, CHAPTER 26, environment, by adding a new article viii. graffiti abatement, sections 26-293 through 26-301 and adding a new article ix. maintenance of storm water systems, section 26-302; providing a penalty clause; REPEALING ALL ORDINANCES OR PARTS OF ORDINANCES INCONSISTENT OR IN CONFLICT HEREWITH; providing FOR SEVERABILITY, publication and AN EFFECTIVE DATE.

A. It shall be unlawful:  for a person to maintain a swimming pool in a manner that creates an unsanitary condition likely to attract or harbor mosquitoes, rodents, vermin or disease-carrying pests; to accumulate rubbish on person’s premises; to maintain the premises in a manner that creates conditions that are breeding places for flies or other insects; to maintain the premises in a manner that creates an unsanitary condition likely to attract or harbor mosquitoes, rodent, vermin, pests; to allow stagnant water on property; to erect or maintain a structure with roofs or eaves projecting beyond property line or shedding water onto any property other than your own property; to do an act which may cause interference with the enjoyment by any person who may be deprived of his right to be free from offensive or unpleasant odors or noises which disturb members of the community.

B. It shall be unlawful for the owner of property in the city to knowingly permit graffiti to remain on his property. Criminal penalty not to exceed $500 for each offense.

C. It shall be unlawful for a property owner to fail to continuously maintain all existing and new storm water systems including detention ponds, drainage easements, outfalls and swales.

D. Except as in B above, Penalty for each offense is a fine not to exceed $2,000. 

I, MELINDA WELSH, CITY SECRETARY OF THE CITY OF FRIENDSWOOD, TEXAS, DO HEREBY CERTIFY THAT THE FOREGOING IS A TRUE AND CORRECT COPY OF THE ORIGINAL ORDINANCE NO. 2020-31 ADOPTED BY THE CITY COUNCIL AT THE REGULAR MEETING HELD 09/14/2020, AS THE SAME APPEARS IN THE RECORD IN THE OFFICE.

MELINDA WELSH

CITY SECRETARY

FRIENDSWOOD, TEXAS

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ORDINANCE NO. 2020-30

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING ORDINANCES NO. 2012-04 AND 2016-46 IN ORDER TO APPROVE AN ANNUAL RATE ADJUSTMENT AS PROVIDED FOR IN THE CITY OF FRIENDSWOOD – PROGRESSIVE WASTE SOLUTIONS OF TX, INC., D/B/A WC OF TEXAS (FORMERLY KNOWN AS IESI TX CORPORATION) SOLID WASTE FRANCHISE.

I, MELINDA WELSH, CITY SECRETARY OF THE CITY OF FRIENDSWOOD, TEXAS, DO HEREBY CERTIFY THAT THE FOREGOING IS A TRUE AND CORRECT COPY OF THE ORIGINAL ORDINANCE NO. 2020-30 ADOPTED BY THE CITY COUNCIL AT THE REGULAR MEETING HELD 09/14/2020, AS THE SAME APPEARS IN THE RECORD IN THE OFFICE.

MELINDA WELSH

CITY SECRETARY

FRIENDSWOOD, TEXAS

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PUBLIC NOTICE

CITY OF PEARLAND

2020 Community Development Block Grant – Mitigation

Application for Assistance

Public Comment Period

The City of Pearland, in partnership with Brazoria County Drainage District No. 4, is applying for disaster mitigation assistance from the Texas General Land Office (GLO) in response to Hurricane Harvey. The application requests approximately $100 million for drainage infrastructure improvements to Hickory Slough from Cullen Boulevard to State Highway 35. Persons may contact the City about this application any time during normal operating hours through October 19, 2020 by telephone at 281-652-1795 or via email at [email protected]

The application is available for review at pearlandtx.gov. Requests for other ways of reviewing the application may be made using the same contact information above.

