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Invitation for Bids No. PCCD-19-PCW11-01 and PCW16-02

Bid Notice: Click here to open…………………

The Plum Creek Conservation District (PCCD), Lockhart, Texas is requesting sealed bids from
qualified, responsible bidders for REPAIRS to 2 Floodwater Retarding Structure Sites at Plum
Creek Watershed in Hays County, Texas.

Invitation for Bids No. PCCD-19-PCW11-01 (Site 11 emergency repairs)
One award for all items will be made. Performance time is 68 calendar days. Estimated price
range is between $250,000 and $500,000. Major items of work are: 1.4 acre vegetation
establishment; 3,071 tons rock riprap; 4,596 sq yd geotextile; 1,310 lin ft field fence; 1,080 lin ft
sediment filters; 1 job lump sum each for structure removal, pollution control, construction
surveys, mobilization and demobilization, removal of water, contractor quality control, and site preparation.

Invitation for Bids No. PCCD-19-PCW16-02 (Site 16 remedial repairs)
Performance time is 87 calendar days. Estimated price range is between $500,000 and
$1 million. One award for all items will be made. Major items of work (quantities listed are
estimates) are: 3,170 lin ft structure removal, fence; 1,920 lin ft sediment filters; 1.8 acre
vegetation establishment; 3,666 tons rock riprap; 3,901 lin ft geotextile; 3,170 lin ft field fence;
1 job lump sum each for pollution control, construction surveys, mobilization and
demobilization, removal of water, contractor quality control, and site preparation.

PCCD reserves the right to accept or reject any and all bids. A 5 percent bid guarantee for each project
is required. The successful bidder will be required to furnish performance and payment bonds.

Invitation for Bids (IFB) documents will be available electronically beginning April 11, 2019.
Complete IFB documents and a Plan Holders Registration Form / Terms & Conditions for each
IFB may be viewed and downloaded at no charge from the Plum Creek Conservation District
website: and click on Job Bids tab and then the IFB No. Contact Daniel
Meyer (512) 398-2383 if you have problems downloading documents. No printed copies of the
IFBs will be distributed to interested parties, but a printed copy is available for viewing at the
PCCD office.

Sealed bids will be received on May 1, 2019, at PCCD office, 1101 W. San Antonio Street,
Lockhart, Texas 78644 until 9:30 a.m. local time for IFB #01, and until 1:00 p.m. local time for
IFB #02. Electronic, facsimile, and telegraphic bids will not be considered. A JOINT pre-bid
conference and site showing for both projects will be held on April 24, 2019, beginning at 9:30 a.m. at the PCCD office.

 Link to the Job Bids Page………………

Second Hazard Mitigation Plan Public Meeting on April 25, 2019

Agenda pdf: ……..Click here to open

Caldwell County will hold a public meeting on Thursday, April 25th to continue to gather public input for a County-wide Hazard Mitigation Plan. The meeting will be held at 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. at the Scott Annex; 1403 Blackjack Street, Lockhart, TX 78644.

The public is invited and encouraged to attend the meeting. Public input will help the project team to identify and analyze potential natural hazards affecting residents and recommend possible actions to reduce their impact. Hazards can include floods, tornadoes, wildfires, winter storms, and other major natural disasters.

A public participation survey is available at
The goal of the Hazard Mitigation Plan is to minimize or eliminate the long-term risk to human life and property from known hazards by identifying and implementing cost-effective mitigation actions. Mitigation is defined by the Federal Emergency Management Agency as sustained actions taken to reduce or eliminate long-term risk to people and property from hazards and their effects.
Questions about the Hazard Mitigation Plan should be addressed to H2O Partners, Inc., planning consultants for Caldwell County; Attn: Rachel Andrews, Mitigation Specialist by email at

Luling Foundation Farm Annual Field Day, May 16, 2019

PCCD will be onsite, staffing an educational outreach booth. The Field Day runs from 7:30-3:00.  Visit for more information.



Ever wonder, “How do y’all’s dams work?”

If you have, then keep checking back–PCCD Staff will soon be adding a page to the website that will help explain how our various flood control structures are designed and operate.


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