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  • Closed on September 27, 2022.

    Jim Wells County is currently looking for proposals for a project to repair and restore the Courthouse Dome. The project consists of the following:


    Dome Roof

    • Power wash entire metal dome roof.
    • Repair all cracks and screws.
    • Roll on one primer coat over entire metal dome roof.
    • Roll on one coat of sealer on primed area of entire metal dome roof.
    • Roll on 2 coats of fibered aluminum roof coating sealer.
    • Repair and coat the square metal box on the roofline of the East-West Courthouse ridge to match dome.


    Dome Windows

    • Remove all existing windows from dome area.
    • Remove all existing window frames and structures.
    • Rebuild window frame structures with new treated wood and install new window bracing and supports and underlying main supports.
    • All outside window wood structures to be replaced with new treated wood. Replacement wood must be primed, sealed and painted.
    • Install new full glass windows and install wood pattern consistent with historic design. New windows trim to be treated, primed, sealed and painted.

    Contractor will be required to work closely with courthouse administration to consult on any decisions related to maintaining the historic design and aesthetic of the original JWC courthouse design. Contractor must keep entire work area safe and always secured. All trash and debris to be removed by contractor at its expense.

    Those wishing to submit a bid for the project must provide, at a minimum, the following items: Proof of all other appropriate professional licensing as required by the State of Texas.  A disposal and recycling plan for all structures and debris removed from the site, Proof of Insurance, General Liability, Workers Comp, Automobile (must be current)

    Bid Requirements

    Bids must be submitted in a timely manner. Bids must be signed by an official of the company authorized to bind the offeror. The proposed price shall be good for a period of at least one hundred twenty (120) days from the submittal date. Jim Wells County reserves the right to refuse any and all bids and to waive any technicalities and formalities. JIM WELLS COUNTY reserves the right to negotiate with all qualified offerors and reserves the right to cancel this solicitation in part or in its entirety if it is in the best interest of JIM WELLS COUNTY to do so. Any agreement for services is subject to board approval. This solicitation does not commit JIM WELLS COUNTY to award a contract, or to pay for any cost incurred in the preparation of your proposals, or to procure or contract for any articles of goods or services.

    Scope of Service

    1. Fees. Contractor is responsible for all permits, fees, inspections, certifications and approvals necessary to complete this project as outlined by the standards established by federal, state, and local authorities.
    2. Project Schedule. The project will proceed in a single phase. Contractor shall complete repair and restoration of the structure as described above within thirty (30) calendar days of Notice to Proceed.
    3. Dumping Requirements: All demolition debris must be taken to a licensed landfill.
    4. Infrastructure Protection: Contractor will be liable for any damage to public property.
    5. Safety:  Public safety must be considered at all times. The Contractor must take precautions at all times to utilize and store materials and equipment in a way that will prevent injury to citizens. Before leaving for the day, Contractor must ensure that proper signs, caution tape, physical barriers or other devices as needed to signal a hazard or restrict public access are in place. In addition, the Contractor must insure the safety of their workers by adhering to industry best practices, OHSHA safety, and traffic safety guidelines as applicable for the activity being performed. In addition, Contractor will assure that all construction permitting, abatement, demolition and debris removal will comply with applicable State and Federal regulations and procedures covering demolition, i.e., Texas Dept. of Environmental Quality, OSHA, Texas Labor Commission, and Federal Department of Transportation.

     

    All proposals must be Sealed and delivered by 9:00 A.M. Tuesday, September 27, 2022.

    Project Proposal:  Repair and Restoration of the Courthouse Dome.

    All bids must be sealed and delivered to the following address:

    Attn: J.C. Perez, III
    Jim Wells County Clerk
    200 N. Almond St., Suite 103
    Alice, Texas 78332

  • Closed on September 12, 2022.

    Jim Wells County is requesting bid proposals to weatherize the Open Pavilion at the Jim Wells County Fairgrounds. Bid proposals will be accepted to weatherize the Open Pavilion at the Jim Wells County Fairgrounds as described below:

    1. A design to merge the roof structures between the Open Pavilion and the Merchants Building and include a plan for complete rainwater drainage.
    2. The west wall of the pavilion will be fully enclosed with a 16ft. x 14ft. opening and roll up door.
    3. The south and east walls will be covered to a height of 7ft. (opening on the bottom) with the east wall also having a 16ft. x 14ft. opening (no roll up door) as well.
    4. Metal exterior siding on all walls to be the same or similar to that of the existing Merchant Building.  Interior sides to be left open in the same manner as the Merchant Building.

    Jim Wells County, (hereinafter "County"), is inviting proposals from licensed and qualified vendors (hereinafter "Bidder") to provide services for the weatherization of the Open Pavilion at the Jim Wells County Fairgrounds as described above.  It is incumbent upon the Bidder to check the website for additional information and/or addendums.

    Attachment: Copy of the Request for Proposal - Open Pavilion Weatherization

    Timeline Schedule: Project must be completed on or before October 13, 2022.
    Deadline for submitting RFP: September 12, 2022 no later than 9:00 am 

    Proposals shall be submitted to:

    Jim Wells County Judge
    200 N. Almond
    Alice, Texas 78332

    Please mark the package clearly - Pavilion Weatherization - RFP #2022-008

  • Closed on July 8, 2022.

    The County of Jim Wells Precinct #3 is requesting sealed bids on seal coat project in the Precinct #3 area.  The successful bidder will be responsible for equipment and logistics of oil and asphalt to be used on the project.  Precinct #3 will be responsible for all surface prep work prior to commencement of the project.  

    The approximately total square yards for the job will be 19,200 square yards apportioned as follows:

    Single Course:

    County Road 369, 372, and House Ave.

    Approximate Quantity 19,200 sq. yds.,  AC - 10,  .28 gal/sy,  GR-4,  1 cy/100sy

     

    All bids are subject to the Terms, Conditions & Provisions, of this solicitation.  Bid package are due before 4:00 p.m. on July 8, 2022.  Bids received after the due date and time will not be accepted.  All bids will be formally opened and read publicly at the regular meeting of the Jim Wells County Commissioner's Court on July 11, 2022.  Jim Wells County reserves the right to reject any and all bids, to waive defects and formalities in such bid.