Any person wishing to mail written comments regarding the application should submit them to:

City of Pearland 

Administration

3519 Liberty Dr.

Pearland, TX  77581

All comments must be received by October 19, 2020 to be considered and/or included with the application that will be submitted to the Texas General Land Office. 

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NOTICE OF ESTABLISHMENT OF ADDITIONAL 

OUT-OF-DISTRICT MEETING PLACE AND DISTRICT OFFICE 

OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF

BRAZORIA COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT NO. 21

To the residents and taxpayers of Brazoria County Municipal Utility District No. 21 (the “District”), and to all the persons interested in the meetings of the Board of Directors of such District:

Notice is hereby given that the Board of Directors of the District, at a meeting held August 17, 2020, established an additional meeting place outside the boundaries of the District at the offices of LJA Engineering, Inc., 3600 West Sam Houston Parkway South, Suite 600, Houston, Texas, 77042.

Said meeting place is hereby declared to be a public place and open to the public.  All residents and taxpayers of the District and all other interested persons are hereby invited to attend any meetings of the Board of Directors at such location and other locations previously established by the Board of Directors as meeting places of the District.

/s/ Keisha Curtis

Secretary, Board of Directors 

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NOTICE OF ESTABLISHMENT OF ADDITIONAL 

OUT-OF-DISTRICT MEETING PLACE AND DISTRICT OFFICE 

OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF

BRAZORIA COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT NO. 22

To the residents and taxpayers of Brazoria County Municipal Utility District No. 22 (the “District”), and to all the persons interested in the meetings of the Board of Directors of such District:

Notice is hereby given that the Board of Directors of the District, at a meeting held August 18, 2020, established an additional meeting place outside the boundaries of the District at the offices of LJA Engineering, Inc., 3600 West Sam Houston Parkway South, Suite 600, Houston, Texas, 77042.

Said meeting place is hereby declared to be a public place and open to the public.  All residents and taxpayers of the District and all other interested persons are hereby invited to attend any meetings of the Board of Directors at such location and other locations previously established by the Board of Directors as meeting places of the District.

/s/ Alfred Horace

Secretary, Board of Directors 

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Construction Inspector

General Description:

Responsible for performing inspections of existing and newly constructed drainage channels, detention basins, outfalls, crossing structures or fixtures (bridges, cables, pipelines), and other types of features that may be found on a channel as well as perform technical information inventories and surveys, line and grade surveys, design work, and general administrative work. Perform other related work as required.  The Inspector will follow guidelines and policy as set by the District’s Rules, Regulations, and Guidelines.

Essential Functions and Duties:

• Communicate courteously and effectively with contractors, engineers, developers, other District staff, officials, and the public. 

• Inspect the construction or reconstruction of drainage infrastructure of private and commercial development and public utility projects. 

• Manage and coordinate with contractors on methods and sequence of projects during construction.

• Monitor work in progress and inspect work completed to ensure quality control.

Interpret construction drawings and related construction documents to verify actual construction is in compliance with the District approved construction drawings.

• Perform related survey work to establish/verify lines and grades.

• Measure and calculate quantities for payment on contracts and maintain as-built plans.

• Interact and mediate with the developer’s representative (contractors, engineers, public utility companies, other public agencies) and District staff to resolve problems identified as a variance to the District’s design criteria.

• Review pertinent documentation and correspondence for acceptance of drainage facilities into the District’s maintenance program.

• Review contractor invoices for accuracy and prepares for payment.

• Record and notify all parties of deviations, revisions, and changes to contracts or work in progress.

• Perform other duties that may be added or changed as the course and scope of the job directs.

• Work indoors and outdoors, including adverse weather conditions, such as extreme cold, heat, heights, temperature swings and/or noise. 

• Perform administrative office and field work for the District’s Engineer, as directed. 

• Efficiently and safely operate, care for, and maintain assigned equipment. 

Perform other duties that may be added or changed as the course and scope of the job directs.

Education and Experience:

• High school diploma or equivalent.

