||Sealed Bids will be accepted at the office of the City Secretary of the City of Melissa, 3411 Barker Avenue, Melissa, Texas 75454 UNTIL October 12, 2016 at 2:00 PM. Bids shall be identified on the outside of the envelope with the following: Bids for STIFF CREEK SEWER CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS, City of Melissa, Texas. Bids received after bid closing will be returned unopened. All bids received prior to the closing of the bid period will be publicly opened and read aloud at the City of Melissa City Hall, 3411 Barker Avenue, Melissa, Texas 75454 beginning at 2:05 PM on October 12, 2016. Following bid opening, tabulation will be made for consideration of the City of Melissa in awarding a contract. Contractors participating in bidding are encouraged to attend an optional Pre-Bid meeting scheduled at 2:00 PM on September 29, 2016 at the City of Melissa City Hall.