Natchitoches City Council meeting open to the public
social distancing in place
The Natchitoches City Council meeting will be open to the public at the next regular meeting on Monday, January 11, 2021 at 5:30 p.m. Occupancy for the Council Chamber is limited to 25% or 26 people total. Temperature checks will be given before entering the chamber. Seating markers will be placed on the chairs. Any Citizen that wishes to observe the City Council meeting live may do so at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC6SlW7rZvyKYWd8HpNw2fhg
If you have any comments that you would like to make on any agenda item, you can email those comments to firstname.lastname@example.org and they will be read into record. Also, during the meeting if you have any comments on the agenda item being considered, you may call 318-521-1023 and you will be placed on speaker phone to make your comments. You must state your name for the record and you will be limited to 3 minutes for your comments. Please remember that this is not a question and answer session and please speak clearly for the record. Since we are allowing for a public comment period, agenda items will take longer than usual because we will allow 45 seconds between the reading of the item and the vote being taken, for any public comment. For additional questions, please call 318-357-3821.
Recordings for all city meeting videos will now be posted to the City’s website. To watch the video, the user can subscribe to the City’s YouTube Channel @CityofNatchitoches LA or visit the city’s website link https://www.natchitochesla.gov/content/meeting-videos
Natchitoches City Council will have a pre-council meeting beginning at 5:00 p.m. and ending at 5:30 p.m. to discuss non-agenda items. The City Council meeting will begin promptly at 5:30 p.m. on the second and fourth Monday of each month and will be reserved to only items on the Agenda. The public is invited to both the pre-council meetings and council meetings with the understanding that items not on the agenda will not be discussed at the scheduled council meetings, but the public is welcome to discuss any topic at the pre-council meetings. The City Council Meetings are held at the Natchitoches Arts Center located at 716 Second Street, Natchitoches, Louisiana.
NATCHITOCHES CITY COUNCIL MEETING
JANUARY 11, 2021
A G E N D A
- CALL TO ORDER
- PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
- READING AND APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES OF DECEMBER 14, 2020
#001 Smith Proclamation Declaring Martin Luther King, Jr., Day.
- PLANNING & ZONING – FINAL:
#064 Elie Ordinance Amending Ordinance No. 64 Of 2001 By Changing
Zoning Classification Of Property Described As Follows:
Lots 14 & 15 of East Broadmoor Subd., unit # 2 & lot adjacent desc. as. beg. at the NE cor. of lot 14 of the EAST BROADMOOR SUBD., thence S 85 deg. 21 min. East 500 ft., thence S 2 deg. 51 min. est 232.4 ft., thence N 85 deg. 21 min. West 500 ft., thence N 2 deg. 51 min. est 232.3 ft. to the pt. of beg., less 1.59 ac. to Peoples State Bank., less 1,375.9 sq.ft. to hwy. dept. for Commercial use.
(311 Royal St. – Mike Wolff)
- ORDINANCES – FINAL:
066 Nielsen Ordinance Authorizing The Mayor Of The City Of Natchitoches, Ronnie Williams, To Execute An Agreement Or Lease Of Public Property And Airspace With Red Sky Adventures, LLC, Whereby The City Of Natchitoches And The Board Of Commissioners Of Waterworks District Number 1 Will Lease Public Ground And Airspace Pursuant To The Terms Of R. S. 33:4712 And R. S. 33:4712.1 To Red Sky Adventures, LLC, To Provide For A Public Hearing, To Provide For Advertising, And A Savings Clause.
- ORDINANCES – INTRODUCTION:
#001 Petite Ordinance Approving The Policy And Procedure For Applications For Rebate Of Sales And Use Taxes For Natchitoches Economic Development District A And C, State Of Louisiana, Providing For Advertising, Further Providing For Severability, And Further Providing For A Repealer And Effective Date Of Ordinance.
#002 Nielsen Ordinance Extending The City Limits Of The City Of Natchitoches Annexing A Tract Situated In Section 32, Township 9 North, Range 7 West, Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana, Said Tract Owned By Braxton Keyser, LLC, And Lying North Of Louisiana Highway 494, And Adjacent To The Existing Municipal Limits Of The City Of Natchitoches, Being A Total Of 13.0 Acres, More Or Less, And Further Providing For The Fixing Of A Public Hearing, Advertisement, Fixing Council District For Same, Fixing Zoning Classification And Providing For An Effective Date Of The Ordinance.
#003 Smith Ordinance Authorizing The City To Enter Into A Contract And Agreement With Boys And Girls Club Of Acadiana, Inc., And Authorizing The Mayor To Execute Said Contract With Boys And Girls Club Of Acadiana, Inc., On Behalf Of The City Of Natchitoches And Further Authorizing The Finance Director Of The City Of Natchitoches To Transfer Funds From The 2021 – 2022 Budget.
#004 Nielsen A Second Supplemental Bond Ordinance Amending and Supplementing Ordinance No. 1 of 2015 providing for the incurring of debt and issuance of not to exceed Four Million Dollars ($4,000,000) of Utilities Revenue Refunding Bonds, Series 2021, of the City of Natchitoches, State of Louisiana; prescribing the form, terms and conditions of said Refunding Bonds, designating the date, denomination and place of payment of said Refunding Bonds, providing for the payment thereof in principal and interest; authorizing the agreement with the Paying Agent; and providing for other matters in connection therewith.
#002 Petite Resolution Authorizing The Mayor To Execute Change Order No. 2 To The Contract Between The City Of Natchitoches And Regional Construction, LLC For Phase 3 Street Rehabilitation (Bid No. 0629)
#003 Elie Resolution Of Support For A Grant Application Submitted To The
Louisiana Office Of Community Development, For The 2020 – 2021 Community Water Enrichment Fund (CWEF) Grant For The City Of Natchitoches, Louisiana.
#004 Petite Resolution Appointing Members To The Mayor’s Health And Fitness Council For The City Of Natchitoches.
#005 Smith Resolution Authorizing The Mayor To Accept Bids For Caustic Soda For The Water Treatment Plant (Bid No. 0634)
#006 Elie Resolution Of Support For A Grant Application Submitted To The
Louisiana Office Of Community Development, For The 2020 -2021 Local Government Assistance Program
- The City of Natchitoches offices will be closed Monday, January 18, 2021 in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr.
- The next scheduled City Council meeting will be Monday, January 25, 2021.
NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC
In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, if you need special assistance, please contact the City Clerk’s Office at (318) 352-2772 describing the assistance that is necessary. If you wish to address the Council, please complete the “Request to Address City Council” form located on the entrance table.