Feb. 15, 2013 



DO YOU WANT TO WORK ON THE HISTORIC F STREET PROJECT?
Don’t miss out on your opportunity to submit a bid on the F STREET project, Contract No. 3532. General contractors will need subcontractors and material suppliers on this project. That could be you! The work includes, but is not limited to:

  • asphalt paving;
  • concrete work and supplies;
  • decorative structures;
  • dust control;
  • electrical;
  • fencing;
  • landscaping;
  • pavement striping and markings;
  • reinforcing steel;
  • structural steel;
  • survey;
  • traffic control;
  • trucking.

If you are interested in submitting a bid, you must contact the general contractors who attended the mandatory pre-bid conference. See more information here

Bids from the general contractors are due on Thursday, Feb. 21, 1:30 pm. You should provide the general contractors with your proposals now (usually 10 days before bid opening), so the general contractors have time to review your capabilities and select you to be their subcontractor or supplier for the project.

This is your opportunity to participate on the F Street Project. Don’t let this opportunity pass you by. Let the contractors know you are available and what you can do for them.  See more information at  www.nevadadbe.com/.

NONPROFIT ORGANIZATION GRANT OPPORTUNITY
The Dr. Scholl Foundation welcomes grant applications from 501(c)3 nonprofit organizations committed to improving our world. Applications for grants of $5,000 to $25,000 are considered in the following areas: Education, Social Service, Healthcare, Environmental, and Civic and Cultural. The application deadline is March 1. For an application and more information, click here.

WARD 5 “ACCESS CITY COUNCIL” TV SHOW
The “Access City Council” television show featuring Ward 5 news, events and opportunities is airing on KCLV-TV channel 2 through Feb 21. See the broadcast schedule or watch the show online at www.kclv.tv/.

CITY COUNCIL MEETING FEB. 20
The Las Vegas City Council will meet at 9 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 20, in Council Chambers on the second floor of City Hall, located at 495 S. Main St. Council agenda items of particular interest to Ward 5 residents can be found here. The complete agenda is available here. Please join me for the council meeting if your schedule allows.

THE EVOLUTION OF AFRICAN-AMERICAN MUSIC CONCERT FEB. 23
The Jester Hairston Music Association and community youth will present “Why Do We Sing - The Evolution of African-American Music” Saturday, Feb. 23, beginning at 3 p.m. at the West Las Vegas Library Theatre, located at 951 W. Lake Mead Blvd. The historical music genres of jazz, spirituals and gospel will be explored and performed at this festive occasion. Admission is free, but tickets are required and may be picked up in advance at the West Las Vegas Arts Center, located next door at 947 W. Lake Mead Blvd. Call 229-4800 for tickets and information. For more information on the performers, visit here. The program is cosponsored by the Las Vegas-Clark County Library District.

FIRST FRIDAY CELEBRATION MARCH 1
Enjoy the First Friday celebration downtown in the Arts District March 1. Go online to www.firstfridaylasvegas.com/ for all the details.

COFFEE WITH THE COUNCILMAN MARCH 7
Join me for coffee and conversation on Thursday, March 7, from 9 to 10 a.m. at Starbucks, located at 751 N. Rancho Drive at Bonanza Road. Let's discuss our vision for Ward 5 and what we can do together to achieve those goals. This is a great way to talk with me about exciting events I am planning for this year! There are so many ways to be involved with our community, so join me for a cup of coffee or tea – on me! 

COFFEE WITH THE MAYOR MARCH 14
The next Coffee with the Mayor will be held in Ward 5 on Thursday, March 14, from 8 to 9:30 a.m. at the Starbucks located at 751 N. Rancho Drive at Bonanza Road. This is an opportunity to meet Mayor Carolyn G. Goodman and me, as well as discuss any ideas and concerns you may have for our city.


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