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2011-2012 Edition of Building Codes to be Implemented

According to Ordinance 866-11-06; it requires the City of Hondo to implement the current and future editions of the adopted building codes which govern the issuance of permits for inspection and the completion of construction, plumbing, electrical, and mechanical work within the City of Hondo. Effective May 1, 2014; the following building codes will be implemented and will serve to protect the public health, safety, and the general welfare of all citizens:

2012 International Building Code

2012 International Residential Code

2012 International Mechanical Code

2012 International Property Maintenance Code

2012 International Energy Conservation Code

2012 International Sewage Disposal Code

2012 International Fire Code

2012 Uniform Plumbing Code

2012 Life Safety Code NFPA 101

2011 National Electric Code NFPA 70

The new building codes are available for immediate review and inspection in the Code Compliance Office located at 802 Avenue Y. If you should have any questions please contact the Code Compliance office at (830) 426-4737.

Pub.: Apr. 10, 17 & 24, 2014

 

PUBLIC SERVICE

ANNOUNCEMENT:

FAIR HOUSING, IT’S THE LAW

To promote fair housing practices, the City of Hondo encourages potential homeowners and renters to be aware of their rights under the National Fair Housing Law. Title VIII of the Civil Rights Act of 1968, as amended, prohibits discrimination against any person on the basis of race, color, religion, sex handicap, familial status or national origin in the sale or rental of units in the housing market. For more information on fair housing or to report possible fair housing discrimination, call the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s toll-free hotline at 1-800-669-9777.

POLICY OF NONDISCRIMINATION ON THE BASIS OF HANDICAPPED STATUS

The City of Hondo does not discriminate on the basis of handicapped status in the admission or access to, or treatment or employment in, its federally assisted programs or activities. Jeff Litchfield, City Manager, has been designated to coordinate compliance with the nondiscrimination requirements contained in the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) regulations implementing Section 504 (24 CFR Part 8. Date June, 1988).

CITIZEN COMPLAINT

PROCEDURES FOR THE TEXAS COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT PROGRAM

In order to comply with the Texas Department of Agriculture, Office of Rural Affair’s Complaint System, 10 T.A.C. Part 6, Chapter 255, Subpart A, the following citizen complaint procedures, adopted by the City of Hondo, Texas, are intended to provide a timely written response to all complaints and grievances made against the City and the Community Development Block Grant Program efforts:

1. A person who has a comment or complaint about the services funded or to be funded by a block grant administered by the City may submit such comment or complaint in writing to the City Manager at City Hall, 1600 Avenue M, Hondo, Texas, 78861 or by phone at (830)426-3378.

2. The City Manager or appointee shall conduct an investigation into same and report the findings to the City Council.

3. The City Council shall notify the complainant, in writing, of the findings of any investigation conducted within 15 working days after being presented in a regularly scheduled meeting of the City Council, and what action, if any, is deemed necessary.

4. A copy of the above outlined comment and/or complaint procedures can be obtained at the City Hall in Hondo, Texas, during normal business hours, Monday through Friday (except holidays).

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT

OPPORTUNITY STATEMENT

The City of Hondo does not discriminate on the basis of color, national origin, sex, religion, age or disability in employment or the provision of services.

SECTION 3 POLICY

The City has adopted a resolution to further Federal Section 3 compliance. Through the adoption of this resolution, the City strives to attain goals for compliance with Federal Section 3 regulations by increasing opportunities for employment and contracting with Section 3 residents and businesses where feasible. A Section 3 resident is defined as a public housing resident and/or a low to very-low income person. A Section 3 business is defined as a business that has a Section 3 resident who owns at least 51 percent or more of the business or employs at least 30 percent permanent, full-time employees classified as Section 3 residents.

Pub.: Apr. 17, 2014

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NOTICE TO CREDITORS

Notice is hereby given that original Letters Testamentary for the Estate of Carmen C. Santleben, Deceased, were issued on April 14, 2014, under Docket No. 8430, pending in the County Court at Law Medina County, Texas, to: Alvin C. Santleben. Claims may be presented in care of the Executor for the Estate addressed as follows:

Alvin C. Santleben, Independent Executor

Estate of Carmen C. Santleben, Deceased

c/o Bill Tschirhart, Jr.

Attorney-at-Law

1313 Lorenzo St. #1

Castroville, TX 78009

All persons having claims against this Estate which is currently being administered are required to present them within the time and in the manner prescribed by law.

Dated this 14th day of April, 2014.

By: Bill Tschirhart, Jr.

Pub.: Apr. 17, 2014

 

PUBLIC NOTICE

Medina County Commissioners Court will conduct a public hearing on Monday, April 28, 2014 at 10:00 a.m., in the Commissioners’ Courtroom, 1100 16th St., Hondo, for the purpose to consider reducing speed limit on all or portions of County Roads 4631, 4632 & 4634 and establish a uniform speed limit on County Road 341; located in Precinct 1.