    For copies of the bid contract, please visit the Office of Jim Wells County Commissioner Pct. #3, Jim Wells County Judge or by visiting our website at www.co.jim-wells.tx.us.

     

    Application for Bid: Request for bids - Single course seal coat project

    Please Mail or Hand Deliver Proposal to:

    Attn:  J.C. Perez, III

         Jim Wells County Clerk

         200 N. Almond St., Suite 103

         Alice, Texas 78332

  • Closed on July 1, 2022.

    The Jim Wells County is currently looking for bids for a project to Re-Roof the Main Courthouse Tile roof. 

    The project includes:

    • Remove existing tile roof safely and secured to ground level with extension forklift.
    • Remove bird stop eave trim around entire eave of roof.
    • Sweep clean remaining underlayment.
    • Install a Polyglass MTS Plus self-adhesive waterproof underlayment.
    • Install new 26-gauge metal W copper color valley flashings onto all valleys.
    • Replace all roof lead jacks and roof vents with new ones.
    • Replace all metal flashings with new lead flashings where tile meets up with dome roof and metal boxes.
    • All channel gutter system running around entire eave of roof will be sealed with two coats of Elastomeric coating.
    • Install new 26-gauge metal eave trim around eave of entire roof bronze color.
    • Install bird stop for tile to go back onto entire eave of roof.
    • Install existing roofing tile back onto place over new waterproof underlayment.
    • Install all ridge, hip caps, and add new mortar mix to seal properly.
    • All tile to be power washed and cleaned.
    • Contractor must keep entire work area safe and always secured.

    All bids must be Sealed and delivered by 10:00 A.M. Friday, July 1st.

    Project Proposal: Re-Roof Main Courthouse Tile Roof Application

    All bids must be sealed and delivered to the following address:

    Attn:  J.C. Perez, III

         Jim Wells County Clerk

         200 N. Almond St., Suite 103

         Alice, Texas 78332

  • Closed on May 25, 2022.

    Jim Wells County is considering applying to the Texas Department of Agriculture (TDA) for the 2022 Colonia Construction Fund Services of the Texas Community Development Block Grant Program.  Accordingly, Jim Wells County is seeking to contract with a qualified Engineering/Architectural/Surveying firm(s) to assist in applying and, if funded, in fulfilling contractual compliance with TDA.

    Proposals must be received no later than 2:00 p.m. on May 25th, 2022, to be considered. The County reserves the right to negotiate with any and all firms or consultants that submit proposals as per the Texas Professional Services Procurement Act.

    Please electronically submit your SoQ in PDF format via email/website to/at linda.reynolds@co.jim-wells.tx.us and/or submit your proposal to the address below on a thumb drive OR submit 4 copies of your proposal of services and a statement of qualifications for the proposed services to the following address:

    Attn: Linda V. Reynolds

            200 N. Almond St., Ste 101

                               Alice, Tx 78332

    Attachment: (RFQ) for Engineering - Architectural - Surveying Services - TxCDBG Program Year 2022 Colonia Construction Fund.pdf

  • Closed May 25, 2022.

    Jim Wells County is considering applying to the Texas Department of Agriculture (TDA) for the 2022 Colonia Construction Fund Services of the Texas Community Development Block Grant Program.  Accordingly, Jim Wells County is seeking to contract with a qualified construction/planning consultant to assist in applying and, if funded, in fulfilling contractual compliance with TDA.

    Proposals must be received no later than 2:00 p.m. on May 25th, 2022, to be considered. The County reserves the right to negotiate with any and all firms or consultants that submit proposals as per the Texas Professional Services Procurement Act.

    Please electronically submit your proposal in PDF format via email/website to/at linda.reynolds@co.jim-wells.tx.us and/or submit your proposal to the address below on a thumb drive OR submit 4 copies of your proposal of services and a statement of qualifications for the proposed services to the following address:

    Attn: Linda V. Reynolds

            200 N. Almond St., Ste 101

                              Alice, Tx 78332

    Attachment: (RFP) for Administration - Professional Services - TxCDBG 2022 Colonia Construction Fund Services.pdf

  • Closed on May 31, 2022.

    The County of Jim Wells plans to apply for the upcoming 2018 South Texas Floods CDBG-DR-4377 (2018 Floods) program(s) from the Texas General Land Office (GLO).  Accordingly, the County is seeking to contract with a qualified Engineering/Architectural/Surveying Firm (individual/firm) to prepare all preliminary and final design plans and specifications, and to conduct all necessary interim and final inspections.  These services are being solicited to assist the County in its application preparation and project implications of a CDBG-DR contract(s), if awarded, to support eligible activities in the County of Jim Wells.

    Statements of Qualifications must be received no later than 2:00 p.m. on May 31st, 2022 to be considered. The County reserves the right to negotiate with any and all individuals or firms that submit proposals.

    Please electronically submit your SoQ in .pdf format via email/website to/at linda.reynolds@co.jim-wells.tx.us and/or submit your proposal to the address below on a thumb drive OR submit 4 copies of your proposal of services and a statement of qualifications for the proposed services to the following address:

    Attn: Linda V. Reynolds

            200 N. Almond St., Ste 101

                               Alice, Tx 78332

    Attachment: (RFQ) for Engineering - Architectural - Surveying Services - Texas GLO 2018 South Texas Floods CDBG-DR-4377 (2018 Floods).pdf

  • Closed on May 31, 2022.

    The County of Jim Wells plans to apply for 2018 South Texas Floods CDBG-DR-4377 (2018 Floods) from the Texas General Land Office (GLO) and is soliciting proposals to provide administration and/or planning services for CDBG contract(s), if awarded. 

    Proposals must be received by the County no later than 2:00 p.m. on May 31st, 2022, to be considered.  The County reserves the right to negotiate with any and all individuals or firms that submit proposals and may award one or more contracts to one or more service provider(s).

