The Canadian Record (Canadian, Tex.), Vol. 118, No. 11, Ed. 1 Thursday, March 13, 2008 Page: 4 of 32
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THURSDAY 13 MARCH 2DDS
THE CANADIAN RECORD
Commissioners set timeline for bids on annex building
In their Monday, March 10, meeting, the
Hemphill County Commissioners Court ap-
proved a schedule for bid invitations for the
temporary library building which will be lo-
cated adjacent to the current Exhibition Barn.
When the WCTU Building/Library renova-
tion is completed, the structure will become the
home for county offices, including the Agril :fe
Architect Pat Ford of Rogers-Ford, L.C. of
Dallas presented a timeline to the Court but
requested some latitude 11 the dates if he en-
countered any problems with scheduling. The
bid packages were available March 7th and
the prebid meeting will be held March 17th at
the job site. Bidder qualifications will be due
on March 18 and the bid date is April 7th. Bids
will be opened at 10 a.m. on Ap: 114, at Com-
The 10,000 square foot metal building will
be bid for Phase 1 of the structure n its utili-
zation as the temporary library. It will include
a concrete foundation and a 1,000 square foot
basement/tornado shelter. In Phase 2, the inte-
rior will be partitioned into office space.
Ford noted that the Phase 1 bid package
didn't include the furniture, signage, carpet,
architectural design, audio and video design,
security alarm design, data system design and
The work bid will be for excavation, grad-
ng, pavi ng and curbs, retaining walls, exterior
lighting, concrete foundation and basement
walls, steel structure, masonry cladding at
entry, interior walls, electrical, plumbing, n-
terior finishes, fire alarm, landscape, covered
entry and foundation and structural design.
County-District Clerk Brenda Perrin re-
ported that the Democratic Party Chair will
take care of the consolidation of polling places
for the Apr il 8th Democratic Primary Runoff.
After convening in executive session, Com-
missioners approved a six-month leave of ab-
sence without pay for the Sheriffs Administra-
tive Assistant Cathy Hutchinson, beginning
March 15 and to advertise for a part-time ad-
ministrative assistant during that period.
In other business, the Commissioners:
•Renewed an agreement with Texas Tech
University Health Sciences Center for autopsy
•Accepted a contract for WSI Pilotbrief
Pro for weather internet services at the Hemp-
hill County Airport at a cost of $219 a month.
Airport Manager Don Parker said WSI is the
standard for the ndustry and the company
provides all the equipment, ineluding dedicated
hardware and software. He said the service en-
hances AWOS which provides local conditions
and the computerized weather/flight planning
service once provided by the FAA.
•Approved a price of $1.25 above cost for
aviation fuel at the airport and discussed par-
ticulars of the credit fuel service agreement.
•Agreed to advertise for a Road Hand.
ANGUS • RANCH
13th Annual Sale
at the ranch south of Higgins, TX
Saturday, Marc h 22nd -1 p.m
Littlerobe Angus Genetics are on the move
100 Lots - 65 Bulls & 35 Females
Sired by: Hyline Right Time 338, ISU
Imaging Qgin, Baldridge Nebraska 901,
Boyd on Target 1083, Bon View New
Design 1407, BR Midland and others.
Fourteen generations focused on maternal excellence.
Duane & Donna Jenkins
11790 Co. Rd. 30 Higgins,Texas
Dale & Brenda Jenkins
P.O. Box 512
•Agreed to advertise for the sale of a Pre-
cinct #31991 Chevy S10 pick-up with bids to be
opened at the April meeting.
•Accepted a bid of $4,750 from Nick Thom-
as for a Canadian Fire Department 1992 Ford
•Accepted a bid of $6,000 from Charles Cof-
fee for a 1976 Ford F-600 fire truck from the
Gem City Fire Department.
•Approved advertising for a deputy to re-
place David Dillman and the hiring of Kyle
Jordan, who was the Chief of Police at Earth.
•Agreed to advertise for sale of the Sheriffs
department white Crown Victoria for salvage.
•Approved a contract with AMA TechTel
New arrival out-of-
town: A son, Caden,
born March 6,2008 to
Chris and Julia Bird
of Goodwell, Okla-
homa, weighing 8 lbs,
8 oz and 20-1/2" long.
for a sheriffs tower lease agreement at a cost
of $50 for the next six months and $150 after
•Agreed to advertise for bids for the pur-
chase of new belly dump trailers, two for Pre-
cinct #3 and one for Precinct #4, to be opened
at the Apri 1 meeting.
Those present for the meeting were Judge
Steven Vandiver, Commissioners Joe Schaef,
John Ramp, Lynard Schafer and Ed Culver,
County Attorney Ty Sparks, County-District
Clerk Brenda Perr in, Sheriff Gary Henderson,
J.P. Larry Dunnam, Sally Henderson, David
Cook, April Dillon, Scott Brewster, Donald
Parker and Record reporter Cathy Ricketts.
are Larry and Connie Franks of Canadian
and great-grandmother is Millie Plemons
In Hemphill County Hospital on Wednes-
day: One Do Not Publish, Marie Schneider of
Lipscomb, Sue Lehman, Viola Holt.
Dismissed last week: Zoe Scroggins
(March 5); John Sutton (March 7); Viola Holt,
Mary McCullough (March 8); One Do Not
Publish (March 10); Farrah Rosales, Rafael
Martinez (March 11).
In the past week there were 42 Physical
Therapy visits and 110 procedures; 38 Home
Health visits; 12 Hospice visits; 100 Out-pa -
tients; 20 Emergency Room patients; and 9
6th Annual Fund Raising Banquet
Canadian River Chapter Of National Wild Turkey Federation
April 5th at 6:00 p.m.
Hemphill County Pavilion
Tickets: $45 single, $60 couple,
$5 kids under 17, Donor $280
Tickets are $10 extra if purchased at the door. Heip support wild turkey
conservation and our hunting heritage by attending. Ticket includes
NWTF membership, meal and chances to win some wonderful
auction or raffle items.
Since 2003 we have given away over $50,000 in local scholarships,
supported hunters education classes and little league
with money we have raised from our local banquet.
For tickets or more information call (806) 323-9198
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Brown, Laurie Ezzell. The Canadian Record (Canadian, Tex.), Vol. 118, No. 11, Ed. 1 Thursday, March 13, 2008, newspaper, March 13, 2008; Canadian, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth252695/m1/4/: accessed October 23, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Hemphill County Library.