Jennifer Adlong

Administrative Assistant

Pub.: Apr. 17, 2014

 

SAN ANTONIO WATER SYSTEM

REQUEST FOR LEASE OFFERS

Solicitation No: M-14-012-DHS

Lease of Transferable Edwards Aquifer Authority Groundwater Withdrawal Rights

The San Antonio Water System (“SAWS”) is soliciting offers for lease by SAWS of permitted transferable groundwater withdrawal rights from and out of Edwards Aquifer Authority (EAA) Initial Regular Permits and Regular Permits (“EAA groundwater rights”). Types of EAA groundwater rights that are transferable include those for industrial or municipal use, as well as that portion of irrigation permits designated as “unrestricted irrigation groundwater” by the EAA. SAWS will not accept groundwater rights from the portion of irrigation permits designated as “base irrigation groundwater.” In accordance with SAWS 2012 Water Management Plan, SAWS is seeking to lease approximately 3,000 acre-feet of EAA groundwater rights, for calendar year 2014, but will not consider offers of less than 20-acre feet. Submittal packages will be mailed to all Edwards Aquifer Groundwater Rights permit holders with transferable EAA groundwater rights via the United States Postal Service (USPS). Offers are due no later than 2:00 p.m. (Central Time), May 9, 2014.

Pub.: Apr. 17 & May 1, 2014

 

SAN ANTONIO WATER SYSTEM

REQUEST FOR FACTORED BIDS

Solicitation No: M-14-005-DHS

Purchase of Transferable

Edwards Aquifer Authority Groundwater Withdrawal Rights

The San Antonio Water System (“SAWS”) is soliciting Factored Bids for the purchase by SAWS of permitted transferable groundwater withdrawal rights from and out of Edwards Aquifer Authority (EAA) Initial Regular Permits and Regular Permits (“EAA groundwater rights”). Types of EAA groundwater rights that are transferable include those for industrial or municipal use, as well as that portion of irrigation permits designated as “unrestricted irrigation groundwater” by the EAA. SAWS will not accept groundwater rights from the portion of irrigation permits designated as “base irrigation groundwater.” In accordance with SAWS 2012 Water Management Plan, SAWS is seeking to acquire, at a minimum, 2,180 acre-feet of EAA groundwater rights, for calendar year 2014, but will not consider Factored Bids of less than 20-acre feet. Submittal packages will be mailed to all Edwards Aquifer Groundwater Rights permit holders with transferable EAA groundwater rights via the United States Postal Service (USPS). Bids are due no later than 2:00 p.m. (Central Time), May 9, 2014.

Pub.: Apr. 17 & May 1, 2014

 

ORDER AND NOTICE OF HONDO ISD GENERAL ELECTION

Orden y aviso de hondo dsi elecciones generales

THE STATE OF TEXAS}

El estado de texas}

THE COUNTY OF MEDINA}

El condado de medina

TO THE REGISTERED VOTERS OF THE HONDO INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT:

A los votantes inscritos del hondo distrito independiente de la escuela:

 

An Election is hereby ordered and notice given to be held on May 10, 2014, such day being the second Saturday in May, 2014 for the purpose of electing:

La elección queda ordenado y el aviso dado a celebrarse el 10 de mayo 2014, día que es el segundo sábado de 2014 Mayo con el propósito de elegir

 

ONE MEMBER TO FILL HONDO ISD TRUSTEE, SINGLE MEMBER DISTRICT 2, FULL TERM, AND

ONE MEMBER TO FILL HONDO ISD TRUSTEE, SINGLE MEMBER DISTRICT 4, FULL TERM

Uno de los miembros para llenar hondo isd trustee, distrito de un solo miembro 2, el plazo, y uno de los miembros para llenar hondo isd trustee, distrito de un solo miembro 4, término completo

That all candidates for the above mentioned offices file their application to become a candidate with the Superintendent of School, Hondo ISD, 2604 Avenue E, Hondo, Texas, not later than 5:00 p.m., Friday, February 28, 2014; and that all of said applications shall contain all of the information prescribed by the Secretary of State.

Que todos los candidatos a las mencionadas oficinas presentar su solicitud para convertirse en un candidato con el superintendente de la escuela, hondo isd, 2604 avenue e, hondo, texas, no más tarde de las 5:00 p.m., el viernes, 28 de febrero de 2014; y que, en todas las solicitudes que contienen toda la información prescrita por el secretario de estado

That the order in which the names of the candidates are to be printed on the ballot shall be determined by a drawing to be conducted by the Central Administration Office at 10:00 a.m., on Friday, March 3, 2014, at 2604 Avenue E, Hondo, Texas, as provided by Section 52.094 of the Texas Election Code.