    Please electronically submit your proposal in .pdf format via email/website to/at linda.reynolds@co.jim-wells.tx.us and/or submit your proposal to the address below on a thumb drive OR submit 4 copies of your proposal of services and a statement of qualifications for the proposed services to the following address:

    Attn: Linda V. Reynolds

             200 N. Almond St., Ste 101

                                Alice, Tx 78332

     

    Attachment: (RFP) for Administration Professional Services - Texas GLO 2018 South Texas Floods CDBG-DR-4377 (2018 Floods).pdf

  • Closed on May 9th, 2022.

    Notice is hereby given that Jim Wells County is currently accepting sealed bids for operation of the snack bar/coffee shop at the County Courthouse. The snack bar/coffee shop shall serve a traditional breakfast menu and shall be open at a minimum from 7:30 a.m. until 10:00 a.m. during regular business hours. All Bids are subject to the Terms, Conditions, & Provisions, of this solicitation. Bid packages are due before 4:00 p.m. (Central time), on May 5th, 2022. Bids received after the due date and time will not be accepted. All Bids will be formally opened and read publicly at the regular meeting of the Jim Wells County Commissioners’ Court on May 9th, 2022. Please see the attached contract/lease agreement for the terms and conditions which the successful bidder will be required to comply with. The attachment should be printed or may be picked up at the Office of the Jim Wells County Judge. The form shall be completed with the proposed monthly rental amount filled in by the bidder. The completed form shall be submitted to the Office of the Jim Wells County Judge by the deadline stated above. Jim Wells County reserves the right to reject any and all bids, to waive defects and formalities in such bid.

    Attachment: Snack bar RFP 2022.pdf

  • Closed on November 29, 2021

    Jim Wells County will received sealed for Luncheon Catering Service for the Jim Wells County Annual Safety Luncheon, until 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, November 23rd, 2021 at the Jim Wells County Judges Office located at 200 N. Almond, Suite 101, Alice, Texas 78332.  Bids will be opened publicly at the Commissioners Court on Monday, November 29th, 2021 @ 10:00 a.m. in the Jim Wells County Courtroom.  If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the Office of County Judge at 361-668-5706.

    Attachment: RFP No. 2021-008 Bids for Luncheon.pdf

     

  • Closed on November 5, 2021

    The County of Jim Wells is requesting a bid for the engineering of this project.  These services are being solicited to assist Jim Wells County in its construction and project implementation of the Tecolote Trail located on 192 CR 120 Alice, Texas.

    Firms and/or individuals should have experience with federally funded programs.  Please submit a proposal of services to Precinct #1 Commissioner Margie H. Gonzalez's email at margieh.gon@co.jim-wells.tx.us.

    Along with your bid proposal, you must also include verification that your company as well as the company's principal is not listed (is not debarred) through the System for Award Management (www.sam.gov).  Please include a print out of the search results.

    The deadline for submission of this proposal is November 5th, 2021.  The County of Jim Wells reserves the right to negotiate with any and all persons or firms submitting proposals, per the Texas Professional Services Procurement Act and the Uniform Grant and Contract Management Standards.

    The County if Jim Wells is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

    Attachment: Texas ParksandWildlifeBIDforEngineerSVcs.pdf

  • Closed on August 6, 2021

    The County of Jim Wells Precinct #2 is requesting sealed bids on seal coat projects in the Precinct #2 area.  The successful bidder will be responsible for equipment and logistics of oil and asphalt to be used on the projects.  Precinct #2 will be responsible for all surface prep work prior to commencement of the project.  The approximately total square yards for job will be 15,000 square yards apportioned as follows:

    Single Course:  County Road 211 Approximate Quantity   15,000 sq. yds.  - Ac - 10    .28 gal/sy - GR-4   1 cy/100 sy

    All bids are subject to the Terms, Conditions & Provisions of this solicitation.  Bid package are due before 4:00 p.m. on August 6, 2021.   Bids received after the due date and time will not be accepted.  All bids will be formally opened and read publicly at the regular meeting of the Jim Wells County Commissioners' Court on August 9, 2021.  Jim Wells County reserves the right to reject any and all bids, to waive defects and formalities in such bid

    For copies of the bid contract, please visit the office of Jim Wells County Pct #2, Jim Wells County Judge or by visiting our website at www.co.jim-wells.tx.us.

    Please mail or hand deliver proposal to:

    Office of Jim Wells County Clerk
    Attn:  J.C. Perez III
    200 N. Almond Street
    Alice, Texas 78332

    Attachment:  Single course seal coat project CR 211.pdf

  • Closed on July 8, 2021

    Description: 25’ x 112’ x 12’ Clear Span PEMB
    to Include Monolithic Slab & Footing Design

    Proposal Submittal Deadline: Thursday, July 8, 2021, 4:00 PM

    Design/Build Pre-Engineered Metal Building

    Jim Wells County is requesting proposals from qualified Design Build Contractors to provide planning and construction services for the following project:

    • Scope and Nature - Jim Wells County is accepting proposals for the design and construction of a 25' x 112' x 12' clear span, pre-engineered metal building.
    • Site - The address of the project is 2310 Old Kingsville Road Alice, Texas, 78332.

    Before submitting a response to this RFP, each prospective DBC shall carefully read and examine all of the documents associated with this RFP and visit the project site. Each prospective DBC is expected to fully inform themselves as to all existing conditions and limitations under which work is to be performed prior to responding. The submission of a response to this RFP will be viewed as confirmation that the prospective DBC has made such an examination. Please note that proposals that are not responsive to all sections of the RFP requirements will not be taken into consideration. By submitting a proposal, the DBC confirms that:

    • He/she has reviewed and understands the requirements of the RFP and has confirmed their proposal is in accordance with such requirements.
    • He/she has visited the site, become familiar with existing site and local conditions, and has correlated site observations with the requirements of the RFP.
    • The response to the RFP is based upon personnel and any systems, materials, and equipment as required by the RFP.
    • He/she has reviewed the baseline scope of work including, but not limited to, that which can be reasonably inferred from the RFP project description, existing site and local conditions, and any other supplemental information provided by Jim Wells County during the RFP period, etc.
    • He/she understands that the project scope, budget, and schedule may be modified to add or delete work scope. Jim Wells County will not issue documents or respond to inquiries related to the RFP to any other entities other than the one named as a DBC or their metal building supplier. Prospective contractors shall promptly notify Jim Wells County of any ambiguity, inconsistency, or error which may be discovered upon examination of this RFP.

