Parish Council to meet electronically tonight


COVID-19 is forcing the Parish Council to conduct its meeting electronically. The meeting will start at 5:30 p.m. To dial in, call (425)436-6302. The PIN number is 780273.

The meeting will begin with reports from department heads of public works, OCS, parish treasurer, planning and zoning and parish president. The council will confirm the appointment of William Coatney to Sewerage District No. 2 that represents the system in Payne Subdivision. The council will introduce an ordinance to rezone 8894 and 8896 Texas St., in Robeline to B-2 Business to establish a Family Dollar Store.

There will be a public hearing and then action on four ordinances:

•Remove portion of road at end of Cloud Crossing Road from parish road system

•Amend 2020 operating budget to create Payne Sewer LCDBG project

•Declare old Creston polling place building surplus

•Zoning change from I-A Exception for Cypress Baptist Church to establish cemetery on 1.2 acres

The council will consider authorizing the parish treasurer to seek proposals for insurance coverage.

The council will authorize parish president to sign lease agreements with Curtis Gregory and representative of Gorum Community Center for placement of trash bins.