Harvey Channel Recovery Bid Rejected – UPDATED
At the April 8, 2019 7 PM Board meeting, the Board voted unanimously to reject the single bid received for the Harvey Channel Recovery Project. The project will be rebid as two separate projects: First is Phase 1 Cane Island Creek, Bartlett Road Ditch and Cardiff Road Ditch. The Second is Phase 1 Willow Fork and Brookshire Creek. Invitation to Bid will be published in the Katy Times and Times Tribune and available on CIVCAST.
A pre-bid meeting will be held at Jones-Carter offices on 2322 West Grand Parkway North, Katy TX on April 18th at 9 to 9:30 AM for Phase 1 Willow Fork and Brookshire Creek.
On April 18th from 9:30 to 10 AM will be the pre-bid meeting for Phase 1 Cane Island Creek, Bartlett Road Ditch and Cardiff Road Ditch at the above stated Jones Carter location.
Bids for Phase 1 Willow Fork and Brookshire Creek delivered to the Brookshire-Katy Drainage District Office, 1111 Kenney St., Brookshire, Texas will be opened on April 25th from 10 to 10:30 AM at the District office.
Bids for Phase 1 Cane Island, Bartlett Road Ditch and Cardiff Road Ditch delivered to the Brookshire-Katy Drainage District Office, 1111 Kenney St., Brookshire, Texas will be opened on April 25th from 10:30 to 11 AM at the District office.
Please be advised the bid opening meeting for the Harvey contract was changed to Thursday, March 28th at 2 PM. The previous meeting on March 25th at 11 AM was cancelled.
Sharon White, District Office Manager, has been employed with the District since October 7, 1987. After 31 1/2 years with the District, Mrs. White will retire on April 30, 2019. Joy Shipman was hired as Assistant Office Manager on January 2, 2019.
District Office Manager, Sharon White, reported Brookshire-Katy Drainage District received the audit report for 2017-2018 from Bert Matthews, C.P.A. Mr. Matthews reported all District records were in order and the District received another clean audit.
Please be advised effective Jan. 17, 2019 the new email address for permits submitted and questions is email@example.com.
Permit Applicants – Due to limited storage space at the Brookshire-Katy Drainage District office, please only bring ONE hard copy of the permit application, checklist, drawings and plans, and an electronic copy on a CD when submitting your permit application. Your application fees and inspection fees, if required, must be included at the time of permit application submittal. If required, also bring original tax certificates and title report.
Please submit ALL of the above information to the District engineer, Charles Kalkomey, too, for his review at least 2 weeks prior to the monthly board meeting held on the 2nd Monday of each month.
Each permit application has a checklist to follow and complete. Incomplete permit applications will NOT be accepted.
At a special meeting, held on Feb. 26, 2018 at 8 AM at the District office, independent auditor, Bert Matthews CPA, gave his report on the 2016-2017 audit for Brookshire-Katy Drainage District. The District received another clean audit with no irregularities found and Sharon White, Office Manager, was commended again for having done on an excellent job on keeping the District books and records in order. Sharon White has received a clean audit on the District books and records each year for the last 30 years.
The current Supervisors, Area 3 Pat Keeling, Area 4 David Hunsucker and Area 5 Raymond Dollins, each re-filed for their positions, and drew no opposition for the May 5, 2018 Supervisor election. Brookshire-Katy Drainage District held a special meeting on Monday, February 26, 2018 at 8 AM at the District office, 1111 Kenney St., Brookshire, Texas and canceled the May 5, 2018 election.