    2. PROPERTY INSPECTION. All interested parties should contact JWC District Clerk David Guerrero at (361) 668-5717, Ext. 6 or rdgdc@co.jim-wells.tx.us to schedule a time to view the construction site.

    3. PROPOSAL SUBMISSION. 7 copies of the proposal shall be addressed and delivered in a sealed envelope to County Judge Juan Rodriguez, Jr., 200 N. Almond St, Suite 101 Alice, Texas 78332.  Email: linda.reynolds@co.jim-wells.tx.us

    Attachment: JWC District Clerk RFP.pdf

  • Closed on June 24, 2021

    As part of the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, the Jim Wells County anticipates receiving approximately $7.8 million in additional funds to address local needs generated by the COVID-19 pandemic. Because these funds will be received directly from the U.S. Treasury, the Jim Wells County is seeking expertise with respect to administration of the funds.

    Specifically, the Jim Wells County is seeking a professional consulting firm to provide expertise to augment staff’s capabilities to ensure compliance with federal regulations while maximizing the recovery of and beneficial uses of Rescue Plan dollars in the local community.

    The ideal consulting firm will have demonstrated experience in programmatic disaster recovery and must have intimate knowledge and expertise in the areas of compliance with the federal Office of Management and Budget (OMB)’s Uniform Guidance 2 CFR, Part 200 federal funding requirements, including but not limited to federal acquisition requirements, and operations of the FEMA Public Assistance Program..

    Please contact Jim Wells County Judge's Office, Linda Reynolds at 361-668-5706 Ext. 1, with any questions.

    Jim Wells County intends to fund the project through administrative overhead allowable under the American Rescue Plan Act.

    The submissions must be received by 10:00 a.m. on June 24, 2021 as an electronic copy in PDF format.  Submission must be transmitted via attachment to an email titled “Proposal for Disaster Recovery Consulting Services” and addressed to linda.reynolds@co.jim-wells.tx.us.

    These instructions to offerors and all parts of the Request for Proposals are, by this reference, made part of the contract documents for this project is in the Attachment: RFP For American Rescue Act.pdf

     

  • Closed on April 22, 2021

    Jim Wells County will receive sealed bids for activities funded by its County Transportation Infrastructure Fund Grant Program Contract CTIF 02 053 until 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 22nd, 2021 at the Office of the Jim Wells County Clerk at P.O. Box 1459, Alice, TX 78333.  Bids may be addressed to J.C. Perez III, County Clerk, (361) 668-5702, ext. 3.

    The date and time of the bid opening and the phrase "Jim Wells County Seal Coat Bid" shall be clearly marked on the outside of the sealed envelope containing the bid.  The bids will be publicly opened and read aloud during Commissioner's Court beginning at 10:00 a.m. in the Commissioner's Courtroom on Friday, April 23rd, 2021 at the Jim Wells County Courthouse at 200 N. Almond, Alice TX 78332.

    Bids are invited for project locations and approximate quantities of work as follows:

    Project Location and Description Length Area

    CR 221 TWO-COURSE SEAL COAT ~1.4 MILES ~15,000 SQUARE YARDS

    Jim Wells County may award all, a portion, or none of the alternate bid item(s) through bid process.

    Additional bid sheets and specifications may be obtained at the Jim Wells County Clerk's Office 200 N. Almond St., Ste. 103, Alice, Texas 78332; or on the Jim Wells County website at https://www.co.jim-wells.tx.us/page/co.county.bidding.

    Each bid must be accompanied by a certified check, cashier's check, or bid bond payable to Jim Wells County, Texas, in the amount of five percent (5%) of the amount bid as a guarantee that the contract and bonds will be entered into by the Contractor.  Within 30 days of contract execution and prior to beginning work, the Contractor must provide a performance bond and payment bond each in the amount of the total contract price.

    Bidders should use unit pricing.  Jim Wells County will select a bidder based on the lowest responsible base bid price and bidder's qualifications including past performance.  Jim Wells County reserves the right to reject any or all bids and to waive any informalities in the bidding.  The winning bid will be awarded at a later date during Commissioner's Court regular or specially called meeting after the bids have been evaluated.  Payment will be made in accordance with Chapter 2251, Texas Government Code.

    Contractors must pay workers not less than the general prevailing rate of per diem wages contained in the contract documents for all work performed on this project, in accordance with Texas Government Code Chapter 2258.  Contractors must ensure that employees and applicants for employment are not discriminated against because of race, color, religion, sex, age, or national origin.  HUBs are encourage to apply.

    Bids may be held by the County for a period not to exceed 30 days from the date of the bid opening for the purpose of reviewing the bids and investigating the bidders' qualifications prior to the contract award.  All contractors/subcontractors that are debarred, suspended or otherwise excluded from or ineligible for participation on federal assistance programs may not undertake in part or in full under this project.

    All prospective bidders are encourage to contact County Commissioner Ventura Garcia at (361) 701-5294 to arrange for an informal pre-bid meeting to discuss the work contained in this bid.

    Attachment: Jim Wells Co Materials Bid Packet.pdf

    Attachment: Jim Wells Co CTIF Addendum No. 1

  • Closed on April 8, 2021

    The Commissioner’s Court of Jim Wells County has authorized procurement for AC-10 oil for the 2020 TxDOT County Transportation Infrastructure Fund from multiple vendors. Send sealed bids to the attention of Linda Reynolds, Executive Administrative Assistant to the County Judge, (361) 668-5706 x 1, 200 N. Almond Street, Ste. 101 Alice, Texas 78332, on or before 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, April 8th, 2021.

    The date and time of the bid opening and the phrase “Jim Wells County AC-10 Bid” shall be clearly marked on the outside of the sealed envelope containing the bid. The bids will be publicly opened and read aloud in the County Commissioner’s Courtroom at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, April 8th, 2021 at 200 N. Almond Street, Alice, Texas 78332. The winning bid will be awarded at a later date during Commissioners Court regular or specially called meeting after the bids have been evaluated.