• Solid knowledge of Microsoft Office Professional (Outlook, Word, Excel).

• Work independently with limited supervision, relative autonomy, and general review.

• Be a self-starter; assume ownership in setting goals, organizing work, and completing assigned tasks.

• Work well and build strong relationships with consultants and contractors and other organizations.

• Work well in an office environment, under pressure adhering to tight deadlines and accuracy/quality standards.

• Utilize good organizational skills and effectively prioritize and schedule multiple tasks/initiatives.

• Use proper grammar, correct spelling and punctuation, simple formats, and filing systems.

• Effectively communicate with coworkers, general public, and/or governmental representatives.

• Read/comprehend written materials, e.g., policies, procedures, operating instructions, and safety notices.

• Write/record legible notes of activity and accurately complete required forms.

• Solve simple mathematical problems that may be required in normal work situations.

• Prefer Bachelor’s degree related to construction in Construction Science, Construction Management, or related degree.

• Minimum of two years of construction inspection and invoice payment experience may be substituted for a bachelor’s degree.

Physical Demands and Environmental Exposure:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions:

• Frequent stooping, bending, reaching, lifting, and carrying of items up to 20 pounds and occasional lifting of up to 50 pounds.

• Frequent driving of a vehicle with automatic controls and four-wheel drive.

• Frequent walking up and down steep slopes of ditches or on rough and uneven surfaces or ground such as; sloping terrain, plowed or furrowed areas or construction sites.

• Climb and/or crawl into and out of pipes, culverts, manholes and trenches.  

• Kneel, sit, squat, stand, stoop and/or twist while performing inspection duties.

• Hear and see sufficiently to inspect work safely in traffic and dangerous construction situations. 

• Read, and write by hand. 

• Occasional sitting for extended periods of time.

• Approximately 75% of duties will be performed outdoors where there will be routine exposure to significant levels of heat, cold, moisture, air pollution, wind, and dust.

• May be exposed to snakes, wildlife, wasps, bees, and other flying/walking insects, vibration and/or noise in excess of 85 decibels.

• Approximately 25% of duties are performed indoors in a normal office environment with acceptable lighting, temperature, air conditions, and noise levels.

General Information:

• Position Type: Regular Full-Time

• Employee Status: Non-Exempt

• Hours: 40 Hours per week

• Salary range: $50,000- $70,000 depending on qualifications and experience.

• Requires a valid Class “C” Texas Driver’s License.

Application Process:

• Please visit Brazoria Drainage District No. 4’s webpage for more information about the District at www.bdd4.org. Applications must be submitted M/F between 7:00 AM / 3:30 PM, and will be accepted until the position is filled. Submit Employment Application and Resume to: Sarah Roeber, Administrative Assistant, Brazoria Drainage District No. 4, 4813 W Broadway, Pearland, Texas  77581, F: 281-485-0065, Email:[email protected]

NOTE: Reasonable accommodations will be made upon request for applicants with disabilities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990. Upon receiving a conditional offer of employment, all applicants are screened for the presence of illegal drugs, alcohol, and the ability to perform physical functions of this position. EOE 8/11/2020.

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Engineering Assistant

General Description:

Under the general supervision of the Plans Coordinator, this position is responsible for performing tasks related to the organization and day-to-day operation of the Engineering Department.  The Engineering Assistant will provide assistance at the public counter in the Engineering Department, over the telephone, and via email with general information regarding the requirements and process of submitting Plats, Drainage Plans, Drainage Studies, etc. Perform other engineering related work as required to assist the engineering department.

Essential Functions and Duties:

• Work under the general supervision and guidance of the District Engineer, Plans Coordinator, Inspector, and Surveyor

• Provide information and customer assistance pertaining to District rules, regulations, and policies.

• Provide administrative support services as needed, including secretarial and receptionist support.

• Monitor engineering building front door.

• Maintain organization of engineering documentation on the server.

• Data entry into the District online GIS system.

