Announcements

Town of Vinton Accepting Applications

The Town of Vinton is accepting applications for two open positions in the Public Works department.  The openings are for a full time electrical person and a full time lineman.

Applications can be picked up and submitted at Vinton City Hall.  Please note we are an equal opportunity employer.

Advertisement for Sealed Bids

The TOWN OF VINTON, LOUISIANA does hereby advertise for sealed bids and will open same on October 10, 2018, at 11 a.m. at Vinton City Hall, located at 1200 Horridge St., Vinton, LA 70668 for the following: 500-Form 2s and 50-Form 16s

AMR ELECTRIC METERS

Meters must be self contained and compatible with Town’s existing remote read electric, and water meter system: Master Meter 3G Drive-by system. Proposed systems that are not compatible will not be considered.

All bids must be submitted on BID FORMS.  Paper Bids Forms and a complete set of Bid Specifications may be obtained from the Town of Vinton, 1200 Horridge St, Vinton LA  70668.

Preference is given to materials, supplies and provisions that are produced, manufactured, or grown in Louisiana, quality being equal to articles offered by competitors outside of the State.

The Owner reserves the right to reject any and all bids for just cause as permitted by LA R.S. 38:2214B.  The ability of an Entity to reject any bid is applicable only when administered in accordance with the Public Bid Law.  In accordance with LA R.S. 38:2212B. (1), the provisions and requirements of this Section, and those stated in the bidding documents shall not be waived by any entity.

Bids may be held by the Town of Vinton for a period not to exceed forty-five (45) days from the date of the opening of bids for the purpose of reviewing the bids and investigating the qualifications of bidders, prior to award.

Official action on this bid will be taken at the a Meeting of the Town of Vinton within forty-five (45) days.

All paper bids MUST be plainly marked and should contain the following on the outside of the envelope:

AMR ELECTRIC METERS

KENNETH STINSON, MAYOR

Summer Food Service Program

The Calcasieu Police Jury’s Human Services Department will offer a Summer Food Service Program for children under 18.  The program will be free and will run from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Monday through Friday, until July 27, 2018.

No registration is required.  All food must be eaten on site and provided on a first-come, first-service basis.

Local Locations:

Vinton Middle School, 900 Horridge St
Vinton Recreation Center (Ward 7 Recreation), 1615 Horridge St.

Hello Southwest Louisiana!

City Council 2017
City Council 2017-2018, L-R Bliss Bujard, Marcus Renfrow, (not shown) William B B Loyd, Mayor Kenny Stinson, Kevin Merchant and Paul Patin

A quick reminder the next City Council meeting will be on Tuesday, December 19, 2017, at 6:00 pm.

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