    Prices will be proposed for material-with-delivery. Bidders should use unit pricing.

    Jim Wells County will select material based on price per gallon, bidder’s delivery availability, and proximity to ongoing and future Jim Wells County road work. In determining the lowest and best bid for a contract for the purchase of road construction material, the County may consider the company plant location of the bidders.

    The Commissioners Court may award contracts for the purchase of road construction material to more than one bidder if each of the selected bidders submits the lowest and best bid for a particular location or type of material (Local Government Code Sec 262.027). Bids must be submitted on the bid form in the unit given on the form. Payment will be made in accordance with Chapter 2251, Texas Government Code.

    Please contact County Commissioner Margie H. Gonzales at (361) 368-5763, County Commissioner Ventura Garcia at (361) 668-5704, County Commissioner Renee Kirchoff Chapa at (361) 384-2747, or County Commissioner Wicho Gonzalez at (361) 348-3213, with any questions. Jim Wells County reserves the right to reject any or all bids or to waive any informalities in the bidding.

    All contractors/subcontractors that are debarred, suspended or otherwise excluded from or ineligible for participation on federal assistance programs may not undertake any activity in part or in full under this project.

    Bids may be held for a period not to exceed 30 days from the date of the bid opening for the purpose of reviewing the bids and investigating the bidders’ qualifications prior to the contract award. HUBs are encouraged to submit. 

    Attachment: Jim Wells Co CTIF Oil Bid Packet.pdf

     

  • Closed on February 4, 2021

    The Commissioner’s Court of Jim Wells County has authorized procurement for seal coat materials for the 2020 TxDOT County Transportation Infrastructure Fund from multiple vendors.  The County will receive sealed bids for Grade 3 and Grade 4 Aggregate and AC-10 until 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, February 4th, 2021 at the County Judge’s Office at 200 N. Almond Street, Ste. 101 Alice, Texas 78332.  

    The bids will be publicly opened and read aloud at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, February 4th, 2021 at 200 N. Almond Street, Ste. 101 Alice, Texas 78332. Bid(s) will be awarded at a later date during Commissioners Court regular or specially called meeting after the bids have been evaluated.

    Prices will be proposed for material-with-delivery.

    Jim Wells County will select material based on price per ton, quality of material, bidder’s delivery availability, and proximity to ongoing and future Jim Wells County road work.  In determining the lowest and best bid for a contract for the purchase of road construction material, the County may consider the company plant location of the bidders and the cost to the county of hauling the material to be purchased.  

    The Commissioners Court may award contracts for the purchase of road construction material to more than one bidder if each of the selected bidders submits the lowest and best bid for a particular location or type of material (Local Government Code Sec 262.027).  Bids must be submitted on the bid form in the unit given on the form.  

    Please contact County Commissioner Margie H. Gonzales at (361) 368-5763, County Commissioner Ventura Garcia at (361) 668-5704, County Commissioner Renee Kirchoff Chapa at (361) 384-2747, or County Commissioner Wicho Gonzalez at (361) 348-3213, with any questions. Jim Wells County reserves the right to reject any or all bids or to waive any informalities in the bidding.

    All contractors/subcontractors that are debarred, suspended or otherwise excluded from or ineligible for participation on federal assistance programs may not undertake any activity in part or in full under this project.

    Bids may be held for a period not to exceed 30 days from the date of the bid opening for the purpose of reviewing the bids and investigating the bidders’ qualifications prior to the contract award.  HUBs are encouraged to submit.

  • Closed on September 24, 2020

    The Jim Wells County is seeking to enter into a professional services contract with a competent professional grantsmanship consultant to assist the County in the preparation and submission of an EDA application under the Rules and Regulation of U.S. Department of Commerce, Economic Development Administration (EDA) under the Cares Act Recovery Assistance Program.

    Submission requirements for this proposal are included in the attached Request for Proposals (RFP) form. Firms and/or individuals should have past experiences with federally funded programs. Please submit a sealed proposal of services and statement of qualifications to:

    Attn: Linda Reynolds, Executive Administrative Assistant for County Judge Juan Rodriquez, Jr.
    200 N. Almond, Ste. 101
    Alice, TX 78332

    Attachment:  Request for Proposals (RFP) for Grantsmanship Services.pdf

  • Closed on August 7, 2020

    The County of Jim Wells Precinct #2 is requesting sealed bids on seal coat projects in the Precinct #2 area.  The successful bidder will be responsible for equipment and logistics of oil and asphalt to be used on the projects.  Precinct #2 will be responsible for all surface prep work prior to commencement of the project.  The total square yards for all jobs will be 67,000 square yards apportioned as follows:

    Single Course:  County Road 220 Approximate Quantity   67,000 sq. yds.  - Ac - 10    .28 gal/sy - GR-4   1 cy/100 sy

    All bids are subject to the Terms, Conditions & Provisions of this solicitation.  Bid package are due before 4:00 p.m. on August 7, 2020.   Bids received after the due date and time will not be accepted.  Commissioners' Court on August 10, 2020.  Jim Wells County reserves the right to reject any and all bids, to waive defects and formalities in such bid

    For copies of the bid contract, please visit the office of Jim Wells County Pct #2, Jim Wells County Judge or by visiting our website at www.co.jim-wells.tx.us.

    Please mail or hand deliver proposal to:

    Office of Jim Wells County Clerk
    Attn:  J.C. Perez III
    200 N. Almond Street
    Alice, Texas 78332

    Attachment:  Packet for seal coat project.pdf

  • Closed on January 23, 2020

    Notice is hereby given that Jim Wells County is currently accepting sealed bids for operation of the snack bar/coffee shop at the County Courthouse. The snack bar/coffee shop shall serve a traditional breakfast menu and shall be open at a minimum from 7:30 a.m. until 10:00 a.m. Monday through Friday.  All Bids are subject to the Terms, Conditions, & Provisions of this solicitation.  Bid packages are due before 4:00 p.m. (Central Standard Time), on January 23, 2020.  Bids received after the due date and time will not be accepted.  All Bids will be formally opened and read publicly at the meeting of the Jim Wells County Commissioners' Court on January 24, 2020.  Please see the attached contract/lease agreement for the terms and conditions which the successful bidder will be required to comply with.  The attachment should be printed or may be picked up at the Office of the Jim Wells County Judge.  The form shall be completed with the proposed monthly rental amount filled in by the bidder.  The completed form shall be submitted to the Office of the Jim Wells County Judge by the deadline stated above.  Jim Wells County reserves the right to reject any and all bids, to waive defects and formalities in such bid.  If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the Office of County Judge at 361-668-5706, option 1.