• Scan and archive approved plats & drainage plans.

• Deliver and pick up documents to the County for recordation.

• Effective communications, both written and verbal. Must be able to bend or stoop to retrieve or lift books, files, or other materials weighing 10-20 lbs.

• Answer basic questions about the District submittal process.

• Monitor the City of Pearland e-Trakit system for new plat submittals.

• Answer, screen, and direct telephone calls, communications, and in-person inquiries; respond to inquiries by providing appropriate information concerning department policies and procedures.

• Investigate and resolve complaints.

• Scanning and organizing files to be archived on the server.

• Field assistance as necessary.

• Notify applicants when documents are ready for pick-up.

• Provide status updates for submittals.

• Compose and edit documents related to the Engineering Department. 

• Perform administrative office and field work for the District’s Engineer, as directed.

• Perform other duties that may be added or changed as the course and scope of the job directs.

Performance Standard

Employees at all levels are expected to effectively work together to meet the needs of the community and the organization through work behaviors demonstrating the District’s values.  All employees are expected to lead by example and demonstrate the highest level of ethics.

Education and Experience:

• High school diploma or equivalent.

• Solid knowledge of Microsoft Office Professional (Outlook, Word, Excel).

• Work independently with limited supervision, relative autonomy, and general review.

• Be a self-starter; assume ownership in setting goals, organizing work, and completing assigned tasks.

• Work well and build strong relationships with consultants and contractors and other organizations.

• Work well in an office environment, under pressure adhering to tight deadlines and accuracy/quality standards.

• Utilize good organizational skills and effectively prioritize and schedule multiple tasks/initiatives.

• Use proper grammar, correct spelling and punctuation, simple formats, and filing systems.

• Effectively communicate with coworkers, general public, and/or governmental representatives.

• Read/comprehend written materials, e.g., policies, procedures, operating instructions, and safety notices.

• Write/record legible notes of activity and accurately complete required forms.

• Solve simple mathematical problems that may be required in normal work situations.

Physical Demands and Environmental Exposure:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions:

• Frequent stooping, bending, reaching, lifting, and carrying of items up to 20 pounds. 

• Approximately 80% of duties are performed indoors in a normal office environment with acceptable lighting, temperature, air conditions, and noise levels.

• Frequent sitting for extended periods of time.

• Approximately 20% of duties will be performed outdoors where there will be routine exposure to significant levels of heat, cold, moisture, air pollution, wind, and dust.

• Occasional driving of a vehicle with automatic controls and four-wheel drive.

• Occasional walking up and down steep slopes of ditches or on rough and uneven surfaces or ground such as; sloping terrain, plowed or furrowed areas or construction sites.  

• Kneel, sit, squat, stand, stoop and/or twist while assisting with survey or inspection activities.

• Hear and see sufficiently to inspect work safely in traffic and dangerous construction situations. 

• May be exposed to snakes, wildlife, wasps, bees, and other flying/walking insects, vibration and/or noise in excess of 85 decibels.

General Information:

• Position Type: Regular Full-Time

• Employee Status: Non-Exempt

• Hours: 40 Hours per week

• Salary range: $33,600 – $47,800 depending on qualifications and experience.

• Requires a valid Class “C” Texas Driver’s License.

Application Process:

Please visit the Brazoria Drainage District No. 4 webpage for more information about the District at www.bdd4.org. Applications must be submitted M/F between 7:00 AM / 3:30 PM, and will be accepted until the position is filled. Submit Employment Application and Resume to: Sarah Roeber, Administrative Assistant, Brazoria Drainage District No. 4, 4813 W Broadway, Pearland, Texas  77581, F: 281-485-0065, Email: [email protected]

NOTE: Reasonable accommodations will be made upon request for applicants with disabilities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990. Upon receiving a conditional offer of employment, all applicants are screened for the presence of illegal drugs, alcohol, and the ability to perform physical functions of this position. EOE 8/11/2020.

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