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Lake D’Arbonne 1.25 acre, 300 foot seawall lot, ready to build on, $85,000. Will subdivide into 3 lots, 318.3689709.
Legals
NOTICE OF SPECIAL ELECTION
Pursuant to the provisions of a resolution adopted by the Board of Commissioners of North Union Fire Protection District, State of Louisiana (the “Governing Authority”), acting as the governing authority of North Union Fire Protection District, State of Louisiana (the “District”), on April 15, 2014, NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a special election will be held within the District on TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 2014, and that at the said election there will be submitted to all registered voters in the District qualified and entitled to vote at the said election under the Constitution and Laws of the State of Louisiana and the Constitution of the United States, the following proposition, to-wit:
PROPOSITION
(MILLAGE RENEWAL)
Shall North Union Fire Protection District, State of Louisiana (the “District”), continue to levy a special tax of ten (10) mills on all the property subject to taxation in the District (an estimated $59,750 reasonably expected at this time to be collected from the levy of the tax for an entire year), for a period of ten (10) years, beginning with the year 2015 and ending with the year 2024, for the purpose of acquiring, constructing, improving, maintaining and/or operating fire protection facilities, vehicles and equipment in and for the District, including both moveable and immoveable property, and paying the cost of obtaining water for fire protection purposes?
The said special election will be held at the following polling places situated within the District, which polls will open at six o’clock (6:00) a.m., and close at eight o’clock (8:00) p.m., in accordance with the provisions of La. R.S. 18:541, to-wit:
POLLING PLACES
Precinct Location
8 (IN PART) Laran Voting Building, 1329 Hwy. 550, Laran
9 Laran Voting Building, 1329 Hwy. 550, Laran
10 (IN PART) Truxno Voting Building, 2670 Hwy. 549, Truxno
24 (IN PART) Marion High School, 3078 Taylor Street, Marion
The polling places set forth above are hereby designated as the polling places at which to hold the said election, and the Commissioners-in-Charge and Commissioners, respectively, shall be those persons designated according to law.
Notice is further given that a portion of the monies collected from the tax described in the Proposition shall be remitted to certain state and statewide retirement systems in the manner required by law.
The said special election will be held in accordance with the applicable provisions of Chapter 5 and Chapter 6-A of Title 18 of the Louisiana Revised Statutes of 1950, as amended, and other constitutional and statutory authority, and the officers appointed to hold the said election, as provided in this Notice of Special Election, or such substitutes therefor as may be selected and designated in accordance with La. R.S. 18:1287, will make due returns thereof to said Governing Authority, and NOTICE IS HEREBY FURTHER GIVEN that the Governing Authority will meet at its regular meeting place, the North Union Fire Station, 2715 Hwy. 549, Marion, Louisiana, on MONDAY, DECEMBER 2, 2014, at SIX-THIRTY O’CLOCK (6:30) P.M., and shall then and there in open and public session proceed to examine and canvass the returns and declare the result of the said special election. All registered voters of the District are entitled to vote at said special election and voting machines will be used.
THUS DONE AND SIGNED at Marion, Louisiana, on this, the 15th day of April, 2014.
/s/ James Wicker
Chairman
/s/ Bonnie Nale
Secretary
8/28/14 9/4/14 9/11/14
The Union Parish School Board 2014-2015 Budget will be available for public review beginning August 05, 2014 until September 08, 2014 from 9:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. at the Union Parish School Board Office in Farmerville, Louisiana, Monday – Friday. The Union Parish School Board will hold a public hearing for the 2014-2015 Budget on September 08, 2014 at 6:00 p.m. at the Union Parish School Board Office.
8/28/14 9/4/14

Public Notice
The Downsville Charter School 2014-2015 Budget will be available for public inspection from August 12, 2014 thru September 11, 2014 from 9:00 a.m. to 3p.m. at the Downsville Charter School, 4787 Hwy 151 , Downsville, LA 71234. Phone (318) 982-5318.
Please be advised that a public hearing will be held at 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, September 11, 2014 to adopt the 2014-2015 DCS Budget. This meeting will be held at Downsville Town Hall.
8/28/14 9/4/11 9/11/11