    Attachment: RFP No. 2020-001 Bids for Operation of Snack Bar Coffee Shop 

  • Closed on August 22, 2019

    The County of Jim Wells Precinct #2 is requesting sealed bids on seal coat projects in the Precinct #2 area.  The successful bidder will be responsible for equipment and logistics of oil and asphalt to be used on the projects.  Precinct #2 will be responsible for all surface prep work prior to commencement of the project.  The total square yards for all jobs will be 118,000 square yards apportioned as follows:

    Single Course:  County Roads 308 and 220 Approximate Quantity   118,000 sq. yds.  - Ac - 10    .28 gal/sy - GR-4   1 cy/100 sy

    All bids are subject to the Terms, Conditions & Provisions of this solicitation.  Bid package are due before 4:00 p.m. on August 22, 2019.   Bids received after the due date and time will not be accepted.  Commissioners' Court on August 23, 2019.  Jim Wells County reserves the right to reject any and all bids, to waive defects and formalities in such bid

    For copies of the bid contract, please visit the office of Jim Wells County Pct #2, Jim Wells County Judge or by visiting our website at www.co.jim-wells.tx.us.

    Please mail or hand deliver proposal to:

    Office of Jim Wells County Clerk
    Attn:  J.C. Perez III
    200 N. Almond Street
    Alice, Texas 78332

    Attachment:  Request for Bids Pct 2 Commissioners.pdf

  • Closed on May 23, 2019

    Notice is hereby given that the Commissioners' Court of Jim Wells County, Texas, proposes to enter into a contract with banking corporation, association or individual banker in such county for the depositing of public funds for such county in such bank or banks.

    Any banking corporation, association or individual banker in this county desiring to be designated as county depository for such funds shall make and deliver to the County Judge its applications required by V.T.C.A. Local Government Code, Sec. 116.023; such application to be delivered to the County Judge on or before 9:00 a.m. o'clock, May 23rd, 2019.

    A certified check in the amount of $115,840.00 accompanying the application shall be sufficient compliance as a guarantee of good faith on the part of the applicant for such public funds.

    Further notice is hereby given that the Commissioners' Court of Jim Wells County, Texas, proposes to enter into a contract with a banking corporation, association or individual banker in such county as may desire to be selected as depository for Trust Funds in possession by the County and District Clerks.

    Any banking corporation, association, or individual banker desiring to be designated as county depository for such Trust Funds shall file with the County Clerk on or before 9:00 o'clock A.M., May 23rd, 2019, its application as required by V. T.C.A., Local Government Code, Section 117.021, a certified check in the amount of $2,648.00 accompanying the application shall be sufficient compliance as guarantee or good faith on the part of the applicant for such Trust Funds.

    The Commissioners' Court will then convene at their Special Meeting on May 24th, 2019, and publicly open and consider all applications received by the County Judge and County Clerk.

    Specifications and forms for depository application may be obtained from the County Judge's Office at the Jim Wells County Courthouse located at 200 N. Almond St., Alice, Texas 78332.


    Attachment: Not Available

  • Closed on April 25, 2019

    Jim Wells County is soliciting lease proposals to provide off site record and document storage. The Vendor must provide secure storage for the County's documents and equipment. All documents must be kept and stored in a facility within a reasonable distance from the Jim Wells County Courthouse. The term of the agreement shall be for a one-year (1) period, with an options to renew for an additional one year periods. The county seeks a minimum of 10,000 square feet of storage area.

    The facility shall be equipped to store records in a manner that complies with the following minimum storage conditions for records.

    • Climate controlled environment and protection and from fire, water, steam, structural collapse, unauthorized access, theft, exposure to direct sunlight, and other similar natural or man-made hazards.
    • Shall be protected by an operational fire detection system and must be in compliance with local fire codes.
    • Records or storage boxes shall not be stored in contact with the floor.
    • Shall not be stored in an area that is located in a 100 year flood plain area.
    • Maintenance of control protocol and procedures to safeguard confidential County records throughout the record care and/or term of the contract.
    • Vendor must provide proof during the term of the agreement of periodic treatment and/or inspection for rodents and insects.

    Vendors shall submit one (1) unbound, clearly marked original and five (5) copies of their proposal.

    Bids must be received at the Office of the Jim Wells County Judge by 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 25, 2019. All submittals shall be sent to the attention of the Jim Wells County Judge in a sealed envelope that is clearly marked on the outside as follows: "RFP No. 2019-002 - Request for Proposals for Building Space for Records and Equipment Storage" Proposal Opening: Commissioners' Court meeting at 9:00 a.m. on Friday, April 26, 2019. Vendors accept all risk of late delivery submissions regardless of instance or fault. A proposal received after the submission deadline will not be considered and will be returned unopened to the submitter.
     
    The County will NOT accept a proposal submitted by facsimile transmission (fax) or by electronic mail (email). All submissions and accompanying documentation will become the property of the County.

    Attachment: Not Available

     

  • Closed on February 8, 2019

    The County of Jim Wells Precinct 3 is requesting sealed bids on seal projects in the Precinct 3 Area. The successful bidder will be responsible for equipment and logistics of oil and asphalt to be used on the projects. Precinct 3 will be responsible for all surface prep work prior to commencement of the project. The total square yards for all jobs will be 22,000 square yards apportioned as follows:

    Double Course:
    Approximate Quantity 22,000 sq. yds. - Ac-10 .30 gal/sy - GR-3 ley/90sy (1st Course)
    - Ac-10 .28 gal/sy - GR-4 ley/100sy (2nd Course)

    All bids are subject to the Terms, Conditions & Provisions of this solicitation. Bid packages are due before 4:00 P.M on February 8, 2019. Bids received after the due date and time will not be accepted. All bids will be formally opened and read publicly at the regular meeting of the Jim Wells County Commissioner's Court on February 11, 2019. Jim Wells County reserves the right to reject any and all bids, to waive defects and formalities in such bid.

