Parish Council Agenda for Dec. 21

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NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING HEARING

REGULAR MEETING

PARISH OF NATCHITOCHES, NATCHITOCHES, LOUISIANA    

Monday, December 21, 2020

     5:30 pm

Large Courtroom 2nd Floor Courthouse

 A G E N D A

 

  1. Call to Order
  2. Roll Call
  3. Invocation
  4. Pledge of Allegiance
  5. Invited guests, and special presentations
  6. Reports of Department Heads:

     Public Works Director- Mr. Johnny Salard

     OCS Executive Director- Ms. Sharon Harris

     Parish Treasurer- Ms. Julie Lockhart

Interim Director Planning and Zoning-Mr. David Kees, Jr.

  1. Parish President- Mr. John Richmond
  2. 8.   Adopt the minutes of the regular meeting of the

Natchitoches Parish Council held Monday, November        16, 2020.

  1. Adopt the minutes of the special meeting of the    Natchitoches Parish Council held, Monday,      November 9, 2020.
  2. Consider adopting a resolution confirming

     re-appointment/appointments to the following          boards/commissions

  1. A. Council to consider confirming the re-appointment        of Mr. Dennis Broadway to the Natchitoches Fire              District 7 Board. (only person applied)
  2. Council to consider confirming the appointment of        Mr. Pat Todd to replace Mr. Matthew Dodson on the             Saline Lake Game and Fish Preserve Commission.
  3. First Introduction of proposed Ordinances:
  4. A. Council to Introduce Ordinance 020-2020 to                    affect a zoning exception to the I-A Industry-             Agriculture District zoning classification for a              500-acre tract of land, parcel #0040081700, for       the purpose of establishing a family cemetery.                The property is situated in Section 33, T10N,                R6W, along Highway 1226 in Natchitoches.
  5. Council to Introduce Ordinance 021-2020 for 2021           Budget Amendments for the Sales Tax Fund, Solid               Waste Fund, and the Highway Fund.

Public Hearings: 

  1. Adoption of Ordinance 019-2020 to amend                  the Parish of Natchitoches Personnel Manual to             provide that, effective January 1, 2021, the job              position of Council Clerk is a part-time                    position, and to set the salary for that part-           time position.

Action on Proposed Ordinances:

  1. Adoption of Ordinance 019-2020 to amend      the Parish of Natchitoches Personnel Manual to             provide that, effective January 1, 2021, the job              position of Council Clerk is a part-time                    position, and to set the salary for that part-           time position.

RESOLUTIONS:

  1. Council supports the Louisiana Legislature to pass legislation which will invest in the installation of   high-speed internet for rural Louisiana.
  2. Other Agenda Items:
  3. Council to award bid for the Fish Hatchery Road Project to Regionals Construction, submitted bid for $2,055,205.78, lower than the Engineer’s estimate of $2,695,411.70
  4. Council to change the January 18, 2021 Regular Meeting date to January 19, 2021 due to Dr. Martin Luther King’s Birthday.
  5. Council to change the February 15, 2021 Regular Meeting date to February 16, 2021 due to President’s Day.
  6. Council to approve the Change Order No. 2 for a net cost of $11.10 associated with the change order for Payne Subdivision Phase 2 Road resurfacing of streets    and that the State of Louisiana, Office of Facility,   and Control has given their approval to this change    order.
  7. Council to approve the Change Order No. 3 for revised method of base course construction on Cheri Loop. This     would provide for cleaning a short section of the existing natural outfall channel that parallels Cheri      Loop Drive.  This will be a decrease in the amount of    $0.71 for a revised contract amount of $893,449.40.
  8. Council to authorize Parish President to sign Agreements with the Natchitoches Humane Society and Hope for Paws for the 2021 Budget Year.
  9. Council to approves Authority for Sales Tax District      No. 1 of the Parish of Natchitoches (all of

Natchitoches Parish outside of the City of    Natchitoches) to levy 1% sales and use tax for an      additional 10 years for the purposes of (i)   maintaining and operating a solid waste collection and      disposal system for Natchitoches Parish (outside of      the City of Natchitoches) and (ii) for the improvement    of roads in the Natchitoches Parish road

system.

  1. Please read for minutes no action is required:

Announcement of Public Meeting

Notice is hereby given that at its meeting to be held on Tuesday, January 19, 2021 at 5:30 p.m. at the Large

Courtroom, 2nd Floor Courthouse, 200 Church Street, Natchitoches, Louisiana, the Parish Council of the Parish

of Natchitoches, State of Louisiana, plans to consider adopting a resolution ordering and calling a special election to be held in Sales Tax District No. 1 of the Parish of Natchitoches, State of Louisiana, to authorize the levy of a sales and use tax therein.

  1. Council to awarding Insurances for the Parish including but not limited to Worker’s Compensation, auto, inland marine, cyber security, property, and Public Officials liability.
  2. Council to award bids for the following Highway Items:
  3. Tires————————-Despino’s Tires
  4. Culverts———————-Coastal Culverts
  5. Silty Clay Soil—————FFT Trucking
  6. Crushed Stone 610 Base——–Madden Contractors
  7. Stone Rip Rap 30lb————Madden Contractors
  8. Stone Riprap 3X5————–Madden Contractors
  9. HP Cold Mix——————-Madden Contractors
  10. Base Coarse Aggregate SB2 —-Madden Contractors
  11. Visitors for Non-Agenda Items. (3 minutes)
  12. Adjourn