Holmesville Water System
The Holmesville Water System is currently in violation of the maximum contaminant level (MCL) for total trihalomethanes as set forth by the State[Part XII of the Louisiana State Sanitary Code (LAC 51:XII)] and the Federal Primary Drinking Water Regulations (40 CFR Part 141).
The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals (LDHH)set drinking water standards and requires the disinfection of drinking water. Where disinfection is used in the treatment of drinking water, disinfectants combine with naturally occurring organic and inorganic matter present in water to form chemicals called disinfection byproducts (DBPs). EPA and LDHH set standards for controlling the levels of disinfectants and DBPs in drinking water, including trihalomethanes (THMs) and haloacetic acid (HAAs). Some people who drink water containing THMs in excess of the MCL over many years may experience problems with their liver, kidneys, or central nervous system, and may have an increased risk of getting cancer.
In December 1998, EPA set enforceable drinking water standards for TTHMs at 80 parts per billion (ppb) and for HAA5 at 60 parts per billion (ppb) to reduce the risk of cancer or other adverse health effects. Compliance with the TTHMs standard for public water systems serving less than 10,000 individuals initially became effective and enforceable on January 1, 2004. Compliance with the TTHMs standard is determined by calculating a locational running annual average (LRAA) of quarterly TTHMs sample results. Compliance calculations performed for the second quarter of 2014 show that the system’s current TTHMs LRAAs are 189 ppb at DBP01 - Highway 15 and 198 ppb at DBP02 - Jones and Pardue Road; thus, the system is currently in violation of the TTHMs standard.
Please share this information with all the other people who drink this water, especially those who may not have received this notice directly (for example, people in apartments, nursing homes, schools, and businesses). You can do this posting this notice in a public place or distributing copies by hand or mail.
This is not an emergency. If it had been, you would have been notified immediately. EPA and LDHH do not consider this violation to have any serious adverse health effects on human health as a result of short-term exposure; however, continued long-term exposure to TTHMs and HAA5 levels above the standard (e.g., 20 years of exposure) has the potential to have serious adverse effects on human health.
The Holmesville Water System would like to reassure its customers that the water is safe to drink. We ask for your patience and understanding as we address this ongoing problem. Please call 318-982-7299 if you have any questions or concerns.
8/28/14

I, Super Save #6, am applying to the Town of Farmerville, Louisiana for a permit to sell beverages of high and /or low content at retail in the Town of Farmerville at the following addresss 722 Sterlington Hwy Suite 2. Kiran of Monroe, LLC.
8/28/14

I, Royal Daiquiri Bar and Grill, am applying to the Town of Farmerville, Louisiana for a permit to sell beverages of high and /or low content at retail in the Town of Farmerville at the following addresss 722 Sterlington Hwy Suite 1. Royal of Monroe, LLC.
8/28/14