    For copies of the bid contract, please visit the office of Jim Wells County Judge Juan Rodriguez, Jr., or Precinct 3 Commissioner Carlos Gonzalez office located at 107 Armstrong Dr., Orange Grove, Texas. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the office of County Judge at 361-668-5706, option 1.

    Attachment: Request For Bid - Revised - 01162019.pdf

  • Closed on November 26, 2018

    Jim Wells County will receive sealed bids for Luncheon Catering service for the Jim Wells County Annual Safety Luncheon, until 4:30 p.m. on November 26, 2018, at the Jim Wells County Judge's Office located at 200 N. Almond Street, Suite 101, Alice, Texas, 78332. Bids will be opened publicly on Tuesday, November 27, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. in the Jim Wells County Courtroom. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the Office of County Judge at 361-668-5706, option 1.

    Attachment: Bid Instructions-Employee Safety Luncheon-2018.pdf

  • Closed on November 13, 2018

    Notice is hereby given that Jim Wells County is currently accepting sealed bids for Employees' Dental and Vision Insurance. The Bid Proposals will be for a comprehensive plan according to Jim Wells County specifications and requirements. All Bids should conform to the County's specifications and requirements with any exceptions noted on the Official Bid Proposal Form. Bid shall be submitted for a twelve 12) months period (January 1, 2019 thru December 31, 2019) and rates guaranteed for the twelve month period. Bids will be accepted only from bidders not prohibited under Article 3, Section 52 of the State Constitution and domiciled in the United States of America and licensed in the State of Texas. Bidder shall submit a proposal for Dental and Vision Insurance Coverage for employees and dependents to J.C. Perez III, Jim Well County Clerk, 200 N. Almond Street, Alice, Texas 78332. Proposals shall be received by the County no later than 10:00 A.M. on November 13, 2018.

    Attachment: 2019 Jim Wells County Insurance Bid Packet.pdf

  • Closed on October 29, 2018

    Jim Wells County will receive sealed bids for the Precinct #4 Chip Seal Project, until 1:00 p.m. on October 29 , 2018, at the Jim Wells County Judges Office located at 200 th N. Almond Street, Suite 101, Alice, Texas,78332, at which time they will be publicly opened and read aloud. Bids are invited for several items and quantities of work as follows:

    1. 2 Course Chip Seal 38,075 S. Y.
    2. 18" RCP Pipe Culvert 240 L.F.

    Bid/Contract Documents, including drawings and technical Specifications are on file at the office of the project engineer, R. E. Garcia and Associates, 116 N. 12th, Edinburg, Texas 78541. Copies of the Bid/Contract Documents may be obtained upon payment of a non-refundable deposit of $50.00 for each set. You can reach R. E. Garcia & Associates at (956) 381-1061.

    A bid bond in the amount of 5% of the bid issued by an acceptable surety shall be submitted with each bid. A certified check or bank draft payable to Jim Wells County or negotiable U. S. Government Bond (as par value) may be submitted in lieu of the Bid Bond.

    Attention is called to the fact that not less than, the federally determined prevailing (Davis-Bacon and Related Acts) wage rate as issued by the United States Department of Labor and contained in the contract documents, must be paid on this project. In addition, the successful bidder must ensure that employees and applicants for employment are not discriminated against because of race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin. Adherence to the Grant Recipient’s Section 3 policy is required for contracts and subcontracts in excess of $100,000.00.

    Jim Wells County reserves the right to reject any or all bids or to waive any informalities in the bidding. Bids may be held by the Jim Wells County for a period not to exceed 90 days from the date of the bid opening for the purpose of reviewing the bids and investigation of bidders qualifications prior to the contract award.

    Jim Wells County is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Small, Minority and Female owned firms are encouraged to submit bid proposals.


    Attachment: Precinct 4 Chip Seal Project.pdf

  • Closed on August 23, 2018

    The Jim Wells County is seeking to enter into an engineering services contract with a state-registered engineer for the Precinct #4 Chip Seal/Paving Improvement Project. The engineering contract will encompass all project related engineering services to include design plans and specifications, preparation of bid packet, construction administration and inspections. Please submit five (5) copies of your proposal of services and a statement of qualifications for the proposed services to ATTN: Isabel Trevino, Jim Wells County Judge’s Executive Administrative Assistant, 200 N. Almond St., Suite 101, Alice Texas 78332. Proposals shall be received by the County no later than 5:00 P.M. on August 23, 2018 to be considered.

    Attachment: Not Available

  • Closed on August 10, 2018

    The County of Jim Wells Precinct 2 is requesting sealed bids on seal coat projects in the Precinct 2 Area. The successful bidder will be responsible for equipment and logistics of oil and asphalt to be used on the projects. Precinct 2 will be responsible for all surface prep work prior to commencement of the project. The total square yards for all jobs will be 65,000 square yards apportioned as follows:

    Single Course:
    Approximate Quantity 55,000 sq. yds. - Ac-10 .28 gal/sy - GR-4 1 cy/100sy

    Double Course:
    Approximate Quantity 10,000 sq. yds. -Ac-10 .30 gal/sy - GR-3 1 cy/90sy (1st course)
    -Ac-15P .28 gal/sy - GR-4 1 cy/100st (2nd course)

    All bids are subject to the Terms, Conditions & Provisions, of this solicitation. Bid packages are due before 4:00 p.m. on August 10, 2018. Bids received after the due date and time will not be accepted. All bids will be formally opened and read publicly at the regular meeting of the Jim Wells County Commissioner's Court on August 13, 2018. Jim Wells County reserves the right to reject any and all bids, to waive defects and formalities in such bid. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the Office of Commissioner Precinct 2 at 361-668-5704, option 5.