Que el orden en que los nombres de los candidatos se impreso en la papeleta se decidirá por sorteo que se llevará a cabo por la oficina central de administración a las 10:00 a.m. , el viernes, 3 marzo, 2014, en 2604 avenue e, hondo, texas, según se establece en la sección de la texas 52,094 código electoral

That the election be held jointly with the City of Hondo on May 10, 2014, pursuant to Chapter 271 of the Texas Election Code. That the Hondo Independent School District and the City Council of the City of Hondo will consolidate Election Day voting to one polling place being:

Joint Election Voting Polling Place

Medina County Elections Office

1202 14th Street

Hondo, Texas 78861

Que la elección se celebrará conjuntamente con la ciudad de hondo el 10 de mayo, 2014, en virtud de las disposiciones del capítulo 271 del código electoral texas. que el hondo distrito escolar independiente y el ayuntamiento de la ciudad de hondo se consolide día de las elecciones voto a una mesa de votación: la votación en elecciones electorales elecciones del condado oficina medina 1202 14th street hondo, texas 78861

The polls for said election shall be open from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Direct recording electronic voting machines shall be used for voting at the foregoing election polling place and direct recording electronic voting machines shall be used for counting the direct recording electronic voted ballots at said election in compliance with state and federal laws. Paper ballots will also be available to voters for the Hondo ISD general election.

Las encuestas para esa elección estará abierto desde las 7:00 a.m. a 7:00 p.m. grabación directa máquinas de votación electrónica se utilizará para votar en la elección anterior lugar de votación y para la grabación directa máquinas de votación electrónica se utilizará para el escrutinio de los registro electrónico directo las papeletas de votación en esa elección en el cumplimiento de las leyes estatales y federales. las boletas de papel estará disponible también para los votantes de RÃ o hondo dsi elecciones generales

The City of Hondo will hereby appoint one Presiding Judge to hold said Joint General Hondo ISD Election and for the Early Voting Ballot Board. The presiding judge is authorized to appoint one alternate judge and two clerks. The alternate judge shall serve as presiding judge in the event that the regularly appointed presiding judge is unable to serve. The alternate judge shall be appointed by the presiding judge to serve as one of the clerks in the event that the election is conducted by the regularly appointed presiding judge. Election judge shall receive the sum of ten dollars ($10.00) per hour, the alternate judge shall receive nine dollars and fifty cents ($9.50) per hour and clerks shall receive the sum of nine dollars ($9.00) per hour for services and training necessary to conduct this election.

La ciudad de hondo, se designará un juez mixto de celebrar dicho hondo dsi elecciones generales y para la votación temprana junta, el juez presidente está autorizado a nombrar a un magistrado suplente y dos empleados. el magistrado suplente actuará como juez en el caso de que el juez nombrado periódicamente es incapaz de attender

Early voting by personal appearance shall be conducted at the Medina County Elections Office, 1202 14th Street, Hondo, Texas, for at least eight hours each weekday of the early voting period that is not a legal state holiday and during the hours that the City Secretary’s business office is regularly open for business, from 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. and for at least 12 hours on two weekdays if the early voting period consists of six or more days. Therefore, early voting by personal appearance shall be conducted from Monday, April 28, 2014 through Tuesday, May 6, 2014 for at least eight hours each weekday, except for Wednesday, April 30, 2014 and Tuesday, May 6, 2014, early voting will take place from 7:45 a.m. until 7:45 p.m. On Saturday, May 3, 2014 early voting hours will take place from 9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.

Votación anticipada mediante la comparecencia personal se llevará a cabo en la oficina de elecciones condado medina, 1202 14th street, hondo, texas, por lo menos ocho horas cada día de la semana del periodo de votación anticipada que no es un estado de derecho las vacaciones y durante las horas en que la ciudad del secretario oficina de negocios es regularmente abierto a los negocios, a partir de las 8:00 a.m. hasta las 5:00 p.m. y por lo menos 12 horas en dos días laborables si el periodo de votación anticipada consta de seis o más días

Applications for ballot by mail shall be mailed to the:

Las solicitudes de voto por correo serán enviados por correo a

Medina County Elections Office

1202 14th Street

Hondo, Texas 78861

Medina elecciones del condado oficina 1202 14th street hondo, texas 78861

Applications must be received no later than 5:00 p.m. on Friday, May 2, 2014

Las solicitudes deben ser recibidas antes de las 5:00 p.m. el viernes 2 de mayo, 2014

The City Secretary is hereby authorized and instructed to procure and furnish all necessary election supplies to conduct said election. The Hondo ISD appoints the City Secretary as the Custodian of Records (“Custodian”) and agent to the Hondo ISD to perform the duties related to the conduct and maintenance of records of the Election as required under the Texas Election Code. The Office of the City Secretary shall perform all duties normally performed in general elections with respect to early voting, giving notice of the election and preparing the official ballots.