Town of Farmerville
Regular Meeting
July 14, 2014
The Farmerville Town Council met in regular session at Farmerville Town Hall, located at 407 South Main Street, Farmerville, Louisiana, on July 14, 2014. The council members present were Mayor M. Stein Baughman, Jr., Alderman Jerry Taylor, Lavelle Maine, Caroline Gatson, Wayne “Pone” Jones, and Gerome Nation.
The roll was called and with a quorum present Mayor Baughman called the meeting to order.
At this time Mayor Baughman offered the public the opportunity to voice their opinion on all agenda items.
On motion by Jones, seconded by Nation and unanimously approved to approve the minutes from the June 9, 2014, regular meeting and June 23, 2014 special meeting.
On motion by Taylor, seconded by Maine and unanimously approved to approve the payables from June, 2014.
At this time a public hearing was held to hear the views and opinions of citizens concerning the adoption of Ordinance No 03-14.
On motion by Taylor, seconded by Gatson and unanimously approved to adopt Ordinance No 03-14 pertaining to Zoning classification for annexation.
ORDINANCE # 03-14
AN ORDINANCE TO ZONE
PROPERTY ANNEXED BY THE TOWN OF FARMERVILLE
WHEREAS, Ordinance Number 02-14 Annexed several acres of land into the corporate limits of the Town of Farmerville, and
WHEREAS, Section 2.05 of the Zoning Ordinance, of the Town of Farmerville as codified as Appendix A to the Code of Ordinances provides that territory annexed may be zoned by ordinance after public hearing.
SECTION 1: BE IT ORDAINED, by the Mayor and Board of Alderman of the Town of Farmerville, Louisiana, that the following described land annexed by Ordinance Number 02-14 is hereby zoned as R-3 Residence District, to-wit:
SW ¼ of NE ¼, LESS one acre in the NW/C West of Farmerville and Oakland Road, Section 19, Township 21 North, Range 1 East, containing 39 acres, more or less;
AND
Beginning at the SE/C of the SE ¼ of NW ¼, Section 19, Township 21 North, Range 1 East, and run North 384 feet; and this as a place of beginning of the property herein conveyed; thence run West 410 feet; thence North 56 feet, North 36 degrees 20 minutes East 671 feet; thence South 593 feet to the place of beginning; all being in the SE ¼ of the NW ¼, Section 19, Township 21 North, Range 1 East containing 3.45 acres, more or less, and containing in the aggregate, 42.45 acres, more or less, together with improvement situated thereon and thereto belonging.
SECTION 2: BE IT ORDAINED, that if any provision in this Ordinance shall be held to be invalid, such invalidity shall not affect other provisions herein, which can be given effect without the invalid provision, and to this end the provisions of this ordinance are hereby declared to be severable.
Introduced the 9th day of June, 2014.
After hearing conducted and reading of the above, section by section, the vote was as follows, to wit:
YEAS: TAYLOR, MAINE, GATSON, JONES, NATION
NAYS: NONE
ABSENT: NONE
The ordinance was declared adopted this 14TH day of July, 2014.
GAY NELL PEPPER
TOWN CLERK M. STEIN BAUGHMAN, JR. MAYOR
On motion by Nation, seconded by Taylor and unanimously approved to approve
Change Order No 1 for Elevated Water Tank Project. The change order will increase the cost by $7,939.00.
On motion by Nation, seconded by Gatson and unanimously approved to adopt Resolution No. 08-14 pertaining to LCDBG Grant.
TOWN OF FARMERVILLE
RESOLUTION NO. 08-14
CONTRACT WITH FOSTER FARMS
WHEREAS, the LCDBG program requires that all grant recipients execute an agreement between the industry and the Town; and,
WHEREAS, Foster Farms has committed to the private investment of $5,000,000 in capital improvements at the Farmerville Plant located in Farmerville, Louisiana and the hiring of 100 permanent jobs of which 51 percent would be from families of low and moderate income; and,
WHEREAS, in order for Foster Farms to make the necessary financial and employment investment at the Farmerville Plant site, LCDBG funds of $1,039,000.00 granted to the Town of Farmerville is required to provide necessary public infrastructure potable water improvements; and,
NOW THEREFORE BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Town of Farmerville authorizes the Mayor to execute an Agreement with Foster Farms in conformance with the LCDBG requirements and subject to review and approval by the Town’s legal council.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Town of Farmerville authorizes the Mayor to execute any lease, contract, or agreement and all documents necessary to effectuate the requirements as set forth in the LCDBG Program.
Passed and adopted by the Town of Farmerville, Parish of Union, State of Louisiana, on this 14th day of July, 2014, by the following votes:
YEAS: TAYLOR, MAINE, GATSON, JONES, NATION
NAYS: NONE
ABSENT: NONE
ABSTAIN: NONE
GayNell Pepper Clerk M. Stein Baughman, Jr.
Mayor
On motion by Gatson, seconded by Nation and unanimously approved to approve the request for road closures for the Watermelon Festival. The roads approved for closure are the same roads as last year.
There being no further business to come before the council, Mayor Baughman declared this meeting adjourned this the 14th day of July 2014. Upon motion by Taylor, seconded by Gatson.
Gay Nell Pepper, Town Clerk
M. Stein Baughman, Jr., Mayor
8/28/14

ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
SEALED PROPOSALS FOR:
2014 PILE DRIVING PROJECT, will be received by the Bayou D’Arbonne Lake Watershed District at the office of the Engineer, Riley Company of Louisiana, Inc., 112 East Mississippi Ave., Ruston, LA 71270 until 10:00 A.M., local time, on Wednesday, September 3, 2014. No proposals will be received after this hour or date. On this date and specified time, bids will be publicly opened and read aloud.
PROJECT: 2014 Pile Driving Project CONTRACT TIME: 45 Calendar Days LIQUIDATED DAMAGES: $200.00 per Calendar Day
Complete sets of drawings, specifications, and forms may be obtained at the office of RILEY COMPANY OF LOUISIANA, INC., 112 East Mississippi Avenue, P.O. Drawer 1303, Ruston, Louisiana 71273-1303, Telephone (318) 251-0238, Fax (318) 251-0239. Cost per contract set is $25.00. Any unsuccessful bidder, upon returning such set within ten days of bid opening and in good condition, will be refunded the deposit and any non-bidder upon so returning such set within ten days of bid opening will be refunded $10.00.
Each proposal is to be accompanied by a certified check payable to the BAYOU D’ARBONNE LAKE WATERSHED DISTRICT or a bid bond, the amount of either of which shall be a minimum five percent (5%) of the amount of the bid. Bidders are advised that both a Performance Bond and a Payment Bond, each in the amount of 100 percent (100%) of the Contract Price, will be required for any project amount over $25,000. No Bidder may withdraw his bid within thirty (30) days after the actual date of the opening thereof.
Types of construction required for this project include furnishing and driving channel markers within Bayou D’Arbonne Lake.
The BAYOU D’ARBONNE LAKE WATERSHED DISTRICT reserves the right to reject any or all proposals for just cause.
BAYOU D’ARBONNE LAKE COMMISSION
Steve Cagle
President
8/28/14

IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT YOUR DRINKING WATER
Monitoring Requirement not met by Rocky Branch Water System, LA1111013
We are required to monitor your drinking water for specific contaminants on a regular basis. Results of regular monitoring are an indicator of whether or not your drinking water meets health standards. During the reporting period of May 2014 the Rocky Branch Water System “did not monitor or test” or “did not complete all monitoring or testing” for coliform bacteria as set forth in the State and Federal Primary Drinking Water Regulations [Part XII of the Louisiana State Sanitary Code (LAC 51 :XII)]. Therefore, the Rocky Branch Water System cannot be sure of the quality of your drinking water during that time. This situation was due to: Failure to collect required bacteriological samples for monitoring period May 01, 2014 through May 31, 2014 for the Rocky Branch Water System. What does this mean? This is not an emergency. There is nothing you need to do at this time. As our customer, you have the right to know what happened and what is being done to correct the situation. We have contacted the District Safe Drinking Water Office to discuss the violation and have resumed monitoring as required. If you have questions about this notice please contact the water system certified operators Earl Babineau 372-5968 / Nicky Haye 376-9697. Or the office at 726-4409.
8/28/14
Mobile Homes/Sale
Mobile home for sale, with appliances, to be moved, a great starter home or camp, $3500 call anytime if no answer leave message, 318.368.8314.
Work Wanted
STUMP REMOVAL, Free estimates call James Stewart 318.243.1009 or 318.768.2554.

Tanker Drivers Needed Now Excellent Pay, Benefit Package! *100% PAID Health & Dental Ins! *Quarterly & Annual Safety Bonus! *Quarterly Service Bonus! CDL-A, H&T End, w/1yr Driving Exp. Req.Martin Transport: 1-855-390-2223.

Mechanic/Shop Foreman Opening at
Established Trucking Company. Must be proficient in diagnostics/repair of diesel engines & have own tools. Min 1 year Supervisory Exp Req
Excellent pay package, Health/Dental & 401k. Email: logistics.prof3@gmail.com
Homes For Sale
House for sale by owner, 509 South Circle Farmerville, 3BR/1.5BA, very cozy, private fence in back, good neighborhood, seller motivated, $69,000 OBO, call 318.608.7560.

House for sale by owner, 410 Miller St. Farmerville LA, 3BR/2.5BA, carport, fence, back fence, $64,000 OBO seller motivated, call 318.608.7560.
Lost / Found
Found small floating dock on Lake Darbonne, call to identify, 318.283.3181

Found ring in front of American Legion Hall call to describe, 318.368.8355.
Unfurn. Houses
For rent, unfurnished 1/BR house 630 N. Spillway Rd., call 318.348.6089.