    Attachment: RFP No. 2018-005 - Request for Bids Application

  • Closed on July 9, 2018

    Notice is hereby given that Jim Wells County is currently accepting sealed bids for remodeling and reconfiguration of the County Courtroom. All Bids are subject to the Terms, Conditions, & Provisions, of this solicitation. Bid packages are due before 4:00 p.m. (Central time), on July 6, 2018. Bids received after the due date and time will not be accepted. All Bids will be formally opened and read publicly at the regular meeting of the Jim Wells County Commissioners’ Court on July 9, 2018. Copies of the Bid specifications are available at the Office of the Jim Wells County Judge. Jim Wells County reserves the right to reject any and all bids, to waive defects and formalities in such bid.

    Attachment: Not Available

  • Closed on May 7, 2018

    Jim Wells County plans to apply for the upcoming Texas Hazard Mitigation Assistance Grant from the Texas Hazard Mitigation Assistance (HMA) Program of the Texas Department of Emergency Management (TDEM). Accordingly, the County is seeking to contract with a qualified engineering firm to conduct an engineering study if applicable, determine scope of work and prepare all preliminary and final design plans and specifications, and to conduct all necessary interim and final inspections. These services are being solicited to assist the County in its pre-award and post-award engineering services of its proposed HMA project, to support Courthouse Generator. Please submit 5 copies of your proposal of services and a statement of qualifications for the proposed services to ATTN: Isabel Trevino, Executive Administrative Assistant, 200 N. Almond St., Suite 101, Alice, Texas 78332. Proposals shall be received by the County no later than 2:00 p.m. on May 7, 2018 to be considered. The County reserves the right to negotiate with any and all individuals or firms that submit proposals, as per the Texas Professional Services Procurement Act and the Uniform Grant and Contract Management Standards. Minority Business Enterprises, Small Business Enterprises, Women Business Enterprises, and labor surplus area firms are encourage to submit proposals. Jim Wells County is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer. If you have any questions please contact the Jim Wells County Judge Office at 361-668-5706 Option 1.


    Attachment: Not Available

  • Closed on March 2, 2018

    Notice is hereby given at the Jim Wells County invites interested law firms to present their qualifications to be special counsel to Jim Wells County, and if selected, to investigate, and if appropriate, to initiate litigation against manufacturers and distributors of prescription opioids that have wrongfully caused opioid addiction in Jim Wells County. Proposals responsive to this are due by or before 5:00 p.m. (Central Time) on March 2, 2018. RFQ proposals received after the due date and time will not be accepted. If you have any questions please contact the Jim Wells County Judge Office at 361-668-5706.


    Attachment: RFQ NO. 2018-001 Special Counsel for Jim Wells County Opioid Litigation

  • Closed on March 1, 2018

    Jim Wells County plans to apply for the upcoming Texas Hazard Mitigation Assistance Grant from the Texas Department of Emergency Management (TDEM) and/or Texas Water Development Board (TWDB). These services are being solicited to assist the County in its Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (FMA) contract, if awarded, to support the acquisition of a Courthouse Generator. Accordingly the County is seeking to contract with a qualified management service provider to assist the County in pre-award and post-award management of its proposed HMA project(s). Please submit 3 copies of your proposal of services and a statement of qualifications for the proposed services to Isabel Trevino, Executive Administrative Assistant, 200 N. Almond St., Suite 101, Alice, Texas 78332. Proposals shall be received by the County no later than 2:00 p.m. on March 1, 2018 to be considered. The County reserves the right to negotiate with any and all individuals or firms that submit proposals, as per the Texas Professional Services Procurement Act and the Uniform Grant and Contract Management Standards. Minority Business Enterprises, Small Business Enterprises, Women Business Enterprises, and labor surplus area firms are encourage to submit proposals. Jim Wells County is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer. If you have any questions please contact the Jim Wells County Judge Office at 361-668-5706 Option 1. 



    Attachment: RFQ NO. 2018-002 Request for Proposal (RFP) for Management Services 02-14-2018

  • Closed on September 1, 2017

     

    The County of Jim Wells/City of Alice will solicit, and receive, Request for Qualifications (RFQ) from qualified Consultants and/or Engineering Firms interested in providing Professional Engineering Services for the Preliminary Design, Design, Permitting, Bidding & Negotiation, and Construction Phases, including an opinion of probable construction costs until Friday, August 25, 2017 at 4:00 p.m., for the San Diego Creek Levee Recertification Project.


    Addendum:

    The City of Alice has closed their offices from August 24, 2017 at 12:00 pm till Tropical Storm Harvey makes landfall, which is expected no later than August 26, 2017. This notification is to make Consultants responding to the RFQ the deadline of August 25, 2017 at 4:00pm. The RFQ deadline has been extended to September 1, 2017 at 4:00 pm.

    Attachment: RFQ NO. 2017-2018-005 San Diego Creek Levee Recertification, Addendum No. 1 - San Diego Levee Recertification

  • Closed on June 2nd, 2017

    Pursuant to Local Government Code Chapter 2269 and in accordance with Government Code Section 2254.004 “Professional Services Procurement Act”, Jim Wells County is seeking Statements of Qualifications from firms experienced in the design, implementation and installation of energy and water conservation measures in the State of Texas. The selected respondent shall provide evaluation and implementation of an energy conservation services program that includes all services listed in this Request for Qualifications (RFQ). Responses to this RFQ shall describe the firm’s capability to identify the need for, design, install, maintain, monitor, and arrange the financing of a comprehensive energy-conservation program. Jim Wells County intends to select a firm and award contract(s) to perform cost-effective energy conservation retrofits or reject all proposals. 


    Attachment: RFQ NO. 2017-010 Notice for Professional Services

  • Closed on April 3rd, 2017

    The City of Alice, Texas and the County of Jim Wells, Texas are seeking to enter into a contract with a competent planning Firm/Individual to assist with project implementation for a FEMA Pre-Disaster Mitigation Action Plan (Plan) Grant Contract from the Texas Department of Public Safety’s Division of Emergency Management; the Contract is for developing a FEMA-approved Mitigation Action Plan.

    Attachment: RFP for Hazard Mitigation Action Plan 2017-02-21.pdf

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