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From the Mayor's Office: Walmart real estate deal closes Times Report It was confirmed by Walmart attorneys last Wednesday that the real estate transaction and the "formal closing" were completed on the Ponchatoula development. All final and signed documents as it relates to the city are expected to be delivered this week. "It is anticipated construc- tion will begin in the first quar- ter of 2013. We do understand that there is at least one other parcel of property in close prox- imity of the Walmart site that is under contract and will be sold as soon as construction be- gins. City Hall is also getting other inquiries from retailers concerning potential locations within the city," Mayor Zabbia told The Ponchatoula Times. Residents and businesses TWENTY-FIRST JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT r PARISH OF TANGIPAHOA STATE OF LOUISIANA NUMBER: 9430213 DIVISION: SUCCESSION OF JOHNNY S. McGARY, SR. FILED: DEPUTY CLERK NOTICE OF PROPOSED PRIVATE SALE OF IMMOVABLE SUCCESSION PROPERTY NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN to all heirs, legatees, creditors and all other persons that Barbara Thomas McGary, the duly appointed and qualified succession representative of this estate, has petitioned the Court for authority to sell certain immovable property belonging to this estate at private sale for cash. The property to be sold is described as follows: An undivided one-half interest in the following described property: A certain piece or parcel of ground, totaling 3.46 acres in the Parish of Tangipah0a, State of Louisiana, being more fully described as follows: Lot A of Lot No. Five (5) which is a part of the Northwest Quarter (NW1/4) of the Southeast Quarter (SE1/4) of Section 5, Township 7 South, Range 9 East. The said Lot A being part of a resubdivision of said Lot No.5 by Act of Partition dated Oct. 29, 1947, and recorded in the conveyance office of Tangipahoa Parish, State of Louisiana, at COB 186 page 487, and being the same property acquired at COB 434 page 95, all of the records of Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana. Minimum Price for Decedent's share ........................................ $12,000.00 (Less the normal and customary closing costs) Any opposition to the proposed sale must be filed within seven (7) days from th,e date of the last publication of this notice. l 154 W. Pine Street P. O. Box 189 Ponchatouta, Louisiana 70454 Telephone: (504) 386-7600 Bar RolINo: 2909 will notice a 60-cent increase in garbage and recycling bills go- ing out the first of January. "This increased fee in nec- essary to comply with the city's contract with Progres- sive Waste. The contract allows for an annual increase in ac- cordance with the CPI and for increased tipping fees at the Parish Landfill. We were able to avoid the increase last year but must pass this year's along to users. Fees are still under those charged when the city was under with Waste Manage- ment three years ago, and prior to curbside recycling," said the mayor. Plans and specifications for the city's new water tower were hand-carried last Thursday to the state's Office of Facility Planning and Control in New Orleans for their review and comments. "During our discussions, I was assured the review would be completed this week, allow- 'ing us to begin advertising for bids later this month with pro- posals due at the end of Janu- ary. It is our plan to have this project under construction in concert with the Walmart proj- ect and to have concurring com- pletion dates." City Hall will be closed De- cember 24 and 25 for Christ- mas, opening again for business on the December 26. It will be again closed December 31 and January i for New Year's, open- ing again for business on Janu- ary 2 "Congratulations to the Chamber for a successful Christ- mas Parade. The new 'route seemed to be well-received. This year's parade Chairman, Ernie Drake III, is already making notes for next year. Our street crew is to be commended for its speedy and efficient cleanup after the parade," said Mayor Zabbia, adding: "Also, congratulations to the new slate of Chamber officers and directors and thanks to Dr. Karen Carter for her years of service as president. Thanks as well to those who are leaving of- fice or the board." THE PONCHATOULATIMES, DECEMBER 13, 2012, PAGE 5 GILYARD &AssOCIATES 985.370.7448 WAN DA GI LYARD is just around the corner Beginning November ist 2012, Call or Come by our Office and apply for a loan for your chance to win ONE of FOUR WaI-Mart gift cards. Drawings for a $50 gift card will be held on November 16th, November 30th, and December 7th All entries will be entered in the Grand Prize Drawing of a $200 Gift Card Held December 14th ALSO: *Loans made in November-1st payment not due until January 2013 *Loans made in December-1st payment not due until February 2013 158 W. Pine St. Ponchatoula, La 70454 985-386-8889 All loans subject to credit approval Licensed Bonded Insured TERMITES. MOLD. CERTIFICATES [ W. David Fleming Nor =noro (504) 522-2400 (985) 386-BUGS= ool leanin rvice is aila rou icals Your po01, Our reputation, 7%