La ciudad se autoriza secretario y encargado de obtener y suministrar todas las provisiones para llevar a cabo esa elección. el hondo la dsi secretario designa a la ciudad, en su calidad de custodio de registros &# 40 ; “custodio” &# 41; y el agente de la dsi el hondo para el ejercicio de las funciones relacionadas con la conducción y el mantenimiento de registros de la elección como lo exige el código electoral texas

The returns of said election shall be made in accordance with the Texas Election Code and shall be canvassed by the Hondo ISD Board of Trustee on May 19, 2014 at a Regular Meeting of the Hondo ISD Board of Trustees.

El regreso de esa elección se efectuará de conformidad con el código electoral y texas se enteró por el hondo isd junta de síndicos el 19 de mayo, 2014 en la reunión ordinaria del hondo dsi junta de síndicos

ELECTION NOTICE

Elección aviso

Notice of the Election, stating in substance the contents of this Order, shall be published one time in the English and Spanish languages, in a newspaper published within the Hondo ISD’s territory at least 10 days and no more than 30 days before the Election and as otherwise may be required by the Texas Election Code. Notice of the Election shall also be posted on the bulletin board used by the Hondo ISD to post notices of the Hondo ISD’s meetings no later than the 21st day before the Election.

Anuncio de la elección, indicando en lo esencial, el contenido de esta orden, se publicará una vez en los idiomas español e inglés, en un periódico que se publica en el hondo de la dsi territorio, por lo menos 10 días y no más de 30 días antes de la elección y que de otro modo sea requerido por el código electoral texas. anuncio de la elección se publicarán también en el tablón de anuncios de la dsi el hondo puesto que los anuncios de la dsi el hondo de las reuniones a más tardar 21 días antes de las elecciones

The City Secretary shall serve a duly certified copy of this Election Order and Notice upon the Presiding Judge not later than the seventh day after the signing of this Election Order and Notice of Hondo Independent School District’s General Election or the 15th day before the Hondo Independent School District General Election, whichever is later.

La ciudad secretario actuará una copia debidamente certificada de la presente orden sobre las elecciones y la notificación de la juez a más tardar el séptimo día después de la firma de la presente orden sobre las elecciones y el aviso de hondo distrito independiente de la escuela general de elección o el día 15 antes de que el distrito escolar independiente hondo elecciones generales, si ésta es posterior

Should any part, section, subsection, paragraph, sentence, clause or phrase contained in this Order and Notice be held to be unconstitutional or of no force and effect, such holding shall not affect the validity of the remaining portion of this Order, but in all respects said remaining portion shall be and remain in full force and effect.

Si alguna parte, sección, subsección, párrafo, oración, cláusula o frase contenida en la presente orden y se celebró en inconstitucional, o carece de validez y efecto, tales que no afectará a la validez de la parte restante de este orden, pero en todos los sentidos dice porción restante serán y siguen en pleno vigor y efecto.

PASSED, APPROVED, AND ISSUED by the Board of Trustees, Hondo Independent School District this the 24th day of February, 2014.

Pasado, aprobó, y publicado por la junta de síndicos, hondo distrito independiente de la escuela el día 24 de 2014 Febrero

/s/ Michael Neuman

Presiding Officer

/s/Anna Reyes

/s/ Tal Gardenhire

/s/ James Gonzales

/s/ Carey Frazier

/s/ Wayne Stein

/s/ Mark Matthews

Pub.: Apr. 17 & 24, 2014

 

PUBLIC NOTICE OF TEST

OF AUTOMATIC

TABULATING EQUIPMENT

Notice is hereby given that the automatic tabulating equipment that will be used in the 2014 Primary Election Runoff, equipment will be tested on April 21, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. at the Medina County Elections Office, 1202 14th Street, Hondo, Texas 78861, to ascertain that it will accurately count the votes cast for all offices and on all measures.

Patricia Barton

Elections Administrator

AVISO PÚBLICO DE LA PRUEBA DE AUTOMÁTICO

TABULACIÓN DEL EQUIPO

El aviso por este medio se da a eso el equipo de tabulación automático que será utilizado en las elecciones primarias 2014, equipo será probado el 21 de abril de 2014 en el 10:00 mañana en Oficina de las elecciones del condado de Medina, 1202 14ta calle, Hondo, Tejas 78861, comprobar que él contará exactamente los votos emitidos para todas las oficinas y en todas las medidas.

Patricia Barton

Administrador de las elecciones

Pub.: Apr. 17, 2014

 

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