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Welcome to the City of West Orange, Texas


2700 Western Avenue , West Orange, Texas 77630-6136 ** 409.883.3468 ** westorange@cityofwestorange.com
 

CITY NOW SEEKING BID PROPOSALS FOR
DEMOLITION AND DEBRIS
REMOVAL 
SERVICES

The City of West Orange, Texas is accepting proposals for the demolition and debris removal of any and all structures on the property located at 119 Katherine Street in West Orange, Texas.

This contract provides for removal and disposal of tree that has fallen on the structure, demolition and disposal of structure(s), removal and disposal of all debris, demolishing and disposal of concrete slabs and site grading upon completion.

Sealed proposals will be accepted in the office of the City Secretary, West Orange City Hall, 2700 Western Avenue, West Orange, TX until 3:00 p.m. Wednesday, May 27, 2020, at which time all proposals will be opened and read. Any proposal received after 3:00 p.m. that day will be returned unopened. No changes will be allowed once proposal has been opened. Proposals will be reviewed and awarded at a later date.

CITY NOW SEEKING REQUESTS FOR PROPOSALS
FOR ENGINEERING SERVICES

The City of West Orange plans to apply for the upcoming Community Development Block Grant – Disaster Recovery-Hurricane Harvey Statewide Competition Mitigation funding from the General Land Office – Community Development & Revitalization (GLO). Accordingly, the City 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 City in its application preparation and project implementation of a CDBG-MIT contract(s), if awarded, to support eligible mitigation activities in the City of West Orange.  The proposal specification packet may be viewed here.

Please submit 3 copies of your proposal of services and a statement of qualifications for the proposed services to the following address: Attn: Theresa Van Meter, City Secretary, City of West Orange, 2700 Western Avenue, West Orange, TX 77630-6136. Proposals shall be received by the City no later than 2:00 pm on June 1, 2020 to be considered. The City reserves the right to negotiate with any and all individuals or firms that submit proposals.  Section 3 Residents and Business Concerns, Minority Business Enterprises, Small Business Enterprises and Women Business Enterprises are encouraged to submit proposals.  The City of West Orange is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. 

 

CITY NOW SEEKING BID PROPOSALS FOR
AUDITING SERVICES

The City of West Orange will accept sealed proposals for auditing services until 11:00 A.M., Tuesday, June 30, 2020.  Specifications and other information may be obtained here, by contacting Theresa Van Meter, City Secretary via e-mail (tvanmeter@cityofwestorange.com), or by phone (409-883-3468) at West Orange City Hall, 2700 Western Avenue, West Orange, Texas.  The proposals will be publicly opened June 30, 2020 at 11:00 A.M., then referred to committee, and awarded at a later Council meeting.  The City reserves the right to accept or reject any and all such proposals for these auditing services.

It is crucial that you complete your Census form…either on paper, online or by telephone.  By taking just a few minutes you can make a big difference in our community! 
REMEMBER…EVERY PERSON COUNTS!

(409)550-2536
Health Screening
for testing site for COVID-19


DURING THIS TIME, WE ASK…AND STRONGLY ENCOURAGE…YOU TO MAKE YOUR SANITATION PAYMENTS AND PURCHASE YOUR BUILDING PERMITS ONLINE HERE ON OUR WEBSITE.

 

WE ARE WAIVING THE USUAL $1.25 PROCESSING FEES ASSOCIATED WITH THESE TRANSACTIONS FOR THE TIME BEING.

ALL RENTALS OF THE CITY’S
COMMUNITY CENTER HAVE BEEN
SUSPENDED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.

THANK YOU FOR YOUR
ASSISTANCE AND COOPERATION.

 

 

CALENDAR

MAY, 2020

11  COUNCIL MEETING – 5:00 p.m. – inside WO Community Center – AGENDA

25 MEMORIAL DAY
– City Offices closed

 

 

 

Misc. Information

At its July 1, 2019 meeting, the West Orange City Council established new construction and other permit fees, which can be viewed here.

2019-2020 BUDGET AND TAX RATE ADOPTED

During its September 9, 2019 meeting, the West Orange City Council adopted the annual budget for the City for FY 2020, as well as the tax rate for tax year 2019.  You may find information pertaining to this budget and the adopted tax rate by clicking here.

COMMUNITY CENTER rental information is available here.

You may now pay your garbage bill and apply and pay for building permits on-line.  Click on the “ON-LINE PAYMENTS” tab on the top of the home page and follow the instructions from there.

The City’s Ordinance which regulates garbage disposal was amended at it’s September 10, 2018 meeting.  To see the newly-revised ORDINANCE, click here.   For a copy of the APPLICATION FOR SOLID WASTE PICKUP SERVICES, click here.

At its Monday, April 13, 2015 meeting, the West Orange City Council adopted an ordinance that establishes requirements for residential rental property to be registered and inspected annually.  For a copy of the RENTAL REGISTRATION/INSPECTION APPLICATION, click here.

The WEST ORANGE VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT is now seeking applicants for membership in the department. Interested individuals must be at least 18 years of age, be of good moral character, live within 5 miles of the city limits of West Orange and have a valid Texas driver’s license. Applicants must be willing to commit time to the department and the City by faithfully attending and participating in drills and various training sessions. Applications are available at West Orange City Hall, 2700 Western Avenue, West Orange, Texas or click here.

NOTICE OF APPOINTMENT On July 25, 2011 at a legally held, open session, regular council meeting, the City of West Orange City Council appointed the following members to the “Fair Housing Activity Statement – Texas” (FHAST) Work Group:  Group One members include (2): Council Member Shirley Bonnin Director of Public Works Michael Stelly.    Group Two members include (3): Protected class member Frances Lopez,  Affordable Housing provider Dean Fuller,  School District Member Ruth Hancock.  (Mrs. Lopez and Mr. Fuller were appointed to fill open positions on October 7, 2019.)

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